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Monday, June 30, 2014

Manic Monday: San Antonio weekend recap




Sunnies: Tom Ford | Earrings: Express (option) | Necklaces: Gifted, ℅ My Name Necklace | Bag: Kate Spade (option, option)  | Romper: Topshop | Wedges: Steven by Steve Madden (option)

Happy Monday! Is everyone as excited as I am for this Monday since it's a short week? Everything seems easy breezy as a result of the holiday week. Almost as easy breezy as this romper! I told you Friday that I was in San Antonio for the weekend for my Goddaughter's 1st birthday party. I figured, if you can't wear a romper to a 1-year old party, then really, no occasion is appropriate, amiright?! It was luau themed, so when I came across this floral number, I thought it would be perfect.

Left: Source unknown, see pin here | Right: Source

I wasn't sure how I wanted to style this thing. I originally thought about grabbing some nude shoes - like my Rockstuds, but well, that's a bit much for a 1-year old party. I thought my chunky grey espadrilles would be better suited for the occasion. For jewelry, call me crazy, but since I was headed home, I felt like going a bit more sentimental and reached for some personalized necklaces instead. I love the look of delicately layered necklaces like in the right Pinspiration above.

It's always great to go home and visit family and friends. As much as I love St. Louis (and my Redbirds), San Antonio will always be home for me. Here's a quick photo recap of our long weekend!

My Goddaughter <3

Me and my "baby" brother

Necklace: Express | Lace tank: Express | Shorts: Express | Bag: Foley + Corinna | Sandals: Sam Edelman

The birthday girl at her luau themed party!

Wardrobe change!

The best friendships are the ones that pick up right where they left off as if no time has ever passed.

Via Instagram 
Outfit details here, except with this necklace and these sandals

Thanks for letting me share! Here's hoping the holiday weekend gets here stat!


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84 comments :

  1. This romper is the cutest thing ever I want. You look adorable.


    If you get the chance, join my linkup today to share your amazing post.

    xo
    PinkSole

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    1. Thanks, Rachelle! I thought it was super cute!

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  2. Adorable romper! Looks like you had a great weekend! Your goddaughter is so stinking cute! Love her little wardrobe change!

    xo, Erica
    Casually Styled

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    1. Thanks, Erica! Easy to love her, huh? :)

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    1. Oh thank you! It's bright and fun!!

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  4. OMG I LOVE how you styled the black lace tank! Did you just put a black cami under it? I don't have camo shorts but I do have olive, so I will be stealing your idea, thankyouverymuch. You look fabulous in all of the photos and outfits though. The floral romper is indeed perfection for a 1 y/o, luau themed birthday party! Genius!
    Gina -- On the Daily Express

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    1. I'm so glad you approve! I got the outfit in the mail the day before we left so I just threw it in my suitcase.

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  5. Oh my gosh! I wore a romper to a one year old party this weekend too! I'll be sharing it soon. We are totally on the same page this week. You look fabulous. Love the print on your romper. Sounds like you had a great weekend!

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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    1. Haha awesome! Great minds! Can't wait to see yours!

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  6. Love your romper! Sounds like you had a good time at both the party and on your trip!
    xo, Lee

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    1. Thanks! And yes, it was great! So good to visit home!

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  7. I'm as excited as you with this long weekend Carylee! That's a very pretty & playful romper....great how you mixed a pink bag to spice it up! Your goddaughter is so cute & your baby bro is HOT!!!

    Rebecca
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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    1. Haha! I will be sure to let him know!!
      Thanks for the nice note, lady!

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  8. Gorgeous! Loving the floral print with the bright pink bag! Too cute!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks so much! I love that this is a large floral print. Some of the smaller print can feel a little dated to me!

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  9. Love the print of your romper and you look fabulous in it! Sounds like you had a fun weekend!

    Jill
    dousedinpink.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks, Jill! It really was a great trip! We fit lots in and were able to visit with some of my favorite people!

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  10. I am in love with this romper and the price is great for something so pretty! You look great and I love your accessories. Looks like it was a great weekend and your God Daughter is adorable! Thanks for sharing!
    Marianne
    www.goodgirlgoneglam.com

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    1. I'm excited to see how many ways I can remix this romper! It really is a great piece.
      Thank you for reading!

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  11. Your romper is so feminine & classy!! It's one of the nicest ones I've seen this summer! Your goddaughter is adorable and thanks for sharing all these great pics! Have a great Monday:)
    Marta, xo
    www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

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    1. Thank you so so much! That means a lot!

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  12. Your goddaughter is so stinking adorable! Looks like she had a fun birthday. Thanks for sharing and hope you're enjoying your Monday!

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    1. Thanks, Sydney! Hope your week is great!

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  13. Love your pink handbag!

    pinkandnavystripes.com

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    1. Isn't it the best? It makes anything instantly happy!

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  14. Could you and your God-daughter be any more cuter??? Absolutely LOVE both the outfits.. too darned cute!!

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  15. I like how you layered your necklaces. Your goddaughter is SO cute! Love her wardrobe change. :)

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    1. I never used to even *think* about layering necklaces until I started blogging. Kind of genius!

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  16. I LOVE the print of that romper! It looks like you had a really fun weekend too. Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

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    1. Thanks so much! I loved the print a lot too! And yes, it was a fabulous weekend! Though I could use some sleep! :)

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  17. I adore this romper! Can't believe its Topshop!

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    1. I know, right? It's really great!

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  18. I LOVE your floral romper! You look so pretty!!!

    xo,
    Janise

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  19. Definitely the romper was a great choice for the occasion. Your goddaughter is so adorable!
    http://www.weshopinheels.com

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    1. I felt good in it, for sure!
      Thanks!

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  20. That romper is so cute! I really like the flutter sleeve!

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    1. Thanks! The sleeves were def a selling point for me!

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  21. Your goddaughter is so cute. Those cheeks!! That romper is perfect on you and I love the print. It's the best to go home and reconnect with friends and family. It looks like you had a lot of fun.

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    1. I had a lot of fun! We were able to fit a lot of stuff into our short time there - it was perfect!

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  22. Loving the print and cut of this romper! Almost looks like a dress which is a nice!
    xo Adri
    www.adrilately.blogspot.com

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    1. Yep - my thoughts exactly! I may have to wear this as a shirt and then as shorts! Can't wait to restyle it!

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  23. your outfit is adorable, great choice on pairing the romper with those heels and WHAT A CUTE BABY! :)

    i started a linkup and would love to invite you to link up as well! :)

    rhea @ rheaetcetera.com
    Rhea, Et Cetera - Style to Inspire

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    1. Oh thanks for the heads up!
      I will check it out!

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  24. So glad you had fun in SA. Your goddaughter is so cute! Love your romper and it was perfect for the luau theme even though I'm sure you will wear it all summer. :)

    http://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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    1. That is certainly my goal! :) Thanks!

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  25. Love your romper! The color and print is so gorgeous! I want it!

    Lindsey
    Thrift and Shout

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    1. Flattered- thanks!! I know you would rock this!

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  26. Carylee, I love this romper on you! The fit and print is so cute and feminine. Thanks for hosting the linkup :)

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    1. Oh, you're welcome - we love having you!

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  27. I love the romper, and your whole family/friends are just gorgeous.

    Kreyola Jounerys

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    1. Thank you! And I will pass along your compliment!

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  28. It sounds like you had a fun-filled weekend and a very stylish one too! I love the floral romper on you. It's sexy and cute all at once. Love how you styled it. Enjoy the short week and an early Happy 4th!

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    1. It was such a fun weekend - very productive and I miss them all already!
      Thanks for reading and linking up!

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  29. What a cutie, I have such a soft spot for cheeks, and she is just too much, and with a wardrobe change, to die for.

    PS love the floral romper.

    Natalia

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    1. She's the sweetest little girl! Honored to be her godmother!
      Thanks for the nice note, lady! I was very pleased with this romper! A good one can be hard to find!

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  30. It sounds like you had a great weekend and your goddaughter is adorable!! Your romper is so pretty! The grey shoes were a great choice!

    Nicole
    Nicole to the Nines

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    1. Thanks, Nicole! I really don't know what I would do without these grey wedges!

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  31. Oh my gosh - your goddaughter is SO CUTE!!! And your friends are all supermodels!

    LOVE the romper - definitely a fun, perfect piece for a children's birthday party!

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    1. I shared your comment with them - needless to say, we are all flattered. Thank you!

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  32. Ok your goddaughter is the prettiest little thing ever!! SO darling. Love that romper too! You look so cute in it, makes me want one!

    Jessi
    www.haircutandgeneralattitude.com

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    1. She's definitely a doll! And thank you, girl, so much!

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  33. I love your romper, Carylee!! :) looks good on you and also, you reminded me of my foley and corinna bag that is similar to yours, I need to use it more :) thank you so much for the invite, Carylee, appreciate everything!

    uris
    http://my-sinina.blogspot.com/

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    1. oh i am obsessed with this F&C bag. You will see it a lot on this blog, I'm sure!
      And no problem at all - thanks for participating!

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  34. What a cute post this is! As a mom, kids bday parties melt my heart immediately, and your Goddaughter is adorable!!! You look pretty great yourself too missy with that beautiful romper. I am crazy for rompers, and just love layered delicate necklaces. This is a look I would wear head to toe. <3 How wonderful you got to spend some time with your friends. I am visiting back home and seeing my friends from school years right now as well, and totally agree with your sentiment; best friendships just take off as you've never left. Have a wonderful new week sweet girl, XOXO, Elif
    http://theboxqueen.com

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    1. Glad you were able to visit some old friends, too. It's such a great and comforting feeling, isn't it?
      Thanks so much for the note! Have an awesome week!

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  35. These are such great pictures. I have never been to San Antonio before but it is definitely on my list!! Great romper, too : )
    www.amemoryofus.blogspot.com

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    1. I definitely appreciate San Antonio more now that I'm gone! I took it for granted when I lived there! Hope you get to experience its greatness!
      And thank you!

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  36. First off all, that romper is too cute! Perfect for a luau themed party. Second, your Goddaughter is too cute! Her luau outfits are adorable!

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

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    1. Thanks so much! From both of us! Though, I wish I could take credit for her cuteness and style! :)

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  37. You look so adorable in this romper, my dear! I love pattern of it. And you're Goddaughter is so cute!

    http://crafty-zone.blogspot.com/

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  38. Obsessed with this romper, you look adorable! This is such a sweet post, love all of the family and baby pics!!! xo, Monica
    GlamVolution.blogspot.com

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    1. I'm so glad you enjoyed it! I figured it wouldn't hurt to show some of my life outside of blogging!
      Thanks for reading!

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  39. Fab playsuit/romper - my favourite one is from TopShop too! I love this post, and love the little insight into your family and friends. You all look gorgeous, although your god-daughter definitely steals the show! xxx

    Mama-andmore.com

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    1. Yes, she sure does! She's such a doll!
      Thank you!

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  40. Congrats on Nordstrom liking your insta pic! That's big time stuff there little one! Also I can't get enough pics of your Goddaugther. She is such a cutie pie!!! I just want to squeeze!
    -Chelsey
    -http://chelseypatti.blogspot.com

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    1. Haha! Yes! I squealed with delight when I got the notif! It's the small things in life, right?
      And yes, she's adorable and squish-worthy! Love her!

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  41. I have been thinking of getting a romper to wear for my birthday next month, and if I can find a cute floral one like this I'm sold! I found a cute solid fuschia one in Express last week that I liked, but I'm trying not to shop this month so I didn't but it yet. I think you styled yours perfectly!

    Katie

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    1. You have such great discipline! I hope you find your perfect one! I was really loving this!

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