Stephanie Seay

Stephanie Seay
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"To reach Dallas, Texas, I had to cross the ocean and enter the New World." Christian Dior As soon as it was announced that the Dallas Museum of Art would be opening the, "Dior: From Paris to the World" exhibit the city was buzzing. You could feel the anticipation...
I fell in love with Alala the first time I saw one of their sets hanging in Bandier. Their activewear and loungewear is so chic, but also comfortable and holds up well no matter how hard you workout. I love everything they come out with, so it...
I feel so fortunate to know the two best Dads around, my father and my husband who is an amazing Dad to our two boys. I love having the opportunity to celebrate them every year, but like most people I have the hardest time shopping for the...
There is nothing quite like your very first designer bag...I remember mine, I fell in love with a salmon colored Louis Vuitton bag with gold detailing. It was sitting on a pedestal in the middle of the store and I knew I simply couldn’t live without it....
"A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path." - Agatha Christie I love spending a holiday celebrating the many wonderful mothers in my...
If you had told me in high school I would have ended up hosting a fitness event I would have laughed - I could barely run (ok, walk) a mile. But, my fitness journey began about 6 months ago when I joined VIVE. I had always enjoyed...
My family has always worn matching pajamas every Christmas, and it has become one of my favorite traditions. Now that I have children of my own, I love keeping the matching pajamas going all year long. Here are a few of my favorite styles out now (all...
I love the opportunity to get good people together and enjoy delicious food, so I was excited when Hudson House  invited some friends and I to come and enjoy brunch at their Addison location! I had always enjoyed stopping in for the best oysters, seafood and burgers...
Bandier is having a friends and family sale now through Sunday! I love absolutely everything they sell, but I put together some of my favorite pieces that you should grab while you can. These are pieces that I own, or have been eyeing myself, so they are...
"The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age." -Lucille Ball I take my Birthday very seriously, and love to keep the celebrations going for as long as I can. One of my favorite parts of celebrating is finding the perfect...
This week I highlighted two great "athleisure" looks, and some fun vacation outfits. I wanted to focus on clothes that were affordable, but looked expensive because of the way they were put together. Scroll through to shop them all! Vacation Style For our trip to Mexico I wanted to...
I have put together my largest blog post ever - to share with you my favorite sandals, swimsuits, cover ups and beach bags for spring and summer. Whether you are on an exotic beach, or laying out in your backyard, there is something for everything. Just click...
I am bringing back the weekly outfit recaps because so many of you asked. Here are some of my recent favorite activewear pics from the last few weeks! This set from P.E. Nation is one of my favorites. The 80's are back, and they make you look chicer...
I get so many questions about what I wear when I travel so I thought I would put that information in a blog post! I have three go to's I rotate depending on the weather, destination, and my flight time. I try to look put together at...
We love traveling with Blue Parallel and have used them for all of our South American adventures over the past eight years. They put together an amazing itinerary in Ecuador – including our time in Quito with our incredible guide Johanna. Here are a few of the...
Nothing beats a cocktail on the beach in paradise, but something that comes pretty close is getting a bartender on demand, whenever you need it. As someone who is involved with a lot of events, I always have a need for help – whether its servers or...
I am embarrassed to admit, it took me years to work a denim jacket into my wardrobe. They always seemed like they were more suited to the "effortlessly cool girls" and I didn't feel like I was one of them. Once I got my hands on one,...
The Perfect Galantine’s Day Lunch I was so thrilled to get to work with Al Biernat’s to throw the ultimate Galantine’s Day lunch for some friends who have worked with me on the blog this year. Al Biernat’s is actually the first restaurant I ever dined at in...
Valentines Day is just around the corner. Shop my picks For Her, For Him, For Kids, and a few of my favorite sweet treats. You can also shop one of my fun Valentines Day looks. Details Below. For Her: 1.Pigalle Pink Patent Leather Pump, $695 2.Saint Laurent Lou Lou Sunglasses,...

Clean Beauty

This summer, Caroline, a friend of mine reached out to let me know that she would be working with Follain at their soon to open store in Dallas. Needless to say, I was thrilled. I had heard nothing but amazing things about the brand and was excited...

My Boys

I often get asked why I haven't featured more about my boys on the blog, and, quite honestly, it is such a difficult question to answer. My children are the part of my life I am most proud of and eager to share in person or over...
I wanted to start doing an outfit recap so that all of my looks are shoppable via the blog as well. Here are my looks from this week: A short suit always looks effortlessly chic, and this one from Smythe, paired with a vintage Louis Vuitton is one...
I have been lucky enough to visit Paris many times throughout my life, starting with family trips as a child, and several times with my husband for a romantic getaway. Our most recent trip to Paris was to celebrate the 40th birthday of a dear friend. Once...
I can't resist a good jumpsuit. Here are some of my favorites out now. There is one for every occasion, and at every price point:
Let's be honest, sticking to your New Years Resolutions is tough. But if fitness was one of your goals, I've got you covered. I've put together my favorite workout pieces for this season to help keep you motivated to get to the gym.
  Shop My Holiday Look: In addition to my gift guides, you can also shop this festive holiday look. FOR HIM: 1.Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones, $169 2.Stainless Steel Handled 4 Piece BBQ Set, $89.99 3.Garmin S60 Golf Watch, $399 4.BRIC’S, Life “28 Rolling Duffel, $850 5.Nike Essential Flex Running Pants, $70 6.Northface Backpack, $65 7.APL Shoes,...
Travel-Uganda Kibale
WHERE WE STAYED   Ndali Lodge is a beautiful family run lodge located above the Crater Lake Nyinambuga. Each guest stays in their own private cottage but gathers together for mealtime and leisure time as well. Aubrey does an incredible job of making each guest feel welcome and...
Last month I was able to share a little bit about Operation Kindness. This month I want to spotlight another favorite organization of mine – The Family Place – And their signature fundraiser – Partners Card. I became involved with The Family Place a few years ago when...
I have recently started a workout and wellness routine with VIVE Personal Training. I truly believe the secret to staying motivated for getting in and out of the gym is to dress accordingly. I have always found that if you feel your best for the workout to...
My husband is an oenophile, so we always enjoy visiting different wine regions around the world. Our travel advisor at Blue Parallel told us that Mendoza was a must stop on our return trip to Argentina. Let’s just say that it certainly did not disappoint… Where we stayed:...
Fall temperatures don’t hit Texas until later this month (hopefully) however; I have already rounded up some of my top picks for sweaters this season. I love going for a casual look and pairing with ripped jeans or, if I want to dress up the look, I...
While the abundance and variety of the primate population is the main driver of tourism in Uganda, there are many places to see plains game as well, and those experiences are not to be missed. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Queen Elizabeth and saw one of...
One of my must haves from this season’s trends has been high-waisted pants. They are equally as comfortable as they are chic and have carried me throughout the entire summer – from the Oregon Coast to San Miguel – from exotic adventures in Turks and Caicos all...
One of my true passions is giving back, and I hope to use my blogging platform to bring awareness to different organizations in the Dallas area that are near and dear to my heart. One of my favorites – and the first organization I became involved with...

Seaside, FL

When my older son was born, my husband and I decided to instill a summer tradition to take the kids to the beach every year. We had heard that Seaside Florida was an absolute must for a fun family vacation and decided to check it out one...
Where we stayed The Amanyara Turks & Caicos invites its guests to surrender to the blissful balm of sun, sand and sea on Providenciales. And, surrender we did... Amanyara is known for being one of the most beautiful and exclusive resorts in the world. With its sleek architecture and...
Getting to the gym is merely half the battle. Getting dressed for the gym is an entirely different story. One of my top goals was to up my game in the health and wellness department this summer; however, I knew that finding the perfect ensemble would jumpstart...

Punta Mita

Where we stayed The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita As we all know, traveling with kids isn’t always the easiest however, we have found that the staff at Four Seasons always go out of their way to be accommodating for their small guests. The Four Seasons Punta Mita is...
Cinderella certainly knew a thing or two about the perfect fit. This is a tale as old as time. We are constantly on the hunt for foolproof footwear. After extensive trial and error throughout the years I have been able to narrow down some of my go-to...
In December, my husband and I took the trip of a lifetime to Uganda. We made five stops while we were there – Kibali, Queen Elizabeth, Ishasha, Lake Mburo and finally – to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to see the Mountain Gorillas. I had been asking to...
I know I speak for most women by saying that the day the one-piece made its comeback, an applause could be heard around the world. I personally have never been the kind of girl who loved running around in a bikini. After all, the stomach is the...

Patagonia

Where we stayed Awasi Patagonia Staying at Awasi is an incredible experience. Each villa has sweeping views of Torres Del Paine and the ambiance is a whimsical mix of comfortable, rustic and chic. Although the location itself is remote and somewhat difficult to reach, the journey is beyond worth...
We have taken enough trips to the beach recently that I have come up with the perfect packing list of essentials. Grab the sunscreen, sandals and these other goodies to keep you feeling cool in the summer heat. First thing’s first – you have to start with...