Denim Dress

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dress, old similar // sandals old, similar // bag // earrings // sunnies // bangle // bangle //ring

This weather in St. Louis during February has been insane. Wednesday we had a snow day and then Sunday I am wearing this! I just can’t seem to keep up with Mother Nature’s mood swings. This dress however is helping me ease the confusion a bit. I am all for comfort, but when comfort and style come together, it’s a beautiful thing. I have been against getting a denim dress for the longest time, until this one popped up in the sale section on ASOS. It does not have the same button vibe that most others do and that’s why I loved it. This will definitely be a repeater during the spring for sure.


xoxo,

Sarah

Button Up Dress

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dress // shoes, old similar // handbag // sunnies // ring // bracelet // bangle // bangle

Have you ever met someone and just felt like you were going to be the best of friends? That’s exactly how I felt about this dress. During the spring and summer, I live in comfy t-shirt/shirt dresses and sandals. When I put this one on after it arrived, I did not want to take it off. It feels just like wearing pajamas and who would hate that? I love pairing very simple dresses with block heel sandals like these to make it more transitional for different events. This could easily go from work to happy hour to dinner with just a change of shoes or even with these! Can’t wait to wear this all the time once the weather stays nice 🙂


xoxo,

Sarah

Striped Cardigan

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cardigan // jeans // tee // shoes // bag // sunnies // ring // bracelet // earrings // bangle // bangle

I am such a sucker for anything flowy and from ASOS. I have always been drawn to pieces that are easy to just throw on and go. When I came across this cardigan, I knew that I had to have it. The stripes also add a fun touch to a pretty basic item. I decided to pair it with my absolute favorite pair of flared jeans and platform sandals. I loved how it had a very 70s feel to it. Since I am the product of hippie parents, it’s in my blood 🙂 . Plus, literally no one looks bad in flared jeans. They do so much for short, thicker legs and that’s why I love them!


xoxo,

Sarah

Kit & Ace

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blouse // jeans // flats // handbag // sunnies // ring // bracelet // bangle // bangle // earrings

The other weekend I had the pleasure of playing dress up in the new Kit & Ace location in Plaza Frontenac. I fell in love with everything as soon as I stepped foot within the store. The fabric, silhouettes, and color scheme is to die for. Everything feels as though it was made specifically for you and every piece is either black, white, or gray. So pretty much everything that I live for. I have been lusting for a new black button up and have not been able to find the right one, until this top. I love how they took such a classic piece and modernized it a bit. It’s flowy, loose, and the sleeves are super fun. This piece can be worn easily with trousers or jeans. The versatility is real with this one. I can’t wait for my next visit. (Side note: the staff was extremely helpful and very sweet the entire time!)


xoxo,

Sarah

Kitchen (semi)Remodel

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My husband and I bought our house exactly two years ago. We loved it because it was almost a completely flipped house and there was very little that we needed to do. This was great for our first home. We loved the kitchen, although it is not exactly what I would choose if I did it myself. There were some changes that we wanted to make in order to best meet our needs and wants. So, two weeks before our wedding (July 18th), we decided that this was the perfect time to do that. Hahaha it was terrible, we actually did not completely finish until October! We wanted to change the tile since it did not go and was so old and add an island. We like to have friends over and the kitchen always seems to be the focal point of the gatherings. Once we decided on tile and how big of an island, we went to work. It took some time to get all the tile up since our kitchen is pretty large. Then the rest was done once we got back from our honeymoon.

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We decided on a butcher block counter top for our island because it was cost effective and we also loved the look of it. The tile is also a very neutral color and the size is larger than the 12×12, which we loved. The cows behind our stove belonged to my Grandma and I received them after she passed. I love looking at these everyday as little reminders of her and my Grandpa. The Covent Garden sign over the door was a random Home Goods find and we were so excited because that was our favorite area in London on our honeymoon. Having a designated coffee area has really cleared up our counters which has been really nice. The shelves on the wall were made from left over butcher block that we did not want to throw away. It was a great decision! We received a lot of help when making our island. A friend who is a carpenter and his brother who is an electrician were amazing and made it everything we envisioned! So here’s a little glimpse into our (semi)remodeled kitchen. I will be posted more of house soon!

vase, similar // book // stools // canisters // Keurig // cabinet


xoxo,

Sarah

Poncho Fever

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poncho // similar // jeans // shoes // bag // watch // sunnies // ring // bangle

This fall and winter, I have been literally living in ponchos. I own to or three styles in multiple colors, yes, my obsession is that bad. They just go with everything and for every occasion, almost. You can throw them on with denim or leather leggings for an edgier look. They are also my go to for those days that I feel like just being comfortable at work and not dressing too structured. This is a trend that a really hope sticks around next fall/winter.


xoxo,

Sarah

Statement Necklace

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sweater // jeans // shoes // necklace sold out, similar // handbag // sunnies // ring // bangle

I love a good statement accessory and this necklace is everything. I was kind of nervous when I ordered it because I never go for anything this large, but I fell in love immediately. I have been chomping at the bit to wear this and I have been waiting for the right outfit, this was it. There was just something about taking a pretty basic outfit and pairing it with this necklace that made me so excited. I can’t wait to wear this with some great t-shirt dresses when the weather warms up! How would you wear this amazing statement necklace?


xoxo,

Sarah

Sandra Dee

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jacket, sold out similar // tee // jeans // bag // heels // earrings, old similar // polish // sunnies // ring

Black & white are a tried and true team that I just can’t seem to quite. I love wearing it different ways to different occasions. For me, it allows me to be comfortable and confident in what I have on. I love bright colors, yet I just do not wear them, like ever. Nothing makes me feel better or more myself than a black pair of distressed denim, white tee, and leather jacket. It gives me that Sandra Dee feel like at the end of Grease wear she is completely transformed just by throwing on an all black outfit. It’s just that little boost that we all need time to time. What do y’all wear that makes you feel super confident!?


xoxo,

Sarah

Sweatshirt Dress

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dress // boots, sold out similar // bag // sunnies // nail polish // earrings // ring

T-shirt dresses are a staple in my closet and this season I have been wearing them all the time. It is so easy to transition them to the cold weather with boots and chic coats. I am a huge fan of making my pieces work for many seasons and this dress is one of them. I ordered it from Nordstrom a couple weeks ago and have been chomping at the bit to wear it. This dress is made from sweat shirt material, which made my heart so happy. So not only is it comfy, but it works for fall, winter, and spring. Also, it is easy to transition it from day to night with just a quick change of a few accessories. I can already tell that this dress is going to be on major repeat this season and next!


xoxo,

Sarah

Pops of Pink

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sweater // jeans // shoes // bag // bangle // bangle // earrings, old similar // sunnies, sold out similar

I am such a sucker for grey V-neck sweaters. I literally have a (large) section in my closet dedicated to them. So, when I came home with this one the other day, my husband just rolled his eyes. In my defense, it was on major sale at J. Crew, so I felt justified. For me, I love having items that I can just throw on and be comfortable in since most of my day is spent with first graders and doing a lot of moving. Since I keep most of my wardrobe pretty neutral, I love bringing in pops of color with my accessories. These are easily interchangeable which makes me happy since I change my mind all the time!  Tassel accessories are my current obsession. I feel like I either have tassel earrings on or a necklace. This is definitely one of my favorite trends right now!


xoxo,

Sarah