Thursday, March 8, 2018

Wayfair Registry Picks

This post is in collaboration with Wayfair.  As always, all opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting brands that make Marvelous in the Midwest possible!

It's absolutely crazy to think that Matt and I have been engaged for 8 months now, and we only have 6 months to go before the big day!  I honestly thought it would be a little more stressful then it actually has been, and I am doing everything myself (no planner!) One of my favorite things so far has been getting to register at some amazing stores, including Wayfair! Wayfair's registry started back in September of 2016 and has easily become a favorite for engaged couples as it contains over 7 million products, making it a one stop shop for everything from furniture to home decor to bakeware (and everything in between.) I've also noticed that due to their extensive collection, both Matt and I have easily agreed on what items to choose... a major plus! With that being said, I wanted to show you all some of my favorite registry picks to hopefully give you a better idea of what to register for when creating your own. Le Crueset has recently become one of my favorite brands of cookware, and they literally have it all! I love how everything comes in tons of different colors, making it super fun to spice up your kitchen.  I personally like the more traditional colors, so I chose the white cookware and dinnerware!  I also found this beautiful bar cart for around $200, which is an amazing deal because it looks way more expensive.  You can also never go wrong with a KitchenAid mixer.  Like the Le Crueset products, this also comes in multiple colors and looks amazing sitting on the kitchen counter... it's definitely a classic piece that will be used way more often then you think (especially if you're a baker like me!)

Another thing that I love about the Wayfair registry, is how they offer group gifting.  If you're dreaming about bigger items such as a sofa, bed or couch but can't imagine expecting your guests to spend that much on one item... this feature allows multiple guests to contribute and go in on it together!  Win-Win for everyone :)

Check out more of my registry picks HERE and create your own registry HERE.  Also, Wayfair was nice enough to provide all of my readers with a $25 off $50 code... head to Wayfair and use code MITM25 at checkout to apply! Happy Shopping!! xoxo

Monday, March 5, 2018

Kohl's Perfect Pair

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Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included intimates as compensation.

Shopping for undergarments, is probably one of my least favorite things to do.  I always worry about the fit, the quality, and how long they will last... especially because I don't want to spend a ton on something that will end up falling apart in the washing machine!  I try to update and refresh my drawer around every 6 months, so I definitely look for products that will last.  Kohl's has always been one of my favorite stores to shop for undergarments, due to their extensive department and amazing quality of undies and bras.  Whether I shop online, or in the store- I always get exceptional customer service and great deals!

When looking for the perfect undergarments, I always look for both classic & everyday pieces, as well as fun & detailed ones.  I loved the fact that Kohl's has a Bra Fit Quiz on their website, that allows you to find out which one(s) would be perfect for you, before purchasing.  After I took the quiz, I headed to my local store to do some shopping.  I immediately fell in love with these adorable lace bralette's by Maidenform (which comes in 7 different colors!) and matching cheeky undies.  The price on both of these was exactly where I was comfortable spending, so I ended up getting two different colors.  I also wanted to find a new sports bra, because with a wedding coming up in just 6 months, I've been trying to get to the gym more often.  I was pleasantly surprised with their selection of sports bras, and found the cutest patterns, including this one by Maidenform.  These bras are also really supportive and comfortable at the same time.  My favorite pair of undies that I picked up, was this pink striped pair by Jockey.  They are by far the most comfortable pair of underwear I own and feel so soft on the skin!  What I love about Kohls, is they have something for everyone... whether you're a teenager or senior, any one & every one can shop at Kohl's.

Want to get your hands on your own cute intimates?! Kohl's is running THREE amazing sales, offering:

  • $10 off $40 Intimates (with promo code INTIMATES10) 3/2 - 3/18 
  • a General Semi-Annual Intimates Event 3/2 - 3/26
  • $19.99 Bonus Buy Bras 3/2 - 3/11 (These are 12 bras featured as top customer-rated bras!)
If you want to save big, head to Kohl's! xoxo

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Friday, March 2, 2018

The Perfect Spring-Time Dress

DRESS: Leith (also comes in black floral!) // SHOES: Vionic // NECKLACE: Gorjana // BRACELETS: David Yurman // BAG: Gucci // SUNGLASSES: DIFF

Happy Friday!! I could not be more excited for the weekend to finally be here, especially because it's supposed to be sunny all weekend!  It's been rainy and cold in Chicago, but spring is on the horizon and I can't wait to wear this fun dress even more when it finally gets warm.  I was drawn to this dress originally for Valentine's day, because I love the color, but realized this is actually the perfect spring dress for Easter, church, bridal showers, etc, or for taking on Spring Break (if you still get that kind of thing!! haha) It's only $55 and also comes in a black floral print, which is just as cute.  I paired it with these adorable ankle lace up espadrilles by Vionic, which are SO comfortable.  The wedge isn't too high and Vionic is known for their comfort... so if you're looking for a cute pair of espadrille wedges for spring that won't kill your feet, you will love these!

I hope everyone has a great weekend!! xoxo

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