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ZARA Blanket Scarf | Nordstrom Leather Jacket | GAP Jeans | BaubleBar Ear Cuff | Stila Lipstick in Fiore | Julep Nail Polish in Gemma c/o

 That’s right folks, I’m rocking an ear cuff. I didn’t think I was bad ass enough for this, but I went for it, and I kind of love it, don’t you?

My gal pal, Lauren from Fashionably Lo and I headed to Star Provisions for lunch. My favorite spot in Atlanta for a great sandwich. It was so nice to finally sit outside during the day with a leather jacket on and not break out into a sweat. We’ve been getting cool mornings and nights here in Atlanta, but not cool afternoons for lunching al fresco without overheating.  Fall is here for sure, now if only the leaves will change so the city can be full of colorful trees. 

Also, I’m excited to announce that I’ll be taking over Julep’s Instagram all weekend long. Be sure to follow along @julepmaven to see all the fun with nail polish and beauty products I’m loving.

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Recipe | Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate Chip Scones Recipe via @mystylevita

My mornings are usually pretty routine. Walk the dog, watch the Today show, get the day started for the blog with some tweets and pins, and then breakfast. My usual breakfast are a couple of fried eggs or sometimes Irish oatmeal. I usually make my one cup of coffee in my Keurig (I mean what did we do before these things?? It’s a single woman’s dream!) and enjoy before I really start my day at my desk.  But when Starbucks asked me to try out their new flavored K-Cup® Packs I knew I had to up the ante and make a truly delicious, perfect for Fall, kind of breakfast to pair with my Starbucks® Vanilla K-Cup® Packs.  These chocolate chip scones were the perfect baked good to whip up to enjoy with my new favorite flavor, vanilla. I also loved the Starbucks® Caramel K-Cup® Packs, but felt they were a little too rich for the also sweet scones.  So vanilla it was. And I’m still on the hunt for the mocha ones if you’ve seen them!

This recipe is easy and delicious, obviously, duh.  You’ll be able to take the base of this and fold in whatever your heart desires. Or whatever you think will pair best with your morning coffee routine.  Blueberry and lemon are great, orange and cranberry, let your mind run wild here. These bake up in minutes and you can make them big or small, chock full of chips or not.  There’s really no rules to this, and that’s how I like it.  So for the next few days, you know I’ll be enjoying my morning routine with a yummy scone and decadent Starbucks® Vanilla K-Cup® Packs on the couch with Pork….and the crew of the Today show.

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Moon and Lola mug via Zhush 

The rich aromas and sweet flavors you love from Starbucks®, now brewing at home. Introducing two new K-Cup® flavors for fall, inspired by our café favorites.  Developed in partnership with Starbucks Coffee Company and their new Starbucks® K-Cup® packs. K-Cup® packs for use in Keurig® K-Cup® brewing systems. Keurig, the Cup and Star Design, Keurig Brewed, K-Cup and the Keurig brewer trade dress are trademarks of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., used with permission.  Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Starbucks Coffee Company, via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Starbucks Coffee Company. SbuxSiren_Logo  

Chocolate Chip Scones
Serves 8
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 C Flour
  2. 1/4 C Sugar
  3. 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  4. 1/2 tsp Salt
  5. 6 Tbsp Cold Butter
  6. 1/2 C Milk
  7. 1/4 tsp Vanilla
  8. 1/2 C Chocolate Chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat over to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in a mixer.
  3. Add cubed butter and let it work it's way into the flour, this will take a few minutes.
  4. Add milk, chips and vanilla and mix until mostly combined.
  5. Turn out onto a floured surface and combine mix.
  6. Shape it into a rectangle to cut your triangles out.
  7. Place on a lined baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes.
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