Friday, October 9, 2015

Shopami: Save With Shopping

We all have the one email account. You know, the one you created when you were 18 and have held on to for ages because you don't want to be rude when the clerk asks you for an email, but you also don't want them spamming you with deals you just end up deleting.

Almost everyday, I receive some sort of email with a coupon code for savings. The problem is, when I'm at the mall and mid-shopping spree, I never even think about those emails.

Then I go home and think, "Oh shoot, I could have saved 30% off if I remembered this coupon" and then, ultimately start wondering if pleading with the sales associate will help my case in somehow recovering that 30% off. I know I'm not the only one, ladies.

Then Shopami came along, and everything changed.

Shopami is an app that collects all your email offers and stores them on the app, so they are ready to use when you are out and about. Shopami lets you know about the deals and discounts in your email that you can use while you shop.

Shopami recently took me on a #ShopamiSpree, so I could test drive the app and share it with all of you. Here's what I loved:

1. Literally, as you approach the mall/stores, a notification will pop up on your phone alerting you of the sales and deals. (You can choose which stores and brands you want notifications for, so you only get notified for the deals and discounts you care about.)

2. Specifically, while I was shopping at The Loft, not only was I alerted that everything was 40% off, but I was reminded by the Shopami app that I had an extra 25% coupon buried in my inbox. #winning

All you've gotta do is download the Shopami app from the iTunes or Google Play Store, turn on your location/notification settings so that Shopami can do its thing and keep you informed when you're near a sale, and you'll start to receive notifications on all current or coming sales, deals and discounts!

Guys, I'm literally addicted to this thing. I've been checking it almost daily to make sure I'm not missing a sale! There are hundreds of supported stores, so make sure to check it out and start saving big!

Turtleneck (aka the perfect layering piece, that comes in 4 colors!) / Sweater / Jeans (old) - love these / Booties, 3 colors! / Ring

*This post was sponsored by Shopami, all opinions expressed are my  own.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Super Seedy Harvest Granola Bars

I try my best to maintain a healthy lifestyle, focusing on whole foods whenever possible. (Don't you dare think I don't enjoy a gluten-filled pizza though from time to time!) For me, it's all about balance. 
Eating a balanced diet can sometimes come as a challenge, especially when you are living a busy life. (Can you feel me my #girlboss-es?!) Let's be honest, driving through the drive-thru shaves many minutes off of a trip inside the grocery store. Luckily, King Soopers just launched its ship-to-home program, where they deliver a wide selection of natural/organic/eco-friendly products straight to your door! (Currently only for shoppers in the Denver/Boulder area).
I have to say, it was wonderful being able to select my items and have them delivered straight to my door. Talk about a time savor! To celebrate, I whipped up the recipe below. I hope you enjoy!

Super Seedy Harvest Granola Bars

Recipe adapted from Minimalist Baker

  1. Toast the oats and almonds in a 350 degree oven for 13-15 minutes, until slightly golden brown.
  2. Process dates in a food processor for about 1 minute, breaking them down into small bits to form a "dough" like consistency. (they'll probably roll into a ball, and that's fine!)
  3. Place oats, almonds and dates in a large mixing bowl. Add seeds.
  4. Warm maple syrup and almond butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir and pour over oat mixture and then mix thoroughly.
  5. Transfer to an 8×8 dish  lined with plastic wrap or parchment paper so they lift out easily. 
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and press down with something flat, such as a book, to get them really packed tight. This helps them from getting crumbly. Chill in the fridge or freezer for 15-20 minutes to harden.
  7. Remove bars from dish and chop into even bars. Store in an airtight container for up to a few days. I kept mine in the fridge to keep them extra fresh!

This content was created in collaboration with Kroger Family Stores using free products provided by Kroger.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Poncho + Flares

I've had my eye on flares for a while now, but was reluctant to take the plunge. Verdict: I'm so glad I did!
I forgot how flattering flares can be. The in-and-out shape balances out your legs, so you're not all top heavy - if you know what I mean. These flares in particular have a high waist, and let me just tell you...I know what I'm wearing on turkey day. #justsayin

Can we talk about this poncho though? Ponchos can be tricky - they can often be big and bulky (aka unflattering) and some women feel intimidated about styling them. If you're new to the poncho game, I recommend test driving a lightweight style, like this, so you can get comfortable with learning how to style them. Ponchos are such a great transitional piece, because they can easily be thrown on and off when the weather goes from cold-to-hot, as it tends to do in fall. More importantly, they add a special touch to an otherwise blank canvas.

Be sure to stop by and introduce yourself to the other Blogger Nation babes. 

Poncho, c/o LuLu*s / Tee (old) / Flares, c/o LuLu*s / Mules, c/o LuLu*s / Necklace, c/o LuLu*s / Karen Walker glasses via Ditto - rent your designer sunnies for just $19/month and get your 1st month free w/ code "EPWL"

Friday, October 2, 2015

9 Things

It's been a long time since I've posted anything in this series. If you're new to the blog, "9 Things" is basically a collaboration of various links I love across the internet. Enjoy!

1. The blanket scarf you need to buy before it sells out!

2. 33 websites that will make you a genius

3. Dying over these cute edible flower ice cubes.

4. The cutest DIY Gold Leaf Frame

5. Thinking of adding these cut-out booties to my collection.

5. Making these apple orchard donuts this weekend.

7. These wine bottle candlestick holders would look amazing on your fall table.

8. Earlier this week on Eat Pray Wear Love.

9. The best photography apps and how to use them.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Plaid x Leopard

Plaid and leopard are still going strong this Fall. I mean really, they are the perfect couple (next to Barbie and Ken, of course) so it really comes as no surprise.

By the way, this top is only $24 (and an additional 25% off) and I am OBSESSED with it for fall! This skirt is nearly sold out, so I linked to a bunch of other options below. 

By the way, let's not forget that you can get these shades (and many others) for a WHOLE MONTH for FREE by using the code "EPWL" at checkout. Just visit Ditto, get your shop on, and use the code - easy peasy.

Happy humpday babies!

Top / Skirt (sold out - similar options below) / Clutch, c/o / Shoes, c/o / Bracelets (old) / Lips, wearing "port" - use code "eatpraywearlove15" at checkout for 15% off / Karen Walker glasses via Ditto - rent your designer sunnies for just $19/month and get your 1st month free w/ code "EPWL"

Special thanks for Brandon Hill for these pics.

Linking With: Trend Spin Linkup // Style Elixir // What I Wore  // Spotlight Weekly // Summer Style Link Up // Book of Leisure / Cassidy Lou / Flashback Fridays

Monday, September 28, 2015

Navy Blue Jacket

Sorry for the late post guys. We had a late night with family friends and I just couldn't bring myself to write last night when we got home.

Today, the Blogger Nation gals and I have partnered with Pleione to share a bit of their collection, which you can find at Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack. They specialize in tops and dresses, but the star of today's show is this navy jacket. The sleeves roll up, making it the perfect transitional piece, while the waistband cinches so you can make it loose or fitted. It's there perfect piece to carry around on those days where the mornings are cold, and the days are hot. Anyone else experiencing that lately?!

By the way, I recently did a shoot with the amazing Brandon Hill (aka @howdybrandon). I just love how the shoot turned out! He's an incredible wedding photographer who recently moved to Colorado from Austin. Be sure to follow him as he takes the Denver fashion blogger scene by storm. 

Be sure to stop by and check out the rest of the Blogger Nation crew. 
Have a wonderful day everyone!

Navy Blue Jacket, c/o - sold out, love this piece / Shorts, similar for $19! / White Button Up - similar on sale for $39! / Black Mules, c/o / Karen Walker glasses via Ditto - rent your designer sunnies for just $19/month and get your 1st month free w/ code "EPWL" 

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