Honey Lemon Skin Brightening Mask

As I get older, I have started noticing a dramatic change in my skin. What was once bright, smooth, and supple is now flat, laden with issues, and covered in sun spots. I am all about organic everything, so after a bit of searching, I found this ...more

3 DIY Shoe Makeovers

One shoe...three different ways of making it yours, and truly unique. All you need to start is a white canvas shoe. This one I found at Kmart, but there are many other places you can find a perfect shoe for this project. Have fun! ...more

5 Ways to Avoid Chub Rub

Last year, I ran my first half-marathon. This summer, I started training for my next one in November. What does summer running bring on? Chub rub. OW OW OW OW. Whether you're training for a fall race or just trying to avoid the bra/skirt/underwear ...more

How to Keep Your Wrap Dress From Showing Too Much

Wrap dresses are super flattering, especially for us curvy girls with boobs and hips. However, they also fly open like they’re advertising your goodies for sale. Here's how to fix it. ...more

6 Fabulous Body Scrubs You Can Make at Home

Exfoliating scrubs are one of the easiest beauty products to make at home and only take a few minutes to mix together. Most of these scrubs use coconut oil as a base, so if you don't have any you'll want to grab some from your grocery store. Once ...more

Fall Fashion Trends for 2014

Now that summer is coming to a close, the tank tops and shorts will soon be packed away in order to make room for the coats, scarves, boots, and jeans. This fall season is full of new and old trends working together to create amazing fashion. Here are the top trends ready to be debuted for fall: 1. Oversized Everything ...more

When in Doubt, Suit it Out : What I Wore to New York Fashion Week

From uptown to downtown. From Uber rides to dripping sweat waiting for the 1 train, I braved the unforgiving humidity and heat to capture the magic of New York Fashion Week. I kept it comfy in an oversized, lightweight vintage burgundy suit and my black Nike trainers (sorry, heel lovers, but … NO). ...more

Altuzarra's Collection Is Coming to Target This Week

Altuzarra at Target. This week, another opportunity to dress chic-ly and inexpensively from Target this fall! ...more
Why is Target trying to be fashionable? It's Target, not Chanel.more

My September Stitch Fix: Happy Birthday to ME!

Oh my goodness, I feel like I’ve been waiting for this Stitch Fix delivery FOREVER! My schedule got all discombobulated in July when I got a ‘do over’ Fix. Since I ended up buying every darn thing in the box, I figured I should skip my August fix and just have one come for me in September… on what happens to be my birthday week....more
Keep the cute spring/summery top, keep the pants... I'm on the fence about the jacket, too. It's ...more

Ulta 21 Days of Beauty: Day 10

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Back to Bondi 3: Happy Trails with Hoka Wishes & Marshmallow Dreams

I'm feeling good today after my 10 mile pre-dawn run with the lab and that makes me nervous. In my OCD world, I understand all the way down to my itsy-bitsy, microscopic cells that I have absolutely no right to feel good, as crappy slow-with-snotty-nose as I run lately. It's not logical.And I am all about logical. (Yes, I could hardly type that with a straight face.)...more

Morgan Taylor Stop, Shop & Roll

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New Mules.

I never thought I'd buy a pair of mules again.I haven't given the shoe much thought since the 7th grade, when I wore a lot of pleated plaid and monkey fur coats from Gadzooks. But after seeing it make a resurgence on the runways + streets of the big fashion cities, I found myself browsing online for a pair of mules. Oh fashion, you cyclical wench....more

Pretty Polish: SpaRitual's Fall Wander Collection & faves from Summer's Drift Collection!

Affiliate Link Press Sample The Fall Season is ahead! What better way to mark the change in season than swapping out your nail color! Every season, I rotate my nail color ....more

My Favorite Things

[top: madewell (old but love this) shortalls: vintage (love these too) shoes: madewell (still want these) sunnies: celine (also want these) bag: rebecca minkoff jewels: rings: alexis russell, jennifer meyer, c/o alexis bittar necklace: c/o alexis bittar earrings: c/o alexis bittar bracelet: miansai] Technically summer is over in a little over a week, but given how hot (and gross!) it’s been in LA, I don’t think fall will apply to us for some time (sob!). So I’m trying to get in as many shortall-wears as possible before the temps do start to dip, because they’re my absolute favorite summer go-to. I paired my new Alexis Bittar necklace and earrings with it, because I thought they made the outfit a little more sophisticated ....more

Dara - XOXO Fest, Portland, OR

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Totes and clutches

When it comes to bags, is there a style you prefer? For me, I tend to go for the extremes when it comes to the size of my handbag. I either choose a small clutch to hold only the bare necessities for a night out, or I reach for a large tote that will allow me to carry everything but the kitchen sink ....more

POPSUGAR MUST HAVE SEPTEMBER REVIEW & TILO SCARF GIVEAWAY

September Popsugar Must Have came earlier in the month than it usually does. Around here...more