A sky blue dream

“Anyone can find the dirt in someone. Be the one who finds the gold.” -Prov. 11:27

Happy Easter you guys!

I hope you’re having a wonderful evening. I had the best day filled with food, Easter egg hunts (Andy found 30 dollars), loteria bingo (I won!) & lots of family time! I wish every Sunday could be like this.

Now, let’s get to one of my fun spring dresses! Say hello to my new favorite dress.

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This dress is too cute! I recently wore it to a wedding and lots of people wanted to know where it was from. This dress could be worn to so many different occasions. To me, it’s such a happy dress!  It also comes in different colors. The pink one is absolutely adorable.

Find the dress here!

I hope you have a fantastic evening! I’m off to go watch the Houston Rockets with Andy’s fam! I’ll talk to you very soon! 🙂

Until next time,

C

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Spring has sprung!

“April showers bring May flowers!”

Feel free to skip all this jibber jabber & scroll to the first picture you see to get right to my first spring outfit of the season!

Now, let’s catch up…

First of all, who doesn’t love spring?!  Sunshine, beautiful flowers, bright colors and Easter! I don’t know about you but I’ve been so ready for spring.  So many things are going to be happening!

Where to start!  I’m throwing my best friend a bridal shower this month and I’ve been a busy busy bee planning that.  I absolutely LOVE planning things like this so I’m excited to see it all come together.  I’ll probably do a little post on it and show you some fun pictures!

I’m also going to Spain in a few months to visit my little brother!!!!  He’ll be studying abroad so I’m coming up with a fun series for that trip.  I’m thinking about vlogging my trip and posting it to share with my family & you, my friends!  We shall seeeee.  You have no idea how excited I am about this!  I’ve never traveled internationally.  If you have any advice please share!

I’m also arranging my best friend’s bachelorette river trip for next month!  That’ll be so fun! I’m thinking of vlogging that too.

If I’m not planning those things, you can find me buried in books.  Once we hit 2017 I started a reading challenge on GoodReads.  My goal, to read 50 books this year.  I’m going on 21 this weekend!  Andy thinks I should raise it to 90 but I’m not so sure about that… if I did that, my life would consist of just pages and stories, but then again, that doesn’t sound so bad to me 🙂  Someone somewhere once said, “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, the man who never reads lives only one.” I feel like I’ve lived so many lives already!  What’s another thousand? lol

Dakota wanted some attention 🙂

I’ve been loving those silky tops from express! I have this top in 4 different colors… I love the look of them with shorts or jeans. Classy on top & casual on the bottom. <3

Top  (On sale right now! Go forth!)

Shorts  (I’m wearing old shorts from target. This is a similar pair that I really like!)

Heels  (These heels are amazing; very comfortable! Just wore them to a casual backyard wedding and they did wonderfully!)

One of my favorite things about spring, besides everything I mentioned above lol… are the spring dresses! I can’t wait for you to see the ones I picked up!

Until next week,

C

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Day Dream

“Would you like an adventure now or would you like to have your tea first?” -Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Happy Holidays!!

Wow, it has been a hot minute since I’ve posted. Once school ended for winter break, I’ve just been buried in books! Free time = reading time.  There is always a book in my purse; it’s like old times! I might start writing book reviews because I’m talking about them non stop to people who probably don’t care. Oops! 🙂 I’m a sucker for a good book. If you’re a bookworm like me, I have a GoodReads account! Find me! I put my profile name below so we can connect! See what I’m reading & vise versa! 🙂

Ok, on to the good stuff! For some reason this outfit reminds me of an outfit from the first Stars Movie lol Maybe it’s the colors! I love Star Wars.

Ok anyway, I’m linking everything below. Now, I couldn’t find a few things online but I know they’re in the stores, so just know that! With all these sales, things are just constantly disappearing! Gotta hurry!

Out of an outfit, if there’s one thing that gets me EXTREMELY excited, it’s the boots. I’ve always had a thing for boots! Boots & books fo life!

Alright, I was super happy how my eye shadow came out in this. Don’t judge! Looks great when the eyes are open too but I just thought it looked really cool in this shot!

I couldn’t find the shirt online but I got it from forever 21 recently. Here is a similar & here is another! Can’t beat those prices!

Boots on sale! They have quickly become one of my favorites.

This cardigan was sold out online so I bought this in store on sale at Banana Republic Factory! Go grab it! Here is one online I also like that would go great!

I hope you guys have a great night! IT’S ALMOST CHRISTMAS! I’m taking a small break from reading and I have lots of fun stuff planned so stay tuned! Maybe it’s time to let you read some of the fictional short stories I’ve written! …maybe. 🙂 Until next time!

Sincerely,

C

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(For those of you wondering about dad, he’s doing okay. I’ve been contemplating writing a post just about that but I’ve been on the fence about it. I think I may later on. I’m sure other people are going through the same thing and I know it’d feel good for both of us to know that we aren’t alone. Stay tuned & thank you SOOO much for your prayers!)

 

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Fall best dressed!

“The only thing getting “lit” this weekend is my fall scented candle!” (anon)

Hey ya’ll!

Wow. It has been a hot minute since I last posted.  Things got a little crazy with midterms and work and family and I won’t lie I’ve been buried in books, but I’m back! 🙂 AND IT’S FALL! Well, kinda.  It’s not insanely chilly over here but it’s also not 100 degrees so that’s a win to me!  Guys, fall is so exciting and I can’t wait for you to see some great autumnal things I’m putting together!  First, let’s start with this classic fall dress.

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This dress is the perfect color for fall! I found it in the Banana Republic Factory store on sale! It was worth the wait. If you’re looking for a classy fall dress, THIS one is perfect, not to mention incredibly comfortable. I paired it with black heels and gold jewelry.

I can’t wait for it to get colder here in Texas!  Hot chocolate, fall candles, a fall blanket, a good book & BOOTS! Yeah, those remind me of fall. Pretty excited over here. It’s the little things. 🙂 Alright, have an amazing night! Talk to you soon.

Love,

Caroline

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Northern lights

“If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” Dolly Parton

Hey guys!

I hope everyone had a great weekend!  We’re still melting over here in Texas.  This humidity is no joke. On the plus side, I heard it’s good for your skin but don’t quote me on that!

Alright, guess what. Fall is coming!!  Are you excited?  I read that the first day of autumn is September 22!  Here’s a random thought, do you say fall or autumn?  Just curious.  I say fall but I think I like the way Autumn sounds.  Autumn.  Anyway…

Now, I know this isn’t a fall dress but I couldn’t resist.  I debated whether to even talk about it but it’s just too pretty to not share, so here it is!  I give you, northern lights.

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Northern Lights Maxi Dress

If I had my own clothing line, you could bet your bottom dollar it would have colorful things like this with magical names.  I can’t get over this name, “Northern lights.”  Gahh I love it! I’m just a sucker for things with fun names.  Alright, I hope you have an amazing week & I will talk to you very soon. Exciting things to come!

Love,

Caroline

All photos by Samantha Rodriguez. She’s amazing!

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More poppin pjs!

“Smile at strangers & you just might change a life.” Steve Maraboli

Hi friends!

Today I’m reminiscing on my summer vacation in Arkansas.  [insert long sigh]  So, I just noticed that I’ve been on a fun, comfy pj pants kick.  I usually go for your typical oversized, soft T shirt and shorts, but for some reason I’m finding myself wanting fun sleepwear. Why? I have no idea. It could be a phase but I feel that with fall around the corner, this phase may only get worse!  Let’s just add fun pj pants to the list of things that make me smile.  It’s the little things ya’ll.

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     My PJ pants!

I hope the rest of your week is fantastic!  Talk to you very soon!

Love,

Caroline

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Walk it out

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Carl Sagan

Hey friend!

How’s your day been?  I’m a little bummed summer is over BUT, the good thing about that… is FALL!  Pretty excited for fall; college football season, fall colors, fall weather & BOOT SEASON!  Yes, I’m so ready for fall.  🙂  Don’t mind this boot lover over here.

One thing I love to do in the fall is go walking.  Yep, not jogging, but straight up, good old fashion walking.  I like doing it after a good work out or after a long day!  It let’s me take in my surroundings and really think about life.  I love it!  Throw on some headphones & play some good music! It’s so calm & relaxing, at least to me it is!

When I was in Arkansas, I took advantage of those steep hills & went walking with my mom and aunt almost every morning, walking & chatting away! <3

I wore an EXTREMELY comfortable outfit on this morning!

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Similar nike top/ capri pants/ shoes -a new version (SO COMFORTABLE!)/ hat/ yoga mat, water bottle.

I hope ya’ll have a fantastic evening!  Why don’t you end your day with a nice walk?  Talk to you very soon!

Love,

Caroline

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Tassel fun

“Be the weirdo who dares to enjoy.”  -Elizabeth Gilbert

Hey friend!

Hope you had a wonderful weekend.  I had a fantastic time visiting family in the beautiful state of Arkansas!  It was the perfect getaway & much needed.

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This outfit, I just have to share with you!

It’s so much fun to wear!  Okay, I know I say that a lot but I really don’t know how else to describe it.  Years ago, I never really cared about what I wore; I never let it make me happy.  It’s the little things ya’ll!  Now if I wear something that I think is cute, I let it make me happy; I let myself feel good!  Even if I look like a complete dork, I don’t care!  Life’s too short, let the little things make you happy.  DSC00627

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This crop top is sold out at the moment!  It’s a bestseller at ASOS & they usually restock it.  (I’ll keep an eye out for you!)  Here is a similar top I like.  Love this top too!

Got a great deal on these Jeans during the Nordstrom sale! I also REALLY like these jeans. Both fit so good!

This is my favorite hat!  Can go with so much.

This cover up is stunning!  Elle & K are the sweetest boutique & they have adorable things for great prices.  They really treat you like a friend!

These wedges are my favorite!  I also love these!

Kendra Scott earrings just go with everything.  🙂

Alright, have an amazing night ya’ll!  I like to post randomly so don’t forget to subscribe to know when I post!  Your support means so much to me.  Talk to you very soon!

Love,

Caroline

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Let’s get comfy

“First, think; second, believe; third, dream & finally, dare.”  Walt Disney.

Hi friends!

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These have got to be the softest pajama pants I own anddddddd they’re petite friendly!  I could live in these.  They continuously sell out but are usually always restocked.  Don’t forget to subscribe to my blog; that way I can let you know when they’re restocked!  They’re worth the wait ya’ll.

Pajama pants/ Soft tank top/ Lokai bracelet/ Mug.

Stay tuned for another fun post this week!  If you’ve already subscribed, THANK YOU SO MUCH!  Your support means so much to me.

Talk to you very soon!

Love,

Caroline

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Let’s explore!

Hello hello!

I hope everyone is having a magnificently, magical Sunday!  Today my Sunday will be filled with reading, music & family; the best kind of Sunday in my book!

Side note: recently I discovered an Italian pianist/composer who I’m slowly but surely, becoming obsessed with.  Ludovico Einaudi!  Look him up if you’re into that kind of stuff!  Amazing.  The song “Life,” is my favorite.  Might have to convince someone to fly to Europe with me to catch one of his concerts.  Any takers?!

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ANYWAY!  On to the good stuff!  I think this outfit is so perfect for summer and EXPLORING.  I felt like I was on vacation & about to go on an adventure while wearing this, apparently shoe-less!

Random fact: if I’m outside, I LOVE being barefoot.  I would say it makes me feel closer to nature but I know that sounds super cheesy, so let’s pretend I didn’t say it!  Removing the cheesiness for ya. 😉

Linking everything below!

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Please let’s take a moment & recognize my cat (bottom right) looking FREAKED OUT!  I can’t stop laughing.  Photo bomb!  DSC00490

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Haha!  Still there. Alright she looks evil here. I promise she’s not!  …Great now you probably can’t stop looking at her!  Sorry ya’ll!

 

Important stuff: Top/Shorts/Hat/Earrings/Barefoot Sandals (Perfect for the beach/pool & can also be worn on top of flip flops or other sandals)

Happy Sunday ya’ll!  Have an amazing evening & keep dreaming.

Love,

Caroline

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