Friday, July 30, 2021

Friday Favorites and Happenings

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Happy Friday all! Can you believe August is only two days away? I can't. And by that I mean, my birthday is just a few days a way as well. And I have to work on my birthday, so that sucks. Ugh. Who makes you work on your birthday? My work does. 

Anyways, we have a busy weekend ahead of us and the next few weekends are busy as well. So I will be in and out, but definitely posting and blog reading in between.

Onto, Friday favorites and Happenings.

ONE. As I said, my birthday is Monday. My MIL and husband have been asking me what I want for my birthday for a few weeks now. I really couldn't think of much. I know, weird right? I said maybe a Lululemon gift card. But then I thought about it and said what about a Tory Burch handbag and I can share the cost with them (since TB bags are pricey).

They said, no need to share the cost and send them some of my favorites. So I did. But then we went school clothes shopping for the girls and went into the actual TB store to see my picks. Well it turns out I wanted a different bag than I had picked out.

Rory asked if it was in stock and it was but only the display. But they said they could ship it to me in two days. So guess who got a new TB bag? Me. Courtesy of my husband and in-laws. And I am in love.

Tory Burch Fleming Shoulder Bag

TWO. I also found a pair of sunglasses while I was there that I added to my list for my parents and sister. What can I say, I love Tory Burch everything.

I currently have TB sunglasses that I bought from the outlet a year or two ago and Rory had me try on these and I fell in love with them. I didn't buy them, but I have my eye on them.

Tory Burch Logo-Temple Sunglasses

THREE. I did buy myself their perfume in the rollerball version. 

I have a problem with a lot of perfumes. I am almost allergic to some perfumes. I sneeze and can't be around people who spray awful scents. It has been like this forever. A bunch of the Victoria Secret body sprays that people used to use made me gag and sneeze. I could wear some like Love Spell and a few others, but most of them killed me. And when girls sprayed them on after gym class, I about died. 

I tried on 2 scents after smelling all four that were available. I wore them around the store and they didn't bother me. But I decided to get a rollerball version just in case. I got the original Tory Burch scent and I LOVE it. So far, so good.

Tory Burch Signature Perfume

FOUR. We also did some school clothes shopping for the girls. I bought a bunch from Target as they were having sales on a lot of school supplies and clothes. Leggings were $5 and jeans were $10. So I grabbed a bunch of those plus some dresses for $9. Not sure if the sale is still going on, but it is worth a look.

Anyways, I got the girls the dresses and shirts below from Abercrombie and Fitch. I went in looking for school clothes for them and anything for me since I don't have a local store and refuse to pay the shipping from there. Ha. Anyways, I got myself a dress and the comfiest shirt (I have two others).

Here is my haul for the girls and I. Rory even got a few items.

Abercrombie Tiered Midaxi Dress

Abercrombie Drapey V-Neck SoftAF Shirt

Abercrombie Kids Side Tie Shirt

Abercrombie Kids Smocked Dress

FIVE. Weekly funnies.

Have a great weekend. I am linking up with A Little Bit of Everything.


  1. Great funnies! Love your TB pretty picks and Happy early Birthday!!

  2. Yay for a new birthday bag - gorgeous! Happy almost birthday! xo, Biana BlovedBoston

  3. Happy birthday! Great gifts and items for yourself and the family!

  4. What a lovely birthday gift!! Happy birthday!

  5. Hope you have a happy birthday! that bag is beautiful, such a nice gift! I really like that floral dress you got too!

    Hope you are having a nice weekend :) Ours is going to be a quiet one at home!

    Away From The Blue

    1. Thank you. The floral dress was from J Crew and I found it through Andrea. It was a great buy!

  6. Happy birthday! I love those sunglasses! And those memes had me rolling. All of them are so true! Lol.

    1. Haha. I am glad you enjoyed them. And thank you! I really hope I can snag those sunnies!

  7. I love that TB bag. I actually have a similar RM one on my bday wish list!

    1. Oh. Have you done a birthday wish list on your blog yet?