Friday’s Favorite Things - 1.13.12


HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY "favorite" COUSIN, AJAY!  
although he's my cousin, he really is more like a brother, and my friend!  Enjoy your day!


1. Ann Taylor Loft - Petite Stripe Button Down Back Sweater (purchased in Fiery Orange)
We had a couple really gorgeous fall days in NYC this past week, in January.  I decided to walk 30 blocks to burn some calories, and so I really didn’t mean to stop over at Ann Taylor Loft, it just sorta happened.  And it also seemed as though those Christmas sales were still going on.  I decided to purchase this cute orange & white striped sweater which actually has buttons going down the back.  It’s so unique.  Here is the best part - when my bill rang up, this sweater was an additional 50% off the already reduced price, don’t you just love it when that happens?  ~ $50 (sale) $30 (after 50% off) $15 @ Ann Taylor Loft
Crewnecks & Scoopnecks by LOFT at ShopStyle


2. H&M - Cardigan (purchased in black)
My husband and I were scheduled to watch The Descendants (highly recommended) at 8 pm, and so we had about 2 hours to burn before the movie.  I dragged him to all my stores down 5th Avenue and found this all season cardigan at H&M.  When it comes to purchasing a black cardigan, you seriously don’t need to use much logic because everyone should own a few good black cardigans, am I right?  Thanks VS!  ~ $25 @ H&M  
 hmsweater

3. French Loop Stackable Server 
Last summer my friend, Jhiane, gave me this Stackable Server as a birthday gift.  I thought it was such a thoughtful gift since she knows how much I love to bake and showcase my work of art (yeah right).  I finally got around to assembling it and it sits high on my kitchen counter.  For now I’m using the server as a fruit basket, and when I have guests over I will use it as a dessert platter.  And incase you’re wondering, yeah, bananas are my favorite fruit.  Thanks so much Jhiane, I LOVE IT!  ~ birthday gift
AK-1207pastry 013 - Copypastry 015 


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7 comments:

  1. Stackable server > fruit bowls! Love that cardigan- looks super smart and very wearable!

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  2. That server is such a fun, sweet, and functional gift!

    Thanks for stopping by! I'm going to Delhi next month for a wedding (actually a fort 2 hours outside Delhi!) It should be fun!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  3. I love that server! So functional! And I would love to wear one of those sweaters and cozy up next to a fire with a book! Happy Friday! Thank you for all the sweet comments on my blog! You are the sweetest!

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  4. The server is a great gift, I have clicked over to that link and there is a lot of great stuff on the site.
    Since I am in Texas, sweaters are not worn all that much, but I do love them-the cardigan looks like a good basic essential to have.
    Hope you are enjoying the weekend and thanks for your recent comments on my blog!

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  5. You can never have too many black cardigans! And that one is a bit unique, so it's in a league of it's own!!

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  6. I haven't had a chance to shop recently (thanks to crazy work hours!) but I have had a moment to catch up on reading and I am LOVING "Something Blue."

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  7. Thank you all! The server is a really sweet and thoughtful gift, I agree. @Ameena - I need to get into reading, I just read magazines and personal growth type books. :)

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