What I'm Loving Wednesday! Head to Toe Edition!

Oooh, I've got some goodies to share with you this week! I'm excited just thinking about them. I don't find things I love so very often, thus why I'm not posting this feature on the weekly. I'm not going to make up favorite things just so I can write a blog... that's not how I roll. Here's my real favorite fav's in no particular order:

Pretty natural highlights make this new 'do low maintenance and lovely. Thanks Jackie! xo

Pretty natural highlights make this new 'do low maintenance and lovely. Thanks Jackie! xo

Hudson E. Hudson: I finally got my hair did! I'm one of those girls that doesn't plan out her hair appointments every so many weeks. Nope, I am the girl that wakes up one day, looks in the mirror and is like "OMGawwwwd, what has happened to my head and how long have I looked like this?!" So, naturally, when that happens, I book an appointment as soon as possible {this salon has online booking. Hallelujah!}. Hudson E. Hudson is my favorite FAVORITE salon in Lake Norman/Charlotte area. Now, I admit, I have shopped around because, well, getting highlights and a cut is pretty pricey, so finding the best deal is not ideal but necessary for a stay-at-home mom who works an hour a day-ish and loves her superfoods. But, I keep coming back to Hudson E. Hudson. Jenn, mom to a 7 year old and auntie to an Emma <3, fancied me up this time. I LOVED her and her hair styling magic... not using bleach in my hair, but some sort of color that lifted to create natural looking highlights with long layers to give fullness to my baby fine strands. My hair felt so soft and bouncy and just perfect when she was done. Plus, it was like chatting with a friend that just "gets it", ya know? And Hudson, the owner, he's amazing. He cuts bangs like no other. He BANGS! ha! I left with free samples and feeling pretty... what more could you ask for? If you're searching for a new stylist, I highly recommend Hudson E. Hudson... and, the inside of the salon is gorgeous! Tell them Julie sent you and mention this blog for $20 off your first visit. Whoop! :) 

Sassy and sparkly... loving the tucking awesome designs from barrewear!

Sassy and sparkly... loving the tucking awesome designs from barrewear!

Loving these Pure Barre tanks from the darling little etsy shop barrewear! How tucking awesome is this top?! So soft, so sparkly and so comfy cute. Kelly, the owner of the shop, custom made our PBLKN Color Run shirts. She is great at orders both big and small and provides great customer service. Oh and she has cute little preggie momma shirts too... like "Tucking for two." So sweet! And did I mention they're under $30?! Enjoy free shipping with code LNKMFS at checkout. Tell her Julie at PB&Julie sent you! 

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Matcha Latte: Have I professed my love enough for this magical super potion for wellness and complete and utter giddiness yet? I'm not sure what it is... I mean, the taste? The feeling I get from the first sip? Or the anticipation leading up to that sip?! The crazy happy energy I get after drinking it? I mean, it's really everything all wrapped up in a beautiful creamy green package poured over ice. If you haven't tried one you should. I find that matcha + coconut = happiness. I really love this combo: 1 cup filtered water, 2 heaping tsps ALOHA Coconut {can sub coconut water}, not quite a handful of shredded coconut, 5 drops liquid vanilla stevia and 1 tsp of organic, ceremonial grade matcha {I've been using the one above from the Amazon link and it's heaven}. Blend it up on high and pour over ice. Stick in your straw and slurp up some happiness. You're welcome!

She's sincerely awesome and so are these lace up gladiator sandals!

She's sincerely awesome and so are these lace up gladiator sandals!

One word: Gladiators! Ahh! I normally could care less about shoes. Really, like whatever. I'll wear what I have until a hole appears. But, you guys will be proud of me or sad for me, not sure which... anyway, I found a fashion insta page that I really like! I love her outfits and I can click to like or whatever and it sends me deets on where to buy what she's wearing.{In case you don't know, I'm not so good at style... I buy what's on the mannequin...} So easy and so needed for clueless me. Well, she's Sincerely Jules... ummm... twinsies! haha Anyway, she wore these gladiator sandals and I wanted them sooo bad, but was not paying $70 for them. Oh the dilemma. But, then they sold out which made me want them thaaaaat much more and I was so sad. So, I did a mad search for them or a similar pair online and a few days later, found a new pair, in my size{!!!}, on ebay. Bought 'em and now I'm in love. And I wore them for the first time yesterday and got 3 compliments. Nice.

This Rosé makes me happ-ay! ;) Cheers!

This Rosé makes me happ-ay! ;) Cheers!

Rosé: The official wine of summertime. So light and fresh with a pretty, girlie pink hue to boot. I'm currently crushing hard on this pale pink one from Trader Joe's. La Promenade is from France and has "delicate aromas of citrus and fresh berries" begging to be shared with girlfriends on the patio over laughs and light eats... or simply hiding outside from the kiddos. I'll be making a juicy sangria soon with this pretty wine, so stay tuned!

So, thats' that! What are you crushing hard on this Wednesday? Share in the comments! :)