02.27.15

10 THINGS / BEING HAPPY ALONE

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when i was younger i remember always wanting to be around people. my mom said one of my friends would leave after a sleepover and i would already be asking for the next friend to come over. i guess people have always been my safe space. i always felt bored, depressed or anxious when it was just me alone with my thoughts. i was never good at goodbyes and i hated when the fun came to an end. so imagine my fear when i ended up single and living alone. there were a few days there that the silence was unbearable. i would fill each evening with a social activity so i didn’t have to face it.

and then one day i realized. this IS my reality so i better learn to like it. or even love it.

and i’ve actually seen myself change over the past few months. slowly but surely. here’s a few things that helped…

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02.26.15

HAPPY ALMOST FRIDAY

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hi friends. we’ve almost made it through the week again. i’m headed to san diego for a baby shower for one of my college friends tomorrow. so a little reuniting is in order. i watched the jimi hendrix netflix documentary last night and loved it. most of all, i couldn’t take my eyes off of his badass style. i seriously want to go through a jimi inspired fashion phase! floral on floral, flares, fringe, colors. so good.

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this week we welcomed erika, a new member to our team and had burgers and cocktails to celebrate. very delicious. what are your plans this weekend? anything fun? i hope it’s a good one! -bri

ps don’t forget to enter this contest for a free spot in online blogshop!

(photos from life magazine and rolling stone)

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02.26.15

DRESS YOUR TECH / 84

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this week we have alexandra nelson of yay kindred sharing these fun and motivational desktops for you! download these for your phone & computer down below. tons to choose from today!

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one of my favorite ira glass quotes…

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this quote from #girlboss is always a great reminder to compete with yourself, not with others.

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which of these quotes are your favorite?

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CLICK THROUGH TO DOWNLOAD ALL OF THE DESIGNS THIS WEEK!…

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02.25.15

GIVEAWAY / GIANT LION

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giant lion is a cute line of handcrafted jewelry designed by caroline whittington young. each of the pieces are subtle, sophisticated and timeless. enter to win $500 to her shop below!

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i love how she draws inspiration from nature, history and symbology and crafts jewelry that looks effortlessly elegant. and her lookbook is gorgeous, isn’t it?

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CLICK THROUGH TO ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY & REDEEM DISCOUNT CODE…

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02.24.15

MY FAVORITE APPS

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hi there! i thought i would do a little round up of my favorite apps. some of them you may already know about, but i figured you might find a couple in here you’ve never heard of that could be helpful. happy app shopping and i’d love to hear your favorites too!

CLICK THROUGH TO SEE ALL 15 APPS…

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