February 10, 2015
Yeesh, it's been a super long time since I updated this blog. Rather than jumping back in the game out of nowhere with several little posts, I wanted to do a big 'ol update, with lots of little doo-dads and odds n' ends from my lyfe. Plus a style post, natch (hard to come by these days! Super cold + other life stuffs getting in the way.... )
January 05, 2015
It was quite cold out on this day!
I got this pretty green dress last year when the weather was warming up, so I didn't get to wear it much. So glad I finally get to break it out.
Hope everyone enjoyed their holidays :)
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December 25, 2014
December 24, 2014
So! It's Christmas Eve. Where did the time go?
Everyone will probably be out now doing last-minute shopping, or making cooking preparations. But hopefully some of you can stick around for a few minutes to talk about jewelry with me :)
A few beautiful trinkets.... ring from OneNecklace <3 i="">3>
I don't have a lot of "real" jewelry in my collection, nor have I really wanted it. Gold, silver, platinum,... they hold no allure for me. Where I grew up, people used their gold chains and diamond stud earrings to try and convey their wealth and power status... an exercise I hated. And somwhere, I developed a very strong conviction to wear those mood-ring earrings I got at Claire's to prove my point of how silly it all was. Sigh, teenagehood.... Now, I've got a treasured collection of pendants and rings from places like F21, UO, Anthropologie, and various internet sites.
So when I was contacted by OneNecklace, a place that sells necklaces made of precious metals, I was actually... excited! I took note of a couple cute things... namely, a sterling silver ring, done in style that I like and want to wear :)
Color me happy!
OneNecklace was very easy to deal with, and went out of their way to help deal with the shipping quirks for my building. Their main thing is that they sell nameplate necklaces... which I already have actually! A woman really only needs one "Carrie" necklace in her life. (Or does she... ??) Well, if I'd decided otherwise, the amount of choices on this website is staggering. They have TONS of different fonts and styles to choose from. Made me curious to try out one of the necklaces for a #throwback :P
As for the ring, I've been wearing it for a few weeks ( I meant to post this review sooner!), and it's definitely quality! It was a little smaller than I was expecting, but still totally cute. They personalize most things on the site, so I could've gotten this ring engraved if I wanted! I declined, but thought it was a nice service to offer.
Last thing: they're offering all my readers a 10% discount with the code CHANTILLY. SUPER stellar deal, and I hope some of you take advantage of it!! Again, the site is here.
Hope everyone out there is having an amazing holiday so far. Things may be opening up... I might be updating again more soon :) We'll see...
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