Tuesday, January 31, 2012

On Trend Tuesday: Selena Gomez

Via Pinterest/JustJared

You girls know that I love Selena Gomez's style. I love that she's girly and quirky without being over the top.  I'm not even sure where was wearing this outfit but I just had to recreate it. I love that it screams Spring/Summer. Her outfit is really simple and really the focus of her look is the coral blazer.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Fab Fit...Monday? Cute V-Day Treats!


Valentines Day is just around the corner! I hope you are getting ready! Here are some cute healthy ideas to make your Valentines Day extra cute!

There are only 3 steps to make the pepper!
  • Cut off the top
  • Rinse
  • Cut out a itty bitty heart

Only 5 simple steps to make the shrimp! 
  • Fill a glass with water
  • add 5 drops of pink food coloring (you can purchase natural food coloring at organic stores)
  • Add shrimp 
  • Squeeze 1/2 of a lime into the water for flavor
  • Let the shrimp absorb for 15 minutes

Only steps to make the pink rice!
  • Add two cups brown instant rice to microwave safe bowl
  • Add two cups water
  • Add 5 drops pink food coloring
  • Mix
  • Microwave for 13 minutes
  • Drain access water

I can't wait to try these recipes but in the meantime make sure you are following Taralynn on Twitter and on her Tumblr!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Three Way Thursday: The Leopard Wedge

Boot: $34.90

You guys know that I love dressing for comfort right? Well nothing is more comfortable than this little bootie. I know that at first glance you wouldn't be able to wear a leopard shoe too many ways. Well, guess what. You so totally can. Here are three different ways to wear it.

The first look is for the trendy girl that wants a little edge. Can't you just see yourself wearing this look to the coffee shop or shopping?


The second look is perfect for the office. I love the sweetness of the coral color and I love that the colors in the accessories tie the look in with the boots.


The third look is perfect for just going to the movies or hanging out. I love that it has some edginess to it and
that skull bag is just about my favorite thing at the moment.


Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Inspiration Wednesday: Dear Spring, Please Hurry Up...

Via Pinterest

I don't know about you but I am beyond ready for Spring to make its grand entrance. I love the colors that I am seeing for Spring so please forgive me for dressing to help the Spring mood along.

I love the colors and how vibrant they are. Just looking at them makes me smile :)


On Trend Tuesday: Jennifer Lopez

Via Pinterest

I don't know what happened yesterday girls but January is slipping away from me. Before I knew it I realized that I forgot to post On Trend Tuesday!! Holy mackerel did I have a rough night because of it lol. I woke up at 3am screaming On Trend Tuesday! You think I am joking, how I wish I was. Thank goodness for my Keurig or else I would be a zombie. Anywho, now on to the post. You get two today yay!


Monday, January 23, 2012

Must Pin Monday

Windsor Pinterest

Well girls unless you've been off the internet and not heard us raving about this site then you are probably aware of a little addiction here in the Windsor office called Pinterest. To say that we have a problem is putting it mildly. Here are just a few reasons why we know we have a problem:

  • We consistently reference Pinterest in every day conversation.
  • Our browser automatically opens to Pinterest
  • When asked about our inspiration we ask "What didn't you check our board titled Photoshoot? It's all there"
  • Every pretty image we see is followed by "I'm SO pinning that to My Style Board"
  • We constantly crack ourselves up reading all the little sayings on our "hehehe" board. (Yep that's the real name for one of my personal pinboards.)
  • After pinning so many great recipes I am gaining the confidence to try and enter the kitchen again! I mean how many microwaves can I set on fire right? Pinterest makes it look so simple!
  • My shopping lists for my closet and my fridge are solely dictated by one of my pinboards. Thank goodness there's an app for Pinterest!
  • It's not about who you're following on Facebook or Twitter it's all about who you're following on Pinterest!
So now that we've shared our addiction what are you waiting for?! Go follow us and check out what inspires day to day.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Fab Fit Friday: 25 Days Until V-day!


25 More Days Until Valentines Day! Are You Ready!?

Here is my recipe for Healthy Organic Salsa! This could be a perfect gift to bring to a Valentines day party! I took an old salsa jar and decorated it!

Ingredients to throw into food processor or blender:

  • 2 Cups Diced Strawberries
  • 2 Cups Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Banana Pepper Diced
  • 3 Tablespoons White Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 Lime Squeezed
  • 1 Small Jalapeno diced
  • 1 Red Pepper
  • 1 Small Onion
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Salt

Put the heart and health into Valentines Day :)



Can't wait to try this recipe at home but in the meantime make sure to follow Taralynn on Tumblr and on Twitter for more awesome tips! Did you know she's part of #Team17?!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Three Way Thursday: The Perfect Red Dress

Red Dress: $39.90
We're back (finally)! I know we took longer than expected to start shooting again but we're back on track. We won't bore you with details and we'll get right into the post. We're trying a different look so tell us what you think. We're listening.

1. The first look is perfect for going out to after work cocktail/dinner. It's so chic and simple but the gold accessories make the color really pop. We replaced the bow belt that comes with the dress with a little gold skinny belt to bring the whole look together. It's dressy enough to go out but it's still something that you could have worn during the day.

2. The second look brings two of my favorite color combos. Sometimes black and red can make you look like a sunburned bumble bee but not in this case. I love the shoes in this outfit and the fact that the bows on them totally compliment the bow on the belt.


3. The third look is perfection for the office! I love the black and red and the hints of leopard in the accessories. In some cases red and leopard can equal death but in this case this combo equals chic-ness. Not even sure if that's a word but I'm making it one.


Tuesday, January 17, 2012

On Trend Tuesday: Anna Faris and Lady Gaga

Via Pinterest

Peplum dresses are everywhere! I love the fact that they are so ladylike and just wearable for day or night. When we came across this image we knew just the perfect dress to use to recreate the looks so here we go.


Monday, January 16, 2012

Must ***** Monday

Blazer $34.90

We have massive shoots this week so expect new arrivals to be epic. So. Many. Dresses! In the midst of all the dresses there are some beyond cute things that are seriously calling my name. I swear my wallet is hiding from me because I am going to be doing some serious damage to my bank account. Since it's been crazy I'm pausing Must Read Monday and just for today I am making it Must Shop Monday. I rarely ever say this straight out to you but you need to get this blazer! It is so cute and the color is perfect. It's not too pink and not too neon and it's the perfect shade of coral. You can wear it in the Spring and Summer and it will become a staple for years. You better believe that a Three Way Thursday post is in the works with this little gem. Now off I go to try it on. Again.

How would you wear this blazer?

Friday, January 13, 2012

Fab Fit Friday: Are You Valentine Ready?

From Left to Right: Dress 1//Dress 2//Dress 3//Dress 4//Dress 5

Valentines Day is my FAVORITE holiday. I used to plan out my Valentines Day cards during Christmas when I was in Elementary School. I refused to buy the boxes of Valentines. People always had the same ones! My mom always dressed me up in pink and helped me take a picture for my Valentines. 

Valentines Day is in 32 days, it's time to get ready! Windsor and I will be posting healthy Valentine recipes and cute ideas to get you ready! It's all about the Fashion, Food, and of course the Love! 

Serving 3 Granola Bites. Calories 80, Fat 2g, Fiber 4g, Carbs 19g, Protein 2g



  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup 7-grain cereal
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened dried
  • 1 1/2 cups almonds
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 4 Tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp potassium salt
  • 1/2 cup dried fruit (Apricots, Raisins, Craisins, etc.)
  • Jar of Marshmallow Puff
  • 1/2 Cup Mini Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9X13in Baking sheet with a TBSP of Coconut Oil
  3. Chop Almonds into little pieces (Or you can buy the packaged chopped almonds)
  4. Chop The dried fruit into little pieces, the size of a pea.
  5. Stir Oats, 7-grain cereal, oat bran, almonds, and shredded dried coconut 
  6. Place the mixture on a large rimmed cookie sheet.
  7. Roast in the oven for about 15 minutes or until lightly brown (Not burnt)
  8. In a separate bowl combine, honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt in a saucepan. 
  9. Turn the saucepan on medium low for about 8 minutes. 
  10. Turn the over to 300 after you take out the hard mixture
  11. Add the cereal mixture to the mixture from the saucepan and stir to combine. 
  12. Add the chopped dried fruit and mix well.
  13. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish. 
  14. Flatten out the granola with a spatula evenly
  15. Bake for 25 minutes at 300 degrees. 
  16. Spread 1 Cup Marshmallow-Puff across the granola mix with a spatula
  17. Take a pizza cutter and cut the granola into 1in X 1in Squares.
  18. Sprinkle The Mini Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips evenly over the bars.

So were not done just quite yet!
You can't indulge in little granola bites without a delicious beverage.

No way is that cup of hot coco only 50 calories!?
Yup! It's Fat Free Nestle Hot Coco, and 4 servings of Fat Free Reddi Whip!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Three Way Thursday: Gone Shoppin...

via Pinterest

Ok I know we are seriously lagging on the Three Way Thursday posts and don't you worry yourself they WILL be back next week but in the meantime we are gearing up for a MASSIVE product shoot and that picture above is what we look like when staring at the racks of clothes that are going to be shot :/

We are focusing on getting everything ready and once that's done Three Way Thursday will be back. We miss them too! Thank you for being patient with us!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Inspiration Wednesday: Still Thinking Pink

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Look at that picture up there. Bask in its prettyness. That little pink bag is on my lust list and I swear I will own it one day. I think there is nothing more classy and cute than a pink quilted Chanel bag. In the meantime, I will use this as an inspiration for an outfit that I can afford today.


The colors are fun and vibrant and they are perfect for pushing us into Spring since we seemed to have skipped Winter this year on the West coast.

Dress//Clutch//Lip Gloss//Pink Polish//Necklace//Hot Pink Polish//Ring

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

On Trend Tuesday: Emma Stone

Via Pinterest

As you may very well know we have a huge style crush on Emma Stone. She can do absolutely no wrong in our eyes. Even when we think she may have faltered in the end we see that she always rocks what she's wearing even if it is a little more forward. That's why we love the girl, she knows how to take risks and not take herself to seriously. One of our fav looks was from the 2011 MTV Movie Awards. We loved it so much that we begged our buyer to please recreate the dress for us. Thank fully we work with amazing buyers and she was able to pull of a great lookalike under $100!!


Monday, January 9, 2012

Must Read Monday: Existence by Abbi Glines

Amazon: $4.99

What It's About:
Brace yourselves it's another paranormal young adult book. I know what you're thinking. Gahhhh another one?! Really? Well, my friends blame Amazon. I keep searching for books that have a different subject matter but I am in a book rut...again. I was feeling kinda blah when I stumbled across this book. I had actually downloaded this book some time ago but just barely got around to reading it. For some reason I kept skipping it. I'm so glad that I finally made myself read this book because I was actually very pleasantly surprised. The story is about Pagan, a girl who just happens to see dead people. She is kinda just coasting along life until she gets into a car accident and death (yeah like the guy with the scythe--death) rescues her. Then he kinda starts following her around. Mind you she has a boyfriend who absolutely adores her but she can't stop thinking about Dank or the spirits that keep following her telling her it's her time.

Why You Should Read It:
Names aside (really Dank, Pagan???) this story is actually really well written and it's a fun read. I know that it seems like a predictable read but I promise the ending makes it SO worth it. I didn't expect that ending to happen and I am excited for the sequel. I mean with an ending like the one it had it can't not have a sequel. I loved the interaction between Pagan a Dank and I loved the relationship she had with Leif. All in all this book was a fun read and I totally recommend it. Let me know if you pick it up and if there are any books I should pick up next.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Fab Fit Friday: Fighting the Evil Sweet Tooth

After dinner I am always fighting that sweet tooth! Even when I'm so stuffed , that's why I always try to keep my desserts light! This is one of my favorites, its so light and fluffy and really does the trick! 

  1. 6 Tbsps of Fat Free Reddi Whip
  2. 2 Tbsps Yogurt Covered Raisins
  3. 1/2 Tbsp Sugar Free French Vanilla Cappuccino Maxwell House
  4. 1 Tsp Sprinkles!

100 Calories 10g Carbs 2g Fat 2g Protein

As you are sitting there make sure you pick up the latest issue of Seventeen Magazine. Why you may ask? Well Ms. Taralynn is in it! Yep she is one of the captains of Team 17. Pick the issue up so you can get in on the fun!

Via JustJared.com
And don't forget to check out Taralynn's Tumblr, Undressed Skeleton for more awesome tips and follow her on Twitter too.


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