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    5 Reasons You Should Try Something New – Be Fearless

    skateboard, toddler fashion, toddler boy style, urban toddler boy fashion, fitness fashion, Lorna Jane Activewear, leopard tights, mommy and me style, mommy and me fashion, #boymom, #houstonblogger, street style, fearless, comfort zone, face your fears

    Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a great weekend! Today I wanted to talk about getting out of our comfort zone and five reasons why you should try something new. A couple of weeks ago I took my son to park which happened to have a little skate park too. He found an abandoned skateboard and started to learn how to use it. I remember just sitting there watching him and being so proud of him for not being afraid to try something new. He wasn’t afraid of falling or letting any of his fears get in his way of learning something new. I honestly believe sometimes it takes looking life through a child’s eyes, to make you face your fear of the unknown and of failure. Here are five reasons you should try something new.

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    Fashion, Travel

    Kin Toh Azulik in Tulum – Red Polka Dot Dress

    Kin Toh, Azulik, Tulum, Mexico, #travelstyle, #travelblogger, #vacationstyle, #dawnpdarnell, #houstonblogger, red polka dot dress, white cat eye sunglasses, Lisi Lerch earrings

    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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    Family, Fashion

    Kendra Scott Fundraiser for Santa Fe – A Little Goes a Long Way

    KENDRA SCOTT, FUNDRAISER, #NATIONALBFFDAY, BIG ASS BALLOONS, LAUREN JAMES #SUMMERSTYLE, #SUMMERFASHION, YELLOW PEPLUM TOP, WHITE TIE FRONT SHORTS, LACE UP SANDALS

    Happy Monday everyone! Hope ya’ll had a great weekend! Today I just wanted to recap my Kendra Scott event I had three weeks ago to help raise money for Santa Fe school shooting victims. I have so many people to thank, including everyone who came out, to all the amazing bloggers who partnered up for this event, and to all the brands who donated their time and service to make this a fun event for everyone. I also wanted to share a little Monday motivational thought on how a little act of service can make a difference in this world. And though we may not see the eventual outcome, I consider our actions like a drop in an ocean that creates a continuing and ever-growing ripple. We are that drop in the ocean that is part of a huge wave that will make a difference in this world. Read more of my recap and thoughts below.

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    Family, Fashion

    Father’s Day Gift Idea – Summer Shoes for the Cool Dad

    Sponsored by Zappos.

    Father's Day, gift ideas, Rockport shoes, Rockport men's shoes, summer shoes, men style, Father's Day fashion, Rockport Cobb Hill Jana Bootie, couple style, #casualoutfit, #fashioncouple, #houstonblogger, Zappos shoes, #ZapposStyle, #Rockport, #MadeforMovers and #CobbHillStyle

    Happy Wednesday everyone! So today is another special appearance from my handsome hubby for a Father’s Day gift idea edition with Zappos X Rockport. And guess what, we are talking all about Father’s day, and the summer shoes every cool dad needs in his closet. Plus, lets face it, my hubby is the coolest dad I know, and I love when I can get him shoes that are fashionable and comfortable for every day wear. So if you are looking for a great Father’s Day gift idea for Dad, check out my shoe picks below that every cool dad needs this summer.

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    Fashion

    4 Summer Jackets You Need In Your Closet – White Moto Jacket

    #summerstyle, #summerjackets, #summerfashion,#houstonblogger, #dawnpdarnell, white jacket, moto jacket, white cami, busted knee crops, Levi's, Paige Denim, Rebecca Minkoff Love crossbody bag, blazer

    Happy Friday everyone! Who is excited for the weekend? I know I AM! MY husband is off this week, which makes this momma very happy. We have some fun plans this week so that makes me even more excited. Today I wanted to share this casual Friday look with my must have summer jackets. I know what your thinking, a jacket for summer, but trust me a light jacket is always a good idea for those cold days in the office, or even cooler summer nights out. Check out 4 Summer Jackets You Need In Your Closet including my favorite canvas moto jacket from Paige Denim.

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