Daisy Does It

On the hanger, this daisy maxi looked frumpy, however I am so excited that after deciding to buy it, it’s such a versatile skirt. The high slits help add some edge to the skirt.  Over the weekend, I scored some amazing deals at the local outlets at Banana Republic, PacSun, and J. Crew. I tried on some things that I normally wouldn’t and was happy with the outcome.

What’s your most recent, out-of-your-comfort-zone purchase?

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{Maxi skirt: Forever 21 worn here| Long-sleeved tee: Old Navy| Jean vest: Macy’s also worn here| Watch c/o Guess| Spiked bangle c/o Stella&Dot| Alex&Ani bangles| Platform Wedges: Nordstrom}

Spring Blooms

There are so many things I love about Spring and my two favorite things about this wonderful season are that my birthday is in April and I love Easter! I celebrated my birthday this weekend my family and friends and had the perfect balance of pampering & partying.

My family (on my mom’s side) is from Poland so Easter is all about kielbasa, delicious homemade Polish rye bread, and beautiful ornate Easter baskets that get blessed at our church. Below are a few favorites in my home this week; it definitely feels like Spring!

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{Beautiful two-toned tulips as our centerpiece}

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{Jingles sunbathing, enjoying  longer days & more sunlight}

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{Classic Easter treats}

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{Favorite candle that smells like Hawaii and fresh pineapple as decor & dessert}

Ballerina Bun & Flannel

My idea of comfortable is a soft flannel shirt and some nice, worn-in jeans! Beautiful spring days call for taking Zoey everywhere I go, especially to the dog park.
Don’t forget to enter my Monogrammed Necklace Giveaway!

Oh, and awesome job UCONN! I am a proud alum!

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{Flannel top: Forever 21| Distressed jeans: A&F| Handbag: Michael Kors| Boyfriend watch c/o Guess| Spiked Bangle c/o Stella&Dot| Laced Booties: T.J. Maxx}

Sunday night Zucchini “pasta”

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Ingredients

  • 2 large Zucchini
  • 2 tomatoes on the vine
  • chicken sausage
  • 1 small jar of capers
  • Extra Virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • garlic to taste
  • 1/3 cup mushrooms

Directions
1.Use a julienne peeler, like this one I bought from Amazon,  to slice the zucchini into noodles, stopping when you reach the seeds. Set aside.
2. Cook chicken sausage.
3.  Heat a skillet with olive oil.  Add Zucchini, capers, tomatos, parmesan cheese, mushroom, chicken sausage and garlic.
4. Sauté over medium heat for 4-5 minutes.

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