Hello friends! Happy Friday! Man, it’s been a week. Basketball practice and guitar lessons, one sick kid throwing up in the middle of the night, three doctor appointments, a much needed haircut for my son, a spray tan and Spring fashion photo shoot dodging the rain, and last night a dinner out with the girls to celebrate a friend’s new job. Needless to say, I’m ready for the weekend!View Post
When shopping online (because who has time to go to the store?!) it’s hard to tell how something fits and feels. “Will that look good on me? Do I need to size up? It is scratchy?” My goal is to take the guesswork out of shopping by inviting you into my Dressing Room where I honestly share the real-deal fit and review. And to help get you started, I scour the stores to find the cute and comfy new styles you’ll be curious about and show you how to wear them.
For size reference, I’m super petite, 5’1, 105, 34D. I usually wear 0P or 25 in jeans and XS or 0P tops.
Hello friend and Happy Thanksgiving! How has your day been? Even though this has been one heck of a year, I’m feeling grateful as ever for all of the blessings in my life. Today was spent with some of my favorite girls- my daughter, Jordan, my Mom, and my dear friend Trisa. We had a lovely, very chill day, lounging, eating, drinking, and eating some more. I’m stuffed!
Before we jump into today’s post and all the Black Friday sales, I wanted to offer a sincere THANK YOU to all of you. Many of you have been with me for years and years,View Post
Happy Labor Day friends! Are you doing anything fun today? We’re having family over for a backyard barbeque and I’m pumped! If there’s one way to get projects and cleaning done around the house, it’s to host a party!
I finally finished up some little backyard projects and even cleaned out the garage- including wiping down all those ride on toys, bikes, and dusty things that live outside! I’m so sore!
And last night, James and I had a special movie date. I don’t get as much one-on-one time with him as I’d like,View Post
Good morning friends! Well, it didn’t take long – both of my kids woke up yesterday saying they didn’t want to go to school. Jordan came home without napping and was in total beastmode! So super grumpy, but we had an early dinner and early to bed, so hopefully today is better!
I’m so glad you liked Friday’s Amazon post and yesterday’s LOFT post– both try-ons are saved to my Story Highlights. I think it helps to see things live and in action and videos are always more personal.
Good morning Monday! How was your weekend?! On Friday, I felt like I had been hit by a truck with how exhausted I was with the back-to-school logistics and emotions. It was a lot and only half a week!
Jordan might have gotten the ‘first time at school bug’ because she’s been all stuffed up and runny nose this weekend. It hasn’t dampened her spirits though, she’s still as fun and feisty as ever!
And now it’s week two of school – a full week, so we’ll see how this goes. Luckily, I spent Sunday evening getting everything prepped and ready,View Post
Hello friends and cheers to the weekend! Do you have any fun plans? The kids and I are going to a back-to-school game night at Marianna’s house and I’m really looking forward to it! We’re told to bring $6 and winner takes all at the end of the night (with kids eligible to win too). With this competitive bunch, I hope we all make it out alive! 😉View Post
Hello and Happy Friday! I’m coming to you today from Chi-town and it’s absolutely glorious here! The weather couldn’t be better and I’m with one of my oldest and dearest friends, Trisa. We met over 20 years ago #wowza when we went to the University of Houston and sat in the same Persuasion class. We’ve been thick as thieves ever since!
I’ll be sure to share our trip details when I get back, in the meantime, if you missed it on the blog this week, I shared a Mid-Year Life Reset and absolutely loved your positive response to it;View Post
Good morning and happy day! It’s finally here – the day that EVERYONE can shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! And I’m so excited because Ali-Shaun is back too! I know you’re ready to shop, so let’s get right to it! I’ve had my coffee and I’m ready to jump in!
Helpful Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Posts
Have you already been making your lists? If you need more details, check out my previous posts :View Post
Thank you to Nordstrom and ShopStyle for sponsoring today’s post.
Good morning friends! Yesterday was such a rough start for me after eating a whole pint of ice cream, drinking coffee too late, and then not being able to sleep until 3am! Those days are hard, but I did it to myself! Thankfully, I got good sleep last night and I’m glad because this afternoon I leave on a girl’s trip to San Antonio to celebrate our friend’s birthday. Our plans include a winery tour, dinner on the Riverwalk and hopefully some pool time at the hotel.View Post
*UPDATE : Congratulations to Trindin Cavalier, the winner of the $500 Nordstrom Giveaway! Check your email for a message from me! Thank you so very much to everyone who entered!
Hello friends! I hope your week is going amazing, only one more day ’til Friday!! Yippee! And another yippee for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale being open to ALL Nordstrom cardholders now!
If you missed yesterday’s CHEAT SHEET post, I’d recommend starting there to make sure you see my top picks and early sell out risks.
Today’s post is a Dressing Room style post with pics from the Nordstrom dressing room.View Post
Good morning, good morning! It’s a happy shopping day over here friends – the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is live to shop online for Icon & Ambassador level cardholders! And tomorrow, ALL Nordstrom cardholders can shop the sale starting at 11:30 a.m. CT!
Use today’s post as a Nordstrom Sale Cheat Sheet and bookmark this post to return to when the sale goes live for you! The public sale starts Friday, July 19 and everyone can shop then!
Tomorrow, I’ll be GIVING AWAY a $500 Nordstrom Gift Card – so definitely come back, even if you’re not a cardholder,View Post
Happy Friday friends! Unlike last weekend, there’s nothing on the agenda this Saturday and Sunday, so hopefully it’s just pool and chill time. It’s been so dang hot here- 110 heat index yesterday! Because of that, we’ve been spending lots of time inside in the A/C, with one evening swim this week. You know it’s bad when it’s even too hot to go swimming!
Next week I’ll be sharing everything we’ve been doing with the kids and I’d love to hear how YOU keep your kids occupied during the summer. Let me know in the comments and I’ll add your suggestions to my post!View Post
Hello and Happy Friday friends! I hope y’all had a great week. I’m so looking forward to this weekend. I need a couple days to catch up on sleep and do nothing! In the last week, I’ve been to two orthodontists visits for my son and one doctor appointment for my daughter. Not to mention what feels like 30 trips to Walgreens. One of which included checking out with medicine for Jordan only to realize I left my wallet at home! 😉
Aside from running kids to doctor appointments, this week was a fun one on the blog starting with my tips for getting in shape when your schedule is jam packed,View Post
Hi friends! I hope your weeks is going really well. We’ve been having terrible thunderstorms, but thankfully everyone is safe and sound.
Y’all have been asking to see Ali-Shaun back here for a new Style A Friend post, and I’m thrilled to get her in here today, even if it’s just for a few things! If you don’t know Ali-Shaun, she is one of my closest friends and we met when our sons started Pre-K3 together 6 years ago. We’ve gotten even closer over the years and I’m so blessed to have her in my life.View Post
Good morning Friday! Did you see the sneak peek of Jordan’s PINK room on Stories yesterday?! Her reaction made me laugh so hard. I’ve literally rewatched that video 100 times!! These kids are too much!
Today I have a brand new Spring inspired Dressing Room post for ya! I found tons of great tops in beautiful colors and then created lots of outfits. They’re organized by bottoms (White Pants, White Jeans, Floral Skirt, Black Jeans, Distressed Jeans, Ripped Knee Jeans 10% off ).View Post
Thank you to Shopstyle & Nordstrom for sponsoring today’s post!
Good morning friends! I hope you’re having a great week! I think we’re back to normal after Spring Break and finally adjusted to the time change. It takes a while to get used to that, right?!
DRESSING ROOM | SWIMSUIT EDITION
It’s that time of year again! For the past few years, every March I’ve done a swimsuit post and they are always among my most popular posts of the year. I think it’s because no one really ‘enjoys’ swimsuit shopping, but we like to see the cute new styles and hear about the fit and quality from someone willing to do the ‘dirty work’!View Post
Good morning Monday! It’s James’ birthday today and I spent my morning time reflecting on what a gift God gave me when he made me his mom. ♥ I can honestly say James has been such a joy and delight since the day he was born. Even when I was pregnant with him, I remember the feeling of enjoying his company and I still feel that way. He’s the best big brother and so kind and thoughtful and smart. He’s nine years old today and I’m just so very proud of the person he is!
Thank you for indulging me in gushing on him!View Post
Good morning Friday! How is your week friends?! I was so excited to finish up Week 4 of the Get Fit Done Challenge strong, but this sinus infection has knocked me on my rear hard! I have been taking medication to get better, but it makes me so sleepy! I’ll still share my results next week and I’m looking forward to getting better and staring the 7-Day Reset on Monday!
If you want to join us and get a kickstart on you summer bod, the 7-Day Reset will get you going! It’s an instant digital download for only $22,View Post