{31 Things About Me to Celebrate my 31st Birthday}

DTK Austin is celebrating her 31st birthday by sharing 31 facts about her life. Click for more outfit details - Blouse from Red Dress Boutique, Steve Madden heels, Articles of Society Jeans with a Henri Bendel Bag.

Well, day of birth… We meet again, this time it’s been 31 years. Can time slow down, please? I always feel so aged as a blogger when my birthday rolls around because I am in a sea of youngins in this blogosphere! It’s always refreshing to see successful blogger gals in their 30s, 40s and beyond! In celebration of turning 31 I wanted to share 31 fun facts about me that most of y’all probably don’t know unless you’re family or a really close friend! ☺️ It literally took me FOREVER to try and think of 31 things about me, so I hope y’all enjoy these!
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{Black Hair, Black Clothes, Zero Worry}

DTKAustin talks all about her new favorite DOVE shampoo. Has anyone every had a dry scalp or dandruff? Click to read why she is raving all about Dove's new Derma Care Scalp line.

Do yourself a favor and don’t let your scalp end up like this guy; dead and dry!

Alright ladies, it’s time to talk about that embarrassing topic no one ever wants to admit they have. Any guesses… I’ll just throw it out there; dandruff and dry skin. In the big scheme of things its not a HUGE deal but its definitely a downer if it’s something you have to worry about everyday. I’ve partnered with Dove Hair to share my experience with their new Derma Care Scalp Pure Daily Care Anti-Dandruff 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner and boy is it a life changer. Whether you have dandruff or an itchy scalp due to dry skin, you will love these products.

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{Tied up}

DTKAustin is sharing her favorite white free people top shot while in New Orleans. Ashley is carrying a Rebecca Minkoff Love bag and wearing Vince Camuto OTK Boots. Click to get more info and pics!

How is it already MARCH?! Does anyone else literally feel like this year is already flying by?? Sorry for the lack of posts lately… I just realized it’s been over a week since my last blog post and I hadn’t posted on Insta in FIVE days!! Taking a little Insta break was much needed and I actually left town for the first time since my shoulder surgery to drive up to Fort Worth to visit my family last weekend. It had been so long since I had visited that it was such a breath of fresh air to finally get out of the house for longer than a few hours. We got back late Saturday night just in time for me to start prepping for my first commercial job since the surgery and I can say that being scared and nervous was a major understatement. Thankfully, I have a killer assistant and crew that has really made the transition back to work such a breeze! I’m glad to be back, even if I can only move one arm!! 😜

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{Best Deals on Little Black Dresses Under $100}

DTKAustin is talking about the best little black dress from WAYF that is currently on sale at Nordstrom for under $50. Click for more details and photos.

Who thinks you can only wear little black dresses during the cooler weather? No way!! If you know me you know that I live in black, white and 100 shades of grey no matter what the weather. I also always love investing in pieces that can transition into multiple seasons so I know I’m getting my money’s worth. Investing in clothing is something that I really don’t like doing so this post is ALL about affordable LBDs. Plus, my favorite WAYF lace-up that I feature in this post is on sale for literally $50. If you love a great fitting LBD with gorgeous details I would highly recommend checking out this dress and it won’t break the bank!

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{How to Easily Shop my Instagram Posts}

Have you ever been scrolling through Instagram, spot something that you just have to have and wonder, where can I get that?? In the past, we would have to read through comments or stalk someone’s blog until we found out where that item came from. This is beyond time consuming and half the time the item is already sold out. I feel like having to hunt down items is such a turn off when people are wanting to use influencers as a shopping tool. I wanted to create a quick guide for a few ways to easily shop my Instagram posts.

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{The Best of the Best Cozy Sweaters}

DTKAustin shares her favorite casual Winter look. Ashley is wearing a Chicwish sweater, Express jeans, Gucci Marmont Bag and OTK Boots. Click for more outfit details!

Sweater weather is coming to an end here in Austin, but that doesn’t mean its the end of my sweater wearing! Mega hot temps won’t be here for months so I always love to throw on a slouchy sweater, bralette, shorts and a cute pair of booties when its a little chillier. Most people are still in full on winter-wear mode so this post also applies to all of y’all!! I’ve rounded up my favorite sweaters that are ALL under $100 and are neutral enough that they will go with any color jeans, skirts, tights, etc. you want to wear!

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{Summer Essentials with Chicwish}

DTKAustin shows us how to wear the highly coveted off-the-shoulder trend with Chicwish, cutoff shorts and wedges from Stuart Weitzman. Want more summer inspiration? Click to get more details!

How is it already mid February and why does it already feel like summer in Texas?? I honestly don’t think we had more than a month of winter-like temps the entire Fall/Winter season. How can I complain though… Any opportunity to enjoy 75 degree weather is ok in my book! That means I need to step up my Spring wardrobe already and I’m not even close to being ready! I did recently score this gorgeous off-the-shoulder top from Chicwish and it has been my first, real Spring purchase! And I am SO excited about it!! Just look at that detail!

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{The Mental Struggles of Major Surgery and How to Adjust}

It’s been a little over three weeks since my shoulder surgery and to be completely honest, I’ve been extremely discouraged. Countless amounts of people warned me that the recovery for shoulder surgery is long and painstakingly difficult but for some reason I didn’t think it would be this hard for me. I know its only been three weeks but I thought I would be making more progress than I actually am. Not only is the pain and immobility a major issue, no one tells you about the mental effects of a surgery like this. For me, that has been one of the hardest parts. I know this is something most people don’t have to go through but I wanted to write this in hopes that it might help someone else going through the same thing.

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{Target Collaborates with BaubleBar to Bring you SUGARFIX}

Another amazing Target collaboration has hit stores! BaubleBar and Target have teamed up to bring you their very own SugarFix Collection. This new collection is currently being sold exclusively at Target and is being deemed as a long-term collaboration instead of a one-time deal. To me, that’s music to my ears! BaubleBar has and always will be one of my favorite jewelry companies on the market. Not only are their pieces affordable but they are great quality for costume jewelry and they have a massive selection for any occasion. So when I heard they were partnering with Target on the SugarFix collection I was extremely overjoyed!

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{Size Comparison of the Gucci Marmont Mini & Small Crossbody}

DTKAustin shares the size comparison for the Gucci Mini and Small Marmont Crossbody. If you're in the market for a new Gucci bag click here for more information!

Who else agrees that 2016 was the year for Gucci?? They are KILLING the fashion industry right now. First, it was the who’s who of blogging sporting the new GG belts, then the new leather cross-bodies and now almost every single person I follow is sporting something Gucci whether it is a bag, belt, flats or all of the above. I wasn’t going to be that blogger that was going to succumb to being like everyone else, but I literally can’t stop obsessing over EVERYTHING Gucci right now. I literally want it all. If I was mega rich, I would totally have it all! But until then I will stick to my most coveted piece from the collection; the Gucci GG Marmont.

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