July 19, 2017

What to Wear... This Fall

While I feel like we just got into the heat of summer, fall is
just around the corner (yay!). I find it much easier to get dressed
in the fall when you can throw on a sweater, jeans, and your favorite
boots and call it a day. While we're still a few months out, the Nordstrom
Anniversary Sale is the perfect opportunity to start your fall shopping now!

So what are we looking for in terms of fall trends? Bell sleeves are
still going to be here. Long duster cardigans are becoming a major
go-to for me (layered over a basic white tee, done and done). Cool
details like lace-up sleeves and tasteful cut-outs are the perfect way to
add some interest to an otherwise basic sweater. Off the shoulder is still
going to be around, though I have to admit, I'm growing weary of the trend. 
Oh, but the sweater/sweatshirt she's wearing below is $25. You might need
this one. It's a great weekend wear option (linked below). 

I've narrowed it down to a handful of sweaters you have to see (for non-
Nordstrom card holders, start loading up your cart now so you can hit "checkout" 
when the sale opens to the public Saturday). Grab these items quick before they 
sell out!

July 18, 2017


If there's one thing I spend money on, it's accessories. Everything from 
watches, sunglasses, bags, etc. etc... that's where my money goes. My wardrobe 
is pretty basic (black, white and grey is my color palette), and I mix it up with fun 
accessories (mostly in the same colors). I never leave home without a good pair of
shades, so Quay has become my new best friend. (Consider this an unsponsored post;
I'm just a huge advocate for the brand). They are highly durable, affordable, and on-
trend. With the attainable price point, you can go for something on the trendy side
without breaking the bank. My summer go-to has been the mirrored aviators. While
I have an extensive collection of Ray-Bans in the same shape, the Quay version is
lighter on my face which makes for better long-term wear. 

While I opted for the silver, this shape is available in multiple colors. Shop
my favorites by Quay (pronounced "key") below:

July 17, 2017

Beauty Cleaning Mat

Did you know that early access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
has started? Of course you did... everybody is talking (and posting)
about it. While I cut my Nordies card to shreds opting for travel
points from Southwest, I can still preview the sale and get my cart 
ready for July 21st when the sale opens to non-cardholders. 

One of the items I found on the sale is an absolute must. I purchased a 
Sigma cleaning mat last year and have since become obsessed. Keeping my 
makeup brushes clean is something I often overlook, but this mat is the easiest 
way to keep them clean and to keep your skin happy. The NSale exclusive 
includes a sample of the cleaning shampoo, so just add it to your cart
and call it a day. You (and your skin) can thank me later! 

July 14, 2017



There are some weeks where Friday can't come soon enough and
this was one of those weeks! Looking forward to a weekend of 
resting up, hopefully soaking in some sun, and preparing for a 
busy week next week! 

July 13, 2017

Maje(or) Sale

It's not everyday that a dress takes social media by storm. 
This dress did, however. I saw it on a handful of bloggers
and immediately knew I had to illustrate it in the BFP voice. 

Meet, Elise, who is wearing the dress that made me a smitten 
kitten from the second I saw it. The best part? The actual dress is on sale... 
you don't want to miss it (also available here)! She's available as both 


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