Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Getting Lost, Floral Pants, & A Giveaway!

Happy Tuesday! Today I'm linking up with Lissette & Caitlyn for their Just Because Link Up!


1 - Getting Lost

Last night Charlie & I headed out for a run because of the heatwave of 55 degrees sweeping through Rochester. We headed out on a route that we're familiar with, but then I got impatient & didn't want to wait for the stop lights. I decided to circle around, assuming that I could just cut up a side street back onto the main road. WRONG! Elmwood runs at an angle AWAY from Monroe! My quick 3 miler turned into a 4.5 miler and ended with a totally unexpected hill. It was a great run and I felt challenged, so I guess it was just God's way of pushing me - but OMG it was scary for awhile. I had never been on that part of Elmwood and had no idea where I might intersect with a familiar street. I have never been so happy to see Clinton Ave in my life!

2 - Floral Pants

I have decided that I need a pair of floral pants for spring. I have been loving them in magazines, but that wasn't enough to persuade me to buy them. But yesterday, I saw a student walking down the hall in a pair & she looked too cute! We're about the same size, so I am confident I'd look cute in them too. She was sweet enough to tell me that they are from Kohl's & even added that I should definitely get a pair because I always have the cutest outfits. She's not even one of my students, so she wasn't just kissing up either!  

floral jeans from J.Crew that I can't afford but I'm still obsessed with


3 - Giveaway!

Today I am hosting my first giveaway! I am a huge fan of the Gap & their spring line is out of control! It is full of pastel colored goodness. I've already talked about how I love my skimmers & Ella is always showing off her sweet duds from Baby Gap. So, to spread the love I'm giving away a $25 gift card to the Gap!

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8 comments:

  1. So cute that you're getting fashion tips from students!

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  2. How sweet of her to say that! I've wondered if I'd look nice in print pants, but I'm not sure I would...I suppose I'll just have to try and see someday!
    By the way, with those link-up things, is it something you're invited to do? Or do you ask? I've always wondered.

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  3. So cute! I love your getting lost story! Sounds like something that would happen to me!
    Visiting from Northern Belle Diaries and am a new follower! Would love for you to visit my blog!

    If I got the GAP gift card, I would go buy some of their skinnies!

    xo
    Caroline

    lovecarolineblog.blogspot.com

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  4. I'm obsessed with those J Crew pants, too! Your blog is adorable, Bri! Thanks for stopping by today. :)

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  5. First off, I love your blog and that you work, coach, have a family and blog. I think we have the same life! I love Gap as well and would definitely get the skimmers! I need some bc I've been reading about and seeing them everywhere lately! Thanks for the give away!

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  6. Love the floral pants!!! One of your newest followers btw! Love the design of your blog!!

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  7. I would definitely use the giftcard to buy my newborn niece something cute, maybe some leggings from the Sugar Rush collection!

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  8. Hey fellow Rochesterian!!! So glad you found me and now I've found you! :)

    Diana
    www.picturesand1000words.blogspot.com

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