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February Haul + Breakfast Bagel Strata Recipe

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The very last item I picked up from H&M that broke the buy and return cycle was a $2 striped tee that I thought would be a nice basic to have - I can't wait until the day I can have a bigger closet so I can actually see all the pieces I own - I might end up finding a few more basic stripes tees but when I picked it up, I didn't think I had one. :) I was browsing Insta Stories and came across some cute Target finds so made a large purchase at 3AM when I was up from baby B: Left: Denim Trucker Jacket in XS Light Acid Wash . Right: Button-Front Quilted Jacket in XS Blue. Left to right: Fleece Sweatshirt in XS Gold , Who What Wear Polka Dot Crewneck Balloon Sleeve Sweater in XS Brown , Who What Wear Balloon Long Sleeve Top in XS Off White & Who What Wear High-Rise Paperbag Pants in XS Here's a great recipe for a breakfast strata that can be made in advance and then popped in the oven the morning of: BREAKFAST BAGEL STRATA from Parents magazine April 2017 Active Time: 3

January Haul + Roasted Parmesan Garlic Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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I've been wanting to try the lululemon Align Crop for a while now and decided to try Amazon's dupe and to compare the two. As mentioned for December, I've been going back to H&M to make returns from their big winter sale so I ended up getting a few more things there.  I keep going back to H&M to make returns and then picking up additional items so it's been a pretty long cycle of purchase/return but the good thing from that is a picked up a bunch more womens/girls pants for $3-$8 each, which I'm really happy about! I also impulsively picked up this cute black and pink plaid girls sweater in a size larger than I normally wear, though it's still not long enough to be worn comfortably over leggings. Lululemon Align Crop 23" in Black  size XXS I finally decided to try the Lululemon Align Crop since there are free shipping and returns and that way, I could also compare it to these Amazon dupes at the same time. The  Lululemon Align Crop  were thinne

December Haul + Baked Fish Fillets Recipe

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I didn't shop much the month of December except for a Target coat that caught my eye, two A&F sweaters, and a bunch of blazers and pants that were on crazy sale when I popped into H&M one day. I can never resist a blazer that fits and hope to be able to put them to good use later this year. A surprised me on Christmas with a cute pink pair of UGG booties that are much cuter on than the traditional shape. I didn't purchase them but thought they deserved a spot here. :) Left to right: Flannel shirt , Tie-Dye Hoodie , Chenille Sweater , Puff-Sleeve Sweater , all XXS. I placed an order with Abercrombie after being influenced by Insta and ended up really liking the two sweaters on the right, which are a similar pretty seafoam green color.      Left: Patagonia Down Parka in girls L . This Patagonia girls down parka caught my eye on a Nordstrom ad and I ordered it on a whim to try but when it arrived, my mom liked it and claimed it for herself. :D I really like how lightweig

November Haul + Salmon Burgers Recipe

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I continued my boot, coat, sherpa, and flannel obsession into November (plus one dressy blazer): Here are coats from Banana Republic Factory and Old Navy: Left to right: Petite Wool Wrap Coat , Petite Teddy Sherpa Jacket ,  Cozy Teddy Sherpa in XS Petite . Here are some flannel and tops from Old Navy: Left to right: Classic Plaid Chest-Pocket Flannel in Petite XS Gray Plaid and Classic Plaid Flannel in Petite XS Black/White Plaid, Green Buffalo Check, Red/White Plaid.  And one cute cropped flannel from Urban Outfitters that I really like: BDG Rayne Boxy Cropped Flannel in Black + White XS Left to right: Oversized Printed Blouse , Oversized Chambray Blouse , Cropped Girls Cardigan , Rib-Knit Midi Dress I tried a bunch of sherpas from Macy's that were $9.99 and ended up liking and keeping this one: I ended up getting the Cognac color in the Target Katherine Wedge Bootie too but ended up returning it. Target Katherine Wedge Bootie  size 5 in Black, Taupe, and Cognac. Had to include

October Haul + Penne Pepperonata Recipe

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This month's haul was all boots/booties with the exception of one flannel shirt and a bunch of soft toys that I couldn't resist. As mentioned in the last post, I couldn't help getting the Target wedge booties and also decided to get these Caslon booties since I'm always a fan of how comfortable this brand is for me.  Here are some recent Target finds: Left:  Girls' Rib-Knit Peplum Long Sleeve Top , Spanx Faux Leather Leggings , Marc Fisher Izzie Boot . Middle:  Wild Fable Women's Puff Short Sleeve Dress , Ugg Quincy Boot . Right: Target Katherine Lace-Up Wedge Boots . I was really into these super tall UGG thigh-high boots at first because I love how these will keep me super warm come winter when commuting to work but they're honestly super hard to walk and sit in so I'm hopeful an Aldo version I purchased recently will be just as warm and easier to wear. Free People Shibori Tunic Dress . UGG thigh-high boots . I'm really into the recent flannel

September Haul + Maple Cream Recipe

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September's haul is from Loft Outlet due to a birthday credit and Old Navy since they've had a lot of cute stuff recently. I've been wanting a sherpa jacket for a while now since the trend started but wasn't able to find a keeper last year. Upon trying on this one from Old Navy, I immediately liked the color and appreciate how the sleeve is the perfect length. Old Navy Relaxed Cozy Sherpa Faux-Fur Jacket in XSP Mocha Latte I ordered a few different jackets but didn't love these enough to keep them: Left to right: Old Navy  Go-H20 Water-Resistant Narrow-Channel Puffer Jacket ,  Go-H20 Water-Resistant Hooded Anorak ,  Go-H20 Water-Repellent Hooded Rain Jacket in XSP This leopard cardigan also kept popping up on my feeds so I couldn't resist trying it: Old Navy Printed Button-Front Cropped Cardigan for Girls in L Leopard Print. Booties left to right: Marc Fisher Izzie Shearling Lace-Up Boot , Ugg Quincy Boot , Target Universal Thread Katherina Lace-Up Wedge Boot