Unboxing Dia & Co. April!

“The road to happiness is in your curves,” wrote my personal Dia & Co. stylist Nykiera. I must say that she hit this Dia & Co. box out of the park! To see what my stylist picked and what has me doing my happy dance, click the read more tag!

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5 Spring Fashions To Try, 1 To Forget

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Sunday was the first day of spring and with spring comes spring fashion. Luckily, it seems as though Spring 2017 will be the spring that the fashion industry breaks free from florals, if only temporarily, and move on to new fashion statements.

Click to read more about the top spring fashions.

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Grunge Fall Fashion Mood Boards

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Fall is just around the corner and with it comes what I like to call the layering effect. Some people may call my fashion sense as “hipster.” I call it 90s grunge. I grew up on Nirvana and grunge music. To me, grunge fashion is timeless and not to mention cheap since it mostly consists of band tees and you can buy these at Target in the men’s section for like $10.00-$12.00.

In fact, I buy most of my t-shirts in the men’s section of Target and then cut them to make them more feminine. I’ll do a post about Grunge DIY another day.

Read more for some grunge fall fashion mood boards, with pins from Pinterest, to inspire you all for this upcoming fall! Comment with your favorite grunge fashions!

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Seven Favorite Chicago Places

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It’s tourism season in Chicago. The city is bustling with people from many different parts of the world. There are people from Europe, Asia, South America and many other countries all here to visit the Second City and to see what it has to offer.
More tourists mean that they are all looking for some place to visit and dine while visiting our beautiful city. I decided to share seven of my favorite places to dine in Chicago.

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Where are you from?

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I hate that question. Where am I from? Let me tell you.

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College search? Here’s Why You Should Check Out A College You Normally Wouldn’t

 

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We all have expectations and a list when it comes to picking out universities. Some of the expectations might be: a good program for your major, good sports teams, large/small campus, Ivy League, Big Ten, a college in a city or a college in the country. I had only three requirements on my list: it had to be far away from my parents, it had to be in Illinois and it couldn’t be a religious university.

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Military Mondays: Family Strong

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This Military Monday showcases the life of a military family while their loved one was deployed over seas in Afghanistan back in 2010. If you have a story to share about Growing Up Military, let me know.

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