Archives: February 2014

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Photos by Nina Seibert

This weekend we were thrown a beautiful beach soiree by the authors of the new children’s book, Fairy Birds.  Rylee got to invite a few of her friends to the private book reading, which was complete with snacks, crafts, gifts, tutu’s and fairy wings. Pretty much a little girls dream party.  It was such a special day.

Fairy Birds is the first book in a series of stories that teaches kids important characteristics like giving, kindness, and love.  In each book of the Fairy Bird series, the little Fairy Birds learn how to grow one of the six colorful feathers they need to become Fairy Godmothers.   This first story is all about learning to grow their pink “Givie” feather, which they grow as they give to others.  The message is beautiful and the illustrations are captivating.  You can purchase Fairy Birds here.

Thanks to Heidi & Heather for putting together such a great party for our little ‘birds’!  Those wings have not come off of Rylee’s back since :)

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Bag c/o Nena & Co // Boots – Modern Vice  //  Shorts – Minkpink  //  Top – Madewell //  Jacket – Forever21 (similar)  //  Sunglasses – Karen Walker

This bag.

Diaper bag, tote, carry-on, beach bag….it kind of serves all.  An in my opinion, a versatile bag is always the best bag.

Nena & Co. creates the most beautiful hand crafted bags out of  traditional huipils from the Maya Culture in Guatemala.  Once a top or a dress, these fabrics are repurposed to serve as the exterior of the bags, laced with hand cut leather to make them more durable for everyday use.  It’s a perfect combination of history and fashion.  And the very best part is that with the purchase of a Nena & Co. bag, you’re helping to provide freedom from poverty for the beautiful, hardworking women of the Maya highlands.  I love the foundation and heart of this company, and the quality and beauty of the bags really speaks for itself.

Nena & Co. is generously giving away a day bag (of your choice) to one lucky reader!  Just follow the prompts below to enter!  A winner will be chosen on Friday, Feb. 7th.

ALSO, they are offering 20% off all bags with the code VDAYLOVE as well as free shipping using code KELLI

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