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Summer Style Must-Haves

Here's a special shout out to my lovely dad! Thanks, Dad, for always supporting me and reading my blog posts even though they're probably not on your fav topics haha! This week, I've been lucky enough to be at the beach in Destin, Florida with some of my favorite ladies, but glad we got back here in time for celebrate Father's day! Anyway, for this week's post, I wanted to share with you some of the most popular trends I've been noticing this summer! These trends are filling shop windows, covering every fashion blogger's Instagram page, and showing up alongside the most famous celebs! So according to my calculations, these are the 5 things you need to be rocking this summer! 

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Romantic Picnic Outfit

How are you all doing on this sunny Sunday, friends? I hope you're all having warm weather and a relaxing weekend as well! I just arrived at the beach so get ready for some summery beach posts in the coming weeks. For this particular post I wanted to talk about how to rock a romantic look this summer whether it's for a picnic, summer wedding, or any other occasion!

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How to Throw the Perfect British Tea Party

How are all of you doing today? Did you tune in to watch the British Royal Wedding yesterday? It was so gorgeous wasn't it? Meghan's dress was exactly what I predicted, but the veil with the Common Wealth flowers embroidered around the edge was a lovely surprise. Anyway, on account of the Royal Wedding, we hosted our very own tea party, and I thought it would be perfect to do a blog post all about how to throw your very own tea party! Here are the menu must haves, the decor, and the dress code, which when combined will make for the British Tea Party of your dreams!

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Rooting for Plant Love

Happy Earth Day friends! Today, inspired by my mom, I'm writing about plants, houseplants in particular. These delicate green organisms have some not-so-obvious benefits you may not have thought of. I, having not been blessed with my mother's green thumb, have killed my fair share of cacti and succulents. But with the help of my friend Marlie, I've been able to keep two plants alive, one of them for about a year! It's been surprisingly quite rewarding and I thought I should share my thoughts on these little green pals.

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What My University Years Have Taught Me

I hope you are all having an amazing weekend filled with hot chocolate and cozy evenings by a fire or with a great movie.  Today, I'm excited to share with you that I am officially a university graduate!  I am proud to say, I graduated yesterday with my Bachelor's of Fine Arts.  Looking back on the past four years and all the things I have accomplished has inspired me to write here on the blog about some of the important things I've learned during my undergraduate degree.

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Benefits of the Blogging Community

Today I've collaborated with some new fashion blogger friends of mine to talk about how lovely and supportive the blogging community is for an extra weekly post! Hannah and Sabrina, of Ensemble of Elan, and I recently came together for a photoshoot and just to chat about blogging and the like.  Below we've each given our little two-cents on blogging that leads to friendships, networking, and community building.

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Fall Fashion Favs

I hope you're having a lovely Sunday as always!  Below I've rounded up all the pieces I've warn to death this season!  If you're interested in which fall items I definitely recommend, give it a watch!  Also comment down below if you have seen any pieces you think I'll love! 

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Making the 80s Modern

How are you on this lovely Sunday?  This week I wanted you talk about one of the eras I've been incorporating into my wardrobe a lot recently....Can you guess what it is? 

Yes, it's the 80s! Below are some of my favorite 80s-type trends that you should definitely be incorporating into your modern wardrobe.

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Inspiring Women Who I Look Up To

I'm sorry to start off on such a serious note, but today, I want to dedicate this post to my incredible, strong, and generous Granny.  She passed away a week ago today, and I wanted to honor her within this post to say thank you for inspiring me so much.  Speaking of inspiring women, I wanted to talk about some of the amazing women influence me on a day-to-day basis, and why I look up to them.  (They also all have amazing style, of course!)

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Healthier Way to Make-up

How is your weekend going?  I hope it's been a good one!  Today I wanted to more on the beauty side of things.  Since I'm still struggling with problem skin, I'm constantly on the lookout for different sensitive skin solutions.

I was, recently, inspired by a post written by fellow blogger, Elizabeth Stewart, to learn more about healthier makeup and a specific brand called Beauty Counter.  (If you want to read her list of harmful makeup ingredients & parabens, check it out here.) 

Below I've included some of my tips for being more aware of what you're putting on your face.  

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