{sweater weather}

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It’s officially sweater weather in California!!!  I’ve put one on every day this week and loving every second of it!

I grabbed this cute pink leopard print cardi last week.  Remember when I tried on the dress that Instagram Story Polls said “NO”?  Ha.  Clearly, I can’t let it go.  Not yet!  Maybe tomorrow 🙂

Do you follow Target Does It Again on Instagram?  If not, you really should.  Unless you don’t like Target.  Or super cute stuff from Target.  And if you fall under either of those categories, then we can’t be friends.

The reason I tell you, FOLLOW Target Does It Again….

They always post pics of the New Arrivals.  Sometimes before they’ve even hit the internet.  Then you drop what you’re doing.  Hop in your car.  Drive straight to Target to find the super cute shit they posted.

That my friends is how I found this cardigan.

 

$29.99 by Mossimo Cardigan

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Not to mention, they always look so damn cute in everything they post.

It’s currently only available in-store (not online yet).  Target Davis had a shit ton of them.  I  haven’t been to the Woodland store yet, but chances are they’ve got them too.

 

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{weekend notes}

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Weekend notes a day late.  Only for my Mama!  Hope you all had a good one.  Between Napa + volunteering + cooking + wine-ing…it was a nice weekend!  I woke up Monday morning ready to conquer the week.  Don’t you love it when that happens?

 

Intentions for the week:

  • Stay sugar-free (ish)killed it during the week/failed on the weekend
  • Drink 75 oz. of water a day aka 3 Yeti cups + a little more
  • Organize my closet (it’s on here AGAIN, I know)
  • Work out 5-days this weekAnd I actually enjoyed it!!!
  • Send back returns
  • Hang shit on the walls (not shit, but art/decor) Almost done!
  • Challenge myself to not place ANY on-line orders (last week was redic) – FAILED miserably.  In my defense, J.Crew was having a good sale and I had Nordstom bucks burning a hole in my pocket. 
  • Change passwords/update names for wifi + make a cute sign
  • Make smoked paprika roasted chickpeasmade another batch for this week…so good!
  • Get blonde again
  • Chill out on the BRAVO channel – Can’t stop, won’t stop

 

I’m getting the hang of this crossing shit off!  Take a peek weeks Intentions {weekend notes}

 

And here are some highlights….

Martini night kicked my ass Saturday.  But, I’ll do it all over again when Alex calls and invites me over for ”A” drink next time.

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Especially when you’re 6:30 am alarm goes off to do a Kaia workout with Melika.  I didn’t die.  Almost though.

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I did wipe out the whole hour of exercising afterwards.  Believe it or not, I was an El Patio breakfast burrito virgin.  Until now!  I’ve been missing out…BIG time.

I also drank a soda the size of my face.  Probably haven’t had a soda since 2006.

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A quick trip to Napa!

Dinner at Boon Fly Cafe made my dreams of staying at the Carneros Resort even bigger.  The grounds are to die for.  The price tag….Not so much.

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#winenot

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The fried chicken, that they are known for….legit!

And then I found this cute swing

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If you follow me on Instagram Stories, then you are well aware of how I spent Sunday.

Meal preppin!

Pioneer Women Restaurant Salsa.  I always have a mason jar full of this in my fridge.  It’s my favorite, easiest, homemade salsa.  It goes on eggs + salads + chicken, you name it.

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Chicken Burrito Bowls

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Whipped Ricotta + Feta Dip

 

3-bean salad

(I’ll share this one later this week.  It’s a good one!)

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I even prepped everything for Monday nights dinner:

Steak Roll-Ups

Mocha Almond Fudge Ice Cream Pie

New York Times No-Knead Bread

 

 

Omega Nu sisters volunteer for the CASA event!

 

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After our Friday night meeting, I was so inspired by the CASA organization.  I thought I knew what they were all about.  I had no idea what an impact they really make on kids in our community.  And now I understand why guests at the event are also so supportive of the CASA organization.  The speeches.  Watching the paddles fly up in the air.  We lost count at $150,000 during the live auction.  Speechless!

Oh and Park Winters isn’t too shabby either…….

That pool though.  I’m thinking we need a pool day soon!

 

Take a peek at the menu.

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The food.  Equally amazing.  Look at the halibut ♥

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{#ootd sale}

Suppper sale!  Everything!  From the top, to the denim to the slides.  Each item is marked down.  I was originally going to share an egg recipe, but fuck that.  This is a little more important in my book!

The egg recipe will come next week for those of you that could give two shits about this outfit 🙂

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Ok, let’s talk #ootd

The Top!

Silk + Peplum + Red!

Have I mentioned that I’m on a major red kick at the moment?  I was cleaning my closet this week and pulled out 3 (new..oops) red tops.

I wore this top in Vegas last weekend with denim shorts.  I’ve tried it with white jeans + white short and loved it equally.

Today, I’m wearing it with my new denim because I love them so much I couldn’t wait to rip the tags off and slide them on.

Best part…..

Originally $78.  Marked down $39.99.  Use code: YAYSALE for an additional 50% off.

Making this top $19.99!

That’s a steal!

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{nordy’s shopping cart}

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Today is the day!  Early Access Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially started TODAY!  What’s in your shopping cart?

It’s always so stressful.  If you don’t pull the trigger ASAP, it will be SOLD OUT in a hot one.  Thank god I have the Nordstrom debit, so I am eligible for the early access now through July 20th.  July 21st if opens up to everyone and if it goes as it did last year….all the good shit was GONE!!  Nothing, Nada will be left.

It’s easy to get a case of the I want it all.  OR the, it’s on sale so I have to buy it.  I’m a pretty realistic shopper.  I look for the things that I will really wear.  The things that I would pay full price for.  The things that are good quality for a great price.  I don’t just buy shit because it’s on sale.  Well, maybe sometimes…..Ha!

I’m looking for closet staples and I hate to say it already…..

Back-to-school clothes.  Did you know that school starts in 39 days?  I googled it, trust me!

Anyway, I have carefully shopped the sale and have my shopping cart loaded up with goodies.

Wanna take a peak?

 

FOR ME:

 

I’ve been on the hunt for a great leather jacket.  My current leather is from Target and after 3 winters, it’s ready to be replaced.  This one is $64.90.  Great price, but I still wasn’t sure…until Lisa, my homegirl/blogger idol from Lunchpails & Lipstick rocked it in her Nordy’s sale post today!  Now I HAVE to have it.  Check it out here!  So cute, right?

Life Changer Moto Jacket BLANKNYC

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You’re looking at a huge Vince Camuto fan right here.  And these are so good.  $99.90!  All the LikeToKnowIt chicks are writing RAVE reviews about these booties.

Slim slits at the tulip-shaped topline elevate a chic bootie lofted by a tapered stacked heel.

Put them in your cart!!!

Francia Bootie VINCE CAMUTO

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Ahhhh!  I’ve had my eye on the Madewell high-top Vans, but these.  These are everything!  Although, I’ve been obsessing for a while and everyone I know thinks they are hideous.  Even better, if you ask me!!  Ha!

 

Sk8-Hi Slim Sneaker VANS

 

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Always wanted to try a pair of the TOPSHOP Jamie jeans.  At $45.90, I’m ready to commit!

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{pink pom-pom sweatshirt}

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This year, the color of spring is PINK!  Yes ladies, pink is officially chic.  Ha!!  When I think pink, the first thing that comes to mind is Barbie doll pink.  Nooo!  Not just any pink.  I’m talking dusty rose.  Pastel pink.  Pale pink.

 

This perfect pink seriously the easiest color to style.  It goes with anything and everything you already own.  Trust me!  Every online clothing site I shop has pink featured all over their website.  Black + Pink…yesss!  White + pink…always safe.  Denim + pink…forever.  How about green + pink?  I vote yes!  Pink + stripes.  Pink + Navy…I could go on and on……

 

Here are some of my pink picks….

Pink Bomber Jacket // Linen Lace V-neck Tank //  Strappy Ankle Tie Sandal // Pink Stripe Tie-Front Shirt // Spaghetti-Strap Bodysuit // Off the Shoulder Tee

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{4 spring closet staples}

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It’s not only Thursday, there is SUNSHINE people!

Hello Sunshine, please feel free to stay a while.

Guess what else?  I’m legit wearing sandals today.  Swear.  And short sleeves.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s a little chilly!  But, sometimes you just gotta say fuck it, right?!?!

In honor of this spring-like weather, I’m sharing 4 spring clothing staples that will be on repeat!  Casual + cute + comfy!

Here’s my  #ootd #wiw!

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#1 Kimono

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Xhilaration – Printed Maxi Kimono Jacket Petal Pink ($27.99) This NEW arrival hit Target last week….and so did I!  It’s a cross between a Kimono + a duster.  I kinda want to rock it as a swimsuit cover-up too.  Super versatile.  Size down…I bought the xs/s and it fits perfect.

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#2 Basic Tee

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