I’ve Reached Stitch Fix Double Digits!

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Yesterday I received my 10th Stitch Fix in the mail. It’s been about a year and a half since I first tried the styling service, and I am still happy with it. I always keep something!

Check out these cute pieces from my stylist, Leah, who’s been with me the whole time.

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Outfits of the Week



Happy Friday, everyone! Another week is coming to a close, which means another installment of Outfits of the Week… although, if it were up to me, I’d have worn yoga pants and sports tops all week (and I did, to rehearsals) because I am le tired.

This next week is going to be a doozy: Nick will be in Moab for a guys’ trip, I’ll be working and taking care of the pup, and it’s tech week for my show. I’m going to need a lot of mental and physical stamina, and a lot of support from you!

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All the Pinks & Reds & Florals!


This is my 9th Stitch Fix after a long break. I had some referral credit starting to accrue and with summer here, I figured why not shoot for some fun tops and warm-weather dresses. I also figured you needed a break from my monotonous food-diary posts this week!

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My 8th Stitch Fix: A Lesson in Feedback

My 8th Stitch Fix: A Lesson in Feedback | THE REAL LIFE blog | fitness, food, fashion, and fun in Colorado

My Stylist’s Advice

I racked up some referral credit lately and decided to schedule a new Stitch Fix for my upcoming trip to LA for the Design Bloggers Conference!

The loot wasn’t exactly what I expected, but then again, my stylist gave me some good feedback on how to be more successful with my Fixes.

Take a look at what I got, and kept!

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How I Get Stitch Fix Items for FREE!

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Rack Up Referral Credit

When it comes to Stitch Fix, I learned early on that it might not be totally worth it to use the service unless you downright hate shopping or have no time to invest in your wardrobe. The clothing can be pricey and not any better quality than your average store.

BUT it’s definitely worth it if your items are FREE. Let me show you how I do it.

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My 6th Stitch Fix: Fall-Inspired Picks

Stitch Fix #6: Patterned Blouse, Skinny Jeans, Brown Suede Booties, Patched Sweater, Fall Fashion | THE REAL LIFE Blog | fashion, fitness, food, lifestyle, Colorado

For my stylist Leah, I decided to create a new Pinterest board focused on Fall fashion: sweaters, scarves, boots, etc.

She chose some great concepts, but they didn’t quite hit the mark, unfortunately.

See what I did keep, though!

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Outfits of the Week



You guys… GREASE OPENS TONIGHT! I am beyond excited!

To keep things brief again: Here are this week’s outfits. Keep in mind this has been tech week, with work from 8-4 and then full run-throughs of the show after that, with a call at 5pm and leaving the theater at around 10:30pm every night. Oof!

Bonus: I have an update on what I kept from my 5th Stitch Fix!

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