August Rewind, Top Sellers & Loves WINNER

Hi friends! Can you believe we’re in September finally?!?!  It felt like it would never get here, 2020 has been a million months long!  Since my kids will be going back to school this month, it really feels like the first fresh start I’ve had in awhile.  And I love a new beginning!

I’m so pumped to start our free 30-day fitness challenge today! I hope you are too!  I know it takes time to see results, but consistency is the key, and if you stick with it, you WILL see changes!  It typically takes me two weeks to start really feeling better and six weeks seems to be a sweet spot for starting to look really good!

Just remember, the time is gonna pass anyway!

August Rewind

Today, I’m recapping August and it’s always fun to look back and catch the highlights if you missed it!

It was super fun to shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale with Ali-Shaun and Tarah this year and I hope my posts were helpful to you in weeding through all.the.things!

Megan’s Mask (2 for $4) • Ali-Shaun’s Mask (available in store only) • Tarah’s Mask

My favorites in the sale always include the boots and booties and I was happy with the new styles I scored this year.

Chain Mule • Cognac Booties • Tan “Tortilla Suede” Booties • Brown Mules

 Cognac Booties • Black Booties

Mix & Match Outfits

I love styling pieces different ways and showing you how you can make the most of your wardrobe.  With these posts, I could go on and on!

Leopard Print Tee • Blazer • AG Jeans • Heels • Vince Camuto GRADINA Booties

 Sweater • AG Jeans • Knee High Boots • Crossbody Bag | Floral Top • Sandals | Gibson Tunic • Knee High Boots

Tee • Moto Jacket • Cardigan • Ripped Jeans • Cognac Booties & Taupe Booties • Vince Camuto GRADINA Black Booties

Rails Button Down • Tee • Wit & Wisdom Jeans • Vince Camuto GRADINA Black Booties • Knee High Boots • Circle Belt

Nordstrom Sale Fashion Finds, Cardigan, Leopard Hat, Tee, Leggings, Sweater, Boots, Quilted Vest, Striped Tee, Booties

OUTFIT #1 | Similar Leopard Hat (Original sold out at Athleta) • Cardigan (size down, XXS) • Tee (XS) • Sneakers

OUTFIT #2 | Sweater (XS) • Boots • Amazon Hat

OUTFIT #3 | Striped Tee (XS) • Similar Quilted Vest (XS) • Vince Camuto GRADINA Booties

What Ali-Shaun Bought

One of your favorite posts this month was what Ali-Shaun bought during the NSale.  She works a corporate job and wanted pieces she could wear at work and on the weekend.  She did a great job getting things that would last and in this post, she shared some different ways she incorporated these pieces into outfits, with what she already had in her closet.

TOPS : Pintuck Lace Blouse • Bow Detail Blouse • Crewneck Sweater • V-Neck High/Low Sweater • White Button Down • Cardigan (not pictured)

BOTTOMS : Itty Bitty Bootcut Jeans • High Waist Black Skinny Jeans • Crop Straight Leg Pants • Ponte Leggings (Similar on Amazon)

DRESS : Mod Stripe Ruffle Trim Midi Dress

SHOES : Black Bootie • Cognac Bootie

Sweater • Pants • Heels • Similar Tote

NORDSTROM VS. AMAZON LOOKS FOR LESS

This was another post y’all loved!  I DO pay attention to your feedback, so THANK YOU! ♥

I compared popular Nordstrom items to those on Amazon and found so many similar things for less!  It took a really long time, but I think it’s worth it!

Nordstrom Skinny Jeans • Amazon Skinny Jeans (Top Seller! Have and recommend, fit TTS)

Nordstrom Hat • Amazon Hat (Have and recommend, adjustable fit.)

Nordstrom Cable Knit Sweater • Amazon Cable Knit Sweater (just ordered)

Nordstrom Pocket Cardigan • Amazon Pocket Cardigan

Nordstrom Belt • Amazon Belt (have and recommend)

 

Nordstrom Ponte Leggings • Amazon Ponte Leggings (Top Seller! Have and recommend.)

Nordstrom Sweatshirt •  Amazon Sweatshirt (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Leopard Cardigan • Amazon Leopard Cardigan (just ordered)

Nordstrom Pocket Tee • Amazon Pocket Tee • Amazon U-Neck Tee (have and recommend)

 

1 |  Nordstrom Black Booties • Amazon Black Booties

2 |  Nordstrom Sneakers • Amazon Sneakers

3 |  Nordstrom Mules • Amazon Mules

4 | Nordstrom Tan Booties | Nordstrom Tan Booties • Amazon Tan Booties (just ordered)

 

Nordstrom High Waist Leggings • Amazon High Waist Leggings (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Patterned Leggings • Amazon Patterned Leggings (highly recommend this brand)

Nordstrom Moto Leggings • Amazon Moto Leggings (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Pocket Legging • Amazon Pocket Leggings

 

Nordstrom Puffer Jacket • Amazon Packable Jacket (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Quilted Vest • Amazon Quilted Vest (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Parka • Amazon Packable Hooded Parka (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Zip Pullover • Amazon Zip Pullover (have and recommend)

 

Nordstrom Pajamas • Amazon Pajamas (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Stripe Cardigan • Amazon Stripe Cardigan

Nordstrom Coin Necklace • Amazon Coin Necklace

Nordstrom Crescent Necklace •Amazon Crescent Necklace

Nordstrom Trench Coat • Amazon Trench Coat

Nordstrom Slip On Sneakers • Amazon Slip On Sneakers (Top Seller! Have and recommend.)

 

Nordstrom Seamless Undies (prefer these) • Amazon Seamless Undies (close second)

Nordstrom Seamless Bralette • Amazon Seamless Bralette (just ordered)

Nordstrom Lace Bralette • Amazon Lace Bralette (have and recommend)

Nordstrom Lace Thongs • Amazon Lace Thongs (just ordered)

Nordstrom Shapewear • Amazon Shapewear

 

Barefoot Dream Blanket • Amazon Blanket (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Sheet Set • Amazon Sheet Set (Top Seller! have and recommend)

Nordstrom Mattress Pad • Amazon Mattress Pad

 

Nordstrom Marble Lazy Susan | Amazon Marble Lazy Susan

Marble/Wood Cheese Board • Amazon Marble/Wood Cheese Board

Nordstrom Wooden Cheese Board (sold out) • Amazon Wooden Cheese Board

Amazon Top Sellers

I do two Amazon fashion posts a month, usually every other Friday, catch August’s posts here & here.  You can also shop my Amazon Storefront, with all my recommendations and orders, broken down by category.

TOP 10 AMAZON FOR 2020

I also looked back to see what YOUR top Amazon picks this year have been so far.

Seemless Undies

Core 10 Leggings

Ponte Leggings

Girlfriend Jeans

Jersey V-Neck Tank

Cutoff Jean Shorts

Midi Tank Dress

Crop Wide Leg Pants (I cannot say enough great things about these.  They simply pull on without any zipper or button (so sleek!) and they feel amazing on, being nice and thick.)

Skinny Belts (4 pack) (probably my most worn accessory, looks great with jeans and over dresses)

HATS are big this year : Sun Hat (still a fave after several years) • Sun Visor ( you can let your cute top knot poke through the top and I love the major sun protection with the wide brim) • Ponytail Hat (we all love the ease of this handy hat)

Fake Bake (I haven’t used this in awhile, but applied it yesterday and now I remember why I love it!  I feel so much better with a little color and this one looks the most natural without any orange color! It’s also so easy to apply with the mitt).

Tie Dye Tank • V-Neck Tees • Jumpsuit • Jean Shorts • Stretchy Bracelets

Amazon Fashion Finds, Waffle Knit Top, Denim Shorts, Studded Sandals

Waffle Knit Tank • Denim Shorts

Amazon Fashion Finds, Smocked Sleeveless Top, Skinny Jeans

Smocked Button Sleeveless Top • Jeans

Amazon Fashion Finds, Ruffle Neck Top, Skinny Jeans, Black Heels

Ruffle Neck Top • Daily Ritual Jeans • Heels

Amazon Fashion FInds, Pink Tank, Camo Leggings

Tank • Leggings

Tank Fit: I’m wearing an XS

Leggings Fit: I’m wearing an XS

GET THESE LEGGINGS!  You guys, honestly this is the most comfortable pair of high waisted joggers I have ever tried on! I think what makes them so comfortable is that the high waist part is on the thin side so you don’t feel constricted at all, but they still keep you tucked in.  No wonder they have over 6,300 positive reviews!

The seeming is particularly flattering and there are side pockets that you could fit a phone or your keys in.

I’m also crazy for the camo style but they come in other colors as well.

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Puffer Jacket • Criss Cross Tank • Striped Cardigan • Booties • Girlfriend Jeans • Yoga Leggings

Amazon Fashion Faves, Cami, Leopard Sweater, Jeans, Booties

Cami • Cardigan • Jeans sold out at Amazon  Jeans found at Target •

Amazon Fashion Faves, Orange Sweater, Jeans, Booties

Sweater • Ripped Knee Jeans • Booties

Amazon Fashion Faves, Cool Mom Sweatshirt, Denim Shorts, Studded Sneakers

Sweatshirt • Shorts • Studded Sneakers

AMAZON HOME

I don’t know about you, but Amazon is just so dang convenient for all the home and household items too!  I find it so much easier than running to the store, especially right now and the last 6 months when the kids were home all the time.  They hate running those errands with me, so Amazon PRIME is so much easier!

Mattress Cover • Folex • Insulated Tumbler • Cozy Throw • Checkered Mat • Fall Mat • Hairdryer Brush

Mason Jar Dispensers w Labels • Face Masks (5 pack) • Theraplex Barrier Balm • Wool Hat “Camel”  Insulated Tumbler (20 oz.) • Glass Straws • Digital Scale

 

Lantern • Flameless Candles • Wreath • Check Pillow Covers • Gold Bowl • Gold Pumpkins • Candle • Happy Fall Mat • Checkered Mat • Coffee Mug • Mason Jar Soap Dispensers

 

17 Super Cute Summer to Fall Outfits

We’re definitely getting excited for Fall now that September is here.  This post shares lots of Now and Later outfits.

Dress • Similar Jacket on Amazon • Booties • Amazon Clutch

Dress • Amazon Pullover • Booties

Dress • Jean Jacket • Booties

 

New Fall Styles from Target and Old Navy

I was happily surprised by the new Fall styles at Target and Old Navy.  You can’t beat their prices!

Cami • Cardigan • Jeans • Booties • Belt

Target Rolling Stones Tee

Tee • AE Jeans • Booties

Target Fashion Finds

Sweatshirt • Target Liquid Leggings

 

OUR Back to School Plans

It didn’t feel like it would ever happen, but my kids go back to school September 8! I’m soooo ready!  And then I’m not.  But mostly, ready! 😉 Here, I’m sharing more details about our back-to-school plans.

Shirt • Shorts • Sneakers • Basketball

Tee • Athletic Shorts • Backpack

 

House Painting Update

My favorite painter of all time, Ruben, came back with his crew and it only took three days to power wash and paint the entire exterior of the house.  I’m loving the result so far, but I’m still waiting on Mr. Limewash to come back and do samples so I can see how that would look.

Here’s the after:

Free 30-day FITNESS CHALLENGE

Who’s joining me on the fitness challenge?! This will be the 3rd one we’ve done together, but the last one was September 2019!  It officially starts TODAY, get all the details here!

Workout Dress

 

AUGUST LOVES GIVEAWAY

 

As a THANK YOU for reading and subscribing to my blog, I’m giving away EVERYTHING in my Loves to one of my subscribers.  If you’re not subscribed, you can sign up here, and I will pick a winner at random and announce at the end of the month!

Congratulations to this month’s winner, Jennifer Bernier! 

Fringe Sweater Tank • Wrap Bracelet • Charm Bracelet • Zella Leggings • Pillow Talk Lip Set • Cozy Throw • T3 Curling Iron • Sweatshirt Sweater

What do you want to see in my September Loves Giveaway? Those are one of my favorite posts to put together because I get giddy picking out things for YOU! 

Have a fantastic day friends!

 

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  1. September 1, 2020 / 7:45 am

    loving all outfits and fall decor on Amazon selection, lovely pics!!!

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