Versatile Fashion Pt. 1: 1 Skirt 5 Ways

1 skirt 5 ways: If you are anything like me, versatile pieces take up a large part of your wardrobe! I need my clothes to take me through each season if possible, so I can mix and match to create new looks all the time! I tend to hold onto my clothes for years so I really look for items that can work hard for me and that flatter my petite 5’2 figure.

When I found this rust colored corduroy skirt with buttons, I knew I had to have it! There is just something about this color that calls my name! This length of skirt really helps me feel as tall as possible and this one especially feels sophisticated, fun, and is SO versatile! I could have done 10, 15, 25 looks or MORE, honestly! I am really looking forward to styling this skirt a TON this fall! I’m not a celebrity, so there’s no “one and done” around here when it comes to fashion! 😉 When I love something, I wear it like crazy!

SO, here it is: 1 skirt, 5 ways.

DAY: BRUNCH//ERRANDS//SCHOOL FUNCTIONS//The sky is the limit! And this would also be adorable with a black bag and a pair of kicks like these

Shirt ,  Skirt & more options: here and here , Denim Jacket (Jcrew old) Similar here ,  Sandals ,  Bag & more option here & black option here , Sunglasses (old) similar options here

DAY TO NIGHT: LUNCH W/HUBBY//DINNER W/THE GIRLS…….Where would YOU wear this look?

Shirt , Skirt & more options: here and here , Jacket (old) Similar here and here and here and here , Booties (old) Similar here and here , Sunglasses (old) Similar here , Necklace , Wood Bracelet: Boxx Jewelry (code thefamilyof3) for a large discount off your first box!

PARTY or NIGHT: PARTY//SHOWER//HAPPY HOUR//DATE NIGHT…… In fact, I wore this to Girls Night last Thursday at The Statler!

Shirt (old) Similar here and here , Skirt & more options: here and here , Shoes (old) Similar here and here and here and here and here , Earrings (old) Similar here and here and here and here

LISA’S FALL DAILY UNIFORM: That’s right. THIS was the first thing I put together when I got this skirt and as soon as I put it on, I fell madly in love! This is so me, and something I will wear OFTEN, with MANY variations! I just ordered 4 new tops ( here and here and here and here ) and I am super excited to pair at least a few of them with this versatile skirt!

Shirt (old) Similar here and here , Skirt & more options: here and here , Booties( sold out – 1 pair size 8 here ) Similar here and here , Sunglasses (Adrienne Vittadini Old) Similar here and here , Earrings

 

NIGHT: DATE NIGHT//GIRLS NIGHT…… Full disclosure, I put this together in a pinch after scrapping my first idea and while it isn’t my favorite (due to me not thinking it through enough, and forgetting that I was going to slide the skirt over to make the buttons be on the side (SUPER CUTE by the way), I love how easy it pairs with black and of course I am obsessed with my earrings and bracelet from one of my very favorite local small businesses, BOXX JEWELRY. I can envision SO many date night variations with this skirt and intend to try them out for sure! Just imagine…….black booties like these: here and here , with a cute black bodysuit like one of these: here and here and here , and a black leather jacket: here and here …………Y E S!!!!!!

Shirt (old) Similar here and here and here , Skirt & more options: here and here , Bag & more options: here and here , Shoes (old) Similar here and here and here , Ear cuff , Black & Gold flower earrings and black bead & tassel bracelet: Boxx Jewelry (code thefamilyof3) for a large discount off your first box!

CHALLENGE:

SO, go and grab this skirt or a similar one and put your spin on it! If you post a picture to Instagram, use the hashtag #thefamilyof3styleinspo and @thefamilyof3 in your caption for a chance to win a little Fall gift! 😉
Thanks for hanging out today! I can’t wait to see what you put together!

xoLisa
As always, you can shop my looks here!

*And thanks to my awesome hubby for taking these pictures for me! <3

Moms, Keep Time with a Unique Wood Watch by JORD

Keep Time with JORD

Moms, how many of you feel like you would give anything to stop time when it comes to your babies? Our youngest, and most adorable best friend turned SIX yesterday!

Sometimes I can’t even breathe when I think about how fast time is flying, but just like any parent, we are soaking up and counting every second that we can! What better way to keep track of those precious seconds, than with this gorgeous wood watch by JORD? I have had some beautiful watches in my life, but none compare to the unique and elegant styling of this ( JORD Zebrawood & Maple Watch ) from the Fieldcrest series. So, even though we can’t actually STOP time, we CAN keep time, with this beautiful series of watches.

I’m so lucky to have been able to partner with JORD on a giveaway for $100 off of your very own unique wood timepiece! I know I’ll be wearing mine consistently throughout these next couple of seasons, especially with its’ lightweight design! And if you’re looking for the perfect gift for a ( guy or gal ) in your life, you have truly found it here with JORD!

E N T E R

On top of the gorgeous watch itself, the packaging is more special than anything I’ve ever seen! I’d say that the box is a gift in itself! You can even engrave the back of your watch with a special date, name, or quote to mark any occasion! They really have put so much care into their product, design, and packaging! Even if you don’t win, JORD will supply you with a discount code to shop anyway! Sweet deal!

——> Just click to —> E N T E R

And then….. send some good, no tears, momma vibes this week as we celebrate another trip around the sun for our precious boy! 🙂

Shop my looks: HERE

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Wooden Wrist Watch

Welcome Spring

Welcome Spring – Transitioning your look with colorful, statement making accessories.

Oh Spring….. you have my heart! Cool days, bright sunshine, green grass, flowers, and patios…… it is the perfect season, if you ask me! A few days ago, I met my bestie Jess for one of these cool, bright, patio enjoying days! Cupcakes and coffee, yes please!! BIRD Bakery is just the cutest! A yummy almond milk vanilla latte, my DIVINE gluten free vanilla cupcake, one of my very favorite people, and an adorable patio….. I was (and AM) SOLD!! I’ll drive to Dallas every day for that, thank you!! I won’t lie though….. watching Troy Aikman walk right in front of me as I parked my car was a fun perk too! 🙂

We were even able to squeeze in a few photos after cupcakes, with my new camera…. Hello Canon! My Nikon has been very good to me, but after 10 years I decided to make a switch I have dreamt about for at least, half of my career!

One of my favorite parts about Spring is adding new, fun, and colorful accessories, with my seasonal (still a bit chilly outside) outfits! For this look, I immediately knew I had to wear my newest teal, fringe earrings! I’m only sad that this color isn’t available for you guys right now…. but I am linking LOTS of beautiful options that are all in the same style! If you ever need accessory help, I am SO your girl!! (*Internet shopping fanatic*) (oooops) lol

Besides having my camera turned on me, thank you Jess (She’s so awesome!!!)…… I also shot her cool/cute look for the day! She is seriously SO gorgeous, and always puts the coolest looks together! If you’re new here…. she is a designer, stylist, and online boutique owner….and you HAVE to get to know her! She is doing it all, and is the quintessential #momboss and my true blue soul sister!! <3

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Shop my look with loads of options, below…..

Photography: Lisa Michelle Photography
Find Lisa: Instagram + Facebook
Find Jess: Instagram Biz , Instagram personal , Facebook , Shop , Style

Galentine’s Day with American Greetings

Galentine’s Day……
I’ll admit it, Galentine’s Day which is celebrated on February 13th, hasn’t always meant very much to me until this year. It’s amazing how connected we become to those we surround ourselves with once we truly find OURSELVES!! I won’t make this too long and sappy, (because I’m saving that for another blog post 😉 ) but I will say that when you find your tribe, your girls, your squad, or whatever you call them….. embrace them, support them, encourage them, love them, and fan those flames and watch those relationships grow!

American Greetings gave me such a wonderful opportunity this year, to really highlight what “Galentine’s Day” means to me and for that I am so thankful! I had already scheduled a day date with a very dear gal pal and decided to enlist her help in showing how special these cards really are! And because of American Greetings‘ generosity, I’ll be adding a couple of their adorable cards to my Galentine’s Giveaway that I am announcing tomorrow!!

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How gorgeous is my pal Meg @littleblondewandering ???? And her new home is absolutely breathtaking!! <3

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For me: Galentine’s Day is about celebrating your girls and what they mean to you. It doesn’t have to be big and spendy, you don’t have to throw a party or do a fancy dinner out….. just a card to tell them how much you care, or how much they make you laugh, or how needed they are in your life!

xoxo Lisa

Greeting Cards: American Greetings
Photography: The Family of 3 (Lisa Michelle Photography)
Lisas’ Outfit: Similar Black Dress, Similar Blush Fringe Earrings, Earrings 2, Gold Ring
Megs’ Outfit: Similar Dress 1, Similar Dress 2

#galentinesday #sponsored #givemeaning #resolvetoreconnect

Lifestyle – Breakfast with Sis Podcast

I am going to call this one of my life highlights. A blip of time that shined for me and felt really special. I was a guest on a podcast. A podcast called ‘Breakfast with Sis’. Two of my favorite people run this fun podcast, and it was such an honor to be on with them! We started the morning with a photography session to capture this adorable father/daughter duo for promotional purposes and it was so much fun! Here is the first sneak peek!!!

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Once we finished the photo session, we headed back in to Chick-fil-A (have I mentioned their intense love for the Chick?) and had our breakfast before recording the podcast. It was truly, SO much fun, and I would love for you to check it out when you can! It’s a perfect listen for a workout, drive to work, or anytime you can spare about 50 minutes 😉 I think I may have the ‘on air’ bug, because I really, REALLY want to do it again!
Breakfast with Sis – episode 31 with @Thefamilyof3

After the podcast, we all drove over to Alli K Designs newest Dallas wall(s) mural in Uptown! Here are some pictures from our trip over!

Alli K Design is such an incredible artist and it has been a whirlwind few years for her! Watching her grow this business and see her success has been incredibly fun! You should follow along, because who doesn’t love florals?! 😉

Find us on Instagram:
Alli K Design
Tony Bridwell
The Family of 3
Breakfast with Sis

The books you need to own:
How to Draw Modern Florals
The Maker Series

My outfit details:
Shirt, Jeans, Booties

Photography:
Lisa Michelle Photography
On Facebook: Lisa Michelle Photography

Alli K Design website:
Alli K Design

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Photography – Alicia + Daniels’ Glamorous Turner Falls Engagement Session

Photography – Alicia + Daniels’ Glamorous Turner Falls Engagement Session. As a photographer, I have always dreamed of shooting at Oklahomas’ Turner Falls! The beautiful blue water and falls, natural stone formations, mountainous terrain, natural lush landscape….. it just has such a strong aesthetic appeal.

Alicia and Daniel knew they wanted something special for their engagement session. After almost eloping last fall at a south Texas falls, they set their sights on an actual wedding this fall in Portland Oregon. These two are so stylish and hip and I knew after the choice of elopement location, water had to be involved for their engagement session. We settled immediately on Turner Falls, in Davis Oklahoma which is a mere two hour drive for all of us. It was worth every mile and more! It was a very warm day, but the still cold water added just the right touch and refreshment during the shoot. When it came to wardrobe, renting a gorgeous Badgley Mischka gown from Rent the Runway added the perfect hint of glam to perfectly pair with his oxblood suit from the Suit Depot! You’ll also notice her exquisite and unique emerald engagement ring, made especially for her by Effy. This session was a dream come true and the fact that this girl is one of my very best friends, made it that much better.

We’re now less than two months away from their incredible destination wedding in which I get to be a guest! BUT…. there WILL BE A BRIDAL SESSION, to show off the dress she is making with her own two hands!!!!! You had better believe I’ll be featuring those here as well!

Without further ado….

 

I cannot wait to see these two get married next month and I am so honored that I was able to photograph their engagement session! Cheers, you two! Love ya!!!

Photography: Lisa Michelle Photography

Location: Turner Falls, Oklahoma

Dress: Badgley Mischka (Rent the Runway)

Suit: The Suit Depot

Ring: Effy

Photo Assistant: Desiree Roberts

 

 

 

 

Travel – Malta Family Vacation Part One

Travel – Malta Family Vacation Part One

Malta. You know all about Malta, right? And you can totally find it on a map I bet!

I will be the first to admit that while I had definitely heard of it (that counts, right?) I honestly had no idea where Malta was or what Malta looked like! It wasn’t until months ago that I started doing research on this lovely little island, and I’m so glad I did. Did you know that they filmed Game of Thrones in Malta? More on that in a later blog…

This was D’s 2nd trip there in 2 months (lucky butt), and this time we were adamant about tagging along and extending his work trip, and extra thanks go out to his awesome Boss man for letting us make this work!!! We really enjoyed getting to spend some time as a group of 4, in between meetings, the first few days we were there.

Here are some of my favorite captures in the first few days while in the capital city of Valletta! And be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss the continuing series!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hope you enjoyed a tiny look at our first couple of days in Valletta, Malta!

If you’re interested in seeing more of Malta, here are some of my favorite accounts to follow on Instagram ………

@gatesofvalletta , @roammalta , @maltamood , @maltaphotos , @maltacharm , @malta.gozo , @maltaplog , @dreams_of_malta , @maltaisamazing , @from_malta , @maltadoors , @mymalta , @maltalocations , @gozoimages , @visitgozo

And keep an eye out for the following Malta vacation posts! 🙂

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