Leaving behind some bright clothing choices and even brighter smiles.

Leaving behind some bright clothing choices and even brighter smiles.

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Fitting my life into 1-2 suitcases was never the lifestyle I was cut out for. I knew I owned too much “stuff” as soon as I had to start packing for the move from Central to Western New York, 2 years ago. I’ve always lived in an “11 bins, 2 closets, many shelves dedicated to scarves, as well as 1 dresser… and I still have nothing to wear” way.

After moving into my apartment last August, I was…

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City Lips Review

“Sparkle, shine and pink? Oh my!”

(read to the sing song-y tune of Lions, Tigers and Bears? Oh my!)

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City Lips cosmetics was reviewed by ABC and Good Housekeeping as a lip plumping alternative to botox.

Now, it will be reviewed on Clearing Preppy’s Name as a great pre-lipstick layer.

I’ve never been in the market for Angelina Jolie-esque lips, but I was curious about the glossy glittery lip…

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The Fault in Our Stars Review

The Fault in Our Stars Review

I’m a sucker for a chick flick, especially a chick flick adapted from successful chick lit.

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, first made its appearance in my Twitter feed 3 weeks before the film release.

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I will be honest, many of the people I follow on Twitteruse #firstworldproblems on a weekly basis and were obsessed over the release of Orange is the New Black season 2 as soon as season 1…

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If we approve of “Fatkinis” are we also promoting obesity? A controversial discussion about size.

If we approve of “Fatkinis” are we also promoting obesity? A controversial discussion about size.

Scrolling through my instagram feed late at night, I stumbled upon the profile of plus size tumblr blogger @_fatandfabulous.

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Her blunt username and attention grabbing red locks made her account immediately captivating.

Who was this full figured girl, with a tremendous amount of confidence?

And better yet, is it okay for her to be self-proclaimed “fat” and proud?

During an age focused on kale…

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Memorable Outfits for Memorial Day

Memorable Outfits for Memorial Day

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Monday marks Memorial Day, a time of remembrance and recognition.

In western New York, Memorial Day not only means that Summer is around the corner, but that we have survived snow storms and what felt like eternal frostbite.

The sunshine and our smiles finally thaw our wardrobes.  What used to be made up of solely neutral colors and thick fabrics is replaced by floral dresses and airy materials.

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I’m moving to England.

I’m moving to England.

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At age 7, many girls dream of being a princess or firefighter when they grow up.  I dabbled in dreaming of both professions, but my goals were more about location.  I wanted to live in London.  The inspiration was Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson’s Winning London circa 2001 and although my style icons are no longer the same, my objective is.

In September, my dreams are becoming a reality.  I committed…

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Pretty in Pink Lipstick

Pretty in Pink Lipstick

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I am a lover of all things pink.  There’s no doubt about what my favorite color is: I’ve layered my bedside table in glittery pink scrapbook paper, the monogram on my wall beside it is pink, and my favorite Kate Spade bag is undoubtedly pink.  When I walked into Ulta Beauty today, I decided to expand my already extensive pink lipstick collection with NYX Narcissus 509, one of the lightest yet…

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Last Saturday, I Met The College Prepster.

Last Saturday, I Met The College Prepster.

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Some people look up to celebrities, singers, actors/actresses, or athletes as inspiration for their goals.  From time to time I am suckered into the glamour of those lifestyles, but I find it more impressive to see an intellectual, trail blazing.  They don’t have to be the next Mark Zuckerburg or Bill Gates, although their work is impressive, I have a genuine appreciation for risk takers in…

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Valentines Day Outfit IdeasSingle or taken, there is no excuse for dressing poorly on Valentines Day.  Many stores are…View Post

Valentines Day Outfit Ideas

Single or taken, there is no excuse for dressing poorly on Valentines Day.  Many stores are…

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Thé de l’après-midi (otherwise known as afternoon tea)For those of you that don’t know, two short weeks ago I was visiting Ivory Avenueblogger, Natalie,…View Post

Thé de l’après-midi (otherwise known as afternoon tea)

For those of you that don’t know, two short weeks ago I was visiting Ivory Avenueblogger, Natalie,…

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