Taking Draper James to France on July 4th
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Taking Draper James to France on July 4th

It’s truly incredible how much our young country has been through after 241 years in existence. Much has impacted our current trajectory, and while most of it is our own doing, we would not be who we are without the support and loyalty of our allies. Through all of our growing pains the people and country of France have been there for us, from acknowledging our sovereignty and becoming a military ally in our fight for British independence, to gifting us our beautiful Lady Liberty over 100 years later. We would not be who were are if it were not…

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Annual Birthday Wish List
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Annual Birthday Wish List

My 28th birthday is less than a month from now. This birthday seems like a long time coming because last year I was in the middle of packing up to leave Germany and move to Nashville, so it almost seemed like I didn’t have one. On the flip side, (and this is the weird thing about being over 25), time goes by so fast, so in some ways I feel like my 2015 birthday was last month. This will only make sense to some of you — Enjoy being young and having time feel like it’s crawling by! I have two…

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Styling a Statement Blazer with Shabby Apple
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Styling a Statement Blazer with Shabby Apple

A few months ago Shabby Apple asked if they could send me a piece from their Summer collection to review. Of course I was thrilled and chose the Jackson Jacket. The Jackson Jacket is a little more bold, pattern-wise, than I usually go for, but I wanted the little challenge of styling it in a completely different way than was portrayed on the model. This jacket instantly evokes visions of 1960s housewives in bouffant hair and an apron (which I love!), but versatility is the life of any well-trimmed wardrobe, and I wanted to see where this jacket would fit…

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5 Favorites: Lazy Summer Day Edition
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5 Favorites: Lazy Summer Day Edition

I hope y’all aren’t getting tired of the ‘5 Favorites’ posts because I love writing them! There are legitimately so many things I discover and want to share with you that these posts might just starting popping up at least once a week! If you really dislike these type of posts let me know with a comment. And if you love them I’d like to know that too 😉 Today’s 5 Favorites I’ve discovered are perfect for lazy Summer days. I’ll explain after the images why I like each of these items and include links where you can grab your own!…

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