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short stuff.

It’s been an unusually cool spring here in Georgia so far…but today the weather is perfect for debuting this cute pair of tribal shorts.

BCBGeneration Tribal Short

 

 

We also love this adorable tribal skort:

BCBGeneration skort

And we might try the Bermuda trend with this belted pair (sans weird sneakers):

BCBGeneration Bermuda Short

Freaking out about your pasty legs? Our self-tanning tips will get you shorts-ready in no time. Yay for summer!

 

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shift to neutral.

HAPPY JULY!

If you’re like us, you really put on the color during spring and summer months. Let’s face it, we live in neutrals the rest of the year (ask L about her black v-neck sweater…)

With all of this color being worn we need a solid, natural manicure to avoid clashing (the horror.) Here are some nude hues we’re feeling:

OPI Do You Take Lei Away?

Neutral
top of the list for good reason. the perfect nude polish.

Sally Hansen Lush

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a nude hue with a velvety finish.

Essie Jazz

neutral 3
#jazzhands

Zoya Kennedy

neutral 4
full coverage with 2 coats. perfection.

What polish are you wearing this summer?

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quick and easy app: caprese bruschetta

So this delicious-looking concoction appeared on our Pinterest feed yesterday. It took some googling (don’t you hate how some pins don’t include links?!), but we finally found the recipe. This just might be the perfect summer appetizer – simple ingredients, fresh flavors and super quick and easy.

Pesto Caprese Loaf
all our favorite flavors in one delicious app. photo: Mommy’s Mayhem

Caprese Bruschetta (it’s not technically bruschetta but that sounds better than “Caprese Loaf”)

What You Need:

  • 1 loaf french bread
  • 1-2 containers prepared basil pesto, depending on how much you love pesto (make your own using the recipe here)
  • 1 log of goat cheese, sliced, or one 8 oz ball fresh mozarella, sliced
  • 1 container of sun dried tomatoes or freshly sliced grape tomatoes

What You Do:

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Split loaf open lengthwise so that you have two long halves.
  • Spread the pesto on the two halves of the loaf.
  • Layer the goat cheese or mozarella over the pesto.
  • Top with tomatoes.
  • Place on a baking sheet and pop in the oven for about 8-12 minutes, depending on how crispy you like your bread.
  • Enjoy with a glass or three of your favorite wine.

Adapted from Mommy’s Mayhem

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our favorite wedges.

Recently our sweet friend Corinna was inquiring about our favorite spring/summer wedges. We compiled this list for her (ranging from boho to classic to dressy) and wanted to share it with you, too!

NOTE: The original title of this post was Wedges Wednesday. Did anyone else’s Wednesday spiral out of control?

 

1. Shop Social Dish “Wisdom” Wedges. Wear these platform boho beauties with bell bottoms and maxi dresses. And they’re only $39. Hellow!

Shop Social Dish Wisdom Wedge
feelin’ groovy.

2. Halogen “Clarette” Wedge Sandal. This super-versatile sandal (skews classic, not boho) can be paired with pretty much anything in your closet. Corinna actually ended up choosing these!

The Glitter Life Halogen Clarette Wedge Sandal
neutral suede + stacked heel = perfection.

3. Shop Social Dish “Daff” Wedge. L would call this a “shootie” wedge. We’d pair these taller, chunkier wedges with dark or distressed skinnies and a linen blazer for a dressier look.

Shop Social Dish Daff Wedge
L’s go-to.

4. Jack Rogers Marbella Mid Wedge. Every Southern girl needs a pair of Jack Rogers, and these metallic not-too-high wedges go beautifully with tailored shorts and summer dresses. SPECIAL OFFER for you guys: Order these from Sole Statesboro and get 20% off!

The Glitter Life Marbella Mid Wedge
available at Sole Statesboro. call 912-871-3989 to order.

5. MICHAEL Michael Kors “Josephine” Wedges. If we had to pick ONE wedge to wear all spring/summer, with everrrrrrrything, it might be these MICHAEL Michael Kors wedges. We love the strap (buckle, not velcro), the versatile light tan color and the wooden platform.

The Glitter Life Michael Kors Wedge
could these get any more perfect? yes. they’re on sale.

Stay tuned for pics from our recent trip to NYC!

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sneak peek: spring preview

We recently spent a cold, winter day immersed in spring styles at Atlanta Market. Read on for our behind-the-scenes look at S/S 15!

Jenny + Emily + Laura
mamie ruth never disappoints. designer Emily Bargeron (pictured) always stays true to her boho roots and creates unique pieces that our Dish customers love. we can’t wait for Emily to visit us on March 11 for a Mamie trunk show!
Twi Piece Set
two-piece sets are going to be EVERYWHERE this spring. we picked up a few for Social.
HOBO Spring Bags
at HOBO, we stocked up on our favorite styles and picked up a few newbies we think are destined to be classics. we especially loved the ivory snake pattern and ordered it in a few styles (okay, every style).
BCBGeneration Spring
we chose pretty poppy as the accent color in our first spring BCBGeneration delivery.
Mamie Ruth Leather Bag
this genius Mamie Ruth recycled leather bag (made from leather fragments) is both green AND inexpensive. plus, each one is totally unique. we ordered a bunch for Dish.
Photo Jan 31, 3 40 39 PM
can you keep a secret? we scooped this new line for Dish. can’t wait to watch it fly!
Toms sunglasses
we’re beyond excited to carry TOMS sunglasses at Sole this spring. great company, great cause, great design, great fit. we both ordered pairs for ourselves!
MacBeth Spring
we both freaked for MacBeth, an adorable preppy line we’re adding at Sole.
Bell Bottom Prints
prints + patterns + paisleys for Dish.
BCBGeneration Summer
we fell in love with the pom-pom tops and paper-bag-waist shorts in the BCBGeneration summer delivery.
Dixie
this is dixie. she says bye.
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taco tuesday.

Hola, amigas!

This weather is perfect for dining al fresco which is basically what we live for in Atlanta. Patio weather. Why not make it an at-home patio fiesta? We’re totally digging the recipe for Salmon Tacos and Mango Salsa from Design Love Fest:

Salmon Tacos The Glitter Life
fresh. fun. fiesta.

 

Salmon Tacos with Mango Salsa
the ingredients

• fish (see instructions below)
• chili pepper cream sauce (see instructions below)
• mango salsa (see instructions below)
• 8 corn tortillas
• arugula

Fish
ingredients 

• 1lb. fish (salmon, cod, tilapia, or halibut)
• 1 t. lemon juice (1-2 lemons)
• 1 t. paprika
• 1/2 t. chili powder
• 1/4 t. salt
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with tin foil.  Pat dry fish, leaving skin on if any.  Drizzle a light coating of olive oil on both sides of fish, and place skin side down on baking sheet.  Pour lemon juice over fish.  Combine paprika, chili powder, and salt in small bowl.  Season fish with herb mix.  Bake until fish is cooked through, about 12-15 minutes, or until it becomes flakey when pulled with a fork.  Break apart into bite size pieces.

Chili Pepper Cream Sauce
ingredients

• 1/2 cup greek plain greek yogurt
• 1/2 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
• zest and juice of 1 lime
• 1/2 t. paprika
• 1/2 t. chili powder
• 1/2 t. oregano
• 1/2 jalapeño, minced and seeded
• 1 t. cilantro or parsley, minced
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients, stir until combined.  Store in refrigerator.

Mango Salsa
ingredients

• 2 ripe mangos, peeled and diced
• 1/4 cup red onion, diced
• 1/4 cup red pepper, diced
• 1 t. cilantro or parsley, chopped
• zest and juice of 2 limes
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients, stir until combined.  Store in refrigerator.

Warm tortillas in 450 degree oven for 2-3 minuets.  Layer pieces of fish onto tortilla, spoon cream sauce over fish, add some arugula, and top with mango salsa.  Serve warm or chilled.

 

So amazing, right? The perfect summer dish or party app! Show us how your tacos turn out on Twitter | Instagram.

 

 

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this just in.

Kate Spade Saturday (i.e Kate Spade New York’s little sister) has nailed it with the most perfect Spring|Summer satchel. Wait for it…

shopping
ta da!

Available in mini, medium and large sizes, this bag is what you’ve been looking for. Need it in a basic black or camel color? They have that. Want a fun, bright hue? They have that, too. So simple, yet so perfect.

What do you think, ladies? Have you found your go-to Spring | Summer bag?

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