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The Fourth of July has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you should leave your love of home at the door. Patriotic decor doesn't have to be all red, white, and blue. That's what state-shaped items are for, and they're cropping up everywhere. We've got candles, wall art, even tables shaped like that place you visited that one time.
We've narrowed our favorites down to seven souvenir-worthy pieces that are cute, never kitschy. And, aside from a set of coasters made by a Brit, these finds are made on Stateside soil. But, we'll let that one slide — it's not where you come from, it's where you've been.
As we get older, getaways of any kind become more and more sacred. It's a chance to relax, de-stress, and enjoy life without having to worry about responding to that "urgent" email (it will still be there when you're forced to snap back to reality, trust us). And, since the time we spend away from our desks and detached read
On days when ominous, gray clouds loom above, your armor against rainfall could also mean the downfall of your outfit. Sure, you've got puddles covered. But, even the toughest of rain boots can't do anything about the defiant drops falling from the edge of your umbrella onto the hem of your skirt. To avoid arriving at your read