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Cool for The Summer

Today’s post is sponsored by Hair Cuttery.

As much as I complain about the heat and humidity, I’ll always be a summer girl. I love the brilliant sunshine, the gorgeous blue skies, and the colorful summer blooms. I love pool days, beach days, backyard BBQs, and running around with sparklers on the 4th of July.

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Get Ready with Me: Date Night

Today’s post is brought to you by Crest 3D White.

I remember when I was asked on my first date, I spent hours getting ready. I wanted to look like someone else, so I bought brand new clothes and makeup that were completely different from my day-to-day wardrobe.

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Create + Cultivate OOTD

Fellow short girls of the world, today’s post is for you! I’m sharing my outfit details from the Create + Cultivate conference (read about my experience here), and my dress is another fabulous find from the Target girls’ section.

The ultimate summer reading list

21 Books You Need to Read This Summer

As a child, I felt like the school year was the time to do all of the things that I was supposed to do. When I wasn’t in school, I spent my time completing endless stacks of IB homework or rehearsing for an upcoming performance at my ballet studio. I complained about the work load and the stress, but I thrived under pressure and couldn’t bear to take anything off my schedule.

The cutest summer sandals

The Cutest Summer Sandals

As a child growing up in Florida, I lived in sandals. The only closed-toe shoes I owned were sneakers for sports, patent-leather Mary Janes for church, and ballet/jazz/tap shoes for dance class. The sandal craze continued into high school where everyone wore sandals every day – no matter what. We didn’t care if it was 40 degrees outside. We wore sandals.