Let's Try This Again!


Monday, July 28, 2014

Well alright, last week when the giveaway post went up, the Rafflecopter widget wasn't working! So here we go, the Summerlicious giveaway starts NOW. You can now enter below using the widget!:

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AND I'm not back from Greece and attempting to go through all of the photos to start sharing my honeymoon outfits. First look is up tomorrow! ;)

Discovering New Products w/ Gloss48


Friday, July 25, 2014

One of my favorite things is trying out new products, but sometimes the price tag attached doesn't make that entirely possible. Luckily, there are now so many great websites and programs that make it incredibly simple and affordable to receive sample products right to your doorstep - including Gloss48.

Gloss 48 is a site featuring weekly promotional sales on up-and-coming beauty brands to let you try new products without breaking the bank. Every day, they pick out a fresh dose of niche products and offer them on sale for one week before they return to full-price. I've been able to try a couple of new brands offered by Gloss48, and most recently, I experimented with this mini set of SW Basics.  It's an all-natural brand that produces skin care products using only three ingredients each!

The line is completely chemical-free and uses ingredients like apple cider vinegar and rosewater to lessen the chance of irritation, offer higher potency and have a smaller overall ecological impact. This is a great line for people with sensitive skin or those who are just concerned with using products loaded with harsh chemicals - and it's on sale on Gloss48 now.

I could definitely tell by trying each one of these products that they are entirely made from natural ingredients - there were no chemical or artificial smells and each had a very rich texture about it. I cannot tell you about long term use of the product yet, but so far it's very good! (Plus, I just love good packaging too!)

Head over to Gloss48 to get more details on SW Basics and for more information on their weekly promotional sales!

All skin care product in this post and on social media were courtesy of Gloss48 and compensation was received, but all opinions remain my own.

Summerlicious Giveaway


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Today, I'm hosting the Summerlicious giveaway along with The Elizabeth Chronicles! I wanted to exhibit my excitement in these photos, and I'm thinking that I may have over done it, haha. But I just love this cropped baseball tee for summer, and I know that you're needing exactly that for your summer to be complete, right? And speaking of complete, this outfit wouldn't be without these cute accessories from Shop Strands - which btw, now has a really cute Egyptian collar and turquoise arrow head pendant I'm eyeing..

Now on to the giveaway! Up for grabs is the Summerlicious tee seen in today's post and some of my favorite items featured in summer posts on APoL! One winner will win:

The Elizabeth Chronicles Summerlicious tee
A Marlyn Schiff enamel necklace
A set of Twistband hair ties
A set of Point Studio barre socks
A pair of Dior sunglasses from NM Last Call 

It's a little bit of everything to make your summer a little brighter! Follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter widget below to enter!

The winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to claim their prize. After 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
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A Beach Day w/ The Elizabeth Chronicles


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

American Eagle swimsuit / now on sale, see widget below!

I'm finally getting to show you these photos from my 4th of July beach trip - the perfect opportunity to wear my Elizabeth Chronicles swimsuit coverup! Katie and Rachel are constantly churning our awesome tee and tank designs, so it really is no surprise that they sucessfully tackled summer coverups as well. (You'll remember the snoball tank and pineapple tee from this post!)

The Swim Sun Sand tank was put to good use on my trip and so was my Summerlicious tee which you'll have the chance to win tomorrow - but here's a sneak peek! See the entire collection of Elizabeth Chronicles tees on their website!

I also got to work with photographer Jennifer Boles who is a local photographer in the Destin area - she was seriously so much fun and I enjoyed her energy so much. She was literally hoping on top of those boxes that store the beach umbrellas and balancing on top of bike racks to get the perfect shot. (We have more fun pics from that shoot coming up!) If you're ever in the area and looking for a gifted and energetic beach photographer, check out her site!

Remember to check out the Gigi New York summer sale - up to 50% off so many pretty things!!


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