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End of Summer & Wedding Update

As summer “technically” is coming to a close and it is still very much pool season here in Florida so of course you can find me sporting another ArteSands suit by the pool soaking up some rays of sunshine. They recently sent over this sassy one piece in the cutest animal print with a fun cut out! Y’all know I love this brand and everything it stands for! I love that they are size inclusive and have the cutest prints and styles! I paired this fun suit with a super cute cover up from Amazon and sunnies from Old Navy. I absolutely love the cut and fit of this suit and how it accentuates all the right things! I highly recommend checking them out!

I also promised y’all a wedding update and here it is, we are working on wrapping things up before the holidays begin as once October hits we know a lot won’t get done between Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, My birthday, New Years we are going to blink and it will be the day. Needless to say we are doing our best to complete all our tasks. We will be sending out the official wedding invitations soon, my dress just got here, my bachlorette party is next weekend and my bridal shower is next month and things just keep going, LOL! I can’t believe it all has happened so fast, I’m trying to soak up as much as I can because I want to enjoy all the little things!

I’ll be sharing more posts coming up about all the wedding festivites and outfit options for the bridal shower and bachlorette party! Make sure to check back every Wednesday for a new post and updates!

PC: Kate Kelley Collection

Embracing Curves with ArteSands Swim

Y’all know that body positivity and size inclusivity are super important to me and I’ve been loving ArteSands Swim for about two years now and just love the brand and the people behind it! The brand is size inclusive and the pieces are made to embrace a women’s curves! I absoulty love the styles and prints of their suits! They are so fun and unique but on trend as well. I’ve never felt more confident wearing swimwear than sporting my ArteSands swimsuit!

As a curvy girl I personally love brands that embrace all sizes and have a mission to make women feel comfortable and confident in their pieces! Their pieces are so high quality and special and I highly recommend checking them out, you won’t regret making an investment in one of their suits!

PC: Kate Kelley Collection

Real Talk: Confidence & Fashion

Happy Wednesday Y’all!

Today I’m sharing one of my absolute favorite pieces from the LC Lauren Conrad summer collection with you and wanted to also have a little chat about confidence and how clothes can affect that.

First off it ‘s not new news that we all have a size we prefer to be and see on our clothing tag, however that number doesn’t define us nor should it make us feel less than. I’ve struggled my whole life with my body image not until a few years ago did I truly learn to except to love my body in every state. I’ve learned that every brand and article of clothing run differently size wise so whether I need to size up or down or am my regular size the number on the tag does not define me whatsoever.

Therefore I love that LC Lauren Conrad is size inclusive with regular, plus, and petite sizing! How awesome is that!? I love that the fabrics and style and cuts can be worn by any shape and size and the clothes just make you feel good about yourself.

I’m obsessed with this sunny dress with lush fabric and bright print. It fits great and puts me in such a great mood paired with these adorable wedges also from the summer collection with some layered necklaces and earrings! This is by far one of my favorite dresses I own and will be wearing all summer long!

Y’all know you can shop LC Lauren Conrad online and at Kohl’s and make sure to check out their Instagram for style inspo @lclaurenconrad :)

Annual Daytona Beach Trip

Happy Wednesday Friends!

Y’all know that for the past few years now Travis and I have taken a little weekend vacay once a year to Daytona Beach and it’s a great time for us to reset and enjoy the start of summer! I love to share travel blogs with y’all the most probably because traveling and doing something different than everyday life is fun and a great escape!

We got to The Hyatt Place on Friday and immediately went to the pool to relax and enjoy golden hour before grabbing pizza at my favorite pizza place in Daytona, Rossellini’s! We get a basic cheese and peperonni pizza with ranch and y’all it’s one of the best places I’ve ever been for pizza!

Saturday we hit the beach and pool pretty much all day after grabbing our complimentary breakfast at the hotel. I’m loving all the gingham this summer and this suit from Old Navy is not exception. I paired it with some retro sunnies, also from Old Navy and some earrings from Bauble Bar, topped it off with a red lip and you could say I was probably the most over done person at the pool, LOL!

Moving on to Saturday evening we decided to check out a new restaurant as we tend to go to the same places while we are here. We decided to give Cocina 214-Daytona Beach a try! Y’all this is probably some of the best Mexican food I’ve ever had! Their queso blanco with chorizo and chip is out of this world! Seriously what dreams are made of! Travis got tacos with rice and beans and I got the enchiladas and we were not disappointed! Everything was amazing! The restaurant itself is stunning inside and looks out to the water so I decided to wear this little tropical print number to dinner. Again the dress is from Old Navy paired with my go to summer LC Lauren Conrad straw bag with flip-flops and it was the perfect casual dinner outfit! We finished the evening taking a stroll on the beach and just enjoying the water and each-others company, sappy I know.

On our last day we soaked up as much beach and pool as we could before heading home. I brought this fun pink suit from Aerie to snap some shots of and absolutely adore the color and style! Paired with some simple gold earrings, white sunnies, and pink lip I loved this look!

That’s about it for this years trip! We had a great time and just love our time by the water and hope to move closer to it again someday soon!

xoxo

Fall Inspiration with Forever 21+

Happy Wednesday babes!

As promised I shot some fall looks for y’all even though it is still summer here in FL. I picked out some pieces that are super easy to wear and all interchangeable, plus very affordable for the most part!

The first fall look I have for you is this super comfy and easy to wear suede dress from Forever 21 Plus, this is cute with this basic white t-shirt underneath from Old Navy and and booties and bag from Kohl’s. This look is very fall and still possible here in the sunshine state without getting to hot! However, if you live somewhere where it’s already getting cooler out this look would be super cute paired with tights and close-toed booties! This whole look is under $75 is perfect to transition into the fall season!

What are your favorite fall pieces? Must haves? Let me know in the comments below!

Seven Magic Mountains Desert Vibes

Happy Wednesday babes!

This one is for my fellow curvy girls out there! If you're like me you grew up with Forever 21 being super popular. Well it still is but their sizing is on a whole other level sometimes. Depending on the type of fabric and style I could be a regular size large or a plus size 0, crazy right?

Well until recently I didn't explore their plus size section because honestly their sizing had frustrated me in the past. I made a trip to the mall a few weeks ago and was amazed at the variety in the plus size section. I picked up a few dresses that I took to Vegas and below is one of them! My hats off to brands that are trying to be more size inclusive I'm a size 8/10 and even at that size it's hard to shop some places. Every woman no matter what size deserves to feel as though they can wear whatever they want and have options at any store!

Anyways the dress was a steal at $12 from Forever 21 and the wedges are from Charlotte Russe for $15 it's the perfect easy outfit throw it on and go! I swapped out the wedges for sandals and that was worn on the plane home, yep that comfy! 

Curvy Girl Campaign #MarikaCurves

Marika Clothing recently approached me about their new curvy girl campaign and I couldn't be more excited for this opportunity! I'm a curvier girl but still very into health and fitness! I love that the brand is focusing more on real, curvy women! How inspiring is that?! Over the last 4 months I have been focusing more on my health and wellness really trying to focus on a healthier lifestyle. I have been hitting the gym 3-4 times a week and being more cautious of what I'm eating, guys it really makes a difference! I've lost almost 10 lbs and just keep feeling better about myself! For all these reasons and more I couldn't be more exited to team up with Marika for the curvy girl campaign! I hope to inspire other young women to love their bodies, whatever their shape and size! Below you will find some new pieces from Marika's new shape wear line! Make sure to check out Marika and all there pieces on their site HERE!


Featured pieces:

Seamless sports bra 

Butt Booster Capri Legging 

Ultimate Slimming Capri Legging