Thursday, October 27, 2016

Alice in Wonderland - Happy Halloween

Hey guys! I finally got around to editing our Alice in Wonderland photos. OMG, this family of mine! I'm so grateful they all love Halloween (and dressing up) as much as I do! Tooth wins an award for putting up with me!!! 

Since I was little I have loved Halloween. I am a sucker for a costume party and Tooth and I have always really enjoyed this holiday together! But I think I accidentally took it to a whole new level this year. :-D #oops But don't let Tooth fool you. He loves a good wig and face paint! LOL For reals! It's like he didn't fully celebrate Halloween if he doesn't get to wear a wig. Bahahaha. I love him. 

I got randomly excited about the idea of Blake and I dressing up together and taking some mother-daughter pictures in pretty costumes/dresses. When I mentioned this to Tooth he said are the rest of us going to dress up?!? I told you he loves Halloween, guys! I wasn't planning on getting all five of us dressed up because I knew it would be a lot of work. But it ended up being a ton of fun and even though he'll never admit it, I think Tooth had a blast getting everyone dressed up and taking pics! :)

It was a lot of work getting all of these outfits together for this shoot! I ordered most of Tim's costume on Amazon. Same goes for TJ and Ryder. My amazingly talented mom made Blakely's Alice dress! Isn't it just the cutest?!? #hearteyes She also made my Queen of Hearts skirt, the white poofy necklace thingy I'm wearing and my hat! My mom is seriously amazing! She is currently living in Utah. I sent her a bunch of inspiration pics from Pinterest and told her what I did and didn't like about each and she whipped this up! I have no idea how she does it. Then she packaged it all cute and sent it to my house! Holy smokes. I seriously LOVE these costumes she made. I'm so sad that Blakely won't fit in this costume after this year! :( It's so darling. 

I did Tim and TJ's makeup. My amazing and talented friend, Sarah did my makeup. Other than that, getting dressed was pretty easy. Just time consuming! Tim's Mad Hatter wig came with big, bushy orange eye brows. HAHAHA. They are awesome. The hat kind of covers them up, but they wouldn't stick. So he ended up using SUPER GLUE to keep them on. HA!!!! I'm seriously laughing remembering this. So funny. I was like OH SHIT, that's gonna leave a mark!! But it didn't, came off just fine. 

So here are wayyyy too many pictures of my adorable little family. I actually think everyone enjoyed dressing up, except Ryder. He was so upset about that big hat! :) But thank goodness we brought Laffy Taffy along to bribe him. Ha! #momwin


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Fall Lace Sweater + Floppy Wool Hat

Hey guys! I absolutely love floppy hats but never remember to throw it on. I think I associate hats with super dirty hair and lazy days when I'm wearing half pjs and half yoga gear. Oops. But these hats are such a cute layer to add to fall and winter outfits. 

My lace black sweater is a few years old but I looooove lace tops. I linked similar lace tops below that I'm totally digging. I've worn these amazing earrings from Bauble Bar a few times and seriously can't get enough. This wrap Michael Kors watch is darling! It's very light weight and I love that it makes it looks like you're also wearing bracelets/layers without having to do anything! (This wrap watch is also super fun! Here it is in "sand".)

I've been trying to shoot photos in different lighting and practice getting better at shooting in manual, editing, etc. So these pictures are a bit washed out, sorry! It's a work in progress. PS is it really only Wednesday!? Why is this week draggggggging? #needcoffee

PS I love this clutch so much!! Pops of leopard are a huge bonus!
Happy online shopping, amigas! xo

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Fairplay with Friends

A couple weekends ago we went up to Fairplay to visit friends. Our good friends bought a cozy cabin up there and they've had so much fun being up in the mountains with their little family! Tim and I dream about one day owning a cabin up in the mountains! A great place to get away and make family memories. Let the kids run wild, explore, get dirty, etc. 

We got up to the cabin and our little ones loved it! They got to be somewhere new with friends and enjoyed every second! The adults stayed up late eating and drinking and we all had a blasty together. Our friends also have an ATV and we got to pile our bitty babies on it with us (don't worry we were going the speed of a snail - ha) and explore a bit. We found this spot with such beautiful views. I can't wait to go back when it's covered in snow!

I don't know what it is about having kids, but it has really made me crave more adventure. I mean, "adventure" that you can do with kids. I just never saw all this beauty in CO before I had kids! I knew we lived in a beautiful state, but I didn't appreciate it the way I should have. I absolutely love seeing my kids play outdoors and watching them explore. 

That squishy face when it's bright out. :) I love it!!!
That view!
Ryder and his little buddy Breck had so much fun. Look at these adorable and silly guys! Love them.
Love making memories with out bitty babes.