*The $100 ModCloth gift card giveaway is at the end of the post. Swimsuit season is not too far away! For the last 5 years, this polka dot, high-waisted bikini has been my favorite swimsuit. It’s incredibly comfortable, it’s cute and it’s held up remarkably well! It’s an Esther Williams bikini I bought from ModCloth more than 5 years ago, along with this giant sun hat. I had initially been deterred by the high price tag, but it more than… Read more »

Shop the look: It has been years since I was last on an actual oceanside beach. I’m pretty sure the last time was in Goa – which is already two years ago! Thankfully, that dry spell came to an end this weekend. My husband and I ventured out to Manasquan Beach and had a wonderfully relaxing time. (If you’re looking for a gorgeous, quiet beach on the Jersey Shore – I highly recommend this one.) And what better time to… Read more »