Happy New Years!!! 2018 is officially here and I am so excited for the year to begin. I picked my word of the year and it is EMBRACE! I am ready to embrace life, embrace family, embrace adventure, embrace opportunities, embrace work, embrace friends, and embrace change. All of these things come to everyone reading this but we do not always choose to embrace them. It is hard to embrace change when it is not what you want but I am going to make a conscious effort to at least give it a try.Notice that I didn’t say that I was going to embrace housework. I think I am going to leave that resolution for next year. Lol! You should see my house, it looks like a storm just passed through. We finally got to have Christmas with Joe’s sister and her family. It is a shame that we only live a little over an hour apart and we hardly ever get together. We made a promise that we are going to get together more in the upcoming months even if it means only meeting for dinner somewhere.
This medium gray open front cardigan is just the right amount of warmth. It is the “baby bear” of cardigans. Lol! There has been an extremely cold front that has moved through the region but I wore this on the way to Tennessee. In my mind, I was thinking that it would be warmer in Tennessee and that I wouldn’t need a coat. My mind was wrong!!! It was really cold but thankfully my parents think that 78 is the perfect temperature to keep the house. Even at that temperature, my father is known to still sit around in a big puffer coat. I believe that is where I get my cold natured body temperature from. Joe and I got him a new, extremely warm jacket for Christmas and he looked pleased as punch. Whoops, I forgot that I was supposed to be talking about cardigans. Lol!
I love this embellished tee by Halogen. It was in my Trunk Club shipment this month and I wanted to keep it so badly. BUT, one of the strings that hold all of the embellishments was loose and I was afraid that it would unravel. I actually thought about re-ordering this tee but when I went to the website to check on it they must have already sold out because I couldn’t find it. The reason that I wanted to get this is that it is comfortable like a tee shirt but it looks nice enough to also be special. If I had worn this with a nice pair of black pants or even a red pair, the result would have been very different. Since I couldn’t link to this tee I found some others that you might like. Just click on the picture that you like and it will take you to the store.
Since it is the first day of the brand new year I wanted to have a couple giveaways. The first is for new email subscribers only. Everyone who signs up for the email subscription this week will be entered into a drawing for Redefine Multi-Function Eye Cream from Rodan + Fields. The next giveaway will be for a Lottie necklace from Plunder. To enter for that giveaway just comment below one of your resolutions or goals for 2018.
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