Saying goodbye to 2015 is so bittersweet. 
It was easily the best year of my life and a year I will never forget. 
So good luck 2016, you've got quite a year to top! 
I'm looking forward to seeing what you have in store. 

Thank you beautiful friends and family for all the support throughout the year. 
We love each and every single one of you. 

And last but not least, 
Thank you Bravenec, you make everyday better than the last and loving you is easy. 

CHEERS TO 2016 & HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

Adios 2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Saying goodbye to 2015 is so bittersweet. 
It was easily the best year of my life and a year I will never forget. 
So good luck 2016, you've got quite a year to top! 
I'm looking forward to seeing what you have in store. 

Thank you beautiful friends and family for all the support throughout the year. 
We love each and every single one of you. 

And last but not least, 
Thank you Bravenec, you make everyday better than the last and loving you is easy. 

CHEERS TO 2016 & HAPPY NEW YEAR! 
Wildairco | My vest: here | Black Tunic: here & here | 
| Denim: here they're cropped jeans, just a heads up | My bag: here | 
I wanted to take time off from blogging to enjoy the holidays and have some downtime... welp! So much for that! Kidding, I am going to take some time off, but I wanted to share this BEAUTIFUL necklace! I had a lot of Wildairco items on my Christmas wish list, so you can imagine how excited I was about this necklace. I'm a huge fan of everything Wildairco creates, every piece is so unique and beautiful. I love the delicate details matched with the beautiful statement arrows, just so beautiful! All her pieces have a boho feminine feel and y'all know that's right up my alley! Not to mention, every piece is made from quality material that speaks for itself. I'll link Wildairco's instagram above, be sure to check them out!! 

Side note, I've noticed a pattern in my denim choices. Every pair I purchase have some version of "boyfriend" or "tomboy" in the style name! I need to get a grip, this might be a problem! Do you all have a favorite style of denim? Do you obsessively purchase the same style over and over? Or is that just me? Oh well, I'll work on it. 

Lastly, I wanted to share the whoopsie story behind this post.. 
So Bravenec and I always shoot around town and we pretty much have our routine down. Well, we were driving home after this shoot and I saw a huge white metal wall (see last photo). Well I decided "Hey! Real quick, let's pull over and shoot in front of that wall! It might be cool" We were in a hurry because a storm was blowing in and we rushed out of the car without grabbing my keys.. 
First time I've ever locked myself out of my car.. whomp whomp whomp! 
Thankfully TC's parents were headed into town and gave us a ride to our house to grab my spare keys. Face Palm! I guess it could've been worse! 
Happy Monday Friends, 
-C

Beautiful Jewelry + Funny Story

Monday, December 28, 2015

Wildairco | My vest: here | Black Tunic: here & here | 
| Denim: here they're cropped jeans, just a heads up | My bag: here | 
I wanted to take time off from blogging to enjoy the holidays and have some downtime... welp! So much for that! Kidding, I am going to take some time off, but I wanted to share this BEAUTIFUL necklace! I had a lot of Wildairco items on my Christmas wish list, so you can imagine how excited I was about this necklace. I'm a huge fan of everything Wildairco creates, every piece is so unique and beautiful. I love the delicate details matched with the beautiful statement arrows, just so beautiful! All her pieces have a boho feminine feel and y'all know that's right up my alley! Not to mention, every piece is made from quality material that speaks for itself. I'll link Wildairco's instagram above, be sure to check them out!! 

Side note, I've noticed a pattern in my denim choices. Every pair I purchase have some version of "boyfriend" or "tomboy" in the style name! I need to get a grip, this might be a problem! Do you all have a favorite style of denim? Do you obsessively purchase the same style over and over? Or is that just me? Oh well, I'll work on it. 

Lastly, I wanted to share the whoopsie story behind this post.. 
So Bravenec and I always shoot around town and we pretty much have our routine down. Well, we were driving home after this shoot and I saw a huge white metal wall (see last photo). Well I decided "Hey! Real quick, let's pull over and shoot in front of that wall! It might be cool" We were in a hurry because a storm was blowing in and we rushed out of the car without grabbing my keys.. 
First time I've ever locked myself out of my car.. whomp whomp whomp! 
Thankfully TC's parents were headed into town and gave us a ride to our house to grab my spare keys. Face Palm! I guess it could've been worse! 
Happy Monday Friends, 
-C

| Jacket: here here here | Sweater: here here here | Jeans | Flats: here here here | 
Hello! Hello! I hope you are all still sane with Christmas being only 2 sleeps away! How crazy is it that 2015 is almost over? I still can't wrap my mind around it. 
As promised, I wanted to get a second look up for y'all, before I take some time off to enjoy the holidays! So today I bring you the prettiest little blush jacket and the coziest sweater! Not to mention, I have been dying to get these flats up for you. The lace up ballet flat has been all the rage lately and I'm a big supporter of the hype. The best thing about these flats is that they are comfortable and the laces actually stay up around my chicken ankles! I'm going to link a couple different options above so you all can jump on the lace up bandwagon with me! Lastly, blush is one of my favorite colors to wear during winter, it's so soft and feminine! You can dress it up or down, make it edgy, or keep it girly. I might sound like a broken record at this point, 
but...
if it isn't comfy or versatile, it isn't for me! 

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! 
Lot's of Love, 
Carolanna 


Matthew 2:10

Blush Jacket + Cozy Sweater

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

| Jacket: here here here | Sweater: here here here | Jeans | Flats: here here here | 
Hello! Hello! I hope you are all still sane with Christmas being only 2 sleeps away! How crazy is it that 2015 is almost over? I still can't wrap my mind around it. 
As promised, I wanted to get a second look up for y'all, before I take some time off to enjoy the holidays! So today I bring you the prettiest little blush jacket and the coziest sweater! Not to mention, I have been dying to get these flats up for you. The lace up ballet flat has been all the rage lately and I'm a big supporter of the hype. The best thing about these flats is that they are comfortable and the laces actually stay up around my chicken ankles! I'm going to link a couple different options above so you all can jump on the lace up bandwagon with me! Lastly, blush is one of my favorite colors to wear during winter, it's so soft and feminine! You can dress it up or down, make it edgy, or keep it girly. I might sound like a broken record at this point, 
but...
if it isn't comfy or versatile, it isn't for me! 

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! 
Lot's of Love, 
Carolanna 


Matthew 2:10
Poncho & this one too! | Necklace | Waitlist for my bag: here click "availability"| 
Sunglasses | Booties | 
I am obsessed with this poncho. Obsessed. I have really tried to hold back from buying ponchos, kimonos, and overlays the past couple of months because I have so many! However, I knew I had to have this one. I tend to go shopping after browsing pinterest, etsy, or local art boutiques and what inspires me seems to throw itself into my shopping cart. If you follow me on Pinterest, you'll notice I've been pinning a lot of serape blankets, cactus decor, and anything with an aztec feel. I love all the bright colors and patterns! So naturally, I feel in love with this poncho! It's bright, but still wearable. It makes a statement and I just love how comfortable it is. Not to mention, it's warm! You're basically getting away with wearing the prettiest blanket ever and I guarantee you'll get a ton of compliments. 
Cheers to a busy week!! I hope you're all excited for Christmas! 
I'll post later this week, so keep an eye out! 
-C

Styling The Prettiest Poncho

Monday, December 21, 2015

Poncho & this one too! | Necklace | Waitlist for my bag: here click "availability"| 
Sunglasses | Booties | 
I am obsessed with this poncho. Obsessed. I have really tried to hold back from buying ponchos, kimonos, and overlays the past couple of months because I have so many! However, I knew I had to have this one. I tend to go shopping after browsing pinterest, etsy, or local art boutiques and what inspires me seems to throw itself into my shopping cart. If you follow me on Pinterest, you'll notice I've been pinning a lot of serape blankets, cactus decor, and anything with an aztec feel. I love all the bright colors and patterns! So naturally, I feel in love with this poncho! It's bright, but still wearable. It makes a statement and I just love how comfortable it is. Not to mention, it's warm! You're basically getting away with wearing the prettiest blanket ever and I guarantee you'll get a ton of compliments. 
Cheers to a busy week!! I hope you're all excited for Christmas! 
I'll post later this week, so keep an eye out! 
-C

  
 | Cardigan: Currently 40% off! | Pendant Necklace | Bag | 
First off, I had the best weekend! If you follow me on snapchat, you know we went to the Spurs VS Lakers game for TC birthday! We drove down early so we could eat at Boudro's and see the Riverwalk sparkle from all the Christmas lights! The game was so much fun and I'm glad we got to see Kobe play one last time before he retires. He is one of the greatest, I just can't root against my Spurs! Go Spurs Go! 
Anyway, I wanted to quickly discuss my obsession with cardigans. If you're a fellow Texan, then you know the weather has been so wonky! Cardigans are great for wonky weather, because you use them to layer! If it's too hot, take it off and if you're cold, throw it back on! You'll notice in upcoming posts, my cardigan obsession is real and I can't seem to stop wearing them! I just love all the patterns, dimension, and warmth they add to any outfit!
I hope y'all had a great weekend & I hope your Monday is flying by!
-C 

Cardigan Fever

Monday, December 14, 2015

  
 | Cardigan: Currently 40% off! | Pendant Necklace | Bag | 
First off, I had the best weekend! If you follow me on snapchat, you know we went to the Spurs VS Lakers game for TC birthday! We drove down early so we could eat at Boudro's and see the Riverwalk sparkle from all the Christmas lights! The game was so much fun and I'm glad we got to see Kobe play one last time before he retires. He is one of the greatest, I just can't root against my Spurs! Go Spurs Go! 
Anyway, I wanted to quickly discuss my obsession with cardigans. If you're a fellow Texan, then you know the weather has been so wonky! Cardigans are great for wonky weather, because you use them to layer! If it's too hot, take it off and if you're cold, throw it back on! You'll notice in upcoming posts, my cardigan obsession is real and I can't seem to stop wearing them! I just love all the patterns, dimension, and warmth they add to any outfit!
I hope y'all had a great weekend & I hope your Monday is flying by!
-C 
| My exact: sweater | My scarf: here | Similar denim here, 40% off! | 
| Beanie:here or here | My bag is in stock: here! | My lipstick is MAC: "half n half""| 
 I cannot believe Christmas is 2 weeks away! This year has flown by and I can't seem to fully catch up. However, I've started some of my Christmas shopping! This is huge for me! Yet, something tells me I'll inevitably make a mad-dash-shopping trip the week before Christmas.  
Oh well, I'm making progress and that's what counts.
Anyway, I wanted to get this post up before this pullover sells out. I was browsing the Black Friday deals and managed to snag it! You may have noticed... I also purchased this pullover in cream... I couldn't resist! They fit so well, they're amazing quality, and you can't beat the price.
 I think it's important to mention, I don't get fancy for the holidays. We spend our Christmas with family and most of the time it's required you wear comfortable clothes. 
Because lets be honest... 
It is nearly impossible to be comfortable in sequins and tights after Christmas dinner.  
-C





Let's Talk About Christmas

Friday, December 11, 2015

| My exact: sweater | My scarf: here | Similar denim here, 40% off! | 
| Beanie:here or here | My bag is in stock: here! | My lipstick is MAC: "half n half""| 
 I cannot believe Christmas is 2 weeks away! This year has flown by and I can't seem to fully catch up. However, I've started some of my Christmas shopping! This is huge for me! Yet, something tells me I'll inevitably make a mad-dash-shopping trip the week before Christmas.  
Oh well, I'm making progress and that's what counts.
Anyway, I wanted to get this post up before this pullover sells out. I was browsing the Black Friday deals and managed to snag it! You may have noticed... I also purchased this pullover in cream... I couldn't resist! They fit so well, they're amazing quality, and you can't beat the price.
 I think it's important to mention, I don't get fancy for the holidays. We spend our Christmas with family and most of the time it's required you wear comfortable clothes. 
Because lets be honest... 
It is nearly impossible to be comfortable in sequins and tights after Christmas dinner.  
-C





Aztec Cardigan |  | Pullover : I'm wearing a small, I have it in red too! | 
Jeans | Bag | Boots: here or here | Pendant Necklace |
Words can not describe how much I love this cardigan! 
1. It's soft 
2. I love the Aztec print 
3. the material is amazing quality and will keep you warm. 
As with most pieces I buy, it's versatile. Throw it on with leggings and a soft tee or dress it up with black skinnys and over the knee boots! Y'all know I keep it super casual round' here, so I paired it with a fitted pull over and my favorite jeans. I threw on a pendant necklace for good measure and topped it off with the most beautiful forrest green bag. 
  
We have so much going on this week and Thursday is my Bravenec's Birthday! I am so excited to celebrate with him! He really is the best person in the world, and I'm the luckiest gal in all the land. 
I'm ready to get this week started, so cheers to Monday friends!  
-C

Aztec Vibes

Monday, December 7, 2015

Aztec Cardigan |  | Pullover : I'm wearing a small, I have it in red too! | 
Jeans | Bag | Boots: here or here | Pendant Necklace |
Words can not describe how much I love this cardigan! 
1. It's soft 
2. I love the Aztec print 
3. the material is amazing quality and will keep you warm. 
As with most pieces I buy, it's versatile. Throw it on with leggings and a soft tee or dress it up with black skinnys and over the knee boots! Y'all know I keep it super casual round' here, so I paired it with a fitted pull over and my favorite jeans. I threw on a pendant necklace for good measure and topped it off with the most beautiful forrest green bag. 
  
We have so much going on this week and Thursday is my Bravenec's Birthday! I am so excited to celebrate with him! He really is the best person in the world, and I'm the luckiest gal in all the land. 
I'm ready to get this week started, so cheers to Monday friends!  
-C

 | My exact: Sweater (see post for review) Love this sweater & this one too |
| The cutest beanie I've ever seen | I have these gloves, they're amazing |
| Kate Spade mug | Ear Muffs | Obsessed with these Tassel Keychains |
K.S. Scarf & Fluffy Scarf | Clare V. Clutch & Similar Clutch |
| I own these socks & I love them! | | Comfy PJ's & I love this adorable set |

Anyone who knows me, knows I LOVE leopard print! I actually like calling it "cheetah print" because I'm a self-proclaimed cheetah girl. I'm serious. I recently bought this sweater and I decided instead of making this post about one item, why not link a ton of leopard items? I do want to say that the Shoptique-boutique I purchased this sweater from is sold out. However, I linked another site. I do not love the site I linked. Their quality is super hit or miss....so be meticulous when shopping on their site.
Anyway
I just wanted to share the leopard love! Plus, I ran across a ton of cute stuff while making my Christmas list this year and I wanted to share. Yes, my family makes christmas lists, it makes everything so much easier. Lastly, would y'all like me to do a christmas gift guide post? 
Let me know! 
Big Ol' Cheetah Girl Hugs,
-C

Leopard Lovin'

Thursday, December 3, 2015

 | My exact: Sweater (see post for review) Love this sweater & this one too |
| The cutest beanie I've ever seen | I have these gloves, they're amazing |
| Kate Spade mug | Ear Muffs | Obsessed with these Tassel Keychains |
K.S. Scarf & Fluffy Scarf | Clare V. Clutch & Similar Clutch |
| I own these socks & I love them! | | Comfy PJ's & I love this adorable set |

Anyone who knows me, knows I LOVE leopard print! I actually like calling it "cheetah print" because I'm a self-proclaimed cheetah girl. I'm serious. I recently bought this sweater and I decided instead of making this post about one item, why not link a ton of leopard items? I do want to say that the Shoptique-boutique I purchased this sweater from is sold out. However, I linked another site. I do not love the site I linked. Their quality is super hit or miss....so be meticulous when shopping on their site.
Anyway
I just wanted to share the leopard love! Plus, I ran across a ton of cute stuff while making my Christmas list this year and I wanted to share. Yes, my family makes christmas lists, it makes everything so much easier. Lastly, would y'all like me to do a christmas gift guide post? 
Let me know! 
Big Ol' Cheetah Girl Hugs,
-C

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