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White Romper from Princess Polly

white romper with sleeves, summer romper

white romper, summer romper, bachelorette attire

I always get nervous about wearing white! But this one is an absolute fave. For all you brides out there, this is a perfect day or night romper if you’re doing a white/black or color themed day with your gals on your bachelorette. And if you’re not, you’ll definitely stand out with class in this one 🙂

Also, just want to let you guys know that I’m really liking the clothes I’ve been purchasing from Princess Polly and just an FYI, if you are a student, you get a discount through Unidays for 25% off!


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Romper is from Princess Polly | See similar below

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How to have a Good Conversation

maxi dress, tobi, slit dress, wedding occasion dress

This maxi is nice for a weddings, and evening events because the inside slip goes all the way to the floor versus stopping midway which gives it more of a classy feel. With those kinds of events, I don’t know about you but I sometimes get nervous about making small talk with other people… But it takes practice to make good conversation and when I think about it, it boils down to three things:

1. be present

When you’re in a conversation with someone, you can always tell when they’re elsewhere. You can tell by their lack of eye contact or lack of content in what they’re saying! So it’s always important to be present, give good eye contact to ensure they know you’re engaged and that you’re reaffirming what they say.

2. ask the right questions

Something I learned from Hoan is it’s the good questions that give the good responses.  So for example, instead of asking  ‘how was your event? ‘Ask ‘what was the best part about your event or ‘if you could do something, what would it be?’

3. don’t be afraid to tell them who you are

It’s always important to offer information about yourself. Sometimes I think some people are unsure of how much information to indulge to not seem like they’re talking too much. And if you’re vulnerable and give info, they usually will too! But key is to make sure you’re asking them questions as well throughout the convo to make them feel engaged!

So regardless of how awkward a situation can be, we have the power to make it less so. Good luck at the summer social gatherings my love! you’ll be perf 🙂

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Maxi Dress is from Tobi! | Similar down below!

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How to be Better than Who You were Yesterday

blue ruffle dress, princess polly

summer dress, blue dress, ruffle off the shoulder dress

Life is constantly changing and I think it’s important to be better than who we were yesterday. And while I believe this whole-heartedly, I feel like I haven’t been one to really live by this as of late.

Therefore, in the midst of thinking about what I wanted to do and get out of this summer, I wrote out a list of what I wanted to work on personally and this is when I realized.. this is the first list I’ve written in a while! So here’s what I wrote out:

  1. Be more present in my conversations
  2. Have more zen in my life
  3. Learn how to use manual mode on my camera
  4. Take more photographs/instastories and post to IG

Summer is only about 3-4 months long, of course it feels like it’s longer here in LA… but is there something you want to work on this summer? Would love to hear what you guys want to improve and work on 🙂



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Dress is Princess Polly | Similar outfits below!

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Quality of Life is the Quality of Our Emotions – Rose Romper

rose floral romper, princess polly

floral romper, princess polly

floral romper, princess polly

rose romper, floral romper

This rose floral pattern is warm and feminine and it reminds me of the emotions we experience in our daily lives. And I truly believe that it’s because of the ray of emotions we feel that life is more beautiful because of it.

It’s important to always feel out our emotions instead of harboring them inside. Like Tony Robbins says, the quality of our lives is the quality of our emotions. Coming from a person who has numbed her way through life at times… life can easily feel gray and meaningless if we allow it. Similar to beauty and color, it’s important to truly feel every ounce of it, even the more difficult things like anger, fear and sadness because it’s in these moments that we truly experience life in all its’ glory. I hope you’re having a rosy Monday and that we truly feel what is on the inside. <3

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Romper is from Princess Polly! | Similar below!

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3 Reasons Why We Need More Gratitude – Striped Number

chambray, mini dress, dress, princess polly, striped driess

striped dress, princess polly, dress, summer dress, blue dress, chambray dress

ruffle dress

Gratitude makes the world go round… and I think people who are more grateful feel more whole, content and at peace with life. We all go through spurts of positives and negatives. And to say that someone is always positive is completely false because despite the ups, the downs are bound to eventually happen. However, I think gratitude can definitely go a long way, especially at our lowest points because it forces us to focus on what is good. Here are 3 reasons why we should have more gratitude in our lives.

1. IT forces you to see the cup half full

Gratitude forces you to see that you are and have enough in your life. And while it’s important to stay hungry and strive for more. It’s equally as important to appreciate what you already have

2. IT creates more positivity

Being grateful just naturally forces you to be more positive because we’re focused on what is good

3. IT makes you appreciate what you have in life

Appreciating what you have in life is the definition of gratitude and because of it, we’re able to genuinely enjoy and appreciate all that we have.

Remember that love will never fail. Wishing you all a more positive, grateful life <3


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Dress is from Princess Polly! | Similar Items below!

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Dark Green Romper


green romper

green romper, princess polly, california

green romper, california, romper

green romper, summer romper, fashion

This has been a really easy romper to wear. You can dress the dark green romper up or down! And what I love about it is that the color can easily be worn into the fall season. Also, I wore this romper on a cruise and it got super chilly at night so i wore a chunky gray sweater with it and it still looked great! <3



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Romper is from: Princess Polly

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June Gloom with a Nude Strappy Back

nude shift dress, tobi,

nude shift dress

nude dress,

June gloom is apparently a real thing here in LA! It’s been super cloudy in the morning. Some days the sun decides to come out around noon or sometimes late afternoon… I mean I guess there’s some sun still that peeps in here and there but I definitely know I’m one of those people affected by the weather. Not significantly but I always feel so much more energy when the sun is out.

Anyhow, this nude dress from Tobi is adorable! The strappy back is my favorite but the only thing is that if you buy it, make sure you sew where you want the straps to stay because it has a tendency to fall. That’s the only downfall about this dress but I love the two layer shift dress look and comes in multiple colors! 🙂

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Dress is from TOBI! | Similar down below!

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White Floral Romper and What You Love About YOUrself

white floral romper, women's romper, princess polly, california

white floral romper, white romper, women's, california, flowers

floral romper, summer romper

floral romper

Beauty is completely in the eye of the beholder. And with that being said, I believe that we too, need to believe that we are beautiful in order to truly feel it in our hearts. I know there are plenty of things I wish were different about my body or face… but regardless, those things can’t change but what can change is the way we accept and love ourselves.

What’s one thing you always wish could change about your body but have now come to appreciate?

For me, the first thing that comes to mind are my eyes. I used to be so bummed at the fact they were monolids but now… learning how to do my eye makeup through youtube and stuff, I don’t know how else to do my makeup any other way and with a little TLC, I’ve come to appreciate and love my eyes.

Anyway, super obsessed with this adorable romper! The obsession with rompers continues with this one. Link is below!


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Romper is from: Princess Polly (Love this store)

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Black Double Lace Cami Dress

black dress, forever 21, fashion blogger

black dress, summer dress, forever 21

black double lace dress, lbd, little black dress, summer dress

I love wearing casual dresses that have a little unique twist to them and this one is perfect! It’s great for casual days when you’re running errands and want to look cute but not too overdressed and can be easily dressed up or down depending on your accessories and shoes!

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Dress is from Forever 21 | See similar items below

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Fun and Free Stuff to do in LA with a Tassled dress

floral tassle dress

floral dress, forever 21

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floral dress, caifornia

floral dressfloral high low dress, forever 21

This floral high low tassle and bell sleeved dress is so cute and comfy. It’s from forever 21 but is currently out of stock 🙁 I did post some similar ones down below.

Anyway, today I wanted to talk about how it’s so easy to get into the groove of routines and lose that excitement you get from adventure and spontaneity when you’re trying to save money. Hoan and I are getting married next year (we’re not officially engaged yet) but we’ve started planning for our wedding but because of this, we’re having a lot of open conversations regarding money. With that being said, we are trying our best to save where we can but still have some fun in our lives! My boyfriend Hoan and I wanted to do something fun yet also save money here in LA.

Long story short, we ended up driving down the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) to Dana Point and had a great time! I wanted to research what other fun/free things there were to do in California so here are some great posts on FREE STUFF TO DO IN LA!

Locale Magazine

We Like LA 2016

US.News Travel

…and Movies in the Parks LA!

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