MORE OUTFIT PLANNING!
Y’all loved Monday’s Outfit Planning post so much, and I loved creating all of the outfits. I felt like I was on a roll, so I kept going and made some more! Today’s outfits are SO GOOD.
Y’all have already seen tons of outfits with these jeans, these sneakers, and this jewelry… I just added a new sweater and a new bag. I’m totally smitten with this pink and orange combo. I ordered mine immediately when I saw it on Monday, and it’s supposed to arrive tomorrow! The jeans are my favorite jeans from last year that came back this year! Size down if between sizes. They are stretchy, comfy, and crazy flatering.
Keeping with happy and vibrant colors, CHECK OUT THIS DARLING SWEATER! I can’t. It’s so stinkin’ cute. It comes in a neutral stripe as well that is absolutely gorgeous.
This coat is one I’ve admired for years, and this year it comes in a handful of new colors including this wine color that I think is stunning. The bag looks designer to me (but is totally affordable), and I hope you’re starting to understand how these leopard flats function as a neutral. A neutral with some serious sass.
Both the sweater and the jacket are 40% OFF!
Here I’ve taken the sweater, and I’ve styled it a bit dressier by just switching out the jeans for a great pair of light-colored cords. And the cords are on sale too!
I know tons of y’all grabbed yourself a coatigan after Monday’s post, and I thought of a couple more awesome ways to style it!
I mean, styling it with my favorite faux leather leggings just seemed like the right thing to do. I have no idea why I didn’t think of it before. How great is this look with a sling bag, Chelsea boots, and beaded fringe earrings. I want to wear this outfit and take a trip to New York. It feels very New York, don’t ya think?
And here I’ve taken the same base outfit, but I added a scarf and changed the bag. I feel like the above look is edgier, and this look is a bit more sophisticated. I mean, as sophisticated as you can be when rocking faux leather leggings.
If you missed Monday’s post, I styled the coatigan in 4 different ways with jeans. Click HERE if you want any of the below links.
BIG SITE WIDE SALE
In honor of her birthday, there is a site-wide sale going down at Colleen Rothschild!
THIS SALE IS EPIC. EVERYTHING is 26% OFF. Code: CELEBRATE
Have y’all seen this new product? It’s the Universal Rescue Balm! So far I’ve used it on my cracked heels, on dry elbows, and on my cuticles. It is ONE BALM with ENDLESS BENEFITS. Pamper yourself with this product!
UNIVERSAL RESCUE BALM transforms into liquid gold oil upon the skin. Created to address dry patches, stressed and irritated skin this multi-purpose, concentrated blend of plant oils and botanical extracts absorbs quickly leaving skin feeling hydrated and nurtured. Supports skin barrier during extreme weather fluctuations and helps protect against the harmful effects of polluted environments.
10 Ways To Use:
- Restore Rough Elbows
- Repair Cracked Heels
- Nourish Parched Skin
- Hydrate Brittle Cuticles
- Soften Course Beards
- Smooth Frizz and Flyaways
- Protect Cheeks from Windburn
- Tame Rough Eyebrows
- Soothe Flaky Scalp
- Revive Crepey Knees
And if you haven’t tried the peel pads yet, fix that today. GRAB THEM for 26% OFF!
After cleansing my face, I use the peel pads. I’ve been using the Glycolic Acid Peel Pads for a couple of years now, and I absolutely swear by them. After adding them to my weekly routine years ago, I’ve never looked back. So, what are they? Remember the Stridex pads we all used as teenagers? Well, these are the new and much improved version! While the Stridex pads were salicylic acid and more of an acne treatment, the CR pads are glycolic and lactic acid, both used for cell turnover.
We’re talking a spa-strength treatment formula that helps to help dissolve skin-clogging dirt and debris. And listen to this… your skin’s natural renewal process will be enhanced as a result of the 10 percent blend of The Glycolic and Lactic Acids in the pads. They target fine lines, hyperpigmentation and imperfections and will reveal a fresher, brighter, more even complexion. YES, PLEASE!
I’m ALL ABOUT brighter skin and these pads really deliver. They are large, so I sweep the pad all over my face, neck, and chest. There are 60 pads per order, and I’m only using one of these every several days, so they should last between 2-3 months.
3 BEAUTY PRODUCTS I BUY ON AMAZON THAT I CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT
There are 3 products that I purchase from Amazon that I absolutely cannot live without. Two I’ve been using for a while, and one is new to me after buying it on a whim this summer.
This Lumi Glotion is the new product that I’m obsessed with. Sometimes I use it like a tinted moisturizer, and it’s all that I wear. Other times I just put it on top of a full face of makeup when I need to freshen up my look after a long day. It gives some nice color and a healthy and beautiful glow. I had my sister-in-law use it when we were at the ranch a couple of weekends ago, and she fell in love with it and ordered it immediately. It has over 20,000 5 Star Ratings, and right now it’s on sale for under $15! If ordered today, most of you can have it in your hands (and on your face!) by tomorrow! #gottaloveprime
I bought these eye drops for the very first time last year, and now I cannot imagine not using them on days when my eyes need a little help. (I don’t use them every day, just days when I have redness.) They take out the redness almost immediately and make my eyeballs SO WHITE, which makes such a difference in overall appearance. After using the drops, the whites of my eyes really pop! The reviews are absolutely outstanding. You should one thousand percent give them a try.
They work better than any other eye drop I’ve ever used. I need to do a before and after collage for y’all, but check out the AFTER pic. My WHITES are SO WHITE! Oh wait! I just realized I need to talk about the product I’ve been using for teeth whitening as well. I put the strips on for an hour (I’ve been doing like once a week), and then the last 5 minutes of the hour, I put the light on them that comes in the kit. I’ve definitely seen results!
This Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask is a product that I absolutely swear by. It’s a MUST HAVE. I keep it on my nightstand and use it every single night. Like, I can’t go to sleep if I don’t have it on, and I travel with it too.
I don’t suffer from dry and flaky lips, which is what this product really targets, but I do love going to bed at night with super moisturized lips and my goodness does this product deliver. For me, it just gives me extra silky and smooth lips. If you suffer from dry lips, this is going to be a game changer for you. If you apply a thick layer at night, when you wake up the next morning, the flakes are going to be sitting on top of the skin. They then recommend taking a damp wash cloth to wipe the flakes away.
FALL TOUCHES FROM AMAZON
Okay, so I don’t decorate for Halloween at all, but I do like to create little fall moments around my home.
I fell in love the second I opened the box, and then when I saw the card that was included in the box, my love grew.
I LOVE that this shop owner/artist included this in the box! It truly did make me love the pumpkins even more. Well done, Michelle! And it’s a good reminder that there are lots of small businesses on Amazon.
Again, click HERE for her shop.
I also grabbed some items to spruce up our porch for the new season.
My mum is from Trader Joe’s and was only $14.99! It obviously hasn’t bloomed yet, but it’s a tri-color mum, so I can’t wait to see it in all its glory.
This Hey There, Pumpkin mat is super cute too.
And just because, I thought it would be fun to take another look at Conner’s new dining room (since it highlights some other Amazon finds). Isn’t it beautiful?!?
RISEN JEANS RESTOCK
The famous Risen jeans are BACK AGAIN! And you can use the code STMT10 to get 10% OFF their already low price of just $69!
I’m wearing my regular size 27, but they strongly suggest sizing down 1 size. I read a lot of the reviews left on the site, and it does seem as if just about everybody needed to size down. My stomach is my problem area, so maybe that’s why I stuck with my regular size. I suggest taking the advice to size down.
They are described as mid-rise on the site, but since I have a non-existent torso, they fit higher on me. They are very stretchy, but they don’t sag…. and they are super comfortable. They are straight leg with some distressing, AND I LOVE THEM. They are very on trend and super affordable, which is a great little combo. They’re awesome! Seriously get yourself a pair before they’re gone again. You can wear them with sneakers, mules, flats, booties, sandals, wedges, whatever!
NOW CHECK THIS OUT!
I received tons of requests last fall to find a pair of jeans that were comparable to my super expensive Mother jeans, but without the hefty price tag. I knew immediately that my Risen jeans were similar, but I also knew that they weren’t currently in stock. BUT NOW THEY ARE!
Here are some more outfits with the Risen jeans.
This hooded sweatshirt comes in TONS of colors, and a lot of them are perfect for fall. This one is very soft, and I love the neckline and front pocket. For size reference, I’m wearing a medium.
I mean, COME ON. These jeans are fab. This striped sweater is soft, comfy, and totally classic. It’s thin and lightweight, so it’s great for spring. I love the look with straight legged jeans, sneakers, and a ball cap! For size reference, I’m wearing a medium
NORDSTROM BEAUTY SALE!
Tons of your favorite Nordstrom beauty products are 25% OFF! Click HERE.
As y’all know, Carter started high school this year. We had some growing pains at the start of the year (I thought Advanced Geometry was going to kill him dead), but the kid just needed to get acclimated. He is ROCKING high school. It’s wayyyy more work and wayyyyy more study time than he ever experienced in junior high, but he’s figuring t all out.
In addition to rocking the school part of school, he’s also having a great time on his football team.
He made A team, and these boys are SO MUCH FUN to watch! I’m telling you, all the boys are working their tails off, and every single player on the team has had great moments. They are 5-0 right now, and they are having the time of their lives! I’m telling you, there have been so many jaw dropping plays from so many kids on the team!
This was after their 2nd game.
I took this pic in the parking lot after the game. Can you tell I was bursting with pride? At the end of the first quarter our kicker got really hurt and had to leave the game. Guess who they called in….. CARTER!
Carter had never kicked in a game before (he usually plays corner and slot), and he’d only taken a handful of kicks during practice for fun… but all of a sudden, he was kicking PATs! He made 3 PATs the first game he kicked, and as you can imagine, this mama was losing her mind. Chris was out of town, and I was furiously texting him all the updates. We were both freaking out, and we were so proud of him for giving it his all.
Our original kicker ended up having to have surgery :(, so Carter has remained kicker the last 3 games as well.
The 3rd game he stumbled a bit, but the 4th game he found his groove again and made another 3 PATS and has some great kick-offs.
And in this week’s game he made 6 PATs and had some really amazing kick-offs!
In addition to all of the football excitement, Carter turned 15 last week. We grabbed a handful of his friends at the very last minute last Friday (seriously, he texted everybody about an hour before we picked them up) and headed to STIX icehouse for some cheese fries, some pool, and some football.
This is a great group of boys.
CARTER AND THE PUPS
I took this picture earlier this week of Carter and Charlie…
And then this pic popped up on my Timehop the next day of Charlie and Buddy.
This boy loves his furry brothers.
HOW CUTE IS THIS CARDIGAN!
Seriously. HOW CUTE.
I know I showed it last week in a mirror selfie, but I felt it deserved more attention.
This cardi is SO SOFT and SO COZY and SO. FLIPPING. CUTE. And it’s ON SALE!
It has a bit of stretch in it, and it’s so comfy to wear. I was unsure about the colors when I ordered it, but I absolutely love the colors in person. Officially, this one is called “orange”, but I’m not typically an orange person and I still love these colors and this pattern. For size reference, I’m wearing a small.
If you don’t care for this pattern or these colors, the link has TONS of options.
I have no idea how I initially ran across this leather tote, but I’m so glad I did.
It’s GORGEOUS, the quality is incredible, and it’s ONLY $109. And get this, it’s from Amazon, and right now it’s ON SALE! Mine is the “brown”, but it comes in 7 colors total including a classic and totally chic black.
- The tote is made of 100% genuine leather and all the hardware has been reinforced.
- Each bag is a totally natural and handmade product, therefore there may be some variations in color, texture and surface to different batches of leather material, which will create a wonderfully unique effect.
- With the passage of time and extended use, the leather will become softer and the patina will become smoother and brighter.
I absolutely LOVE the look of a well-loved bag. It’s important to realize that because it is real leather, the distinctive features of the surface will have pores, wrinkles, scars and uneven color, showing a retro and distressed style. I think that’s what gives a bag it’s charm and makes it look high end. Mine is still “clean” right now, but I look forward to it showing some signs of wear.
This bag also has a rectangular insert on the bottom which helps it hold its shape and not sag when it’s full. I really prefer a bag with a hard bottom, especially if I’m going to carry my laptop in it.
I have a bag very similar to this (from a boutique brand) that’s over twice the price at $250. And although that bag is gorgeous too, it’s more floppy, and I happen to really appreciate the structure of this bag.
The lighting is messing with the picture below (the true color is deeper and richer like in the pics above), but I still wanted to show it because I wanted you to see the insert. I love how the insert can hold just about everything you need to carry in a tote, but it keeps the inside of the bag looking nice and organized.
The tote holds my 15″ laptop nicely, and it still leaves room for my other essentials.
On the left you can see the insert which includes a zippered pocket and two vertical open pockets, and on the right you can see the inside of the tote itself with the hard bottom insert and the one zippered pocket.
WEEK IN REVIEW
If you missed Monday’s post, click HERE. I put together 15 really great fall outfits!
If you missed Wednesday’s post, click HERE. The tarte Custom Kit Event ends today and you don’t want to miss it. You get to pick 6 FULL SIZE products from 6 different categories, and you get a bag! We’re talking up to $217 worth of products for ONLY $67! On the post I talk about the items I chose for my kit.
And if you didn’t see September’s Amazon Haul, you need to click HERE!
That’s all for today, y’all! Have a wonderful weekend with your people!