It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

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I’m just going to get to the point. I’ve been dealing with anxiety again lately. My stress is at an all-time high, I’m having trouble…

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Intentionally Evolving

Intentionally Evolving

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A few weeks ago, I talked about being apologetically me. I’m not going to lie, I re-read my post over and over again. After the…

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5 Inspirational Home Decor Instagram Accounts to Follow

5 Inspirational Home Decor Instagram Accounts to Follow

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I’ve been loving finding and following home decor Instagram accounts lately. So for a little short Monday Motivation post, I’m going to share some of my…

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Unapologetically Me

Unapologetically Me

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The truth is, I archived a lot of my images. Why? I wasn’t happy with my feed or myself.  Some posts I “had” to create…

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How to Balance Blogging With a Full-time Job

How to Balance Blogging With a Full-time Job

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I usually laugh because here’s the thing: it’s not easy. And if for some reason I make it look easy, I take that as a…

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Transformation Thursday: April 2018

Transformation Thursday: April 2018

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Transformation Thursday is back once again so let’s get started so I can share with you my finds for the month of April! Article – Skincare (2…

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What I Learned On My Day Off From Work

What I Learned On My Day Off From Work

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If you know me, you know that I really don’t take time off for myself. It’s always work, work, work. Go, go, go. Honestly, I’ve…

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Coffee Date Number 16: Real Talk

Coffee Date Number 16: Real Talk

Happy Monday, friends!!! It’s crazy to think that I let an entire month go by without having a coffee date with you! I’ve been so busy with…

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Transformation Thursday: March 2018

Transformation Thursday: March 2018

Oh don’t mind me, I’m just two weeks late on this monthly Transformation Thursday post, but you’ll forgive me right? If I’m listening close enough, I think…

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Coffee Date No. 15: Easter Traditions

Coffee Date No. 15: Easter Traditions

Happy Good Friday, friends!!! I cannot believe Spring is in full-swing, flowers are blooming (bluebonnets are starting to pop up here in Dallas) and that…

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Where I’ve Been Lately…

Where I’ve Been Lately…

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Not going to lie. This is one of those posts where I don’t know what to say after being gone from the blog for so…

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Coffee Date No. 14: Spring Fever

Coffee Date No. 14: Spring Fever

Happy Friday Eve, guys!!! Can you believe we’re mid-way through March already?! Apparently, it was nice outside last weekend. I wouldn’t know because I’ve been…

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Transformation Thursday: February 2018

Transformation Thursday: February 2018

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Today is all about resources I’ve found within the last month to help you live a better life now and in the future! Let’s dive…

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Happy One Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Happy One Year Blogiversary, She Sweats Diamonds!

Let me preface by saying that I did make an effort by curling my hair for these photos, haha! However, my shiny and wavy hair…

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Coffee Date No. 13: Happy Love Month!

Coffee Date No. 13: Happy Love Month!

Happy Monday, guys!!! And just like that, the first month of 2018 is over. I have a feeling that this year will go by fast, but…

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Transformation Thursday: January 2018

Happy February, loves!!! Ya’ll the first Transformation Thursday post of 2018 is here!!! Say whuttt?! Was it me or did January felt like it was crawling and went…

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Three Reasons Why I Will Never Say “Good Luck”

Three Reasons Why I Will Never Say “Good Luck”

I’m not going to lie. The word ‘luck’ makes me cringe. I mean, look at the definition: luck [luhk] noun 1. the force that seems…

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What I Learned During My First Year of Blogging

What I Learned During My First Year of Blogging

She Sweats Diamonds hit the one year mark last Friday! I’ve had so much fun in my corner of the internet that it all seems…

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Coffee Date No. 12: Hello Winter!

Coffee Date No. 12: Hello Winter!

Happy Monday, guys!!! Christmas and New Year celebrations are over just as quickly as they came and I can’t believe we already have the first…

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8 Things I’m Looking Forward to This Winter

8 Things I’m Looking Forward to This Winter

Happy Friday, friends! I had a lot of fun sharing with you things I looked forward to in the fall, so here I am revisiting this…

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My 2017 Achievements

My 2017 Achievements

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I feel like I’ve achieved a lot more this year than previous years. My focus on staying consistent and keeping things simple really paid off…

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My Favorite Purchases of 2017

My Favorite Purchases of 2017

No sense in waiting, so let’s dive into the fun part! SKINCARE Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta(R) Peel Extra Strength Daily Peel I discovered…

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Happy 2018!!!

Happy 2018!!!

Wow, I cannot believe that another new year is upon us! 2017 was oh SO good to me. Last year (I can’t believe I’m already…

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2017: Moments of the Year

2017: Moments of the Year

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Ahhh! I cannot believe 2018 is creepin’ up on us so fast, you guys! Anyway, as we close out 2017, I wanted to share some…

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Transformation Thursday: December 2017

I know what you’re thinking. What? Another Transformation Thursday already?! Yup. I know, right??? This year has flown by so fast that I don’t even know what…

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12 Things I Learned in 2017

12 Things I Learned in 2017

I hope you all are having a great time with your families this weekend! I don’t expect much traffic with this blog post, but in…

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Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas, loves!!! Today’s post is going to be short and sweet because as you’re reading this, I’m with my mom, brother and family making…

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Christmas Gift Guide: Homebody / TV Binger

Christmas Gift Guide: Homebody / TV Binger

Not going to lie, as I get older, I’m becoming more and more of a homebody. It’s not like I have cable to watch shows…

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Why You Should Never Buy Instagram Followers or Likes

Why You Should Never Buy Instagram Followers or Likes

  Earlier this year, I talked about Instagram best practices. What I’m about to talk about in today’s post is quite possibly my biggest pet peeve…

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Transformation Thursday: November 2017

And we’re back with Transformation Thursday! This month has gone by quicker than I expected. In a sense, I’m ready for the holidays and in a…

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25 Most Trivial Hills I Would Die On

25 Most Trivial Hills I Would Die On

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This past weekend, my bestie, Sarah asked me what hill on which I was willing to die on. I had no idea what she was…

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Coffee Date No. 11: Holiday Fun

Coffee Date No. 11: Holiday Fun

Happy Saturday, guys!!! The Christmas season is already here!!! I’ve been enjoying these last two weeks so much despite a few negative things. With cooler…

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Interior Inspiration: White & Neutral Christmas Decor

Interior Inspiration: White & Neutral Christmas Decor

You know what’s NOT fun during the holidays? When the weather doesn’t match the season. The temps in Dallas lately has been in the high…

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Best and Instagrammable Coffee Places in Dallas-Fort Worth

Best and Instagrammable Coffee Places in Dallas-Fort Worth

Happy Friday Eve, loves! Let’s talk coffee today! If you read SSD often, you’d know about our virtual coffee dates. Well, these are the places…

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Wellness Wednesday: Your Home Environment

Wellness Wednesday: Your Home Environment

For some reason, I’ve always been that way. I get all antsy, my stress levels rise a bit, and just want to get out as…

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October 2017 Adventures

October 2017 Adventures

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Happy Friday, guys! I thought I’d share a bit more of my personal life by recapping my October adventures! Today’s post will consist of food,…

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15 Random Facts About Me

15 Random Facts About Me

My friend Jess of Union Shore wrote a random facts about me blog post so I thought I’d respond to her with a blog post…

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Coffee Date No. 10: Fall Happenings

Coffee Date No. 10: Fall Happenings

Fall is finally here in Dallas so that means I get to wear lots of sweaters and boots! Yay! That and I get to light…

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Transformation Thursday: October 2017

Transformation Thursday: October 2017

And we’re back with the Transformation Thursday series! October has whizzed by faster than The Flash! The weather is finally starting to cool down here in Dallas so I’m…

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Coffee Date No. 9: Hellooo Fall!!!

Guys, fall is here and I’m so freaking excited! October is one of my favorite months of the year. The weather starts to cool down…

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Transformation Thursday: September 2017

Transformation Thursday: September 2017

Welcome back to my Transformation Thursday series, loves! October is almost here so I’m hoping Mother Nature starts cooperating here in Texas! I WANT cooler and cozy…

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My Top 10 Favorite Movies

My Top 10 Favorite Movies

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Ahhh! Today is the first day of fall you guys!!! Even though the weather here in Texas states otherwise, I’m SO freaking excited!!! I know…

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The Diamond Edit No. 11: Fall Home Decor

The Diamond Edit No. 11: Fall Home Decor

Maybe it’s because I wanted to be an interior designer growing up. Although I nixed that career path very quickly when I found out math…

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Bestie Weekend :: New York City Day 2

Bestie Weekend :: New York City Day 2

Hey guys! I’m back. Sorry for not posting yesterday, I woke up and was not feeling well at all. I ended up staying home from…

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15 Things I Learned This Summer As a Blogger

15 Things I Learned This Summer As a Blogger

If you’re thinking about becoming a blogger or aspiring to be one, I hope my experience this past summer helps give you a behind-the-scenes (BTS)…

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 Kate Spade Dress c/o Clotheshorse Anonymous (similar studded collar dress) | Double Pearl Earrings (old, very similar double pearl earrings) | Black Pumps (old, similar black heels) | Black Sunglasses (bought them for $5!)

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15 Things I’m Looking Forward to in the Fall

15 Things I’m Looking Forward to in the Fall

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Fall is my absolute favorite season of the year. Sometimes I think I’m meant to live in the Carolinas, Virginia or the New England area…

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Coffee Date No. 8: Goodbye Summer!

Coffee Date No. 8: Goodbye Summer!

And just like that, summer is over! Well, almost. Seriously. How is it possible that it’s already September? Forget it. I’m happy, H-A-P-P-Y, happy that…

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Transformation Thursday: August 2017

Transformation Thursday: August 2017

Welcome back to my Transformation Thursday series guys! And just like that, August is basically over. Cooler and cozy weather, scarves, boots, sweaters and candles, here we come! …

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Bestie Weekend :: NYC Day 1

Bestie Weekend :: NYC Day 1

Happy Hump Day, everyone! As promised, here is day one of my NYC trip with my best friends!  Rachel and I got in incredibly late…

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Coffee Date No. 7: Just Because

Coffee Date No. 7: Just Because

Happy August, guys! You know what that means! It’s time for our monthly coffee date again!  For coffee date No. 7, I thought I’d do something different…

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