Friday Favorites March Edition

It is apparent I love to shop and I LOVE a good deal so I am sharing with you all some of my favorite outfits that I bought in the month of March. See something you like? My sizes are detailed by each photo and the images are at the bottom where you can shop these looks!

How cute is this black jumpsuit? romper? Call it what you want- but everyone needs this in their life. (Wearing a size small)

 

Lululemon dupe joggers, Yes please! (Wearing a size small) I probably could go down one size if I wanted them tighter.

I love my “MIDWST” tee from my shop MidwestStandard.com all tees are unisex and I am wearing a size small!

Matching pajamas are my go to lately. I want to donate a-lot of my tees I have right now and pants that don’t match. This set is cozy and very well priced. (wearing a size small)

This sweater is lightweight and perfect for transitioning into Spring! (wearing a size small)

OBSESSED with this jumpsuit! Is it not perfect for SPRING? (wearing a size small)

If you don’t know now you know leopard is not going anywhere on my platform. I am swooning over all the pieced I own now! (wearing a size small)

You can shop all my looks here!

Starbucks Chai Tea Latte Copycat Recipe

Chai Tea Copy Cat

I am so over spending $$$$ at Starbucks. Don’t get me wrong I love a good opportunity to take a picture with my Starbucks cup but shoot… a girls gotta budget and that means cutting daily spending at Starbucks.

Andrew recently got us a espresso machine… which has saved my butt! But I still was missing my Chai Tea lattes that I would get from Starbucks. I finally found out how they make it and you can buy all the ingredients at Target?! SAYY WHAT!

You can make a Starbucks Copy Cat Chai Tea Latte is 4 easy steps!

Step 1: Put your desired amount of ice in your choice of  cup, I use our mason jars when I am home and then a to go plastic cup when I am on the go.

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Step 2: Fill the cup up half way with the Chai mix.

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Step 3:  Fill the remaining cup up with your choice of milk. I prefer Vanilla Almond Milk.

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Step 4: Stir it all together and there you go! That simple 🙂

Enjoy! 

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How do you celebrate you birthday?

How do you prefer to celebrate your birthday?
I heard after you turn 25, birthdays only go downhill from there? Well not for this girl. I am now 26 and thriving- feeling like the best is yet to come. I always find a reason to celebrate an occasion especially the day of my birth. You don’t get years back so why be down on your age? I understand that birthdays can be a touchy subject, depending who you’re talking to. Everyone has their own rhyme and reason.

I will be spending my birthday surrounded by friends and family this year- which is my favorite way to spend it. We typically go out to eat, have cake and celebrate!

I would love to hear from you, are you the type that celebrates or do you skip it? I’d love to know your favorite way to celebrate your birthday!

You do you! | Monday Mantra

You do you! You heard me, I didn’t hesitate! Do you ever feel like you don’t do enough for yourself? I have been in a rut lately with life. Trying to figure out where I belong and what my purpose is. Of course that all can’t just fall into your lap- or for some of you maybe it already has! But for me, it has not, so I have begun to do more for myself to figure out what makes me feel more at ease and a better person.

First I found a new hobby- Reading. I shared with you all on my Instagram that I picked up the book “Big Magic” and I am hooked! I haven’t gotten to deep into it to tell you what it is all about but what I have gained thus far is Elizabeth Gilbert, the author is a badass. The book is already so motivating.

Secondly, I started working out! It has been 6 months, let me repeat SIX MONTHS since I have completed an actual work out due to my back being unstable. It felt amazing. I started working out at Barre3 Kansas City- Barre is a core and balance workout that is low impact but man I felt the burn! This past week I took 2 classes and I felt at peace after each class and my back felt some release.

Thirdly I surprised Andrew this weekend with a day date! I sometimes get comfortable with us and our relationship and forget to be spontaneous. I took Andrew to the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art where they currently have the “Through the Eyes of  Picasso” exhibit. Andrew has a deep love for art so I knew he would be tickled. Spontaneity is key in relationships- I need to step up my game! HA ( so this is me trying, baby steps!)

Lastly, I went and got a massage yesterday- mind you I won this massage but have told myself that I need to start doing a ritual once a month to pamper myself. Why? Because I deserve it. You deserve it!

These steps of finding yourself may be different, but find that sense of peace where you can just take a deep breath and relax. I have found that it not only is going to create more patience for myself but be good for my overall work life, my relationship and friendships.

I hope you all have a great Monday, take my advice. You do you!