Earn Your Stripes (Or Just Buy Them From J.Crew Factory)

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Today’s fun highlights:

  • Can you believe that I was thisclose to sending this skirt back? What was past Katie thinking? This skirt is obviously a winner…and has pockets…duh! ;)
  • The Husband bought me this beautiful gray purse for our third anniversary this month (leather is the traditional 3rd anniversary gift). His extensive research was…stalking this blog. And he nailed it, because I absolutely love it! It’s a keeper, and he’s a keeper!
  • And if you’ve been eyeing this purse (and my other two ones just like it in red and yellow)…I can’t recommend it enough! Perfect size, soft leather, and no logos. And did I mention it is 30% off today? Go go go!
  • This weekend, I’m driving up north to have lunch with my mom (hopefully my car decides to make it this time) and getting packed and geared up (aka buying all the magazines) for our trip to Ireland in one week! CANNOT. WAIT!

Weekend sales:

Happy weekend, friends! What are you up to?

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Spotted: J.Crew Factory Finds

j.crew factory finds, spring 2017

You guys. J.Crew Factory is in it to win it right now.

And by win it, I mean the spring shopping season, because their stuff is GOOD right now. Classic patterns and prints (plus some with a fun twist), great colors (cough – red, blue, and white – cough), and beyond affordable prices.

While I’m making heart eyes at allllll the items below, I can personally vouch for the red striped skirt (here – and yes, it has pockets) and the new gingham short-sleeve popover top (here). They’re about as good as you can get for under $50!

I’ve rounded up 24 of my favorite items below that would look right at home in my closet….which means that J.Crew Factory should really go ahead and send them to me.

I promise to take care of them, and I’m sure my veterinarian would give me a good referral! ;)

10 Things Tuesday (2.07.17)

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Ten Things I’ve Loved This Past Week on The Internet:

  1. I won’t be needing these pretty navy and white polka dot shorts for quite some time, but I’m sure they will be a hot ticket item this spring/summer!
  2. Blogger love of the week: Love this casually cool look from Sarah, and even better is the unexpected color combo (olive green, black, and brown) that she totally nails! 
  3. Striped heels for the win, Target!
  4. If you were a huge Serial fan (like I was), then you’re probably going to love this news about a new podcast from the same team!
  5. Be sure to express your love for your number one drink this Valentine’s Day…coffee love is real, folks!
  6. I can’t decide whether this sweater and print are too old-lady-ish….orrrrrrr right up my alley. Thoughts?
  7. Two words for you: super-cute puppies!
  8. Obsessing over this simple stripe maxi dress that can easily go from day to night or beach to bar! 
  9. Loved this short, but heartfelt writeup from Chrissy Metz (she plays Kate in This Is Us)…and her striped dress!
  10. The graphic print on this skirt is fantastic (allll the blues, please), and I can think of so many ways to wear it! And bonus? It’s long enough for these giraffe legs! 

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Dress-ed Up Plaid

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I’m soooo over winter. 

I’m sick of putting on snow boots and sleeping bag coats (cough puffer coats cough), remembering where I put my gloves, smashing my hair into a pom-pom hat (though I have a very cute collection going on), scraping ice/snow off my windows, and trying not to slip and fall on my way into work or the grocery store.

So please, please, please, Mother Nature (or that infamous groundhog whoever is really responsbile)! Bring on spring with its mild days, bounty of tulips, and sunshine.

But until then, you’ll find me over here in tights and sweaters (included this old sweater dress from Loft) and ankle boots….and likely buried under a mountain of fleece blankets.

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Style Soulmates, Vol. 8

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Another month, another Style Soulmate post…this time featuring Merritt Beck from The Style Scribe!

I loved this classic color combo outfit  from Merritt earlier this month (here), and I had just the right pieces to replicate it for a classy and professional winter look. So I pinned it…and then I spinned it!

I couldn’t help but add a pop of plaid and some red, because I can rarely handle a full-on-neutral outfit, but also because, I needed something to distract from any coffee spills I might have encountered on my white sweater. #practical

ps. I scored these Ferragamo flats for a ridiculously low price (cough under $70) from eBay. I plan on resole-ing them, but other than that…they’re in perfect condition. Thrifting/shopping eBay or Poshmark is my jam lately (especially when you’d never ever be able to afford the new version)

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