Ok guys – it’s time to face reality: the end of the summer is here. I hate to be the one to break that to you, but it’s true! Secretly I always have such mixed feelings about summer’s end. Fall is my absolute favorite, so I get really excited for that. BUT, I think we can all agree that there’s a universal lament in relinquishing the carefree, fun-filled days of summer. Plus, there’s something mildly depressing about re-entering the routine phase of school and regular work hours. It’s a grind. I’ve teamed up with Target today to perform a little use-case on ‘post summer perk ups’… a.k.a how can I pull summer vibes into my home so that those fabulous memories of vacay and sunshine perpetuate past the season’s end? Here’s how I attempted that in our bedroom! While this is definitely still a work in progress (I’ll be pointing out where we’re still inserting/adding/rearranging things), I can say that the little changes/additions we’ve made have made a difference. Perk up mission: successful. Hopefully you’ll feel like you can apply some of these ideas to your space as well!
So in these pics, don’t mind…
My weird, lumpy looking boobs. Swimsuit. Blaming it on the swimsuit I was wearing underneath this dress. (I don’t actually have weird, lumpy boobs, ok guys? OK?!)
The wildly unsavory look on my face in pic #5. Don’t. Ask. (but get a load of the background. Aren’t the colors fab? The whole of Cozumel looked like that.)
That awkward moment when you lose all your bearings on what day of the week it is and you think you’re posting on a Friday, only to suddenly realize that ‘Nope! I’m actually posting on a Saturday!’ What the muff? Well, Random Rebecca over here should just be patting herself on the back that’s she’s posting at all. Woot!
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Ok you guys – Jack is almost 16 months old, which probably means that in a lot of mama’s eyes, he should be weaning off the pacifier, not trying out a new one. Buuuuuuut admittedly, we’ve dragged our feet a bit on relinquishing the mute button errrrr, pacifier, for all the obvious reasons. It helps a little to know though that at the very least, the pacifiers we’re using are high quality and designed with the health of my baby in mind. We’ve become major fans of Munchkin products since Jack’s arrival, so we were excited to try out their new Latch Pacifier. Here are some facts about the Latch: Designed with pediatric dentists and moms, with a goal of developing a lightweight, more comfortable pacifier for baby. One-piece silicone pacifier that is more lightweight than the leading one-piece silicone pacifier. This allows baby to easily keep in her mouth. The…
Sooooo, would you judge me a little if I told you that I’m secretly real excited for Fall? Not trying to hijack anyone’s final month of summer, but seriously – stores are already swapping their summer inventory for the Fall stuff and it got me real real pee-my-pants excited if I’m being totally honest. I LOVE FALL! Hashtag favorite season. I teamed up with Old Navy this month to show off my cute family in some Fall hued gems. Can I get a hallelujah-amen on this kimono style top I’m wearing? Maybe it’s my deeply seeded fear of having shaky bat-wing underarms (or does the term Relief Society arms mean anything to any of my readers? Can we have a good virtual laugh about that one if it does?), but shirt nirvana for me is definitely elbow length, loose sleeves like this one. And I can’t get enough of the pretty colors in this top! Old Navy also has suuuper cute fall hued items for your littles. Jack is dapper as can be in that plaid, no? Whether you’re looking for end of summer sales (there are a ton!) or excited to start stocking up for Fall before the season actually hits, Old Navy has got you covered peeps. And of course you know they’re always having a SALE, so hit them up and enjoy the savings! Ay-oh.