Spring Dresses for Every Occasion (and they’re all under $100)


Hi, friends! Spring break is winding down but spring is definitely here. All of a sudden the grass has become greener and our trees and plants seemingly bloomed overnight. I love seeing things come back to life like that, don’t you? We had a fun weekend with friends attending a local supper club (more on […]

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10 Favorite Avocado Toast Mashups

food and wine

Avocado toast, or avo toast as hip foodies (a.k.a. people cooler than me) refer to it, is nothing new but it’s a staple in my house. I love having it for breakfast at least twice a week. I grew up with an early love of avocados because of my grandparents. I can remember a cup […]

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Springing Forward


Even though we lose an hour of sleep for one night, I really like having longer days where the sun doesn’t disappear quite so soon. I have really been indulging in the gorgeous spring weather we’ve had lately here in San Antonio. Chilly mornings give way to beautiful blue skied afternoons and comfortable temps (Texas […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with Village Artisan from Global Purpose


Happy International Women’s Day! I was approached by my friend Aquila Mendez-Valdez, the beautiful brains behind Haute in Texas, to see if I might be interested in sharing my story for International Women’s Day. At first, I wasn’t sure what my story would be. I’m but one of billions of women around the globe and there […]

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Repairing Winter-damaged Hair: Why I Love Virtue Labs


This winter has been especially hard on my skin and hair. I’m working on a current skincare routine post for you, but today I want to share how I’ve been repairing my winter-damaged hair with Virtue haircare products. I received a set of travel size products from Virtue via my beautiful blogging friend, Summer (definitely […]

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Eat+Stay+Play: Vail Travel Diary


Now that we’re back and our shins have rested (those ski boots really take it out of you), I put together our Vail Travel Diary so that you can see how to maximize a short ski trip. If you’re new to the blog, this post is part of my Eat+Stay+Play travel series, a collection of […]

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Our Stay at Hotel Talisa in Vail, CO


We just returned from a fabulous four days in Vail. If you followed along on Instagram you saw a little behind-the-scenes of everything we did, including our stay at the beautiful Hotel Talisa. I’ll be providing an extended blog post later this week recapping our entire adventure, but I wanted to write about Hotel Talisa […]

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3 Ways to Wear Your Grey Jeans


Ways to Wear Your Grey Jeans It’s no secret that jeans dominate my wardrobe. I wear jeans to date night, hanging around the house, and sometimes even for work. I have just about every shade of blue jean known to man (and every style, too), but this go around I opted for something completely out […]

February 8, 2018

Valentine’s EDIT: 14 Gifts for Her & Him

fashion, Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is only days away but there’s still time to find a thoughtful gift. I’ve put together a Valentine’s edit for her & him, complete with 14 gift ideas (clever, I know). Each edit collage is easier to shop, too. Just click on the item you’re interested in to be redirected and add to […]

February 6, 2018

Galentine’s Day Cocktail Perfect for Girls’ Night

food and wine

I love the term “Galentine’s Day.” Sometimes I think there’s too much commercialized pressure surrounding Valentine’s Day. What if you just want to hang with your besties, your tribe, your been-there-for-everything-peeps? Then girls’ night it is! And every girls’ night needs the perfect signature cocktail. This cocktail is perfect for girls’ night because it’s easy […]

February 1, 2018

Best Convertible Bags For Day to Date Night


I’m not one to mandate the celebration of things on their assigned date. But with Valentine’s Day falling mid-week this year, I know a lot of us will be going from day to date night without much time to change. And one of the things I despise the most is having to change handbags. I […]

January 24, 2018

Casual Glamour With DG2 Jeans

fashion, Self

There’s not a more versatile item of clothing than jeans. They’re the only piece from my closet that I wear almost every day, with limitless ways to go from casual to dressed up glamour. Just try thinking of something that doesn’t go with jeans. Sneakers? Perfect! Manolos? Own it! Ok, maybe jeans aren’t the right […]

January 17, 2018

Best of 2017: Epic Trips of the Year

life, travel

Ok, ok…so maybe I included every trip we went on in 2017 for this list of epic trips of the year. But seriously, who doesn’t say to themselves, “This is the best trip ever!” at least once on a trip? Travel is such a huge part of our life, so it’s a little difficult to […]

January 9, 2018

5 Ways to Get Out of Bed and Conquer Your Day

fashion, life, Self

We are all guilty of it. The alarm goes off and you hit snooze. Scratch that. The alarm goes off and you mutter an expletive and then hit snooze. And you hit it again…and again…and then you check every app on your phone and…you hit snooze yet again. If you find yourself falling victim to […]

January 8, 2018