FAVORITE #1: FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL PICS
My sweet boy started 2nd grade this year. He wasn’t super excited about heading back to school (we are realllllllly good at staying up late and getting up late over here), but now that he’s started he is LOVING it!
Here’s his first day of school picture! His shirt and shoes were both from GAP at the end of last season, and you can find his Under Armour sneakers HERE. Make sure you size up at least a 1/2 size, possibly even a full size.
And I know it’s only been a week, but Carter absolutely adores his teacher! And so do I!
FAVORITE #2: OLD NAVY JEWELRY
Okay, here’s a little tip for ya’ll! Old Navy doesn’t sell jewelry online, but they do sell it in some of their stores. It’s very inexpensive (heads up, it’s not the highest quality), but they have some really fun pieces! I ran into a store yesterday to return some shorts I’d bought for Chris that didn’t fit, and I made a quick run by the jewelry section to show y’all what I mean! Pretty much everything is below $12! Look at these awesome statement rings, most under $10.
FAVORITE #3: CONNER’S WORK WEAR POST
I’m so excited about Monday’s post! Like I mentioned on facebook last week (can’t remember if I mentioned it on the blog or not), I’m going to start a monthly series with my sister where she highlights office appropriate clothes that she wears to her 9-5 job working in Human Resources for a hospital system.
I thought it would be fun to show you one of her outfits today! How cute is she all dressed up and ready for work?!? 🙂 She may be a grown up with a family of her own (I’ll introduce you to them on Monday), but she’s still my baby sister! Personally, I have NEVER worn a pencil skirt, but I always love the way they look on others and I think they are a great basic to have in your closet if you work in a business environment! And I love the pink, grey, and gold combo she’s got going on here! The skirt is actually grey, the light is just messing with it. Conner says the blouse and skirt are true to size.
Get The Look For Yourself Here:
And another little sneak peak…I thought you might want to hear about her shoes! She most often wears THESE heels in black (she likes them high! 3 3/4″ high!) and THESE in nude patent (4 inch heel!). However, she also owns THESE and says they are very comfortable, and they are “only” a 3 inch heel! They are affordable at $99 with free shipping and free returns, and they come in lots of colors! See below and click on the color you are interested in!
She also loves her new necklace c/o Kendra Scott that you’ll be seeing in some outfits on Monday! She texted me this picture and was like “LOOK! IT’S REVERSIBLE! There’s a plain and a fancy side!” (A huge thanks to Kendra Scott for sending a couple of pieces to my sister for her work wear posts!)
FAVORITE #4: SHAY’S COOKBOOK
If you follow me on instagram, you already saw this, but I wanted to make sure to mention it on the blog as well. CHECK OUT WHAT I GOT IN THE MAIL! Shay’s new book is absolutely GORGEOUS. I love everything about it. The pictures of the family (the kids are PRECIOUS), the recipes and pics of the food (yummy!), Shay’s pictures (hello, supermodel), how it’s organized, the fonts, Shay’s thoughts with every recipe, THE TIPS, everything down to the pink and polka dot inside cover! I am SO EXCITED for my friend! And proud of her! And FREAKING OUT for her!
Head to Amazon RIGHT NOW, ladies. Pre-order it today!
FAVORITE #5: MY FAVORITE JEANS EVER ARE 33% OFF RIGHT NOW!
Are THESE JEANS expensive? YES. Are they still expensive even though they are ON SALE? YES. Do I personally think they are worth it? YES.
I named them a SHOULD HAVE BEEN A MUST HAVE) back in April, and I still love them!
Click HERE for my facebook post yesterday where several readers commented professing their love!
And here I am in them. They are my FAVORITE JEANS EVER. They have stretch in them and are soft, but the stretch isn’t so much that they don’t hold their shape all day long. Because they totally do. And please notice how they are the perfect length on me to wear with converse, flats, and ankle booties. They’re great to wear with tall boots too, because they are so fitted that you won’t get that annoying bagging at the knees. I’m almost 5’4″, but I have a friend that bought them who is a little over 5’7″, and she loves them as well!
And here’s one of the best things about them: I’ve seriously worn them as many as 5 times between washings, and they still look great on that 5th wear! But when I do finally wash them, they wash beautifully! I typically dry them for like 20 minutes, and then I hang them to dry the rest of the way. Lots of reviewer say they dry them the entire way with great luck….I’m just not that brave. Also, I feel like the distressing has held up really well and hasn’t grown or ripped further. I love my Vigoss, but I will say that the distressing has definitely “grown”.
And here’s the deal, if you are going to splurge on ANYTHING in your closet, I suggest it be an AMAZING pair of jeans. I mean, you will wear them constantly, and you will feel like a million bucks while doing so!
FAVORITE #6: BACK IN STOCK JEANS
These ITTY BITTY BOOT CUT JEANS are back in stock! Size References: I’m wearing a 27 in the jeans, so I think they are true to size. I also have a 27 in the black skinny ankle jeans I featured during the sale, but those are much tighter than these. I’m wearing a small in the top, so it was true to size for me as well. I recommend sizing up a 1/2 size in the cork wedges. They are still one of my favorite pairs of wedges ever (2 years in a row now), and they are 40% OFF! And I want to again point out how nicely the taupe bag lightens up the entire outfit!
Click HERE for the facebook post where there are 30 comments about the jeans if you want to see what others have to say about them!
FAVORITE #7: THIS TIERED BLOUSE
When I ordered this blouse*, they were out of regular sizes, so I ordered a medium petite. I pulled it out of the box and immediately fell in love. But when I put it on, I realized it hit me at the wrong part of my chest. But I got lucky, and now regular sizes have re-stocked! So I’ve ordered a regular small. I love the blouse!
Click HERE* for the blouse with FREE SHIPPING with NO MINIMUM (Friday only).
- If the link is giving you trouble (it was giving me trouble), click HERE and type “lace tiered tunic” in the search bar in the upper left hand corner.
Also, there is an additional 25% OFF SALE ITEMS (new items just added), and again…FREE SHIPPING FRIDAY WITH NO MINIMUM!
FAVORITE #8: Bobbi Brown Make-Up
These sets just appeared online, and I think they look fantastic!
Click HERE for the gloss set. $49 / $74 value
Click HERE for the palette. $95 / $165 value
If you didn’t catch my post on Wednesday, make sure you click HERE! You will see two PERFECT looks for early fall ifidosaysomyself. 😉 Have a wonderful weekend with your family and friends! See you back here on Monday for the WORK WEAR post with my sister!!!! It’s going to be awesome!