High Five for Friday

Helllllloooo sweet Friday–TGIF!  I can’t believe that Friday is already here, but the 4-day work week made the days in-between fly by:)  I hope you all had a wonderful and happy Labor Day weekend! Her’e what I’ve been into:

1. For Labor Day weekend, we went home to eastern Kentucky.  It was a nice, relaxing weekend that involved sleeping in and lots of naps.  I saw several friends, spent time with family, wore comfy clothes, and ate tons of yummy food.

2. Even though I’m not quite ready to say goodbye to summer, I just had to pick up these shoes while Target was having a sale!  The boots are originally $39.99, and the moccasins are $24.99.  With Target’s BOGO 50% off promotion, and an extra 25% off via the Cartwheel app, I was able to snag both pairs for only $39.96!  I have wanted these boots since last fall, but they sold out before I could get my hands on them.  If you’re looking for some new shoes for your fall wardrobe, either of these would be great additions that you could wear on repeat.

Karri Boots
Driver Mocs (in Hazel)

3. I finally got my hair cut this week!  I haven’t been able to make it home to my regular stylist and it had been 4 months since I’d had anything done.  On Tuesday, I woke up and realized my hair was out of control, so I called Ulta and got an appointment the next day!  Amisha, the girl who cut my hair, was great, and I received 20% off of my salon services since it was my 1st visit.

You can check out the latest Wardrobe Re-Wear post, featuring 2 ways to wear this neon lace tank, here.

4. Speaking of Ulta, I also picked up the Urban Decay Naked Basics palette.  I actually went to get the Basics 2 palette, but felt like the colors of the original Basics palette worked better with my coloring. I’d been wanting something from the Naked line for a while, but wasn’t willing to pay full-price.  I had 250 Ulta Rewards points, so I received $8 off of my purchase:)

By the way, if you’ve been wanting one of these palettes, stay tuned to the blog.  Katie from Cup of Tea Blog, Della from Della Devoted, and I have a couple of giveaways planned that you will definitely want to enter!  While you wait, be sure to head on over and check out their blogs!

5. Fall candy is out.  Need I say more? Yum!  It’s September, so it’s acceptable to eat fall candy now, right?

Before you go, be sure to enter the Jamberry nail wraps giveaway hosted by myself and Sarah Lammy, Jamberry Nails Independent Consultant!

How’s YOUR week been?  Find any good deals?  Have something totally awesome happen? Let me know in the comments below! 

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  1. 9.5.14
    Brianne said:

    Those boots are great!!

  2. 9.5.14

    I am logging onto Target right now to see if those boots are still available. Love them!

  3. 9.5.14

    Love the boots! I'm still looking for the perfect ankle bootie! So many choices and price ranges out there.

  4. 9.5.14

    Such great Ulta successes! I snagged an excellent deal on a flatiron there thanks to the Ulta Labor Day sale 🙂

  5. 9.5.14

    How much do you love the Naked palette? Awesome score on the boots by the way! Have a fab weekend lady! xoxo

  6. 9.5.14

    Stopping by from the link ups! Love that color palette! Hooray for fall candy! Have a great weekend 🙂

    ~Sierra & Faith

  7. 9.5.14

    I have boot envy!! I've been admiring those two tone boots forever. I'm ready for cooler temps and scarves. Hope you have a great weekend.

  8. 9.5.14

    Great scores! Love your new boots and the neutrals in the Urban Decay palette! Have a great weekend!


  9. 9.6.14
    Angie said:

    I didn't know you were from Eastern Kentucky! That is where I live 🙂
    I LOVE those boots- like I need a pair now love them

  10. 9.6.14

    I was SO disappointed when they sold out last year, Brianne! I hunted in store and online for them for forever.

  11. 9.6.14

    If you end up getting these, we need to do a joint Wardrobe Re-Wear post showing how we would style them!

  12. 9.6.14

    Thanks, Becky! And I love the way ankle booties look, but I think they look funny on me. I'll be excited to see what you pair them with–maybe it will give me some ideas and motivate me to get a pair:)

  13. 9.6.14

    That's awesome! Ulta is the BEST place to buy hair tools!

  14. 9.6.14

    I love it! It's perfect for an everyday, casual but put-together eye look. Thanks! I hope you're having a wonderful weekend as well:)

  15. 9.6.14

    Thanks for stopping by, girls! Fall candy is amazing! Hope you all have a great weekend too!

  16. 9.6.14

    Whit, I love the two-tone boot look as well, and when I searched before, everything else I found was $100 or more. My office stays cool, so I couldn't resist wearing a light-weight scarf yesterday. Big mistake–with Temps around 90 degrees, I about roasted when I went outside.lol

  17. 9.6.14

    Thanks, Jill! I'm glad I finally took the plunge with the palette. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  18. 9.6.14

    Ok, now it's time to start figuring out what connections we have then.lol Where do you live? I'm from Inez and went to Pikeville College for undergrad. The group of companies I work for in Lexington is based in Martin Co. Your turn now:)

    And thanks! The boots were very affordable compared to other similar styles. Target is a great place to shop for shoes. Payless also has some gorgeous boots every year, and if you sign up for emails to watch their coupons, they'll usually have a couple of 40% off ones through the season!

  19. 9.7.14

    That Naked palette looks amazing! Love the outfit as well 🙂

  20. 9.17.14

    Confession–I ended up switching it for the Basics 2 and love that as well!