The Tiny Heart

7.24.2014

Double Bows




Tank-A&F (similar Forever 21 Floral Tank), Necklace-Brighthouse Baubles (similar Mint Beaded Necklace), Old Navy Rockstar Jeans, Flats-Gap Outlet (similar Sam & Libby Bow Flats), Clutch-HanMadeThings on Etsy

The other day I was having one of those days when you hate everything in your closet. I tried on outfit after outfit and just wasn't happy with the way anything looked. I was about to have a meltdown and then I thought, hey I haven't worn my bow clutch in a while. I paired it with my bow flats and boom, a new outfit was born. I'm going to take this as a sign that I need to go shopping asap to remedy my lack of inspiration.

  

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7.23.2014

Yay or Nay: Overalls Outfit

H&M Overall Shorts ($29.95), Ray Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses, Modcloth Polka Dot Tank, Converse Chuck Taylor Sneakers

When overalls first came back in this season, I vowed never to be caught dead in them. I wore overalls like crazy in 7th grade with a flannel shirt and I know that wasn't my best look. But I have to admit that they are growing on me. After all, they are similar to rompers and we all know I love a good romper! Instead of rushing out to buy this trend, I am trying it out with the collage. Knowing myself, I will go back and forth and by the time I decide to get them, they'll be out of style again.

Overalls, Yay or Nay in your opinion?
 
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7.22.2014

Birthday Girl




Dress-Nordstrom (similar Forever 21 Skater Dress for $19.80) , Necklace-INPINK (similar Forever 21 Bead Necklace), Bracelet-INPINK (similar Punch Cuff Bracelet for $14.99), Clutch-Ebay (similar Kate Landry Sequin Clutch), Sandals-Target (similar JCrew Marina Sandal)

It's my birthday today! I decided to wear this brightly colored coral dress since it's fun and it makes me feel fabulous (everyone should feel fabulous on their birthday, right?). I'll be at work as per usual today so I don't have anything special planned. (Next year I vow to take the day off!). My present to myself was my DSLR, which I'm loving. Of course I'm mainly using it for my blog, but it's nice just having a camera that takes such crisp, clear photos!

Linking up with Shanna and Lindsey
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7.21.2014

Mix It Mondays: Lace Peplum Tank





Vest-Decree (similar Velvet Cargo Vest), Top-Aeropostale (similar Nicole Miller Lace Peplum Tank), Shorts-American Eagle (similar American Eagle Denim Shorts), Sandals-American Eagle (similar Fergalicious Sandals), Bag-H&M (similar Forever 21 Satchel), Watch-Fossil (similar Fossil Perfect Boyfriend Watch), Gold Initial Bracelet

While I love living at the beach, one of the drawbacks is that it's extremely crowded here on weekends in the summer. I usually take all my blog photos on the weekend, which means it's now really hard to find a quiet spot. I figured the nearby beach town of Spring Lake would be empty by the lake on this cloudy day. Nooope, I pulled up and saw a bridal party taking wedding photos. Thankfully the lake is pretty big and this bridge was free (minus a few people bicycling by). 

Today I'm remixing my white lace peplum tank. I decided to toughen it up by pairing it with my go-to cargo vest. I last wore it with a yellow cardigan and bright statement necklace in the spring. 

Linking up with Lauren (Mix It Mondays), Rachelle, and Molly
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7.17.2014

Tube Top & Maxi Skirt




Tube Top-Urban Outfitters (similar Forever 21 Tube Top for $4.80), Necklace-Gift (similar IGIGI Necklace), Maxi Dress worn as Skirt-Old Navy (similar H&M Black Maxi Skirt for $9.95), Clutch-Vintage (similar Style & Co Clutch), Top Bracelet-Sassy Steals, Bottom Bracelet-c/o Estarer, Sandals-Target (similar Chinese Laundry Silvie Sandals)

I pulled this turquoise tube top that I bought ages ago out of my dresser. There's been a few closet cleanouts I've done where I thought about getting rid of it and then decided to hold onto it. I have no idea if tube tops are "in" but I do like the way it looks with my black maxi skirt (which is really a dress). In my attempts to remix my closet, sometimes you gotta pull out those pieces that haven't been worn and then it feels like you have a totally brand new outfit!
  

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7.16.2014

Do Not Feed The Waterfowl



Charlotte Russe Crop Top (only $8.99!), Shorts-c/o 10DollarMall.com, Necklace-Gift (similar Nadri Initial Necklace), Clutch-Target (similar Marc Fisher Clutch), Sandals-American Eagle (similar Fergalicious Flat Sandals)

I am fortunate enough to not only live at the beach, but also by this lake which is just a few blocks away. While taking these photos, I spotted baby geese and ducks walking around. An older woman was feeding them bread despite a massive sign that read "Do Not Feed the Waterfowl." Apparently some guy in the neighborhood has it out for her and has called the police before for feeding them. I really don't see what the harm is in feeding them and I'm sure the police have more important things to deal with!



Speaking of cute animals, today is Oliver's 4th birthday! We've had him since he was just 8 weeks old and it's crazy that he's already four years old. On the other hand, it feels like I've had him forever and can't imagine life without him!
 Linking up with Shanna and Lindsey
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7.15.2014

Florals & Denim Lace Shorts

H&M Floral Tank (only $9.95!), ChicNova Denim and Lace Shorts, Steve Madden Pax Crossbody Bag, Coconuts Flat Sandal

The last time I was in Target, I spotted a pair of denim lace shorts on the clearance rack. They were really cheap and I mulled over buying them. I convinced myself I didn't need them (after all, I was in Target to just buy sunscreen and I had no business even browsing the clothes section!). So I put them back on the rack but I'm obviously still thinking about how cute they were. Every time I'm shopping, it's a struggle of need versus want!

I paired this pair of denim lace shorts with a simple floral tank, blush crossbody bag, and flat white sandals. I could see myself wearing this outfit to a barbecue or for walking around the boardwalk at night. I may just go back to Target to see if they still have the shorts! 

Linking up with Niki
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