Thursday, January 30, 2014

20X 22-27

Wow! Here we are at the end of a great 20X30 challenge for the month of January.
Thank you all for your comments, and a special thank you to Caitlin for hosting the linkup!
Also, a shout out to Alex for asking me to guest post on her blog this month.
 
If you missed any posts in this series:
The pieces
 
I decided to stop at 27 because I included a lot of variations to most of the outfits so that more than makes 30. I'm busy. Oh well!
 
 
20X22

 Blazer: H&M
Top: Joe Fresh (gifted)
Jeans Banana Republic
Boots: Hush Puppies via Macy's
Scarf: Forever 21
Bracelet: Nordstrom

 
 20X23
Top: Old Navy
Skirt: Loft
Shoes: Loft
Necklace: The Limited
 
20X24
 
 Sweater: Paris Boutique
White T: Gap
Jeans Banana Republic
Shoes: Target
Necklace: The Limited
 
 
20X25
Sweater: Cabi
Pants: Lauren Conrad via Kohl's
Shoes: Banana Republic
Necklace: Forever 21 

 
20X26
 
 Shirt: Joe Fresh
Skirt: Loft
Necklace: The Limited
Shoes: Loft
 
 

 20X27
 
Blazer: H&M
White T: Gap
Jeans: Banana Republic
Boots: Born
Scarf: Loft 
 
 

I had a ton of fun with this challenge. I can't believe it's over!

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

January Shopping List

I've started a new monthly series for 2014. I'm tracking all my "selfish" spending for the year with the hope that it keeps me more accountable. I was finalizing our budget for 2013 and was embarrassed at how much I spent, so I won't say. I will say that I commit to spend only a fraction of that horrible number this year. To start off with a bang, I gave myself $20 for January. What?!!! "That's nothing!" you say?? Well, that 's what I thought too, but I was able to stretch the heck out of that $20! 

Here's what I got...


 
 



Crossroads Trading Co. (Resale shop)
1. Gap Red Plaid Shirt- $7.50
2. Banana Republic Orange Shirt- $4.75
3. Loft Dark Green Cardigan- $10.50
Crossroads Total- $24.91- paid in full by gift card!

Goodwill
4. Black Floral Top- $5
5. Orange Gap Dress- $8 (This is a sewing project. It will fit when I'm done)
Goodwill Total: $13

Old Navy
6. White Teardrop Necklace- $9.95
7. Black Plaid Scarf -Price $6.49
8. Silver Statement Necklace- $9.95
9. Rose Gold Hanging Studs- $5.95
Stuff for Katelyn- $3.99
Total- $36.33
Old Navy Cash- ($10)
Gap Reward- ($20)
Old Navy Total- $6.33

Month Total- $19.33

Yes! A tight budget with room for fun can work if you play it smart. Do you have any tips shopping tips to add?

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Friday, January 24, 2014

20X 15-21

Hey hey hey! Week 3 of the 20X30 challenge has arrived.
Just in case you missed them:
Week 1 part 1
Week 1 part 2
Week 2
 
 
20X15

 
Top: Joe Fresh (similar)
Jeans :Banana Republic (same)
Shoes: Forever 21 (similar)
Necklace: Wet Seal (similar)


20X16
 
Dress: Madewell (same)
Oxford: Banana Republic (same)
Pants: Laruen Conrad (similar)
Boots: Born (same)
 
 
20X17

 
Blazer: H&M (similar)
Sweater: Banana Republic (similar)
Pants: Lauren Conrad via Kohl's (similar)
Boots: Hush Puppies (similar)
Necklace: Claire's (similar)
 
 
20X18


Skirt: Swapped (similar)
White T: Gap (same)
Boots: Hush Puppies (same)
Scarf: Forever 21 (similar)

 

20X19

Sweater: Target (same in pink)
White T: Gap (same)
Jeans Banana Republic (same)
Shoes: Forever 21 (similar)
Bracelet: Forever 21 (similar)
 
 
20X20

 
Oxford: Banana Republic (same)
Pants: Lauren Conrad via Kohl's (similar)
Boots: (similar)
Necklace: Swapped (similar)
 

20X21
This look is one in my classic momiform.

Sweater: Gap (same in grey)
White Oxford: Banana Republic (same)
Jeans: Banana Republic (same)
Shoes: Marshalls (similar for $$$$, similar
Earrings: Target (similar)
Bracelet: Nordstrom (similar)
 
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Are you keeping up with the challenge for January?
 
I'm linking up with Stylin in St. Louis today.

Friday, January 17, 2014

20X 8-14

Hooray for week two of the 20X30 challenge! In case you missed what I'm doing,
here is the challenge and the 20 pieces.
Week 1 part 1
Week 1 part 2
 
 
Are you participating too? Comment below and leave your blog post link. I'd love to see what you have come up with.
 
 
 20X8


 Blazer: H&M (similar)
Shirt: Old Navy (similar)
Skirt: swapped (similar)
Boots: Hush Puppies (same in black)
Necklace: Forever 21 (similar)
 
Go reversible skirt!
 
 
20X9
  Chunky Sweater: Cabi (Swapped)- (similar)
Yellow Sweater: Banana Republic (similar)
Jeans: Banana Republic (similar)
Shoes: Target (similar)
Scarf: Gap (similar
 
 
 20X10

Yellow Sweater: Banana Republic (similar)
Skirt: Loft (similar)
Shoes: Naturalizer (similar)
Necklace: Kohl's (similar)
 
 
20X11

Sweater: Banana Republic (similar)
Blazer: H&M (similar)
Jeans: Banana Republic (similar)
Boots: Born (same)
Necklace: Hawaii (similar)
 
 
20X12 
Oxford: Banana Republic (same)
Sweater: Cabi (similar)
Red Jeans: Lauren Conrad (similar)
Boots: Born (same)
Necklace: Forever 21 (similar)
 
 
20X13

Dress: Gap (similar in maternity)
Shoes: Banana Republic (same in black)
Necklace: Wet Seal (similar)
 
 
20X14 

 Oxford: Banana Republic (same)
Sweater: Gap (similar)
Skirt: Loft (similar)
Shoes: Banana Republic (same in black)
 
 
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