Top Jeans or Jeans | My crossbody is from F21, similar here. I just ordered this beautySandals or Sandals| Nail polish is Essie: Coacha'bella |

It's no secret that these are my latest and greatest favorite jeans. I know I know, I'm going to wear them out... but they're sooo comfortable. They're the perfect boyfriend jean and the wash works with every color in the world! They're perfect, okay? 
This top is a little short but it's not quite a crop top..regardless it's effortless and I could totally pair it with a million different looks. Pair it with white denim and black strappy sandals for date night OR Pair it with Bermuda shorts and flip flops and it's weekend chic. You see? The options are endless! 
I got this crossbody a couple months ago and I'm not sure how I feel about it. I wore it this day and it kind of annoyed me how small it is. I just couldn't carry around as much stuff as I usually do! Not sure if that's the bags problem .. or maybe I just horde too much stuff? I do love the color and I loved the way it paired with this outfit! 

I have a busy week ahead of me and I'm really excited about it!
This past weekend TC surprised me with Willies Picnic tickets! I had been bugging him about buying tickets for weeks and then I finally gave up.. so he totally surprised me!
A lot of bands and musicians that I love are playing with him this year and it's a great venue! I'm super excited about it. I'm most excited because my SOUL SISTER Kacey Musgraves is playing!! EEEPSIES!

I also have a couple other things going on this week, but that's another post :)
Big Busy Bee Hugs
-C

Casual & Effortless

Tuesday, June 30, 2015





Top Jeans or Jeans | My crossbody is from F21, similar here. I just ordered this beautySandals or Sandals| Nail polish is Essie: Coacha'bella |

It's no secret that these are my latest and greatest favorite jeans. I know I know, I'm going to wear them out... but they're sooo comfortable. They're the perfect boyfriend jean and the wash works with every color in the world! They're perfect, okay? 
This top is a little short but it's not quite a crop top..regardless it's effortless and I could totally pair it with a million different looks. Pair it with white denim and black strappy sandals for date night OR Pair it with Bermuda shorts and flip flops and it's weekend chic. You see? The options are endless! 
I got this crossbody a couple months ago and I'm not sure how I feel about it. I wore it this day and it kind of annoyed me how small it is. I just couldn't carry around as much stuff as I usually do! Not sure if that's the bags problem .. or maybe I just horde too much stuff? I do love the color and I loved the way it paired with this outfit! 

I have a busy week ahead of me and I'm really excited about it!
This past weekend TC surprised me with Willies Picnic tickets! I had been bugging him about buying tickets for weeks and then I finally gave up.. so he totally surprised me!
A lot of bands and musicians that I love are playing with him this year and it's a great venue! I'm super excited about it. I'm most excited because my SOUL SISTER Kacey Musgraves is playing!! EEEPSIES!

I also have a couple other things going on this week, but that's another post :)
Big Busy Bee Hugs
-C
 






My exact pants are from Target, but I can't find them online. I purchased them recently, so you can probably still find them in store. 
They do have a very similar pair://here I love ://these and I just ordered://these in olive
and another super similar pair here (like, super similar!) My white tank top://here 

I have had a rough start to my Monday, let me tell you! My car battery died and usually I don't get too upset over little mishaps like this. Only, today I woke up early and I took extra steps in my morning routine to get my Monday off to a good start.. 
So you can imagine how annoyed I was when I went to start my car and the battery was dead. 
Thanks a lot CAR!
I'm all better now because Hubs brought me a breakfast sandwich and some seriously strong Monday coffee! 
Okay enough about that, on to the post! 

I love a good pair of joggers..  
I honestly consider myself to be a connoisseur of Jogger Pants. 
With that being said, I don't consider these to be your basic joggers, these are fancy-pants-joggers. I say this because the print makes them look chic and the fit is a little more office appropriate. Not to mention they are SO stinkin' comfy. I know some people are worried about when to wear joggers and  how to style them for different occasions. So, I'm working on a post that covers a couple different ways to style them. In the mean time, here I kept it basic with a white tank and simple jewelry. I let the print of these pants and my shoes do the talkin'!
Cheers To Monday!
-C

Joggers

Monday, June 29, 2015

 






My exact pants are from Target, but I can't find them online. I purchased them recently, so you can probably still find them in store. 
They do have a very similar pair://here I love ://these and I just ordered://these in olive
and another super similar pair here (like, super similar!) My white tank top://here 

I have had a rough start to my Monday, let me tell you! My car battery died and usually I don't get too upset over little mishaps like this. Only, today I woke up early and I took extra steps in my morning routine to get my Monday off to a good start.. 
So you can imagine how annoyed I was when I went to start my car and the battery was dead. 
Thanks a lot CAR!
I'm all better now because Hubs brought me a breakfast sandwich and some seriously strong Monday coffee! 
Okay enough about that, on to the post! 

I love a good pair of joggers..  
I honestly consider myself to be a connoisseur of Jogger Pants. 
With that being said, I don't consider these to be your basic joggers, these are fancy-pants-joggers. I say this because the print makes them look chic and the fit is a little more office appropriate. Not to mention they are SO stinkin' comfy. I know some people are worried about when to wear joggers and  how to style them for different occasions. So, I'm working on a post that covers a couple different ways to style them. In the mean time, here I kept it basic with a white tank and simple jewelry. I let the print of these pants and my shoes do the talkin'!
Cheers To Monday!
-C
 




Exact Dress found://here & I love this option too!:// My sunnies:// My earrings here & Smaller version:// here 
This dress makes me want to jump in my car and head to the beach! I've seen this print all over the place lately and I just had to join the party! I love the crisp white and the pretty blue prints! The dress I'm wearing is not lined, but throw on a slip and problem solved. I've been trying to post more casual outfits for my girls who don't want to rock heels everyday, because hey- I get it! I love sandals too, and these bad boys are my go-to's. I've had them for a good 2+ years and they've served me well. I am however on the hunt for some new gold sandals or wedges, so feel free to leave me suggestions! 
Now I'm off to help with our patio construction, and by help I mean supervise. I'm really excited for our patio to be finished, I already have it decorated via Pinterest! Haha! 

(ps. I'm totes wearing my Bobbi Brown Beach perfume and pretending the lake behind me is the Beach!)
Xo
&
Saturday Hugs! 
-C


Vacation Vibes

Saturday, June 27, 2015

 




Exact Dress found://here & I love this option too!:// My sunnies:// My earrings here & Smaller version:// here 
This dress makes me want to jump in my car and head to the beach! I've seen this print all over the place lately and I just had to join the party! I love the crisp white and the pretty blue prints! The dress I'm wearing is not lined, but throw on a slip and problem solved. I've been trying to post more casual outfits for my girls who don't want to rock heels everyday, because hey- I get it! I love sandals too, and these bad boys are my go-to's. I've had them for a good 2+ years and they've served me well. I am however on the hunt for some new gold sandals or wedges, so feel free to leave me suggestions! 
Now I'm off to help with our patio construction, and by help I mean supervise. I'm really excited for our patio to be finished, I already have it decorated via Pinterest! Haha! 

(ps. I'm totes wearing my Bobbi Brown Beach perfume and pretending the lake behind me is the Beach!)
Xo
&
Saturday Hugs! 
-C







My dress is sold out, but I'll let y'all know as soon as they restock it! However this is the same style dress and it's://Adorable & I need this one too:// Rebecca Minkoff crossbody & Identical:// Here (for a 10th of the price!) My bracelet ://here and my earrings:// here

Happy Happy Friday Friends! 
I do not have a lot planned this weekend, but tonight TC and I are going to see a comedy show. I'm super excited about it! I want to state for the record, I kind of love having nothing to do on the weekend. I spend my whole week doing so much, that relaxing weekends have become my new favorite. 
On a different note, I need to un-follow all these cute little boutiques! I swear the moment they posted this dress on Instagram I was on it y'all! Instant purchase! 
The material is so soft and lightweight, and I love the pastel print! This dress is fully lined so it's not see through at all. However, you do have to wear a strapless bra with this dress because it has tiny straps and a low cut back. 
Can we also talk about how much I love the removable strap on this Rebecca Minkoff? From cute crossbody to sassy clutch in a hot second! 
I hope y'all are having a great Friday!
Big ready for the weekend hugs, 
-C

Pretty Pastels

Friday, June 26, 2015






My dress is sold out, but I'll let y'all know as soon as they restock it! However this is the same style dress and it's://Adorable & I need this one too:// Rebecca Minkoff crossbody & Identical:// Here (for a 10th of the price!) My bracelet ://here and my earrings:// here

Happy Happy Friday Friends! 
I do not have a lot planned this weekend, but tonight TC and I are going to see a comedy show. I'm super excited about it! I want to state for the record, I kind of love having nothing to do on the weekend. I spend my whole week doing so much, that relaxing weekends have become my new favorite. 
On a different note, I need to un-follow all these cute little boutiques! I swear the moment they posted this dress on Instagram I was on it y'all! Instant purchase! 
The material is so soft and lightweight, and I love the pastel print! This dress is fully lined so it's not see through at all. However, you do have to wear a strapless bra with this dress because it has tiny straps and a low cut back. 
Can we also talk about how much I love the removable strap on this Rebecca Minkoff? From cute crossbody to sassy clutch in a hot second! 
I hope y'all are having a great Friday!
Big ready for the weekend hugs, 
-C





Happy Tuesday! 
I just wanted to do a quick post over this off the shoulder dress because it's adorable! 
You know when you wear something that instantly puts a smile on your face and boosts your confidence? Yeah, that's this dress for me. The fit is perfection and I love the little tassel details. I can't wear anything off the shoulder to work, but I love this dress so much I decided I could easily pair it with a jean jacket and *Wah-La* Problem solved!
My exact dress://here & similar (I'm obsessed)://here & here
Big Love & Hugs,
-C

Off The Shoulder

Tuesday, June 23, 2015





Happy Tuesday! 
I just wanted to do a quick post over this off the shoulder dress because it's adorable! 
You know when you wear something that instantly puts a smile on your face and boosts your confidence? Yeah, that's this dress for me. The fit is perfection and I love the little tassel details. I can't wear anything off the shoulder to work, but I love this dress so much I decided I could easily pair it with a jean jacket and *Wah-La* Problem solved!
My exact dress://here & similar (I'm obsessed)://here & here
Big Love & Hugs,
-C




My exact denim jacket: under $20! I'm wearing a small, it runs a little large//My favorite White Tank ://White Denim:// Rebecca Minkoff://Mini Mac://Similar heels://here 

So I've started a new series on the blog! Brave The Trend! 
I'm not sure how many times I plan to do a trend post, but I am excited for this series to get going!
I really love taking on new trends and making them my own, and hopefully you guys can be inspired to Brave The Trend with me! 
So lets just get into it!
I love wearing white all year round, but I feel it looks the best during the summer months. It always feels so crisp and bright. When I first saw the trend "White on White" in various magazines I was skeptical, mono-color styling is a little intimidating! However, a few "pin-spirations" and a couple outfits later, I've found what works and what doesn't. I really like pairing white on white with nude shoes; and breaking up the outfit with a statement necklace or pairing it with a cute jacket. I think the best way to style a mono-colored outfit is to use your accessories to your advantage! You could get colorful with your shoes and accessories or keep it neutral. Just having a second color base in the outfit is what makes it work. 
Here I paired nude heels and broke up the white with my new favorite jean jacket. 
I hope you guys love this new series! 
Big Ol' Monday Hugs,
-C

Brave The Trend:White on White

Monday, June 22, 2015





My exact denim jacket: under $20! I'm wearing a small, it runs a little large//My favorite White Tank ://White Denim:// Rebecca Minkoff://Mini Mac://Similar heels://here 

So I've started a new series on the blog! Brave The Trend! 
I'm not sure how many times I plan to do a trend post, but I am excited for this series to get going!
I really love taking on new trends and making them my own, and hopefully you guys can be inspired to Brave The Trend with me! 
So lets just get into it!
I love wearing white all year round, but I feel it looks the best during the summer months. It always feels so crisp and bright. When I first saw the trend "White on White" in various magazines I was skeptical, mono-color styling is a little intimidating! However, a few "pin-spirations" and a couple outfits later, I've found what works and what doesn't. I really like pairing white on white with nude shoes; and breaking up the outfit with a statement necklace or pairing it with a cute jacket. I think the best way to style a mono-colored outfit is to use your accessories to your advantage! You could get colorful with your shoes and accessories or keep it neutral. Just having a second color base in the outfit is what makes it work. 
Here I paired nude heels and broke up the white with my new favorite jean jacket. 
I hope you guys love this new series! 
Big Ol' Monday Hugs,
-C
Most of my married friends told us "after the wedding you're going to want to do it all over again, it goes so fast and it's so fun"! 

I agree, our wedding day was the best day of our lives, but I would never want to do it again. 
I honestly do not think I could've made that day any more perfect. 
I would not have done one single thing differently. 
I want the memory of our wedding to remain perfectly unchanged forever.
I have never felt more solidified and whole as I did on our wedding day. 
I find comfort in my new last name, knowing I have the most perfect man standing beside me. 
My Hubs gives me butterflies everyday
With all that I am, and all that I have, forever.

Watch our wedding videoHERE!


(The pictures are arranged decor, getting ready, ceremony, reception & send off )
Click Read More!!

Vendors:
Wedding Planner :Kristin Catter Events
Photographer:Amber Jaye McCarthy Photography
Videographer: Spinning Leaf
Cake: Sweet Treats Bakery (they also made our macarons for favors)
Catering: Rosemarys Catering Austin
Florist:Libby Cole Creations
DJ:Sean ATX DJ
Invitations:The Inviting Pear
Hair:Zig Zag Salon
Make Up: Beauty Mark Agency

The Sweetest Day

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Most of my married friends told us "after the wedding you're going to want to do it all over again, it goes so fast and it's so fun"! 

I agree, our wedding day was the best day of our lives, but I would never want to do it again. 
I honestly do not think I could've made that day any more perfect. 
I would not have done one single thing differently. 
I want the memory of our wedding to remain perfectly unchanged forever.
I have never felt more solidified and whole as I did on our wedding day. 
I find comfort in my new last name, knowing I have the most perfect man standing beside me. 
My Hubs gives me butterflies everyday
With all that I am, and all that I have, forever.

Watch our wedding videoHERE!


(The pictures are arranged decor, getting ready, ceremony, reception & send off )
Click Read More!!

Vendors:
Wedding Planner :Kristin Catter Events
Photographer:Amber Jaye McCarthy Photography
Videographer: Spinning Leaf
Cake: Sweet Treats Bakery (they also made our macarons for favors)
Catering: Rosemarys Catering Austin
Florist:Libby Cole Creations
DJ:Sean ATX DJ
Invitations:The Inviting Pear
Hair:Zig Zag Salon
Make Up: Beauty Mark Agency







It has been raining cats and dogs in Texas! I know it's summer and it's hot, but there is something so comforting about a loose fitting long sleeve top when it's raining.  I like this top in particular because it's so lightweight and the neon color screams summer! I'll also insert a picture of how I wore this shirt the other day with some Bermuda shorts & how I wore it over a dress. The possibilities with this top are endless!
I also wanted to mention my new phone case that my mother in law gave me for my Birthday. I love gifts that are useful and it doesn't hurt that it is so pretty!
I hope you all are having a perfect start to your week!
I have more posts coming this week so stay tuned.
Big Tuesday Love,
-C

Buzzin' Just Like Neon

Tuesday, June 16, 2015








It has been raining cats and dogs in Texas! I know it's summer and it's hot, but there is something so comforting about a loose fitting long sleeve top when it's raining.  I like this top in particular because it's so lightweight and the neon color screams summer! I'll also insert a picture of how I wore this shirt the other day with some Bermuda shorts & how I wore it over a dress. The possibilities with this top are endless!
I also wanted to mention my new phone case that my mother in law gave me for my Birthday. I love gifts that are useful and it doesn't hurt that it is so pretty!
I hope you all are having a perfect start to your week!
I have more posts coming this week so stay tuned.
Big Tuesday Love,
-C

So I've gotten a couple of questions about what swimmies I've purchased, so I thought I would do a quick little post about it! 
First, I always buy suits that I can mix and match. 
Second, I try and buy all different types of swimmies. 
I love a good one piece as much as I love separates! 
Third, I shop all over for my summer swim and accessories! I do not have a favorite store or brand. 
Now lets get into it, I'll link everything below the pictures. 
From Top to Bottom 
1//2//3
 1//2//3
 1//2 //Hat//Sunnies

Big Tuesday Hugs,
-C


A Quick Swimsuit Haul

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

So I've gotten a couple of questions about what swimmies I've purchased, so I thought I would do a quick little post about it! 
First, I always buy suits that I can mix and match. 
Second, I try and buy all different types of swimmies. 
I love a good one piece as much as I love separates! 
Third, I shop all over for my summer swim and accessories! I do not have a favorite store or brand. 
Now lets get into it, I'll link everything below the pictures. 
From Top to Bottom 
1//2//3
 1//2//3
 1//2 //Hat//Sunnies

Big Tuesday Hugs,
-C


Forever 21 is a rite of passage for all girls. Don't even act like it isn't. It's the store you used to blow all your teenage and college paychecks on, and you better believe it was worth it!
 Now as an adult, I can say Forever just doesn't cut it like it used too. I still shop there every now and then, but after years of recyclable clothing our relationship is drifting. However like all relationships, I've learned a thing or two and I'm here to share what I've learned! 

First, You have to understand that Forever 21 is not known for having quality clothing. They are known for "fast fashion". Meaning, they sell trendy affordable clothing that will more than likely only last you one season at best. 

Now, that doesn't mean you shouldn't shop at F21 for a weekend trip to the beach or if you're looking for a trendy piece that you may not want to splurge on! 
I actually enjoy browsing the millions of racks at Forever 21 with the loud remixed music blaring (making it impossible to think) but ladies.. if you wanna shop at F21, shop smart. 




Click "Read More" for tips I swear by when shopping at F21

Tips For Shopping at Forever 21

Friday, June 5, 2015

Forever 21 is a rite of passage for all girls. Don't even act like it isn't. It's the store you used to blow all your teenage and college paychecks on, and you better believe it was worth it!
 Now as an adult, I can say Forever just doesn't cut it like it used too. I still shop there every now and then, but after years of recyclable clothing our relationship is drifting. However like all relationships, I've learned a thing or two and I'm here to share what I've learned! 

First, You have to understand that Forever 21 is not known for having quality clothing. They are known for "fast fashion". Meaning, they sell trendy affordable clothing that will more than likely only last you one season at best. 

Now, that doesn't mean you shouldn't shop at F21 for a weekend trip to the beach or if you're looking for a trendy piece that you may not want to splurge on! 
I actually enjoy browsing the millions of racks at Forever 21 with the loud remixed music blaring (making it impossible to think) but ladies.. if you wanna shop at F21, shop smart. 




Click "Read More" for tips I swear by when shopping at F21
Happy Wednesday Y'all! 
Most of my blogger friends will probably already know about this gem of a shop because the owner was a blogger before she owned her boutique! 
That boutique has quickly become my new obsession... what's the name of the boutique you ask? 
Drum Roll Please...
Its the Happy Goose Shop
First off, this shop has more tassels and pom-poms than I know what to do with! It has a boho vibe and every item screams comfort (right up my alley, I know)!
 Since their opening I have ordered a couple different tops and dresses and I can't sing their praises loud enough. First, The quality of their clothing is A+ and the items are amazingly priced! Second shipping is quick and easy, which is always a plus. Lastly, the website is flawless. They have paypal which makes purchasing super easy and inventory is always correct. This is a big pet peeve of mine! No one likes to receive an email after purchase notifying you that the top you think you bought is actually sold out. Such a buzzkill, right? 
I have genuinely loved everything I've purchased from The Happy Goose Shop and you better believe I'm always checking the new arrivals! 
Keep up the great work Happy Goose!







 Shake It Up Pom Top// My shorts are from target, but you can shop an identical style here//My fedorable (ha) hat found here//My shoes are proably 3 years old, but similar (and only $17) here

Check out The Happy Goose Blog
&
The Happy Goose Shop

(ps. I was not paid or asked to post this. I genuinely love this shop and I wanted to show em' some love)

Let's Talk About My New Favorite Shop!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Happy Wednesday Y'all! 
Most of my blogger friends will probably already know about this gem of a shop because the owner was a blogger before she owned her boutique! 
That boutique has quickly become my new obsession... what's the name of the boutique you ask? 
Drum Roll Please...
Its the Happy Goose Shop
First off, this shop has more tassels and pom-poms than I know what to do with! It has a boho vibe and every item screams comfort (right up my alley, I know)!
 Since their opening I have ordered a couple different tops and dresses and I can't sing their praises loud enough. First, The quality of their clothing is A+ and the items are amazingly priced! Second shipping is quick and easy, which is always a plus. Lastly, the website is flawless. They have paypal which makes purchasing super easy and inventory is always correct. This is a big pet peeve of mine! No one likes to receive an email after purchase notifying you that the top you think you bought is actually sold out. Such a buzzkill, right? 
I have genuinely loved everything I've purchased from The Happy Goose Shop and you better believe I'm always checking the new arrivals! 
Keep up the great work Happy Goose!







 Shake It Up Pom Top// My shorts are from target, but you can shop an identical style here//My fedorable (ha) hat found here//My shoes are proably 3 years old, but similar (and only $17) here

Check out The Happy Goose Blog
&
The Happy Goose Shop

(ps. I was not paid or asked to post this. I genuinely love this shop and I wanted to show em' some love)

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