Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Summer Bucket List 2017

hey y'all! i am so thrilled because summer is almost here! i can't believe it! the weather is so nice, and it makes me so happy to see some sunshine! i felt like this was a very fitting post for the 85 degree weather right now! it's been great to hump in the pool after long days!
i'm so happy to be collaborating with Brooke from Live The Prep Life on this post! Brooke is such a sweet blogger, and her posts are some of my favorites!
I can't wait to do (hopefully) all of these things! it makes me so eager just to read this list to do these things! be sure to check out Brookes post right here!
comment below some things on your summer bucket list! i'm intrested to here what y'all are doing this summer!

Friday, May 5, 2017

Who You Are

"I am who I am, we wouldn't be who we are, without our scars,"

hey y'all! today i have a totally different post for y'all. but it's something i've been struggling with for a little bit, but something we all need to accept. ourselves. and today is all about wants.

because yolo is real, and we only have enough time in this world to be only us; and not who others want us to be.
i guess its been a rocky year. finding myself, and who i'm meant to be; its all part of this. i started preppystylebymira to embrace who i am, and who i want to be.

i dont want to listen to pop music and wear all black.
i want to listen to country music and wear hot pink!

i dont want to waste my time talking about other people in a negative way.
i want to talk about lacrosse practice, concerts, crushes, style and better yet, the positives of people.
i want to binge watch "Grey's Anatomy" or "The Fosters"
i want to go to church
i want to blog


i dont want to be that person.
i want to be who we all want to be, ourselves.

i don't want to talk bad about other people.
i know we've all been there, but i'm going to try to cut it out of my life.

and that's who I am.

and that's who we are.

it's our life.

so why don't we live it as us.

a few motivational songs to go along with this post
Scars- Bailey Bryan
Happy People-Little Big Town
Follow Your Arrow- Kacey Musgraves

Friday, April 28, 2017

Face Your Fashion Fears with Dia&Co

hey y'all! so today ive partnered with Dia & Co for a post called Face your Fashion fears! Dia and Co is a style box sent to you, specifically for Plus Size. I am not plus size, though they asked me if I'd like to do this post!
Today is the day they call "Try Day Friday", so i thought I'd show you 3 looks that are a little out of my comfort zone, but I love to wear for me!

1. I loved this tank top, and the shorts that are a little bit like a skirt looked so cute together! I'm not usually wearing skirts, so these were not like what I usually wear! still, so so cute and the pair is adorable!

2. This Lilly Pulitzer top was so adorable, but with the fringe it was a little out of my comfort zone. Yet, the outfit was so cute, and with the jean shorts looked adorable together! 

3. For me, florals are not my go-to. So that's what I'm focusing on today! This shirt was so cute and fun, so I knew I had to try it! It was so fun to wear and I loved facing that fashion fear!

In the end, #1 ended up being my favorite and my "Try Day Friday" Thank you to Ashby from Dia & Co for inspiring this post!

-xoxo mira

Thursday, April 20, 2017

My trip to Texas Travel Diary; Waco, Dallas and Fort Worth

hey y'all! so today i am blogging about my Spring break trip to texas! it was so much fun and i enjoyed every moment so much! so here you go!

on thursday april 13 (my half birthday)...

we flew down to Dallas! from there it was a drive over to Klyde Warren Park to see my favorite singer, Raelynn Davis! It was an amazing show, I stood front row and it was so fun! we had some great barbecue from the food trucks around too! HIGHLY, HIGHLY recommend checking out raes album on link for spotify or link for youtube
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on friday april 14...

we had a great day in Fort Worth! we went to the AT & T stadium (where the Cowboys play) and it was so big and fun! Next, we headed over to In and Out burger for lunch and went to Tyler's for preppy shirts! We ended the day at the Stockyards, where we met super cute lambs and had a great time!

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on saturday april 15...

we explored dallas! we went to the George Bush Library and Museum, JFK Book Depository at Dealy Plaza and the Galleria Mall! We took super cute pictures outside, but unfortunately could not take any inside.

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on sunday april 16 (happy easter!)...

we woke up and had an inside the hotel egg hunt! I wore my dress and we unfortunately were not able to attend a church service. but we prayed and thanked god for what he did, and for blessing us in this life. we swam in the nice pool and then drove an hour and a half to waco! we didn't have our average Easter brunch, but we had some danishes at the Czech Stop and some good old Sonic, Ha! We walked along the Brazos river and swam again at the hotel in Waco. We also sat on the lawn at Magnolia just to take a few pictures.

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on monday april 17...

we had a great time at magnolia market and on Waco tours! we went to harp design co, little shop on bosque and saw a few houses that were featured on Fixer Upper.  We ate at the food trucks at Magnolia for lunch, and I LOVED Luna's juice bar! At night, We had some good Tex-Mex for dinner and ended the day with the Dr. Pepper museum!
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on tuesday april 18...

we went to Spice Village for a little shopping, then headed to Dallas to the airport. We came back home that night, and we already miss Texas so much! We had such a great trip!
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hope y'all enjoyed this post!!
xoxo, mira

Friday, March 31, 2017

GRWM // lacrosse

hey y'all! so today I'm trying something new! a get ready with me post (GRWM) since the lacrosse season has officially begun! So here's what I wear to practice, and how I get ready! 

So first, since it's semi-cold on the field, I have to layer up! First I just wear a preppy tshirt and some black sport leggings.

Then I put on my fav nike pop over! It is SO cute and keeps me warm out on the field! 
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Over that, I usually wear thick socks and my cleats; also bought from the nike outlet (where i got the pop over) and they are actually from the mens section! But they are SO cute!

To top it off, I stick my hair in either a high ponytail or two braids with a pink lululemon headband!
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I also listen to some good music on spotify while I get ready. I've created a pump up playlist that I'll share with y'all later in a future blog post!
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So that concludes how I get ready for lax! Comment if you'd like more posts like this and I'll be sure to take your feedback!

Sunday, March 26, 2017

50 facts about me

hey y'all! today i've decided to talk a little bit about myself with 50 facts! I've never formally introduced myself, except in the about me section of my blog! So here it goes!

  1. I started this blog in December 2016
  2. I love everything disney, and disney world is one of my favorite places!
  3. I only listen to country music, except at the gym
  4. I love Jadelynn BrookeSimply Southern and lots of etsy shops!
  5. My favorite singers are Raelynn, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt
  6. Unicorns are basically my spirit animals
  7. I love coffee, and starbucks is my favorite place!
  8. I love target and go at least 3 times a month
  9. I love going to the gym with my friends
  10. ... and eating junk after (guilty)
  11. sushi is my favorite food
  12. i've had braces since last year
  13. I am on 2 basketball teams, and play year round
  14. I also play lacrosse 3 times a week
  15. I play volleyball in the winter, too
  16. I dance with my best friends
  17. I collect coffee mugs; especially from starbucks
  18. I am a straight A student
  19. I loveee going to concerts
  20. I want to be a PEDS surgeon 
  21. I am obsessed with greys anatomy
  22. Pearl earrings are my fav
  23. Moana and Lilo and Stitch are my favorite disney movies
  24. My favorite movie is The fault in our stars
  25. The fault in our stars is also my favorite book
  26. Christmas is my favorite holiday
  27. I love doing collabs on this blog!
  28. Hot pink is my fav color, but if gold counts...
  29. I love to write
  30. Snapchat is my favorite social media app
  31. I have an IPhone 6S
  32. I get way too many phone cases too often
  33. Pink VS is my fav place to get leggings
  34. My life mottos come from the song Humble and Kind by Tim McGraw
  35. Kelsea Ballerini held my hand at her concert last January
  36. Fairy lights can be found in at least 5 places in my room
  37. I also change my throw pillows all the time
  38. My favorite place to eat is Cracker Barrel
  39. Im a sucker for chick-fil-a 
  40. The peach milkshakes are my favorite
  41. I love baking, but only simple things
  42. Only a few people in my grade know about my blog
  43. But my best friend Johanna has a blog- check it out here
  44. I love Jesus
  45. I bible journal
  46. I am a republican, and Trump supporter
  47.  I am a childhood cancer advocate, my friend Bree passed away in 2015 of AML
  48. I make packages for kids like Bree
  49. I love to go to 5ks!
  50. And finally, I love blogging!
    Hope y'all enjoyed that post to learn a little bit more about me!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

5 tips on starting a blog!

Hey y'all! Today I'm here to give you some tips on starting a blog, and I'm going to be honest and tell you that this is my 3rd blog! Yes, I had two blogs before this that completely failed! Why? because I didn't do much research. Sure, I read tons of blogs but I had no idea on how to start one. So here are a few tips!

  1. Love your layout. If you don't love the look of your blog, you won't want to post. I purchased a layout from Designer Blogs for only $15, and the result was this. Inspiration to post, knowing that I had put a few dollars into this blog and that it was looking fabulous!
  2. Make it personal. Start off with an "about me" page. Tell your readers a little bit about yourself, so they can have a more personal connection to your blog. Blog about YOU! Travel diaries, things I'm loving and Get ready with me are SO popular!
  3. Connect. I can't stress this enough. Make a contact page! That way people can reach out to you about post ideas and maybe even ask you to rep or sponsor their company for product! You can also collab, which brings me into my next tip. 
  4. Collab. If you love a certain blogger that is around your age and want to grow your blog, reach out to them! tell them you'd like to collab and you can form a great online friendship! Collabs are so fun, and you can meet new people!
  5. Link your blog. Start an instagram page for your blog, and spread the word! If people see that you have a blog with an interesting post going up, chances are they'll click the link in your bio! It's honestly the way I get most of my viewers! 
I hope y'all enjoyed that post! If you're thinking about starting a blog, Do it! Contact me if you'd like to collab or work together and I will happily respond!