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Was very excited to get home last night to 4 large Nordstrom packages! So now I can give you all better advice on what I actually liked and sizing etc.

First up this adorable tunic off the shoulder sweater – loved it! I actually ordered it in the black and white stripe as well but love this orange color. I’m wearing a medium here. As expected also love the black Articles of Society jeans, a stretchy waistband is a must for me when it comes to pants and these fit the bill. Wearing a size 27, suggest sizing down one from usual, they will stretch a bit.


Next up, these chic Corso Como pumps. I wear black pumps a lot in the fall and winter so these are a keeper. The heel isn’t too high and there is lots of padding for comfort. I took an 8.5 so would say these are true to size.


We all know I’m a sucker for yellow, although this cute sweatercomes in a number of colors. Definitely not as bright as it looks in the online picture though. I love the scallop detailing as well. Keeper! Wearing a medium.


Here is the famous Barefoot Dreams cardigan and it is sooooo soft, definitely a winner. Will be very cozy when the chilly weather sets in and really cute with boots! I’m wearing the xs/s, but hoping to order the medium as well to see which I like best. The sleeves are on the snug side and wouldn’t fit over a long sleeve shirt. You might also like this hooded version!

I was so excited to try this gorgeous wrap coat but unfortunately it just didn’t work for me. The color is beautiful but I just didn’t think it was going to warm enough for Chicago winters, and I found the oversize collar a bit restricting of my shoulders. Wearing a medium here.

I fell in love immediately with this velvet swimsuit / body suit. The off the shoulder detail is so cute and there is plenty of support if you are busty, which can be hard to find in one pieces! Hit the pool in this or wear it with jeans as a bodysuit. I am usually an 8 in swimwear, which is what I’m wearing here, but I ordered this to try in a 6 as well, I feel like that might fit better.

This romper is one of my favorite finds! It will be so cute with tights and booties when the weather cools down too. This is juniors, I’m wearing a large.

I didn’t love either this sweatshirt (although may have just been too small), or the jogger pants, but they were both very comfy and soft. Going back.

Here is another cute find I ordered, Socialite blouse for just $22.90


Happy Shopping!


It’s finally here, our favorite sale of the year! I swear, I always find my favorite and most used items at the Anniversary Sale. I have a leather jacket that keeps going and going, as well as plenty of favorite sweaters and dresses. Here are my picks off of the website, pre-sale until July 20th then open to all after that. I’m going shopping in store tonight and will have picks to share of my finds tomorrow! Happy Shopping!

Halogen Ankle Wrap Flat (multiple colors) – $59.90

Halogen Print Ankle Wrap Flat – $59.90

Corso Como Colette Pumps – $89.90 (multiple colors)

Tory Burch Adeline Boot – $299.90

Steve Madden Kyle Bootie – $86.90

Sam Edelman Tall Boot – $149.90

Cole Haan Ankle Strap Wedge – $119.90 (multiple colors)

Nordstrom Pebbled Leather Crossbody – $78.90 (multiple colors)

Sole Society Leopard Clutch – $52.90

Love Letters Spinning Initial Necklace 

Drusy Lariat Necklace – $29.90

Kendra Scott Pendant Necklace – $35.90

Edwardian Ear Crawlers – $29.90

Bauble Bar Pinata Earrings – $27.90

Tory Burch Double Strap Leather Watch

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Natori Custom Coverage Bra – $47.90 (Natori and Chantelle are the only bras I wear)

Chantelle Paris T-shirt Bra – $48.90

Articles of Society Skinny Ankle Jeans – $38.90

Joe’s Flawless Icon Skinny Jeans – $118.90

Hudson Nico Super Skinny Jeans – $119.90 (these are a favorite, great tucked into boots)

Commando Cut Out Bodysuit – $51.90

Barefoot Dreams Circle Cardigan – $76.90 (Been trying to get my hands on one of these on sale for years)

Zella Keep it Cool Crop Leggings – $31.90

Make and Model Joggers – $29.90

Make and Model Hoodie – $31.90

Hue Velour Jogger Pants – $31.90

Nordstrom Velvet Leggings – $29.90

Halogen Tunic Tee – $19.90

Halogen Cashmere Off the Shoulder Sweater  – $99.90

Gibson Tie Front Fleece Pullover – $39.90

Halogen Off the Shoulder Sweater – $49.90

Chelsea28 Tulle Back Sweater – $58.90

Halogen Scallop Sweater – $39.90 (lots of gorgeous colors)

BP Crossback Pullover – $38.90

Gibson Cold Shoulder Sweatshirt – $42.90 (multiple colors)

 

Eliza J Cold Shoulder Crepe Dress – $91.90

Maggie London Crepe Dress – $71.90

James Perse Tucked Faux Wrap Dress – $149.90

Socialite Cold Shoulder Sweatshirt Dress – $31.90 (multiple colors)

Socialite Faux Wrap Romper – $31.90

Sachi Wool Coat – $179.90 (I have this coat and it is gorgeous and warm)

Via Spiga Faux Fur Vest – $119.90

Tahari Wool Blend Wrap Coat – $158.90 (multiple colors)

BlankNYC Faux Leather Jacket  – $64.90

Trina Turk Disco Deco One Piece – $87.90

Trina Turk Velvet One Piece – $91.90

 


Most of my Nordstrom Anniversary Sale purchases have arrived and as the sale opens up to everyone tomorrow this was perfect timing to share! I also ordered a few regular sale items that arrived too.

Favorite purchase – these fringe booties!! Obsessed. They will look great with jeans, dresses, dressed up or dressed down. I’m also loving these tunic sweaters, keeping both the red and grey. I will wear these with a tunic cami underneath, was just too lazy to pull out. Also, these jeans are my new favorite brand called Articles of Society. Get yourself a similar pair on sale! I’m wearing a small in the sweater, and 8.5 in the booties, and a 27 in the jeans – all true to size.

Booties here, Sweaters here, Similar Jeans here

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Another favorite find was this dress. It is a little bit more than I would usually spend on a dress but the cut, comfort, and color make it worth it. I went with the navy that is light enough to work well with black tights, and the ponte fabric make it easy to wear but the structure and seaming keeps it flattering. I’m wearing a size 6 in the dress.

Dress here 

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I love this tunic dress in theory but the cut was wrong for me, too boxy. If you are less busty and love a shift dress, then this is a good option for you. Wearing a small.

Tunic here

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This dress is also going back. I loved the cut and color but it has no stretch and it was too small in the bust for me. A size up would be too big in the hip area, I’m wearing a 6.

Dress here

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I’m heading to Ireland and Scotland for a week in October so also had that in mind when shopping. I wanted a cute backpack for my trip and this one is perfect for less than $30! It will fit my camera and all my essentials. Wearing my around the house lounge outfit here that obviously includes my Lularoe leggings because they are the most comfortable thing I own.

Backpack here

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I also wanted to get this tunic blouse for my trip as I think it will be easy to transition from day to night. And it was also less than $30! Wearing a small.

Blouse here

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I originally bought this dress at full price but couldn’t really justify it at that cost. So when I saw it went on sale I decided to snag it! I love the color and the fit. Wearing a small.

Dress here

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I have a few more things still on the way so will add once those get in!


 

It’s here! Our favorite sale of the year! There are some great deals this year you don’t want to miss. Early access on now through July 21st, open to everyone July 22nd. Happy Shopping!!

Eliza J Seamed Crepe Shift Dress – $98.90

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Halogen Seamed Ponte Knit Dress – $65.90

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Bow Crepe A-line Dress – $98.90

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Caslon Plaid Shirtdress – $44.90

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Eliza J Windowpane Print Shift Dress – $91.90

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Eliza J Ruffle Hem Fit and Flare Dress – $98.90

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Articles of Society Skinny Jeans – $38.90 – have these jeans in a different style and love them!!

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AG Legging Jean – $163.90

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Paige Verdugo Ankle Skinny Jeans – $124.90

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Barefoot Dreams Circle Cardigan – $76.90

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Trouve Cold Shoulder Sweater – $52.90

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Caslon Space Dye Tunic Sweatshirt – $29.90

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Halogen Tunic Sweater – $44.90

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Halogen Oversize V Neck Sweater – $39.90

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Halogen Textured Tunic – $49.90

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Halogen Ruffle Front Blouse – $49.90

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Halogen Leather Peplum Shell – $99.90

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Charles Grey Wool Blend Cape Coat – $179.90

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Halogen Collarless Leather Jacket – $198.90

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Hue Microsuede Leggings – $31.90

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Spanx Faux Leather Leggings – $64.90

 

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Zella Live In Leggings – $33.90

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Natori Feathers Bra – $44.90 – This is my favorite bra, supportive but pretty – order a cup size up

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Josie Robe – $39.90

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Halogen Over the Knee Boot – $109.90

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Sam Edelman Fringed Bootie – $99.90

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Charles David Sabrina Pump – $69.90

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Sole Society Ellie Backpack – $29.90

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BP Zip Detail Faux Leather Tote – $31.90

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BP Faux Leather Drawstring Tote – $35.90

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Kendra Scott Elle Earrings – $35.90

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Kendra Scott Mystic Cuff – $49.90

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Kate Spade Mini Square Earrings – $20.90

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Hi everyone!! Ready for Memorial Day weekend? I know I am! I spent last weekend in Austin for my annual girl’s trip and this weekend I’m headed with a few other friends to Connecticut for a little getaway. Love a 3 day weekend!

Nordstrom’s half yearly sale is on and now is the time to get some great summer items for a steal for all of your summer getaways!

Ivanka Trump Studded Strappy Sandal – $83.96

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BP Stone Fringe Necklace – $10.98

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BP Square Stud Earrings – $9.98

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BP Summers Wedge Sandal, lots of colors – $39.90

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Vince Camuto Eila Sandal – $65.90

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Vince Camuto Sleeveless Pleat Front Blouse – $41.40

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AG Roll Cuff Skinny Jean – $149.90

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Sam Edelman Evan Sandal – $89.90

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BP Chain Fringe Pendant Necklace – $11.98

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Vince Camuto Baeden Sandal – $77.37

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BP Woven Print Shorts – $22.80

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Socialite High Neck Dress – $20.40

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Lush High Neck Maxi Dress – $28.80

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Sole Society Laser Cut Tote – $35.96

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Adelyn Rae Crepe Scarf Print Romper – $55.20

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Happy Shopping!


Nordstrom is having triple points right now through May 10th – and they have some great items on sale! Here are my picks, a few I already have, and a few I have my eye on – all at 30% off or more! Happy Shopping!

Halter Maxi Dress – One of my favorite dresses! I have in a 6.

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Zella Soft Sport Pants

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Paige Skyline Skinny Jeans

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Stripe Collarless Topper

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Red Skinny Jeans

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Open Stitch Sleeveless Sweater 

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Trench with Detachable Liner – I love this! I have it in a small

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Crochet Cover Up Dress

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Double Ruffle Popover Dress

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Kate Spade Satchel 

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So we’ve been having a cool spring but I am so over my wool and puffer coats! What is a girl to do? I decided a classic trench with a removable liner would be a good investment that I could wear to transition from winter to spring. So happy I found this great one from London Fog on sale! The quality is fabulous, definitely worth more than the $132 price tag. Get one while you can!

I was also excited to come across this sweater at Banana Republic that is perfect for both spring and fall, and even cool nights in the summer thanks to the open weave on the arms. It looks so cute with any denim, white jeans, red jeans, and black pants – lots of options!

And last but not least open toe booties – I was doubtful at how useful these would be but I’ve given in and I love them!

Thanks to my hubby for taking some outdoor pics for me and thanks to all of you for stopping by!

Trench – London Fog via Nordstrom (I’m wearing a small), Sweater – Banana Republic (I’m wearing a small), Jeans – American Eagle, Shoes – Audrey Brooke (similar here with lower heel)

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We headed out this past weekend with my in-laws for a fabulous weekend in Sonoma! One of my husband’s friends from college was getting married and we were so excited for an excuse to go back after a fabulous trip to Napa we took in 2013.

We stayed at the fabulous Carneros Inn, it was stunning and the service was top notch!

For dinner Friday i wore my orange Cynthia Steffe dress that I absolutely love and can’t wait to wear again once the weather warms up here.

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We did a wine tasting tour on Friday that was so much fun! It was a little cooler Friday so I went with a long sleeved blouse and took this cute cropped denim jacket along for an extra layer.

Blouse – Pleione (similar), Pants- Loft (similar), Jacket – Loft,  Scarf – Old Navy (similar), Shoes – Franco Sarto (similar), Necklace – Kendra Scott

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Friday night we headed to a casual pre-wedding dinner. I built an outfit around my floral pumps, so went with some comfy black pants and this blue top that I love.

Top – Bobeau (similar), Pants – Loft (similar), Shoes – Nine West (similar), Bag – Old Navy

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Saturday morning we had brunch with the beautiful Adrienne of Rich Life on a Budget and her husband, Bill. It was so much fun to see them again and we always appreciate Adrienne’s wonderful recommendations on what to see and where to stay in the Napa/Sonoma area. I wore this adorable Lilly Pulitzer striped poncho/wrap. These colors are some of my favorite and it is so comfy! Check out Adrienne’s post here for details on her outfit.

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Bill got Adrienne this awesome selfie stick with blue tooth! (to my friend Alicia – we need this!)

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Saturday night we headed to the wedding and I was so excited to wear my dress from Rent the Runway!! And my MIL looked stunning as always in her gorgeous pink dress! Use this link to sign up and get $25 off your first order of $75+!

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And now back to reality… thanks for stopping by!


Hi there! Back from a wonderful week on the beautiful island of St. Lucia! Had such a great time with my husband and in-laws. We stayed at The Landing there which I highly recommend.

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It was so nice to get out of this bitterly cold weather and into some new warm weather items!

I absolutely love this new Eliza J maxi dress – now on sale for less than $100! I took a size 6 in this. It has a built in bra that helps make it comfortable and practical.

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Received this tropical print sundress from Express just in time to pack it, so glad I did! I’m wearing a medium. I also found these nude wedges just before we left as well and I love them! So comfy.

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I love that this sequin skirt works well for vacation and also for nights out in the city. Skirt here, blouse here. I’m wearing a medium in both.

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For the trip home I chose this comfy maxi, love the flattering print. Wearing a medium, but I did have it taken up a bit at the shoulder and needed a hem.

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Thanks for stopping by! Hope all of you in this cold have a warm weather vacation planned too!



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