Wednesday, April 22, 2015

"I Love You to Love Me"

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Not exactly sure why, I'm guessing the heart print, but I always get that Cheap Trick song (I want you to want me) in my head when I wear this blouse. I dare you not to sing it all day long now! ;) 

Fat dutch braids wrapped into a bun in the back, light wash denim, and beautiful Rocksbox jewelry finished this super casual everyday look. I was at the school most of he morning and afternoon this day then took the kids to meet the hubby for dinner and a movie. Jeans and a cute blouse are perfect everyday spring wear, no?
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Top: Express (similar) // Jeans: c/o Silver Jeans // Boots: Dolce Vita // Bag: c/o Sole Society // Necklace: Rocksbox (use code sadbblogxoxo for first 30 days FREE!) // Sunglasses: Prada // XO Earrings: T+J Designs 

What is your go-to outfit for this early Spring weather? 
I'm so happy I don't have to wear a jacket everyday anymore. Plus, I've even busted out shorts twice so far! Let's chat Spring fashion below in the comments section! 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Blue Jean Baby

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Over the weekend we celebrated Lake House Lyn's b-day by surprising her with a family photo shoot followed by a lunch out. Since there were 8 of us, we decided to go with the colors blue, khaki, and white and no be too matchy matchy. 

In the end, my son wore khaki shorts with a navy sweater, my husband wore khaki pants with a navy polo, and my daughter was in a white dress with navy and pink stripes. 
To pair off of them, I went with this navy maxi dress. It tied in the stripes on my daughters dress with my striped bottom and the color block shoes. To finish my look off I added a jean jacket and Rocksbox jewelry.

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Jacket: Pepe Jeans London // Dress: Forever 21 // Bag: Sole Society // Shoes: JustFab // Necklace, Bracelet, & Earrings: Rocksbox (get your 1st month FREE using code sadbblogxoxo) // Sunglasses: Rayban // Watch: Fossil 


What do you wear for family photo shoots? Are you gushing over blue this season as much as I am? I'm pretty sure more then 1/2 my outfit posts this year have included the color blue in them! Let's chat in my comments section! 


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Dreaming of Coachella

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Attending Coachella in California is on my bucket list. Music is a very big part of my life and I love going to music festivals with my husband.  
The idea of being outside with palm trees around you while you listen to amazing music, just seems like something I want to experience at least once in my life. Then as an added bonus when you look around everyone just so happens to dress like the current year is 1969! Oh yes, one day I will be there Coachella, one day. And my outfits are going to make me so happy! lol
Until then I'll enjoy Chicago's own Lollapalooza every couple of years when the line up is sick. But I digress. 

My Instagram feed is filling up with tons of photos from Coachella 2015 so I decided to show a look I would totally wear the second half of the day. (Yes, I'd have different night outfits!) 

This romper is the best! The floral detail, the wide sleeves, the tie back, I have to admit I'm totally obsessed! Throw on some boho gold jewelry, wool hat, fringe bag, bright lip, and a great wood wedge and I'm festival ready. 

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Romper: ASOS // Bag: Rachel Zoe // Shoes: Sole Society // Hat: Gap // Necklace & Watch: Urban Outfitters // Bracelet: What Would V Wear Shop // Sunglasses: Ray ban

Do you ever dream of attending a festival you've never been to? Have you ever been to Coachella? Let's chat below in the comments section! 

Monday, April 13, 2015

Dressing to Music: The Runaways "Cherry Bomb"



"Hello daddy, hello mom I'm your cherry bomb!" 
This song never gets old around my house..what can I say, I love me a epic girl band! While this song was playing I rocked around my room and this super casual but a bit rock outfit just came together. 

I love rolling up my tee shirt sleeves and what better tee shirt then a new one I got on Spring break in Nashville? LOVE Ryman auditorium and love this tee!

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Tee: Ryman Auditorium // Jeans: c/o Silver Jeans Co // Shoes: Dolce Vita (similar) // Bag: Rachel Zoe // Bracelet & Earrings: RocksBox (get 30 days FREE by using code sadbblogxoxo at checkout!) // Sunglasses: Prada // Watch: Urban Outfitters // Black Bracelet: Fitbit // Bracelet: Lokia // Rings: c/o Shop Lately 

Do you ever dress to music? Are you a fan of The Runaways?

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Remix: Peter Pilotto for Target Blouse

If you follow my blog, then you know I love me a great blouse. 
When this collection came out I headed to Target the morning of and scooped up 4 items from the very colorful collection. Out of the four pieces got that day, this blouse is my favorite. 

Here are three ways I have styled it during the past year:
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Do you have any items from the Peter Pilotto for Target collection?
Which one is your favorite pairing?

Monday, April 6, 2015

My Carrie Bradshaw Moment

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Last week I shared a post about shooting for the Spring issue for Lake & Country Magazine. During our group shoot, I wore all cream and felt very Carrie Bradshaw like in my tulle skirt! It seemed like the right thing to do to add nude heels, gold jewelry, and a head chain. I may have been channeling Carrie Bradshaw, but I'm still me! ;)

Thank you to Kaitlyn for taking these beautiful photos, I love how the Lily Pots flowers and vintage printed couch made the look pop. 

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Top: Express (similar) // Tulle skirt: Etsy (similar) (similar) // Shoes: c/o Just Fab // Head Chain: House of Gemmes // Necklace, Midi Ring, & Triangle Ring: c/o Shop Lately // Bracelet: Lokai // Watch: Fossil 


I love my new tulle skirt and I can't wait to style is again soon! 

Head over to the Sisters Marie Blog to see both my second look on Tuesday, and Kaitlyn's first look Thursday from the same photo shoot. I love all four of the outfits we styled and am very excited to share them with you!  

What do you think of this outfit? How would you style this tulle skirt next? Let's chat below in the comments section! 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Ladies Who Lunch: Lake & Country Magazine

I was among the four bloggers highlighted in the Spring issue of  Lake & Country magazine. For those of you who are not familiar, Lake & Country is a Wisconsin's only property and lifestyle magazine featuring homes, condos, vacant land and commercial opportunities available for sale in Walworth, Racine, Kenosha and Waukesha Counties.

We took part in two photo shoots, the first at the home of the beautiful (inside and out) Sophia complete with floral arrangements from Lily Pots. She had everything set up beautifully and cleared out her main room for us to take photos an videos in. 
Here are some shots from both the shoot and the behind the scenes fun. All photos below were taken by the very talented Anna of Anna Urban Photography
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I was joined by the very beautiful and talented LaurenElizabeth, and Kaitlyn for the article and we had so much fun together. The six page spread turned out awesome and I am so honored to have been included in it! 

There were talks of us getting the cover so we headed back up north for a second photo shoot. Although in the end they went another way, I really loved a few of the photos we took that day and wanted to share them with you! 
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The magazine is currently out and I can't wait to grab a few copies next time I'm at our lake house! 

What do you think of the photos? What's your favorite Spring outfit above?

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