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EVERY GUY NEEDS A HOT WHITE TEE (GREAT GIFT IDEA TOO)

Updated: December 6, 2016
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LAURYN

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If you’re looking for a chic, COOL gift to give your man: I got you covered.

I may or may not have found the raddest present ever?

First off I have to say I am ALL ABOUT A WHITE TEE ON A GUY.

THERE’S NOTHING HOTTER REALLY.

So when Son of a Tailor, a company that’s based in Denmark, reached out & told me about their business…I became…obsessed?

Why you ask?

Well I mean there’s nothing worse than when Michael reaches for the Pinot Grigio on the top shelf of our walk-in cabinet & his shirt rides up. NO. We can do better than that.

Especially because Son of a Tailor will NOW design the shirt to your liking & specific measurements. They offer a variety of colors, and you can even customize the neckline.

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Guys this is music to my ears.

Seriously. No more belly button in my spaghetti, LOL.

100% custom fitting…YES PLEASE.

If you’re crazy like me, you can even get the tees monogrammed by the seamstress on the hang-tag. I love a good personalized moment.

Forgot about me though, let’s ask the man:

Michael’s opinion:

I wear black and white t-shirts 90% of my life. …

 

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NON-TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY DECOR

Updated: December 6, 2016
by
LAURYN

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

I am still in shock that the Holidays are already here. 2016 came & went way too fast.

I don’t know about you, but I’v had ZERO time to decorate for the holiday season. Between the wedding, work, & traveling, there hasn’t been a moment to stop by Home Goods for decor. Lucky for me, I tend to go with the NON-TRADITIONAL route anyway. That being said, shopping online for a few non-traditional holiday decor pieces is ideal.

Here are a few non-traditional holiday decor items, & tips for how to style them.

COZY BLANKETS:

The holidays are all about being cozy, in my opinion. When you think of celebrating the holidays you think of family, friends, wine by the fire, you get the gist. Blankets are just a staple in that scenario. So grab a few super soft blankets to throw all around your house. You can lay them over the back of your couch, at the end of your bed, over your office chair, fold & stack them in front of your fire place or even on your living room floor. This added touch isn’t only super cute, it’s useful when you’re in the mood …

 

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CUTIE GIFT IDEAS

Updated: December 5, 2016
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LAURYN

support small business | by the skinny confidentialAs you babes know I LOVE a good hustle. There’s really nothing better than someone who doesn’t make excuses and goes after what they want. That is why I love supporting small businesses.

One of my favorite places to find these hustlers & entrepreneurs is Etsy. You can find anything from home decor to baby’s clothing to skincare products. All created by people who decided to take a risk!

Check out these cutie items I found from small businesses that make the perfect gifts. I may have picked up a few of these items for myself too. Couldn’t help myself.

ONE: MARBLE OVEN MITTS

If these marble oven mitts don’t make you want to spend time baking I don’t know what will.  Imagine pulling these cranberry scones out of the oven on a cold chilly morning with this set. YUM!

TWO: THE BIGGEST GOLD HOOPS

You will LOVE these gold hoops. They are delicate AND large so they make a big statement. Show them off by wearing a high sleek pony & enjoy looking effortless while being oh-so-sexy at the same time.

THREE: CHIC XL WHITE POM KEYCHAIN

I’m always losing my keys. But this large fluffy

 

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THE WEDDING WELCOME PARTY

Updated: December 6, 2016
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LAURYN
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THE WELCOME PARTY!

As promised, we have begun the wedding content.

If you can’t tell…it’s A LOT? Like I feel like I don’t even know where to start.

Basically to set the tone, let me tell you about the vision for our wedding.

We wanted a fucking party. Non-traditional. Not too bridal. Dramatic. Intense. Different. JUST REALLY DIFFERENT. On our terms. With our taste. We threw the rules out the window.

Sorry but it’s 2016, I feel like anyone can make the rules?

Regardless. Our vision was 4 days in our favorite place: Cabo. At our favorite hotel: One & Only Palmilla. With our favorite people: 55 of our best friends and family. JUST MAYHEM IN THE BEST WAY POSSIBLE.

Lots of margaritas. Lots of street tacos. Lots of laughter. Lots of MEMORIES.

WHAT THE HELL IS THE POINT OF SPENDING ALL THAT MONEY if you can’t do it on your own terms?

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I distinctly remember The Skinny Confidential Book Launch party. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVED it. But there were so many people there that I didn’t get a chance to soak it in. Enjoy it. Appreciate the moments.

Instead I was wrapped up in talking with …

 

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Cheat Sheet For Doing What You Love

Updated: December 6, 2016
by
LAURYN

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I hated working for someone else.

So much so, I was bad at it.

Really, really bad.

I’m a boss now and I wouldn’t hire me as an employee.

Ya, that awful guys. Embarrassing really.

I assumed I was lazy. Figured that you kind of had to drag your ass through a job. I was uninspired. Bored. Over it.

Actually I’d go in the bathroom & work on my blog while there were customers at the bar…

I would stare at the clock. Counting the minutes until I was off. YAWNING.

The reality was that I was not lazy at all.

I just needed to recognize what makes me happy in the workplace.

Working for myself. Being my own boss. Creating my own strategic future.

For the record, I’ve had A LOT OF JOBS. It took me a LONG time to ‘do’ what I love. Some of these jobs include: working at a tanning salon, hostess, personal assistant, cocktail waitress, a little modeling, teaching Pure Barre, bartender, Pilates instructor, & merchandising in a boutique.

None of these jobs fulfilled me.

Finding something you love doesn’t need to be hard.

For a long time I was confused. Annoyed. Scared even?…

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When …

 

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