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That seriously yummy Zucchini Bread is up on the blog today #vegan #glutenfree

After acquiring a bunch of fresh veggies from my dad’s garden. I thought zucchini bread would be the perfect Summer treat.

New Post: #Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Favorites #nsale

Paige Denim Jeans / Treasure & Bond Leather Jacket / Moon & Lola Monogram Necklace /  

New Post: My Skincare Routine @bosciaskincare @sephora

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When choosing my skincare, I’m always extremely careful. Given the wrong product and my skin goes haywire. I have combination skin, and have tried pretty much every brand high and low to figure out what suits it best. Acne products are something I’ve always steered clear of because of over-drying my skin in the past. When ready for a change, after getting in a skin rut, I decided to try Boscia’s…

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We’re Engaged!

Purposal | TheSubtleStatement.com

We recently returned from our vacation in Florida, and it still hasn’t set in that we are engaged! During a walk on the beach on our first day there, Jimmy handed a box to Hunter, his son, to hand to me and I immediately started crying. I opened it up to find the sweetest note, and at the end “Will you marry me?” He had another ring box opened with a gorgeous ring inside and the rest was a blur,…

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Morning Links

5 Recipes to get juicing  (TheResidence) Your lips can still be super soft with this cult (& personal) fave, but in a brand new hue (

New Post: Strawberry Mint Lemonade

Fresh flowers and warm sunny days should only be accompanied by light refreshing beverages. Water and tea are my usual vices, but since stumbling upon a light organic lemonade (stevia based, instead of sugar) it’s been a nice occasional change.

Weekend DIY: Farmhouse Coffee Table #diy

DIY: Farmhouse Coffee Table | TheSubtleStatement.com

When deciding which style direction to take our living room, my boyfriend and I thought of all the possibilities, from contemporary glam to traditional and rustic. We knew we wanted something unique, and a combination of both of our styles. After a trip to Restoration Hardware, we fell in love with the uniqueness of rustic farmhouse tables placed in a contemporary room.

DIY: Farmhouse Coffee Table | TheSubtleStatement.com

We found a basic white…

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How to Make Any Day a Spa Day

How To Make Any Day a Spa Day | TheSubtleStatement.com | Chill CucumbersChilling sliced cucumbers in the fridge or freezer makes it easy for me to grab a couple to place over my eyes first thing in the morning, or during a busy day. The antioxidants and flavonoids help reduce irritation or puffiness, and fade dark circles. The refreshing ritual instantly relaxes me.

How To Make Any Day a Spa Day | TheSubtleStatement.com  | Light Candles

Lighting candles creates a serene spa vibe. I love the calming atmosphere in Anthropologie, so we…

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Vegan 10 Layer Dip #cincodemayo

10 Layer Dip TheSubtleStatement.com  | vegan, gluten free

I could always go for Mexican food, but in honor of Cinco de Mayo I had to of course whip up a delish vegan dish packed with festive flavor.

Ingredients:
1 (16 oz) can Vegetarian Refried Beans
1 oz Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix
12 oz Vegan Sour Cream
8 oz Vegan Cream Cheese
3 Ripe Avocados
Organic Lime Juice, to taste
Garlic Powder, to taste
2 T fresh cilantro leaves
Jar of Salsa or a variety mixed

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New Post: Gluten Free Blueberry Mini Loaves #vegan #glutenfree

Gluten Free Vegan Blueberry Mini Loaves

For a sweet fix in the midst of our weekend projects, I used up the fresh blueberries I had on hand to make muffins. I came across a recipethat was vegan and gluten free (We’ve also tried her belgium waffles, they’re so yummy!) I switched up a few things, like substituting Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Flour for the flour blend, and organic brown sugar instead of white sugar. I also…

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