{Style} Western Bohemian Styled Five Ways

I love when pieces come along that make a statement, yet reflect my conservative approach to trends. I am loving this ASOS Collction Floral Embroidered Shirt Dress. Shirt dresses are a girl’s dream with… Continue reading

{Wish List Loving} Western Chic Miu Miu

Lately I am doing more wishing and less buying… I need to get to work. However, I could not resist the chance to put this beauty on stage from Net-a-Porter! I am in… Continue reading

{Love Tory Burch} Once a Tory Burch Girl, Always…

Who is the Tory Burch girl? The preppy, chic, bohemian, iconic, classic, mother, entrepreneur, chauffeur, world traveler, humanitarian, artistic. Pick one or a few… These are just some of the coveted qualities +… Continue reading

{Wish List Loving} Alexander McQueen Skull Print Scarf

From the second I laid eyes on this scandalously chic Alexander McQueen Skull Print Modal and Cashmere Blend Scarf in Red + White, I knew it was moving towards the top of my… Continue reading

{Style Inspiration} Girl on the Go

When your career, social life, and mom duties overlap… Feeling comfortable and looking chic is always a priority for a fashion loving lady! My best friend, Ashley Guidry, seems to have the art… Continue reading

{Beauty} The Donut is Helping you Rock the Knot

Obviously there is no such thing as perfect, but if I can get whip up a bun that looks like this in minutes, it is good enough for me. Top knot, low bun,… Continue reading

The Yellow Bell : A Thriving Southern Beauty

Finding plants and flowers hardy for our Texas Climate has been quite a learning experience. The Esperanza aka Gold Star and Yellow Bell has absolutely thrived in our Texas weather though, giving me beautiful Yellow… Continue reading

Lights Camera Action: Love from Texas

Sneak {Peak}: A well-rounded Creative Team, Texas Ladies, Fashion, Emi-Jay, Chloe Dao Designs, Hair, Make-up, Chic Props, Photography, Filming and a Farm. Doesn’t get much better than glam, down-to-earth, Texas fun! Bring on June 8th… Continue reading

Scent of Summer: Viktor + Rolf Flower Bomb

Have you ever had one of those moments when someone smells so enchanting you have to ask what perfume they are wearing? Well my encounter with Viktor & Rolf Flower Bomb  perfume was just… Continue reading

{In Love} Iconic YSL Cabas Chyc Satchel

Oh it was sinful and wonderful at the same time, but I scored myself a beautiful iconic Yves Saint Laurent Cabas Chyc Large Leather Satchel in the perfect shade of Beige! This timeless classic… Continue reading

Wish List Loving: Elizabeth and James Dress

I’m in LOVE… I am absolutely lusting over this fabulously perfect Elizabeth and James Dress! It is truly everything I love, with sugar on top. How can you not agree that a nude shift dress… Continue reading

Haute for Tots: Look Mom… No Training Wheels

Oh my goodness, these Boot Scoot Bikes are the most insane bikes ever… How adorable are they? These bikes are awesome in action, teach your children priceless balance, and the all-important coordination! I… Continue reading

{Master of Disguise} Award Winning Concealer

Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer is the Master of Disguise. This creamy, full coverage, and pricey concealer has been in my make-up bag for about 5 years now, and I have not strayed… Continue reading

Bottled Up: Sangria on the Spot

Apparently I am a novice when it comes to the wine department, I usually depend on some choice friends and family members to counsel me. I never knew you could “fake” Homemade Sangria… Continue reading

If These Walls Could Talk They Would Scream: Chanel, Hermes and Louis Vuitton

Calling all Couture Lovers and Fashionistas… Whether you are the lucky lady with a Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, or the lady with one of these Iconic Designers on your wish list, you will LOVE… Continue reading

Kentucky Derby Texas Style: Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation

Yet another beautiful, fun, fabulous, heart-warming event held in honor and celebration of the Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation {The Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation raises funds to educate, treat, assist and heal women going through… Continue reading

Oh Deer: Fabulous Symbolism on My Wall

While I will not get into my point of view on hunting… Let it be known I do LOVE the outdoors, I am a nature enthusiast, I think deer are beautiful mysterious animals,… Continue reading

Haute Hunting: The Urban Market Houston May 19-20th

The Urban Market Houston defines the haute hunt for antiques and vintage pieces. May 19-20th interior design and antique enthusiasts will dive into pop-up shops filled with antiques, vintage pieces and decorating inspiration. Enjoy talking… Continue reading

Meet the Statement Shoe: Strut in Style

I saw these fabulous babies parade through my news feed yesterday from Saks Fifth Avenue– WOW! These Giuseppe Zanotti Striped Canvas Platform Sandals are fierce and amazing! How can you go wrong with a… Continue reading

Water not Java: Speed Up Your Metabolism

Health and Fitness is steadily on the mind for the next few weeks as I am planning a vacation and need to get my vacation body ready! According to Men’s Health Magazine’s  Tweet, “Drink… Continue reading

The Lady Beneath the Hat: Summer Must-Have

We’ve seen them, worn them or been intrigued by the lady beneath the hat… An Oversized Hat is perfect for sunbathing, taking a stroll, or attending outdoor events. A Floppy or Wide Brimmed Hat… Continue reading

Gourmet DIY Beauty: Honey, Brown Sugar, Lime, Banana

What do you get when you mix honey, brown sugar, lime and banana? A gourmet DIY Beauty Mask and Exfoliator within minutes. Moisturize, exfoliate, extract, refresh and more – Whipping up a Gourmet DIY Beauty… Continue reading

Swag Alert: Autographed By Invitation Only

Who are the women you admire? Share one wonderful quality or more. Comment on this post for a chance to win an autographed By Invitation Only, signed by Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis… Continue reading

Bold and Passionate: Being a Writer is Enough

I know writing is the plan for my life, so I am pressing forward with all of my heart and soul living my life-long dream.  While thinking over my life plan, along came a revelation- Being… Continue reading

I Need Your Help: Swag Time

To all the wonderful Readers and Fans of The Suburban Diary: I hope you like the way the site is evolving. The Designer and I are still working on the new site design… Continue reading

Master the Mosquitos: Vanilla is a Repellent

So a little bird tells me I should put Vanilla behind my ears to repel those badgering mosquitos we know so well in Texas! It also works for Gnats on the Golf Course. Who… Continue reading

Billion Dollar Blondes: By Invitation Only

I am reading a fabulously inspirational book from two of the Gilt Groupe Cofounders, Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson. By Invitation Only radiates with brilliance and fearlessly swift movement which catapulted the Luxury Flash… Continue reading

W Hotel Austin: Glam + Modern

Oh what a divine time I had during my stay at the W hotel in Downtown Austin. The W hotel perfected every detail and provided stellar service. The glamourous hotel with modern touches and… Continue reading

Poolside Preppy Chic: The White Shirt Dress

I absolutely LOVE my Theory White Shirt Dress to wear as a dress, tunic or swimsuit coverup. I picked it up from Neiman Marcus a couple of seasons ago and its beauty still remains timeless.… Continue reading

Feel Good Faves: My Current Playlist

I am an avid fan of music and always have been. Sometimes I am drawn to a song because of the beat and sometimes because of the words… However I am drawn to… Continue reading