Abercrombie Sale!

Thanks to one of my home girls, texting me this morning asking for a good recommendation for an oatmeal colored cardigan, I would have never seen that Abercrombie is having a 60% off sale. It is one of my new favorite online places to shop. They have some new and old stuff in this sale.

After the drawn out over publicized Nordstrom Sale I was going to cut myself off from any clothes shopping for a bit AND now I can’t because what a deal!

Here are a few items I ended up putting in my shopping cart today.

The henley tank will be perfect for showing off the bralette trend and I can’t pass up a great cardigan, I actually don’t have one in oatmeal so I’ll be twinning my friend. 🙂 I’ve been wanting a good shirt dress and at this price I had to have it! The cami is another great layering piece for the bralette trend and will be super cute under a cozy cardigan.

 

There are also some of my go-to basics in the sale too! I have this muscle tank in both the light pink and navy stripes and now they are marked down to $7.20 and the tee is also only $7.20

There is really so much good stuff in this sale and I wish I could buy it all! Go check out the sale and comment what you ended up purchasing!

How to be Trendy for less

I definitely like to incorporate some of the seasons latest trends into my wardrobe. Just cause I’m a mama doesn’t mean I don’t want to rock the latest fruit print tees or bell sleeve tops but let’s be honest after the season is over it’s just going to hang in your closet for years collecting dust because you can’t bring yourself to part with since I t was kinda expensive and it might some day come back in style.

Well I think I found a great place to get the latest trend but WAY cheap! I know you get what you pay for so the quality is hit in miss and some times the sizing can be trick but hey, you can’t beat a $40 dupe tee for $5! I’m taking about the website SheIn. Just to make it clear I’m not affiliated with them (though if they reached out I would be cool with it 😉 )

For example, I’ve been eyeing this watermelon tee ever since I saw a fellow blogger rock it a few weeks ago but it was from Urban Outfitter for $40! It’s cute but it ain’t that cute… ok maybe it is that cute but work with me here. So I hoped over to SheIn typed in watermelon shirt and bam!! Dupe! The shirt itself is awesome too! Super soft and not shear. I’m not saying every find is a gold star but this one was, for sure!

Now when the fruit trend fades and I’m not in the mood to sport a giant watermelon collar I can feel ok about taking it to the Goodwill or even sell it for a couple a bucks at a garage sale, instead of holding on to it with the hopes of it coming back in style, I’m young enough to pull it off, or fit it because I spent $40 on a tshirt!

With the site SheIn I do recommend going to it with the intent to finds something specific because it’s a black hole of cheap colors that can add up quick if you’re not careful… I may know this from experience 🙈 Also like I mentioned sizing is tricky. If I’m unsure I size up and that’s worked best for me. Nothing worse than thinking you are a size small then getting it in the mail trying it on and looking like a popped open can of biscuits. I’ve heard returning can be a bit of a hassle so chose wisely and honestly with the price tag I’ve had no problem just selling it to consignment shops then dealing with the return process.

So yes there are cons but I still think it’s a great way to purchase the latest trend.

 

The Momiform – Distressed Jeans and T-Shirt

This jeans are true to size

A t-shirt and jeans! On an everyday basis, I live in comfy, worn in jeans, that I only wash if I get something crusted on them. Yes, that sounds gross but it’s the truth. It could be anything; food; baby spit up; children’s boogers; who knows?!? But when they reach that point, that is when they go into the wash. I have a love hate relationship with just washed jeans. I love the fresh and clean smell of just-washed jeans, and if I’m lucky I can put them on right out of the dryer. Ha! Ok, that almost never happens so let me clarify: The dryer has just stopped for the third time after I restarted it to keep the wrinkles out, so I get to put on jeans that are warm. 🙂

I hate them because they are a bit tight on the waist making me feel a bit blah with this postpartum bod, but at the same time, I kind of like them tight. It is weird I know.

These are my all-time favorites right now!

Size up with these jeans! I normally wear a 4 and these are a 6

 

Now tees, I am a big fan of a cute graphic tee with an awesome saying or quote. However, when I just want something super simple I have discovered these shirts from Abercrombie (I wear a size small). I recommend buying them when they are on sale, I have been able to purchase these t-shirts when they are only $10. The white shirt is not, I repeat NOT, see through! It looks great so I am a big fan! It has a boxy appearance when you lay it flat, but when it’s on, it drapes perfectly. One thing I am not sure of is its length. It is a good length for me but I am only 5’3 on a good day, so it may be short for a person with a longer torso. I am also a fan of the tees from Target (I wear a size medium).

These jeans are true to size

Here are some shops that have super soft comfy graphic tees that I enjoy as well!

Thread Tanks

Saturday Morning Pancakes

 

Liebster Award

I’m super excited and honored,  Delightfully Impatient has been nominated for the Liebster Award by Jeeyoung of Simply Every.

Jeeyoung has a great lifestyle blog all about that mom life and her take on mom fashion, she has a husband and two adorable little boys. We were following each other on Instagram, since then we’ve connected and it’s been great getting  know a fellow blogger mom. Go check out Simply Every you won’t be disappointed.

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The Liebster Award is an online recognition given to new bloggers by fellow bloggers for enjoying and valuing their work. It is meant to highlight and credit new up and coming blogs within our community.

Once you are nominated you:

  • Thank and give recognition to the blog that nominated you and link back to them.
  • Answer 11 questions from the blogger that nominated you.
  • Tell readers 11 random facts about yourself.
  • Nominate up to 11 bloggers to receive the award next.
  • Give your new nominees questions to answer about themselves when they post their nomination.

Now let’s get this party started!

11 Random Facts about myself

  1. If you make me choose between a sweet or salt snack I’m always going to be the salty snack.
  2. As much as I love my name it is super common, I bet at least one of you reading this is an Amanda too.
  3. I’ve moved 12 times in my life and that doesn’t count just moving from one side of town to the other because then there would be more.
  4. I’m not really a dog person even though I have a dog, I love her but don’t ask me to pet or love on your dog not happening.
  5. I like to have short nails, I use to bite them but kicked that habit but still prefer them short
  6. Speaking of my name my mom always tells me I was supposed to be Brianne Noel until after I was born then my dad wanted Mandy and Mandy is short for Amanda so ya!
  7. When I’m sitting in a room with nothing to do I randomly count similar objects, weird I know.
  8. I’m terrified of height and don’t like planes, I get on one because I have to but can’t wait to get off.
  9. Long story short my husband had to re-teach me how to drive. (maybe I’ll write a post about it.)
  10. I love to listen to music when I’m getting ready for the day and /or cleaning the house.
  11. I hate putting away dishes out of the washer, I will hand wash dishes to avoid this.

Now for the fun part, the questions Jeeyoung asked me

If you could eat anything right now at this very moment, what would it be?

Tacos, yep tacos

What do you like blogging about the most?

I like blogging about everything in my life that’s why I choose lifestyle so I can write about mom hood, fashion, and makeup.

Would you want to be famous, if so, in what way?

Sure, I’d be famous for being me! (LOL)

When is the last time you sang out loud? What song?

That’s an easy one! Just now with my Emily, The mickey mouse song….Dog Hot Dog Hot Diggity Dog! Ugh

For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

MY LITTLE FAMILY!

What do you value most in a friendship?

That’s a tough question, I value all my friendships in different ways. I guess in the end I cherish the friends that always believe in me and let me be myself.

What is your favorite feature about yourself?

I’m not sure if this question is about a physical or personality feature, either way its hard to answer so I just asked the hub’s what is his favorite feature of mine and he without hesitation said “your butt”.

What’s your favorite color?

Red

What would be your dream vacation?

Honestly any awesome resort destination, unlimited funds with my family and make it unforgettable.

What is your favorite blog post?

Probably my make up video, it was something fun and new for me.

What is your most treasured memory?

The day my husband meant our daughter Emily for the first time after a deployment when she was 6 months old.

 

Bloggers I have chosen to nominate:

These are all lovely ladies that I’ve been honored to meet and get to know more about everyday. I truly enjoy following each of them regularly. Each amazing woman in their own unique way and I encourage you to follow them as well.

Ladies my (random)  questions for you are:

  • Why did you decide to write your blog?
  • If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be?
  • What’s your favorite thing to do to relax?
  • What is your favorite blog post you have written?
  • How did you choose the name of your blog?
  • What advice would you give another new blogger?
  • What do you envision for your blog one year from now?
  • What’s your favorite movie?
  • Cat or Dog?
  • What’s the mostly delicious food you’ve ever eaten?
  • What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Thanks for reading!