As you begin to pack away clunky and cozy winter boots, break out of the box this spring and step into some of these fresh new finds for your shoe collection! IMO these scream Kate Spade – Adding yet another Steve Madden design to my collection with these green and rose floral sandals. (Was $89,… Continue reading Shoe finds that are sure to add a Spring in your step
I was thrilled to partner with Cleo Madison for this post! Cleo Madison is a modest clothing boutique that values having your style and personality steal the show —all without skimping on bold patterns like plaid, stripes and florals. I was sent The Cassidy Peplum Top in Wine – turned dress since I’m 4’9 – to style for… Continue reading Cleo Madison Style Shoot
Kendra Scott’s Raleigh location gave bloggers a sneak peek into their Spring collection for 2018! Nestled right in the center of North Hills, the Raleigh team is beyond helpful and educated when it comes to their collections. Stop in and learn more about these mid-century inspired pieces and see them for yourselves on display when they… Continue reading Sneak Peek: Kendra Scott Spring Collection
I’ll confess I’m not the best shopper when it comes to the holidays. I either pick up something too early and forget about it, order too late for online shipping or hit the store the last days and pick through the depleted inventory. If you’re like me and currently scrambling to come up with something… Continue reading 2017 Holiday Gift Guide – Last Minute Shoppers
Just in time for the holidays I’ve partnered with Anna and Matt Patterson of Designs By Patterson! This powerhouse couple (who are also high school sweethearts) take on the world of architecture + physical therapy by day, while shifting into the roles of artist and business manager by night (#RelationshipGoals). Their work is stadium stipple… Continue reading Creative Spotlight – Anna & Matt Patterson + Promo Code & Contest!
I heard about John Friend, after he served with my husband in the United States Marine Corp & loved learning what he had planned for the fashion world. Merging creativity, style and personality, John coined cuff covers, an easy and convenient accessory to fasten around existing pant cuffs, pant rolls, the bottom of leggings, shirt cuffs… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: John Thomas Friend & Cuff Covers
Recently, I’ve become OBSESSED with mixing patterns. However, I can respect that it’s a delicate balance and that I’m no expert in the art. While looking for inspiration and trying to figure out how to avoid looking like I got dressed in the dark, I figured out a little hack that’s helped me. So, if you’re… Continue reading Hack for Mixing Patterns Like a Pro
Cocktails, mocktails– everyone can enjoy. Swing into summer by sipping on something refreshing. For a kick, enjoy the recipes below with a twist, otherwise, leave out the liquor and keep chugging along. Cheers! Piña Colada Lime Cooler Recipe: Mildly Meandering Mango Jalapeno Margarita Recipe: Easy Cooking with Molly Blackberry Lime Daiquiri Recipe: Small Town Woman Virgin… Continue reading Cheers to Summer!
#Praise–Summer is FINALLY here. Make the most of it with these ideas below! Listen to the Sound of Summer Raleigh alone has 100 outdoor summer concerts to choose from—many are even FREE! Even if you don’t live here, you can still dance in the fresh air and sunshine in your own state by finding a series… Continue reading 5 Ways to Savor the Summer
May 21st I joined the 30s club and left my 20s behind! In honor of crossing this threshold, I wanted to share 30 life lessons it took me 30 years to learn. Hopefully, you’ll be inspired and you’re a much quicker learner than I am ;). Don’t be jealous of others, your time will come.… Continue reading It took 30 years to learn this