GINGHAM PEPLUM TOP

GINGHAM PEPLUM TOP

GINGHAM PEPLUM TOP

GINGHAM PEPLUM TOP

GINGHAM PEPLUM TOP

GINGHAM PEPLUM TOP

GINGHAM PEPLUM TOP

I seriously wish I had more tops like this gingham peplum top! I love light and flowy tops and I especially love the the peplum shape this one has! Usually peplum looks a little dressy (in my opinion), but I love the casual relaxed look this one has. You know I can’t say no to gingham! I get a lot of comments on my bag and so many people think it’s a Chloe ‘Drew’ bag buttt, it’s not! It’s such a great dupe for a great price! It’s all leather, made really well, and they have a ton of colors!

How was everyone’s 4th of July?? The 4th is one of our faves! Porter did great during the fireworks show this year so that was a nice change from last year(woo-hoo)!

We are getting new kitchen counter tops installed at the end of this month so I’m painting our cabinets… such a pain! Thankfully the lady at Jerry’s (local home improvement store) knew what she was doing and gave me really good products to work with! I’ll keep you posted on how bad I screw it up!

It’s almost Friday!!  Hope everyone has a safe and fun weekend!

TOP: Old Navy, similar here (under $25) and here | PANTS: Old Navy | SHOES: Target, similar here and here | BAG: Cattura | SUNGLASSES: Nordstrom | NECKLACE: Baublebar | RINGS: Lucie’s Locket

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SPRING HIGH WAIST SKIRT

Shabby Apple Skirt

Shabby Apple Skirt

Shabby Apple Skirt

Shabby Apple Skirt

Shabby Apple Skirt

Shabby Apple Skirt

Shabby Apple Skirt

How adorable is this Shabby Apple gingham skirt?! Gingham is one of my favorite prints pretty much year round. I knew when I saw this beauty it would be the perfect spring skirt! Pairing a high waist with a crop top has been a big trend for awhile now, and this skirt makes it easy to accomplish that look! Shabby Apple’s quality of clothes always amazing me. I knew it would fit me perfectly showing off the smallest part of my waist. If you are reluctant (I know I was) to try the high waist/crop top look, a skirt like this is a great first shot. The flowy design of the skirt hides everything below the waist as opposed to trying it with shorts or pants which can be a hit or miss.

We took Porter to a big park in Eugene and had so much fun! He’s obsessed with the swing set (like his mommy was) and loves running! He’s been going to a friends house once a week to play for a few hours with other kids. We’ve really been trying to socialize him more with other kids his age anywhere we can since we don’t know too many people with younger children his age.

My birthday is today and I get FOUR kid free hours to go shopping!!! Anyone with kids knows exactly how excited I am!

Let me know if you have any questions about pairing crop tops with high waist anything or if you have any questions about Shabby Apple’s sizing!  I would love to help!

SKIRT: Shabby Apple | TOP: Charlotte Russe, similar here and here | SHOES: Target, also here | BAG: Amazon | WATCH: Michael Kors | BRACELET: Alex & Ani

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SPRING TREND: GINGHAM

 

navy gingham with white pants

navy gingham with white pants

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navy gingham with white pants

navy gingham with white pants

navy gingham with white pants

navy gingham with white pants

navy gingham with white pants

This just might be my new favorite outfit! I’ve always loved gingham. Growing up I had multiple sets of Ralph Lauren gingham sheets and they were wonderful! I love navy gingham with white pants, especially paired with cognac accessories.

I feel like I accomplished so much this weekend! Saturday I went to several yard sales and got some great stuff! That evening John took me on a date night to sushi! We tried a different place this time and it was so good. Then we went to frozen yogurt which has been my weakness lately! I want it all the time! Sunday we spent all day cleaning and painting. I painted a couple of lamps that I bought on Saturday and John worked on getting our bedroom painting done. We have been trying to get it finished for a couple of months now, we have just been so busy!

What did you guys do this weekend?!

SHIRT: Target | PANTS: Old Navy | WEDGES: Dolce Vita, similar | BAG: Steve Madden, similar | BELT: Gap, similar and on sale! | WATCH: Michael Kors

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