Thursday, September 24, 2020

Fall Favorites


SWEATER:: H&M // JEANS:: Mother (old) 

Today was the first day I was able to catch my breath and sit down for a bit to put together a post. I've been saving so many links with the idea that I'd start sharing on Instagram stories whenever I see something that catches my eye but it hasn't quite worked out that way! So for now, everything I saw this week is right here in this blog post. Next week I'm going to start posting a bit more of the fly! 

  • Have you seen the extra large Peter Pan collar (is that even what its called?) trend lately? Not exactly my favorite look but I do like this cardigan. 
Check out some more favorites below! xo




Monday, September 14, 2020

Sunday Shopping on a Monday Morning


Hello, hello. How is everyone doing? This post was meant for yesterday but time just slipped away from me- so here we are on a Monday morning with a Sunday Shopping blog post :)  We had a really nice weekend- football is back, beautiful weather, lots of time outdoors! Three out of the four of my children are back at school today and we are hoping it stays that way for as long as possible!

On to some shopping links:

  • Did you catch my Instagram post from Saturday? Haverhill has a new initial line out and it is beautiful. I have an initial necklace that I layer with my birthstone necklace and I love the way it looks. Haverhill birthstone and initial collections make the sweetest and most personal gifts. We have a code for 15% off the entire line of jewelry: CHRISSY. It's never too early to get some holiday shopping done, am I right?
  • This coat has been on my wishlist for a few years and it now comes in this pretty ivory/cream color and I love it! Looks so cozy and easy to wear. 
  • We've done a few home updates over the last couple weeks. We wallpapered one of the bathrooms on our first floor in this pretty Serena and Lily wallpaper that is currently on sale. It looks amazing up! I'll share a quick pic on stories! 
  • I've also been on the hunt for an oversized vase/vessel/planter whatever you may call it for our living room. Something I could put pretty pampas grass in for fall and maybe some sort of greenery around Christmas time. I finally found these guys, the Santorini White Vase planters, on a new to me website. I ordered the large and the small size and the large is getting delivered tomorrow! I think I'll put the large one next to the fireplace or in an empty corner of our living room. 
Shop more favorites below::




Friday, September 4, 2020

Labor Day Sales



This weekend is always a little depressing, no? We are capping off summer and getting ready for school to pick back up again next week. So many mixed emotions to be honest. If your kids already headed back to school, how did it go? 

One silver lining of the end of summer, so many sales. LDW always has some pretty killer sales and I'm rounding up my favorites below:

REBECCA TAYLOR:: Extra 40% off sale with code TAKE40. I hear their jeans are amazing and really comfy. This pair comes out to $38 and I also love this style! I've always loved this dress and this top. Loving this leather bomber

VINCE:: An additional 40% off select sale styles with code SEPTEMBER40. I had these suede boots in grey/cream last year for every day wear and they were my go-to's. So comfortable. Kind of digging this leather puffer. These are the best boots ever for dresses, skirts and even jeans. They have a little slouch to them. I have them in brown and think I might get the black. 

ONE KINGS LANE:: 20% off sitewide. All Juliska is 20% off which very rarely happens! We need a sideboard for our dining room and think this one is pretty. Love this little side table. My chairs that we have in our living room are also on sale! I always, always get asked about them. This would be so pretty in a little girl's room. I've been dying to replace our headboard with a new, white upholstered bed and love this one and this one

MANGO:: 30% off everything with code LAB20! Mango has the best style steal finds. I definitely want to order this puffer.  Also love this long cardigan coat and this skirt. How cute is this little bag?

MINNOW:: SO many cute swimsuits on sale for the kiddies. We have a ton of minnow swim now and love the quality. The prettiest suits! Just ordered this suit for the girls for next summer. 

ASHA:: one of my favorite jewelry lines! 20% off with code LD20- including sale items. These earrings are so pretty and so light weight. I have been eyeing this lariat for so so long- you can clip on different charms. Makes layering so much better! This is my favorite charm and I wear it on a longer necklace all of the time. I've had these for a few years now and find myself reaching for them any time I dress up. 

DEAR KEATON:: Another home site favorite of mine! Use code ENDLESSSUMMER for 20% off. I think this is a super cool and interesting console table.  Too late for my dream outdoor dining chairs? Good hand soap makes me happy! Love this basket set. 

LULU & GEORGIA:: up to 25% off everything with code LABORDAY25. I got their catalog in the mail last week and was obsessed. Love this bolster pillow and it's already a great price. Love these subtle framed prints (one and two). 

WILLIAM SONOMA HOME:: 20% off with code HOME. Love this side table- would look perfect in between two side chairs. I love scrolling through all of their neutral art. LOVE this acrylic bench- and it's customizable! 

JOIE:: extra 40% off sale styles with code LD2020. Love this everyday linen jumpsuit. And these boots!!!

JENNI KAYNE:: 25% off select styles with code SUNSHINE25. Love these suede mules and they are on sale in espresso. 

Any other good sales I'm missing? Let me know and I'll be sure to add them!


Sunday, August 30, 2020

Sunday Shopping

Hi, hi, hi. I spent the last week playing catch up after our time back on Nantucket and guess what? I'm still not caught up! I realized I haven't had a blog post up since August 12th and I figured today was as good a day as any to throw one out there!

The weather today is absolutely beautiful. Usually around this time of year I'm ready for fall. I tend to feel a bit anxious when the school year starts back up but I'm always eager for the season to change. This year, however, I want to just hit pause. Our summer (although very different) was so much better than what I had expected. We mostly spent our time at the beach and things felt very calm and normal there. I have no idea what is going to happen once the school year ramps up and that makes me feel very unsettled. I wish we could stretch out summer a bit longer. Obviously, I can't do that so today's post is my way of embracing the changes...Fall, here we come. 

  • It's the last day to shop the Nordstrom Anniversary sale! My original post can be found here. I bought these boots for myself in the desert sand suede and love them. 
Ok! Time to head to the beach. I'll be sure to post more later!

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The AUGUST Edit

August. This month is always bittersweet for me but especially so this year. I love summer and spending our days at the beach and the second August hits, I end up with a bit of a pit in my stomach. This month always seems to fly by and September shows up before we know it. Our kids are supposed to be heading back to school and I pray that it ends up happening because we all need it. But I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a bit nervous about it. School is going to look extremely different this year. I remember thinking in early April that this would all be over come summer. Clearly we aren't even close to being back to normal and I'm fearful about what fall and winter will bring. Even with the crazy circumstances, we had a really nice summer and I'm going to try to hang on and savor these next few weeks. We are headed back to Nantucket soon and I cannot wait. At the beach with my family is where I feel my happiest. 

On to this month's Edit. Most of the pieces in this month's roundup are easy, neutral, and transitional pieces. I also included a few random, non clothing tidbits. I hope you enjoy!

  • I finished Glennon Doyle's "Untamed" this month and there were so many good nuggets that really got me thinking. This in particular: "What if we decided that successful parenting includes working to make sure that all kids have enough, not just that the particular kids assigned to us have everything? What if we used our mothering love less like a laser, burning holes into the children assigned to us, and more like the sun, making sure all kids are warm?" Immediately after reading this, I thought of Adrienne Harper who founded Bundles of Joy. Bundles of Joy is a charitable organization that gives new parents and babies from birth to three essentials they need to thrive. I'm in constant awe of how much Adrienne and the entire Bundles of Joy team does on a daily basis to help these families in our area. You can help, too by donating and buying items off their Amazon registry. It is so easy!  
  • The Nordstrom Anniversary sale early access has opened up to a few more tiers. I bought my kids some jackets and coats that I mentioned in this post and the only thing I ended up buying for myself are these boots. So many things have sold out already but I always check back and see if anything becomes available again. 
  • I love simple gold hoop earrings and Madewell makes some of the best ones for such a great price. Love these chunky ones


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale


I'm a little confused by the Nordstrom Anniversary sale this year. Usually if you are a cardholder you can shop the sale early. This year, they have a tiered program. Certain cardholders who spent more over the last year can shop first, and then the next level of spenders have access a few days later and so on and so on with everyone eventually being able to shop the sale on the the 23rd (I think!)

Anyway! 

I wasn't planning on posting but had a few messages from cardholders able to shop today asking to share my favorites. It's obviously very different this year because most people aren't going into stores to try on. I combed through a ton of the sale and to be completely honest, I wasn't blown away. Kind of similar to last year. With that said, I did find some pretty nice things and pretty good prices. Some I already own and some I've tried on. Sharing below!

Noteworthy mentions::

  • If I had to buy only one coat for myself it would be this wrap one by Vince. I had a version of it from a few years ago and it is my favorite. It's already sold out in sizes in the camel color but I love the grey too. 
  • I usually pick up candles and candle sets as gifts for the holidays during the sale. Love this Diptyque set
  • A GREAT time to buy Uggs for the kids! Lila has already picked out this style. 
Above are my tippity top picks and I've added a few more favorites below!! Let me know if you end up buying anything. Love hearing what were hits and what were misses. 


Sunday, August 2, 2020

Sunday Shopping



What was supposed to be a grey, rainy day has turned into quite a stunner. The sun is shining and I'm about to unplug for the rest of the day and head back outside. But before I do, I wanted to share few Sunday Shopping links with you!

  • I don't think I've ever received so many messages after posting this dress on stories the other day. I felt so bad because I posted it in the evening and went to bed so early and had so many dms that I couldn't get to in time before Intermix ended their sale. I ended up finding the dress on a few other sites but it is quickly selling out. Mytheresa, NET-A-PORTER, Forward, 24S have different sizes available. For those asking about sizing: I took a P/XS and it fits well. I need to have the straps adjusted up top but that is pretty much always the case for me when it comes to dresses. It's supposed to be a midi length but ends up being a maxi length on me and I love it and won't have it hemmed. It also comes in black here and here and they are both on major sale!
  • Joie is having a 40% off sitewide sale. Love this sweatshirt and sweatpants combo (aka mentally preparing myself for a fall stuck at home)
happy Sunday! xo







 

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