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off the shoulder dress || wedges (old, similar here and here) || rebel pendent || renegade cluster bracelet || chevron pave cuff || reverie chandeliers

There is something about navy blue & pink together that I love. I think it’s a preppy but fun and girly look. I love this dress! I have nothing that is off the shoulder and think it’s a little different and fun for summer. It also comes in white and a blue pattern, which are both really cute as well. The dress didn’t photograph as navy as it was really bright out, it looks more purple here but it’s definitely navy blue.

I cannot stop wearing all my Stella & Dot samples! They are all so cute, and I’m finding it hard to pick just one necklace for my outfits! My collection isn’t even that big yet and there are at least 3 that could all go with a look I put together. I’m also obsessed with the bracelet stacks I can make with all their fantastic bracelets.

If you live in the Chicago area and are interested in having a trunk show PLEASE email me! You can earn FREE jewelry and accessories just for hosting. It’s super simple & I do all the work! Besides who doesn’t love a good GNO (girls night out), with gorgeous jewels & wine?!

You can also connect with me on my website here.

Posting will be light this week because Isla & I are headed to Florida tomorrow! Woohoo! Can’t wait to swim with my little fishy! Follow me on instagram here to see our Florida fun! Thanks for reading friends!

Peplum lace

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peplum lace top (less than $16!) | destroyed denim | wedges | bag | necklace | double pearl ring | engraved bangle | watch

I love this peplum top! The little bit of the high low hemline makes it fun, plus there is a zipper that runs all the way down the back. For less than $16 it can’t be beat, it also comes in black! My parents gave me this bag for my birthday and I LOVE it, I was obsessed with it in pale pink but this color definitely goes with more, it is called “biscuit”. I love how classic it is! It’s reminiscent of the Chanel boy bag that I simply cannot afford!

Happy weekend! What are your plans? We have a housewarming party on Saturday then I’m getting my nails done with my SILS (sister in laws) on Sunday afternoon! Should be a nice relaxing (hopefully warm!) weekend.

Enjoy! Thanks for reading! 🙂

Chambray shift

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chambray shift dress | wedges | bag (old, love this!) | necklace | sunnies | watch | bracelet | ring

I normally wouldn’t go for a shift dress because usually they make me look bigger than I am thanks to being bigger on top. Anyway for whatever reason I find this one flattering! I think it’s a little cinched in the waist so it doesn’t feel like a total tent on me. I can’t seem to stop wearing chambray! It is so easy to pair with everything.

We’re getting ready for our trip to Florida! I will be flying with Isla alone for the first time. My sister in law Megan & Teddy are on our flight so between the 2 of us hopefully we can manage the 2 kiddos! Any tips flying alone with a baby or babies would be appreciated! I think I’m just going to try and consolidate everything into like one bag! We will see how that goes!

Can’t wait to get some color & soak up the sun! It’s starting to feel like winter again here & I’m not feelin it!

Have a great day!

Minty fresh..

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top (old, similar here & here) || destroyed denim (super comfy, my go to lately) || wedges || crossbody (old, similar here) || sunnies || earrings (old, similar) || watch || druzy bracelet

Rejoice! The snow has once again melted! Woohoo! Let’s hope that was the very last of it! It really killed my spring vibe.. LOL  anyway, I just adore this look!! It screams spring and is casual but still cute. You could swap out the wedges for some cute espadrilles and it would be even more casual. How adorbs is this bag? It was a gift from my sis in law (Hey Christina!) a few years ago and I love the mint color! Perfect for spring and summer. I scored a couple reallly cute things during Nordstrom’s triple points event that I can’t wait to reveal on the blog!

Oh I also got THIS bag for my birthday… it is SO beautiful in person! And will go with my entire spring/summer wardrobe. I LOVE it!

Henri Bendel is having a private sale that can start at any moment! If you want to get the heads up before it starts and get the chance to win a Henri Bendel gift card up to $500, click HERE. Their bags are absolutely amazing quality and come in gorgeous colors.

To browse the whole site click HERE. They currently have a free tote promo going on with any purchase of $150+.

Thanks for reading, Happy Hump Day!

Spring?

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destroyed denim | top | jacket | scarf (similar) | espadrilles (old, similar here & here) | bag (old, similar) | aviators | earrings (sold out, similar) | ring

So there is currently 4 inches of snow on the ground and I am in denial. We took these blog pics last week and I can’t believe it was 60’s and so nice out just 2 days ago!! Gah! Chicago spring is the worst like that. It’s supposed to warm up mid week so I hope that happens soon!

These are my new favorite jeans for spring. They are fitted where they need to be but relaxed past the knee for a comfier more casual feel. I keep pairing this jacket with everything! It goes with so much and is the perfect spring layer (when there is no snow on the ground). Add a light gauzy scarf to finish the look and you’re set!

In case you missed my announcement yesterday, I’m thrilled to say I have become a Stella & Dot stylist! I’m anxious to get my hands on all the samples I ordered! You will see them all on here soon! Click here to take a look at my website, and feel free to contact me if you are interested in hosting a trunk show! You can earn tons of free jewelry. I’m seriously obsessed with everything!

Thanks for reading! 🙂

Stella & Dot trunk show + an exciting announcement!

On  Saturday I hosted a Stella & Dot trunk show at my house. It was a small group of friends and family, we had some brunch bites, mimosas and browsed some gorgeous jewelry! My friend Sam who stayed with us (with her boyfriend Keith), is a stylist for them and I wanted to do a trunk show while she was here visiting. It was so much fun! I really love the versatility of many of Stella & Dot’s pieces and the quality is AMAZING. I was super impressed. As the trunk show hostess I earned a ton of free jewelry which was such an awesome perk!!

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I loved all the jewelry & accessories so much I have decided to become a Stella & Dot stylist! I’m so excited about this opportunity! It’s just a fun way for me to earn a little money part time, enjoy some amazing accessories while still being able to stay home with Isla. If you are in the Chicago area and would like to host a trunk show and earn tons of free jewelry don’t hesitate to contact me! You can find my website HERE. And don’t worry I will be showcasing some of the gorgeous Stella & Dot jewelry and accessories soon here on the blog! I’m so looking forward to this new business venture!

As always thanks for all your love & support. My readers are everything to me!

I hope you guys had a fabulous weekend!

Monochrome

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white sweater || denim leggings || wedges (sold out, super similar here)|| bag || sunnies || earrings (sold out, similar)

I am loving the monochrome look at the moment! I really love it in neutral whites & even pinks! It’s a super easy way to feel really chic. Even though the outfit is super comfortable, pretty much everyone already has it in their wardrobe! It’s so simple to put together too.

I’m super excited because our friends Sam & Keith are coming to stay with us this weekend! Keith and Kevin went to college together & Sam, Keith’s girlfriend, and I have become really good friends over the past year and a half. She blogs over at Samwise and is one of the most honest, kind, and encouraging people I have ever met. We are going to the Bulls game tonight & I’m hosting a Stella & Dot Trunk Show at my house on Saturday! I’m excited to buy some new jewelry. Have you shopped Stella & Dot before? All their stuff is gorgeous! I seriously want every single piece.

I hope you have a wonderful weekend!! 🙂