Festival Bound

We all know what season it is. No, it’s not Spring…it’s Festival Season ūüėČ The season of girls dressing up like boho hippies and taking a million photos of their outfits at Coachella. (Wait, Coachella has bands play?! I would have never known. *sarcasm*) The thing is, being a fashion lover, I don’t mind seeing the inflow of photos on my Instagram of fringe, crop tops, and floppy hats. I didn’t go to Coachella this year but there are so many other festivals coming up that I can’t wait to check out, and I’ve been having so much fun putting together outfits for the occasion.

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Head to toe in Forever 21 (shop their festival items!)

photos by Skyler Fike

Sail Away

Thank goodness for sunny days spend with your closest friends, your bae, your dog, or just a good outfit. One of my favorite things to do is be by the water…doesn’t matter where–it can be a pool, the lake, or the ocean (I’m totally a mermaid). I spent the day frolicking in the sun in my new O’Neill jumper that they sweetly sent over to me. I’m so ready for more days like this.

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Photos by Skyler Fike

Bluebonnet Lane

I think we can officially say Spring has definitely sprung meaning one important thing…Mother’s Day. Now I know it can be hard to find the perfect gift every year that you feel your mom deserves which is why I was so excited when I discovered Bluebonnet Lane. Their idea is simple- curated gift boxes for almost any and all occasions. But, the way they do it is lovely, classy, and incredibly unique. I must say, this idea is pretty close to perfect for any mom out there. You could even give this gift as a birthday present, an Easter gift, or just to send a little extra love to someone special.

After talking to Alexandria, the beautiful women who started this company, she shared with me some ideas she has for future curated boxes which is GREAT and has me excited to see what she will come up with next. What do you guys think? Wouldn’t it be cool to see a baby shower box, a bachelorette box, or holiday specific boxes?

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They hand delivered the “Essentials Box” to me complete with a floral arrangement (Uhm, BONUS!).

THE ESSENTIALS BOX INCLUDES:
Herbivore Pink Clay Bar Soap
Herbivore Coconut Milk Bath Soak
Posh Skin Care Lavender & Peppermint Cleansing Grains
Stonebriar Collection Unscented Chambray Candle
Zoe’s Chocolate Pretzel Bar
Savour This Kitchen Gypsy Spice Blend
Boom Chicka Pop Sea Salt Popcorn
8oz Lovecup Coffee Co. House Blend
Gigi’s Remix Crunch Granola Mix
Top Shelf Glasses Coffe O’Clock Mug
The Social Type Personalized Handwritten Note

Mother’s Day Local Delivery:
– All local delivery orders for Mother’s Day must be placed by 11:59pm CST on 5/6/15.

– All shipped orders for Mother’s Day must be placed by 11:59pm CST on 5/4/15 for delivery between 5/7-5/10

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I’m a Hurley Girl…

I’m such a girl sometimes…I claimed it necessary to embrace spring by purchasing bright pink lipsticks and nail polish to match, so I was satisfied when I opened a box from Hurley to find this pink top inside. Something about the color, it literally brings me some kind of joy. So does long boarding. I actually enjoy falling off my board, getting a little dirty, and playing outside. As long as I get to wear my pink lipstick while doing it ūüėČ

I have a lot to be thankful for right now and life has been an¬†unpredictable roller coaster for the most part. Every day brings something new for me to discover and by just going with the flow, I learn so much more about myself. I can’t wait to see what the next few months hold in store and plan to continue focusing on all the good I am surrounded by, or even the small things. Like an electric pink tank from my friends at Hurley.

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Get your PINK on!

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It’s All Smooth Sailing From Here

I had so much fun this past week in Dallas with the bipolar weather and new threads from Smooth Sailing, a company that embraces all the weird and wonderful things in life. I got to bask in the sun and couple days later, I played in the snow all day. All in all it was a fun and adventurous week running around Deep Ellum and Eagle Mountain park while it sat under a blanket of snow.

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Ssail Utility Jacket

Red Plaid Flannel Shirt

Floral Logo T-Shirt

Weird & Wonderful T-Shirt

SS Snapback

Photos by Skyler Fike & Kristen Williams

Bed & Breakfast

Greetings, beautiful readers. I hope you have all been getting through the slum of the end-of-winter blues. That time of winter when you’re counting down the days till spring so you can remember what sunshine everyday feels like. Well, cabin fever may be taking over your whole existence if that’s the case, leaving you wondering what is new and exciting you can do while still having the warmth of being inside. To shake up things in that slump, I visited McKinney Bed and Breakfast¬† with my wonderful boyfriend where we enjoyed sampling breakfast treats and reading books¬†in a room (“The Sweet“) that looks like it was cut from a piece of heaven. The newly remodeled room is a Better Homes worthy find and comes with even better hospitality. Amp up your weekend and visit this beautiful abode to see for yourself.

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Restaurants to check out in the area (all within walking distance)
For Breakfast- Snug on the Square
For Lunch- Patina Green Home and Market
For Dinner- Square Burger

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Photos by Skyler Fike

The Green Movement

It’s no secret that I am a freak when it comes to cold pressed juices, especially when it get closer to summer and I’m working extra hard to be bikini ready. Really, I love pursuing a healthy lifestyle and I love it even more when I enjoy what I am eating and drinking.¬†I¬†have been fitting cold pressed juices to my diet more than ever, and recently I even completed a 3 day juice cleanse leaving me craving bottles of green goodness big time. My friends from Evolution Fresh invited me to try their #3DaysToGreen¬†movement and I gotta say, I loved it!¬†Not only did I feel better and give me body huge boosts of energy, but my cravings went away each time I sipped my drink. They pack a POUND of vegetables in their Sweet Greens and Lemon juice and don’t add any preservatives or artificial flavors, so you’re only getting the good stuff and nothing bad!

Evolution Fresh is something you¬†can easily grab¬†from your local Starbucks or Central Market and I encourage you all to try their #3DaysToGreen movement and see the difference in how your body feels. Also, stick around early next week because we are hosting¬†an Evolution Fresh ‘3 Day Giveaway’¬†to help you start your 3 day challenge with a gift card and coupons (Uhm, AWESOME!).
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Photos by Skyler Fike

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All Wrapped Up

Throwing it back to White Sands (again ūüôā haha). Just me enjoying the sun just before it set over the mountains while wrapped up in a warm blanket. I’ve been in the beginning stages of planning another trip here soon, the ones I do have planned aren’t until the start of summer and I want to sneak in a get away before then! I’m thinking either Florida, the Carolinas, maybe back to California, or keep it close and go explore Austin. Till then I’ll just reminisce over here about this sandy escape. ‚̧

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Photos By: Skyler Fike

Bikini: Zink Swimwear

Love Me Like You Do

Took some time exploring a rooftop that over looked the Dallas skyline and¬†soaked in all the pretty things I saw around me. This has also been one of my favorite cut sundresses recently. Irene’s Story is the ideal place to shop for all your spring/summer wardrobe. I am counting down the days to warmer weather and bikini season. This winter has gone by quickly though (only 1 more month till we spring forward for daylight savings)!¬†I am ready for snow cones with my best friend, road trips to float the river in Austin, thunderstorms, and longboarding in shorts.

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Photos by: Jordan Laessig

Dress from Irene’s Story

Back to You Again

I love to explore as much as I can and I enjoy going to new places to take in something completely unseen. And then there are those places I feel I just can’t get enough.White Sands, New Mexico is definitely one of them. I first made my way out there with my family when I was 14 where I did cartwheels with by brothers and watched my mom turn into a little kid again. The 2nd time I went¬†with my brother and best friend, right before an incredible storm started rolling in turning the whole sky a brilliant navy blue. This past December I again got to take in the beauty of this place. Though it was a little bit colder compared to the times I went in the summer, it was even more beautiful than I remembered. I can’t wait to make my way back out there and create new memories to build on top of the old ones. Thank you immensely to O’Neill for sending me my wardrobe for this trip as well.

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