Thursday, October 20, 2016

Getting Caught in the Rain

Outfit 1: Jacket: Barbour (similar) Skirt: J.Crew (0ld/love this) Sweater: Velvet by Graham & Spencer  Boots: Hunter
Outfit 2: Jacket: Tory Burch (old) Sweater: J.Crew Jeans: J.Crew Socks: J.Crew Bag: Tory Burch (old/ also love this) Boots: LL Bean c/o
Outfit 3: Jacket: Penfield Boots: Hunter
Outfit 4: Jacket: J.Crew  Umbrella: Martin Dingman c/o 
Kiel: Jacket: Burberry  Pants: Brooks Brothers Boots: LL Bean

I love a good rainy day. Whether I'm outdoors or cozy inside the sound of rain can be so relaxing. I love to take rainy day walks during the fall when there is a gorgeous contrast between the gloomy skies and colorful trees. Today I'm sharing a few rainy day essentials. Shop my picks below.

Rain boots: 


Monday, October 17, 2016

Will Always Fall for You

Jacket: Kate Spade Dress: J.Mendel (old, also love this dress)  Shoes: Manolo Blahnik Bag: Tory Burch (similar)  Earrings: Lisi Lerch c/o Bracelet: Kate Spade Glasses: Karen Walker Lipstick: Smashbox // Famous c/o 

Coats are my weakness. While I love a beautiful pair of shoes, I have a really hard time resisting "that perfect" coat. Fall in Rhode Island can be pretty brisk and in the winter it is usually too cold to leave home without an extra added layer.  Coats are basically the focal point of every single one of my outfits from October to March. I recently purchased this Kate Spade coat from Nordstrom. I was looking for a white jacket (this turned out to be a very light grey) and this instantly caught my eye. I really loved the flared hem, and jeweled buttons. I wore my coat without the faux fur collar for Fall but I can't wait to dress up my look with the fur collar in winter. Nordstrom has a really beautiful collection of winter coats this season. I shared some of my favorites below. 

                                                         Thank you Nordstrom for sponsoring this post! 

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

October Autumn Road

Jacket: Tommy x Gigi c/o Sweater: Tommy x Gigi c/o (also love this one)
Jeans: J.Crew Shoes: Tory Burch Bag: Tory Burch (similar) Scarf: Tommy x Gigi Glasses: Karen Walker

Shop the Tommy x Gigi collection here. I've linked other Tommy Hilfiger favorites below.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Autumn Mix

Pumpkin Mugs: Pottery Barn Pumpkin Snack Bowl: Pottery Barn Pottery Barn Bark Charger: Pottery Barn Blanket: Nantucket Looms c/o 

This weekend was perfect for staying in and watching movies -- cold and rainy.  Kiel and I worked on a lot of projects around the house and tried out a couple of delicious fall recipes. We were inspired to make the Autumn mix after seeing a picture on Pinterest :) 

Here a few things to try this Fall: 

Apple Cider Floats
(Serves 1)

The perfect fall drink -- delicious and easy to make. Great for those cozy nights at home

Local Apple Cider (I always keep a half gallon in the fridge this time of year)
French Vanilla Ice Cream 
Whipped Cream 
Apple Slices
Brown Sugar (or caramel sauce) 

1. Add one scoop of ice cream to a cup and pour in the apple cider. Make sure to leave a little room at the top for the whipped cream. 
2. Cut an apple slice to garnish the rim of the cup.
4. Top with whipped cream, brown sugar, and a sprinkle of cinnamon. 
5. Put on your favorite movie and enjoy!

Autumn Mix
I don't think there is any right way to make this. Kiel and I got creative and combined a lot of our favorite snacks into one mix. I love anything that is salty, sweet with chocolate and peanut butter! It's perfect for parties or movie nights :) I plan on bringing the leftover mix to the office this week. 

Chocolate Chex
Original Chex
Chocolate Toffee Pretzels 
White Chocolate Pretzels 
Candy Corn
MallowCreme Pumpkins
Peanut M&M's
Honeycomb cereal
Reese's Piece's 
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (mini cups are ideal. We cut larger cups into wedges) 
Chocolate Chips
Peanut Putter Chips
Kettle corn
Reese's Puffs cereal 

Pumpkin Flower Vases
I cannot leave Whole foods without bringing home a bouquet of flowers. They always have the prettiest arrangements. I was excited to make a pumpkin vase with the flowers I purchased this weekend. It looks so pretty displayed on the kitchen table and would be the perfect decoration for a dinner party. 

1. Cut top off pumpkin
2. Take out seeds and hollow out as if you were making jack-o-lantern. (Bake seeds to enjoy later)
3. Fill halfway with water
4. Arrange flowers 

Halloween movie recommendations:
1. Stephen King's It
2. The Lost Boys
3. Hocus Pocus 
4. Harry Potter
5. Halloween (the original starring Jamie Lee Curtis)
6. Scream
7. Edward Scissorhands
8. The Nightmare Before Christmas
9. Teen Witch
10. Casper
11. Donnie Darko (one of my favorite movies)
12. Stranger Things (Technically not a movie but this series on Netflix is one of the best I have watched in a while.)


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Luke's Diner

Sweater: Tuckernuck c/o Scarf: Tuckernuck c/o Bag: Louis Vuitton (Custom colors: Ivoire and Vert Clair)Bracelets: Kiel James PatrickKate Spade Necklace: Kiel James Patrick (coming soon) Nail polish: Atlantic Pacific x Formula X // Atlantic Mist c/o

Netflix teamed up with 250 coffee shops nationwide today and turned them into Luke's Diner complete with signs, aprons, logo cups, and backwards baseball caps in honor of the 16th anniversary of Gilmore Girls first episode airing and in anticipation of the revival episodes (November 25th!). Gilmore Girls is my absolute favorite show and I could not resist waking up extra early this morning to enjoy my very own cup of Luke's legendary coffee at Lasalle Bakery. I have watched the series more times than I would like to admit and was beyond excited when I found out this pop-up shop was happening. I'm counting down the days until Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. My fingers are crossed for a Logan x Rory ending. 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

As American as Apple Pie

Sweater: J.Crew Shirt: Madewell Skirt: J.Crew Bag: J.Crew Boots: Hunter c/o Socks: Ralph Lauren (similar

Fall would not be complete without a day of apple picking. We usually wait until the weather is just crisp enough to wear our favorite flannels and boots. This year we went with Carly, Garrett and the pups to Barden Family Orchard. It was such a fun day and the dogs made it an especially memorable experience.