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September 21st, 2014 | By | No Comments

Change with the Seasons

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The end of summer always bums me out, I hate to put away my bikinis and sandals and retreat indoors. But when I feel that first hint of crispness in the air I get a nostalgic excitement that comes along with fall. The change of seasons is always a good time to adjust habits and reprioritize, especially after the carefree buzz of summer. As we move into fall it is great to slow down and take cues from the shift in weather. (more…)

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September 21st, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

A Slice of Life | Sayulita Guest Series by Stephanie Schechter

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One afternoon during our Mexican adventure, we drove into the incredibly charming town of Sayulita. Adorable cafes and heladerías lined the cobblestone streets, intermittently dotted with handicraft, textile and artwork shops. The town has a decorative heart theme, which of course ups their cuteness factor tenfold. Coincidentally, local folk textiles use pom-poms on purses and pillows, so my Angie Pom Clutch fit right in!
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Pictured: Fringe Top | Angie Clutch

September 20th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Saturday Salute: The Perfect Pina Colada

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We’d call this one a “skinny” pina colada, but that might read girly, which this cocktail is most-certainly not. With zero added sugar and a heavy hand of rum, this libation resembles a “perfect” margarita (tequila, lime, triple sec). This 3-ingrediant, under-diluted beverage is a tropical take on the classic.
Intrigued? Read on for the how-to…
(Pictured Above: Crochet Tank) (more…)

September 18th, 2014 | By | No Comments

#SWELLivin

Aloha Print Dress
If you’re happy and you know it you can do many things.  You can clap your hands, do a little dance, have permagrin, give a stranger a bear hug, have an excuse to go do something out of the ordinary, or, in my case…rock some aloha print.

Aloha print not only puts me in a good mood, but it’s a foolproof way to say, “Hey, today is a freaking fantastic day, and I am enjoying it” without annoying any pessimists or people who just got a parking ticket after locking their keys in the car.

It’s good to be happy. Don’t hide it. Go rock some clothing of the tropical print genre. Any day, any season, and anywhere.
- Goldfish Kiss Blogger, Rebekah Steen

Pictured: Flynn Skye Dress