I picked up this grey cardigan at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (are you sick of the sale yet? I’m sick of talking about it – ha). Unfortunately it is out of stock . A few more of my personal favorites include this Madewell cardigan, this BB Dakota cardigan, this Vince cardigan and this Halogen cardigan. You can never have enough!
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Charlie’s bedtime ritual is a favorite in our home. It’s how we decompress and helps put the day behind us. After dinner, we walk upstairs, hand in hand, and immediately run Charlie a bath. After 20 minutes we take him out, lather him up in lotion and put on a Huggies OverNites Diaper. We’ve been using them since Charlie was around 9 months old and they are one of our favorite promises of a sound night’s sleep for Charlie. The diapers are designed specifically for sleep and keep baby dry all night long. As much as I look forward to bedtime, most days that last hug feels so hard to let go of. It’s a comfort to Dave and I to know that with Huggies OverNites Diapers, Charlie will sleep well. We leave his room knowing that he is warm, soothed and comfortable in his bed until morning.
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Today officially marks the start of public access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale which means everyone gets to shop! At this point I feel like I have browsed/shopped the sale a few times and I have a pretty good understanding of the best things to add to your list. My strategy is to stay away from the more trendy items (except this dress is only $35, seen here!) and really focus on closet staples. Items that you KNOW you’ll wear in the fall and most likely for seasons to come.
My outfit is one of my favorites from the sale (you can see more looks here). I immediately fell in love with this little Rebecca Taylor shirtdress. I have always loved the idea of a shirtdress but most of the time them seem a bit stuffy for my style. This one is fun and flirty with the drop waist and mini fit. It fits a bit on the boxy side which I actually prefer since I am the widest at my hips. I’m wearing a size small.
I paired it with my new favorite Vince loafers for fall. Hoping these are restocked for you all! If not, a few other pink flats that I found are these, these and these (apparently a trend for fall!). Accessories are one of my favorite parts of sale. I picked up these ear crawlers that are perfect for everyday and this criss cross ring. I picked up two pairs of sunglasses – these Le Specs aviators and these Sonix sunglasses. Sadly my Sonix sunnies were gone fast (again, hoping for a restock) but they are available in other colors here.
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Before I met Dave I had never been to Michigan. I feel like when you’re from Chicago you either venture to Wisconsin or Michigan in the summer and my family always went to Wisconsin. However, my mom was actually born in Birmingham, MI (where Dave is from) and Dave’s grandfather was her family’s pediatrician – SMALL WORLD. I digress.
I love time away when you can throw on your easiest pieces and just be. You don’t worry about makeup or doing your hair. You just let it go! The epitome of summer. Like I mentioned above, this dress is such a staple. I can never have enough t-shirt dresses and this, this and this are a few of my favorites. An open knit sweater is a MUST HAVE when the weather cools down. I’m wearing this J.Crew sweater but I love this one, this one, this one and this one.
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Since the floral print of the dress is so feminine I decided to add some grey accessories to make it a little less girly. This grey suede moto jacket is such a fun piece and can easily be thrown over everything. This jacket was just RESTOCKED in ALL SIZES. The same style is available in faux leather or other suede colors. I paired the dress with these studded sandals which are under $100. I love the grey color and edgy details. They are fully stocked and run true to size (I’m wearing a size 7). If you’re looking for a cute crossbody bag for fall this Rebecca Minkoff style is perfect. It is sold out in the grey but is still available in gold, pink velvet (which I also bought!) and this embroidered style.