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October 21, 2016

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Well friends, it’s been awhile hasn’t it?! Since the last time I posted on this little blog, a LOT has changed. If you follow me on Instagram {or know me personally} then you already know – I moved to Denver, Colorado! I got a job offer, and within a few weeks I had my one bedroom apartment packed up and was saying “see ya later” to all of my favorite people. Crazy!

Moving was… stressful, so say the least. Let me start by saying that Mercury went into retrograde right when I was planning to move, and she was a real BETCH to me! Without getting into too many details, I dealt with no show movers (the WORST), scrambling to find back up movers during the busiest moving time of the year, finally finding movers and it taking THREE WEEKS for my stuff to arrive, and countless other hiccups. Needless to say, I’m glad it’s over!

So far, Denver has been absolutely fabulous. Fall is by far my favorite season, and I am constantly blown away by how beautiful the leaves, parks and greenery look right now! There is so much to do and explore, and I’ve been so lucky to have good friends who have let me tag along with them to explore the city. I mean, there’s so many breweries here how could I not love it?!

So lucky to have my bestie out in Denver to help explore the city! P.S. - SO happy with how my gallery wall came together!

So lucky to have my bestie out in Denver to help explore the city! P.S. – SO happy with how my gallery wall came together!

Ramen Deviled Egg at the most fabulous brunch location, Root Down!

Ramen Deviled Egg at the most fabulous brunch location, Root Down!

My apartment has come together so well, and moving into a new place comes with picking up some new home decor items! Here are a few of the new home decor items I’ve been loving!

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When it comes to fall fashion, is there anything better?! I feel like I’ve been able to score a few trendy and fabulous pieces, without racking up a huge price tag. My style in Denver has gotten a bit more trend focused, and I’ve loved exploring with adding a few new pieces to my existing wardrobe. Here are a few items I’ve either picked up or am currently lusting after!

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Colorado is INSANELY dry, so I’ve really had to alter my beauty routine to adapt accordingly. I’m planning to do an entire post about some of the beauty products that have totally saved my skin and hair, and I’ll also share some of the makeup items that I’ve been obsessed with. Coming soon!

I’m still settling into life in Denver, but I’m hopeful I’ll soon create a good routine and be better able to keep up with this little blog. If there’s anything specific you’d like to see {whether it’s moving related, favorite places in Denver, tips for acclimating, fall fashion/beauty, etc.} please let me know!

Black Friday Sales 2015

November 27, 2015

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It’s here!  Black Friday sales are in full swing, and there are some absolutely amazing deals and sales that are ready to be shopped! Whether you’re picking up gifts for everyone on your list or simply treating yourself to some fabulous holiday finds, I’ve picked out some of the best sales! Plus, I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite items from each sale to make your shopping even easier! Shop away, cuties!

Anthropologie – 25% off everything with code: SHOPTOIT

Athleta – 20% off entire purchase with code: WORKIT

Banana Republic – Half off sweaters and 40% off the rest of your purchase with code: BRFRIDAY

Expresss – 50% off everything + free shipping

J.Crew – 50% off + free shipping on orders $50+ with code: SHIPGIFTS

Kate SpadeSurprise sale! Up to 70% off

LOFT 40% off your purchase with code: BF40

Madewell 25% off your entire purchase with code: CALMDOWN

Nieman Marcus – $50 off purchase of $200+ (starting at 6pm) with code: THANKFUL

Nordstrom – 50% off select fall styles

Shopbop – Up to 25% off your order with code: GOBIG15

Urban Outfitters – Up to 40% off sale, select sale sweaters & flannels

West Elm – Up to 25% off with code: MOREISMORE

Happy shopping!  For more ideas, shop all my holiday gift guides, or my holiday gift boutique page! Be sure to let me know what fabulous finds you snag, and follow along with my shopping over on Instagram @LindseySchaefer!

Gift Guide | Hostess With The Mostest

November 23, 2015

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Gold Confetti Wine Glasses || Mi Casa Throw Pillow || Hobnail Candle
Stone Coaster Set || Petrified Wood Bookends || Marble Stone Serving Tray
You Are The Best Mug || ‘Booze’ Decanter || Celebration Shot Glasses

Can you believe Thanksgiving is this week?!  Which means that the holiday shopping season is in full swing!  It’s officially Gift Guide Week here on this little blog, which means every day this week I’ll be sharing a gift guide with my favorite picks.  An added bonus?! The image above is shoppable! Simply click on an item in the image and it’ll take you directly to the retailer. Fancy, huh?! There are lots of early sales happening, so be sure to act fast if you see a deal on something you love!

First up, my gift guide for the hostess with the mostest!  This lady loves to entertain, and is often found in the kitchen or whipping up a delicious cocktail.  A helpful tip?  Many of these gifts are perfect for a kind gesture for the hostess whose having you over for that fabulous holiday party or Thanksgiving dinner.  I’m absolutely loving all of the items above – a little sparkle can never hurt around the holidays!

Shop all my holiday gift guides, or my holiday gift boutique page!

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#FeelingSpendy: Novelty Items

August 12, 2015

As evident by my Instagram {follow me @LindseySchaefer} I am a HUGE lover of novelty items.  Like, the things that you would never in a million years need, but are so adorable and colorful that your heart feels like it’s going to explode.  Dramatic?  Maybe.  But anything shaped like food, bright colors, adorable sayings or obviously rainbow sprinkles has my heart.  I have a vision of a future workspace where it’s all white and I have TONS of crazy piñatas, donut pillows, neon tassel banners and it is totally acceptable.  BUT for now I am just lusting after these items from afar, and here are some of my faves!

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Ban.do Watermelon Cooler // Ice Cream Pillow // Dylan’s Candy Bar Lollipop Pillow // Kate Spade Emoji Earrings // Kate Spade Pineapple iPhone Case // Donut Pool Floaty

So fill me in… do you have any novelty items that you love?  I am a total sucker… they are just too cute!  Let  me know any faves you have, and be sure to check out some of my favorites over on Instagram!

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