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Which Fifth & Ninth iPhone Case Should You Buy?

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If you’re in the market for a new phone case, but you’re not quite sure which one you should commit to, we’ve got you covered (no pun intended). Simply take this personality quiz and we’ll tell you which Fifth & Ninth phone case you should put on your iPhone!

As you answer each question, be sure to keep track of the number corresponding with your response. Then, whichever number you chose the most will match up to which Fifth & Ninth phone case you should buy! Have fun!

  1. Which word best describes you?
    1. Cheerful
    2. Easy going
    3. Loud
    4. Iconic
  2. What’s your first thought in the morning?
    1. Yay! Another beautiful day!
    2. 5 more minutes…
    3. OMG. Need food.
    4. Ready to take on the world!
  3. What makes you the happiest?
    1. Spending time with my friends and family
    2. Travelling
    3. Dogs!!!
    4. Crushing my career goals
  4. What’s your favorite Beyonce song of all time?
    1. Crazy in Love
    2. Halo
    3. Single Ladies
    4. Run the World
  5. What’s your dream job?
    1. Teacher
    2. Writer
    3. Athlete
    4. I just wanna be famous
  6. Pick an Instagram filter
    1. Clarendon
    2. Gingham
    3. Lark
    4. Valencia
  7. Which place is your dream vacation destination?
    1. Santorini
    2. Dubai
    3. Bora Bora
    4. Paris
  8. What’s your specialty at a dinner party?
    1. Baking the desserts
    2. Playing the music
    3. Mixing the drinks
    4. Being the life of the party, duh!
  9. What’s your favorite place to shop online?
    1. Revolve
    2. ASOS
    3. Amazon
    4. Whatever boutique I stumble upon
  10. What’s your favorite type of dessert?
    1. Ice cream (with sprinkles, of course!)
    2. Pie
    3. Does a chocolate martini count?
    4. Cupcakes

If you got…

Mostly 1’s: Say Yes To Sprinkles

It’s no secret that you’re a total ball of sunshine 100% of the time! You’re always in a good mood and you spread joy wherever you go! You should definitely buy our Say Yes To Sprinkles case, which we designed in collaboration with blogger Color Me Courtney! We know this case will make your phone look just as happy as you are!

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Mostly 2’s: Rose Quartz

You’re the chill one in your friend group! You know how to have a good time without getting carried away, and you’re favorite thing to do is relax! We think our Rose Quartz case would be perfect on your iPhone because it’s trendy, while also showcasing the calming and healing abilities of the rose quartz stone.

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Mostly 3’s: Squeezed Lime

Compared to everyone around you, you’re the one who’s always down for a good time! You’re generally very outgoing and expressive… and maybe even a little loud. You should totally buy our Squeezed Lime case, which we made in collaboration with makeup artist Vlada Haggerty. This case is the perfect combination of funky and fresh. Not to mention, it’s the perfect accessory for summer!

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Mostly 4’s: Queen B

You’re the Queen B of your friend group, and a total it-girl! There’s no obstacle you can’t overcome and no goal you can’t absolutely crush. Since you’re so iconic, we think you should be sporting our personal favorite case, the Queen B case. Inspired by the famous Gucci bee, this case is perfect for the girl who knows exactly what she wants!

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We hope this quiz helped you find your perfect phone case!


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And, if you liked this quiz about which phone case is best for your personality, you’ll love our other post: The Ultimate Makeover For Your iPhone. Click the link here to read more.

5 Things To Bring To The First BBQ Of The Summer

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Summer has finally arrived, so we can officially celebrate with a trip to the beach and a classic summer BBQ! There’s truly nothing better than being surrounded by friends and family, sunshine, and good food! And, with such a cold winter and rainy spring, we deserve nothing short of the best summer ever! But, while you’re gearing up for all of your outdoor get-togethers, you may be wondering what to bring. Lucky for you, we’ve created a list of our top 5 summer BBQ essential products that you should keep in your bag all summer long!

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This summer, we’re vowing to never leave the house without our favorite pair of sunnies, and you should too! Seriously, sunglasses are our number one summer necessity because they shield our eyes from the sun and serve as the perfect accessory all at once! Personally, we like to have a variety of sunnies to go with different outfits. Pictured here is one of our favorite pairs, South Beach, because the aviator frame style is so versatile! If you want to grab a few pairs to complete your summer style, use our code “SUNSOUT” for a “buy one, get a second pair for 50% off” deal!

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Insulated Koozie

This product by Corksicle is one of our favorite things that we’ve stumbled upon for the summer! I mean, could you think of anything more perfect for a summer BBQ?! Basically, the “Arctican” is a can cooler than keeps your can cold for up to 3 hours. Crazy, right?! You simply freeze the cooling core base, twist it on the bottom and drop in your can! Our favorite part is that it keeps your drink from sweating in your hands, and it even comes in the cutest summer colors! Never let your grapefruit La Croix get warm ever again!

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Beauty Bank

You didn’t think we forgot about the Beauty Bank, did you? This product is an illuminating compact mirror that serves as a portable charger for your Apple or Android device. It’s the perfect summer accessory for the on the go girl who wants to stay fresh and powered throughout the day. While we keep our beauty banks in our bags all year long, we find it especially useful during the summer months when we’re constantly out and about. So, you’ll never have to worry about your phone dying while you’re at your summer BBQ. As long as you keep your Beauty Bank in your bag, you’ll be all set!

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Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Bring the party to your summer BBQ with this portable splash-proof bluetooth speaker! We all know that nothing gets people in the right mood like some good music. This particular speaker, pictured to the side, has surround sound in every direction, so it’s loud enough to fill a large outdoor space! Not to mention, it fits easily in a tote bag and pairs up with your phone so you can play anything you want to hear! Also, we love that it’s splash-proof, so even pool parties aren’t off limits!

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Tempered Glass

Last but not least, you can’t forget to protect your most prized possession… your iPhone! With all of the chaos that goes on during your summer BBQ, make sure that your iPhone screen is safe with tempered glass! No matter how many times you get bumped around weaving through the crowd, your iPhone screen will be safe from cracks and scratches as long as it’s protected with tempered glass! Not to mention, this screen protector is simple to put on and bubble-free!

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We hope you love these ideas for things to bring to your first summer BBQ!


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And, if you liked this post about products to bring to your summer BBQ, you’ll love our other summer post: Our 5 Must-Have Summer Products. Click the link here to read more.

5 Ways To Earn Extra Cash For The Summer

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With rent, student loans, and dozens of other expenses haunting us during the school year, we all know that summer is the time to earn cash! Now that school’s out and you’re no longer busy studying, you’re probably working every shift possible at your job to fill your time. And, if you’re still feeling financially stressed, you’re likely on the hunt for other ways to earn some extra cash. Lucky for you, we compiled a list of five easy ways to do this that don’t require any kind of major commitment!

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Sell your old clothes on Poshmark

You may not realize it, but there’s a good chance that you have clothes taking up space in your closet that you haven’t touched in ages! Well, the good news is that you can get money for this clothes through an app called Poshmark. This app allows you to set up a virtual closet by uploading items that you want to sell.  Your followers can then make offers and purchases on these items, sending cash straight into your account! All you have to do is print out a pre-paid, pre-addressed shipping label and drop off your sold items to the nearest post office! This is one of the most convenient ways to make money because you’re also getting rid of clutter!

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Scan your receipts with Ibotta

Next, we found a way to make money doing something we all have to do anyway – grocery shopping! With Ibotta, you can earn cash back at hundreds of different grocery and convenience stores, including Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and many more. The app also requests some non-grocery purchases, like items from amazon, and even Apple Music. Basically, you just link your loyalty card or phone number to the app and activate offers before entering the store. Then, when you’re done shopping, you can scan and upload your receipt to receive points. Once you have $20 in your Ibotta account, you can cash out!

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Become a Fifth & Ninth Brand Ambassador

This one’s a little bit more fun! With the Fifth & Ninth Brand Ambassador Program, you get the opportunity to represent a trendy lifestyle brand while earning cash rewards based on your sales! Basically, you would earn commission on online sales, trunk shows, and even wholesale orders from boutiques. After being welcomed to the team, you will be given a website code that consists of your last name + “10”. When customers use this code, they receive 10% off of their order, and you earn 10% commission. Then, on the last day of the month your earnings will be sent to you via Paypal. The best part about this program is that you can make the experience what you want it to be! If you’re good with social media, use this skill to promote sales and watch them skyrocket – it’s all up to you!

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Take online surveys with Swagbucks

Did you know that you could be earning extra cash from the comfort of your own couch?! Swagbucks is a site that pays people for taking online surveys. You immediately get $5 when you sign up and take your first survey, and then the rest is according to your own pace. The site rewards you in the form of Swagbucks, also known as “SBs”, that you can eventually redeem for cash via PayPal or gift cards to retailers like Amazon. So, instead of mindlessly scrolling through Instagram the next time you have some down time, take a survey and earn some extra cash!

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Walk dogs for Wag!

Last but not least, this method of earning some extra cash is definitely the cutest! With Wag! you can get paid to play with dogs. What’s better than that?! When you apply, you’re asked to take a safety quiz so the company feels comfortable trusting you to properly represent them. Once you’re accepted, you can set your own availability and location preferences, so you’re working on your own schedule. You can earn around $15 for a 30 minute walk, and some dog owners even tip! The only downside of this method for earning cash is that you have to pay a $25 fee to join, so you have to make sure it will be worth it. But, if you live in a high-demand area, this could be a huge money-maker!

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We hope you love these ideas for how to earn cash in the summer!


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5 Father’s Day Gifts That Aren’t Socks

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With Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what gifts to buy for your right hand man! We all know that dads are the hardest people to shop for, so you’re probably struggling to come up with some ideas. Since your dad probably doesn’t shop for himself often, you’ll want to get him something he’ll love and actually use. So, we compiled a list of Father’s Day gift ideas that are sure to be a hit. You can even click the buttons underneath each photo to shop the product!

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Shaving Kit

Shaving kits are a classic Father’s Day gift that any dad would love! They’re practical, yet still luxurious and pampering. This kit in particular, from The Art of Shaving, comes in several different scents and sizes. It features four unique products: a genuine badger hair shaving brush, pre-shave oil, a tube of shaving cream, and a tube of after-shave balm. Together, they provide optimal shaving results while helping against ingrown hairs, razor burn, and nicks & cuts! Your dad will be feeling fresh and clean with this gift!

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iPhone Case

Chances are, your dad either has a plain black case on his phone, or no case at all. His phone could probably use a makeover, so what better gift to give him than a brand new iPhone case?! This is the perfect Father’s Day gift because it’s something that he wouldn’t buy for himself, but definitely needs. This specific case, Patriot, is our first case for men, and it features a sleek, protective outer shell with a distressed, patriotic design. Not to mention, it has an impact resistant bumper to protect against the oh-no’s of daily life. It’s slim, lightweight, and perfect for daily use! It’s safe to say your dad would love this.

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Leather Charging Cable

Since you’re giving your dad’s phone a makeover, pair his new case with a genuine leather charging cable! If your dad’s phone charger is broken or frayed, he would definitely appreciate this one. These wrapped chargers provide heavy duty protection to the wire beneath it, so he won’t need to constantly replace it! Plus the sleek look means he won’t have to sacrifice style for function! Made with genuine leather and brush aluminum tips, Fifth & Ninth’s cables make the perfect gift for anyone, especially dad!

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Tempered Glass

While you’re at it, complete the set with a brand new screen protector! With this product, your dad will never have to worry again about accidentally dropping his phone. It’s specially engineered to keep your display safe, and the best part is that it’s scratch and shatterproof! Not to mention, it’s easily installed with a special applicator frame, so it’s guaranteed to leave the screen completely bubble-free! Again, this is a gift that your dad probably wouldn’t think to buy himself, but would totally appreciate!

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Hydro Flask Water Bottle

Lastly, a Hydro Flask reusable water bottle is the perfect gift for the dad that’s always on the move! He can bring this with him to the gym, along on his run, or even just in the car for the day. Basically, this product is amazing because it keeps beverages cold up to 24 hours or hot up to 12 hours – it doesn’t get much better than that! Not to mention, the stainless steel design is extremely durable, so it’s a gift that will definitely last!

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We hope you love these Father’s Day gift ideas as much as we do!


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And, if you liked this post about Father’s Day gift ideas, you’ll love our other post about gift ideas: 7 Unique Bridal Shower Gift Ideas. Click the link here to read more.