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STYLING KIDS FOR FALL + WINTER

Styling kids in general is tough but styling for seasons can be hard too. Dressing them cute but still functional and in things that they like but that you like too is such an ordeal… The struggle can be real.
Here’s a few tips for styling kids and coordinating siblings, whether you’re matching them for family photos or simply want them to look cute while you’re out and about, here’s my top tips for dressing little ones.

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Mom style : Dresses and Sneakers | thoughtsbybrandi.com

MOM STYLE : DRESSES AND SNEAKERS

Let’s talk mom-iforms for a bit, specifically dresses and sneakers… I love love love fancy dresses and high heels but that’s not always practical as a mom chasing around little kids. I’ve learned over the years how to incorporate things I love into my mom uniform so I can love what I’m wearing but still be able to keep up with growing twins.
Besides a good pair of jeans and a tee or sweater, I love to pair a dress…

Amazon Favorites : Wooden Toys

WOODEN TOYS : AMAZON PICKS

Is there anything better than a good old fashioned wooden toy? I don’t think so. My favorite part about wooden toys is that they’re nearly indestructible. They don’t take batteries so they never “die” or need maintenance. I love how they really encourage imagination too. Wooden toys have endless possibilities when it comes to how they are played with. Blocks can be used to build cities or castles or make obstacles for jumping over and balance boards can become…

Friday Edit | October 10.18 | thoughtsbybrandi.com

FRIDAY EDIT | 10.18

Happy Friday! We’re well into October and I’m still feeling a little bit of shock about the fact that it’s October. I feel like this season is going by so fast! I’m getting so excited for the months ahead, the babes are at the best age for Halloween and the holidays that I can’t wait to see them experience it. They’ve been non-stop talking about their Halloween costumes and already starting to make a Santa wish list.
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Fall Capsule Staples | thoughtsbybrandi.com

FALL CAPSULE

I love a good capsule wardrobe for so many reasons but mainly because it makes getting dressed in the morning an attainable goal! This season, I wouldn’t say I’m sticking to a true capsule wardrobe but I am sticking to a few staples that will be in rotation. Thanks to our potential for an Indian Summer, my fall clothes are more inspired by colors than by sweaters and boots. I find that fall is a transition season for so…

Fall Bucket List 2019 | thoughtsbybrandi.com

OUR FALL BUCKET LIST

Ah fall… every year, despite the San Diego summer-like weather, we do all the fall things. I think the shift from summer to fall is just so special and partaking in the many fall activities we have access to in Southern California makes the season even more special. We’ve already started checking off items from our fall bucket list but there’s still so many to go so I thought I’d share with y’all what’s on that bucket list.
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5 Things I've Learned From Miscarriage | thoughtsbybrandi.com

5 THINGS LEARNED AFTER MISCARRIAGE

As many of my readers know, we experienced a monumental loss on June 7th, 2019. You can read more about the story here. There’s a lot of things I’ve learned through our experience and I thought I’d share my top 5 with you; these are things I wish I knew right when it happened but also things I wish I knew so I could have better supported friends who had miscarriages. If you’ve ever experienced a miscarriage or are…