MAPLE LEOPARD: June 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Top 5 Things to do in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin



Happy 4th Of July weekend! What better way to celebrate than on the Lake! This past week I had some great adventures on the lakes in Wisconsin. It was my first time to visit this state,I had a great  time with my friend Christy.  I had no idea about all the beautiful lakes surrounding the Milwaukee area. Wisconsin really is a fabulous summer playground!

Today I want to invite you to take a tour through Lake Geneva. Spring fed and crystal clear, Geneva Lake is gorgeous in any season. This beautiful  town has plenty of options for fun, both on or in the water. It did not take me long to fall in love with this spot. As I walked along the edge of the lake, the sparkling water, and the slightly cool breezes sent me into a total sense of relaxation .

Although Lake Geneva offers fun activities for fall and winter, it is best to take advantage of this little paradise in the summer months. Wisconsin temperatures in winter take a deep plunge to the frozen zone.  The options for activities are endless, so I've rounded up my favorites!

Monday, June 27, 2016

Milwaukee's Third Ward: Trendiest Styles on a Budget

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Sweet Summertime! Hey there hope you are all doing well.  Whew its been a crazy 10 days! I 've been in Milwaukee helping my friend with social media and working at her boutiques. If you have never been to Free Bird Style in the Third Ward, you are missing out!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Summer's Hottest Trend: Cat Eye Sunglasses



Hey girls, how about those cat eye sunglasses?!  I am so in love with this glasses trend for summer 2016. This trend is routed from the 50's and early 60's fashion. The cat eye is a timeless style that adds versatility to your wardrobe, and a hint of glam.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Spain: 5 Things to Know Before Planning Your Trip

Spain anyone?  I sure hope to visit there someday along with several other European countries. Today I 'm exited to share a guest post from the blog " The Quirky Pineapple" .  Cassandra, the author, is from the state of Virginia and living in Spain as an expat.

Cassandra is passionate about travel, style, and street food. She is on a mission to live an unconventional lifestyle, break away from the norm, and share her experiences to inspire others. This is a beautiful story of a land far away, enjoy the visual journey!

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  Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos in Córdoba, Spain

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Summer Goals and Exciting News




Wow, can you believe the year is already half over?!? I love June because it means the start of my favorite season! I could live for summer all year long. I am living in the wrong state for sure.  School will be out next week, and I will be traveling the fist half of the summer, so excited!

Lately I have seen several bloggers share their monthly goals for their blog.  It is a great way to keep your self accountable. I also wanted to share some updates and exciting news.
 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

3 Ways to Wear a Chic Scarf: Chartzie Wearable Art

Hello lovelies, I hope you are having warm weather in your neck of the woods! It has been rainy and on the cool side for the past week, ah the sun finally came out again! 

The sunshine and this gazebo, made the perfect back drop for this  photo shoot. Today I'm sharing the work of Chaya Mallavaram, she is the talented artist and designer of Chartzie Wearable Art. I featured her shirt designs here when my blog first started. Chaya has become a great mentor and source of inspiration.