smiles all around

My weekend in Austin was such a success. Seeing old friends, making new ones and learning a few things along the way. On Saturday evening we had the opportunity to play with several brands and snap a few fun photos throughout the evening. I love these pics courtesy of Bonlook!




Top: Jesse from Jesse Coulter

Middle: Kirsten from Triple Max Tons; Kendi from Kendi Everyday; Megan from Greetings From Texas

Bottom: Emily of Emily Hallman

*my dress was a hit! Get it HERE!

savory summer

How is today August 1? I feel like Memorial day was last week. My summer to-do list is pretty lengthy for the end of summer to be quickly approaching. I still have a few seasonal recipes I must try. I better start now, because with how fast time is flying by Christmas will be here before we know it.

street corn

peaches and cream popsicles

madeleine cookies

lemon and rosemary gin fizz

*all image link to recipes

*Side note: H&M launched US online shopping over night! Happy Shopping!

basic but bold

What a week! I could not be more excited that today is Friday. My internet is finally back up and running at home and I am looking forward to a low-key weekend, that may include a little shopping, of course. I have been on the hunt for a few new pieces for my living room and I love these black and white pillows from Ikea. A great basic, yet makes a bold statement. How fun are these other black and white items for the home?!

pillow, paperweightkitchen sign, cart, rug, vasepillow

drop waist

My most recent purchase was a precious drop waist dress, after wearing it, I’m confident I need to add a few more to my wardrobe. So easy to wear and very versatile for any occasion. Not to mention perfect for this summer heat.  Shop the look, all from ASOS, in a variety of price ranges.

ASOS Drop Waist Dresses

Shop the look: Red, Polka Dot, Tan


friday finds

I made a pit stop at Forever21 last night {looking for this iPhone case} and ended up stumbling upon a gorgeous pair of high heels, with leather insoles no less. The color, shape and fit is perfect.

 City-Chic D'Orsay Stilettos City-Chic D'Orsay Stilettos City-Chic D'Orsay Stilettos

Forever21 City Chic D’Orsay Stiletto

{Other colors available online, I LOVE the burgundy pair as well}

*sorry for the lack of post this week, finally getting new internet service at my house tomorrow!

ten under $10

It’s amazing how many happy little treats are out there for under $10. Whether you need a birthday thought, a just because or a gift to make a friend smile, I’ve got you covered. I love this list, who knew compiling all these goodies would make me so happy!


1. Earrings 2. Sunglasses  3. Hat  4. Scarf  5. Keychain 6. Midi Ring 7. Nail Polish  8. Cosmetic bag 9. Phone Case 10. Flip Flops

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