July Favorites

Can you guys believe that July is almost over?! My family and I have been spending our time in the Hamptons and I’ve gone back and forth to visit Big Momma in Kentucky. I’ve been searching for some new goodies for you guys and believe me— I found some good stuff. 

July Favorites

Trending: Floral Dresses I Love

You know me- momma has about every floral dress you could possibly imagine in her closet. It truly is my favorite print but this year polka-dot has come in at a close second! I love a good floral and feminine dress for pretty much any occasion. They're great for a bridal or baby shower, a beach wedding, luncheon ... and pretty much every event! 

Trending: Floral Dresses I Love

The Best Summer Hair Care Products

I know how it is... summer comes and all of a sudden your hair is dry and stripped from all of the chlorine, sun and sea salt. I try my best to take care of my hair the most in the summer because that's when it gets the most damaged. I have a handful of products that I always have on rotation come summer. 

The Best Summer Hair Care Products

Undergarments That Will Make You Look Thinner + Leaner

As a momma of three, I'll tell you, I did NOT wake up like this. It takes a lot of working out, trips to We Care and to be quite frank... a great pair of Spanx! I have the motherboard of undergarments that help suck everything into the right places! Today, I'm giving you my top undergarments that will make you look thinner and leaner. 

Undergarments That Will Make You Look Thinner + Leaner

Coverups You Can Wear Post Beach

As many of you know, I have a love affair with a good coverup-- I even have a section in my closet dedicated to them. I know, I have a problem. But in all honesty, you need a good coverup just as much as you need that new swimsuit. 

Coverups You Can Wear Post Beach

Inside Indiana Brooks' 6th Birthday Bash!

You all know that I don't tread lightly when it comes to a themed party. Like I've discussed in Everyday Chic, the easiest way to planning a party is to stick with a theme and running with it. Now that my kids have reached an age where they have specific interests and know what they want, I let them choose their themes. This year, Brooksie told me he wanted an Indiana Jones party and let me tell you, by the end of the day, there wasn't an excavation box in sight.

Inside Indiana Brooks' 6th Birthday Bash!

The Best Makeup + Skincare Products You Need This Summer

You have to be really careful about what you put on your face when heading to the beach. I like to keep my skin as natural and clean as possible when I'm out in the sun. You don't want to clog any pores and make sure you're getting the right amount of sun protection with the perfect glow.

The Best Makeup + Skincare Products You Need This Summer

VIDEO: Setting Sprays That Work!

Last week I did a very in depth video on primers and which ones to use for different skin types to make your makeup stay on! Well, this week I’m finding out which setting sprays are worth the money. To be honest, until I started working with certain makeup artists, setting it was the last thing I would do. Now, it’s become essential in my makeup routine.

VIDEO: Setting Sprays That Work!

Trending: High-Waisted Swimwear

You're seeing it everywhere, high-waisted suits are back! We all knew this was coming... it's truly like the '50s are back all over again. The retro swimsuit fit has steadily made its comeback on the beaches and I'm all about it.

Trending: High-Waisted Swimwear

The Best Primers For Every Skin Type + Concern

I have received this question time and time again … How do you get your makeup to LAST so long?! I’ve always believed in starting with a strong foundation, not the foundation you’re thinking about. I’m talking about your base… a good primer. The key to a good primer is to pick the right one for your skin type and skin goals so let’s get right in it.

The Best Primers For Every Skin Type + Concern

Last Minute 4th of July Outfit

There's nothing that feels better than throwing on a good pair of shorts and blouse while grilling some hot dogs on the BBQ and hanging out by the pool on the 4th of July. Our family loves this holiday because it's the most relaxed and the kids get to swim all day long. I’ve come up with the perfect outfit equation for a summer BBQ just in time for the 4th.

Last Minute 4th of July Outfit

Three- Layer Luscious Lickers + Molly's Michelada Popsicle Recipes

The 4th of July is approaching and we all know what means... lots of fun summer treats! I have a lot of time on my hands right now so I love to cook for my family more than usual. And with the the 4th of July around the corner, I always to make these two popsicles! It's also a great way to sneak some fruit into your kiddo's diet. ;)

Three- Layer Luscious Lickers + Molly's Michelada Popsicle Recipes

My Beach Bag Essentials

There's truly an art when it comes to packing up your beach bag! When you head to the beach for the day, you need all of the essentials; all the sunscreen, hydrating products, beachside reads, you name it… because there’s no going back!

My Beach Bag Essentials

One Piece Swimsuits You'll Wear All Summer Long

It's officially bathing suit weather, people! Being that I live in Los Angeles, I'm pretty much in a bathing suit year round. I'm fortunate enough to have our home in Cabo where we get to escape to and vacation in the colder months. I really feel like I have a problem when it comes to the amount of bathing suites I own. So, I have to say... I've found the best one pieces that are not only flattering, but they're chic! 

One Piece Swimsuits You'll Wear All Summer Long

Summer Spring Rolls Recipe

Spring rolls are the perfect meal to get you through the day especially on a hot summer's day. I like to fill mine with vegetables, mint and sautéed shrimp to create a healthy combo for either lunch or dinner. My kids love them so much and I hope you will too!

Summer Spring Rolls Recipe

VIDEO: Where I Buy My Jewelry + How I Layer It

You guys have asked for this video for awhile and well, I thought it was about time! I am beyond obsessed with all types of jewelry, dainty drops, bold cuffs, chains, you name it. But honestly when it comes to wearing jewels, it's all about how you layer it! I'm sharing some of my favorite pieces from my favorite jewelry designers & how I mix it all up!

VIDEO: Where I Buy My Jewelry + How I Layer It

Hair Accessories To Fix A Bad Hair Day

Bad hair days are inevitable. There have been times I passed out with wet hair or my usual part just wasn't working in my favor. Although I'm a huge advocate for dumping a bottle of dry shampoo in my hair, sometimes it just doesn't cut it. I've come across some of the chicest hair accessories that will turn your bad hair day into a look your girlfriends will try to recreate. 

Hair Accessories To Fix A Bad Hair Day

Last Minute Father's Day Gift Guide

With only a few days until we celebrate all of the incredible men in our lives, I threw together a gift guide if you're someone who tends to procrastinate. All of the gifts below will get to your father, husband, grandfather or uncle just in time! 


Last Minute Father's Day Gift Guide

VIDEO: Quick & Easy Family Meal Hacks!

People are constantly asking me "how do you get it all done?" especially when it comes to feeding my family. I feel like that's the number one struggle most working moms have. And don't get me wrong, I definitely have help. I wouldn't be able to do have of the things in the daytime without them but when it comes to dinner, I'm on my own! I've shared my meal prep strategy but if I'm going to be real with you guys, there are some weeks where I don't have time to go to the store and cool for the entire week. That's where my friend, Blue Apron comes into play. 

VIDEO: Quick & Easy Family Meal Hacks!

The Basket Bags I'll Be Wearing All Summer

Basket bags are my favorite accessory to transition from spring to summer! As you've seen, they're pretty much everywhere this season. I love that they come in all shapes, sizes and styles. Not only do they look great, but they're fully functional and trendy! You guys know I'm all about transitioning from day to night and these are perfect for hitting the beach to an evening  dinner. I'm sharing some of my favorite bags that aren't going to break the bank.

The Basket Bags I'll Be Wearing All Summer

Collagen Matcha Bliss Balls Recipe

Last week I shared a kid-friendly snack from Virginie from Crave and Cook and you guys loved it! So, I brought Virgnine back to make a momma-friendly snack! I've talked about the importance of collagen in my skincare routine, but it's also important to include it in your diet. You are what you eat, people! 

Collagen Matcha Bliss Balls Recipe

VIDEO: My Morning Skincare Routine

If you're following me on Instagram, you'll know that my New Years Resolution is to take better care of my skin. I've been getting regular facials, getting laser treatments from Nurse Jamie and just continuing to maintain it on a daily basis. I've talked about my Sunday skincare routine, my hydrating winter routine and I've even answered all of your questions about skincare... today, I'm sharing my new and improved morning skincare routine! 

VIDEO: My Morning Skincare Routine