5 Favorite Things This Month

light wash jeans

I’m back with another 5 favorite things post! Here are a few things I’m loving month, from a fantastic pantry storage solution, to my favorite jeans, a new clean beauty self tanner that works, and more!



5 favorite things I’m loving this month.

I love sharing these 5 favorites every month! It’s fun to share what’s worked for me at home, in my beauty routine, or a favorite book I’m reading. Here are the five things I really loved this past month.


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MADEWELL JEANS (size down one size, I’m in a size 25) | ANTHROPOLOGIE LACE TOP (wearing size XS) | MADEWELL WOVEN FLATS (true to size) | MADEWELL MOLTEN HOOP EARRINGS



1. MADEWELL LIGHT WASH JEANS. I got these jeans a few weeks ago and they instantly became a favorite. The cropped length, wide leg fit, light wash color, and raw hem are all so good. I’ve been wearing these on repeat since they arrived! If you’re looking for a good pair of light wash jeans for spring and summer, make it these. They’re comfortable and soft denim, while still having good structure. They don’t have any stretch, and they do soften throughout the day, but they don’t sag or stretch out between washes. They run one size big, so size down (as I do with all Madewell jeans). I’m 5’6″ and wearing a size 25. 

2. STAINLESS STEEL CLEANING SPRAY. If you have stainless steel appliances in your kitchen, you need this spray! It’s so good at cleaning off fingerprints and streaks, and making your appliances look sparkling clean. It has almost 20,000 reviews on Amazon and gets over 4.5 stars!

3. PASTA STORAGE CONTAINERS. We just finished renovating our kitchen (tour coming soon!) and part of that was finishing and re-organizing the pantry. I found these fantastic storage containers that are perfect for storing pasta – they’re big enough for spaghetti and lasagna noodles, but not too big to store your orzo and other small pasta. I LOVE having all my pasta organized and all those boxes of random things out of the pantry. These stack nicely and they’re air tight. Highly recommend!

4. WOVEN BALLET FLATS. Ballet flats are a huge trend right now, and I mostly resisted them cause I felt like they were mostly all ugly. But this style from Madewell is just chic enough and super comfy that I’m all in on them. I bought a studded black pair in the fall and wore them a ton during the holidays, and when these gorgeous ones were released, I knew I had to have them. They’re comfortable, cute, and a great “Better Than Basic” kind of shoe for spring and summer.

5. CLEAN SELF TANNER MOUSSE. I wear self tanner pretty much year round (mostly just on my legs when wearing a skirt or dress in the winter), and I’m always trying out new products to see if they’ll last, look natural, and work well. I’ve seen this clean self tanner brand BEAUTY by Earth recommended a few times, so I gave it a go, cause I’m always looking for clean beauty alternatives. I actually LOVE it. The color is natural, and it’s a gradual tan so the mousse goes on clear and then gives you color after several hours. It doesn’t rub off on my sheets or my clothing, and it doesn’t have a weird smell. If I need an immediate color boost, THIS SELF TANNER is definitely my go-to and doesn’t have a strong smell at all. I use THIS APPLICATOR MITT to apply and it goes on perfectly streak free every time.


I shared my monthly favorites from MARCH RIGHT HERE, FEBRUARY RIGHT HERE, and JANUARY RIGHT HERE.


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