Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SUMMER DATE NIGHTS...






DRESS: Chicwish // SHOES: Steve Madden // BAG: Gucci // EARRINGS: Baublebar // BRACELETS: David Yurman & Kendra Scott 


A few of my favorite things about summer are swimming at the pool, going to the beach, and wearing dresses. When I saw this dress on Chicwish, I knew that it would be perfect to wear on date night with the hubby. When we lived in Texas, Tommy and I would to Kemah for date night. Kemah is a boardwalk near Galveston, TX that had tons of restaurants, shops, and rides. We actually had our first date there, so we always seem to gravitate towards there. We haven't done this in awhile, but I really enjoyed grabbing drinks and bites. My FAVORITE place for mini summer getaways is at Golden Nugget Casino. There's a huge pool area (kids pool and adult pool), restaurants within a two minute walk, and a casino. We have so much fun when we go to Lake Charles. Liam also enjoys the pool and running around the massive hotel. He always manages to find the little ice-cream shop! Tommy left for work today and won't be back until the end of June. I'm really hoping that we have time have some one on one time when he gets back! 

xo,
Annie 

*Photos by Jenna Sparks


Monday, May 29, 2017

ROAMING IN DENVER...





ROMPER: Chicwish (wearing an XS) // SHOES: Sole Society // BAG: Cult Gaia // EARRINGS: Baublebar // BRACELETS: David Yurman & Kendra Scott // STROLLER: Uppababy 

Happy Memorial Day! I would like to take a moment to thank everyone that has served in our armed forces as well as their families. I'm extremely grateful to live in a free country. There are men and women that sacrifice their lives everyday for us to be able to live in the greatest country. 

I hope everyone is enjoying their day off (if you're working, I feel your pain) with families and friends, cooking BBQ, and laying by the pool. Tommy and Liam have plans to go to his friends house to grill some BBQ. Meanwhile, I'm helping all of our Kendra Scott customers with our memorial day sale. There are an insane amount of sales going on today! Anthropologie has 40% off sale items, Nordstrom has their half yearly sale, Loft has 50% off their entire store, Chicwish has 20% select styles, and ASOS has 20% your purchase! 

My romper is from Chicwish and I know I use the word favorite a lot but this romper is BY FAR my favorite romper. It's frilly, trendy, and flattering. I wore it out on one of the days my sister and I were in Denver. We went down 16th street that day to do a little shopping. There's a Uniqlo store that opened and she was dying to go. Liam's uppababy stroller came about a week ago and it's great for traveling in the city, in the mountains, or out shopping. I'll have a full review on it next month and what my thought are and also our time in Denver. The color of our stroller is the "Henry" color. It's a light denim color. I love it because it's modern and gender neutral. While we were out exploring Denver we were dying to go to Little Man Ice Cream, but the line was wrapped around the building. Our hotel, luckily served thWe also grabbed lunch at a little spot inside Union Station. We also went down Laramire Square and it's a cute little street with strands of lights hanging on top of stores. There are several boutiques, bakeries, and delicious wine and dinner restaurants. My sister pointed out that all there is to do in Denver during the spring is eat, lol. I completely agree with her. At least the food here is amazing! 

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

*Photos by Jenna Sparks


Friday, May 26, 2017

FLAMINGOS...






TOP: Chicwish // SHORTS: Anthropologie // BAG: Gucci // SHOES: Sole Society // SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker // CUFF: David Yurman // BRACELETS: David Yurman & Kendra Scott 

Happy Friday! Memorial weekend is basically here and there are so many things happening. I would do anything to be able to hang out by the pool cooking hamburgers and BBQ. Instead, I'll be at work trying to shop all the sales on my break, lol. 

Anyways, how cute is this flamingo print top?! I love how easily it flows. I paired it with my high rise "mom" denim shorts because the top is cropped. Bright colors and prints are a few of the hot trends this summer. Prints are effortless and flirty, regardless of how it's played with. It's making an expression and statement without overthinking it. Prints that I've also gravitate towards are palm leaves, artistic floral, and gingham. What are some of your go to prints?

xo,
Annie  

*Photos by Jenna Sparks 



*Thank you Chicwish for sponsoring this post, as always all opinions are my own

Thursday, May 25, 2017

SUMMER FLORAL DRESS FROM THE NORDSTROM SALE...




       DRESS: Nordstrom (on sale for $53!) // SHOES: Marc Fisher // BAG: Tory Burch // BRACELETS: David Yurman

I bought this dress for my first day at Kendra Scott and I saw that it's apart of the Nordstrom half yearly sale!!! The half yearly sale is probably the second best sale (anniversary being number one), items are anywhere from 33%-40% off! I picked up this white one shoulder top and a baseball tee (not online) for around $60. I linked several items that I have my eye on below. 

xo,
Annie

*Photos by Jenna Sparks 


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

FEELS LIKE SUMMER...






TOP: Shein (under $20!) // BOTTOMS: J Crew // SHOES: Marc Fisher // BAG: Gucci // EARRINGS: Baublebar // SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker // Liam- TOP: Zara // BOTTOM: Crewcuts // SHOES: Freshly Picked 

This past weekend, my sister and I had a little getaway trip to Denver. We practically spent the entire weekend shopping and eating. Denver has tons of well known restaurants that have been on the Food Network. I took my sister to 16th street mall because there was a Uniqlo store there. The weather was  perfect; warm and sunny. I wore this outfit exploring the town and this top is so so cute! It's under $20 and comes in 10 colors. (It runs a little small, I'd size up). I want it in every color! 

I'm ready to dip my toes in the pool and eat ice-cream that's melting way too fast to even eat. Liam and I are taking a road trip down to Houston next month. I already have my entire mini vacation planned out. It includes stuffing my face with Tout Suite's macaroons, brunch and shopping at the outdoor shopping strips, and enjoy the sun at the pool. 

xo, 
Annie 

*Photos by Jenna Sparks 

Friday, May 19, 2017

CASUAL FRIDAY STYLE...






TOP: Chicwish (only $38!) // BOTTOMS: Articles of Society // SHOES: Steve Madden // EARRINGS: Baublebar // BRACELETS: David Yurman & David Yurman // BAG: Louis Vuitton // SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker

Happy Friday!! This week has been extremely busy. Today's my fifth day of work and I'm already ready for the weekend. My sister is in town and she has been extremely helpful. She takes care of Liam while I'm gone and has even helped clean around the house. What are sisters/aunties for, right? We're going to Denver for a girls weekend. We're going to find some brunch spots, go shopping, and possibly go to Estes Park. Hopefully it's not too cold for us to go hiking. I'm over the cold weather! It snowed yesterday. Isn't that crazy? Snowfall in May?  

Anyways, I wore this outfit a couple of days ago and I love the unsaturated sage color of this top. The ruffle details are probably my favorite. The ruffle trend is feminine, playful, and there are endless amount of  designs. I also have this frilly ruffle flamingo top that look cute with my denim shorts. I'm going to wear it this weekend in Denver. 

Thank you so much for stopping by! 

xo,
Annie 

*Photos by Jenna Sparks 


 

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