Fall Health and Wellness Tips for your Fall Routine with Nature Made Vitamins

Feeling like you need a little routine refresh to get you out of the summer slump? Same! We’re in this together, friends which is why I’m so excited to take you through all of the ways I’m giving my own daily wellness routine a little refresh to keep me happy, healthy and firing on all cylinders this fall. I hope it inspires you in your own routine refresh to help you get out there and take advantage of all of the fall fun this season has to offer!

Our Favorite Simple Fall Cottage Decor

Fall is (almost) officially here and if you, like me, love to be really intentional when you’re curating the fall decor you’re bringing into your home and want it to sort of blend right in with the rest of your permanent home decor, I’ve rounded up my favorite simple, mellow, cottage-inspired fall home decor finds from around the web to spread max fall coziness without the clutter!

Celebrating Wedding Season with Our Best Wedding Registry Advice & Insight

In celebration of wedding season and our 3 years of wedded bliss, today I’m marrying (pun totally intended) my love for all things wedding related and my never-ending mission to give you guys the inside info on the best of the best home decor and essentials we love that genuinely enhance our everyday lives by offering our expert insight into one of those wedding traditions that can be a little tricky to navigate, as guest and bride and groom - the registry!

Our Backyard Patio Pergola Project: The Full Reveal!

The moment is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited to show you our backyard patio makeover and the reveal of our beautiful new pergola space with Leisure Time Products and Home Depot! With tons of cozy, inviting cottage design details and decor, our slightly boring backyard was transformed in just one day to become a magical little backyard oasis we’re completely in love with. Come see the incredible before and after pictures!

Our Exciting Patio Pergola Project: Details, Design Ideas & More!

We have been absolutely dying to share this backyard project with you guys and now the moment is finally here! Including a pretty pergola on our backyard patio has always been a dream of ours, and now thanks to Leisure Time Products and The Home Depot that dream is finally becoming a reality! Come hear all about our plans, the project and pergola details and see our design and decor inspiration!

Our Favorite White Bedding & Towels: Tried, Tested & Loved

White linens are super dreamy and one of our first home decor loves, but they can get a bad wrap on the practicality front, so we thought we’d kick off a fun new series here on the blog by giving you all of the details on the white bedding and towels we absolutely love in our house that are not only soft and snuggly as can be, but stand up to wear and tear like total champs. White linen lovers - this one’s for you!

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.