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Belly Baring

I’m cleansing you guys – because it’s Summertime and baring your midriff is big this season.
I scoured the Internet until I found a doable detox program and the Four Elements Cleanse seems doable. I’ll eat high fiber fruits, veggies and grains and drink a mixture of apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and cayenne pepper for the next 7-10 days. Easy peasy. Except I make everything extra difficult for myself. I overindulged this weekend so I’m starting off puffier than usual and craving a Fritter like a mofo.

It’s been three hours. I have a headache. I want a cup of coffee. I’m gagging over the detox drink. I’ll let you know how I’m feeling in a few days. Happy Monday!

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This detox drink better start tasting like a jalapeño martini soon…

Jaclyn xo

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Scruffy.

Beard maintenance is a thing now, you guys. I was recently made aware that the coolest men are conditioning their facial hair with special made-for-beard products. Because I aim to be cool, I am immediately going to purchased some Wild Man beard conditioner for My guy. I want him to smells like he was hit in the face by a lumberjack with an almond-tainted rosemary bush. There’s nothing sexier than a man who smells like a spa!

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Jaclyn xo

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All I Want to Wear for Christmas

So lookit. It’s been a long time. I get that you’re probably wondering if I’ve crawled into a cave with Channing Tatum, but the truth is, he’s married. I know you don’t want to hear excuses, but I wrapped up my 7 year corporate career, took some time to smell the hydrangeas, discovered a few new things about myself, and slept. A lot. Or slept-walked through the shoe department at Holt Renfrew, but listen: I’m back.

And I feel amazing.

For those of you that loyally read this mess, it’s true that this time of year makes me giddy as hell. I don’t know if its the pretty little flakes falling outside my window, perhaps its the catchy jingle with Mariah Carey and Jimmy Fallon that’s lighting up my iPod, or the excitement of dressing a little glamorous and wearing sequins and Ruby Woo to all the holiday parties? Whatever it is, can you blame me, It’s such a peaceful, sparkly, cheerful time of year!

As I sit here tapping my sequin slippers to “All I want for Christmas” I want to share with you a little compilation of “All I want to wear for Christmas”. Warning: textured tights, sparkly shoes, sequin trimmed blazer, and gold ahead – might cause rapid heart beat, excessive smiling and holiday fever.

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Sometimes you just need to stop and smell the hydrangeas, slip into something sequin and shake your little a*s to some Christmas tunes to get in the spirit.

Jaclyn xo

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Sweater Weather

So apparently the formula for fall is as follows: Sweaters, booties, chunky sweaters, layers and ….. Sweaters.

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It’s officially sweater weather, basically crawl into the perfect sweater and hibernate under it till spring.

For me sweaters and boots are easy as hell. I love fall.

Jaclyn xo

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Sleeping Beauty

Something about the crisp air and fall like temps that make me want to stay under my duvet and work from my home office….

Or maybe build a bed in my office?

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I think I’m on to something…….

Jaclyn xo

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One Night FNonly….

I’m so excited to be guest appearing at Fashion Night Out at Lemonberry this Thursday. I’m looking forward to meeting some My Tailored Life readers and getting my strutt on with you.

MAKEOVERS and must-haves, fashion and friends, bloggers and buyers, local celebrities and celebrations. Lemonberrys Fashion Night Out is going to be an evening that makes summer’s final fling end with a bang. To celebrate Fashion’s Night Out, Lemonberry has given me a $50 Gift certificate for one of you lucky loves. Leave a comment with your twitter name on this post for a chance to shop at my fav local clothing boutique.

Hope to see you all there!

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All you need is a reason to shop.

Jaclyn xo

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Fine Wine.

Yes, yes I love my wine. However this post isn’t a guzzle my glass social alcoholic kinda post, it’s a I’m a shopaholic kinda post that supports my thirst for wine colored denim, Bordeaux glazed nails, Merlot lips and deep ruby booties.

I need to work overtime to nourish my wine fixation (both).

You can assume jewel tones will be my Fall uniform. What’s going to be your go-to chilly weather style?

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I’m feelin the red wine in so many ways… I think it’s those burgundy booties in the last photo that are really speaking to me.

Jaclyn xo

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Oh Sh*t it’s Monday…

I woke up this morning totally thinking it was Sunday. It’s Monday. So rather than a mimosa on the back deck, I settled for coffee and almond milk in my home office. Oh the hardship we bear.

This made my coffee-instead-of-mimosas-morning much better!

Happy eff’in Monday!

Jaclyn xo

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Melting…

It was too hot to be inside over the weekend, so the bf and I packed up and headed to the lake for 3 days.

We sipped an over-sufficient quantity of  cocktails, took back a lofty amount of sugar, danced like teenagers on the beach, golfed at an amazing course and ate like kings and queens. It’s almost embarrassing how much our relationship resolves around food. Thank god we’re secure with ourselves.

Melting….

Sugar, sugar, sugar. Mimosa, mimosa, mimosa….

I love summer.

Jaclyn xo

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Taking it personally

Guess who woke up this morning and decided she was in desperate need of a personal day? A completely responsible, extremely organized individual would spend this glorious, office-free almost-summer afternoon with her laptop on the back deck playing catch up and sipping sparkling water. Happy Friday!

This is where I started my morning….

Happy Friday!

Jaclyn xo

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