Sunday, March 29, 2015

Sunday Style & Sales

My daily routine usually consists of running around.  Comfort and style are key.  Check out the post HERE.

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J.Crew sweater (now J.Crew Factory)  ||  Old Navy jacket  ||  AG jeans  ||  New Balance sneakers  ||  Tory Burch handbag  ||  Ray Ban sunnies (similar less expensive)  ||  Julie Vos ring  ||  Clinique Chubby Stick "Two Ton Tomato"

Rocking my ILY Couture Mama tee on this post.  See the details HERE.

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Halogen leather jacket (similar & less expensive jacket) ||  ILY Couture tee  ||  J Brand jeans  ||  Christian Louboutin heels (beautiful less expensive option)  ||  Clare V clutch  ||  Prada sunnies  ||  Michael Kors watch  ||  Vita Fede bracelet  ||  Dior nails "Tra La La"

1. J.Crew Tippi sweater  ||  2. Ray Ban sunnies  ||  3. Dior nail polish  ||  4. NARS lipgloss  ||  5. J.Crew necklace  ||  6. Anthropologie ring  ||  7. Diptyque candle  ||  8. Keepsake skirt  ||  9. Kenneth Cole heels  ||  10. Gigi New York bag

Thursday on SLS was all about grilled pizza!  See the complete recipe HERE.

Transition your winter pieces to spring with bright cheery colors!  See the full post HERE.

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Sales for you to check out!

J.Crew - 25% off spring styles with code: HAPPYSPRING
Julie Vos - Weekend deals including the beautiful Grande Catherine bracelet more than 50% off!
Loft - 40% off everything!
Gap - 40% off when you spend $75 with code: HAPPY  They have some super cute dresses!
J.Crew Factory - 40 to 60% off everything

Happy Shopping!
xo Lulu

Friday, March 27, 2015

Brights

chicwish skirt, kate spade heels, loft tunic, jcrew yellow belt, michael kors handbag

chicwish skirt, kate spade heels, loft tunic, jcrew yellow belt, michael kors handbag

chicwish skirt, kate spade heels, loft tunic, jcrew yellow belt, michael kors handbag, elizabeth and james sunglasses

chicwish skirt, kate spade heels, loft tunic, jcrew yellow belt, michael kors handbag

jcrew yellow belt, vita fede bracelet, michael kors handbag

chicwish skirt, kate spade heels, loft tunic, jcrew yellow belt, michael kors handbag

michael kors handbag, chicwish skirt, kate spade heels

chicwish skirt, kate spade heels, loft tunic, jcrew yellow belt, michael kors handbag

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The weather here in the northeast has been less than lovely.  It's been hard to fit in spring posts when the temperatures have been hovering aroung 40 degrees...  If you are in the same boat, this post is for you!  I received this skirt from Chicwish and it's beautiful (and warm, yeah!).  It's a wool blend and lined so it's not itchy.  I really wanted to spring it up so I paired it with some brights.  These Kate Spade heels are gorgeous and does anything say spring more than bright yellow?  Sunshine and flowers!  Accessories, shoes, and bags are a great way to bring in some spring when spring hasn't sprung :)

I've put together more brights to love here for you!



Have a wonderful weekend, thank you for reading.
xo Lulu

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Grilled Pizza


One thing I can NEVER turn down is a piece of pizza.  It's one of my weaknesses!  I decided to try grilled pizza with fresh spring asparagus.  I added some more savory pieces like prosciutto and Parmesan Reggiano.  I can't really make anything without adding some sweetness.  :)  So figs and balsamic glaze (which is good on just about anything) did the trick.  


Ingredients:
  • Pizza dough (you can pick up some at your local pizza shop)
  • Proscuitto
  • Asparagus
  • Garlic
  • Red Onion
  • Figs (I used turkish figs)
  • Parmesan Reggiano cheese
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste (Jane's salt, my fav of course)



I first sauteed, in olive oil, some asparagus and garlic just enough to brighten the asparagus, about 3 minutes.  Don't forget to season!


Next I rolled out the pizza dough, trying as best I could to get it thin.  My dough wasn't cooperating with me!  I would have preferred it to be thinner.  I brushed one side of the dough with olive oil, salt, and pepper.  I placed the oil side down on the grill.


As the first side cooked, I brushed olive oil, salt, and pepper on the side up.  After the first side cooked, I flipped, and cooked the second side.  It's ok if it burns!


Place all your ingredients on the pizza, however you like!  Add or take away any ingredients :)


Cook in a HOT oven (I put mine at the highest, 500 degrees), for about 5-8 minutes.  Although I grated the cheese, sliced would be better.  I also think gorgonzola would be great!



Slice and enjoy!
xo Lulu

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Lulu Loves - Springtime


I am so craving spring.  I'm thinking that if I wish it and have it as my Lulu Loves today it will come.  Do you think?  Wisteria is a favorite color of mine this time of year.  It plays well with so many beautiful colors from blush, to lemon.  That light purple regal color is perfect for the Easter holiday.  We'll be spending time with family next week and I'm so thrilled that the nuggets will see their cousins.



We're half way through the week!  I hope that you're having a good one.  Wishing you a wonderful day.  Thank you for stopping by!
xo Lulu 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Mama

halogen leather jacket, ily tee, j brand jeans, christian louboutin heels, clare v clutch, prada sunnies

clare v clutch, michael kors watch, vita fede bracelet

halogen leather jacket, ily tee, j brand jeans, christian louboutin heels, clare v clutch, prada sunnies

halogen leather jacket, ily tee, j brand jeans, christian louboutin heels, clare v clutch, prada sunnies

halogen leather jacket, ily couture tee

halogen leather jacket, ily tee, j brand jeans, christian louboutin heels, clare v clutch, prada sunnies

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Halogen leather jacket (similar & less expensive jacket) ||  ILY Couture tee  ||  J Brand jeans  ||  Christian Louboutin heels (beautiful less expensive option)  ||  Clare V clutch  ||  Prada sunnies  ||  Michael Kors watch  ||  Vita Fede bracelet  ||  Dior nails "Tra La La"

My kiddos call me different versions of mother.  Jack usually says mommy and Ella mostly says momma.  Being a mommy/momma is the hardest job, hands down.  It's rewarding, tough, and fun, all at the same time.  I love this tee from ILY Couture.  It's light and says it all.  No matter what your kiddos or nuggets call you... YOU are their mother.

Get this look!



As always, thank you for reading.  Have a beautiful day!
xo Lulu

Monday, March 23, 2015

Errand Days





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Happy Monday.  I hope you had a nice weekend!  This is a typical weekend/errand running day look for me.  Mondays are pretty busy for me.  I try my best to get most of my errands, laundry, cleaning done so I can focus on other fun things the rest of the week.  My philosophy?  Work first, play/relax later.  

Thanks for stopping by, make it a great day!
xo Lulu

Friday, March 20, 2015

Life Lately + 5 Things






My scrumptious salmon sushi and red wine on a Friday night.  Oh yes, J.Crew reading material.  Shop new spring arrivals, 25% off with code: SPRINGSALE




The nuggets checking out the iPhone 6.  To buy or not to buy?






This is just a little piece of my little life on Instagram.  Did you know that you can find out all my recent purchases on Instagram by signing up at www.LIKEtoKNOW.it?  Follow me, 'like' my photos, and the shoppable links are sent to your inbox.  You can even customize how often your links are emailed to you - daily or weekly!  Want to find out where to purchase a great pair of jeans?  Sign up HERE, 'like', check your inbox, and shop!  Easy.

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I thought while I share my life lately on Instagram I would also share 5 things you may or may not know about me :)

1. I'm just 5'1".  People tell me I look taller in my photos (thank goodness).  But to all you vertically challenged ladies, here's to you!  You can be taller, stronger, and more confident.  Work it!

2. I cannot iron.  I'm seriously terrible at it.  I actually iron wrinkles into my shirts...

3. I love sweets.  Not necessarily chocolate.  I love cookies and cake.  If I could I would eat a piece of cake every day.

4. I'm 'very' impatient.  I'm really trying to work at this.  But if you ever drive with me you'll see me at my worst.  I'm truly an offensive (not defensive) driver.  I apologize now if you ever see me on the road...

5. I was a gymnast for 10 years.  It was hard work, but it gave me great confidence and helps me stay in shape even to this day.  I was literally at the gym anywhere from 15 to 20 hours a week!


There is a bit of me, good, bad, and the ugly!  Thanks for stopping by.  Have a fabulous weekend.
xo Lulu
 
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