Daily Dose of Design: August 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

How to Eat Healthier in the Summer


One of the hardest times to stay healthy and keep your healthy eating habits afloat is the summer - the weather is warm; you crave ice cream and all sorts of summer desserts. The grill is constantly on and filled with delicious meals, there's incredible appetizers at get-togethers; and not to mention the sangrias and cocktails that keep flowing! ;) Now that I've made myself SO hungry, here's some simple tips to continue enjoying all of the fun foods that come with summer without losing any progress you've made thus far:

Friday, August 11, 2017

The Importance of Traveling: Why We Cannot Be Afraid


Every time the news comes on, I shutter a little more with fear. As much as we don't like to talk about it or think about it, the world around us is scary. Plain and simple. Even right this moment with the imminent threat we face from overseas; it seems to get scarier by the day. No matter where your political views lie, this is way more than that. The situation we face today as a society is more than who you believe would do the best job with handling these situations. They're real, they're happening and they're scary. And by "they", I mean the terror threats and terrorism that shakes this world way more often than we'd ALL like to believe.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Bohemian-Chic Vibes for Summer


It may sound strange, but I never realized just how CUTE boho-chic style (and home, too!) pieces are until I really looked at different collections. The 70's style is making a comeback, but re-creating older looks in chic, fashionable ways seems to be the trend. Let me tell ya, I am SO not mad about it! These picks are great for summer (some even for transitioning season-to-season also) and for that European vacation we all are dreaming about on the daily!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Currently Craving: Affordable Must Haves for Summer and Beyond


Happy AUGUST! Yes, it's August... But you won't find any rushing of summer around here! I'm enjoying every moment and L O V E this warm, outdoors weather. July has seemed to have been taken over by the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, I know, but for good reason - it's (still!) an awesome sale this year! There's tons of great finds both for summer and fall at great prices, but looking somewhat beyond that sale - there's been lots of fun finds! Some of this months picks are from the sale and have been my favorite purchases, but most aren't. Here's the latest favorite dupes to shop, shades of pink to swoon over and more: