Friday, August 31, 2018

Friday Favorites: Last One for August

Happy Friday! I can't believe this is the last day of August. Man, it's going to be fall before we know it! 

Since it's Labor Day weekend, we'll be spending it with my parents, and we are all so excited about that! Can't wait to see my family and do a lot of this: 

Did you catch yesterday's post? My Instagram friend Jamie-Lynne shared with y'all some amazing fashion dupes between Nordstrom and Walmart. My jaw was hitting the floor at them! I think Jamie-Lynne needs to make this a regular thing! ;) 

I actually ordered the Walmart pullover and picked it up from the store Sunday. It is so soft, so comfortable and even Brandon couldn't get over how much it looked just like the Nordstrom version

Speaking of clothes, I actually picked up three cute tops from Amazon over the weekend and one from, you guessed it, Walmart! Y'all know I love a good bargain and I couldn't pass up these cute steals: 

This one is technically a "plus size" shirt, but it's in Asian sizes (per the website) and doesn't feel "plus size" to me at all. For reference, I normally wear a U.S. size 2/4 or small, and I ordered a small in this top. It's such a cute transition piece for fall! 

And I ordered the following from Amazon: 

Long-sleeved blouse ($17.49 + free shipping)

Tie-Front Top ($13.99 + Prime eligible) 

Peplum Top ($15.99 + free shipping)

Yay for Invisalign being finished (finally)! I shared with y'all a bit of my backstory on my Invisalign journey here, but I'm happy to report I finished yesterday and here's a little before and after picture for y'all (before on the left and after on the right): 

Brandon and the boys have been getting in their last month of swimming lately before it starts to get too cool in the pool to swim. In North Texas, it can still be hot on Halloween {and Christmas -- eye roll}, so it's a total gamble as to when their last official swim of the season will be, but they've really been enjoying it. And, to be honest, we are really enjoying having a pool much more than we thought we would! Yes, it's a lot of maintenance, but it's so great when you live on the surface of the sun 4-ish months of the year. 

TOMY sent Knox the Thomas and Friends Big Loader set (available on Amazon here) recently, and he loved playing with it! He's pretty into Thomas lately and really enjoyed playing with Thomas and Percy (his two favorites) and of course, he and Walker fought constantly over who would get which engine. #brothers

Overall, it's a cute toy. I personally felt like the tracks could have stayed snapped together just a bit better, but overall, if your child loves Thomas the Train, then this would be a cute gift for them. (I think ages 18 months-3 would be perfect for it even though it says 3+ on the box.) So thanks for sending to us, TOMY! The boys are really enjoying playing with it and I enjoyed getting to cook supper in peace the night it came in. ;) 

Linking up with: Amanda, Andrea, Claire and Katie

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  1. Woo hoo for you Invisalign journey being finished....your teeth look amazing and I know you are so happy with them and to be finished! Our neighborhood pool has closed before on Labor Day Weekend, but it's been so hot here in Nashville that they haven't even mentioned closing it yet haha. I hope y'all have a great time with your parents this weekend!

  2. Congrats on finishing the Invisalign!! I am currently 6 months into the old school metal braces, ya know at 39 years old! Good times..haha But I am so pleased with the results and already don't feel so self conscious when I smile. I had considered other types of braces but after reading your older post about taking care of them I am glad I chose this route. Seems very involved although the weight loss part would be good!! My little one is into anything and everything train related, especially Thomas! This is a cute track. Have a great weekend!

  3. ummmw way to go on super cute clothing scores! I'm totally copying you - best form of flattery right? haha Happy weekend to y'all!

  4. Woohoo for being done with invialign! Also, what great fashion finds at Amazon and Walmart!

  5. That Walmart pullover is amazing! I've been obsessed with their clothes lately. And that's great about finishing Invisalign! I got it when I was 22 and it was such a great decision. Have a great weekend!

  6. The invisalign looks great! I got the Walmart fleece top for my daughter, and she absolutely loves it! Thanks for the tip. :)

  7. Walmart has definitely been stepping up their fashion game and I'm here for it. I have my eye on several dresses and blouses that I want to add into my wardrobe once I shed these last few pounds. I'm also stocking up some of there cute unicorn stuff for my daughter to surprise her with for her birthday! I do wish they would work on the boys' department in terms of adding clothing with more fun designs. Boys want to look stylish as well.


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