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July 30, 2021

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The majority of July we spent in sweats or swimming in hotels, but those sweats (and swimsuit!) happen to have made the list of my favorites in July so I think we’re calling it a win all around! Keep reading to see what else made this list!


1. Hera Chain Necklace $68 My bff, Kelsi, gave me this necklace so I’ve been wearing it non-stop (literally, I don’t take it off to workout, shower, swim, nada!) to remind me of her. It’s a staple and doesn’t ever look dull.

2. RevitaLash Eyelash Serum $150 Someone asked me what I use to curl my lashes and I don’t use anything and then I read that my lash serum also will subtly curl your lashes! Like, what?! So, yeah, thank you serum. *bats eyes*

3. High Waisted Jogger $20 Tell me the last time you wore sweat pants that went above your belly button, and down to your ankles are were perfectly loose, but slim. And then tell me why you don’t own these sweats yet.

4. Leesa Mattress $1999 We love love love our sleep number mattress, but literally every other bed in our home has a Leesa hybrid mattress. *the hybrid is important!* I just got another one for the guest house because many of our mattresses have not arrived from our last house yet (don’t get me started) and my mom can’t go 24 hours without telling me how comfortable the bed is. It’s true. Very comfy.

5. Fest Aviator Sunglasses $55 I really wanted to get on the delicate round sunglass trend and these sunglasses are the perfect gateway! They are so flattering and perfectly sized and I haven’t reached for my black square sunnies all month.

6. Car Phone Mount $10 I started using a car phone mount for recording stories in front of windows and it’s life changing for an influencer. Just passing that along.

7. StriVectin Anti Wrinkle Intensive Eye Cream $69 This eye cream is so light and moisturizing but also helps produce collagen! I noticed a difference within a week!

8. Olive Taper Candles $4 And that’s the price for 2! How could I not order 6? I love a warm colored taper.

9. Beige Cotton Curtains $24 The new Gap Home is as classic as you would expect and I love that their signature curtain is this beige textured lovely that comes in long lengths. A go to!

10. Candlesticks $48 I broke out these candlesticks for Polly’s birthday TOMORROW and they feel like sculptures on their own. Special and something that I’ll use over and over.

11. Heatherfield Bed $1918 Okay, here’s a secret. I ordered this bed for the guest house a couple weeks ago!!!! Ahhh!!! Isn’t it incredible? It won’t be here until October-ish, but it’s really going to set the tone for the whole space. There’s not much furniture that will fit in that space so I want every piece to feel special and this is all of that.

12. Amalfi One-Piece $95 Another confession. I saw Demi Moore wearing this swimsuit in a facebook ad and I ordered it right away. And it is SO COMFORTABLE and flattering. It has great lining to it. I didn’t adjust it ONCE all day. It’s full coverage, but the color makes me feel sexy, still. Honestly, I feel like Wendy Peffercorn when I wear it in the best way.

13. Teak Patio Chairs $1050 We got these chairs a few weeks before leaving Idaho and we have set them up in our back courtyard here and have spent nearly every evening on them. They are so comfortable and beautiful.

14. Short-Sleeve Sweater $35 The color and weight and PRICE of this top is too good to pass up. I wore it A LOT this month because it was the only shirt I had that wasn’t a t-shirt.

15. Crocs Rain Boots $35 Everyone said our girls needed rain boots for rain or walking around in the evenings in the wooded area of our house and they weren’t kidding! I got these sweet crocs and they are amazing, comfortable and we are feeling prepared.

16. Beach Tent $170 The ocean is just 2 hours from us so Saturday day trips to the beach are becoming a normal event around here. I did a ton of research and landed on this tent to pack with us and we couldn’t be happier! When packed, it’s not heavier, or larger that a camp chair and it takes just a few minutes to set up! We love it!


What do you think?

  1. Bee Deeley says:

    We have had the sun tent for a few years now, and it is worth every penny!

  2. Beth says:

    I have been eyeing the Andie swim as well and took the quiz for suit and sizing. How did you determine your size?

  3. Jennifer says:

    That heatherfield bed… swoon! Can’t wait to see it in your space!

  4. Kelly says:

    could really use a daily dupe on that patio chair because it is so pretty!

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