5 Friday Favorites



{ Passion Fruit Gelato from Pitango in Reston Town Center }

I haven’t had anytime to make new posts this week due to my busy work schedule and my closet reorganization (which is taking a little longer than expected). And here I am again off to another girls weekend at the beach. This time we are staying at my parents beach house in Rehoboth Beach, DE. I have been going to Rehoboth Beach ever since I was a little girl and I love going there, not only because of the beach but the town of Rehoboth has the cutest shops and restaurants. I am super excited to get away for the weekend and relax with the girls.


{ Fresh Mani for the Beach this weekend }


{ Glaming up an casual outfit with a bright necklace }


{ Ready for Football Season }


{ What I plan on doing this weekend – Beach Time }


Decor Inspiration


Since I am working on redoing my closet, I have been looking for other inspiration to add to my room. After seeing the image above, I got inspired to want to antique my own mirrors and make a collage like the one above for a wall in my room. Hopefully it will be a success and I can post about how to antique mirrors!

5 Friday Favorites


{ My Mom and I have a Frenchie obsession }

This week I finally got over my cold and started to work on my closet reorganization (post to come soon). August already seems to be flying by. I have been super busy at work this week but I want to share some photos of what I am loving right now.


{ Fried Bananas with Cinnamon and Honey – want to make this week }


{ Love the color of these butterflies }


{ Glam necklace on paired with a simple tee }


{ Love the mix of this contemporary and rustic bath }

Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

IMG_0104{ Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta}

This week I went over to Emile’s house and cooked dinner. I do like to try to make new dishes and usually just surf the internet to find something that hits my fancy. I found this recipe here, and I will say it was a big hit!  The only change that I did make was that it asked for 2 cups of cream, but I only did 1 cup. What was even better was the leftovers I had the next day!






{ Susquehanna River on a cloudy day }

I was in Harrisburg this past weekend for a wedding, while I had a good time, unfortunately I was fitting a virus the whole weekend which left me extremely congested and low on energy. :/ not so fun. But I made the best of it, and the wedding was beautiful. Harrisburg is a cute town, with some great old architecture. Our friends had the reception at a museum in downtown Harrisburg which I thought was a pretty unique place to have your wedding reception.


{ Molly Brannigans – Irish Pub }


{ Emile and I – Late night found “my” resturant (Even the same spelling!) }

5 Friday Favorites


{ Closet Envy – Windows in a closet }

I have decided to start a traditional Friday Post that mentions some of the things that have been inspiring me lately. Between my new obsession with jewels and going away to a wedding this weekend, I would say these images have been inspiring me this week.


{ rose filled ice cubes that chills some nice bubbly }


{ Mimosa’s Bar, need to try this out at my next girls weekend }


{ Jeweled clutches }


{ Jewelry display }

Summer Weddings


This weekend I am going to Harrisburg, PA for my friends wedding. This summer I have been obsessed with a splash of bright color, whether its the dress, the clutch or just jewelry and i especially feel that whats needs to celebrate a friends wedding. I have never been to Harrisburg. I am excited to explore a new place and have a great weekend with friends. Next week I will post my wedding outfits!

1. Susan Hanover Earrings $198

2. Valentino Studded Heals $945

3. A.L.C. Dress $550

4. BCBG Envelope Clutch $103

5. Parker Dress $297