Holiday Dresses Featuring BCBGeneration

This blog post is sponsored by Macy’s and ShopStyle. #bcbgeneration

“Tis the season to wear dresses! It’s a festive time of year- lots of parties being thrown and gatherings being held. We all want to look our best and need ideas, so I’m going to show you four holiday dresses from BCBGeneration at Macy’s that can take you from your work party to your after party. The great thing about these BCBGeneration dresses is that they are mom-appropriate, work-appropriate and great for pretty much any girl who wants to shine! They come in a variety is different sizes to suite all body types and you can even use these dresses after the holidays!

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 This BCBGeneration dress has all the festive colors, a beautiful bell sleeve and a tie neck that makes it unique. You can add a belt like I did or wear it loosely as a shift dress. You can also add a black faux fur coat or leather jacket to make it more “holiday.”

This BCBGeneration dress has all the festive colors, a beautiful bell sleeve and a tie neck that makes it unique. You can add a belt like I did or wear it loosely as a shift dress. You can also add a black faux fur coat or leather jacket to make it more “holiday.”

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 This metallic, square-neck dress with rounded hem shines in all the right places and gives your body a really nice shape. Wear it alone for that glam kind of holiday party or tone it down and look sophisticated by adding a blazer.

This metallic, square-neck dress with rounded hem shines in all the right places and gives your body a really nice shape. Wear it alone for that glam kind of holiday party or tone it down and look sophisticated by adding a blazer.

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 This body hugging mini is for sure to be a showstopper. It hugs your curves in all the right places and has gold thread flex all around to make it super festive. Not much needed here as this dress does all the work for you.

This body hugging mini is for sure to be a showstopper. It hugs your curves in all the right places and has gold thread flex all around to make it super festive. Not much needed here as this dress does all the work for you.

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 This black, slinky-feel midi dress is perfect for the holidays and other parties in between. It has beautifully adorned drapes that flatter all body types. Accessorize with lots of gold jewelry and a faux fur, but also stands perfectly on its own.

This black, slinky-feel midi dress is perfect for the holidays and other parties in between. It has beautifully adorned drapes that flatter all body types. Accessorize with lots of gold jewelry and a faux fur, but also stands perfectly on its own.

Olay Regenerist Whip Fragrance-Free Review

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If you are following me on Instagram, you know that I have been testing out the new Olay Regenerist Whip Fragrance-free Moisturizer and that I was going to report back to you guys with my thoughts.

It has been about a month since I began using the product. I brought it with me on my recent travels to Europe and even wore it on the plane both going there and coming back. 

This specific whips is fragrance free. Being in this industry, I’ve learned that products with a fragrance can mean added chemicals that you’re putting on your skin. Right off the bat, I noticed that it was light- literally like a whipped cream. When I started using it, I felt like my face was drinking the product up. I was worried I would run out of product quickly since my face seemed to inhale it, but I still have half of a container left and I have been using it religiously everyday both morning and night. In fact, I realized it absorbed into my skin quickly instead of just sitting on top of my skin which I liked. A couple weeks in, I noticed my face was well balanced. Since I have combination skin, I would complain about getting oily later throughout the day, but once 3 o'clock rolled around, I wasn’t having to blot. If you’re dry, however, I’m not sure how this would fare, but I do know and have heard from other dry-skin users that it has worked well for them. 

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As far as wearing it on the plane, I was afraid I would either breakout or be too dry, but that was not the case. Ingredient wise, I feel like the Whips moisturizer is a lot simpler which is why my skin responded to it so well. In part, it could also be due to the fact that it is fragrance-free. Either way, I am happy there is a product out that is affordable and really works because if you know me, I love a good deal for stuff that normally would be expensive. 

I have to say I am extremely impressed with this product. The biggest takeaway for me was the balance it brought especially since I have combination skin. As far as fine lines and wrinkles go, I don’t notice a complete difference, but I do notice that my skin is smooth, and my makeup is not creasing. Overall, I would definitely recommend this product to absolutely anyone and I say that with confidence. It could be a favorite in your skincare routine especially if you’re looking for an affordable line. If you’re interested in trying it out the Olay Regenerist Whip Fragrance-Free, you can find it at your local Walgreens or click this link

This post is sponsored by Olay. All text and opinions are my own. 

#feelthewhip #olay #Walgreens #ad

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Macy's Win your Dream Registry Sweepstakes

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It's here!  The Macy's Win your Dream Registry sweepstakes is happening now!!  Five lucky winners will have the chance to win all items in their registry, up to $5,000!!  If you want to have a chance at winning, all you have to do is create a qualifying Macy's registry of $500 or more and fill out the entry form.  If you already have a Macy's registry, you can still enter to win, just be sure to fill out the entry form as having a registry alone will not automatically enter you in the sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes period is 6/1/18 - 6/30/18

I feel like Macy's is the traditional place to have a registry because they have such a wide variety of items for your home from top brands like Lauren Ralph Lauren and Michael Aram.  Some of the benefits or registering with Macy's are that you get 1) A Newlywed Discount- 20% off most remaining items on your registry for up to 6 months after the wedding, 2) It's your one-stop Wedding Shop for all things wedding - from outfits for events (wedding shower, engagement photos, rehearsal dinner) to luggage for your honeymoon, to wedding bands when exchanging vows, etc. and much, much more!! 

Jamie and I have gotten our hands on some awesome pieces for our bedroom that we are super excited about and have pictured and linked them below.  Since we are in the middle of remodeling our bedroom, we needed some more decorative pieces and some pieces to help brighten up the room.  We opted for some faux flowers (because I can't be bothered with taking care of real ones) for our night stand, as well as a grey blanket from Madison Park and grey sheets from Lauren Ralph Lauren. 

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  •   NO PURCHASE NECESSARY                                                   
  •   Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States including District of Columbia             
  •   Must be 18 years and older with a qualified Registry                   
  •   Ends 6/30/18                                      
  •   For Official Rules: macys.com/weddingsweeps

This blog post is sponsored by Macy’s and ShopStyle.

 

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