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Today marks the official first day of summer but let me just tell you, it has felt as hot as  H- E- double hockey sticks for a few weeks here in Houston and the days of spring have long been over for a while now! I’m loving blush tones this season and this pretty top from Zara hits all of the right notes for me. Enjoy!


(top: Zara; pants: Express; sunglasses: Tory Burch; shoes: Halogen)


Crushing on blush in this new faux leather jacket from BLANCNYC and cute little spring/summer dress from Banana Republic. Thanks to Kailey from Double Shot of Sass for taking these photos while in NYC a few weeks ago. Hope you’re off to a fabulous week, friends!!



Bahamas Round UpSomeway. Somehow. My life turned into a constant vacation for the past month. And do you know what? I’m not complaining a single bit. Jacob and I took a trip last week with his parents and grandmother and it was such a fun and fabulous getaway to the beautiful Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. From the moment you step onto the premises you are greeting with “Welcome to Paradise” by the nicest staff you will ever encounter in your life (no joke!). I thought I’d round up my top five favorite moments and maybe, just maybe, this will give you the itch to take your own little getaway!

  1. Kissing dolphins. It’s the cutest thing you’ll ever do. Our sweet dolphin Jonah had a cleft lip which made his little mouth turn upwards so he looked like he was grinning from ear to ear the entire time.
  2. Feeding fish in the lagoon + conch shell searching. The iconic view in front of the Atlantis resort includes a view of the still body of water that feeds into the ocean. There are small schools of tropical fish that swarm around you when you feed them and its truly so incredible. A group of little girls were in the lagoon with us one day and found some shells with live conch in them that slithered out as they lifted the shells in and out of the water. Their little squeals were absolutely adorable. I’m convinced they were half loving it and half hating it!
  3. Dinners. My in laws know how to do dinner right. They always choose the best restaurants and the time we spend together swapping stories and laughing over great food and wine is priceless to me. My top two restaurants were The Bahamian and Seafire.
  4. Yacht row. Several yachts line the harbor at Atlantis and I absolutely loved grabbing a cool treat and walking by the beautiful boats. Never hurts to dream, right?!
  5. Spa newbie. I got my first EVER massage at the fabulous spa inside the resort and it couldn’t have been more perfect. I don’t know why I’m so late to the spa party but let me tell you, I think it’s now a vacation MUST {my husband is thrilled about that fact}.

I can’t wait to return to paradise and I hope you enjoyed this little recap of my first time there!



  • Amber - Love it sis! Keep ’em coming! 5 vacations down, 1 to go? :)ReplyCancel