A place to stop and reflect on ways to shine.

A place to stop and reflect on ways to shine.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

another great stitch fix

I enjoyed another Stitch Fix shipment last week. This time I was sent jeans, three tops and a dress. First, can I just tell you how much I enjoy getting these style cards? They are so much fun and really do give you great looks.
Sadly, the jeans and the black and white top were too small. The chevron top was cute, but made me look huge. I really liked the purple top, but could only afford one item...striped dress for the win. This dress fits great, is super comfortable and I received many compliments wearing it! Score! I paired it with a jean jacket and wore it for dress down day last Friday, but could easily dress this up too. It's a super cute dress!
Have you tried Stitch Fix yet? What are you waiting for!?!

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Coffee talk

I am a little late to the party because we were at a soccer tournament today, but can we chat?
Alex's soccer season is keeping us very busy as usual.  But, I can't complain because I am one proud mama watching him play.
I love this little family of mine.  I couldn't feel more blessed.
My Stitch Fix was awesome this month. Can't wait for my next box. My parents are moving and while I am happy for them I am incredibly sad at the same time.
This week I am putting my best foot forward and getting back to my workouts. I wasn't able to do much after falling last week, but this week should be better!! What else? Still job searching and day dreaming....looking for ways to shine :)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

what I wore

Purple crush. I love that I got such a great deal on these wedges. I couldn't pass them up when I saw the color!
This flamingo sweater is still one of my most favorite Stitch Fix purchases. Love it!
Speaking of Stitch Fix, this dress in my latest box is so comfortable and I received many compliments when I wore it. Another great stitch fix purchase!
Hanging on the soccer field sideline. Rolled jean and striped sandles with my new favorite purse at my side.
A pretty colorful week!

Monday, April 28, 2014

best foot

Have you ever fallen while running? I have quite a few times. I am trying to figure out why. My husband thinks that I don't consistently pick my feet up. Yesterday I was moving really good down a slight incline and all of a sudden started falling through the air. It's funny too, every time this happens it's like slow motion. My phone went flying and I came down hard on my hands, elbow, and knees. Today I can barely bend my knees...it hurts :( My hands are scraped and my one elbow too even though I had a sweatshirt on. I hope it heals quickly! I had a pretty good week prior to that though. I even got a run in with my Mom 2 days after she did the Boston Marathon. And hope that this injury won't sideline me for long.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Stitch Fix

I took a couple of months off of Stitch Fix, but wanted to get back into it so I set up an April delivery. I am glad I did. I literally squealed with delight when I went home on my lunch break and saw my box. I received two tops, two dresses and a jacket.
The two tops sadly didn't fit the greatest so they went back. The lace top dress was just ok, and I needed to love it for the price so it went back. The jacket and the other dress I fell in love with! Sadly, I could only really afford one item this month so I kept the dress. I figure I will get more wear out of it then the jacket. I love the look and idea of jackets, but I am never really comfortable in them and with a big chest I don't really the need the extra bulk or boxy style.
All in all a wonderful box! I scheduled another for the second week of May and can't wait to see what they send me next!! If you'd like to try it out, please do so by following this link: Stitch Fix I would forever be grateful. And since we're chatting about Stitch Fix. I dubbed yesterday Flamingo Friday by wearing one of my all time favorites...the flamingo sweater! :)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

what I wore

Our temps keep fluctuating. One day I am bundled and the next feels almost summer like. On one of my bundled days I wore my star scarf from Stitch Fix. Have you tried Stitch Fix yet? I love it! The perfect spring green color.
Speaking of green...yesterday's outfit was spring green stripes and yellow wedges.
My wantable box came over the weekend and I received a Yummie Tummie tank as one of my items. I used to roll my eyes when I heard this brand, but I am now a believer. It instantly gave me better posture and sucked in all the right spots :) Wantable Intimates is my favorite subscription box.

Monday, April 21, 2014

best foot

Last week was a pretty great week. I am feeling awesome now that I am back in my exercise groove. I kept up with my plank/day challenge, ran several times, went to zumba and did some blogilates videos. I also added in some yoga from a yoga ap that I downloaded. It was a great week of exercise. And I have been eating better too. I have been trying to do no or low carb dinners as much as possible. This one was a favorite from the week. Chicken and shrimp fajita without the tortilla...yum!
And today...I track my Mom as she runs her 20th Boston Marathon. She is such an inspiration to me! It's amazing the amount of running she does and she is fast! :)
And tonight I will go to the gym for a treadmill and weights workout with my boys.
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