Thursday, December 1, 2016

SlimStation Black Ankle Pants

White crisscross sweater, Slimstation black ankle pants, burgundy clutch, burgundy heels
Sweater-c/o Makemechic | Pants-c/o SlimStation | Bag-DIYed (savesplurge) | Heels-c/o thredUP (savesplurge) | Necklace-gift (savesplurge) | Watch-c/o JORD
I've been wanting a pair of slim fitting black dress pants for a while. I wear my black jeans nonstop, but a dressier option is nice to have for work, night out, church, or other dressier occasions. When SlimStation contacted me and asked me to review a pair of their pants I was very interested. They have a nice slim fit and are made of a dressier fabric, but still have a stretch to them and they are wrinkle resistant. They are designed to move with you, but not stretch out which I found to be true. The pants are made to be figure flattering with a flexible tummy control panel to help give a smooth, slim figure. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Burgundy Side Zip Sweater & Confident Twosday Linkup

burgundy side zip sweater, Express skinny jeans, OTK taupe boots, black fedora, Michael Kors grey saddlebag
Sweater-c/o Makemechic | Jeans-Express (savesplurge) | Boots-Sole Society (savesplurge) | Bag-MK c/o thredUP (savesplurge) | Hat-c/o POPSUGAR (savesplurge
Of the two sweaters I got from Makemechic recently, this burgundy one is definitely my favorite. There is always something a bit nerve-wracking about ordering a 'one-size' product. That's because it is never a 'one size fits all' size, but rather a size you basically need to figure out what 'one-size' it actually is. I subscribe to a measure twice, order once philosophy. This soft sweater was a score! I love the added length in the back, cable knit detail, and side zippers. In my opinion it is closest to a small or medium. This will definitely be a sweater I plan on wearing often. The side zippers are fun because you can have them completely zipped or you can layer a striped tee underneath and partway unzip them to show your layers! 

Monday, November 28, 2016

November Budget

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

November POPSUGAR Musthave Box Review

November POPSUGAR Musthave box review

November might be my favorite POPSUGAR #Musthave Box ever! Each item was so fun! The theme this month was togetherness and celebration and the items were perfectly tied to the theme. If you are unfamiliar with the POPSUGAR Musthave Box, it is a monthly subscription box filled with amazing, curated surprises every month. You get to discover innovative brands, and full sized fashion, beauty, home, and other products for $39.95 a month. You can use code SHOP5 (which never expires) for $5 off your first Musthave Box! And there is even a mini version for $15.95 a monthTake a peek and see what I received.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Black Friday Picks & Confident Twosday Linkup

Black Friday Sale Picks 2016

You won't find me speeding off after Thanksgiving dinner to grab a television at Target, but I certainly love the Black Friday deals. Even more if I can get them online! There are definitely a few things on my wishlist I will possibly be buying. I've put together the sales I will be shopping and my picks from each store!

Monday, November 21, 2016

50+ Ways to Wear a Puffer Vest

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I can't even believe it, but Saturday we woke up to a light dusting of snow on the ground. Brr!! If that doesn't show it's time to start layering I don't know what would! If you've been reading for any length of time, you've probably figured out that I absolutely love a good puffer vest. Another color, another texture, another layer. Vests are cold weather perfection because they can be worn as outerwear or as part of your outfit. To help you with some vestpiration this season, I've compiled every single vest outfit ever shown on this blog and organized them by type. If you are looking to add a vest (or a few) to your closet, see my affordable picks below! 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Denim on Denim

polka dot chambray, olive quilted vest, Express mid-rise dark skinny jeans, leopard flats, Tory Burch tote, casual fall outfit
Polka dot chambray-Old Navy (similarsimilar) | Vest-souvenir (savesplurge) | Jeans-Express (savesplurge) | Flats-DSW (savesplurge) | Tote-Tory Burch (savesplurge) | Necklace-c/o Happiness Boutique (save, splurge)

Over the past few years I have been slowly turning my shoe closet around. No, I don't actually have a shoe closet. I just mean that I've been trying to save up and buy more comfortable and higher quality shoes. And when I replace my shoes, I want to keep quality in mind, too. Something I have learned during all of this is quality doesn't have to be brand name and doesn't have to be super pricey. You can find great, long lasting shoes if you are willing to look and willing to wait.