Fun Finds on Friday

We travel a lot during the summer months, and the first of our trips (down to Chicago for a bit) is coming up soon. So this week’s edition of Fun Finds is all about being on the go.

I love my camera. So very, very much. But it’s a bit of a monster, and definitely not suitable for stashing in a handbag. The camera on my iPhone has become my replacement point and shoot, and it works beautifully – especially via Instagram. But how much cooler would those vacation photos be with this sweet 3-in-1 lens set, with fisheye, macro, and wide angle lenses included?!

Olloclip 3-in-1 iPhone lens, photojojo

Whenever I travel, I’m always sure to pack a ton of sunglasses because I always know I’m going to lose or break at least one pair before my return. This adorable pair is only $9, and at that price I can justify throwing a few more in the suitcase.

Behind the Scenes sunnies, lulu’s

A pair of shorts I can dress up or down saves me space in my bag – which means I have more room to pack another pair of shoes. You know I like that. Plus, this pair is a mere $16.99, which means I can afford to buy another pair of shoes. And you know I LOVE that.

Painted Tulip Shorts, 2020ave

This dress has an easy breezy vacation feel to it, no matter what your destination is. Bonus: it’ll hide the food baby I’m sure to acquire after a few rounds of deep dish pizza and other Chicago specialties.

Billabong Love Yourself Tunic Dress, swell

Do you have travel plans this summer? What do you plan to pack?


  • Happy Halloween dear friends! We will be out tonight enjoying family and neighbors. Little princesses and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at our feet. Sneaking treats from our babies’ candy buckets. Enjoy the spooky night with your lil’ spooks & ghouls! And these next pics are just because PicMonkey let me… {insert maniacal laugh here}… Don’t forget to… [Continue Reading]

    Spooks & Ghouls
  • If you’re not excited for tomorrow’s big event by now, then call me shocked. Cuz it’s all set to be our best yet. And one of the reasons it’s going to be so amazing is the wide variety of small businesses joining us. One such business is Cathy Plotnick, the ParTeaLady. She’s a part of the… [Continue Reading]

    Tea Time!
  • On Monday, I shared our barn getaway pics (if you haven’t seen them yet, you gotta check it out – it was an absolutely gorgeous spot!). Every fall weekend getaway needs a hot drink to warm chilled bones. A favorite of my friend Heather’s family, this recipe has a surprise ingredient in it – red hots! You… [Continue Reading]

    Hot Apple Cider… With a Little Kick
  • Wild Ruffle loves giving back.  So as you can imagine, we are ecstatic to bring you a new vendor that is all about ‘giving back’. Giving back to those in need. We proudly introduce, Kelli Wollmering and her company Gifts4Change.  It was established back in November of 2011 with a mission to alleviate hunger and… [Continue Reading]

    Help Make a Change
  • If I could pick one season, it’d be fall. I’m in love with fall.  Sweaters and layers keeping me toasty warm all by themselves. No winter coats or snow boots to weigh me down. Not too hot. Not too cold. Heaven. And who could deny that relaxing with loved ones on a fall weekend retreat isn’t the… [Continue Reading]

    Fall is Heaven

Comments

  1. Once again, I love all of your picks! Seriously, the sunglasses, the shorts, the dress! I may have to buy them all!

  2. Man, those shorts are amazing! :) We are actually going to Lebanon for most of August and it’s the first time I’ve been out of the country! I can’t wait! :) I am going to try to pack for two weeks in a carry on? Cna I do it?! YES! hahaha

  3. Love Chicago! Reminds me so much of Toronto.
    And I love those shorts.
    We’re off to Florida for 5 weeks at the beginning of the month. Can’t wait for the heat. We pack VERY light. More room for shopping!

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