Outfits

Vintage Houndstooth Skirt

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHoundstooth Skirt similar here, here and here / Tee / Black Hoop Earrings / Pointed Toe Heels similar here

 This afternoon we had our final Thanksgiving dinner of the year – after one more massive food binge we are 100% ready for Christmas! Our tree is up and there are even some gifts already under there. Fingers crossed that Alastor does not like the gifts as much as he liked the bulbs. 🙂

If you have been following this blog for a bit, you should recognize the skirt from this thrift haul post. It has since been ironed and looks so much better. 🙂
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Recipe Roundup: Thanksgiving Edition

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATunic Top (wearing XS)/ Vera Wang Leggings / Pointed Toe Heels similar here / Stick Drop Earrings

I live for food holidays. Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas – my moms’ family prepares the same thing each holiday and it’s my favorite food ever. If I could eat the food we eat those three holidays every day, I’d be one happy girl! Here are some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Get ready to gobble ’til you wobble!

Swiss Corn Bake
Now, I have only made this once because in our family everyone has a designated dish to prepare and bring – mine is deviled eggs and a dessert and my moms’ is Swiss Corn Bake. I live for my little mamas’ corn bake. Swiss cheese, onions, corn and bread crumbs – what could possibly be tastier? This recipe is almost exactly my moms, except she uses 3/4 cup swiss cheese in the mixture and 3/4 cup swiss cheese in the breadcrumb topping – everything else is identical.
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Outfits

Green Plaid Scarf

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATunic Sweater similar here / Green Plaid Scarf / Levi’s 710 Super Skinny Jeans in Head West / Pointed Toe Heels similar here / Wallet (comes in 16 colors!)

Here’s another Thanksgiving outfit idea! What I love about this outfit is that it’s casual but dressy and comfy but put together. Perfect for stuffing (and hiding!) your belly on Thanksgiving!

This scarf is quickly becoming a favorite of mine. I love the double sided option and it’s so large and cozy, you’ll just want to wear it everywhere. It comes 12 colors and I already have plans to buy the series 1 red and the series 2 green for the upcoming holidays! And that wallet? If you are in need of a new one, it’s literally the best wallet I’ve ever owned. There’s so much space and everything stays so well organized, not to mention it’s pretty chic. 🙂
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Outfits

Pan Collar Dress + Mary Janes

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPan Collar Dress (available in 7 colors!) / Mary Jane Heels / Black Tights similar here

Full disclosure: WE HAVE BEEN SO BUSY. I don’t even know how it’s happened – I suppose it’s just that time of year when time creeps up on us and smacks us on the back of the head with a cast iron skillet. Funny story? Getting smacked with a cast iron skillet is a true story. Not mine, but a relatives’. Moving on.

The photos are a little weird this time around. We haven’t fully adjusted to the time change and we were hurrying to get out of the house before it got too dark. I was in a weird mood and it was windy. Top it off with the fact that my hair looked like Hermione year one and you’ve got yourself these lovely photos above. 🙂
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Outfits

Cowl Neck Sweater + Tote

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Cowl Neck Sweater similar here and here / Levi’s Super Skinny 710 Jeans in Head West / Pointed Toe Heels similar here / Colorblock Tote similar here

It’s beginning to feel like fall! After two weeks spent in the 80s, it has finally started to cool down around here. Sweater time!

The only downside is that the weather has changed so drastically in such a short time that I’ve been feeling pretty under the weather lately. It’s also been a super busy week getting ready for Ireland, prepping for Halloween and not to mention my weekend was super packed with my siblings spending the whole weekend with us, two birthday dinners and a third non-birthday dinner as well. Whew!
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Pumpkin Picking

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Bell Sleeve Top similar here (available in 13 colors!)/ Levis Super Skinny 710 in Head West / Wedge Booties in Whiskey / Beaded Earrings similar here

This past weekend we went to the pumpkin patch. It’s the same pumpkin patch I went to with my mom and dad when I was itty bitty and the same guy still drives the tractor that takes you into the field. It’s very nostalgic for me. We go every year, ride up to the field, take pictures, pick some pumpkins and buy some candy at the country store on the farm. It’s one of my favorite things to do in the fall.

I have been dying to wear this top since I got it a couple months ago, knowing full well I wouldn’t until fall arrived and this was the perfect occasion! Yes, I wore my boots into the pumpkin field and you know what? I did not wobble or trip or feel stupid once – they are really that comfortable. I’m just as shocked as you are. 🙂 And aren’t these earrings super cute for fall?! My dad bought them for me on a trip a couple years ago and I have never worn them! They remind me of indian corn, so fall was the perfect time to give them a go.
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Outfits

Thrift Scarf + Whiskey Booties

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Levi’s Super Skinny 710 in Head West / Tan Sweater similar here and here / Anorak Coat Wedge Booties in Whiskey / Green Scarf similar here and here

Although this past week has been spent hiding from the upper 80s, things are finally starting to cool down around here. No better outfit for breakfast out with my family than a sweater and scarf – even cold enough for a coat!

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll recognize the sweater I’m wearing from a recent thrift haul (see the post here). The scarf I picked up years ago at a thrift shop and it continues to be one of my favorite fall scarves ever. The coat is my FAVORITE; it is so comfy and versatile and I always get so many compliments on it. For reference, I’m wearing a size XS coat and still have plenty of room.
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