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Fall Color Trends: Aubergine

Fall Color Trends: Aubergine

Can you believe fall begins this month? Now I know that doesn’t quite mean the same here in Texas, as we will probably have higher temps through October! But the next season is still approaching quickly, so I am working on freshening up my wardrobe. One piece that has done this is this aubergine dressI’m wearing. It’s the perfect staple for fall, and the color aubergine is going to be a big color trend this year.

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InStyle Salon Shoot : Behind the Scenes

InStyle Salon Shoot : Behind the Scenes

Happy TUESDAY! Happy September! How was your holiday weekend? Ours was great because it consisted of a lot of lounging, binge watching TV and getting over our jet lag from Ireland. All in all, I’d say that is a a perfect weekend! Today I am back with another “behind the scenes look” at a video shoot that I did for JCPenney. This time it involved focusing sole on The Salon by InStyle inside JCPenney. Check out the video by clicking HERE.

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Best Day to Night Dresses

Best Day to Night Dresses

I don’t know about you, but I often have days where I’m rushing from a luncheon to meetings to dinner and then an event later in the evening. For days like these, I aim to style an outfit that can function all day long in case I don’t have the time to change. That’s when my day to night dresses come in handy and save the day. And one of my favorite day to night dresses at the moment is this Eliza J ombre fit and flare. It is so cute and classic, yet unique and interesting as well. I know it can be tough to find the perfect transitional pieces, so I’ve rounded up all the best day to night dresses in the post below!

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Introduction to my Fall Fashion Favorites

Introduction to my Fall Fashion Favorites

If you’re following me on Instagram, you know that I’m in Northern Ireland today! It’s been an amazing trip and I can’t wait to share it with you later this week. Since the temps have been in the 50s to low 70s, I had to pack fall clothes of course. And believe it or not, the fall season in the U.S. is less than one month away! So I thought it would be the perfect time to start introducing y’all to my fall fashion favorites for the upcoming season.

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Soma Influencer Brand Trip to Celebrate 15 Years!

Soma Influencer Brand Trip to Celebrate 15 Years!

Hopefully you caught my play-by-play on Instagram stories, but last week I was in Florida for an influencer trip with the brand Soma. I’ve talked about Soma many times on the blog like in last week’s blog post here. I love their bras and pajamas, but I also love their super comfortable, cute and easy clothes. Besides my shoes and accessories, all the outfits in these pictures are all from Soma and linked below for you. So let me tell you about this exciting Soma Influencer trip to celebrate 15 years of the brand!

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Skinny Jeans 3 Ways | Video

Skinny Jeans 3 Ways | Video

Guess what? I’m back with another video! Instead of an eight hour shoot day with a full crew (see this blog post), JCPenney asked us to create this one on our own. The fashion challenge: Show how you can create three different looks with one pair of skinny jeans. Challenge accepted! Let me show you how I styled skinny jeans 3 ways. Plus, I’m including a video to help explain my styling process.

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Destination: Boston Massachusetts Travel Guide

Destination: Boston Massachusetts Travel Guide

WOW! It’s mid-August and I am just now writing about my trip to Boston that I took at the end of June. I’m doing a quick recap of this fun trip and giving you details on where to stay, what to do and of course… where to eat! Because I feel like that’s all we did. Oh, and of course I’ll link everything I wore.

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Eliminate Bra Lines With a Soma Enbliss Bra

Eliminate Bra Lines With a Soma Enbliss Bra

One question a lot of women wonder is “How do I stop my bra lines from showing?”. It’s certainly a common problem for me too. Many bras have underwire that tends to dig into my skin, making me so uncomfortable on the hot and sticky summer days here in Texas. YUCK! To fix this, I tried the Soma Enbliss Full Coverage Underwire Bra and fell in love!

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5 Reasons to Love Eliza J Dresses

5 Reasons to Love Eliza J Dresses

Surely y’all have picked up on my love for the brand Eliza J, right? I wear their dresses ALL THE TIME because they’re that good. In fact, my assistant Ramsey and I recently wore a few Eliza J dresses here from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I’ve worn the brand for several years, so you can even look back at posts like this to see me in this same cute dress pictured but in last season’s color way. Fun Fact: The designers of Eliza J also have a sister line called Harper Rose, which I’ve featured here along with countless other times. Both brands are definitely two of my top favorites to wear! You can find them at most department stores like Nordstrom (widest selection), Dillard’s and Bloomingdale’s. Now let me tell you my 5 reasons to love Eliza J dresses…
GIVEAWAY winners are listed in today’s blog post!

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Product Review: CLÉ DE PEAU WRINKLE SMOOTHING SERUM SUPREME

Product Review: CLÉ DE PEAU WRINKLE SMOOTHING SERUM SUPREME

I’ve written many times about procedures like this that I get done to keep my skin fresh and glowing, but I also take several steps at home toward achieving a more youthful appearance. One of my secrets is the Clé de Peau Wrinkle Smoothing Serum Supreme. This product is one way I fight the effects of aging from my own bathroom! Now the question is… Does this wrinkle smoothing serum really work?

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Beautiful, Classic Style From M.M.LaFleur

Beautiful, Classic Style From M.M.LaFleur

I always try to offer you options that are beautiful, classic, and easy to wear. Today, I want to share more from this new brand I’m loving. M.M.LaFleur offers a lovely selection of classic but modern staples that are great for work, luncheons, and everyday wear. I shared more about them and how I styled one of their gorgeous dresses in this post. Below, you’ll find all of my favorites from M.M.LaFleur. Plus, I’ve linked a video to show you how fabulous the dress is.

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Should You Consider ProCell Microchanneling + Eleven Wellness Giveaway!

Should You Consider ProCell Microchanneling + Eleven Wellness Giveaway!

OK peeps, this blog post is not for the faint of heart. I’m going to show you raw pictures and video of me getting my ProCell Microchanneling done at Eleven Wellness. Let me tell you what, this is one of the most intense treatments I have ever gotten. What is it? Is it worth it? I’m answering all of these questions and giving you my honest opinion in today’s post. And I just might have a special giveaway too…

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Why I love Olly Vitamins!

Why I love Olly Vitamins!

If you’ve been reading the blog within the past year, you probably know that I am a little obsessed with Olly Nutrition. And if you aren’t familiar with Olly, they make vitamin gummies, protein powders and protein bars that are all delicious. It’s truly like eating candy almost, except it’s actually good for you! By now, it seems like I’ve tried just about all of their products. So let me tell you exactly what supplements I take and why I love my Olly Vitamins so much!

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Tips on How to Move Forward after Losing a Parent

Tips on How to Move Forward after Losing a Parent

It’s been one year since Mom passed away. Many of you have asked how Dad is doing so today seemed like a great day to give you an update. And while today’s blog post is highly personal, hopefully it will also be helpful to anyone going through the death of a parent of loved one. I’m detailing the resources I used and tips that have helped me with the grieving process. Please consider sharing Tips on How to Move Forward after Losing a Parent.

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Celebrate National Girlfriend Day with Chico’s Girlfriend Denim

Celebrate National Girlfriend Day with Chico’s Girlfriend Denim

Tomorrow, August 1 is #NationalGirlfriendDay. It’s the day to celebrate all the female friends in our life that help us keep it together. Boy howdy, my girlfriend list is long so I want to take today to plan ahead!  Have you made any plans with your girlfriends yet? I can tell you that I am definitely celebrating in my new Chico’s girlfriend denim.

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Shop Walmart Next Day Delivery!

Shop Walmart Next Day Delivery!

Have you all heard of the new Walmart Next Day Delivery option? It has been so easy and efficient while helping my son move and decorate his new apartment. There are over 100,000 items available online to choose from that can be delivered the next business day after you order it. There’s no membership fee required, so I highly suggest taking advantage of this new feature!

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Summer Style Video Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Summer Style Video Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Occasionally, I book collaborations that bring together the business of blogging, video and print model work. This campaign is one of those occasions. I thought it would be fun to show you how this video turned out and the three looks they styled me in for the Summer Style Shoot. Let’s go behind the scenes…

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