• 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Drink Caffeine

    Sweet tea used to be my weakness. If I wasn't drinking Arizona Arnold Palmer I was buying a venti black iced tea sweetened from Starbucks (that's sweet tea in 'bucks language). Not only did I find that spending $3.00 on a cup of tea almost everyday was expensive, it was also costing my health. After a little research, I finally figured out that caffeine was a majority of the blame for my moods, stress,  and over-eating that I sometimes couldn't control. Cutting out…
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    February 19, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Daily [Dose of Charm] Blog: What I got for Valentine’s Day & What I did 2/14/15

    Valentine's Day is all about spending time with the ones you love - that's the best part! However, I am slightly obsessed with shopping especially when it comes to shopping for gifts, and a lot of my friends and family are the same way! I was so fortunate to have so many loving people in my life this Valentine's Day. Here are a few of the gifts I received! My parents were out of town for Valentine's Day this year so,…
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    February 18, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • What to Pack in Your Carry-On

    I'm an expert when it comes to airplane flights, I've been on enough flights that I can practically fly the plane myself - ok not really - but I've definitely done my fair share of carry-on packing in my lifetime. So here is my 'professional' opinion on what you should bring... If you've been on an airplane you should know how freezing it gets, I'm telling you you will not regret bringing some kind of sweatshirt or pullover. I love…
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    February 10, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Daily [Dose of Charm] Blog: Behind the Scenes of Go Blog Social’s Style Shoot 1/31/15

    The world of blogging is still pretty new to me, but I have to say I'm absolutely loving it! There are endless opportunities out there for bloggers, and lucky for me I have the chance to work with some amazing people who give me an insight into this fabulous world! I'm a new intern for Go Blog Social which is a company here in the Midwest that puts on awesome blogging workshops and conferences. Last Saturday I went to their new style shoot…
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    February 5, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Gift guide for Him & Her – Valentine’s Day Edition – Ranging from $0 – $100+

    Shopping for other people is always so much fun - that is if you have ideas for them. Let's be honest, most of the time our minds draw a blank when it comes to thinking of new gift ideas for every holiday. Valentine's Day is coming up, but don't spend anymore time worry about gifts - I've got you covered. Below is a list of gift ideas for your man or your girl ranging from free to over $100! Enjoy xoxo Free…
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    February 4, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Rainy Day Activities

    Today was such a perfect day, not only was it Super Bowl Sunday (aka best day of the year - who doesn't love Super Bowl food!?) but it has also been raining/snowing all day here in Kansas City which makes the perfect excuse to stay in bed. Last night was my school dance (see my blog post about what my date and I wore here) and I got a good 4 hours of sleep, so why not lay in bed all day…
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    February 2, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • School Dance – What My Date and I wore! (+ where to buy your dress & how I asked my date)

    Last night my boyfriend and I went to our Sweetheart dance - I know it's called something different at every school, but at my school this is the dance where the girls ask the guys and the girls have to pay! My absolute favorite part of going to school dances is picking out the dress - but it can also make it the worst part if you can't find one you love. Below are the links to what I wore…
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    February 1, 2015 By laurenlindmark