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What I'm Loving Right Now



Five years ago when I started blogging (ah, eighth grade, the golden years) it was so common to give fellow bloggers little awards, guest post on each other's platforms, and do weekly themed posts such as "What I'm Loving Wednesday." I was a big fan of the what I'm loving round-ups, but didn't really part-take for more than a few months. Five years later, I have noticed how most bloggers do some sort of weekly round-up of links or photos on Friday's, and that's similar to my "This Week's Top 10." But, this week there are few things I want to share in addition to Friday's post.

Small Space Decor: Part II





If you couldn't tell, I was feeling a little uninspired to blog last week. However, after a relaxing weekend and a little bit of apartment shopping yesterday, I am not only excited to be back on the blog, but also to be sharing the Part II of my Small Space Decor posts!

This Week's Top 10


1. I apologize for being MIA this week. I've been busy preparing to take today off of my internship to go to U Wisconsin for a transfer student day, so that's resulted in staying at work until 6:30 a few nights when I am used to heading home around 4. It's kind of surprising how much less time that leaves me with... I get home, eat dinner, hang out with friends, and all of a sudden I'm jumping in bed to do it all over again!

2. On Monday though, I did share 6 shoes under $100 that I am loving right now.

3. Last night I went to dinner with Elizabeth and one of our close high school friends that we hadn't seen since last summer. We went to the best empanada bar in Milwaukee and had a ton of fun catching up. If you haven't already, go check out my Insta post!

6 Shoes (Under $100) I'm Loving



This summer I can't seem to get enough of all the cute shoe trends popping up everywhere. From platforms to espadrilles and strappy sandals... I am in love with almost all of the cute footwear out right now. One thing I just can't get myself on the bandwagon for is slides. Maybe it's just me (it feels like it is!) but I'm not a fan... of course, to each their own! I do, however, love a great pair of mules, as you can see below!

This Week's Top 10

^this photo is everything I could ever want for my life. I imagine she's somewhere in Italy, dining al fresco. Ah, the dream.

1. Anyone else happy this half-week has come to an end?! The holiday was so relaxing and these last couple days of being back at work just kept me craving the weekend all over again. It's the final days of Summerfest and I'm excited to see Dan + Shay tonight, Whitney tomorrow, and Lee Brice on Sunday!

2. I am so obsessed with my new watch from Daniel Wellington. It's such a classic style and I love how the tiny silhouette is really flattering. For 15% off, use the code FRAN15!

3. I really need some new swimsuits for the rest of summer but I can't find any I love!!! Do you guys have any suggestions?!