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Weddings with Mitch

Mitch here!

We’re smack dab in the middle of wedding season, and frankly, I’m a little stressed out. Yes, it’s beautiful to watch two people publicly monogomize (new word!) each other in front of friends and family, but why is there so much ironing and shaving and matching your clothes required to do so? Come on. No one’s looking at me. When am I getting invited to a true t-shirt and flip-flops wedding?!

How Many Children Do You Want to Have?

Mitch has a post going live today, too! Check back later for it. :)

Navy and White Striped Dress (Runs a little big. I’m wearing the XS here.) / Everlane Bridge Sandals c/o (Back in stock! Order now before they sell out.) / Lisi Lerch Earrings c/o (Similar here at Nordstrom) / Lilly Pulitzer Bag / Monica Vinader Bracelet c/oSunglassesEmma’s Jack Rogers / Emma’s Lilly Pulitzer Shift

Mitch and I get asked this question a lot.

So today, I’m teaming up with Emily from Isn’t That Charming for our weekly Motherhood Series to talk about how many children we think we want to have. Be sure to read her post! I adore Em and Doug, and have a feeling their answer is going to be a bit different than ours. ;) Though I could totally be wrong!

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My Hair Loss Story

I want to preface this post with the fact that my physical appearance isn’t my top priority in life. Yes, I think there’s some power in dressing for success and feeling my best. (I mean, I do run a style blog, haha.) But life isn’t about looks. I am defined by what’s on the inside, not what’s on the outside. :)

That said, I’m human, and I have some insecurities, just like most girls do. (Even models have insecurities, I’m positive!) And my biggest physical insecurity is my hair.

You don’t say, Kelly! We’ve never heard you talk about this before!

Ha. ;) Can I tell you the story though? Yes? Perfect. You’re such a wonderful captive audience.

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Emma’s First Birthday Party

Lilly Pulitzer Shift (Also love this one and this one!) / Emma’s Lilly Pulitzer Baby Shift / Jack Rogers (Platinum white on sale; white on sale; cork on sale; brown on sale) / Mitch’s Vineyard Vines Shorts c/o / Mitch’s Ralph Lauren Button-Down

First, I have to thank John, Kira, Maureen and Emily for taking these photos. I learned very quickly that actual first birthdays are nothing like what you see on Pinterest, haha; in real life, they’re chaotic and messy and sticky… and they call for all hands on deck. So thank you, friends and family! These snaps mean the world to us.

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Last Day: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Ralph Lauren Coat / Free People Sweater (Runs small! Size up. Similar here.) / AG Legging Jeans (Also love this sale pair and this sale pair.) / Bass Loafers (Other colors here, and #OMG — on sale and the cutest.) / Emma’s Sweater / Emma’s Sandals / Emma’s Leggings

First, congratulations to Lee E.! She won the most recent $200 Nordstrom e-gift card giveaway. :)

Second, we’re having a bit of a crazy week here in Chicago, as we attended a few Lollapalooza shows and hosted Emma’s first birthday party. It’s been incredible (and more to come on the experiences), but Mitch and I are fried… and plan on sleeping Rip Van Winkle-style to recover. ;)

In other news, today is the last day of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Be sure to check out the following posts when shopping today: What to Buy // Overlooked & Restocked Products // For the Home

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Last Day: $200 Nordstrom e-Gift Card Giveaway

Pendleton Jacket (On sale!) / AG Jeans (On sale! Also love this pair and this pair, also part of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.) / Converse Sneakers (This pair is on sale! And I’m such a fan of the Seacoasts.) / Striped Tee (Also in red.) / Replacement Sunglasses

These photos were taken yesterday morning, when it was legitimately cold here in Chicago. Temps were in the 50s, which was crazy, considering the heat wave we’d previously experienced. For our morning walk, I bundled up in my favorite jeans from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (also love this pair and this pair) and this adorable red jacket from the sale. It almost felt like fall.

Tomorrow is the last day of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, and today is the last day to enter my $200 e-gift card giveaway. To enter, all you need to do is answer Mitch’s question of the day in the comment section below.

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For the Home: Favorite Nordstrom Sale Products

Cable-knit throws here, here and here / Emma is wearing an old Mini Boden dress

Guys, the Larkin family is super proud of this post, haha. It was a serious group effort, and everyone played a role. I went shopping and shot the photos 😉; Emma and Noodle posed, smiled and looked cute for the pics; and Mitch did all the Photoshopping and formatting. Yassss, Fam Bam! Look at us go!

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