Wednesday, July 15, 2015

High Waisted Skinny & Another Giveaway!

Sometimes styles come and I think "oh no". Other times, I scream a big "Heck yeah!" and run right to the store. When it comes to high waisted skinny jeans I definitely did the latter. But being a short gal, I measure up at a tall 5'3, with a small waist and large derrière they aren't always easy to find. Lucky enough, Gap had exactly what this girl needed and I don't ever want to take them off. For a fun night of wine and girl talk with my blogger gals Hannah, of The Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget, and Abby, of The Fabulous Life of a Natural Disaster, a skinny jean and structured blouse were exactly what I was looking forward. This outfit was witness to way too many glasses of wine and so many laughs my belly hurt. So to sum it up, a good night am I right? 
Skinny High-waisted jean-- Gap. | Blouse -- The Loft. | Clutch -- Anthropologie. | Sunglasses -- The Loft. | Earrings -- Francescas. | Ring -- TJ Maxx.

I have teamed up with some some amazing bloggers once again to bring you this fun giveaway! As always, we appreciate all you readers out there and love showing that appreciation. One lucky reader will win this 13.3 silver Macbook Air worth $1,199 and a Kate Spage tote/baby bag that you can use to carry your new Macbook Air! The total value of the prizes is $1,600! Open to international contestants but international winner will be responsible for shipping and custom fees. Just scroll on down to the GLEAM widget below to send in your entries!

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Birthday & Giveaway

I've talked a few times about how busy the summer season can be and this month has certainly held true to that notion. The end of June encompassed the end of June Gloom {thank GOD!}, my birthday, and my best friend's visit {!!!}. All fun and exciting things I have been looking forward to for quite some time but also things that can lead to a ton of planning, and when you're me sometimes over planning because lets get real I have a tendency to find way too many fun things to add to my to-do lists which ends up resulting in one busy and burnt out gal. I've had a blast spending our days at the beach, celebrating birthday dinners and brunches with friends and now planning a fun 4th of July BBQ -- but this gal needs a relaxing night in with a bottle of wine ASAP. 

If you remember way back in January when I shared some New Years resolutions I mentioned that being present was one of them {sounds so easy, right?!} and 6 months later I am still trying to remind myself to fully enjoy each moment. For this busy and event filled month that has resulted in a lack of blogging pictures, but hey, I have a ton of memories to add in their place. However, I do have two things for ya'll instead. 1 -- a few pictures from my day of celebrating with my girlfriends and 2 -- since I was showered with gifts for my birthday its your turn with a fun summer giveaway to make up for it ;) 

We appreciate our followers and readers so much that we would love to gift as many of you as possible! In this giveaway, we are rewarding 3 precious readers/followers with a fabulous authentic Tory Burch package that includes a tote bag and a wallet! Each package is worth $590. Open to international contestants but international winner will be responsible for shipping and custom fees. Entrants must be 18+ old to join. You have 124 chances of winning if you follow all the sponsors so follow as many as you can.

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