Summer Sandals (under $30)

18 Jul

If your’e looking for lace up heeled sandals for Summer, look no further! These have a cute thin block heel that’s 3 inches so they’re comfortable to wear. They can be styled up or down, worn with jeans, cutoff shorts or dresses. Priced right at under $30, these are the perfect addition to your wardrobe. I bought the mint color, what color will you buy?

Available in plenty of colors SHOP HERE

Flower Fields Fun!

7 Apr

As a southern California native, I’ve always heard about the Carlsbad flower fields. They bloom every Spring and thousands of people visit to experience the magical rows of ranunculus(My favorite flower) as well as other flowers. I finally made my way down to the San Diego area and visited the flower fields and was not disappointed. There were flowers as far as I could see, it was so beautiful. If you get a chance, the flower fields make the perfect Springtime day trip. Let me know in the comments if you’re planning to visit.

*There are plenty of picture opportunities that they provide, so there is no need to ever step/lay on any flowers.

New Year- New(affordable) Leggings.

4 Jan

Happy New Year, I wanted to start by saying thank you for following along here on my blog and on my social media platforms as well. It’s been a tough year, but we’re all in this together and I look forward to better days ahead for all of us.

I was recently introduced to 90 degree by Reflex leggings from my friend Nicole (Nicole Cripe Style). I have plenty of leggings and figured I didn’t need another pair, until I saw the price. They were $20!!! So I gave them a try and figured I could return them if they didn’t work out. Turns out, they’re AMAZING! I read the reviews and noticed a lot of comments saying that they ran small, so I ordered a size larger than normal and they fit perfectly. They’re not see through and are so flattering and the high waist band is smooth and doesn’t roll down. I can’t stop wearing them and am going to order a second pair, with the side pocket for my phone. I am beyond happy with these leggings.

Shop my exact leggings HERE. They also have tons of other styles in the $20-$24 price range.

Oil Free Moisture!

13 Oct

I don’t know about you, but since this pandemic has begun, I’ve been breaking out more than ever due to wearing a mask. I’ve exclusively used the same Origins cream nightly for years(powerful lifting cream), until recently when I added a new moisturizer (clear improvement)to my regimen. It’s basically an acne treatment & oil-free moisturizer in one- formulated with 1% Salicylic Acid to help clear and help prevent new breakouts. I’ve been using it for 2 weeks now and already see an improvement. I go back and forth between the clear improvement and the powerful lifting cream every other night and it’s been working out perfect for me. If you’re looking to moisturize while preventing breakouts, I highly suggest this product.

Cute & Comfy Hiking Boots!

14 Jul

Hiking is one of my favorite activities, I’ve been doing it for years- in sneakers. I had never really given any thought to getting hiking boots. I had nothing against them, but I just always threw on sneakers for workouts including hikes. Once the Covid-19 pandemic started, I started hiking more than ever and doing difficult hikes as well. I thought  hiking boots might be a good idea, and began to research. I quickly realized that Columbia hiking boots had some of the best reviews. What struck me as important is the fact that so many reviews mentioned comfort. People went on and on about how comfortable they were. Avid hikers raved about these boots. So I found some with pink laces(of course) and bought them without trying them on. I’m glad I did, they are cute, waterproof, easy to get on and off, and very comfortable- comfortable right out of the box!!! No breaking in needed at all. I have been on 4 hikes with them now and am so impressed. I can’t recommend these boots enough.

This style is called Newton Ridge. They’re available in other colors as well and are waterproof. Click Here to shop.

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You need this Bralette!

17 May

You read that right!! I have stumbled upon the most comfortable bralette EVER! I was at Target and decided to buy a new braletteto sleep in. During this time of the Covid pandemic the fitting rooms are closed, so I took a chance and bought it.  I figured I could always return it if it didn’t fit. Well, no need for a return because it fit perfectly! So much that I immediately went online to buy a second color. It has the look of a seamless sports bra, and a barely-there feel.  It also doesn’t roll up or bulge in the back, it’s just smooth. This bralette takes comfort to the next level.  I highly suggest it. If you’re on the fence about it… check out the reviews.

 

Available in pinkish nude and black.  Priced at $14.99 SHOP HERE

Images: Target

 

Pantyhose that don’t run or rip? YES!

6 Mar

When I think of pantyhose, the first thing that comes to mind, are rips and runs. I have never owned a pair that didn’t eventually get a run in them or holes- I feel like it’s inevitable, because they’re so delicate. UNTIL NOW! Sheertex is changing the pantyhose game!  Yesterday I wore mine all day and you better believe I was pulling on them to see if the claims were true. I was literally trying to tear them and nothing was happening, I also tried poking my finger through them and… nothing. They held up and are seriously strong! Another great thing about these pantyhose is the sustainability factor, most pantyhose usually last 1-3 wears before they rip, tear or run and you have to buy more. With Sheertex, they last so long that you’re saving precious landfill space and money. WIN WIN!

There are many different sheertex color and size options to choose from, I chose the polka dot version.

Click HERE  to shop. Use code JOURNEY10 for $10 off of your first pair.

Heart Shaped bag under $23

10 Feb

I purchased this heart shaped bag last year in early February. It quickly sold out before I could even share it with you guys. Guess what???? It’s back and is still only $22.99.  It’s available in red and black, Just in time for Valentine’s day. ShopHERE.

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Do you have a head scarf yet?

23 Dec

Merry Christmas Eve, Eve!!! Do you have a head scarf yet? If not, you need one. Treat yourself for the holiday! They can be dressed up or and worn year round.

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There are a different styles of head scarves and my favorite is the block twist style. I’ve found that Asos has a huge assortment under $20. I don’t really want to spend more than that on a head scarf. Here are some cute prints that they have at the moment. Happy shopping.

Sweater Weather

29 Oct

I love cozy sweaters during Fall and Winter, and wear them differently depending on the temp outside. I recently found a sweater that can go from day to night and cool to cold! This boatneck sweater is warm enough to wear alone, but thin enough to layer under a jacket. It’s comes in so many colors and is under $40 at Old Navy.  I bought the camel color, what color will you buy?

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