Fall Capsule Wardrobe Featuring Amazon’s J. Crew Mercantile

Fall Capsule Wardrobe Featuring Amazon’s J. Crew Mercantile

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I about lost my mind when I saw that Amazon now has a clothing line from J. Crew — J. Crew Mercantile.

I LOVE J. Crew, but it isn’t always the most budget friendly, ya know? And since we’re starting some major renovations on our house, it’s imperative that I save as much money as I can right now to put toward things like grass, floors, and the removal of a wall.

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Amazon Prime Wardrobe Fall Shoes Review

Amazon Prime Wardrobe Fall Shoes Review

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This post is in collaboration with Casey Sellers at The Big Blonde Brain. Head over to thebigblondebrain.com for a fall fashion Amazon Prime Wardrobe review. 

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I loathe shopping for shoes. As someone who generally loves to shop, shoe shopping honestly is one of my least favorite things to do.

There is just something about going into a store and trying on shoes that annoys the hell out of me.

I don’t want to sit down on some uncomfortable bench or chair and take off my own shoe so I can try-on a shoe that most likely is not going to fit my weird-shaped foot right. And then repeat that process over and over again until I maybe find one style that works for me. Plus, if I happen to find a pair of shoes that I like enough to think about buying, it never fails that the store won’t have my size.

Shoes, simply, are not something I want to spend money on.

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Lunch Breaks /// Old Navy Try-On

Thank you to all those who tuned in for the first episode of “Lunch Breaks with Hali” on Instagram Stories last week.

It was a lot of fun to grab a bunch of clothes and head to the dressing room for a try-on session at Old Navy.

Everything from my try-on is linked below. I know a lot of you already purchased the chambray shirt dress and twill field jacket because you loved them as much as I do!

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Fun & Feminine Loft Summer Fashion Haul

Fun & Feminine Loft Summer Fashion Haul

Buttons and lace and ruffles — oh my!

If you follow me on Instagram then you probably saw that on Saturday I posted a photo of myself wearing a darling little white tank with the most perfect lace detail, and I promised a Loft summer fashion haul on the blog.

Well, here it is friends. I did a little damage online at Loft last week and treated myself to some new clothes since they had an additional 60-percent off sale items.

It’s mostly pretty tops that I can pair with denim shorts (a closet staple) for a clean and classic look, but everything is fun and ultra feminine.

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What’s In My Suitcase /// West Coast Essentials

West Coast Essentials

Greetings from California, friends!

I’m at a work conference in Anaheim this week, and next week the hubby is joining me out here and we’re heading to Los Angeles for vacation.

I’m still trying to adjust to the time change but want to share the handful of things I absolutely had to pack for 10 days on the left coast.

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Stitch Fix No. 8 Review /// Spring is Here

Stitch Fix No. 8 Review /// Spring is Here

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Happy {almost} spring, friends!

I don’t know about you, but I am bursting with excitement for the warmer days we’ve been experiencing here in Charlotte, NC. We were in the 80s for most of the second-to-last week of February, and I don’t hate it.

All of this sunshine and my upcoming trip to Southern California had me wishing for a refreshed warmer-weather wardrobe, and the timing was perfect to schedule another Stitch Fix.

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Dammit, Hali Has A New Look, Y’all

I started blogging in 2015 as a way to talk about my struggles and experiences as a motherless daughter. At the time, my site was called “Roots & Wings,” and I hoped to connect with other women who lost their mothers at a young age and even young girls just beginning their journey as a motherless daughter.

When I lost my mom at 19, I didn’t have anyone to talk to who understood the loss I was experiencing at that age. In beginning this blog, I wanted to potentially be a safe place for young women to turn to if they needed to talk.

I will always remember the first time I received a message from a girl who stumbled across my blog and felt comfortable enough to open up her heart to me. I could relate to everything she shared, and reading her words made me feel like the time and energy I put in to this blog was worth it. If I could be there for one person, it was worth it.

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Stitch Fix No. 7 Review

Stitch Fix No. 7 Review

If you’ve been hanging with me for a little while, you might remember that I just reviewed my fall Stitch Fix box in October.

Typically, I wouldn’t schedule another Fix so soon, but Stitch Fix is waiving the $20 styling fee right now, and I was searching for a cocktail dress to wear on our upcoming honeymoon to Walt Disney World. So, since I had nothing to lose, I said what the hell and scheduled one more Fix for 2017.

I am certainly glad I did, too.

I know I have said this before, but this Stitch Fix box was hands-down my best yet. My stylist Cara tailored the Fix to perfectly match my style, and each piece fit me wonderfully — making it incredibly difficult to decide which items I would keep.

Plus, the note she left me was especially sweet. I love that she mentioned she read my blog post on how I honored my mom at my wedding.

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