What Is Your “Why” – Finding Your Purpose in 2018

photography: Bryan Grayson   Hi friends, As the new year approaches, I want to encourage you to focus largely on your “why” Your “why” is your purpose, your motivator, your reason for doing what you do on a daily basis.   Reflect on these questions for the rest of the month: What are you doing … Continue Reading

My Favorite Planner for 2018

photography: Bryan Grayson   “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” – Ben Franklin If you’re looking to invest in a planner for 2018, I recommend the one I use. It’s my favorite planner on the market. You can read my full review on this post. Or if you need a last minute gift item, this … Continue Reading

Winter Accessories Under $100 + My Favorite Beanie

photography: Bryan Grayson Shop My Post:     I don’t splurge on winter accessories because I don’t experience true seasons here in Texas. Some days it’s 70 degrees in December and other days it’s 30. I buy inexpensive scarves, earmuffs, and beanies that I can switch out based on what I’m doing that day. The … Continue Reading

How To Incorporate Plaid Into Your Wardrobe

photography: Bryan Grayson   Shop My Post: Plaid is one of my favorite patterns to wear this time of year. I like to incorporate hints of plaid (like this scarf) into a neutral outfit to add texture and color. I wore this $22 scarf for family Christmas photos and posted a sneak peek of the … Continue Reading

Give the Gift of The Hope Deck

                  in partnership with The Hope Deck photography: Bryan Grayson Shop My Post:     If you’ve been a VF reader for a long time, you know that words and connection are two things I value and love. Lately, I’ve been using these postcards to connect with … Continue Reading

Gift Guide: For Him + Cyber Monday Sales

Gift Guide: For Him – Under $100 (click on the bold words or images for more product information)   Google Home Mini – I’ve heard it has better sound quality than the popular Amazon Echo Dot so I know any guy who likes music will enjoy this! I actually asked for one of these for christmas … Continue Reading

Black Friday Sales

Black Friday Sales are officially here. I’ve pulled together my picks below: Shopbop: 20% off orders of $200+, 25% off orders of $500+, 30% off orders of $800+ with code MORE17 at checkout! Nordstrom: one of my favorite sales this year. Jcrew: 40% off purchase & free shipping with code: THANKU at checkout.     For Christmas … Continue Reading

Turtlenecks (Under $20)

photography: Bryan Grayson Shop My Post:     Fun fact: I desperately want to travel to France. I’ve heard the best time to go is in the spring (from multiple people) so Paul and I need to plan asap. Which we’re not great at, because we’re spontaneous people…. 😉 I would love to experience the culture, … Continue Reading

Fall Florals

photography: Bryan Grayson Shop my post:     Fall florals are another favorite trend of mine this year. As you can see from this post.   Funny story about this dress: My mom and I were on our way to see Kari Jobe in concert and I started to feel like I was going to … Continue Reading

Velvet Trend + Date Night Dress

photography: Bryan Grayson One of the things I’m loving in fashion this year is the velvet trend. I’m such a sucker for anything soft or cozy so I could wear velvet every single day. If you’re not one to wear velvet from head to toe, I’ve styled my maxi dress with this velvet clutch to … Continue Reading