My Travel Style

Travel Style - Waketon Road

The Holiday’s are upon us which means travel for many of you. Brian and I are fortunate that both of our families live within 20 minutes of us. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t traveling happening this time of year. As I’ve mentioned before, I love to travel. No matter where I’m heading I prepare for my travel in the same way. In this post I shared how I...

How To Style Burgundy Accessories

Burgundy Accessories - Waketon Road Blog

If there is one color I have not been able to get enough of lately, it’s burgundy. It’s been my go-to for everything from accessories to monochromatic looks. Usually this time of year I’m all about true red, but this year it’s all about burgundy. You have seen a couple looks on the blog already that fall into the maroon/burgundy family. The velvet leggings from this look are some of...

Dear Instagram…

Dear Instagram - Waketon Road - Wearing Lou & Grey

Dear Instagram, I feel like we need to have a chat. It’s no secret that there is an “Instagram struggle” for those of us who use Instagram as a business platform. The new algorithm has changed the way users see content which has benefited a select few accounts and made it a struggle for the rest. When I started blogging, Instagram was chronological and it made sharing images with followers...

Online Shopping Tips + Cyber Monday Deals

Online Shopping Tips + Cyber Monday on Waketon Road

Cyber Monday is here and it’s one of the biggest online shopping days of the year! There have been so many great sales running recently but online shopping has it’s challenges. On one hand it is incredibly easy to shop online. You have a wider selection to choose from and you can shop from anywhere at any time! But on the other hand it can be hard to shop online...

The Ultimate Boot Guide

I’m a boot girl! I look forward to fall every year just so I can break out my boots again. I always feel like an outfit looks so much more put together with a boot. It’s the finishing touch! I love everything from booties to over-the-knee boots. Since boots are my favorite winter accessory I wanted to put together the ultimate boot guide to show some of my favorite styles...

How To Pack Like a Pro

How To Pack Like a Pro - Waketon Road

Packing for a trip overseas (or any trip) can be incredibly daunting. Whether I am traveling for a quick weekend getaway or a trip abroad I always use the same process for packing. My friends can tell you that I am a very efficient packer. For a short trip I only take a carry-on and personal item. For any trip longer than four days or overseas I will add one...

Two Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas

Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas - Waketon Road

Thanksgiving is almost here and I’m so ready for all of the delicious food. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. If I’m being totally honest it’s because I really love stuffing. I also love being able to spend time with my friends and family.  I know it’s cliché but this time of year makes me even more grateful for the people in my life. Brian won’t be home for...

How To Find Your Motivation When You’ve Lost It

Motivation Monday on Waketon Road wearing LOFT

Another weekend has come and gone and here I am on a Sunday night wondering what to write about for a Monday morning blog post. Most of the time when I sit down to write a blog post I know what I want to say already. Or at least have an idea. I also try to not make a habit of writing a post the night before. Last week, for...