Happy Fall y’all! It’s been quite a summer and I am happy to finally feel the change of the seasons coming to Florida. It’s honestly been hot as balls and these beautiful days are much appreciated. I posted my favorite fall outfit on Insta today and wanted to elaborate with a little blog post.
Now that I work in financial services, I really miss my fashion days. So social media is really the only way to tap into my styling and explain why I love the things I love. So here’s a little BTS about my favorite Florida fall outfit and some insight into what’s been going on in my life.
If you’ve followed me for a while, you have definitely seen this outfit before. I feel like it’s a big shout out to buying well-made basics that will last through wear after wear. I bought this Splendid Tee in 2015, when I worked at Shore, and it’s still one of my favorite go-tos. Nordstrom sells it HERE.
I also ride or die for a great pair of denim. I bought these FRAME skinnies right before I had Parx since I knew I would need to size up for the few months after birth. They are getting a little big, but I hate to give them up. I’ve worn them a couple of times a week since May, along with many washes and they still look brand new! Buy good quality and they will last forever. These are on sale at Nordstrom HERE.
Have you seen me wear these boots before? YOU BETCHA. This is my second pair. The western looks is totally in right now, but I’ll keep buying them as long as they make them because I feel like they go with everything. Jeffrey Campbell Cromwells
Last, but not least, I put on a necklace today because I love my new P monogram necklace. It’s either P for Peacock or for Parx… I have a lot of special P words now <3 Moral of the story is we should all get special matching monogram letter necklaces especially since they are 25% off now. Anthropologie Block Letter Monogram Necklace
Finally a little background on what’s been going on in my life. I’ve really missed social media and vlogging and blogging, but have been so busy returning to work, taking care of my family, teaching barre classes, assisting with the Bucs cheerleaders, and taking care of my neck injury, that I have been super MIA. I want that to change and when I have time, I will be posting. I love the creative outlet and miss all my social media friends. So keep in touch and I will see you very soon.
P.S. Has anyone else’s succulent like grown an arm? This is blowing my mind.
In honor of celebrating two months since Parx's birth, I wanted to get some of my favorite pictures together to remember how much I have loved these first few months. I don't ever want to forget how wonderful it felt to be a new mom. There are hard times, but the amazing times by far outweigh the 3AM cry seshes.
I know every mom probably thinks theirs is the greatest child ever so you may say I'm biased, but I think Parx is the most perfect little baby. I can't believe how amazing he is. I'm so excited to continue to watch him grow. Here's some of the best moments we caught throughout these first two months.
I had a pretty easy birth. I was induced on my due date, May 9th, and we ended up having a c-section on May 10th. Parx's foot was stuck in the umbilical cord. Our favorite analogy was that he was ready to head out to sea, but was still tied to the dock. The surgery was quick and Parx made his debut at 6:35pm.
A friend from work made this awesome Poncho Peacock onesie. It's so funny that we called him Poncho as a joke for months before he was born, but once he was here, he's 100% just been Parx.
We were discharged just in time for Mother's Day. Parx had elevated bilirubin levels, aka jaundice, so we were tasked with getting him a little bit of sun to help the levels become normal. We learned right away that he loved being outside especially on walks around the neighborhood.
Parx took his first trip to the beach at five weeks old. We were prepping to move out there for a little family staycation. He's already a great beach and travel baby.
While on our beach vacation Parx gained a ton of weight, grew out of his 3 month clothes and held his head up on his own for the first time. He loved spending time with his cousins, grandparents and great grandparents.
Check out that smile! Melts my heart.
We head to the pediatrician today for his two month check-up. I'm interested to find out how much he has grown since we were last there for his one week check-up in May.
Also, one leg is undone in the photo because my mom said he needed some freedom. I can't tell who's more obsessed with this little guy, myself or my mom :)
I try to put into words what I want for him in life, but sometimes it's just easier to borrow from Lynyrd Skynyrd.
So Parx, take your time. Don't live too fast. Troubles will come and they will pass. You'll find a woman and you'll find love. (*Or not a woman. That's ok too. I will love you no matter what you decide in life.*) And don't forget that there is someone up above. And be a simple kind of man.
I've never been a particularly sentimental person, but man, having a kid has really done it to me. Hopefully, you have enjoyed our little walk through Parx's first few months. We'll catch up with a new vlog soon!
Much Love, Lindsey