Wednesday, November 29, 2017 / Lubbock, TX, USA


How was everyone's Thanksgiving Holiday? 

I'm not going to lie the last week of school before getting to come home was hard. Between the test in college and having a pretty heavy case of home sickness, I was just ready to be home! Does anyone else get like that? 


Wednesday, November 22, 2017


It's unfortunate I'm a broke college kid because if I wasn't, every single one of these things would have been purchased while making this Christmas Gift Guide for Her! I have made this guide to help you buy for a women or girl in your life! To make it easy I've sectioned the guide off into five sections. The Style Lover, Beauty Guru, Traveller, Fitness Junkie and of course, the gifts you can't go wrong with! 


Saturday, November 18, 2017

When did this happen?

Y'all. I am kind of freaking out right now. 

I am TWENTY YEARS OLD. First time saying that and I'm so glad I could get that off my chest. This morning when my mom called to wish me a Happy Birthday she asked the question, just like every year, "Do you feel older?"

My answer for the first 19 years of my life: No?

My answer today: Yes. When did this happen? Once I turned 16 and got my drivers license I think that's when I quit acknowledging I was getting older. 

It's funny how life works. I remember being in fourth grade and my teacher had a few different former students that would come visit her every once in a while. Those girls looked to be around 20 and I just remember thinking "I can't wait to be that old." They were so beautiful, had keys in their hands, had the longest and prettiest hair and the cutest clothes and I just could not wait. And now I'm that old and I don't think I want to be this old anymore! 

Don't get me wrong, I love getting older. Growing up. Maturing. But it's simply mind blowing that a few years ago I was just a small fourth grader. 

The scary part? I hear it time only begins to go faster and faster the older you get. 

I'm not afraid of getting older, I'm not afraid of the world that I live in and I can't wait for the rest of my life to unfold right before my eyes. I have big things planned for this life of mine and know that the Lord does to.  I also know that everyday we have isn't promised and I don't take that lightly!
My nineteenth year was as beautiful as the rest of them and I can't wait for my twentieth! 

Cheers Y'all!

xoxo, braylea 


Monday, November 13, 2017

Don't Be Dull

Gushing over this look. Girls don't get caught in the mid-november dull phase where all you wear is your black over sized sweater and black leggings. 

I'm writing this post because I want to inspire you to try new things and step out of your fashion comfort zone box but also because I tend to do this as well. I have this black sweater and these leg slimming & tummy tucking leggings so that's what I wear a lot. It's hard to stop wearing something that looks almost effortless every time you wear it. 

But today I'm changing it up in my bight sweater. How could you not love this sweater? It's so bright, it has a little glitter in it. In a sea of girls wearing all black. YOU WILL POP!

Below I've linked some bright sweaters for you to look through. Don't get pulled into the dull category this holiday season! 

xx, braylea 

Bright Sweaters 

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Everyday Sweaters

I love posting about specific things. If Fall Was A Sweater, The Trend You Have to Try, To The Girl Who Can't Keep Up with Much, just to name a few. 

But if you don't like fall sweaters, or trends and have an easy time keeping up with everything well, maybe you do need some Everyday sweater ideas ;)
Everyday sweaters for every day life. This sweater is from and is just a simple, easy, throw on and go, kind of sweater. Connor and I went out to eat last night and this is what I wore. You know how guys are or can be. Last minute planners, who expect you to be ready in five minutes. Not throwing shade at you guys, but when this happens sometimes girls, we just need a cute sweater to throw on and look like we've spent longer that 5 minutes getting ready. 

I know what you're thinking. 

What's wrong with my sweatpants and sweatshirt? Well nothing's wrong with it and I'm sure you look absolutely stunning in it, however the sweaters I've linked below are just as cozy as your sweatshirt! (and they might have a few less holes or stains, no judgement!)

Happy Monday Sweet Friends!! I hope you have a great week!

xx, braylea 

Everyday Sweaters 

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

The Belt You Have to Add to Your Closet

I have never been a huge belt lover, until now!
 Lately, this Gucci belt has been on trend and seen everywhere from street style bloggers to New York Fashion Week a few weeks ago. With dresses, shorts, and of course jeans. And I finally got my hands on one!

Well kind of.. I found this dupe for $15 and if I wouldn't have just told you it was a dupe, I honestly don't think you would have known! That's when you know your #WINNING! (Click HERE to view the belt)
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