I am a creature of habit. I find one meal I like at a restaurant and order it every time. Excluding a few rotating lip colors, I wear my makeup the same way every day. I like to listen to the same trusty playlist when I’m cleaning the house. And I gravitate toward many of the same clothing pieces over and over. … Keep reading…

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You know I’m a discount-loving, sale-hunting, coupon-wielding discount queen… But the moment I saw this corduroy jumper at Free People I knew it had to be mine, full price or not. Let me run down the must-have basics: it has pockets, it has a super flattering deep-V cut, and it lets me enjoy the stem-highlighting perks of a miniskirt while leaving room … Keep reading…

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Purple is my favorite color. It’s the color of royalty, sure, but that isn’t why I like it. Perhaps my love started with my favorite purple dinosaur as a kid, or the oh-so-delicious purple PEZ. I love purple nail polish and purple lipstick. My wedding colors were all different shades of purple. You get the idea—me + purple = BFFs. As you … Keep reading…

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I was recently shopping with my grandmother, great aunt, and mom at a Marshall’s when the conversation switched from bargain hunting to the sizing of Free People apparel. I’d found a display of Free People sweaters, and my 87-year-old aunt picked one up. “How is this a small?” she asked. “Three of you could fit in there!” My reply was obvious. “That’s … Keep reading…

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