Friday, November 20, 2015

Thanksgiving Outfit Idea #3

What I'm Wearing:

Top: Rue 21 (old) (similar) | Skirt: ModCloth | Tights: Target | Boots: Cotton On (similar)

I wanted to go with a vintage look for today's Thanksgiving outfit idea. I love a cute pleated skirt with a cardigan and blouse. I think it looks classy and well put together. This would be for those more fancy dinners. I know some families like to get dressed up, use their good china, and sit in their formal dinning rooms. So this is what I would wear for those types of dinners. The tights will keep your legs warm, the boots will keep your feet dry and you can keep the sweater on, or take it off and you will still be dressed appropriatly. 

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Thanksgiving Outfit Idea: Mommy and Me

What I'm Wearing:

Sweater: Head Over Heels | Skirt: Cents of Style (similar) | Tights: Target | Boots: Amazon

What Aria is Wearing:

Jacket: Osh Kosh ( I got it at Costco)  | Jeans: Baby Gap | Shoes: Hobby Lobby (random find right?!) I cut off the ugly pink flower. | Headband: Made myself

Getting yourself ready for a dinner can be hard, but adding another female to the mix gets even harder. Picking out the right little outfit for Aria is fun but challenging. She has the tiniest little feet so it is really hard to find cute, shoes she can toddle in. She wears 6-9 month shoes, and most you moms out there know they have no padding for walking kiddos. So when I found these cute shoes at hobby lobby that had padding, and fit her I was overjoyed! I might go grab more shoes there. Who would have thought to find shoes at Hobby Lobby. 

For my outfit I wanted to show you a more dressy casual outfit. Laid back, easy. If you wanted to make this a little more casual you could swap the skirt for leggings or skinny jeans. For Aria's outfit we went with warm and easy. She loves to get into everything and play with leaves so we had to incorporate a coat since we will most likely be outside playing most of the evening. I love this cute pea coat my mom found at Costco. Another weird find. I never have luck there with kids clothes. I love the pajamas, but never thought they would have a really cute coat for Aria. She is mommies little fashionista. 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

10 Reasons to adopt a senior pet.

Rescuing senior pets has become a very important thing to me. I love kittens don't get me wrong. There are so many older animals that need a loving home. They have grown up in shelters and haven't felt the love many other animals get the opportunity to feel. We have rescued two senior cats in our life, a few babies, and a few young adult cats. Here are my top 10 reasons you should adopt a senior.

1. They love you on a whole different level. Ghost is our senior adoptee. And he is so loving!

2. You don't have to potty train. That in and of itself is a bonus

3. They are so patient. Great around kids. They are just glad to have a home.

4. Most are already spayed or neutered.

5. They are very independent. They have lived this long taking care of themselves. They are low maintenance.

6. Cats love to run randomly from room to room, in the middle of the night. Older cats, just love to sleep. You will get your rest as they get theirs.

7. Most medical issues have been resolved, or discovered. So you know what your getting into when adopting an older cat. You know if they have bladder issues, or eye issues. Figuring out medical conditions with a kitten gets pricey.

8. They are don't scratch furniture, carpet, or your legs. They have already learned where they can sharpen their claws and where they can't. So you don't lose expensive furniture or clothes due to claw training.

9. They are mostly well behaved around other cats. They have matured past the point of dominance. They don't care whose territory is whose. They are very non confrontational.

10. They show you a different kind of love and they teach you a new kind of love. I absolutely encourage adopted senior pets. The vets put Ghost at about 22 years old. He is still going strong.

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Monday, November 16, 2015

Thanksgiving outfit Idea #1

What I'm Wearing:
Top: Madison and Sixth | Sweater: Forever 21 (similar) | Pants: American Eagle |
Boots: Amazon

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I know sometimes finding the right thing to wear to dinner can be a daunting task. First you have to ask yourself, is it a fancier dinner, or is a more casual dinner. That way you can dress more appropriately. This outfit of course is for a more casual dinner. I love this sweater. It is so warm and cozy and can be tied different ways to flatter any figure. I will be posting Thanksgiving outfit ideas for the next bit. Some dressy, some casual, and some fancy. How do you like to dress for Thanksgiving?

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Black or White

What I'm Wearing:
Jacket: SheInside c/o (similar) | Dress: DownEast Basics (similar) | Tights: Target|
Boots: Cotton On (similar) | Necklace: Charming Charlie

I was never a fan of black tights with a white dress. I have seen the trend multiple times and I just never got into it. Until now. I was just looking for a cute date night outfit. I tried the outfit on and I just fell in love. I really like the hard and soft, black and white. So when you are playing around with styles try them on, open yourself up do different styles. Hey you may still hate it, or you may end up loving it. What are some trends you have hated? What are trends you are willing to try?

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Different patterns

What I'm Wearing:

Top: Poppy and Dot | Jeans: American Eagle | Shoes: Target | Scarf: Charming Charlie (similar) |
Jacket: Forever 21

Like I have said time and time again I love mixing patterns. Dots with stripes, dots with plaid, stripes and animal print the list goes on and on. I got this scarf quite a while ago and I totally forgot I even had it. I went through my closet last week for a clean out and found this. The wind was crazy, and it was cold out so it was the perfect day to bring out a scarf. I decided to pair it with my favorite striped tee and black blazer. The perfect outfit to run errands in, go to a movie, or out to lunch. How are you mixing patterns this fall?

Monday, November 9, 2015

Stay Warm


What I'm Wearing:
Sweater: ModCloth | Skinny Jeans: Cotton On | Shoes: Asos |
Bag: Ross (similar)

Holy bananas it is freaking cold. I know it's fall, but it got cold fast. Which is a bittersweet thing. It means snow is on its way, bleh. But it also means over sized, huge, warm sweaters! I fell in love with the sweater when I was browsing ModCloth. It is not a normal sweater. Brandon says it reminds him of a knight. I really love how unique this sweater is. I styled it with just a pair of simple black skinny jeans, and my nude pumps. To me it was looking a little too neutral so I brightened it up with a cross body bag. I really love this outfit. This sweater will be the perfect Park City sweater.