Friday, October 2, 2015


Happy Friday! 

Now that fall weather decided to arrive in Texas -- just in time for the first day of October -- I busted out my new sweatpants. They are seriously the most comfy, soft sweatpants I've ever owned. And bonus? They have pockets! Y'all, I totally wore them all afternoon yesterday and even slept in them. Oops! 

I was so excited to test out Yves St. Laurent's newest fragrance, Black Opium, from Influenster. I've always loved deep and earthy, yet feminine scents, and this one didn't disappoint. So much so that I've added it to my Christmas list! {Brandon, cough, cough!} 

The Top Notes are mandarin, pink pepper and pear; the Middle Notes are jasmine, orange blossom and solar flower accord; and the Base Notes are cedarwood, patchouli, vanilla and coffee. It's definitely a sensual, feminine, unique smell and I love it! 

Sweet Liz is taking our family portraits next month, so naturally I'm already planning our outfits. {Read: mine. ;) } I'm planning to wear my J. Crew Herringbone Vest, and I love the simplicity of pairing it with a striped shirt, jeans and leopard flats. Do you have the coveted J. Crew Herringbone Vest? I finally bit the bullet this summer and bought one from J. Crew Factory to save a little money. 

Here's what I'm thinking, via

I had to double-check myself Wednesday night to be sure of the correct couples monogram etiquette…and then I remembered that both Brandon and my friday names begin with "B," so I guess it didn't really matter either way! Ha! But, I love this handy married couples monogram etiquette guide to serve as a constant reminder. Nothing makes me cringe more than seeing the man's first initial first. Eeek! 

I'll just leave you with this little gem to start your weekend. Walker nailed it. ;)

Linking up with: 

Amy and Karli



  1. I think your outfit would be perfect for fall photos! Maybe even adding in a mustard colored scarf just for an extra pop of Fall color?
    YAY for sweat pants and other comfy cozy clothes! I'm all about it as the temps have been in the 50s here (with it just feels extra chilly).
    Hope you have a nice weekend!!

  2. Walker is a cutie!! I agree with Jenn, a mustard scarf would look amazing with that outfit. I still haven't bit the bullet and gotten the JCrew vest. Stitch Fix sent me their knockoff version last winter but I didn't keep it for some silly reason!! :(

  3. Love your new sweatpants! I'm picking out outfits for our first anniversary photos right now and it's hard! That photo of Walker is SO funny!

  4. I of course love the packaging of the YSL scent - I need to get a sample of that stat! Your new leggings look so comfy!! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  5. I have those joggers and they are glorious!!! I need to buy them in every color!

  6. I almost bought the same sweatpants and now wish I did! I might just have to make a stop on the way home from work today...

  7. You popped up as no-reply but thank you so much for your comment on Miss A's ears! Girl - that outfit is perfection! You're going to look fab! Hope you guys have a great weekend!!!

  8. You're in my head! Rocked my favorite new sweats on Thursday too and have been loving my sample of Black Opium. Walker is too cute!!!

  9. LOVE your nail polish color!!! Do you know the name/brand of it? Can't wait to see y'all's pictures, I know they will be beautiful!

  10. Yes! Love that outfit idea for the pictures. Cozy, comfy but stylish. Perfect! And love that final picture. Hilarious :) Hope you all are having a great weekend! Thanks for coming to H54F!

    Katie @ Cup of Tea


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