Everyone is still all about sprucing up the outdoors...myself, my neighbor, my besties...one of my friends, Lotte, posted some amazing things on her instagram from Pier 1. Last year I found the best turquoise round chairs for my cabana there. Lotte sparked my memory and motivated me to take a look.....Here are some awesome pieces to create your own fab outdoor living space.....
These outdoor plates are fab!!!
This is what Lotte had featured and B&W for outside is sooo chic!!!!
These are great too!! I love the green!!
I am so in love with these chairs!!!
This is exactly what I am looking for for my patio!!
I need this "birds nest" chair too!!
This outdoor sectional is so chic!!!!
So is this sofa....
Love the idea of string lights!!!
These look amazing scattered around a patio
The selection of outdoor rugs is incredible!!!!
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Have you heard of The F Factor? I was recently introduced to it and it founder Tanya Zuckerbrot. It is a way of life that incorporates more fiber and protein, and less carbs into your diet while still enjoying your lifestyle. Here is one of my favorite F Factor recipes. Their healthy Caesar. Its so easy to make and full of fiber to keep you fuller longer. You will never miss the carbs.
Adapted from The F Factor.
1 Lemon juiced
2 garlic cloves minced
1 tsp dijon mustard
1 tsp anchovy paste
1tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1/4 c almond milk
salt & pepper
1 scoop fiber powder
Mix all ingredients together and serve over romaine lettuce. You can use these croutons if you want something crunchy!!!
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
I love monogram jewelry but it is so hard to find a good source to order gifts. You want the monogram to look good and the quality to match. I recently ordered from Get Name Necklace and was pleasantly surprised. The jewelry (necklace in my case) was really pretty and the price was definitely right. I decided to search through the site and find some other gifts that I need. I also found some great items for father's day and have featured some of my favorite items below...
I love their classic monogram earrings...I used to have a pair in High School...there are so many styles to choose from...SUCH AN AMAZING GRAD GIFT!!!!
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a stylish company Caryn Lawn based in Dallas Texas. They launched in April of 2019 and since are in 75 stores around the country. Their Supernova collection is made of glass flat beads with 24k gold accents. Women are wearing them stacked with other high fashion bracelets or in multiples as shown below. My daughter has a stack that she LOVES and has been wearing everyday and everyone is stopping her asking where they came from. The Supernova bracelets are def one of my top picks for Grad Gifts for her and while you are at it grab one or two for yourself. Click HERE to see the entire collection..
Sunday, May 26, 2019
I am in the middle of graduation season. My daughter is graduating in 2 weeks!! It feels like it happened in the blink of an eye!!! I am happy and so sad all at the same time. We also have a bunch of graduation parties within the next month. I have been scouring the web looking for the perfect gift all while trying to contain my emotions!!! Here are some of the things in my own shopping cart!!! Bon Weekend!!
Someone gave one of these speakers to my daughter and it is one of her favorite things ever!!! They come in a bunch of colors and patterns
This speaker makes the perfect gifts for everyone on your list and comes in a bunch of great colors!!!!
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Are you going to a Memorial Day BBQ or maybe just hosting one at home? I have the perfect recipe for you to bring/serve your guests or just your family!!! This recipe is for the BEST cream puff cake ever. It goes down as one of our all time FAVORITE desserts!!! Bon Appetit!!!
adapted from lilluna.com
- 1 stick margarine
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup flour
- 4 eggs
- 1 box instant vanilla or white chocolate pudding (large box)
- 3 cups milk
- 8 oz cream cheese softened
- 8 oz whipped cream
- chocolate syrup
- Boil together the margarine and water.
- Add flour and mix well. Cool slightly and stir in eggs, ONE AT A TIME. Mix well and spread into a greased 9x13 pan.
- Bake at 400 for 30 minutes. Cool completely. NOTE: Crust will spread up onto the sides (this is suppose to happen).
- In a large bowl, mix pudding, milk and cream cheese. Beat until lumps disappear. Pour into cream puff crust.
- Spread whipped cream on top of pudding and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Drizzle with chocolate syrup when serving.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Over the weekend I took my older 2 kids to Target to look for some of the Vineyard Vines items. They found a few things (more on that in another post) but I was most impressed with the home decor items and the outdoor decor. I decided to do a round up for you since I was ask about a lot of the items when I did a live post on Instagram over the weekend...Here are some of my favorite things....
I bought this candle too...it is so cute in person and will make a great little planter after the candle burns down!!
Here is the table that I set this past weekend using all my Target finds...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
I cannot believe that Memorial Day Weekend is here..Time to spruce up your outdoor space to get ready for all that summer entertaining!!! I have been to Home Depot 4 times already looking for plants for my patio pot..I think I am almost there..now onto the rest of the decor. Here are some photos for inspiration. I am def going to add an indoor outdoor rug and umbrella this year. I love all of these pops of color against the neutral sofas.
I love the black and white against all the natural greens!!
image elements of style.com
Such a clever use of all the garden stools!!
I love the pink and green!!
Green and White is my fav. So crisp and clean!
This would be my dream set up...I'm drooling over that chandelier!!!
This reminds me of Charleston!!
This is another of my favorites..I love the climbing greens on the fence and the other natural elements. Its really just perfect!!