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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