Midwest Charm with Anna

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MIDWEST ARCHIVES

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The Archive

Midwest Is Best

  Shirt: Karla’s Place, Boyfriend Jeans: Ann Taylor Loft, Chucks: DSW, Sunglasses: Ralph Lauren The sun is out and it’s hard not to smile! Since it’s...

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Last Chance for Boots on the Blog

   Dress: Banana Republic (similar here), Hat: Express, Boots: Macy’s Since it feels like a chilly fall day outside (typical Michigan), I figured this would...

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Lilly in South Haven

     White jeans: JCrew, Tunic: Lilly Pulitzer (similar options here), Wedges: Michael Kors (similar here), Sunglasses: Ralph Lauren, Monogrammed Handbag: Etsy Is it true...

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Black and Nude in New Richmond

    Skirt: Blu Veranda, Crop Top: Forever 21, Shoes: Steve Madden (similar here), Necklace: JCrew Factory (similar here) Black and nude in New Richmond!...

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Tip Toeing Through the Tulips

        Raincoat: Northface, Rainboots: Hunter, Umbrella: Gap, Headband: Lilly for Target, Blouse: Loft’s Lou and Grey, Leggings: JCrew This past week, I experienced my...

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Sunset Ready

     Romper: Lilly for Target, Cardigan: JCrew, Jean Jacket: Gap, Watch: Michael Kors, Pink Bracelet: JCrew (similar here), Sailor’s Knot Bangle: Kate Spade Throw...

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All Things Workout Related

On this page, you will find all things workout related. Working out often comes across as an activity that makes you cringe. My hope is to...

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Beaumont Tower Bliss

            All merchandise is available at East Lansing Threads; Dress: Vineyard Vines, Bangles: Bourbon and Boweties  Vineyard Vines in East Lansing?! It’s no wonder The...

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Finding the Motivation

Do you ever struggle to find the motivation to get out and go for a run? I certainly do! I find it especially difficult after...

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Sweet Summertime Style at Tasty Twist

All merchandise is available at East Lansing Threads; Boyfriend Jeans: 7 For All Mankind, Off the Should Crop: Lucy Paris, Pink Earrings: Victoria Lynn, Bangle: Bourbon and...

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Travel with Anna

  The struggle was real at 4:30am in the Chicago O’hare airport last Thursday. I had three things that kept me going that morning: 1....

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Romping around the MSU Gardens

      All merchandise is available at East Lansing Threads; Romper: Show Me Your MuMu, Necklace: Kendra Scott, Bangles: Bourbon and Boweties If you are ever...

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Nautical Stripes for the 4th

       –Alternative Dress Options– I can’t believe it’s already July! What better way to kick off the month than to throw on a festive red...

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Stripes With a View

          Janice Knit Shift Dress: Lilly Pulitzer, Bangles: Alex and Ani (Nautical charm, Sailboat charm, Life Preserver charm), Bracelets: JCrew (similar here) More pictures featuring my...

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Taking on the Capitol of Texas in White

            Dress: TJ Maxx (similar here), Shoes: Steve Madden (similar here), Necklace: JCrew (similar here), Bracelet: JCrew (similar here) Austin, Texas is truly a...

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Greetings From Austin

          White shorts: JCrew, Crop top: Lilly Pulitzer for Target, Sunglasses: Rayban, Purse: JCrew, Wedges: Steven Madden  How awesome is this mural?! I think it’s...

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Until Next Time, Texas

      Dress: Target, Boots: DSW, Watch: Michael Kors, Sunglasses: Ray-Ban, Suitcase: Samsonite I have the funniest story to share in regards to this dress....

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Cotton Candy Skies

   Anchor Maxi: Lilly Pulitzer (similar here), Sailor’s Knot Bangle: Kate Spade, Navy Leather Bangle: Charming Charlie (similar here), Orange Hinge Bangle: JCrew I’ve said...

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Anchors Away

           Dress: Banana Republic, Sunglasses: Banana Republic, Nautical Charm Bangle: Alex and Ani, Shoes: Unisa “Holding fast and steady despite the elements, the anchor is a...

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Midwest Charm Moves South

  Dress: Banana Republic (SALE ALERT), Shoes: Nordstrom, Earrings: Kendra Scott, Sunglasses: Ann Taylor Loft, Back Pack: Vera Bradley  (The other Anna’s skirt because it’s AMAZING:...

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Casually Fall

   Pants: Walmart (embracing it), Crop Top: Forever 21, Flip Flops: Steve Madden, Sunglasses: Banana Republic As I mentioned before, it’s not quite Fall weather...

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Matching Separates for Fall

Skirt/Crop Sweatshirt: Ann Taylor Loft, Shoes: Steve Madden, Sunglasses: Ann Taylor Loft This poor blog has been neglected! It feels good to be back with...

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Fall Finally Came to Austin

  Jacket: BCBG, Jeans: JCrew, Booties: Ralph Lauren, Purse: Ralph Lauren, Earrings: JCrew It’s finally cooled off in Texas and that means sweater weather! Thank...

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Get Up & Go

    Jacket: Lululemon, Cropped Leggings: Lululemon, Nike Shoes: DSW This post makes me laugh a little because the pictures were taken shortly after I...

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Subtly Festive for the Holidays

  Skirt: Forever 21, Cropped Sweater: Forever 21, Pumps: Kelly & Kate (DSW), Bracelet: J.Crew It’s a bit hard to feel like the holidays are...

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Warm Weather Sequins

Sequin Skirt: J.Crew, Chambray shirt: J.Crew, Burgundy Flats: J.Crew I must admit that it felt quite weird being in warm weather right after Thanksgiving. I...

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Winter White

Jacket: Ann Taylor, Dress: BCBG, Boots: Sam Edelman, Necklace: J.Crew Well into December and still no snow here in Michigan! What better way to compensate...

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Seersucker Saturday’s

Jeans: J.Crew, Pink Long Sleeve Tee: J.Crew, Boots: Hunter, Jacket: Mark Your Mrk, Hat: Make Your Mrk The best part about my blog is the...

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There’s Snow Place Like Home

Poncho: Loft, Turtleneck: Loft, Jeans: J.Crew, Bracelet: J.Crew, Stack-able Rings: Stella and Dot, Earrings: Kate Spade, Booties: Ralph Lauren (Jacket that unintentionally squeaked into the...

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Stepping Out Into The Snow

Vest: Ella Moss (available at East Lansing Threads), Jeans: Banana Republic, Blouse: Ann Taylor, Boots: Sam Edelman  Since my last post was quite lengthy, I...

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Key to My Heart

All merchandise is available at East Lansing Threads Looking for a last minute Valentine’s outfit? Or perhaps you need a last minute gift! Again, I...

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Hoods Down For Spring

Poncho: Zara, Jeans: Banana Republic, Shoes: Madden Girl, Sunglasses: Loft Take down your hoods because it is warming up and it feels like Spring is...

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It’s Ok To NOT Be Ok

Leather Leggings: Express, Peplum: J.Crew, Necklace: Banana Republic, Boots: Sam Edelman I’ve got a great family, amazing friends, a good job, I love to have...

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Happy Birthday Blog!

Shell: Ann Taylor, Winter White Jeans: Ann Taylor, Shoes: Aldo (DSW)  I am totally overwhelmed by the amount of love, support and views that came from...

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Sales in Saugatuck

Sweater: Loft (SALE ALERT), Pants: J.Crew, Shoes: J.Crew (Navy) You guys! I literally found this sweater on the sale rack for $4.00! Can you believe that?!...

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He is Risen Indeed

Dress: J.Crew (sale alert), Shoes: Audrey Brooke, Necklace: Banana Republic Alleluia! Christ is risen! Happy Easter friends! Today’s sermon sparked some thoughts that I would...

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Workout With a View

Leggings: Lululemon, Long Sleeve Tee: Lululemon, Shoes: Nike, Socks: J.Crew (hehe oops!) I am so bummed.. I promised a workout post and it never posted!...

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Windy By The Water

Pants, Shirt and Wedges: J.Crew Outlet Want to visit a town with some charm?! Head to Saugatuck, voted one of America’s coolest small towns! If...

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Southern Tide in South Haven

Southern Tide merchandise available at East Lansing Threads Southern Tide launched it’s very first women’s collection in February and I think it’s safe to say...

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Dapper Dads Challenge

Rather than trying to sum up the Dapper Dads challenge myself, I figured I would share a letter from Steve himself. I can’t think of...

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National Stroke Awareness Month

Skirt: Lilly Pulitzer, Top: Lilly Pulitzer for Target, Wedges: Michael Kors, Watch: Michael Kors Admittedly, I had no idea that the month of May is...

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Captain Dave Meets Lilly Pulitzer

Matching Separates: Lilly Pulitzer, Flip Flops: Jack Rogers, Sunglasses: Ralph Lauren One minute I was standing in Kollen Park in this cute little number and...

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Draper James in My Father’s World

Dress: Draper James (available at East Lansing Threads), Shoes: BCBG (similar), Necklace: Kendra Scott, Flowers: Spring Sweet This is my Father’s world, and to my...

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Holland Recap

Matching Separates: Sabo Skirt How amazing it is to have a place to visit that I love so much! And even more amazing it is...

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The House That Built Me

As I looked at these pictures and thought about out how I was going to explain what each one means to me, I realized that...

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Unswerving Hope

Blues Dress: Asos, Earrings: Kendra Scott, Sandals: Unisa (gold) “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful.” Hebrews 10:23....

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Monochromatic Goodness

Top: Banana Republic, Jeans: J.Crew, Heels: Target, Bracelet: J.Crew, Sunnies: Loft I am loving the fun little twist this shirt gives the white on white...

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Festive for the 4th

All merchandise can be found at East Lansing Threads Hair up, hat on, barefoot feet, sandy toes, Northern Michigan. I spent my Holiday weekend in...

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I Have a Big God

Romper: Spring Sweet, Wedges: Target, Bracelet: Rocksbox (free trial code: AnnaRittenhousexoxo) I don’t know how to explain this other than saying I had just come...

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Lilly or Loft?!

Jeans: Loft (sale alert! 40% off!), Tank: Loft, Heels: Nine West, Bracelet: Rocksbox I love white jeans and I especially love how easy they make it...

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Writers Life Apparel

Shorts: Lilly Pulitzer, Tank: Writers Life Apparel, Sandals: Jack Rogers How fun is this?! A brand with a true appreciation for writers! As a personally...

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SOLD

Dress: Lou & Grey, Wedges: Charles by Charles David, Earrings: Banana Republic Yesterday I posted a picture on Instagram of the For Sale sign to...

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Itsy Bitsy Lilly Bikini

Bikini: Lilly Pulitzer, Cover Up: TJ Maxx, Sandals: Jack Rogers Who thinks Lilly Pulitzer should bring back their bathing suits?! I do, I do (insert...

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Amazon Prime Day

Shirt: Simplee Apparel (Amazon), Wedges: Charles by Charles David, Jeans: J.Crew, Purse: Kate Spade (Amazon) How perfect that I have become a big fan of...

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Adjust Your Sails

You Gotta Regatta Lilly Pulitzer Favorites “When you can’t change the direction of the wind, adjust your sails.” I love this quote! I think it’s...

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White On White + Pink Seersucker

Seersucker Hat: Vineyard Vines, Shirt: Banana Republic, Jeans: Loft, Wedges: Charles by Charles David, Bracelets: Alex and Ani  White on white has been a go to...

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One Piece Perfection

Swimsuit: Ami Clubwear, Sunhat: Banana Republic, Sunnies: Loft I’m on a bit of a one piece kick! I found this hidden gem perusing through a...

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Feels Like Fall

Peplum Tee: Banana Republic, Jeans: Banana Republic, Flat: DSW, Earrings: Kendra Scott The weather we have been having here in the mitten reminds me of...

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Another ONE!

Off-The-Shoulder Swimsuit Another one piece coming at ya! This suit totally makes me want to dance. Between the flowy off the shoulder top and tassels...

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Athleisure

New Balance: J.Crew, Lou & Grey Muscle Tee Dress: Loft  I’m currently having a love affair with these shoes! Not only are they super comfortable...

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Romping In My Lilly

Daisy Strapless Romper: Lilly Pulitzer, Jack Rogers: Nordstrom (anniversary sale!)  Rompers are such an easy throw and go in the summertime, especially in the midst of this...

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Fabletics + a workout

Greetings friends! How fab is this outfit from Fabletics?! So fun and so bright it’s almost funny. In fact, as I was standing outside in this...

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Matching Napkins

Dress: Goodnight Macaroon, Wedges: Steve Madden, Earrings: Kendra Scott, Napkins: TJ Maxx “When you’re in chaos you match your napkins to your outfit or your...

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Jimmy John’s To The Rescue

  Pants: J.Crew, Shirt: Banana Republic, Sandals: Unisa, Sunnies: Tory Burch “What if I told you sometimes I lose my faith?” (I love these words...

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Goodnight Macaroon

  Wellp…I somehow managed to delete a large majority of the pictures from my old blog posts (among some other things). I am 100% completely...

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Chicwish

Shop My Outfit Here If you’re looking for a playful romper, I think I’ve found it! This little gem is flowy and fun, it just...

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All In God’s Time

Dress: Dezzal, Earrings: Kendra Scott We did it! We finally and officially moved! It took what seemed like the entire summer but the papers are...

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Monday Maxi

I tend to wear my sunnies on and off and truthfully, more times than not, prefer to go without! They usually end up on top...

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Faith Over Fear

Lately more than ever before, as I stand at my happiest, I’ve found myself scared that I’ll get hurt. Seems random right?! Not to me....

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Back 2 Blonde

This post has been compensated by Acorn Influence, LLC. All opinions are mine. #sponsored #ad #back2blonde #LiveLife2TheBlondest Anyone who knows me knows that I am...

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Whimsical By The Water

I do not have enough words to tell you how much fun I had frolicking on the beach with this kite and my two good...

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My Lighthouse

It's no secret that I love a pretty lighthouse so perhaps the mystery lies in the why I like them so much. It wasn’t until...

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Cherish The Present

You guys! Amazing book alert! I am currently reading Present Over Perfect written by Shauna Niequist and though I am not far along, I can...

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Finally FALL!

Welcome to the most beautiful hidden gem of a spot that I have ever discovered. A tiny little opening that leads through the woods and...

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Fall Bucket List

Fall is without a doubt my favorite season and I know that I certainly do not stand alone when I say that! Everyone seems to...

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Cuddy Studios

Dress for success in this beauty from @CuddyStudios. I currently own three pieces from their collection and I love each one! My favorite parts about...

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So Long Sunnies

A truly tragic day, the sunnies beaming at you in this photo are no longer! I am so sad to report that I lost them...

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Windmill Island Gardens

When I first saw these pictures I truly thought it looked like I had been photo shopped in! The beauty of the windmill took my...

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Hustling Into Friday

Anyone else eager to strut their way into Friday?! I am! This weekend is Michigan State University's Homecoming and I am so excited. Quite a...

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Four Dolla Holla HAHAH

You guys! I found this sweater for just $4.00 at Loft! Can you believe that?! I promise it's even cuter in person, the pictures really...

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Celebrating the 100th Post

Romans 12:12 says, "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." I can't think of a more fitting verse for my 100th post!...

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Little Red Dress

I got quite a few messages asking about this red dress and I was so excited to respond to each one because I absolutely love...

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Cozy Cardigan & Comfy Kicks

{2 Corinthians 12:9 But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will...

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LaurenBertsch On Etsy

Ok you guys! I am so excited to share this post because you are looking at my favorite collaboration to date! Mostly because it is...

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Southern Hospitality Company

I have definitely said this before and I will happily say it again, the best part about blogging is the people it has allowed me...

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Fav Scarf in my Fav Place

Welcome to my happy place! Holland, Michigan. In my opinion, Holland is beautiful during any and all seasons. I love being by the water and...

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Military Jacket Obsessed

Did a little impromptu shopping this weekend! I couldn’t wait to share this jacket with you guys because it won’t be available much longer. I...

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Work Week Hustle

Take me back to the days where the only hustle I needed was just enough to make it to the cupcake shop in time before...

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Champagne for Breakfast

How cute are these nighties?! Put my friend Anna and I together and we are a pretty silly duo (hence the pictures above). Happily living...

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Weekend Wear from Shein

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a lovely weekend! I spent a big chunk of mine running holiday errands and checking things off of my...

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The First Snowfall

Yay!!! The first snow of the season! Though nothing has stuck to the ground or the trees, the first snowfall of the season is always...

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Cyber Monday with J.Crew

I hope everyone had a lovely long weekend enjoying the company of family and friends! I certainly did! Though the sales were AMAZING, I personally didn’t...

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Workout Wednesday

Would you believe it if I told you that these leggings are from Forever 21?! Well believe it because they are! They’re actually one of my...

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Make Me Chic

This outfit makes me want to break out in song to "Walking in a Winter Wonderland" heheh! Something about the light blue and white combo...

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My Favorite Cardigan EVER

Winter 2016 - I'm ready for ya! I heard on the news this morning that this is supposed to be the coldest December we have...

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

While I am grateful for the snow, I can't say the same about the bitter cold weather we are having here in Michigan! Unfortunately, the...

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Living in Leather Leggings

Hello everyone and happy holidays! It feels good to be back on the blog after some time away simply enjoying time with friends and family....

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In Sum

It wasn’t until New Year’s Eve that it hit me. The year that brought SO MUCH was coming to an end. A year filled with......

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Getting Cozy with Windsor

I was pretty excited to get an email inquiring about a collaboration with Windsor because it was like seeing a blast from my past come...

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Struttin with Starbs

Mornings are my favorite. I absolutely love waking up knowing coffee is in my near future. Addicted? Possibly; but I really don’t care! When I...

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Bittersweet

In my morning devotional, I read that bittersweet is the idea that in all things there is both something broken and something beautiful. This spoke...

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Swirling Honey Part 3

This post has been compensated by Swirling Honey Boutique. All opinions are my own. #ad  TAAAA-DAAAA! Swirling Honey Boutique for the win! I love this laid...

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Wednesday with Windsor

Please don't let the sunshine fool you, I was absolutely FREEZING in these pictures! Thankfully, this dress had a fun and fancy flair to it...

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A Stunning Sunday Sunset

While I do love to dress up and look nice when I’m out and about, I also love coming home from work and putting on...

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Sweater (Dress) Weather

This was an outfit that I wore to church on Sunday and kept on for the remainder of the day. I love a good church...

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#AuntSquad

For those of you that wondered what I was up to in Iowa, you're looking at it! The Aunt Squad rolled in for a full...

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What The Heck Michigan?!

Wellp, it’s finally starting to feel like Winter here in Michigan! Just in time for us all to be wishing it was Spring! We have...

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Weekend Recap

Happy Monday everyone! I spent this past weekend getting caught up on life! Haha!!! I wish I was kidding but I'm not. Totally serious! As...

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PinkBlush Gift Card Giveaway

Grey Tulle Skirt provided by PinkBlush. All opinions are mine. #ad #sponsored  Ok you guys!!! I’ve got a new one for you! www.ShopPinkBlush.com is a gem of...

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Feelin’ the Fringe

How fun is this fringe cardigan from @Shein?! I have come to love this brand as it offers a wide variety of clothing at a...

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Valentine’s Baby

Wooohooo it's officially my birthday week! Born two days before Valentine's Day, my mom has always called me a Valentine's baby and I think it's...

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Little Loves

But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me. Don’t stop them. You must love God like a little child if you want to...

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Royal Scout & Co

This post was published in collaboration with Royal Scout & Co My new obsession: Royal Scout Cuffs! These faux fur gems can be worn with any...

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Feeling Fab in Fabletics

I hope a few of these pictures make you laugh because (clearly) I was having way too much fun in my new set from @Fabletics. As...

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Baby Blues

You guys (insert crying laughing emoji)! I can’t even explain how much fun we had taking these pictures. It was so windy it was ridiculous...

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TART Collections

Happy March everyone! I am super excited to share this post because I am featuring a vest that I have been wearing non-stop! It has...

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Jord Wood Watches

This post was published in collaboration with Jord Wood Watches; I am so excited for the opportunity to partner with Jord Watches on a special...

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Fearless Follower

SO WINDY!!! You guys, hahah I have every intention of re-blogging these nautical sailor pants when I can actually stand so you can see them...

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Whimsical White Dress

Happy first "official" day of Spring everyone! If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably seen this dress before. It is a whimsical dream and...

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Most Recent Closet Additions

I'm excited to share a little shopping round up of my most recent purchases/collaborations! These items were either sent to me or snagged on sale...

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Trends Under $20

Ok you guys! Kimonos and body suits! I'm into them! Super excited to share this kimono kick I'm on because it's incredible versatile and fun....

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Another Day, Another Kimono

Kimono #2 for you all! I love this easy throw and go piece. It really adds something to an otherwise pretty plain outfit. Like I...

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From Sun to Snow

Michigan never fails to amaze me! I mean come on, snow in April?! Want to hear something even funnier than the 100% chance of snow...

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Victoria Beckham x Target

The Victoria Beckham collab with Target blew me away! From quality to price to style, this collection didn't miss a beat! I am so glad...

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Easter Sunday

Shop my exact look: Shop similar accessories: Shop similar dresses: Easter is easily one of my favorite holidays! It’s such a joyful time as we...

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Ready to Romp

Oh my sakes what a whirlwind it has been since my last post! After being quite sick last week, it feels good to be back...

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Day Dresses Are My Favorite

Another whirlwind weekend and I wouldn't trade it for the world! I got back to Michigan yesterday afternoon after spending the weekend with my family...

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Sail Away

Happy Friday Everyone! I am SO ready for the weekend; ready to just sail away! Every now and again there’s nothing better than jeans, sneakers and a...

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Tulip Time in Holland

It’s a special time of year in Holland, Michigan! The city is currently showing off nearly 5 million tulips of which line the streets and......

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One-Piece Round Up

Hey guys! Long post here but I wanted to go ahead and share all of the one pieces I am currently loving on while stock...

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Eyelet Flounce for $20

Loft really knows how to jazz up what would otherwise be just another cotton top! The eyelet flounce detail gives the shirt up top a...

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FLASH SALE

I honestly wanted to link the entire site!!!! See below for flash sale details! You guys! Best sale ever! All of the pictures above feature...

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Vestique

Happy hump day all! Half way to the holiday weekend, hang in there! In my book, Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer at the lake....

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Banana Republic Favorite

Hands down, my favorite dress ever from Banana Republic. I bought it with the intention of wearing it to my niece’s baptism this summer, however,...

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LiketoKnow.it Tutorial

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is, “how do I shop your outfits/how does LiketoKnow.it work?” so I thought I would take a...

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Blog Update

Hey guys! I've been a little absent from my blog lately, doing my best to focus on some other endeavors. Moving forward, it is my...

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Easy and Breezy in Linen

Well this is a total bummer! I created this post with the intention of sharing the good news that this dress is (was) 40% off but when...

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Nordstrom GIVEAWAY!

Hey everyone! The BIG Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here and I am sharing all you need to know over on my Nordstrom Anniversary 2017 Tab....

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DIFF Eyewear

Happy Thursday all! I wanted to go ahead and share these sunnies before everyone breaks for the weekend. The pair in the pictures up top...

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JW Marriott Grand Rapids

Is there anything better than cozy hotel robe?! Heheh! I want to be very clear, this is not a sponsored post. This is simply a...

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Lulu Workout Skirts

Here's a fun little fact for ya: I workout in skirts! If I'm not wearing cropped leggings, I'm likely wearing a Lululemon workout skirt. I...

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Nautical Essentials

“A nautical essential, the life preserver inspires a sense of peace and safety on the unpredictable tides, allowing every seafarer to navigate successfully. This protective...

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Hello, Sunshine

Hello, Sunshine! How fun is this little peplum top?! I am head to toe @Target and that means, the price is right on this fun...

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Shop Elle Lain

You guys!!! Cutest online boutique ever! Shop Elle Lain has been a brand I have followed for a while and have always completely adored! When...

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Buy Nearby – East Lansing Threads

[This shop has been compensated by the Michigan Retailers Association and its advertisers. All opinions are mine alone. #Ad] Welcome to East Lansing Threads –...

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Celebrating Joy

I just finished reading a beautiful book written by Shauna Niequist titled Cold Tangerines. The book is a beautiful collection of stories that focus in...

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Lilly in Late September

I wanted to share another fun Lilly romper while its still 90+ degrees here in Michigan! This was another one of my snags from the...

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October

October! In my devotional, October is marked with a special verse that never fails to bring me a sense of comfort. For many, October holds...

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Cardigans and Coffee

Super excited to share this look with you all for a few reasons! 1) How darling is this Joie cardigan?! Originally $398, it's currently on...

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Five Outfits, One Sale

I've featured five outfits in this post, all of which are on sale for a few more hours at one of my favorite retailers! To...

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(Warm) Sweater Weather

Two sweaters that have served me well for the early Fall season are the two you see up top! We have had a particularly warm...

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Fit and Flare from Friday

Fit and Flare Finds: Happy Sunday all! As I type this, I can hardly believe the weekend has already (almost) come to an end. It was...

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Fall at the Beach

One of my favorite things to do in the Fall is to go to the beach! For me, there’s just something special about being wrapped...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Welcome to Grand Rapids! I hope you enjoyed this little picture peak into my new apartment. I am so excited to be here! I tried...

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Sale Alert

Happy Sunday everyone! I wanted to quickly share these pictures featuring my fun, plaid, off the shoulder top because it's currently on sale for under......

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Royal Scout and Co

Thank you to Royal Scout and Co for sponsoring this post! Hey guys and happy Friday! How festive is this look?! A perfect wear to...

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Faux Fur Cuffs

Thank you to Royal Scout and Co for sponsoring this post!  Happy Monday y’all! Hehehe! When in Texas?! Today is my last day in Austin...

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So Much To Be Thankful For

Though I had every intention to write a lengthy post about all that I am thankful for this year, I sat down with my computer...

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Holiday Red and Plaid

I wanted to share this festive little outfit with you guys while the skirt is still available. It's currently on sale so sizes are going...

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Another quick post because sizes are dwindling! This sweater is easily one of my favorites of the season and probably one of the least expensive...

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Where there is hope there is faith, where there is faith, miracles happen. Take a moment to take that in! How amazing is that statement?!...

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LBD with Lace Detail

I think that holiday parties are so fun to dress for! This dress was gifted to me by my dear friend Karrie and it inspired...

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Happy Saturday all! If you’re spending your weekend shopping, prep your work wear wardrobe by heading to your nearest J.Crew outlet store! I found so...

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In My Christmas Jammies

Three sets of Christmas jammies all in one post! I wanted to share all of the options while sizes are still available. I’m in the process of...

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Westward Leading, Still Proceeding

‘O Star of wonder, star of night Star with royal beauty bright Westward leading, still proceeding Guide us to thy Perfect Light’ Whenever I’m struggling,...

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Sunday Morning Sips

If you know me, you know that I love my mornings. Without a doubt, my favorite time of day! I want to share how I've...

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Looking Back on 2017

Looking back on the posts that were published on MidwestCharmwithAnna.com from the beginning of 2017 right until the very end! I picked one picture from...

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Weathering the Storms

I walked into this new year with a mission. When they see me, let them see you. Inspired by the song titled, Different by Micah...

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Snow Day Style

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Sweet Saugatuck

In the summer time, Saugatuck is a destination hot spot! In the winter, however, it's the exact opposite! Most everything is shut down and the...

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Shein for the Win

Hello everyone and happy Monday! In the past, I shared quite a few pieces sent to me from Shein. I decided to take a break...

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Meet Little Mac

I can hardly believe it, I have a PUPPY! I am so in love! I started thinking about a puppy back in June and connected...

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Sip and Shop Snags

In my last post, I shared the Spanx leggings that I got at my friend Heidi’s Sip and Shop event hosted by JB & Me....

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Dreams of Dreams

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JB Stylebox

-A special thank you to JB and Me for sponsoring this post- JB Stylebox! A personal stylist dedicated to YOU. You guys, this service is...

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One Month with My Valentine

One month with my little Mac! What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with this handsome little pup?! If Mac has taught me one...

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#MyLifeInMaggy

A special thank you to Maggy London for sponsoring this post! To shop this amazing pink dress, simply click HERE!  I went a little overboard...

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Derma-E at Ulta Beauty

Thank you to Derma-E for sponsoring this post! All products sent to me can be found at an Ulta Beauty store near you! #UltaBeauty #Dermae...

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Dresses and Slips

I just found this Free People dress, styled for me by JB & Me in Holland, available at Nordstrom in FOUR colors! I love it...

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Utility Jackets for Spring

Utility Jackets are such an easy addition to your outfit all year round but I find myself wearing mine most in the Spring! I have...

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Klorane at Ulta Beauty

Thank you to Klorane for sponsoring this post! #KloranePartner #ad March 11th was National Dry Shampoo Day, as declared by @KloraneUSA! Since March 11th was...

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Brooks Brothers Part One

Part one of a three part series features this incredibly stunning blazer from Brooks Brothers! You guys, it's amazing!!! The fit, the cut, the pink...

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‘More Beautiful You’

I was driving today and for whatever reason, I started to think about all of the pictures that I still needed to sort through from...

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Brooks Brothers Part Two

Sharing this darling suit in partnership with @BrooksBrothers #ad Meet the spring suit of my dreams! I think this is the most darling suit, perfect...

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Easter Then and Easter Now

[Fast Forward to 2018] Growing up, I used to think that my family had the world’s greatest Easter traditions. Looking back, I still feel the...

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Simple for Summer

A simple white dress and a fun pop of color! My favorite nights don’t require shoes because come summer, barefoot is best! Shop a similar...

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Brooks Brothers Part Three

Sharing this skirt in partnership with @BrooksBrothers #ad I love that the Brooks Brothers suit that I featured in this post is able to stretch itself into three...

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www.JBandMe.com

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Patten Tote

  So very excited to share this tote with you all! This post is being published in collaboration with Patten! I am lucky enough to know brand...

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All in the Details

I’m not much of an accessory girl but I am making a solid effort to do better in that area! Extra thankful for the gals...

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Life Update with Mac

I can hardly believe it but our sweet little Mac (often referred to as Mackey) is nearly 7 months old! He weighs a whooping 42...

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You Made a Way

I've walked this pier so many times. More times can I can even begin to count. As a baby in my parents arms, in a...

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Festive for the 4th

Last weekend, we celebrated my sister Allison’s 28th birthday in Chicago! We had the best weather and the best time! Nothing beats being on the...

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Be a Pineapple

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Just Listen

For those of you that don’t know, I looooove Christian music. It’s typically what’s playing in my car or around my apartment. It’s what I...

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Navy Dress Obsessed

I absolutely love this dress that I found at Nordstrom Rack! The sale price drew me in and I went for it! I think it’s...

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Even If…

Can we hold onto our faith, EVEN IF, the outcome looks unfavorable?! I loooooved the questions presented to us at church on Sunday morning! Through scripture...

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Twirling into a New Week

Back in the city and back to reality! I spent the past few days in northern Michigan and it was such a nice little getaway....

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Sunday Revelation

“God has you exactly where He wants you. Learn to be happy where you are and God will take you where you want to be.”...

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Add a Kimono

Last week, I published a post featuring this dress, without the kimono. As we head into the Fall season, adding a kimono or light-weight cardigan...

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Lilly Pulitzer in Action

In this post, I’ve rounded up a selection of my Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale favorites! I tried to only select things that were, for...

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#ArtPrize10

Information for post is from ArtPrize.org The streets of Grand Rapids are starting to look a little more lively as ArtPrize 2018 is nearly here!...

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My Fall Bucket List

The Fall season is well underway and I can hardly believe how quickly it seems to be flying by! The leaves are changing, the temperature...

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Cyber Monday Favorites

For Cyber Monday, I’ve decided to categorize my selections to make shopping just a little bit easier for you! I’m so sorry this post is...

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Hair Extensions for Dummies

Before the Extensions: This is without a doubt, this most dramatic thing I’ve ever done to my hair! I’ve always been nervous to alter my...

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Mint Julep Boutique

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J.Crew Swim Round-Up

This suit was one of my top sellers for the month of March! You guys loved the print! I linked every possible version of my...

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Changing the Narrative

As of lately, weekends here in Grand Rapids are filled with friends, cocktails, food, puppies, photo shoots, lots of fun, sometimes a little work, church...

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Wedding Season

A very special thank you to Lexi Cook for inspiring this post! Family friends are the best kind of friends! Love you! What to wear...

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Superdown

Introducing Superdown, my new favorite affordable brand at Revolve! My last two Revolve orders have been drawn to this brand and I have loved everything...

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Festive for the 4th

Meet my perfect 4th of July fireworks outfit! Comfy, cozy and festive! My sweatshirt is a few years old from Old Navy but I’m rounding...

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JoyLab™ Strikes Again

These high-waisted leggings feature a seamless construction and ultra-soft material that have truly blown me away! Add the matching sports bra and you’re looking at the...

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Me, Mac and Life

Back at it with my buddy by my side and lots to share with you all! Before I do, I can’t help but think about...

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My Fall Bucket List

My forever favorite FALL to-do’s… Wear cozy sweaters and ponchos Go apple picking Snuggle by the fire Read (Recommendation: Girl, Wash Your Face) Sip on...

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#FallBasic With CheapTickets.com

This post is sponsored by CheapTickets. All opinions are my own. #FallBasic #ad Founded in 1986, CheapTickets.com is owned by Expedia Group, one of the...

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Patterned Tights

Tights under $10: Tights over $10: Tights are in this season and using them as a tool to jazz up an outfit or pattern mix...

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Tyson Pet Speciality True Chews

This post is sponsored by Tyson True Chews and all opinions are my own. #Ad #awesomeinabag @TrueChews My sweet baby boy has been put through...

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New Hair for a New Year

Mention my name at Bondi Salon in Holland, Michigan for 15% off of your services now thru January! #ad Meet Christina, owner (and stylist) at...

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What’s Going On?

So here’s the deal! I promised three blog posts last week with very specific content (that I am very excited about) but I failed to...

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Adelyn Rae

Post in collaboration with @AdelynRaeOfficial #ad I have pulled my favorite Adelyn Rae pieces for you, linked below! I have also linked my exact romper...

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Your Heart

“Your heart will always pursue what you treasure” Matthew 6:20 This season of life has given me such a reality check! It has given me...

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Katie Loxton

Katie Loxton capes are my latest obsession. They come in a handful of colors and I am in love! I was introduced to the cape...

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Can You Stop The Storms?

“And in the midst of all of this, the prayer I kept saying was Jesus can you just change these things, can you stop the...

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BRAUN SILK-ÉPIL 9 FLEX

This post is sponsored by P&G – Braun and all opinions are my own. #Ad #BraunBeauty #9Flex #LessMatters @BraunBeautyUS Introducing my new FAVORITE product! Coming...

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BLUE Wilderness® for Macatawa

This post is sponsored by Blue Buffalo® and all opinions are my own. #Ad #WalmartBLUEWilderness @bluebuffalo Love them like family. Feed them like family.® As many...

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Plaid Jacket Round-Up

Plaid Jackets: Jeans: Exact Top: Exact Hat: Booties: Give me all of the plaid jackets for fall! Wear these gems with jeans, skirts, leggings, etc!...

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Back Where We Belong

“Celebration when your plan is working? Anyone can do that. But when you realize that the story of your life could be told a thousand...

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This Year on the Blog

To kick off 2021 on the blog, I wanted to share our new schedule! Of course in addition to this schedule, you will find posts...

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Valentine’s Day for the Home

For today’s home post, I wanted to share some options to make your home festive this Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is one of my favorites....

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#LTKSpringSale

SHOP ALL OF MY #LTKSPRINGSALE ROUND UP PICKS BY CLICKING TO ACCESS THE FULL POST!

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