Tan Cape & Over Planning

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I enjoy planning pretty much everything! I have to say that this year I failed! I planned all these ideas about what I can do for Blogmas this year and imagined how amazing it was going to be.  Lack of time kept me from sharing these ideas with you which was a disappointed for me.  As time slipped away and I was missing out.

What I found is I wasn’t planning the time it takes to execute those ideas.  I call myself a planner procrastinator. I spend so much time planning things out, but then it leaves no time to actually do what I planned. Then, I begin planning on how to catch myself up so I am not behind. I also find that if you over plan you end up confused or overwhelmed, again causing the plan to fail.

The best advice is to keep things simple. First, before I add a bunch of fun things to the mix, I have to have the basics down. If I don’t know what I am going to be posting about (or have my post ready) for the month or week, that means I don’t have time to add fluff.

Scheduling is a necessity for me. On certain days I do certain things. Having that guideline about what I need to do keeps me on track. It also means I don’t spend hours planning what I need to do before actually doing it because I know what needs to be done.

I would love to hear from you all to see if you have the same issues with planning, or should I say, over planning, as I do.

 

The Oversized Scarf

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I love basics. If you have the correct basics, you can make any outfit look amazing. Here I am wearing a basic long sleeve t-shirt from Target with a blue and black skirt from Banana Republic. Wearing them together would be boring, but when you add a chunky scarf now you have a cute outfit. I love doing this when I wear all black too. You can add fun to your look by adding a pop of color.

Getting dressed is so much fun!

Shirt: Target ~ Skirt: Banana Republic Factory (old) similar herehere, and here ~ Scarf: Nordstrom Rack (old) similar here and here ~ Shoes: Really old similar here and here

Pink Chunky Sweater

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Happy December Friends!

Now that we are officially in the Christmas season, it is time for me to get my house together and put up decorations. I get so excited to decorate my house. A few years ago before I moved into my house I thought decorating for the seasons was so dumb! Of course, all that changed as soon as I had a house of my own. I find myself decorating not only for Christmas, but spring/ Easter, and summer.

Just for reference, I don’t go crazy. I like to put just enough out where it makes the house look a little festive. I feel like it is up to me to set the mood in my home.

What do you all think about decorating for the holidays? Do you do a little or a lot?

Sweater: Primark similar here ~ Shirt: TJ Maxx similar here ~ Jeans: Gap similar here ~ Shoes: TJ Maxx similar here

A Casual Uniform

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Hi friends, I’ve missed you all so much. I have taken a break while on vacation. I will be sharing my trip with you all in a later post. How was your Thanksgiving? Did you all participate in Black Friday, or Cyber Monday? I did, and I am so excited to share with you all what I purchased 🙂

On to the outfit: I love the concept of having a style uniform. A uniform wouldn’t work for me because I get bored easy, but if I did this would be it! Cardigans and a scarf is the easiest outfit, and you can remake this outfit 100 ways over. All you need is a few scarfs and different color cardigans. It is so simple to pull off, in this post, I’m wearing a long sleeve tee.

Cardigan: H&M ~ Shirt: Gap ~ Jeans: Nordstrom Rack similar here ~ Scarf: Old Navy similar here ~ Shoes: DSW similar here

Walking in White

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Yesterday, I posted about an upcoming trip. Y’all, I am so stressed! I haven’t packed and my flight is Thursday. Why do I do this to myself? I always think I have so much more time than I actually do! My to-do list is getting longer and longer. I still have to make sure I have all my ducks in a row for the blog too. What in the world. Normally, I take the day off prior to a trip to make sure I have everything ready and set to go. I didn’t this time because it is so close to the holidays and I wanted to preserve my leave. Crazy.

Okay, I think that is enough venting now on to a more positive note. When do you all start decorating for Christmas? I watch a lot of youtube and everyone has already started. I am getting tempted to start decorating as well. It is so pretty and I would love start but don’t want to go all out because it is still early. Same thing with shopping for gifts? I am ready to get started and get it out of the way. I love love love wrapping presents.  

Shirt: Old Navy old similar here ~ Vest: Thrifted similar here ~ Jeans: American Eagle similar style here~ Shoes: Very old similar here

Keeping it Relaxed

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Hi Friends! This week I will be traveling to warmer weather, and I am so excited about it.  It has been a while since I have been on a vacation. I love to travel and I put a lot of thought into my outfit when I am getting on a plane. Usually, it’s an extremely long day, and flights are always cold. I love wearing a flannel shirt, over a t-shirt and top it off with a sweater or comfortable jacket. All these items can be found at Old Navy 🙂

Flannel: Old Navy ~ Shirt: Old Navy ~ Sweatpants: Old Navy ~ Shoes: Target

All Black with Tweed on Top

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Can we take a second for these mules! They are the best option when you want to throw something on, but still look put together. I give these a great purchase award! I love an outfit like this because if you don’t know what to wear, a black tank and pants is always a great way to build an outfit.

Blazer: Old Navy ~ Tank: Banana Republic Factory similar here and here ~ Pants: Old Navy ~ Mules: TJ Maxx