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JUNE 4, 2014

The Intern Life

by Gabi

 

Wearing: Trouser Pants, Urban Outfitters Tank, Steve Madden Heels, Sunglasses, Necklace


It's official guys, I'm an intern!! I have been so anxious to start my intersnhip at Skirt PR (a fashion/lifestyle/beauty PR Company in Chicago) for 2 reasons; (the obvious) to learn more about the industry/PR, but also to get a little more dressed up than my usual casual boho look! I went the trouser look: I have been obsessing lately over fun and cool trousers, so I grabbed these and dressed it up with a pair of heels and a bright fun tank! It was the perfect outfit to walk into the office in and feel confident on the first day! Anyone else an intern this summer? Let me know what you wore your first day!! XO

 

 


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JUNE 2, 2014

Tacos!

by Gabi

-SOME YUMMY MAHI MAHI TACOS, ROASTED VEGGIES TACOS, SPICED CUCUMBERS AND A BLODDY MARRY- 

 

Wearing: PINKMINK Tacos and Tequila Tank, Urban Outfitters shorts, Black Booties (similar here) (as seen here & here), Free People Reflector Sunglasses, Thrifted Necklace (similar to here)


Tacos & Tequila… just two of my favorite things. So when my family and I stumbled upon this little mexican restaurant (Bel Air Cantina in Milwaukee) for brunch, I was one happy chica! This shirt was a coincidence… but how cute is it!! Loving this bright orange for summer and you all know I am a sucker for a good graphic!! The weekend was full of hanging in Milwaukee with the family and lots of good food, of course! What did you all do this weekend? Would love to know!!! Back to Chicago I go!!

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MAY 21, 2014

Sunshine

by Gabi

Wearing: Old Blouse (similar here and here), Raw Hem Cut Offs, Thrifted Necklace (similar here), Braid Sandals, Old Hat (seen here and here), Straw tote (similar here and here)


The past few days here in Chicago have been full of sunshine and I finally feel like it's summer! I am all about fun accesories lately and straw bags are looking like a must have for me this summer. They are the perfect way to add a summer touch to an outfit and they are the right size to carry around an extra little bikini, sunscreen and cover up incase you find some extra time to soak up some rays! Also, my new thing- statment necklaces, I feel I can never have enough! I found this gem at the flea market this past weekend and man what a find it was- haven't taken it off yet. Well, hope wherever you're reading today's post your enjoying some sunshine, I certainly (time to get a tan)! Happy Hump Day xo!

 


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MAY 14, 2014

A Bucket Full Of Veggies // SOUP

by Gabi

Hey guys! So a couple months ago I had shared an awesome Skinny Girl Soup, and today I have another awesome low cal soup that is just as easy and delicious. My mom use to make this soup a long time ago after finding it on Weight Watchers, and with the weather rainy and on the colder side here in Chicago I decided to put my little spin on the recipe. The recipe makes about 10 servings, so it's perfect to keep in tupperware and in the fridge to heat up later for left overs! 

What you'll need!

- I got all my recipes from Trader Joe's-

 

3 cups of Chicken Broth

1/2 bag of Cruciferous Crunch Collection

1 TBSP of Tomato Paste

4 Whole Carrots Chopped

1 Cup of Green Beans

1/2 Yellow Onion Chopped

1 Zucchini Chopped

1 Dash of Basil

1 Dash of Oregano

1 Dash of Salt

1 Dash of Pepper

1 Dash of Caynne Pepper (seriously put this in everything) 

2 Garlic Cloves

First you want to saute the chopped onion and carrots in a cook pan

Then you want to put in a big pot your broth, tomato paste, bag of cruciferous crunch, your saute onions and carrots, green beans, and all the spices.

Let that simmer for about 10-15 minutes until all veggies are tender, then throw in your zucchni and simmer for 5 more minutes!

After you've let it all cook, pour yourself a bowl and enjoy! My Aunts, mom and I enjoied a bowl with a side of crunchy kale! YUM!! Have a great Wednesday xo

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