First Snow

Cody and I both hate the cold, so we welcomed the abnormally warm December weather with open (and sometimes even short-sleeved) arms. But with Christmas right around the corner, we found ourselves wishing for …. READ MORE

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Red Peacoat  (on sale! extra 25% off code: prancer) || Red Marl Knit Sweater (obsessed! on sale) || Red & White Plaid Scarf (also loving this one) || Denim || Lace-up Boots (similar here and here) || White Gloves || Black Beanie (on sale!) || Sunglasses

CODY’S LOOK: Grey Pullover Sweater (on sale! extra 25% off code: prancer || color: grey marl) || Navy Peacoat (also loving this navy jacket under $30 )|| Denim || Black Lace-Up Boots || Black Gloves || Sunglasses

MARA’S LOOK:  Grey Coat (on sale!) || Sweater || Black Leather-look Leggings || Black Boots || Fur Beanie (on sale! – color: black fair isle)  || Mittens

WES’S LOOKBlack Coat (on sale!) ||Plaid Button Up || Plaid Scarf (on sale – under $5 | also love this one) || Denim || Lace Up Boots (obsessed with these!) || Grey Beanie || Red Gloves (on sale under $5)

B’S LOOKBlack Coat (on sale!) || Plaid Button Up || Denim || Brown Booties (on sale! my favorite boots of his -color: sable brown || also worn in this post)

Q&A: What My Husband Really Thinks About My Style

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Grey leggings  || Turquoise Pullover || Turquoise Dri-Fit Socks (my favorite socks!)|| Pink Nikes || Silver Headphones || Sunglasses

Have you ever heard it said that women don’t dress to impress guys – they dress for themselves or other women?  I used to laugh it off but I think there might be some truth to that. Recently Target challenged us to have our significant other create a head to toe look with their favorite pieces. I asked Cody for his style input and apparently my wardrobe would look a little different if he had it his way.

Q: Heels or Sneakers?

A: Sneakers. Next?

Q: If you could rid my closet of one trend, what would it be?

A: Leopard print – it reminds me of an old lady that tries too hard. And boyfriend jeans – they don’t look like they fit. (Sorry Cody! Those aren’t going anywhere)

Q: If you were my stylist, what would my closet be full of?

A: Tees, jeans, sneakers, and work out clothes. I like when you wear Nike’s with regular clothes.

Q: What colors do you like or dislike?

A: I like blacks, grey, whites, some neons. No to pale pink. (Crap blush pink is one of my favorite colors to wear!)

Q: Glam or grunge?

A: I can appreciate a nice dress and high heels. But for the most part, I like you in comfortable clothes. Oh, and no makeup – is that grunge? But really you always look pretty.

(He has to say that :P – we’re married. But really, if that’s not love I don’t know what is!)

I’ll never be able to give up heels or leopard, and let’s be honest I still am going to dress how I want :) but now I feel completely justified dressed-down and bare-faced. If it’s this easy, I might even indulge him by dressing to impress him a little more often.

home with my babe

What pieces does your significant other love the most? What would you look like if they created a head-to-toe look for you? It’s fun having their honest opinion – you should ask!




* Photos By JessaKae. Special thanks to Target for sponsoring this post. Compensation was provided by Target via Mode Media. All thoughts and opinions are my own and are not indicative of Target.

Post Details: Grey leggings  || Turquoise Pullover || Turquoise Dri-Fit Socks (my favorite socks!)|| Pink Nikes || Silver Headphones || Sunglasses

Christmas Traditions


Red & White Striped Pajamas (size small – also loving these)|| Glasses || Grey Patterned Socks (also love this colorblocked style)

Kids: Mara’s Elf Jammies (on sale!) || Wes’s Santa Christmas Jammies (on sale!) || B’s Reindeer Jammies

Misc: Elf on the Shelf Book || The Night Before Christmas Book || Giant White Bear || Stuffed Unicorn || Santa Blanket || Elf on the Shelf Game

I have to say the holidays have gotten so much more fun with kids. They bring a different feeling to the season and creating traditions. Every year we pick out a new Christmas book to read while we are all breaking in our Christmas jammies. Even as an adult I am still stoked for Christmas pj’s! This year Mara and Wes are obsessed with Elf on a Shelf, so I was excited to find some elf pajamas I could pretend came from their elf. Pottery Barn Kids (they have the cutest Christmas stuff!) had the option to get their name monogrammed on it which was so perfect so I could tell them their elf made them at Santa’s workshop just for them. Thankfully I still have a couple years before they can read this and realize what’s going on :)

We also got them this adorable bed set, but probably my favorite buy was this giant white bear. I guess I should more so introduce him as the newest member of the family since he is twice the size of B. He has became an instant favorite. I am sure Charlie (the bear) will be taking part in our Christmas jammies reading tradition for years to come.


* Photos by JessaKae // Special thanks to Pottery Barn Kids for sponsoring this post.



Post Details: DETAILS: Red & White Striped Pajamas || Glasses Kids: M’s Elf Jammies || W’s Santa Christmas Jammies || B’s Red Toddle Jammies Misc: Elf on the Shelf Book || The Night Before Christmas Book || Giant White Bear || Stuffed Unicorn || Santa Quilt