Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish Review

If you’re looking for a long lasting nail polish without having to pay the nail salon price, this is the nail polish you should try! We were a little hesitant about trying Essie Gel Couture nail polish at first since it’s more expensive than the regular Essie nail polish, but we’re glad we did. Read our review below to see our detailed thoughts on this nail polish!

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Teacher Style: First Day of School

If you didn’t know, I’m an elementary special education teacher.  I absolutely love what I do and wouldn’t trade it for anything!  I’m now back to work after a truly amazing summer and working on getting back into my routine for teaching.  Last Thursday was our official first day of school with students.  Even as a teacher I still get excited and nervous for the first day.  I also love to carefully pick out my first day of school outfit.  I’m sharing that outfit with you in this post!

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Favorite Summer Reads

Besides fashion and travel, reading is a big passion of mine.  Rarely am I not in the middle of reading a book.  I love summertime because I have more time to read, which means I can cross more books off my to-read list.  This summer I read 26 books from June 1st until now.  Of those 26 books, I’m going to share with you my top favorites that stood out to me the most and that I would highly recommend.

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Iceland Packing List: Summer

We just got back from Iceland not that long ago and absolutely loved it!  With Iceland being a hot destination right now we wanted to share with you a summertime Iceland packing list, along with some tips.  In this post we broke down the packing list into four categories: clothing, outwear, footwear, and other gear to make things easier.  The items we mention are things you’ll specifically want to bring to Iceland.  We’re not touching on the basics that you pack for every trip, so make sure to remember those as well!

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