Hi Friends! Iā€™m Natalie Mason. I live in Charleston, SC and I am mom to Sterling 12 , Frances Moon 8 and our mini golden doodle Dolly.



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Jun 25, 2013


Thanks to my friend Sam I am obsessed with these wine glasses. They are stemless, shatterproof, recycled wine glasses. They are made out of a soft almost flexible material. They are perfect for picnics, boat rides or just afternoon wine drinking and they are cheap. They would be great for parties too where you don’t want your nice glasses broken. I highly recommend. 


Ever since spying this dress on Pinterest I have been obsessed with it.  The colors and the floral pattern are right on.  Such a fab shift dress.


I read rave reviews about this cookbook in several of my fashion magazines and then I saw it featured again on Camille Styles and I knew I had to have it.  The cookbook is created by Diane Von Furstenberg’s personal chef, Jane Coxwell and let me tell you it is filled with some wonderful recipes. I think I earmarked almost every other page.  Plus it has beautiful pictures.


I am pretty certain this maxi needs to be mine. I stalked it on Shopbop but it sold out fast,  now it is back online at Madewell.  Love the pattern and looks like such a great fit! 


The older I have gotten the more I realize I just need a few fabulous clutches for evenings out.   I find I tend to carry my neutral ones more often.  I am saving right now to buy this one next, I have had my eye on it forever.  I feel like it would go with everything!


I have said it before but Splendid has become by go-to brand this summer.  The pieces are so soft and comfortable and easy to wear.  This dress could be worn in so many ways but I picture it for day wear with some cool gladiator sandals or TKEES.


Lately I have gotten the itch for a new watch.  I only wear gold jewelry so I want a gold face.  I came across this watch and it was love at first site.  Large gold face and skinny band = perfection!


I am back into statement necklaces for the summer.  This one is finally back in stock at Baublebar, such great colors and price!  I love Baublebar because they make such well made affordable pieces.

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Sep 25, 2012


My parents had some of this sparkling soda from Traders Joes and we drank it at my mom’s birthday lunch over the weekend and it was fabulous.  Not too sweet and the perfect amount of bubbly.  I would image this would be killer with vodka added in!  It is fabulous to have on hand for parties.  My mom and sister also love the Pomegranite flavor.


I went on a little necklace buying hiatus but now I am back.  Love this one from Baublebar for fall.  It is delicate yet makes a statement.


This little snack was a result of me grocery shopping starving.  I of course added so many unnecessary things in my buggy because I was ravished.  These were such an unexpected treat and amazing.  I bought the Parmesan Cheese and Herb flavor and it was so good.   Can’t wait to try the other flavors.


Love the metallic shades these Pumpkins are painted.  Fall is my favorite season and this is one project I just might have to take on!


I am beyond obsessed with this dress.  I want it in every color.  It is the perfect plain dress to jazz up with statement necklaces, cute jackets,  and killer shoes.  The back is my favorite part.  Such a great dress you could wear so many ways!

It also comes in this nude version which I equally love.

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Oct 25, 2011

Happy Tuesday Friends. I got back from Charlotte yesterday and let me tell you my house looked like a fraternity house. Dishes and beer cans everywhere, unmade beds, and dirty floors. Why can’t men keep a clean house? Between my two men our house is always a wreck! I finally finished cleaning and unpacking late last night! Here is this week’s lust list!

I spotted these beautiful babies at the HomeGoods Store in Charlotte on Fairview. How amazing are they?? They had gray and white and I love them both equally. I really wanted to buy one to save for my next nursery. Wouldn’t it make a fabulous changing table? But alas I didn’t have an extra $600 to drop. Somebody please go buy these and then let me know how you use them!

This thing is amazing. I guess I am old school because I still use a Rabbit (and no not the kind Charlotte on Sex and the City used). My parents had this wine opener and it pops bottles in seconds! If you don’t have one you need one! It would also make a great Christmas gift for a wine lover.

I adore this top. It reminds me of a blouse my grandmother used to have! Vintage patterns are my favorite. Best part my mom let me borrow hers and I have been rocking it alot!

I have to be honest when I first tasted Coconut Water I thought it tasted like dirty socks. But this stuff really grows on you and I swear it is a miracle hangover cure. I drank some Saturday at my sisters and it really rejuvenated me. I promptly picked up a case at Costco. Best part this stuff is filled with potassium, magnesium and other essential vitamins. It hydrates you like no other beverage.

This one is mainly for my local readers. If you haven’t picked up this magazine you should. The first issue is free and it is filled with all things food related! The magazine has recipes, write-ups on local restaurants, and interviews with local chefs. A true food lovers dream. I will definitely be subscribing to this foodie gem.

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  1. Coconut water is awesome – I get mine at Costco too! I drank it a ton when I was pregnant because it actually has more potassium than a banana, and is great as a post-workout drink. I think you NEED that nailhead dresser šŸ™‚ Homegoods is the best, isn't it?

  2. I've heard such great things about Coconut water, such a miracle drink! And love your top, adorable!

  3. 17 Perth says:

    I am with you on the coconut water—its growing on me too. The first time I had it–it was weird–but I am loving it now. The automatic wine opener is the best ever. I gave it for gifts A LOT last christmas and this past year….it was definitely my go to gift. We have one and I love love love it. šŸ™‚

  4. megan says:

    mmmm dirty socks! coconut is on my top 5 list of things i despise so i will not be trying that anytime soon. but i am absolutely LOVING that Milly top!

  5. Jessie says:

    Coconut water is an acquired taste. I am still getting use to it. I agree, it is the best cure for a hangover and I can suck it up for that.

  6. SADBBLOG says:

    all great obsessions, but that chest is amazing!!! Swoon…


  7. You have one stylish momma! Love that blouse!

  8. Those chest are awesome! $600 is still a little high! That top is amazing, you and your mama have so much style.

  9. Those chest of drawers are gorgeous! Also love that wine opener, but I'm like you…I still rock the rabbit! šŸ™‚

  10. Hannah says:

    I don't even know if I can find Coconut water around here, but I will be sure to look next time I am in the store. I just saw a picture of a nailhead chest and here you go posting one! I think they are fantastic if you have the right place to put them. Bryan just walked by while I was reading this and laughed when he saw Sterling. I had to show him more pictures and we both agreed on how he is the cutest thing! I told him how you reminded me of myself and how I want to be in my next stage of life (with kids!) Have a great day! Ohh..and he saw the jalapeno appetizers and started drooling.

  11. Val says:

    I love coconut water and the electric wine openers is one of my all time favorite gadgets!!

  12. I absolutely love that you can share clothes with your mama…so awesome…especially when she rocks such great duds! (c: And wtf with men and cleaning?!? They are like allergic or something, it drives me *NUTS*!!!

  13. Ok – next time I'm hungover I'm getting some coconut water!

    I have the same rug that is in your mom's kitchen. šŸ™‚

    I like the pattern on that Milly top too!

  14. Jill says:

    I love those dressers, I might head to our home goods tomorrow and see if we have them!!

    love your Charlotte reference…hee hee

  15. Great list — but i'm staring at the rug in the wine opener shot…is that your kitchen rug?!?! love it!

  16. I haven't tried coconut water yet! Love the top!

  17. Um I LOVE that dresser, can't imagine the pain you felt passing it by. Why doesn't out homegoods get great stuff like that?? And I can't wait for that magazine to get in my hands.

  18. Michaela says:

    That top is perfect for you. I adore it!

  19. Bud and Leo says:

    Gotta love everything Milly- that top is adorable! And the nailhead chest is insane- I want it! And I will be trying coco water asap!