Five Outfits for Travel – Airplane Outfits

Five Outfits for Travel

#1 Flowy dress by Roxy (on Amazon)

This dress is at least 3 inches below my fingertips, making it perfect for an airplane outfit!  Note that it has a low back so you will want to wear a cardigan over it or a sports bra.  I feel so confident in this and leggings.  Plus, I can wear it with sandals, sneakers or boots.  And I can wear it as a swim cover up!

#2 Easel Tunic Tank Extender (Amazon in all colors)

Talk about getting your bang for your buck.  No clinging fabric.  Plenty long enough with capri leggings or long leggings.  Goes with everything.  Goes under layers.  Looks cute with a t-shirt over it.  Can be worn by itself.

#3 Colored Jeans (linked to Loft)

I have the olive and black and love them.  I didn’t like the white or red because they got really loose after wearing them all day.

These colors go with everything.  You can dress them up or down.  Roll them up just a tad, and you have cute capris.

#4 Compression Leggings, Capris and Socks

These suckers hold you in!  And for airplane travel, I need them because my legs swell for some odd reason.

I love the capris for my tunics that I bring.  And the socks are so cute and can be worn under pants or jeans for constant compression.

These are Rise n Shine Compression Socks with eggs on one of the socks.  If you prefer just a basic black compression sock, here are some regular colors.  I bought these leggings; these are high waisted and fitted perfectly for keeping your blood flowing.

#5 Pleione Tops

This beautifully structured top is just lovely, casual and classy.  It looks great tucked in or hanging out.  And for being 5’8″ mine is almost long enough to wear as a tunic.  The front is a stiffer yet silky smooth material, while the back is a knit that doesn’t cling fabric.  LOVE this!  I’ve already worn it on one trip, and I can wear it with capris or jeans, etc.

They’re sold out waaa and only an XS is left at Nordstrom!  You can find this top in a similar style.

#6 Joggers from Target

These are almost as smooth as silk, but they’re not made of silk.  I don’t know what magic they put in these, but I was under their spell immediately.  LOVE these.  These are available, and I wear a Medium (usually a size 10).  It says they’re Juniors, but they were just on a back wall.

#7 Shoes for These Outfits

These Wild Diva shoes fit to a T.  There is arch support and some padding.  Let me just say that I’m VERY picky when it comes to walking around touring in comfortable shoes.  I used to feel so frumpy because I always wore tennis shoes to tour.  I vouch for these!  These are gray, but there’s a tan also.

Where are you going next?  What travel topics would you like me to research?  What are you wearing these days?

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Other Videos:

Disney Cruise Video

Fixer Upper Haul

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Crafts for Kids Ages 8-13

My LauriePOP YouTube Channel above will explain all the fun details for these crafts.

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These three craft ideas for older kids all use yarn.  I hope these ideas help you POP in front of 8 to 13 year olds with confidence!

#1 – Love Bug

I drew this Free Heart Printable on an empty breakfast bar box and cut it out.   He’s so cute!

#2 – Bracelet

Your child can hang this on a door knob, back pack, or use it as a bracelet.  This one took about 20 minutes FYI.

#3 – Swirly Pen

I love the 3-D pattern it made with no other effort.  And all the decorations they can add at the end will make it more customizable.

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I’m linking up with Saving 4 Six, The Thrifty Couple, A Pocketful of Polka Dots and Shelbee on the Edge.

Fixer Upper’s Magnolia Market Haul

So fun!

If you want to know what else to do in Waco, you can watch my very first Magnolia Market Girls’ Trip video.  I did alot of research to plan where all we went.  Take note-it was my very first YouTube video so it’s wordy!

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I’m linking up with Shelbee on the Edge and Fashion Should Be Fun today.


Happy Planner 2017 – 7 Changes I Made

My Happy Planner is Happier in 2017!

The 2017 Happy Planner is fresh and new.  Love the smell!  All of it sparkles.  I turn the pages gently, slowly.  I’m not in a hurry at this time of year.  Haha; how many days will it take before that’s over?

If you have The Happy Planner -Mambi Planner – Me and My Big Ideas – Create 365 – all names of The Happy Planner – you’ll love these changes, plus a free printable!


7 Changes I Made :

I walked away from The Happy Planner and came running back.  Thankfully, it welcomed me with open pages…that lay flat.  If you are deciding between two planners, I provide my comparison page for you below.

1.Change laminated cover ~

Here are three Happy Planner choices (Follow Your Heart, Hello Life, Be Happy), plus my Hard Cover .  They’re so pretty if you like pretty.  They’re fun if you like a fun vibe.   I knew I wanted a hard cover after watching At Home With Nikki replace her laminated pages with a hard cover.  Who knew!

2.Less pressure to fully decorate ~

I do love a well-decorated planner.  But approaching my calendar without my markers, without a monthly color scheme in my head, or without energy made me feel guilty.  Guilty for not opening my calendar to an elaborate design.  I kept thinking, “I should go all out and decorate this. I’m not using this to its fullest potential.”  We’re all busy and tired.  Alot. Shedding this pressure to decorate my 2017 Happy Planner to the nth degree every week seemed to help me mentally.  Now I approach it with whatever mood I’m in at that moment.  And again, it welcomes me with open pages that lay flat.


Aren’t these stickers adorable?  I like these too.  And how fun are these?  They are themed for you!!  I like these and these washi stickers as well.  I’m loving weather stickers at the moment!


3.Paper Mate Flair Markers or Ink Joy Pens ~


What pens are your fave for planners?  I’m giving myself permission to write with whatever is more convenient to me.  I’m shedding that pressure to make myself use cute markers every time I jot something down.   I’m using pens, pencils, crayons and beyond!


4.Use sticky notes

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For tentative events, I want to use sticky notes.  And guess what?!  The sticky notes do not have to match the overall theme of the month/week.  I love the gold flags in these Paper Clips.

5.Use pocket folders


Pocket Folders now hold receipts, inspirational cards, stickers, etc.  And they can be used as Decor that adds a stiffness to sections.

I’m ready to update my Pocket Folders from last year that were never used.  These are the next ones I’ll purchase.   

6.Use Notes Pages even more


I’m putting a few of the Notes pages at the back of each month.  Notes are a good place to put sick day details, future goals, reminders, recipe ideas that you see on pinterest or hear of—I might write, “Look up panera broccoli cheese soup recipe again” at the end of January.  They sell a pack of 40 sheets, and in it you get 20 pgs of Graph Paper and 20 pgs of Notes Paper.  These are worth every penny to me.

7.Forgive Myself


This Free Printable (much brighter when printed) is great for marking off habits each day to help you achieve your overall vision for each month.  When I don’t meet my goals for each month, it’s okay.  My Happy Planner is just a happy plan of what I’m working toward.  No pressure to be perfect every day!  If you want a smaller version for a planner that you are happy with, let me know!

You can always find me on my LauriePOP Ideas That POP YouTube Channel.  We can also Pin and be friends on Instagram.

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Features That Brought Me Back to The Happy Planner

Me & My Big Idea – Create 365 – Happy Planner at Michael’s

Hello Forever

Month view is on two pages Month view is two pages.
Long, vertical rectangles for each day (Vertical View)-week on two pages Short horizontal view; week on two pages
Each day broken into am, mid-day, and evening One horizontal rectangle for whole day-about half of vertical view
Space for large handwriting If I’m going to jot something down really quick, the metal rings get in my way
Pull out and put back In pages, and you don’t have to open the rings. Pull out and put back in pages, but you have to open all the rings and then pull.
Outer cover is really thick; nice deep pocket folder inserts with varying designs and quotes. Hard but squishy cover with small pockets in the front cover in totally cute coral pink

I’m linking up with Shelbee on the Edge and A Pocketful of Polka Dots today .

$6 Target Merona Shirts on Sale


Got this versatile shirt last night.  They’re $6 at Target!!!

Merona Ultimate Tee


It’s so velvety soft and stretchy without being clingy.  I went up a size and love the fit!


Goes great with white jeans in winter!  If you have long arms, these are a perfect fit.













Right now all Clearance is 60% off!


Throw on a Target Cardigan, and you’re ready for a winter getaway.  I love navy and mustard!  Even they paired navy and white stripes with this Boyfriend Cardigan.


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Natural Makeup Tutorial for Over 40

For a natural makeup look, you want to look like you’re not wearing makeup.  But there are features of your face that will POP by applying a few neutral makeup shades.  Subscribe to my Channel if you like this tutorial.

I’m Off to Run Errands…

Natural makeup looks start with Dream BB Cream by Maybelline.  I recommend this because it is super sheer.  Therefore it evens out your skin blemishes and indentions without looking like foundation.  It does not have a thick coverage.  That means that you can still see pores, and it is an un-makeup’d look.  It feels watery thin but not watery.  Does that make sense?  My LauriePOP Ideas That POP YouTube video above explains it better.  I wish we could just FaceTime every morning, and I could explain.

To continue our neutral makeup look for running errands or taking down Christmas decorations with the family (fun or not fun?), we need to apply a light couple of dabs of blush.  Blend some bronzer on your forehead, T zone and all the way down your neck.  It gives you some pep in  your step…and it blends your coloring!

For the eyes I always prep my natural makeup look with eyeshadow primer.  This cream covers blemishes, but it sets the eyeshadow that goes on top of it for the whole day.  This step is key!  Setting your eyes sets you up for a natural, energized and ready-for-the-day look.

My most effective Under Eye Purple People Cover Upper is Mary Kay’s Under Eye Corrector.  I promise I don’t sell Mary Kay; I just love their stuff still!

Can we take a minute to remind ourselves that we do not wear makeup to impress people. Think about why you wear it.  Really.  Do you wear it for yourself?  Do you wear it because you enjoy it?  I appreciate the approach.  I appreciate the art.  I appreciate the care you have for your face.  We’re taking care of our makeup look.  So, no pressure.  And be yourself – even with makeup on.  It’s just makeup.  But you are you!

With practice this look will take you five minutes.  I should do a five minute makeup challenge video!

You’re going to stipple a yellow shadow over the eyeshadow primer.  My Christmas present to myself was this palette in all shades.  They’re basically the matte shades from the Urban Decay palettes in one place.  I highly recommend this for all skin colors, moods and wallets!  They go on lightly so that you can build slowly.  So luxe!

Then in the crease you will apply this salmon color.  You can see the peachy tones coming through even with my yellowish eyeshadow on.  THAT is what you’re accenting.  If you have green coming through, try a green or gray.  Fun!

You finish the eyeshadow by applying the yellow base all over the completed eyelid.  Voila!

MakeUp Brush I Used
BB Cream by Maybelline Hands or Beauty Blender
Eyeshadow Palette Japonesque (linked to Amazon)-all matte colors Eyeshadow Brush I Gave Myself for Christmas
Bronzer Bare Escentuals Brush 
Mary Kay Blush Vintage Blush Brush

Add a little eyeliner if you like it and a few swipes of your mascara, and you’re good to go…after you put on some lip gloss of course.  And remember that you’re never fully dressed without a smile!

Videos You May Like:

How To Make a Cup Cozy or What to Take on a Disney Cruise or Fall Makeup Video

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I’m linking up with Funky Forty and Shelbee on the Edge today.