Sparkle & Shine: An AFFORDABLE Holiday Outfit (Under $80 Total!)

Sparkle & Shine: An AFFORDABLE Holiday Outfit (Under $80 Total!)

One of the TOP requested types of content for the season from my recent reader survey was for ~dressier~ holiday outfit inspiration for all of the Christmas parties and seasonal shindigs on the calendar. And…

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1 Thing, 3 Ways: SPANX Leather Leggings

1 Thing, 3 Ways: SPANX Leather Leggings

If there’s one piece worth investing in for the fall/winter season, it’s Spanx leather leggings. Katie bought her first pair in this year’s NSALE and has been *itching* to break ’em out for the season…

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What’s on your Christmas list? (Let’s brainstorm holiday content together!)

What’s on your Christmas list? (Let’s brainstorm holiday content together!)

Fa la la la laaaaa la la la la! ‘Tis the season, and these online halls are about to be DECKED the heck out for the holidays. You ready? 😉 I feel like I say it…

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My $21 Dress for the Holidays (Easy Thanksgiving Outfit!)

My $21 Dress for the Holidays (Easy Thanksgiving Outfit!)

The clock struck midnight on November 1st and Jingle Bells rang through the air – ’tis the season, yo. I’m one of those people putting the Christmas tree up early…as in, it’s already up. 😉…

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AMAZON FALL HAUL (15 pieces!)

AMAZON FALL HAUL (15 pieces!)

It’s PRIME TIME – so stoked to bring you a huuuuuuge Amazon Fall Haul today! This Walmart fall haul was a smash hit, so I figured ’tis the season to haul all things fall and…

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#AskE – (Breastmilk vs Formula, dirty hair bun tutorial, Cry it out? etc)

#AskE – (Breastmilk vs Formula, dirty hair bun tutorial, Cry it out? etc)

I’m gonna keep this intro short n’ sweet because HOLY MOLY, do we have a humdinger of an #AskE post for you today! We’re getting right into with the #real stuff, which I lovelovelove –…

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5 Fun, Affordable Blazers for the Office (All UNDER $40)

5 Fun, Affordable Blazers for the Office (All UNDER $40)

Calling all my working women – today’s workwear post is fo’ you! Going through my own fall closet, I found quite a few blazers and was fondly reminiscing about my days at UPenn (a super…

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The Best in Amazon Activewear: Workout Clothes with the BEST Reviews!

The Best in Amazon Activewear: Workout Clothes with the BEST Reviews!

Lord knows everything and its mother can be found on Amazon. And with the advent of Amazon Prime came a whole new world of shipping expectations – if it ain’t arriving by 9 pm tomorrow,…

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What to Wear to a Fall Wedding: 20+ Fall Wedding Guest Dresses

What to Wear to a Fall Wedding: 20+ Fall Wedding Guest Dresses

Can you hear the bells? Wedding season is in the air! I’m 100% biased, but fall is my favorite time to get married. 😉 Any other September anniversaries in the house? We’ve got a wedding on…

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September Instagram Roundup + Topsellers + Stuff on Sale!

September Instagram Roundup + Topsellers + Stuff on Sale!

Hey girl hey! Dropping in on a Friday with what woulda/coulda/shoulda been up last weekend (oops), because we’re adding a fun little monthly series to the lineup! On the last Sunday of every month, I’ll…

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My Grown-Up “Going Out” Outfit Formula

My Grown-Up “Going Out” Outfit Formula

When it’s Tuesday but we’re all already dreaming about happy hour on Friday – it’s just that kinda week. So I figured I’d help speed up the wait to the weekend with a little guide…

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Walmart Fall Haul – 10 Pieces under $35!

Walmart Fall Haul – 10 Pieces under $35!

And we’re back back back back again with more from Walmart – still not sponsored (LOL, HMU WALMART) but still just as hot hot hot. Walmart’s fall arrivals are G-O-O-D. I had one glass of wine…

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The $12 Walmart Sweater that Feels like Cashmere

The $12 Walmart Sweater that Feels like Cashmere

TGIF, friends! Fridays are just so exciting, aren’t they? The week is almost over, your happy hour margarita is waiting, and the weekend is thiiiiiiiis close. Bless the heck up. You know what else is…

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10 Things for a CUR Closet

10 Things for a CUR Closet

Hi friends! Today, I bring you the Bible. HA. Really, the CUR Bible. Because it’s been a labor of lovelovelove to make it happen, with the amount of archival rummaging that needed to happen to…

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From Desk to Drinks: The Perfect Leopard Blouse

From Desk to Drinks: The Perfect Leopard Blouse

If there’s one thing that readers have asked for quite a bit and I’ve MAJORLY slacked on, it’s workwear. For that I partially blame the fact that I don’t work in a traditional 9-to-5 office…

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10 Ways to Wear a Plaid Blanket Scarf (+ How to Tie it!)

10 Ways to Wear a Plaid Blanket Scarf (+ How to Tie it!)

Fall means a lotta things. It means the start of pumpkin-spice-everything season, the start of really good primetime TV season, the start of a cooler temp season…and namely, the start of plaid blanket scarf season.…

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1 Thing, 3 Ways: Cuddl Duds Hoodie Cardigan (Today’s Special Value on QVC!)

1 Thing, 3 Ways: Cuddl Duds Hoodie Cardigan (Today’s Special Value on QVC!)

TGIF – it’s TSV time! That’s a lotta acronyms on a Friday, so in case you’ve had a long work week and ICYMI ( 😉 ), we’re talking all about Today’s Special Value on QVC…

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Happy Birthday, CUR – 6 Years of Coming Up Roses!

Happy Birthday, CUR – 6 Years of Coming Up Roses!

Happy birthday, Coming Up Roses – CUR is 6 years old TODAY. I literally can’t believe it… In trying to figure out what to share on this sixth blogging anniversary (blogiversary? ha!), I wanted to…

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Vogue’s 73 Questions with Erica

Vogue’s 73 Questions with Erica

Happy MONDAY FUNDAY. Are we having fun yet??? For funsies today, I wanted to do my own version of Vogue’s super popular YouTube series, 73 Questions. In it, the interviewer/narrator stays behind the camera, following…

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The Best of the NSALE: WORKWEAR (A Week’s Worth of Office-Worthy Outfits!)

The Best of the NSALE: WORKWEAR (A Week’s Worth of Office-Worthy Outfits!)

Do you guys remember paging through Seventeen magazines way back when, and seeing the “week’s worth” of outfit ideas for each day of the week? It was like every girl’s Bible to middle school dressing,…

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