Thursday, April 26, 2012

Shop my closet- for real!

Hello!  Hope everyone is having a good week.  I have a couple of things for sale that I wanted to put up on the blog before going over to ebay.  Message me if you are interested! I am open to offers.   I have great ebay feedback under seller ID amymalta as well. 

1.  J. Crew brown and white seersucker dot dress.  Size 6, from Summer 2008.  Never wore this and still has the tags on it.  I bought it and had wanted to shorten it but I never got around to taking it in to the tailor.  I don't really wear a lot of strapless these days so I am letting it go.  Asking $40 shipped


2.  J. Crew green and white paisley skirt.  Size 6, not sure of the season.  Bought on ebay and never wore it because it is too big.  Again, never got around to taking it in.   Asking $20 shipped



3.  Boden jersey dress from Summer 2011.  Size 6 (UK 10).  Ordered it on sale and didn't realize that the return window was only 7 days.   Never worn.   Asking $30 shipped

Let me know if you are interested or have any questions!  Have a great day!

Monday, April 23, 2012


Look what I found at J. Crew yesterday!

I ran over there during my break at work to check the sale stuff out and it was hanging all alone on the end of a rack.  It looked so sad that I had to grab it and take it home.   My store was still doing 30% off sale so it was a great price.

I was so disappointed to have missed out on this bag online while I was on vacation last week and couldn't stop thinking about it after seeing shopwithm's review.   Of course I can't use it right away since its only 50 degrees and raining today (ugh, wish I was still on vacation).   See Gigi's review here too.

Did you hit J. Crew over the weekend?  I barely looked at the non-sale stuff since I didn't have a lot of time, but nothing really jumped out at me.  

Have a great Monday! 

Saturday, April 21, 2012

J. Crew Sale Finds

I know I am a little late on this since the sale is over online (not sure about in store), but I figured I'd share what I got in the sales.  

I know, its a lot of stripes.  But I couldn't resist.  What was your favorite score from the sales?

Friday, April 20, 2012

OOTDs and Kohl's finds

Hello again!  2 posts in one day!  

My OOTD today.  Just running errands and taking kids to activities, as per usual.
Dress- J. Crew Maritime from last year.  Similar, and the Crewlet has pretty much the same one that I am wearing in the store right now, but I don't see it online.
Leggings- American Apparel
Jacket- Old Navy
Necklace- J. Crew in store
Flops- Tory Burch

My Easter outfit.
Top- J.Crew.  Don't see it online but was in the store today. 
Skirt- Ann Taylor.  Sold out online.
Necklace- J. Crew in store
Shoes- Jack Rogers

And my traveling outfit for Spring Break.  The skirt was so comfy on the plane! 
Tee- Loft
Flops- Tory Burch (same as above)
Random kid shoe in the background- Toms.  My kids are obsessed with these!  I kind of like them for myself but I don't know if my big feet could pull them off.

Anyway, on to my Kohl's finds.  I go to Kohl's all the time- for my kids, for housewares and for gym clothes.  But I rarely buy clothes for myself there.  No reason really because a lot of the clothes are cute.  I just don't have the patience to go through the racks and the sizing is really inconsistent between the brands so I get annoyed in the fitting room.  Anyway, I went today to pick up some dresses for my older daughter and ended up with a few things for me, too.

First, there's this watch.   I know its not this Michael Kors watch that I love, but its close enough.  I am getting into wearing gold jewelry more lately and wanted to add a watch, but I also didn't want to break the bank on it since I am more of a white gold/silver girl. 

The Kohl's watch

The Michael Kors

Pretty close!  And it cost me $50 with a coupon instead of the $250 that the MK is running.   I also like this one that's online but wasn't in my store.  I didn't feel like waiting for it to ship though.

Here's the watch in person.  I have smallish wrists and had to take 2 links out of the watch.

I also picked up these Croft and Barrow boat shoes for a whopping $27.  They are a dead ringer for these Sperry Topsiders that I have been coveting for a few months now.  I haven't pulled the trigger on the Sperry's because they are almost $100, and I don't know how much I'll actually wear them to justify that price.    I am more of a flip flop girl but I think these will be really cute with some of the shorter J. Crew dresses like the Maritime or the Rugby Stripe.

Here's the Kohl's version

And the Sperry's

Again, pretty darn close!  I usually don't buy blatant knock offs, but in the case of boat shoes, I think its ok.  And if I wear them enough I'll get the real ones next year (if they are even still popular next year)!

And here are the Kohl's version in person.  The angle makes my feet look huge!   Speaking of sizes, I went down a half size in these.

Have you been to Kohl's lately?  Any good finds?   Hope you all have a great weekend!

Back in business

Hello all!  Not sure if anyone is still reading since its been so long since I've blogged anything.   I blame a broken computer, a stomach virus and spring break.

There's been a lot going on at J. Crew with all of the sales (secret and published) and new arrivals, so I won't go crazy with that.  I did take advantage of the sales and scored some deals that I'll post asap.

For now, here are a couple pictures from our trip to FL.  We did a day at Disney and spent the rest of the trip at the beach.  It was hard to come back to reality for sure!

Family pic at the beach.  My older daughter wasn't really into it! 

This time the little one wasn't into picture taking! 

and my 2 princesses at Disney World

Hope you all have a great weekend!  I'll be back with my J. Crew sale stuff!

Friday, April 6, 2012

Sickness and Spring Break

Hi! I was getting on a roll with blogging but got behind with my computer issues. Now the computer is back but we've had a week of sickness in this house. Ugh. I still feel disgusting but its an improvement over feeling revolting I guess.

I don't have any cute outfits to post, but I wanted to quickly mention that the Tory Burch wedges from my previous post didn't work out. They were so uncomfortable and they really weren't well made considering the cost. I was so disappointed and still really needed a wedge for summer (and Spring Break) so I took a chance on these Jack Rogers wedges in Platinum at the last minute. They came today and I love them! Very pretty, comfortable and much better quality than the TB's.   Highly recommended.

Also, if you didn't see it on Gigi's blog, J.Crew seems to be honoring OURTREAT for 30% off of sale items. They didn't advertise it, but it worked for me and I got the leopard Valentinas for $55 and the Spindrift sweatshirt for $20. Works for me!

Hope everyone has a wonderful Easter! We are heading to FL for Spring Break and I cannot wait for some warm weather and relaxation. We are going to Disney for 2 days and my girls are going to freak.out. over it. They have hair appointments at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and their new princess dresses have been purchased. Talk to you all next week!