One Black Satin Dress, Three Ways

When I purchase clothing, I look for a few crucial things before adding it to my wardrobe. Compatability. Versatility. Price. Does this work with the items I already have in my wardrobe? Can I wear it for multiple occasions, or style it in various ways? Is it worth the price tag? Before I purchase an item, I ask myself these questions to make sure I am not foolishly buying something I will grow to regret.…
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Outer Banks Escapades

This weekend did not go as planned. As I mentioned last week, I decided to take my parents to the Outer Banks for their first time. After driving for 6 hours, we saw a sign that Ocracoke Island had been evacuated. Apparently, a construction team accidentally drilled into the transmission cable that was supplying the entire island with power. Due to the vast number of people on the island, all backup generators failed. Hatteras Island…
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Moments You Can’t Miss

  It’s hard when you enjoy being in front of the camera as much as you enjoy being behind it. I can’t always deliver cool, on site images when I don’t have anyone to hold the camera for me. Most of the time, I’m inside my house, or on the porch, with a trigger and a tripod, snapping away. But Monday, I found myself in a photo-worthy environment wearing a camera-ready outfit, with a sister…
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Summer Basics

There are so many gorgeous Summer looks out there, but I created one that was 100% me. I’ve been looking for the perfect off the shoulder top for a long time. Not because it’s trendy, but because I really love the look. When I was younger, I watched Audrey Hepburn star in Roman Holiday and her off the shoulder dress really resonated with me. I purchased several off the shoulder tops and never found any success with…
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Surviving Your Spending Ban

Oh boy, I’ve done it this time. I’ve spent entirely way too much money on home improvements, new clothes, and beauty products. I got my credit card statement last week and let’s just say, it’s way more than I’d like it to be…way more than I am comfortable with. It’s time to enact my first official spending ban. But that’s the reality of having a blog, right? Ehh, maybe not. We are constantly trying out new products…
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