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Smockingbird Photo Shoot!

Behind the Scenes Fun Girl Time Growing Up Smockingbird Kids Fashion Photo Shoot Smockingbird Smockingbirdies Texas _f _i _l _s

So this is one of the most special things, ever.  It's one of those times I realize that this little business is so much more than pretty dresses.  My friend surprised me with a Smockingbird photo shoot. Not only did Jill organize everything, get a workout photographing a group of girlies, and edit tons of photos so that everyone could have individual shots to enjoy, she opened her closet to share with all of the Smockingbirdies who came. I don't think we've ever had a Smockingbird photo shoot.  It is so sweet to see years of work come to life in...

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Snow Day!

Girl Time Livie & Luca Matilda Jane Pedicure Smockingbirdies Snow Day Winter

How to spend a snow day Smockingbird style?  Pretend it's warm and have a big girl date with spring clothes and pedicures! Sophie is 6 now, and it is such a great age.  Sarah Blevins at OurLittleLifeStyle talks about how age 6 tolls the sweet spot in a mother-daughter relationship, and she's so right.   Sophie is so much fun to spend time with, and especially one-on-one.   I love that she wants to "hang out," as she says. We did a quick photo shoot modeling some of Smockingbird's new collection.  The bright colors and fun dresses were a ray of sunshine on a cold day.   We also tried out Matilda Jane's...

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Mash-ups

Boden Boots Brands We Love Girl Time Hunter Layering Livie & Luca Matilda Jane Mixing it Up Smockingbird Smockingbirdies Spring Tarjay Toms

It's that time of year that feels like a giant seasonal mash-up.  Snow followed by warm sunny days.  Frost on tulips.  Torrential cold rain and then the most perfect weather imaginable.   We've been bouncing all over the winter to spring spectrum. A number of packages were waiting for us after some time out of town, so we decided to do a little fashion mash-up of anything and everything the mailman brought.  It's fun to mix it up with different brands and styles and see what works.  If your rule of purchase is to buy only pieces you love, there's a good...

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