Stephanie Seay

Stephanie Seay
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Honey Apple Cake

Recently, my eldest sons school asked for recipe submissions for a cookbook they are putting together.. I asked him if he wanted me to submit one, and without hesitation he asked for the honey apple cake. This recipe started as a desert for a Rosh Hashanah Dinner...
After returning from our last international trip to India, while the borders were closing and the pandemic was spreading rapidly in the United States, we spent 5 months safe at home. But, to be honest, we felt a little stir crazy. Once people started to fly again...
Like the rest of the country, I have become obsessed with Farm Rio lately. It is such a fun brand with some of the best prints and designs available right now. Not only are their designs adorable, they are affordable, and there is a style and print for...
Blue and white is a classic and timeless color combination, and it's the perfect one for the beach! This swimsuit is from last season, but I found some fun blue and white swimsuits and cover ups available now. Click on the items below to shop:  
Fathers day is just around the corner, and this is the holiday I always struggle shopping for. It can be hard to come up with the perfect gift for the men in our lives, but I have found some fun gifts that are all available on amazon....
Confession: I have lived in loungewear long before quarantine. I love getting dressed and going out, but when I get home I switch to "comfy clothes" as my boys call them. Because I have been spending so much time in my loungewear lately I was inspired to...
While preparing a quarantine birthday cake I came across a delicious chocolate cake recipe (by add a pinch). I had to play with it a little to make it fit with my food allergies and taste preferences, but I am so proud of the results. The cake...
Mother's Day is coming up, and here are my picks to make sure she feels special during this crazy time. There is something for everyone, and we made sure to cover gifts related to all of the fun hobbies people have been developing and perfecting during quarantine....
Animal print was huge this fall, and it isn't going anywhere! I am not sure if Tiger King mania is partially to blame, or if it's the fact that animal print can often work as a great neutral or base for an outfit. Here are some of...
  As many of you know, my fitness journey began about 18 months ago when I joined VIVE. I had always enjoyed working out and trying to stay in shape, but until I walked into their gym, I hadn't found anything I could really commit to. I instantly...
I have long hair and prefer to get regular blowouts. When traveling to places off the beaten, that can sometimes be difficult to come by. Before our trip to India I knew that our time in the Tiger Camps would be difficult on my hair so I...
Bandier is having a site wide sale, and while I love supporting local companies, this female founded, NYC based brand is one of my favorites. I also love the Bandier Babes who live and work in Dallas, so I wanted to put together a few of my...
I have found that if I look good when I workout it helps keep me motivated. I like my body best when its moving and when I'm pushing myself to be better. What is more fun to wear to the gym (or anytime?) than a cute animal...
It is a crazy time in all of our lives, and as we all hunker down to protect ourselves and others in our community I wanted to put together some cute and comfortable clothes to inspire you to get up and get dressed while you spend more...
I have always been a big believer in the number 5. Not only was I born on April 5th, but my parents, my sister, and both of my boys have a 5 in their birth dates. So when I realized I was only one country short of...
I really appreciate all of the interest and support I had when I shared my morning skincare routine a few months ago, so I wanted to share my evening Routine as well. This post will be a little lengthier because I have more products I work with at...
I think that a good pink suit is a fun wardrobe staple. I have a few and love wearing them for lunches, meetings, or a fun night out. You can dress a suit up or down, and mix and match the pieces into different outfits. This suit took...
We all love our pets, so why not show them some love this Valentines Day? If you are looking for something special for your furry Valentine, here are my picks: Bark Box, $29 Crinkle Fish Cat Toy, $1.99 Haute House Dog Bed, $1,399 Mailbox with Love Letters...
Who doesn't love a little Valentines Day Treat? Something sweet always makes a great Valentines Day Gift. Here are my picks: Beauty Essentials 6 Piece Chocolate Box, $32 The Perfect Man, $9 Blooming Lollipops, $20 Pink Hamper Chocolate Assortment, $150 Chocolate and Marshmallow Box, $15.96 Strawberry Hot...
My husband is not very into Valentines Day, but I always think it's nice to show him a little appreciation with a thoughtful gift. I put together some things he would love, and I'm sure the man in your life would appreciate too. Here are my picks: ...
While my husband and I usually don't go big on the Valentines Day celebrations, I think it's always nice to get a little something to feel special and appreciated. Here are my ideas for special gifts for her, and gift ideas for mom (because she deserves something...
I have started using Valentines Day as an excuse to celebrate the ones I love, especially the little ones. While this holiday began as a way to focus on romantic relationships I believe it has come to mean so much more. Having kids has given a new...
I have to be honest and say that I left a little bit of my heart in Zermatt. Very rarely does a place exceed your expectations, but Switzerland did for me. I had always heard wonderful things about the scenery, people, and the food and I was...
For as long as I can remember my family has worn matching Christmas Pajamas. It is one of my favorite traditions and something I look forward to every year. I am a true pajama girl...I love wearing them, and own way too many pairs, but it is...
I love a good jumpsuit no matter what the occasion is, but there is something special about a red jumpsuit during the holidays. Women in red get noticed, and they stand out. A jumpsuit is a style that pops, and adds a little flair to any holiday...
Sometimes your In-laws can be the hardest people to shop for. Here are some gifts that are sure to please even the most difficult to shop for mother and father in law. We included splurge worthy luxe gifts, something sentimental, and everything in between: A Beautiful Cutlery...
I often get asked what my travel must haves are, or what a great gift would be for a jet setting friend or family member. Here are some of my favorite things to take with me when I am on the go, and a few on my...
If you are like me, then you can't resist spoiling your pets this time of year. If you are someone who wants to have something special for your dog or cat under the tree (or something for your favorite animal lover) look no further: A Dom Perignon...
Sometimes the men in our lives can be the hardest to shop for. My husband is particularly difficult to find a good gift for, so I put together some gifts that are sure to please your favorite guys, and your favorite adventurers: Gifts For Him   The Apple AirPod...
The children in my life are my favorite people to shop for! Looking through the toys and clothes available during the holidays makes me feel like a kid again. Here are some of my picks for the little ones you love: Little Girl This interactive Taco Cookbook is...
I love putting together my holiday gift guides, and one of my favorite sets to put together are the gifts for her. I like to include things I love, or things I am hoping to receive. Here are some ideas for the things that are sure to...
A few months ago I was hosting a shopping event at Alexander Birman. I walked in and immediately fell in love with the brand. Their shoes are gorgeous, and so well made. A pair of gold booties caught my eye and I couldn't resist trying them on....

Disney Style

I am currently working on my Disneyland Travel Guide, but in the meantime I thought I would share some Disney outfit inspiration. Before I left, I met with Carlos to find a look that would be comfortable, but also chic. I wanted to look put together in...
When I was twelve years old my mother took me to the Clinique Counter at Nordstrom and bought me a skincare kit. While it wasn't as fancy as the creams she used, it was the perfect way to introduce a  preteen girl to the importance of skincare....
I wish I could tell you that I found OhZone Clinics after researching the health benefits, but I was actually looking for a place to sweat after feeling bloated for several days in a row. I had heard about OhZone through friends and loved the idea of...
This weekend I was lucky enough to be able to sweat for a cause with The Pilates Barre and my wonderful friend Stephanie Hollman of The Real Housewives of Dallas. Stephanie and I met when we co-chaired The Family Place Texas Trailblazers Awards luncheon five years ago...
When the leaves start to turn, the pumpkin spice comes out, and the temperature in Texas finally starts to drop, I get excited because it means that Partners Card Season is right around the corner! Partners card is a fundraiser benefitting The Family Place, the largest family violence...
Last week I was lucky enough to get together with some fellow bloggers and influencers for a ladies lunch at Al Biernat's Oak Lawn location. It was such a wonderful way to connect with so many incredible women that I knew online, but rarely get to see...

Pilates Class

I was lucky enough to be able to host a class with The PilatesBarre and a group of friends on Saturday and it was a blast. We were all able to come together and sweat it out, all while having fun! Elyse welcomed everyone and made them feel...

Outfit Recaps

I got to share some of my favorite looks this week. My instagram went from Paris to Paradiso and focused on some more elevated looks. You can get the details on all of them and shop them below: Coffee Shop Chic My Paris photo shoot was a dream come...

Outfit Recaps

This weeks looks covered everything from the perfect Labor Day Swimsuit to a back to school look for me and everything in between! Here is a look back at this weeks posts: Labor Day Look I posted my favorite beach look on Labor Day. This blue swimsuit has become...
I am so excited to be partnering with The PilatesBarre to giveaway a 5 class pack to three lucky winners. I have fallen in love with The PilatesBarre over the last few months, and I am thrilled that three people are going to have the chance to...

Outfit Recaps

Even though it won't actually feel like fall for at least another month in Dallas, I started to focus more on fall looks this week. I showcased a beautiful wine colored activewear set, an easy to throw on yet chic fall dress, and a fun yellow skirt...
I am thrilled to have recently become an Amazon Influencer! I have always loved the variety, convenience, and speed that Amazon provides. It is one of my favorite places to shop online. I love that on amazon you can shop high to low, beauty products, clothes, household items,...
This week has been amazing. I have been focusing on the transition from Summer to Fall both in life and in fashion. The time between seasons can be tough as we leave one behind and look forward to another, but I always use it as a time...

Outfit Recap

With the summer craziness I have fallen behind on my weekly outfit recaps, but I am bringing them back! It's always so fun to revisit my looks from the week, and share a little bit more about why I love them! Here are a few of my...
Tie-dye is everywhere this season, and I have to admit I am thrilled! I think it's the Oregonian in me, but I have always loved tie-dye. You have to be careful because you can go overboard, so it's best to pick and choose your pieces. But it...
Pour your self a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together. - Elizabeth Taylor I love this Elizabeth Taylor quote because I have always seen lipstick as a kind of armor. There is something about putting it on that makes you feel stronger, and ready to...
The blogger world has been buzzing about the Nordstrom sale for awhile. I think by now we have all heard about, perhaps a little too much, but I wanted to take the time to share my picks with all of you. Beauty Picks Womens Clothing Home and Gifts Miscellaneous Picks for your...
Gingham dresses are a classic summer staple. I absolutely love this style from Lela Rose, I wear it all spring and summer long. It goes with everything and works for every occasion. This style is old, but I found it online (and on sale!) here, as well as...