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Floral Dress 4 Ways: Comfy Cozy

Four Ways To Style A Floral Dress in Winter: Comfy Cozy | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi, friends! Today I’m sharing the second installment of my How To Wear A Floral Dress in the Winter series (you can read the first one here), and today is all about feeling comfy cozy with a layered sweater. Of the four looks I’m putting together with this floral dress, this one may be my favorite. It’s just so nontraditional and different–and fun, right?! For this look, I layered my coziest sweater over the dress, styling it more like a…

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STYLE Winter Fashion

Work To Date Valentine’s Day Outfit

Work To Play Valentines Day Outfit | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi, friends! Anyone else getting excited about Valentine’s Day next week? If nothing else, it’s a good excuse to dress in pretty reds, whites, and pinks and celebrate the love you have in your life! And since Valentine’s so conveniently falls on a work day, I’m sharing a work to date outfit that you can wear straight from the office out to dinner! It’s no secret that I’ve been intoΒ ruffles lately. Just take a look at my Spring Wish List…

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LIFE SERIES The Little Things

The Little Things

Pretty pink pillow goals at Anthropologie | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

After finishing one of the longest weeks of all time (I worked over 55 hours on homework alone), I’m ready to spend the weekend unwinding and relaxing. …Although as we speak, I’m meeting with Conor to go over one of our homework assignments due next week. But I promise you, relaxation will commence this afternoon! πŸ˜‰ After last Friday’s trip to Vail, we spent Sunday taking new pictures for the blog with Noah and then treated ourselves to breakfast at…

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STYLE Winter Fashion

Buffalo Check Skirt in Beaver Creek

Buffalo Check Skirt and Fur Vest in Beaver Creek | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

In my last post from Beaver Creek (here), I talked about my outfit of choice for exploring mountain towns in leisure. But there is the occasional desire when on a ski vacation, to get dressed up and go out to a fancier dinner. So today I’m sharing the perfect outfit for dinner out on the town–a buffalo check skirt with over-the-knee boots. I talked a little about it in this post, but sometimes it can be intimidating to wear anything…

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STYLE Winter Fashion

Cozy Knits in Beaver Creek

Cozy Knits in Beaver Creek | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

A few weeks back, my family and I went on our annual ski trip in Beaver Creek, Colorado (mentioned here). And to say it was magical would be an understatement. I love getting away to the mountains and exploring all the cozy Colorado towns. There’s just something so exciting yet relaxing about snowy weekends here. So today I’m sharing my go-to look for exploring these quaintΒ village towns and I’ll start by saying it’s all about layering those super cozy knits!…

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HEALTH

Healthy Habits: Back To The Basics

Healthy Basics To Follow | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Today’s post is all about health and getting back to the basics of healthy habits and routines. I talked about my three main resolutions in this post, one of which focused on reducing the amount of stress I feel each day and taking better care of my body. I’m the type of person that likes to make small incremental changes (usually one at a time) before moving on to the next improvement. And so in an effort to improve my…

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LIFE SERIES The Little Things

The Little Things

Colorful dots on the sidewalk | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

This week didn’t offer anything particularly noteworthy or novel, but sometimes those are the best times to remember to stop and smell the roses (quite, literally). Allen and I worked as usual Monday through Thursday and then took off on Friday to ski at Vail. It was my first time skiing there, and as you can see from my excitement here, it definitely won’t be our last. Other than skiing yesterday, this weekend I’ll be taking things easy and starting…

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STYLE Winter Fashion

Floral Dress 4 Ways: Date Night

Four Ways To Style A Floral Dress in Winter: Date Night | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

I love the idea of styling dresses and skirts in the winter. Wearing jeans just gets too same-ole same-ole for me. You too? Well today I’m excited to announce a little 4-part series on how to style a floral dress in the winter, and today I’m starting with the most traditional way I could think of–date night! First off let’s start with the main attraction–the dress. I love a good floral dress because its traditional while adding spunk and personality…

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STYLE Winter Fashion

Cream Bell Sleeve Top + Blush Scarf

Cream Bell Sleeve Peplum Top with Blush Scarf | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

With the beginning of a new year comes fresh goals and bright hopes. And while winter here in Colorado is far from over, I tend to start dreaming of softΒ spring colors and flowy silhouettes the minute Christmas is over. Today I’m sharing a fresh cream peplum top with the softest blush pink scarf for a cozy winterΒ that borrows its color palette from my day dreams of spring. Ever since I saw Kendi wearing this top, I knew I wanted to…

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Colorado Local LIFE SERIES The Little Things TRAVEL

The Little Things {Beaver Creek, CO}

Fresh powder skiing at Beaver Creek in Colorado | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

This past weekend, my parents came into town for our annual ski trip. You can see last year’s recap hereΒ if you’re interested. We usually stay in Breckenridge but opted for Beaver Creek as a fun and new change of scenery.Β And while my mom was sick for the first half of our trip (we felt so bad and did everything we could to include her in our nighttime activities), she did managed to get in a couple days on the slopes…

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