Life Lately

And just like that the end of May is here! We ended this month celebrating my sister as she graduated high school, but honestly the past few weeks have been a total blur. I can’t wait to share with you why…but more on that later! 😉 [No, I’m not pregnant! lol!] 

What to expect next month?

  • My favorite essential oils. No, I don’t sell them! I actually just bought a few while pregnant because you can barely take any medicine during it. Then I never really touched them because my allergies where fine at that time. But once I had Maxi my allergies were back so I started to play around with them. Paul jokes that this is my new “expensive” hobby [oils aren’t cheap! lol]. But I have fun with it and I’ve enjoyed learning something new.
  • Tips for ordering online. I rarely shop in store. In fact, two Sundays ago it took us all but 30 minutes to get Maxi ready for church. Nothing was fitting her! I ran to Old Navy after church to pick up some new pieces and the line was atrocious. I was in line for so long that Paul was sending me snaps of poor Maxi crying in her car seat because she had had enough. He got in the back with her and started singing and playing Baby Einstein songs. lol! That calmed her down, but reason #495829 I rarely shop in store.
  • My eye makeup tutorial! I have about 3 easy eye looks [that take under 3 minutes to do!] and I’ll be sharing them with you all!
  • 10 organization hacks!

What’s on my wish list for next month?

  • I should stop with the leopard sandals, but life is short. Buy the shoes.
  • We are headed to Colorado next month, so I think I’ll be using a backpack instead of a diaper bag while traveling. How cute is this one?!
  • Lately, I am obsessed with body oils. This is my next one to try.
  • I wanted some fun frayed jeans to wear with heels. These are only $100 and so cute!

Sweater: Free People, Here | Shorts: One Teaspoon [I go up a size to make them longer and use a belt] | Shoes: Dolce Vita | Bag: YSL | Belt: Old, Similar

Kimono: Nordstrom | Sunglasses: Nordstrom | Ring: Shopbop Tank: Similar Jeans: J Brand | Shoes: Nordstrom

Jacket: Nordstrom | Dress: Alice & Olivia, Similar | Sunglasses: Gucci | Lipstick: Snob

Top: Shopbop, Dupe | Jeans: AG | Bag: Tory Burch 

Dress: Free People | Shoes: Rachel Zoe | Bag: Gigi NY [c/o] | Ring: Shopbop | Sunglasses: Chloe | Necklace: Similar

Sweater: Nordstrom | Tank: Old, Similar | Shorts: Nordstrom | Bag: Clare V. | Sunglasses: Nordstrom  

Jumpsuit: Revolve, Short Version| Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell

Shoes: Nordstrom

Maxi’s outfit is Smocked Auctions & her bow is from a local Hallmark store! 

Sweater: Free People, Here | Shorts: One Teaspoon | Shoes: Dolce Vita | Bag: YSL | Belt: Old, Similar

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  1. Excited to see your upcoming posts, especially the one about online shopping!

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

    Published 31 May 17Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Thank you so much for reading, girl! xo

      Published 31 May 17Reply
  2. Sam wrote:

    Do you have a topknot tutorial? Your topknots are so cute!

    Published 31 May 17Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Hi Sam! Thank you so much, you’re so sweet! I don’t, but I’d love to work on one! xo

      Published 31 May 17Reply
      • Stephanie wrote:

        I second wanting a topknot tutorial! I have yet to master one, and your tutorials are always so helpful.

        Published 31 May 17Reply
  3. Brooks wrote:

    Hi Katey! Can’t wait for your post on your favorite oils! I am a newbie to oils and I am always interested in how other people use them. Thank you for giving us a glimpse into your life, I look forward to reading your blog every day!

    Published 31 May 17Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Thank you so much for reading! It means the world to me!

      Published 31 May 17Reply
  4. Allie wrote:

    Super excited about your eye makeup tutorial!!! I am almost 25 years old and still feel like I don’t really know what I’m doing with eye shadows so I would love an easy tutorial 🙂
    Also, I used your tricks for your beachy waves you did on Snapchat last week and it turned out so good!


    Published 31 May 17Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Yay!! I’m so excited that it turned out well for you! It’s my favorite way to do my hair in the summer!

      Published 31 May 17Reply
  5. Irina wrote:

    Maxi is just too dang precious. Love that giant bow.

    Published 31 May 17Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Thank you girl! haha, I love all the big bows!

      Published 31 May 17Reply
  6. Chloe wrote:

    Great post Katey. I love that sweater and jean shorts so cute!

    Published 31 May 17Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Thank you Chloe! 🙂

      Published 31 May 17Reply
  7. fancyrock wrote:

    The RM backpack is very nice, and it fits your style perfectly!

    For a kid-less trip to Scotland recently, I bought my first Fjallraven backpack (I say “my first,” because I’m sure there’ll be more!). I love it! It’s a different style than the RM but great if you want a more cargo-vibe like I did for my trip. If I’m blessed with baby #7, I will definitely use a Fjallraven as my go-to bag because my purse organizer and all my little pouches fit just right. :o) (Oh, and the mini Kankens are SO cute for a mini-me!)

    :o) Becky in OR

    Published 01 Jun 17Reply
  8. Courtney wrote:

    What color did you get in the Chloe Myrtle sunglasses?

    Published 02 Jun 17Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      The peach!

      Published 07 Jun 17Reply