What I Wore: Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Wishing all the Marines in my life a Happy 241st Birthday!

We were so excited to attend our Birthday Ball last Friday with my parentsĀ and Ben’s parents there. It was truly a family affair. I had originally planned on wearing a vintage dress I begged and pleaded my husband to buy purchased this past summer but at the last minute decided I wanted to go a different route. Unfortunately, I was tight on budget and time and needed something that could be delivered quickly. Amazon.com to the rescue! I found this dress for $53 (now $48!) and we had free prime shipping. It fits like a dream! If you’re interested it also comes in gold, rose gold, black and red.

Marine Corps Birthday Ball - The Little Bits Blog

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Changing the Living Room Floor Plan (and updates!)

Remember back a while when I posted here about all the floor plans I was considering for the living room? We’ve decided on…… drumroll please…… NONE OF THEM. See, its true what they say. You never really know until you see it in person. On paper, sure the plans looked great, had flow, and created zones but it just wasn’t jiving in the actual room. It wasn’t until we spent a handful of weekends moving and shifting every piece of furniture to create the perfect layout. I’m including the final layout below because it just looks too awkward on paper! BUT, in real life, it works.


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