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    Friday Favorites: 10 Things for Fall

    For this ‘Tuesday Ten’, I am going to talk about the things that I want to do, buy, make this fall.  Some are tangible and some are intangible, but I am all about a list so I decided to make a list of my top ten things for fall. Let me know what is on […] Read more…

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    Design Inspiration: Apartment Edition

    The time has come..I’m leaving the nest (my parents house). For those of you who may or may not know, I am getting married on New Years Eve this year! Ahhh. “jbhfknldmfsa” are the thoughts that still run through my head. My FIRST apartment is awaiting us in late fall and being the closet interior […] Read more…

Style

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    The Skinny on My Jeans

    I love jeans! You can dress them up, dress them down, and if you find the right pair they fit you like a glove. Next to Hudson Jeans (which have a hefty price tag!), my next favorite is Express Jeans. I think I have one in every wash. Im on my way to try on […] Read more…

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    August Style

    August in Virginia is smoldering. You cannot go outside with out immediately getting hot. So, I had this theory that dresses are always the way to go. And it’s true! Here is a sample of my go-to outfit for August. Dress// Ann Taylor Loft Jacket// Levi Outlet Shoes// Nordstrom- Steve Madden Necklace// H&M Xoxo the […] Read more…

Beauty

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    Healthy Hair: My Tips

                    Oh blonde, how I love you..and hate you at the same time. I often am asked “How do you get your hair more icy?” Honestly, I just have a great color stylist! I cannot take credit for it. but as far as the upkeep, I have some […] Read more…

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    Product Review: Sephora False Lashes

    False lashes can be such a pain sometimes. I only prefer to wear them for special occasions, such as our Engagement pictures because they add another 5 minutes to your make up routine. I love these Sephora Lashes ($10) they were perfect for my eye shape, making them look wider and not overbearing. They are […] Read more…

Life

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    Experiencing Life: What Does that Even Mean?

      Often times people confuse being content with being comfortable, or too lazy to do anything different. Which it can be interpreted that way sometimes, but in my life that is not the case. In high school, I chose to go to a community college instead of going away to school. I was graduating a […] Read more…

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    4 Months and Counting

      The time is approaching for the BIG DAY! New Years Eve is just around the corner and wedding planning is in full swing. It’s coming down to the fine details, fittings, tastings, invitations, showers, the list is endless! I decided to stop and write about how I feel right now so I can look […] Read more…

Health

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    Spring Recipe Box: Sweet Shrimp Coleslaw

    Ingredients  2 cups nappa cabbage, sliced thin 2 cups red cabbage, sliced thin 1 small can water chestnuts 1/4 cup tamari soy sauce 1 tbsp garlic powder 1/4 cup lime juice 1/2 lb. shrimp (medium size) 1 can mandarin oranges, sliced or 1 orange sliced Instructions 1. I used frozen shrimp, so first I defrosted […] Read more…

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    Spring Recipe Box: Veggie Pasta Salad

      This pasta is great hot or cold and again, SO EASY. Ingredients (makes 4 servings)  1 box GF penne pasta 1 head of broccolli, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 1/2 cup artichoke hearts, chopped 1/2 cup black olives, sliced 1 bell pepper- I like red 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp […] Read more…