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Fashion Friday: decorate yourself

Fashion Friday: decorate yourself

It's FRIDAY, the weather is breaking and Nordstrom is having a sale! Let's take a rest from serious life and talk about some fun stuff! I love to decorate and I feel like my many, many, many, many years of shopping experience prepared me to dress my house :) Imagine the resume I could put together with all of my shopping experience!

Spring
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I have this awesome maxi dress I have been wearing all the time lately. I saw that it was on sale so I ordered a second in blue. The teal is probably my favorite though, but sadly it wasn't in my size.  It's just so easy to wear and comfortable. I am always trying to find clothes that feel like pajamas and somehow manage to look nice.  I like that I can dress it up or down.  I have worn it with wedges and jewelry, but also with my chucks and a scarf and sweater. 

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Last year I got these shorts and I wore them almost every day. They are so comfortable and stretchy and easy to wear. I pulled them out when we went to Vegas and I was instantly happy I had them back on.

 I was annoyed with myself that I didn’t buy a "back up" pair last year, but I saw that they have something similar in this season! I ordered a pair right away. They are perfect for running around in the summer with my kids. I remember that they looked super short online but when they came they were perfect (and I have a booty!) I am not trying to scandalize anyone on the playground or in Target with shorts that are too short.  I am sometimes between sizes and I did order up. My butt-hugging-booty days are over. 

I tried them on and I am going to keep them, but therein lies the golden goose of online shopping at Nordstrom. They ship for free and you can take anything back. I swear I haven't stepped foot inside a mall other than to see Santa Claus in years. 

These shorts are just perfect for running around in summer. Disregard my work sweater and necklace! 

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If you saw my insta this week you know I am kind of obsessed with pink and navy as a color combo. Fun (pink), yet classy and preppy (navy blue). I dressed Madeline and myself in the same colors and I didn't even realize our twinning status until I was slamming coffee (and a few girl scout cookies!) and running out the door this morning. 

Pink and navy are so cute together! 

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My other current obsession is this OPI No Turning Back From Pink Street nail polish. I wrote about the Infinite Shine kind of polish in a Mom Hack post. I saw this color and I knew it was meant to be. It is the perfect bright pink. 

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I have been loving the trend of ruffled sleeves and ruffled hems. I like how a ruffle adds a little extra style and a feminine touch to a plain shirt. I noticed that Nordstrom has one of my favorite shirts back in stock in a bunch of fun colors. I got it in pink last year and I love it. It was fun to wear all throughout spring and summer. I also ordered it in black to wear in the winter or to work. I wore it this week! It’s slightly on the casual side for a lawyer but I wear it on days when I don’t need to be in a suit.  

Oh, and of course I am wearing pink pants in the last photo. I cannot stop the pink this week. I am in the mood for spring and the midwest cold and rain will not hold me back. 

I am also bringing out the pink and other spring colors around my house to lighten the mood and to celebrate the change of season! Have a fun weekend and think spring and sunshine! 

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