This past weekend was a great weekend spent with my family on the farm. We were all rooting for the Broncos for the Super Bowl and were so happy they won. Congrats to my favorite QB of all time Peyton Manning and his win. Not only is he a great player but a great role model. I grew up watching Peyton play for the Tennessee Volunteers, to the Colts, and now the Broncos. Now if only the Texans would draft him that would be icing on the cake!;) But now that football season is over, it’s time look forward to Valentines Day and Rodeo Season!
Can you believe it it’s already the end of January? One more month till spring and shorts season, but until then I will be enjoying this nice Houston Winter we are having. One thing I love about Winter to Spring fashion is the transitional colors of neutrals and pastels. You can’t grow wrong with any of those colors this time of year, and it’s a perfect time to start adding brighter colors to your wardrobe.
This past week I was featured in a series called “Motherhood From Every Angle,” from one of my fellow mommas and an amazing lifestyle blogger Beauty and the Binky. I loved being part of these series and being part of a great group of mothers who share their stories and experiences as a mom. Some times we can all be caught up in the right and wrongs of parenting that we realize there is no such thing as right and wrong. Ever child, every mom, every family is different, but there is one thing that stays the same and that is the love and pride they have for their child. Here is an excerpt of the introductory part of the interview:
When it comes to Texas weather sometimes wearing pants is not an option, but I found this great alternative with my Ruched pants from Buckle. These are so comfy and can be worn dressed up or down, and great for the mom on the go. I love all the colors because you can coordinate with so many different tops. This look I channeled my inner boho with my favorite fringe purse from my previous post and this must have floppy hat for the summer which I also wore in another post. I love my open back detail to this top, and I got it on sale at Charlotte Russe. As a mother shopping on a budget, you would be surprised what cute things you will find on sale. These black wedges are a must have for any wardrobe and are perfect with pants or a dress like I styled in my previous post. Click on the link below and you can get 45% off these wedges!
Printed Ruched Pants: Buckle/ Open back tank top: Charlotte Russe/ Black Wedges: CiciHot/ earrings: Nordstrom/ bracelets: (similar style)/ floppy hat: Forever21/ beaded bib necklace: Nordstrom/ Fringe Purse: Similar style
This past weekend my sister, friend, and fellow blogger Style the Girl, went downtown to visit some of Houston’s local art scene, and some of Houston Blogger’s favorite photo destinations. I wore this super cute and fun pink dress from Sheinside with my favorite yellow espadrilles from CiciHot, which by the way can be purchased on sale for less than $15 in the link below! Can you believe that? When we went to the Lawndale Art Center, I was amazed at the neon wall art. It was a perfect summer backdrop for this dress. I love bold colors for summer! Also making an appearance on the blog is my new favorite fringe purse from JustFab. It’s already sold out so I posted a similar style! I do a lot of online shopping as a mom. It is so convenient, especially when your schedule revolves around the baby. You can find some great deals for less. Check out my links below!
This past week was my birthday and I had an amazing day celebrating it with my family. My husband and I both had to work, but not before taking a quick snap shot of my birthday outfit. I’m obsessed with blues this month! I can’t get enough of it! That and animal print accessories. I wore this ruffle top at the Rangers Opening Game with shorts, but it looks even better with my favorite white destructed jeans. My sister bought me my new BKE watch for my birthday, and I love the gold and silver accents because it goes with everything. I recently bought these sandals and they are one of my favorite for fashion and comfort. I can last in these all day! They go great with everything!
I had such an a great birthday and had so much fun taking these photos with my new lens. These are unedited photos, and they are ten times better than my previous pictures. Can’t wait to see how much my photography progresses. Thanks again for the birthday wishes!
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