instagram updates christmas edition

 I just loved this label. Bear + Deer = Beer
Sean and Caroline sent us our favorite pizza fresh from Chicago. It was delicious!
I spent my first day (and the past 6 days) of Christmas break miserably sick. Watching Christmas Vacation in the glow of Christmas lights helped make it more tolerable.
I had a Christmas movie marathon, and loved every minute of it.
 This is what makes days when I can barely drag myself out of bed worth it. I love my kiddos.
 We went to see one of my students perform in the Nutcracker. This was my first time!
 Our little man in his slightly too small Buzz Lightyear Jammies. 
Santa brought him some new ones for Christmas. They are adorable and I will post pictures soon. 
 We had a white Christmas! It was barely white, but it still counts.
 Nestled all snug in his bed.



Merry, merry Christmas.


deck the halls

One of my favorite dining rooms designed by Amber Lewis...
decked out for the holidays. Love it.


all i want for christmas

Even though I've come down horribly sick, I'm super excited to be on Christmas break. Now I finally have time to think about fun things like... what I hope to find under the tree this year.


thanksgiving pics

A few pictures from Thanksgiving at my Dad's house.
Our little family
My brother's family :)
I was also briefly domestic...


color of the year

I feel like I'm in the minority when I say that I'm digging Pantone's 2013 color of the year. It also works out pretty well that emerald is my living room accent color!
Get yo'self some emerald in your life...


instagram updates

It's been so long since I've posted! Things should be calming down soon, and I'll be back to my (almost) daily posts. I have many, many pictures to post, but I'll start with some from a wedding that we went to this weekend.

rehearsal dinner with a gorgeous 50th floor view.
winter wonderland!
party people
my love
late night fun with the in-laws!


instagram updates

I purchased this glittery nutcracker, and totally love it!
Last weekend we went to City Lights in downtown Dallas to see the tree lighting ceremony,
fabulous window displays,
and magical lights!


my favorite christmas decor

I'm looking to add to my Christmas decor this year, and I'm totally loving all of the fun choices out there!


instagram updates

Christmas is in the air at our house. I couldn't wait any longer and put up all of our Christmas decor this weekend.
 I didn't feel too bad about decorating early because our mall already has Santa's place all set up. It has snow falling inside and a light show on the outside. It's completely magical. Where was this when I was a kid? 
 Of course it comes complete with Santa.
 We voted (of course) for four more years, and were so happy to get it!
 I scored the skirt that I talked about in this post in my size, new with tags, and for half the original price on eBay! I also bought this pink and purple plaid shirt for 30% off at Gap's friends and family event this weekend, and now have this complete Christmas outfit!



do it.

sequin skirt holiday outfit

Ever since I saw this outfit on Pinterest, I knew I had to find some way to recreate it myself for the holidays. The skirt is from J.Crew and is no longer available (I'm kicking myself for not buying it here!), so I've found a few more sparkly skirts that might work.

This rhinestone necklace is a total steal at $12.80!  I think I'm leaning towards the pink plaid shirt and the cream and gold striped sequin skirt.
I know it's only the first week of November, but I'm just getting so excited for the holidays!!


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A few photos from my birthday this past weekend. 
Charlie's mom made me this delicious red velvet cake.
You can't see it well in these pictures, but I'm obsessed with my new sweater that I found at F21. It disappeared off their website almost instantly, but I found two almost identical sweaters here and here. I have literally gotten compliments on it everywhere that I've worn it!
 I woke up to our apartment decked out with birthday decorations. 
Nothing makes me happier than stuff like this. Thank you, husband!
Tobias Funke loves a good birthday party.
I got lots of yummy new house things that I'll be posting pictures of soon!