October 21, 2018

Gingham Flannel: J. Crew (dupe: J. Crew Factory)

Overalls: Abercrombie & Fitch

Utility Jacket: Penfield x Madewell

Jeans: Hollister Co.

Stripe Flannel: Madewell (dupe: Madewell)

Booties: Madewell

Tote: Madewell

Autumn is my absolute favorite season ever since I can remember. Growing up in Michigan the fall season was a magical time, everything was changing color, the air was cooler, and my family would soon be visiting for the Holidays. I get such a sense of nostalgia during this time of year.

Philip & I have gone to Lynd’s fruit farm in Columbus every year since we began dating, and I’m glad we are holding the tradition now that we’re MARRIED (but more to come on that later). Apple + pumpkin picking are the best, and I like to get the full experience, which obviously means dressing the part. Flannels are my fall go to (flannels…for fall? Groundbreaking), but J. Crew/Madewells flannels are life changing and the COZIEST. I’m pretty much still a child, so I love a good pair of overalls, and A&F always performs with their denim selection. I was SHOCKED that I was buying pieces from Hollister again bc tbh I hadn’t since like 2011, but I’m living for these paper bag jeans (+ they’re on sale for a steal!). My Madewell transport tote goes everywhere with me, but my monogram stamp feels a little outdated now that I have new initials! Maybe that’ll be my testimony as to why I need a new one….

Here’s to the best season around!

Cheers!

Abbey

August 28, 2018

Pajama Set: TopShop

Eye Mask: Amazon

Slippers: Amazon

My bachelorette party was a massive success thanks to my wonderful maid of honor, and all of my amazing friends! We went with a slumber party theme and booked a hotel suite bc staying in is life. I was in love the Topshop satin set I ordered, and I’m so bummed I didn’t get a picture of my slippers bc I’m OBSESSED (+ inexpensive).

I decided to keep things more low key v. going out and getting wasted bc let’s be honest, I’m a Grandma. The Leveque Hotel in downtown Columbus did not disappoint with our suite! The entire hotel itself is gorgeous, but I was so impressed with our room! We’re almost a month out and it is getting REAL.

Cheers!

Abbey

August 26, 2018

Dress: Lord & Taylor (Wayf)

We celebrated my final bridal shower this weekend and it could not have been more perfect. The setting & decor were stunning, my Mom and three sister in laws did an absolutely amazing job! Asterisk in Uptown Westerville had such a great table set up, and a perfect atmosphere. I was also extremely pleased with my shower dress that I ordered online (that’s now on sale!) it fit like a glove & was perfect for the August heat.

Cheers!

Abbey

July 21, 2018

Top: Madewell (dupe: Madewell),

Overalls: Abercrombie & Fitch,

Sandals: Birkenstock

A trip to Mackinac Island used to be an every summer occurrence when I still lived in Michigan. The trip over the Mackinac bridge into the Upper Peninsula & the ferry ride in felt like something out of a movie. I absolutely loved being able to have Philip experience this magical place.

Our two hour bike ride did not disappoint, as we had perfect weather! 8 miles around the perimeter of the island, with a view you seriously cannot beat. Honestly I haven’t been on a bike in probably ten years and it was amazing. The turquoise water so clear you can see your feet, & the breeze coming off the lake make it the perfect summer destination.

Cheers!

Abbey

July 19, 2018

Location: Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, Traverse City, Empire, Sleeping Bear Dunes

Vacation has been UNREAL. Northern Michigan is my favorite place on earth, and I’m loving every second of being up here. Being from Grand Rapids I used to frequent the UP with my family every summer back in the day. So here is a visual journal of my travels thus far!

Cheers!

Abbey

July 7, 2018

Stationary: Minted Weddings

Finding the perfect wedding stationary is HARD, especially for someone who is into lettering & typography. Philip & I really wanted something simple, timeless, and not over the top expensive bc let’s be honest, people throw these away the second after you get married.

Minted’s selection was amazing, & made it so difficult to choose just one, but here we are! 10/10 would recommend for all invitation needs. We opted for “The minimalist” design.

Cheers!

Abbey