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I Adore What I Click // June 2016

June 27, 2016 in I Adore What I Love

For those of you who are unfamiliar, or for those of you who just forgot, here’s a recap on what my “I Adore What I CLICK” posts are all about…

I Adore What I Love Blog // I ADORE WHAT I CLICK JUNE 2016 // #iadorewhatiloveI tend to click on web links and other blogger’s blog posts 24/7 like it’s my job, all in hopes of coming across something interesting, entertaining, endearing, funny, and above all, exciting to read. Once a month, I like to compile a list of links that I’ve recently clicked on & post them under the heading of “I Adore What I CLICK”.  My sources are sure to be random, whimsical, & unpredictable; please be sure to let me know what you think in the comments section of this post!

1. This trick to packing your necklaces in your suitcase is GENIUS.

2. Jesica from Classic in Gray shared 30 life lessons she learned by age 30. I agree with every single one of them! 

3. I really need to be better about cleaning my make-up brushes. Here are 4 reasons why you should do it and how to do it! Major inspo! 

4. Vacationing this summer? Here are the best summer reads for the beach

5. Who is as obsessed with Sephora as I am? Check out this article detailing Sephora shopping hacks from former employees of the store.

6. Ashley from Hiya, It’s Ashley wrote an open letter ABOUT bloggers and blogging. This resonated with me SO much and she made extremely valid points about bloggers that everrrrrrrryone should read.

7.  This Facebook post about clothing sizes over the years will SHOCK YOU. 

8. 15 signs you need to throw away your bras! And while we’re at it, you should probably buy some new ones from my favorite brand, ThirdLove {and get $15 off your purchase with this link} PS I talked about why I am so obsessed with these bras here.

9. Take a look here for some pretty amazing outdoor pool envy.

10. If you know me well, you know I’m obsessed with the one and only True Foods Kitchen!! That brings me to the fact that Chicago will finally be getting this gem of a restaurant in the fall! In the meantime, I will be making these two incredible veggie dishes straight from the chef himself! 

11.  The first day of summer was a week ago today! Here are 10 trends that will be huge this season

12. 28 healthy BBQ recipes. All so perfect. 

13. Move over Starbucks Pink Drink because apparently it’s all about the secret PURPLE drink these days!! #musttryitnow

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For past I Adore What I CLICK posts, click here :)

Any good reads to share?! Tell me in the comments! 


  • Yuliya at Yukova Blog June 27, 2016 at 8:06 am

    Cleaning brushes is super important! x

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 8:07 pm

      Couldn’t agree more but I definitely need to do it more! I’m need to designate a day a week to do it I think. That post def gave me some inspo!! Also, so glad you found my blog girl and hope you’ll be back to read more!!! Xox

  • Courtney June 27, 2016 at 8:37 am

    I love that packing tip for traveling with necklaces, mostly because mine always get tangled in my suitcase! And I love every and any barbecue recipe!

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 8:06 pm

      Right?!! I actually used it this weekend when I went to arizona and it worked perfectly! My necklaces have never looked so good out of a suitcase! Ha/Woohoo!! Also, mmm bbq! Xox

  • Sarah @ Foxy's Domestic Side June 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

    Funny, I just washed my make-up brushes last night…it was super late but I just had to do it. I should do it more often than I do…And that necklace trick, genius!

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 8:05 pm

      Omgosh!! You are so good!! I literally did it in forever this week! That post inspired me, what can I say?! And about the necklace trick – I used it this weekend when I went to arizona and it worked perfectly! Woohoo!!

  • Lily Ayala June 27, 2016 at 9:52 am

    Heading over to read 5 and 6 NOW!!! Hope you have a great Monday, beautiful!
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 8:04 pm

      Thanks Lily! Weren’t those posts greats? I hope you’re having the best week!! We have been so super busy!! Xox

  • Tamara June 27, 2016 at 11:40 am

    I really like this series of yours!! I’m clicking them all!


    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 8:03 pm

      Thanks girl! And woohoo! That’s the hope!! Xox

  • WhatWouldVWear June 27, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    I just read the open letter, thanks so much for sharing, Dana! I totally agree with everything she said! Blogging is hard work and we are certainly not fake. I also loved her point how supportive the community actually is because its true!! :)

    Happy Monday, love!

    xoxo, Vanessa

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 8:03 pm

      Yes!!!!! So many great things she said. I want to send it to all my skeptical friends and fam!! Haha! Hope you’re having a wonderful week, Vanessa! Xox

  • Emily June 27, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    This is a really neat concept! I usually click on things and want to save them or share them, but then I think who would care? Haha. What a great idea to make a blog post of them! There’s so much good stuff on the internet and so many good blogs. Thanks for sharing these!


    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 8:02 pm

      Oh why thank you!! I’m so glad you liked this post! And I’m so happy you found my blog, Emily! Hope you’ll be back to read more!! Xx

  • Jessica Jade June 27, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    I adored Ashley’s post too! It was incredible! Everyone needs to read it!!
    So much inspo in this post! Loved it ❤️

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm

      Yay!! I SO agree!! And thanks lady, means the world!! Xox

  • Jalisa June 27, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    These are all such great links you’ve shared here, girlie! I couldn’t agree more with both Jessica and Ashley; I really enjoyed reading there advice/perspectives. I also loved and laughed while reading the 15 signs you should get a new bra post, so funny, yet so true and I can relate to experiencing some of them, oops! Thanks so much for sharing, as always, and I hope you’re having the most amazing start to your week so far!



    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 7:40 pm

      I know right – such well written post from the two of them! Had to include in my roundup! The bra post literally cracked me up and I sent it to all my girlfriends! I think any girl could relate! Hope you’re having the best week!! Xox

  • Face to Curls June 27, 2016 at 8:43 pm

    Such a lovely series and some great links you have shared. I’m clicking them all now…Lol
    Thanks for sharing! x

    Ann-Marie |

  • Kasie Chelanne June 27, 2016 at 11:13 pm

    These are all so great, please keep them coming! Ashley’s post definitely resonated with me as well. Can we all send that to skeptical friends and family members? I’m checking out the Sephora discount code article right now because I’m due to a Sephora haul and would do just about anything to avoid paying full price.

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 7:24 pm

      Yay!! So glad you love this series, Kasie! And yes!! Need to send that post to all our skeptical friends and fam members. For sure! I hope you learned some good Sephora hacks!! Xox

  • Mica June 28, 2016 at 1:18 am

    That facebook post about the sizes was so crazy! Clothes sizing is so unpredictable here, it’s always necessary to try things on as the sizes can vary so widely!

    Away From The Blue Blog

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 7:23 pm

      Omgosh I know! I was shocked yet not so shocked!!!!!!! Xox

  • Mili June 28, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    Omg I had no idea that there were so many different secret drinks at Starbucks! I’m terrible at throwing out my old bras XD Thanks for linking the post with all the tips! I’m gonna go read that post about bloggers and blogging now. For whatever reason, I love when bloggers talk about blogging. There’s something so…meta about it lol

    Mili | Sharmtoaster

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 7:20 pm

      Oh yes!! And haha I totally agree with you about bloggers talking about bloggers!! xox

  • Brooke & Erica June 28, 2016 at 3:15 pm

    I need to be better about cleaning my makeup brushes too! Oh and those healthy BBQ recipes sound great!

    pumps and push-ups

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 7:20 pm

      Right?! I’m with you on both those things! Xox

  • Shaunacey June 28, 2016 at 9:11 pm

    I’m about to get click-y because these all sound so interesting! thanks for sharing :)

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 7:19 pm

      Wooohooo!! So happy lady! Xox

      • Shaunacey July 3, 2016 at 3:06 pm

        I’m such a failure about cleaning my makeup brushes… oh the horror lol

  • Trang Do June 29, 2016 at 1:55 am

    Such great links! Thanks for sharing!!
    Love from {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

    • Dana Ivy June 29, 2016 at 7:19 pm

      Yay! Thanks friend! Xox

  • PLAYING WITH APPAREL June 29, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    I need to try that Starbucks drink

    Filipa xxx | Instagram

    • Dana Ivy July 1, 2016 at 1:24 pm

      Omgosh yes you do!! Both the pink and the purple are GOOD! Xox

  • thefashionfolks June 30, 2016 at 3:05 am

    Love your ‘I Adore What I Click’ so many goodies! Xx

    • Dana Ivy July 1, 2016 at 1:24 pm

      Thanks friend! So sweet!! Xox

  • June 30, 2016 at 10:29 am

    All sorts of goodies to click on this month!! YAYYY!

  • Julia @ Sprinkles & Saturdays June 30, 2016 at 11:37 am

    That facebook post about clothing sizes… Mind. Blown. Amazing links!

    • Dana Ivy July 1, 2016 at 1:23 pm

      Riiiiiight?!?! Ugh, makes me kind of sick!/makes me feel better about myself haha! Thought it was worth including since I think every girl should know that! Xo

  • Gellie Abogado June 30, 2016 at 10:17 pm

    OMG at that Facebook rant about clothing sizes. :(


    • Dana Ivy July 1, 2016 at 1:21 pm

      Riiiiiiiight?!??!?!!? Ugh! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I hope you will be back to read more!! Xox

  • Kathryn June 30, 2016 at 10:53 pm

    True Foods is the best place ever! So jealous you’ll have one near you! Thanks for sharing all these links, Dana. I’m always on the lookout for more books to read, especially in the summer, so I can’t wait to check that article out.

    Kathryn • The Fashionography

    • Dana Ivy July 1, 2016 at 1:21 pm

      Omgosh BEST place in the world!! I’m too excited for Chicago to get one! And all the books from that article are totally on my summer reading list!! Xox

  • C A M I June 30, 2016 at 11:36 pm

    My BFF and I have decided to get all of the starbucks colorful drinks, we need them!

    Have a great day beautiful, xx

    My Vogue Style |

    • Dana Ivy July 1, 2016 at 1:20 pm

      Oh I love that plan!! I am totally there with the two of you! Happy Friday to you! Xox

  • Treats and Trends July 1, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    I’ll have to check out those BBQ recipes for this weekend! Great finds!


  • Tamara July 1, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    I call Sephora my mothership! Good to know those hacks!


    Tamara –

    • Dana Ivy July 1, 2016 at 1:17 pm

      Right?!!? I’m with you on that!! Xox

  • Jill July 2, 2016 at 7:38 am

    I’m excited about True Foods Kitchen coming to Chicago too! That necklace packing tip is genius! Have a wonderful 4th!

    Doused In Pink

    • Dana Ivy July 29, 2016 at 9:34 pm

      I’ve used the trick a bunch already and it’s amazing!!! Xox

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