Happy August 1st!!!! The end of Summer is finally here! I don't know about you but I'm ready to kick off the Fall season and get right into the holiday festivities! I'm not gonna lie though, this Summer has been pretty amazing! We'll be kicking off August 1st with a little trip to Victoria BC, so if you happen to be in the area let me know! I would love to meet up!
What has been your favorite Summer memory to date?

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This weeks 'hairspiration' is in honor of the upcoming Lollapalooza festival that is happening this weekend in Grant Park, Chicago. If you're like me, then a good hair day can depict the rest of your day. So here are a just a few looks you could rock while rocking out. Oh, and if you happen to be going, might I recommend the following shows: Kings of Leon, Lorde, Foster the People, Zedd, Iggy Azalea, Lykke Li, and The Temper Trap (just to name a few). 

Which look is your favorite? Share in the comment section below for a future tutorial!

** ALSO, to my Canadian readers: I'm heading to Victoria this weekend. Suggestions of things to see, eat, do would be much appreciated!!




Without even realizing it, we've seem to have made a little tradition of hiking on anniversaries. But hey, who can complain with a view like that! The weather was a perfect low 80s which made for a nice dip in the lake a great end to our hike. That's not to say the water wasn't freezing though. There were still little icebergs and patches of snow around, but totally worth it! I think my heart will forever belong in the mountains!



3 years later and you still make me laugh every day. Thanks for being my best friend and always being the first to say sorry. I promise I'll get a few in their first this time around.

I love you to the moon and beyond. Happy 3 years!



I love that top knots are coming back in style! I remember wearing one a few months back and Eric poking fun at me, but whose laughing now ;) I thought I'd share a few fun, slightly different versions of the top knot that are my favorite at the moment. The perfect hairstyle for both short and long hair. Do you like the half-up top knot look?

Now onto the tutorials! 

messy middle part half top knot

When to wear: Perfect for Summer concerts, a day at the beach or grabbing lunch with girlfriends.
TO CREATE: Keep hair messy and separate into a middle part. Gather top of hair, leaving a half inch above ears. Loosely create a bun at the crown of head by wrapping hair around finger and tie with small elastic. 

low half top knot
When to wear: Love this look for those relaxed nights in with your significant other, hot Summer nights, even that casual outdoor wedding.
TO CREATE: Separate hair in a deep side part. Gather hair at the back of your head, just above ear height. Loosely create a messy bun and secure with elastic.

high half top knot
When to wear: That perfect look for grabbing dessert with friends or bringing a fun, fresh look to your everyday Summer dress.
TO CREATE: Smooth out hair, grabbing roughly 2 inches of hair above ear and creating a high half top knot just above the crown of head. Play around with the volume of your bun to give different looks!

half pony pull through top knot
When to wear: For that quick, on the go look running errands.
TO CREATE: Smooth out hair on top of head, gathering hair just above ear height. Bring to back and start creating a half ponytail, pulling only half through.

Find more versions of the half-up top knot here.



A few Pinterest finds that have made my heart happy lately! Hair, words of encouragement, adventure planning, puppy love, outfit ideas. It's all there. What is your latest pinterest obsession find?

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Summer keeps flying by!! Eric and I are off on another adventuring headed to Utah for a family and friend event! Mentally preparing myself for that 14 hour drive... whew! Make sure to follow along in our adventures via Instagram @tanyajtaylor
What's been your favorite Summer adventure so far?