Thursday, February 23, 2012

recently

This isn't the case everywhere, but our Goodwill gets salvage from Target. Over the past 2 months, I bought up Missoni pieces that were coming to our Goodwill with tags for $1 a piece (sometimes less). I then eBayed nearly all of the Missoni items making as much as $80 on 1 sale. Talk about JACKPOT. As a stay-at-home mother, I am always looking for ways to save and make money. And boy, did I make some money on that Missoni. I added up all of the price tags and accumulated over $1000 of Missoni, which cost me less than $50.

All of that to say, I went shopping for myself yesterday, and it felt great. I usually get buyers remorse, but this time, I knew I deserved a little something. Besides, we saved up the majority of what I made...

Welcome to my closet:


skirt // blazer // dress // swimsuit // necklace // shoes

- That maxi is seriously going to get lost in my collection, but everyone needs a casual solid black one, something I didn't have. 
- As for the blazer, I have been on the hunt for a flattering white one, and I finally stumbled across one at a good price point. Perfect fit, perfect look. 
- That dress! What can I say? It had me at hello.
- It's official. I'm a one-piece mom. Dun, dun, dun. I had a major FML moment and decided that this is one way of battling the post-baby lack of abs. I feel really good in it too, and that's all that really matters, right?
- This necklace needs no explanation. It's beautiful and inexpensive. Done.
- I'd been wanting some grayish oxfords just like these. They will be the perfect shoe to wear with trousers this Spring! Can't wait.
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Now, getting down to business... it's time to announce the Zhush giveaway winner. 

Congrats to #29, Sarah! You are a lucky lady. 

10 comments:

Kim @ keller-creative said... [REPLY]

That is incredible that you were able to score and sell all that missoni stuff. Nice work!

Jessamie said... [REPLY]

I've been eyeing that dress for a week now...to know that it's just as good in person has me ready to pull the trigger!

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said... [REPLY]

i am looking for a white blazer too! thanks for finding :)

briannelee said... [REPLY]

You found some great pieces! I love the white blazer.

I bought my first one piece swimsuit last year. I feel like now that I am in my 30s, its time to start making more "mature" wardrobe choices :)

Alexa said... [REPLY]

Oh wow that colorblocked dress is fantastic!

Chassity (Look Linger Love) said... [REPLY]

Oh My Gosh. JACKPOT!

(Eileen) a creative day said... [REPLY]

Ahhhh love the blazer. And hot mama in the bathing suit :-)

koralee said... [REPLY]

Good for you! I just bought some Maxis too and I love them. Happy weekend and thanks for visiting me the other day.

Gaby [The Vault Files] said... [REPLY]

My Goodness, you really are an incredible shopper! Got a pair of similar brogues, black though ;) And I'm craving for a white blazer!

sarah, flourish design + style said... [REPLY]

You just made my day!! xo Sarah