Every year our family packs up and heads down to Port Aransas for three days. I must admit, even though I'm terrified of the ocean, the annual beach trip is something I look forward to. I love watching my niece and nephew splash around, build sand castles and spray un-expecting family members with water guns. I don't care what anyone says, turkey and cheese sandwiches taste better on the beach, and the sunburns are always worth it. (I swear we routinely coat ourselves in SPF 70+ yet somehow always manage to sunburn.)  

For those of you wondering, we rented this house at Cinnamon Shores. We typically stay here every year and the one year we didn't, we regretted it.  I highly recommend this beachfront community, as it is family friendly with a great on-site restaurant, lots of amenities and the rentals are beautiful! 

I'm really wishing I could be back on the beach with a drink in my hand, but back to reality it is! I updated the sidebar widgets, but I'll also link down below. For size reference, I'm wearing an XS in the black off the shoulder top. I would suggest you definitely size up in the Levi's shorts, however the one-piece swimsuit runs TTS. I also linked my new straightener for those of you asking what I used to style my hair. I love it more than any straightener I've owned in the past! I love it so much that I'm considering adding the matching blow dryer to my Christmas list! 
Big Hugs,
-C

Beach Trip

Monday, July 31, 2017

Every year our family packs up and heads down to Port Aransas for three days. I must admit, even though I'm terrified of the ocean, the annual beach trip is something I look forward to. I love watching my niece and nephew splash around, build sand castles and spray un-expecting family members with water guns. I don't care what anyone says, turkey and cheese sandwiches taste better on the beach, and the sunburns are always worth it. (I swear we routinely coat ourselves in SPF 70+ yet somehow always manage to sunburn.)  

For those of you wondering, we rented this house at Cinnamon Shores. We typically stay here every year and the one year we didn't, we regretted it.  I highly recommend this beachfront community, as it is family friendly with a great on-site restaurant, lots of amenities and the rentals are beautiful! 

I'm really wishing I could be back on the beach with a drink in my hand, but back to reality it is! I updated the sidebar widgets, but I'll also link down below. For size reference, I'm wearing an XS in the black off the shoulder top. I would suggest you definitely size up in the Levi's shorts, however the one-piece swimsuit runs TTS. I also linked my new straightener for those of you asking what I used to style my hair. I love it more than any straightener I've owned in the past! I love it so much that I'm considering adding the matching blow dryer to my Christmas list! 
Big Hugs,
-C



At this point I think it's safe to say, EVERYONE knows about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. The sale has taken over everyones inbox and Instagram feed. I won't go into the details of the sale or why you should shop it because, lets not kick a dead horse, but if you're interested in my purchases I linked them below! I also linked items that I purchased in the past that are currently part of the sale (Neulash and the Kristin Cavaliri slide on Mules). 
I'm off to start my weekend a little early, so  
Cheers to good sales and long weekends! 

#NSALE Purchases

Friday, July 14, 2017



At this point I think it's safe to say, EVERYONE knows about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. The sale has taken over everyones inbox and Instagram feed. I won't go into the details of the sale or why you should shop it because, lets not kick a dead horse, but if you're interested in my purchases I linked them below! I also linked items that I purchased in the past that are currently part of the sale (Neulash and the Kristin Cavaliri slide on Mules). 
I'm off to start my weekend a little early, so  
Cheers to good sales and long weekends! 


One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight |
Nine | Ten (in white)| Eleven | Twelve

First and foremost, I'VE MISSED YOU! I haven't had much downtime lately, but this morning I had nothing on my to do list (for once) and decided to share what's on my wish lists! 

I make lists all the time. I have numerous lists saved on my phone. Everything from wines to try, makeup I'm interested in, places I'd like to travel, etc. What I like most about making lists is they help me differitiate between impulse buys and items that I truly want. I will sit on my phone for hours  perusing stores online. Do you know how many cute items a girl can add to her wish list after browsing the net for HOURS? Today I went back through those lists and narrowed down items that I truly want. 


1. We're going on our annual family beach trip in a couple weeks and I'm a sucker for organization. This drawstring cosmetic travel bag popped up while I was browsing Pinterest and I was instantly intrigued. I like the idea of not having to use gallon size ziplock bags to store my shampoo, conditioner, lotion ect. 

2. I never thought I'd say this, but lately I've enjoyed going to the gym. I'm on the hunt for accessories that make trips to the gym easier, lighter and more organized. I absolutely have to listen to music when I work out, but I find that my apple headphones are tangly and restricting... #annoying.  If you have any products that you love for the gym, please leave those suggestions in the comments! 

3. As you all know, I've gone a little lighter for summer. However, my hair and skin are naturally super dry, so lighter for me means even drier. Everyone raves about this hair oil and it gets really good reviews. I think it's about time I pull the trigger and order it. My hair will thank me later. 

4. This product has been on my list forever! I've been told it's an exact dupe for the Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, which retails for $48. You can find the Pixi Glow Mist at target for $15 bucks. 

5. Y'ALL. I was in Sephora a couple weeks ago getting a sample of a BECCA foundation (product #7!) and the sales associate was so attentive! She zipped around the store showing me different products that would be great for my dry skin and making me samples. She applied the Perricone MD Firming Foam Mask on my hand and I was blown away! It's was one of those products I couldn't stop thinking or talking about. The mask was lightweight with a slight cooling sensation, when she removed it my skin felt hydrated, soft, and glowy! *Clicks add to cart*

11. Mother Denim has become my tried and true favorite brand of denim. I own FOUR pair from this brand and I swear by them. They are pretty pricy, but I believe you should always invest in denim and shoes. A good pair of jeans are not only flattering, but will last you forever. I love the raw edges and faded look of these. They are trendy, yet have that worn in with character appeal. 

12. I've seen quite a few bloggers and friends wearing the cutest utility-style rompers, and since have been on the hunt for one for myself. I love the versatility and simplicity of utility rompers, not to mention I bet they're so comfortable! This one caught my eye and has been on my wish list ever since!

What's on your wish lists!? 
Big Hugs, 
-C




What's on my Wish Lists

Monday, July 10, 2017


One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight |
Nine | Ten (in white)| Eleven | Twelve

First and foremost, I'VE MISSED YOU! I haven't had much downtime lately, but this morning I had nothing on my to do list (for once) and decided to share what's on my wish lists! 

I make lists all the time. I have numerous lists saved on my phone. Everything from wines to try, makeup I'm interested in, places I'd like to travel, etc. What I like most about making lists is they help me differitiate between impulse buys and items that I truly want. I will sit on my phone for hours  perusing stores online. Do you know how many cute items a girl can add to her wish list after browsing the net for HOURS? Today I went back through those lists and narrowed down items that I truly want. 


1. We're going on our annual family beach trip in a couple weeks and I'm a sucker for organization. This drawstring cosmetic travel bag popped up while I was browsing Pinterest and I was instantly intrigued. I like the idea of not having to use gallon size ziplock bags to store my shampoo, conditioner, lotion ect. 

2. I never thought I'd say this, but lately I've enjoyed going to the gym. I'm on the hunt for accessories that make trips to the gym easier, lighter and more organized. I absolutely have to listen to music when I work out, but I find that my apple headphones are tangly and restricting... #annoying.  If you have any products that you love for the gym, please leave those suggestions in the comments! 

3. As you all know, I've gone a little lighter for summer. However, my hair and skin are naturally super dry, so lighter for me means even drier. Everyone raves about this hair oil and it gets really good reviews. I think it's about time I pull the trigger and order it. My hair will thank me later. 

4. This product has been on my list forever! I've been told it's an exact dupe for the Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, which retails for $48. You can find the Pixi Glow Mist at target for $15 bucks. 

5. Y'ALL. I was in Sephora a couple weeks ago getting a sample of a BECCA foundation (product #7!) and the sales associate was so attentive! She zipped around the store showing me different products that would be great for my dry skin and making me samples. She applied the Perricone MD Firming Foam Mask on my hand and I was blown away! It's was one of those products I couldn't stop thinking or talking about. The mask was lightweight with a slight cooling sensation, when she removed it my skin felt hydrated, soft, and glowy! *Clicks add to cart*

11. Mother Denim has become my tried and true favorite brand of denim. I own FOUR pair from this brand and I swear by them. They are pretty pricy, but I believe you should always invest in denim and shoes. A good pair of jeans are not only flattering, but will last you forever. I love the raw edges and faded look of these. They are trendy, yet have that worn in with character appeal. 

12. I've seen quite a few bloggers and friends wearing the cutest utility-style rompers, and since have been on the hunt for one for myself. I love the versatility and simplicity of utility rompers, not to mention I bet they're so comfortable! This one caught my eye and has been on my wish list ever since!

What's on your wish lists!? 
Big Hugs, 
-C




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