Red, White + Denim

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How is it Monday again?? This weekend F L E W by. My best friend came down to visit and it was absolutely wonderful. We celebrated my birthday early by going to see one of our favorite humans ever, Glennon Doyle Melton. If you have no idea who she is, check out her book here. It’ll change your life. (Or, at least the way you …

Instagram Round-Up

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It’s high time for another Instagram Round up! Because there’s nothing like ending your work week with a pretty red dress that makes you feel like an emoji, a tank that is just perfect for 4th of July, and a super cool baby girl. Throw in a strong cup of coffee and you’re pretty much crushing this whole life thing. And remember, you don’t have to wait for …

Summer Fun With Schoola

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(This post is sponsored by Schoola. All opinions are my own.) It’s officially summer! There is nothing we love to do more than play in our own backyard. Now that Harper is into anything + everything, it’s so much fun to watch her explore our little plot of land. I just can’t get enough of those little legs running all over the place, seeking adventure. And with …

What To Wear To A Summer Wedding

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Happy Monday! I hope you enjoyed a fine summer weekend. We certainly did. Saturday night we attended the most gorgeous summer wedding at The Field Museum. It may just go down as the wedding of the year… I love a good excuse to put on my heels and get dressed up. It was a welcome departure from my normal mom uniform. And since the reception …

Happy Father’s Day

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I started this blog as a love letter to my family. I wanted a place where I could preserve my feelings and photos in a little time capsule to look back on next week, next month, next year. I can’t think of a better time to share some of my favorite photos of my husband + daughter and my dad + me. Thank you to these guys …

Books For Dads

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Is it just me, or does it feel like it should still be last summer?? I can’t believe Father’s Day is in a couple of days. In case you got caught and you’re still not quite prepared to shower the men in your life with gifts on Sunday, here are some great last minute ideas. Because you just can’t go wrong with dad books. When I …

A Summer Cut

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Happy Monday! Can we talk hair?? Did you notice? I chopped it. I get a summer cut almost every year. I’m always hesitant when I’m getting it cut, but I end up loving it. I feel so much lighter! I highly recommend it. Go for the summer cut and you’ll be hooked. Now to the clothes. There’s just something about black + camel that I love. …

Friday Favorites: Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Happy Friday! Father’s Day is so close, I can almost smell the new spicy colognes and leather wallets. Today, I’m bringing you my Father’s Day Gift Guide. Because I needed another excuse to do some online shopping. Sometimes the guys get overlooked. We get flowers and diamonds and chocolate. And since guys generally don’t love getting flowers, here are my top picks for the Mister this …

How To Start A Successful Blog (and make money doing it)

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What makes a successful blog? And what do I know, after blogging for only a year? Success in blogging means different things for everyone. To me, having a successful blog means that I have been able to cross some huge goals off my list in my first year of blogging: Being published on Scary Mommy Generating income Being accepted into rewardStyle Connecting with other mama bloggers Participating in sponsored posts 3.5k …

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Ahhhhhh! It’s my one year blog anniversary! (Or, should I call it my one year blog birthday??) Either way, I really CANNOT believe it’s been a year since I started this blog. It has become my little corner of the internet where I get to play dress up, share my thoughts, and write. And, I just can’t thank you enough for welcoming me with open arms. Seriously. …