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Blue and white is a classic and timeless color combination, and it's the perfect one for the beach! This swimsuit is from last season, but I found some fun blue and white swimsuits and cover ups available now. Click on the items below to shop:  
I have always been a big believer in the number 5. Not only was I born on April 5th, but my parents, my sister, and both of my boys have a 5 in their birth dates. So when I realized I was only one country short of...
This week has been amazing. I have been focusing on the transition from Summer to Fall both in life and in fashion. The time between seasons can be tough as we leave one behind and look forward to another, but I always use it as a time...
"The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age." -Lucille Ball I take my Birthday very seriously, and love to keep the celebrations going for as long as I can. One of my favorite parts of celebrating is finding the perfect...
This week I highlighted two great "athleisure" looks, and some fun vacation outfits. I wanted to focus on clothes that were affordable, but looked expensive because of the way they were put together. Scroll through to shop them all! Vacation Style For our trip to Mexico I wanted to...
I have put together my largest blog post ever - to share with you my favorite sandals, swimsuits, cover ups and beach bags for spring and summer. Whether you are on an exotic beach, or laying out in your backyard, there is something for everything. Just click...
I get so many questions about what I wear when I travel so I thought I would put that information in a blog post! I have three go to's I rotate depending on the weather, destination, and my flight time. I try to look put together at...
We love traveling with Blue Parallel and have used them for all of our South American adventures over the past eight years. They put together an amazing itinerary in Ecuador – including our time in Quito with our incredible guide Johanna. Here are a few of the...
Nothing beats a cocktail on the beach in paradise, but something that comes pretty close is getting a bartender on demand, whenever you need it. As someone who is involved with a lot of events, I always have a need for help – whether its servers or...
I am embarrassed to admit, it took me years to work a denim jacket into my wardrobe. They always seemed like they were more suited to the "effortlessly cool girls" and I didn't feel like I was one of them. Once I got my hands on one,...
The Perfect Galantine’s Day Lunch I was so thrilled to get to work with Al Biernat’s to throw the ultimate Galantine’s Day lunch for some friends who have worked with me on the blog this year. Al Biernat’s is actually the first restaurant I ever dined at in...

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This summer, Caroline, a friend of mine reached out to let me know that she would be working with Follain at their soon to open store in Dallas. Needless to say, I was thrilled. I had heard nothing but amazing things about the brand and was excited...
I wanted to start doing an outfit recap so that all of my looks are shoppable via the blog as well. Here are my looks from this week: A short suit always looks effortlessly chic, and this one from Smythe, paired with a vintage Louis Vuitton is one...
I have been lucky enough to visit Paris many times throughout my life, starting with family trips as a child, and several times with my husband for a romantic getaway. Our most recent trip to Paris was to celebrate the 40th birthday of a dear friend. Once...
I can't resist a good jumpsuit. Here are some of my favorites out now. There is one for every occasion, and at every price point:
Let's be honest, sticking to your New Years Resolutions is tough. But if fitness was one of your goals, I've got you covered. I've put together my favorite workout pieces for this season to help keep you motivated to get to the gym.
  Shop My Holiday Look: In addition to my gift guides, you can also shop this festive holiday look. FOR HIM: 1.Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones, $169 2.Stainless Steel Handled 4 Piece BBQ Set, $89.99 3.Garmin S60 Golf Watch, $399 4.BRIC’S, Life “28 Rolling Duffel, $850 5.Nike Essential Flex Running Pants, $70 6.Northface Backpack, $65 7.APL Shoes,...
Travel-Uganda Kibale
WHERE WE STAYED   Ndali Lodge is a beautiful family run lodge located above the Crater Lake Nyinambuga. Each guest stays in their own private cottage but gathers together for mealtime and leisure time as well. Aubrey does an incredible job of making each guest feel welcome and...
Last month I was able to share a little bit about Operation Kindness. This month I want to spotlight another favorite organization of mine – The Family Place – And their signature fundraiser – Partners Card. I became involved with The Family Place a few years ago when...
I have recently started a workout and wellness routine with VIVE Personal Training. I truly believe the secret to staying motivated for getting in and out of the gym is to dress accordingly. I have always found that if you feel your best for the workout to...
My husband is an oenophile, so we always enjoy visiting different wine regions around the world. Our travel advisor at Blue Parallel told us that Mendoza was a must stop on our return trip to Argentina. Let’s just say that it certainly did not disappoint… Where we stayed:...
Fall temperatures don’t hit Texas until later this month (hopefully) however; I have already rounded up some of my top picks for sweaters this season. I love going for a casual look and pairing with ripped jeans or, if I want to dress up the look, I...
While the abundance and variety of the primate population is the main driver of tourism in Uganda, there are many places to see plains game as well, and those experiences are not to be missed. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Queen Elizabeth and saw one of...
One of my must haves from this season’s trends has been high-waisted pants. They are equally as comfortable as they are chic and have carried me throughout the entire summer – from the Oregon Coast to San Miguel – from exotic adventures in Turks and Caicos all...
One of my true passions is giving back, and I hope to use my blogging platform to bring awareness to different organizations in the Dallas area that are near and dear to my heart. One of my favorites – and the first organization I became involved with...