Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from April, 2015

The Lilly Hunger Game

This weekend marked a much anticipated event in the preppy community - Pink Sunday, aka the launch of the Lilly Pulitzer for Target collection. You may have heard a lot about this or maybe nothing at all but today I'm sharing my experience as one happy shopper. A lot of people have called this lilly pulitzer hunger games, and the odds were in fact in my favor! 
From the moment I heard about the collaboration I knew it would be crazy and I accepted the fact that sleep is for suckers when it comes to getting what you want at these things. The Missoni collaboration shut down the Target website in 2011 and collaborations since then have been very popular. Plus, this would be the first collaboration to offer plus sizes! So, lots of hype. 
In March the official look book was released. Since this collection had ready been covered extensively on social media  I already had a pretty good idea of the items and price points to expect but this allowed me to officially get my wish list going. Wi…

It's ok to Spray

Last night I attended a yelp elite event where I got my eyebrows waxed and a spray tan. I like being tan but I don't spray often. As a kid I tanned easily, and as a pre teen I lived in Florida, so yeah. But as a teen living in Memphis and with family beach trips less frequent I learned that I'm actually naturally fair skinned. When I had a job and car I tried to fix that my senior year of high school and went to tanning salons, yeah go ahead and cringe. I tanned on and off through college and into my adult life. As I got older I realized not only it was a ridiculous thing to spend money on but it's also dangerous. 
Earlier this year my Dad discovered a skin cancer spot and I've got to admit it freaked me out. My dad always wore the most sunscreen, always sat under the umbrella and never tried to tan. My Dad obviously has given me 1/2 of my genes and of my parents is the one I physically favor. Sh*t got real y'all and I knew that I would never climb into a tanning be…