Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Gift Guide for Her $50 and Under

Today's post is all about girly gifts for $50 and under! How sweet are these light pink and gold candles?! They're perfect for gifting to your mother in law or girlfriend who loves to host parties. Have a fashionista on a budget friend? She'll love the leopard clutch that is a la clare vivier but without the high price tag. I have the power stone bracelet and it's truly so perfect for stacking since it's so light and dainty and would make a great gift for a sister or friend. It's personalized too since each stone means something different. And don't you want to wrap up and snuggle with your love in this cozy monogram blanket?! Consider gifting it to newlyweds who are celebrating their first Christmas together! I hope you find this and my $100 and under gift guide helpful!

Monday, December 5, 2016

Cowl Neck Dress

Dress (ribbed version here) | Tights c/o Maidenform (use code FRIEND for 30% off!) | Boots (similar here) | Gorjana Necklace (I'm obsessed and my mom likes to borrow it from me too) | Citizen Watch (similar here) | Speck Phone Case (use code FRIEND for 10% off) | David Yurman Ring | Hat (similar here

Happy Monday friends, how was your weekend? Tbh I'm feeling pretty overwhelmed from various holiday-related commitments! I'm not complaining, I know that I am incredibly blessed, but I definitely am feeling like it would be pretty great to stop time for a second and catch up on my to do list! I meant to post this outfit in November but I'm a little behind. (Hello December!) W/e I wanted to post it and show you guys. So at first I was a little on the fence about this dress. Here's what I love about it: the material is incredibly soft and silky feeling, and I truly am all about comfort when it comes to buying clothing. I like the color, it's unique and I don't have anything else in my closet that is this color. I like that it is a cowl neck, too. I only have one other cowl neck dress and it's more a work dress than anything, so I would never wear it on the weekend just hanging out. Some downsides about this dress, I feel like the material is so thin that it clings weird around my bra. The boob area is looking a little weird lol. To avoid this saggy boob look I could put a vest over it the next time I wear it - I think I'll try it and let you guys know how it goes. Ok so on to the tights -- I absolutely LOVE these tights. They are a size larger than I would normally wear because I like the opaque look, not sheer. Also tights go up so high on your waist that wouldn't anyone love a little extra breathing room? I bought almost this exact hat in black and I can't wait to wear it. I tied an old brown belt around it because the string that the hat came with fell off (it came unglued and is no where to be found.) I think the belt looks cool, don't you? Very DIY am I right? 

Well I hope you all have a fabulous week. I don't think I've talked about this yet on my blog but SH moved to Seattle so we are visiting a few weekends a month. I get to go up this weekend and I am SO incredibly excited. I love my weekend visits to Seattle seeing my love! Here's to many more!

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Christmas Gift Guide $100 and Under

Happy Friday lovelies!! It's December and I'm so excited because it's only 23 days until Christmas! I have my Christmas countdown blocks up on my desk at work and we decorated the office and it feels so festive and fun!

I'm going to be doing a series of gift guides at different price points over the coming weeks, $100 and under, $50 and under, $25 and under, etc. While this time of year isn't about presents, it can feel really good to give a thoughtful gift to someone you love.

Here are some ideas to help you get started!

I love the unique Monogram Glass Terrarium  for someone who loves succulents and plants, and how cute and cozy is that North Face fleece jacket? I've had my North Face fleeces literally for ten years (I got them in high school) and they are still in excellent condition. They are expensive but will last you a long time. A lot of the colors/sizes are selling out but this print is really cute and still available!

I asked my boyfriend for the Love Code Charm Necklace - it has a "secret message" on it - you have to spin it to be able to read the message. How sweet is that? Something about it is really romantic :)

Also I'm a sucker for boots, and I was really excited when I saw these are 25% off! They're normally $100 but they're on sale for $75! Woohoo! I love sales!

Monday, November 28, 2016

Cyber Monday UPDATE


Nordstrom has crazy good deals right now and I noticed some things that I own are on sale so I wanted to share those with you too!

This sweater is on sale from $44 to $23! (The color I'm wearing is out of stock but I love this color too.) Also the necklace I'm obsessed with and wear alllll the time (pictured) is also on sale!! The color I have is out of stock but there are other pretty colors to choose from. I personally like the gold and think it's prettier than the silver version.

I have this coat and I absolutely LOVE it. It's so classic. I have it in camel (pictured) but I also love the hunter green. I suggest sizing up! It was $58 and now it's $31!

Everybody needs a pair of reliable rain boots! I have these (in this color) and get a lot of compliments on them. Today they're 25% off!

Here's that tassel necklace again (love.)

This top is on sale! It was $55 and now is $27!

Also one of my favorite purses is on sale at Bloomies:
It was originally $298 and now it's on sale for $223.50 here!

Happy shopping!!

Cyber Monday Deals

Ok guys and gals, there are some serious Cyber Monday sales you should be hitting up to get a head start on your Christmas shopping! Check them out below:

Amazon Cyber Monday deals up to 77% off on select items // What I'd buy
FitBit Charge 2 Tracker  ($110 on sale, normally $150)
Tumi Suitcase ($298 on sale, normally $595)
Rosetta Stone  ($149 on sale, normally $599)

Ann Taylor 50% off everything & free shipping with code CYBER50 // What I'd buy:
Cowlneck Sweater  (50% off $98, use code CYBER 50)

Banana Republic50% off everything, no exclusions, discount applied at checkout // What I'd buy:
Avery Fit Jacquard Pleated Pant (50% off $98)

Anthropologie20% off full-priced items with code STACKS // What I'd buy:
Velvet Tunic Dress (20% off $138, use code STACKS)
Havant Turtleneck (20% off 128, use code STACKS)

Asos30% off everything with code THANKFUL30 // What I'd buy: 
Satin cold shoulder ruffle top (30% off $52, use code THANKFUL30)

Bauble Bar 35% off 2+ items with code SAVE35, 25% off everything with code SAVE25 // What I'd buy:
XL Ribbon Monogram Necklace (25% off $260, use code SAVE25) -- I've been wanting this for ages

BloomingdalesTake 25% off a selection of regular and sale-price items, free returns and free shipping // What I'd buy:
(I have this bag in black and love it) - Michael Kors Selma Medium Satchel  ($223.50 on sale, normally $298)

Gap50% off everything with code CYBMON // What I'd buy: 
Car Coat (50% off $298, use code CYBMON)

J.Crew40% off your purchase + free shipping with code MONDAY // What I'd buy: 
Plaid Flannel PJs (40% off $95, use code MONDAY)

Kate Spade30% off with code WIRED // What I'd buy: 
Cameron Street Metallic Cami (30% off $158, use code WIRED)

Macy's Extra 20% off and free shipping with $25 purchase, use code CYBER // What I'd buy: 
Bar III slim fit men's suit (on sale $29.99 - 99.99, use code CYBER)

Madewell 25% off your entire purchase with code CYBERMONDAY // What I'd buy: 
Crystal Triangle Ring (25% off $24, use code CYBERMONDAY)

NordstromUp to 50% off men's, women's and children's, no code needed, with extra 20% off selected items // What I'd buy: 
(I have this and wear it all the time) - Lush roll-tab sleeve tunic  ($22.31, normally $32)

Old Navy50% off everything, discount applied at checkout

Shopbop Use code GOBIG16 for 15% off orders of $200, 20% off orders of $500 and 25% off orders of $800+

Tory Burch30% off everything with code THANKS // What I'd buy: 
Peace Crossbody (30% off $250, use code THANKS)



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