Favorite Spring Florals

Spring Florals

  We here at Sloanie HQ know that wearing floral patterns for spring is not exactly groundbreaking, but sporting floral pops and patterns for spring is a necessary seasonal tradition.  Although, we are still head-over-heels in love with our new Banana Leaf printed items–we still think flowers make a darling statement this time of the year....

Flocking With The Flamingo Trend

Flamingo Float

Long ago, in the sense of traditional home decor and in the name of sensible stylish dressing, flamingos were frowned upon. Do you remember seeing those tacky plastic birds in all of the old ladies’ lawns and gardens? We do and we were puzzled by the plastic pink bird’s purpose. However, with hipsters, trendsetters, crafty crafters, and the influence of the resort lifestyle we have changed our mind about the...

Pin-spiration For Your Preppy Pinterest Boards

What to pin for spring

Pinterest is the go-to place for all things that require inspiration. Basically, whatever you like, love, do, or follow there is a pin or rather a picture for your needs. As of April 2014, there were over 30 billion pins pinned on the social networking site. Those numbers have only increased within the last 2 years. Amazing, right? There is a pin for everything. So, with all the pin-spiration online...

Prep Your Easter Basket

Easter Egg Basket

A tisket. A tasket. A green and gingham Easter basket. Who wouldn’t want a preppy Easter basket this year? We know we would as Easter falls early this year on Sunday, March 27th. While chocolate covered marshmallows, Peeps, and jelly beans make for egg-cellent Easter basket stuffing material so do some of our very own unique preppy gift ideas. Sometimes, the bunny gets overwhelmed with too many orders. Therefore, we...

Lucky Eats

St. Patrick’s Day is coming soon! Whether you are Irish everyday or act Irish only on March 17th there is no denying that everyone (well, almost everyone) gets into the green spirit this time of the year. Really, green hair, green clothes, green accessories, and anything else that you can make green magically turns green on the 17th! This includes food. So, we Sloanies were thinking what foods would be...

Nauti Spring Break Essentials

Welcoming the month of March means welcoming the notion of the start of the spring break season. Spring break is the ideal time of year for you to have a little tropical destination get-away. Whether you are planning a three day weekend beach trip, or a full out rowdy one week spring break vacation there are certain essentials you’ll need to have handy. We here at the Sloanie HQ like...

Throw an Oscar Home Viewing Party

Each and every year Hollywood rolls out the red carpet to celebrate its stars and their award worthy performances. This year, the 88th Academy Awards (The Oscars) will be broadcasted live on ABC on February 28th at 8pm e/4pm pacific time and will be hosted by Chris Rock. For a complete listing of actors/actresses and films nominated click, HERE. While stars and their dates will be dressed in their finest...

A Roundup of Instagram’s Most Lovely Accounts

Bloggers, Pinterest obsessed, tumblr scavengers, and craft enthusiasts all understand the meaning of a handmade Valentine, a pretty flower bouquet, and a beautifully set dinner table. After all, Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days of the year to put forth that extra amount of effort into a gift and/or gesture toward someone special. The internet is overflowing with lovely inspiration, however, the excessive amount of V-Day crafts,...

2016 Hair Trend: Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz Hair

By now we all know that Rose Quartz is one of the official colors of the year dubbed by Pantone Color. While we have all seen the blue/purple hair phase rush in and out we haven’t seen a rose quartz hair trend yet. Highlighting, dipping, dying, or two-toning your hair with the rosy pink color is the latest craze. We’re predicting that 2016 may be the year of the rose quartz hair color trend....

Healthy Smoothies

Your New Year’s Resolution may call for a new healthy eating solution. Trying to lose weight and get in shape is the top New Year’s Resolution each and every year. It is also the most abandoned resolution each year too. This particular New Year’s goal typically lasts for about two weeks. Pretty sad, right? Here at Sloanie HQ we know the importance of having a healthy routine and a balanced diet....

Preppy Techie

Christmas and the vast assortment of other holidays have just passed by meaning you probably received something new (and fabulous) in the tech department. For instance, a new phone, tablet, smart watch, or another form of a techie device. If you think your new gadget is fun– hun, the accessories that go along with the actual device are even more so. Here at the Sloanie HQ we love our gadgets and gizmos–as...