oversized embroidered top

what I'm wearing By September 23, 2015 3 Comments

My sis and I stopped by Ruby Rose a couple weeks ago. I fell in love with this top when our eyes met across the room. It’s a large–so it’s a bit big on me, but I don’t mind. It’s perfect. Sometimes I wear it for days in a row. Don’t tell anyone.
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Outfit details: Jeans {$30 is insane for these jeans!}, Target. Embroidered top, Ruby Rose. Sandals {half price!}, Miz Mooz. Swing free earrings, My shop. Swept away necklace, My shop. Rings {love love love!} My grandmother’s vintage ring and the others from my shop.

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give me fall {please!}

what I'm wearing By September 16, 2015 10 Comments

Friends, we had a couple cool days–the mornings were even chilly. A few raindrops fell. It was glorious! It’s been such a hot summer and a dry year. We’re ready for fall around here. It’s supposed to warm up this weekend but we’re soaking up the fall weather while it lasts. I didn’t totally need a scarf but it was cool enough to wear one, so I did!

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These are my favorite jeans right now. So easy, so comfortable. Love them. I want to get another color.

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I think I’ve had this chambray top for 5 years or so! I think I found it at Chicos? It’s a good one.

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See the breeze blowing my hair into my face–fall weather, I tell you!

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Rings–love them! The sunburst ring is on my hand every day.

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I wear my grandmother’s ring every day and I layer a think stacking ring and a chevron ring on that finger too. On my ring finger I have a passage ring, X marks the spot ring, and two birthstone rings. Stacked rings, in my humble opinion, are awesome.

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These sandals were on sale and still a splurge but I wear them all the time. So worth it.

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And the bag is big enough to hold my computer and lots of other junk, I mean, important stuff!

Outfit details: Jeans, Target. Chambray top, Chicos. Sandals, Miz Mooz. Bag, TJ Maxx, Scarf, FashionABLE, Stacked Rings, My shop.

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nerdiness and leopard print heels

what I'm wearing By September 9, 2015 3 Comments

I took these pics on this little pathway behind our local Target. I set the timer on my camera. As I was setting up a lady walking her dogs greeted me and said hello. Can I tell how completely NERDY it is to take outfit pics? I have to laugh. I try to embrace my nerdiness on a daily basis.

I’m pretty sure you can’t wear leopard print heels and be blue. They put a skip in my step! These have been my go-to jeans lately. They’re so comfortable and the bigh waist is flattering with a flowy top.leopard heels lisa leonard-01 leopard heels lisa leonard-02 leopard heels lisa leonard-03 leopard heels lisa leonard-04 leopard heels lisa leonard-05

Outfit details: Flowy top, Plenty Boutique {Santa Ynez}. Jeans, Target. Camisole, Thrifted. Leopard print heels {similar}, Target. Bag, TJ Maxx. Jewelry, My shop.

Sending out big hugs and encouraging you to embrace your nerdy side today. Nerds rock!

 

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plaid dress over jeans

what I'm wearing By September 2, 2015 No Comments

I found this plaid dress at Target, brought it home and was unsure about it. Then I tried it unbuttoned over jeans and I liked it a lot better! It has simple lines and I love the plaid print.

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It’s a busy week full of travel, meetings and to-do lists. I need my most comfortable shoes for weeks like this one. I’m loving these booties that Steve got me for my birthday last month. They are crazy comfortable and very neutral.

And I’m also loving high-waisted jeans these days. No muffin top, super stretchy–it’s awesome.

Outfit details: Plaid dress, Target {in stores}. High waisted jeans, Target. Black tank, Old Navy. Booties, Frye via Zappos. Half full necklace, My shop. Sunburst ring, My shop. Swing free earrings, My shop.

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big hair, don’t care

what I'm wearing By August 26, 2015 10 Comments

This morning I overslept a bit. I rushed to get ready–black top and jeans–whatever is easiest. A little mascara and red lipstick go a long way. When I got to David’s school I realized I had forgotten his backpack–so I had to run back home and grab it. Then the school called to say I mixed up the boy’s lunches {David eats a special diet} so I had to go to two different schools and swap their lunches back. Then I ran to the workshop, was late for a meeting and we quickly took some ‘what I wore’ pics. My first thought when I saw them? Wow, I have BIG HAIR! It goes right along with my crazy day. Woohoo! This is my life.

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Feel like you’re the only one who doesn’t have it all together? We should hang out. Life is so imperfect and sometimes completely NUTS! I need to take a deep breath and get myself an extra large iced tea.

Outfit details: Jeans, Big Star via Zappos {similar}. Sheer tunic, K-la {I got this on my trip to North Carolina with Incourage}. Sandals, Miz Mooz {similar}. Sunburst ring, My Shop. Tiny initials necklace, My Shop {LOVE!}

Did you see we have a BIG end of summer sale happening?! Take 20% off the entire shop with code ‘sunset’. It’s a good day to treat yourself to a special necklace or a couple stacking rings. Click here to shop. 

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all day meetings {what i wore}

what I'm wearing By August 12, 2015 1 Comment

Yesterday I had an all day marketing meeting. Our team was out and about, brainstorming, dreaming and planning. I wanted to be comfortable but put together. Nothing is better than jeans–and this sheer top was funky and fun. Here are the details…

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Outfit details: Jeans, Big Star via Zappos {similar}. Black tank, Old Navy. Sheer top, local boutique {similar here}. Sandals, Miz Moos. Next step necklace, My shop. Bag, H&M

Tomorrow I’m in meetings again all day. So fun and so exhausting. This weekend I’m getting away with my sisters. I can’t wait. I’ll have pics to share next week.

 

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drapey vest and boots

what I'm wearing By August 5, 2015 No Comments

after I snapped pics of this outfit, I realized almost every piece is from Target. Crazy! I find some great stuff there–and I love mixing it with higher end stuff like really good boots that last for years or a special piece from Anthropologie.

It’s Wednesday and I’m linking up with Lindsey at the Pleated Poppy for some fashion inspiration.

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Outfit details: Gray distressed jeans, Target. Black tank, Old Navy. Drapey vest, Target {in store}. Booties, Target. Swing free earrings, My shop.

We’re enjoying some cooler weather this week {around 70*} so I slipped on my booties. We’re buying backpacks, school supplies and starting to think about going back to school. Are you in back to school mode yet?

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I am anchored.

jewelry, what I'm wearing By July 22, 2015 6 Comments

Have you seen this necklace? It’s become a favorite this summer–not just because I love the nautical feel, but even more so because of the meaning behind it.

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I am anchored. Anchored by love, by hope. Some days are hard, so I hold fast to my family and friends who speak truth to me.

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It’s such a pretty little necklace–it goes with everything. And I love the mixed metal–sterling anchor and 10k gold heart.

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All summer long I’ve been rotating between different kimono cardigans. Easy layering is the best!

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The lace on this cardigan is what drew me to it. Perfect with heels or flip flops.

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Here’s a close up of the necklace. That sweet little anchor started as flat metal and I transformed into that shape. I kinda can’t believe I made it. I’m getting better at metal working and soldering.

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How about some rings? I’ve got so many stacked up. From left to right–passage ring, anchored ring, my grandmother’s ring paired with a chevron ring, sunburst ring and my wedding set. You can see all rings here.
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Outfit details: My new favorite jeans ON SALE!, Nordstrom, DL1961. Tank, Old Navy. Sandals, Swell.com. Kimono cardigan, local boutique, similar here. Anchored necklace, My shop. Rings, My shop.

What keeps you anchored?

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linen shorts {oh my!!}

stitch fix, what I'm wearing By July 15, 2015 4 Comments

When my stitch fix box arrived last month, these shorts were inside. And I thought, “No way.” But I decided to try them on anyway and I thought, “Well, maybe.”  And after a week or so they’ve become a summer staple. I haven’t worn shorts in about 10 years–so this is a pretty big deal for me. Sometimes it’s the little things, right?

If you haven’t heard of stitch fix, it’s a monthly box service. You pay a $20 styling fee and they pick out 5 items for you to try on at home. Keep what you want {and apply the $20 styling fee} or send it back. It’s kind of awesome. I’ve included my referral code in the links if you want to give it a try!

It’s Wednesday and I’m linking up with Lindsey at The Pleated Poppy for some fashion inspiration.

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Today I’m packing for North Carolina to hang out with the incourage writers. I can’t wait to see them.

 

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skirts, swept away, so much love!

what I'm wearing By July 8, 2015 2 Comments

Oh this skirt. It’s so easy and very feminine. I wore it over the weekend with the same tank and flip flops. I love a pretty skirt! {And of course a pretty necklace}. It’s Wednesday and I’m linking up with Lindsey at The Pleated Poppy for some fashion inspiration!

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The length on this skirt is my favorite.

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I looked high and low for these sandals and I love them. I added an insole and it makes them comfortable for all day at the workshop.

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The jacket and bag are both thrifted. Awesome.
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These swing free earrings add a lot of fun and sparkle to any outfit.
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And this necklace is classic enough to wear for decades. We’ll set a stone for each of your loves.

Outfit details: Skirt, Anthropologie. Tank, Old Navy. Faux leather jacket, thrifted. Sandals, Swell. Bag, Thrifted. Swing free earrings, My shop. Swept away necklace, My shop.

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