green detox smoothie

posted on: Monday, July 29, 2013

Good morning! Hope you had a nice weekend. To kickstart the week, I tried this Green Detox Smoothie recipe this morning. It's delish! The smoothie is about 300 calories and can serve as a meal replacement or supplement. It's a healthy, refreshing way to start the day. Plus, it doesn't taste like grass ;)

• 1 cup raw spinach
• 1 cup frozen peaches
• 1 cup frozen pineapple
• 1 teaspoon flax seeds
• 1/2 banana
• 1 cup almond milk

Add almond milk, spinach, peaches, pineapple, banana, and flax to your blender. Blend until smooth. Enjoy! (If you want a little extra sweetness, try adding a teaspoon or two of agave nectar, or a few strawberries.) 

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classic margarita on the rocks

posted on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Did you know today is National Tequila Day? (There really is a holiday for everything.) To celebrate, here's a favorite recipe for classic margaritas on the rocks.

• 2 oz of fresh lime juice
• 1 1/2 oz clear tequila
• 3/4 oz Cointreau
• 1/4 oz of agave (more or less to taste)

Combine lime juice, tequila, Cointreau and agave syrup in a chilled cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well, then pour over ice. Adjust the agave to your taste, and garnish with lime. Bottoms up!

Recipe courtesy of The Sweetest Occasion.

pretty little things

posted on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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Color Inspiration: Revere Pewter

posted on: Sunday, July 21, 2013

How beautiful are these bathrooms from ScavulloDesign Interiors? I think it's safe to say this is what a girl's dream bathroom might look like :) Well, almost! My dream bathroom would at least have a Toto toilet to give it an updated, modern look. (That, and, a rain showerhead.) I love how the white cabinetry and calacatta marble still appear warm, thanks to the wall color: "Revere Pewter" by Benjamin Moore.

Here are additional finishes and products to "get the look":

calypso st. barth

posted on: Saturday, July 20, 2013

These pieces from Calypso St. Barth have me dreaming of an exotic beach getaway. Inspired by travel, the brand offers a refreshing sense of escape. My favorite picks are nautical (and feminine!), with a touch of luxury ;)

j.crew sale: classic neutrals

posted on: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

J.CREW SALE: In Stores and Online - Take an extra 30% off sale items now until July 19.

escape to malibu

posted on: Sunday, July 14, 2013

I've been having a case of travel wanderlust lately, and these beautiful photos from Style Me Pretty have me adoring the laid-back, beachy vibe of Malibu.

If you could take a vacation right now, where would you choose to travel?

rise and shine

Sunday Inspiration: 
"Begin each day with a grateful heart."

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summertime berry cocktails

posted on: Saturday, July 13, 2013

 6 fresh raspberries
• 1 fresh strawberry
• Fresh squeezed juice of 1/2 lemon
• 2 ounces vodka
• 1/2 teaspoon agave
• 1 ounce St-Germain
• Top it off with ginger beer

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the raspberries and strawberries with the lemon juice and agave. Add in ice, vodka and St-Germain and shake. Strain into two small glasses filled with ice, and top off with ginger beer. Cheers!

Recipe courtesy of Sugar and Charm.

home tour: yarrow point residence

posted on: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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