Blogger Inspiration: The Sweetest Thing

Confession: I have a blog crush on Emily Gemma and her blog The Sweetest Thing.  I swoon over all of her outfit creations, and thanks to the app LIKEtoKNOW.it, I have purchased many items with a quick click.  Not sure my husband is fond of the app or my clothing obsession.

If you haven’t checked out The Sweetest Thing yet, you have to take a peek.  It’s a great style/beauty blog with fabulous fashion ideas and makeup tips.  Also, a lot of her clothes are from Nordstrom, my new favorite place to shop. Especially online, because they offer free shipping and free returns.

Here’s my latest purchase (minus the bag –I’m still working on that!), it’s similar to something she recently put together.

enjoy!

Blogger Inspiration

Blogger Inspiration by undomesticbride featuring high rise skinny jeans

It’s Been a While…

The past few months have been a little insane. From helping with the 2014 Gubernatorial Debate, working crazy hours, trying to stay on track with school and leaving my comfy job to try something new.  Although the decision to leave wasn’t easy — I gave up flexible hours, a shorter commute and two weeks off during the holidays, it was something I needed to do. Especially since I felt like I hit a brick wall and lost all of my creativity.

I was extremely nervous to take the plunge, but the challenge has been great, and I am excited to continue to grow professionally. I’m still getting used to everything and sometimes wonder if I made the best decision, but the decision has been made, and the only thing I can do now is embrace the change.  So, I am trusting the magic of new beginnings and hopefully everything will fall into place.

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Ready for Fall

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While others may opt to hit the gym or lounge on the couch after a stressful day at work, I head straight to the barn to care for and ride horses. There is something soothing about the sweet smell of Alfalfa and leather, and the adrenaline you feel jumping over fences on horseback that make the pressures of reality disappear.

If I could, I would live in riding boots and breeches, but unfortunately, I have to work to pay for my somewhat expensive past time. And, I’m not sure muddy boots would fly at the office. So to commemorate fall, I put together a few looks inspired by my love for horses and my favorite time of year.

Enjoy! xoxo

Chambray + Polka Dots

 

Dogs at Weddings

If you have a dog and are debating whether or not you should include him or her in your wedding — the answer is YES! But, please, do not dress them in cheesy tuxedos and frilly dresses. After a quick Pinterest search I found a few cute pups ready to walk down the aisle. Enjoy!

 

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Keep is simple and sophisticated with a thin ribbon and fresh flower.

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If your pooch is well-behaved opt for a full wreath with flowers that compliment your bouquet. Make sure the flowers are dog friendly!

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Match your dogs bow tie with the wedding party for a chic look.

If you are looking for dog friendly attire check out these Etsy shops – LA Dog Shop, Bow Wow Couture and Me and Matilda.

Happy planning! xoxo