5 Fashion Looks for Summer

Warm days are here again! We’re looking forward to lots of sunshine and fun summer activities like picnics, beach days and barbecues. Our new summer collection has something for everyone and every occasion! Here we are sharing our Top 5 Fashion Looks for the Summer that are trendy, fun and stylish!

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Top 5 Spring Clothing Styles for Women

In looking to fulfill our desire to bring our customers and readers comfortable, stylish looks without spending a fortune, here we present to you our Top 5 favorite Clothing Styles for Spring. We chose these pieces for a variety of reasons including versatility, trendiness and their ability to look flattering on all different body types. It’s most important that the clothing you wear makes you feel good, as when you feel good, you’re instantly beautiful all over.

Drawstring Knit Skort

Have you ever wanted to wear a skirt outside but worried that it’d be a bit too windy? We’ve been there before. Well, crisis adverted with our drawstring knit skort! This skirt comes with a pair of shorts underneath that is attached so you can wear it without worry. This skort has been a longtime customer favorite and best seller due to its flattering style and comfortable elasticized waist. The selection of colors to choose from including black, coral, white, turquoise and purple are the perfect variety of classic and trendy options and we’re sure you will be wearing this skort all season long!

Chambray Pintuck Tunic

When you think of spring I’m sure images of flowers and bright sunny days come to mind. Spring is a very colorful season and nothing says spring fashion like beautiful pastel colors! These soft tones create a feeling of freshness and light which is the perfect way to welcome the new season. Our chambray button down tunic comes in trendy pastel colors such as pink, lilac, mint and blue, making it an essential shirt to own during this time of the year. Chambray is a lightweight cotton fabric that feels like linen and is great at keeping you feeling cool. This shirt features a delicately pleated bust for a more fitted silhouette and the roll tab sleeves give you the option to wear them up or down. Style tip: wear the shirt open and pair it with an adorable tank top, like our embroidered tulip sleeveless top!

Tie Dye Dress with Embroidery

The dress gets what we call the Triple F – Fun, Flirty, and Flattering! Remember when you were younger and made your own tie-dye t-shirts? Maybe it was for a Girl Scout project or a friend’s birthday party or family picnic. Sometimes the shirt came out perfect or sometimes you were disappointed, but you always were proud to show it off. Celebrate that childhood memory with this grown-up piece – no dye required. The lines of the dye pattern in this dress slim you at the waist while the crochet neckline adds a little romance to the top. This dress keeps you cool in the warmer weather and the crisp contrast of white on bright really makes you stand out in a crowd. This dress says ‘I’m casual by nature, but still like to have fun’. Wear it to your favorite neighborhood events, picnics or on the beach. It comes in our two favorite warm weather colors: Turquoise and Mango.

Cut-Out Shoulder Knit Tunic

Shoulder cut-out tops are everywhere right now! This super stylish and trendy look is a fun way to make a statement with any outfit. Step up your spring wardrobe with our cut-out- shoulder knit tunic in three gorgeous colors: royal blue, purple and turquoise. This modern cut looks great on everyone and features a flattering scooped neckline. Wear it out to dinner, shopping at the mall or at any party. Best of all, the longer length lets you pair it with leggings, capris or jeans!

Cotton Knit Elasticized Drawstring Pant

Spring is the season to get outdoors again and enjoy the fresh air. Nothing feels better than taking a nice walk outside, especially if you’ve had an extremely cold winter! This cotton knit drawstring pant is the best piece of clothing for such occasions. These extremely easy to wear pants feature a comfortable elasticized drawstring waist and made from 100% cotton fabric. You can dress with down by wearing a comfortable top (we recommend a classic layered tank top) or dress it up with a trendy shirt, like our scalloped hemline tunic!

Want to see more fashion? We’ve got over 800 pieces in our apparel category! Click here to see all of the affordable clothing, many of which are offered in extended sizes so there is something for everyone!

Charming Gift Ideas for Mom on Mother’s Day

Every second Sunday in May, we recognize Mother’s Day as a way to honor the positive contributions of all mothers.  The founder of the Mother’s Day, Anna Jarvis, began to actively campaign to make Mother’s Day an official U.S. Holiday after her mother passed away.  It was at her mother’s memorial service that she handed out carnations, her mother’s favorite flower, to all those who attended.  In the years to come, the original white carnations that were associated with Mother’s Day changed color.  Red and pink carnations became synonymous for mothers that were alive and white carnations were worn to honor deceased mothers (1).
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11 Tips For Hosting The Perfect St. Patrick’s Day Party

St Patrick’s Day is a festive holiday for all ages. Celebrating the culture and history of the Emerald Isle is tons of fun whether you have Irish heritage or not! If you are throwing a St. Patrick’s Day party this year, check out the tips below for decorating and snack ideas that your guests will love!

1. Greet Guests with Door Decorations

Before your guests even get into your home, welcome them to the party with some St. Patrick’s Day outdoor decor! Add a pop of green and gold with a fun and festive St. Patty’s Day wreath or a green and white swag on the front door. Opt for a cute leprechaun kitty on your porch, fence or light fixture, or a pretty green wreath for a more subtle look. Get the most bang for your buck with a “Welcome” sign with interchangeable ornaments and hang the shamrock for St. Patty’s Day!

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Mardi Gras – History and Tradition

Mardi Gras is an interesting festival to say the least. Even if you are not intrigued by the event itself you may still wonder what it is all about. The mix of European culture and southern soul makes for a delicious mix of exciting events and fun traditions. So, why is this New Orleans parade such a spectacle and what makes it special? Here are a few facts about Mardi Gras that could help you to understand.

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23 Spring Gardening Tips and Tricks from the Experts

Before You Begin Planting Your Spring Garden

If you’ve been thinking about planting a spring garden, don’t get started until you have read the tips and tricks that we’ve gathered from several experts in the gardening field, as well as other knowledgeable gardening enthusiasts.  Their knowledge, practical advice, and budget-friendly ideas will help you whether you are an expert or a beginning gardener.

You’ll find tips on the importance of preparing your soil before planting and how to create a charming buried pot garden (tip# 11).  You’ll learn how to use Epson salt to promote growth in your garden (tip #6) and how to grow your own fresh herbs (tip #8).  We hope these gardening tip and tricks that we’ve listed below will help you get started off on the right foot.
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How to Dress Up for St. Patrick’s Day!

It’s never too early to start planning for St. Patrick’s Day! If you have been wondering how to dress for St.  Patrick’s Day, we have some fantastic ideas!  Whether you’re getting dressed up for a St. Patrick’s Day party or you’re looking for ways to dress cute for St. Patrick’s Day; have some fun celebrating this fun holiday is by wearing St. Patrick’s Day themed clothing! We’ve got some fun clothing and accessories.
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10 of the Cutest Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, known as one of the most romantic days in the year, is a time for couples to show their love and affection for their partner. They do this by exchanging small gifts of affection with each other. While these Valentine Day gifts can range from the truly luxurious to the traditional, we have several ideas for that special person in your life. There is something for everyone; from the highly creative individual to the person with a green thumb. You’ll find great ideas for the partner that enjoys decorating, sewing, enjoying the outdoors or baking and cooking. If you’re looking for something special for the person who enjoys the simpler things in life and doesn’t need a lot of bells and whistles, then we have a few suggestions that you might like.

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Quick and Easy Storage Solutions For Your Home

Is there ever enough storage space in any home or apartment? Older buildings especially may be short on closet space, linen cupboards and kitchen cabinets. Remodeling is costly and disruptive. Even the modular customized closet storage systems marketed on television and in print are expensive and can take several weeks. For quick fixes that cost little or nothing, read on.

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How to Stay Healthy and Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution

Starting off the New Year is the perfect time to think about the positive changes you want to make like losing weight, getting healthier or tackling a new project. It’s that time of year when motivation and enthusiasm are at an all-time high and where anything seems possible! Continue reading How to Stay Healthy and Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution