10 Firsts With Our Sweet Son

Happy Monday dear friends! What an amazing weekend we had! As you probably know by now by the blowing up of my Instagram stories, our adoption is finally FINAL! Ahhhhh! We are so so happy right now. And we are so thankful a lot of our family was able to come in for our special day.

The moment they introduced us for the first time, officially as the Weaver family. OMG, crying all over again. I kept thinking that after almost 2 years I maybe I wouldn’t cry on the day of the finalization. Boy was I wrong. My sister was like, “you were standing there fine and then the tears starting starting rolling down your cheeks so fast”. I am so thankful Yash was there to capture it all. I cannot wait to watch the video from that point of view and to share it with all of you!

I waited exactly 683 days to share our sweet Landon’s face with you but whose counting LOL . So basically I have a million and one pictures I need to catch up on for those 683 days 🙂 Today I want to share 10 of our “firsts” with you!

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1. Our First Night Together

November 6, 2017

I remember opening the door for the first time when the CPS case worker brought our sweet Landon home. I thought he was the sweetest boy I had ever seen! My second thought was “did they get his age wrong?” LOL! He was a big 7 month old!

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When I put him to bed that night I just stared at him like “we are so meant to be”. It was like he was always there.

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2. Our First Target Trip

November 7, 2017

Naturally we were at Target on our second day together 🙂 Of course to buy us matching outfits and also because we found ourselves at the store every day that week since we literally had NOTHING the day we got our placement phone call. You can read more about that whirlwind of a day in this blog post.

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And then of course I had to bring him home and do his first photoshoot LOL

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3. Our First Family Photo

Omg, this photo makes me so happy! So many of our friends came to see us that weekend and my best friend Rach was like “let me take a family photo of you guys”. I hadn’t even thought about it because I had just been snapping pics of him all week. Thanks Rach!!

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4. Our First Thanksgiving

We actually went to his aunts house that year to celebrate Thanksgiving but we decided to cook a full on Thanksgiving feast at our house as well. Even if it was just the 3 of us, we felt like we had to since it was our first Thanksgiving as a family of 3. 🙂

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5. Our First Family Visit & Our First Time Ringing In The New Year Together

As soon as our baby boy was brought home to us my Mom, Dad and oldest brother and family booked their tickets to come in as soon as they possibly could and we all got to ring in the New Year together!

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6. Our First Airplane Ride

February 2018 – we took our first plane ride together to Atlanta, Georgia to celebrate Brandon and I’s 4 year wedding anniversary. You can see more about that trip here.

7. Our First Professional Family Photos

March 2018

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8. Landon’s 1st Birthday Party

March 2018 – Our party theme was Landon’s Candy Shop! You can see all the details about his party here. I’ll have to update that blog post with non-emoji pictures!

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9. Our First Trip To Disneyworld

March 2018 – This trip was a continuation of Landon’s birthday celebration and also a first time for Brandon and I to Disneyworld! As you can see Landon was thrilled about the teacups LOL

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10. Landon’s First Haircut

April 29, 2018 – his hair is so cute and curly. It was getting so long but we actually had to ask and then wait for approval to get his hair cut.

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11. Landon’s First Rodeo

Okay, okay I know I said I was only sharing 10 first moments but when I was rounding up these photos I ran across his cute photos from his 1st rodeo (also Papa & Lola’s first rodeo) so I couldn’t help but share!

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Oh man, so many special moments with our sweet boy. It was extremely hard to narrow these moments down to ten eleven! We feel so very blessed to have been chosen to be Landon’s mommy and daddy.

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Vera Bradley Performance Twill Collection

Hey friends! I am excited to be partnering up with the Vera Bradley team to talk about their new Performance Twill Collection! If you are familiar with Vera Bradley products you already know the quality of her bags are so good!

Vera Bradley’s new Performance Twill Collection boasts a new fabric with special technology that is water repellent and designed to withstand the elements. So, your favorite Vera Bradley quilted silhouettes just got better!

Iconic Small Travel Duffel Bag

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Outfit Details: Dress: Walmart | Shoes: DSW | Quilted Duffel: Vera Bradley | Umbrella: Vera Bradley

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Outfit Details: Tee: Nordstrom (similar here and here) | Leggings: Spanx | Sneakers: P448 | Cardigan: Walmart | Quilted Duffel: Vera Bradley

Iconic Tote Bag

A chic work tote that will keep you stylish and organized! I love this black style. The exterior has multiple pockets and the interior features one zip pocket, four slip pockets, a padded laptop sleeve and three pen slips.

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Outfit Details: Jumpsuit: Walmart | Heels: DSW | Quilted Tote: Vera Bradley | Umbrella: Vera Bradley

The Vera Bradley Performance Twill Collection is a polished pick for every day and for travel in addition to being lightweight, durable and water-repellent. Which style is your favorite?

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Wear To Work: Wide Leg Cropped Pants

Another cute work wear outfit comin’ at you today! Some people don’t enjoy dressing up for the office. I absolutely LOVE it! Some days I love getting dressed more than actually going to work LOL!

Today I am sharing some really cute kelly green pants and a cute neck tie top that is under $20!

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Outfit Details: Top: Amazon (also found a similar one from Loft here)| Pants: Loft | Heels: Sam Edelman | Handbag: Aldo

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Top Ten Best Sellers of August

I am like 9 days late on this post! So sorry guys. I tried to get it published while I was in NY last week but as you can see that didn’t happen 🙂

Ribbed Midi Skirt | Love that you guys are still buying this one up! It’s an Amazon Prime find and Free People dupe | I am wearing a medium here but if you have hips and a booty I recommend sizing up one size

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Leopard Print Tee | Wearing a medium | Such a fun take on an everyday tee.

Roselyn Smock Neck Dress | Wearing a small | Love that you guys loved this collection so much!

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Studded Sandals | These Valentino dupes continue to make the top seller list! | They run true to size and I wear a 7

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Leopard Print Dress | Wearing a medium| Such a great date night or girls night dress!

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Sam Edelman Ankle Strap Heels | Wearing a 7 | I have these in 3 colors! They are an essential in every gals shoe closet!

Roselyn Midi Skirt | You all know I love this one so much! 🙂 Wearing a small | In case you missed it, you can check out this blog post for styling inspiration!

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Roselyn Tie Back Top | I have been wearing this black one like crazy! Unfortunately the black one is sold out but there are a few sizes left in the yellow and lilac! | Wearing a small

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Sleeveless Express Dress | Wearing a medium | Such a great work dress!

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Animal Flocked Pullover and Joggers | Wearing a small in both

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Work To Weekend: Loft Striped Shirtdress

You all know that I am always looking for pieces that can easily be styled for the office straight into the weekend! As soon as I saw this Loft shirtdress I knew I had to have it. It’s super comfortable, can be easily dressed up or down and is under $100.

With a simple switch of accessories you can easily take this loft shirtdress from work straight into the weekend!

Loft Shirtdress Styled For Work:

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Loft Shirtdress Styled For The Weekend:

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I am wearing a size small in this dress and love the way it fits! The length is great for wearing to work and also great for chasing after your little ones at the park on a Sunday! 🙂 This dress comes in sizes XXS-XXL. I have also been eyeing some other pretty Loft dresses all under $100 that would be great for work and play! I’ll link them all below!

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Thank you Loft for sponsoring this post!