Monday, July 20, 2015

C+D WEDDING

Hi lovelies! Today I wanted to share a special thing with y'all- our wedding pictures! D and I got married back in November before I started this blog, but as I'm sure y'all can understand, I just LOVE scrolling through our pictures over and over again! I'm very lucky to have an extremely talented aunt who is a photographer! She owns Ever After Photography and did all the photography for our wedding. She's the best :) I hope y'all enjoy this fun little glimpse into the happiest day of our lives! 













































They they are living happily ever after! Muah! 

Cassidy Rae

Friday, July 17, 2015

NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE

I'm definitely late to the game posting a round up of my favorite sale items from the Nordstrom Anniversary sale! I debated about whether or not I should because every one already has, but oh well, this is my corner of the internet and if nothing else, it will act as inspiration for myself!

I have to be honest, I'm in Texas and in Texas, you have a REALLY hard time buying fall clothes in July because you know that even cool weather is still about 4 months away. I mean why spend my July money on clothes I can't wear until October at the earliest? But truthfully, the sale prices really do make it worth it. I always look back in the fall at items that were discounted in July and kick myself for not grabbing them during the Anniversary Sale. Also, not only are the sales on clothes awesome but my favorites to buy right now are probably shoes and beauty products! I'm going on and on when really you could look for yourself and understand why this sale is so great, but it is the perfect place to stock up on your basics and invest in more splurge worthy pieces while they have a lower price tag! 

Alright, beauties, I'm off to spend some money! All talkie, no shopie makes me a girl with nothing to wear ;) Hope y'all score some fabulous goodies! Happy Friday! 

Cassidy Rae

Thursday, July 9, 2015

BIRTHDAY MONTH

Yay! July is here, and that means so is my birthday month! Around here, we don't just celebrate one day of a birthday, but instead, we dedicate the whole month to birthdays! {As if I needed more excuses for buying myself things!} Not only is it my birthday month, but D and I are also headed to the beach for a little getaway with his fam! So ready for a vacation!

Since I have birthday on the brain, I thought I'd share a little round-up of what is on my birthday wishlist this year {and with any luck, my sweet hubby is reading this;) size 6 in shoes, honey:)}!



I've been needing new luggage since...well... I don't actually think I've ever had my own luggage which is crazy, but I am always running to my Marme's house before any trips to steal a suitcase so she suggested I put some on my birthday list! She's brilliant, I know, and so is Ted Baker for creating this stunning set of luggage that also comes in small and medium sizes. I probably need them all, but for now, I'll settle for the LARGE :)

I don't know about y'all but I, for one, can NEVER have enough planners and this gorgeous snakeskin one told me through the computer screen that it needs to be my next.

Emily from Cupcakes and Cashmere just launched her own clothing line through Nordstrom and all the pieces are beautiful! This LWD is just one of the many I have my eye on.

Mermaid everything this summer for me so naturally I need these sandals, and I've been dying to try out Mermaid Hair products. I have heard amazing things about them from how they make your hair feel to how they smell so I really want to get my hands on some!

I've been dying for this Gigi NY Jenn Bucket Bag since it was released, but I've had to prioritize my purse buying. It is finally time for this one to be added to my closet. Happy birthday to me!

How amazing is this pearl faced gold watch? I also love the pearl face with the leather band. Decisions, decisions, but really these are amazing especially for the price point!

So these are some of the things on my birthday list! What hot items have you been keeping in your online carts as of late? I'd love to know {a birthday list can't get too big, right?}!

Thanks so much for reading!

CASSIDY RAE

Saturday, July 4, 2015

FOURTH OF JULY BASH ESSENTIALS

Happy Fourth of July, loves! I hope y'all are enjoying or getting ready for your 4th of July Bash! If you're an extremely last minute person (like me), you're still getting things together for the celebration! Whoops! Here are some essentials I am loving that we all need for our BBQs, pool parties, beach bashes, or small get togethers with friends or family! 

Start with a gorgeous tablescape: 
Everything from this Fourth of July picnic by DesignLoveFest is perfect!! I absolutely love how she strayed from the standard color scheme and also incorporated peaches, pinks, corals, and other shades of blue! The floral arrangement, the tablecloth, the food set up-- Gorgeous! 

I love how this table runner brings in Fourth of July colors, but in an non-traditional way! 

Fun red, white and blue (and more) napkins

These fun Clambake plates from Anthropologie would be gracing the tables of my Fourth of July party!

Bring in the delicious food that'll have people coming back for more and more:
These backyard BBQ menu ideas would be perfect for a July 4th party that brings some creativity to the menu! 

Don't forget your signature drink {or two} an Acai Blueberry Cooler sounds divine to me! Find more recipe ideas here

More gorgeous-ness from DesignLoveFest! How fun and beautiful are these frozen flower popsicles though?!

I hope everyone has a very blessed day with family and friends. I am so thankful to be a part of this incredible country where we can all have the freedom to live and worship as we choose. This Fourth of July is even more special to D and I because Dorian just became a member of the United States Navy! We are so thankful for the men and women who have gone before us to protect our lives in the USA! Land of the Free because of the Brave! 

Happy Fourth of July!