5.31.2012

Pin Drop


{ F21 skirt & belt | Old Navy top | GoJane wedges | vintage ring }

I decided to go for a simple feminine look for today's outfit implemented with some neutral tones, a pretty blush color (hello again high-low skirts) and topped off with a floral print. I adored these shoes when I first saw them at GoJane.com (my favorite online shop for cheap finds), but the wedge is a bit slim so I tend to stumble in them (not so feminine of me). Or maybe I'm just clumsy. Eh, I'll just blame the shoes.

I'm kind of ecstatic right now because I finally figured out how to add a "pin it" button to the bottom of all my blog posts (something I've been trying to do forever). I can't believe I didn't have to rely on Trae for this one; he's the go-to guy whenever my computer decides it hates me. So yeah, take THAT technology! Now all you pinners out there can pin my photos to your own pinterests if you wish! Please let me know if you have any trouble with it!

xx

5.30.2012

June Sponsorship



I am now accepting new sponsors for the month of June! Remember, I offer free button swaps (small size - 200x75) to anyone who follows my blog (must have at least 100 followers), but only a few spots are available so be sure to email me (daydreamfrenzy@gmail.com) to reserve a space!

 In addition, I offer medium, large and extra large ad space for super cheap (no need to be a follower). The rates won't always be this low so take advantage of it while you still can! :) I also decided to offer an XXL size for just one person who would really like to get maximum exposure for their blog or business. Paypal is the preferred method of payment.

Click here for more information on rates, benefits, & statistics!

 xx

5.28.2012

Polished Safari


{ F21 top | skirt c/o Sugarlips | Target heels | James Avery rose ring | vintage watch & "R" ring | mom's belt | gifted bangle }

I have been looking for an elephant-printed shirt for the longest time, so when my friend tweeted me a picture of this top she found, I instantly broke my rule of "no shopping for the summer." I just had to have it! I knew I wanted to first try styling it with some leopard accents, and then I remembered my zebra-print bangle and thought, what the heck? Let's just make this an all-out safari inspired ensemble! More of a fancy safari though, hehe.

When I received this gorgeous skirt from Sugarlips Apparel, I was over the moon! As soon as I saw it on their website, I knew I wanted it in my closet. I love it's neutral tone with the added pop of pink and pale teal trimming at the ends for some extra color. The skirt is so light and flowy which is perfect for summer weather! You can buy one for yourself here!

And happy Memorial Day to all US readers! :)

xx

5.27.2012

My Week through Instagram



This was a very busy week filled with preparing for a garage sale my family held yesterday. I dug into the crevices of my closet taking out old clothes from high school I never wear anymore. Ugh, to think about how much money I spent back then (before I discovered the joys of thrifting) is embarrassing. Oh well, I made a decent amount of dough from it all so I can't complain! 

 In case you're wondering, "what the heck is that woman wearing", my mom was invited to a party where the theme was to dress tacky. So naturally, she comes into my room looking for clothes and accessories. Ehhh.... thanks mom. -__- 

 xx 

 p.s.// you can follow me on Instagram here!

5.26.2012

Guest Post | The Charley Girl



I'm over at The Charley Girl today with a recent outfit and talking about
my personal tips on print-mixing! Be sure to check it out! :)

 xx

5.23.2012

A Walk on the Beach


{ F21 dress & belt | Keds shoes | vintage rings & bracelet | mom's hat | thrifted necklace | Aldo sunnies }

Trae has been working nonstop these past couple of weeks, so when he was finally given a day off last Friday we decided to jump on the opportunity and head down to the beach! It was nice to get away for a couple days. Now back to reality!

These Saturday morning pictures were taken on our way to an outdoor beach bar that serves breakfast (I promise I don't always just wear clothes to the beach hehe)! I wanted to wear something light and breezy, and my jewelry pieces just happened to match the beach theme. Threw on a floppy hat and I was ready to go! Anyone else have beach plans this summer?

xx

5.21.2012

Snappy Casual


{ F21 top, shorts, belt, & rings | GoJane wedges | Walgreens temporary tattoos | Aldo sunnies }

 I've been having a slight obsession with denim tops lately. I was actually on the look out for a denim vest when I came across this pretty number. It's a bit longer than I wanted, but I guess beggars can't be choosers!

 I wore this to a brunch my spirit group put on a couple weekends ago. They told us to dress "snappy casual," and this was my take on it. Apparently I don't understand the phrase because everyone else was wearing pretty dresses! Oh well, I still got compliments on my awesome kitty/puppy temporary tattoos. So hood, right? :P

 xx

p.s.// I was recently interviewed at HerCampus.com, a website
for girls in college! Click here to check it out if you want!

5.19.2012

My Week through Instagram



Other than my favorite Beatles mug ever falling to it's demise (a shelf randomly came unhinged), not much went on this week. Just worked, slept, and ate my weight in oreo balls that I made the other night (shown in the first picture on the second row). Would y'all be interested in a recipe on how I made them? They're kind of like cake balls except they taste like oreos, and it's waaay easier to make!

Does anyone else watch Game of Thrones on HBO? The series as well as the books have become so popular over the past year. Now that I have so much time off, I finally decided to pick up the books again and get reading! I definitely recommend them! Or if you're lazy you could just watch the TV show haha I won't judge!

xx

5.16.2012

Ole Reliable


{ F21 skirt, dress (worn underneath) & black ring | UO shoes | vintage belt & gold ring | gifted bracelets }

I wore this outfit this past weekend to a local Mexican restaurant in order to celebrate my aunt's birthday! My hometown serves the best Mexican food ever (I've never been to Mexico, so I can't compare), so when I'm home from college I make sure to get my fill which usually involves putting myself into multiple food comas. Hey, no regrets!

I'm workin' the "wear a dress underneath" effect with this outfit. These days, I use dresses way more as tops and skirts rather than show the entire thing. Weird, right? That's why they are probably the most reliable pieces in my closet, because they increase the number of my potential looks tenfold!

I was recently featured on Smashion.com discussing shopping tips & my current favorite trends!
Check out the interview here! :)

xx

And the winner of the SwimSpot giftcard giveaway is... #62 // Stefanie!
Congrats! Please email me to claim your prize!


5.14.2012

Scam Story


{ F21 top, skirt, & belt; gifted rose ring; James Avery silver ring; Kohls heels }

I wore this outfit for what I thought was an interview with a travel agency woman who apparently owned her own business. Turns out, the woman was just meeting me to try and get me to go to a lecture about how you can earn money by selling things from door to door. They were even asking for a deposit just to work with them. Um, is this a joke? She wouldn't outright say it of course; she was being really shady and avoiding my questions. Once it clicked that this wasn't what I signed up for, I came up with a billion excuses to get out of it. It went something like this:

 Me: Oh, I don't have enough gas in my car to go.
Her: You can ride with me!
Me: I actually got accepted to another job I think I will do instead.
Her: You should come anyway to hear what they have to say!
Me: I don't have enough money to pay the deposit.
Her: I'll pay it for you!

 Oh. My. Gosh. I thought I was actually going to get stuck having to attend this thing and waste two hours of my time. Finally, after she followed me to the gas station to put gas in my car (yeah, seriously creepy), I just got out and told her I was not interested. After a lecture about "if I don't try things, I'll never know," she finally left me alone. I drove away but kept glancing up at my rear-view mirror to make sure I wasn't being followed haha you never know! What a weird experience...

 xx

p.s.// This is my last reminder to enter the SwimSpot Giveaway!
Not many have entered, so you have a better chance at winning
a giftcard to buy a brand new swimsuit for the summer!
Go for it!

5.13.2012

Happy Mother's Day!



I hope everyone has a lovely Mother's Day!
Be sure to show your mom some extra love! :)

xx

5.12.2012

My Week through Instagram



The first week of my time off from school has come to a close, and it was a very busy week indeed. So much job hunting! One job application asked me to draw a cartoon character, so I thought I would share my useless talent of being able to draw Spongebob haha! I almost got a job at a local restaurant, but then they found out I would be going back to school in August. Ugh!

The past few days have brought tons of rain to Texas! I had to whip out my good ol' rain boots for the occasion. We don't get a lot of rain here, so when it does come, I use it as an excuse to stay inside and eat soup all day. Of course, I'll make an exception of going out for my usual chai tea latte at Starbucks... but that's it, I swear! ;)

Only a few days left to enter the SwimSpot giveaway y'all!

xx

5.10.2012

Guest Post | Living with Fletch



Hi everyone! I'm over at Nicole from Living with Fletch's blog
today doing a guest post on an outfit I wore recently. Be sure
to head over and check it out! Have a great Thursday!

And don't forget to enter the SwimSpot giveaway!

xx

5.09.2012

SwimSpot Giveaway! {closed}



This week's giveaway is brought to you by SwimSpot.com!
They are offering a $50 gift card to their online shop for one lucky winner!

Summer and warmer weather are fast approaching, so what better way to celebrate than a new swimsuit? SwimSpot offers an enormous amount of selection with top name brands like Reef, Hurley, and Guess! The site features this awesome Bikini Builder application that allows you mix & match all of their tops & bottoms to produce a creative result! I also adore their Fit Specialist feature which provides tips & tricks to finding the perfect swimsuit style to appeal to your unique body frame! It even suggests specific swimsuits from their choices that will have you looking your absolute best for bikini season! Be sure to check it out!

For ONE entry you must:
1) Be a GFC follower of Daydream Frenzy
2) Name your favorite swimsuit from their shop

Bonus entries!
1) Follow me on twitter
2) Follow SwimSpot on twitter
3) Mention & link this giveaway on your blog/twitter
{ be sure to leave a separate comment for each bonus entry }

Entries will be accepted until May 16th, 12 PM CST.

Good luck!

xx

5.07.2012

One Shoe Love


{ F21 top, belt, & necklace; Cotton On skirt; Steve Madden wedges; Aldo sunnies; Agaci bag }

It doesn't happen often, but when it does, you know. That feeling you get when you see a pair of shoes that you know were destined to be on your feet. You don't care how much they are, you just know that you must have them! That was me with these beauties.

I've actually had them a few months, so you may be wondering why I'm just now deciding to break them free from their box. Have you ever loved a pair of shoes so much that you didn't want to wear them just for fear of ruining them? If so, please tell me so that I can stop feeling like a crazy person.

xx