Thursday, February 9, 2017

Valentine Gifts for Her

Valentine’s is just around the corner, and I love all the hearts, pink, and glitter it brings with it. I mean, I typically will wear bright pink or red lips all month long, so bring it on! Here’s a few things I have my eye on for the season that will get lots of use as we make our way into spring and then summer. Are you making Valentine plans this year?

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1. Flutter Sleeve Top
I'm obsessed with the sleeves on this top! I have a few similar to this one, but I'm swooning over this lovely blush shade.

2. Floral Phone Cover
I love switching out my phone covers and this one it the cutest!

3. Off the Shoulder Tunic
I'm in love with the length and the sleeves on this tunic! Good for all the seasons, would be so cute with skinnies and leopard heels for now and pair with shorts and wedges later.

4. Aviators
How cute are these sunnies and under $100! Score! There's a ton of shades, but the pink is my fave by far.

5. Red Lipstick + Liner
A good red should be in every girl's makeup drawer and Ruby Woo is one of my favorite shades!

6. Crossbody
I really want this cross body so bad! I love the style and it comes in 5 shades!

7. Lipstick Set
Ok for reals, I've been drooling over this lip set for over a week. It's such a good value and I love that you can wear them all alone or together.

8. Earrings
These earrings are so fun and come in a million colors! They're such a great statement piece to add to your jewelry box.

9. Heels
I'm all about the chunky heel - easier to walk in! The ankle strap and heel give me all the heart eyes.

I posted on Instagram this week about Valentine ideas and there were so many cute traditions people do! We're not huge on the holiday, but I love making it special and doing it now for the girls. I have a few ideas to do as a family. Matt and I usually just exchange cards and a bag of candy, it's kind of our "thing", but we've celebrated it differently almost every year. What are you doing this year for the holiday?

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

OOTD: A Valentines Look

Can you believe Valentine's day is just a week away!? Didn't this year just start and Valentines is just around the corner! This year is flying by. I love this flirty red dress, I'm such a sucker for ruffles. It's a bright cherry red and it's perfect for warm weather (not that we've had much yet here). I know I'll be wearing it all summer, it will pair perfectly with some gladiator sandals or as a cover up.

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Dress (c/o SheIn) // Heels // Watch // Earrings // Lipstick // Sunnies (similar here and here)

Happy Wednesday! Hope you're all having a great week! Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, February 6, 2017

My Favorite Diaper Bag- Jujube has it All!

One of my top baby product suggestions for parents is a good diaper bag. You’ll use it almost daily, it gets tossed around, things spill on it, it needs to keep a gazillion items inside, it’s important to invest in one that’s going to keep up with you! It's an investment piece that can last you years if you choose the right one. There’s a ton of options for you to choose from, but we love Jujube and I’ll tell you why! We prefer to use a backpack diaper bag so we have our hands free and we have the Jujube Be Right Back and the Be Quick in Chrome and I love that it works for both Matt and I. Jujube offers a variety of styles, colors, and prints, I had a hard time choosing which style and print I liked best!

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Emma is 18 months now and Ellie is 3.5, but we still use the diaper bag for our outings. We keep our essentials in there, but also need extras like clothes, toys, and snacks and we love that the Jujube offers different pockets, slots, and wide open zipper details making it easy to get to the very bottom of the bag and has great organization for us. The front has a pocket for your cell phone or sunnies that keep them nice, clean, and scratch free- absolutely genius! I love the Be Quick bag to use as a quick purse to keep my wallet and essentials in, or dirty/wet clothes, or all the snacks, or the toys, whatever! It's really versatile and the perfect size.

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The fabric is soft, but very durable and is machine washable!! I was so excited about this feature! The back of the bag has a hidden compartment with a matching changing pad inside that’s easy to access for quick diaper changes and would fit a small laptop or tablet perfectly for future use. We also love that the Chrome design works for both Matt and I and we can use this Jujube diaper bag way past the diaper stages of parenting. What's your favorite diaper bag?

FTC: The Jujube bags were provided to me for an honest review, all opinions are based on my experience with the bags. 

Thursday, January 26, 2017

We Love BookRoo!

If you’ve been around here long, you’ll know that I’m a total book nerd. I’ve always loved to read, even as a child. I remember going to the library all the time with my mother and grandmother, reading at night on the porch outside, and staying up late to finish my latest novel. Reading has always been an escape for me and I can’t stand the days between books! I love to read on my lunch breaks at work and any free time at home. It's important to me to develop my children's love of reading and set the example for them. We read to the kids every night as part of our evening routine and they always receive a book or two for holidays and special events. Reading helps with their communication, brain development, speech, promotes academic excellence, and the list goes on and on. Plus, it's fun! Let me tell you why we love our BookRoo subscriptions,

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Recent OOTDs- IG Round Up

The rain here has been INSANE! I haven't seen it rain this hard or flood the streets this badly since I was in high school. Incidentally, it was the first year I lived here and really made an impression on me. I compare all rains to that year because it was so crazy. As soon as second week of January hits, I'm fully ready for Spring. All I can think about is florals, pastels, brights, and sandals. I can't wait, it's one of my favorite seasons! I've ordered a few things I'm waiting to come in and I can't wait for sunshine and warmth! Until then I'm just trying to stay dry!

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