Monday, August 25, 2014

Nordstrom $200 Back-To-School GIVEAWAY!

Super excited to be teaming up today with this amazing bloggers, to give you a chance to win $200 to Nordstrom!! I can't believe how many cute items they have in stock right now. Check out what I would buy if I won, and enter the giveaway below. 

Good luck!

Friday, August 22, 2014

The Perfect Margarita

There's nothing I love more than Mexican cuisine, and throwing a good fiesta! One of mine and Bran's favorite Summer pastimes is to whip up a batch of guacamole and throw some carne asada on the grill. Of course, no fiesta at our place is complete without Margaritas! 

Bran and I have sort of become "marg snobs" and are super picky about the ingredients (mixes are a no-no!) In the spirit of Summer (and trying to "will" Fall away) I'm sharing this concoction that we think is the perfect margarita.

Cheers to the freakin' weekend!

1 Jigger Silver Tequila (I like Milagro)
1 oz Cointreau
1 oz Triple Sec
1 1/2 Limes (squeezed)

Shake Over Ice

Salt Your Rim + Pour!

Psst - If the limes are too bitter, I add a little simple syrup. Another fun way to mix up this recipe is to add a squeeze of grapefruit juice.


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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Knotted Maxi

The usual suspects (black + white) are back again. Surprise, surprise!

I've had this dress forever, but recently took a page from Pursuit of Shoes' book by trying a knotted maxi. Needless to say, this tried and true classic was completely transformed.

Oh, btw - did you see these hat and sunnies? I happened upon them during our night out in Branson landing last week at a store called Versona. Best of all, I scored them both for under $30. Woot, woot! Totally feel like Rachel Zoe in them. #Maj

Maxi: Marshall's, super similar // Sandals: Sole Society, similar
Hat + Sunnies: Versona // Bag: Marshall's, similar
Watch: Michael Kors // Bracelets: Sears + Target
Ring: Old Navy

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Monday, August 18, 2014

My First Pair Of Flats

Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to introduce you to the very first pair of flats I have EVER owned. Crazy, right?! No joke, though. These are them.

It's not that I don't think flats are totally cute. I actually really like them. I just hate them on my big "boat" feet. I finally broke down a few months ago and picked these up, and I have to say I fell in love. Maybe it's the d'orsay toe that gives the optical illusion of petite feet, or maybe it's just the fact that this aztec print is super cute. Whatever it is, I'm officially on the flat bandwagon and loving every step of it. 

Flats: Sole Society, almost identical 
Jeans: Marshall's, love these (Only $32!)
Tee: Target, similar // Chambray: Gap, similar (on sale!)
Bag: Marshall's, love this // Sunnies: SPY, exact
Earrings: Target (old) similar // 
Necklace: Target (old) super similar (on sale!)

Sunday, August 17, 2014

J.Crew Summer Sale

I'm back from vacay and just in time for the J.Crew Summer Sale! 

I can't even believe that it's nearing the tail end of Summer! Where does the time go?! Fall will be here before we know it, which (if you're anything like me) means that it's time to spruce up on your Autumn wardrobe - but only after I take advantage of these killer deals. Check out my picks from the J.Crew sale, and some of the items that may, or may not, have made their way into my shopping bag - like these gold slides I've had my eye on.

Psst - use the code "shopsale" at checkout for an extra 30% off already reduced prices.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Road Trip Essentials

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The Behr clan is spending the week at Table Rock lake outside of Branson, Missouri. We try to go every year and it's a great time for our family to connect, spending all day on the lake together boating and boarding. Table Rock holds many special memories for Brandon and his family, and I love that we are keeping the tradition going now that I've joined the mix. I have to admit that I am not a "road trip" kind of girl (I'm more of the jet-setter type...surprise, surprise!) but since it's a 13 (ish) hour drive from Colorado Springs - packing a bag full of these essentials makes the journey a little more enjoyable. Plus, good company doesn't suck either.

Btw, I didn't realize it before we came but there is NO WIFI in our cabin. (GASP! Dun dun dun..) Make sure to follow along on Instagram (#BehrsGoToTableRock) where I'll be posting photographic updates while popping in and out of LTE coverage. 

See you next week!

Snacks // Sunnies // Throw
Book // Lip Balm // Sleep Mask // Conversation Starters

Friday, August 8, 2014

9 Things

2. Signs You're A Fashion Addict. #guilty

4. Raspberry Paloma's, Anyone?

6. Can you help Grandpa?

7. Genius trick to un-shrink your clothes.

8. 12 Hour Travel City Guides.

9. Pro Tips On Closet Organization.

Have a great weekend everyone! The Behr Family is off to Table Rock for our annual lake trip. Super excited to spend a relaxing week on the lake with my family. Say a little prayer for my husband, though. He's a really good wake boarder and last time we went to Table Rock he couldn't board because of a broken foot (biking accident) and now he is having some knee issues (ahem, ahem, another biking accident...) and isn't sure if he is going to be able to ride! I feel SO, SO bad for him! Love that he lives life to the fullest, but wish he's take it easier before our wake boarding trips! Anyway, please pray he heels quickly and is able to ride!

Stay tuned for tips on how to survive a road trip and what to pack for a week on the lake. 
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