Fall Things ?

Happy fall- I can’t believe Thanksgiving is 2 weeks away from today.  Soooo excited to be with family and stuff my face! Today, I wore a burgandy midi dress from Forever 21 that is so comfortable & a giant scarf. I also whipped out this braid to get my bangs out of my face for the day. Since fall is in full swing, I made a list of my fall favs this year.

All Things Fall in 2016

  • Giant scarves that are more like blankets, obviously.
  • Red Starbucks cups for hot cocoa. Have you seen the new ones? They’re adorable.
  • Over-the-knee boots. I just got a pair & can’t wait to rock them.
  • Apples. Our Fruit of the Month just came from Harry & David full of delicious apples! ? 
  • Mauve everything. 
  • Pumpkin patch visits. (See my previous post)
  • Chilly weather. Dallas tried to feel included in the cold front this last week, but just can’t play in the big leagues. Not complaining though because I don’t do cold weather. ?
  • Fall football. 
  • Colorful leaves. Again, our leaves will probably change around Christmas, but I’ve loved seeing everyone’s fall leaves pics!
  • Candles. We constantly have them burning in our house and they smell amazing.
  • Baking. I’m going to have to do a pie or two again this year.
  • Blankets. The softer and bigger the better to stay cozy.
  • Family. Everyone tend to focus more on family around the holidays. Something I love. 

Xoxo,

Alyse

Pull-Through Braid ?


Hey lovelies,

I haven’t done a hair post in a while, so I decided to do a pull-through braid. I don’t have a good video camera, so I haven’t done as many tutorials as I would like to have either. Let me know if y’all want a tutorial for this because it is super fun & can be really elegant.

Also, fall has been so fun this year. All I want to do is bake new things, but I’m trying to be healthy, too. We made a pumpkin crunch cake for my brother’s birthday over the weekend, and we still have leftovers from that. ? How are you supposed to pass up perfectly good leftovers?

Really though, I just want to make pies, cakes, cookies, and pumpkin bread all the time. This is a problem. ? Hmm…maybe I just need to start inviting people over more and sending them home with food. Problem solved! Thank you for talking me through that. 

I hope your fall celebrations are in full swing wherever you are…(even if it’s still 90 degrees where you live, too ?). What a great time to be alive! ?????

Xoxo,

Alyse

Fall Braids

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We have always loved dressing up, so after our mom bought us these cute matching mauve fall shirts at Forever 21, we decided to do a twin photoshoot. We did each other’s hair into 2 regular french braids and put on some light purple lipstick from NYX. Mostly, we were just laughing the whole time because this photoshoot was really silly. I love my family and can’t wait for them to come in a few days!

Also, a cold front has moved across the entire country! My cousins in Montana woke up with snow. For us in Dallas, it just means that we have super nice weather haha. A few weeks ago here, it was 100 degrees! So it is kind of nice to feel like fall again.

I got a few fall decorations, too. Who else loves that “under $5 section” at Target in the front? When Nick and I were in Utah, we went with his aunt to a pumpkin patch where we literally cut pumpkins off the stem. We picked some little pumpkins to bring home with us to Dallas. I have always loved decorating for various occasions. I remember putting up decorations with my mom when I was little and absolutely loving that time together and loved getting excited for the holidays. It is fun to finally start accruing some decorations of our own.

Hooray for fall and family time!

Xoxo,

Alyse