Month: January 2014

Leather+ Sequins

Leather + Sparkle

Date Night

 Leather + Strappy Heels

It’s date night, yay!  I love dressing up a little when Joel and I go out.  I’m usually in flats so I can chase Tommy around but whenever I’m kid free I make sure to wear heels.  Tonight I’m wearing one of my favorites!  I bought these during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and have had so much fun with them!  Hope you all enjoy your weekend!


What I’m wearing… Leather Leggings, Sequin Sweater (similar here and here), Sam Edleman heels (similar), necklace (similar here and here), JCrew bracelets (similar here), Kate Spade Earrings, JCrew phone case (similar), YSL #6 on my lips.

Snow Day





We have snow!  It’s not too common for it to snow in the south and that’s something I was thrilled about when we moved here.  My kids on the other hand absolutely love the snow and are loving life this week!  We may not have much snow on the ground but they’ll take what they can get.  Today is the second day that school and sports have been canceled so we spent the afternoon playing outside.  I hate being cold and I’m not a big fan of the snow but I love seeing my kids get excited about it.  I guess it’s not too bad as long you can come inside to a warm fire and hot cocoa.  Happy snow day, stay safe and warm!


What I’m wearing… North Face Coat (old but similar here), Gap Jeans, Hunter Boots, JCrew Beanie (older), Scarf (older), YSL #6 on my lips!                                                                                                                                                            What Elle’s wearing… Burton Jacket (similar here), Gap Jeans, UGG Boots, scarf and beanie are older but it’s easy to find something similar!                                                                                                                                                             What Billy’s wearing… North Face Jacket (similar), Joe’s Jeans, Reebok shoes, beanie is Shaun White from Target  What Tommy’s wearing… Joe’s Jeans, Quicksilver Jacket (similar here), Adidas

My New Beau

Beau Bag 2

 Beau Bag 3

Beau Bag

When I was pregnant with my daughter Elle my husband Joel surprised me with a Kate Spade diaper bag for Christmas.  I was so excited I started using it before she was born!  This past Christmas (11 years later) he surprised me with another Kate Spade bag, the Beau Bag.  Needless to say I’m OBSESSED!!!  Kate Spade bags will always hold a special place with me and seeing how her bags get cuter and cuter with each one that’s released I’ll keep expecting Joel to “surprise” me with more!

What I’m wearing… Kate Spade Beau Bag, GAP Turtleneck, GAP Jeans, Wedges, JCrew Bracelets, Kate Spade Earrings, Lips: YSL #6

It’s a Pink and Grey Kind of Day

Pink and Grey





Today I wore one of my favorite coats, I’ve had it for years and it’s something I can dress up or down.  Tommy joined me for a few pics and then we were off to run errands.  I’m all about pairing basics with clothes that I actually wear out and about as I chase my kids around town.

 Thanks for stopping by…


What I’m wearing… My coat is Banana Republic (you can find a similar one here, here, and here),                          GAP Boyfriend Jeans, Nordstrom shirt, Nordstrom scarf, JCrew flats (on sale now!), JCrew bracelets (sold out but similar here), Kate Spade earrings, MAC lipstick

What Tommy’s wearing… GAP sweatshirt, GAP Jeans, H&M shirt, VANS

Currently Craving

With all this cold weather I’ve spent a little too much time online.  Here’s what I’m currently craving…  Image

Hudson Jeans, Tory Burch FlatsClutch, Earings, Turtleneck, Sunglasses (Celine, Audrey), YSL Lips

I’m so happy it’s supposed to start warming up here, I’m ready to get back outside!



War Eagle!

I’ve never been much of a football fan but have to say that Auburn University is rubbing off on me. My kids are die hard fans and I can’t help but get excited about this team too! I love how the community comes together to support their team. Definitely a fun year to move here. Win or lose, we’re Tiger fans now. War Eagle!

War Eagle

War Eagle 2What I’m Wearing: Gap Jeans, Gap Shirt, JCrew Bracelets, Tory Burch Flats

Cold, Cold, Cold!

Since we’ve moved to the South we’ve had hot, humid weather, lots and lots of rain, perfect fall weather, and now freezing cold, winter weather! We don’t have any snow to show for it but at least the sun was out.

calicrest trench coat

CaliCrest Louis Vuitton

CaliCrest Gap Skinny Jeans

CaliCrest Leopard Flats

What I’m wearing –

Coat (similar to), JeansFlats , Bag (Louis Vuitton), Bracelets (JCrew), Earrings (Kate Spade), Lips (YSL #6)


New Year, New Blog

Welcome to CaliCrest! I’ve been wanting to start a blog for a while and what better time than the beginning of a new year?!? So here it goes…

New Blog, New Year

Loving my Brittany Fuson Planner, JCREW necklacesAnthropologie Mug, and of course a little reading material.