Taking Stock | 11

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Making : prom corsages ’til my fingers fall off.
Cooking : more veggies after watching Fed Up last weekend.
Drinking : Tazo ‘Organic Peachy Green’ over ice by day, Blue Moon First Peach Ale by night. I have a thing for peaches, I guess?
Reading : The Bell Jar and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Wanting : good news on a potential business opportunity.
Wishing : for a good Mother’s Day week at the flower shop!
Enjoying : longer days and soaking up the extra sunshine after work.
Listening : to ‘Hamptons Beach Traffic’ on Songza.
Waiting : to use up some skincare products so I can dip my toes into the Korean routine that’s buzzing all over the beauty blogs.
Liking Ingrid Nilsen’s YouTube channel. I love her sweet, happy vibe!
Loving : Essie’s ‘peach daiquiri’ polish; it’s the perfect bright peachy-pink for spring. {Peach again?}
Bookmarking: ’20 Things to Do When You’re 30 That Will Make Life Better When You’re 50.’
Watching : Parenthood on Netflix. All the feelings! And the best soundtrack.
Needing : a “she shed.”
Smelling : Lollia ‘Relax’ handcreme (totally use it as an all-over lotion) and perfume, my new favorite for spring.
Wearing : Bite Beauty Lush Fruit Lip Gloss in ‘strawberry’ almost every day.
Thinking : life is pretty amazing right now. I like you, 30.
Marveling : at my 8th wedding anniversary coming up next week. Time, it is a flyin’.
Feeling : lovely.

{Inspired by Sydney, who was inspired by Pip.}

#OOTD: Sunday Best

The only thing I love more than coral this spring is cobalt blue.

I wore this flutter sleeve shift dress from Macy’s yesterday for our dear friends’ baby’s baptism, followed by a beautiful brunch at their parent’s home. All the girls spent the day before celebrating a birthday poolside, and my sunburnt thighs weren’t down for anything that required Spanx.

#OOTD: T-Shirt and Jeans

Pardon the wet grass stuck to my feet. I self-timed this quick outfit photo after I took Doak on his morning stroll, then dashed to work. Late. So, ya know… ‘keepin’ it real’ and stuff. ;)

I love these Free People ‘High Rise Roller’ skinnies because they’re super soft and fit like a jegging, and I’m building a little collection of their perfectly oversized American-made tees and tanks.

#OOTD: One Piece Wonder

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I can’t get enough ‘throw this on and you’re done’ pieces in my closet, and jumpsuits are topping my list of one-piece wonders this spring. I have two — this one from Express last year and another by B.B. Dakota — and they’re in regular weekly rotation between work and the weekend. There are endless ways to style them with shoes and layering pieces, and they’re just so easy.

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My ‘I Woke Up Like This’ Makeup Routine

I wish I could roll out of bed and take on the day with a flawless nekkid face, but sister’s over 30 and needs a little help. ‘Fake it ’til you make it,’ right?

My current daily routine is a mashup of The Zoe Report’s ‘Brushless Makeup in Under 5 Minutes‘ and Teni Panosian’s ‘No Makeup’ Makeup Tutorial; two must-watch videos if you’re into fresh-faced everyday makeup with minimal effort.

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#OOTD: Coral Scallops, Pt. 2

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I’m not one to throw around the word ‘obsessed,’ (some bloggers do that enough for all of us) but I’m not sure how else to describe my recent behavior with coral…

It started with a bucket bag; then a cute scalloped tank; and now I just want to buy-all-the-things!!

Also, I know it looks like I weirdly photoshopped my legs up there, but it’s just an impressively low-res iPhone shot that I scrawled some notes on with my new favorite app, Noteshelf.

Nothing but the finest photography on the ol’ outfit blog these days, but hey, we’re still chuggin’! ;)