Friday, February 25, 2011

Another Cruiser!

Loving the Lilly beach cruiser again! I didn't get last years and I won't get this one either since I already have a great bike we use at the Valley Forge park all the time in the summer; but, If I needed a new bike, this would be it! Its the super cute stuffed shells print and this year its coming out in May; unlike last year when it didn't ship till August (by then summer is almost over!)Thoughts? Are you getting it?

Have a great weekend!!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011


Just popping in for a quick post about some new finds that are too cute for words!

These amazing canvas totes are my new must have! I am ordering one ASAP!

And this darling headband is to die for! (Apparently they were on glee and gossip girl...maybe that's how I missed them since I don't watch!)
And lastly, I need these Art Deco style monogrammed earrings or I will probably die (okay, not really but how amazing are these! I just wish I could find them in silver)

How did I miss these amazing pieces? I don't know but I'm not letting that hold me back from getting them now that I've found them!

What are a few new must haves you've stumbled upon?


Thursday, February 17, 2011

Re-Evaluating Spring Lilly

So, the rest of the Lilly line came out and is available online to view; big pictures and zoom available. Yey. I preordered a few items from UTPT during their 9th anniversary party and already got the Jonah and wore it today to many compliments. Love the Jonah dress! And might I add, their giveaway bags were phenomenal! Murfee Scarfs, Lifeguard press items and gift certificates! I am already planning what I want to use mine on!

The other items I preordered from UTPT are...
Margot Shift Print Engineered

Blossom Dress Printed in Hotty Pink First Impression

And I tried on the new Shauna Dress Embroidered in Navy and fell in love last week so I couldn't resist that piece as well!

Other pieces I love (the later shipments are 10x better than the first; like I said before, a bit too 60's inspired for my taste!)
Blossom Dress Jacquard
Gloria Texture Jacquard Sweater

Paley Cardigan Ribbon
Cissy Skirt

Wynne Top

Eryn Dress Stripe (I just wish it came in pink too! Yellow isn't my best color)

All great pieces now on my wish list. My only issue...some of the prices are a bit much! Like the Fitch Shift Jacquard is $268; I think that's a bit much for a pretty plain looking shift dress!
And the Roe top; $158; now my husband is understanding but not for that price! And the Wynne top is darling; but I won't get it unless it goes on sale; $68 is too much for a cotton tank top with a few ruffles; in my opinion.

Also, some of the pieces looked a lot like last years; like the Franco Seersucker. That's one I got last summer and on sale! As well as the Katia Wrap; I already have three and would have liked other wrap/cardigan options.

One thing I have noticed; things are selling out in record time. I'm guessing its because they want to make Lilly more exclusive and are making less of each new style.

What are you thinking? Do you agree or do you love other pieces I didn't mention??

Happy Friday; almost!!


Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day!

Hope you all get exactly what you want from your sweetheart!
Happy Valentine's Day!


Thursday, February 10, 2011

Where have I been???

I don't really know how I missed this, but Lilly launched a few items of jewelry with the spring collection. One of them being these...

Now, I know I worked for kate spade but these remind me a lot of bracelets kate did about two summers ago...also called ric rac bangle.

Can you tell the difference??? Neither can I.

What do you think? A mistake or is Lilly ripping off kate spade???


Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Lydia & Pugs

I don't know how I haven't heard of the most darling stationary this side of the Earth, but I recently discovered Lydia & Pugs!

I am ordering some of this great stationary ASAP!

How great are these cards! Just to name a few. And they have tons of breeds; yorkies included. :)


PS, no compensation, etc, etc. I just love cute stationary!

A blog award!

Merci beaucoup to The Social Knight for sending me this award! Its the kick in the bum I needed to post! Its been a crazy week but I must not let that stop me from blogging!

Now to the rules!
Thank and link back to the person(s) who gave the award. Post 7 facts about yourself. Award other bloggers!

1. I graduate with my Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences (MSLIS) on June 10!! Its been on my mind a great deal lately since I only have 15 more class weeks to make it thru!
2. I have a yorkie and a yorkie-chon and want another pup ASAP!
3. I have a slight (read: MAJOR!!) shopping addiction. I get such a rush from shopping. I probably should do something about it...but then I would never get to go visit my favorite sales girls anymore!
4. I'm obsessed with cosmetics; I don't wear a ton of makeup but I'm always buying and trying something new.
5. I never go anywhere without my kate spade planner...I'm still 'old school' like that!
6. As a librarian, I don't read nearly as much as I want or would like to!
7. If I wasn't a librarian, I would probably be a buyer for a company. I was offered a job doing that back when I worked retail but I love being a librarian too much! (Weird, I know)

And there you go! Some random facts. And now, I tag...

kate spade-aholic
Miss Southern Prep
and all of my lovely readers! Thank you for taking the time out of your day to read the rantings of lil' ol' me!


Thursday, February 3, 2011

Saint Valentine came early to my house!

Since its been the craziest weather in a while, I was home again from work yesterday. Meaning I was there when the post man came by. And boy was I excited when I saw a package...addressed to my husband! Well, it was from Jennifer her stuff and have been mentioning for a while I really want a necklace with my monogram on it. Well, I had to wait alllll day till he came home from work at 6 and nicely asked him what was in the package. He was so annoyed! Out of all the times I'm not home and he gets to the mail first, the one time he orders something to be delivered to the house, I'm there to get it! Well, it was good for me because I got my gift early and bad for him because for once he really did listen and get me a good surprise for Valentine's Day!
On my desk at work. Its so pretty!

On me...but taken in the mirror so it's backwards!

I am so excited to wear my necklace today and I absolutely love it and my husband for doing something so lovely for me and thinking of Valentine's day in advance this year since it takes 4 - 6 weeks for them to custom make each piece.

What are you wishing for for Valentine's Day???