Thursday, September 19, 2013

Preppy Country Club Gal celebrating Vivian being 8 Months Old!!

Before I get to today's post I wanted to Thank ALL of you who stopped by my blog today and showed lots of Love, Support, Likes, Compliments & Positive Feedback in regards to my Pencil Skirt & Graphic Tee Outfit. You know how to make a New Mom, Happy. I am not gonna lie, I did feel Awesome in that Outfit but you ladies made me feel like a Million Bucks. Thank you so much for linking up with my first ever link-up, doing co-hosting duties with Agnes. =) And, I just finished watching an episode of Project Runaway (My Favorite Show) where today they showed regular gals who were super fans getting make-overs and getting done, looking and feeling like a million bucks. That is EXACTLY how all of you made me feel - so sweet. Thanks Again. Who watches Project Runaway by the way? Who do you think is going to take home the whole thing? I am a huge fan of Kate, Dom & Helen - Girl Power!!

Moving on to today's Outfit. I am calling it Preppy Country Club Gal because Khaki Shorts (mine have Embroidery on them), Linen, Button-Downs and Argyle are definitely Preppy and Country Club-ish, not? I figured I should use up the Sunny Days and still wear Shorts when I can. As you can tell it was Warm enough & Pretty Sunny. You get an Outdoors Location today. =) This is so different from yesterday's Outfit. We cannot be Sexy and wear Chic Pencil Skirts every day. Both Outfits are still 100% me. They both have lots of Color & Detail. The Shorts have Hot Pink Flamingos embroided on them and the Shirt has a tiny flower embroided on the left side of the chest. And, as you have seen I have been wearing these Neon Pink, Jelly, Bow Sandals a lot this Summer, especially lately. They are comfy, cute, bright & girly. I think they were my favorite Shoes to wear this Summer along-side the Turquoise Peep-Toe Sandals like worn here. I will be showing you lots more Shorts this weekend and next week, with a Special Post on Monday. Stay Tuned.

3/4 Sleeve, Cotton, Chambray Shirt: The Limited (Vintage from 1999).
Khaki Cotton Shorts w/ Neon Pink, Embroided Flamingos: Old Navy (New).
Yellow, Lime Green, Orange & Turquoise, Argyle, Nylon Belt: American Eagle.
Stretchy, Silver Bracelts w/ tiny Different-Shaped, Pastel Beads: Avon.
Blush Pearl & Peach Crystal, Stretchy Beaded BraceletThe Limited.
Real Gold Chain Bracelet (right hand): Gifted.
Real Gold & Diamond Wedding Band & Engagement Ring (left hand): from My Husband.
Silver Ring w/ Circle, Green Opal Stone (right hand): A Local Jewelry Store (New & Gifted).
Bright Pink, Plastic, Jelly, Bow Sandals: DSW.

Also, today was Vivian's 8 Month Birthday.Thank you to everyone who wished me, for her. I cannot believe 8 months have gone since that early Saturday morning in January, when my Beautiful Baby Girl came to life. She has made me one Happy Woman and given me the title of MOM! I haven't done her monthly updates since she turned 6 months old. The reason I am super behind is because there have been too many photos to edit and they are taken with 3 different cameras (mine, my mom's & my brother's). Anyway, I am hoping to give you her 7-month post update on Saturday. In Honor of her Birthday I wanted to share 2 Beautiful Shots from her August Birthdate as well as her September Birthdate. Enjoy!!
Yes, she gets to wear a New Dress every month on her Birth-date with Cute Shoes & Headbands, of course. =)

P.S. I am linking this post with the following Babes. Enjoy the Weekend, Ladies!!
Lena B, Actually

Dressing Up a New Graphic Tee and My First Ever Link Up.

Hello All and Welcome to my first ever Link-up. Today, I am co-hosting with Agnes from Vodka Infused Lemonade, linking up with her Fun & Fashionable Thursday Link-Up "Tres Chic Fashion Thursday". In honor of my first ever linky, as well as to celebrate my Baby Girl's Birthday - she turns 8 months old today on September 19th - I dressed up a Beautiful Red Pencil Skirt yesterday. 

The Pencil Skirt is fitted and falls right on the knee. It is beautiful & it features tiny White Polka Dots & Bold White Buttons on the back. It definitely is for the Woman who isn't afraid to try Bold Styles & be Noticed. It has a Retro feel to it so I wore some Retro-inspired Mary Jane Shoes with it. On Tuesday I went shopping at Old Navy for the Baby & myself. I had been eyeing many Sweatshirts, Tees & Sweaters as mentioned in this post. While I didn't get everything obviously, I ended up getting several Sweaters, Sweatshirts & a couple of these Graphic Tees. This particular one I styled today with the Pencil Skirt was actually purchased for me from a friend of mine who works at Old Navy. The message on the Tee says "Making People Smile". She said the Tee was meant for me because I am a positive, good & sweet person who loves to genuinely help and care for people and make them smile. She couldn't have given me a better compliment. Plus, I happen to love the Tee. These Tees are currently selling for ten bucks at Old Navy. =) What do you think of this Outfit?

Charcoal Gray, 3/4-Sleeve, Crew-neck, Graphic Tee: Old Navy (New).
Red, Cotton-Stretchy Pencil Skirt w/ tiny White Polka Dots: Bebe.
Real Silver, Oval Hoops: Meijer's.
Burgundy, Red & Silver, Sparkly, Beaded, Stretchy Bracelets' Set: White House Black Market.
Black Quilted, Shiny Purse w/ Silver Chain Strap: White House Black Market.
Black, Leather, Square-Toe Mary Jane Pumps: JC Penney's.

With this Outfit I killed several birds with one stone. I have been seeing more and more Outfits on Pinterest and on different Blogs of Ladies styling their T-Shirts and Graphic Tees with Pencil Skirts. Though I didn't have a particular Pinterest Look in mind, I definitely thought of this trend when wearing this Outfit (yesterday, in real life), therefore I am linking up with Heather of "H & K Style Journey" for her "Pinned It & Did It Feature" because though this Outfit is 100% me, I definitely got inspired from Pinterest, too. This Outfit also features a Pencil Skirt, which is this week's item over at "Spotlight Weekly Link Up". Jacqueline and Elle challenged their readers to style Pencil Skirts this week. Last but not least another Fun Blonde, Bri from "Work Clothes I Suppose" challenged her readers to Dress Up Tees for her "Third Thursday Threads Link Up". So yeah, I am linking up with all the Fashionistas I mentioned above, as well as Tara (with Sharon), Sherry, Lauren, Meghan (with Bethany) and Bre.

Below is the Link Up. I am dying to see what everyone is wearing. Please follow my Blog via Bloglovin & Google Friend Connect and let's all support each-other. Thank you so much.

It’s that time of the week for my link up. Thank you to all 68 of you fabulous ladies who linked up last week!!!! We had a fabulous turn out, thank you :) As you know I have decided to add a co-host to my weekly link up. All you need to do is email me at Then I will send you the date that you will be co-hosting. The Wednesday before the link up I will send you the post in HTML format and all you have to do is post it and have it go live at Midnight PST Thursday morning until the following Sunday at Midnight PST. It’s that simple.

My fabulous co-host this week is Ada from Elegance & Mommyhood.

Ada from Elegance & Mommyhood
Here are my favourite looks from last week:

Alison from Get Your Pretty On

Alison from Get Your Pretty On

Ashley from Raspberry Glow

Ashley from Raspberry Glow

Rachel from La Mariposa

Rachel from La Mariposa


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