Wednesday, February 28, 2018

February Budget



1. Striped cardigan-c/o Zaful (exactsave, splurge, worn here)
2. Black pom pom hat-c/o Zaful (exact, save, splurge, worn here)
3. Pinstriped dress-c/o Zaful (save, splurge)
4. Yellow earrings-c/o Zaful (exact, save, splurge)
5. Valentine tee- $3.16 Walmart & DIYed (save, splurge, worn here)
6. Velvet joggers-Jane.com $15.98 (savesplurge, worn here)
7. Belt-ebay $17.99 (exactsplurge, worn here)
8. Olive pants-LOFT c/o Wikibuy (exact, similarworn here)
9. Blue ruffled dress-c/o PinkBlush (exact, save, splurge, worn here)
10. Pink bell sleeve dress-c/o PinkBlush (exact, save, splurge, worn here)
11. Pink colorblocked dress-c/o eshakti (similar, worn here)
12. Lace top-c/o SheIn (exact, similar, worn here)
13. Teddy bear coat-c/o SheIn (exact, save, similar, worn here)
14. Navy floral blouse-c/o SheIn (save, splurge)
15. Black blouse-c/o SheIn (exactsave, similar)
16. Grey bell sleeved top-c/o SheIn (exact, similar, splurge, worn here)
17. Pink sweater-c/o SheIn (exact, similar, similar)
18. Distressed jeans-Old Navy $27.14 (exact, worn here)
19. Lemon print sweater-Old Navy $16.29 (exact)
20. Black long sleeved tee-Old Navy $13.57 (exact, similar)
Total: $94.13

I was fortunate to get some really fun c/o items this month. Occasionally when I get c/o items they aren't exactly what I pictured or the sizing is off, but this month I really liked most of what I got except for the pink sweater. I will share it tomorrow, but I think it will be going in the donation pile. It's just too bulky on me and with the thick knit, I don't find it flattering. Everything else I am really pleased with though. I finally found a pair of olive green pants that are such a great fit and the perfect shade of olive green. I got some distressed jeans from Old Navy that I had been eyeing as well. I have a very distressed pair and wanted something not quite as extreme. Initially I bought them last month, but after trying them on in my usual size I could tell they were going to stretch out a lot throughout the day so I returned them and got a size down. There is nothing worse than having to yank up your pants constantly halfway through the day after you decided not to wear a belt in the morning. They are perfect now though and I am glad I tried again!

We are headed to Arizona for spring vacation at the end of March so for next month I am grudgingly keeping my eye out for a new one piece swimsuit. I've also been debating the Bank NYC jacket for months now, but can't seem to pull the trigger since it is a pricier item.
What is on your wish list for spring?



14 comments:

  1. Oh I like that pink knit, what a shame it's not perfect on you. But I agree, better to let it go if you're not loving it!

    I really like that lemon print top, looking forward to seeing how you wear that! :)

    Hope you are having a nice start to the week so far and you had a lovely weekend :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  2. You always have the best pieces and make great choices about how you spend your money, I really admire that in you Laura! Of course you are just pretty as a picture so everything looks amazing on you my friend!
    xo,
    Kellyann

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  3. You did get some fun items. Love the lemon Old Navy sweater and those pink dresses, so you and soooo CUTE!!!

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  4. Love all these pieces. I broke down and bought the belt!

    https://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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  5. Sorry to hear you didn't like the pink sweater! I have it and love mine but understand we all have different bodies and preferences.
    Gina || On the Daily Express

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  6. That lemon sweater is so cute. Only thing on my Wishlist is a new swim suit and maybe some shorts. Since mine currently don't fit me.

    http://www.amysfashionblog.com/blog-home/

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  7. Another successful month in the books. Getting C/O items is so awesome...I need to get in on that action😉 Bathing suits are just down right depressing! UGH. Good luck!!!

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  8. Just love that color blocked dress and the teddy bear jacket! So many great items, Laura! :)

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  9. Oh yes, I hate jeans that lose their shape after a few hours of wear - I've fallen victim to those far too many times! Of course you usually don't realize until its too late, so good on you for exchanging them!
    http://www.iamchiconthecheap.com/

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  10. You got some really fun things this month! I love the bell sleeved sweater, and the pink one looks like it would be so cozy. Bummer that it didn't work out! That bell sleeved dress is so cute too!

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  11. I already saw fabulous swimsuits online! I am sure you find a perfect one.

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  12. While I usually don't have wish lists.. I have now, because of you, one item on my wish list: the GG dupe!

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  13. I have been looking for a few new things to add for March and I love the dresses you have! The yellow earrings are so pretty!

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