May 18, 2018

Traveling Light, Parisian Chic, Entertaining Tips, and more...

Friday Favorites : 05.18.18

Happy Friday!

What a week it’s been! Every week feels busy these days, but this one especially. Between shoots, deadlines, and events, we’re looking forward to a hopefully relaxing few days ahead. As always, enjoy our favorite links below and TGIF!


A Guide to Houston’s Best Coffee Shops

Dodo Bar Or Tasseled Cotton-Gauze Mini Dress in Los Angeles

Designer Spotlight : Alyce Tran of The Daily Edited

3 Easy Steps to Create the Prettiest DIY Mimosa Bar

Mara Hoffman “Lula” Coverup Dress

These are the 6 Biggest Mistakes Women Make in Business

Around the Internet

Passion into profits : Houstonians turn their big dreams into small businesses. You might just see a familiar face in this TV segment!

I’ve been to Amsterdam once (and loved it!), but Olivia makes me want to go back during tulip season.

Amy has 4 great tips for traveling light like a pro!

Who knew Sprite could look so chic? Leave it to Courtney!

While we are out mural hunting in Austin this summer, we are totally going to reference this list of best patios in Austin!

We also want to check out Jane’s list of best Austin restaurants, too.

Goodness, Hallie blowing me away with her looks lately – particularly this one.

Caroline is making me think: We left our phones at the door, and here is what happened.

More Paris, please! While this look is the opposite of colorful, it’s the epitome of Parisian chic!

How pretty does Jyo look in these sorbet stripes?

This might be one of my favorite, most colorful, most beautiful blogger outfit photoshoots ever.

Daisies, stripes, and ruffles! So cute.

A splendid rainbow of dresses!

Congrats to my friend Soraya for having some of her beautiful bags on Moda Operandi!

Love these entertaining tips from jewelry designer Rebecca de Ravenel.

I loved this list of unexpected places to travel this summer.

How to promote positivity and well being in your home. Bookmark this one!

The greatest rainbow dress, indeed!


I live in flowy shirt dresses in the summer, and this one is calling my name.

We are trying to get our team office space more organized, and I’m pretty sure we need this, this, and this.

I’m absolutely loving this rainbow striped bikini. Really, anything rainbow striped is likely a favorite of mine!

What a fun clutch. Color blocking and a beautiful color combination.

This is such a sweet strapless top. Between the pink and the ruffles, it’s so feminine and fresh!

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Have a great weekend!


  1. Lauren says:

    Carrie, I always love your Friday Favorites – such a great collection of posts highlighting an array of topics around the internet! I can’t thank you enough for including me and for your incredibly kind words. Happy Friday to you and your team! XO

    1. Lauren – You know I just adore you! And I also completely enjoyed the travel guide you posted this week.

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