Friday, December 20, 2013


 Some things just make you smile, this skirt does that for me :)

blouse - urban outfitters / skirt - pure vida vintage (others I like here, here & here) / earrings - kate spade / sunnies - forever 21

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Old Faithfuls

There are a few things in my closet that I am obsessed with & have featured way to many times on the blog but it goes to show you how much I really do love them. Today I am pretty much wearing all of those things at once!

  • Boots - by BCBG & I have reached that point were I either need to send them to a cobbler or break down & find a replacement pair. (I'm leaning toward a replacement pair, I really like these by Frye)
  • Jacket - the Debi Drapped Front Jacket got it from Jaleh in September & I practically sleep in it
  • Scarf - paid a whopping $8 for it 3 years ago at Forever 21 (similar one here) & I wear it atleast 3 days a week. I am convinced it goes with everything (even when it doesn't!)
  • Leggings - these guys are from Lululemon & are actually exercise tights but I pretty much wear them any day I am not working. Doing laundry & unloading the dishwasher counts as exercise right??
These are my go-to, brainless, old faithful pieces in my wardrobe. We all have them, what are yours?

p.s. - I finally figured out how to tie my scarf like a bow!! Check out this pinterest post for step-by-step instructions.


Wednesday, December 18, 2013

7 Days Until Christmas!

$40 & Under Gift Guide
This time next week it will be Christmas! Last chance to order your presents on line!! Here are a few of my last minute favorites...

travel book - nordstrom
nail polish - essie 
necklace - light in the box
earrings - loren hope
phone case - asos
jewelry box - target
body wash - burt's bees

Merry Christmas!!

Monday, December 16, 2013


top - Jaleh / jeans - Free people

I am so excited to announce today the winner of the Jaleh $75 Gift Card Giveaway!! In honor of the announcement I am wearing their signature peplum top. If your the winner you should consider buying this beautiful baby. Without further ado, the winner is...
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CONGRATS on winning! E-mail me at to claim your prize!

Thank you to everyone who entered!

Thursday, December 12, 2013

$40 & Under Gift Guide

$40 & Under Gift Guide

13 Days & Counting!! Here are a few of my favorite gift ideas for any last minute shoppers. I would be thrilled to find any of these under my tree & they are all under $40!

polka dot notebook - sugar paper
alarm clock - light in the box
flannel scarf - nordstrom 
tech friendly gloves - target
glitter coasters - kate spade
perfume roller balls - marc jacobs 
nail polish - essie

Hurry Christmas & get here soon! It truly is the best time of the year.
For more gift ideas check out my Gift Guide Pinterest page! Happy Shopping.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Holiday Styling: Holiday Party

I have been teaming up with Jaleh to provide some helpful holiday styling tips and we have saved the best for last...It is party time! The time to slip on a fancy little number to impress those co-workers & family members in. This is the dress I would pick (the Camila Baby Doll Dress). It is a holiday twist on the closet staple, the little black dress (LBD). It has the same versatility of a regular LBD but this kicks it up a notch to holiday worthy status with polka dots & a nice touch of gold sparkle.

If your opting for a LBD to wear & it is short do what I did & pair it with opaque tights. You want to be the talk of the party because you look fabulous, not scandalous! So make sure you keep it appropriate, especially if it is a work party.

With a LBD like this the sky is the limits on accessorizing. Since you are working with a neutral color you can pair it with any color heels or jewelry. For accessories I wanted to keep it simple & just paired it with black boots & simple gold jewelry. I did top it off with a big bow belt though to add a bit of Scuttle flavor ;)

Not a dress fan? Another great option is this gorgeous top paired with skinny dark denim & a killer pair of heels.

dress - jaleh / bag - kate spade / boots - steve madden (old) / bracelet - kate spade / sunglasses - forever 21 / belt - forever 21 (old)

Love this dress?? How about winning a $75 gift card to so you buy one for yourself! Enter below for a chance to win a $75 gift card to Jaleh!
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For more holiday styling inspiration make sure to check out my post about holiday shopping & girls cookie swap.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013


Its usually the little things in life that put a spring in our step. The little pops of fun that add a bit of pizzazz to the every day tasks we take on. They keep things extraordinary instead of just being ordinary.  Don't over look the little details, life wouldn't be nearly as fun without them.
ring - nordstrom rack / earrings - kate spade / glitter coaster - kate spade / candle - tj maxx / nail polish - esse / journal - kate spade / card - target

It's in the details where personality & style trickle out into every area of your life.  

Friday, December 6, 2013

Gift Guide: Gifts Under $40

19 days and counting! If you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday, don't fret there is still great gifts to be had! Here are a few of my favorites that I have found for under $40. The beauty of these guys is that you can order them from the comfort of your bed or your squishy desk chair at work and will never have to step foot in a jam packed mall or wait in a single line listening to Mariah Carey Christmas music. Consider this my gift to you :)

$40 & Under Gift Guide
Cat Mask - Kate Spade 
Nail Polish Cube - E.L.F.
Phone Case - Jordan Carlyle 
Tumbler - Target 
The Little Dictionary of Fashion - Books with Style 
Face Mask - Walgreens 
Lip Gloss - MAC
Baby Lips Chapstick - Maybelline
Glitter Bow Belt - Dorothy Perkins
Coffee Tumbler - Kate Spade 

For more gift ideas check out my Gift Guide Pinterest page! Happy Shopping.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Holiday Styling: Girls Cookie Swap

The holidays are always jam packed with the one thing we all love... Parties!! You have fancy parties that require you to pull out your LBD as well as your casual parties that are all about looking cute but not going over-board. Lets talk about a casual holiday party today, for example a girls cookie swap party!

It's a fun afternoon/evening with the girls where lots of eating will be done but that is no excuse to rock up in your sweat pants & favorite santa sweatshirt! Stay casual but keep it fun, your with the girls & they appreciate a pop of color & a flash of print just as much as you do!

What I would wear:
1 - A nice blouse & sweater/blazer combo. I am wearing the Sophia Keyhole Blouse & the fabulous Vera Blazer!
2 - Cute leggings (they have a elastic waist which will be very helpful while you gorge on holiday treats!) I am a huge fan of the legging warmer leggings.
3 - Cute heels! Here is your prime opportunity to add some pizzazz, whether it be a pop of color or a great pattern. Its a holiday party, fun shoes are a requirement! I am a huge fan of a great leopard print heel.

Easy as 1,2,3! You are all set for a fun party with the girls! For tips on how to dress for holiday shopping check out my post here where I share a few pointers.

Love all the clothes you have seen today? Well your in luck!! One lucky Scuttle winner is going to win a $75 gift card to spend on anything Jaleh clothing!! Entering to win is easy, just do one or more of the options below:

Monday, December 2, 2013

Audrey Kind of Day

Some days you just want to dress up and feel like Audrey!

coat - Kate Spade / dress - Kate Spade / tights - Urban Outfitters  shoes - Kate Spade / purse - Kate Spade / sunglasses - borrowed from Kate

This post was apart of the Trend Spin Link-Up!