Friday Favorites- Inspiration

In case you’re in need of a little bit of inspiration, here are a few things I found fun or inspiring this week.

Favorite Yum: Gimme Some Oven- Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

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We made something similar a while back (see here), but it didn’t include chocolate, which I think is a great addition.

Favorite DIY- Dip Dye

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These are so cute! Wouldn’t they be an amazing gift?

Favorite Inspiration: Skunkboy Blog- Disposable Camera Challenge

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I love this whole concept.

Favorite Funny- Taxes

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Favorite Hair: Delightfully Tacky- Low Tuck Up-Do

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This hairstyle idea is totally do-able. Elizabeth (above) just uses a plain black headband, which is totally an option, but when I tried it, I used a sparkly one- it ends up making it look a bit fancier. Despite how it looks completed, the up-do is incredibly simple and easy- and it looks great on thick, curly hair (like mine), and thinner, straight hair (like a friend’s who introduced me to the hairstyle).  My new go to hair for when I want to feel fancy 🙂

Favorite Outfit Inspiration- Neutrals

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This makes me want a full skirt all over again…

Favorite Wanderlust- via

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Always inspiring.

Favorite Words- Prayer

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I absolutely love this perspective on prayer.

Jordan 

Fashion Friday- In Case You Want a Gift for Yourself

Considering that most of us are in the throes of Christmas shopping right now, the chances that you’re going to want to buy clothes right now seems slim, but in case you’re looking for a last minute gift, here’s your chance to find it! Or, better yet, buy something for yourself, and label it from “Santa”- you’ll fool everyone 😉

All-Time Hike Bootie

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I really like the interesting zipper detail on these.

Magic Hour Printed Blouse

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This would be perfect during all seasons- great worn on it’s own, and even better under a jacket or blazer.

 

Need I Say Moor? Jacket

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I’m a sucker for a cute military style jacket.

 

Nestled in for the Night Cowl Scarf

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For the most part, I can’t figure out how to wear regular scarves, so cowl scarves (or “scarves for dummies”) are my favorite.

 

Peppermint Mocha Crochet Blouse

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This is so pretty- I can’t get over how gorgeous the color is.

 

Lace Overlay Maxi Dress

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Completely inappropriate for winter garb, but oh so pretty.

 

Greet Your Day Socks

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My favorite alternative to tights.

 

Edith Embellished Sweater

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Something about this sweater makes me absolutely love it.

Jordan 

Fashion Friday- December Outfit Inspiration

Just a few fun photos to inspire your outfits this week! Hope you have a great weekend!

Flannel + Leggings- via

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The most comfortable combination ever.

Velvet- via

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Clearly, wearing velvet can go terribly wrong, but done right (see above!) it makes an outfit fun, different and perfect for Christmas time.

Statement Tights + Shorts- via

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I’ve been having fun recently mixing up my outfits by wearing summer-y clothes and making them work for slightly cooler weather. Shorts and tights are an easy way to do this- Target has some great options, for an amazing price. Urban Outfitters is always a favorite, especially for thigh high socks- the non-tummy-squishing alternative to tights 😉

Ultra Simple- via

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Layered, simple solids- always a great option for easy cute outfits.

Classic- via

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When we were thrift store shopping a couple of weeks ago, my mom found me this amazing herringbone blazer for $3. A total score, especially since it looks new. For some reason, this blazer reminded me of the thrift store find and made me want to wear it again very soon.

Mixing Prints- via

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Mixing prints can sometimes be a little tricky, but if you focus on simple backgrounds and color combinations, it can be quirky and cute.

Oversized Cardigans- via

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Men’s knit cardigans are my new favorite kind of sweater.

 

 

Casual + Sparkly- via

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Jordan

 

Friday Favorites- Happy Week Before Food

Well, Thanksgiving is nearly upon us and I’m getting quite excited for pumpkin pie. And stuffing. And all the food in general 😉 Hope you have a great Thanksgiving!

And on a completely unrelated note, here’s a Friday Favorites post for your viewing pleasure.

Favorite New Etsy Shop– ComeJew

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Delicate, pretty jewelry, and it’s inexpensive? Win-win.

Favorite Sweet – Sour Cream Pumpkin Muffins

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Yum. Just yum.

Favorite Wanderlust- Glacier National Park

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This makes me want to pack a backpack and leave home right now.

Favorite Outfit Inspiration

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If this doesn’t look like Christmas to you then I don’t know what will.

Favorite Drool- 7-Ingredient Zuppa Toscana (Creamy Gnocchi Soup with Kale and Sausage)

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This looks absolutely, amazingly delicious.

Favorite Words to Remember

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Lysa TerKeurst’s devotions are great- well-written, funny and thought-provoking. Click here to read them or subscribe.

Favorite Funny

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Oh my goodness. I have no idea what this is from, but it makes me laugh so hard.

Favorite New Song- Tee Shirt by Birdy

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Jordan 

 

Fashion Friday- Fall Wardrobe

We don’t really have season changes around here- there’s a reason that the year-round average in our little town is 73*. Pretty tough, huh? 😉 Because of the lack of cold weather, as soon as the temperature’s drop into the low 70’s, the fall clothing makes an appearance.

During Fall and Winter I tend to gravitate towards wearing jeans and chunky knit sweaters- occasionally I’ll mix it up and wear a dress and tights, but comfort is still king.

With this in mind, this week’s Fashion Friday includes items that I either own, or things that would fit perfectly into the Fall “uniform” that I am constantly wearing about this time of year.

Ombre Sweater

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This is unusual and cute.

 Rumor Has It Bag

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I have a similar purse from Tilly’s that I love- I’ve had it for almost 2 years and use it nearly every day and it’s held together amazingly well. I thought this Roxy bag from Tilly’s was super cute too.

Vintage Slub V-Tee

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I have two of these shirts and they’re great. The cut is relaxed and the fabric is not at all clingy which is normally a pet peeve of mine with shirts like this.

Cinnamon Infinity Scarf

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I don’t wear scarves very much but I do love infinity scarves and this one is so cute.

Lauren Conrad Skinny Jeggings

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These are, without a doubt the most comfortable pants I’ve ever worn. They are so soft and stretchy but seem to hold their shape well even after multiple wears. I’ve also been pleasantly surprised at how much they look like real jeans, with all the comfy benefits of jeggings. I don’t know about you, but normally when I see jeggings, they don’t look like real denim. These look nice while still being insanely comfortable.

Drape-front Cardigan

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A cute alternative to a cardigan.

Taupe Desert Wedges 

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I bought these last Fall and love them- even with the wedge, they’re super comfy.

Wood Ridge Jacket

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I love my military jacket and this one is super cute. Here’s another (more expensive) option that comes in multiple colors.

Boxy Cable Knit Sweater

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Another chunky knit sweater that I love.

Jordan