July 21, 2017

#NSale Must Haves: Nothing Over $150

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 Under $150


I know, I know. Not another #NSale post. I get it - I really do. I almost didn't share this post today, but as I was scrolling through the Nordstrom sale items I realized there was just too much good (really freakin' good!) stuff to not share with y'all. This is the only clothing and accessories post I'm doing - I promise! I'm debating on putting together a beauty post since there are some seriously awesome deals. And the home selection! Lord have mercy, it's a good thing I've already moved! I hope you guys find my picks helpful in navigating the sale. I weeded through everything and tried to choose items that I thought were the best deals and things you would want to know are available. I tried to choose pieces that could be easily mixed and matched with things you probably already have in your closet - and I threw in a few fun pieces to spice things up!

Here's the run-down on the sale itself.

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WHAT is it?
It's a once-yearly sale when new arrival fall merchandise is marked down when it first hits the store. It will be marked back to regular price when the sale is over. It's a sale in reverse! Tons of brands we all love are included - Kate Spade, Patagonia, Free People, Rebecca Minkoff, and so many more! It's the perfect time to stock up on great basics that will carry you through fall and winter. It's also time to snag any shoes that you've been eyeing.

WHO can shop it?
Starting today, everyone! Nordstrom offers early access to card holders for about a week. The sale is officially open to everyone July 21 through August 6. After that, all the items go back to regular price.

HOW can you shop it?
You can shop online or in stores. My experience with Nordstrom is that the online selection is better.

WHY shop the sale?
Because you're able to get brand new merchandise at a (significant) discount! Honestly, it's brilliant on Nordstrom's part. It's a sale unlike any other and it's definitely worth it. Nordstrom shipping and returns are always free, too. You're winning at everything!


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I get genuinely happy to share my favorite finds with y'all when it comes to any store that I love. This is definitely no different! I hope you guys enjoy what I've put together. Nothing featured below is over $150, and most of the clothes are under $50. I told, y'all - so worth it! Happy shopping!


July 19, 2017

My Style: A Striped Dress & Leopard Wedges

black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag
OUTFIT DETAILS
Dress, MOLLY GREEN // Wedges, NY&CO (old) // Hat, gifted DAVID & YOUNG 
Bag, gifted VERA BRADLEY // Earrings, gifted LISI LERCH
Watch, MICHAEL KORS // Bangles, KENDRA SCOTT // Anklet, CHARMING CHARLIE


I am in love with this dress, y'all. I found it at Molly Green in Nashville a few weeks ago and couldn't wait to wear it! I had originally thought I would save it for fall to wear with booties - well, we see how that worked out! I'm always a little hesitant about dresses and tops that have cut outs like this. As soon as I put it on, though, I knew it was coming home with me. The back is cut out too and has two buttons that hook at the top. This may actually be my first day of school dress. Yes, I'm grown and still do that. I know pairing this dress with leopard print would not be everyone's cup of tea, but I'm in love just a bit. I think it adds a really fun touch without taking away from the dress.

Finally, if you're looking for a great bag for fall, I can't recommend this satchel from Vera Bradley enough. You know how ride-or-die I am for their leather pieces. The quality is amazing and the attention to detail never fails to impress me.

I hope your week is going well, friends! We're halfway to the weekend!


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black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag


black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag


black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag


black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag


black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag


black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag


black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag


black and white striped dress leopard wedges Vera Bradley leather bag

Dress, MOLLY GREEN // Wedges, NY&CO (old) // Hat, gifted DAVID & YOUNG 
Bag, gifted VERA BRADLEY // Earrings, gifted LISI LERCH
Watch, MICHAEL KORS // Bangles, KENDRA SCOTT // Anklet, CHARMING CHARLIE

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July 17, 2017

Weekend Photo Diary // Vol. 11


Hey there, friends! How was your weekend? Mine was fairly low key and uneventful. Which I wasn't too upset about since today is my first "official" day back to work. It's so hard to believe that our school year is going to be starting in less than a month. I will say this, though, I'm really starting to feel energized and ready to get organized for a new year. This past year felt like it completely got away from me - no snow days, moving, personal life - I felt like I couldn't get my head above water. I'm already feeling more like myself and put together - which is a huge relief!

I love sharing these random little snaps that I take during my weekends to share with you guys. It's a nice way to take you behind the scenes a bit. I'm also trying to get in the routine of posting on instagram twice a day - for those of you who already follow, you've probably noticed. If you want to see more day-to-day happenings and things I don't share on the blog then pop on over and follow along! I'm also making a commitment to get back into the swing of Snapchat. I'm not a huge fan of instagram stories - do you have any insight to share? I did a little makeup review on Snapchat yesterday (which I talk more about in a photo below). It will be live until about 3 pm today :)

Happy Monday, loves! xo

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New pom pom earrings and a statement tassel necklace - I can't wait to style these in some upcoming outfit posts. I love that turquoise and yellow together!


This is the outfit that I wore to church yesterday. The dress is from a great shop in Nashville called Molly Green that I've been raving about over on instagram. 

Dress: Molly Green // Earrings: H&M // Bag: Vera Bradley // Sunglasses: Urban Outfitters


Do you ever find treasures in the most unexpected places? That would be the case with this dress. There's a really interesting (read: sketchy) discount store in the town where I used to live. I like to pop in every couple of months because sometimes you get lucky and find amazing off-the-shoulder, floral print dresses with bell sleeves.


If you follow on Snapchat then you saw my short LipSense review yesterday. If not, add me and get in the loop! The sweetest LipSense consultant (hi, Sarah!) reached out about gifting me a kit to try. Y'all know what a beauty junkie I am so I jumped at the chance. I had thought all along, before trying it, that it was a gimmick. Not at all - this stuff is legit. I'll be doing a full review soon!

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