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Once in a Lifetime

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Hello (almost) Fall! Did you all catch the eclipse this week?  My cell phone photos didn't look like much, but someone was nice enough lend me eclipse glasses and THAT was a great view.  How remarkable that on a random Tuesday afternoon we all got to enjoy something that happens literally once in a lifetime.  It made me happy to see so many people stop whatever important things they were doing and make time to be a part of that magic.  In 6th grade our teachers took us out in a bus in the middle of the night to see Halley's Comet, another one-in-a-lifetime happening. It's...

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Smockingbirdies take American Girl Store!

American Girl Brands We Love Fun Growing Up Smockingbird Kids Fashion Livie & Luca Shopping Smockingbird Smockingbirdies Winter

This post is completely overdue, but still worth sharing because the Smockingbirdies had the best time.  The girls received American Girl dollies from Santa a couple of years ago.  They have a pretty nice assortment of clothing and accessories at this point and seem to really enjoy them.  But the girls had never been to the AG store themselves!   So, we made it a girls day.  The Smockingbirdies brought their dollies and a pet, and we headed to AG Atlanta with appointments for hair, reservations for the bistro, and plenty of time to look and shop. The hair salon is really...

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Essential Fall Layering

Adorable Essentials Boots Brands We Love Crewcuts Fall Layering Livie & Luca Matilda Jane Sheplers Smockingbird Style Tarjay

Your Smockingbird pretties can work all year long with a few key layering pieces, so we wanted to share some of our favorites.  These six staples will winterize your closet and have you ready for fall in no time!  1. Layering tees.  Wear layering tees under sleeveless styles to keep you warm AND fashionable.   Adorable Essentials has some fantastic styles at reasonable prices (and in tons of colors).  I like the 3/4" ruffled sleeve tee (pictured), the 3/4 bubble tee, and the long sleeve with a ruffle at the wrist.  I was seriously impressed with the quality!  Just make sure...

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Fall Livie & Lucas

Boots Brands We Love Fall Livie & Luca Matilda Jane Smockingbird Suede Well Dressed Wolf

Fall Livie and Lucas are here.  They are adorable! It's all about the BABY this fall.  Livie and Luca baby shoes are the cutest on the market!!  Tiny versions of favorite styles make for great baby shower gifts and big sister-little sister matches.  The details on the baby shoes are amazing, from the stretchy ankle to the tiny grips on the sole.  Precious! Petals are a girl's best friend.  Sweet as ever, this season's colors include gorgeous silver and bronze with glitter details.  These are neutral enough to match everything and sparkly enough for holiday fashion.  The new dark green...

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Melissa: Mama's New Best Friend

Brands We Love Jelly Shoes Melissa Mini Melissa Mom Style Mommy & Me Shoes

If you've been stockpiling Mini Melissa for your girls (and we've seen some AMAZING collections!), you already know about the ultrasoft rubber fabric and craveable bubblegum scent.  You definitely need a pair (or five) for yourself!  Melissas are the most comfortable shoes.  They will be your new best friend.  Clockwise from the top:  silver sparkle zig zags, rose gold fitas, black sparkle papels, rose gold zig zags, black sparkle zig zags, gold sparkle papels, black fitas.  Not pictured: matte gold fitas and grey sapatilhas are on the way! Fitas, papels, sapatilhas and zig zags are all made from the Campana mold, so...

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