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Surprise Sunshine

For the first weekend of December, Michigan weather was surprisingly warm and mild so naturally I took advantage of this. I started the day off wearing this maxi skirt with a tee and blazer to run errands and eat lunch at one of my favorite Kalamazoo establishments, Food Dance. By night, I changed into jeans and enjoyed dinner and drinks with Jack and his friends.
DSC_9570[maxi skirt from American Apparel, tee from Club Monaco, blazer c/o Bebe, Rayban aviators c/o Shades Daddy, boots c/o Aldo, bag by DVF, ring c/o Catbird]
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With my work’s annual dinner coming up tomorrow, I spent some time styling possible outfits and this one came out on top. I’ve been obsessive with planning every detail of this event, but I worry about all the things I can’t control. For whatever reason, having my outfit determined for this event has given me some relief. I can hear my mom telling me to stop worrying about things I can’t control, but my control freak nature doesn’t allow me to do that so easily!
Back to the real issues…Any suggestions on accessories? This is what I initially liked, but I’m considering a black heel and different jewelry.
[peplum dress c/o Chi Chi, leather blazer c/o Bebe, bag by Marc Jacobs, heels c/o Nine West (last year), watch from Fossil, Joan of Arc necklace c/o JewelMint]

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Washington St.

I slept in last Friday and missed most of the Black Friday deals, but by 5, I headed out to the Detroit area and did some shopping with Jack wearing the new scarf he got me and denim on denim. Anyone else start their holiday shopping yet? I ended up doing a majority of my shopping online on Thanksgiving between cooking and I’m already halfway done!
[chambray top from Forever 21, BB Dakota coat c/o Burlington Coat Factory, jeans c/o J Brand, boots c/o Donald Pliner, bag by DVF, glasses by Warby Parker, scarf from J Crew]
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JewelMint Jewelry Giveaway!

I’ve got a fun giveaway to kick off the holiday season thanks to JewelMintTo enter to win three pieces of jewelry, visit JewelMint and select your favorite jewelry and comment with which one is your favorite. You can see a couple of my picks below. For a second entry, share the giveaway on Facebook or Twitter and leave a second comment indicating which social media platform you shared on. The giveaway ends December 8 at 9 p.m. EST. Good luck!
*JewelMint is offering 2 pieces of jewelry for the price of one, just $29.99 right now, in case you can’t wait to shop!

Take a Step

Last weekend I dealt with chronic crabbiness and boredom. I felt terrible with a migraine and poor Jack was sick with a cold, so we napped almost all weekend long with spurts of TV watching.
Jack was feeling better by Sunday and I pulled myself together for lunch at Five Guys, to grab coffee and fresh air. We also made a trip to the grocery store to do our Thanksgiving dinner shopping. For all these exciting festivities, I grabbed a pair of lavender jeans, chambray top and one of my many faux fur vests, a fall and winter staple of mine.
[chambray top c/o Baukjen, faux fur vest from Marshall’s, pants c/o J Brand, boots c/o Aldo, bag by Rebecca Minkoff, Rayban aviators c/o Shades Daddy, necklace and ring c/o JewelMint, skull ring by BCBG, watch by Fossil]
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