Family Photos with Tulsa Photographer Cassy Pack

Today I wanted to share our FAMILY PHOTOS, taken by the talented Cassy, of Cassy Pack Photography.

Mr. Christopher and I are no stranger to a good photo-shoot. (I remember at our wedding my Dad commented in his toast that we were the second most photographed couple of all time, second to Brad and Angelina. Uh huh. Now, we knoooow that is not true, buuuuuut we do like a good photo sesh).

Our bud Cassy is so talented and efficient. It took only about 30 minutes for the whole session. She picked the time and place and all we had to do is show up and smile. She even had super creative ideas for getting Miss Rosie to smile, something I struggle with on the regular. So, if you're in or near Tulsa and looking for a photographer, she is definitely your gal!

Happy first day of July, friends! Have a blessed fourth of July weekend!

Strawberry, Banana & Spinach Smoothie

 Good morning sweet friends! 
Today I wanted to share with you a yummy smoothie Miss Rosie and I have been indulging in this summer. 
One of my best buds shared this recipe with me back in May and it's genius. I love it because it combats my struggle to want to snack on unhealthy breakfast foods. I also love it because it has spinach in it, something I always want more of in my diet but struggle actually getting it in there.
Strawberry, Banana & Spinach Smoothie:
1 Banana
10 Frozen strawberries
1 cup fresh Spinach
1/2-1 cup Milk
1 tbs Honey
1 tps Cinnamon
Honestly, when I make this I totally eyeball the amounts, but they're close to the amounts listed above. We've also replaced the strawberries with frozen blueberries and peaches for other yummy flavors.
 As for getting your toddler to eat it, it took Miss Rosie a few attempts to get the hang of it. Now she helps me every morning. I loooooove making these when we're on the go, because I can pop them straight in our to-go cups and head out the door with breakfast in hand.
 Miss Rosie in all her glory.
 What are your healthy go-to morning foods? I'd love to hear more ideas! 

Also, if you haven't already heard this week I am partnering with Natalie Creates for a doll GIVEAWAY from my shop. Go HERE to enter!

Natalie Creates Giveaway!

 Today I have some exciting news happening in Aimee Bee Shop!
I have partnered up with Natalie from Natalie Creates for a doll giveaway! So, head on over to her Instagram ASAP to enter!

 Good luck, friends! Giveaway ends Friday at 7pm!

Father's Day weekend

Our Father's Day weekend was spent in St. Charles with my family. We were in town for a family wedding and graduation party. Anytime we are in my hometown, we take full advantage of walking around on Main Street.
 It is such a timeless little mile stretch with lots of nostalgia for this childhood heart. I have so many memories of parades, trick-or-treating, watching the fireworks and eating meals on this pretty little stretch of land that feels like home. 

We also had to get some family photos because, of course.
And my favorite picture of the entire weekend:
 That girl is 100% content in her daddy's arms.

P.S. My skirt is from my sister's online LuLaRoe shop. You should check out her group HERE! She sells the cauuuuuutest clothes!

St. Charles Riverfront // Jaycee Stage

When I was a kid my parents to would take us to the Jaycee Stage at the St. Charles Riverfront. We only lived a few blocks away, so it was kind of like going to the park. Sometimes there would be events on stage, but most of the time we went to just dance. Or play tag. Or whatever else kids do.
 On Father's Day I wanted to feel near my Dad. We were already in my hometown for a family wedding, so we took the opportunity to go.
 We didn't dance too long (because that Midwest heat!) but we did enjoy ourselves. I was thankful for time spent at a place that felt like home. And really a place that felt like my Dad.
 P.S. I'm attempting to blog more regularly, a combination of our family life and home decor/DIY. Join me as I do!

Tulsa Rose Garden

On Sunday we took The Rose to the Tulsa Rose Garden.
We went last year when we first moved here, but it was August and all the roses had been pruned. BUM.MER.
We made up for it this weekend though.
 She couldn't help but smell the roses.
I hope she always does.
 I just love this little girl with all my heart!

the Rose is TWO

On Saturday we celebrated The Rose's SECOND birthday.
I love any reason to throw a good party, so of course I was party preppin' all the way back in JANUARY.
Her party was filled with bright colors, floral patterns, family and friends.

Thank you so much for everyone who came. You blessed our socks off with your presence!
I can't believe this girl is TWO.

And for fun...
The Rose's FIRST birthday party
2015 family photos
The Philbrook with fam
Just the cutest pic ever (go to the bottom)
Settling in our Tulsa home
Exploring in the backyard

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