Saturday, February 22, 2020

Saturday Shopping



Happy weekend, everyone! I hope you all are enjoying some time to relax and have fun! We have family and friends in town for our couple's shower this evening and I am so excited! We also have our floral mockup appointment this morning, YAY! 

On top of all of that, I definitely need to get in a little work, which won't exactly be exciting, but very necessary. Scroll through the widget above to see what I have been loving from this week! 

Friday, February 21, 2020

Home Decor: Beautiful Picture Frames

I love to collect picture frames and pepper them all around our house. I think displaying photos of loved ones, travels, and more is a big part of what makes a house a home. I also think that a picture with a meaningful picture inside is always an appropriate gift, so I like to have a few on hand (in my 'gift drawer'). This leather frame can be personalized and is under $100. 

Today I thought I would share some of my favorites. I buy a lot of them at Homegoods, but sometimes I see one online and think 'I have to have that'. I also love purchasing frames at antique stores as they are usually more ornate/special looking! 

Something you can do to easily change the look of your decor is to swap out your traditional frames for rattan or more natural frames for the summer months. You get a very subtle seasonal vibe and same for Christmas- a tartan frame here or there is such fun!


And for all of my fellow Father of the Bride/Nancy Meyers worshippers, in the Father of the Bride home, there are little vignettes of frames all over the house and I love that. Nancy Meyers actually does this a lot throughout her homes and I definitely think it adds a lot of character and charm. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Lately

I hope you all are having a great week. For some of you, it was a short week which is great! I worked on Monday but I didn't mind at all! Can you believe we only have one more week left of February? March is my least favorite month out of the year but it's going to fly by with all I have planned.

This week was jampacked. We got our envelopes back from the calligrapher and stuffed/stamped and sent them out. I truly can't believe it and I am so excited

I got a bit ahead on work which is always a good thing! We have friends and family coming to town starting tomorrow for our couple's shower and I'm so excited. Saturday morning we also have our floral mockup which is going to be fun.

I just booked my flight for a fun trip in a few weeks and I can't wait for that. I'll be sharing in an upcoming Wedding Wednesday!

Wearing: I just got this Striped Cashmere Sweater and I love it so much. The quality is impeccable and it's timeless. I have a serious obsession with blue and white stripes, ha!

Eating: I love okra. Like it's one of my very favorite foods in the entire world. Fried, steamed, whatever, I love it. I think it's a southern thing, though, so it's really hard to find on any menu here in Pittsburgh. I specifically go to Cracker Barrel because they have fried Okra. Well, I had a moment in Walmart the other day as I realized they sold frozen Okra (and it's literally like $1). All you do is put it in the microwave and add salt and a little butter. DELICIOUS. They also sell dried okra at Fresh Market which I am obsessed with, too. Petition for more Okra in Pittsburgh, please!!

Reading: This is on my to-read list! 

Sale-ing: Aerin's pieces are so luxurious and beautiful but they also come with a high price tag. Right now you can snag some beautiful pieces on major sale. 

Watching:
 You guys. If you love your wicked good slippers as much as I do but it drives you nuts that they come untied all of the time, then you need to watch this Youtube video! It teaches you how to tie them so they don't come undone and it WORKS!!!!

Watching II: The Stranger Things season 4 trailer is out!!! 

Loving: We registered for these beautiful wine glasses at Williams-Sonoma but I just saw they're on clearance, here for only $8ish a piece. Such a good deal! 


Wanting:
 Not too much on my radar this week (thankfully for my pocketbook, ha!). 

Pittsburgh-ing: A list of breweries opening up soon in Pittsburgh! 

Traveling: I'm headed south to warmer weather in a few weeks and I can't wait! 

Quoting: 'So many people love you. Don't focus on those who do not.' // See more of my favorites, here. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Wedding Wednesday: Spring Special Occasion Dresses

Wedding Wednesday: Spring Special Occasion Dresses
This is one of my most commonly asked questions whether I am engaged or not: recommendations on dresses to wear to weddings/events so I really try to share a roundup every few months. There are a lot of really great dresses out right now so I am going to break them down into a few categories and share my favorites! Happy shopping!

Cocktail:



Formal:



Casual:


 

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