Tuesday, June 23, 2015

American Girl Movie: "Grace Stirs Up Success"


If you haven't seen American Girl's newest Girl of the Year doll, Grace Thomas, head over to their website and check her out. She is a beautiful doll that has long brown hair with side swept bangs and blue eyes. She even comes with a tiny charm bracelet!

And now, American Girl’s 2015 Girl of the Year gets her very own movie! An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success is available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand today! The movie is about Grace's passion for baking and trying to save her grandparent's bakery! Both the book and movie promote friendship and empowerment. I know what we will be watching tonight.



Thursday, June 18, 2015

Charles River Apparel

Charles River Apparel




I'm super excited to share a brand new GIVEAWAY with you guys! I've teamed up with Charles River Apparel to offer Coffee and Cashmere readers the chance to win an amazing New Englander Rain Jacket! These rain jackets come in both women's and men's sizes with plenty of color choices. I picked out the aqua/reflective combo and William chose the taupe/navy jacket. We are pretty fancy.

Let me just tell you, these rain jackets are perfect. They are water and wind proof for cooler seasons, and they're lined with mesh to allow airflow during the hotter seasons. The New Englander Rain Jackets are also sleek and trim. Not being too heavy, yet not being too light weight, they're just the perfect mix of protection for any unscheduled rain storms.

Now for your chance to win a New Englander Rain Jacket in your size and choice of color from Charles River Apparel, just log into the Rafflecopter below (or make a new Rafflecopter account), and follow the directions for each entry. Please make sure to actually do what's required for each entry. If you just click enter and not do what it's asking, I'll know. If you are unsure how to do one, skip it and contact me. I can't stress this enough. I go back and check to make sure the winner actually did what was required. I will not let cheaters win. DON'T CHEAT. Meh.


This giveaway will end Saturday, July 18th, 2015. One winner will be picked at random via Rafflecopter. The winner will receive their choice of either a men's or women's New Englander Rain Jacket in their size and color of choice from Charles River Apparel. The winner will be announced on coffeeandcashmere.com and will also be notified via email. The winner will have ONE week to respond to the email to claim their prize. If the winner never responds, a second winner will be picked at random.


A big thanks to Charles River Apparel for making classic rainwear!

Congrats to Lucy S. for winning my last great giveaway.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Winsome Words Wednesday

This Wednesday I figured I'd do things a little differently. Instead of a fancy quote, I asked Adrienne questions about her daddy.


What is something Daddy always says to you?
|| I love you.

What makes Daddy happy?
|| Me.

What makes Daddy sad?
|| When I'm not here.

How does Daddy make you laugh?
|| By tickling me at bedtime.

Who is Daddy's favorite band?
|| Um. That's a hard one. Um, I don't know what it's called. The football band?

What is Daddy's favorite song?
|| Oh my gosh. I don't really know.

What is Daddy's favorite TV show?
|| Football. That's an easy one.

What is Daddy's favorite color?
|| Brown and blue.

What was Daddy like as a child?
|| I don't know! I wasn't born when he was a child!

How old is Daddy?
|| Um. 28.

How tall is Daddy?
|| Ten feet. No actually, five feet.

What is Daddy's favorite thing to do?
|| Play Minecraft with me, probably.

What does Daddy do when you're not around?
|| I don't know, because I'm always around. I guess watch football.

If Daddy becomes famous, what will it be for?
|| Because he is so great.

What is Daddy really good at?
|| Playing Minecraft.

What is Daddy not very good at?
|| Keeping up with his glasses.

What does Daddy do for a job?
|| Fixes computers.

What is Daddy's favorite thing to eat?
|| Healthy stuff.

What is Daddy's least favorite thing to eat?
|| Sweet stuff. Well, he only likes to eat chocolate and chocolate chip cookies. He doesn't like other sweet things.

What is Daddy's favorite thing to drink?
|| Beer. And water.

What is Daddy's least favorite thing to drink?
|| Sweet tea. Really, really, really sweet tea.

What is Daddy's favorite animal?
|| A dog.

What makes you proud of Daddy?
|| This is an easy one! EVERYTHING!

If Daddy were a character, who would he be?
|| A football player.

Who is your Daddy's favorite football team?
|| Ole Miss.

What do you and Daddy do together?
|| Play Minecraft.

How are you and Daddy the same?
|| Because I have a crooked toe like him.

How are you and Daddy different?
|| Because I have blue eyes and he has brown eyes.

How do you know Daddy loves you?
|| Because he says he loves me all the time to me.

What does Daddy like most about your Mommy?
|| You are so beautiful.

Where is Daddy's favorite place to go?
|| To the football stadium.

Where is Daddy's least favorite place to go?
|| Goodwill. That was easy.

How old was Daddy when you were born?
|| Twenty-five maybe?

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Happy early Father's Day, William! We love you!!

Monday, June 15, 2015

Instagramin' Lately

|| baby booties || old navy || ring sling 
|| this view || hey girl || great grandmama ||
|| new ride || silver rattle || easter bunny ||
|| tiny baby || saltwater sandals || cousin love ||
|| cool cats || strapped in || cooking love ||
|| cloth diaper || wild flowers || coffee date ||

Find these and more photos of my daily shenanigans on Instagram by searching for coffeeandcashmerelove.


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

My 1st Years


I have a soft spot for stuffed animals. So does Adrienne. And now that we have JB, he will, of course, be destined to love stuffed animals as well. A few years ago I bought Adrienne a tan Jellycat bunny.
She still sleeps with him every night.

Since JB was born, I've wanted to give him his own Jellycat bunny. One he could tote around by it's floppy ears and go on adventures with. So, when My 1st Years contacted me about reviewing one of their personalized items, I just knew I had to go with a monogrammed Jellycat bunny!

My 1st Years specializes in bringing you the sweetest baby and children's personalized gifts. They have gorgeous blankets, clothing, and keepsakes. And all of their items are sent in a gorgeous blue box with white bow. No wrapping required! 


Be sure to check out My 1st Years on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Halloween 5.0

Since I stay practically seven months behind in everything I do, I thought I should share photos from last year's Halloween. Adrienne trick-or-treated with her little besties again this year. The kids are getting older, so they are easier to wrangle. They totally had the hang of it unlike the chaos from the year before. We just sat back and watched from the end of each house's driveway. And then we went home, sent them to bed, and ate the good candy. Because PARENTS. 


Oh, and here they are from the year before's Halloween! Gosh, they are growing.



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