March 29, 2013

Heart to Heart

As some of you may know, I am a charter member for the Gamma Phi chapter of Alpha Phi at Florida State. I was the Vice President of Marketing last year for our chapter, and one of my biggest accomplishments was creating a relationship with our local hospital, Tallahassee Memorial, and more specifically with their Heart & Vascular Center.

Alpha Phi's international philanthropy supports Women's Heart Health. With that being said, Alpha Phi foundation selects a Hospital each year to receive a $50,000 Heart to Heart Grant, based upon all of the grant applicants.

This year, Tallahassee Memorial Health Foundation is one of TWO recipients of the Heart to Heart Grant. TMH plans on providing our chapter, along with the other 15 Panhellenic chapters on our campus, with CPR certification. That is nearly 600 women who will benefit from this grant. We will also be able to take a tour inside a giant replica of a human heart! 

There are no words to explain my excitement. Not only did our chapter raise nearly $28,000 at our annual Red Dress Gala last fall, with half of the proceeds benefitting the Heart & Vascular Center at TMH, but TMH has just received a $50,000 grant to aid and instruct those on how to help those experiencing some sort of medical emergency relating to the heart. 

Congratulations Alpha Phi and the TMH Foundation. Here is to many more years to come!

A handful of current Alpha Phi's at FSU, as well as Alpha Phi alumnae. 

Diane Straker, Chair of the Board for Alpha Phi foundation, presenting the check to TMH Foundation and Heart & Vascular staff. 

Some of our chapter members with the check!

One of my closest friends, and our current chapter president, Molly. 

And Victor was my free lance photographer for the event! 

XOXO

March 26, 2013

Walking on Sunshine







Top: Urban Outfitters (OLD); Pants: GAP (similar HERE); Shoes: Steve Madden (OLD); Necklace: Local Boutique; Sunnies: Ray Ban; Watch: Michael Kors; Bracelet: The Way We Are; Bag: Target; Rings: Vintage, Tiffany & CO. 

XOXO

March 25, 2013

Pardon Me









Sweater: Forever 21 (OLD); Button Down: Old Navy (OLD); Jeans: JBrand High Rise Super Skinny in Starless; Flats: Old Navy (OLD); Sunnies: Karen Walker; Wallet: Kate Spade; Phone Case: Kate Spade

XOXO

March 24, 2013

Ta-da!


I have been contemplating for a while to change my blog name from Smile It's Sunday. SIS was originally suppose to relate to the fact that I would take blog pictures every Sunday, and post them throughout the week accordingly. I'm sure my loyal followers have noticed/observed that has not happened. Between going out of town, work, and school, the plan just went awry. I did think the name Smile It's Sunday was cute and catchy, but it really did not correlate to myself whatsoever. 

I wanted a blog name that related to more of who I am, which I believe is a bold, blonde young woman!

I will still be posting outfits and Wednesday Wants, and hopefully more frequently like this past week!

XOXO

March 22, 2013

Feeling Glam







Dress: BCBG; Heels: Steve Madden; Clutch: Cole Couture; My main arm candy ;) : Victor!

This was the second formal evening on the cruise, as well as the second to last night! I wish I could vacay like this every month, and have new fabulous clothes to match ;)

XOXO

March 21, 2013

Hawaiian Hippie






Dress: Urban Outfitters (OLD); Bag: Kate Spade; Shoes: Steve Madden (OLD); Earrings: Aldo (OLD); Watch: Michael Kors; Rings: Vintage, Tiffany & Co. 

One evening on the cruise the attire for dinner was Hawaiian/Floral themed. Most young women would not be into the tourist-y look, and I decided it was best to stick to a more hippie/girly vibe. I absolutely love this dress; the way it flows, and how absolutely comfortable it is, is an amazing bonus.

XOXO

March 20, 2013

Wednesday Wants

1. Pop Flower  that can be worn as a head piece or as an accessory on a jacket!; 2. This adorable (and CHEAP!) Panama Hat; 3. The ever famous Hot Tools Curling Wand; 4. The Oribes 2-in-1 Beach and Shine Hairspray; 5. Lulu Lemon's The Mat & The Towel (lovin' the Hot Yoga classes I've been taking!); 6. Chanel Coco Mademoiselle; 7. Sincerely Jules' inspirational TEE; 8. Gold Chevron Bar Glasses; 9. A grown up RM Make-up Bag; 10. A simple ( and summer inspired) White Maxi Skirt

XOXO

March 19, 2013

Floral Flare







Top: Tobi; Skirt: Nasty Gal; Shoes: Jessica Simpson (old); Bag: Kate Spade; Watch: Michael Kors; Bracelet: The Way We Are on Etsy; Rings: Vintage, Tiffany & Co. 

Still wishing I was on the cruise, or spring break period! Missing the sunshine and care free lifestyle. 

XOXO

March 18, 2013

Lady in Red










Romper: Motel Rocks; Necklace: Dulce Candy XO; Bag: Kate Spade; Shoes: Steve Madden (Old); Watch: Michael Kors; Rings: Vintage, Tiffany & CO. 

This was night two on our spring break cruise. This romper was so comfortable, and I absolutely adore the bright red color. 

XOXO

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