Tuesday, October 8, 2013

What I got for my Birthday

Quick disclaimer, I'm not bragging and this isn't everything I was given either. Only what my husband and son gave me.

My birthday is my absolute favorite day of the year. I wait for it all year long and start thinking about what I'm going to wear and making a wishlist for my husband in August. I'm like a little kid when it comes to my birthday. So I decided I'd show you some of the things I got this year.


First from my son I got a Halloween themed Tumbler cup from Barnes and Noble


and an Alex & Ani Birthstone Bracelet.


I absolutely adore them both, and have already been using the cup non stop. And how lovely is the bracelet? I totally get the hype that youtube has been giving them. Thank you LeighannSays and Anna Saconne-Joly for talking about them because I'm in love.


From my Husband I got Pitch  Perfect, which we picked up on my actual Birthday. I liked it, I'll watch it again, because I adore Brittany Snow and Anna Kendrick, but I didn't see get the insane amount of hype it got. I wish there had been more of Becca's style of Acapella done by the Bellas.


A Body Spray from Victoria's Secret in Pure Seduction. I adore their perfumes and body sprays and always have a least one if not a few in my collection.fashionandhappythings-0275

He also got me a couple pairs of their Most Loved Yoga Leggings. These are probably the most accurately named thing I've ever bought, and I may or may not be planning an outfit post on how to make them work in public (the trick is to wear them like leggings). It's terrible, but these have quickly become the only pants I want to wear ever.


and one of the Supermodel Essentials Hoodies.



I've expressed my love for Victoria's Secret several times in the past. I just adore their pajamas and hoodies. For me they're less about sexy underwear and more about cozy lounge wear. I'll admit I was starting to feel to old for the V.S. Pink line, and thought Gilly Hicks might be a good replacement for them. And I do adore Gilly Hicks, and Aerie too, but I'll always love the Victoria's Secret stuff just a bit more. I don't know why but I do. So I'm super happy that their Supermodels Essentials line is just as good as their Pink line is.

Here's what the hoodie he picked out looks like on:


And Finally Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham. Which I am insanely excited about. I adore Lauren Graham and have seen nearly everything she's ever been in. I still watch Gilmore Girls, despite the fact that I have nearly the entire series committed to memory.



I did get some other very lovely gifts from my family that I haven't gotten a chance to photograph, but I am still very grateful for everything I've received.