W A N D E R: to walk or move in a leisurely, casual, or aimless way. There is so much to experience in OKC. We recommend taking your time to explore each district and discover your new favorite spots. Wander into Auto Alley for all of your favorite candles! We’ll be waiting... ✌🏼
We’re in the thick of adjusting to middle school here at our house, and I had a bedside chat tonight with my son about focusing on what brings him comfort. The softness of his bed, the safety of his teacher, the security of having his brother in class with him. As much as I hate that he’s dealing with anxiety, I also felt so much comfort in knowing exactly how he feels, and being able to reassure him that he’ll be okay. Because I made it through too. I told him it’s okay to be scared, but also to know that he can do hard things. And I know you can too. We’re in this together. 💛
The way California makes me feel 🤸🏽♀️
Today Sahir started counting calories with MyFitnessPal and sent me an invitation to start tracking too. Are healthy habits supposed to rub off from one spouse to the other? I’m over here just dreaming about my next cupcake 🙈
Would like one in my house for a little touch of whimsy each day. (Would also like the house, location of house undetermined 😝) #thereshegoestonewyork
Leiiani & I don’t always get to get as much time alone as we should or want to! But, this past weekend we went on a little excursion in southern Arizona with her Girl Scouts troop. The caves were absolutely unreal & it was so nice to get away with her for the weekend. Are you guys good at getting alone time with each kid?
Currently eating a sad airport salad before I catch a redeye and dreaming of this sushi spread.
Serenity : a state of calmness; peacefulness; soundlessness; without a distraction. [ Warning: long caption 😜]
Serenity can’t be achieved by being dependent on our surrounding or the world we live in.
Instead, we feel most at peace with ourselves when the source comes from the inside.
Having a goal is a great thing, but if we don’t feel we’re good enough if we don’t achieve our goals, then we won’t feel good enough once we achieve our goals. All these beauty products and fashionable things are great tools for us to better ourselves, but if we don’t feel good enough without them, then we won’t feel good enough with them. Exercising and having body goals are great things, but if we don’t feel like we’re good enough without our dream body, then we sure won’t feel good enough once we have it. The same goes with knowledge, power, money, and every superficial things in this world that still can be taken away. Because they’re just that, superficial.
True strength, resilience and confidence comes from within ✨
pic of last year during #nyfw
taken by this super talented lovely person who always seems to be able to capture my great angle @rebokeh
I could only live vicariously through this pic from last year since I wasn’t able to attend any fashion week this time around. I felt like I had just been woken up and finally, been focusing on my new project that I know will do really really great, because we are the generation who won’t wait for our opportunities to come. We knock on the doors many, many times until something opens up. We are the generation who’s not afraid to receive NO for an answer. If you want to make your dreams into reality, you have to run and get it, girls 😉💋
#pinksoiewrites #risefromtheashes #finally #thefirewasntmeanttoburnmeafterall #qotd #wordsofencouragement #thoughtoftheday #enlightenment
Who doesn’t love a fiery sunset 🔥
A little Eiffel love ...❤️
Big things are happenin’ guys 💛 #theshed
Inspired, energized, motivated - These are just some of the things I felt this weekend at the @allomi_health
summit which I’m definitely carrying with me into the new week. It was so great to connect with strong, passionate, courageous women! To share my story and to hear other’s stories of breaking thru fear and listening to our hearts! I ended my talk with one of my favorite pieces from @brenebrown
, Manifesto of the Brave and Broken-hearted. I highly, highly recommend giving that a read to jumpstart your week.
I love @openbookspilsen
every day of the week but what I really look forward to most is their garage sales - $1 kids books, $2 paperbacks, $3 hardcovers, and for $40 you can fill an entire box with books! Save the date because their next one is Oct. 13-14. 💁🏼♀️📚 | #chicagoismyboyfriend #bookshop #bookstagram
This outfit right here...definitely the most bought combo during the preorder Saturday night! Have you shopped the preorder yet? I’ll be leaving my site open indefinitely so that you can hopefully get what you want. Some sizes are sold out, but there is plenty still available 💛
I guess it's ✂️✂️✂️✂️✂️ season
[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Karyn is a caucasian curvy model with brown hair and hazel eyes. She is pictured here in a profile shot with her hair cleanly cut and left sitting on her back]
5 things I’m currently obsessed with on the blog 💛
Can we just talk about how beautiful she is? (I know I’m biased!) When the golden sun hits her blonde curls just right, I could just die. She is everything I ever wanted in a little girl and I couldn’t be more proud of her. She may be smack dab in the middle of the hardest age yet, but she is still sweet as can be and constantly wows us with her Adeline-isms. Next month she’ll turn 3 and my heart can barely comprehend it. 😭 Oh how we love our girl!! 💗👧🏼☀️ #crazyhairdontcare #inglesdotexas
There is almost nothing sweeter and more heart warming to me than watching my kids with their noses in books. Kindergarten + first grade are doing these two well, and they LOVE to read. Pierson is almost a half of a grade ahead and Reese is learning so many new sight words. These beautiful books from @wonderbly
are their new favorites!! Pierson LOVES searching for his illustrated self in the numerous colorful pages of the “Where Are You Pierson Glass?” and Reesie especially loves how vibrant and sweet her story is, “The Little Girl Who Found Her Friends.” Do your kiddos have any of these books?? We started with the Lost My Name series and haven’t ever looked back. Happy Monday, y’all! May our children forever love and embrace reading! #ad #wonderbly
Here’s one of the coolest things about connection: it pays no mind to your status. Your accomplishments. Your fitness level. When you are truly seen by another, connection trumps any of your accomplishments. All of your physical attributes. Just you sweet ones. It’s all we need for what matters the most.
, #mothehoodunplugged #vsco #vscocam #thatsdarling
, #livecolorfully #stylishkids #kidsfun #babyboy #abmathome #abmlifeiscolorful #abmhappylife #abmlifeisbeautiful
Tomorrow night! Bunny release! 🐰💕
Already ready for another Friday
“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.” - Yogi Berra 💖⚾️⠀
If anyone needs me throughout the next six weeks, you can catch me at The Box watching my favorite Tigers battle in the fall ball season (even though it’s still 90 degrees out here☀️). ⠀
Also how adorable is this @aviatebrand
Can this moment be played on an endless loop? Thank you very mucho.
Home for the next few days (ya this is a repost from one i deleted earlier please just like it again clicking like is free)
9.24.18 // You make all things new,
You make all things new,
You turn the bitter into sweet
The bitter into sweet
The bitter into sweet
You turn the winter into spring
The winter into spring
The winter into spring
Dont look back, my darling. You're not going that way.
Oh I miss that itty bitty waist....(Still slender, but not that nipped waist anymore! One day I'll stop hanging out at the crafty cart on set. 😅
Make Up: Galilee Bagwell
Hair: Kristina Noel Wojtkowski
Custom Skirt & Neck Ruffle By: Meredith Malone
And if you’re anything like me, your confetti can be the salt on your salted caramel mocha. That definitely counts ✨😘
These hot springs have been the highlight of this trip so far 👌🏼 (honorable mention: David’s amazing patience and ability to decide what restaurant we will get dinner at when I can’t decide)
How many hours do you actually need to work to get everything done??⠀
This week I (Lucy 👋🏻) am doing a lil' experiment to see if I can have some sort of staycation and get some rest... while still getting everything done that needs to be...⠀
Daphne is out of town right now (getting soaked by the rain in Vietnam actually) which means I'm holding down the fort. But honestly since we started our business I don't think I've had a true week off. Not one single week. I've always been checking in, answering emails, doing small bits here and there. So while I don't have plans to take solid time off right now (Christmas, I'm holding out for ya) I do want to make sure I'm rested and well taken care of. ⠀
And that means not working crazy hours every week. I mean seriously, when you work from home an 8 hour day is kind of nuts anyway!⠀
So this was my morning view 👆🏻 basking in this September sunlight on my BRAND NEW COUCH which is a glorious beast of coziness and is far too big but I love it more than anything else I own! Checking on my to do’s and the focus for the day, sipping on some coffee, doing some yoga and stretching, catching up with a bestie back home in England, generally just taking my sweet ass time to start the day.⠀
If you're also self-employed or freelancing, or just have the option to remote work, I challenge you to think about how focused your work time is and how many (or how few) hours you actually need to work every day. What do you think? Can you cut it down a bit and spend more time doing other things that you love? It's a challenge for sure, and not everyone has this privilege, but it's worth seeing how you can make sure the work you're doing is focused and effective so you can spend less time doing it.
Did somebody say.... sweater weather? ☕️🍂