i am wearing: tart trapeze tank, old navy wrap vest, express leggings, whbm ruffled wool coat (now on sale), steve madden linderr boots, f21 ring, anthropologie belt and a thrifted necklace.

you guys, i can’t believe it but my ONE YEAR BLOGIVERSARY is in TEN days. i seriously can NOT believe it has been a YEAR. i started this blog to inspire myself to become “the stylish housewife”. i don’t think i will ever refer to myself as stylish but i have THOROUGHLY enjoyed sharing my journey with you. this blog has given me the courage to step out of my comfort zone and try so many things that i never would have before. and i have you guys to thank for encouraging me. so to celebrate, next week will be a “week of giveaways”! i appreciate each and every one of you. xoxo

p.s. how naked do my nails look? =) i found this necklace at an estate sale for $5. yay!

17 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Neris
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 1:38 am

    i can’t believe it’s been almost a year either 🙂 you look wonderful in all photos, especially the 1st one 🙂 and that necklace is GORGEOUS!


    Fashion Fractions

  2. Penny Pincher Fashion
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 4:22 am

    When I saw this title & the picture of your nails, I thought the big news was that you didn’t have them painted…LOL! I am so excited for your big blogiversary – congrats!! That is a major milestone & I’m so glad I found your site when I did. Can’t wait to meet you in person next summer & hang out like “real” friends! 🙂

  3. Christine
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 6:06 am

    Congrats! I just started blogging and it’s people like you that help inspire me and keep me going. 🙂

  4. Fashion By Alicia
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 6:44 am

    Congrats on the upcoming anniversary!! Yay! That is such exciting news.

  5. Alysson
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 7:35 am

    Happy blogiversary!! So happy I found your blog and have gotten to know you via blogging! Your such an inspiration to me & so many women! Keep it up. XO

    PS you have the best shape to your nails….jealous!

  6. megan, the frugalista diaries
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 8:03 am

    congrats on the blogiversary and your necklace find!

  7. Cam | Bibs & Baubles
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 11:27 am

    your nails look like my nails look all the time LOL! Happy Anniversary! Looking forward to the new year!

  8. jamie
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 12:23 pm

    Congratulations! Can’t wait for the give aways.

  9. Saundra McKenzie
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 2:08 pm

    I don’t always agree with your outfits..sorry, but being different is good. However, I LOVE this one. It looks so good on you. Happy bloggerversary!

  10. krista
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 4:42 pm

    ok, that necklace is TDF. and one year, go you! so awesome. your blog inspires me too!

  11. tara
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 5:22 pm

    You look gorgeous …congrats on one year!

  12. TheGirlAtFirstAvenue
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 9:03 pm

    Congrats on one year of blogging! 🙂
    Loved your top!

  13. Shannon
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 9:54 pm

    You look lovely. You blog is really great. Congrats on your almost 1 year blogversary.


  14. Jen
    Dec 06, 2011 @ 10:17 pm

    congrats! and your nails look great! only in my dreams will mine ever look that good!

    Dec 06, 2011 @ 11:05 pm

    Love your cute black sweater 🙂

    Come check out my Shabby Apple dress giveaway! Perfect for all those holiday parties.

  16. Marissa
    Dec 07, 2011 @ 1:59 pm

    I am in love with that wrap vest it’s great and looks amazing on you I’d love you to link this up to my what we wore party over at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com

  17. Everyday Mom Style
    Dec 11, 2011 @ 7:04 pm

    Congrats on your 1 year! That’s excitng! You actually remind me a bit of myself- and I started my blog for the exact same reasons. It’s fun to be motivated to get dressed and try new looks everyday! Having the blog keeps me accountable!

    And, I would definitely say you are very fashionable- you always look amazing!