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FYI: this week I needed to step back a little and take a little me time. I curled up in bed with a good book most nights. I’ll be catching up on blog reading and commenting this weekend:)
Now, let’s recap this week’s highlights:
1. I was home in eastern Kentucky this past weekend, and it was nice. On Saturday, I shot blog pictures with Della
. Following that, I took a three-hour (yes, a three-hour
) nap and then went out to eat at Pig in a Poke with Kane, my mom, my mother-in-law, and my future sister-in-law. It was such a great, relaxing day!
2. Cue the hallelujah course–I got a new phone! My old phone had been on the fritz for several months, and if you talked to me since then, you probably know how much I hated it. Both Chauncey and I upgraded to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and it’s true love. In addition to taking amazing pictures, it actually stays charged!haha We got such a great deal at Target–I got a guaranteed $200 trade-in on my phone (only would’ve traded in for a top price of $133 elsewhere), Chauncey and I each got $100 for preordering the phone, and then we got a $5 giftcard just because. So not only did I get a new phone, but I walked out with $405 worth of Target giftcards!!!!
3. The Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale was on Monday morning and I killed it! I woke up at 3 a.m. and shopped at 6pm.com–their prices were the cheapest and I had most of my shopping out of the way before the sale even hit the Lilly website at 8 a.m. Yes, I was exhausted at work, but I was thrilled it! I’ve gotten in all but one package, which is showing a delivery delay:( Follow along on Snapchat to keep up with my shopping–you’ll get behind the scenes peeks that you won’t otherwise see! Snapchat username: brightonabudget
4. We checked out the opening day of the new Mellow Mushroom in town this week. This is Lexington’s second Mellow Mushroom location, and it’s got a completely different vibe than the one downtown, but I like both! The new one is very British Invasion themed. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was fun!
5. Old Navy
currently has 40% off online with no exclusions and no coupon code needed through Sunday. I order the long pixie pants in navy
, the ankle-length pixie pants in evergreen
(but in a size tall, so that they’re more full-length on me), this dress in gray floral print
, and this dress in purple print
. I ordered both dresses in a tall for additional length. Also, this is the perfect time to order pixie pants because they’re usually an everyday steal, and as such, excluded from most sales! They usually run $25 when you actually catch them on sale, so this is a great deal! Don’t forget to shop with Ebates
, who are currently offering a special 6% cashback at Old Navy
, along with a sign-up bonus!
ICYMI, here’s this week’s posts:
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