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Photos by: Stacy Bauer Photography

Skirt // Pink Blouse // Pink Heels // Stella & Dot Tassel Earrings (similar: here and here) // Lipgloss in “Fucia Oran” // Sunglasses // Black Clutch // Rings (similar: here and here) // Bracelet in “Gold Iridescent Drusy”

I have to start this post off by saying that I’m not usually a fan of pink, except for when it comes to lip colors. I recently went to a charity event for breast cancer though (DC Newsbash), and everyone was encouraged to wear pink. Needless to say, there is not a single pink outfit in my closet, so I took a trip to Nordstrom.



FlowerBomb Perfume // Floral Maxi //  ‘Mom’ Necklace // Fitbit // Clarisonic // Mama Tee // Tory Burch Soaps // Candles // YSL Lipstick // Pearl Earrings // Tassel Necklace // Polka Dot Tunic 

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and while flowers and a card are always nice, it’s also special to show your mama that you put a little extra thought into her gift this year…and that you didn’t just pick it up on the way to her house this Sunday. 😉 For those of us who are ‘ballin’ on a budget’ it’s tricky to find a gift that doesn’t come off as ‘cheap’. That’s why I came up with this Mother’s Day Gift Guide that won’t break the bank– EVERYTHING IS UNDER $100! I even threw in a couple gift ideas for those of us that have Mother-in-Laws or potential Mother-in-Laws.

On a personal note: I could not be MORE EXCITED that my mother is actually flying into DC for Mother’s Day to spend it with my sister and I (my sis is driving down from NY)! My mom has only been up here once and it was when I first moved a.k.a. we slept on an air mattress. My apartment and friends-situation have both come a long way since then, so I can’t wait to show her my place and have her come brunch with the girls!

I’d love to know if you end up buying something for your mama off my gift guide, so leave a comment below if you do!

Happy Early Mother’s Day to all you amazing mamas!

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…and a blooper, because ya can’t take life too seriously.


 Jacket (similar) // T-Shirt // Phillip Lim for Target Bag (similar) // Rings // Layered Necklaces // Earrings // Dainty Orange Necklace from The Shop St.Pete (similar)

     Finally, after 3 years of wanting to start my own blog, I did it…I actually did it! I had such a great time shooting the above pictures with my BFF, picking a blog name, working on a logo, helping design a layout, and meeting other bloggers in DC (not necessarily in that order). This is so fun for me! Even right now as I’m writing this post, I’m so happy to be doing it. I can’t help but wonder– what the heck has taken me so long?! I DO know what’s taken me so long though– myself. Life tends to get in the way sometimes, and while I may not have the perfect body, perfect pictures, or the most expensive outfits; this blog is a labor of love and a passion of mine. If you happen to listen to my radio show then you’ve heard me talk about how this year is THE year! The year I was going to sit down and finally make my blog happen, despite myself. It’s so exciting to say that I did it! It’s here! I give you:!

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