Hopped on the Plane at LAX

This post is the first of many long overdue posts about my adventures in SoCal! I had such a great trip, and have so much to talk about, but I’ll start with my first day. My first day started off with a looong flight and lunch at The Beverly Hills Hotel.

I wore an oversized pink stripped polo and black leggings. This outfit was comfortable, without looking sloppy.

Since we left early in the morning I wore minimal makeup. My tip for traveling is to wear nothing but moisturizer until you are almost to your destination.


Once you do put on makeup, make sure to keep it light. I put on concealer, powder, mascara, and of course, Chapstick. It was perfect for a casual lunch at The Beverly Hills hotel, and a great way to start my adventures in La-la Land!

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All About The Ears

As I promised in my last post, this post is all about The Fairy Godsisters! I was lucky enough to find The Fairy Godsisters in their earliest stages. Megan and Erin make some of the prettiest, and most unique ears in the game.

Let’s start off with some general facts about this awesome etsy. First off, this is a family business. Megan and Erin are sisters in law and the cutest BFFs! You can really tell that there is so much love in every headband they make. If quality is a concern for you, have no fear. These ears are sewn together beautifully, and made with high quality products. The ears are stuffed, as opposed to the flatter unstuffed ears many shops make. This honestly made them look so much more, “finished.”

Finally, let’s talk about comfort. Something that is not often taken into consideration when it comes to park ears is comfort. When there are already so many factors that could take away from your comfort levels in play, the last thing you need is an uncomfortable headband squeezing behind your ears. The Fairy Godsisters must have sprinkled magical fairy comfort dust onto their ears, because both pairs were super comfortable. I didn’t have to take a single break all day!!

If all of this wasn’t enough to convince you that these ears are awesome, they’re just down right adorable! The Lilly print  I loved for obvious reasons, but the Briar Rose really took me by surprise. The big tulle bow was such a unique and beautiful touch!

I paired the Lilly ears with a hot pink crop top from Nordstrom Rack, and mint shorts from J. Crew. This cute color combo matched the print perfectly, and was super comfortable!

I took a girlier approach when I was Styling the Briar Rose pair, and really took a cue from Aurora. This sweet bow back dress from Macy’s was a steal at under $20, and looked great!

How do you style your park ears?

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Disneyland

I am so excited to tell you guys all about LA, starting with… DISNEYLAND!

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Although my heart belongs to Walt Disney World, getting to venture into the original Disneyland was seriously amazing! My Uncle met my mom and I for the weekend, despite having a broken foot. What a trooper! The California hills were not so magical when we had to push his wheelchair up hills, but it was totally worth it for all of the amazing rides, like Hyperspace Mountain and the Storybook Land Canal.

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It was an exceptionally hot day, so I opted for this adorable t shirt dress from Nordstrom Rack. It was cool and comfy, and really allowed my ears to shine.

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Speaking of ears, these ears from The Fairy God-sisters are soooooo adorable! I actually couldn’t decide which pair was my favorite, so I took both the Briar Rose and Lilly Pulitzer! Now these ears aren’t just adorable, they are super comfortable too. I didn’t have to take a single break from them all day!

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I will be doing a whole post about how I style them for a day in the parks, but for now be sure to check out The Fairy God-sisters on Etsy and Instagram!

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Have a magical weekend!

Ears / Dress / Necklace

Rocking Red Dress!

It’s been a long time since my last post, but that just means you’re in for a whole lot of recap posts (including Disneyland!)

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The final dress LC Lauren Conrad dress from the Minnie Rocks the Dots collection, is this red dress with jumbo polka dots. This dress just really screamed rock n’ roll to me, so I paired it with these black peep toes, and a sky high sock bun! This look is so much fun, and perfect for the edgy Disney princesses out there.

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You could of course also  pair it with for sweet flats and a head full of curl for a more traditional look.

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This dress was quite honestly my least favorite, simply because it doesn’t scream Minnie Mouse, but if you are going for a more subtle ode to Disney, then this rocking red dress will fit the bill!

Navy Mickey Mouse Dress with a Ruffle Trim

As I’ve mentioned in my last two posts, I absolutely adore the latest LC Lauren Conrad Minnie Mouse collection!

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Honestly I was not sure how I would feel about this dress, but once I tried it on all of my doubts melted away. First, lets start off by talking about the fit. This dress has such a flattering fit!

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The material is stiff enough to stand away from your body, but light enough to look nice and flowy. For a dressed up look, I paired this adorable dress with some vintage inspired nude Nine West pumps. (isn’t the side detail just darling!?)

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My favorite part of the dress is… You guessed it: the details! The print is oh so adorable, and a perfect mix of Disney magic and subtlety. The little ruffles and buttons down the front are stunning, and add just the right girly flair!

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This dress is perfect for a day of exploring in the happiest place on earth!

New Disney Dresses!

Besides music, there are two things that get me really excited. Disney, and dresses. Put those two together and I’m the happiest girl on earth!

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I will be doing a series of posts on all four of the dresses from the LC Lauren Conrad Minnie Rocks the Dots collection, as well as the Sephora Minnie Rocks the Dots collection. All of the dresses I will be talking about are on sale for about $25.00 at Kohl’s, and with coupons, you might even get a lower price!

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Now let’s start by talking about this gorgeous dress! Although the color is called “ditsy red,” it is more of a coral color that leans towards a peachy pink. The color and cut are both incredibly flattering. The combination of the pretty color, adorable Minnie print, and the flattering shape make this comfortable knit dress a perfect park outfit.

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I think it would be an adorable option for the Flower and Garden festival, but is fabulous for any spring or summer excursion to the parks!

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The little details throughout the line are adorable, including the adorable lace faux Peter Pan collar, and tiny Minnie Mouse print on this dress.

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Of course I wouldn’t wear these adorable lace Jessica Simpson heels to the parks, but I would totally wear this in “real life!”

Bonita Beach

Recently I’ve been working on my time management and trying to get my posts together on time. I know it was quite a few weeks ago, but I’m going to be blogging about my wonderful Memorial Day getaway! I spent my long weekend at the, “bonita,” Bonita Beach!

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One of the exciting activities we did was go on a dolphin sighting day cruise! It was an amazing experience as dolphins are my favorite animal. For this part of our adventure, I wore a denim shorts outfit with my wonderful Sperrys!

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We then spend most of the remaining time at the beach. I was so excited to finally get to wear my Lilly for Target bikini in “Fan Dance.” I was in my Vineyard Vines baseball cap basically the whole weekend!

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Finally, we got to enjoy the astonishing sunset. For this, I wore another one of my favorite comfy poplin dresses from Old Navy! After watching the sunset, I could see why they called this beach, “bonita,” which is Spanish for beautiful!

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What did you do for Memorial Day? -PS

Dress&Shirt: Old Navy / Hat: Vineyard Vines / Shoes: Sperrys  Bikini: Target / Ring: Pandora

Fourth of July Festivities!

For this all American sweetheart, Independence Day is the one holiday that really screams summer! From all of the red, white, and blue, to barbeques, it’s such a fun day! The Fourth of July is also a day when we should all take a step back and remember the struggles this country has endured to gain its freedom.

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I started off the day with a yummy strawberry and pineapple smoothie, since the U.S.A. is the pine{apple} of my eye! Lea and I came up with the idea of serving our smoothies in a hollowed out pineapple after our trip to Key West. We were tempted to buy some sugary drinks just because they were adorable, but decided we could do it just as well ourselves. I’m here to tell you, hollowing out a pineapple without a pineapple corer is no easy task! We added patriotic straws for a fun touch, and voila!

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Of course no Fourth of July is complete with out a little pyro action, so we headed down to the lake to enjoy the beautiful fireworks display my community puts on every year. Then we had some real fun! I had seen other people write messages with sparklers and was dying to try it out, so I grabbed a candle, a few sparklers, my mom and her camera, and a couple of friends to try my hand at it. After a couple of test shots, we got a pretty adorable and patriotic result!

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Although my normal color palate consists of pink, I always dress for holidays, and Saturday was no exception! I gave a little nod to Disney with this ensemble, as my skirt has fun little hidden Mickeys on it!

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This item will definitely be a repeat offender! I added a tied up navy top, my jacks, some pearls and a monogrammed necklace, and was all set for the most important part of any outfit: testing its twirlability!

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How did you, “keep your eye on the grand old flag,” this Fourth of July? –PS

Skirt& Top: Kohl’s / Shoes: Jack Rogers / Nails: O.P.I. / Lips: NARs / Ring: Pandora

Key West Adventures!

Summer is all about flowy sundresses, drippy ice-cream cones, and spontaneous adventures with friends. This weekend, one of my best friends, Lea, my mom, and I, made our way down to Key West!

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In the 15 years we’ve lived in Miami, we’d always talked about driving down there, but never actually made it until this point. Since Key West is about 3 hours away, we decided we’d leave early in the morning, and head home after sunset. Upon arrival, I instantaneously fell in love with the pastel color pallet of the island homes.

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We visited all of the highlights, of course including the Southernmost Point in the U.S. as well as the Hemingway house!

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Our adventurous and scorching hot day ended with some yummy ice-cream, and a beautiful sunset.

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For our exciting day, I decided on this comfy and cute poplin dress from Old Navy.Though I rarely shop at Old Navy, I couldn’t resist this fun print when I spotted it through the window! I added a tiny Dutch braid to the front of my hair to act as a natural headband, threw on some white sandals and was ready to go!

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What has been your favorite summer adventure so far? –PS

Dress: Old Navy (similar) / Shoes: B.O.C / Ring: Pandora