Obsessions

JCREW DYED MINI JEAN SKIRT

I have been obsessed with this hot pink number ever since seeing Blair wear it on AP.  I found it on sale in Charlotte and promptly scooped it.  It fits perfectly and is a fun way to add some bright color to my outfit!

WALLPAPER

I love this wallpaper.  It is perfect for a bathroom.  Anyone know who makes it?

VELVET BY GRAHAM AND SPENCER GODDESS MAXI DRESS

I have been on the hunt for some solid colored simple maxi dresses.  I have tried on so many and they never fit right but this one does.  I ordered the Inkdrop color which is a dark Navy.  I am thinking about ordering black too.  It fits well, washes well, and is the perfect backdrop for fun jewelry or some bright sandals.  I highly recommend.

KIDS GALLERY WALL

I adore this idea of framing kids artwork in the same frames and making a uniform art wall.  I have to say this kid’s artwork is pretty good:)  Really loving this whole room.

REBECCA MINKOFF SURI WEDGES

Confession I still don’t own a pair of wedges.  I just can’t find the right pair.  I am not afraid to spend a little money on a good pair because I know I will wear them for years.  I don’t buy shoes that often- its the one thing I am practical about (haha).  Love these Rebecca Minkoff wedges.  They come in nude and brown but I think I like the nude best.

The Bachelorette

I am so glad my favorite reality show started back up.  Mondays are not the same without the crazies on The Bachelor/Bachelorette.  I am even more excited to watch this season since it was filmed in my hometown, Charlotte.  I think Emily is very pretty but last night I was a little disappointed.  I just don’t see her being that exciting.  And we can talk about how many times she said “awesome” last night.  Matt and I started counting and it was alot.  I will still be watching the whole season and enjoying watching grown men cry.

26 Comments

  1. May 15, 2012 / 11:54 am

    So many things about this post I love and can relate to! I am having a hard time finding a maxi dress that fits right too. I have tried on so many it is getting very frustrating! I will have to try the one you recommended. I am pretty practical about shoes, which my hubs is so thankful for! Ha! But I did just buy a pair of DV wedges and I love them. I get compliments every time I wear them! I fell asleep in the beginning of the Bachelorette last night. I DVR'd it, and will watch later. So funny you and Matt were keeping track of how many times she said awesome!

  2. May 15, 2012 / 11:56 am

    I find that kid's artwork to be suspiciously good. I never drew like that as a kid. Let's put it that way. Love your skirt pick up. I kind of feel like I need it as well…

  3. May 15, 2012 / 12:20 pm

    I did a gallery wall in my son's room. Target has great "Art" frames that basically hinge open so you can easily put art in / take it out. I did white frames and let my son pick whatever art he wanted. I did 6 but am thinking about adding 3 more.

  4. May 15, 2012 / 12:46 pm

    LOVE!! Mom and I are going to JCrew tonight after work… brilliant call on the mini skirt!! Fingers crossed it's there and on sale and in my size (asking to much?!:)) I think it's so fun that this season of the bachelorette is in CLT woop woop!! I think we'll see more of the town in the next couple of episodes… I already know Arie and Ryan will be in the final four- it was so obvious they were her best matches!!

    I die for all of Rebecca Minkoff's shoes, they always catch my eye and are the perfect mix of all the right things!! Please let me know- do you have some bright shoes already to wear with those maxi's!? I have been spending way to much time (over) thinking my bright shoe purchase this summer!

    XOXOXO

  5. May 15, 2012 / 12:54 pm

    I believe the wallpaper is Phillip Jeffries! Love it too. and cannot wait to see how you style that adorable skirt!

  6. May 15, 2012 / 1:09 pm

    Those new wedges are fabulous. BUY BUY BUY! And yes I agree with the bachelorette, think she is so cute but not very exciting. You can bet I will still be watching!

  7. May 15, 2012 / 1:12 pm

    I love those shoes! I pretty much only own wedges and flats. DVR'd the bachlorette and Im excited to watch it tonight!

  8. May 15, 2012 / 1:35 pm

    I found Emily to be a little Dull..fell asleep..love the bathroom wallpaper and moss underneath!!

  9. May 15, 2012 / 2:24 pm

    I'm looking forward to seeing who Emily tells to "get the f*** out"!!!

  10. May 15, 2012 / 3:08 pm

    Love the cute pink skirt! And I had to DVR Bachelorette last night…can't wait to watch it tonight!!

  11. May 15, 2012 / 3:17 pm

    Word to your mom title is cracking me up. I say that all the time. So sweet. LOVE those shoes. Might be my new obsession.

  12. May 15, 2012 / 4:33 pm

    Okay I came to comment and was going to say how many times did she say awesomeeeee and thank youuuu?!?! It was nuts!! I wish it was Andy Cohen's WWHL drinking game word, we would have been hammered. She is gorgeous, but I was bored out of my mind. I'll still watch every episode (duh) hopefully it'll get better?? Love the dress and the sandals!!
    xo
    http://itsthelittlethingsblog.blogspot.com/

  13. May 15, 2012 / 4:35 pm

    Love the hot pink skirt! Hot pink shorts are definitely on my list of things to buy.

    Another thing Emily kept saying last night was, "I know, right?" I was so annoyed with her by the end of the episode! I'll still watch though 🙂

  14. May 15, 2012 / 5:28 pm

    funny we both posted about hot pink jcrew today! haha! great minds think alike.

    oh, and emily. bless her. i think she seems so sweet, but girl has NO personality. i thought the same thing when she was on the bachelor.

  15. May 15, 2012 / 6:03 pm

    Loving that wallpaper too! I really do love Emily, but you are right- she is just so normal! I think she will break a lot of hearts this season. 🙂

    XO,

    Sam

  16. May 15, 2012 / 7:45 pm

    I'm on a home decor mission lately, so I'm absolutely loving the wall paper and art wall. That is such a cute way to display kids' artwork!! Kelli

  17. May 15, 2012 / 8:01 pm

    Love those wedges!! I'm not sure how I feel about Emily either as the Bachlorette I'm afraid it might be boring but I guess we'll have to wait and see

  18. May 15, 2012 / 8:35 pm

    I would have never thought of rocking a pink skirt but I like it! I got a solid maxi dress from Dots! My first time shopping there but I found a dress similar.

  19. May 15, 2012 / 9:56 pm

    i'm loving the mini with those flats. super cute.

    i'm living in maxi dresses these days. they work with the bump and they'll be just as fab post bump. win win!

  20. May 16, 2012 / 1:19 am

    I looove the idea of a kids' gallery wall. The people I nanny for have one and they will change it out according to season, etc… It's so cute, inexpensive, and always a conversation starter!

  21. May 16, 2012 / 1:34 pm

    You will be so cute in your pink skirt! And I love that wallpaper too. I recently pinned the kid's art image and want to do something like it at our new house, so much fun!

  22. May 16, 2012 / 2:38 pm

    Piperlime just sent out 20% off to select customers. I received mine in the mail yesterday. Love the wedge you picked!

  23. LOVE the wedges in the nude! Wedges are my favorite kind of shoe, they are just so comfy! Take the plunge, Nat! (c: And I adore that picture of Blair…I need those flats from Ann Taylor!

  24. May 16, 2012 / 8:00 pm

    That wallpaper is philip jeffries like alex said and its super expensive but SO gorgeous!!

  25. May 19, 2012 / 1:49 pm

    The wedges you love were just marked down to $210, and some piperlime customers just received a 20% off code. Email me if you want my code, not sure I will be using it 🙂

    Lalaland920@yahoo.com

    Lala

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