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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Stripes & Florals for Easter + $500 Giveaway!!

Before you read anything else, please take a moment to Vote for Me today to become Wallis' first US Ambassador.  Like Wallis on Facebook, click on the Vote Now tab, and then vote away!  The voting ends in 1 week, and you can vote every 24 hours through April 9.  I appreciate it so very much!  = )  Don't forget to enter in my 1000 Follower giveaway for a total of $700 in gift cards from J.Crew, Target and Sephora here!!  And you have until Friday to enter the $10 Starbucks gift card giveaway.  Keep reading to see how to enter in a group giveaway I'm participating in.

Yep, this is when it started raining on me.  = )
Bar III Striped Tee.  $39.
BCBG MaxAzria Floral Wrap Skirt via outlet.  Similar splurge here for $79 and save here for $22.99.
Charles David Jetsa Open Toe Booties via Poshmark.
Evie J Bow Necklace.  $21.99.
Michael Kors Ritz Two-Tone Watch.  $250.
Crystal Bracelet via Poshmark.
Apple of My Eye Pave Bracelet.  $42.
C7 Boutique Mustache Ring.  $8.

 So we all love stripes, yes?  Stripes go with everything - florals, plaid, polka dots.  The list goes on and on.  I love mixing prints.  I have been looking for the perfect striped tee, and I finally found it last week at Macy's - about time!  Have yall checked out their Bar III line?  I can usually find some cute, trendy items that are very reasonalby priced, and the quality is pretty good too.  The striped tee I have on is from there, and I love it.  I paired it with a tulip draped floral skirt and cognac shoes on Easter.  I'm even wearing the tee again today - gotta get my money's worth!  I will definitely be getting a lot of use out of it.  All of the ones I kept seeing everywhere were too boatneck that they would show my bra straps or they were too thin or thick and unflattering.  This one is leighweight but not tissue thin.  It is very soft and stretchy too.  I'm glad the search for a striped tee has finally ended, and now I can move onto other things - like the perfect mint shorts, mint purse, mint skirt...see a pattern here?

We had Easter lunch at my mom's house out in the country.  It was nice getting to be with all the family, my siblings and of course my 2 nephews. 

My dad and my nephew Caleb - also known as twins.

My nephew Carter.  You can visit his momma here.

Carter and me and some cupcake remnants.

Look - no hands!

Yes, my sister likes to photobomb.

Dad probably should have put on his glasses when hiding easter eggs.

Then we went to Shane's grandma's house for Easter dinner.  My other SIL Lindsey started a cupcake business this past week - Whole Lotta Cupcakes.  If you're in the Memphis area and need cupcakes, let me know and I'll give you her info.

No family get together or holiday is complete without gambling.  We love playing left right center.  It's a dice game, and you can find it at Walmart, Target or Walgreens.  There were 10 of us playing, and I won.  So, I am now $30 richer, woohoo!!  Afterwards we went home and the sun came out for a little bit, so we took the dogs for a nice walk across the street on the riverwalk.  It was the perfect ending to a great Easter.  = )

The winner of the $20 Target Gift Card and the 8 x 10 Brittany Fuson print of their choice is Ashley at Embracing the Everyday!!  Congratulations, and email me for details!!
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  1. Super cute outfit as always!! The easter celebration looks like a delicious success! Heading over to fbook to vote for you for the Wallis Ambassador! Always enjoy coming over and looking at your pics! Good Luck doll!

  2. wow u look gorgeous I love that skirt! hope u had a great easter!

    XO Meghan

  3. love your shoes and the easter decor is lovely! xo

  4. love the outfit! I would have never pu that together! And those deviled eggs made me drool, lol!!!

    Happy Tuesday!

  5. Love mixing patterns/prints too! You do it so well Laura and loveeee that floral skirt. :) Your Easter with family looked like so much fun and the food looked all so good!!

    xo – Sheila
    Enter to win a $500 Visa giftcard!
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  6. Holy cow lady all of that food look AMAZING!!!! You looked amazing of course!!! I also LOVE the adorable!!! For my entry for your giveaway: I would LOVE the Target gift card most!!!! They have amazing clothes there lol!!

  7. Loving the striped tee and that centerpiece at your parent's house is gorgeous!!

  8. Cute easter. Love the tablescape!

    xo Andrea

  9. I am allllll about the pattern mixing....stripes with anything is a WIN in my book and so is this look your are rocking!!

  10. Aww looks like a lovely Easter with family! I love your mom's center piece - so festive and cute!

  11. Beautiful Easter photos - looks like a lovely day...

  12. I love left right center. We always play it on Christmas day. I've been looking for mint shorts too. I saw a pair at Express that I've been eyeing. :)

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  14. Great outfit! I would love the JCrew or Target gift card!

  15. Looks like you had an amazing Easter! Love your outfit ... that skirt is beautiful :)

  16. Adorable outfit! I love your print on print action.
    And that skirt is so unique. What a great find!


  17. OMG I have got to get Caleb's hair cut! Hahaha! He's got a baby mullet!

  18. Love this outfit. The pictures look amazing and so does the food.


  19. I love the way you mixed the patterns!

  20. You always look AMAZING!!! I love love your style! I am always so impressed with your outfits! Love the Easter photos as well. I love the table!

  21. Such a beautiful outfit!! I want everything. You look amazing :)

    & I love your blog, just followed you :)

    Angela @ Texas Chic

  22. Hi! I just came from Anything & Everything blog hop! I am loving your style. I adore how you put together the stripes and florals and would love to use your outfit as an inspiration on my paper blog. I find the best fashion trends and translate them into paper... or Stationery Style!

  23. I love your style! Love the mixed prints! Such a chic look!

    xo, Kenya

    Kenya L Fashion Blog

  24. Love the stripes and florals together! You paired them really well! You're super gorgeous!
    Found you via the Transatlantic Blonde linkup! =)

  25. wow your moms house is gorgeous - love her sense of decor style :) I am a huge stripes fan. I cant stop buying them.

  26. I super love your striped shirt. New reader!

  27. Love the outfit and the food looked so good. It looks like you had a great Easter!

  28. Ahh I LOVE your skirt! That tulip style is not prevalent enough. It's so flattering, and it looks so cute with that top! I love your whole look!


  29. Great pattern mixing! I like how the stripes on the top are subtle, and the skirt isn't your typical flower skirt...more of a water color, if you will. That picture of you in the rain is TOO cute! And I love the Easter spread, beautiful decorating!


  30. Cute outfit! Also- I love your hair, how do you get it to look like that?

  31. You are so cute!! Cannot go wrong with stripes and florals! I love LOVE that skirt by the way, so flattering! :)

  32. how cute are you?? love your skirt and those heels! we visited my fiance's family out in the country and got to hide eggs for all of his cousins and stuff our faces with amazing food too haha!

    C's Evolution of Style

  33. This skirt is adorable! Looks like you guys had a great holiday!

  34. Hi,
    I just found your blog and I am loving it. I also entered the giveaway. I'm excited about winning the J.Crew giftcard.



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