{The Pillowcase Debate} In or Out

The household rule between my Husband and I is whoever gets out of bed last has to make the bed. Well 9 times out of 10, he is the last one. Fortunately we… Continue reading

{La La Leather} Leather Jacket Inspiration

The Black Leather Blazer: Style Inspiration by thesuburbandiary featuring a wax jacket It is time to start thinking FF12 {Fall Fashion 2012}… What better inspiration than my recent acquisition of a fab Rachel Zoe Leather Blazer from Gilt… Continue reading

{The Bachelor Pad} Houston Screening with Erica Rose

Attention Bachelor, Bachelorette and Bachelor Pad Fans. Get up close and personal with Houston’s Reality TV Star Erica Rose and Friends for a private screening of ABC’s Bachelor Pad 3 Monday, July 30th at The Capitol at… Continue reading

{Luxury Sale Alert} NM direct from Beverly Hills

Touching down in Houston are 3,000 pairs of shoes from Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills. The Houston Neiman Marcus will have 40% off the Sale Price beginning at the Pre-Sale on Saturday, July 23rd.… Continue reading

{The Counter Houston} Primo Gourmet Burger

Couldn’t have loved my burger any more at The Counter on Washington. The gourmet build-your-own burger eatery created a perfectly balanced Beef, Herb Goat Cheese, Avocado, Russian Dressing- Delish! The warm brownie and ice-cream… Continue reading

{Beauty Obsession} YSL Perfect Nude

We all know the classic saying, when one door closes another one opens… Well it absolutely did for me. My favorite Nude Lipstick of 5 years, Trish McEvoy Gorgeous Demure, was discontinued and I was absolutely devastated… It is… Continue reading

{Refreshing Summer Recipe} Marinated Cucumbers

Sometimes nothing is better on a hot summer day than a refreshingly cool dish. I personally am not a fan of Cucumbers, until now. An old family recipe came out of the archives for… Continue reading

{The Pencil Skirt} Fashionable, Refined, Chic, Sophisticated

Somehow a Pencil Skirt can hug your  curves and zip you up into a fashionable refined, chic, sophisticated woman. The Pencil Skirt look is pulled together in all of the right places and… Continue reading

{Crave Cupcakes} Limited Edition Margarita Cupcake

Nothing sounds more refreshing on a hot Houston day than a sweet and tart lime Margarita Cupcake topped with smooth Avion Anejo Tequila, lush creamy frosting, then rimmed with sugar crystals- Yum! I’ll take… Continue reading

{PH Design Shop} Lovely and then Some

Well friends… I found a new shop in Rice Village Houston that I just adore and just had to share. PH Design Shop is lovely, amusing, and studious all rolled into one. Around… Continue reading

Inspiring Life and Living Mine…

{Mixing Neutrals} Balance is what you make it

Mix neutrals effortlessly, find a common denominator, then rock the look with confidence. Play dress up with a neutral palette and hit the streets, you are ready to go. Gone are the days… Continue reading

{Alaska Bound} Beautiful Bonding Adventure

A peek inside Travel Plans for our Trip to Homer, Alaska. A week in a breathtakingly beautiful wilderness sanctuary will be nothing short of amazing. In July the Sun Rises after five and… Continue reading

{The Pioneer Woman} Best. Meatloaf. Ever.

By popular request, I had to post this Recipe for perfectly amazing Meatloaf I prepared from The Pioneer Woman Cooks Cookbook. My Sister doesn’t eat Meatloaf and LOVED it, my Husband said it was the… Continue reading

{Travel Style} Trending Map Fashion

Trending Now: Fashion to Put you on the Map- Literally! Map Fashion is not a trend I have spotted yet in person, but I will completely embrace this up and coming trend. Whether you are… Continue reading

{Wimbledon Street Style} Brooklyn Decker in Brigitte Bardot

When one hot blonde sports another hot blonde, you know it is fashionably chic! I spotted model and style setter Brooklyn Decker at Andy Roddick’s Wimbledon Tennis Match sporting the Brigitte Bardot Tee– Love! Brigitte… Continue reading

{Sweet Paris} Ooh La La

In the spirit of Foodie Friday at The Suburban Diary, I leave you with a dreamy glimpse of Sweet Paris in Rice Village, Houston. The pictures tell the story and I hope you thoroughly… Continue reading

{Thoughtful Thursday} Thinking Ahead to Fall

{Thoughtful Thursday} and I have Fall Fashion on the mind- go figure. I am sorry breaking the ice so early, but trust me… It is never too early to have it on your… Continue reading

{Wishful Wednesday} The Art of Stacking

Need more layers to perfect your arm or neck candy? Southern Hippie has loads of Tat2 Tat Designs on sale to pair with your baubles. I wore Tat2 Tat Designs Necklaces with my Gauge… Continue reading

{Wishful Wednesday} Jimmy Choo Metallic Boots

No words needed, these Jimmy Choo Buckled Metallic Biker Boots are to die for. They even have a sister pair, The Border Metallic Textured Cowboy Boot. I can only imagine the possibilities with… Continue reading

{Trending Tuesday} The All American Girl

Browse {My Favorite Fashionable Flags on Pinterest} American Proud! XO, Emily Arnim

{Motivational Monday} + Beauty Staples

“Love Many Things” –Vincent Van Gogh | {Motivational Monday} calls for motivation to love life. Why not slip in some of my absolute favorite beauty products– I am extremely loyal to these fab five beauty… Continue reading

{Fabulous Friday} Designer David Peck + Gilt + Kate Bosworth

{Fabulous Friday} is here and who better to toast this weekend than the über fabulous David Peck, Gilt and Kate Bosworth?!? If David Peck isn’t in your fashion rolodex, don’t worry… He will be. David… Continue reading

{Thrifty Thursday} Dressed to Steal

What girl doesn’t love to score a thrifty fashion buy? Finding something fabulous, affordable and perfect for you… Nice! {Thrifty Thursday} is here to delight you with favorite finds for less than a… Continue reading

{Wishful Wednesday} The Golden Fedora

It is Wishful Wednesday and I am absolutely wishing for this Eugenia Kim Abby Belt–Trimmed Straw Sunhat. I am enjoying the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas as I am writing this, and I know… Continue reading

{Tory Burch Arm Candy} Go for the Gold

When I met Tory Burch in November of 2011 she said, “Mix real and costume and never have rules about it!” Now is your chance to Go for the Gold with these fabulous… Continue reading

{Trend Alert} David Peck High Low Dress

My visit to Tootsies Houston was a sheer success… I can hardly wait the four to six weeks to get my first official High Low Dress. What a glam, effortless, fashionable look from… Continue reading

{Moment When} Equipment met Alice+Olivia

What an enchanting feeling it is to have a Dressing Room Glory Moment… Priceless! The stage is set: You are in a perfect atmosphere, have a Fashion Conscience + Counselor to talk you… Continue reading

{Trend Alert} Sprint for the Prints

Trending now… Prints are HOT! Printed jeans are on the horizon, so put them on your wish list radar ladies. Have fun styling Printed Ankle + Skinny Jeans with something like a White T… Continue reading

{Love} GLAM not GRUNGE

{LOVE} GLAM not GRUNGE by thesuburbandiary featuring leather pants Rag bone beach t shirt $150 – rag-bone.com Junya Watanabe leather jacket $2,184 – ln-cc.com The Row leather pants $1,990 – net-a-porter.com Mango zipper jeans €35 – placedestendances.com Alexander McQueen platform shoes… Continue reading