Friday, November 28, 2014

Black Friday 2014


Can you all believe its already that time of year again? I am not one to get out in the craziness of the in store Black Friday sales probably because of the CRAZY stories I have heard. (last year my cousin saw someone get hit in the head with a toaster! (insert wide eyed emoji) 
I am super happy that the retailers have taken their Black Friday sales to the internet.  I spent last night getting my lists ready so I can take advantage of these amazing sales! I put together a round up of my favorite sales and my picks from each.


OLD NAVY 50% OFF EVERYTHING

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J CREW FACTORY 50% OFF EVERYTHING

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J CREW 
J CREW 30% OFF SELECT FULL PRICE STYLES EXTRA 40% OFF SALE (FREE SHIPPING) CODE HOLIDAY

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GAP 
GAP 50% off everything CODE BLKFRIDAY

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Nordstrom
Nordstrom 40% off select items

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SHOPBOP 
SHOPBOP 15% OFF 250 20% OFF $500 CODE GOBIG14

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Tory Burch
Tory Burch Up to 30% off 

See all my picks here!
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White Plum 
Also one of my sponsors, White Plum is having a HUGE Black Friday Sale. Their boot cuffsfleece-lined leggings and dolman tunics are at the lowest prices EVER! Be sure to check out the sale here.
Also my readers get 20% off by using code JIMMYCHOOS20

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Other Must See Sales
ASOS 30% off Everything 
Amazon New Deals every 10 min all day long!
Kendra Scott 15% off + free shipping
Bauble bar 15% off 2 items CODE FRIDAY15 // 25% off 3 items CODE FRIDAY25 // 35% off 4 items CODE FRIDAY35 (See my Favorites here)
NECESSARY CLOTHING 25% OFF EVERYTHING
SOLE SOCIETY 30% OFF ALL FOOTWEAR
EXPRESS 50% off everything
Ann Taylor 50% off entire purchase
French Connection 30% off with code 30FCBF
C.Wonder 40% off Everything (great gift spot!)
Sugar Love Boutique 30% off Everything on sale!

If you have any questions, or need help finding the perfect gift, do not hesitate to email me! Happy Black Friday Shopping!
xoxo Tara

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!


SWEATER P&C Boutique c/o | TOP Sugar Love Boutique c/o | JEANS Vigoss (love these ) | BOOTIES old (love these and these) | BAG Dagne Dover c/o | NECKLACE Kendra Scott Rayne (15% off)c/o | BRACELETS Kendra Scott (15% off)c/o  | EARRINGS Loren Hope c/o | SUNGLASSES Karen Walker (on sale!)

Happy Thanksgiving! This past year has been one of my best yet. Olivia has brought so much joy to our lives and I am SO thankful for her. I am so lucky to be her mother. I am so thankful for my wonderful family and that I am able to spend the holiday with them each and every year.

I want to take a minute and thank each and every one of you for reading my blog. I appreciate all your kind words more than you know. It is because of you, I get to do this everyday. So THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart.

You may have noticed the blog got a face lift! It has been in the works for some time and I am so happy with the results! My navigation bar at the top has a lot of fun new info so be sure to check that out.

If you are already shopping the sales like me, be sure to check out a few that started early below!
Old Navy 50% off everything
Piperlime 25% off with code THANKFUL
J Crew Factory 50% off everything
J Crew 30% off select items
Shopbop up to 25% off with code GOBIG14

I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and if you are traveling be safe!

xoxo Tara 

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Tory Burch Holiday Sale


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Today I am sharing my Holiday pics with Tory Burch. Tory Burch has the most timeless, classic bags that will forever be in style. If you have been reading my blog for awhile, you know I am a HUGE fan of Tory Burch. Their construction is superb and every year they come out with the most beautiful colors. I recently got the York Crossbody with a TB Holiday Card they sent me. I ADORE this bag and the this shade of green could not be more perfect for the holidays! What is even better is that the price point is under $250. I may just have to get this pink one too.

Today is the beginning of their Holiday Sale!
SPEND 300 GET 20% OFF
SPEND 500 GET 25% OFF
SPEND 750 GET 30% OFF
CODE LUCKY

Below is one way I styled my new York Cross body this past weekend. I got this coat YEARS ago from Banana Republic, but I have listed a few similar options at the bottom of the post. 



COAT old (love this, this(on sale!) and this) | TOP Kiki La Rue c/o (runs big size down) (love this and this) | JEANS DSTLD c/o | SCARF Loft (love this ) | BAG Tory Burch York Crossbody (love!!!)

xoxo Tara

Below are a Few Black Friday sales that started early too!

JCREW: 30% off with code HOLIDAY (free shipping)
NORDSTROM: Up to 40% off select items, (free shipping)

CWONDER: 40% off everything
PIPERLIME40% off sale with code EXTRACHIC

SHOPBOP: 15% off orders of $250, 20% off orders of $500 with code GOBIG14

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Cozy Holiday




SWEATER White Plum c/o (SO cozy!) (love this dress) | BLAZER old (love this and this) | JEANS Vigoss c/o (love!) (love these ($26!)and these ($26!)) | HEELS Christian Louboutin (love these) | CLUTCH Clare V  | SCARF Gap LY (similar, love this and this

Today I have a holiday look with White Plum. This ruffle back sweater is not only adorable, it is super cozy and the perfect color pallet for the holidays. You will want to pour a cup of hot chocolate and sit by the fire (that's what I did haha.)  I paired it with a blazer and scarf, but it would be cute without the blazer too. The jeans I am wearing are my new favorites. Vigoss has always been my go to budget friendly denim and this new design is more comfortable than any pair I own. 

White Plum is having some exciting sales this Friday. Come back friday for my complete round up and a fun post I have been working on for the past couple weeks! 

Sale Alert!
Nordstrom just put SO many items 40% off! Perfect timing for those shopping for gifts before the big rush! Shop a few of my favorites below.

Great Gifts!


Monday, November 24, 2014

#weekendwear (Giveaway)




OVERSIZED PLAID JACKET Lulus c/o (size down!) (love this and this) | DRESS old (very similar, love this too) | BOOTS Ivanka Trump c/o on sale! (love these and this flat version) | HAT Maude (love this and obsessed with this green one) | BAG Tory Burch (similar (on sale!)and this) | 

I think its time to change the blog name to Tartan Plaid Tara haha. But really, I think I have become quite obsessed this season. I adore this over sized jacket from Lulus. I typically shy away from things that are really oversized, but I love the volume of this piece. I paired it with a sleek black dress and my favorite over the knee boots. I topped my look off (literally) with this amazing red hat from Maude. I have the hardest time finding hats to fit me and was thrilled when this one slipped right on. 


I hope you had a wonderful weekend and Happy Thanksgiving week!
xoxo Tara

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Gift Guide : Sparkle Queen

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Happy Sparkle Sunday! Today I have a gift guide for the sparkle queen in your life. As always, check out all my gift guides here.
xoxo Tara

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Weekend Stroll..




JACKET Joa via Lulus c/o (Runs Big, size down)| SWEATER Gap (love this and this) | SKIRT J Crew (love this (size down!) | BAG Tory Burch Fleming (love this and this) | BOOTS Mia (similar) | SUNGLASSES Karen Walker Super Duper

Today I am sharing a fun look with Lulus I have had my eye on this JOA jacket for months. I have been loving pastels this season and of course I am a plaid fanatic. I love how this jacket doubles as a coat. It is thick, yet not too bulky. I paired it with a pink sweater and my favorite ivory J Crew skirt. I plan on wearing it with distressed skinnies and a grey tunic for a more casual look. 

I hope you are having a great weekend! We are supposed to get some rain, which means I will be snuggling with my baby girl and watching Christmas movies... to early? ; )

xoxo Tara

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