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August 2016

HIGH LOW HOT PINK DRESS

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DRESS: Adelyn Rae Ruffle High/Low Dress //  SANDALS: Steve Madden Patrice Ankle Wrap Sandal  //  NECKLACE: Fairchild Baldwin Multirow Beaded Collar Necklace  //  CLUTCH: Gigi New York Stella Foldover Clutch  //  SUNNIES: Dior So Real 48mm Sunglasses  //  WATCH: Michael Kors Runway Watch  //  BRACELETS: BaubleBar

It’s Wednesday – and no matter how late it may be, I simply had to get this post up, featuring what might be my favorite pink item I’v ever worn. And if you’ve watched Mean Girls, you’ll know that Wednesdays are the best days to wear pink. Read on to find out why I absolutely adore this little high low hot pink dress.

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MARBLE PRINT DRESS

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DRESS: Michelle by Commune Tolworth Asymmetric Hem Dress //  CLUTCH: From St. Xavier Blanche Clutch  //  EARRINGS: BaubleBar Nightlight Drop Earrings  //  SANDALS: similar here //  SUNNIES: Prada 49mm Retro Sunglasses  // WATCH: Michael Kors Runway Watch

Happy Tuesday! I’m finally back in Dallas and back in action after a fun-filled weekend in Long Beach (details on that trip to come soon here on the blog!) Today I’m sharing the most chic marble print dress that’s perfect for fall transitions.

Read on to see how I styled this fun asymmetrical dress.

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HOW I MADE MY DREAMS COME TRUE

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As unique as every person is, we all share at least one thing in common:  we all have goals in life and we all desire to make them a reality. Today, I’ve teamed up with my friends at Dallas Community Colleges to talk about how I made my dreams come true (and no, it doesn’t involve wishing on stars — as much as I would love that!)

Trust me, I still have my good and my bad days, but at 26 years old, I truly feel as though I am living my dream, and I can trace it all back to one defining moment in my life: pursuing higher education. My four years at the University of Texas at Austin (with the help of several online courses I also took at Dallas Community College) truly transformed my life and what the future had in store for it.

Read on to read the story of how I got to where I am today and the role that my higher education played in that.

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MINT GREEN DRESS

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DRESS //  JACKET  //  SANDALS  //  CLUTCH  //  SUNNIES  //  CHOKER  //  BRACELETS

It’s no secret that I’m a major fan of color. Mint green has been one of my favorite hues to wear lately, so when I saw this strappy, wear-anywhere dress in the color, I immediately had to add it to my wardrobe. Featuring the most flattering silhouette that can be worn as a casual beach dress or dressed up for a night out, this little mint green dress is a perfect staple, and it also happens to come in several other pretty hues.

Read on to find out how I teamed up with Nordstrom to style the dress for an easy summer-fall transitional outfit idea.

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OUR CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIP

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TEE SET  //  STRIPED SKIRT  //  CLASSIC MINNIE EARS  //  PINK MINNIE EARS  //  ROUND SUNNIES  //  AVIATOR SUNNIES

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll probably know that I recently went on the BEST.TRIP.EVER with my side of the family and Cole on a true California Adventure. My family has always been a road trip kind of clan. I have endless memories of making the 15-ish hour drive from Dallas to Colorado with my Gigi and Poppy and all of my cousins, uncles and aunts in between to go on our annual family ski trip since I was in diapers. There’s something about exploring the beauty of our nation from the window from your car with those you love that feels so authentically American. As if the endless conversations, games, snack stopping and music playing is enough to want to go on a road trip every now and then, this drive was absolutely breathtakingly stunning.

From LAX to San Fransisco, read on to hear about each of our stops on our California road trip adventure.

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