Tuesday, July 29, 2014


I think I've told you how blessed I am to have such a wonderful family and groups of friends, but just in case I forgot, I AM SO BLESSED.

Now, that I've cleared that up, let me tell you a little about my weekend on Long Island visiting with my Dad's side of the family. I can't thank Patti, Kim and Rachel enough for planning the whole event and for my Aunt Nancy for hosting it!

Josh and I were staying at Rachel's so I got to shower and do a little curler action before heading over to the party. I even did RTR again and LOVED it with this little white dress too. :)

mon frere

On Saturday, Josh and I got up at 5am and hit the road at 6 to drive up to Long Island and celebrate our wedding family style! My Aunt Nancy hosted a bunch of us (aunts, uncles, great aunts, cousins, second cousins, brothers, sisters, and many types of in-laws) in her gorgeous backyard in Old Westbury and we had an absolute blast. 

I find it so humbling to be showered with love, attention, and presents by your family. Yes, your family should love you but they don't have to. And they certainly don't have to go as above and beyond as ours did. 

It was awesome!



Some highlights:
  • Our face on a cake
  • Delicious food
  • Bride and Groom hats
  • Games and prizes
  • Presents galore
  • Prosecco
  • Chatting and laughing all afternoon (seriously we were there from noon to 8:30pm!)

A hand-drawn wedding / where we met map from my sister-in-law. She's so talented!

Almost all of the people at this shower are coming to the wedding and that is just one more reason why we love our family. They will travel and make it a priority to come and celebrate as Josh and I get married. What an amazing gift to give us!

I feel so loved today. And I hope you all do too!

Tell me what you think..
  • Do you see your extended family often?
  • Is it funny watching your cousins who were babies grow up and head of to college? 
  • What is one of your favorite childhood memories with your family?


Getting you and your closet in shape! 
Sweat every day for 31 days.
Don't repeat an item of clothing for 31 days. 
Donate the items you haven't worn after a month or rediscover treasured pieces you forgot you had!
Things will probably fit a bit better too. ;)

Monday's workout: Elliptical in the AM and Spin class in the PM
Sunday's workout: Elliptical - my one true love
Saturday's workout: Whoops - does riding in a car count?
Friday's workout: Circuit training

Monday's outfit: Robin's egg blue blouse and work skirt
Sunday's outfitWhite shorts and blue tank
Saturday's outfitRent the Runway white dress
Friday's outfitFlower child pants and yellow tee

Share your daily look on instagram or twitter #31DayClosetChallenge

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