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Mintysynth turns 25

September 11, 2017

So I turned 25 the other day and I honestly feel no different, other than the humbling feeling of being alive another year. When I was younger I remember waiting in anticipation for my birthday month to arrive. My mom and brother were great about making my birthday extra special. There was always some kind of morning surprise and then cake for dinner. I remember my mom telling me that when she was younger, her birthday was spent like any other day. I guess her family didn’t see…

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Our Fixer Upper: Phase 1

August 30, 2017

Hey guys! So I realize this post is long overdue, but here it is! This will be the first of a few posts about our fixer upper. I want to focus on the different things that happened throughout the 6 intense months we spent working on our house, and when I say intense, I mean really intense. Think HGTV fixer upper, drama, surprises, tears, the whole thing. Now that we moved in to the house, we’ve been taking things slowly and it has definitely…

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Our Fixer Upper

July 7, 2017

Last year we were blessed with the opportunity to buy a house. We love(d) living in an apartment where the most we ever had to do was submit a work order online if we had an issue.. it was great, but having something to call yours…that’s even better. Things have changed a lot since we started fixing our home, and now almost one month after officially moving in, we are still working like crazy! We bought what Chip and Joanna…

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Blue Ruffles on a Summer Day

July 3, 2017

I had the sweetest time with a friend of mine the other day. We walked around Bishop Arts Districts (what she claims as her “hood”) and it was just the girl time we needed. She loves photography and obviously has an eye for it cause she took some amazing shots! We drank a few drinks and ate some ceviche at Gloria’s and ended our time there at a favorite spot of ours, Wild Detectives, which you must visit if you’re…

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cocktails + records 4.17

April 2, 2017

April is here and it’s unbelievable how quickly this year is going for us! Do you feel the same way? It’s a good thing for several reasons, but it also makes me anxious. Here’s why… a. I’m a teacher so this means summer vacation is just around the corner (yay!) b. we’re in the middle of renovating our new house and our apartment lease ends by the end of May. That’s next month! Anxiety feels all over right? Lately I’ve…

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Romantic Stripes

March 15, 2017

Hello world! I have gone through what feels like a roller coaster ride with these images. I put together this outfit for a romantic Valentine’s day look and… well Valentine’s day happened a month ago. Blogging takes time is all I am going to say. Also, it doesn’t help when all of your edited pictures are perfectly organized in an external drive and the thing crashes the day you decide to upload the pictures. So fast forward to now, I…

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Apartment Life

March 9, 2017

I have been wanting to share pictures of our place for some time now… but often plans get delayed and replaced with more important things. Like renovating an entire house. Which is also happening! It seems like just yesterday we were moving all of our things out of our first place and into our loft. We were so excited about decorating our loft and as soon as we did, we started planning for the house. It seems like the process of…

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Wrap it up

January 20, 2017

I have recently fallen in love with wrap dresses. I’m starting to see them everywhere and I assume it will be a great piece to have as the days get warmer. Like any flowy dress, they are easy to wear in cold or warm weather as long as you pair it with the right accessories. I wore this pretty floral wrap dress the other night on a double date. We watched La La Land at Alamo Drafthouse and headed to…

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skirt skirt skirt

January 12, 2017

I have the song “30 hours” stuck in my head btw. No but really, I love wearing skirts. Specially during the winter time because I get to wear them with cute tights and booties! In this case, I decided to pair this patterned Jcrew skirt with my new favorite flats. They are so dang comfy! I love mixing styles and in this case, I have a preppy look going on with the skirt and turtle neck but I made it a tad bit…

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Sunday Morning chia pancakes

January 6, 2017

I’m not sure what took longer.. coming up with a good title for this post or actually making the pancakes. I mean seriously, there are so many great things about these pancakes that I found it almost impossible to sum it up into a couple of words. They are my go-to pancakes on a Sunday morning. They are packed with protein so they keep us full when we’re not expected at a Sunday brunch with friends. All you need is a blender…

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