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In atlanta/ fitness/ health and wellness

sculpthouse atlanta: toning + cardio in one class

SculptHouse Atlanta

I have a new favorite workout! For a while now I’ve struggled with whether to do barre or cardio when it comes to classes. The inner struggle always being: barre is great for toning and lengthening muscles, but cardio is so great for stress and detox! With SculptHouse the conundrum is solved! Combining 25 minutes of cardio on the curve treadmill with 25 minutes of reformer strength training, the results are phenomenal. Curve Treads Megaformer strength machines And guess what? You can win 3…

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In style

going glam with mill street boutique

Atlanta boutique Mill Street Boutique

If ya follow me on insta, then you know my obsession with all things Mill Street Boutique! There is something for everyone and I love how they describe their curated shop as “classic with an unexpected twist.” That pretty much sums up my personal style soooo it’s a match made in heaven. Today I’m sharing this uh-mazing dress that will have you wanting to twirl the night away! It’s versatile and the weight of the fabric is extremely luxurious. Right when…

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In Beauty/ Friday Five/ Friyay Fiver

five {beauty} favorites for summer

beauty favorites for summer

With the change of season comes a change in beauty routine. Here’s what I’ve got goin’ on at the moment… By far, my favorite tinted sunscreen ever. I ordered from Amazon about a year ago at the suggestion of my friend Theresa, and have been a huge fan ever since. Recently amazon was low on stock and Theresa found me some on Sephora, so I doubled up and ordered two! I use this as moisturizer in the mornings and if…

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In atlanta

beetlecat with the babes

Inman park restaurants

Mother’s Day was made even more special with my first visit to BeetleCat. lt is a Ford Fry restaurant that opened its doors last year. I was initially concerned about the kiddos finding something they liked on the menu, but quickly put at ease with the kids menu options {grilled cheese, hot dog, cheeseburger or grilled shrimp were on the menu for this visit}. George had the grilled shrimp and loved it. The appetizer had us at hello… Mr. T…

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In style

5 closet hacks to get organized

I recently cleaned out our master closet and shifted all winter wear to the guest room closet. This is the first year I’ve separated seasonal items, and I have to say I’m loving it. Outfit planning is so much easier and the clean out also forced me to get rid of lots. Win…win… Use bubble wrap and paper from delivery boxes to fill handbags and luggage… and feel good about recycling! Hang jeans by the belt loop Use double racks…

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In style

styled two ways: off the shoulder smocked top

smocked off the shoulder top

I’m a big fan of versatility when it comes to making new purchases lately. A top that can go from day-time casual to a night on the town is just what I mean. I love this smocked off the shoulder top, and thought I’d show how a simple change of shoes can take it from luncheon-chic to happy hour on a rooftop! The embroidered details along the top has a fabulous pink in it, making the accessory options endless. Taking…

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2 In style

friyay fiver: mother’s day gifts + giveaway

mother's day gift ideas and giveaway

Mother’s Day is coming up fast, and I know a visit to Natural Body Spa is on my wish list! I’m excited to partner with Coveroo to giveaway a free phone case that you can custom design for mom, or pick from their extensive selection of licensed images from brands including Disney, Marvel, MLB, NHL, NBA, DC Comics and hundreds of colleges. Winner will be announced next Tuesday morning. ENTER TO WIN HERE! a Rafflecopter giveaway How cute is this mama mug?!…

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In atlanta

southeastern designer showhouse and gardens

2017 Southeastern Designer Showhouse and Gardens

I had the absolute pleasure of touring the Spring 2017 Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Designer Showhouse this week, and boy is it a charmer! I thought I loved the showhouse last Spring, but this home’s rich history and historical value make it hard to forget. The photos really speak for themselves and rest assured you’ll be ooo-ing and ah-ing around every corner. Foyer {stair wood detail is original to the house built in the 1960’s} Master bath {I didn’t get a good snap…

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In Friyay Fiver

special friyay fiver: south moon under opens two stores in atlanta

south moon under atlanta

With one located in the Ponce City Market and one in Alpharetta at Avalon, South Moon Under is an exciting addition to our great city! To celebrate the openings in Atlanta, South Moon Under has given me a promo code to share with you: PEACH – valid through May 10th, for 15% off full price items and free shipping, no min order amount {exclusions apply and only applicable online}. I thought it would be fun to share my five faves for friyay with…

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In Weekend Update

scenes from the weekend…cuz it was a pretty one

This Saturday was picture-perfect. Before the rain set in on Sunday, we had lots of fun in the sun with friends. Ella had a birthday party to celebrate with a school friend and it was the cutest! Belle {as in Princess Belle} arrived and she didn’t just twirl around and look the part … she read a book, painted nails, painted faced and made balloon animals. Whaaa? My lil Elsa princess was in heaven! Our friends that hosted found this lovely Belle…

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