This Week {No. 35}

Here are a few snapshots from this week:

new print from my friend, miriam || new blouse
two babes in a sink || behind the scenes

Here are a few links to take you into the weekend:

b  u  y
 these rad anthro heels (on sale)

c  o  v  e  t
 these lovely heels

d  o
this easy bedhead hair tutorial

r  e  a  d
this book on women (loved it)

w  a  t  c  h
this life-changing video on correct bra sizes
(seriously, watch it)

t  h  i  s   w  e  e  k  e  n  d
We have a busy weekend ahead with Easter activities.
And I am finally getting my hair lightened. Hip Hip Hooray!

Sale: BOGO Target Dresses

As Mary pointed out yesterday, dresses are a fantastic perk to warm weather dressing. 

Target is having a great buy-one-get-one half off sale on their dresses this week. Here are my favorite options:

I'm a sucker for 1 & 6 because they are nursing friendly. Which is your favorite?

A Picture Is Worth (No. 8}

By fashion contributor Mary.

There comes a point in springtime when the weather is warm and I start to think, "enough with the layers already!" I'm ready to put away my jackets and cardigans, and I start to look for tops that don't need a tank underneath to make them to be modest. I just want to wear one layer, because I can, because it's warm, and because fighting through multiple layers when my babe needs to nurse is an inconvenience.

Enter this week's inspiration image, which features a breezy and elegant shirt dress. Dresses are kind of the ultimate in one-layer outfits (there's not even a top/bottom overlap!), and are incredibly easy to wear. Just pair with neutral accessories, a classic red lip, and go.

watch, $20.70 || shoes, $39 || dress, $41.99 || sunglasses, $7.95 || belt, $12.95 || bag, $29.99

o p t i o n s
shoes: for $39 || for $49.95
bag: one || two || three || four

Winner: Sheinside Giftcard Giveaway

The winner of the $100 giveaway is Lauren Eggers. Please email me to collect your prize.

Sheinside sent me this blouse I have had my eye on for months & it's pretty fantastic.

blouse c/o sheinside
inherited necklace (similar here)
payless heels (similar here | here | and here)

Sale: J.Crew 30-50% Off

J.Crew has quite a few pretty things for sale right now (and a great extra discount to boot). I especially love the amazing deals on swimsuits. Here are my favorite finds.

1 | Drapey crepe pencil skirt | $42 (Orig. $120)
2 | Prima jersey drop-shoulder tee in stripe | $21 (Orig. $49)
3 | Lattice medallion popover | $28 (Orig. $88)
4 | Ruched underwire swing topGlamour-girl bikini $28 (Orig. $102) 
5 | Flower fan necklace | $28 (Orig. $49)
6 | Vintage cotton silk-back tee | $28 (Orig. $55)
7 | Polka-dot swing top + Polka-dot hipster | $46 (Orig. $112)
8 | Piped Andie chino | $25 (Orig. $98)
9 | Peasant top in flowerpatch print | $28 (Orig. $90) 
10 | Watercolor ruched halter tank | $32 (Orig. $98)
11 | Pearls and ribbons necklace | $21 (Orig. $40)
12 | Lattice medallion underwire tank | $24 (Orig. $115)

Don't forget to enter FRESHSALE to get an extra 30-50% off.

Inspired: Braided {No. 3}

There is something about warmer weather that gets me itching to twist and braid my hair away from my face. Here are a few lovely images for inspiration:

{ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 }

I am sure I'll be pulling out the double twist (and single twist) gibson tuck soon. 

What do you think? Where are you looking for hair inspiration lately?

Follow my hair inspiration board on pinterest.

This Week {No. 34}

Here are a few snapshots from this week.

sitting up in the cart for the first time | saying "cheese" while helping in the yard
new blazer + day 3 hair | our little plum tree in bloom

 Here are a few links to take you into the weekend:

b  u  y
this Anthro dress (on sale)
this pretty gold necklace
this lovely floral top
this perfect raglan tee (I bought three)
these springy floral shoes

c  o  v  e  t
this dreamy maxi dress 
this amazing lace top
this pretty floral blazer

r  e  a  d
this amazing book based on true story

 t  h  i  s    w  e  e  k  e  n d
We'll be working in the yard & spending time with friends this weekend.
What are you up to?

Spied: Asos Pencil Skirt in Stripe

Spring brings me all sorts of wardrobe tendencies. Floral and more floral, maxi dresses, and every pencil skirt I can get my hands on. Here's a pretty one I wanted to share. 

Asos Pencil Skirt in Stripe | $29.35 (Orig. $52.68)

ASOS has quite a few knee length skirts around $40 right now.
Here are a few good ones: 

High Waisted Pencil Skirt

Asos is offering an extra 20% off sale items right now with code XTRA20 and
they always offer free shipping and returns.

A Picture Is Worth {No. 7}

By fashion contributor Mary.

This week's image is one of my favorites. I can't tell you how many times I've gone to recreate an outfit, only to be stopped in my tracks when I can't find items that look enough alike. Gorgeous pieces are sometimes too unique to duplicate on a budget.

Luckily, I found a floral jacket so similar to the original above that I've spent several minutes trying to figure out if they're actually the same jacket. They're definitely not from the same store, and I think they're not the same? Question mark? But if you told me one way or the other with any conviction, I'd believe you. It's a tough call.

jacket, $38.99 || t-shirt, $8.80 || pants, $24.99 || heels, $41.99 || bag, $39.99 || bangles, $7.80

o  p  t  i  o  n  s

Must Have: One Piece Swimsuits {No. 2}

One of the things I miss most about living near the beach is having a good excuse for owning 10 swimsuits. Not having an excuse to buy a new swimsuit in no way keeps me from looking for one.

I posted some great one pieces a few weeks ago, and was excited to find a bunch more good ones. Here are (more of) my favorite swimsuits under $50:

I think #1 is my favorite, but I kind of love them all.
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