Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Day 30 - Gloomy Tuesday

I am halfway through my no shopping for 60 days challenge! I call it a challenge because it truly has been one! I want to go shopping so bad! There are so many cute fall styles appearing in stores and I want them all! On the flip side, it has been nice to save more money for our new home and it has been fun being creative with my own wardrobe!
Here is my Tuesday, day 30 outfit:
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Blouse: H&M
Blazer: Gibson - Nordstrom
Pants: H&M
Shoes: Cathy Jean
Clutch Purse: Thrifted (also $2.99!)
Belt: Thrifted - $1.99!


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Today was a cloudy, kind of gloomy day compared to the heat and sunshine we have been having. This is why I chose to wear neutral colors.

After work today my husband made me dinner. We love breakfast food and tend to eat it more often for lunch or dinner than breakfast! He made me an English Muffin sandwich with bacon, egg, and cheese. It was delicious and very sweet of him!

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Blog Award!

I received another Blog Award today from http://rebelrousher.blogspot.com/ . Thanks for thinking of me!



The Rules
1.) Thank the person who gave you this award -write a post about it
2.) Answer the questions

3.) Pass it on to 10 bloggers who you think really deserve it and send them a message to let them know.

  Questions
favorite color? purple
favorite animal? my dog Norman!
favorite number? 2
favorite drink? iced skinny vanilla latte from Starbucks!
facebook/twitter? neither. I am not a fan and don't have one!
your passion? Jesus, blogging, scrapbooking 
giving/getting presents? both! 
favorite pattern? floral, polka dots
favorite day? saturday
favorite flower? I don't have a favorite
 

Blogs I Awarded:












I want to thank all my readers/followers! You make the blogging experience what it is... AWESOME! :)

Ciao!

Day 29 - Lace and other lovely things

I am a huge fan of lace as you can see I wore a lace top yesterday. I paired it with a vintage inspired bag and my vintage inspired shoes to give it an ecclectic feel. I love all things girly!
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Lace top: French Connection
Jeans: BDG - Urban Outfitters
Shoes: Thrifted - Modern Vintage Brand - Modern Vintage Website Here
Purse: Thrifted ($2.99)
Nail Polish: Revlon Top Speed Nail Enamel in Peachy - Find it Here

Yesterday was just another Monday. I went to work all day and then went to the last night of my book club meeting. We finished our book and to celebrate we had an ice cream social. Everyone brought ice cream and their favorite toppings and we endulged. We had a really good time and I am going to miss gathering every Monday night with the wonderful group of ladies! I am sure another book club will be planned sometime soon!

You may have noticed that my pictures in my previous post are not loading anymore. Something went wrong with my Flickr account and I am working on getting the pictures back up! They should be up soon!

I hope you have a wonderful Tuesday!

Monday, August 29, 2011

Day 27 & 28 - Weekend away

I had a blast this weekend at my parents house in Troutdale, OR. On Friday night I went to dinner with my parents and my sister and on Saturday we spent the entire day out and about town catching up. Sunday was spent mostly around my parents house and my mom (who is an amazing cook) made some delicious homemade food for lunch. Here is a little glimpse of my weekend:
Day 27 - Saturday

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Black top: Crossroads Recycled Fashion
Jeans: F21
Shoes: Nine West
Hair Clips: F21
Purse/Backpack: F21

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Finally got my pedicure this weekend!

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I love all the fall fashion styles!!!

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Betsey Johnson Sunglasses

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My Beautiful sister Stepanie

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My beautiful Mother :)

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Saturday Market!

Day 28 - Sunday

This was my outfit on Sunday - after wearing this to church and for most of the day I changed into sweats and an oversized sweater and had a lazy day around the house! I lounged in the backyard for a few hours chatting with my mom and dad.

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White jean jacket: Ann Taylor
Dress: Sears (not sure what brand it is)
Shoes: Nine West
Purse: H&M
(I borrowed the dress and jacket from my sister for the day)
My Husband gets home today! I have not seen him since early Friday morning before he left for the bachelor party! I can't wait to see him when I get home from work today!

Happy Monday!

Friday, August 26, 2011

Day 26 - 60 Outfits in 60 Days

The weekend is finally here! After work today I went to dinner with my mom, dad, and sister and now I am at my parents house blogging from my sisters laptop! I will make this post short and sweet because my sister and I are going to watch Dirty Dancing together! This is our FAVORITE movie, it's a classic! I will not post anymore posts until Sunday night or possibly even Monday because I will be catching up with my family! Have a fabulous weekend!!
Friday Outfit:
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Blouse: Nordstrom Rack - I can't remember the brand right now
Black Pants: H&M
Shoes: Modern Vintage - Gift from sister
Purse: Rafe for Target
Bangles: F21
Jewel Bracelet: Thrifted
Belt: H&M

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Day 25 - 60 Outfits in 60 Days

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Blouse: Crossroads Recycled Fashion
Skinny Jeans: BDG - Urban Outfitters - Find them here!
Shoes: JCPenny - Find them here! or Similar ones here!
Handbag: Rafe for Target - they don't sell this anymore, I bought it a while ago

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Sparkly Nails :)

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A few people asked me what kind of camera I use. Here it is! The Canon Rebel t3i.

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Nothing like a fresh salad for dinner with some fresh fruit!


Tomorrow morning my husband is leaving until Monday on a trip for his friends Bachelor Party. I decided I don't want to stay home alone so I will be sleeping at my parents house all weekend (in the house where I grew up!). I am excited to spend the entire weekend with them like old times when I used to live there! My old bedroom is now a guest room but I am sure I won't sleep there and will just sneak in bed with my little sister ;)

First thing after work tomorrow: Pedicure!

My sister got me a gift certificate to get my nails done like a year ago! Because I don't live near my parents anymore I have never used it, the salon is so far from where I live now! Since I am sleeping over this weekend I can finally use this gift certificate!


Looking forward to this weekend......

Ciao!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Day 24 - 60 Outfits in 60 Days

Polka Dots and Oxfords

I have had this vintage polka dot dress for a few years now and have only worn it about three times! I love anything vintage so it was fun to wear this dress today!

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Dress: Vintage from a vintage store in California. I can't remember the name.
Oxfords: F21
Hat: F21
Purse: Vintage Dooney & Bourke from my mother
Belt: Thrifted

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I love to lay in the grass :)

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After work I went to the Street of Dreams with a friend and looked at all the beautiful homes! I love staged homes, you can get some great ideas on how to decorate your own place!
I'm sure you noticed my new header that I am SO EXCITED ABOUT! My husband was SO sweet and designed it for me! He did an amazing job!

Well, it's Wednesday and I can't believe we are already halfway through the week. Time has gone so fast! I hope you have a fabulous evening!

Ciao!
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