Thrift it Fix it: The Power of the Tuck

Thanks to a reader suggestion on Instagram, we’re launching a new segment called Thrift it Fix it on Dina’s Days. Often times, bloggers only show the finished look and we rarely give you the behind the scenes process of getting dressed.

How to clean your thrift store finds

From shoes to books, we’ve got you covered!


Wipe the inside and outside with Clorox wipes. For suede and leather, use a special shoe cleaner. Spray the inside with Lysol. Use Goo Gone to wipe the soles to get price tags and gunk off. Mr.

How to use ebates

You know I love a good bargain! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen my posts and tutorials on how I use eBates to earn cash back on my online purchases. I know it sounds too good to be true, I thought it was for so long. But it’s not! I’m pumped to earn cash back by shopping online this holiday season.

Turning a summer dress into a fall shirt

Living in NE Ohio, where we can sometimes experience four seasons in one week, I’ve always been big on buying pieces things that can easily be transitioned from one season to the next. I’m no stranger to transitioning summer dresses to fall. My go-to technique is to add a moto jacket, tights, and booties to a summer dress.

Where to buy wide calf boots

Shopping for wide calf boots can be a challenge, so I reached out to readers on Instagram and Facebook and asked where they have had luck finding wide calf boots. I received several great recommendations for both brands and stores.  Here’s what you all came up with:
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How to create a fall color palette

TBH, I was completely over summer fashion by say, July. Maybe it’s because I was still adjusting to postpartum life, hormones got me feeling hot all the time, or just the lack of creativity I was feeling.  I was so pumped for fall clothing I switched out my closet in August. Here are my go-to tips for making the transition a fun and seamless one:
Take inventory of what you already have.

Colorful Moto Jackets

A black moto jacket is a staple in my wardrobe but I can’t resist a colorful one! I love to browse secondhand stores for jackets that are already broken in but there are so many affordable ones online too. Check out my favorite selections around the web below. Scroll down to see how I’ve worn my jackets for style inspiration.