fresh starts, fresh goals

I recently joined the team at Luxe Beauty as Salon Manager. I’ve been taking leaps of faith in life, work and school decisions as of late, and I’m so grateful to be surrounded by such positive, motivating people. I’ve never had such an instant connection in an interview and everything just lined up perfectly. I can’t wait to continue growing as a person and employee as well as learning from amazing people as I work towards becoming an aesthetician. Life is good and you attract what you put out. Here’s to pushing myself to be better and do more.

LUXE BEAUTY
339 N West Ave #105
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479.582.3800
@luxefayetteville

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summer reading

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I used to really enjoy reading but lately I’ve been slacking off. I decided to challenge myself to read more, especially this summer. I have books at my apartment I’ve never even opened. I have a library card and I plan to put it to good use – starting now.

I wanted to share a book I’m sure a lot of people have read or at least heard of.

The Happiness Project
The Happiness Project is the engaging, relatable and inspiring result of the author’s twelve-month adventure in becoming a happier person. Written with a wicked sense of humour and sharp insight, Gretchen Rubin’s story will inspire readers to embrace the pleasure in their lives and remind them how to have fun.

I remember getting it a couple of years ago and decided to pick it back up again. As I’ve been working on myself and challenging myself in different ways, I figured this was a great place to start.

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If you haven’t come across Goodreads, then I really suggest you check it out! It’s basically a social media platform for all things books. I love getting suggestions and seeing what other people are reading. Click here to add me and I’ll do my best at keeping it updated with new things I find.

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transitional piece of mind

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Crappy iPhone selfie? Check.

This is one of my favorite pieces in my closet. I snagged it at Savoir-Faire a little while ago and I absolutely love it! This lightweight coat is perfect for layering and transitioning into warmer weather, especially with the cooler days and nights we’ve had recently.

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I’ll pretty much buy anything with pockets.

 

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@shopsavoirfaire

 

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I’m honestly too tired and don’t feel well enough to look up and add any links to similar items. There’s real life for ya. Let’s all make it through Friday and have an amazing weekend.

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apartment therapy

IMG_2437.JPGYou’d think after almost 8 months of living here that I would have my place in order.

Wrong.

I’m constantly thinking of new things to do with it but not actually doing anything. There are several Instagram accounts I’ve started following that have flooded my brain with inspiration. Little by little, I’m getting there.

I love a warm, inviting space. Welcoming colors and prints that make you feel at home. There’s nothing worse than feeling like you’re in a cold, harsh place where you don’t think you can prop your feet up. Bohemian accents with Mid-Century Modern furniture describe what I envision for my place. For the longest time, I had a skewed view of what that meant, but things I’ve came across have surprised me. I guess I thought Bohemian meant “hippie” more than anything else. Anyway, I’ve linked some cool items below as well as some Instagram accounts to check out.

Pillows: My pillows are sold out but here are similar ones

Ithaca Throw Pillow (on sale!)
Montage Throw Pillow
Magical Thinking Roya Crewel Tonal Pillow


Lamps: Target has amazing lamps and I love it

Tripod Floor Lamp
Modern Globe Floor Lamp
Nixon Floor Lamp

Instagram Accounts:

@bohobylauren
@loomandkiln
@covetedhome
@hamletinteriors
@thebeachlodge

Hope you enjoy! Let me know of any other ideas. I’m currently on the lookout for a badass couch.

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