Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Dec 25, 2017

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Disney World Photos, November 2017

Dec 16, 2017


What to Wear to Disney World

Dec 13, 2017

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When I pack for Disney there are three things required before each item gets approved: 
1. Must be comfortable
2. Must be lightweight
3. Must be Mickey colors or have a Disney character :)

DIY Body Scrubs

Dec 6, 2017

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Lavender: 
2 cup sugar
1/4 cup coconut oil

Orange Cream
2 cups sugar
1/4 cup coconut oil
1 tbs vanilla extract

Vanilla Brown Sugar
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup coconut oil
2 tbs vanilla extract

Chocolate
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup coconut oil
3 tbs cocoa powder
2 tsp olive oil

Benefits!
Cocoa powder: packed with antioxidants to fight free radicals
Sugar: used as an exfoliant to slough off old/dead skin cells to encourage new cell production and leave you with smooth glowing skin
Coconut oil: Natural antibacterial & antifungal, and amazing natural moisturizer, contains antioxidants and fatty acids
Lavender: a naturally relaxing aroma
Orange oil: smells amazing and is great for an energy boost

**I make mine to be more of a 'dry scrub', because they are activated when the water hits them. If you prefer a more wet scrub, add a few tsp of olive oil to yours :)

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xo, Samantha Brooke

Stove Top Potpourri

Nov 21, 2017

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Stove top potpourri is one of my favorite little simple

Fall Look

Nov 8, 2017

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Faux Fur Leopard Coat

Nov 6, 2017

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Get the look: Faux fur coat H&M | Black Denim | Band Tee (half off!) | Bag | SunglassesBooties Sam Edelman & on sale

Fall Layers

Nov 1, 2017



Sweater Dress x Over the Knee Boots

Oct 27, 2017

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State Fair

Oct 23, 2017

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Fall Scenes {Blowing Rock, NC}

Oct 19, 2017

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Easy Neutrals

Oct 11, 2017

Farmer's Market

Oct 2, 2017

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Moto Leggings x Moto Jacket

Sep 22, 2017

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Suede Moto & Ripped Denim

Sep 18, 2017

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Frayed Denim & Pumpkin Coffee

Sep 15, 2017

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A Big Thank You...

Sep 10, 2017


A bit of a different kind of post, but I just want to thank the local dentist offices that were so generous a couple of weeks ago with their donations for the Harvey victims in Houston and also our local FedEx (Alexis was the absolute sweetest!) for shipping the items FOR FREE! I was just in awe of the kindness from my fellow humans. You see so much negativity on the news and on social media, so these kinds of reminders that there are still people and companies that do good is often needed. They didn't ask for recognition or praise, they just gave out of the kindness of their hearts. It's so important to remember that during times of tragedy alone we may not be able to do much, but together we can do A LOT. These donations were sent to two ladies in the Houston area- both of which were also receiving donations from others for the local shelters and churches that were housing victims and providing them with basic necessities. Alone I would NOT have been able to do this much, but my mother in law (aka Super Woman) who works in the dental field contacted a few people and we were able to round all of this up. It takes a group effort and I love that in times of need, for the most part, we are able to come together and help out <3 

Special thanks to:

Dr. Haviland- Randleman, NC
Dr. Cameron- Ashebro, NC
Dr. Dunn, Asheboro, NC
Dr. Harris- Asheboro, NC
Dr. Hill- Asheboro, NC
Dr. Malin- Asheboro, NC
Dr. Rorie, Dr. McGee- Asheboro, NC
Dr. Cates- Randleman, NC









fall

Aug 28, 2017


Holden Beach, NC

Aug 23, 2017

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"To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim, the rocks, the motion of the waves, the ships with men in them. What stranger miracles are there?"
Walt Whitman


PS! more photography here

Casual Boho Chic

Aug 17, 2017

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White OTS Top + Beach Pictures

Aug 15, 2017

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Get the look: (similar items linked)
Top & here ($25)
Louis Vuitton bag

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One piece swimsuit (such a steal!)
Straw tote ($19!)
Shorts- I bought $4 jeans at Goodwill and DIY'ed them into these semi high-waisted destroyed cut offs :) 

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I am absolutely loving my time at the beach. On Monday since I had the day to kill by myself, I hunted down a coffee shop, found a cute boutique, rented a bike and then went for a long bike ride around the little island. It was pretty perfect 💓

xo, Samantha Brooke


Red Dress + Easy Stir Fry Recipe

Aug 11, 2017

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GIVENCHY BEAUTY

Jul 24, 2017

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The perfect red! I love the cool undertones, they really help make your teeth look whiter! From about August to February red is pretty much the only color I wear on my lips (except for the occasional dark berry), so I'm pretty excited about this one. 

PS: When I was in school for esthetics my friend called me Snow White. Like everyday. 




I LOVE this face powder. I've been wearing BB Cream with this on top and my skin looks flawless. The powder doesn't settle in fine lines/pores and gives a great glow. 


Ok, this is my #1 beauty tip. Go with a BIG BRUSH when you choose a mascara. All my favorite mascaras have that one thing in common- you can get so much more product on your lashes when you use a brush like the one pictured above!


If you are fan of Lip Glow you will love this... it does the exact same thing (uses your body's pH to work with the color of the balm) and it comes in a luxurious pink leather packaging. Swoon. PLUS IT PLUMPS! Done. 


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Lipstick c/o (color 306) 

xo, Samantha Brooke

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