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Black Double Lace Cami Dress

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I love wearing casual dresses that have a little unique twist to them and this one is perfect! It’s great for casual days when you’re running errands and want to look cute but not too overdressed and can be easily dressed up or down depending on your accessories and shoes!

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Dress is from Forever 21 | See similar items below

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Front Lace Up Shift Dress

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This shift dress is an absolute favorite of mine! I love the lace up front design with these adorable bell sleeves! I’ve been really loving neutral toned stuff lately and this dress is perfect for dressing up or down.  Anyway hope you all are having a fabulous week so far!

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Dress is from TOBI! | Similar items down below!

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Fun and Free Stuff to do in LA with a Tassled dress

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This floral high low tassle and bell sleeved dress is so cute and comfy. It’s from forever 21 but is currently out of stock 🙁 I did post some similar ones down below.

Anyway, today I wanted to talk about how it’s so easy to get into the groove of routines and lose that excitement you get from adventure and spontaneity when you’re trying to save money. Hoan and I are getting married next year (we’re not officially engaged yet) but we’ve started planning for our wedding but because of this, we’re having a lot of open conversations regarding money. With that being said, we are trying our best to save where we can but still have some fun in our lives! My boyfriend Hoan and I wanted to do something fun yet also save money here in LA.

Long story short, we ended up driving down the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) to Dana Point and had a great time! I wanted to research what other fun/free things there were to do in California so here are some great posts on FREE STUFF TO DO IN LA!

Locale Magazine

We Like LA 2016

US.News Travel

…and Movies in the Parks LA!

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4 Tips on How to Have a Successful Relationship

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Hoan and I have been together for 2.5 years. While our relationship is not perfect, we’ve been able to maintain a happy, healthy, successful relationship. Granted we’ve been long distance for the entire duration of our relationship but like any other relationship we have differences that can make things difficult. Despite it we’ve been able to maintain a happy, healthy, successful relationship. 

1. Communication is Key

It’s imperative to be transparent in any relationship but especially a romantic relationship because your significant other needs to know how you feel. If we shut down because we’re put off by something and don’t let our significant other know, that’s going to lead to confusion and frustration and eventually withdrawal of efforts if they don’t see that their prying is making any progress.

2. Compromise

You’re going to have differences every single day but it’s key to know when to pick your battles and know when you can compromise. Not everything is going to go your way because a relationship involves two people with obviously different opinions.

3. Continue to Hold on 

One of the best pieces of advice we ever got was that you should always hold on. And hold on means that whenever you have an issue, one person should always hold on. For example, if you guys are arguing over the phone, don’t hang up if you know there’s more you need to talk through, continue the conversation until you’re both able to feel better about the situation.

4. Your significant other is your number one

Priorities are a huge thing that drives our daily activities. It’s important to make your significant other your number one priority, (of course after God for us). This allows for both people in the relationship to feel certainty and love which is one of our human needs. A lot of times, marriages begin breaking apart because they aren’t receiving the love they need from their spouse and then turn to their children for the love that they yearn for. Eventually, this cycle allows for separation and disconnect.

All of these practices have really helped Hoan and I in our relationship but again, it’s definitely not a guarantee because it’s also important to note that not every person is the right person for you. Regardless, i hope these practices can help you to have a successful relationship! Happy loving

 

 

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