4 Tips to Staying Fit on Vacation


    Hey everyone! Hope you had a great weekend! Today I wanted to share some quick fitness tips for you guys that will help you stay fit on your next vacation. Lets face it we don’t want to be at the gym everyday or counting calories when we are on vacation, but guess what you don’t really need to. Check out these four tips to staying fit on vacation.

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    Easy Vacation Makeup Tutorial for Summer + $500 Nordstrom Giveaway

    Happy Friday everyone! After my vacation from Tulum, I was inspired to share with you my easy vacation make up tutorial. Let’s face it, when your on vacation having a full face of make up is not your priority especially since its added extra time to get ready. And we all know we would rather be out enjoying our day. Also with the heat and summer we don’t want to wear make up that will cake or melt off. So today I am sharing my easy vacation makeup tutorial that will stay put through the summer heat. Watch my full video tutorial and read more about what products I use and why below! Plus scroll down to enter in the first $500 Nordstrom Gift card giveaway so you can shop the Anniversary sale with me!

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    Top Sale Picks from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale + Tips to Shopping Like A Pro

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    Happy Wednesday everyone!

    If you haven’t heard, Nordstrom’s biggest sale of the year is here! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially starts this Thursday July 12th for Early Access card holders.  I will be headed to Nordstrom today to preview some of their sale items and possibly do a try on session that way I can have an idea of what I will be purchasing on Thursday. You can also preview the sale by checking out the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale catalog here. After browsing the catalog I am sharing my top sale picks with you, and sharing the items that will be selling out fast so you don’t miss out, and other tips to shopping the sale like a pro. Read the inside scoop below!

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    Fashion, Food, For the Home

    5 Tips to Throwing a Chic Summer Soiree

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    Happy Monday everyone!

    Hope everyone had a great weekend! With summer in full swing there’s nothing more fun than gathering with friends and family over good conversation, good food, and drinks. This summer go beyond your usual BBQ gatherings and opt for a chic summer soiree. Plus I love the idea of getting dressed up for fun summer entertaining with friends. Today I am sharing five tips in throwing a chic summer soiree that will sure be a hit with your friends and family. Check it out below!

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    How to Style the Louis Vuitton World Tour Bandeau for Summer

    Happy Friday ya’ll! Hope ya’ll had a great week! Today I am finally sharing my video on how to wear the new Louis Vuitton World Tour bandeau. If you know me, you know how much I love wearing bandeaus and bandanas especially during the summer. It is such a chic and versatile accessory, and with the Louis Vuitton bandeau its an accessory that you can wear through the year. Whether you are dressing up your bag, wearing it around your neck, or as a hair accessory, check out my video on how to style the Louis Vuitton World Tour bandeau for summer.

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    Fashion, Travel

    Kin Toh Azulik in Tulum – Red Polka Dot Dress

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    Happy 4th of July!

    Today I wanted to keep in short and sweet with this red polka dot dress for $40 I wore on our trip to Tulum. Josh and I went to have drinks at Kin Toh Azulik which was the coolest tree house restaurant overlooking the beach and jungles of Tulum. The architecture was marvelous and the scenic views so unique. Even the bathrooms were beautiful. It was so eco friendly, with limited electricity, and no central air conditioning. They had a live DJ and a hookah bar. Kin Toh was definitely a place to see in Tulum.  Check out more pictures of this restaurant and my outfit below!

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    Swimwear Under $60 for All Body Types – The Comparison Game

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    Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a great weekend! Since summer is here in full swing I wanted to share with ya’ll my favorite swimwear under $60! Since my breast augmentation surgery I was so excited for summer and to go swimsuit shopping for our trip to Tulum. However some of my favorite bikinis have been ones that were very figure flattering with our without big boobs, and best part is they are under $60. So no matter your body type whether you are trying to hide something or show something off, I have a swimsuit for you that will make you feel confident to hit the pool or beach this summer. Plus I’m sharing my thoughts on the comparison game when it comes to our bodies this summer. Read more below.

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    Beauty, Fashion

    June Favorites + 4th of July Sales

    Hey guys,

    Happy Friday! So I’m going to keep it real with ya’ll, and try to keep it as transparent as possible. This past week after getting back from our trip I’ve been stressing myself out with trying to finish last-minute collaborations, while still providing quality content to you guys. Not to mention trying to get back in the swing of things with working out and being a mom. Well lets just say something had to give. This week was nothing but too many late nights, bad eating habits, and Netflix as my babysitter while I tried to get work done. It wasn’t the highlight reel you see on Instagram. So today I am keeping it real with this unedited video of my June Favorites. Because little do you know how many times I have to cut and edit out all the “likes” and “Umms” when I talk. If there is one thing I am working on, it is speaking more fluently on camera, and it has been a slow progress. This video will be a constant reminder to me that I am a work in progress, and that I am not perfect. So bear with me as I share my fashion, beauty, fitness, and lifestyle favorites with you in this unedited, unscripted twenty-minute June Favorites video. Plus don’t forget to check out my favorite 4th of July sales below!

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    Food, Holiday

    DIY Dr. Pepper Float Station For Your Next 4th of July Party

    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. 

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    Hey everyone, can you believe the 4th of July is just around the corner? I’m excited to celebrate our Independence Day with friends and family. This year, I wanted to share an easy and fun DIY Dr Pepper float station for your next 4th of July party. It will sure be a hit with your guests! Nothing says summer like a Dr Pepper float, and if you are in Texas, where it is hot as hades, then this makes the perfect party drink to keep you cool and refreshed. Check out how you can recreate this 4th of July inspired Dr Pepper float station below!

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