25 Days of Christmas

We kicked off Thanksgiving weekend with lots of food to say the least. It was a nice time to spend with all my family and catch up with one another. This month we recently gained another angel with my Grandfather Eddie passing away. He was 91 and lived an very extraordinary life. As a family it was nice to share our favorite memories we all had of him. I know it was tough for my mom who lost a father and this was our first holiday without him. We also saw the movie COCO and it was the best movie!! It couldn't have been anymore perfect! The message was just what we needed. Of course we all cried. Leave it to Disney to make that happen! But really it was a blessing just to spend time together. 

Its that time of year again!! The Holidays have officially started and this year to kick off the Christmas Season I will be doing 25 days of Christmas. What is that you say? Well, you can stop by LaurenReyesblog.com and check out a NEW post everyday for 25 days straight!! I will be sharing everything from Holiday inspired looks for all your go-to events. Traditions that we do in our family as well as a few you have shared with me. The best places to take your kids for Christmas fun and definitely some gift giving for all those special people in your life!

Lets get this holiday season started!! Stay tuned for more CHEER!!

xx,

Lauren

   

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Halloween Birthday Bash!

Hi Friends happy October!! I know I have been a little MIA for the past few weeks. I have been trying to catch up on life lets just say... My hubby has a birthday coming up and when I found out we were going to be planning a Halloween themed birthday party I was thrilled to say the least.  My absolute favorite holiday is Halloween and If your looking to throw a Halloween party or just a party in general I will link all my party decor including some DIY. Since it is Halloween weekend eve what are your favorite things to do for Halloween? Do you have special family traditions? I would love to know please comment below. I'm keeping things short and sweet and wishing you all a very safe and fun Halloween weekend!!

Enjoy!

XX,

Lauren

 This was our "Don't Forget" Finger Invites!

This was our "Don't Forget" Finger Invites!

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 Can You tell what theme we went with?

Can You tell what theme we went with?

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 Nothing Yummier than a de-gloved hand!! Haha!

Nothing Yummier than a de-gloved hand!! Haha!

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  Each Table had there own different Haunted Mansion sign

Each Table had there own different Haunted Mansion sign

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  Don't mind my blonde hair peeking out! Haha!

Don't mind my blonde hair peeking out! Haha!

  Yazmine & Geoff

Yazmine & Geoff

  Meet Linc our Bartender for the evening!

Meet Linc our Bartender for the evening!

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Photo booth shenanigans!!

 

Table Decor:

Velvet Pumpkins

Lanterns

Black Crows

Real Pumpkins from Sams Club/Trader Joes

Gold Spray Paint

Frames

Haunted Mansion Signs

Velvet Table Cloth

Black & white Table Runner

Paper Plates

Napkins

Skelton Cups

Popcorn Bins

 

 

Home Decor:

Posable Skeletons

Life size Skeleton

Apothery Jars

Cake Stands

Skeleton Heads

Lady in White

Sweets:

All sweets were provided by Laura's Sweet Creations

Photo Booth Provided by Pix For Fun Photobooth

 

 

 

 

 

My New Favorite Hat!!

Hello friends Happy Hump Day! Today I bring you a trendy piece that I'm currently obsessed with. My new Brixton Fiddler Hat. I got this little baby during the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale and since then they have come out with so many new colors!! I just love them all! It kind of gives me throw back britney vibes! Circa 2001! Ha ha! Who remembers those days? I'm a bit of a fan to say the least. Hats are such a great way to update an older piece in your closet. Even if it's just to go from season to season. Hats always find a way to really step that outfit up even if its a dad cap! I hope you are having a great week so far! Enjoy!

Thank You for reading!

xx,

Lauren

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T-Shirt Sold Out (Similar)

Jeans My Fave

Shoes Here and Look for Less

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White After Labor Day...

Hello!! Happy September! I can't believe it is officially September and Fall is just around the corner. I love love summer and I must say its probably my second favorite season next to my absolute fave, which is HALLOWEEN. I know we are not quite their yet but just throwing that out there! Ha ha!

Wearing white only in the spring & summer is what you all have been told to do. My Grandmother was the one that told me this rule when I was 12 years old (if I can remember correctly). Then my mother encouraged it as I was growing up.  While no one is completely sure exactly when or why this fashion rule came into effect, I'm guessing it had to be in the early 1900's. So clearly its dated and not relevant in todays society. Fashion to me should be fun, exciting and expressive in all sorts of different ways. So I say throw our the rule book and just have fun and be adventurous. 

My look today is a great transitional fall look. This ruffle dress it a poplin material and can easily be paired with sandals in the warmer summer months then paired with booties or boots and a leather jacket for those coming colder days. I'm really loving these blush velvet booties by Steve Madden. The Velvet trend is one I'm totally with.  I'm having fun finding different ways to incorporate different pieces into my looks. The fit is true to size and super comfortable. Blush is my go to color and it is perfect to take into fall as well as spring. Paired with a wide brim fedora and your good to go! I hope you enjoy your day! 

Thank you so much for Reading!!

xx,
Lauren 

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Laced up in Red!

Hi!! Happy Thursday my friends! Im taking us back to San Diego once again. Why not right it is Thursday! Right? We had such a good time on our little staycation which I talked all about in my last post here.  Im kinda obsessed this season with one piece swimsuits. They are just so comfy and so perfect for running around with the kids. I love how you can just throw on a pair jean shorts and your ready to go. Wa-la instant bodysuit!! I'm currently loving this red laced up suit by Misguided the laced up details are what I love. It has the perfect combination of sexy and cute! The bandeau top is perfect for tanning and is just such a fun suit! I also want to mention that this suit just went on major sale and its going fast! I've linked it above and below for you to check it out. Happy almost weekend!! Thanks so much for reading!

 

xx,

Lauren

 

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