As of this week, summer has officially ended in our household. We are a little sad to see the season of pool days, watermelon and a sun kissed toddler leave us, but excited for cool evenings, light weight jackets and fall accessories. I was recently sent a very unique watch from Jord Wood Watches and it has easily become my new favorite fall accessory. Today I am excited to talk about my thoughts on time and also share with you a giveaway opportunity from Jord Wood Watches so you'll want to keep reading!
My husband and I recently took Atlas on an end of summer getaway to Galveston, TX, which I'll be sharing a post on later this week, but during our trip we talked about what time meant to us during our last night in the historic beach town. My husband and I both worry and stress about meeting goals we have like paying off our student loans, saving to buy a house and planning for a second child. All things that require time and planning to meet those goals. On our last night in Galveston we splurged on a really nice steak and seafood dinner, which we never do because our budget is pretty tight. At one moment during dinner, I looked over at my husband who had a huge smile on his face while my son sat next to him coloring his menu and in that moment I realized something.... These are the best days of our life! I realized I am guilty of spending most of my days thinking and planning towards the future instead of living my life in the present. In that moment I realized that the future will come, but these special moments of the three of us always together will eventually end. That sentence honestly makes me extremely sad, but also helps me to realize how important it is to cherish every moment because time in this life does not last forever and we must make the most of it. When Jord Wood Watches reached out to me I was very touched by one of their values, Telling More Than Time,
"The value of a watch is not in being able to tell how much time has passed, but in being aware of the need to make that time count. Moments are bigger than minutes and your watch should tell more than time."
Whatever stress you may be going through and whatever goals you hope to meet in the future, remember to stop and enjoy the time you have in the present. We don't know how long it will last and you could very well be missing the best days of your life. A new goal of mine since Jord Wood Watches reached out to me, is to enjoy the time we have in the present and I encourage you to do the same.
Upon receiving my wood watch from Jord I immediately fell in love with the color and texture of the grain. I selected the Fieldcrest Green Sandlewood watch and I'm so excited to style it throughout the fall season. It is the perfect statement piece for Fall and I love how it pairs with this denim jacket I recently picked up for transitioning into Fall. It is still quite hot and humid here in Texas, but for an easy Fall look that is still comfortable I love to throw a denim jacket over a summer dress with a pair of suede boots and my Jord watch. Such an easy Fall look perfect for a night out or a weekend casual look.
We took these photos during our visit to The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center which you can read about in a recent post of mine here. I loved the way my wood watch blended so well with the natural setting, and I have to tell you that this watch is durable enough for just about any adventure. I have been wearing my watch for about two weeks now and it is light weight and comfortable for all my activities with my son, Atlas.
Jord watches are hand crafted wood timepieces, and are available in both women's and men's styles. They make perfect gifts and come packaged in the most beautiful wooden box. I always appreciate when a company takes time on the packaging and Jord does it perfectly!
Now for the exciting news! Jord watches is generously giving away a $75.00 e-gift card to one lucky winner and you can enter the contest via the link below. All participants will receive an automatic $20.00 e-gift card just for entering, how awesome is that! I wish you all the best of luck as you will love a Jord timepiece! This post was sponsored by Jord Wood Watches, but all opinions expressed are my own.
Enter the contest here: Giveaway Link
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