Dressing Room

When shopping online (because who has time to go to the store?!) it’s hard to tell how something fits and feels. “Will that look good on me? Do I need to size up? It is scratchy?”  My goal is to take the guesswork out of shopping by inviting you into my Dressing Room where I honestly share the real-deal fit and review.  And to help get you started, I scour the stores to find the cute and comfy new styles you’ll be curious about and show you how to wear them.

For size reference, I’m super petite, 5’1, 105, 34D.  I usually wear 0P or 25 in jeans and XS or 0P tops.

 

 

Style A Friend & Best Black Friday Sales (Gifts …

Style A Friend & Best Black Friday Sales (Gifts Under $25!)

Hi friend!  I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I had my family and Brian over and it was a lovely time, pretty casual with lots of good food.  Too much in fact!  I’ve already been eating all the desserts all week!  Is that you too?

Today is a fun dressing room style post with our favorite girlfriend, Ali-Shaun.  It’s always a blast when she stops by and it’s even better on Stories, which I’ll be sharing this weekend!

We ordered lots of things from Nordstrom and are taking advantage of their Black Friday sale- up to 50% off tons of good things and FREE shipping!

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Black Friday Sales Start Now! | My Picks from …

Black Friday Sales Start Now! | My Picks from Your Favorite Stores & New Outfits

Hi friend!  Happy almost Thanksgiving!  Can you believe it’s tomorrow?!  I’ve prepped as much as I can already by laying out my recipes and ingredients, and the table was set about a month ago! I just need to tidy the house, figure out what I’m gonna wear, and start cooking!

I’m so looking forward to it.  We did a little play date with the cousins yesterday and it always makes me thankful for how tight our small family is.

We lost my dad many years ago to cancer, but I feel like he would be satisfied to see how close we’ve remained and how we all make efforts to get together often.

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Fall Fashion at Walmart

Fall Fashion at Walmart

Hi friend!  Welcome back to my blog and hello if you’re new here!  It’s a fresh, new week and Houston weather is showing off for it! We had a glorious cool front blow in on Friday night and the weekend was in the mid 70’s during the day and mid 50’s at night.

That was a much needed reprieve from the 90s we had before that!  Houston is always slow to get the Fall memo, but when it does, it feels SO GOOD!

FALL FASHION | ALL AT WALMART

Today I have new pieces and outfits to share with you from Walmart

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Loft Haul & It’s ALL on Sale!

Loft Haul & It’s ALL on Sale!

Hi friend! Yay for Friday!  We had a short week here since the kids were off school for Columbus Day, but that always seems to make the rest of the week busier!  I’m definitely looking forward to the weekend.

We have Jordan’s soccer game on Saturday and the Houston forecast is looking PERFECT!  We’re expecting a cool front tonight that will put us at a high of 75 and low of 55.  That will be glorious! Especially since we were sweating our buns off at last Saturday’s game!

If you missed it this week, I shared a new Loves Giveaway

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Old Navy Style

Old Navy Style

Hi friends!  Are we soooo happy it’s Friday?!  I know I am!  This was our first full week back to school and it came with some exhausted kiddos.  Getting into a new routine is a challenge and my son also started sports, so that’s another change.

Most nights, I went to bed with my kindergartener (early!) so luckily mom stayed rested!

Brian and I had a much needed date night at Savoir last night and it was so good to catch up and talk about everything that’s been going on lately.

It’s been a heavy week with all of the world events. 

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Target Style | 15 Almost-Fall Outfits

Target Style | 15 Almost-Fall Outfits

Hi friends!  I hope you are doing well and enjoying your week!  We’ve been having rain, rain, rain and yesterday lost power for a several hours.  It’s always so surreal because, out of habit, you keep switching on lights when you walk into a room, but it stays dark. :/

Brain gave me these battery powered light switches during our winter storm last year.  They are so handy and super bright!

TARGET STYLE | 15 ALMOST-FALL OUTFITS

Lots of you have requested a Target and Old Navy outfit post, and I’m happy to oblige. 

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New Outfits from Loft

New Outfits from Loft

Hi friends!  Happy Monday!  It’s the start of a brand new week, and our first full week of school!

I already know this week will be more challenging and I’m planning to get us to bed early because it’s sure to be exhausting.  We all took long naps on Sunday and it felt so good!  Then, while the kids were still asleep and the house was all quiet, I did my Sunday cleaning- got the floors vacuumed and mopped and finished all the laundry!  #winning!

I’m so glad because, when I went to get in bed on Saturday night,

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20 Nordstrom Sale Fall Outfits

20 Nordstrom Sale Fall Outfits

Hi friends!  I hope y’all are having a wonderful week!  I can’t believe how excited I was to get my new refrigerator yesterday!  But, it makes such a difference in the whole look of the kitchen, not to mention the layout of the fridge makes me just want to stand there with the doors open, gazing inside!

We’re lucky to have a space inside our pantry that was designed to hold a second fridge, so I put my old one there for now and I’m already loving having the ‘extra’ room.  I kept all the ice cream and frozen desserts in that one!

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Shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale With Me & Ali-Shaun | …

Shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale With Me & Ali-Shaun | Part 2

Hi friends!  Happy Friday!  Do you have any fun plans this weekend?  I’m super excited for a weekend getaway with Brian to Galveston!  It’s just about an hour drive from Houston, so an easy trip and he booked two nights in a little condo for us.  We haven’t had much alone time since before our Florida trip, so that will be amazing!

And today is a fun day because now all Nordstrom cardholders can shop the Anniversary Sale! I’m sure you have your wishlists saved and ready to go!  I’m excited to share Part 2 of my dressing room try-on with my girlfriend,

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SHOP THE NSALE WITH ME & ALI-SHAUN | PART 1

SHOP THE NSALE WITH ME & ALI-SHAUN | PART 1

Hi friends!  Welcome back to my blog and to our very first Nordstrom Anniversary Sale shop with me and Ali-Shaun dressing room post!  We’ve been shopping the sale together since 2018 and we love to bring you along!

Many of you have come to adore Ali-Shaun just as much as I do and I know you appreciate seeing outfits on her.  We both found lots of great styles and many keepers this year!

Let’s get to it!

SHOP THE NSALE WITH ME AND ALI-SHAUN

My Size Reference: I’m short (5’1) and I typically wear size 0P/25 jeans,

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DRESSING ROOM 6.25.21

DRESSING ROOM 6.25.21

Hello friends!  I hope y’all had an awesome week and are looking forward to a fun weekend.  We’re having a great time in Florida and have settled into a comfortable groove.  I’ve lost track of what day it is, which is definitely a sign of a good vacation!

We rented a double-decker pontoon boat with two slides on top yesterday and went to Shell Island.  The kids had a blast and the beach was so gorgeous!  I’ve never been to this part of Florida before (Seaside) and it’s such a picturesque, family-oriented place.  I’ll be sure to share a full trip recap when I get back!

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Dressing Room 6.18.21

Dressing Room 6.18.21

Hi friends!  Oh happy day!  Today is the LAST day of my 9 week fitness challenge!!!  I’ve been at this for 9 weeks, with the goal to get in shape before our trip to Florida.  Having a goal like that in mind helped keep me motivated during these last two months. It’s been a long 9 weeks, but also not a long time in the grande scheme of things.  That’s what I always reminded myself during the three years of law school. 🙂

I can’t wait to share the final fitness results with you in my newsletter on Sunday! 

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CUTEST SUMMER STYLES FROM WALMART

CUTEST SUMMER STYLES FROM WALMART

Hi friends! Welcome back to my blog!  We’re in our last week of school here, and summer fever is REAL!  The kids get out at noon on Friday, then we have the weekend and rest of the summer to PLAY!

It will be so nice to not have to hustle and race out the door in the morning and we can take evenings slower too.  I’m hoping this thing makes those outside nights more enjoyable!  We usually hang out in the front yard after dinner and I’ve been getting eaten alive!

We have been going in at 7pm on the dot since I’m a stickler for routine and getting kids to bed on time,

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Dressing Room & Last Chance Nordstrom Sale

Dressing Room & Last Chance Nordstrom Sale

Yay for FRIDAY!  I swear, you’d think a short week would be great, but it really threw me off!  Maybe the problem was more that I didn’t sleep well and also missed two workouts.  When you’re in such a groove, missing those sweat sessions makes you realize how beneficial they are and how good they make you feel.

I’ve got just 2 weeks to go on my 9 weeks to beach body fitness challenge.  I’ll send out a new update on Sunday, sign up here if you want to receive it!

It was a fun week here on the blog,

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The Cutest Styles from Loft | On Sale

The Cutest Styles from Loft | On Sale

Hi friends!  Just a hop, skip and a jump to Friday now!  And it’s my little brother’s 40th birthday, which is crazy because that makes me  . . .  46!  Our youngest brother turns 34 (tomorrow!) and even that is wild to me because I still see him as 6 years old!

That’s how old he was when I was 18 and moved out of our parents house.  He’s etched in my mind at right around Jordan’s age- but he’s grown with a family of his own now!

We’ll all be getting together this weekend and I’m really looking forward to it! 

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Dressing Room | 5.14.21

Dressing Room | 5.14.21

Hi friends!  Yay for Friday!!  We don’t have anything on the agenda except for Tarah’s baby shower and that will be so fun!  They girls are throwing her a “high tea” themed party and have overlooked no detail, so I know it will be fabulous!

My Amazon Home and Patio Refresh inspired me to do more decluttering on Thursday, so my house if feeling super light and fresh.  I’ll plan to share photos with you soon!

If you missed it, I also shared Just (the BEST) Sales and My New Favorite White Jeans!

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DRESSING ROOM | 5.3.21

DRESSING ROOM | 5.3.21

Hi friends!  Welcome to a brand new week!  Did you do anything fun this weekend?  Mine was very chill.  Friday, I worked out and measured my progress on my fitness challenge.  If you want to follow along, sign up here.  I send out detailed updates every Sunday!

I got to rest and relax most of the day on Saturday, and Sunday we celebrated Brian’s friend’s birthday at Benihana.  I haven’t been there in forever, but two girlfriends told me they love the ginger dressing, so I had to try it- they were right, it’s really good! 

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Dressing Room

Dressing Room

Hi friends! Welcome to a fresh new week! I hope you had a wonderful, restful weekend. I sure did! In fact, on Friday, I overslept my 6 AM alarm and didn’t wake up until 8:07! Totally missed my work out with Matt and I think that that’s the first time that’s ever happened! 

I guess sometimes we really do need to catch up on our rest. It does our mind and body good!  

For my birthday, Brian gifted me a spa certificate and I used it on Friday afternoon to get a hydrafacial. 

I think I’ve only gotten three facials in my life,

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