Spring 2017 StitchFix

I got my second StitchFix fix yesterday and I thought it would be fun to share you with what was included, what I’ve decided to keep and what I am going to send back.

One of the things I like about StitchFix is that you can link a Pinterest board which your stylist can then use for inspiration when picking what she thinks you may like (in addition to your set preferences when creating your account).

You could definitely tell she checked out my board and was likely inspired by these picks.

So what did I get?

Overall, I really liked this fix and everything fit perfectly! (Does that EVER happen?)

Infinity scarf – This scarf is absolutely beautiful and while scarves are totally my accessory of choice, there’s plans to look through some of my grandma’s old scarves next time I’m home so it makes more sense to me to wait. Return.

(Sorry for the blurry pic..not sure what happened!)

Cardigan – I love this color. I was really hoping for a pretty spring cardigan that I could wear over a tank top or blouse and this was perfect. Keep.

Distressed Jeans – They made a note that these jeans run big so they sized me down and can I tell you, they were so comfortable and fit like a glove. I’m loving the distressed jean look so much but I’m afraid these are a bit too distressed for me. I was afraid I would stick my foot right through (and almost did when I tried them on), so I feel like they wouldn’t look cute for long and especially at $88, that just can’t be the case. Sad day. Return.

Blouse – I wasn’t sure about this blouse when I first pulled it out of the box. I was afraid I wouldn’t like the print once it was on but I actually really loved it. Keep.

Short Sleeve Top – The photo of me wearing it makes it look like an ordinary t-shirt but it’s actually a bit longer in the back and not your usual t-shirt material. It actually almost felt sweater-like and I loved how it fit but I need to wear long sleeves at work (it’s a total ice box) and it felt like it may be too heavy for summer time. Since I was on the fence…Return.

Overall, even though I chose not to keep everything, I really enjoyed this fix. It was a little pre-birthday treat for myself and I’m so happy I did it.


Which items would you have kept?

Distressed jeans – yay or nay?

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Dairy-Free Fat Fueled Coffee

I was honestly shocked by how many people were interested in a book club, so let me start by saying, IT IS IN THE WORKS! I’m still working out details and everything, so make sure you are signed up for me email list because I’ll be sharing everything with them first. Sign up HERE.

I can still remember the first time I heard about it, I was working at a local mom and pop coffee shop shortly after moving back to Illinois from Los Angeles and someone handed me his reusable coffee mug and as I started filling it with coffee, I saw something floating and freaked out. I think I dumped it out, thinking it was something that came from the coffee pot, only to find out after that he had put butter in his coffee.


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A Day in the Life

Some of my most popular posts over on TLSM were “a day in the life” posts. I love writing them and documenting my day and then hearing how everyone else’s days go in comparison. We all have our own unique routines and I always find there’s something new to learn or take away from someone’s habits. Here’s my day…

4:15am – Alarm goes off,  up and out of bed immediately. After waking up exhausted and sore the last 2 days, it was great to wake up with energy and ready to start my day. I scroll through my phone for a few (I know! Bad habit!), change for the gym and take a swig of iced coffee from the fridge.

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Mantra: I am enough.

I am confident;

I am beautiful;

I am successful;

I am abundant;

I am enough.

For the last 2 weeks, this has been my meditation mantra, or at least some variation of it. The most impactful being the final verse, “I am enough.”

It’s easy to look around and question our success, our beauty, our value, and our mark on this world. This is my reminder that all I am and all that I do is indeed enough.

It’s the reminder that when I get frustrated or discouraged, instead of falling into a habit of anxiety, self deprecation, or jealousy, that I am enough.

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