Monthly Archives: April 2017

lazy chic {workwear wednesday}

This outfit is what I call ‘lazy chic’. Lazy because when I woke up to go to work early this morning, I just wanted something quick and easy to throw on that still made me feel professional and put-together. Sleek black maxi dress plus my tried and true J. Crew field jacket FTW!

What’s happened in the last few weeks:

  • Mom is doing her weekly infusions; she’s having some reactions but seems to be alright.
  • I went to Vegas last week for my first ever marketing conference. I got to spend time with one of my best friends, ate lots of amazing food, and learned a lot. But I was so ready to come home. Vegas is overwhelming!
  • Wes took down our ailing back deck (it was a big one) due to the termite infestation {don’t even get me started}. I’m looking forward to having a nice patio and maybe even a screened-in porch.
  • Spring is everywhere! Our azaleas are blooming and they are so beautiful, I wanted to include them in my pictures.

If you like Workwear Wednesday, head on over to Justine’s blog to see what’s she’s wearing this week.

misook maxi dress, j crew field jacket, melissa shoes

misook maxi dress, j crew field jacket, melissa shoes

misook maxi dress, j crew field jacket, melissa shoes

What about y’all? What is your go-to “lazy chic” outfit?
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Outfit deets:
Dress: Misook, consignment
Jacket: J. Crew Field Jacket, thrifted
Necklace: thrifted Mignon Faget belt buckle that I turned into a necklace
Shoes: Melissa, ebay

march 2017 budget

March was a good time to thrift some sweaters, and I was able to pick up some really cute ones, wore them a few times, then put them away for the summer. I also picked up 2 really cute pairs of shoes; I think they’re my favorite finds this month.

Here’s what I got in March:

march 2017 budget

J Crew dress, $10 from Clothes Mentor
Holly Aiken wallet, $10 from Clothes Mentor {probably going to give this to a friend}
Holly Aiken wristlet, $10 from Clothes Mentor
Express leather belt, $1.39 thrifted
Johnnie b doggy cardigan for kids, $4.59 thrifted
Talbots heart sweater, $5 thrifted
Madewell neon sweater, $4.59 thrifted
Wallace heart sweater, $4.59 thrifted (not pictured)
J Crew factory purple cardigan, $4.59 thrifted
Leota dress, $15 after coupon
Arche shoes, $0 after consignment credit
Banana Republic bi-stretch angle seam dress (new), $50 after discounts and gift cards {exact}
Kate Spade wallet, $40 from local thrift boutique (BNIB)
Marc by Marc Jacobs top $6 from Clothes Mentor
Banana Republic black slacks, $3.59 thrifted
Gap jeans, $3.59 thrifted (not pictured)
Dansko Demetra in Black Milled Nubuck

Dansko Demetra in Black Milled Nubuck, $65 (mom paid the rest)

TOTAL = $237.93

Well, not the best but I guess not the worst. I did get lots of cute stuff 🙂

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