Lavender & Fur

Oct 21, 2014

I am obsessed with fur lately! It's unreal how many pieces I have in my closet this season that have some sort of fur on them. I have been trying to give lighter colors a chance too, which is unusual for me, as I tend to stick more towards a neutral palette. I love the peacock influence in this fur vest, and the colors are unlike any fur vest I have seen. It's definitely a layering piece I know I will be overloading on this Fall/Winter.

In a matter of a few days the temperature dropped significantly, which is something I am REALLY excited about. Nothing is worse than not knowing how to dress up your day. The days when you go out with a sweater and end up sweating your tush off are over, and I am pretty sure the cold is here to stay. I find my style changing as the years go forward, and every year I look forward to how my style adjusts. One thing is for sure and that is that I never envisioned it to be like this. I love how much I have changed, and I thoroughly embrace it. It's still pretty cool to have a blog to look back through the years and notice huge changes. This year little tree is going to be five! 

Once just a hobby, has now become such a big part of my life. I look forward to looking through my archives and reminiscing about my life and how far I have come, in fashion and in overall growth.

Bracelets / Vest / Leggings // Nordstrom, Hat (similar) // Courtesy of Lovely Bird
Sweater Dress (similar) &Clutch (similar) // Courtesy of Marshalls 
Rings // Vintage , Booties // DSW, Leather Bracelet // AE

The Perfect Top Knot

Oct 20, 2014

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Hey guys! I am so excited to team up with Goody and to share this easy top knot tutorial with you today! For a lady always on the go this look is perfect! I always find myself running out the door with no time to tame this crazy mane. A top knot is a fashionable and classy way to dress up a simple outfit. I love this look, especially when I am going shopping or heading to work. 

First, tie your hair up in a high ponytail using an elastic band. The Quikstyle Paddle brush is perfect for this look because it is great at removing the water out of wet hair fast. If you have a lot of hair (like me) you'll know how frustrating it is to wait for your hair to dry. It takes me a really long time to dry my hair and even blow-drying can be exhausting. The microfiber bristles keep the brush fresh, and the brush itself is lightweight which helps while styling.

Next start twisting your pony tail and wrap it around where you hair is tied. Once you've gone all the way around, start using your bobby pins to keep everything in place. Easy peasy right?

I also want to talk about the BOGO offer going on right now at Walgreens. Right now if you purchase the Goody Tanglefix you can get the Quikstyle hairbrush for free! The offer is going on until 11/01/2014 (while supplies last) and all you need to do is make sure that you have a Walgreens Balance Reward Card. All you have to do is sign up in store if you aren't a member already!

The TangleFix brush is perfect for tangles in your hair, and will help get all of them out! It helps eliminate knots and is 70% more gentle. This brush is perfect for kids and adults alike. Between the two of these brushes you can tackle all of the tangles your hair throws at you.

If you want to see some hair tutorials or to keep up with Goody, check out their tumblr.
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Healthy Living Recipes : Zucchini Boats

Oct 16, 2014

Hey guys! If you're a big instagram foodie lover like me, I am sure you've seen some version of Zucchini boats on there. I wanted to create my own recipe, so this is what I came up with. Very filling, tasty and easy to make (just a lot of steps!)

First boil your zucchini for 6-8 minutes. Once that's done, cut off the ends, cut them in half and scoop out the inside of the zucchini.

You'll also need to boil the spinach for approximately 10 minutes prior to cooking. 

In a separate bowl, combine the turkey meat, chopped tomatoes, chopped garlic, and the inside of the zucchini. Once your spinach is cooked also add it in. You'll also want to make sure that you use coconut oil at the bottom of your pan(so it doesn't stick.)

Brown your meat for approximately 15 minutes and once it is finished put into the zucchinis and bake on 375 covered in aluminum for 30 minutes.

When they are all finished, bring them out, and top with cheese!


Murphy's Vintage Girl

Oct 15, 2014

I went vintage shopping last week and in the bunch of shirts I purchased, I couldn't bear to part with this one. I hardly ever find shirts that fit this well, and the color and number on the back make it even more perfect for me. It has the number 3 on the back, which is my favorite number, and I don't own enough green so it was a pretty easy decision. I can't wait to wear this on Saint Patrick's Day but in the meantime it's a pretty sweet shirt to wear under my sweaters and long layers. 

This week has flown by so fast, and I have had so much to do that I find myself getting overwhelmed, but it's the good kind of stress. I love being busy, and for the first time in months I feel inspired and excited for the months to come.

Details: Shirt / Vintage , Skirt / Courtesy of Marshalls , Floppy Hat / Courtesy of Choies , Heels / Modcloth (Jeffrey Campbell last year) Watch & Bracelet / Vintage(Belonged to my Grandmother)