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My Summer Morning Routine + Favorite Dallas Coffee Shops to Work From

If I had to choose a season where I most like my morning routine, it’s probably summer (though a cozy Fall morning is awesome too!). But there’s something about the warmer, lighter summer mornings that make getting up early easier and all around more enjoyable. I think my early morning Pilates routine has also just instilled waking up earlier and being active in the mornings which has truly been a…

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3 Summer Basics Styled 2 Ways

Hi! I hope you all had a great 4th of July. I’m currently in the Baton Rouge airport headed back to Dallas after spending the long weekend with my family. I’m so excited about this week’s “outfit inspo” because I have been wearing these pieces on repeat! I found all three of the main items at the same place and then thought it would be fun to style each of…

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Portugal Trip Recap + Noken Review

Sitting down to write a travel recap after a long trip is always super overwhelming for me because I just want to tell y’all EVERYTHING and GET IT ALL OUT – so just a warning as you read this, but I don’t want to skip anything! If you’ve been following along, then you might have seen that I just got back from an incredible trip to Portugal! You guys, Portugal…

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6 Easy 4th of July Side Dishes

I’m back from Portugal and right in time to celebrate the best holiday of the summer – the 4th of July!! Y’all know I love any excuse to head to the beach or a pool, hang out with friends and family and eat allll the good food! Speaking of food, anyone responsible for bringing a side dish to a potluck for the 4th? I know whenever I have to bring…

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Favorite Accessory Trends of the Summer

Does anyone else feel like accessories are the most fun they’ve been in YEARS right now? I’m usually just shoe-obsessed (my mama being a shoe designer doesn’t help my problem), but right now I want literally allll the accessories – from jewelry to bags to sunglasses and everything in between. It’s such a fun and easy way to add a trend to an otherwise basic outfit. Plus, accessories tend to…

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How to Feel More Confident in a Bathing Suit

I went back and forth on writing this post because I know body image is such a personal topic – and a sensitive one obviously – but at the end of the day, I want this site to be a place where we feel comfortable, positive, and better about ourselves after visiting. And while I love writing about the tips I have or the lessons I’ve learned, the truth is…

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The Habit Making Me Really Happy

Hey friends! I’m really excited about today’s post because, as the title says, this is a topic making me very happy right now. Want to know what it is? WALKING. Yep, it’s that simple. If you follow along on Insta Stories, then you know walking has always kind of been my thing, but lately, it’s been so much more for me. It’s not only a way to get in some…

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Summer Bucket List 2019

Helloooo, summer! it’s officially the summer season, and I’d say it’s off to a fantastic start. Like I am ready to hit the pool, the beach, sit on restaurant patios, travel, sip fun drinks and just be outside! Which is why I wanted to put together a quick summer bucket list post! I wrote this summer bucket list post last year, which was pretty long and I feel like a…

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3 Outfits for the 4th of July + Tips on Dressing for the Holiday

I honestly can’t believe it’s almost the 4th of July y’all…like wasn’t it just Christmas?! But here we are! Summer holidays like the 4th or Memorial Day are always kinda tricky to dress for. So much of the stuff out there is too over the top or themed or something I would have worn to a college frat party – know what I mean? Because of that, I thought it’d…

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What to Wear to Summer Weddings This Year

I kinda feel like “wedding season” is 9 months of the year these days – anyone else? Maybe it’s my age, but it seems like from early spring until the holidays, there’s a wedding pretty much every month – which I love! But it also means shopping for “wedding season” is basically a year-round sport. I’m working on doing something cool for y’all for weddings – maybe a huge guide…

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Summer Capsule Wardrobe

Hey friends! I’m so excited to share with y’all the second edition of a capsule wardrobe that I created, this time for the summer season! If you haven’t seen my first capsule that I made for spring, check that out after you browse this one. I try to make the capsule wardrobes as evergreen as possible – that is what a capsule is all about, having pieces that aren’t staples…

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20 Cute Swimsuits Under $100

Y’all sent in so many requests for a bathing suit post after my trip to the beach a couple weeks ago so today I’m delivering! I actually don’t tend to spend too much on suits most of the time – especially if they are trendier or whatever, so today’s picks are all budget-friendly. YAY! I really do think you can still find quality swimsuits for under $100, so I’ve collected…

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How to Prep Your Life for a Trip

It’s been a while since I did a travel post but I actually have a lot of travel coming up so I think it’s time! Plus, I’m pretty sure everyone travels the most during summer months, right? I’ve shared this before but traveling is a double-edged sword for me. If you’ve been reading for a while, you know I used to travel SO MUCH MORE – like almost every weekend…

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6 of My Favorite Summer Outfits

I’ve been working on my Summer Capsule wardrobe over the past few weeks and trying to narrow down 20-ish pieces that I LOVE the most and that are the MOST versatile. In doing so, I’ve been scouring all my favorite shops trying to find the best pieces. I’ve included a few of these looks in previous Weekly Outfit Inspo round ups, but there are a few of my absolute favorites!…

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Items to Get You Excited for Summer

Y’all, summer is (unofficially) here and I’m seriously pumped. I know Dallas doesn’t have a true winter like a lot of other places, but it’s not like I can lounge at the pool or the beach 24/7. I mean, between this post and this post, you can probably tell I’m a little bit excited for beach season. So, I thought, what’s one more summer-inspired post to really get us all…

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Weekly Outfit Ideas: Summer In The City Looks

I asked and y’all answered – city weekend vacation looks was the standout winner of this weekly outfit idea poll! And since I am headed to Austin for a relaxing weekend, it works out great because I’ll actually be wearing these outfits around town. There was also a HUGE request for wedding guest looks and I will for sure be sharing a guide for that theme ASAP. This week is…

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The Salad I Can’t Stop Eating

Gonna keep this short & sweet – this salad is to die for y’all. It’s super simple and you probably have the ingredients to at least make the dressing in your kitchen right now! I love this salad too because it’s such a low-maintenance recipe – no crazy chopping skills or techniques required. Salad Ingredients – handful of arugula – handful of baby spinach – cherry tomatoes – shaved parmesan cheese…

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5 Ways to Elevate Your Beach Outfit

Black Textured Dress // Floral Swimsuit Top + Bottom // Wrap Sandals // Flat Straw Beach Bag // Circle Sunnies // Straw Hat Something I’ve been not so great at in the past is picking out swimsuits and coverups that GO together. Like when the colors of the suit ACTUALLY match or at least look decent with the coverup you pick out. For some reason, I usually shop for swimwear…