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    4 Tips to Growing Your Network as a Blogger + Red Romper

    Hey guys happy Monday,

    Hope ya’ll had a great weekend! Hubs was home from work so we were busy enjoying all the fun fall and Halloween festivities with our family and friends. Also another exciting thing is I reached 30k on Instagram this weekend. When I hit milestones like this I love sharing blogging tips that really helped me on my blogging journey, and today I am talking all about networking. One of the best things you can do to grow your business and your blog is grow your network. I have met so many of my best blogger friends, business partners, and made the most collaborations through actively growing my network. Here are four tips to growing your network as a blogger, plus I’m also sharing how I styled this pretty red romper.

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    Fashion

    6 New Changes to My site + Stripe Wide Leg Pants

    Happy Friday everyone!

    Today I am finally sharing one of my favorite must have Stripe Wide Leg pants, and six new changes to my website. Guys I have been blogging for over three years and I finally revamped my site. It took me awhile because honestly I didn’t know what the heck I was doing. For me one of the hardest things about blogging is all the back-end and technical stuff that goes to keeping up with it. Thankfully in these past three years I have made some amazing blogger friends who have been so helpful in helping me make these changes to my site. They have saved me so much time and money just by sharing their expertise. I honestly can’t thank them enough! I really hope you enjoy these changes, and it makes it easier for you to navigate through my site. Here are six new changes to my site and my favorite striped wide leg pants.

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    Family, Fashion

    Easy Mermaid Makeup Tutorial – Our Family Halloween Costumes

    Can you believe it, Halloween is only a week away? I’m especially excited about this Halloween because my husband will be off to spend it with us. And on top of that he is actually wants to dress up this year.  Our family costume theme is “Out in the great big blue ocean…” I fell in love with these cute mermaid leggings from Tipsy Elves. They are cute, comfortable, and easy to run around with my active toddler in. I had so much fun with this easy mermaid make up tutorial. Watch the video on how you can create this easy mermaid makeup tutorial, and see our family costumes below! Continue reading

    Fashion

    Sunday Best – Pastels in Fall

    Happy Monday everyone!

    It’s finally cooling off down here in Houston. With the cooler weather I’m sharing how you can still wear pastels in the fall and the perfect lightweight jacket to layer with for your Sunday best. When it comes to my outfits for church, I grew up in a Catholic household where we always dressed up for church. I use to hate it when I was a kid, but now that I am older I definitely have an appreciate for getting dressed for Sunday church service. I wore this pretty purple lace dress with my favorite comfy mules, this fun studded cross body bag, and my favorite light weight jacket for fall. Check out this full look below! Continue reading

    Fashion

    How to Customize Your Leather Jacket for Under $50 DIY

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    Happy Friday everyone,

    So for all of those wondering how I customized my leather jacket I wore for New York Fashion week, I am sharing a simple DIY for you. I did this in two days, and it wasn’t that hard as long as you have a design in your mind that you want to do. Figuring out my design was the hardest part. I couldn’t decide if I was going to paint my jacket or stud it. Well I when I went to Joann to find the material, my design went out the window when I saw this beautiful sequins pattern. From there it just came to me, and the constructing it itself wasn’t difficult. I was inspired to do a Frida Kahlo Day of the Dead design on the back because she was one of the most influential female artist, and to this day even after her death continues to inspire many young artist like myself. I knew I wanted to have an original piece to wear when I went to NYFW, and this was an easy customize leather jacket DIY that helped me stand out in the crowd. You can see the full outfit here! Check out my DIY below.

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    5 Morning Habits to Start to Your Day of Right – Tom’s of Maine

    Thank you  Tom’s of Maine for sponsoring this post.  As always all thoughts and opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting those who support this blog.

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    Hey everyone,

    Hope you are having a great week. Let’s just first preface by saying I am not usually a morning person. I am a hot mess mama usually running 5 to 10 minutes late to everything. But I decided I needed to make a change, because it was becoming stressful rushing to everything and not having my thoughts together before I started my day. So I am sharing some tips that have helped me have a positive start to my day. Today I teamed up with Tom’s of Maine to share 5 morning habits to start your morning right.

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    Family, Fashion

    Pumpkin Patch + 5 Activities for Fall

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    Hey guys,

    Can you believe it we are already half way through the month! I am so excited for all the fun Fall activities we are having this month. But I am even more excited to be sharing it with my little man. I love this stage we are in. I told my husband for the first time in I finally feel like I have this motherhood thing down and it feels so good. I am not one of those people where motherhood came easily. I was never fond of the newborn stage, but this stage has to be my favorite. It is a new adventure with my little man. I love watching him learn, and talk, and show me things from his perspective. I love his energy, his joyful spirit, and his sweet love for his momma. It honestly makes my day when he gives me all those sweet kisses and hugs, and tells me “Momma thank you so much,” for the little things like getting him a cookie or taking him to the pumpkin patch. He melts my heart every day, and I am so thankful to be his momma. There truly is something special about being a boy mom, and I wouldn’t want it any other way. Today I am sharing our fall checklist and the things we look forward to doing this month.

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    The Importance of Date Night – Slip Dresses under $50

     

    Last weekend my husband and I enjoyed a wonderful date night together thanks to my wonderful mother in law for watching Jayden for the night. Since my husband works two weeks straight and at night, I hardly get one on one time with him. One thing I value is our date nights we have together, and since we co-sleep it is one night we have to ourselves and when Jayden has a sleep over with his grandparents. Today I am sharing why date nights are important to me and this slip dress I wore to our date night. Plus some of my favorite slip dresses under $50.

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    Fashion, Travel

    NYFW TRAVEL GUIDE For Bloggers on a Budget

    Hey everyone!

    I am so excited to share my New York Fashion Week Travel Guide for Bloggers on a budget. I was very fortunate to be able to work with some amazing brands that for five days, including flight, outfits, photography, hotel, food, transportation, I was able to do everything for under $1000. As a mom and business owner I wanted to make sure it made sense for my business as well as stayed in my budget. Today I am sharing all my tips and tricks with you and how I was able to have an amazing first New York Fashion Week for bloggers on a budget.

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