Sunday, June 16, 2013

The Cat in the Hat + A Giveaway

Top, shorts: Gap; Sandals: Target; Sunglasses: c/o Lulu*s

I spent today (Sunday) napping in the apartment. Napping in the park. Having a beer and napping again in the apartment with movies playing. It's been an exhausting past few weeks with family in town, about 10 job interviews, apartment hunting remotely, and five apartment visitations this weekend. 

And what do I have to show for it? We got the apartment. I got a job. And I move to Portland on July 23rd (right after my birthday and Hawaii trip) and start work on July 29th. I'm so thrilled! I can't wait to decorate the new apartment and share photos with you all come July. I hope you've all been as productive as I have this month and now I'm going to return to napping by turning the blog over to the pretty Victoria at Fashion Flirtation who is giving away an awesome gift card of your choice to Target, Forever21 or J.Crew. Read about her and visit her fantastic style blog below:


 I am 20 years old, currently based out of Gilbert, Arizona, and just recently celebrated 6 months of marriage with the love of my life. I started a personal fashion blog about 4 months ago, because I have always had a deep love for fashion and I wanted to share some of my tips and tricks with my readers. I read so many other blogs, but a common factor that I see is that the clothing they wear usually isn't affordable for the everyday woman. I decided that I wanted to show women that you and your wallet can both be happy, because being fashionable doesn't mean you have to spend a fortune. Most of my clothes and accessories come from places like Target, Forever 21, and Marshalls. It doesn't matter how much you spend on an outfit-- as long as you love what you are wearing, your confidence will shine through. In order to help you all develop your personal style, today I am giving away a $25 gift card to the winner's choice: Target, J. Crew, or Forever 21.  

P.S. This giveaway is open internationally and will run through Sunday, June 23. The winner will be announced next Monday.


  1. Thats so exciting that the last few weeks have paid off! I love Victorias outfits, I'm already a big fan of her blog.

  2. Congrats on getting the apartment and job! Thats so exciting! I love your outfit too, those shorts are adorable :)
    Ooh I like Victoria's style! I'll definitely follow her (and not just for the giveaway, ahah!)

  3. Hi dear,
    Super love your outfit! Specially your shorts and sunnies! :)
    I just found your blog and it's great! Follow u right now, hope u can follow me back!! :)

  4. I LOVE how you paired these two different patterns, simply genius, love!

  5. I LOVE your Gap shorts, and Victoria is gorgeous!

    The Other Side of Gray

  6. Lovely ladies!!

    PS - those neon yellow pumps... AMAZING!!

  7. Really great outfit!! Amazing pattern mix!! =D
    I really love your blog!

    Big kiss,

  8. So beautiful looks!
    Thank you for the giveaway!
    FB:Jens Ken Lundstrom
    Have a lovely week!

  9. Congrats on the new apartment and the job! When is your birthday? Mine is in July too :)

    The Tiny Heart
    Scarf Giveaway!

  10. I love the Camo pants. Thanks for the post and the giveaway.

  11. Ok it's even weirder that we are moving about the same time! I am so, so happy that you got a job!

  12. Just discovered your blog and I just love your style! My boyfriend and I just moved to the Seattle area and it will be fun to follow you on your move. And congrats on the job!


  13. Great outfits! Love the blue sandals and camo skinny jeans!

  14. Congratulations on your new job & new apartment! Sounds like all those naps are well deserved :)

  15. Whoa! You've accomplished so much! You deserve those naps. Love that cat print shirt.
    Penniless Socialite
    Vote for Me!

  16. Awesome combination of colours and patterns! Love the electric blue with peach hue



  17. This outfit is dreamy! Love the color and pattern's so perfect! Oh, and those shorts are PERFECT! Congrats on getting the job and apartment, sounds like you have earned some well deserved vacation time! Have fun!!!

    xo Ashley
    Twenties Girl Style

  18. what a great giveaway and can't wait to check out her blog. congrats on getting an apartment and a job - that's amazing! you've had a busy month but it'll be so worth it.
    -- jackie @ jade and oak

  19. love the mixed prints in your above outfit. very chic!

  20. This is pattern mixing perfection :)

  21. wow I am so much loving this outfit! Your blouse is so dreamy!!!

    Drawing Dreaming

  22. Gorgeous outfit! I love how you dare to mix all these pattern but they always end up looking beautiful! Love the colors as well!
    Have fun decorating your apartment! <3

    Andrea xx

  23. Yay, you got the apartment! Dang I'm super jealous of your day filled with naps, by the way. ;-)

    Sarah @ Life As Always

  24. I need new clothes!! haha thats it! Hope i win!

  25. I love how you mixed colors and prints here, it's so different but works so well :)



    Southern (California) Belle

  26. Loving all the outfits! What a great giveaway!

  27. Just found your blog & Fashion Flirtation n a random comment and love them both! Great style!

  28. Thanks for the great giveaway!! x


  29. I LOVE this outfit!! The pattern on pattern is the best and the colors go so well together. I also love your guest feature's outfit too :) Thanks for the giveaway!
    Olive & Ivy

  30. The pattern on your shorts is super adorable, I also love how playful your sunnies are.


    Peonies and American Honey

  31. love this look! the cat print shirt and the shorts are just my thing.


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