My 4th Of July 2018 Look Book!

Happy Independence Day, folks!  I wore some really fun outfits the past couple of days for the occasion, and I thought I would share them with you!  I'm really getting into fashion these days!

The first look is what I wore to work yesterday.  I work in an office setting and the dress code is business casual.  I paired this really cute dress with a red cardigan and flag tennis shoes and I think it was absolutely perfect!  I received so many compliments!

Dress:  Old Navy
Cardigan:  Target
Flag shoes:  Old Navy
Watch:  Citizen Eco-drive
Bangles:  various

The 2nd look is what I wore for the actual holiday.  I was off of work today and all we really done was go out for a bite to eat.  This was easy and comfy and extremely patriotic.  Exactly what I was looking for!

Shorts:  American Eagle
Shirt:  Old Navy
Flag shawl:  Target
Sandals:  Ashley Stewart
Sunglasses:  Forever 21
Jewelry:  various

Out and about with my Piper girl!  She LOVES a car ride!

Wishing all of you a safe and happy 4th of July!


Catch Me On YouTube!

Hey guys!  Just a quick reminder to those of you who may stumble across my blog, I am on YouTube WAY more often than on my blog, so make sure to keep up with me there!  I'm Actually Erica on there as well. Here's my latest video!

What I Wear On The Weekends!

Hey guys!  Happy Monday to you!
I'm so happy that so many of you are enjoying my what I wear to work posts.  I love hearing that I inspire outfits of your own!  So, I figured I would do a what I wear on the weekend post as well.  Hopefully this will give you some ideas on simple things you can throw together for a number of different activities.

Look #1
I actually wore this to a Wine & Canvas painting party this past Saturday night.  I dress up all week and when the weekend rolls around a lot of times I simply don't feel like dressing up.  This outfit was quick and easy, comfy and appropriate for the festivities.  I flat loved it!
Jacket:  I can't remember.  I think I got it in Spain?
T-shirt:  Amazon
Leggings:  Nike
Shoes:  Adidas
Kentucky hat:  local boutique

Look #2
This is actually what I wore to church this past Sunday.  I am so thankful to attend a church that doesn't focus on what you're wearing, it focuses on your heart.  That being said, I always try to wear something fairly nice and not too revealing.  It was 102 degrees on this day and this outfit was perfect for keeping me comfortable.
Moisture wicking shirt:  Under Armour
Shorts:  JCrew
Sandals:  Chaco's

Look #3
If you follow me on YouTube or keep an eye on my blog then it should come as no surprise at all that I am a HUGE fan of anything blue and anything off the shoulder.  So, this dress was a total no-brainer.  I am also a big fan of a dramatic sleeve, I think it is just so feminine and romantic.  I wore this to a play that was held in a haunted mansion.  The mansion was built in the 1800's and there was no air conditioning.  This light and breezy dress was perfect for the occasion.
Dress:  Poshmark
Sandals:  Sam Edelman
Bracelet:  Amazon
Ring:  H&M

Look #4
Blue.  Off the shoulder.  Typical Erica, lol.
I wore this dress to another Wine & Canvas class.  I have developed somewhat of an obsession with those classes!  After the class we went out and had dinner at a really fun Mexican restaurant, and this was absolutely perfect.  The ruffled dress is fun and flirty and just the right amount of glam.
Dress:  Target
Sandals:  Target
Ring:  Avon
Watch:  Citizen Eco-drive
Earrings:  Target

This dress totally makes me feel like a flamenco dancer!  Perfect for a night out to a Mexican restaurant!

Look #5
And for the last look on this post, here we have yet another off the shoulder dress.  This intricate little red dress is also from Target!  It wasn't available in my store, I actually found it online.  I wore this to a castle here in Kentucky for yet another painting event.  We painted bourbon barrel lids and the whole evening was magical.  The off the shoulder red dress with the lace up shoes felt like the perfect pairing to wear for such a special occasion.
Dress:  Target
Shoes:  Old Navy
Bag:  Louis Vuitton

Thank you so much for stopping by!  Have a great week!

Paint Your Pet Event!

Hey guys!  I thought I would share with you my latest craft project.  I went to a painting party with a couple of friends of mine this weekend and we were actual able to paint our own pet!  It was so fun and I just wanted to share with you the finished product.

With my gal pals :-)

The way it worked:  when you booked the class you were prompted to email the business a picture of the pet you were going to paint.  When you arrive at the event they have superimposed the image of your pet on your canvas so that you have a "guide" for your painting.  It's still difficult, but it's definitely easier than just free-handing it.

Piper girl!

I added my signature when I got home.  I'm so happy with the result!

Just in case you were wondering what I was wearing:
Jacket:  I got this on my travels I do believe?  I can't remember and there isn't a tag.  I think this is from Spain?
T-shirt:  Amazon
Leggings:  Nike
Shoes:  Adidas
Hat:  Local boutique

I loved this outfit, the only thing that irritated me a little was the fact that I paired Adidas shoes with Nike pants.  Are any of you like that too?  LOL.  It obviously didn't bother me enough to not wear it tho ;-)

Go out and have a fabulous week!


A Week's Worth Of Outfits For Work!

Good morning!  A lot of you seem to be enjoying my blogs where I show what I wear to work, so I thought I would share some more with you.  As I have said before, I am a nurse but I am not in patient care.  I work in an office setting and the dress code is business casual.  Here are some of the things I throw together to look both professional but casual all at the same time.

Cardigan:  JCrew
Tank:  Old Navy
Jeans:  American Eagle
Driving Moccasins: JCrew
Bracelet:  Helzberg Diamons
Watch:  Citizen Ecodrive

Anchors and navy was a definite theme this week.  I didn't plan it, it just kind of happened! 

Dress:  Meijer
Cardigan: Target
Sandals:  Ashley Stewart
Watch:  Citizen Ecodrive

I had forgotten to take a photo before I left the house.  Here I am at work with my girl Angi!

Sequin tank:  Old Navy
Cardigan:  Target
Jeans:  American Eagle
Boat shoes:  Old Navy

I adore this navy dress, but the texture on it didn't really show in this photo.

Dress:  Dressbarn
Cardigan:  Amazon
Shoes:  Old Navy

Dress:  Dressbarn
Cardigan:  Target
Sandals:  Sam Edelman
Bracelet:  Christian Dior
Statement ring:  Premier
Watch:  Citizen Ecodrive
Diamond pendant necklace:  a gift from David many moons ago

 Dress:  Target
Sandals:  Michael Kors
Statement ring:  Avon
Bangles:  Forever 21
Watch:  Citizen Ecodrive 

Dress:  I have no clue, it's at least 8 or 9 years old!
Cardigan:  Target
Sandals:  Sam Edelman
Watch:  Citizen Ecodrive
Bangles:  various ones piled together
Lord's Prayer necklace:  Hautelook
Statement ring:  Henri Bendel

Shirt:  Target
Jeans:  American Eagle
Sandals:  Miss Trish

Thank you guys so much for stopping by!  We've almost made it to the weekend!!!!  Yay!


Bourbon Barrel Painting At The Kentucky Castle!

Hey guys!  I have recently developed a love for all things crafty, especially painting classes.  I recently had the opportunity to attend a bourbon barrel lid painting class at a castle here in Kentucky.  We had SO much fun and I thought I'd share some of the photos with you.

The castle, located in Versailles, Kentucky.

The bourbon barrel lids are authentic, mine is actually a Maker's Mark bourbon barrel lid.  We are the bourbon state!

The finished product, with a coat of polyurethane.  I love it so much!

An authentic Kentucky bourbon barrel lid would be great for anyone to own, especially if you're a Kentuckian.  If you're ever able to visit the castle I highly recommend it.  It's so beautiful!



Wine & Canvas Painting And OOTD!

Hey guys!  I have recently fell in LOVE with Wine & Canvas classes and me and my friend Stacy had such a great time at one yesterday!  It's such a fun and relaxing way to spend time with your friends, and you get a keepsake to take home with you to remember the occasion.  I also really loved the outfit I was wearing yesterday too, so I thought I would share all of that with you guys today.

Dress is from the brand A New Day at Target
Earrings - A New Day at Target
Bangles - Forever 21
Sandals - (seen below) Target

My beautiful friend, Stacy!

Our masterpieces :-)

Bob Ross!  LOL!

Thank you guys so much for stopping by!  Have a BLESSED week!