• Gift Guide for Him | Christmas Edition (Prices ranging from Free – $100+)

    It's that wonderful time of year, GIFT BUYING SEASON! Don't get me wrong, there is so much more to this season than that. Spending time as a family, baking, Christmas music and movies - they all make the season magical! Plus we all know the true meaning of Christmas (or Hanukkah or Kwanza), but with that being said, I absolutely love buying gifts for people! However, as much fun as it is to pick something out and see someone's face when…
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    December 3, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • 12 Days of Rowdy Gentleman | Giveaway

    My boyfriend, Philip, and I recently became representatives for Rowdy Gentleman together! To celebrate the holiday season, we decided to team up with them to host a huge giveaway! Each day, we will be giving away a bigger prize. The contests will be announce on my Instagram (laurenlindmark) every day - so make sure you're following! Here are the different prizes listed below... Day 1 - Stadium Cups Day 2 - 3 beer Sleeves of your choosing Day 3 - 1…
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    December 1, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Thanksgiving Blog | + Roundup of the Best 2015 Black Friday Deals

    I hope you have all had a lovely thanksgiving filled with family, blessings, and LOTS of good food! I had an excellent day here at my lake house with my family. Cooking and baking are things everyone in my family loves to do (and luckily something everyone is good at)! Because of that, we ended up making too much food - as usual - which means a happy family and a few weeks of yummy leftovers! I love being able to…
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    November 27, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Preppy On a Budget | Where to Shop & What Pieces to Buy

    Some questions I frequently receive on my Tumblr are "how do you afford your clothes," "I'm in high school, can I afford being preppy?" and "Where can I get preppy clothes for less?" Well never fear all my preppy - fashion lovers! I have finally created my guide to being preppy on a budget. I'm going to share my tips for getting clothes for less and where to find cute, inexpensive, preppy pieces for your wardrobe! Where To Shop  First and foremost, where to shop.…
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    November 25, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • 19 Reasons Why We Love Our Dogs | Daily Dose of Charm

    In honor of my pup's second birthday today, I decided to write down all the reasons why we love our dogs... 1. They're always there. Hard day? They're there. Cooking dinner? They're there. Trying to get work done? They're there. You can't really complain though. 2. They let us dress them up in ridiculous costumes just to make us happy. Ya know, if you're into that stuff. 3. They look up to you. Literally and figuratively. 4. They're a 24 hour…
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    November 11, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Pumpkin Patch | OOTD

    Some of my favorite childhood memories came from going to the pumpkin patch. I always bought way too many pumpkins, drank way too much cider, and ate waayy too many cider donuts (these things are the best)! Louisburg Cider Mill has become a tradition for my family and I, and the last two years it has also become a tradition for my miniature Pomeranian, Beau, who wasn't as thrilled to be there are we were. This years trip was filled with all the…
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    November 10, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Autumn Adventures | OOTD (+ win a blanket scarf)

    Okay so I know I say this at the beginning of every season, but I looove fall! Sure I love chino shorts, Lilly Pulitzer dresses, and all the bright summer colors - but fall is all about comfy and cute and that is what I live for! Fall and winter are the only seasons you can throw on an oversized sweater and be considered dressed up (score)! Last weekend my roommates, boyfriend, family, and I went to visit my older sister…
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    October 26, 2015 By laurenlindmark