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On My Radar (+ a giveaway)

Happy Hump Day!

I haven’t done an “on my radar” post in a while and I have a handful of completely unrelated items I want to share with you all 🙂

First up: Mixology

I recently discovered this online shop (and am already coveting this ruffle gingham mini skirt). They have a ton of great pieces for summer (and swan shaped pool floats if you’re in the market). Bonus: I am giving away a giftcard to one reader! To enter to win $25 to Mixology please leave a comment below!

Bonus entries here:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Second: ShopBop Summer Sale!

Right now Shopbop is offering an extra 25% off sale items with the code SCORE17 – this code will be valid through June 16th (11:59pm EST). I’ve rounded up some summer essentials in the widget below.

 

Third: Just finished reading Driving Miss Norma.

The book, just published in May, is the story of Miss Norma’s trip across the US in an RV after being diagnosed with uterine cancer at the age of 90. The true story became a Facebook phenomenon in 2015 + 2016, when Miss Norma was traveling the country with her son Tim and daughter-in-law Ramie. Ramie started a Facebook page to chronicle their journey, and soon people all over the country (and world) were inviting Miss Norma to their city. The novel chronicles highlights of the trip from both Tim and Ramie’s point of view, and I absolutely sobbed at the end of it.

My mom was a huge fan and discovered their journey in the beginning and religiously followed it on Facebook, so you bet she snagged the book when it came out. I would HIGHLY recommend, but be prepared for it to tug on your heartstrings. It was unbelievably heartwarming, especially with Miss Norma’s adventures and the emotional growth of the family during their journey. (Miss Norma was from Toledo, OH and lived in Grand Rapids, MI for part of her life, so it was very relevant to me)

Fourth: S’mores Halo Top

I don’t really love ice cream all that much but I cannot get enough of this flavor. If you haven’t jumped on the protein ice cream boat you should!

Fifth: Sunscreen

Working outside I wear sunscreen ALL THE TIME. But still get burnt. I recently was reading articles about safe vs. unsafe sunscreens and picked one up from a “safe” list. I bought Aveeno Baby Zinc Oxide lotion that is mineral based + paraben free. So far it seems to be working well – I found mine at Meijer but it is available at Target as well. 

 

I think that’s it for today. Thank you SO much for reading + supporting!

xo, Maddy

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Disclosure: This giveaway is a partnership with Nakturnal, with a prize of a gift certificate. I only work with companies I love and support and all opinions are always my own.

 

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48 Comments

  • Reply jodie

    This color combination is perfect for the summer! And it doesn’t hurt that I love color!!
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    June 14, 2017 at 9:09 am
  • Reply Veronica

    I am so excited to read Driving Miss Norma, thanks so much for the recommendation. Always looking for a good nonfiction book 🙂

    June 14, 2017 at 9:15 am
  • Reply Kyle

    I LOVE that dress on you – the color is everything!

    June 14, 2017 at 10:05 am
  • Reply Jovan B.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    June 14, 2017 at 10:29 am
  • Reply Meegan

    Yellow looks so good on you! I wish I could pull it off. So bright and summery!

    June 14, 2017 at 1:05 pm
  • Reply sandra

    Great styling

    June 14, 2017 at 1:29 pm
  • Reply Rebecca

    I’m in love with the purse! I just wish I wasn’t a poor college student and I could afford it!

    June 14, 2017 at 7:10 pm
  • Reply Dagmar

    Thanks for the chance to win! I love mixology

    June 14, 2017 at 8:01 pm
  • Reply Kaitlyn Bowman

    So glad our paths crossed! Love seeing your posts + can’t wait for more to come 😉

    June 14, 2017 at 9:49 pm
  • Reply Jenna

    What a fun and bold outfit! Perfect for the summertime. Have a wonderful day.

    http://abeautifulheart07.blogspot.com/

    June 15, 2017 at 1:54 pm
  • Reply Amy

    I love primary outfits! They always get me! ??

    June 15, 2017 at 9:02 pm
  • Reply Brooke

    I love love love the color combination!!! So pretty girl!

    Brooke
    Pumps and Push-Ups

    June 16, 2017 at 7:04 am
  • Reply Gina

    I would love this top–https://www.shopmixology.com/collections/sale-tops/products/loversfriends-lfs17sw109-thai-top-sky

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

    June 16, 2017 at 6:16 pm
  • Reply Britnee

    The bright yellow is stunning.

    June 16, 2017 at 8:15 pm
  • Reply B.P.

    yellow dressed wonder woman 🙂

    June 18, 2017 at 8:36 am
  • Reply Annessa

    I’m loving how colorful this outfit is – I would never think to pair yellow and teal but I looooove the combo! So perfectly festive for summer!

    Annessa
    http://www.seekingsunshine.com

    June 19, 2017 at 12:08 pm
  • Reply Ellen

    I love your whole outfit, especially the shoes! The color is amazing!

    June 19, 2017 at 9:12 pm
  • Reply Rivka

    The shoes are amazing! Also that bag… Really great look!

    June 19, 2017 at 9:46 pm
  • Reply Elizabeth Brooks

    Love the stress I u, very beautiful

    June 20, 2017 at 12:39 pm
  • Reply Gloria Luongo

    Cute outfit

    June 20, 2017 at 10:47 pm
  • Reply Amber Bourland

    Bright colors are always great for summer!

    June 20, 2017 at 10:52 pm
  • Reply Donna Kozar

    The colors are pretty esp. the shoes.

    June 20, 2017 at 10:53 pm
  • Reply kelly

    Love this dress and love the color. Perfect for summer! Thank you!

    June 20, 2017 at 10:54 pm
  • Reply Mary benack

    The pretty colors. An ohh those. Shoes. Love em

    June 20, 2017 at 10:56 pm
  • Reply Melissa

    I love mixology they have so many designs and so cute

    June 20, 2017 at 11:00 pm
  • Reply Tracy

    I love all the fun stuff they carry

    June 20, 2017 at 11:00 pm
  • Reply Sandy A

    Love the yellow dress a lot. You look great in that color and the shoes make a pop!!!

    June 20, 2017 at 11:03 pm
  • Reply Jessica M Miller

    Love all of the stuff on here. Thanks for the chance.

    June 20, 2017 at 11:05 pm
  • Reply Melissa C

    I love the rails rocky dress perfect for summer

    June 20, 2017 at 11:09 pm
  • Reply Hollie Jahnke

    It looks like they have some great stuff!!

    June 20, 2017 at 11:15 pm
  • Reply Naomie

    I love the colors.

    June 20, 2017 at 11:19 pm
  • Reply Michelle Catallo

    So brightly perfect ~ yellow makes the sun shine even more 🙂 Shoes are gorgeous btw

    June 20, 2017 at 11:23 pm
  • Reply Anita

    love the colorful outfit it looks great on you

    June 20, 2017 at 11:25 pm
  • Reply Elicia p

    LOVE those shoes!

    June 20, 2017 at 11:26 pm
  • Reply Nancy Schools

    I would love to win this.

    June 20, 2017 at 11:27 pm
  • Reply Virginia H

    I love the way you style. I can learn alot from you.

    June 20, 2017 at 11:34 pm
  • Reply Jen Freese

    Yellow & turquoise together? LOVE it!!!

    June 20, 2017 at 11:42 pm
  • Reply Jennylyn Gross

    looks cool

    June 20, 2017 at 11:46 pm
  • Reply Kathy

    Great colors one always needs more jewlery

    June 20, 2017 at 11:47 pm
  • Reply Christy Caldwell

    I am loving the yellow. I have to check my sunscreen now. I am obsessed with avoiding sunburn.

    June 21, 2017 at 12:18 am
  • Reply Amanda G

    I love the color of the shoes and the little tassels on the purses.

    June 21, 2017 at 12:42 am
  • Reply Kim Naumann

    So bright and sunny..perfect for summer!

    June 21, 2017 at 12:57 am
  • Reply Carrie

    LOVE the whole outfit! the colors are amazing!

    June 21, 2017 at 10:31 am
  • Reply Crissoe Woolard

    Wow! What a fun giveaway. Thank you so much for the chance to win. They have so many great things

    June 22, 2017 at 3:42 pm
  • Reply Yair

    This is amazing!!

    June 27, 2017 at 10:24 am
  • Reply Yair

    these are great outfits! thanks for posting

    June 27, 2017 at 10:24 am
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