Embroidered jeans—they’re back!

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Good morning everyone!

It’s another hot hot day, so I’m staying inside and catching up on some work and crossing some things off my to-do list! I love days that I can just mentally organize my life (and my desktop)—it makes me feel put together, even if I am not!

I wanted to post today on my blog because I have really exciting news! I’ve teamed up with XO Mandy Sue, a boutique out of Newport, California to bring all of my readers and followers a discount code for their entire site. With the code RACHEL35 at http://www.xomandysue.com/ you can get 35% off your entire order! Their clothes are FAB, I posted a photo in the jumpsuit I got from them in THIS blog post, and here I am to talk about their Bedford Jeans—a personal favorite of mine.

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Weekend Getaway to BVT

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Hi everyone! I don’t know why, but I haven’t posted on here in a while. I had a ton of blog ideas about two months ago that I’ve since put up on here, and now it seems like I need to write up another list of ideas.

In the meantime, though, I thought I’d come on and tell you all about my wonderful weekend in Burlington, VT! My brother and his girlfriend live in the area, so my parents, myself and my boyfriend all decided to take a trip up there to visit them (and their dog, duh) and do some cool Burlington things!

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Repurpose your Dresses!

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Hi everyone!

Today I am sharing a post I have been thinking about writing for a while, and it is about all the dresses I’ve turned into shirts over the years!

You know when you get a T-shirt dress on sale at Forever 21 or a store like it and you think, “this is so cute, and it’s really cheap too!” Well, that feeling lasts for…just about the first time you wear it and then never again after that.

Same.

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How to do Denim Right this Summer

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Jacket from my moms closet, bodysuit from Forever 21, white jeans from ELLE, shoes from Charlotte Russe

Hi everyone! I have been thinking about doing a post about denim for a while now, I’ve just been waiting for the right time. Summer is a perfect time to talk about denim, because there are just so many different options.

In this post, I’ll be going over how I am mixing and matching denim lately, my favorite denim pieces and more!

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How I Shop on a Budget

Hi everyone! How are you all doing? I am almost at 100 followers here on WordPress and honestly, I cannot believe it. I am so excited you are all enjoying my content enough to follow along—so it means a lot to me!

Today I am sharing How I Shop on a Budget. My friends, family and sometimes people I don’t even know that well are always asking me, how do you have such nice clothes but you confess that you don’t spend a lot of money?

Well, I will let you in on my BIG secret. Here it goes (and you may think this is wacky, but it’s how ya girl stays on a budget): I have little price-points in my head for every article of clothing and if it meets that price-point or falls below it, I will usually get it (and that’s only if I am completely in love with the item or actually need it). If it’s above, well it better be a MUST HAVE or I am NOT getting it. Below I will share my price points for different clothing items that the price MUST fall below. *This is for everyday/weekend wear (meaning, if it is an important event, no, I don’t cap my dress price at $25.)*

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Start of Summer Giveaway!

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Hey everyone!

I have exciting news this afternoon! I am doing my SECOND EVER Giveaway on Instagram! If you’ve been following along on Instagram, I did my first one in January and it got SO MUCH BUZZ! I was excited after that one and have been saving products for a second one ever since.

Well, today is that day! If you’d like to enter my giveaway, head over to my Instagram: @breakfastatraes, find my most recent photo (it looks like the featured image above on this blog post), follow the rules & enter away! It’s open to US residents only and it is not in any way affiliated or sponsored by Instagram.

GOOD LUCK!

XOXO, Rae

How I Organize My Makeup

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Hey there everyone! Today I am bringing you a blog post I have been wanting to write for a while, but it was never the right time!

Up until this past week, I lived at college in Rhode Island. That means that half my stuff was always at school, while the other half was at home. It bothered me sooooo much that my stuff was not all in the same place. However, now that I have moved back home while I job search, all of my stuff is in the same place again (haven’t had this feeling since highschool) and that includes all my makeup, hair and skin products! YAY!

All that being said, it was time to go through all of my stuff and see what I use, what I should use more and what I don’t use. By those categories, I was able to organize my things in their respective places in a way that works for my life. Let’s get started!

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