Posts by tag: Dresses

Nothing screams summer more than celebrating the 4TH OF JULY! When I look back, I realize I never use to be that excited about the upcoming holiday. Sure, I’d attend a BBQ here and there, watch fireworks and parades and always wear a cute festive t-shirt. But I now believe no other day defines summer quite like the 4th of July! So bring on the red, white and blue because I’m ready to celebrate! I’ve linked all the best finds for Americana apparel including this lightweight sweatshirt and the cutest home decor pieces from some of my favorite retailers. Come along and go shopping with me! Target Pier 1 Old Navy Kirklands The Pink Lily Boutique Amazon xoxo, Katie  

Just because it is September 1st does not mean that summer is over! I’m not saying that I’m not super excited for all things fall – pumpkin spice lattes, chunky sweaters and fall scented candles, but I just can’t believe that summer will soon be coming to an end. I’ve rounded up my favorite Amazon purchases that I made this summer. These are pieces that I’ve worn over and over again. Pieces that I will wear all the way until the warm weather ends. Since I’m in the Midwest that could be October! We never know. 1. Sunflower Midi Dress – My #1 favorite Amazon purchase this summer is this sunflower dress. I can’t tell you how many times I wore this dress this summer. It’s comfy, it’s flattering, and it’s the perfect midi length. I also think it offers a good amount of support to go bra-less. It’s such a great […]

I don’t normally talk about my birthday this much, but I thought why not. It’s a great opportunity to share my life with you. Yesterday was my 33rd birthday, so today I’m sharing 33 things I learned over the past year. (33 thing I’ve learned this year in no particular order.) 1. 33 is not old, neither is 50 2. Everyday is a day worth celebrating 3. Moisturize everyday 4. Under eye cream is a lifesaver 5. You can never get enough sleep 6. Dress size doesn’t matter as long as I feel comfortable 7. Remove the lint from the dryer lint trap before every cycle 8. Command strips are amazing 9. When you buy a house, closing costs are way more than you think 10. Decorating a home is so much fun 11. Who my true friends are 12. Real friends are not only the ones you talk to […]

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Whoa…it has been a hot minute! I’ve been a little MIA lately, just super busy. Also I’ve been in a little bit of a funk and not feeling very creative. I think what I need is to be better at planning and organizing my thoughts. So welcome back to Lifestyle by Katie! I’ve got several Spring fashion posts cued up and my first one is on a transitional piece that will help you get out of your Winter wardrobe and into Spring fashion faster! When it’s still in the 30’s during the first week of April, you believe Spring will never arrive! Ok, that’s pretty dramatic but seriously I am sick of this weather! I want to start wearing all the hot Spring trends but it’s still too cold. I recently picked up this long sleeve sheer top that I have a feeling I’ll be […]

(Note: Giveaway at the end of this post!) You have no idea how happy I am to start writing blog posts about spring fashion and accessories. I’m so sick of the cold weather. It’s so depressing. It just puts you in this funk and I would do anything to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Sun light that is! So I am starting my 2018 spring blog posts right here, right now. What better way than to start with this adorable striped high-low dress and a unique accessory that everyone could appreciate. I’m a huge accessories girl so I’m always looking for unique pieces. Jewelry, handbags, shoes, I love them all! I have been eyeing JORD Wood Watches ever since I started blogging on Instagram two years ago. All of my favorite small town fashion bloggers were talking about them and it intrigued me. So when a rep […]