Anyone else find that it’s crazy difficult to not buy a new outfit for every event during the holidays? Well I’m with you. I’m on a strict budget this holiday season and that means no room for new outfits for Mia. As a plaid-o-holic this whole no shopping thing is particularly hard for me because all the plaids are just so good this year.
But the good news is that I made this outfit out of things I already own! (and you can too!)
So my goal with this was to do a super cute Thanksgiving outfit. But of course I had nothing Thanksgiving-y. Typical. However it is the holiday season so I went full on Christmas plaid. You can easily swap out the accessories and make this look a little more Thanksgiving friendly.
It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with fall. It’s also no secret that I’m obsessed with this vest from J.Crew. Roughly 90% of my posts feature this beauty and I’m not going to stop wearing it anytime soon (and no, that statistic might not be accurate). Part of my love for fall comes from my love for easy and casual fall dressing. For some reason it’s just that much easier to get dressed when the leaves turn. I love a good comfy look and fall just means that you can pack on the layers! I’m the kind of person that frequently struggles to re-wear outfits. Part of me thinks because I worked in retail for so long, but maybe I just have a shopping problem that forces me
Happy Monday! So I’m actually writing this on Sunday night because the weather man is predicting lots of heavy winds and rain for tomorrow. We have also been warned that the power will probably go out, so I’m trying to be a little proactive and prepared if I find myself without power and in turn, internet. Not that I can really complain about spending a Monday cozied up under a warm blanket reading a good book. So it’s no secret that I love a good cozy outfit. And typically that includes a good cozy blanket scarf. But let me be honest for a second- I have a love hate relationship with blanket scarves.
It’s so crazy to think that September has come to an end. It has been a crazy month for me, but I am so looking forward to everything that comes after it! It has also been a great month over at Mia Goes Shopping on Instagram! As you know, fall is my absolute favorite time …
Fall basics are basically my favorite thing. Maybe that’s why I’m so in love with the fall season, who knows. Anyway each year I take to my favorite budget friendly retailers to search for some basic, budget friendly sweaters to fill my closet. And this year I’m pretty sure I hit the jackpot!
Back in August I opted to get an Old Navy gift card instead of my regular check from Ebates. It was only $25 but with the great sales that Old Navy has been having I knew I could make it last. And besides, every little bit helps me to stay on my shopping budget! I started searching the site weekly for new fall arrivals to see what goodies I could find.
Once upon a time I hated going to L.L.Bean every year before school. Each year my family would take the long trip to the Freeport store where my little sister and I would pick out new backpacks and lunch boxes for the school year, embroidered and personalized with our names. And although that sounds amazing to me now I absolutely hated it then. I just wanted the basic backpack from the department store like every other kid. I’d throw a fit and refuse to