Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Bad Blogger

You all, 2014 has been FABULOUS--full of surprises, blessings, hard times, and lots of laughter! But, after closing on our dream home YESTERDAY (yay!!), getting ready for Christmas, and taking on new job responsibilities; I am whooped. 

This pretty much sums it up--

So I will giving myself the rest of the year off from blogging. It is a chance to reset and get my creative juices flowing again. I have had the BEST time blogging this year, and making friends with readers from all over the world. Thank you so much for being apart of this journey with me! I can't wait to get back at it in 2015!!

Happy Holidays
Love you all

Monday, December 15, 2014

Fashionably Late To The Party

{Dress: Loft (sold out online, check in store!)} {Boots: Gianni Bini Similar} {Sunnies: Aldo}
{Belt: Thrifted Splurge/Save} {Clutch: Body Central LOVE/Save}
{Watch: c/o Daniel Wellington 15% off with code holiday_fashionblingandothergirlythings Dec. 31st}

Fashionistas! It is so good to be back--I had the most wonderful time in Mexico, but missed blogging a ton :) I feel so out of the loop--what's new in Blogland?!

I can't wait to share with you all the fun we had and the adventures we went on in Mexico--so come back Wednesday to read all about it!

In today's look--I feel a little late to the party, but that is just means I am fashionably late right?! Roll with me here people. This dress was EVERYWHERE a few months ago--and although I loved it from the start--my wallet hated the price tag. Fast forward to this past Friday--I snagged it on sale and in my size for $17. Yes, $17--so you know it was so coming home with me.

I wore it out with my in-laws and hubs last night when we went and saw A Christmas Carol in Cleveland. And, let me tell you, this dress was worth the wait.
Feels good to be back

Friday, December 5, 2014

Stuffing the Stockings


Last day of work before I head out to Cancun on Sunday--and I am so worthless--can't concentrate on a darn thing. I have been so slacking on my Christmas shopping too--so, in case you are in the same boat as me--I made a fun list of easy and affordable stocking stuffers for the loved ones on your list! Just click on each one to see where to buy them :)

P.S. You can get the watch listed above, and any other Daniel Wellington purchase for 15% off now through December 31st with the promo code holiday_fashionblingandothergirlythings. **Only directly on their website**

I will be taking all next week off while I am on vaca. So, you fashionistas have a fabulous week!!!


Wednesday, December 3, 2014

These are My Confessions

Y'all it has been a good long while since I have gotten any confessions off my chest, and with all the craziness that is my life these days--there is plenty to tell!

Like how this perfectly describes my life if you exchange the word weddings for babies--

And, how my husband and I have fought (more than I would like to admit) over hiring movers, for the move that will take place in the middle of WINTER, but he's all--

I have seriously been trying to save money because of said move, and I have been doing an OK job--

But, #thestruggleisreal --

Plus, we leave on vaca Sunday to go to Cancun, and I was all pumped up to eat healthy for the last month and kill it in my bikini, but--

And after washing my IPhone in the laundry, I realized why I got rid of my Droid in the first place--

But, heck--I am headed to Cancun, I have an IPhone on order, and we move into our dream home in less than a month! So life is good, even if it might make me a little nutty at times :)


Monday, December 1, 2014

Geek Chic and an Express Giveaway, O My!

 {Glasses: c/o Firmoo} {Vest: Groopdealz save 15% with code CYBERMONDAY15 thru 12/1}
{Pants: Forever21 Identical} {Boots: Target
{Watch: c/o Daniel Wellington 15% with code holiday_fashionblingandothergirlythings}

I have a confession--I am blind as a bat! Without my contacts or glasses on--I can't see a clock from a foot away. I wear my contacts 99%, but every now and then I want to rock the geek chic of my glasses. So I was really thrilled when Firmoo asked me to review a pair of their eye-wear.

When they arrived I was really scared they would be too small (I have a super large head ha I am not joking guys!), but they fit awesome, and the frames were the size I had hoped! They are super high quality and you literally cannot beat the price. I also really liked the fact that they are durable, but not heavy (and don't give me headache wearing them, like some other glasses have done)--if that makes sense! Plus, they are such a fabulous accessory to any outfit. I highly recommend checking them out :)

Yay!! And, I am also so excited to be teaming up with a group of FABULOUS bloggers to give away a $650 Express Gift Card!! Who doesn't need that around the holidays?! Make sure you use the rafflecopter and enter below!