The Robinson Residence

Monday, November 19, 2018

The Post Oak Hotel

Hello and Happy Monday, you guys! I hope you all have an amazing (and short) week ahead as Thanksgiving approaches us. I am so excited to share todays blog post with you all! As most of you may know, last weekend Brett and I had the opportunity to have a luxurious weekend getaway for the celebration of Brett's birthday at The Post Oak Hotel, Houston's only Five-Diamond hotel.
     If I am being completely honest, I have never experienced a hotel stay quite like this one. From the moment of our arrival, I was blown away with the hospitality of the polite valet and the sophisticated as well as professional team of The Post Oak Hotel. Not to mention, the detail of the hotel-from the inside out it is truly a work of art.
      Our room was located on the 18th floor and the room itself was...breath taking. As soon as we walked in, we were greeted with a gorgeous chandelier and I was automatically excited to see the rest of the room. As I looked ahead, I saw a spacious room and a beyond beautiful bathroom. The full on marble bathroom included a soaking tub, television,walk-in shower, and dual vanities.  The views of the Houston skyline was one unlike any other from our room. The room was so tech! You could control all of the lights and even the curtains with one single touch of a button. There were two smart TV's (double sided) in the room, one facing the bed, the other facing the lounge area. It was truly so awesome. The room was fully equipped  with any and every thing you could ever need/think you need! If you left something at home, not to worry they have you covered 100%. The room even has it's very own Nespresso coffee maker. What else could you possibly need?!
     Each night we were spoiled with a nightly turndown service. For me, that is truly everything I could ask for. I love for the room to feel a little refreshed before bed time! Along with the turndown service, they provided us with two bottles of Lavender pillow mist. Once again, The Post Oak Hotel's attention to detail makes you feel so welcomed and catered to.
     Our first night in, we took it easy and ordered room service. It was amazing! They even rolled in our own table to eat our dinner on. The next morning, Brett, the kids, and I headed over to Bloom and Bee for brunch and OH MY GOODNESS. This place had incredible food, the kids even approved! This exact dining destination is so chic and cute. It has fresh blooms + pink everywhere. I am already wanting to start planning my birthday brunch there! Not only could it be a place for a casual lunch your girlfriends, husband, or family but I think it would be the cutest place to host a baby and/or bridal shower!
     Brett and I spent Saturday on the 5th floor at the Spa and it was just what this mommy and daddy needed for our little weekend getaway! The spa is filled with relaxing vibes and overall was just such a peaceful and romantic environment spent with Brett.
    Later that night, Brett, I, + our family and friends headed out for dinner at Mastro's Steakhouse. We had such an amazing time and experience. The service and food were absolutely phenomenal. If you are local to Houston or are visiting, and are looking for amazing Steak + Seafood + BUTTER CAKE.. you just had to come here for yourself.  You'll thank me later!
     I could go on and on about The Post Oak Hotel. This is hands down the longest blog post I have probably ever written but, I am truly so pleased with this hotel.  They take care of their customers and the hotel so well, it shows! Below, I have attached a room tour video so you can see for yourself!
     *Thank you to The Post Oak Hotel for sponsoring our stay. All opinions are truly my own!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Wizard Of Oz

     Follow the yellow brick road...
      Happy Halloween you guys. Well, the secret is out! This year, our family is dressing up as The Wizard of Oz. We had SO much fun with this. Even Ruby! Or should I say, Toto?!
     Halloween is a big deal in our family. I love dressing up, I think it is so much fun. I have a list of costume ideas I want us to be, and the Wizard of Oz is one of my all time favorites! 
     I bought every single bit of our costumes from Amazon. Amazon is a place I can rely on for every single thing. Even last minute needs, thanks to Amazon Prime I can have my items on my front porch as soon as the next day! It is a pretty amazing concept. Amazon has become my best friend! Below I have link everything we purchased for this years Halloween look!
     What are your plans for Halloween?! We had plans to go out to City Centre and enjoy a Monster Mash concert and trick or treating! Hopefully the rain doesn't ruin our plans. If so, you know where to find us. Cozied up at home passing out candy, snuggling on the couch, and watching Halloween movies! OR at The Children's Museum of Houston's Halloween Mayhem. We shall see. I hope you all have a spooktacular and safe Halloween!! Thank you for stopping by!
*Thank you to Amazon for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own!


     Hello!! Today, I am so excited to be sharing this chic and fun outfit with you all. What makes this outfit? Obviously the leopard coat. It is the definition of a statement piece. With a coat such as this one, the rest of your outfit is real simple to piece together.
     You can wear this coat in so many different ways. It is a little over sized on me, so I could even get away with wearing it as a blazer dress which I love that look as well. So you're probably  wondering where in the world did I get this fabulous coat from?! Would you believe me if I told you it was only $10.00? Yes you read it right. T E N dollars.
     If you followed along on my stories on Instagram this past Friday, you saw I took you along as I shopped the Stage x thredUP pop up shop at my local Palais Royal. Well, I got lucky and snagged this beauty. I know I explained what this collaboration between Stage and ThredUP is about, but lets go over it again for those who might of missed it!
     ThredUP is the worlds largest online secondhand shopping destination and STAGE is your favorite local department store. Well, what happens when you bring these two together in collaboration?! Something amazing.  You get like-brand new top designer fashion up to 90% off retail price RIGHT IN YOUR HOMETOWN! You can find great deals on brands such as : J. Crew, Banana Republic, LOFT, Ann Taylor,  H&M, Zara, Express, Forever 21, and many more.
    I love nice things. Who doesn't? I also love nice things at an even nicer price. Who is with me?! Being smart with your money + saving money is always a good idea. The concept behind this collaboration is just amazing and I am so excited about it! Below I am going to provide you with the locations the Stage x thredUP pop up shops can be found:

Palais Royal- 6729 S Fry Rd Katy, TX 77494
Palais Royal – 726 Meyerland Plaza Mall Houston, TX 77096
Palais Royal – 2711 61st St Galveston, TX 77551
Palais Royal 2650 Pearland Pkwy STe 110 Pearland, TX 77581
Palais Royal – 215 W Main St League City, TX 77573
Bealls – 1103 Rivery Blvd, Georgetown, TX
Bealls – 18700 Limestone Commercial, Pflugerville, TX
Bealls – 9500 S IH 35, Austin, TX
Stage – 1400 Hwy 1431 WEst, Marble Falls, TX
Stage – 1840 B Lee Trevino Dr, El Paso, TX
Peebles – 251 W Lee Hwy, Warrenton, VA
Peebles – 455 Madison Square Dr, Madisonville, KY
      I hope all of you get the chance to go to one of these locations and check out the selection! You will be amazed. If you go, let me know! I would love to see what you picked out. Have a great rest of your week and thanks for stopping by!

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