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DRESS: Karen Kane // WEDGES: SchutzΒ (absolutely LOVE these) // SUNGLASSES: Gentle Monster

Guys I couldn’t leave Palm Springs without going by the Saguaro hotel and it is amazzzzing! I love all the color in Palm Springs – its so good! After our hotel pit stop we drove to San Diego and went to the BEACH! Atticus is soaked in the photos because he runs straight into those waves without any caution haha – its totally scary. He only fell in the water while David was out there with him but he really would just run right out there and get taken out by a wave if we weren’t paying attention. I am super proud of him because he has been doing his somersaults that he learned in gym class all on his own. It is really crazy to me that he is only 3 months away from being two years old – how did that second year go by so quickly?? I really feel like we JUST had his 1st birthday party. And miss Rosie is at such a fun age – she loves to just play!! It is sooo fun trying to get her to laugh and finally figuring out something that she thinks is hilarious.

I wore this colorful dress which totally feels like summer to me. I love walking in my closet and seeing as much color as possible so it felt good to hang this sucker.

Hope you are all having a good day! I think we are going to take Atticus bowling today! xo

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  1. Hey babe, can you tell me if these shoes run true to size or are particularly narrow? thanks! Love the look! xoxo

  2. I would love to know how you organize yourself closet. Love the dress πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks so much!! And I will definitely be doing a closet reveal post soon πŸ™‚

  3. Hey amber, I was reading through comments trying to find out what camera/equipment and editing you use for your pictures and noticed that you had told a lot of people there would be an equipment post coming soon (in 2015). I have been trying to look it up and wondered if somehow I had missed it and just can’t locate it! Any who, I was wondering if you could tell me what equipment and editing software you use for your photos! Thanks so much!!

    1. Hi Kate!! Yes, you are right, I had planned on doing a photo equipment post but decided not to. I use a canon 5d mark iii camera and I edit my pictures using a program called Lightroom. I hope that helps!!

  4. Oh my gosh, your outfit! Love the wedges. You look absolutely stunning! Also, Rosie in that hat is just about the cutest thing. You all look so happy and radiant! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Ingrid!! You are too nice πŸ™‚ Thanks for reading!!

  5. I absolutely love your dress! It is gorgeous! My favorite part of beach communities is all the fun colors!

    1. Thanks Amy!! And I agree, I was obsessed with all the bright colors too! I miss it already πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you!! I will probably be wearing those wedges all summer πŸ™‚ And I wish I could!! Hopefully it warms up there soon!

  6. Seriously.. What camera do you use. Your pictures are amazinnnnggg quality. I love your style, too!

      1. Wow! They are really amazing. I especially love your Disney ones since I’m taking my little one to Disneyland this year. Keep doing what you’re doing!

  7. so jelly! definitely will have to check out palm springs next time I’m in California!

    xx

  8. I love your pictures, Amber, and you have such a cute family! ❀️ I love your blog, and you are a true inspiration to me! ????

  9. I swear your posts always make me so happy! You are all a cute bunch of smiley faces and I love that.
    I need to get my butt to New York someday to meet you, you guys seem so much fun to be around with!
    Have fun bowling with mister A β™₯

    http://www.pamelayaquelin.blogspot.com

    1. You are the sweetest!! Thank you so much!! And yes!! You should totally come and visit!! xo

  10. Ahhhhh Amber! A ray of sunshine! You are absolutely beautiful! I am so in ❀️ with the wedges! The whole look stunning!! A and Rosie Belle are getting so big!! They truly are so beautiful! What a beautiful place!! Thanks for sharing!!!!! ???????????? ya!!!! xoxo

    1. Aww thank you Lori!! How nice of you!! So glad you like the colorful look πŸ™‚ I will be wearing these wedges all summer! Thanks for reading!! xoxo

  11. I LOVE those wedges!! Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous. The bright colors are so perfect for spring/summer and match so perfectly with the bright yellow dress!

    coffeeslag

  12. Hey lady! I sent you an email about partnering together for photography! πŸ™‚ Let me know if you got it!

  13. Hi Amber!
    I really love this dress: it reminds me a dress which Kate Middleton wore just after gaving birth to her second Child. And I really love the post about baby wearing: I have a violet baby wrap and I still using it with my 16 months baby girl: we love it! I have a question: do you make wax for your legs?
    Xoxo from Italy
    Eleonora

    1. Hi love!! Thanks so much!! I am glad you like the dress πŸ™‚ And no, I don’t wax them, I just shave them but I have waxed them in the past (it hurts soo bad) haha!

  14. Such nice pics – as always. Can you send the sunshine our way to London please Amber? Our household has been plagued with viruses and sicknesses and we are SO sun deprived….Can’t wait for Spring to come too, I want to start showing those bare legs of mine:) Julie xx

    http://www.jafinthebox.wordpress.com

    1. Thank you so much!! And oh I wish I could!! I am so sorry you guys have been sick over there πŸ™ That’s the worst!! Feel better soon!! xo

  15. I absolutely LOVE that hotel! Palm Springs is my second home. Also I love your photography. These photos look like they’re straight out of a magazine. Really beautiful to look at.
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    1. It is amazing!! I loved it πŸ™‚ And thank you so much!! Glad you like them.

  16. wow, there’s some stunning photos you got there. Feeling a tad bit jealous over the warmth you seem to have, over here it still is snow on the ground.

    I have, for basically my entire life, wanted to become an author. now I have taken the first step and created a blog on which I post short stories, obviously written by my. Feel free to check it out: http://www.hardstories.net , happy reading!

    1. Thank you Lisa!! SO glad you like the the post πŸ™‚ And how exciting!! Congrats to you! I will definitely take a look. xo

  17. Oh man! So many colors! Totally a photographer’s dream πŸ˜‰ That’s totally crazy that A is already so old! Kids grow so fast.

    1. Right?! It was the perfect backdrop πŸ™‚ Such a cool place! And I know huh? He is such a little boy now!

    1. Thank you so much!! And I know right?! So excited for the sunny weather πŸ™‚

  18. This post is adorable. Of course, all your posts are adorable. Your kiddos are too cute & they look like they’re having so much fun. Other than how cute everything is, you look fantastic. I can’t wait to read & see more!
    Xoxo

    1. Thanks so much Kelcy!! You are too sweet!! We had a great time πŸ™‚ Thank you for reading!!

  19. My boy is two next month and I can’t believe it, I have a gorgeous blonde too and I think our boys would be great friends. They seem quite similar to me. Breaks my heart that he has to grow up. But I feel so proud of him growing and changing everyday.

    1. Wow!! Doesn’t time fly by so quick with little ones?! I wish they could have a little playdate sometime!! Atticus would love it πŸ™‚

      1. Let me know if you ever make it to Australia and our boys can have a play date. That would be amazing!

  20. Amber! That looks like so much fun! Rosie is so beautiful and Atticus is getting so big! Time flies!!
    I am just getting out of summer and honestly, I’m getting sick of it hahahaaa It’s too hot and dry! Can’t wait for a little rain!

    1. Thank you so much!! You are too kind!! πŸ™‚ And oh yes! I hope it cools down over there!

    1. Aww thank you so much!! I appreciate that! And I am going to pass along that compliment to David πŸ™‚

  21. This is getting me even more excited for summer than I already am! This is such an effortless, bright look! Love it. And your littles are absolutely adorable as usual – Rosie is getting so big πŸ™‚ Mr. Atticus sounds like a future lifeguard πŸ˜‰

    xx http://www.qustomquinns@gmail.com

    1. Yay!! Me too!! I am so ready for it πŸ™‚ And thanks so much!! You are too sweet!! xo

  22. Hi Amber!! I love love love these wedges, but I can’t fine them on the website ????

    1. Hi!! If you click on the link next to “Wedges:”, it will pull them right up πŸ™‚

  23. Beautiful!! All the kids look fantastic in colour! More vlogs? I love watching them

    1. Thank you so much!! And yes! There will be more to come so stay tuned! xo

  24. That dress is so cute and colorful, and it looks so good with those shoes! I’m so glad we’re finally moving towards summer – I’m ready for some sun! As always, all of these photos are so adorable! Rosie is getting so big!

    xx
    Kendra | Stnkrbug

    1. Thank you so much!! So glad you like the summery look πŸ™‚ Thanks for reading!! xo

  25. Ooh such a pretty place! I love all of the colours! And those photos of Rosie are just TOO cute!!

  26. I see the colts hat on David! I live in Indiana and my dad works for the Indianapolis Colts! I hope that you had an amazing time in Palm Springs… That is one of my favorite places to visit! I especially love how many colors there are all around you

    Xoxo-
    Emma Walpole

    http://www.ellivinglife.blogspot.com

    1. Oh yes!! He is HUGE fan πŸ™‚ That’s so cool your dad works for them wow! And thank you so much!! We loved it there! xo

    1. Thanks Laura!! And yes! You need to go someday!! it is the cutest!! πŸ™‚

  27. I am going to the San Diego area this summer!!! Any fun ideas of what to do?

  28. LOVE this post (well I love all of them haha) I’m having trouble with the link to the wedges though… Can you tell me what the wedge is called so I can look it up that way? Thanks so much!

  29. Love all these bright colors! That’s really good that atticus LOVES the ocean. Some kids are afraid. I can’t wait to hear how his bowling goes!
    -Kate
    Katekoutures.blogspot. com

  30. Hi Amber your family looks like a dream … congratuations, God bless you always… kisses

  31. OMG first of all, The Saguaro has been on my bucket list for a while now, so cool that you stopped by! Also, those wedges are SO amazing (they are now on my closet bucket list!!)

    So funny you mention Atticus running out into the waves… My son does the SAME thing, it is both terrifying and hilarious! Beach days are never very relaxing for us, but they are really fun!

    Love all these colorful cheery pics!

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  32. Hello Amber, my name is Hannah Call. I am 19 turning 20 and live in Utah. I am attending school at Salt Lake Community College and I am in the fashion merchandising program. I just have a quick question for you, and I know you didn’t post anything about this, but I had to ask. This summer I am planning to live in New York. I have been looking for fashion internships or nanny jobs for a while and thought I would ask you if you needed any help with blogging, errands, cleaning, or with taking care of your kids when either work gets busy or you need a night out. I worked at a daycare for a year, I loved working with the kids, and learned so much about child care. I am hardworking, honest, energetic, caring, and have a positive attitude. You are seriously the cutest blogger and mom, I would be so happy helping you with anything. If you could get back to me as soon as you can that would be great. Thank you for taking the time to read this and I hope you have an amazing day! Oh and here is my Instagram account if you would like to take a look and to learn a little bit more about me. It is hannahcall13 also my email is hannahcall13@gmail.com

  33. Love!! Your hair and outfit is gorge! Which beach did you go to? We’re headed to San Diego this summer, and a good beach is always in the equation! And I totally know what you mean. My baby just turned 5 yesterday. Ugh! ???? Xo

  34. This dress is so cute and the perfect swim cover-up! And those wedges are so fun! I can see why you wanted to stay there. My little girl is pretty fearless when it comes to water too and it terrifies me. She is 2 and I feel like it is time for swimming lessons ha!

    Rachel
    Simply Rachel Nicole

  35. hey amber!! I can’t find the wedges even with the link. Am I just missing them or are they not avalible anymore?

    1. They are the Mella wedge, you can find them on the Shultz website. πŸ™‚

  36. I am so jealous! I would love to have gone there… I think color makes everything so fun and more welcoming πŸ™‚ I am waiting for the day when I can actually go to the beach again and wear dresses and not be freezing. Oh my goodness is the weather messing with us (I live in CT)… not impressed at all πŸ™

  37. Love hearing about the growth of your kids. Atticus’ habit to run into the water would also terrify me lmao. And as much as it would tire me out to keep entertaining children, it probably would be fun trying to make a kid laugh.

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