Spring & Summer

In Houston, it’s Spring & Summer almost year round! You’ll find outfit inspiration for the warmer months here.

 

 

What To Pack For a Beach Vacation

What To Pack For a Beach Vacation

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Good Monday morning to you friends! Did you have a good weekend?  I celebrated one of my oldest and dearest friends’ birthdays on Friday, and then Saturday we celebrated the end of baseball season.  It was a loooong season with no wins, even though our boys played their hearts out.  ♥ Those are hard times for third graders, but I know they are learning lessons and it was always so sweet to see how they supported each other throughout the season.

Sunday, I did a surprise post –

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4 Spring & Summer Outfits for Any Occasion

4 Spring & Summer Outfits for Any Occasion

Hi friends!  How was your Monday?  James was off school, so it was an extra long weekend that ended with an evening baseball game. He got his first hit of the season (#kidpitchisrough), so that’s worth celebrating! Our weather has been so awesome lately that we’re all enjoying being outside. I hope it lasts a while before we’re drowning in humidity!

Last night after I put Jordan to bed (yes, still in my bed;), he and I were sitting on the couch talking.  He was telling me about Caine’s Arcade – a little boy who built a whole arcade out of cardboard boxes. 

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READER QUESTION : TORY BURCH MILLER SANDALS REVIEW

READER QUESTION : TORY BURCH MILLER SANDALS REVIEW

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Good morning friends!  I hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend with the people you love!  I absolutely got the biggest kick out of Jordan realizing the Easter bunny had come and her running to James’ room to wake him up and tell him.  It was the sweetest!

I’m also thankful that James appreciated his new color Bible as much as I thought he would.  He opened it right up and started reading during breakfast that morning.

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Last Chance to Save Big at the Nordstrom …

Last Chance to Save Big at the Nordstrom Spring Sale

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Hello friends! Welcome back! What a full week it’s been with makeup tips from a pro, wedding season dresses, sales, and now we’ve made it to the weekend.  It’s a long one here with no school Friday and Monday, so I’ll be taking a little time to decompress and (hopefully), catch up on my sleep! I hope you enjoy a wonderful long Easter weekend with your loved ones. ♥ 

It’s the last weekend to shop the Nordstrom Spring Sale,

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4 WEDDING SEASON DRESSES

4 WEDDING SEASON DRESSES

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Hi friends! How’s your week starting off?  It’s been a couple of hard nights with Jordan over here.  Just when I thought the middle of the night interruptions were over! Now she wants me to sleep with her, so I usually cuddle her to sleep, then get up and go.  But, then she’ll wake up and call for me to come back.  I would really prefer us to sleep in our own beds because I feel like we’ll get better sleep that way.

But,

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Work Weekend Wow | Linen Joggers

Work Weekend Wow | Linen Joggers

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Hello friends! Today, we’re throwin’ it back to a reader favorite – Work Weekend Wow!

The concept of Work Weekend Wow is that I show you multiple ways to wear an item for different occasions; specifically, work, weekend and a night out (wow).  I know we all like to get the most out of our clothes by mixing and matching with other things in our closet, and also get the most bang for our buck.  So, as the title suggests,

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10 Easter & Spring Dresses

10 Easter & Spring Dresses

Good morning from San Antonio friends!  We’ve spent the last two days here and we have one more day of adventures before we head home.  Today is supposed to be cold (by Texas standards – 40/60 degrees), so we’ll be skipping the pool and finding something else fun to do.  Maybe Fiesta Texas if we dare! #crowds

We’ve had such a good time already and I’ve even gotten to meet a few of you!  If we see you today, please say hi!  I love getting to hug you in person!

10 Spring Dresses

Today’s post is all about ushering in Spring with 10 gorgeous Spring dresses in beautiful pastel options. 

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Spring Break Style

Spring Break Style

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Happy Friday friends! It’s been a week of celebrations over here! Monday was Jordan’s birthday and Wednesday was mine! Thank you so very much for all the birthday love!  Each thoughtful message to me and Jordan was received with gratitude and joy!  You made it a great week!

We were planning to go out to dinner Wednesday night, but we all felt a little under the weather, so we’re postponing until Sunday.  Last Saturday, I got to get together with my best group of mom friends and they treated me to a dinner out at Ousie’s Table. 

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Spring Style | Jean Shorts & White Jeans

Spring Style | Jean Shorts & White Jeans

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I don’t know about you, but our weather has been legit crazy!  We had a wild few really cold days in Houston, then it hit 75!  My wardrobe has been a mix of sweaters and coats, and then suddenly shorts!  But don’t get me wrong, I’m definitely not mad about bringing back out the jean shorts! And the white jeans!  That’s what Spring is all about.  A quick trip into my favorite craft store the other day for Jordan’s birthday gave me the Easter feels for sure.

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The Cutest Resort Wear | Gibson x Hi Sugarplum …

The Cutest Resort Wear | Gibson x Hi Sugarplum Collection

Thank you so very much for your sweet DMs and emails about our Get Fit Done Guide!  We worked on it for months and then around the clock on Sunday as we got ready to launch it. I was so exhausted yesterday!  Having never done anything like this before, I had no idea how much work and tiny details go into producing an eBook!  Ours is no slim cliff notes book, it’s 130 pages of comprehensive fitness, meal and lifestyle plans and printables!

The GFD Guide is an instant digital download, so get yours now because we’ll start our next fitness challenge soon following the Guide! 

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Travel Goals

Travel Goals

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Yay for Friday!!  Did you have a good week?  I’m still on a high from photographing our fitness eBook yesterday!  And also quite sore because I did every exercise in the book – that’s four weeks of exercises in about 3 hours!  Having everything come together is so surreal and I’m more passionate than ever about this project that I’m certain will help you look and feel your very best!

I’ve known in my core that I’ve wanted to create something of real value for awhile now,

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Work Weekend Wow | How to Wear A Pink …

Work Weekend Wow | How to Wear A Pink Blazer

Good morning friends!  I’m so glad to hear that yesterday’s Fall Style 3 Ways post was helpful to you!  I really like putting those outfits together, so I’m happy to do more in the future!  Today, I have a new Work Weekend Wow post, along the same lines as yesterday, but with one hero piece, a pink blazer! Here’s how to wear a pink blazer for three different occasions; work, weekend and a night out (wow!).

HOW TO WEAR A PINK BLAZER: WORK. WEEKEND. WOW

Today’s featured piece is the stylish J. Crew Dover Blazer

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Cute Fourth of July Outfit Ideas

Cute Fourth of July Outfit Ideas

♦ DAY 18 of the #HWHFitnessChallenge!  Log your exercise here. ♦

Hi friends!  Can you believe we’ll be in the last half of 2018 soon?!  The fun and fabulous 4th of July holiday is almost here and if you’re like me, you like to celebrate with a casual backyard bbq, day at the pool, or mini vacay, which includes (of course) dressing for the festive occasion!

I wanted to share some cute Fourth of July outfit ideas for you all today – both casual and dressy!  All sprinkled with a little red,

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Work Weekend Wow | Red Pants

Work Weekend Wow | Red Pants

♦ DAY 16 of the #HWHFitnessChallenge!  Log your exercise here. ♦

Hello friends! How’s your week going?  It’s a busy one over here with a visit yesterday from the cutest mini blogger!  I donated my time via auction for a girls’ school and the 13-year old winner spent the day with us yesterday.  I couldn’t believe how mature 13 is these days!  It happens so fast!

WORK • WEEKEND • WOW

Today we’re taking fashion, specifically, a sassy pair of red ankle pants! Have you ever wondered how to style red pants?

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One Perfect Summer Minidress & Summer Hat

One Perfect Summer Minidress & Summer Hat

Hello friends!  We’re almost to the weekend!  Woo hoo!  I thought summer would feel like we’re slowing down, but it hasn’t been that way around here yet!  We’ve been catching up on little projects and things like getting dental visits out of the way!  I asked James if he wanted to go to the pool yesterday afternoon and he said no!  Huh??!!  When I was a kid, I lived at the pool all summer!  I never thought I might have to bribe a kid to go swimming!

If you’re doing the #HWHFitnessChallenge with 1,500 of us!!!

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3 Cute Summer Jumpsuits

3 Cute Summer Jumpsuits

You guys blew me away yesterday with your enthusiasm for the first ever #HWHFitnessChallenge ! Y’all are just as fired up as I am to get going and get toned up for Summer!  Thank you SO much for joining in so that we can do this together! Today at 10 a.m. CT, I’ll be doing the at-home workout LIVE on Stories so you can see the moves and do it along with me!

I’m not sure what happened, but the original Google Doc I created to track our exercise malfunctioned, #boo,

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My Hubby’s Annual Father’s Day Gift …

My Hubby’s Annual Father’s Day Gift Guide

Well, it’s been a hot minute since he’s made an appearance around here, so it’s time to bring back my cutie-pie hubby to help us ladies with our Father’s Day gift ideas. I mean, try as I might, I’m much better at buying for my girlfriends, mom, or female relatives!

My hubby is definitely a guy’s guy and he likes all the things I know nothing about- like tools, cars, and sports.  And if you ask him what he wants for any holiday, he’s sure to say he doesn’t want/need anything, so shopping for him isn’t easy!

When WalMart asked to collaborate on a Father’s Day gift guide,

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Gibson x Hi Sugarplum Launch & Tassel Earrings 50% Off!

Gibson x Hi Sugarplum Launch & Tassel Earrings 50% Off!

Did y’all have a great, long weekend?  We sure did!  We got our much-needed fill of sun and sand and pool time (my fave!) and it’s always nice to get away even for a few days.  I’ll do a full recap soon, but in the meantime, here are a few sneak peeks!  If only the weekend could’ve lasted all week!

The grounds at Lost Pines are gorgeous and very well maintained. I arrived in this adorable shorts romper and you won’t believe the price!

Romper ($17!) • NecklaceTory Burch Miller Sandals

Tried to snap a pic of the kids when we got there .

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