A Sweater Dress for the Win

So lately I’ve been finding myself wearing a few of my favorite things on REPEAT. One of them is this super versatile sweater from Target. I wear it usually with a pair of skinny jeans, but it’s even more fun to wear as a dress with over-the-knee boots. Pretty much every day in Texas is different when it comes to weather, so having a sweater that works in multiple ways is a must. Also – how about that adorable clutch? I snagged that blush beauty for just $30 at (non other than) Target. I don’t see the sweater or clutch online anymore, but I have seen them in stores recently. We’ve also been up to a TON of house-related things when it comes to our new build. We’re about 4 weeks away from closing and I’m starting to finalize my designs for the indoor and outdoor spaces. I’ve been trying…

Family Style: Holiday Pictures

Is it just me, or is anyone else hesitant to do holiday-themed family photos? It’s like, I want to do them SO BAD, but the practical side of me is like… 2 kids… 1 husband… matching(ish) outfits for 4 people… preferably non-screaming children, which means coming up with a good bribe to keep them pleasant… good weather… carving out a time of day where all 4 members of the family are happy and available, PLUS making sure the photographer is available too… Ok. I already need a glass of wine just THINKING about those logistics! I had a holiday backdrop all planned out, but I ultimately decided that practicality was going to win. I don’t know the next time we’ll get a family photo scheduled, so I wanted a setting that wasn’t too holiday(esque) so we could hang these photos in the new house and not have to worry about…

A Summer Dress in December

GET THE LOOK: Yellow Dress (similar, similar, similar)  |  Black Leather Jacket  |  Mustard Yellow Faux Fur Bag  |  Wide-Brimmed Panama Hat  |  Mustard Yellow Tassel Earrings  |  Suede Booties Texas weather — I feel like that’s all I need to say sometimes! Some days it’s 70 degrees and sunny, some days it’s 20 and sleeting. You just never know. That’s why I love keeping some of my summer wear readily available, even when it’s winter. Summer maxi dresses are EVERYTHING to me, so getting to wear them all year around is huge. Simply pair it with your favorite bomber jacket, and your set. I found that adorable clutch at Target, and my panama hat is Target as well. What do you guys think? Am I the only one who keeps their summer gear near, even when it’s chilly out? Photography Credit: Amber Tice Photography

Fall Wardrobe: Changing a Look at the Drop of a Hat

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been a hat girl. And I’m proud to say that my third grade school picture can prove it. I wore a massive Blossom-inspired denim hat with a cranberry colored faux floral smack dab on the front. Hats weren’t allowed in school, so I had to pack it in my backpack and wear it only for the picture. I. felt. so. cool. Fast forward a few decades and although my style has changed, my love for hats hasn’t. There were a few years in my twenties that I thought I wasn’t “stylish enough” to “pull off” a hat, but after two kids and my twenties in my past, I pretty much don’t give a crap. I like hats. So I’m going to wear hats. Lots of them, in fact! Today I’m sharing how three hats can completely change the look of one outfit. I love…