Thursday, November 23, 2017

15 Things I Am Thankful For

At church right now, we are going through a series on thankfulness. It's really made me realize how many things I take for granted. So with it being Thanksgiving I thought I would name some things I am thankful for this past year.

1. National Championship


2. My Church

3. Sigma Kappa


4. Fam

5. SRAT Fam


6. Roomiez

7. My car

8. Clemson


9. Blogging

10. School

11. Puppy

12. Clothes


13. Home

14. Future

15. Gossip Girl

What are you thankful for??

XOXO,
E.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

a Taylor Swift quote, duh


Here's a quote that I try to live by in all circumstances.
+ it just so happened to be my high school senior quote.

"No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind." 
-Taylor Swift

What every life throws my way, whether it's good or bad.
My wish is that every person that I encounter in life looks back and thinks that I did something good for them.
In every season and every day of my life I want this to be true. Whether it's a simple smile or an elaborate gesture.

This isn't very realistic, not everyone is going to like me, but a girl can try.

What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind???

XOXO,
E.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

What a Dream


Since graduation is right around the corner for me, I have been thinking about what I want my life to look like for the rest of my life. It's funny how much my goals and dreams have changed in such a short time. 

If you would have asked me in high school what I thought my life would look like right now I would say "I'll be engaged by 22, married by 23, kids by 24; living in my hometown the rest of my life." 

That situation is the farthest thing from my current reality.
+ for that I am thankful.

I'm 21 years old w/o a boy in sight.
I'm not going to be engaged by 22 (that's 3 months away HOLY CRAP). 
So that means no marriage by 23....and certainly no kids by 24.
+ I am very thankful for that. 

+ can we just bless up that I don't want to spend the rest of my life in my hometown.
+ This I am extra thankful for.

Current reality:
I am 21 with my whole life ahead of me.
I have absolutely no clue what I want to do when I graduate.
Seriously I am open to any and everything.

Yesterday I applied to 6 jobs and they are all completely different. 
Some in Greenville, SC, some in NY, NY, some in ATL.
I'm seriously trying to keep my options open bc idk what God has next for me yet, 

but I am going to let him decide and plan that for me.

As much as I want to already have it figured out right now, I have nothing figured out.

But here is what I do know.

My goal, my dream, my passion in life is connecting with other people, building relationships, being a light in the dark, pointing people to Jesus.

+ nothing else matters.
God's given my a passion for fashion, a passion for blogging, a passion for people.
He's given me these things for a reason so hopefully my career someday will revolve around these things. 

Idk how God is going to orchestrate this in my life. I know He is faithful and He has given me these passions for a reason + He is going to make sure that I see them out.

I feel like I'm Julian rn asking 
"What comes next??"
(if ya know, ya know)

God comes next.

XOXO,
E.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Thanksgiving Outfit






Soooo apparently dressing up for thanksgiving is the thing to do. So I'm hopping on the trend and showing y'all what I would wear to a thanksgiving dinner. But honestly, I'm probably not getting out of my pj's on thanksgiving. 
Why would I get all dressed up to just hang out at home with my fam all day shoving our faces with food???? QTNA
Fun fact: My fam + I aren't turkey fans, like it kinda grosses me out for some reason sooo we eat lasagna on thanksgiving. It's 100x better and I love that that's our families little tradition.

You can deff expect me to be sporting my Christmas jammies all day but if I were to get dressed this is what I would wear.

I'm obsessed with black jeans so those are deff a must. They are such a statement piece and add so much more than just regular jeans.

Bell sleeves.
Honestly, if every shirt I wore had bell sleeves I'd be so gucci.
They just make me feel so put together and add so much sass to any outfit.

Double Buckle belt.
Ok so I can safely say I'm all aboard the double buckle express. It's soooo Nashville. & I have this obsession with Nashville, a place I've never actually been to. It's southern, boho, and chic. You all need to buy a double buckle A$AP Rocky.

To check out sneak peaks and my jammies I'll be sporting on Thanksgiving, hit me up on my insta.

+ I wish you all a fabulous Thanksgiving!!!

XOXO,
E.


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Fall Athleisure + Collab + GIVEAWAY!!!







Liz // Anna // Me

This is a very exciting post. It's my first collab w/ some fab bloggers!! Eeeep!! YAY! I hope you love this post as much as I do!! Make sure you check out all of the blog posts they wrote to keep you stylin for Fall. (Stay tuned til the end for a surprise (; )

Being in college has made me appreciate workout clothes on a whole new level. + Just because you're wearing athletic clothing, does not mean you are about to go workout, but it does give the impression that you do.  Even if you just ate a whole pack or Oreos by yourself. LOL
Balance is key y'all.
This outfit is pretty much my go to everyday for class.
Leggings are a gift from God.
Hats are a girls best pal bc #dirtyhairdontcare
A cute graphic tee can totally change an outfit
New balances are supes trendy and 
And a cardigan is perfect to throw on to stay cozy while sitting through long classes.

This outfit is perfect for the mild fall weather we have in SC and can easily be warmed up with a scarf for colder weather.

What are your go to fall outfits??




WHAT ARE WE GIVING AWAY?
We're giving away an awesome beauty bundle of goodies that any lady would love, LOVE to have. Here's the good stuff:

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Eye Palette
IT Cosmetics Sunshine In A Compact (bronzer, blush, & highlight)
UD All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray
Eco Tools Daily Defined Eye Brushes
The Body Shop Vitamin C Glow Liquid Peel
Burnt Orange Bucket Bag from Ruche (sold out)
(Not pictured) A Surprise Gift Card

To enter, complete as many tasks in the Rafflecopter as you'd like. The more you complete, the higher your chances! The giveaway runs from 11/8 - 11/15 at midnight. This is U.S. only. The giveaway is not affiliated with any of the brands in the giveaway. Enter fairly! All entries will be verified before the winner is announced on the Rafflecopter form on November, 15th. Best of luck!



XOXO,
E.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Halloween + Fam




Ok before I kick it in high Christmas mode I though I should talk Halloween.
My srat fam + I dressed up as KISS for our philanthropy event on Sunday + I am obsessed with how perfect it turned out. 
If you've been around my blog for a while then you would know I am actually obsessed with these galz. 
So we knew we had to have a ROCKIN costume together. 
I think we pulled it off. 
We just found random t shirts, mine is from amazon, and we rocked it out. 

Also, We won a trophy for BEST FAM.
Bless it. 

Ugh I just love these galz. They're the ones that make me laugh harder than anyone else. 
They put up with my hot mess self and love me through it.

What's you dress up as for Halloween??

XOXO,
E. 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Dress




First off, HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! I've never been one to get into Halloween, but this year I'm feeling it. And by that I mean I am dressing up as a pumpkin tonight for Trick or Treating + I am pumped about it!!! I've also been listening to Christmas music for a solid week now, but that's besides the point. 

Here it is. My Best Dress Ever. I'm so obsessed. I first saw it on LC Steele's blog and I immediately fell in love and just knew I had to have it. I just had no idea where I was going to wear it.

I wore this beautiful creation to my Clemson ring ceremony last week where I got my Clemmy ring (eeeek!!!!) and I want to wear it everyday of my life. 

I want to style it with OTK boots, cardigans, maybe some skinnies...this list goes on but basically I'm saying you have to buy this dress.
The dress also comes in two other colors!!

What's your latest clothing obsession + How would you style this dress??

XOXO,
E.
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