Thoughts For Friday

TGIF Friends!   We shot our Christmas card pictures this week and how gorgeous is this sunset we lucked out with?  It was freezing cold but beautiful!

a sneak peak of the kids:)

We usually do a date night once a week and most likely it is for sushi.  This is from Osaka one of our favorite sushi spots.  and yes those are quail eggs with salmon roe.  I know what you are thinking I thought the same thing until I tried it- gross.  Once I tried one I was hooked the flavor is amazing.

I had been stalking this leopard dress forever and it finally came back in stock in my size so I ordered it.  It is perfection!  The fit is great and the material is a really soft cotton/modal. I am wearing a size small.

Leopard Dress

I was asked to speak at the Champagne Society Event last night and it was so much fun.  A great night and way for other moms to bond and share how we juggle it all (or try to juggle it all).

Gervase Kolmos (@gervasekolmos)  is a life coach and the mediator who put this whole event together and Erin Kienzle from Lowcountry Live (@erinkienzle)  was my partner in crime.  We both were in the hot seat answering questions about work, being mom and life in general.

I wore these earring with my leopard dress- they are currently 30% off.

Pom Pom Earrings

I shared this on my instastories but several of you had asked me what products I use on my lashes.  These two are game changers for sure.  I start with this Givenchy primer.  I was honestly unsure about a lash primer but this seriously blew me away.  You apply it first and it makes your lashes white.  It separates them, elongates them and thickens them.  It is totally sold out at Sephora if that tells you anything.

Givenchy Lash Primer

I then follow it with this mascara.  Awhile back I did kind of a mascara search for the best mascara.  I tested so many and this one is hands down my favorite.  It has a thicker brush which I think helps the mascara to go on evenly and not clump.


Favorite lunch this week- salami, pimento cheese, pickled cauliflower, pretzel thins, lentil hummus, kale salad and honey crisp apples.

We started decorating a little bit.  This rose gold tree was a favorite purchase last year.  I actually went back and bought another one for Sterling’s room.

Rose Gold Tree

I will leave you with two Frances Moon pictures because she makes me laugh!  She got into some markers Monday and I busted her with the sleep mask again this week- such a little diva:)

Have a great day!


  1. melissa goedeker
    November 17, 2017 / 1:22 pm

    Where is Gervase’s emerald green dress from? I’ve been looking for a holiday dress forever!!!! All of you look stunning!!

    • nataliemason
      November 20, 2017 / 11:51 am

      Hi! Its from ASOS.

  2. Erin
    November 22, 2017 / 2:03 am

    hi! can you tell me where FM’s dress is from in your Christmas card pics? Thanks!

    • nataliemason
      November 22, 2017 / 12:08 pm

      Hi its from gap Last year:)

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