Monday, May 26, 2014

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day, lovelies!  Did you have a good weekend?!  Mine was very productive.  I am happy to report Garage Sale Palooza went off without a hitch.  Thank you to everyone who came out and made it a success- it was so fun seeing some of you in person who I've only interacted with via social media.  We sold pretty much everything we had set out to sell.  In the spirit of the day, I wanted to take a moment and honor our veterans.  Thank you to all the brave souls who have served or are serving our country.  My favorite veteran is my grandpa JJ, who has now passed.  Here he is around the age of 18 serving in the Navy:

He was a crazy guy with a heart full of love.  After serving in the Navy, he became a golf pro and owned a golf course in Mauna Lani, Hawaii.  Some of my favorite memories growing up are of visiting him and hearing him tell all kinds of crazy stories.  If you or a loved one is serving or has served, my heart goes out to you.

 So after the garage sale, I told myself- "I'm going to be good and not even check out all of the Memorial Day sales."  Yet somehow I found myself in Anthropologie yesterday swooning over some fun summer pieces:

Here are a few of the outfits on.  I LOVED the fit and feel of the Matilde dress.  It's perfect for summers in Houston and I think I could actually wear it as a business casual option when paired with flats and a sweater/blazer over my shoulders.  I also loved the fit of the Veranda skirt, and HAD to try it on with a jean vest.  It felt so Fresh Prince of Bel Air:

{I apologize for my resting bitch face on the left}

Well, of course Anthro is not having a Memorial Day sale of any kind, so I only allowed myself to buy the embroidered tank.  However, I thought I'd share some of my Memorial Day sale picks from around the internet.  Some of these sales are too good, it's ridiculous.  I rounded up my favorite picks for your wardrobe, and then my favorite picks for your home:

Shop Wardrobe Picks:

Urban Outfitters Strappy Slip Dress Orig. $59, $47.20 today/Emma Rope Bib Orig. $28.50, $24.23 today/Derek Lam Crosby Dress Orig. $295, $179 today/Gigi NY Embossed Python Leather Clutch $105/Annie Ankle Strap Heels Orig. $375, $262.50 today/Vix Bikini Top $80/Vix Bikini Bottoms $80/Rebecca Minkoff Tote Orig. $265, $177.54 today

Urban OutfittersThe Get Out of Town Sale. Women can take an additional 25% off all dresses (this includes sale and full priced dresses). Men can take 25% off all shorts and tank tops (again includes sale and full prices).

Furbish Studio: Take an additional 15% off everything // code UMMERTIME

Intermix: Additional 40% off of sale products 

Gigi NYMemorial Day Weekend Trifecta, receive free shipping, free personalization +a gift w/purchase! 

Loeffler Randall: 30% off everything

Nordstrom: Half-Yearly sale for Women's & Kids (Spring markdowns on women's & kids apparel, shoes, accessories and more) 

Shop Home Decor Picks:

Serena & Lily Brass Ring Table Lamp Orig. $595, $476 today/Chevron Cocktail Napkins Orig. $24, $20 today/Snakeskin Tray Orig. $60, $51 today/"Color Block 1" painting by Sally King Benedict Orig. $275, $220 today/Tan Moroccan Puff Orig. $450, $360 today/Tortoise Bar Tray Orig. $32, $27.20 today

Serena & Lily20% off everything // CODE SUMMER20 

Furbish Studio: 15% off everything // CODE SUMMERTIME

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