PRODUCT FEATURE: Kate Spade and GAP Kids Collaboration

I just love a good fashion collaboration and this one is just too cute to not be completely in love with! Kate Spade and GAP kids collaborated to create some of the CUTEST children’s clothing and accessories! Here are some of my favorites.

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The Girls Gift Bow Ballet Flat for $59.95 (also available in red! but the pink is definitely my favorite!)

The Girls Gift Bow Ballet Flat for $59.95 (also available in red! but the pink is definitely my favorite!)

These Hi5 Graphic Mittens are too cute for only $24.95

These Hi5 Graphic Mittens are too cute for only $24.95

Hello Adorable! This is the Ruffled Oxford shirt (ages 2-5yrs old) for $34.95

Hello Adorable! This is the Ruffled Oxford shirt (ages 2-5yrs old) for $34.95

I had to put a few boys items in here as well! Jack Spade Toddler Boys Graphic Tee for $29.95! Though this definitely could have been worn by me as a child!

I had to put a few boys items in here as well! Jack Spade Toddler Boys Graphic Tee for $29.95! Though this definitely could have been worn by me as a child!

LOVE! The Hotdog Scarf for $24.95!

LOVE! The Hotdog Scarf for $24.95!

SUNDAY INSPIRATION: Be Done With It

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I might have talked about this before, but I tend to have trouble letting go and being done with mistakes I make or bad days. I have noticed that the reel usually plays over and over in my head of what I could have done differently, and I tend to beat myself up about silly mistakes I have made. I have decided I really need to have a more positive and realistic voice in my head. Not all things are bad, and not every little mistake is worth beating yourself up about. David always tells me that the best way to deal with mistakes or blunders is to always learn something about yourself or what you can do differently next time, and then you can truly move on (he’s a smart man that one). I think that this quote is a beautiful way to live, to allow yourself to be human and make mistakes, love yourself for it, and then start each day new and fresh. This week I am going to try and give myself a clean slate every day, to learn but not dwell, and to speak to myself a little bit nicer.

LOVE LETTERS: Engagement Photos Sneak Peak

Tonight we are celebrating our engagement with all of our Texas friends and family at the place David and I met for the very first time! In honor of our engagement party I thought I would share just a small sneak peak the amazing engagement photos session David and I had at the great State Fair of Texas (unusual yes… and completely amazing!) My extremely talented photographer, Shaun Menary, was kind enough to send us a quick preview and we are so thrilled! I can’t wait to share ALL of our photos with you soon!

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I am so glad we got to capture one our favorite parts of the fair, Fletcher's famous corny dogs!

I am so glad we got to capture one our favorite parts of the fair, Fletcher’s famous corny dogs! This will most certainly be hanging in our kitchen soon!

There are so many more great pictures to share so stay tuned!

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses

I really think this post really stems from my yearning for “real” Autumn weather. I can imagine a great fall bride wearing a gorgeous gown with lace sleeves! Here are some of my favorite wedding dress inspiration images for gowns with long sleeves.

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REINCARNATION: Woven Pendents

I never thought finding lighting and light fixtures would be the most difficult things to find on our home renovation, but boy was I wrong! I spent hours looking for the perfect light fixtures that were great for our space, but also unique. There are so many cookie cutter light fixtures, and little do people know you CAN find something unique for your space at the same price. I thought I would dedicate this lighting post to a very unique type of light fixture I found, the woven pendant. Pendents are a great light fixture in any room, over tables, in hallways, and over bars! Here are some of my favorite home-spiration images for woven pendants and a few of my favorite finds for your space!

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Perfect for an outdoor space!

Perfect for an outdoor space!

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Here are a few of my favorite woven pendants for your space…

BASKET PENDANT in Natural from Bliss Home and Design for $710

BASKET PENDANT in Natural from Bliss Home and Design for $710

GREEN OAKS PENDANT also from Bliss Home and Design for $780

GREEN OAKS PENDANT also from Bliss Home and Design for $780

More from Bliss Home and Designs! This is the UPDAIPUR PENDANT JUTE for $463

More from Bliss Home and Designs! This is the UPDAIPUR PENDANT JUTE for $463

This is the Beehive Woven Pendant from Belle Escape for $845

This is the Beehive Woven Pendant from Belle Escape for $845

The MESH BEEHIVE PENDANT LAMP from Anthropologie for $168

The MESH BEEHIVE PENDANT LAMP from Anthropologie for $168

Last but not least, the BEEHIVE DESIGN by Currey & Company for $690

Last but not least, the BEEHIVE DESIGN by Currey & Company for $690

HOLIDAY: Costumed Kids

Happy Monday everyone! I think everyone in the corporate world is like me where they might need a little pick me up on a mondays. I thought I would get everyone in the Halloween mood, and life your spirits with some hilarious and adorable photos of my favorite children’s halloween costumes (because kids always look cuter!)

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From the movie UP! Love this!

From the movie UP! Love this!

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I don't know if this little girl will ever remember the Troll dolls, but I just adore this!

I don’t know if this little girl will ever remember the Troll dolls, but I just adore this!

Adorable brother costume!

Adorable brother costume!

A Crazy Cat Lady.

A Crazy Cat Lady.

A Christmas Story!

A Christmas Story!

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Madeline!

Madeline!

I mean this just will melt any Monday blues away! Adorable!

I mean this just will melt any Monday blues away! Adorable!

SUNDAY INSPIRATION: Becoming Quiet

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Now if you have ever met me you will know that quiet isn’t a word that will come to mind when you think of me. I am a little loud, outgoing, full of energy and ideas, and always goofing around. That usually doesn’t leave a lot of room in the day to be quiet, just ask David. Though I am sometimes loud and opinionated, I have found that my struggle in any relationship is finding my voice. Not my physical voice, that works quite well, but my inner voice, my truth. I have found that I usually go along with what others say, people please, and end up doing things I might not want to do. This leaves me feeling empty because I never truly get a chance to voice my truth, but do I really know what my truth would say? This is where this quote comes in. I have found that being quiet, taking a moment in the beginning of the day, before a big decision, before an important conversation, or just on the commute home from work, really helps me focus on my truth, what I want, what I desire the outcome to be, or how I want to live my life. Being quiet I hear so much more. Emptying my head of buzz and chatter, emptying my head of the continuing reel of things I need to do, or the latest celebrity gossip on TMZ, and really being quiet is one of the greatest things I have learned in finding my voice. I am going to try even harder this week to find more time to empty my thoughts and be quiet so that I can truly hear. I want to know my voice, know my truth. and creating that time I am one step closer.