Shop Bop Sale

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Surprise! I actually was able to get a post up today! I know that on Insta Stories, I said there wouldn’t be one, but hey, I am always throwing out surprises ūüôā¬†

For those of you who do not know, ShopBop is kind of having an amazing sale. Normally, I am not a fan of sales that kind of just encourage you to buy more, but in ShopBops case, it is too good not to share. This sale is the perfect opportunity to stock up on things that are normally a little bit more expensive. 

For example, if you guys have been eyeing my favorite Stuart Weitzman Heels¬† #5 (Seen¬†here, here & here), this is your opportunity to get them 15% off. If you have wanted a pair of Tory Burch Sandals¬†#8 for years, then this is your chance! OR if you don’t have a pair of Ray Bans¬†#6¬†or have lost your favorite pair recently, than this is also your chance. I for one have this Kiini Bikini¬†#13 in my cart. I was planning on getting it anyways, but now that it is 15% I am for sure snagging it today!¬†

Also, these One Tea Spoon Shorts¬†#7 are my absolute favorite and I actually just bought these earrings¬†#9 last week and am kind of super mad I didn’t wait to purchase them!¬†

This Sale Ends On March 4th so just a heads up!

Any who, I have something pretty exciting to share with you all tomorrow so stay tuned! 

xo,

Lauren 

 

Vertical Striped Belted Dress

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Happy Monday! 

It’s no secret that I’m not exactly excelling in the height department. Growing up, I was always one of the shortest (if not the shortest) person in my class and we knew early on I was probably never going to have some crazy growth spurt. It’s like in 7th grade I hit 5 feet ¬†tall and God said “Welp, I think this is good enough for Lauren” (ha!) and lets just say I haven’t grown since.¬†

So although he made me tiny, he gave me rather long legs for my petite frame. Which thank goodness for because I have zero torso! Since I am all legs and no torso, I have really had to learn to dress for my frame and when dresses like this one cross my path, it makes my job so much easier. 

This dress is hands down my most favorite item in my closet right now. I wore it recently to a Neiman Marcus event and I honestly cannot describe how great I felt in it. I think my only complaint is that it is one of those dresses that no matter how many time you steam it, it always looks a little wrinkled. Which honestly doesn’t bother me that much. If anything it makes my life a little bit easier lol. ¬†It’s just so light weight and incredible flattering, I mean the perfect spring dress! It’s from Shein, which I understand some of you are skeptical on because of their too good to be true prices, but I promise you, I have loved every single item I have ever gotten from them. Hands down my favorite store for affordable, trendy, seasonal pieces, just like this dress! ¬†

Any who, I hope you all had a marvelous weekend! This was our first weekend like home –¬†home in a long time and we fully embraced it. Saturday, I went to 8:30 spin, had a spa day with my Mom and planted flowers on our porch. Then Sunday we had brunch with our sweet friends and went apartment hunting all afternoon. Our lease is up in May and we are ¬†very perplexed as to what we are going to do. The good news is that we should be home for the next few weeks and will have time to figure it out hopefully!¬†

Have a great week loves! 

xo,

Lauren 

SHOP MY OUTFIT 

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LtoL Spring Break Swimsuit Guide

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Holy Guacamole you guys!

We are less than a week away from March and I literally can’t believe how fast this year is going by.¬†

As I starting putting together today’s post, I couldn’t help but get totally bummed out about the fact that spring break is no longer an option for me. Almost three years later, and you would think I would be used to this epidemic. But then again, I can’t complain. I’ve done my fair share of traveling this year already and I would definitely count our trip to Cabo this past January, as an adult spring break!¬†

Since that trip, I have had heart eyes for all swimwear and resort wear. Plus, this years swim styles are seriously amazing. They all almost have a sporty like feel to them and I love the fact that one pieces are so in style.

If you’re heading someplace warm for Spring Break, then any of these would be the perfect option! This high-waisted, black Tularosa swimsuit (#6) is THE HOTTEST swimsuit of the season. It also comes in white, but that version has been backordered since January. So if you like this black one, then I would jump on it. Also, this Kiini Bikini (#10) is another major seller this year. It’s definitely more expensive than the rest, but if you are wanting to make a statement, then I would go for it.¬†

This white one piece (#9) is incredibly sexy and I actually have this Black Mikoh Sports Top ¬†(#2) and it’s my absolute favorite. I also really like #1 because it reminds me of my little pink striped one piece and I love the scalloped detail on #4, which is also a really big trend this season!¬†

If you’re looking for more things to pack on your trip, be sure to check out what I packed to Cabo ¬†as well as¬†my 13¬†Spring¬†Wardrobe Must Have’s!¬†

So now tell me! Where are you guys going for Spring Break? We went to Destin twice, went skiing another time and then went to Cabo for our last! Ah, take me back! 

xo,

Lauren

Happy Birthday To Me! 10Thoughts On Turning 25

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Happy Friday Loves and Hello from NYC!

Not only is today Friday, but it is also my 25th Birthday. And let me tell you, I have never had more mixed emotions about a birthday in my entire life. Maybe it’s the fact that 25 makes me a quarter of a century old and that I am no longer counted as being in my “early twenties”. Maybe it’s that I am getting kicked off my mothers insurance in less than a year or maybe it’s even the fact that I will be married in less than 8 months.¬†

I remember talking to my friend Haley around this time last year, and we decided that 25 was going to be our year. That being 25 was going to be the best year yet. Since then, I have kept this mind set all year long, leading up to this birthday, literally until like two days ago. Out of no where, I got scared. I got scared because I realized that 25 is when things start to change. 

Before I get into the rest of this (sorry if this is already turning into a long post!), let me explain something real fast. I’m a little bit dramatic in all situations. I wear my heart right on my sleeve and almost everything in life gives me major feels. So it’s no wonder, that I am making turning 25 into a way bigger deal than it really is.¬†

As strange as I feel about this birthday, I can’t help but look back at my past birthdays and be proud of the person I have turned out to be today. That I have made it perfectly fine through all of my past mile stones, and that this one really will be one of the best yet. So in honor of all of that, I am going to share 10 things that give me comfort, about turning 25. I thought about doing 25 things, but that just seemed really long lol, so you’re welcome ūüôā¬†

  1. I am more sure of myself and who I am right now, than I ever have been in my life.
  2. I feel the most grounded in my relationship with Colton, than I think we ever have been.
  3. For the first time in my life, I have an idea of my career path. I know what I want and I see my end goal. 
  4. The friends that are in my life are here for a reason, and the ones that are not, are not   in my life for a reason as well. 
  5. I finally do not have a problem saying “no”. ¬†Well, kind of, this one is a work in progress.¬†
  6. I will be marrying Colton and starting my life with him. This is definitely my most exciting and scary step! Not only are we getting married, but we are getting married in the most amazing place. 
  7. At 23, I took a leap of faith and started this blog. Who knows what I will do at 25.
  8. I’m praying that I will finally start to feel like an adult. Whatever that’s supposed to feel like -lol. ¬†
  9. As bummed as I am about not being in my early 20’s, now that I am 25, I really hope I will start getting taken more seriously. There is nothing worse that someone in their thirties asking you your age, then looking at you like your an infant once you’ve told them.
  10. I have a lifetime of milestones to look forward too. That in the long scheme of life, 25 is a teeny-tiny hump that I will surpass and flourish from like I have the rest ūüôā¬†

 Any who, as you guys know Colton and I are in New York to celebrate this birthday of mine! For some reason, this year, I just really wanted to get away! You know, instead of doing the normal hoopla, the only thing I really wanted to do was to take a trip with him. 

Be sure to follow along on Snapchat and Insta stories! I’ll be documenting as much as my phone allows me-lol. I’m currently having the “you don’t have enough space issue”.¬†

xo, 

Lauren 

Check out last years birthday post: 10 Secrets About Me On My Birthday 

SHOP THIS LOOK 

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