'Tis the season for lights, cheer, and visitors. Actually, that season just ended and thank heavens I finally got my own Christmas tree taken down. However, a few weeks ago, we had visitors after Christmas! Patrick's family was in town and we took them to Galveston so we could all experience Moody Gardens!Read More
We have already established that velvet is one of the biggest trends of the fall/winter. It is definitely my FAVORITE trend of the season. It can elevate any outfit with texture and shine! Though it looks luxe, many inexpensive pieces are available right now!Read More
The Bun is back! Things have been a bit crazy ever since we started our move to Houston back at the end of August. We finally took a day to stop and smell the roses and take in just a few of Houston's many attractions. We visited the Japanese Garden in Hermann Park. It was lovely and tranquil. Best of all, it was free!Read More
It's already a whole week into August. Summer is slipping away quickly. Bloggers everywhere (or at least in this hemisphere) are already busting out their booties and sweaters. At the risk of being totally irrelevant, I want to share a few of my favorite outfits from summer 2017.Read More
Everywhere you look on Instagram lately you see boots and sweaters. I don't know where these influencers are, but where I'm at it is still 100 degrees. I blame the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale...Read More
These cupcakes are certainly not groundbreaking. They have been around for decades. My mother introduced me to these treats and her mother introduced them to her. However, if you have not made them, it is time to do so. These come together easily and deliciously every time. I have put a small spin on them here using dark chocolate cocoa powder and chocolate chips, but they are just as lovely with milk chocolate.Read More
Today it reached 120 degrees in Phoenix. I'm thrilled that I missed that blistering heat by only a week. Summer is in full swing in Oklahoma, as well. It is hot and humid, though fortunately not 120. Wildflowers are blooming and allergies are in full force as well.Read More
Call it my blogiversary, my birthday, or whatever you like! Sock Bun Wisdom is one today! I am definitely still small potatoes and have a looooong way to go. However, I've learned a lot and come quite a ways in 365 days! Here are some takeaways:
Protect your magic, don't quit your daydream, and always be a unicorn.Read More
This is definitely not the most flattering thing I've ever owned (maybe if I could kick my nacho habit it would fit better...)... But it's a seersucker romper with a tie front and ruffles, so who cares if it makes me look like I'm wearing a diaper? It's from my favorite store, Charming Charlie.Read More
I hope your Memorial Day weekend is off to a great start! It's easy to forget the reason for the holiday when your Instagram feed and your email inbox are brimming with sales and promos, all urging you to fill your wardrobe and empty your bank account. Let's take a minute to remember the real reason for the long weekend, the men and women who lost their lives protecting our freedom and serving our country. Thank you to our Armed Services, past and present, for your incredible dedication! Certainly feel free to score some cute clothes, soak up some sun at the lake, take a picnic... but be sure to remember our service men and women!
My puppy and I decided to take a picnic! We took dad along to work the camera! ;)
If you don't already know, this beautiful mutt is our fur baby, Ritzy Rae. Patrick and I adopted her from the Lexington Humane Society when she was just 10 weeks old. At that time, she weighed 24 pounds. Now she is 4 years old and weighs about 90 pounds. She's mellow, mopey, and magnificent. We just adore her.
How perfectly patriotic is this dress? Bell sleeves and cold shoulder? Rickrack and tassels? Sign me up.
I snagged it at Target for like 13 bucks, though it is still listed online for $27.99. It also comes in burnt orange with maroon trim.
It is casual, comfy, cute, and on trend! I think it would also be adorable over a baby bump if any mommies-to-be are looking for a cute dress for Memorial Day or the 4th!
OK, you caught me. The picnic basket in the previous photos was empty. >_<
However, I staged a picnic in my backyard for your benefit! I topped some Greek Gods Honey Strawberry yogurt with fresh berries. I also sliced some fresh mozzarella, halved some cherry tomatoes, and dressed some lettuce with olive oil and balsamic vinegar for a tasty take on caprese salad. I also want to give these Jalapeno Cornbread Crisps a shoutout! I stumbled upon them at Walmart and they are bomb.com!
These earrings are old as the hills. I have no idea where I got them. However, I do know that you can never have too many pearls.
My bag and shoes are vintage Charming Charlie, my favorite label.
So what are your plans for Memorial Day? Let me know in the comments!