Wedding Trends 2013: Braided Tresses

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Happy Friday Everyone!

I hope you had a fabulous week. I am super excited for this weeks Wedding Trend and have been waiting all week to share it with you. I love love braids and I love how they are becoming a main staple for wedding hair in 2013…they’re all over the place! Braids are so playful and delicate, whimsical and dainty, it’s no wonder they are so popular for weddings. There are many ways you can incorporate

There are many ways you can incorporate lovely braids into your wedding tresses. Check out some of our favorite inspirations.

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{photo boards by me on Polyvore}
Til next week…for our next wedding trend of 2013
xoxo
Annaliese

Weekend Wardrobe Roundup

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Hello Lovelies!
I hope you had a wonderful weekend and ready for what I hope to be a splendid week ahead. It’s a big week for me as I head back to work after 4 months of Maternity Leave.

So the hubby and I def tried to make the most of this weekend especially with the awesome weather. On the Agenda: Dinner night out with my two boys Friday night, a fun play date out with some of our friends and kiddos, and then brunch time with my sissy. Hope you enjoy the outfits!

Outfit Deets:
1) Green skinnies: Joes Jeans, Gap striped t-shirt, Forever 21 cardigan, aerosoles sandals, Kate spade bag
2) Cynthia Rowley anchor blouse, H& M jeans, Necklace from random Jewelry boutique, Steve Madden Gladiator Sandals, LV tote (aka diaper bag)
3) Tory Burch Cardigan, Forever 21 Coral Blouse, Joes Jeans, Nine West Sandals

Xoxo
Annaliese

Wedding Trends 2013: Mint

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Spring is in full bloom and along with it comes Wedding Season!!…Which is why this months theme is Wedding Trends! I am in love with all the fresh Minty inspiration popping up in the wedding scenes. So cool and classy, you can showcase the minty hues in modern, vintage, or classic styled celebrations. It can be your main color throb or a fresh accent. However you choose to use it, this color is definitely here to stay all year long!
Need a little inspiration? Check out a few different ways you can whip up a little mint into your wedding.
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Stay tuned next week for another Wedding Trend here on the blog!
xoxo
Annaliese
{Boards made by me on: Polyvore : Pictures from Pintrest}

Weekend Wardrobe Roundup

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Since we were busy laying out the “Bigger and Brighter” news on the blog yesterday, we saved our first installment of weekly wardrobe roundup for today…in a truncated version we would like to call…”Weekend” Wardrobe Roundup.

This weekend was a fun filled, whirlwind with a trip to a cooler SF Fishermans warf for my sissy’s birthday, a date night with the hubby, making our rounds in the farmers market, and grabbing some dinner in the San Jose Hot spot Public Market.

Outfit Deets Clockwise:

1. Calvin Klein Trench, LV tote, H&M sweater, Cheap Monday skinnies, Anthropologie ankle boots, baubles from some random jewelry boutique

2. Blu Pepper blazer, H&M Blouse, Faux leather skinnies, Nine West heels, Marc Jacobs gold zipper clutch, Hermes “H” bracelet,

3. Gap striped sweater, Levis gray striped jeans, Tory Burch flats, C Wonder personalized tote

4. Wilsons leather jacket, mimi chica dotted blouse (random find at TJMaxx), Sherbet DL1961 jeans, Nine West gladiator heels, Blue suede clutch from target.

Til’ Next week Lovelies!

xoxo

Annaliese

Coming soon to L+K

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Hello Lovelies!

We here at Lambs & Kings are always evolving and we want the blog to evolve with us. We are always trying to think of ways to improve, go bigger and stay relevant to “where we are” currently.

Soo…What’s up with us and What’s coming up on L+K?

Being a new Mommy certainly has contributed to my lack of time here on the blog not just b/c of time constraints but also because I wanted to be able to bring my A-game if I was to continue blogging, not just posting just to post…and juggling my time with baby Myles. The time off, gave me time to think about what I want to add to the blog and how I can make it include the biggest and newest portion of my lifestyle…which is being a mommy. Also I had to reconsider, how to juggle the blog, baby, home, and work (which I am starting next week! yikes!) so I came up with a plan that I think will make it fun for readers…give you something to look forward to… and give us the time we need to keep all our juggling balls in the air.

  • Monthly Themes / Weekly Posts: Each month we will have a theme (ex: diy, fashion, food, travel etc) and we will post on that topic once a week (every Thurs/Fri)
  • Weekly Wardrobe Roundup: I love experimenting with my wardrobe for work and for weekending. My goal is to do a roundup of my favorite wardrobe highlights from the week
  • Product Reviews: I love trying out new products for different things and I want to share my thoughts with you in case some of you out there are interested in trying out the same products. Products will vary from: baby gear, beauty products, food! If you have a product that you would like me to try and review, contact me.
  • Interviews: There are a lot of people that are an inspiration to me and they play a big fueling part to what and why I do this blog. Some of you may even know these individuals and if you are like me, I always wonder what its like to be them and pick their brain a little bit.

So what do you think? I hope you are just as excited as I am about these changes…let me know if you have any suggestions or if you would like to see something here on the blog.

xoxo

-Annaliese

 

{photo by Annaliese Cabrera Reyes}

Colors Abound

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Spring has sprung and we couldn’t be more excited! I’ve spend the winter inside, nesting and bonding with my baby boy Myles. The coming of spring means more sunshine, more galavanting, and more fun. That is why I was especially giddy to see all the pops of color, bold patterns, and fun accessories for spring. Cant wait to step out in them. What are some of your favorite spring trends?
1. Diane von Furstenberg color block dress, $285

2. Tory Burch flat shoes

3. Diane von Furstenberg leather tote bag

4. BCBGMAXAZRIA color block handbag

5. BaubleBar charm jewelry

6. Butter London , $17

7. 24 Mini Color Block Magnets

8. Marimekko Piccolo notebook A5, black-white, $24

9. Kate Spade Wallet $110

10. Kate Spade coin purse $52

Essentials for the Baby Waiting Game

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Well folks…I have been on Maternity leave for a week now and have officially started the “Baby Waiting Game”. My days are full of extra sleep since night-time sleep is touch and go, pampering, reading, lounging around, staying active,  and a few bouts of shopping both in store and online. These are a few of my favorite things as I anxiously await baby boy.

For all you “mommy-to-bes” out there, when it comes to starting maternity leave, there is hope in staying comfy, stylish and glamorous. I believe it is essential so you don’t get cabin fever or start feeling crummy about yourself. I like to mix my days with doing some baby prep errands, a little physical activity, a bit of lounging, eating, sleeping, shopping, and lots of water….and not feel bad or guilty about any of it =)

Put on some comfy cute pjs, a good robe, light a fragrant candle, prop your feet up and pop open a good read, or finish writing those thank you notes from the baby shower….this is your time…enjoy it!! Baby will be here soon!!

1. Eberjey jersey robe – Feel fabulous while walking around the house
2. Kate Spade white pearl necklace – dress up any outfit when you step out for errands or wear it around the house
3. Target Tech accessory for the ipad – Give your ipad a facelift and make it more fun when you do your e-shopping
4. Topshop cream nail polish – Because everyone needs a classic manicure. The bottle is too cute!
5. John Robshaw Gold Thank You Stationery (Set of 10) – spend time writing letters or finishing those TY notes
6. DIPTYQUE ‘Gardenia’ scented candle, – Fill the home with some fancy “smell goods”
7. Target Xhilaration® Junior’s Pajama Set – White – How can these PJs not make you smile?
8. Gold embossed personalized pencils in pink – Somethings pretty to write those notes or even your grocery list
9. Grace- A memoir by Grace Coddington – A very very good read