Whether you want to dress up a casual, Friday night outfit or dress the part in an important meeting, throwing on a stunning watch is the best way to take your outfit to the next level! If you’re like me, you can’t tell time on an analog clock, this is the perfect way to pretend like you know exactly what time it is during anytime of the day. Watches, just like everything else in life, come in all shapes and sizes and are great to use as a conversation piece. They can be as simple or extravagant as you like; some are shiny, sparkly, and even simple!
Some of my favorite watch designers are Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade, Michael Kors and Betsey Johnson and there are examples of their work at the top of this post- aren’t they cute?! Of course, I don’t own a watch from any of these places but I’ve found some pretty similar ones a lot cheaper! Surprisingly, Target has a lot of really cute watches and they usually range between $12.99-$24.99. Belk, Dillards and Sears has cute ones too.
Here are some links for you to go and find some watches for yourself. Watch out!
“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.”
It’s Wednesday and this week we’re talking about all white ensembles! Whether or not you think it’s okay to wear it after Labor Day, you can’t ignore the simplicity and elegance of an all white outfit. As displayed in the pictures above, the absence of color is just as fabulous as they come. It’s also easy to accessorize or go overboard with some other part of the outfit. All white outfits are also great to do a pop of color for a shoe, bag or even your jewelry! White also looks good in both a casual and formal setting. Going out to a formal ball or party? Look for an all white gown and color block your bag and shoes. Going out to the mall with the girls? Try white denim or shorts with a sheer white top and find a big colored statement necklace to offset your clothes. You can even do the all white trend during the colder months. Take those white denim you wear in the summer and pair it with an oversized-sweater and then add a printed scarf. There’s plenty of options for you to rock this look during any season or occasion. Go look in your closet and see what you have to try this trend!
OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I cannot begin to explain to you the amount of excitement that shot through my body as I saw this simple, yet perfect Disney teaser of their next movie-remake of Cinderella. This past weekend, I went to see Disney’s Maleficient and while it was an amazing reproduction of the original cartoon story we all remember, I believe this will be even better! Watch the video and tell me what you think.. are you as excited as I am? …probs not.
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility Ephesians 2:13-14
In addition to each of us being dead in our trespasses and sins, we Gentiles are not part of God’s chosen people. How could these great blessings outlined in Chapter 1 apply to us?
Paul answers that question in these verses,(Eph. 2:11-22) telling us torememberone thing, and to know two things. The rest of our time together this morning will be structured around these three themes:
Remember what you were! (verses 11 and 12)
Know what Christ did to change this! (verses 13-18)
We should notice, secondly, in this hymn of praise, how much emphasis Zachariah lays on God’s fulfillment of His promises.He declares that God has “visited and redeemed his people,” speaking of it in the manner of the prophets as a thing already accomplished, because sure to take place. He goes on to proclaim the instrument of this redemption–“a horn of salvation”–a strong Savior of the house of David. And then he adds that all this is done, “as He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophet, to perform the mercy promised, to remember His holy covenant, and the oath which He swore to our father Abraham.”
It is clear that the souls of Old Testament believers fed much on God’s promises. They were obliged to walk by faith far more than we are. They knew nothing of the great…
Today, on the heels of my I-don’t-want-to-post-photos-of-my-outfits post, I give you… A photo of my outfit.
I’m a complicated woman.
Today was one of those days that was supposed to be like any other Thursday, but unexpectedly turned into an awesome one.
My baby brother called me at the shop late yesterday afternoon to invite me to his 5th grade graduation this morning. My day started bright and early at his elementary school, choked up and weirdly emotional about the whole thing: slideshows with cute kids and good music are my kryptonite; I can’t believe he’s going to middle school; I wish I had more time to spend with him; and, really, he may as well be going to college.
I’m so grateful that I was able to be there. Time is going way too fast!
When I cruised into the shop sometime around noon, my superstar staff had it…
Originally posted on A Stairway To Fashion: DOLCE & GABBANA + V&A gold-plated, resin and macramé lace clip earrings €560 Coins turned into a chic fashion accessory, one that the most prestigious designers interpreted in numerous ways, pieces that can…
I really enjoy reading! Sadly I haven’t had much time to enjoy it because of life craziness. The last I book I “actually” completed was Lean In by Sheryl Sandburg it took me 7 months to finish it and now I am reading The Fault In Our Stars like a crazy person so I can go see the movie this weekend! Any who, I share all of this to say that I plan on reading a good bit this summer! Here’s a couple of books that absolutely have to read before summer is over. Do you have any other suggestions on what else I should snag from the book store? If so, drop a comment or two below!
I can but tell thee that thou knowest
I long for nothing but thyself,
nothing but holiness,
nothing but union with thy will.
Thou hast given me these desires,
and thou alone canst give me the thing desired.
My soul longs for communion with thee,
for mortification of indwelling corruption,
especially spiritual pride.
How precious it is to have a tender sense
and clear apprehension of the mystery
of true holiness!
What a blessedness to be like thee
as much as it is possible for a creature
to be like its Creator!
Lord, give me more of thy likeness; enlarge my soul to contain fullness…
So Christ fills all in all. Or as the present tense and the middle voice imply: Christ is now filling for himself all in all.
I take this to mean that Christ is filling every sphere of existence everywhere in the universe in all the ways he pleases. The best guide for what this means that “Christ fills all in all” is found here in the immediate context of verses 20–22 and in 4:8–10. Look at that text first.
Something He Does with His Authority as Risen Ruler
Paul is talking about the way Christ rose from the dead and ascended into heaven; and in doing so he broke the bonds of death and captured for himself a host of captives, and led them free from sin and…
I just felt the need to share my excitement with someone! So I’m sitting in my room waiting on 2:00 to roll around so I can go to work. Knowing that I need a new black bag, I go on to JustFab.com (Thanks Temily) and just start looking around. While doing the online version of window shopping because I swore to myself that I would never pay $39.95 for a bag as a college student, I happened to notice that one of the bags was only $14! Ohhhhh I like that price (: So I continue to look around to see any of the bags that I like happen to be on sale too. Turns out, the EXACT bag I was looking for was on sale!!!! I was so excited I had to call my friend and tell her. Then when I went to check out, since it was my first time shopping with them, they gave me an additional 50% off and they didn’t even charge shipping and handling! Soo… I’m thinking, the more, the merrier! Why not get two for the price of not even a whole bag that’s usually priced at $39.95. So I got these two beauties for only $15.00. Can’t you tell I’m excited? The first bag you see is a subtle reptile-embossed black pattern that includes a small front zipper pocket and dual top handles. The second one has gilded details that take this otherwise classic style to entirely new levels of chic. Rolled handles, top zip closure and a very roomy interior with slide pockets. So why am I telling you this? I want you to go and experience this for yourself! It’s every girl’s dream!! Thanks JustFab!!!