Weekend Getaway to LA

California will always hold a piece of my heart. As much as I love living in Florida, there are so many things that I miss about southern California. It’s one of my happy places, so I try to find reasons to visit the area a few times a year. Thankfully, my cousin Michelle (a.k.a. Mash Elle) has a similar love affair with…
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Top 10 Things to Do in LA

Thanks to E! Entertainment Television for sponsoring today’s post. After living in Los Angeles for nearly four years, I can safely say that it’s one of my favorite cities in the world. Southern California may be infamous for its bottle blondes, daily smog, and horrendous traffic, but the stunning scenery and diverse community that LA offers definitely makes up for all of…
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Beauty Favorites

Best Beauty Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Beauty Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

4 Easy Heatless Hairstyles for Long Hair

4 Easy Heatless Hairstyles for Long Hair

The Best Full Coverage Concealers for Dark Circles

The Best Full Coverage Concealers for Dark Circles

Sunshine, Sand, and Smiles: Celebrate Every Goal This Summer

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #CelebrateEveryGoal #CollectiveBiasAfter four years of hard work and way too many all-nighters, my husband has officially graduated optometry school and is now an optometrist! I can’t even describe how proud I…
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Best of Style

Best Deals Under $50 From The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Deals Under $50 From The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Sleep and Loungewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Best Sleep and Loungewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Best Activewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Best Activewear Deals from The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Relaxed Summer Style + Subtle Luxury Giveaway

I’ve been missing California so much lately. The combination of Michelle and Meghan‘s Coachella pictures, texts from LA friends, and a few Florida rain/thunder/hail storms pushed me from “I miss that place” to “Must get there ASAP.”  I am so ready to be back in the California sunshine, and I’m happy to say that I’ll be spending a good amount of time in…
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New in Travel

The 10 Best Things to Do in Orlando

The 10 Best Things to Do in Orlando

Romantic Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Romantic Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Adventurous Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

Adventurous Weekend Getaway for Couples in Longboat Key

LA Girls Trip 2013!

Sometimes you just need a week to relax with your girlfriends. I could barely control my excitement when I found out that Stephanie and Michelle were coming to visit me in California a few months ago, and the trip did not disappoint! I had the best time showing them my favorite spots in southern California, and the week absolutely flew…
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Laguna Beach Love

Let’s be real. You watched Laguna Beach, and you totally liked it. I definitely watched every single episode even though I would tell all of my friends that it was stupid. Every girl I know loved to dream that they had LC’s life and Stephen for a boyfriend. And then there was also the location of the show.  Laguna Beach is…
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