October Rewind

Hello there!  As I sit down to recap another month here on the blog, I can’t believe we are almost to November!  How are there only two months of 2018 left?!  Does that feel crazy to you too?!

Yesterday’s post went out later than normal, so if you missed it, catch up on all the cozy goodness here.  Erin’s new collection with Gibson and Nordstrom did not disappoint and I know you’ll want to grab at least a few pieces before they’re gone!  If you’ve shopped it already, what were your faves??

OCTOBER REWIND

LIFESTYLE/FITNESS

I’m all about a Healthy Morning Routine and when I don’t do it, my day feels off.  It takes some planning and prioritization, but once you’re in that groove, it comes easier and is a great way to start the day.  I also shared the all-natural multivitamin I take in case you’re looking for one without any additives.  I forgot to mention in the post that I easily break the pill into two pieces to make it easier to swallow.

I also shared the all-natural deodorant I’m using and I’m so glad I made the switch!

My Healthy Morning Routine

Cowl Neck Pullover • Jeans • Our Kitchen

We wrapped up the second HWH Fitness challenge at the beginning of this month and it seems so long ago! I am seriously so proud of you guys and continue to be motivated by you!

I know most of you want to keep up with your fitness throughout the rest of the year (me too!), so here are ways to keep you moving and active throughout your day,  even if you can’t get to the gym or don’t have time to exercise at home.

I also have some exciting news to share here soon about our fitness plans for the new year!  Stay tuned for that!

Sneakers • No Show Socks • Tank 40% offSports Bra

I was so behind on the avocado toast train, but I’m enjoying it now! Especially since y’all told me to get TJ’s Everything But the Bagel seasoning!

Avocado Toast with Egg

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

I was honored to partner with Memorial Hermann Healthcare System this month to bring awareness and education about breast cancer. ❤️We did a series of 3 Facebook Live interviews with experts in the field and I learned so much. I’m so proud of you beautiful, courageous women who are fighting this battle. You are strong and cancer will be sorry it messed with you!

Today is our last interview and it will be specifically about how to offer support to friends and family going through this.  I’m hopeful that this one will be the most useful of them all.

Breast cancer awareness

Colleen Rothschild Breast Friend Self Exam Butter “Breast” Friend Self Exam Body Butter

TRAVEL

I don’t usually travel often, but I was recently in California twice, to visit my Grandma and to shoot the Gibson x Glam collection that launches on November 12th!  That trip was a ton of fun with women I truly respect and admire.

Comfy travel outfit (2)

Top • Similar Midi Leggings • Tote • Similar Military Jacket • Wedge Sneakers • Hard Case Luggage 

Gibson Glam Squad

Top Row: Mallory •  Sheaffer • Me  • Dede • Sheaffer • Rachel Rachel Erin • Me! • Tara • Ashley • Cassie

Bottom Row: Ashley • Erin • Cassie • Rachel • Tara
I can’t wait to see YOU in this collection soon!

DECOR

Inside the house, we’re almost finished with the update to James’ room and I’ll show you that next month!  This month, we decorated the porch for Fall with #allthepumpkins. I love being greeted with them every day!

Fall Porch Decor.1

Door Mat • Checkered Rug • Hydrangea Wreath

OUTFIT : Quilted Vest • Chambray Shirt • Jeans • Booties 30% off

Hey There Pumpkin Doormat

Door Mat • Checkered Rug • Leopard Slip On Sneakers

I also shared an easy tutorial for how to make a hydrangea wreath.  Once you gather the supplies, it literally only takes a few minutes to put together!

How to Make a Hydrangea Wreath

FASHION

There’s only 2 weeks until the Gibson X Glam launch and I can’t wait for you to see all the goodness!  Mark your calendars for Monday, November 12th and see this big announcement for more details!

I’ll also be announcing a HUGE GIVEAWAY (I mean BIG!) soon, so subscribe to my newsletter so you don’t miss it!

Gibson x Glam

In the meantime, if you have a wedding or event coming up, I found 9 gorgeous holiday dresses for you!

Little Black Dress #lbd #littleblackdress #partydress 2

Black Lace Dress (More Sizes) • ShoesSimilar Bag • Similar Bracelet

AMAZON FASHION HAUL

My go-to shopping destination for all the other things in my life is quickly becoming my fashion destination as well.  Every month I bring you a new Amazon fashion haul, and it’s truly a labor of love.  It’s downright HARD to sift through the loads of options, searching for the gems!

This month’s FALL Amazon haul was full of good ones, and these were your favorites:

Amazon October

Knit Pullover • Green Pink Mix Blanket Scarf • Plaid Vest • Light Pink Grey Mixed Blanket Scarf • Quilted Vest

As much as I love getting all dolled up for a night out or date night, “cute and comfy” fits my casual lifestyle better, and is much more practical for everyday.

Cute Fall Outfit - pumpkin patch with rainbow sleeve hoodie and leopard sneakers

Pullover Hoodie • JeansSneaker • Similar Glasses • Similar Bag

I love neutrals, especially in the fall and when leopard print is involved!

Cute fall outfit with leopard vest.6

Leopard Puffer Vest • Black Jeans • Smocked Black Top • Purse • Similar Booties

If you’re looking for all of my favorite Fall looks in one place, I compiled them into one post : 30 Fall Outfits!

30 Fall Outfits

Hugger Ankle Skinny Jean 2P • Leopard Print Top • Bag • Shoes

We spent all month waiting for Fall weather in Houston and I’m so glad it’s here, just in time for 4 super cozy outfits!

Cozy Fall Outfits

Cozy JoggersOff Shoulder Top • Cozy Pullover • Cozy CardiganCozy Tank • Criss Cross Turtleneck Pullover

Last but not least, I put into one happy little package my October Loves!

October Loves

Long Linen Cardigan ♥ Door Mat ♥ Steamer  ♥ Leopard Vest  ♥ Leopard Booties ♥ Pretty Lace Bra ♥ Bracelet Bag ♥ Stadium Approved Crossbody Bag ♥ Leather Pleated Skirt

♥ HWH Reader October Loves ♥

And as for what Y’ALL are loving this month, it’s a good bra, Fall shoes, and soft, stylish bottoms! #youaremypeople

Underwire Bra 40% Off!

Leopard Flat

Cozy Joggers

Black Skinny Jeans

Low Heel Booties  30% Off!

Thank you so much for choosing to spend a part of your day here.  Have a great day friends! 

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2 Comments

  1. Sandra
    October 30, 2018 / 8:36 am

    Some awesome content this month! Your blog is one of my fav, as I love the variety of topics/imagery/etc.
    I also like how you are touching on women’s health and how it’s so important to take care of ourselves first.
    Keep up the great work!

    • Megan
      Author
      October 30, 2018 / 8:59 am

      Thank you so much Sandra! I really appreciate you recognizing the work that goes into this! I can’t wait to share my fitness update with you soon too! Have a great day!

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