Thursday, October 27, 2011

Fall Fashion & a Hair Tutorial!

It is most definitely beginning to look a lot like fall in France!  If you are new here and wondering why I live in France, check out my c'est moi page.  It'll get ya up to speed real quick!

The weather here has been fantastic.  It has been cool, but not too cold, a little rain but not too much.  No snow yet, just perfect.  Thank you fall in France, for being just what you're supposed to be!

Today was a nothing day.  We sat around the house, played games, ate {because that is what my boys do. Like all.day.long} and relaxed.  I enjoyed it.  But even on days like these I try to get out of my jammies and create a cute outfit.  Actually it is sometimes easier on days like these, with no rush to be anywhere.
I'll start from the top. Headband ~ I think Charlotte Russe... Scarf ~ gift; Shirt ~ gift; Bracelets ~ Target; Shorts ~ H&M; tights ~ who knows; Leg warmers ~ made by me!; Boots ~ Carlos Santana
I am l.o.v.e. lovin' the boots socks I made today in like 5 minutes.  I have wanted some for a while, but then these were free and took no time at all.  Done and done.

I also did a little fall style hair do.  I liked it because it is classy and simple, nice enough for a night out or a day with the kids.  Super easy too.

And because I am super awesome like that, I made a quick little video.  It shows you can do this style in less than 10 minutes.  Um... Yes, please!!


Thanks for watching!! I hope it was helpful!

If you are stopping by from Casey, Illy, Danielle, or Jess's place then hello!! Nice to meet you!  I love meeting new people, so make sure you say hi!  You can peruse some hair tutorials, or some of my outfits.  You can also read about my life here in France!  Thanks for stopping by!
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38 comments:

Lindsey said...

cute hair! i posted a hairstyle too!! www.sweetlyyour.blogspot.com love you outfit as well!

Alyx said...

You and your family are so adorable! France, huh?! Okay, crazy story - I, too, am living in Europe (not because my hubby is a pro basketball player), Germany to be exact! And... super weird/crazy thing: My husband is also a giant. I don't think our story is quite as exciting as yours, but there are some crazy coincidences!
All that aside, found your blog on the Followers Fest, love it, and am now following!

MiMi said...

Hello. Tutorial for the boot socks? Yeah yeah...I have to whine. Whatever. LOL :)

ilene @ muchloveilly said...

i LOVE this outfit! and i love socks in boots like that - rock it, girl! oh and p.s. you're blog is my newest fave to go to for tutorials! thanks :)

Sarah {the fontenot four} said...

Hello! New follower from followers fest!

Megan said...

What a cute family and blog you have! Visiting via followers fest and now following! Love your outfit, especially the boots and socks

Changing Lanes said...

Love your site!! You and it are SOOO pretty!! Nice to meet you and thanks for linking up! :)))

melissa said...

You made those boot socks?! No way. I need some asap, send me some my way ;) hehe Lovely fall post! You've got me all inspired to look cute on the daily (I'm trying)

Definitely following your blog!
I need to check out your tutorials now. Ta-ta!

Linking up with follow fest!
Simply, Melissa Ashley

Kaycie- Redhead Memories said...

CUTE fall outfit! I need step it up this fall. I've just been inside wearing cozy clothes, but nothing near that cute!

oaxacaborn said...

I think this might be my favorite fall outfit yet! We had about 5 fall days here so far...and I definitely wore tights under shorts on one of those days. Love this look!!

Lacy in the Sky with Diapers said...

Found you from the fest!!! I love your outfit!!!! I for sure am your newest follower!! :)

Kacie @ A Collection of Passions said...

Love this! Where do you live in France? I looooooooooove France. Actually I think that's an understatement. You're boys are beautiful!

Kacie
A Collection of Passions

Mallorie Owens said...

So cute! Thanks for sharing. New follower from the followers fest :)

Nicole said...

Can I just say how totally jealous I am that you live in France? And your boys are ADORABLE! Thanks for the follow! I absolutely love your blog and am a new follower! I'll definitely be back!
Nicole
missusrobie.blogspot.com

Digger said...

Hello! I found your blog through the Follower Fest going on at Casey's. I'm now a follower of your blog too. Thank you for the tutorial! I'll definitely be trying that out in the next day or two!!

Digger ~xoxo~
www.digdeeperdesign.blogspot.com

Ashley@Heart2Heart said...

You are gorgeous! I LOVE tutorials and I can not wait to try out that hair style! I can't wait to follow your blog and read more!

caroline {good times never seem sew good} said...

I am a new follower via the follow fest! LOVE your cute blog! come say hi sometime :)

xoxo,
Caroline
http://www.sweetcarolinebumbumbum.blogspot.com

Sarah said...

Love the hair. Great tutorial. Can't wait for my hair to get a little longer. New follower from follower fest.

Jodi said...

Found you though the follow fest!

Love the outfit :)

http://sweetsandshutterclicks.blogspot.com

Melissa @ knit purl baby said...

Oh man I am so jealous! It's a little known fact that I may have been a teeny tiny bit obsessed with France when I was in high school.

Love the outfit and love the hair tutorial. I am always looking for cute updos since I wear my hair up 99% of the time. I'm a new follower!

melissa @ knit purl baby

jessica dukes said...

love your blog, outfit and family. y'all are so pretty. and can i come visit??? hahaha how much fun having such an adventure! my best friend and her little girl moved from nashville tn to belgrade last year for a year to nanny. and they got to go all over! love your blog, i am over from the follower fest and so glad i found you, friend! ;-)

Sandy a la Mode said...

totally following your blog now!! your hair and outfits are TOO cute!!! :D

Cindy Swanson said...

I love your blog, your style--you're so lovely!--and that you live in France! Found you through the Followers Fest. I hope you'll stop by and visit me!

Cindy @ Notes in the Key of Life

Cheryl E. said...

So glad I came across your blog. I found you through the link up.

I am your newest follower :)

http://www.naptimeisthenewhappyhour.com

Momma Bird said...

look at you all fancy & cute!!! i need to find some cute fall boots. i'm super short so i've got to find a good 'medium' height so they don't cut my legs in half. lol

Hilary said...

cute sockies...just saw something similar on pinterest :) newest follower here...hope you'll visit me...http://daydreambeliever-hilary.blogspot.com/

Laura@Splendor said...

You are BEAUTIFUL! I love the hairstyle too :) And Italy? Wow!

Laura@Splendor said...

Um I meant FRANCE. duh.

Hehe ;)

Jamie - Snow In December said...

You are so beautiful, to meeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Holly Knitlightly said...

Cute outfit!! Loving the hairstyle, too! And ahhh, I wish I was still in France... :)

I stumbled over here from the followers fest!
Cheers!
Holly

Cassi said...

I love the whole outfit, I have been sporting the shorts and tights here too.

Sam said...

Your hair makes me wish I still had long hair and hadn't cut it off. Then I have to remind myself how much easier it is with short hair lol. That outfit is so adorable, I always want to wear shorts with boots, but I never do. It looks so cute on you I might just have to try!

Found you through Follow Fest, stop by my blog if you're interested!

My Growing Obsessions

iluslifexxo said...

I love this outfit! Your style looks so fun and yes days where you have no where to go always are a lot easier to dress up for =) Take care!

SortaCrunchy Megan said...

Hi! Found you via Pinterest and wanted to say thank you for the video tutorial. I love twist and pin hair-dos, but so often it's hard to see how they are done just from pictures. Your video is so well done.

Your blog is darling and so are you!

Ashley@EisyMorgan said...

Super cute girl. I am going to be featuring you this week at my party. Up tomorrow night:)

Danielle LaPointe said...

great haitstyle! can't wait to try it!

www.fufstyle.blogspot.com

Joanne said...

That is adorable. You make it look easy. I swear I am hairstyle challenged. I also have trouble with pinning because my hair has such a fine texture. Everything slips out. Maybe I will try teasing before pinning. Great idea!

Kimberly said...

Stopped by from SITS today...and LOVE this video. I have bangs, but think I could modify the front to accommodate them. Super cute!

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