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Ruffles and stripes

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wearing: Chanel sunglasses / turquoise statement earrings / lipstick c/o Estee Lauder / white ruffle sleeve top (white sold out, also love this one) / rose gold cuff / black watch / striped ruffle maxi skirt / Givenchy Antigona (color from past season-also love this one) / Chanel summer nail polish / black wedge espadrilles (under $100 and super comfy!)

What happened to our summer weather? I wore this outfit on Mother’s Day, expecting it to be a warm day, and instead, it was freezing! Despite the non-May-like weather, Mother’s Day turned out to be fun!

We started the day off by attending mass as usual. Then, my Mom came over and we all went out for brunch at a restaurant named “Hult’s” located in Los Gatos. They had a prix-fix menu which was delicious! We were definitely stuffed!

I had planned to do some yard-work in the backyard after brunch, but I was waaaaay too stuffed to do anything! So we ended up watching the Warriors game on television, and just relaxing at home. It was a nice way to spend Mother’s Day, but the yard-work still needs to get done! I’m at a point where I might just pay our gardener a little extra to get it done. My weekends this spring have been busy crazy; I haven’t had a free weekend to get anything done around the house. Have you ever had periods of time like this?

Hopefully you had  a fabulous Mother’s Day! Thanks for stopping by!



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Uptown chic picnic

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Wearing: rose gold dangle earrings / blue scarf c/o Banana Republic (sold out, similar scarf  on sale here) / Chanel sunglasses / YSL lipstickiPhone caseblack flutter sleeve top / black and white striped skirt / rose gold cuff / black watch / Chanel summer nail polish / Chloe handbag / blush wedge espadrilles

How cute is this picnic! On the first full day of the rewardStyle conference, Banana Republic hosted an “Uptown Chic” picnic at the Shake Shack. It was so much fun to sit outside in an adorable picnic setting in the middle of downtown Dallas!

Banana Republic set up the cutest picnic tables with floral centerpieces in the outdoor eating area of the Shack Shack. There were also cute little Adirondack chairs set up in groups of two for intimate socializing. If I had this much room in my backyard, I would totally throw a picnic like this every weekend. It was so cute and fun!

I have heard of the Shack Shack through Instagram posts which pop up in my feed, but I had never been to one to before. Apparently we are getting one here in the Bay Area very soon! It will be located in Campbell. I cannot wait! Let me just tell you, this was one of the yummiest hamburgers I have ever eaten. The french fries were to-die-for too! I enjoyed a cheeseburger while some of my blogger friends enjoyed the crispy chicken burger. I understand the chicken was equally delicious. Next time I have the opportunity to eat at the Shake Shack, I want to try the chicken! Yum!

Since I knew ahead of time that Banana Republic would be hosting this event. I planned my outfit accordingly. This skirt and top are from Banana Republic’s current collection and they are so perfect for spring and summer. I know I will get a lot of use out of this skirt for daytime events, and church, this season. In addition, this black flutter sleeve top will also look amazing with jeans, denim shorts, white pants, and more! These are such versatile, staple wardrobe pieces. Love!

Banana Republic was so nice to us! In addition to serving up a beautiful setting and delicious food, we all got to pick out a scarf. I decided to tie mine “Melrose Place” style. I was in a 90’s mood. haha What do you think? Bring back the “Melrose Place” scarf trend? I’m thinking, let’s do it!

One last thing about this outfit, remember how I mentioned earlier I forgot to pack a few things? Well. . . this outfit was supposed to be worn with black espadrille wedges, but I forgot to pack them. When I returned home, they were on the floor in my bedroom and I tripped over them bringing my suitcase in! haha I think these wedges look OK, but the black pair would have been perfect. Oh well, c’est la vie!

So tell me, have you tried Shake Shack? If so, are you a fan too? Secondly, what do you think of tying a scarf “Melrose Place” style? Yay or nay?

Thanks for stopping by!



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Green and blue for spring

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Wearing: ivory tassel earrings / YSL lipstick / Banana Republic dress / Kendra Scott ring / Chloe Drew / Gucci Swan nail polish / Aquazurra shoes

One of the big color trends for the spring 2017 season is to wear green and blue together. I love how the two colors look with each other. Since green, blue, purple, and pink are my favorite colors, wearing any combination of them makes me happy!

I wore this outfit over the weekend to attend a fundraiser with a St. Patrick’s Day theme. Although this was perfect for the green-themed occasion, it is a dress I know I will find myself reaching for over and over again throughout spring; and this summer too! After all, “Greenery” is the color of the year! Therefore, all things green are fabulous! Love!

What do you think of green and blue together for the spring 2017 season? Is it a color trend you might find yourself wearing too?

Thanks for stopping by,



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