IF YOU LOVE THE TOP TRENDS OF SUMMER, YOU’LL LOVE THIS: 15 OFF THE SHOULDER TOPS UNDER $50

15 OFF THE SHOULDER TOPS UNDER $50

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Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.

Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.
Photos by: Audrey Darke

Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.

Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.

 

Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.

Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.

 

Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.

Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.

Off the Shoulder Trend. How to style of shoulder tops. What to wear with off shoulder tops. Off shoulder Tops under $50. Style on a budget.
Photos by: Olivia Whalen

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably noticed the ladies wearing off-shouldered tops pretty much everywhere. Brunch, check. Date night, check. Running errands, check. Bar, check. They’re everywhere. I don’t hate it either. Matter of fact I love it. Please, please stay a few more seasons at least. I love the different vibes of OTS tops. There are so many options: flirty & feminine, body con, OTS bodysuits, statement pieces. Plus it flatters such a wide range of body types and is very simply paired with other statement trends. That’s why I’m wanting to share my favorite 15 off the shoulder tops under $50. (Favorite stores include ASOS, VICI, Forever 21 & Nordstrom.)

The OTS top or Bardot as I’ve seen it at many retailers. (I like that, make me wanna wear it even more. Who doesn’t love Bridget!) The flattering neckline can be found in so many prints, colors and styles. It’s basically impossible to mess it up. A few tips for wearing off the shoulder tops though:

  • Wear a strapless bra or pasties. You simply cannot pull this off well with any other type of bra.
  • Wear statement pieces as earrings or necklaces. The hassle and hoop trend work well with OTS tops. This is your chance to get your jewelry noticed. Your pieces won’t get lost in the outfit. My picks would be duster earrings like at Bauble Bar currently like THESE or THESE. They have some really fun earrings for summer. With necklaces, I would do a choker or a bandana.
  • Dust some bronzer and highlighter over your collarbone to really make it pop. It’s your time to shine. Literally. Get it? haha

I really feel as if the sexiness of shoulders are completely underrated but it’s perfect way to show a little sex appeal but still look classy and feminine. I’m sharing a slideshow below of my favorite 15 off the shoulder tops under $50. You know me, I love a good deal. Check it out y’all. Xo.

STYLING THE PALM PRINT SPRING TREND: HOW TO

STYLING THE PALM PRINT SPRING TREND: HOW TO

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Guess who just found out she’s going to the beach for a week this weekend? I can’t wait. Momma needs a little vacation, even though is it really a vacation with kids? Hmmm well I’m still pretty stoked about embracing my inner mermaid. Cannot wait to share all my cute beach looks with yawl too! So since we head off to the beach this weekend I’m gonna be sharing some beach posts this week. Starting with one of my favorite summer trends: Palm prints. Why am I talking about palm prints? Well mainly because I plan on rocking it nonstop while there. I’m also showing you how I’m styling the palm print spring trend.

I got a super sweet deal on this cute dress from Forever 21. I have also linked below a lot of my favorite palm prints. If you’re wondering how to style the palm print spring trend, I’m gonna share a few of my favorite cute prints that work really well with this print.

  • Black and white stripes. The black and white stripes contrast very well with the leaf print. See that banana leaf and striped nail by my girl Jen at Parlour 3.
  • Pink. Hot pink or Ballerina pink. Either works with this print. I chose to rock these amazing shoes from Zappos. 
  • Cork and Straw. I got my beach bag at Target and they have some cute options. Also I found a couple at Asos.
  • Flamingos. Again see my perfect wine glass above ha.

These are just some of my suggestions. Please reach out to me if you guys have any questions on styling or what not. It’s one of my loves. Oh and btw sorry this is so short but the Preds game was on and WE WON!!! We are going to the Stanley Cup Finals.

Hope y’all enjoyed seeing how I’m styling the palm print spring trend. Xo.

 

FIT FRIDAY: LAGREE FITNESS + 30 DAY ABS CHALLENGE

Lagree Fitness

It’s Fit Friday guys and even though I have a lot of work to do at the moment, at least I was pretty hardcore in fitness pre-Charlie. One of my best friends, Anne, is a trainer at Studio Novo and Barry’s Bootcamp (which I will be discussing in a few weeks.) I was her first client ever about 4.5 years ago after my first baby and she whipped me in shape. If you live in Nashville you HAVE to go to one of her classes. This week I have asked her to do a guest posting about Lagree Fitness and then next week I will be discussing my experience with it. Keep reading to get a little insight from a Lagree fitness machine… look at her bod, you’ll get what I mean. Plus she has embarked on a fitness blog and I’m so excited to see all the things she has in store and you can bet on many more collaborations between us.

Also at the end I’ll be touching on a 30 day ab challenge I’m doing with a few other amazing bloggers.

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Created by Sebastian Lagree in LA over a decade ago, Lagree Fitness is a patented method labeled by experts as one of the most innovative concepts in the fitness world today. Celebrities such as Sofia Vergara, Kim Kardashian, and Michelle Obama swear by the Lagree Fitness workout. I found this method to be extremely effective in keeping me in shape as I was a NFL Cheerleader for the Tennessee Titans.

Combining the five elements of fitness – Cardio, strength, endurance, body composition, and flexibility –  with resistance training, the results are seen much faster which less impact on your joints by targeting your slow twitch muscle fibers through continuous tension on a megareformer. People often think they are walking into Pilates. However, it’s not Pilates at all. It’s Lagree – one of the most revolutionary workouts that has ever been developed.

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In 2014, having battled numerous injuries over the past five years I was looking for a low impact workout which could deliver results in a powerful way. This is when I found Lagree Fitness.

Lagree Fitness is one of the only methods I have found which truly makes you feel stronger from the inside out. There is no other type of method in the fitness world which delivers the same core work as Lagree.

In Nashville, you can find the Lagree Fitness method only taught at Studio Novo Nashville and Studio Novo Cool Springs. When you come to class, expect a 50 minute full body class with a Lagree certified instructor who designs their own class.

Not only am I a certified personal trainer, but I teach the Lagree Method as well. You can check out my classes on Mondays at Studio Novo Cool Springs at 9:30am + 12pm and Studio Novo Nashville on Thursday at 5:30pm. Your first class is free. For best results, I would encourage you to attend 3 times a week.

For more information, you can check out www.novonashville.com and www.lagreefitness.com as well as my website www.fitcitypearl.com.

Anne

 

As I told you guys on the previous Fit Friday posts, I am trying to connect with you guys not only so we can motivate each other but also so I can hold myself accountable. With that being said I am teaming up with these 4 beauties below (check out their blog sites too!!! They’re amazing, you won’t regret it) to do a 30 day Ab Challenge. I am starting today and I really hope you guys can start and finish with us! Keep following each week. Xo.

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Tips On Getting Your Baby To Sleep

Tips On Getting Your Baby To Sleep: I received product in lieu of this post from Dockatot but as always all opinions are my own.

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Photos by Chelsea Rochelle.

 

Look at those little nuggets all snuggled their beds. You’d think they sleep like champs… but it wasn’t always this way? They say to new parents all the time, “sleep when they sleep.” But what if they don’t sleep? My first-born was an excellent sleeper, she could sleep anywhere. When Charlie was born, I just assumed she would be the same. I bought my fancy bassinet and placed it beside my bed, thinking she would just peacefully sleep beside me each night. Boy was I wrong. She didn’t even last 10 minutes every time.

We put Keatyn in her own bed at about 4 months old and sleep trained her. I had full intention on doing that with Charlie even earlier but then CNN released this article stating babies should sleep in their parents rooms until at least 6 months of age. If you know me at all, you know how crazy paranoid I am, so this was all I needed to hear to keep her in my room. Knowing I am an extremely light sleeper, I would’ve felt comfortable letting her sleep in my bed with me but knowing how sleep deprived I could be at times taking care of two and working, I opted to try out the Dockatot.  I promise you I’m not exaggerating but she won’t sleep in anything else.

She was diagnosed with hip dysplasia at 6 weeks old so we couldn’t put her in the rock and play etc, anything that pushed her hips together. We ended up getting the larger Dockatot too but now that her harness is off, she sleeps in the smaller one again. Her big sister has completely stolen the Grand Dockatot. She says it’s her bed and she just lounges in it and watches tv. She’s 5 years old and still fits in it so I’d say that’s pretty impressive.

A few tips on getting your baby to sleep that I could recommend to you from a lot of trial and error:

  • A good routine. I know it’s a lot harder with multiple children especially but if you set a good routine it will help you more than you know. Babies and children need routines and trust me, you’ll have it a lot easier if you set them early on. I make sure Charlie is fed every 3 hours until about 7/8 pm when I feed her the next to last bottle of the day. She naps at 10 am and 2 pm. We put her down in her dockatot around 7:30-8 after bath time. She wakes up between 11:30-12 and she gets her last bottle of the night. She sleeps till about 7 then we start our day.
  • Whitenoise. Get them used to sounds or you’re in for a world of chaos. I have found the perfect sound machine ever. The Sound Oasis Bluetooth machine is compact for travel and comes with a SD card with 12 pre-loaded sounds that are not only perfect for the babies but also for mom and dad to sleep better. Trust me you’ll love it.
  • Feed your baby right before you put him/her to sleep. Make sure their bellies are full and they will nap/sleep so much better and longer.
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Photo by Elizabeth Scott.

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I hope you guys enjoyed these tips on getting your baby to sleep. By no means am I an expert but this is what has worked for me. Feel free to message me with any questions. Xoxo.

Summer Cocktail Party: A Quick Party Guide With Pier 1

This Summer Cocktail Party post is sponsored by free product by Pier 1 but as always all opinions are my own 🙂 Affiliate links are also included in this post. (Meaning I’ll be compensated if you click on an affiliate link and make a purchase.)

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Hey Summer I see you and all the fun stuff you have planned. One of my favorite parts of spring/summer is enjoying my backyard with friends and family. The plus side this year is the fact that I finally caved and got patio furniture for my deck. I’ve had the Pier 1 Swingasan chairs for a couple years now and I absolutely love them to sit in and have a glass of wine or cup of coffee but it’s not practical to entertain. As soon as I received my new patio set, I ran to our local Pier 1 to browse their outdoor sale for decor. 

Since I don’t have a formal dining area outside, I find it best to host small parties for my outside festivities. The perfect examples are Summer Cocktail Party, girls night, date night, play dates, etc. If I’m hosting large parties I’ll take it inside. Are your in-laws coming over or maybe a couple of your girlfriends for drinks and you don’t have time to do an elaborate set up? I’m gonna share a few quick tips and some items to have on hand to make it Pinterest worthy in a matter of minutes. I’m sharing some items I picked up from Pier 1 that you can either keep tucked away to throw out real quick when entertaining guests or keep out on your dining table for an easy transition to your outdoor setup.

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I can’t even begin to tell you how obsessed I am with my new wine glasses. There’s a pretty good chance I will be drinking wine, champagne or just orange juice in the mornings out of my new cactus glass especially. And you can’t have an Summer Cocktail Party outdoors without this tropical food cover. No one wants bug interrupting their evening.

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The right touches can completely make the set up. I decided to go with bright colors because at the moment the biggest trends are palms, flamingos, cactus and pineapples etc. I picked some bold and bright colors that I can build on and use for the future. The Melamine dinnerware is perfect for outdoor entertaining because it’s extremely durable. I’m loving all of the fun colors available and they are plates m kids can use without me worrying. Also the Clarity stemware is shatter proof and practically indestructible look so sleek you would never even know they weren’t glass.

If you mix patterns and colors you can create more looks and shake it up for the next party too. I got an assortment of colors: pink, turquoise, green and florals and stripes. That way you can mix and match an assortment of colors without it being overkill. My favorite combos are these striped napkins with these pink napkins along with these gorgeous orchid napkin rings.

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Also if you throw some fancy linens from your kitchen down, it’ll jazz it up extremely quick. I’m loving this floral runner and flamingo towel to add some depth to the furniture. You can move them back and forth from indoors and outdoors. The poms and fringe that are available at Pier 1 z   are the top trends right now and I am loving how fun they look with my patio set. These lamps give my outdoor setup more of a bohemian vibe. I keep them out when I’m outside but they’re too precious to keep out day-to-day.

Food: A few quick appetizers to throw together are chips & salsa, pretzels & hummus, veggies, cheese & olives and a meat tray. All of these things can be bought at the grocery store to have on hand for a quick get together. Anything fast is perfect and if you keep your pantry stocked, with these essential items you’ll be completely prepared for unannounced company. I got these cute little flamingo ice cube trays to make it a little more fancy. Just keep them your freezer and you’ll seem like you’re prepared.

I threw all of this together for a get together with my friend and her son in about 10-15 minutes, including food. It turned ut beautifully and I couldn’t be more pleased. I hope you guys enjoy this look and you can find it at Pier 1. Xoxo.

How To Make Mom Happy On Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is literally right around the corner and since I now consider myself an expert on this job, I thought I would share some gift ideas to get you some extra brownie points. This applies for your mommas and your wives (because fellas you know you HAVE to get your wives Mother’s Day gifts right?! They did carry your children for 9 months each and let’s not even discuss childbirth and sleepless nights) Every mom wants something different so I’m gonna attempt to touch all bases here.

Idea #1.

Personalized jewelry. One of my most favorite necklaces ever is my personalized signature necklaces. The coolest thing about Capsul’s signature necklace is you can have your name, mom or whatever you want it to say in your child’s handwriting. It comes in a 14″ or 16″ inc chain and in rose gold, silver or 14 karat gold. This is such a unique but lovely gift that you can enjoy for years to come. Fellas you will definitely win some brownie points with this one. Use my code “nashstyle” for 20% off your order.

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Idea #2.

Statement bags. One thing about moms is we are always on the go so the loveliest gift idea would be a nice bag to at least cute while we do it. I love my designer bags like the next chick but there’s something about dropping a grand or more for a bag that makes me cringe. I just think of all of the things I could have bought with that money. Deux Lux makes such beautiful purses, weekenders and id cases etc. A few of my favorite prints are the Calistoga tote, the Bloom overnight bag, the Antigua train case (perfect for makeup or toiletries) and the Biscayne weekender. These 4 are my top 4 faves for summer and they come in various sizes and cost effective for all of the cute print you get to choose from.

Idea #3.

Chic Diaper Bag. With my first child I carried around a typical diaper bag but with the second, I knew better. It was way too heavy and it hurt my back and shoulders. Also I was consistently dropping it while trying to carry everything. I don’t travel anywhere without my Fawn Design diaper bag. It makes me feel less “mom” like and I love that about it. I wear it as a backpack but you can also wear it as a messenger bag. It is such a chic diaper bag that you can carry well after you “need” to. I am obsessed with the gold hardware on them. Both the inside and outside are very easy to clean. You can wipe with a damp cloth. There are a total of 10 pockets to store all your stuff along with a keychain hook for your keys. I have the grey and the brown.

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Idea #4.

Gift Box.  I just got a gift box recently from Give Lovely and there are so many options you can play with for mom or just personalize your own. I got the Roses are Pink box which included: 

  • Hearts Notepad
  • Salted Grapefruit Urban Candle
  • Champagne Bubbles + Bubbly Bears Sugarfina Candies
  • Sakura Blossom Perfume Oil
  • Coco Rose Body Polish
  • Gift Wrap and Handwritten Card

You can choose your price limit and shop from the comfort of your own bed with a gift that’s still completely personalized.

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Idea #5.

Fun Knick knacks. A great idea for mom is to buy her something you know she wouldn’t buy herself. I am so in love with this eyelash mermaid pillow from Ankit in my filming room and think it would make such a fun gift. Who doesn’t like to play with mermaid pillows too? I could seriously do it all day.

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Idea #6.

Traditionals. Basically you can’t go wrong with old faithful. Chocolate Covered Strawberries or Flowers. I’m never gonna be unhappy of I receive either one of these gifts. I could eat chocolate strawberries every day of the year. Or have your kids make mom a special note or picture from them. Husbands do something sweet and romantic, I promise it’ll go a lot further than some expensive purse. Well for someone like me it would.

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Idea #7.

Me Time. I’m actually not kidding when I say I don’t care if I get one physical present for Mother’s Day. I have told my husband countless times that I would feel the most appreciated by just getting a day off. A day off from hearing the word mom 50 times, cleaning the house, feeding everyone. Give me a bath and a book. Two things I don’t see often nowadays. Let me take a nap or relax. Go sit outside by myself. Me time is so important and let’s face it, moms NEVER get that. We can’t even go to the bathroom without tiny humans following us in. So give mom a glass of champagne, draw her a bubble bath with a luxurious bath bomb and lovely soap and milk baths. Then shut the door and keep the kids out for a minimum of an hour 😉 I love giving my support to local companies so if you live in Nashville or even if you don’t they ship…but Cheap Chicks Soapery has some pretty amazing handmade products.

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Idea #8.

Mommy and me jewelry. I love matching my girls but it’s hard to do that sometimes without looking super cheesy. A really cute idea from the kids could be some matching baubles.

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Hope you guys got some great ideas from this post. Babe I hope you were reading 😉 And if you are momma wants yard work and her kitchen cabinets painted haha.

Dressing For Spring

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DRESS // Tobi

PURSE // Rebecca Minkoff

SHOES // Rebecca Minkoff 

SUNGLASSES // Prada

Summer is approaching and you know what that means? Rompers and fun dresses. That is pretty much one of the only parts I enjoy about summer because let’s face it… it gets hot as hades. Well here in Nashville it does anyway and I can only wear dress and rompers.

Not even kidding when I wore this dress from Tobi, I received so many compliments. The back on it is so sexy but classy. I don’t typically wear grey dresses but this one jumped out at me. I paired it with my new Rebecca Minkoff slides at ShopBop to give it a bit of edge. By the way, they are currently 30% off!!! So you’re getting them cheaper than I did. So I’m happy for you but also super jealous because I love them so much. So after pairing this gorgeous dress with an edgier shoe, I decided to balance it with a feminine bag. This Rebecca Minkoff bag is my new ring/summer statement bag. I love the blush tone because it goes with everything.

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ROMPER // Tobi

NECKLACE // Kristalize Jewelry

SHOES // Athena Alexander

Bell sleeves are still going strong and my inner hippie is digging it. It just makes me wanna spin in circles. This one is so soft and airy, I could definitely rock it in summer. Once again my new bag went perfectly with it. I’m also loving this airy dress for summer too. 

The pollen is so bad right now in Nashville that I’m fighting a nasty cold. I can’t breathe. I’m hoping it gets better soon because I missed out on girl’s night tonight and everything. So on that note, I’m headed to bed to try and feel better. Xoxo.

Tips on Staying Productive From A Busy Mom of Two: Erin Condren

This “Tips on Staying Productive From A Busy Mom of Two” post is sponsored by Erin Condren but as always all opinions and thoughts are my own.

 

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If you follow along with my blog or social media at all you know how chaotic my life is. Not only did my husband and I both decide to venture into our own companies within the past year but we also added a baby to that mix. So now here I am, mom of two, trying to balance life. Clearly it can be done, moms do it every day. You just have to prioritize.

I was invited to an amazing event for Erin Condren a couple of weeks ago and learned so much about being organized and all the sweet goodies Erin Condren offers. (Plus we had some pretty amazing appetizers at one of my favorite places, Adele’s.) As a mother to two children under the age of 5, who runs all parts of my blog, YouTube channel and also my family (taking care of kids, cleaning, cooking, baths, the million activities Keatyn does after preschool), I need structure more in life more than ever. Now, I’m no expert by any means, I run around like a chicken with my head cut off 90% of the time but I am offering some tips on staying productive to help you get organized.

  1. First and foremost, make a schedule and a deadline for projects you want to tackle. 9 times out of 10 I’m gonna complete my task if I set a guideline for it because I’m now holding myself accountable instead if saying “Oh I’ll do that tomorrow”
  2. Prioritize what’s most important. Decide what needs to be tackled first and then go down the list.
  3. WRITE IT DOWN. Again, if I write it down I am definitely more likely to hold myself accountable.  I know there are so many apps you can download to stay organized and I have a lot of them. There’s just something about writing it down for me though. I’ve always been a list maker and it helps me get my day in order.
  4. Get a good planner. My Erin Condren Life Planner™ is literally saving me from being a train wreck. I customized it with not only my name but the prettiest floral cover. I’m also a pretty big fan of the cute stickers to use during my scheduling. Whenever you make plans for any event or need to keep track of tasks and errands, mark them in your planner. I also suggest color coding your planner to organize it even better. Otherwise it’ll all blend together and certain tasks won’t be set apart. Also take your planner with you wherever you go so you will remember to put any tasks or events in your schedule as soon as you find out.
  5. WORK. After you make the schedule and get it all delegated, GET IT DONE. The long you put it off and procrastinate just adds more to do on the following days in your schedule. Stick to your schedule and tackle those goals.

Also, BREATHE. Life is stressful, I get it. Try to live in the moment as much as possible. In the meantime, go to Erin Condren and look through all the amazing goodies she offers. The Life Planner™ is a game changer. You can get 15% off your purchase until 7/31/17 with code: GETSOCIAL15 Hope you guys enjoyed my tips on staying productive.

Xo.

 

Effortless & Trendy Casual Wear

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I love casual wear. The truth is, I’m a mom and I spend so much of my time running around chasing these kids. As much as I love fashion, I’ve gotta stay practical for my day-to-day life. While I live in yoga pants for the most part day-to-day, some days I just wanna feel like a decent human and wear something cute. Have you ever tried to lug around two kids in a dress though? Not happening. This adorable outfit makes me feel put together but is still functional for my daily life.

These pom shoes from Target are an amazing dupe for these Steve Madden shoes. I really stepped out of my comfort zone with these shoes but I’m so glad I did. They are cute and unique. Definitely look more expensive than they are.

Also, boyfriend/girlfriend jeans typically scare me because I always thought they would look sloppy on me but I found these jeans at Express and they are now my go to jeans. You can dress them up with heels or rock them with some cute sneakers for a more casual look. Oh and I got the comfiest t-shirt ever from Express too. I sized up for a baggy feel.

On another note, I’m so addicted to the Leftovers right now. I’ve watched 2 seasons in the past week. I get so emotionally invested in my tv shows and can’t stop once I get started. I thought I wouldn’t like this show but I’m pretty into it. It could also be because Justin Theroux is a dream. Jennifer Anniston you are a lucky woman. Good lawd.

And guys!!! I just recorded a few videos on my YouTube that I’m pretty excited to share so I hope you follow along with me there. I love talking about makeup, sincere, fashion and life on there. Xoxo.

Poppy Floral Print: Spring’s Hottest Trends

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Dress // Express

Shoes // Asos

Thought I’d give a little life update for the few of you that might care haha. Things have been so hectic the past few weeks I feel like I can’t come up for air. Between easter, the blog, social events and Keatyn and Matt’s birthdays, it’s been pretty hectic. I’m not complaining, all good things but I’ve just been slammed. Thankfully it’s starting to slow down a bit.

Ok enough of that. It’s full on Spring in Tennessee and the temperatures are blaring. Which means it’s time to bust out the spring faves. Floral is such a hot trend right now and it is everywhere. One of my favorite floral trends right now other than the embroidered trend is the Poppy print (it was also a hot trend in 2013). It’s so vibrant and I’m obsessed. I even bought baby towels and bibs in poppy print for Charlie to match. I paired this dress with a black braille but if you’re feeling a bit riskier then ditch it. It looks so much cuter without one. I’ve also linked some other poppy prints below 🙂 Hope you guys have a great week. Xoxo.