• fresh 48 hospital photos
  • whats in my diaper bag 2 under 2
  • c-section postpartum essentials
  • motherhood c-section
  • spring maternity pictures
  • 37 week pregnancy update
  • 5 tips to be a quality parent
  • all white outfit
  • shopbop spring sale blogger picks
  • healthy pregnancy snack ideas
  • pregnancy update 32 weeks
  • positive discipline
All Posts By



By | Daisy Rae, Guest Blogger | 55 Comments
{Top: Daisy Rae; Skirt: similar; Heels: Target; Necklace: similar; Ring: similar similar similar; Bracelet: c/o Ayami’s Jewelry; Bag: Kenneth Cole similar}

I’m guest posting at Minted Glam today 🙂 Pop on over there to hear why it’s a miracle that my sister lets me borrow her clothes (like this skirt). Let’s just say me sister’s favorite top, ketchup, and bleach don’t mix.

*** Remember Enter code: OLH at check out and Daisy Rae will donate 20% of the profit from your order to the non-profit daycare, Our Little House. Click here to learn more.

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy

Also on Elements of Ellis

Exciting Fundraiser News + Giveaway Winner

By | Daisy Rae | 54 Comments
 {Top: Daisy Rae; Jeans: J. Brand similar; Bag: Kenneth Cole similar; Necklace: similar; Bracelet: similar}

One of the best things about owning a business is being able to give back. And that is why I am so excited to announce that Daisy Rae will hosting a fundraiser to benefit the most amazing daycare in the world, Our Little House. (read below for more info on Our Little House) Enter code: OLH at check out and Daisy Rae will donate 20% of the profit from your order to Our Little House!

As a daughter of an early childhood development teacher, I am well aware of the importance of early childhood education. Our Little House (OLH) is an non-profit daycare associated with Red Bluff High School. Meaning it is a daycare for the children of those employed by Red Bluff High School and other surrounding schools. I can tell you first hand what an amazing place it is because it is the daycare I went to as a child.

OLH’s philosophy is to help children become self confident, caring, and competent individuals. Their program is play oriented. At Our Little House, they believe “play is a child’s work” and that through play activities a child manipulates his/her environment, making decisions and discoveries, which enables him/her to make sense of his/her world.

The above statement doesn’t even begin to tell you what an amazing place OLH is. There is a special connection between all the OLH kids that is hard to describe. Every child that has gone through Our Little House has done well in school, continuing on to become a productive member of society. And many OLH kids, me included, often stop by Our Little House when in town just to say hi.

With all the budget cuts, OLH has not received the funding it needs. They can really use some help. That is why for the second year, Daisy Rae is donating 20% of the profit from October sales to OLH. How fun is it that you can shop while helping out an amazing daycare?!

To help out, just enter code: OLH at checkout and Daisy Rae will give 20% of the profit from your order to Our Little House. Thank you so much!

P.S. The winner of the Libi & Lola giveaway is Clara Cheng! Congrats!
*everyone can shop 10% off with code: KACIESCLOSET (valid until Oct. 31st)

Also on Elements of Ellis

Basic Black Pumps

By | Uncategorized | 64 Comments
 {Top: c/o Oasap; Jeans: J. Brand similar; Heels: similar; Bag: Kenneth Cole similar; Necklace: Ayami’s Jewelry.; Chain Bracelet: c/o Ayami’s Jewelry; Ring: similar similar similar}

Fact: You can never have enough clothes or shoes. Am I right? Why yes, I am!

I have over thirty (or maybe closer to fifty) pairs of shoes but you know what kind I don’t have…basic black pumps. Crazy, I know! How can I not own a pair? Basic black pumps should be the first heels a gal owns. They are a closet staple for goodness sakes. The heels I’m wearing in this post are the closest thing I have but even they have gold studs on them. So I am declaring it my mission to find the perfect black pumps to add to my closet. (I also don’t have a lot of color in my footwear so I need to add some colorful shoes to my closet too). Wish me luck in my shoe shopping!

P.S. Don’t you just love me new top c/o Oasap? I sure do! 🙂 Use code: kacieskloset to shop 21% off at Oasap.com

**Be sure to enter the Libi & Lola Giveaway

Also on Elements of Ellis

Rule Breaker

By | Daisy Rae | 72 Comments

 {Top: Daisy Rae: Pants: similar; Bag: similar; Shoes: Target; Necklace: similar; Bracelet: Ayami’s Jewelry}
 Linking up with Marionberry Style and The Pleated Poppy

Y’all, I am so proud of myself for being a rule breaker and wearing white after Labor Day. You see, I’m a rule follower to a fault. I’ve never gotten a ticket, I never got in trouble at school (well, in forth grade I had to turn my card because I shoved a cupcake in my mouth but that was really just a warning). Basically I’m an angel (don’t ask my family to confirm that statement).

I’m really working on being more adventurous and spontaneous. The other day the hubby pulled into a basically empty parking lot and parked the car in the wrong direction. I told him he wasn’t allowed to park like that and then he said, “Kacie, I thought you were working on being adventurous?” So guess what…we parked the car the wrong way. How’s that for adventurous?! And now I’m wearing white after Labor Day! I’m just breaking all the rules. I wonder what craziness I will do next.

P.S. Be sure to enter the Libi & Lola Giveaway

 Linking up with Marionberry Style and The Pleated Poppy

Tired Face

By | Uncategorized | 60 Comments
 {Top: similar; Skirt: similar; Bag: similar; Heels: similar; Necklace & Bracelet: Ayami’s Jewelry}
By the time I got around to taking these pictures last Friday, I was exhausted. It’s not that my whole body was tired, it was only my face. My eyes didn’t want to be open all the way and my mouth was refusing to give a decent smile. It looked like I was growling at the camera (you know, just showing my teeth without actually smiling). Hence why I am not looking at the camera in these pictures. Tired face is not a good look for me. The rest of the evening was spent curled up on the couch watching Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. I even managed a real smile during the funny parts.
P.S. Thank you sister for letting me borrow this skirt 🙂

** Be sure to enter the Libi & Lola Giveaway

Also on Elements of Ellis

Where Oh Where Is Fall

By | Uncategorized | 91 Comments
{Romper: similar; Bag: similar; Wedges: Guess; Jewelry: Premier Designs}

It was 100 degrees the other day…ugh!!! I am so ready to add layers to my outfits but in this heat, a light scarf was all I could handle. And I still got looks like “who’s that crazy lady wearing a scarf when it’s so hot out?” Don’t people know it’s supposed to be fall by now! I’m hoping that if I start wearing more fall-ish items (like scarves, sweaters, and booties) mother nature will get the hint and send fall weather to California.

Also on Elements of Ellis


By | Daisy Rae | 105 Comments
 {Top: Daisy Rae (sold out); Jeans: similar; Heels: Target; Bag: similar; Necklace: Ayami’s Jewelry; Bracelet: c/o Ayami’s Jewelry; Ring: similar similar similar}

I’m feeling pretty gangsta (true gangsters don’t pronounce the ‘er’) in this outfit. Why? Because of my gold chain necklace, of course! Or as the hubby likes to call it, my gangsta necklace.  My mom said I just need a mohawk and I could pass for Mr. T. To be honest, I do like a good Eminem or Nelly song and when you add in this necklace, I am a pretty legitimate gangsta. Don’t all gangstas wear leopard heels??

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy

Also on Elements of Ellis

What’s In My Shoe?

By | Daisy Rae | 68 Comments

 {Top: Daisy Rae; Pants: similar; Shoes: Urban Outfitters; Jewelry: Premier Designs}

So I’m walking around in these shoes when all of a sudden, I feel something inside the shoe touching my foot. My first thought is…SPIDER! (I have this fear of spiders in my shoes. I’m pretty sure that’s where they like to hang out when they aren’t in their web). I quickly fling off my shoe and see something fall to the ground. I slowly move closer to inspect the situation. Turns out it was just a penny. Good news, there’s no spider living in my shoe and I am one cent richer. Really, could you ask for a better day?

P.S. Thanks Sister for letting me borrow your top 🙂

*Rememeber the baseball tee I wore in Monday’s post? It’s now available online here 🙂

Also on Elements of Ellis

Flare Jeans

By | Daisy Rae | 78 Comments

{Top: Daisy Rae; Jeans: Free People similar; Bag: similar; Bracelet: Ayami Hiroshige Jewelry; Ring: similar similar}

I love flare leg jeans and think everyone should own a pair. Now I am going to convince you to get yourself some 🙂 

  1. Worn with heels, they give the illusion of longer legs. Who doesn’t want that?
  2. Balances out a curvy figure.
  3. You don’t have to worry if your shoes match because nobody will see them. (my favorite reason for wearing flares)

If you still aren’t convinced, click here for more flare jean inspiration.

Ok, now start shopping!

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy

Also on Elements of Ellis