Christmas Loop Giveaway!!!

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Hey Adorners, I have teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers & shops to bring you this amazing holiday #loopgiveaway! Each account has their own prizes and will be picking their own winner, so you’ll have multiple chances to win some amazing gifts!! Read on to see what I’m giving away and how to win it! Continue reading

23rd Featured Post on Independent Fashion Bloggers

I’m back to submitting to IFB, again! Check it out:lalam1211

Holiday Happy

Ok, usually there’s a lot of complaining about the holidays. Stress. Shopping. Crazy Family. But for some reason, and by all means this is awesome, people are really happy about the holidays this year. Well, at least in this roundup. Getting festive, not worrying too much and having a fun time, that’s what these final days of 2014 should all be about!

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Mad About Mod

Hey Adorners!

I’m back this time with a style board! Joanna, a ModStylist at ModCloth, reached out to me to see if I would join their Holiday Sweater Party by creating a look around one of their featured holiday sweater of the week using all of their accessories. (They have super cool finds, by the way!)

The sweater was a cute, comfy one with a polar bear on it. I wanted to dress up the look (you know me) so I turned the sweater around to style it backwards. People would be surprised to see how fun the look is from the back! Next, I searched the site and found THE cutest color block shoes! I was then inspired to find a skirt that would compliment it. I rather skirts than pants – you know that! So, I added a full, wine-colored skirt to bring some color into the outfit. I like that it’s not the typical red. The burgundy still keeps it festive! As for the accessories, I knew that I definitely needed colors that would pop. The dark blue, gray, and burgundy would look too plain without some random bursts of color. I found a dainty emerald necklace and a pair of glam, fuchsia and emerald earrings (that are the same shape of the designs on the skirt!)

Thanks for the challenge, ModCloth! It was cool styling the sweater to how I would adorn it!

Check out their site for the ModCloth gift guide for some good ideas for stocking stuffers :) It’s my first time doing a style board, Adorners! Whataya think?

* All items from ModCloth

Shop: SweatersWine SkirtShoes, Necklace, Earrings 

Introducing Beauty…

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Call it vain, but I have a sincere appreciation for beautiful people. Yes yes, the kind that is inside… but right now, I’m talking about the kind that’s outside!

I had to introduce you to Beauty herself (no, that’s not her name). Meet Kristina Pimenova – the “Most Beautiful Girl in the World”. At least, that’s what magazines have been dubbing her.

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Rider University Feature

riderfeatureHeyyyyyy! I’m back with just a super, quick post. Monday, one of my favorite professors, Dr. Millen, stopped me in the hall and said, “Congratulations!” Confused, I asked, “For what?” He replied,  “Your feature! Check it out, it’s on Rider’s page.” I did finally get to see it and I wanted to share the full article with you all! Click here to read the feature. Talk to you soon! <3

All White Errthang

Tarah photo shoot-88 (1)A STYLE POST! Ahh guys, I’ve been wanting to show you my outfits forever but I but you know, school. Thank God I met an aspiring photographer, Neil Davis, in one of my club meetings and he agreed to take some photos of me. You all will be getting way more, too, because I’m investing in a camera on Black Friday/Cyber Monday! I wore this look to my Omicron Delta Kappa induction ceremony on Friday. No, guys, I’m not in a sorority lol. ODK is actually the National Leadership Society! It’s really rewarding to be recognized for my grades and work done on campus. Scroll down for outfit details. Continue reading

The Whirlwind Weeks

cosvid2October has been a whirlwind. A hurricane. A freakin cylone.

I wanted to catch you all up in the easiest way I could… which is why I am sharing with you photos on photos on photos, as well as brief descriptions of what I did, where I went, who I was with…You know, that type of thing. I’ve been off hilter since the trip with when it comes to my school work, blog work…I’m just now getting into the swing of things!

Here are the photos composed from Instagram, Facebook and blog posts from my impromptu trip to London for the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards.

The awards ceremony was at the trendy OXO Tower that overlooked the Thames River, London Eye and St. Patrick’s (or was it St. Paul’s?) Cathedral. The view was amazing.nrm_1412776405-071014-cosmo-blog-awards-093

Pictured here are some of the fabulous bloggers I got close with on my trip! (Left to Right: Sophie of IYaaSophie, Me, Lou of Style Me Curvy, Monica of Moth Loves, and Nic of Nics Nutrition. )

photo-3IMG_1319IMG_1317The stunning winner of the “Best International Fashion Blogger”. Louise is a plus size model and style blogger that raises awareness for all women to love all of their shapes! 071014-cosmo-blog-awards-621The absolute sweetest girl ever: Alina of The Fairytale Pretty Picture! I met her through my London friend, Monica…we got our nails done at the show. Yes, I said at!

There were many booth-like sections at the event: a place to do your hair by Remington, take selfies with Thomson, get your lashes with The London Dolls, and your nails done with IZ Beauty of London. There was even a Build-Your-Own-Cupcake thingy with Two Little Cats Bakery. And let me tell you, it was the best cupcake I’ve ever had…and I’m a cupcake enthusiast!

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Oh, and there were every type of drinks everywhere…and free, all night long.

nrm_1412781354-071014-cosmo-blog-awards-709We all left with huge goodie bags from Cosmopolitan UK! There’s a peek of what was inside!

Okay, now onto day three! (Day 1 was horrid, btw. It was raining, it took me forever to find an app to contact my family at home and I found out I had the wrong currency. WOMP.)

I met up with my friend from school, Darin, who’s currently studying abroad in England’s St. Mary’s. He took me to Victoria where we had brunch, toured a little, visited vendors and shopped at TopShop and Zara!

Thankfully, he understands my blogger needs and has an artistic eye – he took all my photos for that day! :)

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Last moment inside the London Westminster DoubleTree Hotel:10704162_10203816249505016_4329522613204500308_n My beautiful view:

10665052_10203816263985378_7600563566332608550_n That’s it, adorners! Thank you all so much for your votes!  I just had to reiterate how much I’m grateful for you all…The Cosmopolitan Blog Awards with Next 2014 had over 46,000 entries and on top of that, 37,000 more votes. Crazy, huh? I can’t wait to see where God brings this blog next.

10653308_10203816262985353_8199768263370291109_nPS: If you haven’t watched my first vlog, click here.