Coffee Shops & Crossbody Bags

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Essential Experiences

One of my favorite things about Little Rock is the selection of coffee shops, and I love to spend free afternoons sipping a warm beverage with friends or family members. I love how a coffee date puts us face-to-face in the midst of our technology driven world. Since my younger sister went to college, we love to go catch up over coffee or tea when she comes home over the weekends, and last weekend we headed to one of our favorite spots, Mylo Coffee Co. Mylo is located in the Hillcrest Historic District, and while it’s not the most convenient location relative to where I live, I love to go there when I get the chance to enjoy a London Fog and the adorable atmosphere.

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3 Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas

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It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and I can hardly believe that the holiday season is upon us! My family is gathering from across the country to celebrate, and I’m looking forward to time together and, of course, a lot of pie. Recently I’ve put together some outfits that I think will be perfect for Thanksgiving, so today I’m sharing three looks that would work well for a variety of celebrations. These outfits could also be easily adapted to be more casual or dressy. Whether you’re watching the parade, in the kitchen, or at a family dinner, I hope this post gives you some style inspiration!

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5 Wardrobe Essentials with Aléna Tran

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Today I’m excited to kick off a series of guest posts exploring different perspectives on wardrobe essentials. Since we each have different styles, climates, and occasions to dress for, there is so much we can learn from other women’s wardrobes, and over the next five weeks we will be getting to peek into a few of my favorites. Our first guest poster is one of my favorite slow fashion Instagramers, Aléna Tran. I know you will love reading her thoughts, seeing her amazing style, and checking out her beautiful and inspiring Instagram account.

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How to Style a Kimono Cardigan: 1 Piece, 4 Outfits

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Hi friends, and happy Friday! I recently thrifted this little blush kimono style jacket, and I’ve been wearing it all the time! It’s been so much fun to style this piece in different way, so I thought I would put together a little lookbook of my favorite outfits featuring it. I love how it adds a little something extra to my outfits, and can easily be dressed up or down. One of my favorite things about thrifting are the little unique layers you can find. They make me more creative in putting together my outfits which is always a good thing in my book! Watch the video below to see the outfits, and read on to the end of the post to find links to anything currently available!

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Birthday Dresses & Birthday Thoughts

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Happy Monday friends! Last Thursday was my 24th birthday, and I had such a nice day spent with family and dear friends. I always love my birthday, not so much for the celebration, while I do love that, as much as for the time to reflect on what I’ve done and been blessed with in the past year. I also love to take this time to come up with a list of goals I want to achieve at the new age I’ve reached. I’m told I should compile a 25 before 25 bucket list– have any of you done this? This year I’m particularly aware of just how much can change in a year as I think back to last summer when I was totally unsure of my path after my college graduation that spring. Since then I’ve been given so many wonderful opportunities, and I’ve grown so much. I even managed to mostly conquer my fear of driving!

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