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Thrifting is Gifting

I love shopping, almost any type of shopping. It doesn’t even have to be for clothing. In fact, grocery shopping is one of my favorite types of shopping, especially since it is a necessity then I don’t feel as guilty dropping money on it. I do however, feel guilty shopping full price for clothing and […]

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Loving the Everyday

Recently, I was having a conversation with someone and she mentioned how her son loves the everyday with the simple aspects like cooking or doing homework. After this conversation it got me thinking about the beauty of the everyday. Then it made me realized how, I too, love the everyday and the simplicity of it. […]

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A More Conscious Perspective

I am someone who isn’t big on change, however I recognize its importance for growth. I also prefer my change to be a slow process, which is why I realized traditional blogging and fashion instagramming wasn’t for me. Don’t get me wrong, I really enjoyed it, but started to feel like it wasn’t really me. […]

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Life Update: Raleigh is Cool, People are Lovely, and God is Good

About a month ago, my family drove 800 miles away from Illinois and dropped me off in North Carolina to embark on my new adventure: college! The past month has been the longest month ever, but packed full of excitement. Even though it has only been a short while, I feel like I have learned […]

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The Best Summer Accessory: Custom Teeth Whitening System

The Best Summer Accessory: Custom Teeth Whitening System

The summer trends are full gear: gingham, bandannas, floppy hats, but the one summer accessory that will never go out of style is a bright white smile. With the abundance of iced coffee I consume in the summer, it is only natural that my teeth take a hit, as well as my caffeine intake. To combat the yellowing, I decided to try out custom whitening trays from Smile Brilliant, and I couldn’t be more pleased with the results.

A perfect pampering evening includes a charcoal face mask, my hair soaking in coconut oil in the messiest of buns, Netflix buzzing in the background and my custom teeth whitening trays working their magic. Everyone deserves to treat themselves every once in awhile and thanks to Smile Brilliant I can get a brighter smile while watching Netflix or doing pretty much anything else.

I have tried the teeth whitening strips from the drugstore, but they never seem to cooperate. They are slimy, taste horrible and never stay on my teeth. Even if I was able to get them to stay, the results were minimal and they left my teeth feeling very sensitive. Using these personalized trays is a completely different experience. Once they’re on my teeth, I almost forget they’re there. Even after one use, I could see a huge difference! The beauty of this system is that not only do they leave you with great results, but after the whitening gel, you apply a desensitizing gel which eliminates sensitivity after whitening.

I wish that I had time to pamper myself like that once a day, but unfortunately I have responsibilities and I like to sleep too much. Whitening trays are so comfortable that I can get everything done I need to while I whiten. I am not much of a multi-tasker, simply because my brain can’t focus on too many things at once. With the whitening trays in, I can focus on writing a blog post, sewing a bag, reading a book, or anything else on my to-do list.

By far one the greatest aspects of Smile Brilliant is its affordability. At about the same price as a new handbag makes it a must buy, because unlike a cute purse for the summer, a glowing smile will match every outfit you own.

If you are a coffee addict like me, and see your teeth suffering because of it, be sure to enter my giveaway using this link www.smilebrilliant.com/g/jillsspill or purchase your own using my code jillsspill10 for 10% off this amazing kit!

I just want to give a big thanks to Smile Brilliant for this fantastic collaboration and for brightening my smile!

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Memorial Day Looks

Memorial Day is a great way to honor our troops and kick off the summer! Rather than purchasing pieces that are strictly patriotic, I like to mix and match items that I can wear all year long.   This outfit is perfect for a boating trip for this holiday weekend! It is comfortable and easy […]

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17 things I learned in my 17th year

As I turn 18 today and officially become an I adult, I decided to reflect on this past year and write down all that I learned this year. Seventeen was an eventful year for me. I think that it was my best teenage year. I finally had some independence, but also not too much where […]

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Jill’s Five Fall Favorites

1. Blanket Scarf As the weather gets cooler, the need for warmth increases and not just style. I absolutely love this scarf from J.Crew because of the cute pattern and the fabric. The black and white go with so many different colors and looks. Also cute pom-poms are a very nice addition. The fabric is so soft […]

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