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{fall front porch}

SHOP: Giant Black Plush Spider | Lifesize Poseable Skeleton | Light Up Orange Halloween Jack-O’-Lantern | Doormat (similar)| Paint Color | Lighting House Numbers | RING doorbell | Keyless Entry Plant Stand Planter | Halloween Bat Graphic Pullover Sweatshirt | Roadtripper Skinny Jeans

Hangin with my B👀’s – Brenda 💀 Jack 🎃+ Charlotte 🕷

Wishing you a Happy First day of Fall 🍂

Sharing our Fall front porch with lots of fun festive decor + doormats. And a really easy DIY Jack-O-Lantern.

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{weekend notes}

SHOP: Puff Elbow Sleeve T-Shirt | Levi’s Wedgie Icon High-Rise Jeans | Gradina Block Heel Bootie | Sunglasses

Wine (and girlfriends) are like duct tape….
They fix everything 🍷👯‍♀️

We fell in love with Grindstone Winery Chardonnay + tasting room this weekend. Such a gorgeous spot to picnic and #chardsohard

Intentions for the Week…..

  • dedicate this week to all things health + wellness
  • make my yearly dermatologist appointment
  • 20,000 steps per day
  • hit my water intake goal
  • peloton ride each day
  • try to hit 7 hours of sleep per night….basically impossible
  • evening walk with the fam bam + dogs
  • log all my food into the weight watchers app
  • celebrate my mom’s birthday
  • at home face mask/mani night with Bay
  • order Holy Rosary fair tacos (not so healthy) HA!

Highlights from the weekend……

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{weekend notes}

First day of school 2020. Looks a little different than years past.

May your coffee be strong. And your WiFi be stronger!!!

Intentions for the Week:

  • Practice patients (I have NONE)
  • Make Bay’s first week in high school (from home) extra special
  • Get my spin on. Peloton friends – tell me what instructors to start with
  • Share a new recipe
  • Top rated Amazon products “things we don’t need, but need”
  • Start Omega Nu 2020-2021 year
  • Pick up some new reading material at the library (curb-side, obvi)
  • Hit 20,000 steps per day (I only got to my goal 4 times last week)
  • Style my coffee table for Fall (baby steps so Cory doesn’t freak out with all the Fall decor)
  • September style calendar

Highlights from the weekend…..

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{bleach tie dye diy}

SHOP: Sweatshirts ($15) | My Jeans (on sale)| Bay’s Levi’s Shorts (on sale) | Sunglasses ($10)

To DYE for 💀 DIY! As soon as we find a fun little quarantine activity, bleach becomes gold and goes extinct. Ha! Figures!

Sharing this super easy bleach tie dye DIY today on the blog. Along with perfect sweatshirts + tees to get the job done!

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{friday favorites}

SHOP: Tie Dye Pajama Set ($25) | My Slippers | Bay’s Slippers ($20) | Charlie’s Bandana Set

My Valentine’s 💕 (minus Cory) I hope your day is filled with Reese’s heart peanut butter cups 🍫 + Chardonnay for days🍷 + matching pajamas 👯‍♀️ + pizza 🍕 My true love language 🤗

Welcome to another week of Friday Favorites. A random list of things that caught my eye and things I’m really diggin at the moment!

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{diy dipped vase + $9 arrangement}

SHOP: Polka Dot Top | Denim ($20) | Necklace | Vase

I’ve been on the hunt for a large dipped vase. And it’s been a no-go!

Started digging through my vase collection and found this canister. Tossed the lid and thought, hmmmm! I can make this cute.

This DIY took me 1 day. And I absolutely LOVE the way it turned out! Don’t you love it when that happens? I can add this to my Pinterest success…ha!

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{weekend notes}

Just another Magic Monday. Switching it up. Moday’s don’t have to be manic. Let’s make them magic. What do you think? After a full 7 hours of sleep last night (which I never, ever get) I did NOT wake up refreshed and ready for the day. But, instead of thinking about how shitty today could be. I’m turning it around and thinking of all the ways it can me magic. I know, sounds corny, but my mind + heart can make or break my day. So, this is working for me….so far!

Hope you all had a great weekend.

This past weekend was sprinkled with a healthy dose of family + friends + sunshine + relaxation. It was pretty damn good!

Intentions for the Week:

  • stay on track with Weight Watchers
  • watch my girls first volleyball game of the season
  • celebrate my Mom’s birthday
  • finish decorating for Fall
  • shoot some new outfits for the blog
  • purge all my Fall decor
  • make it to the gym, no matter what
  • actually start a mini reset…and not just talk about it
  • try a tortellini soup
  • plan a Napa day-date with Cory
  • watch Jenny get married
  • complement someone different everyday

This week on xoxostacyb: Old Navy Try-On. Fall home refresh. The Mississippi pot roast recipe you’ve all been asking for.

Highlights from the Weekend……

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{gift guide: father’s day}

Father’s Day is right around the corner. I’m talking 10 days ladies. I swear, Father’s Day sneaks up on me every year. And I think we can all agree…..Men are either the easiest to buy for or the very hardest? Am I right? Like, there is NO in between. So, we better hop to it!

Sometimes we overthink things. Don’t stress. It’s not all about the fancy gifts. Sometimes it’s just the thought of planning some quality time. A little extra effort. Especially when it comes from the kiddos. I’m sharing some ideas on how to make Father’s Day extra special.

Plan one of his favorite activities //

Whether you go out to his fave brunch or dinner spot. Maybe the golf course or Top Golf to hit some golf balls. The lake for a day on the water. The local brewery for some beers. Does he like going to the movies? Grab all his top candy + snacks and head to the show. Or the store he loves to shop at. Whatever it is – makes reservations and arrangements ahead of time. That way you can just go and have fun!

Plan a BBQ or brunch //

Pick his number one meal. Breakfast. Brunch. BBQ. Whatever it is….grocery shop and have it all prepped. Have the kids set the table. How cute are they necktie napkins? Super easy to do. I’ll share the DIY below. These menus are the perfect touch. They are customizable do you can add anything you’d like.

Square Dish Set (on sale) | Gold Flatware | Linen Napkins | Table Runner (only $7) | Stainless Steel Vase: Serendipity

Click here: Necktie Napkin Fold DIY // Free Printable Menu

A fun gift //

Big or small. Something he’d never buy for himself. Or maybe something you know he could use. Have the kids wrap it up with the Sunday newspaper. Make handmade cards. I promise whatever is in the box will put a smile on his face.

I rounded up a bunch of tried + true great items that I think any dad would LOVE.

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{weekend notes}

Well hello to the Monday-ist Tuesday there ever was!

Question: If you could drop everything today, and travel anywhere in the world…..where would you go?

Mine will forever be Italy. I love experiencing new places. Near or far! Taking photos. Walking around. Currently suffering from Major Wanderlust, can you tell? But, sitting at this beach did the trick this weekend.

Intentions for the Week:

  • Work on our Summer Bucket List
  • Dedicate an evening to all our fave self care
  • Plan out Bay’s summer (babysitting + camps + vacay’s)
  • Make some bomb.com dinner’s
  • Finish Girl, Stop Apologizing (such a great book)
  • American Eagle Try-On…they’ve got some cute shit!!!
  • Finishing touches on the front porch
  • Father’s Day gift guide for all the dudes in our lives
  • Count my Macros + log everything
  • Chill Out!

This week on xoxostacyb: You got my {Italian Salad} yesterday, and I truly apologize that it posted without the actual recipe yesterday. On my end it looked as though everything was just so, but I used a “page break” instead of a “read more” option. Which cut off the ingredients + directions. It’s corrected now! Other posts coming this week….my front porch refresh. Some fun dresses that wont break the bank. And maybe even a salmon recipe.

Highlights from the long weekend…..

We stopped at Bridal Veil Falls on our way to Tahoe Friday. It was the largest I’ve ever seen it in my years of driving to the cabin.

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{diy succulent bowl}

These succulent bowls are insanely easy to throw together. Probably my easiest DIY to date. Once you’ve gathered all your materials, it’s really just adjusting the succulents to your liking. And that’s basically it. Swear.

I kept seeing these on the gram’ this week and feel head over heels for them. The only difference, I used real plants vs. faux. Either totally do the trick. But, since my Mom is my succulent dealer, I opted to go the real deal route. You guys, her succulent grow fucking wild. It’s wild. Ha! They get watered every.single.day and they LOVE it. I do that to my succulents and the shrivel up and die. WTF? Stacy’s Mom has got the succulent thing going on!

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