April 15, 2014

my power suit

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Target Blazer: Instagram Shop $12
Blouse: Target (clearance) $6
Cynthia Rowley Pants: Marshall's $25
Heels: Payless (clearance) $10
Total Outfit Cost: $53

Today I'm going to let this outfit speak for itself. I feel like this outfit says I'm young, professional, and fabulous.  I could conquer the world in this outfit. What outfit have you put on that you've felt this way in? :)


April 14, 2014

a mexican easter and pastels

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LC Blouse: Kohl's (clearance) $8
Jeans: Charlotte Russe, gifted
Belt: Forever 21 $5
Charlotte Russe Flats: Goodwill $3.49
Total Outfit Cost: $16.49

Friday at work we had our Easter potluck. For Thanksgiving we went eat Chinese, and called it our Chinese Thanksgiving, so somehow we came up with having a Mexican Easter potluck! We had chips, queso, salsa, enchiladas, Mexican cornbread, I made a taco ring, and lots of other yummies. We all also wore pastel colors and played some games. We started off the day with a jelly bean flavor guessing game. It was awful. We each had 6 jelly bean flavors in our bag. When I tasted my brown jelly bean, I had to spit it out. It was possibly the worst thing I've ever tasted in my life. I wrote down 'burrito' for the flavor. Turns out, each of us had 1 different flavor than the rest of the gang in each of our bags. That brown jelly bean I ate was "earth worm" flavor. Others had mud flavor, black pepper flavor, etc. Supposedly these nasty jelly beans are Harry Potter jelly beans. Gross. Just gross. And for the record, I didn't even guess one flavor right. I had put down toothpaste for the rootbeer flavored one...


April 10, 2014

out of the rut

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Body by Victoria Blazer: Goodwill $5 
Shirt: Target (super clearance) $3
Necklace: Forever 21 $9
Pants: Old Navy $26
Heels: Target (BOGO) $22
Total Outfit Cost: $65

A few weeks ago, I was in such a clothing rut. I felt like I couldn't put together an outfit on my own to save my life. I kept having to turn to Pinterest and my fellow blog friends for inspiration just to get dressed in the morning. I think it was mainly because I had enough of my winter clothes. But finally, FINALLY, spring has sprung! The weather has been amazing the last 2 weeks. And finally I feel like my creative juices are flowing again! I've been loving my outfits lately! I'm happy to get dressed in the morning again, and I really haven't even been on Pinterest much. I feel like myself again. Did this extra long winter get you in a rut? 

April 9, 2014

color combinations

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Old Navy Blouse: Plato's Closet $8
Gap Pants: Plato's Closet $12
Belt: Plato's Closet $1
Wedges: Target (clearance) $20
Bracelet: JCP (clearance) $2
Total Outfit Cost: $43

When you're taking outfit photos for a blog multiple times a week, you become a lot more aware of what you wear. When I first started blogging, I realized that I only wore one color at a time and paired it with neutrals. I didn't really know how to put different color combinations together. I finally think I've got it though! I love different shades of blue and yellow together like in this outfit here and  in yesterdays outfit. I especially love navy and mustard together. I've also worn coral and turquoise, mint and navy, purple and navy, olive and coral, and olive and pink. What are some of your favorite color combinations to wear?  

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Last time I wore these pants Lauren asked what kind of shoes I wear with these pants... SUPER tall wedges!

April 8, 2014

margarita colored shirt

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Shirt: Old Navy (super duper clearance) $1 (and some insignificant amount of change that I don't remember)
Gap Jeans: Plato's Closet $12
Flats: Goodwill $4
Necklace: c/o Our World Boutique Giveaway
Total Outfit Cost: $16

So my mom and I went to a huge neighborhood garage sale Saturday, and we racked up! We both found so many goodies! It was a blast and definitely worth waking up at 6am. Yeah people, we were those crazy people that left our house at like 6:45 in the morning. If you've never been to a garage sale before, you definitely should! Garage sales are where you find the real deals and steals because people are just ready to get rid of their stuff. Most of the things I buy are only 50 cents to $1! After this past weekends luck, I will garage sale-ing away this spring and summer!
 
 

April 4, 2014

opposites attract, right?

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Target Blazer: Instagram Shop $12
Pants: Old Navy $26
LC Blouse: Kohl's, gift carded
BCBG Generation Flats: Marshall's $25
Bracelet: Goodwill $3
Total Outfit Cost: $67

I bought this blazer from an instagram shop, so it's not something that I was able to try on prior to buying.  I had a feeling it might be a little big on me, but I said what the heck, and bought it with hope that it'd fit. Unfortunately, it did turn out to be a little big. It's already what's considered a boyfriend blazer, but I still don't think it fits like it's supposed to. So, I thought to even it out I'd wear something super girly and some tight pants. I think this outfit is just ok. Kinda boring. Oh well. If you have any insight on styling this blazer, throw it at me!

I'm so glad it's Friday! I'm back to the Monday-Friday shift at work, so you know what that means?? Garage sale-ing on Saturdays!! I'm actually going to my hometown this weekend, so my mom and I will be going hit up some yard sales first thing in the morning. I can't wait!

April 2, 2014

chels & the city fashion week

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Target Dress: (clearance) $12
Jack: Old Navy, gifted
Booties: Just Fab $20
Total Outfit Cost: $32

Today I'm over at Chels & the City for her annual fashion week! I'm pretty sure Chelsea was one of my first blog readers, so when she asked me to join in, of course I said yes! Go check her interview with me today on her blog, but also don't forget to check her out. She is such an amazingly sweet person and not to mention, girl's got style ;) Plus, there is $50 target gift card up for grabs in a giveway!