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Like the rest of the country, I have become obsessed with Farm Rio lately. It is such a fun brand with some of the best prints and designs available right now. Not only are their designs adorable, they are affordable, and there is a style and print for...
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:  
While preparing a quarantine birthday cake I came across a delicious chocolate cake recipe (by add a pinch). I had to play with it a little to make it fit with my food allergies and taste preferences, but I am so proud of the results. The cake...
Animal print was huge this fall, and it isn't going anywhere! I am not sure if Tiger King mania is partially to blame, or if it's the fact that animal print can often work as a great neutral or base for an outfit. Here are some of...
I have long hair and prefer to get regular blowouts. When traveling to places off the beaten, that can sometimes be difficult to come by. Before our trip to India I knew that our time in the Tiger Camps would be difficult on my hair so I...
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...
I wish I could tell you that I found OhZone Clinics after researching the health benefits, but I was actually looking for a place to sweat after feeling bloated for several days in a row. I had heard about OhZone through friends and loved the idea of...

Outfit Recaps

I got to share some of my favorite looks this week. My instagram went from Paris to Paradiso and focused on some more elevated looks. You can get the details on all of them and shop them below: Coffee Shop Chic My Paris photo shoot was a dream come...

Outfit Recaps

This weeks looks covered everything from the perfect Labor Day Swimsuit to a back to school look for me and everything in between! Here is a look back at this weeks posts: Labor Day Look I posted my favorite beach look on Labor Day. This blue swimsuit has become...

Outfit Recaps

Even though it won't actually feel like fall for at least another month in Dallas, I started to focus more on fall looks this week. I showcased a beautiful wine colored activewear set, an easy to throw on yet chic fall dress, and a fun yellow skirt...
I am thrilled to have recently become an Amazon Influencer! I have always loved the variety, convenience, and speed that Amazon provides. It is one of my favorite places to shop online. I love that on amazon you can shop high to low, beauty products, clothes, household items,...
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...

Outfit Recap

With the summer craziness I have fallen behind on my weekly outfit recaps, but I am bringing them back! It's always so fun to revisit my looks from the week, and share a little bit more about why I love them! Here are a few of my...
Tie-dye is everywhere this season, and I have to admit I am thrilled! I think it's the Oregonian in me, but I have always loved tie-dye. You have to be careful because you can go overboard, so it's best to pick and choose your pieces. But it...
Pour your self a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together. - Elizabeth Taylor I love this Elizabeth Taylor quote because I have always seen lipstick as a kind of armor. There is something about putting it on that makes you feel stronger, and ready to...
The blogger world has been buzzing about the Nordstrom sale for awhile. I think by now we have all heard about, perhaps a little too much, but I wanted to take the time to share my picks with all of you. Beauty Picks Womens Clothing Home and Gifts Miscellaneous Picks for your...
Gingham dresses are a classic summer staple. I absolutely love this style from Lela Rose, I wear it all spring and summer long. It goes with everything and works for every occasion. This style is old, but I found it online (and on sale!) here, as well as...
Last month I spent a week sharing with you all of the fun photos from our shoot at the the Sweet Tooth Hotel, and I am so thrilled with how many of you loved seeing all of the outfits and pictures. However, some of you have been...
"To reach Dallas, Texas, I had to cross the ocean and enter the New World." Christian Dior As soon as it was announced that the Dallas Museum of Art would be opening the, "Dior: From Paris to the World" exhibit the city was buzzing. You could feel the anticipation...
I fell in love with Alala the first time I saw one of their sets hanging in Bandier. Their activewear and loungewear is so chic, but also comfortable and holds up well no matter how hard you workout. I love everything they come out with, so it...
Bandier is having a friends and family sale now through Sunday! I love absolutely everything they sell, but I put together some of my favorite pieces that you should grab while you can. These are pieces that I own, or have been eyeing myself, so they are...
"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...

Clean Beauty

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...

My Boys

I often get asked why I haven't featured more about my boys on the blog, and, quite honestly, it is such a difficult question to answer. My children are the part of my life I am most proud of and eager to share in person or over...
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,...