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Party Like It’s 1999

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In 1999, I was a senior in high school. My memory is a bit fuzzy but I am sure my girlfriends and I hung out at someone’s basement on NYE, watched the ball drop and then all drove home shortly thereafter. Yes, very tame. Flash forward 15 years later (say whaaattt?) and I am celebrating NYE in very much the same way with a few upgrades. Instead of someone’s basement, we were at our friends’ beautiful home. Turned in our sparkly tops for PJs. A home cooked meal complete with mac&cheese, chili and cake balls (thanks Ashley!) are many steps up from pizza and cheez-its. And to be honest, as low key as our evening sounds, it was exactly how I wanted to spend my NYE. We did get a bit rowdy anytime T. Swift came on. How could you not sing along to Blank Space? Even one of the hubby’s joined in on that (don’t worry, I won’t reveal your identity).
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Farewell, 2014!

Happy New Year (3)2014 was a great year. I married Mr. Right not only once, but three times (Boston City Hall, Puerto Rico and Dorchester). Trendy On A Budget hit its 2 year anniversary, broke 1500 IG followers (Yay!) and made new friends. I got promoted at work, #girlboss. I thank my lucky stars that my family is healthy. My little Bentley turns 8. I landed my dream Mansur Gavrial bucket bag thanks to Mr. Right; total icing on the cake. Throughout it all, I got so much love and support from my family and friends, old and new, including you!
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FALLIt’s hard to believe that Fall has arrived, especially with the weird warm weather we experienced this past week in Boston, coupled with NYFW showing collections for SPRING 2014!  But now that the cool weather has returned and NYFW has come to an end, we can all re-focus our energy on the season at hand. Need some Fall fashion inspiration? Take a peek at my ‘Fall 2013 Essentials‘ board on Pinterest for ideas on what to add to your wardrobe.
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