I love how a lot of you are loving our outdoor rug as much as we do! I thought it was only appropriate to share how we are caring for it so it remains in tip-top condition.
When I first spotted this rug, I did not think about how we would take care of it. Honestly, I just assumed we would sweep it and move on with our lives. All I focused on was finding a pretty, ivory (or off-white), boho, chic rug. And if you watch my Instagram stories, you know how beautiful and perfect it was when it first arrived.
I am so excited to finally share details about our rooftop patio furniture. Man, oh man, the hell we went through to get this right. It was probably Jose’s most frustrating project. Thankfully, we sorted out every issue and finally own an outdoor set we LOVE and enjoy!
As soon as we became homeowners, we started exploring a little area in Houston known as Highland Village. It was basically where I lived before the pandemic. Seriously, I would spend so much time in that area exploring all the stores. I quickly found out which stores contained most of my style, Crate and Barrel(C&B) being one of them.
We are officially halfway through the year – like WUUUT?!? As much as I enjoy summertime, I am actually ready to fast forward to the fall season simply because I am not traveling anywhere, lol! (At this point, I have no trips planned for this month.) And since I have an outdoor space to enjoy, I am ready to sit on my rooftop patio to enjoy the cool breeze with a homemade pumpkin spice latte in hand. (Ugh, I know, so basic.) Anyway, I am looking forward to making this month a productive one – per usual. If you are new to the blog, welcome. Here’s a virtual hug from me to you! At the beginning of every month, I like to give new readers shoutouts. 😉 And normally, I keep it short and simple, but this month, I want to give you an in-depth introduction about myself. I want you to know the meaning behind my blog and why I decided to create this online escape.
Happy, happy Tuesday! Hope you had a wonderful day! I am loving this week because we (the company I work for) have officially completed our fiscal year (meaning it’s like Dec. 31st) – and tomorrow is my Friday! (Thursday AND Friday are company holidays for the 4th of July!!!) So happy we cleaned our patio last weekend so we can actually kick back and enjoy it this weekend.
I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I spent mine in Dallas celebrating the little sister’s birthday. It was a nice getaway and a great time with the fam bam.
I normally share the top five blog posts from the previous month during the first week of the new month, however, I delayed it a bit this month. I do this to help those with crazy schedules. I know life is hectic so this is my way of giving you the scoop. The top five blog posts from May were:
May Giveaway Deets – Thank you to those who entered last month’s giveaway! It was actually the first giveaway of the year. The winner was randomly selected (selection process was shared through IG stories). I would love to do another giveaway this summer so stay tuned as I begin to brainstorm fresh ideas.
Almost one week ago, Target debuted an exclusive designer dress collection in collaboration with three designers – Cushnie, LoveShackFancy, and Lisa Marie Fernandez. They’ve been working on this project for over one year and the collection was made available to the public just last week. (So sad I missed the dress I really wanted 🙁 It’s sold out and they do NOT plan to restock any of the items.) The collection is made up of 70+ dresses – all ranging from sexy to flirty to vacay vibes. They made sure to make it an all-inclusive collection by including sizes from XXS to 3X, all ranged from $40 – $60.
I hope you’ve had a wonderful day so far. I cannot believe it’s Wednesday already, where has the week gone?!? Anyway, I am sharing all of the deets about my birthday outfit. (By the way, I shared trip details here.) If you are looking for something lovely (and pink) to wear this summer, I gotcha covered, gf!