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No matter how cliche it sounds, January is truly the ‘reset’ month. The holidays are over, if you’re anything like me you have eaten every casserole, candy, dessert, meal known to man and you are up to your nose in bubbly cocktails and heavy drinks. My mind was jumbled, my house was destroyed and my body was hating me. I honestly wasn’t even able to sit down and write a post because I felt so out of whack. I’m now three weeks dairy free, my house is cleaned (& almost finished with my revamp!!!) and the blog has a full makeover. I’ve never felt more refreshed (even when I thought I was refreshed a couple of weeks ago, I wasn’t!!) and back on my grind. 


I have lived in athleisure apparel and I plan on staying this way until later next week when Cupid Season shows up (aka Valentine’s Day). I have so many great date nights/outfits/DIY gifts and more planned for Valentine’s, coming real soon! Until then I wanted to share a few things I’m loving about January and a little bit about my newly redone site! New Year, New me, Right?! 🙂 


First things first, Chacos & Chanel got a make over! There are still a few more changes to come mainly photos but the layout will be the same! It’s responsive so it should be super easy to use no matter what device you’re on (if not PLEASE tell me so I can fix it!) .. here are a few of my favorite new features! 

Products I Love I add this tab for a little sneak peek of new posts to come! I am going to be reviewing some of my favorite products (–think make up, hair products, kitchen gadget, etc. etc.), how to use them and also linking all the best places to buy them. –But for now you can quick shop some of my all time faves! Not to mention the brand new beauty tab!! YouTube videos coming soon! EEK! 

Home Decor & DIY This will be your go to for home stylings and projects! I have so many up my sleeve, I cannottttt wait to show you! 


There’s a few other new things here and there but I think it will be fun for you to discover those yourself! 

Off the Shoulder Sweater *On Sale for $26!| Leather Leggings, Also On Sale Here for $15 | Louis Vuitton Tote | UGG Boots *On Sale | Prada Sunnies, Dupe Here | Tory Burch Hoop Earrings | Phone Case

If I do trade my leggings in for a ‘real outfit’, I am still reaching for something cozy. So I’m not doing much trading since these leather pants are still leggings but it does look much more pulled together! I posted a sneak of this sweater last night on Instagram and they are low in stock so hurry before it sells out! I will link a few other of my favorite off the shoulder sweaters just in case. 

Both of these pieces will transition into Spring so well because they are light! 

*From Left to Right: Hint of Cashmere Sweater // Baby Blue Sweater //  Waffle Knit Cream Sweater // Dusty Brown Sweater // Lights Will Shine Sweater *Would be so cute in the Spring with denim shorts //

If you see any glitches in my new site or have a request for an upcoming post, please let me know! I hope you have a great Friday eve ;). XO,


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Sequin Duffle Bag *On Sale

Sometimes I rock Mondays & deserve a huge gold stars, some days I need three naps, four cups of coffee and an extra large glass of wine by 5 o’clock. Yesterday was one of those days. It was cold and rainy, I had missed the puppy snuggles and Babe didn’t have work.. after spending most of the morning catching up on missed DVR, I did accomplish a grocery store run. I have so many cute Fall looks to share with you guys but a forecast of rain, rain and more rain has that on the back burner. Wah. Instead I decided to share my life currently. 

Currently coveting.. 

I am so happy cool weather is joining the party down here in Tennessee, if you’re lucky enough to live somewhere that actually allows appropriate ‘Fall’ outfits, I envy you. I am scoping out which coats I’m going to invest in this year. First I’m loving a very easy, drape-y, ‘wrap coat’. I want something that looks effortless yet chic. I found two steals under $60 + one that is a classic investment that lasts years. 

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Also on my wish list is a fun color coat. J.Crew’s coats are to blame for this one. I love their hot pinks and pale blues, plus the quality of their coats is second to none. I pulled three more colorful options for you as well (the first one is pink, suede & under $75!!). 

One. Two. Three.

Currently Pinning..

I spend a lot of free time, in between time & should-probably-be-sleeping-not-scrolling time on Pinterest (–come follow me!). I know it’s not even Halloween yet but I’m hosting both my family & RJ’s family at our house for Thanksgiving so I’m already pinning new recipes! On the menu so far.. mini desserts! I also am working on a few new DIY projects (these are a little more intense than my previous cardboard headboard and no sew pillows, these actually require a drill, yikes!) 


Currently Burning..

I am in love with Fall scents like warm vanilla cinnamon & pumpkin soufflĂ©. They both smell so sweet and warm. It reminds me of a mix of Grandma’s baking and heaven. I usually gravitate towards Bed, Bath & Beyond for my holiday candles but I love the adorable jars these candles come in. After you’re done burning them you can use them around your house! You can place a votive in them, turn them into a vase, hold jewelry or more.


Currently Saving..

Anthropologie

Favorite Picks: This Polka Dot Blazer would spice up your daily office wear or would look extra spicy with a black tank & leather skinnies on the weekend! These New Balances are on sale for under $30 and so cute to pair with a sweater dress or make you look more put together when running errands! I live in my NB tennies. These jeans are a little distressed & the perfect balance between boyfriend & fitted. 

ASOS

Up to 70% Off 

No code needed

& 25% off Fall Essentials – HERE

OH MY GOODNESS SO MANY GREAT THINGS! 

Favorite Picks: This top by itself has the most adorable back, mix it up by throwing on a fur vest.. so cute! These black flares are everything. You know I love pompoms & hats so when they come together like this, I die. These classic RayBan aviators are under $90 right now and my favorite & most worn sunnies!! I love this shape of RayBans too, also under $100! This red bell sleeve dress is absolutely stunning, would be perfect for holiday parties or paired with a fur vest! 

Top Shop

50% Off 

No code needed

Favorite Picks: This off the shoulder top would be so cute year round. Now that it’s Fall you could pair it with flares + a long vest & at only $10 it’s such a steal! Forget the rules, I LOVE WHITE AFTER LABOR DAY.. these white slacks would be adorable & chic in the office + you could pair them with a cropped sweater for a night out. 

Missguided

Up to 50% off

No code needed

Favorite Picks: I love this sleeveless trench, wear it over a sweater and pants or tie it closed and rock it as a chic, unexpected dress. Everyone needs a black clutch for the holidays, this faux croc skin one is so adorable and under $20! 

Steve Madden

Up to 40% off

No code needed

Favorite Picks: These are the perfect mix of mini cowgirl and chic bootie. I love the little bit of fringe on these. I’m obsessed with these ballet flats, if you need a basic pair these are great quality at a low price but if you already have the basics I LOVE the hot pink pair & leopard pair. These black booties are great for any occasion, they have a heel but it’s a thick one so they would be easy to walk in! 


Old Navy

30% off everything: Use code ‘FRESH, ‘40% off Outerwear: No code needed, 50% off Flannels: No code needed

Favorite Picks: This leopard sweater has just a little touch of leopard, so it’s chic and subtle and not in your face. I love these puffer vests, at only $26 the only hard part is deciding which color to get! The boyfriend flannel dress (go up one-two sizes for a dress) is currently half off! I swear this will be your favorite flannel all year –see how I styled mine here

Loft

Extra 50% off Sale Items 

No code needed

Favorite Picks: This chambray shirt. Everyone should have a nice chambray shirt and this one is adorable! This Olive Dress is perfect for work or play! Olive is my jam this season. Also please give me all the sweaters from the sale! SO CUTE

J.Crew

30% off Everything + 40% off Sale Items 

Use code ‘SALETREAT’

Favorite Picks: I love this embellished sweater, it could be so easily dressed up or down! This cable knit turtleneck is a closet staple and comes in so many gorgeous colors. 

Forever 21

Buy One Get One! + Free shipping & so many great markdowns! 

Use code ‘BOGO’

Favorite Picks: This jumpsuit is so cute and perfect for any weather. Wear now, layer later! This embroidered poncho would look adorable with flair jeans or a skinnies + boots combo. 

Banana Republic

40% off Sweaters & Extra 40% off sale items

Use code ‘BRSALE’

Favorite Picks: This stripe tee is cute and cozy. Would pair perfectly with skinny jeans and flats (on sale for $6!!). I love slip on tennies for Fall, these come in 4 prints & are under $50! 

Ann Taylor

60% off Fall Musts + 50% off All Tops

Use code ‘FALL50’

Favorite Picks: This faux leather pencil skirt is everything, perfect for work or play and comes in two amazing Fall colors! Someone on my survey asked for black booties that weren’t biker-esque & THESE are them! I LOVE them, might have to purchase a pair for myself!! (If you are looking for black boots and don’t like those email me and I can help you find the perfect pair! RileyBrahm@iCloud.com) I’m also obsessing over this set of stacked rings. HELLO FALL is right, thanks Ann! 

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I love my Retro Prada Sunnies, they are such a bold statement but come with a bold price tag. I found an identical dupe for them HERE. 

This crossbody is identical to the Rebecca Minkoff crossbody bags but under $23. 

This purse is almost identical to a Chanel bag but under $25 dollars and this bucket bag is currently in my shopping cart! 

If you’ve been looking for a mini Celine but with a mini price tag, look no further this one is identical! 

XO,



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