Blushing Dahlia

By: Cassie Cottura

Fashion

FALLING FOR PLAID

shirt (Target old) similar here, skirt, sunglasses, booties Holy baby bump! Finally past the stage of “is she pregnant or did she just eat a big meal?” I love it! Obviously plaid is my favorite print to wear during fall. It’s very versatile, festive and can be worn numerous ways, whether a shirt, skirt, hat or scarf. It screams fall. I am trying to rework my wardrobe to accommodate my growing belly. This skirt is perfect ...
Fashion

COLD WEATHER WISH LIST

rain coat, rain boots, blanket cape, head wrap, snow boots, beanie, mittens, socks, vest It’s not even winter yet, but the temperature is starting to drop. As I sit here bundled in a blanket with a cup of hot chocolate, I decided to put together a cold weather wish list of items I am currently craving! How do you plan to update your winter wardrobe?
Beauty, Fashion

LAST MINUTE HALLOWEEN IDEAS

hippie headband, jack-o-lantern top, bunny ears, crown, crystal mask, crochet mask, floral headband With Halloween literally around the corner, I have come up with a few items to help you put together a last minute costume. The hippie floral headband is an easy accessory to add to your favorite wedges, flared jeans and a crop top or lace top. Not everyone is that in to dressing up for Halloween, so this jack-o-lantern top can be just as ...
Life

BIG NEWS

I’m pregnant!! And we couldn’t be more excited! If you follow me on Instagram you would have known a while ago, but I thought it was time to share it on here since I can no longer hide this little baby bump of mine! Obviously some outfits will be maternity very soon. I can’t wait to share my experience as well as my maternity style. It’s amazing to see how my body is changing, but I love every bit of it. Hope everyone ...
Fashion

PUDDLES AND PLAID

shirt, scarf (old from Target, similar here), jeans, boots Happy Monday lovelies! This weekend I finally got the chance to break out the rain boots, which I love to wear. I love my Hunter boots so much I have three pairs!! These green ones I found at Costco last year and if you are a member at Costco you can still buy them online for $80. They only have a few select colors, but so worth it, trust me! I wear mine any chance I get, even if it ...
Beauty

FALL LIP COLORS

Makeup usually gets some sort of update during the changing of seasons. During fall, we see darker colors especially for the lips. Updating your lipstick color is an easy way to transition your makeup into fall. I put together four lip colors that are my favorite for fall! Top left: NARS fast ride is a dark plum color, but very sheer.This color adds a subtle hint of color to the lips. It’s a go to of mine during fall. You can build the ...
Beauty, Fashion, Life

FALL READY

candle, bootie, scarf, nail polish, leopard blanket, scarf, boot, rain boot, lipstick I am so excited that it is finally fall! I love everything about fall, from the beautiful colors and being cozy to the amazing smells. I put together a few things to inspire you to get fall ready. I have yet to try this candle, but I definitely plan on ordering a few since I love candles and honestly you can’t go wrong with an oatmeal cookie scented ...
Fashion

TRANSITION OUTFIT

dress (old) similar here and here, vest (old) similar here, sandals, sunglasses I have completely been neglecting my blog, but what can I say life has been busy. Anyways, I have posted about this dress before and have linked some very similar ones, but this dress is a great dress that will easily transition from summer to fall. I plan to wear it with ankle booties and cozy cardigans. This vest is also the perfect transition piece. During the ...
Fashion

SUMMER STRIPES

skirt (old) similar here, here and here, shirt, sandals (old) similar here, purse (old) similar here, sunglasses Finally got another post up! I love stripes whether it’s during the fall, winter, spring or summer. There is something about stripes in the summer that just seems to be a perfect match. It’s a classic look that can be altered to fit many different looks and styles. I have noticed that I have been drawn to all sorts of ...
Beauty

TOP KNOT HOW TO

I finally have a small tutorial for my top knot. I tend to do this hairstyle a lot since I prefer my hair out of my face. It comes out a little different every time, but I still love it. I have also gotten questions from friends and my sister’s friends on how I do it. This tutorial is especially for Maddie! You will need a hair tie, bobby pins and hair spray. 1. Start with day old hair. Dirty hair makes this top knot hold better. I ...