Midi + Camo

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The midi skirt – it can be a friend or it can be a foe. I’ve gotta say, finding the perfect one that doesn’t make you look frumpy is a hard feat. I had been on the search for one for far too long, until I came across this beauty from H&M. The trick is to size down in order to cinch your waist in enough to balance out the volume of the skirt. Also where it high on your waist in order to create the illusion of an hour glass figure (even if you don’t have one) and voila! It’s all about proportions, my friends! 

Shop midi’s under $40 here or check out some of my favorites below! 

P.S. Don’t forget to enter the Minted giveaway for a chance to win a $150 credit to their site!

P.S.S Get an extra 30% off all tops on sale at LuLu’s!

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Get the Look:

Camo tank – LuLu’s [similar] | Midi Skirt – HM [very similar under $25!] | Caged Wedges – BCBG via DSW [similar] | Earrings – Target | Lips - Revlon Colorburst in Striking

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Wardrobe Remix Vol.9

How have we reached the ninth installment of the Wardrobe Remix already? It’s funny, I originally created the series to become a filler when I was lacking content for any given week but it has easily become one of my favorite posts to share! It’s still the perfect filler but now I feel like the series has purpose and its one that’s become a blog staple! Two birds one stone, friends!

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[distressed denim under $20under $25, under $45under $55]


I’ve styled up distressed denim for a summer date night, with camo for a more casual look and with a preppy classic!

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Remy’s 1st Birthday Party Invitations + Giveaway

When I was thinking up small ways that I could make Remy’s first birthday special, invitations weren’t quite on my list. I was simply going to send out e-vites and call it a day, but the birthday party in general was going to be pretty low key so I figured I could jazz up something as simple as invites to make it a tad more extraordinary!

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Naturally I went straight to Minted.com for both their wide array of beautiful invitations and because we’d work with them in the past (for our Christmas cards pictured above). I was beyond happy with their service and extensive selection in the past so I knew Minted wouldn’t disappoint. I also must add that Minted addresses your recipient’s addresses for you free of charge, which is a definite plus for me. Less manual labor, people!

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In the end I went with the What Fun birthday party initiation because it was playful yet still simple. I went ahead and upgraded the back of the invitations with two photos of homegirl and also added matching customized thank you cards! All in all, I was extremely pleased with the final product of both the party invitations and the thank you notes. Some of my alternate options included the Party at My Crib invites and the Playful Chalk invites. How cute are they?!

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Today I am super excited to team up with Minted to offer one Fabulously Average reader a $150 credit to their site! This can be used however the winner chooses whether they’d like to use it for birthday invitations, baby announcements, save the dates, party décor or even holiday cards! The possibilities are endless! See how to enter below. Giveaway ends next Monday, 7/28. Best of luck!

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This is not a sponsored post, however Minted did provide the invitations free of charge. As always, all options are my own. I only work with companies/brands I truly support and love.


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Adult Fun

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This past weekend the fella and I enjoyed a much needed day date. Since Grandma is in town for the summer, she was kind enough to babysit Remy while Kevin and I met up with friends (who also have a little one and don’t get out much either) and attended the Great Indoor Beer & Wine Festival. Adult fun at its best, my friends! We had such a great time taste testing all the craft beers and wines and it felt so nice to partake in adult conversation without the interruption of a cute little ‘hi’. Although I did miss that little voice. We proceeded to enjoy a drunken dinner at Denny (so much fried food), followed by hittin’ the movies to catch a showing of Sex Tape. So funny! 

How did you enjoy your weekend?

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Get the Look:

Skirt - Target [alternative] | Crop Top - HM [similar] | Bag - Rebecca Minkoff [in tan] | Fedora - Target [similar] | Sandals - Target [super cute similar


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Phoenix-based life and style blog by Joanne Mason. Lets embrace all that is fabulous in our everyday, average lives, shall we?

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