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DIY Halloween || Mermaid + Merman Couples Costume

This super easy and fun couples costume idea is perfect for Halloween and all of your other costume parties. Easy to make and super stylish, this DIY costume is sure to make you stand out in the crowd! Let the Halloweening continue!  I am out in Seguin, Texas this week shooting on location– doing a very different kind of costuming than what we have for you here today!  While most of our costumes have always been kid-centric because they are just so much fun to dress up.  Today our editorial manager, Britt, obliged to bring this …

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What To Listen To Now || October

The second weekend of ACL kicks off today in Austin, which seems like the perfect time for not only a new playlist from Matt, but a round up of ten of his favorite bands on tour right now. Be sure to click the links below and see if they’ll playing in a city near you soon!  As for the three of us, we hopped a plane to LA yesterday and are laying low in a little East LA Air BNB and soaking up the California sunshine.  I’m working on a project all day today which you can check out in my story if you’d like to follow along! …

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Happy Weekend || Fave Links!

Few things are as sweet as waking up and realizing it’s Friday.  We usually shoot on Fridays, but had to move things around and shot a bunch of new fall recipes yesterday instead– you can see a sneak here!  That means today will be a full day of catching up on email and writing the copy for next week’s posts. (Spoiler alert: there’s some real good ones! A new style post, an Austin home tour, and Parker’s Halloween costume reveal!)  October is about get real crazy for us with travel, photo shoots on location …

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Happy Weekend || Fave Links

I mentioned earlier this week that Wednesday marked 5 years of blogging for me.  FIVE YEARS. I won’t bore you with all of the details– I’ve talked about it here— but will just say I’m forever grateful that, at least for the moment, I get to have this job.  What posts do you enjoy most?  Which could you live without?  Anything we aren’t doing that you’d like to see us do?  Let me know in the comments below.  As for weekend plans, my college bestie is flying in this weekend from Colorado, so we …

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