October 7, 2011

Hello Fall!

I love this time of the year.  The months of October through February/March include all my favorite holidays.  I decided to do a little Fall decorating last weekend and here is what I have come up with so far...

The fire place mantel

The kitchen table

The pumpkin bowl

Cute turkey

Pumpkins in front of the door

Fall wreath basket for the front door

I still have some work to do, but I'm pretty happy with my fall decorations as of right now.  I don't want to over-do it.  My fall table inspiration came from Pottery Barn's Fall Decorating Guide.  They really have some great stuff...including those cute pumpkin bowls, napkin rings, and Mr. Turkey seen above.

In the next few weeks, I will more than likely add small fall touches to the kitchen, dining room, living room and bathrooms.  I will also probably add a little something to the front door to pull the look together.  These decorations are great for the months of September through November.  Then I can get the Christmas goods out!!!!!  :o)

October 4, 2011

Style Me Pretty

Shirt: Banana Republic, Cardigan: Gap, Pants: JCrew, Boots: Jeffrey Campbell

This outfit makes me think of a pumpkin spice latte. No I can not explain it. Maybe its the mix of color and texture, but something about this says pumpkin spice latte to me.

It is finally getting cool enough for me to wear these pants! They are corduroy and I got them awhile ago during a JCrew summer sale; however, as you may know, cords are really warm. They are also really orange so I am having trouble deciding what to pair them with. So far I mostly reserve them for game days (Hook'em Horns!). I would love some color mixing ideas for these pants, so if you have any suggestions please speak up!

Side note writing about corduroy made me think of this.

October 3, 2011

Pick of the Day

Ta-da! This a tuxedo style blazer from Zara. I've been wanting a tuxedo blazer for a while, and this one from Zara seems to fit the bill perfectly. I love the longer lines and sharpness that you don't get in a traditional suit jacket. Coincidentally my only black blazer has seemingly disappeared from my house. So who knows, maybe I'll be in the market for new one soon.

There have been so many things going on around my house lately that it is getting hard to keep up. I can't believe that October (kicking off the holiday season) is finally here! This weekend I put up my fall decorations, and we've been fixing up the house for out of town guests (with the help of my parents). I also had a bridal shower thrown for me by some great family friends! I'll have to share some pictures later.

It was a fun busy weekend that went by way too quickly! How was your weekend? Are you excited for fall festivities?

September 30, 2011

The Week In Review

This week we made some fantastic (and surprisingly strong) margaritas from a recipe we got from the engineers parents. There were some walks in the bayou, a Jenga tower so tall I couldn't fit it all in frame, and we went for a swim. Also for some reason my office at work now feels like an igloo. All and all it was a pretty good week. 

Have a great weekend! Also just for fun Draw A Stickman!

September 29, 2011

Style Me Pretty: A Conundrum

This is my dress for the rehearsal dinner. The photos aren't great because they were taken in the dressing room by my mum. Now I am having trouble deciding on accessories and a hair style. Normally I don't worry so much about the hair, but hey its the rehearsal dinner for my wedding so I want to jazz it up. So, I'm throwing it out there.... does anyone have suggestions for hair, make up, accessories? If so I would love to hear about them!

Here is what I came up with on Polyvore.
Thanks from the clueless bride to be.

September 28, 2011

Style Me Pretty

Its a ghost! Oh wait that is just me. Being pale, and semi-transparent. 

Floral skirt is from The Pink Hanger and shirt is from Gap. I've been sitting on these pictures for a few days, but still can't come up with a darn thing to say. So instead I will present you with Perpetual Kid. This a website I have just recently discovered. It is awesome. As evidence I present:

That is a 3 pound gummy worm!

Candy not your thing? How about some bacon.... 

.... bandages that is. 

So, in conclusion if you are as much of a kid as I am you will thoroughly enjoy this site. Have a great day!

If I had a kid this would definitely happen at Halloween! Baby Dracula

September 22, 2011

Style Me Pretty

The maxi skirt came from the always lovely Pink Hanger, and I've been wearing it around all summer. This time around I tried to dress it down for a more casual day, and I would like to think that I was successful. The Engineer (adopted bloggy name for B) and I went to Disney world and Universal studios last year just before we got engaged, and before we left we picked up these styling shirts that say Thing 1 and Thing 2. I really like them because when we stand together it makes my favorite number (yes I still have a favorite number and it is 12).

On a completely unrelated note, The Engineer and I are getting married in exactly one month. I can't believe it is so close, and I'm unbelievably excited to marry my best friend. Have a happy Thursday lovelies!