|Colors + Leopard|

Hey loves!

It’s been a while since I’ve done a giveaway, so I thought it might be a nice time to do one on this amazing tote bag!

Vine Street Market, USA is an eco-friendly and fashionable bag line based in Los Angeles. The idea for Vine Street Market, USA came from frequently shopping local farmers markets with boring reusable bags. You can use these bags for the beach, yoga, the gym, for your laptop, GREAT for travel and for carrying anything you need for your entire day! And they have been shown on Extra, in People Mag, and have even been spotted on some celebs sporting them around LA!

Giveaway Rules… Enter through Instagram

Giveaway runs for one week starting today, Tuesday, December 31st to Tuesday, January 6th.

1.Tag 3 friends and Like the posted photo on Insta.

2.Follow @brooklynninspired + @vinestreetbags

3.Repost image for an extra entry and use hashtag #VSMxbrooklynninspired

4.Sorry guys, but no private or international entries, US only.

5. Winner will be sent a bag of their choice!

Check out their site!

Much Adore…
Brooke

|Bag| Vine Street Market, USA

|Tee| The Printed Palette

|Necklace| Poppy Gem    

|Sandals| Steve Madden Nordstrom

|Skirt| Brickyard Buffalo

|Sunnies| Trendy and Tipsy

|Photos| @Lauren Pollard Photography

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|Chatbooks|

Sooooo I am so obsessed and so glad to share with you about this amazing company on Instagram known as @chatbooks.

If you do not have an account with them you must stop now. Mid sentence, reading this and follow then download the app on your phone like now. OK. K.

It is super easy to do! Also, use the coupon code Brook613 to get your first one free!! Once you set up your account then Chatbooks will automatically send you your next series which holds 60 pictures. They will email you to let you know that it’s coming you can make changes if you want to like change the cover or delete photos that you don’t really care about looking at in your book😳. Seriously it is the best invention ever. No joke and I love seeing them on my mantle in my living room. They’re so darn cute and I also love how it has the date which makes it nice to go back and look at when you did the post and it also has your caption on it too.

Another feature of it that is my favorite is you can add a contributor to it. Since I have 2 accounts on Insta, my personal and my blog account, both my photos are linked together in the same books! That part makes it sooooo nice!
Trust me people, run for the hills and download the app!!
Your welcome.

P.S. Outfit deets on this shoot will be on next blog post…

Chatbooks

Shoot Styled by// @memoriesofferings

Photos// @lauren_pollard_photography

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|Salt Swept Blues. Sun Faded Hues|

It was freezing today…. well for some of you, you probably would have thought it was nice, but for me I was freezinggggg so it feels totally appropriate to be posting a nice beach day shoot. I want to be in the warm right now…. But again it’s nice that it’s finally feeling like winter here in San Diego!!!

Xoxo,
Brooke

|Tee| The Printed Palette    |Kimono| old F21   | Jeans| old Nordstrom     |Shoes| Toms
|Sunnies| old Free People

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|spilled it|

Hey loves!

I’ve been meaning to finish blogging more looks from my shoot with my friend Alexandra Heckaman Photo and The Printed Palette that we took like a month ago probably! I’m so bad, I know, but honestly the days fly by! Seriously, here’s some truth. Having a blog is a lot of work you guys! I mean it’s so fun getting clothes to blog about and meeting such sweet people that many relationships have turned into friendships and I love getting to have a space that I can share what I’m into at the moment and to inspire others with some fashion which I love…But, between my job as a teacher (for those of you that didn’t know, I teach 1st grade) which is such a demanding job… And being a mom to two little girls andddddd a wife, oh my…at times I’m like how do I keep up!!!

It may look all fun and easy when you see these bloggers all perfect in their little squares but guys work goes into it.. I guess I’m speaking for me😂😂 Like 1. Get a sitter to shoot some looks, plan a time when you CAN do it around your work schedule and husband’s schedule (He’s a firefighter and gone a lot) so between him and my mom’s schedule.. Or you have no choice and you maybe forced to bring them running around crazy like I had to on this shoot.. OR if you are just wanting a quick post find someone home to snap it with your phone with out bitching aka… Ryan 😂 2. Pack a huge bag of clothes, shoes, jewelry you know it all. 3. Have my oh so amazing friend Lauren take time out of her very busy schedule to kindly shoot pics for me all out of the goodness of her heart. I heart her so. Just saying… OR my friend Alex like she did here and PS Alex is another amazing photographer!! 4. They edit. 5. Then send them to me. 6. I choose ones to post. Save each one to phone all while after work in between taking care of my pretties and finding time to read or simply do. nothing.. 7. Then start blog post. Hit Save Draft a lot and go back a lot to finish it.. 8. Oh my this is the worst.. decide which one to post and to try to pay attention to not posting more than 2 or 1 a day! I mean whoever made up that rule… IS lame. That’s another story 😉 oh and the most important, email back and forth these wonderful shops who choose me to represent their piece. Heart you too guys so much! Also why I’m on that subject thank youuuu guys for always being SO patient and sweet with my crazy schedule!!!

With all that being said I love having this hobby as my husband calls it. I just want to be real and not have anyone think it’s all fluff and glitter or however that saying goes!! but It allows me to take time for myself which we all need to do, especially being a mom. For sure I have been enjoying this little journey of mine and I am totally grateful for it.

Maybe I’m sharing this because these are things I wonder when I see other bloggers especially these hugeeee ones where I’m like, girl spill it. Now.

xoxo,

Brooke

|Photos| Alexandra Heckaman Photo

|Tee| The Printed Palette 

|Leggings| Nordstrom

|Boots + Collar shirt| old Nordstrom

|Bralette| Free People

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|No Nikes here|

As you can tell I’m loving these faux leather leggings. Obviously had to wear them without Nikes which has been how I have been wearing them a lot lately! And this scarf you guys is just the best. I’m in love with this print these days and it looks so cute with so much. Anddddd this off the shoulder tee is perfect.. Anything off the shoulder I’m hooked.

Xoxo,
Brooke

leggings
scarf
tee
Shoes |old| nordstroms
Photos by @lauren_pollard_photography

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|Workout cuteeee|

So I am that girl who wears my old clothes and never buys new cute workout clothes much… I hate spending money on that, I’d rather buy clothes but my thoughts on that have totally changed once I came across Albion Fit, their workout clothes ARE clothes! 🙂  Seriously. These leggings. you guys. are really everything….I have been living in them lately. They are made from a premium fabric and are SO comfy and so cute and can be worn to the gym or out! I have dressed them up and I have also dressed them down to lounge in to be comfy but still wanting to be kinda cute.. you know those days?? This baseball tee is perfect for the gym too as well as part of an outfit. I totally get buying cute workout clothes that you can use for workout and also for a day outfit!! So many ways to wear their clothes!

Check them out guys. They have the cutest stuff and have so much to choose from! I want it all!!!

xoxo,

Brooke

|Leggings + Tee| Albion Fit |Nikes| old Famous Footwear |Snapped by| @lauren_pollard_photography

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