5.29.2016

not merely cannibals {wiws}





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Skirt, from UO last summer
I debated and debated about the title of this blog post. But in the end my initial title won.

Catholics were called cannibals because we believe in receiving/eating the REAL presence of Christ in the Eucharist. However, Fr. R made a good point on his homily this weekend. 

5.27.2016

FriDATEs with Lucy

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on me: 
Top, it's less than $20!
necklace, jcrew factory
wedges (the ones I wear ALL THE TIME)
skirt, old, piperlime (old BR site)
Valentino crossbody

on Lucy:
Leggings
Mocs c/o FP



This should be FriDATES with Daniel and Lucy. 
Daniel has early Saturday Teeball games. He's been staying with us on Friday nights instead of joining his other sibs with my mom. He was upset at first because he's used to going to Lola's house. Two weeks ago, I asked him what he think about Friday nights with Daddy and Mummy (& Lucy). 

5.26.2016

what to wear for a summer brunch

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This will be the first of this series, in honor of the awesome Nordstrom sale that features selected items up to 40% off! How awesome is that?

These are my picks for a summer brunch.






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5.25.2016

my mini me

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on me: Top, thrifted
Jeans,  bought on sale via hautelook
Toms

on Lucy: Gap dress c/o F&F

Indulge me here for a minute and AGREE with me that Lucy is my mini me.
Fine...  if not in features, then she's my mini me when it comes to temperament  ~ like when I need to be fed? we both can be hangry, very hangry. 

5.24.2016

jump, jump, jump

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on me:
A&F top
skirt, anthropologie, exact one
Franco Sarto wedges {my faves}, similar

on Isabel:
Frozen dress c/o Auntie Feli
Tights
Stride Rite mary janes, thrifted, c/o Lola I 
similar



This past weekend was tough, not just for me, but to these little ones. Isabel was confused why I was saying goodbye/see you later everyday of the week + Saturday and Sunday. Hubs said she waited for me on Sunday and did not eat lunch. She fell asleep waiting for me. 

5.22.2016

such a serious face {wiws}

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Lucy's outfit
Top, old
Leggings, this similar one is SO CUTE! and it's <$10!
socks, similar

Isabel's dress c/o Lola L


 
Top, BR old
Skirt, jcrew factory
LV Montaigne


I finished my dreaded 7 consecutive days of working at the hospital.  I don't like putting my ward weeks back to back with my weekend calls... but it just happened that way.

5.20.2016

lace dresses

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Lace dresses are my current infatuation of dresses this season...  The fit and flare. The midi top and pencil skirt combo. Peplum lace dresses.  I love them all.

5.17.2016

a brickwall

dress thrifted
LV wristlet mon monogram


  

I am sure some of you guys have seen this video about instagram husbands.
This OOTD post reminds me of that video.

5.16.2016

teeball



  


This boy is in his second year of teeball. we decided to keep him with the "rookies" instead of joining the minors because he is a "young first grader." It was a great decision. He is with another friend from his school. He also has other friends from last year's league. 

5.15.2016

red bag + red shoes {wiws}

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Dress via hautelook
faux leather jacket, 2(maybe 3 seasons ago?)
Celine mini, pre-loved







Back to the 40s here in the midwest. WHY OH WHY!
Teeball was cancelled for my little D. The field was wet and it was a chilly morning.
I had another outfit planned for Pentecost Sunday (no pops of red at all). That had to change. It was CHILLY.

5.14.2016

Lucy at 10 mos

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  My pretty lady is 10 months old. 

A few updates:
She loves table food! we already gave her scrambled eggs, salmon (baked in a foil with veggies, and teriyaki salmon), white rice, fettucine alfredo. She wants to try our ice cream.

5.12.2016

let's go for a walk

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Top, thrifted
floral shorts, thrifted, from XXI
straw hat via hautelook, similar here 
St. Lucy pendant c/o


Living in Indy limits us to the beauty and mountains of the west coast. We also don't have a beach.

We make do with what we have. Indy is opening more trails and promoting its places to walk, run and bike.

 We are not, by no means, hikers. My children and husband would want to be outdoors more but with my allergies, I don't go out as much as I want to during spring.  As soon as the trees are done pollinating and blooming, then I am all set to get some sun.

5.10.2016

they make me a want to be a better mom

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There are TONS of photos. sorry, not sorry.  




 

 On D:

on SJ:
shirt c/o Auntie Feli // Target pants // Stride Rite shoes 


On Bellie:
Target dress // RL cardi // Sandals c/o Lola L





White Top Old Navy
wedge sandals via zulily
faux pearl bracelet, similar
necklace from my mom

I am no super mom. I am just a mom.
I don't like poop. I don't like stinky stuff. If hubs is home, I try to punt the diaper changing to him. But we gotta do what we gotta do. So I change diapers. 

5.09.2016

interns no more {travel diary}









 My friends A and S and I had a much-needed reunion in ATL.  These are my very good friends from Pediatric residency. We were all  interns at the county hospital newborn nursery and pediatric ward. We spent every 4th night call nights at the hospital. We have shared ER shifts. We have shared rooms in the peds retreat. 

5.08.2016

ruffle top + pencil skirt for Mother's Day {wiws}

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Lace up ballet flats, similar
Chanel Flap, preloved

Mother's day was early for this momma. I received Isabel's flower after the preschool program. I also wore my Mother's Day outfit for Satuday vigil. 

5.06.2016

blush and pencil skirt {overdressed for weekend rounds}

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Studded flats, via eBay
pencil skirt via nordstrom rack
ruffle top, this in floral... my blush top left in maternity only.  
necklace via jcrewfactory
 


 
  


I love blush tops (i love pink!) I am going away from the bright pink as I get older... mature.. mom of 4... mid-30s. whatever you call  this stage. 

I also like pencil skirts. You'd notice that I rarely wear pants now. Except for my skinnies... (helllloooooo HIPS!)

5.05.2016

vegetarian stuffed bell peppers




Happy CINCO DE MAYO, friends!

5.04.2016

i'm her world. she's my world

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dress via zulily
LV crossbody
flats via zulily
baby -- all mine. 
although i share her with her daddy and her lolos and lolas and sibs.  


 Lucy gives me hugs and I MELT.  
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