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.

 

 

Dressing Room & Fundraiser Update

Dressing Room & Fundraiser Update

Hello friends! Welcome to a brand new week!  At first, it was hard to remember what day of the week it was, but now with homeschooling, I can definitely say we are on Week #2! I’m thankful that James is a pretty good self starter and I haven’t had to hound him on getting his work done.

Did you see this video representing every mom in America right now?!  I almost wet my pants laughing because it is so SPOT ON!

I’m also thankful for Ali-Shaun’s hubby (our school’s athletic director) who asks the kids to do 30 minutes of exercise a day. 

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Dressing Room

Dressing Room

Hello friends and happy Friday!  Today officially starts our Spring Break!  Yay!! But, coronavirus.  Boo!! Can you even believe all this craziness going around?!  It’s hard to wrap my head around.   I have a trip planned with my girlfriend to Puerto Rico next week, but now I’m not sure we’ll be able to go.  We’ve really been looking forward to it, so I hope it’s okay.

With so many places closing down – even the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo –  I bet our school is next.  We’ve already heard rumblings about it.  And this is after we closed 8 days for whooping cough and also closed recently due to a water main break.   

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Dressing Room | Dresses, Swimsuits & More

Dressing Room | Dresses, Swimsuits & More

Hello friends and happy Friday!  We had a crazy day yesterday.  An 8-foot water line broke in Houston and it caused all kinds of flooding and water shortages since they had to close off that line.  That line serves over 50% of Houston.

Restaurants and schools had to close, hospitals, and the courthouses were without water.  About a dozen people were stranded on top of their cars waiting to be rescued.  We’re being told to boil our personal use water for 24 hours.  Such a crazy, random thing to have happened.  Thankfully, it seems like everyone is safe and the repairs should be completed.  

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Dressing Room

Dressing Room

Good morning, happy Friday, and happy Valentine’s Day! ♥♥♥♥ Let me be one to wish you a very happy day and so much love and joy! Even if you don’t do anything special, I’m sending vibes for an extra special day!

I’m so happy for the weekend!  This week has been a grind with getting over being sick, Jordan home sick yesterday, getting back into the sports schedule (lots of practices and games while basketball and baseball overlap).  Our weekend will be full of games and like I mentioned earlier this week, Jordan’s 4th birthday party is on Sunday!

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Dressing Room – Nordstrom & Loft

Dressing Room – Nordstrom & Loft

Woo hoo for the weekend!  And SUPERBOWL weekend, no less! We’ll be heading to a friend’s house for the big game – but you know I’m only there for the food, commercials and halftime show! 😉 I do love getting together with friends and family during these kinds of events because it’s so laid back and good, casual fun.  Lots of kids running around and the adults get a chance to catch up too.  Do you watch at your house or go somewhere for the game?

Recently on the blog we had a double dose of Amazon goodness. 

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New Target Fashion Finds

New Target Fashion Finds

Hello friends! Happy Friday! Man, it’s been a week.  Basketball practice and guitar lessons, one sick kid throwing up in the middle of the night, three doctor appointments, a much needed haircut for my son, a spray tan and Spring fashion photo shoot dodging the rain, and last night a dinner out with the girls to celebrate a friend’s new job.  Needless to say, I’m ready for the weekend!

If you missed it, I uploaded a live pantry tour to Stories and you can read the whole blog post here.  Also, there’s still time to enter to win all of my January Loves by subscribing to my blog

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Style a Friend | Black Friday Edition

Style a Friend | Black Friday Edition

Hello friend and Happy Thanksgiving! How has your day been?  Even though this has been one heck of a year, I’m feeling grateful as ever for all of the blessings in my life.  Today was spent with some of my favorite girls- my daughter, Jordan, my Mom, and my dear friend Trisa.  We had a lovely, very chill day, lounging, eating, drinking, and eating some more.  I’m stuffed!

Before we jump into today’s post and all the Black Friday sales, I wanted to offer a sincere THANK YOU to all of you.  Many of you have been with me for years and years,

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Dressing Room & Labor Day Sales

Dressing Room & Labor Day Sales

Happy Labor Day friends!  Are you doing anything fun today?  We’re having family over for a backyard barbeque and I’m pumped!  If there’s one way to get projects and cleaning done around the house, it’s to host a party!

I finally finished up some little backyard projects and even cleaned out the garage- including wiping down all those ride on toys, bikes, and dusty things that live outside!  I’m so sore!  

And last night, James and I had a special movie date.  I don’t get as much one-on-one time with him as I’d like,

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Dressing Room | Old Navy & Target

Dressing Room | Old Navy & Target

Good morning friends! Well, it didn’t take long – both of my kids woke up yesterday saying they didn’t want to go to school.  Jordan came home without napping and was in total beastmode!  So super grumpy, but we had an early dinner and early to bed, so hopefully today is better!

I’m so glad you liked Friday’s Amazon post and yesterday’s LOFT post– both try-ons are saved to my Story Highlights.  I think it helps to see things live and in action and videos are always more personal.

Today,

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Dressing Room | LOFT – HUGE FLASH SALE

Dressing Room | LOFT – HUGE FLASH SALE

Good morning Monday!  How was your weekend?!  On Friday, I felt like I had been hit by a truck with how exhausted I was with the back-to-school logistics and emotions.  It was a lot and only half a week!

Jordan might have gotten the ‘first time at school bug’ because she’s been all stuffed up and runny nose this weekend.  It hasn’t dampened her spirits though, she’s still as fun and feisty as ever!

And now it’s week two of school – a full week, so we’ll see how this goes.  Luckily, I spent Sunday evening getting everything prepped and ready,

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Transition to Fall Target Haul (40 OUTFITS)

Transition to Fall Target Haul (40 OUTFITS)

Hello friends and cheers to the weekend!  Do you have any fun plans?  The kids and I are going to a back-to-school game night at Marianna’s house and I’m really looking forward to it!  We’re told to bring $6 and winner takes all at the end of the night (with kids eligible to win too).  With this competitive bunch, I hope we all make it out alive! 😉

If you missed it this week, I shared my Magnolia Market trip recap, the Best Sales, and on Stories I did a LOFT try-on,

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Dressing Room | Amazon, Nordstrom, American Eagle

Dressing Room | Amazon, Nordstrom, American Eagle

Hello and Happy Friday!  I’m coming to you today from Chi-town and it’s absolutely glorious here! The weather couldn’t be better and I’m with one of my oldest and dearest friends, Trisa.  We met over 20 years ago #wowza when we went to the University of Houston and sat in the same Persuasion class.  We’ve been thick as thieves ever since!

I’ll be sure to share our trip details when I get back, in the meantime, if you missed it on the blog this week, I shared a Mid-Year Life Reset and absolutely loved your positive response to it;

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Open for EVERYONE | Style …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Open for EVERYONE | Style A Friend Edition

Good morning and happy day!  It’s finally here – the day that EVERYONE can shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!  And I’m so excited because Ali-Shaun is back too!  I know you’re ready to shop, so let’s get right to it!  I’ve had my coffee and I’m ready to jump in!

Helpful Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Posts

Have you already been making your lists?  If you need more details, check out my previous posts :

Early Favorites & High Sell Out Risks

Dressing Room Try-On

Activewear Recommendations

Best Boots and Booties &

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale | Best Boots & Booties & How to …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale | Best Boots & Booties & How to Style Them

Thank you to Nordstrom and ShopStyle for sponsoring today’s post.

Good morning friends!  Yesterday was such a rough start for me after eating a whole pint of ice cream, drinking coffee too late, and then not being able to sleep until 3am!  Those days are hard, but I did it to myself!  Thankfully, I got good sleep last night and I’m glad because this afternoon I leave on a girl’s trip to San Antonio to celebrate our friend’s birthday.  Our plans include a winery tour, dinner on the Riverwalk and hopefully some pool time at the hotel.

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is LIVE for ALL Cardholders & $500 …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is LIVE for ALL Cardholders & $500 GIVEAWAY

*UPDATE : Congratulations to Trindin Cavalier, the winner of the $500 Nordstrom Giveaway!  Check your email for a message from me!  Thank you so very much to everyone who entered!

Hello friends!  I hope your week is going amazing, only one more day ’til Friday!!  Yippee!  And another yippee for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale being open to ALL Nordstrom cardholders now!

If you missed yesterday’s CHEAT SHEET post, I’d recommend starting there to make sure you see my top picks and early sell out risks.

Today’s post is a Dressing Room style post with pics from the Nordstrom dressing room. 

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale | Early Favorites & High Sell Out …

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale | Early Favorites & High Sell Out Risk

Good morning, good morning!  It’s a happy shopping day over here friends – the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is live to shop online for Icon & Ambassador level cardholders!   And tomorrow, ALL Nordstrom cardholders can shop the sale starting at 11:30 a.m. CT!

Use today’s post as a Nordstrom Sale Cheat Sheet and bookmark this post to return to when the sale goes live for you!  The public sale starts Friday, July 19 and everyone can shop then!

Tomorrow, I’ll be GIVING AWAY a $500 Nordstrom Gift Card – so definitely come back, even if you’re not a cardholder,

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Dressing Room | Nordstrom & Target

Dressing Room | Nordstrom & Target

Happy Friday friends! Unlike last weekend, there’s nothing on the agenda this Saturday and Sunday, so hopefully it’s just pool and chill time.  It’s been so dang hot here- 110 heat index yesterday!  Because of that, we’ve been spending lots of time inside in the A/C, with one evening swim this week.  You know it’s bad when it’s even too hot to go swimming!

Next week I’ll be sharing everything we’ve been doing with the kids and I’d love to hear how YOU keep your kids occupied during the summer.  Let me know in the comments and I’ll add your suggestions to my post!

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Dressing Room | Nordstrom, American Eagle & LOFT

Dressing Room | Nordstrom, American Eagle & LOFT

Hello and Happy Friday friends!  I hope y’all had a great week.   I’m so looking forward to this weekend.  I need a couple days to catch up on sleep and do nothing!   In the last week, I’ve been to two orthodontists visits for my son and one doctor appointment for my daughter.  Not to mention what feels like 30 trips to Walgreens.  One of which included checking out with medicine for Jordan only to realize I left my wallet at home!  😉

Aside from running kids to doctor appointments, this week was a fun one on the blog starting with my tips for getting in shape when your schedule is jam packed,

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