Chenille Butterscotch Sweater

FALL WEATHER HAS FINALLY ARRIVED IN RALEIGH!  Yes, that sentence certainly deserved all capital letters.  I have been (completely impatiently) waiting for the temperature to drop.  Fall is my favorite time of year so now I just am keeping my fingers crossed that winter remains at a distance for awhile so we can enjoy this amazing weather.

Admittedly, I have not been able to get fully ready every day recently.  Emerson has been experiencing reflux and let’s just say that she has been quite “spirited”.  That’s the adjective that I am using to describe her as opposed to something less positive…(visually insert teeth-gritting emoji here).  She will have a few decent days and then all of a sudden have a day or two when she cries in pain constantly and just wants to be held.  Needless to say, it makes any kind of routine impossible.  The tough part about it isn’t the lack or routine, it’s the feeling of helplessness.  We want so badly to take away her pain.  For now, we will ride it out and just pray that it subsides as she gets older.

Although I wasn’t ready until the early afternoon yesterday, I did manage to get out of the house with my hair and makeup done.  It was a bit of a gloomy day anyway so the need to spend a ton of time on my hair didn’t seem too necessary so I was able to throw some curls in and call it done.  The air was a bit crisp so I was thrilled to wear my new tunic length sweater.  This butterscotch color called out to me in the store as it seemed the perfect color for fall.  It reminds me of the season’s changing leaves.  The chenille material is incredible soft and cozy and I love the rounded hemline detail.  Although this sweater is meant to appear a little oversized, it doesn’t feel bulky at all.  I have larger chest so wearing sweaters can difficult because they just make me look top heavy.  That isn’t the case with this one in the slightest.  It is such a gorgeous piece for fall!

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What are your favorite colors to wear this fall?



Casual Wear

It’s Monday…urgh, not my favorite day of the week, but I had a great weekend with family and friends.  I absolutely love that I can make last minute plans now that I am in Charlotte.  Sunday, we had brunch with some friends then went to a birthday party, so I wanted to wear something comfortable for the party but also a little dressy for brunch.

Luckily, I had purchased this silk bell-sleeve top from J.Crew Factory several weeks ago and it was the perfect top to pair with jeans for a dressy casual look.  The top is available in 4 different colors and is under $50, but you can get an additional 35% off by using JUSTINTIME code through the end of the day.

Since I was going to a kid’s birthday party, I opted for flats and I am not exaggerating when I tell you that these leopard flats are THE MOST COMFORTABLE SHOES EVER.   They are right under $90, but they are totally worth it…trust me, you will love these shoes!

Well, I’m off to my day job, but I hope you all have a great week. Rudy and I are headed to Asheville on Wednesday…what are you up to this week?

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Perfect Turtleneck Sweater

Hey friends!  Hope you all had a fabulous weekend!  Here in Charlotte, the weather was perfect and I was actually able to wear a sweater on Sunday.  I’ve been anxiously waiting for the weather to cool down enough to wear this beautiful turtleneck sweater from StyleWe.  When I received this sweater in the mail, I was amazed at how soft and luxurious it felt.  I even said something to my husband about it and made him feel how soft it was…he thinks I’m crazy, as usual.

Come to find out, this sweater is made from a Cashmere blend, which explains the softness, but don’t worry – this piece will not break the bank.  It’s less than $100, which isn’t bad considering you could wear during Fall and Winter.  I wore a long tank under my sweater yesterday, but I can easily layer with a thicker, long-sleeve shirt and wear during Winter.

I was torn on how to style this for you guys, because you could really dress it up for a holiday party or keep it casual for a night out or even a family gathering.  I chose to pair my sweater with ripped jeans and over-the-knee boots. I personally, love this look.  You know when you put something on and you just feel like yourself?  Well, this outfit does it for me.  I don’t wear red often, but I know that this will be a go-to throughout the holiday season.

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Hope you all have a wonderful week!