Flutter Sleeve and Cheetah Print!

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Top / Jeans / C/O Clutch / Necklace / Heels (On Sale $23!) / C/O Watch / Bracelets here, here, and similar here /

Good Morning!

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekends, and for those of you in the US and Canada – long weekends! I spent my whole weekend outside with friends, celebrating Canada 150 and it was so much fun! Peter and I both had Monday off too so we went out for ice cream and shot this summer date night look.

…and can we talk about this adorable cheetah print clutch from AlusIndonesia!? I am obsessed! It adds the perfect splash of colour and print to tie any outfit together, and it’s also the perfect size to fit the essentials, which makes it easy to just grab and go. I have carried it almost every day this week, whether I was going to the mall, or out to dinner, it’s been glued to my arm, haha! If you haven’t heard of AlusIndonesia before, It’s an Etsy shop that carries a gorgeous range of purses, clutches, makeup bags, scarves and more! And I was lucky enough to get a coupon code for you guys if you see anything you like in their shop 🙂

Use code: THEBLONDECLOSET for 10% off!

Thanks for stopping by <3

 

Summer Round Up Ft. Charmed Aroma!

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Good morning guys!

Today I’m collaborating with Charmed Aroma to round up all of my favorite things that get me most excited for summer. I always love putting these seasonal posts together because its a really fun way to kick off another exciting season, and what better way to do it then with Charmed Aroma. As you guys know, I love candles, I burn them almost everyday and always switch the scents up for each season, but what makes Charmed Aroma extra special is that their candles are made with soy wax. Making them beautify fragrant, giving them a longer burning life, and hidden in that soy wax is a piece of jewelry! Yep you heard me… rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets, are all hidden among their candles! Lucky for you they ship to Canada, United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, so you can all get your hands on them, and whats even better is I have an exclusive promo code for you too! ….But more on that later, lets jump into todays post!

Spending time outside

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This one I’m sure comes as no surprise, but spending time outdoors is something I do everyday in the summer. The weather is usually perfect and the flowers are too pretty not to sit and stare at haha! My mom, sister and I spend many afternoons with tea and cookies in the garden on sunny days, its our favorite thing to do in the summer!

Sip on my favorite summer drink

There is nothing better then a cold refreshing drink on a hot summer day, which is why I love making my favorite Starbucks inspired Passion Tea Lemonade. I posed the recipe for it here, and just doubled the batch in order to fill my juice pitcher! If you’ve never tried it, its just as refreshing as lemonade but with a fruity twist.

Bring the fresh smell of summer inside

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Okay, back to the good stuff – I saw this candle on the Charmed Aroma website and fell completely in love with it! Not only because of the adorable ceramic pineapple exterior (which makes for the cutest room decor!), but the description of the smell was so good I could almost smell it through the computer screen. Charmed Aroma was nice enough to send me one and let me tell you…its gooooood. I’m burning it as we speak and it smells like a tropical paradise, and that’s not even the best part! The ring hidden inside is worth up to $5,000! Its a candle that just keeps giving <3

Bake up some summery treats

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I’m a big fan of lemon flavored baked goods in the summer, danishes, cupcakes, muffins, they are all my favorite! So when I’m in that baking mood I usually go for something fresh and lemony, like these lemon poppy seed muffins! These make for a perfect mid afternoon snack, and taste amazing.

Brighten up any space with fresh flowers

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Whether it be flowers from the garden (like I used) or store bought, having flowers around the house always puts a smile on my face. I usually purchase flowers in the fall and winter but in the spring and summer is nice to be able to go out to the garden and make bouquets out of whatever is in bloom.

 

Do you have any activities that you do to embrace the summer? Let me know in the comments below! And a big Thank you to Charmed Aroma for collaborating with me on this post. You can check out their full selection of candles, bath bombs, and body care on their website. Every one of their products come with a piece of sterling silver jewelry inside worth up to $5,000!! If you grab one be sure to share your jewelry reveal online with #charmedaroma for a chance to win another free ring!

Use code MELISSA10 for 10% off your order on their website! *Valid in CAN, US, UK, & AUS until July 7th!

Thanks for stopping by <3

 

 

Fab Finds Under Fifty($)!

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1. Soft Shorts / 2. Sunglasses / 3. Choker Set / 4. Marble Case / 5. Body Suit / 6. Blush Sandal

 

Hey guys!

Today’s post is a little compilation of a few super cute and really affordable summer fashion finds I’ve come across lately! Obviously I’m still on the rose gold/ blush pink wave for the summer, it’s a shade that has always been my favorite to wear but its also really on trend ATM so why not just take full advantage of it!? Its been scorching hot here for the past few days so all I’m thinking about right now is my summer wardrobe, I’m placing my order for these adorable soft shorts as we speak!

I’ve got a ton of errands to run today and on top of that Peter and I have a wedding to go to on Friday but neither of us have anything to wear, so I’ve got make a stop at the mall to pick us up some new things. Wish me luck!

Have a great rest of the week,

and I’ll see you Friday <3

 

Grey Lace Tee OOTD!

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Top (no longer available) Sleeveless Version / Jeans / Shoes (on sale $23!!) / Bag / C/O Watch(same face, different strap!) / Bracelets here, here, and similar hereEarrings /

Good morning everyone!

I wore this lace tee out last week and got tons of compliments and questions about it so I figured it was blog worthy. It’s actually the same top I wore in a post back in February just in a different colour, and its grown to be one of my favorite tops! It’s from a couple seasons ago but I found the newer summer version online and linked it above, they’re basically the same top just the new one is sleeveless. I love them because the lace mixed with the rope detailing makes the top a statement on its own so you can keep the rest of your outfit really simple but still look put together. It was a hot day when I shot this look so I just wore my top with a nude bra but if I’m going out with family or friends I just throw a nude camisole on underneath and I’m good to go!

Thanks for stopping by!

<3