best of #nsale coats

So many beautiful coats this year!!

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#nsale best of beauty

Holy smokes beauty is good this year! My favorite favorite deodorant (3 pack – split with friends or hoard all year long! // My all time favorite primer, eyeliner (basically you get a free lipgloss with it!), my favorite eyeshadow primer + setting spray + a shadow palette too! // Two favorite scents (Miu Miu and Narciso), Favorite Dry Shampoo, Brow Pencil, and so many great deals like 4 Nars Lips for basically $10 each. ENJOY THIS ONE!!

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best of #nsale KIDS

BABY + GEAR (Dock a Tot is $40 off!) Love these Pebble loungers, thinking about them for our loft!, such great deals on strollers and carseats and I love to stock up on cold weather essentials like these zip up bear suits!

BOYS — $18 cleats, Long sleeve tees for $10 in every Fall color, lots of great church shirt deals, Iniki by Adidas (fave!) or perfect emerald green Gazelles, $25 Natives (never happens!) and Hayes already scooped up this tie dye hoodie!

GIRLS -here’s my favorite super cool pieces for one stylish back to school wardrobe!

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best of #nsale HOME

Best of the Nordstrom Sale at home! Marrimekko bedding GALORE! Trying to decide if I might want to entertain some color in my bedroom. Love that #1 or #6 with the striped sheets?? SO cute.

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1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 //

Also dead over this NYC print for a boys’ room. DARLING! $75 and it comes with that decorative pillow, too!#nsale home

And a few more decor picks!

 

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Quiet Time Tackle Box

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BackToSchoolGoals18 #CollectiveBias

Currently trying to figure out where the boys are going to school this next year.  There is a great charter school that I would drive them to that spends half the day outside gardening, skiing, etc. Or their zoned public school as well! In our new town the bus comes right to our cul-de-sac to take them to the public school a couple cities over. I haven’t confirmed, but I think the bus ride is pretty long, maybe 30-40 minutes each way? It’s so hard when you’re basically choosing your kids’ future for them, how do you decide? Totally stressed but while I mull it over (procrastinate) I came up with this DIY Quiet Time Box that they can bring in their backpack that (hopefully) follows all their bus driver’s rules while we’re at it!For me Post-It® Notes are hands down MY must have back to school supply. You can’t miss them at your local Walmart, just look for the rainbow folder wall and you’re there!DIY Quiet Time BoxI use them like you wouldn’t believe for my own planning at home and work — if it’s not written down it’s not likely getting done  — and the way they’re stuck to everything around our house you can tell the adoration is wearing off onto the kids, too! I love how versatile they are for a box like this which relies heavily on my boys’ creativity to make things fun. Here’s what I included!Quiet Time Box DIYPost-It notes for writing down stories (I love this Super Cube because it has multiple colors in one block!), playing games, or whatever else they need as a base. Add things to glue on like confetti, string, washi tape, fun scissors, a mini stapler, paperclips, embroidery floss for making bracelets or monster hair, a story telling cube, stickers, mints in case of bus sickness, markers and more!Quiet Time Box DIYIt fits perfectly in their backpacks and since neither of them have textbooks to bring home it doesn’t weigh them down too much and hopefully provides some fun for them and their bus-mates.Quiet Time Box DIYDid any of you grow up with a longer trip to school? Looking for all the personal info you’re willing to share, ha!

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magnolia banana pudding

Everyone once and awhile I have the craziest craving for Magnolia Bakery’s Banana Pudding. I’ve had it a number of times in their New York City bakeries, but luckily for all of us they released their recipe so we can make it anytime we want!Magnolia Banana PuddingMy son Cal loves this dessert and requested it for his birthday party, I figured I better come up with a few swaps to make it a little more kid-party friendly and maybe a little easier to make?I teamed up with Food Club on this zero hesitation because they have a Double Your Money Back Guarantee. If you don’t like any of the products you buy from them, they’ll refund your money and then pay you that same amount from their pocket. WHAT?! These types of guarantees are nearly extinct in 2018 so I was super intrigued to give the brand a try and they’ve been around since 1945 so you can rest easy that can back it all up! You can find a participating store near you with this link!

I swapped out several of the ingredients for Food Club products but here is the recipe from Magnolia’s recipe book!

  • 1 small can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 small box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 3 cups heavy cream (I swapped mine out for Food Club’s Ready Made whipped cream
  • 4 cups sliced ripe bananas
  • 1 box of Food Club Vanilla Wafers

If you want to see what it looks like plated in a trifle and not for a 7-year-olds birthday, look no further than my friend Christy! Is this not gorgeous??

Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

But like I said we’re making it easier, less time intensive for a birthday party full of kiddos who likely prefer store bought whipped cream, so let’s do it! Food Club Double Money Back Guarantee

Pudding:

Beat the Sweetened Condensed Milk with the ice cold water for about a minute. Add the pudding mix powder and continue to beat for about 2 minutes. Put saran wrap flat on the surface of the pudding so it doesn’t harden on the top and refrigerate overnight or minimum of a few hours.

Assembly:

Alternating layers of the Vanilla Cookies, Sliced Bananas, Whipped Cream, Pudding until you fill your desired pan. I love a trifle but for Cal’s birthday I thought it could be fun to spoon the mixture into waffle cones! ! Easier for kids to manage and (fingers crossed) less mess than serving it with plates and forks. He digs it so I guess that’s all that really matters, right?Magnolia Banana Pudding Top with a banana, whipped cream, a Vanilla cookie or all three!Magnolia Banana Pudding

Thanks to Food Club for sponsoring today’s post!

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prime day 2018: beauty

I saved the best for last. I am FREAKING out about these deals. ALL my faves!!

Brow Wiz $16 // 30% off Stila – my all time favorite eyeliner, all time favorite stay all day lip formula, all-time favorite liquid glitter shadow. Just grabbed  this pretty gun metal color! // Favorite waterproof mascara! // 30% off Mario Badescu. Swear by this stuff for zits. // Full Size Wet Brushes for $5 each. // All the right ingredients for a super amazing zit formula — I have one like this that is $50 so this a steal at $18! // $10 Piper Wai all natural deodorant, on Shark Tank works amazing! // Vichy Idealia moisturizer, smells amazing, works amazing. 30% off // 60% off Plackers (flossers that I never leave home without.)

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prime day: WOMEN’S

$30 for a Columbia Hooded Jacket?? // $8 Sports Bra with hundreds or 4+ Star Reviews  $30 carry all tote // Pretty ankle strap pumps from Jessica Simpson $27! She has 30% off her shoes for Prime and these gray pumps are $50 // These Glittery Lacy Tied Pumps are so freaking pretty. $90 via Betsey Johnson // Nightingale is 50% off. Such a good read! // $30 Adidas Sneakers // Portable Charger, what the 12,000 5 star reviews?? $30 // Love these leather and suede heels for $60 // This full pleated skirt comes in every color imaginable and is $20. 4+ stars and hundreds of reviews! // Between 30-50% off Loeffler Randall shoes! These slides! 

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prime day 2018: kids

Prime Day coverage is so stressful because their deals do not last. So basically check this out and then hurry over! I’ll be adding new deals as they roll out so keep scrolling!

50% off this playkitchen!

50% off Kidcraft Kitchen

Prime Day Kids

Play Dresses in a million colors for $13 // Art Supplies Galore, love these brush pens // Building Set Flash Deal under $12 // Play Sand that doesn’t dry out // Love this airplane + book set. So cute and would make a great gift to stock up on for your gift closet! $12// Bubble Maker $25 // PJs in lots of options under $15 // EZPZ Dinner Tray Mats that grip! // Fly Zapper for all ages really but kids love it! // Astronaut Helmet for play time! // Micro Scooter Deal – a rare find which might be gone by the time I publish this!

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prime day: HOME

$30 for a dining chair?? 4 for $120 // 30% off OXO Pop Up Canisters // Down Mattress Topper 20% off// My favorite Mezza Luna knife for pizzas, quesdillas, chopping crusts off. // $70 for a full size metal bed frame that is AMAZING and I’d put anywhere in my house // 300 Count Sheets in a SLEW of colors and patterns under $20 // Bike Rack Deals // Cooking Pan Deals // Pretty Door Handle Set $30 off // This is a MUST in my office at home // Pretty Cooking Utensils $16

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