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July Instagram Roundup

I'm always a big fan of Instagram roundups by bloggers and July has been such a busy month for me, and my Instagram that I thought I'd share what I've been up to! Also I feel like there were a lot of "days" in July, you know what I mean. It seemed like every day was #national_day which called for another 'Gram (P.S. National Tequila Day might have been my favorite!). 

4th of July Cupcake and keds, Americana outfit of the day
Watching fireworks on the terrace with co-workers was a great way to spend the Fourth of July. I even got a little crafty and baked these patriotic red velvet cupcakes. They were pretty yummy if I do say so myself! ;)

The Dog Days of Summer

It's definitely getting hot here in Dallas, and by hot I mean "I don't want to move, I just want to lay under a fan all day" hot. Which is why when I do have to venture outside into the humid, sultry heat I want to be wearing the least amount of clothing possible…in the classiest way :). Thank the good Lord for the crop top trend this season, they're definitely a summertime necessity in the south. I've basically been living in crop tops and high waisted shorts on the weekends, and my favorite is this tied chambray one.

New Apartment Decor

I can't believe that in just a few days I'll be moving out of my first big-girl apartment and into my second one! As much as I loved this apartment, I can't wait to see my new one and (yes,) decorate it! I'm so excited because for this one I already have all the major stuff (like a couch, table, bed, dresser) so this time around I get to shop for all the fun trinkets and decor. Check out some of my favorites that I've found. 

P.S.  A lot of these items are in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale that's still going on! 

Skorting the Rules

What do you wear on a summers girls night out with friends? This was a legitimate problem I was facing recently (#firstworldproblems) because it's just so freaking hot here. When walking around anywhere that isn't heavily air conditioned this time of year, pants are just not an option. Thankfully skorts are making a 90s comeback and I'm totally loving it. 

Favorite Summer Wedges

I realize that summer is half way over (which is totally crazy by the way), but I've been loving all the cute wedges I've been seeing this season. Also, here in Dallas, I can totally wear them for a few more months since this heat will basically never end. Ugh. 

Top Row: One || Two (They're on sale!) || Three
Middle Row: One || Two
Bottom Row: One || Two

Pool Party with Mockingbird Station

What's a better way to beat the Texas summer heat than a rooftop pool party with your favorite bloggers and instagrammers complete with tex mex and cocktails? I'd say nothing. And that's exactly what I got to go to last week thanks to the Lofts at Mockingbird Station in Dallas. I've actually been too busy this summer to really enjoy the pool at my apartment, something I thought I would use a lot more than I have…so a planned out event by the pool was just what I needed to get me in the summer mood.

Kate Spade Cat Collection

If you follow me on Instagram (which you totally should…nudge nudge wink wink), you'll know that I have a probably slightly unhealthy obsession with cats…in fact I currently have one purring in my lap doing everything she can to get me to look away from the screen and at her. It's working. 

iPhone Case || Watch || Earrings || Bag || Shoes || Dress

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale + GIVEAWAY!

It's that time of year again! When it's way too hot to be thinking about anything that covers past your elbow but when all the fall fashions start coming out (just kidding). It's time for the annual NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE! As much as I would like to be blowing my paychecks on bikinis and Lilly shifts, this sale is the absolute best time to kick start your fall wardrobe with a few designer pieces on a budget. 

Summer Dots

Happy Fourth!

The Vintage House & Vera Bradley

What better way to spend a summer Sunday afternoon than having tea with friends? None! Which is apparently exactly what The Vintage House in Carrolton, TX thought when they hosted a blogger tea party for members of Dallas Blogger Collective. I normally don't share blog event photos other than on Instagram, but I thought the ones I got from this event were too cute not to share with you guys! I just loved the adorable pink dollhouse-eqse shop and the beautiful desserts they had set up for us!