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SUP sunset yoga with DFW Surf

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Have you gotten into the latest fitness and sports craze of paddleboading? Well how about doing YOGA on a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)?? For anyone wanting to try a familiar sport in a different fashion, I definitely recommend SUP Yoga by DFW Surf Club. Imagine practicing your yoga moves on a beautiful lake while the sun is setting. Namaste! With classes in Little Elm, Frisco and Grapevine, DFW Surf has… Read more

Ice Cream and a Virtual Friend Date

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I can’t believe that I haven’t seen my BFF in a month; moving cross country will do that. When I lived in Dallas we ate at least one meal together a week or we would get together for coffee or practically any excuse we could come up with. We chat on the phone frequently but sometimes it would be nice to see each other. One idea is to Skype, FaceTime,… Read more

7 Ways to Refresh Your Summer

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Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Starbucks through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Starbucks, all opinions are my own. There’s a global understanding that January is the official time for resolutions, new beginnings and an overall rebooting of your routines. I’d like to challenge that norm! Summer is an excellent time to re-evaluate. Whether you’re the resolution type or not,… Read more

Sport Sunglasses by Oakley

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As a big fan of Oakley, I was excited to visit their store at North Park Mall and learn about the activewear and customized sunglasses. If you’re spending a lot of time outdoors this summer, a pair of protective shades is definitely recommended! Noteable names like professional snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler and Tone It Up‘s Karena Dawn designed exclusive sunglasses for Oakley that are available for women. Check out the many activewear and customized… Read more

5 Ways that Being Outside Can Better Your Body and Spirit

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Once upon a time, young people spent their entire summer outdoors. This is markedly different than the youth of today, who are constantly distracted by electronics — television, video games, computers, smartphones — and, of course, the Internet. This year, make an effort to spend more time outside, and you’ll be handsomely rewarded, as it has been proven time and time again that fresh air is truly good for you.… Read more

GenPink Picks: Summer Books

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One of my goals this summer is to make time to read more books. There are so many new titles out there, and I’ve rounded up a few to share. Let us know what you’re reading this season by commenting below!   Meeting Eve Meeting Eve, written by Janee Pennington, is an inspirational read for the Gen-Y career girl. In Pennington’s debut novel, readers will get to walk in the… Read more

Plan a Summer Oasis in Your Own Backyard!

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Millennial Central (#MC) for Pier 1 Imports. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. We are full fledge in Summer mode around here! A few weeks ago we decided to have a “just because” outdoor dinner party with friends. It may or may not have coincided with my husbands birthday, but he will deny… Read more

Daycation + “Beach” Bag Essentials

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This post is in partnership with Popsugar. Spoiler alert: I have a discount code for ya! So, by now surely you’ve heard the term “staycation”. The idea is simple, you pick a local place and make a budget friendly vacation by either staying one night at a hotel near your home or you may even pick several outings without any overnight accommodations. With this weekend being the official start to… Read more

4 BBQ Recipes for Guests to Bring to 4th of July Cookouts

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Growing up I hated BBQ. Why you ask? I blame this one on my mother. I blame her for cooking little dried out pieces of chicken and covering them (in my opinion) in the absolute worst BBQ sauce on earth- KC Masterpiece. (Side note: I will say that my Mom is a VERY goo cook. So, I really can’t explain why she made this particular meal for my brothers and… Read more

OOTD: Baseball Game Day Look

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Going to baseball games is always a blast, and it’s one of my favorite sports to watch. So naturally, my OOTD post this week will be about my Texas Rangers fan-girl outfit! Texas Rangers V-Neck (Macy’s, $30) Black Jean Shorts (White House Black Market, $11.99) Lauren by Ralph Lauren Pearl Bracelet ($40, Zappos) White Crochet Shoes ($19.99, ESpirit)  (Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links.)

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