• tailgate road trip Toyota RAV4
    Lifestyle,  Travel

    TAILGATING AND A ROAD TRIP WITH THE TOYOTA RAV-4

    It’s no secret that road trips are one of my very favorite things!  If there is a cup of coffee, a good play list, and an even better car I will always be down to travel.  This past weekend, I had the opportunity to road trip to Fayetteville, Arkansas for the LSU vs. Arkansas football game!  If you know me personally, you know my Louisiana roots run deep even though I was raised in Arkansas.  This game is always one of my very favorites every year, so of course I leaped at the chance when Toyota provided me with the RAV4 Adventure AWD to road trip in and tickets to…

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    FALL TREND ALERT: SNAKEPRINT

    If you haven’t noticed, this season is ALL about animal print, and snake skin is has got to be one of my favorite trends.  Whether it’s booties, a skirt, or a sassy dress, this print is every where and so cute no matter how you wear it! I recently bought this snake print dress for an event I went to a couple of weeks ago.  I was totally obsessed when I saw it in the store and knew I had to have it.  The style of the dress is so different!  I love that it looks a little conservative with the long sleeves and buttons, but then it gets a…

  • LOOSE WAVES BEDHEAD CURLIPOPS JUMBO WAND
    Beauty

    LOOSE WAVES WITH THE BEDHEAD CURLIPOPS JUMBO WAND

    If you haven’t noticed, my go to hairstyle these days has been loose big waves.  When Bed Head Styling sent me their NEW Bed Head Curlipops™ 1 1/2” Jumbo Pop Wand, I was so excited to try it!  My hair is long and thick, so a curling wand with a large barrel is my favorite type of tool to style it with.  I have always been a huge fan of Bed Head Styling products and appliances, and this wand is by far one of my favorites that I have tried.   Bed Head Styling appliances are for the girls that want to stand out!  They are perfect for everyday use or…

  • game day outfits
    Fashion

    GAME DAY OUTFITS

    TOP: FREE PEOPLE (here) // DENIM SKIRT: FOREVER 21 (here) // BANDANA: FOREVER 21 (similar here) // BOOTIES: VINCE CAMUTO (here) // HANDBAG: GUCCI (here) (similar here)   Weekends are so much better now that game days are in full swing!  I’ll be honest, watching football games are fun, but picking out game day outfits is way better.  It’s a must to look as cute (but game day appropriate) as possible when tailgating and cheering on your fav team! Back in my college days, I went to Louisiana Tech for undergrad and graduate school.  During undergrad, I was on the dance team and wore a uniform for every game.  In…

  • plaid blazer leather skirt
    Fashion

    FALL OUTFIT INSPO: PLAID BLAZER AND LEATHER SKIRT

    It is officially fall, y’all!  Although it certainly doesn’t feel like it here in Dallas, the new season has gotten me excited to transition into my fall wardrobe and share some outfit inspo with you all!  Fall fashion is all about mixing textures and patterns.  I don’t know what better way to do that than with plaid and leather!  A plaid blazer and leather skirts are staples in my fall wardrobe every year. Plaid blazers will never go out of style.  They are a fall staple that keeps coming back each season, and that I why I love them!  Plus, they are so versatile!  I bought mine last year and…

  • leopard print how to
    Fashion

    HOW TO WEAR LEOPARD PRINT AND THE STAPLES YOU NEED FOR FALL

    It’s no secret that leopard print is the print of the season! Its one of those prints that can go with just about anything (its a neutral duh) and of done right, it can look so chic! I have always loved leopard, but here lately my obsession has grown even more. There are SO many cute pieces out this season. While it is a hot trend for this season, if worn wrong it looks like a hot mess… here are a few tips on how to wear leopard print for wearing leopard print: CONSIDER IT A NEUTRAL: I say this a lot and I stand by it. If you’re going…

  • birthday outfit recap
    Fashion

    BIRTHDAY OUTFIT + RECAP

    ROMPER: LEITH (here) // HEELS: SCHUTZ (similar here) // HANDBAG: GUCCI (here) (similar here) // EARRINGS: KENDRA SCOTT (here) Happy September! Can you believe how fast time is flying?!  I feel like we were just welcoming summer and now it’s almost time for fall weather (SO excited).  I wore this outfit last week for my birthday, and I must say it was perfect for the occasion.  Speaking of my birthday, thank you all SO much for the bday love last week!  I feel like I learned so much about myself in my 24th year, and I cannot wait to see where life takes me at 25. I knew I wanted…

  • leopard skirt style two ways
    Fashion

    TWO WAYS TO STYLE A LEOPARD SKIRT

    Anyone else a full believer in the saying “leopard is a neutral”?  I am!  Any time I find a good leopard staple, you better believe I buy it.  I bought this leopard skirt recently, and I think I have worn it 10 times already.  At first glance, you may wonder what in the world would you wear that skirt with?  Today, I am showing you how to wear a leopard skirt two ways (but really there are 1000 more).   LEOPARD AND DENIM Like I said, leopard is a neutral and therefore looks great with a basic.  I love pairing anything with a denim jacket, but especially a leopard skirt.  Throw…

  • nordstrom anniversary sale 2018
    Fashion,  Sale

    NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE 2018

    The best sale of the year is here!  (Fun fact: my second blog post ever was about this sale.). I am SO excited for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale this year!  There are some great pieces that I cannot wait to get my hands on for Fall 2018. WHAT IS THE #NSALE? Don’t live around a Nordstrom?  Never heard of the #nsale?  Allow me to explain… The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is unlike any other sale!  Rather than shopping through pieces you have seen in store all season, the #nsale marks prices down on NEW fall items! Early access to the sale opens today (July 12th) for Nordstrom card holders.  Last year,…

  • blazer
    Fashion

    Not Your Work Blazer

    BLAZER: TARGET (here) // JEANS: EXPRESS (here) // BOOTIES: BCBGENERATION (here) // NECKLACE: ROCKSBOX (here) // EARRINGS: ROCKSBOX (here) // BAG: TARGET (here) Hi friends!  Sorry I have been a little M.I.A from the blog recently.  I got a new puppy!! Her name is Tillie, and she is so sweet, BUT also a lot of work.  I have been spending the last couple of weeks getting adjusted to the dog mom life as well as gearing up for the holidays!! Can you believe Christmas is so close?! I love that blazers are a trend this season, and that they are NOT being styled for the office.  I styled mine with…