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Have you guys seen the selection of tees at @anthropologie right now?! Every french saying you can imagine and they’re all as soft as buttuh on the bod! This one is my favorite, it quickly became a staple in my wardrobe! My favorite thing about graphic+saying tees is all the ways to style them! This oldie-but-goodie leather jacket & necktie are an easy option to elevate the tee. (Especially if you’re a sleepy mom like me and have to fool all the people that you’ve got yourself put together!) —
If you love the graphic tee look but you aren’t sure how to style it, I want to help! Styling current wardrobes is my jam, seriously – the challenge of creating refreshed styles in an existing wardrobe is what I live for! Here’s a great client quote for you, “I actually spend less on new clothes since I’ve hired you to style my wardrobe because there are so many styles in my closet I never knew were there!” I’m ready when you are! Let’s get you ready for this cold weather and the dreamy holiday season! —
Email or DM me for available sessions before thanksgiving! Oliviajanae.stylist@gmail.com
Or take a look through my website and send me an email with the contact me link!
Www.livstyled.com 📷 @kelseyhettinga

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This cold weather (and my sore throat) have me day dreaming about San Diego & that warm sunshine I was lounging in only days ago! •
Church was SO life giving this morning! I had moments of serious appreciation for the way God strategically & creatively did things in the Bible and the fact that He hasn’t changed how He works today. He’s a strategic and intentional God that lays the steps before us, all He asks us to do it trust Him & keep following Him. •
When he asked Abraham to sacrifice Issac he knew that God was too faithful to make him follow it through, so he did it with complete peace and assurance that God had other plans in mind! Abraham didn’t doubt Gods goodness or leading. Of course That was true. He used that moment as a monumental one in the story of Jesus to show us the blessing and security in knowing & trusting that even when things look horrible and scary, He provides a way of escape when we trust His leading! That to reach the unseen doors we have to first find the ones that lead to it – He sees them all, he knows which steps and decisions need to be made to reach them and he provides what we need to walk through them. My spirit is full and refreshed!
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When twirling goes skateboarding.
Here’s a rainy day Friday quote for ya that has me feeling challenged and inspired: “True hospitality is when someone leaves your house feeling better about themselves, not better about you.” Shaun Niequist ❤️ @thecozinessconsultant is the BEST at this, I always feel poured into and surrounded by cozy, real love!

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What does a girl really want (need) more than some really great clothes, beauty tips & a (lot of) little wine!? Maybe a few things but those are at the top of the list!! The Sip ‘N Learn event is everything you need to feel refreshed & special! November 8th join a room full of other Wonder Women at @denymgrandrapids to shop, talk beauty with @theurbanyou & mingle with other lovely ladies in our area! Let’s celebrate beautiful you, ladies and all the work we do as moms, boss babes & fierce women! Can’t wait to meet you there!!

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Every single day we are given opportunities to become better people. To let the things we face produce patience, understanding, compassion & awareness of our actions and motives. Every day I’m faced with the opportunity to react or to slow down and respond. Ive learned that reacting to life’s opportunities with impatience, judgement and selfishness leads to offense over the silliest things and leaves me feeling isolated. My kids are the perfect example – if I react to them with my emotions they’re left feeling frustrated & usually I feel like a big jerk Mom. When I stop, put them above my frustration and respond with an open heart then we can restore peace and again am reminded why patience and grace is a necessary part of living and maintaining good relationships. Getting older is hard! Learning these lessons can be such a painful process but the Bible says in James 1:4 to ‘let patience have its perfect work’ in me. So, I’ll keep letting it do its thing.

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California bound in 2 days!! We are so ready for a taste of our west Coast home. Time is such a crazy thing, of course watching my kids grow with each passing moment is majorly bittersweet but it’s one of those things you really forget to seize until you’re reminded how much value it actually holds. Im pretty sure Weston has grown an inch since last week and it seems the baby in him just keeps fading everyday. (Insert Mom sobs here) I am SO ready to spend time with family & friends in Ca but a week to catch up after a year of time has passed never really fills that space of longing to be a part of their lives. Soaking in each moment of whatever season you’re in is so crucial! Being aware of the time and making strategic decisions means you never have to wish you did it differently, you’ll look back on moments in your life and your heart will feel full. Plus, the more that passes the older I get and… yeah, no thanks. Ps. Fall florals are killin’ me this year! So. Good.






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You should know that when I’m shooting, I always have music playing (usually in back pocket) and there is always impromptu dancing and singing that happens! It’s the only reason I’m not terribly uncomfortable during these photoshoots. Dancing is like therapy for me, I get crazy ya’ll. Like, I don’t hold back for nobody!! This is just a moment of the passion captured by the lovely @happyphotoco who encouraged me to move to the beat of my own drum during our shoot! 🖤ps. More styling with this fur jacket coming soon beccccaaaaaause look at it! Swoon.

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SO happy I get to bust out these babes again! Ok fine, I wore them during summer too. But hardly and only inside so they wouldn’t get dirty. (Can you believe the ivory color of those legs though?! 😳They need the Ca sunshine! 12 days and counting.) The day these boots die is the day I’ll shed my first tears over shoes. Siiiiggggh.
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He’s three today and I can hardly believe it! Weston is the kind of kid that can make anyone (literally) laugh – sometimes just because of the unexpected smart responses he gives that he seems too little think of. Yesterday he wanted to pet a cockatoo and was feeling a little nervous about it – he walked over to it, paused & then he said, “I tan do dis!” and then he gave a loud cockatoo impersonation squawk! A little self motivation that made all of laugh! His personality is so lively and when his hyper-pigmentation started to show up we knew he was the kind of kid that would think it’s cool he got something extra from Jesus! He’s so very social and he’s always making friends everywhere we go! When he’s not playing with dinosaurs he’s begging for yet another bath & his snack of choice is anything in the fruit family. He is all boy, busy and then even busier! But he also asks me 25 times a day to “tuggle” (snuggle) with him and always volunteers his help while I’m cooking. He is a radiant child and I am insanely grateful I get the honor of raising him! #happybirthday
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I love the thought of being captivated with purpose! That idea offers so much space to dream and wander around the possibilities of your future. (It also leaves less room for comparison to sneak in.) I wonder if purpose can ever be completely fulfilled or if it just continues to evolve and grow as new doors open that lead to new seasons and opportunities within our purpose. •

Maybe that’s too deep for a Tuesday but it’s definitely swirling around in my heart today! •

Ephesians 2:10 – We are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

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