American Trench Retro Socks

Twice in the past week, I have bought from my targeted instagram ads. Yes, I was that person that actually clicked on the ad, and sure enough, I bought it. That said, I love them so much, that I feel like I need to tell you all about them. And yes, they are not cheap, and you can probably find a better deal somewhere else (do share with me when you find good knock offs), but in the meantime, I am loving these American Trench Retro socks.


Retro stripe socks!!! I die over all the colors!


Also, to defend my purchase, I rarely buy socks. The cost per wear is high (meaning, you wear them so much that they are worth the price) and when you find a good sock, you need to stock up!


I bought a lot of them for Cruzzie. All different colors and he is such a fan. He keeps thanking me for them, which means you know they were a good buy.

He says they are very comfortable.

Thank you, instagram, for introducing me to this brand.


In action.

Studying for exams in his retro socks.


Love the pop of colors! Love the stripes! Love the fits. Worth the $14 🙂

Anika Yael Natori, aka, The Josie Girl

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Like most women, I love handbags. But today they are super expensive and a big financial commitment. So I was incredibly happy to find fun, colorful, personable and reasonably priced bags at Leatherology. Leatherology is a direct to consumer website that has dozens of handbag styles, colors, and options. They also monogram! Since it is summer and I always love a pop of color, I decided I NEEDED a bright hot pink cross body bag with my initials. Ever since I got it, I have been wearing it nonstop.


HOW CUTE AND FUN IS THIS BAG? I love the brightness and it just makes me oh so happy.

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Opening Ceremony x Pendleton Coat Redone

The night before I gave birth to Cruzzie (10/7/2009), I was shopping online (obvi), and I ordered myself a Pendleton x Opening Ceremony coat. I wore it night and day for years. To the ground! After much love, I became a little tired of the silhouette and pregnancy shape, so I retired it to the hall closet. On a mad search for a jacket this Fall, I stumbled upon my beloved coat. So out it came; but it needed some updated tailoring.


October 2009 -- one week after giving birth. Love the color, pattern (and kiss), but the shape is outdated, boxy and huge.

October 2009 — one week after giving birth. Love the color, pattern (and kiss), but the shape is outdated, boxy and huge. Hi one week old Cruzzie! Hi same hair style!

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Spicy Essentials Sleepshirt

I am craving the nights where I don’t have to wear slippers, sweatpants, long tees, sweatshirts, and robes to bed! I am so sick of this Winter, specifically the cold! And hopefully soon, I can wear just a sleepshirt to bed, and be warm enough. SOON knock on wood. I am super excited about wearing the Josie Spicy Essentials Sleepshirt — and it is exactly that — spicy AND essential.

Spicy! Bright!

Spicy! Bright!

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