Archive for September, 2016

Date: Sep 21 2016

Filed Under: Fashion

Continuing our shades of fall favorites today because there are just. so. many. that I need and want.




purple blouse, tassel mules, grey cardigan, stripe top, white blouse,

red bag, navy dress, cold shoulder sweatshirt, glitter shoes, black top,

grey sweater, stripe blouse, tassel earrings, navy bodysuit, black wrap


Alright, that black off the shoulder ruffle top on the far right will be mine. Obsessed. And that white peplum ruffle top up there is a great price! Adore that marled grey off the shoulder sweater bottom left. And the earrings next to it are ridiculously fun.


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I’m so excited to share this post today! I’ve partnered with the award winning* Pinnacle® Vodka team to share my new go to fall cocktail recipe to make for my girlfriends!





My standard go to cocktail of choice is a vodka with water and a lemon, very simple I know, so it’s nice to change things up a bit occassionaly. And this Cranberry Punch recipe is so easy to mix up for friends.




Cranberry Punch Recipe

1 part Dekuyper Triple Sec Liquor

2 parts Pinnacle Original Vodka

3 parts Cranberry Juice

6 parts Ginger Ale

2 parts Orange Juice

Cinnamon Allspice



Orange, Sliced





You simply add all of the ingredients to a punch bowl or pitcher and stir. Then add spices to taste, and maybe even garnish with an orange slice. And enjoy with friends.




If you’re not familiar with Pinnacle® Vodka let me tell you why I’m a fan. Pinnacle® Original was awarded “Highest Rated Vodka” by the International Wine & Spirits Competition. It’s five-times distilled and made with imported French vodka, which delivers a superior quality and mixability at an attractive price. And just this month Pinnacle® Vodka updated their packaging to this polished and playful bottle.





Here in Charleston we love to sit on our front porches and visit with neighbors, family, and friends. I’m anxiously awaiting fall’s cooler temperatures, it makes porch sitting much more enjoyable.




And just like my fall cocktail update and Pinnacle® Vodka’s new bottle, I’m excited about fall fashion updates, too. These can be a mix of simple tweaks from your summer wardrobe. Off the shoulder tops are still going to be really popular (thank goodness, I just got this one!), and they pair well with jeans! Swap out your beach tote for a leather clutch, I love this creamy tassel one!




Your accessories can still be bold! I love these Bauble Bar drop earrings. They have little color but are not too loud. And gold is always great for fall, so I knew I needed this gold, structural cuff – also from Bauble Bar!


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And the best fall accessory of all is a cocktail made with Pinnacle® Vodka. Cheers! #sponsored





off shoulder top, dark wash jeans, espresso mules,

bauble bar tassel clutch, drop earrings, and gold cuff


Home Items:

bone inlay tray, polka dot pitcher, confetti mini glass,

charleston bicycle cocktail napkins, marble cutting board


*Pinnacle® Unflavored Vodka, Gold Outstanding Award, 2013

International Wine & Spirit Competition

Pinnacle® is a registered trademark of Jim Beam Brands Co. (“Beam”) and is used with permission. The information, comments, and ideas expressed on this website do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Beam, it’s affiliated companies, or any of their directors or employees. Beam does not sponsor, authorize, or otherwise endorse this website.


Photography by Gray Benko. Thank you to Pinnacle Vodka for partnering on this post. Special thanks to The Cocktail Project for the recipe. Be sure to check them out for more great recipes. 


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Date: Sep 19 2016

Filed Under: Fashion

I’m back from NYC and had such a great trip! The weather was amazing and you could really feel that fall was in the air. Can’t wait to begin wearing new fall clothes and I’m really into this color palette right now!




stripe top, shoulder bag, peplum tee, paneled lace dress, creamy turtleneck,

tassel mules, black lace top, lace dress, grey sweater, black cardigan,

grey sweatshirt, green ruffle tee, peplum top, white lace top


I mean, aren’t you so excited too? I want every single thing here as usual, especially that swingy light grey sweatshirt bottom left and the cute stripe top! Also really love both of those long sleeve lace tees and the grey turtleneck sweater. And I only wish I could get away without wearing a bra so that I could get that paneled lace dress up in the top row.



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Date: Sep 17 2016

Filed Under: Entertaining, Family

I KNOW it seems a little too early to talk about Halloween, but you know how quickly the good costumes sell out! My kids are already talking about what they will be so we’ve been spending a lot of time looking around at ideas. A few days ago Fletcher said he wants to be a red power ranger who is dressed up as a hot dog, hahaha. Here are some of my favorites!





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Last year will be hard to top in my eyes, Lilly was a gumball machine and Fletcher was an ice cream sandwich :)






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Date: Sep 16 2016

Filed Under: Fashion

New favorite round up today, DYING over that red coat!




pink dress, stripe clutch, ruffle top, neutral bootie,

houndstooth jacket, stripe dress, tortoise necklace, white dress,

scallop pump, blue dress, tan bag, red coat, plaid wrap,

pink dress, navy top, otk boot, grey turtleneck


I miiiiight need to get that stripe clutch – it’s so cute. Did you notice the ruffle neck on that stripe dress? Adorbs. I’m strongly considering those nude booties (that sounds dirty) for fall – but I can’t decide which color. And if you’re been searching for a really nice looking over the knee boot that doesn’t cost $600 then check out these! That little blue dress is on sale (30% off), and so is that off the shoulder dark pink one (40% off). So many fun choices!



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Good morning! I’m en route to NYC with my friend Gray for a long weekend. Looking forward to spending time in the city, I haven’t been in over a year! Tonight we are going to Rebecca Atwood’s book launch party at Studio Four. So excited to see friends and just hang.


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If this black dress looks familiar it’s because I have it in green too, remember my post? So easy to throw on for so many different occasions.




And I pre-ordered these Mari Giudicelli leather mules a few months back – I’m obsessed with them and dream about all of the colors.


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Happy Thursday, Friends!



rhode resort ella dress (also available here),

mari giudicelli leather mules (also available here)


Photography by Gray Benko.


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