Back to School Fashion for Elementary Girls - illistyle.com

Back to School Fashion for Elementary School Girls

Moms, can we talk girl’s clothing for a minute? My daughter is entering 1st grade.  That is a huge step and we made a fuss about how she is a big girl in elementary school now, whoa. She is also officially out of the 5T clothing size and into size 6… which I was totally […]

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Life Updates

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group®, PEOPLE StyleWatch®, and InStyle®, all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #Summer4Me http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV If you guys have been following me on Facebook and Instagram, you know that our family has been hit hard with some medical issues recently. Our sweet 5 […]

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Techy Dad Gift Ideas

This post was sponsored by T.J. Maxx. All opinions are my own. I only recommend retails and products I have personally tried and love. Father’s Day is right around the corner. My husband is an amazing dad (and hubby) and I always stress over what to buy him because I want him to know how […]

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How to make a Mason Jar Light Fixture

For those of us who love mason jars, this is a total win. I think mason jars are great. I know some people have said mason jars have lived their 5 minutes of fame, but I think there is a reason they have been around for over 150 years. Some things are classics.  I don’t […]

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Easy Patio Updates

I am always amazed at how the weather can go from spring to summer in a snap.  We had our first hot day here in Southern California this week and went form 70*F days to having a 100*F day! I was instantly in the summer frame of mind. It was crazy, I went from laser […]

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A Week In My Shoes

I love the quote that before you judge a person you have to walk a mile in his shoes.  There is a lot of debate on where that quote originated (anyone know the real answer?) but I do love the concept that you could learn so much about someone by sharing in their experiences.  So […]

$400 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway - illistyle.com

$400 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Do you love to celebrate with friends? I do too!  Birthdays, work anniversaries, promotions, sobriety anniversaries, and especially: Blogiversaries! It’s a thing in the Blogosphere to go big for your Blogiversary.  Sidenote: I usually forget about mine because it is sandwiched in the post-Christmas / during winter camp / pre-Valentine’s day / pre-Evan’s bday madness […]

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Patriotic USA Door Banner

I absolutely love patriotic decor. I do not know what it is about the red, white, and blue; stars and stripes; but they get me every time.  I recently made a trip to Target and spent all my monies on red white and blue.  And then I found out that I am in good company […]