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Happy Friday/November 1st!  I’ll admit I was a little sad this morning turning my calendar over, but it is nice knowing today officially starts the holiday season! Bring on the festivities!  Starbucks has already released their holiday cups and new holiday flavors. I helped myself to a Gingerbread Latte earlier which made me excited for all the holiday baking ahead. We’ve also been having amazing weather here. The trees have their full Autumn glow- bright red, yellow, and orange trees are everywhere and I can’t get enough! It is so pretty driving around with fall foliage in full bloom. Many leaves have started falling in preparation for Winter, so I’m going to enjoy them while I still can. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! xXx

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Tybee Island

tybeeThis past weekend my mom and I went on a short girls trip to Tybee Island, and after the loss of our beloved Border Collie, Blue, it was imperative that we getaway for the weekend. We spent the majority of the time at the beach, soaking up the beautiful weather and salty ocean air.  It was so nice to just relax and have no set plans. We only managed to pull ourselves away from the beach long enough to enjoy a nice evening on River Street. We ate a New Orleans style dinner at Huey’s then stopped by Savannah’s Candy Kitchen for some fudge. Sunday was a bit more overcast, so we visited the Tybee Island Lighthouse and did some shopping in downtown Savannah. Since I’m already thinking about Christmas,  I picked up a cute new ornament (Butter Y’all)  from the Paula Deen store that will look perfect next to my cupcake ornament on my Christmas tree. My mom and I had such a wonderful weekend, but it was hard to return home knowing Blue wouldn’t be there.

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Beach Bound

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TGIF! My mom and I are headed to Tybee Island this weekend for a girls only beach trip and some much needed R&R. Since the weather seems to be permanently rainy here in Atlanta, we figured we could find some sun on Georgia’s Golden Coast. Keeping my fingers crossed! I’m mainly packing light, casual outfits that can be dressed up with statement pieces and heels. I was particularly drawn to this Tribal Print dress from Target. It’s perfect for a day at the beach, but with the right accessories, can easily be worn out on River Street. I’m always finding great, affordable pieces there. This Mint Ruffle Bikini is also a Target find. I love how girly it is and can’t wait to finally wear it. Hope you all have a great weekend! I’m off to sun bathe!

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Lucky Charm

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When it comes to jewelry, I usually gravitate towards  bright, bold, statement pieces. I love how they can take an outfit from drab to fab, but sometimes a simple piece adds just the right detail to make an outfit fabulous. A few weeks ago, my mom gave me this gold charm necklace as a welcome home present and it’s become my go-to piece ever since. Not only does it resemble my home state, but  its simplicity makes it perfect when paired with a patterned blouse. I can even layer it with other necklaces. This necklace has become somewhat of a good luck charm and it’s like I’m carrying a little piece of home with me every time I put it on.

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