Thursday, March 29, 2012

Bun Fun...

I literally rock a bun on a daily basis.  My hair always starts the day down and slowly goes to a low messy bun to being perched on the tip top of my head!

I adore the bun takes me back to my days of dance and it's so versatile. 
It can be a messy bun paired with a super chill look of a tee, denims, and your favorite kicks OR dress it up with a precise bun and LBD with your fave pair of pumps!

Some of you I'm sure have seen the "doughnut" floating aruond the blog world!  It's absoulte perfection for creating a bun!

Pick yours up here!


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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

For The Love Of Cooking: Papaya Avocado Salad

I have been (if I do say so myself) kicking booty on my new healthy lifestyle, clean eating plan!
I am down 8lbs and have 8 more to go to reach goal by end of April!

The only probably I tend to run into is boring food choices!
I am just about over, tilapia, tuna, and chicken...and almonds and sweet potatoes, don't even get me started!  I am on a serious mission to add a few new items to the daily routine and mix things up a bit!  This salad I completely think will do the trick!  I even think adding this mixture to the top of fish or chicken would be a major and delish plus!

Nutrition Breakdown
Servings: 6
Serving Size: about 2/3 cup
Calories: 112.5
Fat: 8.4 g
Carb: 10.3g
Fiber: 5.9 g
Protein: 2.0 g

See the complete recipe here!

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

I Spy...

Blogs I Adore

It's been a while since my last blog share and there are several I can't pull myself away from right now!  A couple of these I have mentioned before but, they are totally worth a second mention!
Stop by, check them out, and become totally addicted with me!

Interested in having your blog on the blogroll  or being mentioned in the next blog share?
Leave a comment below with your blogs link or send an email to!

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Preggo Chic...

I have this crazy weird obsession with maternity clothes and preggo style!
I'm not sure if it's sheer fear that baby equals no more skinnies and pumps or that the styles are limited or maybe in reality I'm just dreaming of the day I actually have to stress the idea of  preggo chic style?? 
I love that all my girlfriends have had not only their first but some are actually expecting baby number two (3 of my closest girlfriends are due this summer).  I am constantly asking about their pants and tips and tricks for making the look stylish yet comfy.
I am absolutely no where even close to having to up the maternity clothing section in my closet but, when the day comes...I am sure to be prepared!


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Quote Of The Week

Breathe it all in
Love it all out...


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Friday, March 23, 2012

Color Me Happy: "Carolina" Blue

Are you caught up in the NCAA Tournament as much as I am??
Who is your pick for the championship?
I thought a perfect way to wish my TarHeels good luck today was to feature that beautiful Carolina Blue!

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Friday Feature: Outdoor Inspiration

Break away from the norm!
Add a splash of pizzazz to your seating area with these gorgeous stools OR use as a fabulous side table.
Light up the night and your weekend with ceramic lanterns.

Insert a candle in the cutout stool to really set the mood of your soirĂ©e!!

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Etsy Shop Of The Day

Bracelet Mix is the shop that caught my eye today!
Y'all know I'm a summertime girl and all things nautical get me super pumped for beach days!
My style tends to go surfer girl crazy every time summer rolls around and this year is no different!
It's time to start the process of removing my David Yurman and fun flirty extra chunky bracelets for a few nautical pieces!

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

For The Love Of Cooking

Spaghetti Torte

This recipe completely rocks!  Not only does it use up "leftovers" BUT the presentation is unique!
I cannot wait to try!

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

I Spy...

Happy Spring Loves!!

I am totally stoked to plant my first vegetable garden this year.  I played it smart in years past and planted perennial flowers so this year I can concentrate more on the garden portion. 
In the past few days I have already spyed my first Easter lily popping up, my daisy's are making a comeback and I'm beyond excited to see that my iris' are breaking through for the first time!

This week, my eyes are on quaint little gardens...

Garden Chic


Any first time gardener tips you have, feel free to send them this way!
My squash, peppers, and zucchini's will be forever grateful!

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Quote Of The Week

Let us lay in the sun
And count every beautiful thing we can see...
-neutral milk hotel

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Friday, March 16, 2012

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