Back in Action

Two of the most horrifying words to hear? Swimsuit shopping. The thought of this makes everyone cringe as we tell ourselves we will just eat one more Girl Scout cookie, then the next thing we know we’re opening the next box. I have to be in a swimsuit next week?

Good news for you, I LOVED seeing how many cute one-piece swimsuits college girls were sporting over spring break. After all, modest is still hottest.

On another note, I was trying on swimsuits in Target when this little black one happened to just be hanging there, so I decided to give it a try. Needless to say, it went home with me.

IMG_2473IMG_2451Shop the details here: Black One Piece

Spring Break Awaits Us

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty excited about spring break. Every corner I turn, there seems to be something there haunting me that reminds me that it is so close, but so far away. Here I’ve added my three favorite things that should help you out with feeling like spring is really here (even if the weather doesn’t permit it).

  1. The first thing is a little something to help you cheat without causing sun damage. I use this every night in the shower and it takes very little time (only three minutes!!!) After you wash and rinse, apply this evenly and you only need a thin layer. You can really make this bottle last a long time if you use it sparingly! You will notice some natural glow by your second time! In-Shower Tanning Lotion
  2. This is my favorite lip color! Something about it makes your eyes pop, and I can honestly say it lasts awhile and gives you a good amount of moisture! My favorite shade is called “sorbet” Pink Lips
  3. I love this top and I think it would make for the most precious beach pictures! It would be so cute with some khaki shorts or even a skirt. Beach Top


Blackbird Sweater

IMG_0020This shoot was seriously so much because I absolutely loved this blue wall!

Okay on to the real deal: This sweater is so lightweight and girly in all of the best ways. It’s short waisted so more power to pairing it with the best ever high waisted jeans and a good round toe bootie, or even tucked into a fun skirt with some over the knee boots. Caution: this sweater will make you feel like your floating on air! 😉

Find it here: Black Bird Sweater

The Target Survival Guide

It’s true, you can’t just run into Target for one thing without completely getting distracted by all the cuteness along the way.

Here I’ve added my personal survival guide from Target that includes everything you could ever need and prevents you (maybe) from getting too overwhelmed by all of the goodies. With all of these items in your tool box (or closet), you’re sure to always be prepared at the apartment, dorm or home, or wherever when you’re on the go!

  1. For the “uh-ohs” on that favorite winter white sweater of yours – let me just tell you, this little gel pen has saved me from all of my never-to-fail coffee spills, and it’s so easy just to use a gel pen without doing all of the work!: Stain Remover
  2. For all of the times to be thankful when sweet friends and family don’t forget you on the special days – I have these and personally love the extra little gold flare: Thank You Letters
  3. For writing down the extra thoughts, prayers requests and praises – I keep this beside my bed and journal at least a sentence every night or a Bible verse from my devotional: Journal for Extra Thoughts
  4. For the times your dentist said “almost done” because you still have some plaque you forgot to floss away: Mint Floss
  5. For the times you hate to feel that the cold weather has finally taken effect on your nose (or that chick flick that just made you cry and you don’t want to admit it): Go Wherever You Go Tissues
  6. For the times you realize you can’t send that package until you cut and tape: Scissors & Tape
  7. For the morning you wanted to cry while drinking your coffee that is almost as black as your soul (your morning soul that is): Sweet Creamer
  8. For the times you hate yourself because you can’t just seem to make your coffee taste as good as it is at home: K-cup of Happiness
  9. For clean teeth and the well-being of saving your teeth from… Just save it, you know what I mean. Organic 😉 toothpaste
  10. For the sake of telling yourself you’re going to get your life together this year (I have the gold polka dot version of this – I love how it barely takes up any room): 2016 Day Planner
  11. For telling yourself you will actually pay attention in meetings and lectures (these are pretty to look at and magically make your hand writing 10x better): 3 Subject Spiral & Magic Pens
  12. For making your clothes smell a little sweeter: Sweet Smelly Beads
  13. For really just staying on top of your never ending laundry (I haven’t bought new detergent since I started school in August): Heavy Duty Detergent
  14. For not wanting to lose the softness of your towels (or demolishing your skin or hair with the towels that now feel like a cat scratch mat): Softener
  15. For the beauty of the natural cold wind giving you chapped lips (I use this every night before sleep – HUGE life saver. P.S., this one gives you a nice little hint of pigment): mini vaseline
  16. For the times the mini vaseline is too heavy: pixi lip butter
  17. For the nights you can’t make it out of bed but still have make-up on: make-up remover wipes
  18. For the days you don’t want lipstick on but need a little life in your lips (Love this x a million): lip gloss
  19. For the days your shoes stink and you have too much static in your favorite dress: bounce sheets
  20. For your extra dusty desk and your crumby counter-tops… Oh, and of course your dirty mirrors! (these wipes get all of the work done- I also use these to clean my lap top and phone): Pledge Multi Surface wipes
  21. For your ashy elbows and legs (sorry I said it – this lotion works miracles for all of you sensitive to your razors): Lotion
  22. For the sick season: Bye Germs!!
  23. For the blisters that are too much to handle with your favorite shoes: blister band aids
  24. For storing whatever need be (I currently have three under my bed and love the color): storage
  25. For keeping your leftovers as long as you can: Food Storage

Classic Stripes with a Pop of Color

I’m currently loving this fun mock turtle neck! Good news is, more color options are available and it’s on sale! You can’t go wrong with classic stripes. Find it here:  Striped Mock Turtleneck

Also, this bag is on sale! It is no longer available in red, but there’s a fun green to add a pop of color to any outfit. Find it here: wellesley small rachelle

Photo: Riley Madlock

-Striped turtleneck from Victoria Secret -Kate Spade bag -Hudson jeans -Seychelle boots
-Striped turtleneck from Victoria Secret
-Kate Spade bag
-Hudson jeans
-Seychelle boots

The Sassy Duo

If you’re starting to become tired of your everyday winter blacks and browns, this leopard with detail fringe is sure to add some hope for making the colder days a little less dull. These boots would be precious with a pair of black tights and a LBD, or your everyday look with rolled skinnies and a cute blouse. Trust me, these boots are sure to be comfy while adding a little height and a little extra sass! And the purse is the perfect bonus! (P.S. — the booties are half off!) Shop details here: lepoard booties | Fringe Leopard Purse

Also, be sure to check out other cute patterns of this bag! Shop here: —> Pattern Clutches