Wednesday, June 22, 2016

SWIM TIME WITH MY MINI...







SWIMSUIT: Becca (also comes in white) // SUNGLASSES: Ray-bans // Liam: TRUNKS: Gap // SUNSCREEN: Aveeno

I hope yall are having a great week! Summer is officially here, so that means a lot of swim time, traveling, and soaking up the sun. I've been finding myself taking Liam to the pool or water park a lot these past two months. He loves the water so much, his favorite is in-between the lazy river or the wave pool. We've been using this Aveeno sunscreen and it does wonders. The swimsuit that I'm wearing is my by far my favorite, it's extremely flattering and appropriate for mom, lol. Liam's lemons trunks have nothing on me thought, lol. They are so cute and remind me of the Children's Dolce and Gabbana collection. Gap has a great selection of baby swimwear, I've gotten all of Liam's there. What are some of your go to swim shops? 

xo,
Annie 
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Friday, June 17, 2016

GETAWAY VACATIONS




      DRESS: Shein (only $14)  // SHOES: Sold out (love this one & this one) // SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker (similar for less here) // Mini- SWIM SHORTS: Gap // STROLLER: Nuna  

Taking weekend trips with Liam and my family have been one of my favorite things to do this spring. Every time I need a break from life, we take little getaways to Golden Nugget. I think we've been three times in the past three months and we love it. They have a huge pool and a lazy river that's child friendly, heated, and clean, lol. (There is nothing I hate more than the smell of chlorine and dirty pool water). Liam is such a water baby, nothing makes him happier than swimming! He is always pointing at things and puckering his lips, I can't get enough of it! Getways are also fun because it means that I get to buy new vacation clothes. Shein is my go to place for cute on trend clothes, they have a HUGE selection and are inexpensive.  I love the little colored tassels on this dress, it's so fun and ties the whole dress together. I'm wearing a size small, it fits well and I like the longer length on it. What are some of your favorite getaway spots?    

Thank you so much for stopping by!

xo,
Annie


*Brought to you by Shein

Monday, June 13, 2016

RED...





DRESS: Nordstrom (only $46!) // SHOES: Dolce Vita // BAG: Tory Burch // EARRINGS: Kendra Scott // SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker

Happy Monday (really wishing it was Friday)!

First off, I apologize in advance for all the off the shoulder dresses that I've been posting/wearing this spring, lol. I'm not a big fan of pants and I find dresses and rompers really comfortable and cute. I wore this dress to brunch with some blogger babes last week and I adore the knotted sleeves! (It reminded me of this top that I wore awhile back). This dress is perfect for dates, night out with the girls, or going on vacation. I got a lot of sweet comments on the color, so I'll probably start wearing red a lot more, lol. I'm wearing a size small for references, I originally tried the XS, but the sleeves were a little tight at the top. 

Yesterday was seriously so relaxing...I haven't stayed home all day in months. Liam and I are always on the go, whether it's going to see family members in Houston, going on lunch and shopping dates, planning events, or even running errands all day, we are always busy. It was so nice to stay at home all day lounging around. We left to visit my Father-in-law for a few hours, but besides that, we didn't leave the house. Lazy days with Liam are the best, I love snuggling with him and watching him run around in his walker! I'm hoping this week will be calm and that I'll be able to have time to plan his birthday trip.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

xo,
Annie  


Friday, June 10, 2016

HOUSTON COLOR WALL...




     ROMPER: Topshop (only $58) // SHOES: Tory Burch (color: makeup) // BAG: Louis Vuitton // SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker // EARRINGS: Baublebar 

I wore this easy little romper out doing Houston things and it's the perfect romper to throw on and go. (It's also great as a swim coverup). If you're ever in Houston or you live here now, you have to visit the Sugar and Cloth Color Wall! There are 8 back drop colored walls and they are so fun to take pictures in front of. It's located downtown and near my favorite restaurant Tout Suite. They have the best macaroon, pastries, and serve different avocados of the day. 

Doesn't Liam look so much bigger?! He's growing up incredible fast and I can't help but cry and reminisce on his newborn days. He's such a momma's boy, he's always wanting me to hold him. When he gets tired, he crawls over to me and snuggles up on my chest. Liam turns one in two months and I know that'll be rough. Right now, he has four teeth, crawls everywhere, stands up for 10ish seconds, and loves eating anything and everything. When he talks, he puckers his lips like a duck and it's so cute! I'm constantly struggling between wanting him to stay my little baby forever and exciting for all that he will do in life. 

I hope yall have a great Friday!!

xo,
Annie 


Wednesday, June 8, 2016

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROMPER EVER...




 ROMPER: J.O.A. (wearing a small) // SHOES: Steve Madden // BAG: Tory Burch // SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker // BRACELET: David Yurman 

My love for rompers is unreal... I have a slight obsession. First off, why wouldn't rompers be your favorite? They are effortlessly cute, easy to wear, and chic. I found this one at Nordstrom and IMMEDIATELY grabbed it and checked out. (I would get it fast, because Revolve is the last place that carries it, everywhere has sold out). I love the bold cobalt blue color the lace is just perfect. I've gotten a couple of really sweet comments about this romper everytime I've worn it out :). The silhouette is also really flattering and it almost looks like two separate pieces. It's a great romper for transitioning into summer! I linked a couple of rompers and dresses that I'm currently looking at below too:). 

Lately, all I been wanting to do is take Liam to the pool or the water park. He loves the water (I think most babies do, actually) and watching him get excited over splashing makes my heart happy. I try to take a lot of pictures and videos for Tommy (and for me) to see while he's away. Tommy watches all of the videos I send him every night...our world revolves around Liam....literally. I haven't been talking to Tommy often, but he's getting internet soon so we'll be able to FaceTime regularly. 4 1/2 months of this deployment has already passed! I can't wait to have him back home towards the end of this year.

 Please continue to pray for him and our families. 

xo,
Annie 


Monday, June 6, 2016

SPRING WHITES...



DRESS: Leith // SHOES: Steve Madden // SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker // EARRINGS:     Baublebar // HAT: Nordstrom

Happy Monday yall!

White is one of my favorite colors in the spring and summer. There's something about a clean white dress that draws me in. This one is super flattering! I love that the knot is cut low and doesn't reveal too much at the same time. What are some of your favorite colors this season?

Thank you so much for stopping by!

xo,
Annie  


Friday, June 3, 2016

FAVORITES FOR SUMMER...

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Happy Friday!

Houston has been raining non stop these past couple of weeks and all I can think about it escaping somewhere warm, dry, and tropical. Here are a couple of my favorite items for summer (which is right around the corner) that I love. 

My latest obsessions are the pink tassel earrings, the Bobbi Brown highlighter, and the Jo Malone cologne! I'm obsessed with tassel earrings this season and I immediately grab these earrings when I saw them, they also come in a mint/blue color. My second favorite would be this highlighter, it gives me that warm bronze summer glow that my pale skin is desperately needing, lol. Okay, so I haven't worn perfume since Liam was born (because I didn't want him to breath it in heavily when I carried him), but this Jo Malone Peony and Blush Suede is the prettiest thing I have ever smelled! It's so light and smells exactly how it sounds.... peonies and blush. I highly suggest trying it! Oh, and if you're the type of person that loves spending their summers at the pool or beach, these Tory Burch flip flops (only $50!) would be perfect for you! 

This weekend is really busy for Liam and I...we have my cousin's graduation, Tommy's best friend's baby shower, my brother's birthday in Lake Charles, and a blogger brunch in Houston!! I'm beyond excited for everything, but I can't wait to lay by the pool with Liam at The Golden Nugget. I ordered this swimsuit that is really flattering and I'm pairing it with my floppy hat (which is under $30 and a great hat for the summer).

I hope yall have a wonderful Friday! 

xo,
Annie 

 

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