Friday, April 25, 2014

Almost Done

Sorry for the lack of posts this week, but I have finals next week! Yep, you heard me right, I'm that close to being done with my first year of college. It's crazy how fast time flies. Having said that, I won't be posting too much next week either, but after that I'm all yours. There will be lots of posts this summer! 

Friday Favorites:

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bronzer Season

Since the temperatures are rising and having ghost white skin is frowned upon, I thought I'd round up ten of the best bronzers out there! Using a bronzer or daily bronzing lotions are a better, not to mention safer, alternative to tanning. I personally use Bare Minerals because it doesn't break out my sensitive skin. As for tanning lotions, I swear by St. Tropez. It doesn't have a strong smell and really leaves you with a glow the next day.

1 Smashbox Fusion Soft Lights 2 Bare Minerals Bronzer 3 Bobbi Brown Bronzer 4 Urban Decay Naked Flushed 5 NARS The Multiple 6 Guerlain Bronzer 7 Shiseido Oil Free Bronzer 8 Laura Mercier Baked Radiance 9 Too Faced Bronzer 10 St. Tropez Sensitive Bronzing Facial Lotion

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


I'm back! This post was originally intended for yesterday, but I ended up forgetting my laptop on my trip and my phone died so there wasn't a way for me to post it!

Confession. I spend way too much time on Pinterest and when you do that you see a lot of the same thing. I have seen embellished sandals too many times for them not to be on TBB so here they are making their debut. 

Trendy? Yes. Something I'd wear? Not sure. Something I think looks great on the right person? Most definitely.

So, what are your thoughts on the embellished sandal?

Friday, April 18, 2014

Turn Around

TGIF. This week has flown by! However, it's been jam packed and rather stressful for me, so I'm oh so happy to see the weekend. (I know I'm not the only one.) I'm so excited to say that the new TBB will debut in a month or so and I can't wait for all of you to see it! But none of you came to hear about my week so let's get to my Friday Favorites!

Also, did anyone watch Scandal last night?

Link Love:

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Thursday, April 17, 2014


To be perfectly honest, there wasn't going to be a CC today, because I was so swamped yesterday. However, as you can see, I mustered up the energy to create it! It was made last night, while I was a little sleepy so I hope you like my picks!

Currently Craving:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My Favorite Sale

Shopbop's Friends and Family sale is here! It's my absolute favorite sale because you get to take 25% full priced and sale items. I'm all for spring neutrals, as you can probably tell, so I thought I'd round up my favorites and share them with all of you! It's a great time to stock up on new spring and summer pieces. 

Happy Wednesday, the week is almost over! 

Shop My Picks:
(in numerical order)

Loren Hope

After seeing Liz, sport lots of Loren Hope baubles lately, I thought I'd head over to Loren's site to see her full collection. To say I fell in love is an understatement, Loren's pieces are bright, cheery and can easily be paired with most anything. I was also pleasantly surprised by her pricing! While she does have some pieces that reach over $200 to $450, many if not the majority of her line is under $100! TBB most definitely approves! 

Monday, April 14, 2014

Your Choice

Two pairs of shorts, similar print, very different prices. So what are you going to do; are you going to splurge or save? I personally am going to save because I honestly like the Zara print more than the Rebecca Taylor. Also, the Zara shorts having a matching blazer available and I love a good short suit. Either way these are great shorts and perfect for this time of year.

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend!

Shop: Rebecca Taylor Enchanted Gardens Short // Zara Printed Short

Friday, April 11, 2014


Whew, this week has been such a drag! But hey it's Friday so lets celebrate with some of my favorites on the web! Oh and in case you didn't know tie dye is back and it's in! Also, how great is that photo? I saw it on Pinterest and it caused me to create a new board, be sure to follow it, here!

Friday Favorites:

  • Tie Dye is back and it's in. I'd personally opt for a Raquel Allegra piece. via Shopbop
  • 10 Foods You Should Never Eat (whoops, I love a good bagel...) via Fitness 
  • Embroidery done right. via Madewell 
  • Life Lessons From Iris Apfel. via The Coveteur 
  • Wow, punk perfection. (note: perfect blue PS11) via Creators of Desire
  • Ultimate Coachella Shopping Guide via Harpers Bazaar 

image via Madewell Catalog

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Short Season

Yes, I featured two pairs of shorts this week, but if you've been following TBB for some time then you know how much I love shorts. I just love, love, love them and now is my time to start stocking my closet full of them. Surprisingly I don't own a pair of white jean cutoffs so those are high on my list right now. Enough about shorts, let's get to the full set of "CC."

Currently Craving:

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Steven Lanii Espadrilles

I've talked about my love for these shoes once before, but it wasn't a whole post, which means it wasn't enough. These are the shoes I want for spring and I can't stop thinking about them. I mean they're absolutely adorable for under $100! I'm thinking about getting the leopard pair (note: they've sold out multiple times on shopbop) or maybe the black to keep it classic and simple... or maybe both? I have a terrible problem when it comes to deciding on clothes/shoes- so many options, what's a girl to do?! Nevertheless, I think all of you should consider getting a pair because I don't think it's a purchase you'd regret.  

Happy Hump Day! Oh, and don't forget to check out my new Pinterest boards! 

Steven Ponyhair Espadrilles: Black, Leopard, Pink 

Also, does anyone know why blogger refuses to allow my backgrounds to be white? I hate this icky cream color... 

Monday, April 7, 2014


Ripped jeans are in, but are they here to stay? That's something I'm not too sure of, but I do know that they're always around and available. This year they just happen to be abundant. Bloggers, celebrities (queen of jeans, Jessica Alba), Olivia Palermo and everyday people seem to all be sporting some kind of ripped jeans. Whether it's a skinny style or baggy boyfriend style, it's in. I have a pair of ripped flare jeans (very early 2000's) from Joes that I bought a couple years ago and I'm really thinking it's time I wear them again. Thoughts? Chat about this look in the comments below. 

To see more ripped looks and other jean ensembles, visit my Denim board on Pinterest

Shop Ripped Denim: AG Distressed Denim (Olivia Palermo's go-to), Blank Distressed Denim, Frame Denim LE Color Rip (Seen on Julia, from Gal Meets Glam, here)

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Fest Ready

The first weekend of Coachella kicks off this weekend so I thought I'd put together a festival inspired post. Oh how I wish I was going to Coachella... one day I will! All of these picks are what I'd wear to it or really any outdoor festival. Last year I went to Jazz Fest in New Orleans and wore an easy Free People top and printed shorts- but really anything flies at festivals.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Walkin' Into Spring

Now that's quite the cuff. Ripped and cuffed jeans are uber trendy right now- thoughts? I don't have too many links for all of you this week, so enjoy the weekend and see you back here on Monday!

Link Love: 
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I'm seriously obsessed with my picks for this weeks round of CC. There are some really great pieces in here, so let's get to 'em!

Currently Craving:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Facial Sunscreen

Last week I was at the beach (as many of you know) and while the temperatures were in the high sixties with strong wind, I was able to spend a few days laying out. I've always been taught to lather on sunscreen with a high SPF (thanks mom!). Each time I went to the beach I put on "dermatologist recommended/approved" facial sunscreen and after each application my face broke out! (major bummer) The sunscreen I put on was oil-free so I guess it was better than normal sunscreen, but I'm still on the hunt for a good facial sunscreen. So, I'm curious do any of you have a favorite sunscreen? I'd love to hear! I recently purchased Elta MD, but I've yet to use it. Do any of you use it? Help a sista out. 

Happiest of Wednesday's to all of you!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tuesday Sale

As if my Tuesday couldn't get any better, Shopbop added "thousands" of items to their sale! There are definitely some items that you don't want to miss out on!

Don't Miss Out:

In Store

If you follow me on Instagram then you know that I went to J.Crew last week and might have done some damage. There isn't a J.Crew in Tuscaloosa (terrible, I know) so it had been awhile since I had been in one and I fell in love all over again. Online shopping is just not the same as going into the store and seeing and more importantly feeling the clothes. I walked away with a few sweaters, tops and a coverup and was left admiring their sandals. 

Their sandals are simple and easy... just the way I like my shoes! I personally love the Callie Sandal and hinted to my mom that I would like them for my birthday! Do you have a favorite? I'd love to hear! Happy April everyone!