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Have you guys recovered from the long weekend? Ours was glorious…but Tuesday hit us like a ton of Monday-sized bricks. After struggling yesterday, we’re back in the game today. We put a few items to the test last week – read on for the deets.

Striped Button Down The Glitter Life
vegas-bound

Jennifer and Jay traveled to Vegas last week, and as you probably know that East Coast-to-almost-West Coast flight is BRUTAL. A cocktail and this H&M comfy striped button-down (paired with Blank NYC white denim – of course) made the flight a little more bearable. The top comes in a few more colors/prints!

Pool Look The Glitter Life
bikini top // bottom // cover-up // sandals

Poolside, Jennifer mixed high (classic Jack Rogers sandals – there’s also a wedge version) with a sweet little scalloped bikini top and bottom from Target and a palm print over-up from Old Navy. That’s our style – mixing cute, inexpensive pieces with our fave classic stand-bys.

Cold Shoulder Top The Glitter Life
cold-shoulder top // black denim leggings // tassel ankle-wrap wedges

Back in Georgia, baby Joe graduated from kindergarten! Yes, I’m still going to refer to him “Baby Joe”. And yes, I wore my comfiest basics because sitting on gymnasium bleachers for an hour is no joke. This BCBGeneration cold-shoulder top (re-stocked in all sizes!!), Spanx black denim leggings (also seen here, and virtually once a week), and Coconuts by Matisse ankle-wrap wedges have been on repeat since spring.

Striped Swim Look The Glitter Life
bikini top // bottom // sunblock

The Joes and I didn’t go ANYWHERE for Memorial Day weekend, and it was magical. Sometimes relaxing at home is the best way to recharge. We did have a few friends over for a pool party Saturday night, and this striped bikini top and bottom from Target got a lot of compliments. As I’m writing this post, all sizes are still available! I love how the top feels so secure, and it’s true to size. The bottoms are not as cheeky as most styles right now – I probably could have sized down, but with two kids…better safe than sorry. Also, have you guys tried this SPF 30 Brush On Block yet? It’s a truly genius product – you just twist the brush and a translucent SPF powder materializes on the brush. No greasy sunscreen lotion getting in your eyes, no kids coughing exaggeratedly “ughhhhh it’s in my mouth!!!!” as you spray them. Wait, are mine are the only ones that do that? Seriously, try it.

Flamingo Float
the best $39 you will spend this summer

This flamingo pool float is EVERYTHING. I *hate* floats that don’t keep you above water – if I wanted to get wet, I would SWIM. -_- This giant pink beauty keeps me suspended above the water and provides plenty of room to relax. I do recommend using an air compressor or similar-ish thingy (idk what they’re called, I’m not a scientist) to inflate it. Don’t ask me how I know.

Off Shoulder Striped Top
happy memorial day!

On Memorial Day, Jennifer sipped a few margs in this adorable striped off-shoulder top. It comes in petite AND tall and – unbelievably! – it’s under $20. You’ll have plenty of money left over for queso.

We’ve got tons of cute stuff planned for the next few weeks. Follow along on Instagram and tag us in your own pics!

 

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perfect summer look.

Jennifer and I have never been so glad to see Friday. We’ve both been swamped with work, travel and those end-of-the-school-year obligations that seem to snowball around this time. I’m  dreaming of a little beach escape this weekend – if I can actually pull it off, and here’s what I’ll be wearing.

Summer Look The Glitter Life
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Striped Tee // Madewell makes the best tees, and this striped one rings all my bells. It’s cropped but not TOO cropped, know what I’m sayin’?

Denim Cut-Offs // Levi’s Wedgie Denim Shorts have caused quite a stir this spring. I’m happy to report that they don’t give you an actual wedgie. The high-waisted fit goes perfectly with a cropped tee (see above).

Espadrilles // Jennifer and I can’t get enough slides right now. I picked up this faux-suede pair at Forever 21 in Atlanta last week, and I’ve been wearing them non-stop. They’re under $20, so no big if they get a little sandy at the beach.

Add your favorite sunnies, bikini (I love this classic one in white from Target) and this beach tote (it’s on sale for $29!), and you’re ready to de-stress from the week. Cheers to the weekend! xo

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instagram diary.

Here’s what we we’ve been up to as of late!

TGL 8.26.14
perhaps the best burger in ATL… Grindhouse | J SAID YES TO THE DRESS at Winnie Couture | beachin’ | amazing shrimp and grits at Firefly Panama City | Baby Joe working his chopsticks | L’s fresh veggies | the most amazing flowers L sent J while dress shopping | a little bar cart rearranging.

 

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beach babes.

Happy Monday, glitter girls! I spent the weekend at the beach with friends on a much needed vacay.  [[I am BUSY, yall.]] We drank wine, braided each other’s hair, danced, met a pirate, rode in a random convertible…the usual girls’ stuff.  I couldn’t have made it through the weekend without this list of beach essentials…
 
1. Not Your Mother’s Beach Babe Texturizing Sea Salt Spray. Love this–it’s great for girls with wavy hair, like Jennifer and me. Plus it smells amazing. Plus PLUS you can buy it almost anywhere.
 
Want it?

 2. ViX Cherry Bia Bikini. Great color, great fit. Here is it on a model…and then in real life on the beach (two-year old strategically placed!). I love that it’s tripled lined and doesn’t ride up.
 
Available at Dish Boutique
 
 
3. Watermelon Margarita. Pretty much the best thing I have ever tasted.
 
Make it!
4. Sound Freaq Blue Tooth Speaker. This wireless speaker is awesome–use it to play music from your phone, no cords necessary. The sound is fantastic, and the charge lasts forever. Read a good review here.
 
 
5. And this sweet visor from our favorite beach watering hole. Every vacay needs a souvenir.
 
 
One more (fuzzy) pic of the weekend…
 
All four of us repping styles from my stores, Social and Dish!
 
While I was busy relaxing by the pool, Jennifer was hard at work on a photo shoot! Stay tuned for her post…

XO,
Laura
 
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