Red J.Crew Chateau Parka

You need this coat. It’s a classic and will last for forever! The quality is amazing and it’s so warm! They have a bunch of colors, but I saw the red and I was just in love with it. It’s my “Christmas” coat, but you obviously don’t only have to wear it at Christmas. I was seriously debating between the grey and the red, but I think I made a good choice. What color would you pick!?!

Also, J.Crew Factory carries last year’s style in a few colors for a way discounted price! So definitely check out that option here as well!
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Coat – J.Crew (Factory price here); Jeans – J Brand (similar here, on sale here); Booties – Dolce Vita; Handbag – Louis Vuitton (pre-owned versions here)

Photos: Emmy Lowe Photo

Hair: H2Blow Dry Bar

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Blogging Essentials Part 3 Giveaway

Yep…it snowed yesterday…again. So sad. But I’m hoping that I will be posting less and less winterish attire. Here’s hoping! IMG_2324IMG_2330IMG_2328IMG_2335IMG_2326

Sweater – B.P. Nordstrom; Jeans – J Brand; Boots – Hunter; Scarf – B.P. Nordstrom (similar here); Beanie – Anthropologie

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It’s time for the last installment of the Blogging Essentials Giveaway and today we are giving you all a chance to win a complete blog makeover by the talented Kalee Hulka of! What’s more essential to blogging than having a nice and unique space to blog at? Close to nothing. It’s pretty high up there on the list of essentials to blogging!
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Click here if you’re interested in checking out Kalee’s stellar portfolio! As always, remember to complete as many (or all) of the entries as possible to increase your chances of winning!


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Oversized Sweater from Ruby Bloom

I got this sweater at the grand opening of the Ruby Bloom Boutique in American Fork. I love it because it’s so unique and fun. I love the leather detail down the front, and it’s long and comfy! They have tons of cute items and luckily I live right down the street, so I can stop by whenever. Good news for those of you who don’t though…they have a website (click the link above) or you can follow their instagram (@rubybloomboutique) and they will ship the item to you!
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Sweater – Ruby Bloom Boutique; Jeans – J Brand; Boots – Frye (similar here); Bag – Rebecca Minkoff; Sunglasses – Ray-Ban; Necklaces – Stella & Dot, Ily Couture; Rings – Gorjana Set, Jewelmint.

Linked Up With: Monday Must Haves, Monday Bloom,

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My dad and I over Thanksgiving, while he was up visiting!

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Hello Gorgeous + a 5 Winner Graphic Tee Giveaway!

I love a great graphic tee, but I love to dress it up even more! I teamed up with Jalynn, from The Red Closet Diary, to bring you a Graphic Tee Giveaway from Old Navy! This cute and girly tee is perfect for dressing up with a statement necklace for a night out (like both of us ended up doing here), or throwing on with a pair of jeans for running errands in. I love the script and it turns a plain white tee into your morning affirmation 🙂 We could all use the reminder sometimes right?hellohello2

Here are the shirts up for grabs! There will be FIVE different winners! So make sure you get your entries in because you will have five chances to win this time!

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Tee – Old Navy; Blazer – Urban Outfitters; Jeans – J Brand; Boots – Ash; Bag – Marc by Marc Jacobs (similar here); Watch – Timex (similar here); Necklace – J.Crew Factory;

Linked Up With: Wednesday Style Connection, The Pleated Poppy,  My Girlish Whims, Trend Spin

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A Baseball Cap for Fall with Animal Print

I always love a hat, but this year I LOVE baseball hats. They’re so casual and cute, but this year the trend is to dress them up and I think it’s fantastic. This outfit is still pretty casual, but the top can be worn either way and adding heels makes it a little more fun. If I wanted to make it even more dressy I probably would have added a jeweled statement necklace, but I thought the printed arms drew enough attention to the top. I don’t like to go too overboard on my outfits unless the occasion calls for it.

And the winner of the Spiegel Trench Coat Giveaway is Roxanne Tomkinson!! Congrats! Please email Lily at to claim it!


Sweatshirt – Piper; Jeans – J Brand; Shoes – Shoe Dazzle; Hat – B.P. Nordstrom.

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Sequin Jacket and High Heels

I love to have a statement piece when I go out or dress up. This jacket is obviously that. I saw it at the store and my eyes were immediately drawn to it out of everything there. (And I got lucky because it was on sale! I love when that happens!!!) So I obviously had to get it because it jumped out to me so much. Maybe my shiny lizard jacket will jump out to someone else and I’ll get a date? Haha jk…but really. Ok I’m kidding. I find that most guys don’t notice that stuff anyway and I like to dress for myself or I’m not happy. Anyway, wether your statement piece is an out of control jacket, a jeweled necklace, or just a bright stand-out tee, you just have to find out what works best for you and what you are comfortable with.

Jacket – Mural; Blouse – J.Crew (more options here and here); Jeans – J Brand; Shoes – Steven by Steve Madden (similar here); Rings – Banana Republic, David Yurman

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Plaid and Sparkles

First order of business…The winner of the mini cross body 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target bag is: Jessica Maldonado! Please email me at so I can send it to you!

This outfit is probably something you will catch me in almost every day this fall. Booties, jeans, and a sweater. This is my comfort zone. I have been trying to branch out more and be “more fun” if you will, but I just love a good sweater. I always love a good tall boot, but this year and towards the end of last winter I just fell in love with short booties. I thought I couldn’t really wear them because I have short legs, but I got over that. I also like to mix a little bit of masculine (the plaid) with a little bit of feminine (the jeweled sweater), to create a blended look. I think it makes the outfit a little bit more interesting.

P.S. The fabulous sweater I’m wearing is from J.Crew and everything at J.Crew is 25% off through today with the code: SHOPNOW. (also, free shipping!)


Sweater – J.Crew; Shirt – Joe’s (old); Jeans – J Brand; Booties – Sam Edelman ; Handbag – 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target; Earrings – Target; Rings – BCBG, Gorjana for Jewelmint, Francesca’s Collections.

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Lace and a Leopard Scarf

Oh it was a windy one you guys…a storm was definitely brewing. I wanted to do pictures and it looked like the perfect day, but when we got outside you could see the clouds coming in. I guess I had the perfect outfit since I was quite bundled up. A scarf, boots, and a sweater…those are pretty much the staples for a fall wardrobe. So I did the pictures anyway because if you can’t wear this outfit on a day like this, then when would you wear it?

Sweater – J.Crew; Jeans – J Brand; Boots – Tory Burch; Bag – Harper c/o Francesca’s Collections; Scarf – B.P. Nordstrom; Watch – Michael Kors (similar here); Bracelet – Stella & Dot; Rings – Francesca’s Collections, Madewell, Kris Nations.

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Floral Free People and Mesh Boots

I don’t think I will ever get over how gorgeous it is up at our cabin. I love it so much. Plus it gives me more reasons to wear all of my boots 🙂 Haha ok but really, I just love it. We go for a hike or a horse ride or both every day that we are up there. I wish I could be up there more. Utah is awesome. IMG_0823_2IMG_0827_2IMG_0822_2IMG_0824_2IMG_0825IMG_0826IMG_0828

Blouse – Free People; Jeans – J Brand; Booties – Target; Watch – Marc by Marc Jacobs; Bracelet – Gap; Necklace – Jewelmint; Rings – By Boe, Kris Nations, Jewelmint, Hammered Bands (Soel Boutique)

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Swingin’ Boots

My cousins and I basically grew up swinging on this tree swing up at our cabin in the summers. (Well, either that or down at the lake.) It’s only about a 30 second little hike up the hill from our cabin. I love all the aspen trees surrounding it. It’s one of my favorite places. I hope I get to push my kids on this swing one day. It just seems like its been around forever and I hope it always is.

Top – Free People; Jeans – J Brand; Boots – Lucky Brand (similar here); Watch – Marc by Marc Jacobs; Necklace – Michelle Chang for Jewelmint; Bracelet – J.Crew; Rings – Free People, Baublebar, By Boe.

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