A Walk In The Woods

Thursday, March 19, 2015

All The North Face items are c/o Hautelook and Nordstrom Rack

Last weekend, my husband and I took Aviana on a little hiking adventure.  We love exploring and were so excited that the weather permitted us to finally engage in some outdoor activities! Avi had a blast walking the trails and chasing after all the squirls.  She is one active and outgoing little girl!  I can't wait for our next family adventure!

I am always on the look out for top quality outdoor clothing and The North Face never disappoints.  If you have been following me for a while, you may have noticed that The North Face is my go-to brand when it comes to high performance attire.  It is also perfect for the unpredictable weather that we encounter on our frequent visits to Colorado.

Hautelook and Nordstrom Rack are currently having an end of season sale for The North Face apparel.  This is the perfect opportunity for me to stock up on some items for our future outdoor activities.  After shopping at Hautelook and Nordstrom Rack for several years I have discovered that both are great places to find thousands of top fashion and lifestyle brands at amazing savings.

What were some of your favorite outdoor activities that you did this past season?  Do you have any fun activities coming up?  If so, I would love to hear about them!

xoxo,
Mars

Shabby Apple - Mint Julep

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Dress: Shabby Apple c/o | Shoes: Jessica Simpson (old, loving these and these)
Aviana's Outfit- Top: Peek | Shorts: Peek | Sandals: Target (on sale!) | Bow: Willow Crowns

Happy St. Patricks day!  It is 75 degrees out and I plan on spending the day outdoors.  There is a nice park nearby so I am going to setup a picnic and let Avi play.  Don't you just love days like this???  Hey, spring is officially around the corner.  Only 3 more days!

Today I am sharing a look with you that I wore 2 weeks ago.  I can not tell you how many compliments I received while wearing this Shabby Apple dress around town.  The fit is perfect and I completely adore the feminine details.  I love anything with a peter pan collar!  I can't wait to wear more of this dress for spring and summer.  The entire Shabby Apple spring line is colorful and gorgeous.  I plan on ordering this gingham top for an upcoming vacation.  Wouldn't it be cute paired with white jeans or shorts?

Hope you have a wonderful day.  Thanks for stopping by.  ;)



xoxo,
Mars

Easter Basket Goodies

Sunday, March 15, 2015

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{Aviana's first Easter basket - 2013}
(Last year's Easter basket - 2014}
I seriously can't believe Easter is just around the corner!  I've had Easter on my mind and have been obsessed with finding the perfect goodies to put in Aviana's Easter basket.  I always add the traditional filled eggs in her basket but I also like to spruce it up with some of her favorite things.

Pottery Barn has some of the cutest Easter baskets.  I recently ordered this white basket and this lavender organza liner.  I did mostly pink Easter goodies for her first basket so I decided to go with a purple theme this year.

I have rounded up some Easter basket ideas for your little one above.

Hope you had a great weekend!



xoxo,
Mars

Green Power Smoothie

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

My husband and I drink smoothies regularly so I thought I would start sharing some of our recipes with you.  This green smoothie is loaded with protein and is so delicious!  I typically drink this in the morning for a little extra energy.  It is my absolute favorite!

Ingredients:
2 to 3 handfuls of kale
1 banana (I prefer mine chopped and frozen)
1 cup pineapple chunks
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 tablespoon agave
3/4 cup almond milk
1 cup plain greek yogurt
Ice (optional)

Directions:
Place all ingredients in your blender and blend!  I prefer the nutribullet.  ;)

Hope you enjoy!



xoxo,
Mars

Spring Feeling

Monday, March 9, 2015

Dress: Old Navy (old, similar, similar) | Scarf: Anthropologie (old, similar)| Hat: Tory Burch | Clutch: Clare V. | Shoes: Tory Burch

Hello and happy Monday!  Hope everyone had a great weekend!  It was cold and rainy all weekend and I'm so tired of this weather!  I'm ready for spring already!

I wore this outfit a couple of weeks ago when we had one beautiful day of spring-like weather.  I am usually not in to pattern mixing but I thought this leopard clutch paired well with my floral scarf.  I've been on a sneaker kick lately.  I'm seriously obsessed with them and they are the perfect mom shoes.  I am pleasantly surprised at how comfy these Tory Burch ones are!

Have a great day and thanks for reading!


xoxo,
Mars