How to Keep Summer Outfits from Being Boring

June 24, 2016
Goodnight Macaroon striped dress

I loved the colors in this pastel striped dress. I also loved that it gave me an opportunity to wear my pink hat. I love hats for many reasons, but this time it was because it covered up my roots. Ha! Thankfully I just had my appointment. Hats, fun shoes, sunglasses, and a good bag are always my go-to items when I want to keep things interesting. This dress was fun on its own but better with good accessories. My…

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How to Wear Layers in the Summer + First Trimester Update

June 22, 2016
pink Goodnight Macaroon carigan, distressed denim

How to wear layers in the summer? And why? Well, if you are anything like me, once you actually get inside, most places are freezing! My work being a primary example. Doctor’s offices, movie theaters, church, I could go on and on. But you also don’t want to be dying when you are outside in the heat. My go-to formula of how to wear layers in the summer is a tank (or sleeveless dress) with a lighter top layer. It’s…

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Floral and Stripes

June 20, 2016
stripes and floral

Floral and stripes has always been one of my favorite ways to mix prints. As long as there is a similar color in both, in this case navy, it’s a no fail combination. I thought it was fun to mix things up a little by pairing this off the shoulder top, a trendier piece, with a classic floral midi skirt. Add in my pink bag and shoes, and you have a complete look. I have been surprised at how much…

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Trending Now: Embroidery and Lace Up Shoes

June 17, 2016
blue embroidered dress 1

Trending now: embroidery and lace up shoes. I have some serious obsessions going with both of these lately. First it was my red and white embroidered midi dress (seen here). Then it was yesterday’s post. Today it is this embroidered dress which makes me so happy. I loved it when I saw it on a couple other bloggers, but by the time I went to order it was sold out. I was thrilled to find it on Oasap for under $30!…

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Lace Up Floral Maxi Dress

June 15, 2016
lace up floral dress 1

This lace up floral maxi feels so very me. Sorry for yet another white/floral dress… I cannot seem to stop! I hope you are not bored. Embroidery is a big trend right now (I’ll be discussing it on Friday’s post, so be sure to come back then!). I loved how the colors of this floral paired with my pink bag (last seen here) and my pink shoes (last seen in our pregnancy announcement, grin). I actually added a white cami…

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Cold Shoulder White Mini Dress

June 13, 2016
white cold shoulder dress with hat 1

Hope you all had a great weekend! Russ had an annual guys weekend, so I used the excuse to get together with my girls too! I wore this fun cold shoulder white mini dress to grab lunch before we crashed their grill out later that day. I also happened to have my monthly girls dinner on Sunday night. It was fun to get so much quality time with my people in. This dress just says summer to me. Warning, the…

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It’s All Daisies – One Dress, Four Ways

June 10, 2016
daisy dress 1

You guys, how fun is this daisy dress?! One dress, four ways – I’m in! Wear it off the shoulder, one shoulder, sleeveless, or worn with the sleeves pulled up. I did a poor job getting photos of it all, so you’ll just have to trust me. The second photo below is with it pulled up. I actually wore it to church this way last weekend. It was so comfy! I am finding higher waisted dresses are perfect for a growing baby…

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One Shoulder

June 8, 2016
one shoulder top

Thank you so much for your support, love, and excitement about our pregnancy announcement on Monday. My heart is so full. God has been so good to us through the entire journey. I just cannot believe I get to be married to the love of my life, be a mother, AND share this news with so many amazing people. Your joy makes ours even greater.  I feel like I have been about to burst holding it in. You all really…

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We’re Having a Baby!

June 6, 2016
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7 years married. 2 plus years of infertility. 1 round of IVF. 11 weeks pregnant with one perfect baby. We are overjoyed and so thankful God has entrusted us with this life. Happy anniversary, Russ. I cannot wait to see you be a dad. I was never a girl who grew up dreaming of being a mother. I’ve always been envious of those women. They seem to make something look easy that to me seems terrifying, beautiful, and messy all at the…

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Floral and Distressed Denim

June 3, 2016
foral and distressed denim 4

Floral and distressed denim, a pairing made for each other. Like lace and leather, I love opposite vibes styled together. When I went in Banana Republic to pick my items for Wednesday’s post, I ended up walking out with more… Whoops. I have the hardest time finding jeans and picked this pair up on a whim. I was so glad I did when I tried them on. They are so flattering and perfect with the floral blouse I couldn’t walk…

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