what it takes to be brave

Thoughts // What it Takes to Be Brave

It isn’t easy being brave, is it? Bravery takes so many forms that sometimes I am not sure I am even the right person to talk about what it takes…

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Giveaway // The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has been live for a few days now and with – dare I say it? – FALL coming around the corner, I picked up a few…

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Sunset // Yellow Eyelet Dress & Gold Sandals

There is nothing more beautiful than taking a trip away from it all and ending up on a tropical island for a long weekend! Resort life is pretty amazing, and…

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Summer Oasis // Jersey Shore Beach House

What’s summer without a stay by the beach in a beautiful home away from home? I love staying at any great hotel, but over the last few years my husband…

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Summer Light // White Lace Maxi Dress

Happy Summer! I am so happy that I am finally able to take a break from the school year and relax in the sun. Thank you for all the love…

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News // Shopping with alba Boutique & YouTube

I can’t believe I am writing these words (for all the times I thought I would never do it!), but we are officially LIVE with our first video on YouTube…

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Layering // Taking the Maxi Dress to the Next Level

Most of us wait to wear our favorite maxi dress on the warmer days of the year. Wearing denim with our dresses may not be the first thing we think about. Yet, one…

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Date Nights // Styling White Jeans for Summer

Do you have a love/hate relationship with white jeans? I do. First, let me just say that I love wearing white and styling white jeans because of their versatility and…

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Adventure // 3 Ways to Stay Active with a Busy Life

Thank you to prAna and #WeAllGrow Latina Network for partnering on this post.   The words “I’m busy” are often an understatement in any mother’s daily life. I am sure of it.…

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Summer Launch Event // Peach Jumpsuit & Nude Sandals

The unofficial start to summer is almost here and I’ve just gotten back from a beautiful getaway that I can’t wait to share with you all! More details soon! But…