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summer book recommendations

lauren sims book recommendations

hey y’all! I’ve posted about a few books recently on snapchat (laurenkay2) and instagram stories that I’m loving…and a few of y’all have messaged me asking for the titles again. so, today i thought i’d share a recap of some of my summer book recommendations!

for fiction books, i’ve recently read big little lies by liane moriarty, as well as what alice forgot (by the same author)....

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OTS romper + my ‘instagram husband’

lauren sims blue off the shoulder romper

We’ve all seen the video a million times, and I think people have sent me the video at least TEN million times! You know the one: instagram husband. And yes, I will proudly say, I have the BEST instagram husband (who takes all of the photos you see on here)!Several of you have asked me about who takes my pictures or if Michael already knew about photography pre-blog....

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bedroom reading nook

lauren sims bedroom reading nook

Ever since Michael and I got married and started to decorate/furnish our master bedroom, I’ve dreamed about having a reading nook in our room. But, we kind of had a limited space to do that, both in our house in Dallas, and now in our house in Boulder.

My whole life I’ve always been a morning person....

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rose gold wedding band / the ultimate anniversary gift

lauren sims rose gold wedding band

Mine and Michael’s 3 year wedding anniversary was March 28th (read our anniversary post here!), and I definitely got the greatest 3 year anniversary gift a girl could ever ask for: this rose gold wedding band from Simon G. Jewelry. If you’re either about to get married, or wanting to add to your wedding stack…I wanted to give you the low down on this gorgeous band, how we picked it out, and why we chose Simon G.When Michael and I first got engaged…I thought about getting a rose gold wedding band to go with the gorgeous engagement ring he gave me. ...

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march 28, 2014 // 3 year anniversary

lauren sims wedding

3 years ago today, Michael and I said ‘I do’ to each other! I can’t believe it, because these past 3 years have absolutely FLOWN by! In 3 years, we’ve bought a house, traveled to Italy (and so many other places), seen 4 of my other siblings get married, became an aunt and uncle to our adorable nieces and nephews, moved to Colorado, and so much more....


twirling into 27

lauren sims free people floral maxi dress

One of my earliest memories as a child was something very simple, yet the one of my happiest memories: twirling. I always LOVED when my mom would come home from errands or shopping with a new dress for me. I remember putting on this one yellow dress in particular and just twirling and twirling, without a care in the world....

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The power of us: meet my big sister

lauren sims the power of us

Everyone, I’d like to introduce you to my big sister Jill! If you follow me on social media, you probably recognize her because she just got married a little over a month ago! Jill is not only my sister, but my best friend, and who I go to for advice on nearly everything. One thing I know I can ALWAYS go to her for is anything related to health and fitness!Even though Jill and I don’t live in the same city anymore (insert sad emoji), we are always sharing new healthy recipes with each other or bouncing ideas off each other for new workouts!...

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3 Comments app explained!

lauren sims app

Good morning everyone! I am SO excited to announce to y’all today the new app you can now download in the app store! If you follow me on instagram, you’re probably already familiar with It allows you to shop the outfits I post on instagram from your inbox, if you “like” the photo. The new app makes shopping my outfits SO much easier – and not only from instagram!...

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tips to staying motivated with fitness

lauren sims tips to stay motivated

Happy Friday! If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that fitness is super important to me and a big part of my life. I try and work out 5-6 days a week, for a lot of reasons. I genuinely enjoy working out and being active makes me feel so much better about myself, relieves stress, helps me sleep better, and is obviously just great for your overall health and wellness....

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baseball tee + #1 blogging advice

lauren sims madewell baseball tee

One of my favorite parts about blogging is getting to interact with you guys – I love when y’all message me on snapchat or send emails…either giving me feedback about the blog, asking for advice with your relationship with Christ, or questions about an outfit. I LOVE hearing from you guys, because it reminds me that there are actual HUMANS on the other side of this computer screen – reading my posts or responding to my snaps!...

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