Rocksbox your life!

Hey Fabulous Friends!

Tuesday calls for some bling right? Well I am so excited to be sharing with you, your newest best friends…..thats right, Jewels and Studs.

A few months ago, I was approached by another Tone it Up girl, Alex, who told me about Rocksbox….she said I just HAD to share it with you girls and my fitness community. Let’s be honest, #fitchicks need sparkle to go with their sweat! Be on the lookout next week for a fabulous and fun shoot I’ll be doing with my fiancé on my newest pieces!

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I have had such an overwhelming response to this fun service that I got to share a special code with my friends last month so they could get a FREE month themselves. Guess what?! I’m sharing it with you this month too! So sign up today and pick out your pieces, you might just have something waiting for you to adorn yourself on Vday 😉 The bracelet above is by House of Harlow 1960, and the Earrings are Trina Turk and the Spiked Out Necklace in Gold by Slate. Check out a similar box here 

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You may use my code toneitupxoxo 

How it works:

Step 1: Become a Member and use my code toneitupxoxo for your first free month! No commitments, just have fun! When you’re done, return your jewelry. Keep Rocksboxing for as many months as you would like, and cancel at any time.

Step 2: Pick your pieces that you wish to put in your box, or tag #wishlist on the Rocksbox Instagram (the pieces will be personalized for you, who doesn’t love surprises?!

Step 3: When you’re ready to refresh, simply send the box back and you will get your new pieces in the mail. You can refresh your pieces multiple times per month! Loving the necklace below as much as I did? Wear it all month and then return it for your new pieces!

I was seriously obsessed with these gems and I can’t say enough about the quality of the jewelry. This is like the best present to get each month…or multiple times per month lol! And it’s only $19…I really can’t get over it. I wore them for my Birthday and couldn’t get enough compliments.

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LOVE these pieces so much to buy them? Buy them at a discounted rate. If you just love sets, head over to the Rocksboxshop! There is still plenty of time to purchase a set for Vday if you just can’t resist these hues.

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New Video! My favorite spots in the West Village, Uptown Dallas

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Hello there! I can’t believe it’s almost Holiday Season can you?! Holidays are not only one of the busiest times, but they can also become quiet and slow down for some of us! When I used to live in Rochester, NY, you were sort of forced to take a day (because of all the snow) and enjoy the slow-down! This time of year, I can finally take a step back and say ‘ahhhhh…clarity’.  I set goals BEFORE January 1st, so I’m not shell-shocked when it rolls around and I can’t figure out where to start! It may seem like I’m a regimented gal, but try as I may, life just ebs and flows too much for me to live every week the same! But some things may never change…like my favorite hang-outs! I’m looking forward to spending some time at my favorite café Sip N Stir, featured in this Vlog! I come here a lot to blog, which is one of the things I enjoy doing the most. I wanted to take y’all around my part of town because many of you don’t know much about Dallas. So if you ever come for a visit, there’s more than enough to do. I haven’t even made a dent! I’m definitely going to continue this trend, as there are new stores opening up, and restaurants to try….and you can expect more wedding planning updates too! Hope you enjoy getting to know me a bit better, and some of the things I like to do in the West Village.

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Who’s shopping for New Years Eve?! A lot of you are always asking me where I get my crop tops and outfits! Well I wanted to share my favorite/and affordable little store here called Pitaya. Their branded clothes are made in the USA! There are several around the country but you can shop online-check out their fleece leggings for $8! I LOVE them. They have such a unique story and I really enjoy giving local business owners my money. There’s a story behind everyone’s journey and it allows me to get to know entrepreneurs like myself!  The owner started traveling around the country years ago, and then to South America finding new clothing ideas and textiles. After their first store opened in Indiana 20 years ago, they opened up 12 stores around the country and now have a boutique shop in the West Village of Dallas. Pretty great success story, and we have so much fun playing dress-up every time I go in! What can I say, trying clothes on is more fun now that I feel confident in my own skin! Pop into the shop to see some of these looks I tried on! I really enjoy their trends and unique pieces! Of course, I had to get that hat.

Another one of my favorite spots to go, is the Katy Trail…these stairs are quite hidden in the woods and they are really long! I love running up and down them to get some variety into my workouts. Last weekend was FREEZING for Dallas, I promise =)

And if you’re in the mood for a brew after your run, hit up the Katy Trail Ice House! They have a dozen fire pits in the backyard going in the fall/winter to warm up at and chill out by!

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Hope you enjoy seeing my favorite things to do on a typical week, and the fact that Lorna Jane is coming, will definitely warrant another fun photo shoot when it opens! A HUGE thank you to my wonderful Fiancé Hunter, who shot and edited this video for me, and puts up with my new ideas for photshoots on a ‘whenever we see each other’ basis. I couldn’t have nearly as much fun without you. Love you babe!

xoxo

Ari