Date Night Blush OOTD

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Body Suit : Charlotte Russe   |  Jeans : Charlotte Russe  |  Shoes  : Macy’s  |

|  Bralette  : Target  |  Coat  : Charlotte Russe  |

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Last week, my Valentine’s night consisted of hubby making me dinner and just spending some quality time together. (Which we do every night, but tonight I got flowers as well!) Since we were doing just a simple night in, we decided the weekend after Valentine ’s Day we wanted to go out and have a fun adventure together to a place we’d never been before. We went to a local bakery and ordered some really yummy looking treats! Both of these fun date ideas can be found in my Valentine’s Day On A Budget post.

For our casual little day adventure, I decided to wear this adorable pink bodysuit and paired it with this lacey bralette number. I used these cute white heels to dress up the simple light wash jean and topped the whole look off with my favorite white trench coat. I love this coat and it is SO much warmer than it looks! (Also, these heels were my wedding heels. I told you I wanted shoes that I could utilize after the big day!)

Comment below what your Valentine’s Day consisted of. I’d love to hear from you!
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My Current Obsession

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I’ve always been a blue girl since the day I was born! When I was a young girl I had baby blue walls in my bedroom, throughout middle and high school you couldn’t find me without a pair of blue jeans, in college I decked out my dorm room with a bright turquoise, and now today I’m obsessing over the color navy!

I’ve been on a big navy kick for the past few months and I’m not quite sure what sparked it. For my avid readers, you know that when it comes to decorating my home I stray away from color. However, when you saw my living room set up in my Tips And Tricks For Creating Your Dream Living Room, I’ve splurged on a few navy items. The first incorporation of navy in my home were the navy and gold pillows. I saw them at Target and couldn’t resist! Then when I ran across this canvas at Homemakers, ugh. There was no way I could pass that up.

I’ve been noticing myself sway more towards this navy trend in clothing as well. I’ve found myself sorting through sites by that color alone. There’s just something about that color that I think looks so flattering. Probably because, let’s be honest, it’s so close to black. My ultimate go-to color for wardrobe, decorating, and life in general.

As I said, I have no idea what sparked this navy obsession but I don’t see it slowing down anytime soon! What are you guys currently obsessing over? Let me know in the comments below!

(pictures from my previous blogs and from Pinterest)

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Comfy Movie OOTD

Shirt : Charlotte Russe  |  Leggings : Charlotte Russe  |  Shoes  : Bonanza (similar) |

|  Scarf : Charlotte Russe  |

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Colder temperatures call for cozy movie nights. I was definitely ready to cuddle up in a big fuzzy blanket and binge watch some movies. (Marvel movies to be exact.) I picked up these extremely comfy clothes in a recent Charlotte Russe haul I posted last week. (Check it out here!) These leggings were so cheap but are such good quality. They are much thicker than I would’ve guessed they’d be, which is great in the winter and when you have shirts that may ride up and not cover enough (if you feel my drift). This shirt, however, covers the leggings perfectly. It comes down further in the front and the back. Also, the fabric is to die for. I live for shirts with this kind of fabric. They are so soft and perfect PJ shirts. The scarf is a really nice blanket material and super thick. I’ve been looking for another thick infinity scarf since I can’t seem to find my usual go-to scarf. I was clearly in an olive mood when I bought all these. I paired this outfit with my over the knee brown boots to add a bit of warmth to the outfit. These boots are extremely warm and comfy. I love how this outfit looks together and it was super comfy for a movie marathon!

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Inside My Tea Cabinet

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I love me some tea! I have at least one glass of tea a day because it’s great for you and I love the taste. I have a few different varieties of tea that I like to keep on hand at all times. I wanted to show you which ones I like and why I can’t live without them!

Lipton Pure Green Tea 100% Natural

This is tea is a major part of my morning routine. I used to rely on coffee and energy drinks to get my morning boost but I found that they triggered my anxiety too much. Weening myself off of those highly caffeinated drinks was not an easy task. However, once I switch over to natural green tea, I found myself not missing them at all. I love the natural boost of caffeine that this tea gives me. I can’t go through my morning without it!

Traditional Medicinals Organic Chamomile with Lavender

This is my tea that I will normally choose after a stressful day or just winding down for the night. The chamomile and lavender are great for relaxing a busy mind. I love this tea if I’m needing a bit of calming down.

Pompadour Chamomile

This tea also contains chamomile but I use this one for an entirely different scenario. When I was younger, my dad always used to give me this tea when I had a sore throat or an upset stomach. Of course I was younger and not quite accustomed to the natural earthy taste of tea so he would sneak in some honey. When I have a sore throat now I prepare myself the same tea. I find it does a great job soothing my throat.

Traditional Medicinals Organic Roasted Dandelion Root

This last tea is one I’ve repurchased now again and again. Recently, the new trend is the detox teas that you see celebrities promoting all over the internet. I found my own, cheaper, version of their detox tea. Dandelion root is a great natural way to detox. I use this whenever I’ve maybe eaten too much (aka Thanksgiving and Christmas festivities) or when I’ve eaten not so healthy. I highly recommend this tea for those of you who want the effects of a big name brand detox tea but don’t want to spend the money.

What tea do you guys enjoy drinking? I’d love to try out some more this season, leave your suggestions below!

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Wedding Wednesday – Wedding Day Hair

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My hair for the big day was a big decision to make for me. Besides the dress, the second most important thing is definitely the hair. I always knew I wanted to wear my hair down on my wedding day. (I’ve been growing it out for years.) Though I knew I wanted it down, I needed to figure out how to have my hair down and not take away from the back of the dress. For those who missed it, check out my Wedding Wednesday – The Dress post to see pictures. Naturally, I immediately began searching Pinterest for the perfect style and of course I found it. I had my stylist curl all my hair and then pin it all to one side. I love the way it looked! It was absolutely perfect with my dress style.

I got my hair done at Salon Vici and I highly recommend them. Their salon is seriously the cutest and they do great work. I go there for all my cuts so of course I trusted them with my big day style. They did an amazing job!

My hairpiece came from Stacey’s Bridal, the shop where I purchased my dress. The piece added the much needed sparkle that was missing from my hair. It complimented my dress’s pendant so well. I’m really glad that I bought the hairpiece, especially because I didn’t do a veil.

All in all, I loved how my style turned out. It looked exactly like my inspiration picture but better with the hair piece! Let me know what style you want/had on your big day. Leave a comment below!

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Christmas Party OOTD

Shirt : Forever 21  |  Skirt  : New York & Comapny  |  Heels : Nordstrom  |

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‘Tis the season for holiday parties galore! I recently attended a company holiday party and thought I’d share my outfit for the night. We had a semi-formal dress code for the event so I didn’t go all out. I feel like this skirt classes up any top you pair it with. Also, the color is absolutely perfect for this time of year. I’m not big on the traditional red and green colors for Christmas so this burgundy is perfect. This top is great but be sure to wear something underneath. It’s a loose fit and sometimes gets a little too loose, if you catch my drift. The heels I paired it with were a lower heel than I’m accustomed to so they were perfect to wear all night. Luckily, it hasn’t snowed here yet this year so this was the perfect outfit for the occasion. Great night, great people, great fashion!

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Sweater Weather OOTD

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Sweater : Forever 21  |  Leggings : Forever 21  |  Shoes  : Boscovs (similar)  |

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This is actually the outfit I wore on Thanksgiving (because you know I had to dress for comfort and style). My go-to fall/winter piece is always an over sized sweater. I love sweaters with turtlenecks because then you don’t have to worry about accessorizing it with a necklace. The best thing about this particular sweater is that there are no sleeves so you don’t have to worry about being too warm. Our Thanksgiving was a three hour drive (one way) so I made sure to dress in something extremely comfy and tolerable in the car. So, instead of opting for jeans, I threw on these adorable faux leather leggings. I live for these! I love playing with texture when it comes to fashion and leather is my absolute favorite. The leather helped dress up the outfit and give it the much needed ‘wow factor’ that jeans couldn’t. To complete the outfit I paired it with these gray leather boots. I loved how this outfit came together and it was absolutely perfect for the occasion!

What did you guys wear for Thanksgiving this year? I would love to see your posts!
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