Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Lovely Lavender OOTD

So, I didn't end up cutting my hair into a lob. I really love the cut, but chickened out. I talked to my hair dresser and since we would be going really blonde (we've been slowly changing my hair from ombre back to my wedding day hair) it would be a big change and maybe soothe the urge I had for something drastic. She made a good point that if I still wanted the cut in a week or two I could just come back. She's genius. I love her. So I'm back to full-on blonde and I love it! I'm still getting used to seeing myself with such light hair since it's been so long since it's been this light. A year now I think!

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Crystal Bee Necklace from Very Jane, the seller was Fancy Frills Boutique
Distressed Denim Cut Offs from Forever 21

Since Ellie has been born I try to still get ready and dress cute in the few times I've gone out. I know that I'm mostly home all day, but having a bit of mascara or my hair done makes me feel better. I think it's important to still do what makes you feel good after having children and not lose that part of yourself. It's not always easy; timing your showers with their naps, deciding on whether you should blow dry your hair or eat something while it's still warm, not painting your nails because you know the minute you do they'll need to be picked up. I'm still learning to balance everything, but having a cute top and new hair make me feel great!

From my recent purchases,  I got this gorgeous necklace and I couldn't wait to wear it with my lavender Piko top. This top is one of my favorites, the fabric is so soft and I love that it's long and loose. It's perfect to wear when you want to be comfortable and cute. The necklace just really popped I thought against the color. I wish I had snagged a better/closer up shot of the two together. I guess I'll just have to wear the combo again and again!

What are your secrets mommies to feeling good and looking good?
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