Monthly Archives: September 2016

Pictures of our Family

Sep 27 2016


I wanted to share some very special family pictures by the AMAZING, Alex Michele Photography during our visit to Omni at Amelia Island Plantation.  Alex has captured our family at Amelia Island each year and the pictures are so special to look back and reflect on.  We cannot wait to add Olive to the mix next June when we venture back down to Amelia Island to celebrate the hubby’s big 40th birthday!!!

I’ve linked up the items in the portraits at the bottom of the post.



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Our 7 year anniversary

Sep 25 2016


Where does the time go?

I can’t believe, here we are, 7 years later.  When we got married, I remember John saying that he wanted to renew our vows during our 10 year wedding anniversary.  All I could think about was how old we would be (lol)… and here we are, 3 years away from that milestone.  Time slow down!

I’m so incredibly lucky to have this man in my life… one toddler, a child in my belly later and one amazing husband – I couldn’t ask for more.  The past 7 years have been with my best friend by my side.

Here’s a walk down memory lane!


Photography by Kristin Vining 


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Sep 25 2016


Join my mama friend, Kate from Dress Your Guests and me (hiiii!!!!) for a Chic Mom’s Night Out (or GNO – you don’t have to be a mom!).  Learn all the tips and tricks to dressing your new (and loved!) mom-bod with Kate, while I demonstrate makeup tutorials on how to take your everyday look to a night on the town look.

SEPTEMBER 29th | 6:30-9:00pm | McKenzie Claire

Discount on Purchase | Champagne + Sweets | PDF of our first eBook

If you can’t make the event, follow Kate’s Instagram and my Instagram to keep up with how we pull our hot-mess-mama-selves together!


Photo by Ariana Claire 

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Sep 21 2016

Can’t stop this color addiction – cream, blush and black!

The Hourglass Ambient Surreal Light Palette is absolutely beautiful in person – and who doesn’t love a faux marble compact.  Love that you can enjoy several of their lighting shades under one compact.  A limited-edition palette of universally-flattering powder, bronzer, blushes, and a covetable highlighter – only for this holiday season. 

The Alana Textured Knit Wrap Coat by Cupcakes and Cashmere – love how effortless this looks with a simple pair of jeans and tee.




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