Etsy Picnic Basket Bags Under $100

Last year, we were introduced to the basket bag. Today, still the most wanted, high in demand bag this season is none other than the rattan basket bag or what most people call – the picnic basket bag… You might’ve seen this bag flooding your Instagram feed – whether it’s an influencers wearing it or your favorite celebrity. This bag is all the rage.

I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite basket bags (all under $100) that I found on Etsy. Begin slideshow by clicking left arrow above. 

Let me know which is your favorite bag.




What To Wear For New Years Eve

Happy almost New Years everyone! For all you last-minute shoppers, I put together a few outfit ideas to ring in the new year with.

If you want to get all dolled up and look extra, then these dresses are totally right up your alley. Here are a few insta-worthy dresses you can wear to say “bye Felicia” to 2016.

Don’t feel like wearing a dress? Don’t worry boo. I gotchu.

Here are a few jumpsuits that will have you slaying all day errrday.

Not planning to turn up or get ratchet for the last night of 2016? Still gotchu boo.

This list of festive-not-thottie-casual-but-oh-so-YAAASSS-worthy looks are perf!


What To Wear For The Holidays Under 100


The time has come. Holidays are here, and the real important question is what do I wear for…?

Whether you’re attending a fancy holiday party/event, or going to a company party, Christmas dinner, or anything holiday related, I’ve got you covered boo. I decided to put together a few holiday items that are all under $100 – duh. Because why would you spend more than that?

Scratch that. I’ll speak for myself. I don’t like spending a lot on clothing or accessories because I don’t think you have to in order to look ahmazing!

Velvet Bardot Top – TopShop

Velvet Pleat Midi Skirt – TopShop

ASOS Tulle Prom Skirt with Multi Layer and Trim – Asos

Semelle Pendant – BaubleBar

Black Velvet Seduction Bodysuit – Windsor

Burgundy Intimate Velvet Dress – Windsor

Gold 12 Row Rhinestone Choker – Windsor

Natural Faux Fur Scarf – Windsor

Katie Black Full Sequin Formal Dress – Windsor

Black Pretty Young Thing Blazer – Windsor

Navy Longing Velvet Mini – Windsor

Cressida Natural Sparkling Goddess Dress – Windsor

Black Ombre Sequin Pants – Windsor

Black Star Dust Glitter Romper – Windsor

Rose Gold Holiday Cheer Jumpsuit – Windsor

Black Slit Life Living Midi – Windsor

Burgundy Puppy Love Jacket – Windsor

Gray Velvet Renaissance Booties – Windsor

Natural Buckle Down Heels – Windsor

Black Faux Fur Clutch – Windsor

Happy Holidays and Happy Shopping!



Cozy Knits Under $100

First and foremost – happy first of the month people!

Aaahhh, can you believe we have one month until 2017?! This is crazy!

Since it’s December 1st, I thought why not share my favorite cozy knits that are under $100 – because why not?! amiright or amiright!?

Just like most people, I don’t like spending a lot of money on cute clothes (obvi), so I’ve put together a few times I found that are super duper cozy and are also under $100.

Cozy knits under $100?! Sign me up!

Ivory Breathless Keyhole Top: WINDSOR

Brown Knit Soft Cardigan: WINDSOR

Taupe Winter Nights Reversible Tunic: WINDSOR

Gray Winter Love Poncho: WINDSOR

Olive Shred It Tunic: WINDSOR

Mauve Shred And Chill Tunic: WINDSOR

Millau Ruffle Vest: Anthropologie

Express Womens Crossback V-Neck Shaker Knit Sweater: Express

Express Womens Lace-Up Inset Cable Knit Sweater: Express

Oversized Asymmetric Knitted Sweater: NA-KD

Khaki High Neck Chunky Cable Long Sleeve Sweater: Choies

Gray Longline Drawstring Hoodie: Choies

Kate Belted Shawl Collar Coat:

‘Freja’ Funnel neck Knit Cape: Goodnight Macaroon

Mohair Wool Blend Sweater: &OtherStories



Black Friday Sale 2016


Happy Black Friday everyone! I’m sure everyone is out shopping the sales.

Me? I’m staying in and shopping straight from home. If you’re like me and try to avoid the crowds, then this post is for you. I’ve curated a few items from home goods, pet goods, clothing, shoes, to beauty that are a steal!


For obvious reasons, my obsession for anything home is so real. I spend hours, days (I can go on) home shopping (my snapchat fam knows me). Her are a few items I found that are amazing and are on sale!

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I have 4 dogs and 1 cat… need I say more?

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I’m a firm believer of spending more on beauty items as oppose to clothes because skin is everything, and when they’re on sale, you just can’t pass up. It’s even better.

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I don’t like spending a lot on clothing or over $100, but these I just couldn’t not share.

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I think at this point (if you’ve been following my blog and/or social media accounts) you know my love for shoes is no joke. Besides beauty, shoes are other items I wouldn’t mind splurging on – but you don’t have to spend a lot because these are on sale. 🙂

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Other In-Store and Online Deals Happening Right Now:

1. H&M: Score up to 60% off select items and get free shippping with code 0319 now through Monday, November 28th.

2. Rag & Bone: Get 25% off everything!! Use the code BLACKFRIDAY25 at checkout.

3. J. Crew: Get 30% off everything at J.Crew with the code FESTIVE at checkout.

4. BaubleBar: 30% off on Black Friday and 25% off one item and 35% off two items on Cyber Monday

5. Dolce Vita: On Black Friday, score up to 60% off items and 20% off all sale with the code BLACK20. On Cyber Monday, get up to 60% off items and an extra 20% off sale with the code CYBER20

6. For Love & Lemons: Get 25% off all orders with the code Ouioui from Black Friday to Cyber Monday

7. Guess: Get up to 50% off the ENTIRE STORE until Monday, November 28th.

8. Levi’s: Score 40% off your entire purchase online until Monday, November 28th and 40% off your entire purchase in stores until Monday, November 28th.

9. Mackage: Get up to 40% off women’s and men’s outerwear and accessories on Black Friday.

10. Steve Madden: Starting Cyber Monday, get 30% off all full-priced items, 10 % off sale styles and 10% off your next purchase with any purchase made on Cyber Monday


Happy shopping!


The Best Ways to Find Deals on Ankle Boots

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Whether you’re in dire need of new ankle boots to replace your worn soles or simply need a style update, shopping online is one of the most convenient ways to get a new pair or two. Making shoe purchases online can also save you a lot of money because of all the discounts and special offers you can get. Here are five of the best ways to find the best deals on ankle boots online:

Check out coupon sites.

If you want to slash up to 75% off the cost of your purchase, there’s no better way to do it than using coupon codes for ankle boots. Coupon sites offer products and services from top brands at discounted prices and you can even score special offers such as free delivery or a free pair of shoes. Voucher codes are great for those who want to stay in style and have trendy ankle boots but don’t have the budget to buy them at full price. You can get voucher codes for Public Desire by visiting Total Discounts and then you just need to apply the code when you check out. Remember though, it’s important to act quickly, as coupon codes have an expiration date and you have to make your purchase while they’re still valid.

Visit retailer or manufacturer sites.

Shoe brands usually have post-season or clearance sales on their products, so it would be a good idea to bookmark their websites and watch out for sales. It may involve a lot of waiting, but your efforts will surely pay off when you get your coveted ankle boots on sale. As with coupon codes, when buying at clearance sales you’ll have to move fast to make sure the pair you want in your size is still in stock. Many brands also provide discounts for students at uni, an incentive you don’t want to let go of. To get notified about clearance sales and exclusive deals, join the brand’s online community, subscribe to the newsletter or follow them on social media so you can receive promo announcements right away.

Browse around online marketplaces.

Online marketplaces such as like eBay offer items that are new or have never been used, pre-loved or slightly used. Sellers on these sites let potential buyers haggle or pay the listed price upfront. If you don’t mind wearing slightly used shoes, these online marketplaces are great places to find a good, affordable pair. If you’re hunting for ankle boots that aren’t sold in shops anymore, someone on eBay probably has them up for sale. It may require a bit of hard work, but you’ll surely score a great deal.

Consider clothing and shoe swaps.

Swapping clothes and shoes with other trendy folks is another way to find ankle boots online. There are websites that provide a platform for people who would rather swap clothes and shoes than sell. If you have items you no longer wear or use such as knee-high boots or a coat in the wrong colour, someone online may want them in exchange for ankle boots and a matching jacket. Swapping online is usually free or may involve a small fee for shipping but it’s definitely a sure-fire way of finding ankle boots at a low price or at no cost at all.



Labor Day Sale

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Nothing quite like relaxing by the pool with the most delicious cocktail… Long holiday weekends are the best.

So in honor of the Labor Day, I’m sharing a few sales that are going on this weekend, that I know for sure you don’t want to miss.

Happy shopping!


BLACK HALO // 20% off site wide CODE: BLACKH20 | DATES: 8/31 – 9/5


ELLA MOSS // 25% off everything (including sale)  CODE: LDW25 | DATES: 8/31 – 9/5


KATE SOMERVILLE // Complimentary full size RetAsphere 2-in-1 Retinol Night Cream with any $120+ purchase CODE: LABORDAY | DATES: 9/4 – 9/5


LULU FROST // 10% off fine jewelry and 20% off everything else CODES: LF10, LF20 | DATES: 8/29 – 9/5


SERENA AND LILLY // Free shipping CODE: JUSTFORYOU | DATES: 8/31 – 9/9


SPLENDID // 25% off everything (including sale) CODE: WKND25 | DATES: 8/31 – 9/5


SHOW ME YOUR MUMU // Up to 40% off plus free shipping | DATES: 8/31 – 9/5



PLANET BLUE // Up to 75% off | DATES: 8/31 – 9/5

Home Decor Inspiration

Sorry I was MIA last week. I was quite the busy bee.

I have been gathering some home decor inspiration from online like a mad woman. As mentioned on snapchat (melrod1206), I’m currently redecorating my home, and I’m definitely leaning towards a Moroccan/Boho feel (as you can see from my inspiration above). I’ve always been in love with the Moroccan look, and I know for sure I want to incorporate those elements into my living room, bedroom and backyard.

I’ve put together a wishlist of a few of many things I’m currently loving.

Be sure to leave a comment below with your favorite places to shop for home decor.




Memorial Day Sale


Before the long holiday weekend is over, I wanted to share a few styles that caught my eye while I was online perusing on Nordstrom, which all are under $100 BTW. 🙂

  1. Fringe Bag, $21.98
  2. Off The Shoulder Top, $21.60
  3. Off The Shoulder Cover-Up Top, $27
  4. Pointy Toe Flats, $27.99
  5. Floppy Faux Suede Fedora, $13.98
  6. Cover-Up Dress, $52.26
  7. Off The Shoulder Romper, $25.20
  8. Off The Shoulder Crop Top, $46.23
  9. Crochet Bikini Top, $72.36
  10. Wide Brim Boater Hat, $13.98

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend!




Valentine’s Day Wishlist


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I’ve curated a few things I wouldn’t mind being gifted by my valentine (click the images above to shop the items).

Hey Horhey, if you’re reading this, it’s not too late. 😉


Whether you have a valentine or galentine, date night or girl’s night, make it your night to shine and treat yourself either way.

Hope everyone has an amazing V-day.

Happy lovers days!