What I Wore

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There's a funny story behind these heels.  Remember when I went to San Juan, Puerto Rico Memorial Day weekend with my best friend, Alexia?  Well, our first day there, we were out walking looking for dinner.  We both had on out cute but comfortable shoes, because we didn't know how much walking we would do before we decided where we wanted to eat.  I had on a pair of my favorite caged sandals from Marshalls, the tan Nine West sandals, and Alexia wore her cute wedge sandals that she got from an outdoors store.  Being from an outdoors store, you just know that they will be durable and very comfortable for Read More ...

It’s My Birthday Week!

by Tamara on August 6, 2014

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Black drop-waist dress (Old Navy) | Heels (ShoeDazzle) | Pink handbag (Marshalls)  Bow bracelet (Old Navy) | Necklace (Target) | Earrings (Tiffany & Co.)   I turn 35 this Saturday, August 9.  When I think back to where I thought I would be at 35, this isn't it.  And that's not a bad thing.  When I was little, I just assumed that I would be married with kids at this age, because 35 was old and that's just what old people did. Ha! When I was in law school I never imagined that just 10 years post-graduation I would be more than ready for my post-legal career (Victoria's Secret model, full-time blogger, anything in social Read More ...

Marshalls Project Fab Part Deux

by Tamara on July 29, 2014

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Ted Baker dress (c/o Marshalls) | Cole Haan handbag (c/o Marshalls) | Steve Madden sandals (c/o Marshalls) Cole Haan sunglasses (c/o Marshalls) | Name necklace (c/o 9th & Elm)   It's such an amazing feeling when you meet your perfect match.  When you meet the one who gets you. The one that complements your style.  That pretty much describes my relationship with Marshalls.     I had the pleasure of working with Marshalls this past year as one of their Project Fab bloggers and it was an incredible experience!  I was introduced to some other great bloggers across the U.S. and Canada.  I scored some amazing finds and added some pretty stylish guys into Read More ...

What I Wore – Weekend Lunch

by Tamara on July 23, 2014

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Chambray Dress (Target) | Belt (H&M) | Heels (ShoeDazzle) | Bag (Marshalls)  Bracelets (The Limited) | Necklace (Old Navy) | Earrings (Old Navy)   Everyone should take a little time to have lunch with their girlfriends.  Whether it's a group of sisters or close girlfriends, you need that girl time to catch up on the happenings in each other's lives.  Two of my closest girlfriends live in different cities and states – one in Birmingham, Alabama and the other in Atlanta, Georgia – so we have to make an effort to not just have lunch, but usually to have a girls' weekend.  Or a special, mid-week Beyonce-and-Jay-Z-are-in-concert-in-Atlanta-and-we-bought-tickets-as-soon-as-they-went-on-sale overnight trip.     This chambray shirt dress from Target Read More ...

Unpack And Unwind With Athleta

2014,July 14
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Tee Racerback Dress (c/o Athleta) | Heels (ShoeDazzle) | Cole Haan Sunglasses (c/o Marshalls) | Name Necklace (c/o 9th & Elm) Earrings (Old Navy) | Clutch (Dillard's) | Bracelets (The Limited)   I'm thinking about taking a weekend getaway to Washington, D.C. before the summer is over.  I used to live in the area, but it's been about 3 years since I've visited.  If you've never visited D.C. in the summer, let me warn you – it gets HOT.  Since it's been so long since I've visited, I want to act like a tourist and cram a lot into the weekend.  I want to spend a day in the heart of D.C visting some old Read More ...

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What I Wore – I Have Nothing To Wear

2014,July 10
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I Have Nothing To Wear tee (c/o 9th & Elm) | Blazer (The Limited) | White Jeans (Target) | Guess Sandals (c/o Marshalls) Cole Haan Sunglasses (c/o Marshalls) | Clutch (Urban Expressions) | Name Necklace (c/o 9th & Elm) | Bow Earrings (Old Navy)   We all do it.  We look in our closet full of clothes and declare, "I have nothing to wear."  Come on.  Admit it.  You do it too.  I know I do it at least once a week.  Why do we do this?  Clearly, we have a lot of clothes to wear.  I think we just get tired of wearing the same things, because let's be honest.  We probably only wear about Read More ...

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What I Wore – The American Dream

2014,July 3
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I Am The American Dream tee (c/o Marshalls) | CYNTHIA Cynthia Rowley White Jeans (c/o Belk) | Guess Sandals (c/o Marshalls) Anne Klein Handbag (c/o Marshalls) | Earrings (Tiffany & Co.)   Happy Birthday, America!  *throws the confetti*  There's nothing like the 4th of July, the World Cup, and events like that to bring out our patriotism.  We really are blessed to live in this great country.  *cues "Proud To Be An American"*   I found this great tee at Marshalls last summer and I think it's the perfect shirt to wear on Independence Day.  I mean, what exactly is "the American Dream?"  Most people think of it as being married, having 2.5 Read More ...

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What I Wore – Summer Concert

2014,June 26
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Today Was A Good Day Tee (c/o Marshalls) | Lucky Brand Camo Shorts (c/o Marshalls) | Guess Sandals (c/o Marshalls) Clutch (Target) | Snake Ring (Old Navy) | Watch (c/o Timex)   This summer I'm heading to Atlanta to see Beyoncé and Jay-Z in the On The Run Tour!  I.  Can't.  Wait.  If you remember, I saw Beyoncé last summer during The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.  This will be my third time seeing Beyoncé in concert and I get just as excited each time.  This will be my first time seeing Jay-Z so I'm pretty excited about seeing them together.   Ever since we bought the concert tickets during the presale, I've been thinking Read More ...

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What I Wore – Summer Party

2014,June 19
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crown & ivy Paradise Found Tie Back Strappy Printed Dress (c/o Belk) | Sandals (c/o Marshalls) | Ralph Lauren Clutch (c/o Marshalls) Pearl Necklace (The Limited) | Bracelets (The Limited) | Bow Ring (Old Navy)   Memorial Day Unofficial Start of Summer Party.  Summer Block Party.  Fourth of July.  Family Reunion.  Labor Day End of Summer Party. There are so many reasons to have a party during the summer.  People usually look for any excuse to fire up the grill, slice the watermelon, make homemade ice cream, break out the deck of cards and board games, set up the volleyball and badminton net, put on swimsuits, and invite family, neighbors, and friends over for a good Read More ...

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What I Wore – Sunday Brunch + $75 Belk Gift Card Giveaway

2014,June 16
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crown and ivy Seaside Striped Skater Dress (c/o Belk) | Belt (The Limited) | Ralph Lauren Clutch (c/o Marshalls) | Necklace (The Limited) Cynthia Rowley Bracelet (c/o Belk) | Bow Ring (Old Navy) | Nine West Sandals (c/o Marshalls)   The perfect Sunday for me is going to an early morning church service and then meeting up with family and/or friends for brunch.  Brunch has easily because one of the most popular meals of the day, because brunch really means you can take many of your favorite foods and have them together in one meal – chicken and waffle, fish and grits, bacon, fruit, potatoes, croissants, muffins, and so much more.   Brunch on Sundays should Read More ...

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