Recently, I went to Sunglass Hut to debate if I should drop $200 on new frames after my cheap sunnies from Target broke. When I was about to talk myself into buying my second pair of aviators, I wondered if I could just replace the lenses in the Ray-Ban frames I already have. To my surprise, I could!
You can order lenses from a Ray-Ban distributor for very cheap by calling Luxottica at 1-800-343-5594. All you need is the size, color code and frame type to order new authentic lenses for less than $25 a lens.
I was inspired by my favorite DIY bloggers to make my own Christmas gifts this year. My sister wanted wall decor for her new apartment and the modern yarn decorations fit perfectly with her style. I got my direction from the Home Oh My! blog by Amy. She is super talented!
If you think about it, everyone contributes something special to the holiday - Grandma cooks Christmas dinner, cousin Jen who puts extra thought into each gift, Aunt Lucy takes all the pictures and a crazy uncle Bob makes everyone feel uncomfortable.
This year, participate by being the holiday mixologist. Serve up a chilled bottle of champagne with a little something extra to make a toast Christmas day.
Christmas is NEXT week! Where has the time gone?! With more than a week to shop, there is still time to think of that perfect gift for your man. With the pressure on, think outside the box... literally!
Speaking of holiday parties... who is freaking out about bringing a dish to your next get-together? For someone who doesn't entertain often or cooks for only one person at a time, bringing a dish can be nerve-racking!
Luckily, my holiday guac is a party-pleaser. It's light, delicious and most importantly it is EASY to make. I serve the guac room temperature with tortilla chips or as a salad.
December is here... let a month full of holiday parties commence! Glancing at the calendar there are about a bazillion events from now until Jan. 1. Buying a new outfit for every holiday party isn't realistic, but wearing the same outfit over and over again is a fashion faux pas.
If you can't think of a Halloween costume, don't freak out. For all you lazy girls out (including me!) there looking to spice up the traditionally spooky holiday, there are plenty of simple and easy ways to pull off a costume — very little effort is required. I pulled together nine costume ideas that you can create without going far from your closet. Check out these last-minute costumes that will allow you to squeak by without everyone asking... "What are you?" or "Why didn't you dress up?"
Recently, two of my good friends came to visit my roomie and me in Austin, and it was one hilariously, fun weekend.
If feels like just yesterday we were roaming the halls of Carmel High School, sharing our lockers in the senior hallway, gossiping in the lunch room and rolling our eyes at the idea that we may actually have to grow up soon and graduate.
Growing up, I would always look forward to my family’s holiday traditions. When fall settled in, my mom would warm our house with the smells of the season. We would carve pumpkins for the front porch and make caramel apple lollipops with the apples we picked at a local orchard. My mom went to great lengths to make each season special, and looking back I really appreciate her efforts.
As fashion week in NYC wraps up, I thought it would be fun to do a giveaway. Win a $50 gift card to Free People and get a jump start on integrating trends from Fashion Week into your wardrobe.
Want to win? Go to Instagram then follow @maddibouge, like the photo and tag a friend that would be interested in winning too! The winner will be announced on Friday, Sept. 25.