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Saturday, October 31, 2015

In Vs. Out Link-Up {October}

Today I'm linking up with Allison from Because I Said So  with her monthly In Vs. Out post!

But before we dive into what is In vs. what is Out, can we just discuss for a moment how it is already Halloween and before we know it Thanksgiving will be upon us and then CHRISTMAS?!
I die.

Also, I'll be done with this semester of school soon, so praise hand emoji for that.

Anyways, let's dive into this thing.


Dressing Up | My student teaching practicum requires me to dress well, like a teacher...obviously.
I know lots of people probably dread that part of it, or think that we all have to wear loafers, dress pants, and a starched button up...but let me tell you, I am having SO much fun with it. I finally have a reason to wear all of my dresses and play with my looks. It's so fun.

Bath & Body Works Candles | Y'all, I have a ridiculous stash of these candles and cannot stop buying them. If I'm home, you can best bet I'm burning one. Last weekend they were buy one get one free and I stocked up again. It's ridiculous. I'm currently burning Salty Caramel.

Vests | I have way too many vests in my closet (my husband tells me it's silly because I can only wear one at a time. . .men, ugh) but I love them all! I have three of the Excursion vests from J.Crew, a Columbia, a Patagonia, a fur vest from Target...and I recently added two new ones from Target which leads me to my last "In". . .

Knox Rose | If you don't shop at Target you might not know what I'm talking about, but it's their newest in-house clothing brand (I think!) Think boutique style but for a Target price.
I just recently picked up a suede/faux fur vest in-store (not online!) that I LOVE and also another black faux fur vest from their Missoni line. 
But I'm loving this and this from their online selection.
(Also, all Target's clothes are buy one get one half off right now online!)


Early Mornings | The only part about this student teaching thing is the early mornings, but I know they'll be even earlier next semester, so I might as well get used to it. It wouldn't be so bad if I didn't get home until around 8 every night. I'm not getting to see my sweet husband near enough.

Fall Bucket List Failure | If you've been around these parts for a little while you probably saw my Fall bucket list. It was made with good intentions, but I seriously don't think I've done a single thing on that list. It's so hard to have fun when you're constantly doing school stuff, trying to keep your house clean and laundry done, and trying to spend time with family.

Missing My Pups | Another for y'all that have been around a while, you might remember that my husband and I recently lost our two pups that we've had for almost two years. I still think about Whiskey and Bullet on a daily basis, especially this time of year because they were so much fun to play with in the yard. Chris and I have talked about getting another dog (from the shelter), and while I would love to adopt and I think we will in the future, I don't think it's fair to the dog right now.
He and I are never home, like I said above, and we would have to leave it alone far too much. Maybe in May after I graduate I can go pick out a new buddy!

Okay, y'all! That was it for this month-I'm going to try to get a favorites post up for October this coming up week if I can get it together, especially since I missed Septembers and they're some of my favorite posts to read & do!

Until next time. . .



  1. Yay for getting to dress up every day! The past couple years of school, I was so good about dressing up all of the time for class. This year though I have such a busy class schedule, I try and go to the gym a lot, and I also babysit, so dressing up doesn't happen as much- I miss it!

    Have a great weekend! <3

    xoxo A

  2. Yes vests are so in!! It's my favorite way to layer in the fall since it's still pretty warm here in Vegas.


  3. Good luck with your student teaching!

  4. Bath & Body works candles are my favorite!! I probably blew like half of my paycheck last month on candles from there!!!!

  5. awww I'm sorry about your puppies, a new pet would make a nice graduation present. may will be here before you know it!!
    xo, lauren

  6. Hey girl! I wanted to say thank you for letting me know about the font.. I have been playing around with different ones. I always want to respond back to you but, you are a "no reply blogger". Anyways, you know I went crazy for the B&BW sale and I too am obsessed with the salted caramel! I am burning one as we speak!

    Anyways, have a great rest of your weekend!

    1. I'm so sorry you can't reply back (I'm going to look into seeing how I can fix that!) Your new font is fab and I can read it SO much better-which is great because I love reading your posts ;)

      xoxo, SS

  7. Oh man :( what happened to your two pups?! I'm so sorry. :( But on another note, I've been dying to try those candles!


    1. We think they must've gotten into something (maybe in one of our neighbor's garages?) and one passed away and the other went missing (we're assuming our other sweet boy passed away as well :( Thanks for your concern!

      xoxo, SS

  8. I love to read your posts!!
    Love from {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

  9. I love dressing up everyday too, so fun! And I've been wanting to try those candles.

  10. Love your In VS Out list!! Keep making bucket list and place it visible so that you can do at least one or one mini goal out of the month!!


  11. I am SO with you on the BBW candles! I have a whole drawer full of them :) And I just saw the Knox Rose line at Target - so cute!

  12. I am so sorry to hear what happened to your pups. I lost my dogs recently and have found it difficult to adopt again.... Huge fan of B&BW candles! Especially with the season, love their scents!
    Smitten Sophie

  13. B&BW makes the bessssst candles, I swear!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  14. B&BW are my favorite!! I love Leaves & Sweater Weather
    Miss Olivia Says


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