May 23, 2019

MY GO-TO FOR ALL THINGS BEDDING: BLOOMINGDALES



I strongly believe in investing in your bed.  Seeing as we spend 1/3 of our life sleeping (how crazy is that?!), I would say it's worth it!  When James and I were first married, we purchased a new mattress and bedding; neither of us had previously spent money in this department and could not believe the difference we felt in our bed.  I remember asking people on social media for brand recommendations, and after responses came flooding in, I realized there was only one place to go - Bloomingdales.  It was there that I met their sales associate, Minn, who knows more about linens than anyone I have ever met.  She asked me all the right questions and guided me through everything from pillow choice based upon what position we slept in, all the way to which monogram I wanted on everything (yes, Bloomingdales offers monogramming!).  Fast forward six years. and Bloomingdales (and my girl Minn) is still my go-to for luxury bedding.  

Although my home is filled with bright colors, when it comes to our bedroom, I decided to keep things neutral.  I love an all-white, serene sleeping enviornment but recently wanted to try adding in a bit of color.  Our curtains are a minty green toile, so when I saw Frette's "Deco Fan" in the same shade, I was sold.  The room still feels tranquil, but adding more color brought a warmth to it that was absent before.  

Before we had Lawrence, I would always dream of a big, cozy bed that the whole family (our dog, Snickers, included) could pile into and watch a movie, and that dream is finally coming true! Every morning after L wakes up, we get into my bed  (which he can now crawl into via the bench at the end!), turn on Sesame Street, and cuddle while he has his morning bottle. It is my favorite, most sacred part of the day, and I am happy it takes place in a beautiful, comfortable bed - thanks Bloomingdales! 

P.S. If I could give you one tip when purchasing your bedding, it would be SATEEN COTTON.  Major game changer! 



Brought to you by Bloomingdales 




May 21, 2019

UNDER ONE HUNDRED PICKS


May 19, 2019

COLLEEN ROTHSCHILD BEAUTY FRIENDS & FAMILY SALE

Happy Sunday everyone!

Today is the last day to shop the Colleen Rothschild Friends & Family sale, which you most definitely should take advantage of, seeing as everything is 25% off (code FAMILY25)!

  I don't share a lot on skincare, even though it's a top request in my message inbox on Instagram, because I never want to push any products that I don't fully stand behind.  My stance changed recently after I was introduced to Colleen Rothschild...if you saw her skin, you would not hesitate to use all of her products and follow all of her directions to transform your skin into looking as fabulous as hers!  

Seeing as I was having some issues with my skin due to the looooong winter I endured in New Jersey (I couldn't even wear foundation because my skin was so dry!), I was so ready to try any new product.  Well, selecting Colleen Rothschild's luxury line turned out to be the best decision I ever made in terms of my beauty regime!  My skin has absolutely never looked better, and I was confident enough to go makeup-free yesterday (see below) because I felt so confident with my newfound glow!  I am down here in Charleston with the family, and, after seeing my bare face yesterday, Jenny and my mother-in-law both want to try these products because of the amazing results they saw on me (her products are great for every skin type --- from young to aging).  


I am going to link the products that I own below, and I highly recommend you try them.  There is a 30 day money back guarantee (plus free shipping on orders over $49) so what do you have to lose?!  You and your skin will definitely be thanking me, so you're welcome in advance :)

*cannot be combined with any other offers, sales, or promotions and may not be used on eGift cards

 



May 12, 2019

THE JOURNEY OF LAWRENCE


I made this video for Lawrence before he was born, and I decided to finally share it with you all today.  
I remember how hard Mother's Day was because I wanted a baby so badly, and it just wasn't happening naturally.  Today is a day to celebrate mother's, but I also want to bring awareness that today is a hard day for many who are suffering from infertility.  If you are one of those people, please know that you're not alone.  I didn't think I would ever get pregnant, and here I am today thanking God that I am the mommy to a beautiful baby boy.  Have faith and, as hard as it is, don't give up hope. 

 

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