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brand new sky + a SMP treat

“i’m a new day rising…i’m a brand new sky to hang… “ hello friends, oh how i’ve missed you! the holidays have come and gone and a new colorful year is here for us to fill. and i’m determined…

weekend love + a little {wedding} sneak peek

“there’s enough sunshine to share…as long as you know…the bridge between us is a rainbow” – fall out boy {via lovely little things} happy happy friday, friends! here’s to 2 days of sunshine, punchy cocktails {like my friend lena’s…

found.

“there’s nothing half so pleasant as coming home again.”– margaret elizabeth sangster via kaleypiercy to my lovely & always amazing friends, if you’re out there, i just wanted to say….. ……i’m home. yes, it’s your prodigal blog daughter, back…

for the love of polish

“i believe in manicures. i believe in overdressing. i believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. i believe in pink. i believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. i believe that tomorrow is another day, and… i believe…

anatomy of love

“wherever you go, go with all your heart.”– confucious {“Anatomy of Love,” by Anna Bond} for our little beach wedding, we’ve been on the hunt for lighthearted and playful items and decorations – as little reflections of who we…

wish you were here

“any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad.”  {the babe with the awful rice bowl cut? yep, that’s me 🙂 } batting practice. forehands with topspin. free throws. filipino breakfast recipes.…

sweet songs & a small beach wedding

“music is what feelings sound like.”  {source} it’s time for some fun stuff – picking the songs for our beach ceremony! A LITTLE MOOD MUSIC: we have an afternoon wedding and, in true form, want to have some tunes…

special delivery

“it’s beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart.” {teaser of our rsvp postcard!!!!} friends, i’m bouncing off the walls over here….cartwheels, unstoppable squealing, and a mile wide smile like you’ve never seen. …our wedding invites arrived!!!!!!!!!!…

mixtape mood – "me + you"

“where words fail, music speaks.”-hans christian andersen hi friends, it’s been a zany holiday for yours truly. between the holiday shopping, family gathering and new year celebrating, i was furiously knocking off the lingering projects for our little beach…

good things come in pairs.

“every once in awhile, a girl has to indulge herself.”– carrie bradshaw {source} one of the perks of being a bride is that you make up the rules to your wedding. who said emily post has to run the…

ebay adventures & dreamy shoes

“you can have too much chocolate…but you can never have too many shoes.”  {source} new shoes. they’re my instant cure for a bad day….my reward for a good day…and at the top of my shopping list every birthday, holiday….…

in bloom

“flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.”– luther burbank {source} so about 3 weeks ago, i turned the lovely age of thirty plus one {oof, it looks so…

tangerine dream

“beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart”– kahlil gibran {j mendel via source} this past weekend i was gathering inspiration for my wedding makeup.  and for a girl who lives on lip gloss…

desire to inspire

“just don’t give up on trying to do what you really want to do. where there is love and inspiration, i don’t think you can go wrong.”– ella fitzgerald {via mario testino, vogue} hey friends! let’s look at some…

super sweet

“that it shall never come again is what makes life so sweet”– emily dickinson {via le chic bakery} oh my.  could le chic bakery’s heart shaped sugar cubes be any more charming? perfect for any and every fete or…