Beach Vacation Outfit Ideas


Hey guys welcome back to another blog post. Since I am leaving for the Outer Banks this morning I thought I would share some beach vacation outfit ideas inspired by some common beach activities. I have three looks to show you guys. The first one is a look for a day of boating, the second one is a walking around town look, and the third look is a look for the beach. I hope you guys enjoy these looks, and I am so excited to share with you guys my Outer Banks photos after my trip! 




For the boating look I went for something that had a nautical vibe but also something comfortable to wear. The color scheme of this outfit is also white and blue which is a cute color scheme for boating. I love the fish earrings, they are just adorable! I also added some Vineyard Vines pieces in the look to add to the boating vibe because pretty much anything vineyard vines has a cute coastal southern vibe which is what I was going for with this look. 



For the walking around town look I wanted the outfit to have a casual vibe with a little bit of a dressy touch to it. The top and the shorts create a casual beachy vibe to the outfit. To add the little bit of dressiness to the look I added a Kate Spade clutch, and some ankle bracelets. I also had to throw some birks to the look because birks are so cute, and the perfect summer sandal! 



For the beachin it look I wanted to have a pretty basic beach look. I have a super cute tropical bikini in the look, and to add a beach mermaid vibe to the look I added some starfish earrings. Of course I had to add the pattleboard that I have been lusting over!! If you guys didn't know my birthday is coming up next month and the number one thing I want is an inflatable pattleboard. They are just so cool, and I'm always hanging out by the water so I would use it so much. It's something that I want to get into and start doing because it looks really fun. 

Well that is all for the looks! I hope you guys liked the looks, and I hope you guys liked my awesome beachy graphics that I added to the photos. I will see you guys on Friday with all of my Outer Banks photos!! 

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What I'm Packing for the Outer Banks


As you guys may or may not know already I am going to the Outer Banks next week, and specifically we are staying in Nags Head Island. We are staying there for two nights, and I can't wait!! I thought I would share with you guys what I'm packing, and I'm pretty sure this is all I'm packing but if I forgot something then I will be sure to pack it. I might bring another pair of sunglasses just for photo reasons maybe, but we will see. Speaking of the Outer Banks I guess there is two great white sharks that are lurking near the NC coast as of right now, so that was almost perfect timing for the beach trip haha. So since there are two great white sharks on the loose I think I will only go in the water where I can see the bottom because I am not trying to get eaten. 


Now on to what clothing I am packing for the Outer Banks! So I am packing two beachy dresses, two pairs of shorts, two tops, cozy socks for night time, pajamas, two pairs of shoes, two hats, and some sunglasses. I am so excited to take some cute photos at the Outer Banks while wearing beachy outfits. I am hoping to relax, and get a lot of good content for my blog, and Instagram. 


Now on to swim suits I'm bringing. I am bringing these three bikinis and I may end up mix matching them or something. I am bringing three that way I always have a dry bikini to wear, and I can also wear different styles! 


Lastly these are the beauty products I am going to bring. I am bringing the basics pretty much that way I can save some space in my bag. One thing that is a total must for every beach trip is sunscreen and after sun because it's so easy to get burnt while you are at the beach. 


Alright guys that is what I'm packing for the Outer Banks!! I can't wait to post all about it once I get there. On Tuesday there will be a blog post about beach vacation outfit ideas so be sure to check it out once it gets posted on Tuesday. 







How to Style Stripes For Summer


Hey guys! The stripe trend is here for summer, and I wanted to talk about how to style this super cute trend. Stripes can be paired with almost anything but what I usually do is balance out a printed piece of clothing with a more neutral, solid piece of clothing. This creates a sense of balance, and it's also playful because you can play with the print but you don't over do it. Now girl if you want to wear two different prints you are rocking it, and you do you. I'm just suggesting a more casual way to wear stripes if you want to wear it that way, but there are no rules to fashion. 


In this look I styled a blue striped top with some basic pink shorts. If you have not noticed already I have been loving the colors pink, and blue paired together! I also wanted this look to look a little beachy chic so I added some sunglasses, some birkenstocks, and a couple of bracelets. This look is super cute for summer, and I can't wait to wear more outfits like this. To speak about this look, I have been wearing my look alike birks a ton! They are really comfy, and I love how they can look cute with almost any outfit. Also guys do I look more tan or what? Your girl has been going out in the sun a lot, and I think I look more tan. But let me know what you think. 


Outfit Details: My top is from Old Navy, the shorts are from Target, the shoes are from Kohl's, the sunglasses are from T.J. Maxx, the blue watch is from Garmin, my bracelet is from Leo Mazzotti, and the ankle bracelet I made myself. 


Thanks for tuning in, and you will see me again on Friday with a new post on what I'm packing for the Outer Banks next week. I'm so excited to be a beach bum because I am a true beach bum at heart! Plus I have never been to the Outer Banks before, and I heard it's totally awesome, so I can't wait. 

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Summer Break Plans!


Hey guys! I know this post is a day late past my posting schedule but I have finally made it to summer break, and I have a lot of fun stuff planned this summer so I thought I would share. Since I will have a lot more free time over summer I am going to start being more active on social media, and posting more. I also want to start posting two blog posts a week, one on Tuesday, and one on Friday every week until summer break is over. The next thing that I will be doing over summer is relaxing, and chilling with my friends. I want to make this summer to be a summer I will not forget, and I want to have lots of fun. And while I'm not blogging or hanging out with people I will continue working part time like how I am now. I may look for more hours over summer break so I can make some more money. I would probably like around 20-25 hours a week. I'm also so excited for cross country workouts this summer with my team, It will be so fun! Speaking of cross country, I am also going to cross country camp with my team in late July up in Brevard, NC. I am such a mountain girl so I cannot wait to go to camp up there. The only thing about it through is that it is intense training, but I think I can handle it. I am also going to the Outer Banks in two weeks! We are staying in Nags Head, and I cannot wait to go be the beach bum that I am. I am also pretty sure I'm going to Gaston Lake with my best friend this summer too, so that will be super nice. 


Now onto my #summergoals! My goals for this summer are to really focus on my cross country training, and slay the summer workouts. I also want to start being a little bit healthier over summer, and I want to start drinking more water. I also want to start working a tiny bit more, and I really want to get my license this summer. I am really close to having enough hours of driving to get my licence, so that is something I want to do for sure.   


Outfit Details: My dress is from Belk, my hat is from Vineyard Vines, my watch is from Garmin, and my glasses are from Coach. 


That was all of my summer plans! I would love to hear what you guys have planned for the summer in the comments. And I will start the two posts a week thing next week so I will have a new post on Tuesday, and Friday next week. 





My Favorite Pool Floaties for Summer!


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There is no doubt that I love pool floaties once it's summer time. All of my friends would know that I bring my swan pool inflatable everywhere with me once it's summer, and they all think it's kind of funny. I know pool floaties sound kind of silly since I'm not a kid anymore but they are the best for relaxing in the pool over the summer!! Lately I've been going to the pool a ton, and it is really nice. I am just so ready for summer break, and it will be here soon enough. Once it is summer I want to post a lot more on my instagram, and blog, I want to spend lots of time with my friends, and I want to start working more since I'll have nothing else to do. 


This pool floatie is actually not mine, it's my friend Kat's but when I was at her house last summer we took this photo, and I thought it fit this post pretty well. Inter tubes are a good idea if you like something that is easily transportable, and easy. 


Next is my beloved swan! I take this swan pool floatie literally everywhere with me over summer. I'll just stuff it in anyone's car and then off we go to the pool. This swan looks really instagrammable, and I feel that's why I like it so much because I can take nice photos with it. 

That was all of my favorite pool floaties, I hope lots of you guys get outside, and have some fun over summer. I can't wait to share more summery posts with you guys, and I can't wait to post a lot more! Until next week, take care. 






The Denim Dress


Hey guys! So I just wanted to fill you in on life lately, and why I haven't been posting on social media as much. I am feeling over worked, and tired due to school, work, and my blog. I am so ready for this school year to end, and I really only have a little over a week left in school. I keep getting scheduled for five days a week at work, and it's honestly too much for me right now because I'm trying to wrap it up with school, and everything. The days that I do get off I always try to have fun, and I regret it later sometimes because I'm a workaholic, and when I take one day off I get behind on everything. For example I went to the pool yesterday with Gabby, and later got pizza with my friend Hannah, and went to the pool again. Now I'm behind on my blog work, but I for sure will never trade in friendship for blog work, and my blog can be put back for a week or so until I finish my junior year of high school. So for this last week or so I'm really going to be focusing on finishing up the semester, and working my butt off! It will be officially summer break for me on June 3rd, and I am really looking forward to it! For now if you only see me posing once a week on Instagram, it's only because I'm really trying to focus on school, and work right now. But once it's summer break I'll be posting a whole lot more, and I'm planning on posting twice a week on my blog, as well as posting more on Instagram. 


Now to talk about the dress, I got this dress from my Grandma Rhonda when she visited here in North Carolina. It is super cute for spring, and summer because of how lightweight it is, and because of the floral embroidery at the bottom of the dress. Now in these photos it looks a little dreary due to the rainy weather, but in reality this dress is a very bright, and summery dress. I will be wearing this dress a lot this summer for sure. 


Outfit Details: My dress is from Old Navy, my watch is from Garmin, and my glasses are from Coach.


I hope you guys enjoyed this look, and I hope you guys have a wonderful rest of your week. Next week I will be posting my favorite pool floaties for summer, so I will see you guys then. 




How to Live Up to your Potential in Life


Are you living day to day, and never really getting any fun out of life? If so you are with the many people that are living day to day, and are in a miserable job, or just going through a hard time in general. That is really no way to live, and I think everyone should have a content, and happy life. Now I know I am just a fashion blogger but I also love spreading positive vibes, and since I have a little bit of a following I want to use it to benefit others, and inspire others. Now to start off, there is no answer key to a fulfilling life, it is simply how you want to live your life, and what you want to do while you are here on this earth. Now to escape from the negative life I believe you have to be determined, and you have to believe in yourself. Living up to your potential is possible, but it takes steps of action, and a positive mindset. There are so many of us out there that are not living up to our potential, and we go through life not being fully content. Now I'm going to get into the key things that may help you live up to your potential.



Your viewpoint of success may be stopping you from living up to your potential. Lots of people always strive to be successful, and they see success as a big house, or a nice car, or expensive clothing. Success is really none of those things, and it is simply how much you you have achieved for yourself in a non material way. Success should really be based on your health, relationships, and whether or not you're doing what you want to do with your life. We can have all the clothing in the world, and we can still be miserable. I think we should stop putting our success in what we have, and more in how we are living our lives. You will never live up to your potential if you let social, and economical pressure get in the way. Just try to be your best self, and focus on the things that are important to you, and then you will have a high chance of living up to your potential.



Having a positive attitude will take you very far. You will never live up to your potential if you are always negative, and dwelling on stuff. You can have a better life if you always vibe in a positive state of mind, and yeah sometimes life isn't always happy and hunky dory, and that's okay. Keeping a positive attitude will make you live up to your potential because you are waking up and being ready for the day, and trying to make the best out of life even if you're not having a good day. If you have a more positive attitude I believe that you will live up to your potential, and enjoy life so much more. 



We are not here to live a mediocre life. Always strive to be your best self, and I can promise you that you will live up to your potential. Never settle for anything when you know it can be better. Now I don't want to brag, but I am a three season athlete. I do spring track, winter track, and cross country for my high school. My mindset is that I'm going to be the best, or I'm thinking why am I here really here. I strive to be the best runner I can be, and I am the fourth best on varsity. Now it takes hard work to do what I do, and I don't want to brag, but I want to tell you guys that you can do it too. Think about life in the way that I think about running. We are here to do the best we can do, and really it's not about where you start, it's where you finish. Anyone can be mediocre so be different!



Taking action on what you want to change will create a better chance for you to live up to your potential. Actually taking action will cause you to do better in life, and be your best self. You can sit around and say you will change, but you have to actually change if you want to make a difference in your life. Once you start forming better habits, and once you stick to them you will see a change in your life. You just have to take action. 

Those were all of my tips. I hope you guy's enjoyed this motivational kind of post, and I for sure want to start doing more posts like these in the future. I am all about spreading positivity, and awareness about certain things. Anyways I will see you guy's next week, and I hope you all have a wonderful day.