During the months when it is semi-decent outside (for me, roughly May through October), I love to run outside! There are tons of great trails in our community, and even our neighborhood has a great route that I use too. I usually sign up for races in the area as something to “train for” and to look forward to. One of my favorite races this year was the Biggest Loser 10k. I got a LivingSocial deal for a great price, and it included VIP status, so my friend and I snagged it up and enjoyed the Read More
Happy Fall, Y’all!
I love fall! Time for football, corn mazes, campfires & s'mores, pumpkin themed drinks and busting out the sweaters, coats and boots from the wardrobe! So on the topic of fall wardrobe options, I've been on the hunt for a pair flat of cognac boots. I've seen countless blogs and Pinterest finds with outfits that feature cognac boots and I'm dying to put some of my own outfits together! Unfortunately, all of the boots I've been seeing at stores or online look more like riding boots and I Read More
Let’s do this…
Hello world! I’m Valerie- a twentysomething working girl with a background in Marketing/Communications. I’m a Midwest girl…born and raised in Indiana, and now living in the suburbs of Chicago with my wonderful husband and adorable pup named Izzy. Some of my loves are for running, Target, chocolate, iced coffee, couponing and some good reality TV. Now that I’ve introduced myself- you’re probably wondering what this blog is all about! Well, I've always loved shopping and style, and I slowly Read More