We are a few weeks shy of 2019. Some of you are already probably setting goals for the coming year. I know for a lot of people, the areas of career, health and finances are always a challenge and this is where a lot of New Year’s Resolutions get focused on. Out of all the 3, finances can be the most challenging for some and this usually comes from not having a goal and a strategy. That being said, I…View Post
Yesterday, I shared some 5 Tips for a Beautiful Couple Holiday Photos. If you missed that post, you can read it here. One of my tips and the very first one was all about the outfit. I suggested having another set of outfit if budget and photographer time allow. It’s always great to have another set of photos with different outfits. In our case, I really tried to keep it simple to save time in changing outfits. During this time, the…View Post
This is my husband and I’s first ever holiday photos, even though this is our second Christmas as a married couple. I couldn’t be more excited taking these photos and sharing them with you.
Along with these photos, I want to share some tips with you guys if you’re planning to do a couple or family holiday photos.View Post
It’s not uncommon for us Houstonians to experience what we call “bipolar” weather here in Houston, for lack of a better term. Basically, it’s just a mix of fall/winter and spring/summer weather in one day. We’re no stranger to waking up in freezing temps in the morning and then sweating later on during the day. It can also be five days of cold temps and then another week in the high 70s.
Thankfully, we’ve learned to deal with it, especially in the way we dress. Dressing during this season is just a matter of mixing and matching summer and winter clothes, depending what the temperature is going to be like. Thank God for weather apps, right?! I had no idea what ancient Houstonians used to do though when weather apps don’t exist! I guess they just depended on the good ol’ weatherman on TV! With the bipolar weather we have in Houston, we depend a lot on the weather app to determine how to dress going to church, work, or running errands on any given day.View Post
This holiday season can be so tough for many. We know all about the most recent California wildfires that have devastated thousands of families, claimed several lives of both humans and animals, and destroyed homes.
This is just one tragedy that is wildly publicized but there are probably thousand others who are suffering from some kind of loss such as the loss of a loved one, a home, a job.
Honestly, in situations like this, I feel helpless and seriously wished there’s something more I can do.
According to statistics, the depression and anxiety rate is at all time high during the holidays. The holidays are a time for gift giving and family and friends gathering. Unfortunately, for some people, they don’t have a family to spend time with or money to buy gifts and this can be a cause of sadness and loneliness.View Post
Ready for yet another sale event from Shopbop? So excited to announce that Shopbop’s Thanksgiving sale is here! You don’t have to wait till Black Friday or Cyber Monday because the sale starts NOW! Beginning today November 20 until November 27, here’s what you can get from this sale using code MORE18: 15% OFF orders of $200+ 20% OFF orders of $500+ 25% OFF orders of $800+ Here’s 2 very important tips to get the most out of this Shopbop…View Post
Christmas is just around the corner. Can you guys believe it? I found myself the other day at the store buying additional ornaments for our Christmas tree.
Last year was sort of a rush thing for me since we had just moved in October in brand new home and I was not quite decided whether I wanted to put in the work in shopping for a tree and ornaments. However, I ended up going for it and by the time I decided on it, most blush/rose gold ornaments were already gone. Our Christmas tree last year had our wedding colors: gold and blush but I added silver in place of the ivory that we had at our wedding.
This year, I made sure that I go to the store earlier than usual so I can pick some beautiful ornaments. After going to the store the first time and spent 2.5 hours looking for ornaments, I was undecided on what to get and how to put them together so I found myself looking for some Christmas Tree Decorating ideas.View Post
A lot of people shy away from styling a pair of distressed jeans in fall and winter because of the weather. Of course, that’s quite different here in Houston where we can style it all year long.
But there IS a way around it and although I didn’t show it on this post, I’m about to tell you that right now: The easiest way to still be able to style a pair of distressed jeans in fall and winter when the weather is cold is to wear a pair of tights underneath it. Simple, right? I’m sure to some of you, it’s a no brainer…but to some it may be a DUH moment.
I’d like to do it to couple of ways though. Sometimes I’d wear a pair of nude tights or leggings to make it seem like it’s I have no tights underneath or wear black tights/leggings and make it look patchy. Either way, it works.View Post