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Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

I always have these grand plans of getting my Christmas shopping done early. Every. Single. Year. Inevitably life takes its course, I’m traveling, living life and bam it’s a week before Christmas so this year I’ve teamed up with Babbleboxx to give you a few of the best last minute Christmas gifts to give even the most difficult person on your list. Even though I’m usually a last minute kind of shopper I still am ...

Red, White & Blue

The July 4th holiday is quickly approaching which means BBQs, beers, pooltime and a fun long weekend to top it off! I like to get in the spirit of the holiday just a bit and this year I’ll be branching out of my normal July 4th uniform of cut-offs and a cute shirt with this little patriotic Joie dress. Just the ticket for a beach BBQ and some serious firework action! Details below on how ...

The II Valentine’s Gift Guide: Treat Yourself

// Christmas came and went, New Years was over in the snap of a finger, January flew by at a warp speed and now it’s February, the month of love {and fashion week!} While everyone is compiling their Valentine’s Day Gift Guides for what someone else should give you, here’s a little piece of advice, treat yourself. You don’t really need a reason to treat yourself but if you do Valentine’s Day is right around ...

Gift Guide: Let’s Hear it for The Boys

Anyone else agree with me when I say that shopping for a gift for a guy is damn near impossible. It should be easy but I always find they’re the most difficult because most guys don’t actually give any nods to what they really want. So this year I’ve scoured the sites and compiled a solid list of gifts sure to make any guy on your list happy from a luxe watch to custom made ...

Gift Guide: The Beauty Obsessed

Be it for your sister, best friend or mom, beauty gifts are always a great route to go, especially for those who seemingly have everything already. I personally have a makeup artist for a sister so it gets tricky, hence why I've also included few beauty 'inspired' items that have caught my eye this season. The actual beauty products that I've included are products that I swear by, for instance one is a miracle worker or this Panasonic ...

Small Space Decorating: A Hauntingly Grand Soiree

It's officially my favorite time of year and not just because it's my birthday month, seriously, my 'Festive' Pinterest board proves it. Ever since I was little Halloween has been been my second favorite holiday.  I used to throw an annual Halloween party and miss those days of having a large apartment with a patio to host in, so instead of just scrapping having a Halloween bash, I'm pulling together a small scale version just ...

Menu Inspiration: Cinco de Mayo Feast!

This coming Monday is not just any Margarita Monday, it's Cinco de Mayo Monday! As a Texas girl, I believe (as do so many others) that tequila flows through our veins, it's practically water to most. Well, maybe that's extreme but I am quite the fan of Cinco de Mayo and any other day where it's acceptable to indulge a bit in chips, quac, ritas and queso. I'll be doing a little early celebrating this ...