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A Day Trip To Florence

October 12, 2017
side street in the city of Florence

This summer I was so thankful to be staying in Rome, but I knew that if I was going to be anywhere nearby Florence then I had to go and visit. The small city certainly did not disappoint! On only my second day in Italy I hopped on a train and headed through Tuscany to […]

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Lifestyle

Lovely Life Update- Back to School

October 9, 2017
Bonnie with Dog- cover photo for a lovely life update

Hi there everybody! I just wanted to give y’all a little life update now that I’m trying to get back into the swing of things with the blog! When I left for my study abroad in Rome this summer I had every intention of keeping y’all updated with every detail of my adventures. Unfortunately, life […]

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Yellow Shirt Dress

June 2, 2017
yellow linen shirt dress belted with a bow and a black and cream colored kate spade cross body purse with a pink, orange, and cream colored scarf tied to it.

Ciao everybody! So I have officially survived my first two days in Italy and they have been so wonderful! On the first day, the girls that I traveled with and I got unpacked and explored the local area around our apartment. Then the day after that we hopped on a train to Florence. I knew […]

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Lovely Life Update- Summer Plans, Internship, and More

May 26, 2017
study abroad summer plans Italy life update passport

Hi Everybody! This is my first life update so I basically just want to let y’all know a little bit about what has been happening with me lately. This has been an absolutely crazy month with school ending, starting Ought to be Lovely, and my sister graduating high school. I also have another HUGE announcement about […]

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Style

The Power of the Perfect Shift Dress

May 19, 2017
shift dress, cornflower blue with white embroidery, envelope clutch, matching cornflower blue slingback flats

A classic cut made popular by fashion icons such as Grace Kelly and Jackie O, the shift dress is a style that has been around for decades and, I assure you, won't be going away any time soon. It's honestly just too perfect! The shift dress has been one of my favorite dress styles for as long as I can remember for three reasons: it's flattering, breezy, and it's…

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Pink and White Striped Midi Dress

May 15, 2017
Bonnie stands in the garden with her hands behind her back, looking at the sound. She wears a pink and white striped summer midi dress, a woven belt, and blush pink colored block heel pumps.

Today was a fun-filled day spent celebrating all of the sweet mommas out there! Although we should probably live every day like it’s Mother’s Day, this year May 14th is the designated day that we are really able take every opportunity to celebrate and thank the amazing women in our lives. From Mother’s Day breakfast, to a special church service, to a relaxing day around…

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Travel

My Favorite Travel Outfit

May 8, 2017
Bonnie sits on a chair in the airport. Her travel outfit is made up of an olive green and white striped tank with a camel colored jacket, black jeans, floral patterned ballet flats, and is holding a back and white Kate Spade tote bag.

When I travel I seem to have absolutely no trouble filling my suitcase with pretty dresses, cute shoes, and probably way too many accessories. For the longest time the only outfit I seemed to have trouble planning was the one I was going to travel in! Luckily, I finally figured out exactly what pieces of my wardrobe make up my favorite travel outfit and…

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Lifestyle

Best Ways to Brighten Your Morning

May 2, 2017
Start your day off right by using these tips and tricks.

It’s finally summer (yayy!), but for most of us this is no longer a time when we can just lay around the house or play outside all day. We all have jobs, internships, summer classes, or even just daily chores and errands which require our attention and time. This just means that it’s even more important to stay productive during…

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