Links, Love & Other Random Things…

//Dreaming of having a bigger outdoor space


// Quote du jour


//This backpack looks WAY more expensive than it is and would be great for “back-to-school” if you really want to think about that already…


//How to make the PERFECT iced coffee!

//Loving retro-ish beach prints right now. This is one of my favorites:


//10 Awesome White Wines under $20

//Blake Lively’s site is FINALLY here!



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abby-lately 7/21

This week’s highlights included: dealing with power and water outages, finally spending some hard earned birthday money on a chic suitcase (for my trip back east) and an instax camera, my bareMinerals shoot on Glitter Guide, getting to be DownEast Basics Guest Stylist this July, sleeping in this weekend, and indoor picnic & quality pool time!

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I hope you had a great weekend! Stay tuned for…

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Girl: on a Budget // The Look For Less

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Mod Cat-Eye Sunglasses in Clear/Gold

Just stopping by for a hot minute! I’ve been lusting after these sunglasses on Julia from Gal Meets Glamfor awhile now (I mean, how cute is she?!) but I’ve slowly come to terms, that there is no way in hell I’ll ever be able to really afford them (at least in my 20s – probably 30s and…

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How to Wear the Sidewalk Sunday Dress

A striped dress is always a classic no matter what time of year, but I especially love it for Summer! One of my favorites from the DownEast Basics Summer collection is the Sidewalk Sunday Dress! Head on over to DownEast Basics to get the deets on how I’d style it and shop the rest of my July pickshowtowear_july14

Thanks for following along! Have a great Friday!


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Easy, Breezy Summer Chic

NEW #ootd on the blog…

Easy, Breezy Summer Chic

I don’t know about you but when it’s hot and humid outside the last thing I want to be in is something tight and constricting  - and forget about styling hair and fancy makeup! I’m back in another fab piece from the Rieley Collectionand I simply can’t get enough of this flirty and flowy dress! Between the print and super cute details, I just know this dress will become a Summer staple! For this…

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On Glitter Guide: Bridal Makeup with bareMinerals

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Happy Hump Day!

I’m pretty psyched to share a little teaser of this bridal makeup look with bareMinerals that’s over on Glitter Guide! It was such an incredible experience to work with bareMinerals on this piece and I’m so grateful for Glitter Guide for putting their faith in me! I have to admit that I was nervous taking pictures without ANY makeup on, but my amazing photographer Ari made me…

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July Guest Stylist

Guess who’s a July Guest Stylist…

As some of you may know, I was a Guest Stylist for DownEast Basics earlier this year and I’m SO excited to announce I’m back again as their July Guest Stylist! I’m such a fan of their classic pieces (especially their full skirts!) and affordable prices. Make sure to check out my picks for July and scroll down below for some of my looks featuring DownEast Basics…

July Guest stylist


A Little Bit Retro // Skirt & Bag

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abby-lately 7/14

Good Morning Monday! Who wishes it was another three day weekend? Anyway, here were the highlights from the week: work, getting a bunch of amazing birthday gifts, work, shooting something fun for Glitter Guide, participating in LookMazing’s Who Wore It Best Contest, date night in this AMAZE Rieley Collection top, Dinner in San Clemente, Poolside FUN with friends visit from LA, Watermelon…

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