The Recruiter Mom

The battle of the sweater blazer

I was in J.Crew doing an exchange and the wonderful saleswoman was wearing the Sophie Sweater Blazer with a cute denim shirt and I thought “well that’s cute”. Then I overheard the woman checking out next to me saying, “yes it’s my third color I just love this sweater blazer” and realized she was talking about the same dang thing. So I looked at her and said “ok, is it really that good’? She and the J.Crew employee then proceeded to tell me  ...

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HABA Mod Blocks

A friend of mine was asking for suggestions for her 18 month old but said, “NO TOYS, she has enough toys!” I started to think about the amount of things our kids have and realized they don’t play with MOST of them. The fad toys that are fun for about an hour get stuffed in a  ...

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Mondays are a battlefield

Here is some inside scoop on my loving husband, he likes dance shows. Take that back he kind of LOVES dance shows! When SYTYCD came on years ago we watched every episode and one of our favorite dances was to the song Battlefield by Jordan Sparks (here is the dance for your reference it’s  ...

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Nordstrom Must Haves

Since today is the last day of triple points I wanted to share with you a few of my current must haves for fall. 1.BP Scarf $24 I saw this online and knew how much I loved the one that I got last year, and how quickly it sold out so I snapped this sucker up quick and I’m so glad that I  ...

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Fall Family Photos

Today I have teamed up with my amazing photographer Regan Morton Photography to give you some ideas when it comes to Fall Family Photos. For many families it’s hard enough to book a date that everyone can attend then you have to think about colors and outfits (AAHHH!) I would go on  ...

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Unicorn Magic

Do you remember when you were a little girl and unicorns could be real? If you wished hard enough that the next time you saw a pasture of horses you could really see one glimmering horn peeking out. As we grow up the belief starts to fade you know along with Santa, The Tooth Fairy and The  ...

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Puffer Vests

Let’s talk puffer vests today! This is a fall and winter staple for me because I can throw on a long sleeve tee and one of these lightweight vests and I’m good pretty much through January. I have owned both Old Navy and J.Crew vests so I figured this year I would compare the two. I  ...

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Best Elfa system

I have had many of you ask about home organization ideas for your closet, playroom and well everywhere! I am going to start with one of my favorite organization systems because it can be used a ton of places (and we do). It’s called the ELFA Start-A-Stack from The Container Store. I know  ...

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Magnolia

Earlier this week I met my best friend at Magnolia Market in Waco to do a few more pictures for the blog. It is conveniently half way between both of our houses in Austin and Fort Worth. I know I am lucky that it is within driving distance and I have been there quite a few times, but this time  ...

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