#GrowOldNotUp

this weekend was the 8th birthday we have celebrated together … and although times have changed our friends sure haven’t. #growoldnotup has been the theme of the year & we are embracing all the changes in our life for the better. our relationship & our friendships have only grown stronger as we roll through more and more of life…

wahoo, so excited, it’s here, YESSSS

due to my imminent departure for the NBA Finals!!! i decided to launch my “other baby” today… so ONE15 is officially here!! (enter applause, whistling & cheering) i am so excited to announce i’ve officially launched my little graphic tee shop for tots & moms. the current designs are available in a variety of colors (and tank tops)…

hello monday + the weekend recap + links

thankful for good friends & warm spring days! we had the best day ever x2 (proof here) / also big thanks to “uncle hulk” for taking pics saturday on madison’s day out / now “PICK ME UP!” haha lilly pulitzer for target was a nightmare (as expected) and i couldn’t get through to get anything buttttt…

tray obsession

with the new house i have been tray obsessed (and pillow obsessed, but if i bring home one more of those brian is going to make me sleep in a pillow fort out back). trays add such wonderful touch of color, or texture to an otherwise ordinary table or vanity. plus some are great for…

Easter favorites

we are gearing up for Easter around here!! madison understands the Easter bunny is coming, even though she is also scared of it at the same time. she also learned from someone that ” the Easter bunny brings me chocolate ” (i blame school) so now, there will most certainly have to be some chocolate…

madison’s birthday party

cupcakes: martha’s country bakery / toppers: jeladesigns via etsy labels: evermine / boxes: kara’s party ideas / ribbon: craftysewnsews via etsy pink stripe paper straws: heathers blankets via etsy teddy bear picnic invitations: AR party printables  birthday babe dress / gold sneakers (similar here) / gold sparkle headband (similar here) madison’s birthday isn’t till this week but…

madison’s closet

a lot of people have been asking me where i like to shop for madison & the answer is difficult because it’s EVERYWHERE. i haven’t bought enough stuff for myself lately (i look a little haggard sometimes) but she always looks fashionable. zara, h&m and gap are the 3 i shop at the most, but i buy a…

first comes love, then comes marriage (part II)

i have become an crazy coffee drinker over the years. I remember not understanding why my parents guzzled down so many cups of that dark bitter liquid and i tried it once only to gag & never make the mistake again. however, after joining the ‘real world’ and now having a baby, I have a…

first comes love, then comes marriage

then comes a baby in a baby carriage, but lets back up. to marriage. i absolutely ADORE weddings. everything about them. the engagement stories, the rings, the planning, the showers, the bachelorette parties, the details, the DRESS, the ceremony readings, the kiss, the first dance songs, the photo-booths, the champagne & all the love you can feel radiating between the…

4th of July Inspiration

stars. stripes. red, white & blue. fireworks. BBQ’s. whoop de doo! (y’all didn’t know i was poet, did you?!) here is some inspiration for your little & you for the upcoming holiday. & for more DIY & 4th of July recipes check out my pinterest page. I can’t wait to bbq & maybe get out to the beach…

father’s day

  dear dad, I wanted to let you know that you succeeded in raising the prettiest, smartest, most fun daughter in all the world. so i’ll start out with a big ole congratulations to you! that is quite an accomplishment and you should be proud. I know this because, well, I am her. and you…