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Summer favs

Here's some random summer favorites I'm loving lately from music to makeup! Happy weekend dears! 
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I"ve been told by two people lately that they love my false lashes! Ha, they are real friends thanks to this mascara.
For crease-free eyeshadow, this is a must.
This is the stor…

11 months {climbing}

Here he is at 11 months! I'm in full denial that next month he'll be a year, that was a blink geez. We've fully entered the "climbs on everything" phase, so not fun. I literally can't not turn around! Here he is on our ottoman!

Giveaway winner and links

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments regarding the giveaway, we enjoyed reading every single one! So without further delay, the winner is:

Fei Yen said... My favorite summer activity would be beach volleyball. Your feet against the warm sand, while you dive to catch the ball; it's just…

My summer uniform

We thought of a list of 20 things to check off this summer, but the item on repeat is going to the pool! I literally create a drawer comprising of swimsuits and cover-ups to make for quick dressing in splash-wear attire! Oh also, finally tried out Garnier's BB cream after hearing all the raves…

Caught up

Anyone else get caught up? I'm an all or nothing kind of girl, extreme I know but gets me in trouble sometimes! I need to remind myself often things worth getting caught up in like the Lord, family, and friends certainly outweigh pictures, sheds, and worries! Happy Monday, stay tuned for the g…

I don't know what I'm doing!

Turns out running a small business isn't all fun and games! My eyes are starting to cross at the amount of time I spend staring at the computer while editing countless pictures! Its a total joy to snap the pictures and I do enjoy the artistic process of editing but the editing time is obscene!…

Bo's first birthday party

If I'm not in a state of crazy by the time July rolls around, I'd love to do this theme for B's first big one! Here' s my inspiration board, Happy Monday!

"It's so fluffy I'm gonna die"

I love all things girly so when this little darling marked the first session in the studio with all her ruffles and girly things, I about died. 

Happy Thursday friends, hope its fluffy and pink!

Manduka yoga mat giveaway

Remember when my sister was featured in Yoga Journal? Well, the lovely company Manduka who ran the ad sent us a yoga mat as a thank you and we want to give it away to one of you!  {Because we love you.} Now, this is not your run of the mill yoga mat this is the real deal valued at $72 and a favori…

Weekend jetlag

Whew, what a whirlwind weekend! While I don't have time to review the weekend appropriately just know it was good and full of joy. I wanted to pop in and get everyone excited for a very exciting giveaway tomorrow, so be sure to check back!

Favorites friday: A ballerina birthday plus June

Busy bee over here! We attended this sweet birthday for a lovely ballerina and it was quite the respite in the midst of my chaos! I will be featuring more of this party soon, stay tuned.  As for the weekend, it will be filled with more photoshoots and thankfully a returning husband. Hope yours is …
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