It’s a lovely 8 degrees in Chicago today. This is pretty typical weather for February 1, but compared to the winter we’ve been having and the unusually warm winter we had last year, this feels like the tundra! My Cuddle Duds and exceptionally large North Face jacket cannot brave the arctic winds. It takes me three times as long to get ready to leave the house as it does in the summer. I have to blow dry my hair so that I don’t get sick being outside in the sub-zero temperatures with wet hair.
I can’t wait for summer!!!!!!!! While, really, I’d settle for anything over 30 degrees right now… Summertime just seems so romantically inviting in this unfortunate icey land (I’m not dramatic about the cold at all).
So, to warm my spirit (if nothing else), here is a lovely beachy expose.
Now aren’t you ready for summer too? Don’t these pictures make you yearn for sun kissed skin, beach days and street festivals? Mmmm…
You’ve got to love old advertisements! Especially, the ridiculous ones! Pepsi- Cola, ladies, is apparently formulated to keep you thin, young and will certainly not fill you up! Now, I’m a Pepsi person. But, I understand that it will not keep me thin for sure!
Enjoy! Happy Weekend!
Image via: Martha Stewart Weddings
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I have been scheming up a sweet little shoot that is solely focused on bridesmaids just having fun. Finally, it has arrived. With the help of great friends, one sweet little house belonging to The Whooly Thistle and lots of farm critters, BEHOLD. This shoot is so southern, it’s breathtaking. Details include a flavored milk station, Blue Bell mini carton ice cream setup, one sweet and southern porch table setting, gourmet variety cheeses, pancakes, biscuits, farm fresh eggs, AHHH! Everything sweet about the south, all in one shoot! Stationary details by Southern Fried Paper include custom “Will you be my Bridesmaid” vintage hankies, paper banners, place cards and cookie favor milk cartons. All the details were shot by the lovely Stephanie Rose Photography! All the super sassy vintage items from Rent My Dust and styled by Jen Rios Design. Florals by The Wooly Thistle and cookies baked by Cupcake Fabulous. Complete design and concept by muah, Couture Events by Lottie and hair and makeup by Queen of Crowns. Now for the fun part, the images.