Our Epic Couples Bucket List for Summer!

There’s nothing we love more than a fun seasonal bucket list full of outdoor activity and adventure galore, so today, as promised, we’re revealing our complete summer bucket list full of awesome ideas for couples and families alike, and the one summer essential that we never head out for an adventure without!

A Perfectly Pink DIY Chalk Paint Dresser Makeover

We could NOT be more excited to show you this pretty in pink DIY dresser makeover we tackled using KILZ® paint and primer because not only is the finished result one of our favorite furniture makeovers of all time, but we’re giving you all of the details on how you can enter to win a $1000 prepaid Visa giftcard in the KILZ® Street to Sweet Sweepstakes!

Our Favorite Casual, Cozy Cottage Style Rugs

We consider it our duty as cottage lifestyle lovers to embrace our best casual, barefoot selves at all times, so today we’re rounding up all of the soft, cozy, cottage-cool area rugs and runners we love from around the web that are perfect for your living room, bedroom, kitchen, dining room, layering or even for spicing up your stairs. Fun rugs for life!

4th of July Outfits for Him & Her

It’s 4th of July week here on Love & Specs and to kick off the celebrations, we’re rounding up tons of patriotic, summer-perfect outfit finds for both men and women so you and your squad can come correct with the fresh, festive duds when the moment arrives in a couple of weeks! And bonus, everything included is under $200 and because everyone celebrates this special holiday their own way, we included a mix of pieces that are perfect for preppy picnics, lakeside lounging, casual backyard BBQs, slightly polished parties and more!

How I Completely Upgraded My Health & Wellness Routine with the Waterpik® Sonic-Fusion® Flossing Toothbrush

Today I’m giving you guys all of the details, ins and outs of a little discovery I made that has completely upgraded my health and wellness routine and made me feel so much more confident about showing off my big, bright white smile! If you have yet to hear about the Waterpik® Sonic-Fusion® Flossing Toothbrush, the world’s first flossing toothbrush, you’re in for a treat because this thing is a total game-changer!

Recreating Childhood Magic With a Summer-Inspired A&W Root Beer Float Party

We couldn’t think of a better way to kick off the summer season than by taking a trip down memory lane in celebration of A&W Root Beer’s 100th anniversary, and throwing one epic backyard root beer float party! When we were young an A&W Root Beer float was the ultimate sign of summer celebration, so we’re showing you how to recreate this easy, delicious root beer float party in your own backyard this season, perfect for entertaining family and friends of all ages!

His & Hers Summer Style: Funky Floral Prints & Leopard Everything

Today’s spring/summer style feature is all about prints! Specifically two fun men’s and women’s trends we loved long before their recent resurgence - leopard print for the ladies and tiny floral prints for the guys! So we’re rounding up our favorite leopard print tops, dresses, shoes and more for the gals and teeny tiny floral print shirts for the guys from around the web for you to love all summer long!

An Easy, Classic, Casual Sneakers & Dress Combo

Today I’m building on last week’s midi dress roundup and talking about a classic spring/summer outfit combo that I rely on to get me through the warmer months with ease, comfort and just the right amount of polish - sneakers paired with dresses! Plus I’m rounding up all of my favorite versatile, polished sneakers that I can’t get enough of from Converse, Keds, Veja and more.

Unique Home Design & Cute Corners in Arcadia, Phoenix, Arizona: Round 2

We’re taking you on a second tour of some of Phoenix, Arizona’s most unique and charming real estate in one of our desert city’s best and most beloved neighborhoods, Arcadia! This time, every inch of the neighborhood is in full bloom, putting on one of the most spectacular spring shows around and perfectly complimenting all of the beautiful farmhouse, craftsman, cottage, ranch and other home design styles that make this place so special.

Spring Cottage Style Home Decor We Love

Spring always ushers in an abundance of fun, romantic, gorgeous cottage style home decor pieces to love, so we’re capitalizing today by rounding up all of the fresh, spring-ready, cottage-inspired home decor pieces from around the web that we’ve fallen in love with this season. Cottage style lovers unite!

DIY Laminated Paper Placemats

Who’s ready for the most fun, versatile DIY home decor project ever?! Today we’re giving you the rundown on how to make these super easy, practical and completely customizable DIY laminated paper placemats that are perfect for your next party, holidays, catching the kiddos’ meal chaos and so much more!

Spring Cleaning & Home Improvement Revelations We're Loving!

Today we’re taking you through three epic new discoveries we’ve made that have been total game-changers in making it easier to either keep our home clean this spring, or maintain its fresh look and feel in general, sans signs of wear and tear, including the best robot vacuum of all time, the perfect dishwand system you definitely need in your dishwashing life and the most durable kitchen cabinet refinishing products that will blow your remodeling mind!

Spring Shoes: The Sock Bootie

Part Three, the final installment of our spring shoe-stravaganza is finally here, and we couldn’t be more excited about today’s featured shoe from Bird of Flight - the most gorgeous sock ankle booties with a totally wearable and unfussy low heel.

Easy Kitchen Decor Ideas for Entertaining Guests

Our kitchen is the epicenter of activity when we’re hosting and entertaining guests, so today we’re talking about all of the kitchen decor essentials that have made prepping to host and hosting so much easier (and prettier) for us and why we love them, which includes one of our very favorite things, the new Softsoap® Décor Collection®!