Monday, April 22, 2019

The Pant Trend You Need to Try

 PANTS // TOP // JACKET // SHOES c/o Ann Taylor

I thought since we got hit so hard with the flu last month and had to cancel our vacation that we would get a little bit of a break from sickness. Our Easter weekend did not go as planned as our house fell victim to another virus AND food poisoning. My boys came down with fevers and coughs- my oldest getting hit the hardest. My husband and his entire family got food poisoning (we think) and were sick all weekend. Needless to say, we had to cancel our Easter plans and spent the day at home. I'm running on zero sleep and can't wait to get in bed tonight!

In much more exciting news: these pants. I have been really into the wide leg pant trend these days but being petite the look can be a bit tricky to pull off. Lucky for me (and for the rest of you vertically challenged ladies) Ann Taylor makes these pants in both regular and petite lengths! I'm wearing the petite length and they are the perfect fit. The high waist and wide leg are the perfect combo in my opinion are super slimming. These pants come in SIX colors and can easily be dressed up or down. I paired my pants with these scalloped heels, fitted top, and Moto jacket all by Ann Taylor AND everything is currently 50% off with code OURTREAT. 

I also spotted these off white frayed hem jeans in store and loved them and got this top which is a closet staple. I have it in navy as well. They are the perfect work tops but can also be worn casually with jeans and flats. You can check out the rest of my favorite Ann Taylor finds (all 50% off!) below!

Thank you to Ann Taylor for sponsoring this post!

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Under $200

SKIRT:: Faithfull (here and here) // TEE:: Club Monaco // JACKET:: IRO // BOOTIES:: Alexander Wang // BAG:: Celine // NECKLACE:: Asha  

It has been almost two weeks since we've been in the new house and I think we are finally starting to feel more at home here. The first week was a bit of an adjustment not only for me and Chris but for the kids as well. While I'm still figuring out which light switch turns on which lights, the kids are still getting used to the fact that this house is their new home and we won't be going back to our old one. My two year old Charlie was really confused. Every time I drove him home from school last week, the second we would turn into our new driveway he would start crying and say "not this house mom, the other house." The first day he did this my heart sank a bit because I was feeling somewhat "homesick" too. I feel like I still have a million and one things to do and have so many things to unpack and organize but it's extremely hard getting anything done when I have four kids to take care of. I'm just trying to do a little at a time. So we will probably be unpacked and settled by fall :)

It has been awhile since I posted style steals! My skirt was one of the most popular purchases this month and sizes have pretty much run out everywhere :( There are a few left here and here. I was browsing the H&M website and I was so shocked at all of the beautiful pieces they have right now. This dress for $20! I just ordered it and I'm hoping it fits and looks ok. I also think this style would be beautiful belted. I needed a simple dress like this to wear during the day- I got it in the dark grey color. I also love this tee with the little heart for $5. These espadrilles look just like the Castaner ones. 

Anthropologie also has some great finds right now. How cute is this little bag? I also love this top. I'm also on a bit of a hair accessory kick and love these and these. 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Last Day Bloomingdale's Friends & Family

I had to make a return today to Bloomingdale's and found out when I got there they extended their Friends and Family sale one more day! Today is the very last day to shop. I find their online site kind of hard to navigate so when I went in today I did a quick walk through to see if any items jumped out at me and I was pleasantly surprised at what I found.

This top is SO pretty! It has a little sheen to it and very lightweight.

I actually saw this dress online and skipped right over it. The online images just don't do it any justice. But when I came across it in store, I was really into it. It is the sweetest every day dress for spring. I needed some more mom friendly dress options and thought the price (with 25% off!) was pretty good. I love the quality and the style so much that I bought the shirt as well. Once again, I needed more every day dressier type tops for kid activities and thought it was perfect.

This is another cute dress that will come out under $100 during the sale. It sold out the first day of the Shopbop sale and I was bummed I didn't get a chance to try it. So happy I found it at Bloomingdale's!

I really love jumpsuits but finding one that fits me right can be tough. I tried this Rebecca Taylor one on in store (it's exclusive to Bloomingdale's) and loved how it felt. I feel extremely comfortable in it.

I tried this dress on store and loved the way it fit and thought it was a very flattering style. I love anything cinched at the waist. I feel like this is also dressy enough to wear to weddings.

I finally bought these espadrilles. I have been wanting them for a while and tried them on today and they were really comfortable!

AND my favorite Rebecca Taylor top is also available at Bloomingdale's. The color and pattern are so gorgeous!

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Shopbop Sale

 TOP:: Rebecca Taylor // JEANS:: Citizens // SHOES:: Joie (similar here) // BAG:: Faithfull the Brand // SUNGLASSES:: Ray-Ban

Hooray! The time has come for another sitewide Shopbop sale! Today is early access for certain VIP members. If you log into your account it should pop up. And the rest of the sale kicks off for everyone tomorrow. 20% off orders under $500 and 25% off orders over $500 with code EVENT19. There are so many great spring and summer pieces right now that I'm excited about. Here's a breakdown of my favorites::
  • This top that I'm wearing above. I love Rebecca Taylor pieces but hate paying full price because they are on the pricier side. This top is hands down my new favorite. I love the neckline and the back. The pattern is so pretty and feminine. 
  • White Denim. I was on the hunt for a relaxed fitting pair of white denim. I have never had much look with Levi's but decided to give them another shot. I ordered this pair one size up from my usual denim size and they fit perfectly. I just have to cut the hem a bit because I'm on the shorter side!
  • I wore this dress in white all summer last year when I was pregnant. But it is also perfect without a belly!
Shop more favorites below!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Saks Friends & Family Sale

EARRINGS:: Lele Sadoughi (on sale!) // TOP:: Ganni

Saks is having their Friends & Family sale right now and you can take 25% off a huge selection of items. I popped into my local store on Monday but wasn't really blown away by anything. I came home and found so much more online. So many great shoe options right now for spring and summer! Loving these slides for summer and these espadrilles.  My earrings that I'm wearing above are also on sale as well as these Mother jeans that I love. I tried this coverup on in store and it was the one thing I was seriously considering. Also love this one! I've rounded up my favorites below (and included a few things for baby as well!)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Spring, you here?

 TOP:: Club Monaco (on sale) // JEANS:: Mother (similar here and on sale) // BAG:: Pamela Munson // SHOES:: Frye (love this new style) // EARRINGS:: Bronzallure (similar here)

My pity party is officially over. Our spring break was pretty much ruined and my kids were pretty crushed about canceling our Florida trip but everyone is on the mend and that's all that matters. We have our move to the new house coming up and hopefully some warmer spring weather to look forward to. With warmer weather comes a little wardrobe refresh and one of my favorite stores for pretty pieces is having a big sale. Right now you can take 25% off your purchase of $150 or more at Club Monaco with code HELLOSPRING

I picked up this sweater a few weeks ago at my local Club Monaco store because I thought it was the prettiest layering piece. It's perfect on its own but would also look great with a chunky cardigan over it or a nice Moto jacket. I also have this jacket that is actually kind of perfect as a top with a lace cami underneath. 

Club Monaco has a really solid collection of denim. They carry two of my favorite brands, Mother and Citizens. I currently have this pair of denim in my cart. I have that exact same style in a blue denim and love that it comes in white. This pair by Mother I also own and they are very similar to the style I'm wearing in these pictures.  

PS: How pretty is this Pamela Munson basket bag? I love all Pamela Munson styles. They are so feminine and perfect for spring! 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

When life gives you lemons...

We are supposed to be in Florida enjoying the warm sunshine and splashing around in the ocean. A trip my older two had been counting down to on the calendar every night at bedtime since January. Instead we are stuck at home with what feels like the longest and worst case of the flu ever. I'll spare you all the details but let's just say it's been an absolute nightmare involving two trips to the hospital. I'm praying we are over the worst of it and everyone starts getting much better. I haven't slept in what feels like forever and if I'm being completely honest had a few mini breakdowns today on the phone with my mom and sister. We've been hit with the flu before but it was never as bad and as scary as it has been these past ten days. For all the parents out there who are dealing with more serious health issues with their children- you are absolute superheroes in my eyes.

Right now we are trying to get everyone healthy again and once everyone is healthy we will figure out how to turn these lemons into lemonade...


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