Friday, September 23, 2011

Some NEW faves

Are you ever sick of doing the same exact thing with your hair EVEYDAY??? I am!  I HATE that I have no talent with hairdos whatsoever! I seriously know how to flat iron my hair, do a lose curl due, and a simple pony tail.  Thats it! Sad I know :(  But a high messy bun on the top of the head has been pretty hip lately with some of my fashion blogs and it got me excited bc I can do a pony.  Its a totally different look on me thats for sure.  Nice change?  I do LOVE that it shows off my new earrings that my girl Mim gave me para mi cumpleanos.  They are gorgeous! And NO she did not buy them from Anrtho...she made them!!! I know the girl is talented!!! Love her! Love her mad skills! And I LOVE her gifts :)

My new top I found at new boutique store in University Mall next to Nordstrom called Mikarose.  I must admit it was not my favorite store.  It had lots of things in there that EVERY other store in UT has but they did have THIS beautiful floral print top that I have been on the search for.  I LOVE it! So much!!!

 Another option:  Paired with my Anthro sailor linen pants.  LOVE yet again!

New top I found in NYC on our recent vacate.  Found in a random shop in Tribecca called Tribecca Fashions (original name huh!).  It was right across the street from our hotel.  Best part it was only $16 bucks!  Its kind of a long shirt/dress so I rocked the side knot.  Bringin back the 80's...I know...theyre already here :)

 LOVE the buttons down the back

 And get this! My favorite part.  It totally doubles as a dress! It was just a little too short so I thought what if I wore it over a skirt to add some color.  Love how it turned out!!!
I have to give a shoutout to my FABULOUS photogropher Asher :) My adoreable 5 yr old! Hes such a stud!!! Which is why all the photos are from an upward angle unless he was standing on a chair.  Fun times!

Sunday, September 18, 2011

GREAT Advice

This cute girl has a blog called "LittleGirl Big Closet" it is a very unique fashion blog!  Not only does she have great style...she posts how she feels, she posts real thoughts, real situations.  Her blog is so sincere and I applaud her for being so vulnerable in her blogging style.  Very rarely does a blogger open up about personal issues, but she does and with her HUGE following of readers I think thats pretty amazing.  She recently blogged about THE. CRAZIEST. fashion blogger SCAM.  I was shocked to read about one of my fashion blogs I totally follow turn out to be a dishonest personal shopper who took money from SO many people! Such a sad CRAZY story.  But back to my girl (pictured above) I really LOVED something she wrote in her blog post where she talks about "wants".  It really hit home with me.

Taken from "Shopaholics Anonymous" (read full post here):
On her personal spending habits:
"Realistically, my budget simply can not keep up with my ever-growing wants, and I refuse to even try. I will not veer from my self-imposed monthly limit. I am fortunate enough to not have had to start my life out with debt hanging over my head. I have no student loans to repay, no car payments. And no credit cards*. I have a debit card linked to a checking account, into which a fixed amount of money goes in every month, and that is the money I allow myself to spend on, what I must admit, are non-essentials. I won't go into numbers and figures, but I'll tell you something I do know from first-hand experience. Even when I was "constrained" by a monthly budget three times what it is right now, there were just as many things on my wishlist I couldn't afford."

I LOVED this. It is so easy to get caught up in a shopping frame of mind. And I have to regularly take a step back and realize this is of NO importance! I have to remind myself WHAT and WHO are important to me. It was a nice little reminder. And on that note...THIS guy is so important to me. He happens to be the man of my dreams and I still totally have a crush on him!!! This video made that very clear to me :) I LOVE to hear him talk about Rustico. He is so passionate about it! I am such a lucky girl to have a husband who loves what he does. You will totally be able to see what I mean when you watch the video.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

PINTEREST??? What is that?

OMG!!! I am seriously officially addicted to this Pinterest craze.  It just happened 3 days ago.  And luckily my hubby is "preocupado" this week so luckily for me I get to indulge with as much pinterest as I want after the bambinos go to bed!  LOVE IT!

It really is THE.COOLEST. INVENTION. EVER!  I have often thought as Im doing searches through Google Image that there has got to be a better way.  Where you can narrow it down to your interests OR search by categories.  Well apparently someone had already thought of all that and I now consider him a GENIUS! His name is Ben and thats about all I know of him.  But he is a rockstar in my book.

Here are some of my fave design boards I have stumbled upon over the last few days.  The bad thing is Im not sure who to give credit too.  Sometimes peoples pins have a website attached showing where they got the pic or where to find something but not always :(  Yet, one thing these 3 all have in common are the cute comfy shoes by TOMS.  LOVE!  I have yet to own my first pair of TOMS but Im sure it will be happening soon.

For Fall I am ALL about comfort and these next 2 outfits are SO my style.  LOVE the layering, LOVE the scarf, LOVE the soft fabrics of the shirts, LOVE the bag to add a pop of color.

This outfit is pretty similar in comfort level and style.  But the one thing I would change is the watch.  Not a big fan....but maybe swap it out with a chunky Nixon one or maybe one of those yellow Gold watches that I usually oogle over everytime I see one.

And my FAVORITE!!!! Look at these yellow corduroy wedges.  Im dying! They are so fun! I LOVE LOVE LOVE them! And they HAVE to be comfy bc they are TOMS.  Or at least thats what Im told.   

On a side note: I have to give a SHOUTOUT to Rustico TOMS is now selling our journals on their website! How cool is that!!!! So excited :)  LOVE IT!!!!

So back to pinterest.  If you havent joined in on the fun.  You need to! I promise you will LOVE IT just as much as me.  Promise!