Happy Monday everyone!!! I am excited about today because it marks my 18th month anniversary. It is so hard to believe that 18 months have gone by since I spent one whole weekend out on my front porch watching youtube videos and Googling how-to posts. There is still a slew of things I need to learn but I am happy with how far I have come. I will be announcing a giveaway at the end so don’t forget to read EVERY SINGLE WORD of my post. Lol!Blogging is not easy, it looks easy but it is not. I look back at some of my earliest posts and laugh at the writing AND at the outfits. Honestly, when I first started I thought I had to look and dress like another blogger or like something you would see on the streets of New York. It wasn’t me! The outfits just didn’t “gel”; they lacked something. I thought that to have a blog about fashion I needed to wear something that was “out there” something that the normal person would not be wearing. True fashion gurus are always on the cutting edge and I finally came to the conclusion that I was not a fashion guru. I am me and I don’t see that changing anytime soon. So I went to dressing like I always did. My shoes probably will match my outfit or purse and I hardly ever will wear the checks and plaids and circles all together look. I occasionally have other bloggers message me for advice and the first thing I say is, “Be Yourself!!!” If people follow you then fine, and if not that is fine too. But the ones who do will be following you because of who you are not the pretend person you are creating. I channel Popeye, “I yam what I yam.”This is one of those outfits that looked better in person than it does in pictures. I swear it did! I got several compliments through the day. It is an oversize top and it is meant to be big. I think I liked it because it is not showing my winter pudge. Lol! I could even eat a hamburger at lunch instead of a salad, I didn’t, but I could have. Haha!I don’t wear this Plunder set often and I am not sure why. I love these Margaret earrings and the matching necklace, Rosalie. These are set in gold tone with tiny pearls and blue sapphires. There are also some pale pink accents in the pieces. These are in the Art Deco style which I love. Both of the bangle bracelets were specials that are no longer available. I am crossing my fingers that some might come out in the new Spring and Summer catalogs. I just learned that Plunder does a March Madness event. They do not tell you when it is happening, so it is a surprise. I am told that they do specials and bundles. I am trying to figure out the best way to let everyone be aware of these “surprises” so that you can have an opportunity to make a purchase before they sell out. I am putting my thinking cap on and will see what I can come up with. For now, you can go to www.plunderdesign.com/party/tania3 to place any order you might have. I will be continuing with the 15% off any total purchase of $50.00 excluding shipping and taxes during March. I am going to try to start writing those refund checks every Monday for the week prior through Sunday so I can keep up with the purchases. It gets confusing with Plunder and Rodan and Fields refund checks going out all the time. I am not the most organized person. Lol!!!I know some of you have mentioned lanyards before and this one, Noah, is my favorite. There are several of the necklaces, the Andrea and even the Jane could be used as lanyards. I added my bling pendant from Monarch Inspirations to my necklace. You could add the Allison or any pendant or charm you want. My pearl bracelet was a Monday madness purchase but I am almost positive that I saw it in the upcoming catalog. I got a new purse the other day! I walked out of the overstock store because I was trying not to buy another purse. The deep teal color finally got the best of me. They were having a 25% off sale so I couldn’t resist. It was a good deal, or it would have been, if I had actually “needed” another purse. I am going to have to start purging some of my items because I am running our of space. Wait, I can just take over one of the kids old bedrooms. Lol! Nevermind and the whole purging thing. This particular Dooney & Bourke purse has zipper extenders on both ends of the purse. You can zip them closed or if you are like me and having a purse that is filled to the max, then you unzip them.
I have a pair of skinny Old Navy Rockstar jeans on. I was not thrilled with the shoe choice but I couldn’t find anything I wanted to wear. Shoes are my downfall in any outfit. I have never been a “shoe” person and I never seem to have the right shoe I want to wear. I like these Marc Fisher low cut boots but a different shoe would have looked better. I think it needed something more fun or something more spring and summer looking. These boots just seem to bring the outfit down 🙁 How do think these shoes would have looked?I really like this top. I know it is oversized and big looking but I still like this top. I love the details at the neckline and the cutouts on the sleeve. It has the “it” factor I am always looking for. Some of you say that when you go shopping a little Tania is on your shoulder talking to you. This top would be something I would be telling you had unique details. Lol! This top is by Umgee is lined also so you don’t have to worry about being able to see through it.
The Lash Boost bundle deal is only available until March 9th. The deal is for a 20% savings for the Lash Boost and any Regimen when purchased as a bundle. To receive another 10% off simply signup as a Preferred Customer. You will also receive FREE shipping and handling on any order that is over 80.00. There is a 19.95 enrollment fee but I will refund you that amount and also send you a free mini eye cream. If you would like to take the solution tool to see what regimen the suggest for you just click here.
There is some exciting news coming from Rodan and Fields. They will be officially launching in Australia come May 2017!!! That is HUGE. I know any of you who are from Australia can not even begin to understand but this is really an amazing opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a new product launch. Especially when we are talking the magnitude of Rodan and Fields. For those of you who have decided to give this a try, I am so excited for you. Pre-enrollment is FREE and will continue through April. Contact me for more information.
Now for the GIVEAWAY! This is a BIG giveaway so it is a BIG request from me. I am trying to grow my blog readers and subscribers. Word of mouth is a wonderful way to do that. Also, every time you share my post on FaceBook or pin a picture on Pinterest it really helps. I am putting you on the honor system. Share my blog in three different ways and comment how you did this below. You will be entered in for a FREE LASH BOOST!!! That is a $150.00 retail value! I will announce the winner on Saturday, the 11th.
Have I mentioned that I will be attending the Social Media World Marketing 2017 in San Diego? Okay, I know I have told you already but did I tell you that you can follow along with me? Make sure you follow me on Twitter and Instagram and I will be posting daily (because my sister is going to make me) so that you can join in on all the fun.
I am only 500 email subscribers away from hitting that 5000 mark!!! Once we hit the magic number I will be having a giveaway!
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