minimalist summer favorites 

I have a serious love/hate relationship with summer. Hats, woven bags, simple and timeless basics are my favorite clothing pieces. However, I’m not one for scorching temperatures. This fair skinned bod and strawberry blonde locks aren’t a huge fan of sunlight. But, living at the beach in Florida I’ve learned to embrace it.  As for […]

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C O C O N U T mimosas

Let’s be serious, one can not live on frosé all summer long (debatable, I know). But this, my friends, is the coconut mimosa. And it’s coming for your summer. Besides popping the bubbly, it is the easiest, most refreshing addition to your poolside booze fest.  Now, if you’ve read my past post about coconuts you […]

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•green• spring pea pasta 

Last weekend was the first one following a long strand of busy weekends where we got to stay home with no plans and just relax. We had been going nonstop with holidays, birthdays, and out of town events. It felt so amazing to stay in lounge clothes and do (or not do for that matter) […]

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My Favorite Way to Style a Home

I am not a reader. Never have been, and despite a lot of effort, probably never will be. I start a book and by the end of the first chapter my focus is completely gone and end up having to start from the beginning. This lack of reading love, however, hasn’t stopped me from filling […]

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Cayman Islands 

A month ago Blake and I had the amazing opportunity of going to the Cayman Islands. It was pretty last minute (three weeks notice and in parentland that’s not much time to plan for). My husband won Presidents Club with his company and as a reward they sent us to the breathtakingly beautiful Kimpton Seafire […]

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Superfood Series: m a c a

For the last post of my Superfood Series I chose what is arguably my favorite. Maca powder. I planned on posting this at an earlier date, but my house was struck with a stomach bug and daddy and daughter were both down meaning mom was on nurse duty. So without further ado, I present to […]

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Super Food Series: t u r m e r i c 

Wanna know what gives mustard and curry that vibrant yellow color? Turmeric. The ancient superfood spice that is suddenly getting lots of attention and is basically the Queen Bee of the spice gang. Turmeric has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to improve digestion and liver function, ease arthritis pain and inflammation, and is […]

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Superfood Series: c o c o n u t s

If you can’t tell by previous blog posts of mine, I am a huge fan of coconuts. Coconut oil, coconut water and milk, raw coconut, any form of this tropical little angel is great. They get a bad rep sometimes due to their high fat content, but what a lot of people do not know […]

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s k i n c a r e 101

Hello everyone! I was so excited when my sweet friend Paige asked me to do a guest blog for her about skincare. So to briefly introduce myself I have been an esthetician for the past 20 years and have spent the last 10 years working as a Medical Esthetician, in a plastic surgery office. Two years […]

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The Meal Prep

So, I used to never get the whole meal prep thing. I mean, how am I supposed to know what I want for lunch on a Wednesday when I’m preparing it on a Sunday? And, not to mention, it would probably get super boring eating pretty much the same thing everyday. Well, it wasn’t until […]

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