I missed you guys!
I didn’t blog for 4 whole days, and although it was a nice little bloggy break, I was excited to get home yesterday afternoon and throw this post together.
You know me…I simply HAVE to share deals with you. Is it weird that I feel like it is my duty to tell you about some of the AMAZING deals that I found while doing a little (okay, a lot of) online shopping at the Nordstrom Sale this weekend? Because I do feel a sort of responsibility! Which, for the record, I do realize is kind of crazy. 😉
Welcome to my crazy.
And in an effort to always keep you ladies aware of my current favorites, make sure you know that you can always check my “SHOP WITH ME!” tab at the top of the blog! Click HERE!
Before we get started….MADAY MADAY!
I know I’ve mentioned this before, but my blogger account is giving me fits, and I really need help! I have NO idea why it isn’t updating in google reader. Can somebody help me?!? I would be oh so grateful.
THIS JUST IN!!!!! I was checking the Nordstrom site during my lunch, and they added THIS watch!
Okay…that watch sold out in a flash.
Then I found THIS watch.
That one sold out too!
already sold out
There is also a mixed metals option HERE, also 40% off!
Okay, for you people that never broke down and got a denim shirt even though I told you to do so around 23,000 times during the course of the year, your procrastination has now paid off!
Well played procrastinators, well played.
My favorite choice is HERE and they are basically giving this shirt away right now.
I don’t need one (since I already bought 2 this year), but I kinda want to buy it on principal!
IT IS UNDER $35! It comes in a medium/dark wash and a light wash. I love both. And even though it’s summer, it’s still a great look with white jeans, colored skinny jeans, white jean shorts, or colored jean shorts.
And check out the 112 reviews!
It is in juniors, so choose your size accordingly.
If you need a reminder of some of my denim looks to see how versatile a shirt like this is, see below!
The first 3 looks were worn last summer!
And if for some reason (a reason which I clearly will never understand) you don’t adore my Callisto wedges (putty wedges HERE, colors on sale HERE), I found some other perfectly acceptable wedge options for you that are on sale.
Actually, they are more than perfectly acceptable, they are quite cute…
but I seem to be harboring a little wedge resentment for those of you that don’t adore my Callistos like I do. 🙂
Oh, I’m just kidding. I’ll get over it eventually. I think.
THIS wedge is what I’m talking about.
The blue and the brown are my favorites, but it also comes in yellow and black.
There are only 5 reviews, but they are all 5 stars,
These wedges used to be $110, but they are now 35% off.
Click HERE to see all 4 colors. This is a really great shoe.
Other wedge options:
A great black or neutral crocheted wedge with a cute ankle strap HERE. (also in coral)
My cousin (well, my husband’s 2nd cousin’s wife…totally the same thing) ordered THESE in cognac while I was with her this weekend. Monica saw them on sale while were doing a little online damage together, and I swear she typed in her size and pressed “order” less than 3 seconds after laying eyes on them.
Classic Monica. 🙂
They also come in black.
Here is a review:
Probably the most comfortable heeled shoes I own! Nothing is pinching, rubbing and squeezing. Toes are not poking through and heel height is great for day activities all the way to a night out.
Looking for a nice green wedge? Click HERE.
A pink patent (lower heel) wedge HERE.
I know many of you were sad that the turquoise patent Callisto wedge was sold out early on. If you were one of those ladies, click HERE for a great turquoise option (and checkout the cool pattern on the platform).
If you aren’t in the market for a true wedge, but you want a really cool flip flop….
Coach has some on sale!
Click HERE for some colorful wedge flip flops that are 33% off!
I could go ON And ON and ON about THE SALE…but the above is all for today.
Now we are going to move on to my Pinterest recreation! If you’ve been following Pinterest Told Me To for awhile now, then you know that sometimes I try to copy an outfit EXACTLY how it is in the inspiration picture.
Other times I use the picture as simply a jumping off point. This was one of those times.
Do I have a cream strapless bustier? No.
Do I have a mustard skirt with a big bow at the waist? No.
But I really liked the color combo, and I had pieces in my closet to recreate the color combo (which is why I pinned this pic in the first place.) It’s kind of monochromatic with a kick!
(Total sidenote: what the heck do you think is the story behind that sad little doll sitting on the hearth? It kind of reminds me of the FAKE Cabbage Patch doll I got one Christmas. Thanks mom and dad.) 🙂
Here is how I made the yellow and cream combo work for me.
I like to call call this look: MUSTARD and MAYO
Cream Eyelet Shirt| LOFT, many years ago
EYELET is HUGE right now and I totally understand why. I think it is so fresh and classic.
Eyelet shirt options:
I have THIS one from Gap. Mine is the pink, and I adore it. So so cute!
I like how THIS one is a t-shirt. You would have to wear a tank under it, so keep that in mind.
I like the circle pattern on THIS one.
THIS one looks like it is greatness, but it is expensive. Could be worth it?!?
Click HERE for a 3/4 sleeve tunic top from Macy’s. LOVE this one.
Click HERE for a sleeveless option (Lucky brand). SO summery and sweet!
Another sleeveless peplum option that is loose and flowy HERE.
Mustard Skinny Jeans| Nordstrom
Necklace| Stella and Dot, HERE
Earrings| Stella and Dot, HERE
Circle TOMS| Nordstrom, HERE (remember to order a 1/2 size down in canvas TOMS)
I also wanted to highlight a pair of shoes I found a couple of weeks ago. They would have been perfect for the above outfit (along with just about every other outfit that is in my closet).
They remind me so much of my sequined leopard TOMS that I love, but these are much more summery. I tried them on and they are super cute and comfy, and I LOVE the rope like finish on the bottom of them.
Click HERE for the shoe.
(Also, the average 3 1/2 star review is deceiving. One reviewer gave 5 stars, and one reviewer gave 2 stars stating the shoes were sized differently. I’m thinking that was most probably a random fluke.)
You all know I’ve been looking for a new leopard flat to replace my Target ones from last season, and I think that this might be just the shoe to do it. It’s not really a true “flat” like I was looking for, but I think I might like it even better.
What do you guys think about it?
That’s all for today….except for about 17 housekeeping issues….there is LOTS to cover after not blogging for 4 days!
1) Check out the new Arbonne mascara! If you are interested in ordering, contact my sponsor Lola at email@example.com I’m thinking this is a MUST TRY!
2) Just in case you are wondering, I AM going to be doing Bachelor Recaps! The next 2 weeks they will be up on Thursday. After that, I am hoping that I will have them go live on Wednesday. Did you guys watch last night?
3) I’m going to have a dedicated Father’s Day post next week…but if you can’t wait until then, click HERE for a nicely organized gift giving guide! It is organized by either category or price point and is very user friendly. If he likes gadgets, there is a flash drive key chain HERE (40% off!) and Bose headphones HERE. Lots and lots of other gifts will be highlighted next week!
THIS cool necklace was created to benefit the Twietmeyer family as they begin their journey to Guatemala. Profits from the sale of this necklace will help to support their family as they become missionaries serving with Project HOPEFUL and Village of Hope Guatemala.
Click HERE if you would like to order one and support a family doing God’s work!
5) OH! ONE MORE THING! I’ve extended the deadline for the Premier Designs necklace because I forgot to mention it on my Friday post before leaving town. So…click HERE to win this gorgeous necklace and scroll down to the bottom of the post to enter!
Ahhhhh! It’s good to be back! 🙂
Linking Up on Wednesday With:
The Pleated Poppy
Mix and Match Mama says
Oh how I've missed you! I'm so glad you're back!! I can't wait to read your Bachelorette recap…I'm pretty sure you have a thing or two to say about creepy Jonathan and his fantasy suite. 🙂
Lauren M says
I watched last night as well! I thought it was great except for creepy Jonathan. Can't wait to hear what you say!
I'm so glad you are going to keep recaping The Bachelorette…..poor Des…I thought she had quite a few stinkers last night….of course, none as bad as Jonathon…what the heck?????…can't wait for your take!!!!
The first thing I thought last night after the show was, "I wonder if Sheaffer is doing her recaps?" Yay, I can't wait until Thursday! Off to check out those purple leopard flats…
I like the mustard and mayo combo! I've never mixed those two colors before.
You have to read my husband's thoughts on last night for inspiration for your post:
Stephen's Bachelorette top 10 list at floral & fudge
Alison @ Get Your Pretty On says
Somebody should really be paying you for recaps, seriously! Do you want me to send some e-mails to some TV execs? 🙂
This is a fabulous post!
1. I love the denim shirt and the Nordstrom sale. I was just there yesterday buying some new shoes!
2. Mustard and mayo… Hilarious!
3. I CAN'T WAIT FOR YOUR BACHELORETTE RECAPS!!!
Kathy Olson says
I missed reading your blog! You pack in so much information:)
Jenny Rackers says
I went to buy my shimera cami at Nordstroms today, and the salesperson said she couldn't figure out why they have had so many people coming in over the weekend asking for Shimera camis! Ha! I told her I knew exactly why! Seriously, Nordstroms should pay you….love my cami!
Katherine Madsen says
I am so excited to hear you are doing a bachelorette recap! I always read your DWTS recap because they are so entertaining, even though I don't watch the show!
Love your blog! I found you through Shay and I found Shay through Reality Steve when he was spoiling Sean's season of the bachelor. ( I don't know if you like to read the spoilers or not, but he deserves at least some credit because he hunted down Shay and now I've been introduced to the lovely world of your blogs!)
BonBon Rose Girls Kristin says
I so regret not picking up the gold MK watch!
Jess Longo says
Hello! New to your blog and I am loving you! The "mustard + mayo" is fantastic. I am a complete sucker for anything in the yellow family. Jess
Olivia Lane says
mustard and mayo. great for outfits and memorial weekend style! i think i like your outfit better than the pinterest one.
PS. I'm visiting from WIWW. Check out what I wore at Olivia Cleans Green.
Love that look with the mustard jeans and the dress too! Nice take on that 😉
I'd love it if you can drop by mine and check out my latest post: http://www.fashchronicles.blogspot.com
Ok, so admittedly, I'm one of the ones who couldn't pull the trigger on the patent wedges…but I did get the DV wedges a couple weeks ago and I LOVE them! I had been looking for a wedge that I could wear with shorts, these are perfect–inexpensive, but they don't look cheap AND, most importantly, so far, SO comfortable! Love the mustard and mayo outfit 🙂
I have to know….how long does it take you to write a post and do all your links? I mean you are a champ! And I am sooooooo sad I missed out on the MK watches. They are gone now!
Lauren Abel says
Love all the ways you styled chambray. I didn't even notice the doll until you pointed it out. Creepy!
Style of One's Own
I've been reading your blog for awhile and I'm inspired but lack the confidence to pull off some of the outfits. I've been on a weight-loss journey for the past year and have really excelled but I'm still trying to figure out my new shape and my lack of wardrobe because nothing fits anymore. On Friday, I did my own mustard and mayo combo – read more about it here – http://rocketcityramblings.blogspot.com/2013/06/pinterest-told-me-to-mustard-and-mayo.html
Thanks so much!!!