Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Hello from LSSI + Ivory Lace Dress

I am currently sitting here enjoying our rustic paradise. Glass of wine in hand and listening to the sound of rain pouring down. Todd and the kids are near by playing Zingo and we are all worn out from a long and fun day at the beach. We rode bikes, chased birds, found lots of starfish, and caught 5 baby sharks!! I can't wait to share pictures with you guys when we return Thursday night! 

But until we return I thought I would share with you all one of my new favorite dresses.
The fit is amazing and would look great on all body types, and the lace detail is perfection! 

Outfit Details 

Monday, June 27, 2016

This and That........

Happy Monday!!  I hope you all had a great weekend!  I spent most of the day yesterday trying to recover, along with unpacking and then re-packing my suitcase!  That being said, today will be written with little words and a lot of pictures :) 

// I mentioned 're-packing' my suitcase because today my family and I, along with one of Carson's best friends are heading to Little Saint Simon's Island for the week!!!!  To say I am excited about this trip would be a huge understatement!  Todd and I have been dying to take the kids here every since our trip last summer.  So, when the opportunity came about for our family to be the new faces on their website and shoot a few videos with them, you better believe we said YES!!!  I'll be sure to take a lot of pictures on Instagram while we are there this week! 

The photos below were taken by Cassie Wright who will be shooting us while we are there.  Her photography is amazing so I am super excited! 

// As always, girl's weekend was an absolute blast!  I love these girls like they are family.  I always come back from this trip feeling slightly hungover, but so blessed to have them in my life ;) 

What I wore // 
Off the shoulder dress (only $46)  // Necklace // Wedges (on sale) 

// By Sunday morning I was so ready to get home and see these sweet faces!  Todd took them back home to the farm to visit his parents.  As you can see from the pictures, they were having a blast! 

// And last, I know a few of you have left comments about your liketoknowit not working, so here are the details of a few outfits that I recently shared on Instagram! 

This dress runs tts but short. For reference, I am wearing the 0 regular. 

(This dress runs tts, but snug in the arms. I am wearing the xs  for reference) 

(I think the Essie dress runs a little on the larger size, so if in question I would size down.) 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Girls Trip.... what I am packing + New Shopbop sale items added

Hey hey...happy Thursday!!  I am about to head out with some of my favorite girlfriends for our third annual girls trip to Florida!  I look forward to this trip so much and I am so excited it's finally here!! 

Friday night we have plans to attend an outdoor concert, but we aren't exactly sure our plans for Saturday evening.  That being said, I made sure I packed a little bit of everything. 

I snapped a quick selfie in some of them so you guys could see the actual fit. 

Completely obsessed with this dress and right now it's 50% off!!  It's double lined so you can't see through it at all.  And for sizing reference, it runs tts and I am wearing the xs petite. 

This dress is so stunning in person...pictures really do not do it justice.  The small crystal beads add just the right amount of glam to it without being over the top.  You could easily dress this up with heels or dress down with flip flops! 

And last, this off the shoulder dress is super adorable, super affordable, and it's only $46!  It also comes in a pretty cream color and it is double lined as well.  For sizing reference, it runs tts and I am wearing the xs.

I also wanted to mention that tomorrow is the last day to check out the Shopbop sale and save  additional 25% off!  Use the code 25EXTRA.
This dress is much cuter in person than it is online.  It is a little on the shorter side, but being 5'2, I really love the length on me. 

How cute is this little pom pom dress!!  I really love it in both colors, they are both so fun and summery!  And it says it's double layered, so again, no worries about it being see through! 

And like always, they have added a ton of cute stuff to the sale!!  I went ahead and rounded up a few of new ones that I am really loving below! 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

House Happenings + Extra 25% off Surprise Shopbop Sale

Happy hump day ladies....I hope you are all having a great week so far! 

Yesterday evening when Todd got home from work, we headed out to grab dinner at Orlando's Pizza and then we went to check on the construction of our house.

And sorry for the half,eaten pizza, mama was hungry and I've also gotten used to not pulling my phone out as much lately.  I can promise you, if you get a chance to eat there you won't regret getting their margarita pizza :) 

And guys, we officially have foundation and the framing is going to start today!  I actually thought framing was starting last week, but we had a few thunderstorms so I guess that threw things off by a few days.  Standing inside the foundation yesterday makes it seem so much more real and it's getting us all so excited!! 

 And Taylor was so excited when she found this 'sheshell' in what is soon to be our living room. 

It's hard to tell in this picture, but over to the far right in the brush is where our property line ends.  
A few days ago we found out that they are going to be able to clear out most of the brush and run our fence all the way back to the line.  This was a really big deal for us, as we wanted as much backyard as possible.  We were a little nervous because of the protected wetlands behind us that we wouldn't be able to have 'use' of our entire lot.  But hooray we are, and now I can't stop dreaming up in my head what to do with the outdoor space.  Todd says it needs to be a wiffleball field.

I also wanted to mention that Shopbop just announced their surprise three day only SALE!!  So for three days only you can save an additional 25% off of the already marked down sale prices!  And don't forget, with Shopbop it's always free shipping and returns...even on sale merchandise! 

I received an email from them last night and I quickly snatched up this dress and this dress.  I used my Amazon prime shipping so I should have them sometime today :)  I'll be sure to post the sizing and fit as soon as I get them in! 

And here are a few of my favorites that are major steals and also a few that I don't think will last very long. Use the code 25EXTRA to save! 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Sweet Sweet Summertime

Summer is in full swing and we are loving every second of it! 

While pink will always be my favorite color, there's just something about all the gorgeous shades of blue that I am magically drawn to in the summer.  And clearly, Kate Spade and I were on the same page because they nailed it with their summer blues. 

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That's not the only color Kate Spade got right this year, they also brought the summer sunshine with their banana yellow and black stripes as well. 

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And my Orchard Street hemsley crossbody, which is featured above in black and baby blue, has been getting lots of attention around here. 

I love that I can dress it up for a fun night out on the town. 

Make it totally casual for running errands. 

Tee (cheaper version here) // Necklace // Bracelets // Jeans // Sandals // Cross body 

And even carry it to church or a Sunday brunch. 

You guys all know how I feel about tassels, so I just had to have these Kate Spade clorinda sandals as soon as I spotted them!  For reference, they run tts and I am wearing my normal 6.5.  And is this toddler ruffle rose one piece not the cutest ever?! 

In even better news, today starts the BIG Kate Spade sale with an additional 30% off of the already reduced prices!!!  Use the code SUNSHINE to save! 

Thank you Kate Spade for partnering on this post.