Friday, July 12, 2013

Old Men Love Me + 30x30 Challenge

First of all, I want to thank you all for your sweet words and your support after yesterday's post. I was having a really hard time yesterday, but hearing all of your words of encouragement really made everything better. 
One of my readers, Nicole, [she has the cutest blog ever and I swear her and I are like kindred spirits. She's so real about everything and her blog is one that I can never go a day without reading] told me about the 30x30 Challenge that she saw on Kendi's blog, and I am in love with it. Basically you choose 30 pieces from your closet and mix and match those 30 pieces to make 30 different outfits for 30 days. I will be starting on Monday and I'm actually really excited about it! Because along with my spending freeze, this will help force me to see my closet in a new light. To go shopping in my own closet and realize that I have so many cute pieces. I'm also excited because at the end of the 30 days, I will be able to better distinguish my wants from my needs. Every time we go shopping and I pick something out, H always says, "Don't you have like 3 shirts that look just like that?" Of course I always disagree and purchase it anyway, only to realize upon arriving home that I do, in fact, have 3 [or more] shirts just like that. I think that once I do this 30x30 challenge, I won't be as tempted to impulse buy as much as I have in the past, because I will already know the things I am missing from my wardrobe.
My sister-in-law sent me this quote that I absolutely LOVE: "Stop buying the unnecessary. Toss half your stuff, learn contentedness. Reduce half again. List 4 essential things in your life, do these first, stop doing the non essential. Clear distractions, focus on each moment. Let go of attachment to doing/having more. Fall in love with less."

Oh, and I forgot to tell you, yesterday while H and I were taking pictures, this old man in his 60s was walking by, and as he passed us he called out, "Lookin hot!" Haha, it definitely made my day!
Anyway, if you are wondering what is going on with my hair in these pictures, well the kids and I played out in the rain yesterday. And I didn't wash my hair afterwards. So this morning it wasn't cooperating, and after trying out 10 different hairstyles, I officially gave up, and this was the result. H thought it looked hot though, so I guess it worked out. ;] And how cute is this top? I love it because it's kind of edgy, and every girl needs that sometimes! Sugar Love Boutique has easily become one of my new favorite shops, and right now they are offering all FF readers 30% off using the code: fashionflirtation.





Top: Sugar Love Boutique c/o // Skirt: Forever 21 [similar] // Shoes: Target // Bag: TJ Maxx // Bracelet: HelloFab c/o // Sunnies: HelloFab
TGIF! So excited for the weekend! Any fun weekend plans??
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xoxo,
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24 comments:

  1. You look totally cute and your hair looks nice and full! Good for you on the 30x30 challenge, you have inspired me to "cut the fat" essentially from my spending habits. I always wonder why I don't have any money, then I think oh yea I purchased x yesterday.

    Lee

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    1. I know, that's always the hardest part. A lot of times I'll purchase a lot of inexpensive things, thinking it's no big deal, but eventually it all adds up. Good for you! :)

      Thanks for reading,
      V

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  2. Hey! I don't know if I've commented before, but I am enjoying your blog! I can't wait to see 30x30. Personally, I don't really like the blogs that show outfits with new pieces every. TIME. It's annoying, really, because sure, it's good eye candy but I cannot relate!! I don't have that kind of money, ya know!? So I'm really excited to see you do a 30x30! I've wanted to , but I'm way too scared hahaha. Can't wait!

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    1. THank you SO much. You don't know how much it means to me to hear your sweet comments and know that I have your support! I agree that blogs who wear new things are not relateable at all, so hopefully I'm one that you can relate to! :) You should definitely do a 30x30 challenge! :) If you do, please comment with your blog info so I can check it out!

      xoxo,
      V

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  3. I love your bag and your hair looks amazing.

    Mana
    Fashion and Happy Things

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  4. I started laughing hysterically when I realized I don't even have 30 items of clothing that come close to fitting right now! And I'm using the term "fit" generously: several are either awkwardly baggy or too short. I just counted and I have eight bottoms and twelve tops, several of which I want to burn in the fiery pits of hell but I can't because then I'd have even fewer clothes. I WISH I had enough clothes to do a 30x30 challenge. I hate maternity clothes.

    Two more months until this baby is born and I can wear my real clothes again. Maybe I will actually burn some of my maternity clothes. That would be fun.

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    1. Hahaha I think I need to come out there and take you shopping once the baby is here!

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  5. Good luck on your challenge! I did it twice - once in summer, once in winter - it's fun and and hard work all at the same time! I think you'll rock it! Can't wait to see what you come up with! :)

    <3 The Daily Dani

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    1. Thank you so much for your sweet words! Hopefully I'll be able to get through it! Thanks for reading :)

      xoxo,
      V

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    1. Thank you so much, Sara! It means a lot to read your sweet words. I appreciate you reading my blog!

      xoxo,
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  7. i want to do a 30x30 challenge. but my wardrobe is missing so many basic pieces (i may have gone a little overboard during my last closet clean out and now only have one pair of pants...) so it will have to wait until i have them. i am building up my wardrobe because i will be on a six month spending freeze so i can save for furniture.

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    1. Good for you! Just make sure that you only buy pieces that you NEED. That's always a big problem for me. I see everything and I want it. It drives my husband crazy ;) But please let me know when you finally do it. I'd love to check it out :)

      xoxo,
      V

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  8. Woohoo! So excited to see your 30x30! Xoxoxo

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  10. Super adorable girl! Please chk out my blog! I think we have similar tastes ;) www.loveolia.com

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  11. Love this outfit.Didn't know about the 30x30 challenge,I would like to participate.I will be hard but I don't surrender.Awaiting your looks.
    kisses
    http://monamdefille.blogspot.com

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    1. Yes, I hope you do participate!! Leave your link so I can check it out once you're done! :)

      xoxo,
      V

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  12. So I saw your post on Twist Me Pretty, and headed over and I just HAVE to compliment you! Your confidence is amazing and you look SO great!! I LOVE that you are slender but still look like a woman- you look amazing and healthy. good job! And I love your sense of style.

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    1. Thank you so much Nicole. It truly makes my day when I read such sweet comments like yours! I hope you continue to follow along with Fashion Flirtation!

      xoxo,
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  13. Your metallic shoes really bring out the detailing of your top! Very edgy!

    Lauren
    Exploring My Style

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    1. I know right?? So fun! THanks for your comment and for reading along with FF!

      xoxo,
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