Life Update

Anyone else fee like January was the longest month ever?  For as fast as October to January went I expected to blink and miss my birthday month but nope!  I realized that as long as the month seemed I was incredibly overwhelmed with life and didn’t do a great job of sharing new content with all of you which is why today’s post is all about what has been going on and sharing deets of what I have been wearing on my Instagram.

First things first, I wanted to give you all a health & fitness update.  As you may remember I shared a few of my goals for the new year and one of the big ones for me was to get back into a sustainable routine with working out and eating better.  I was honestly embarrassed to share how much weight I had gained in the last 4 years but it was significant.  I am proud to share that I have been sticking to a low carb, no sugar, no wine diet 6 days a week and indulging only 1 day a week (like yesterday, ouch).  I did a great job of working out 4 days a week the first 2 weeks of the year but then got sick for 2 full weeks around my birthday which really throw my routine.  I got back on the wagon last week and snuck 4 workouts in!  I don’t really do the whole getting on a scale thing but have been taking progress photos.

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Week 1 (ignore the mess in my room)

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Week 4.

Joggers: Reebok (sold out but similar option HERE) // Sneakers: Nike // Pink Sports Bra: Target // Floral Sports Bra: Betsey Johnson (old similar option HERE)

For my birthday Chris and I went to The Parker (aka my favorite spot for drinks) for wine at their new bar, Counter Reformation.

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Jeans: Frame // Tank: Elizabeth & James (old) // Jacket: Jada & Jon vintage (similar option HERE)

We also did a group dinner at my favorite spot in Palm Springs, Rooster & The Pig.

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Jeans: Mother // Tank: L’Agence // Jacket: Michael Kors (similar) // Slides: Forever 21 (this year’s version) // Bag: Amazon Fashion

There’s a new hotel in town and to say I am a fan is a huge understatement.  The Rowan by Kimpton opened it’s doors just before Thanksgiving and last month we officially celebrated their grand opening with a fashion show, delicious food from Chef Stephen Wambach, and house made cocktails like the Highway 111 (a date infused old fashion).

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Dress: BCBG // Jacket: Michael Kors // Bag: Cult Gaia (similar option under $50 HERE) // Heels: Target (old but similar style HERE)

Speaking of The Rowan, how cute is this bathroom?!

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Blouse: Antik Batik (sold out but this option is super cute)// Jeans: Closed 

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Sweatshirt: James Perse // Jeans: H&M (old but similar option HERE) // Sneakers: Target (old but similar option HERE)

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Hat: Janessa Leone // Jacket: Gap // Tank: L’Agence // Jeans: DL1961 // Belt: Gucci // Slides: Nine West

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I am currently dreaming of a trip to the Amalfi Coast so naturally this look is right up my alley!

Dress: Pomandere // Heels: Jerome Dreyfuss

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Jacket: Gap // Tank: J. Crew // Skirt: Anthropologie (old but similar option HERE) // Slides: Forever 21 // Bag: Free People (similar option from Amazon Fashion HERE) // Sunnies: Forever21 (similar style HERE)

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I love Super Bowl Sunday (and how casual it is) so much!

Tank: Xirena // Shorts: American Eagle // Flip Flops: Havaianas// Hat: Brixton

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