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Memorial Day Weekend: Colonial Williamsburg & Virginia Beach

Memorial Day Weekend: Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi, friends! I’m so excited to share with you today my first (of many!) weekend adventures here in the Virginia Beach area. If you didn’t know, I’m working at NASA Langley as a part of my research fellowship this summer and will be here for 10 weeks! So get ready for lots of new, fun adventures along the East Coast! I’ll do my best to keep you all up to date on what I’m up to! (…Unlike last summer in…

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Colorado Local Spring Fashion STYLE

Doughnut Dates in Denver

Donut Dates in Denver at Habit Doughnuts | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Happy weekend, friends! Do you have any big plans or are you taking it easy over the next couple days? When Allen and I are together, we generally do something a little in between the two–usually a little relaxing mixed withΒ a lot of eating. Ha! One of my favorite things we do on the weekends is go out to brunch together. It’s just really fun to sit down, relax, and spend some quality one-on-one time talking and catching up from…

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101 in 1001 Days LIFE SERIES

101 Things in 1001 Days: Update 6

101 Things in 1001 Days Goals | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi, friends! It’s been a while since we’ve had a 101 Things in 1001 Days update (not since last December, yikes!). So today I’ll be sharing with you some of the progress I’ve made in the last five months and those goals I’ll be focusing on over the summer. If you need a reminder on what my goals are, you can check out the fully updated list here! Ok, let’s get right into it then! No better time than the…

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Spring Fashion STYLE

High-Waisted Chambray Pants

Lightweight Sweater with High Waisted Chambray Pants | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Happy Wednesday, friends! I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend, spent with family and friends! Believe it or not, I ended up going from zero plans to spending every single day this weekend out and about with new friends and old! I’ll catch you up on everything soon, but today I wanted to share a casual-yet-professional look for the office. This look features a new favorite pair of high-waisted chambray pants I invested in earlier this spring and…

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LIFE Weekend Recap

Cabin Getaway in Crested Butte

Pioneer Cabin Getaway in Crested Butte, Colorado | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi! Hello! Whew! Got through my first week of work at NASA Langley and I’m finally starting to catch my breath after Finals+my first J.Crew Event+the multi-day move out to the East Coast. I know too since the Spring 10×10 Challenge that lifestyle posts have been few and far between. And oh yeah! What happened to The Little Things?! Life happened. Hahaha. But I’m hoping to bring those back, as well as to be aΒ little more balanced on the life-to-style…

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STYLE Summer Fashion

Floral Skirt with Sneakers + J. Crew Event Tonight!

JCrew Floral Skirt with Tennis Shoes | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Happy Wednesday, friends! We are already halfway through the week–can you believe it?! I have been scrambling to get everything done for the big move to Virginia for my summer internship at NASA Langley, but I am so, so, so excited to see you TONIGHTΒ at my local J.Crew store from 6-8pm. Yayy! It’s going to be so much fun playing dress up in all the gorgeous new arrivals they have! I’ve already got my eye on no less than five…

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STYLE Summer Fashion

Stripes + Palm Prints

Stripes and palm prints for summer work wear. | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi, friends! I can’t thank you enough for the overwhelming amount of support for yesterday’s announcement! I tend to be a little hesitant when it comes to partnering up with brands (unless I unequivocally love them and would recommend them even without a sponsorship). And I think you all can tell this is one of those times! The great thing about keeping my blog a hobby is that I get to make it exactly what I want–sponsorships don’t define what…

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STYLE Summer Fashion

Summer Floral Set + A J. Crew Event!!

Summer Floral Set + A J. Crew Event! | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi, friends! I hope you had an amazing weekend and a happy Mother’s Day. Today is an exciting day for the blog! Oh my goodness do I have some excited news to share with you!! I have been bursting at the seams to tell you for a week or so now. But the time has finally arrived! This Wednesday, May 17th I will be hosting an event at my local J. Crew store in the Flatirons Mall from 6-8pm. There…

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10x10 Challenge SERIES Spring Fashion STYLE

Spring 10×10 Challenge Recap

Spring 10x10 Challenge Recap | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi, friends! Today I wanted to give a quick recap of my first experience with the 10×10 Challenge. IfΒ you have no idea what I’m talking about, make sure to go read up on what the 10×10 Challenge is in this post. Otherwise, keep reading for a look at each of the 10 looks I put together (+4 bonus looks!) and the top 10 lessons I learned! So like I mentioned, this was my first go at the 10×10 Challenge, and…

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10x10 Challenge SERIES Spring Fashion STYLE

Spring 10×10 Outfit 14

Spring 10x10 Challenge, Outfit 14 | www.cupcakesandthecosmos.com

Hi there, friends! And welcome to the final look of the Spring 10×10 Challenge. Can you believe we made 14 different, unique, and amazing looks from just 10 items in my closet! Crazy! I can’t wait to share with you a compiled list of all the great lessons I learned during this challenge. But first, let’s talk about how crazy in love I am with this all white look that is the perfect get up for spring and summer. I…

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