The hottest week ever

1. Sugar-free iced coffee, 2. Summertime pasta, 3. Sweetest puppy ever, 4. Local weather – 104!, 5. Homemade peach pie oatmeal, 6. Essie manicure, 7. vampire Jessica – (I never realize how fair I am until I take a picture with instagram.)

This week has been incredibly hot…. and, evidently, if you’re gong off these pictures, all I did was eat. I actually did a lot more than eat. I cooked too. And personal trained, did lots of yard work, cleaned, and suffocated in the heat. Hope you’re staying cool, whatever you’re doing!

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DIY pants!

These are the pants that I dyed this color. They started off white, and I dyed them with green dye and then teal dye. It was fun, and a little messy, but I’m proud of the color I achieved. (My top is from T.J. Maxx, necklace from Charming Charlie, and Pumps from Off Broadway Shoes.)

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On Saturday, Ross and I went on a little hiking trail together. I love the idea of hiking, but we probably picked the hottest day of the year. Even so, we made the best of it, and overall had a great time together. We saw lots of squirrels and lizards, and even some geese. It was really nice to get outside, and away from our computers/phones/t.v. for some quality time with the pretty scenery, and just each other.

P.S. Yes, I always wear red lipstick to walk the trails. haha!

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purple + denim

Jacket: similar, Shirt: Express, Jeans: similar, Heels: Target (old)

I created my own clipless curling iron by removing the clip from a curling iron I already owned, but never used. Free curling wand! I thought it may work okay, but would be surprised if I could achieve anything close to what I had seen some people create with the clipless curling iron. It looked like magic. I’m really happy with these curls, and will definitely be recreating this hairstyle. I’ve been a DIY nut lately! Hmmmm…. what else can I ruin recreate?!

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Top: T.J. Maxx, Jeans: similar, Sunglasses: similar (can only find expensive version)

Happy Friday, guys!! This weekend we’re planning to do some painting (we moved into our house in February, and have painted one wall). Yep. So maybe we’ll paint another wall over the next 4 months. We also plan to go hiking, which I’m excited about! Hope you all have a great weekend!

P.S. The mint green pants turned out great. They’ll be making an appearance soon!

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