October Instagram Roundup

(FEATURED IMAGE) T-SHIRT || JEANS SHORTS || CONVERSE

It’s crazy to think that it’s already November! October flew by and we’re already into my birthday month. I can’t believe we’re now 1 month away from Christmas! So here is my recap for October. I’m giving y’all outfit details, and quick links for my October Insta posts. Also, don’t forget that you can find me @lolanicoleblogs on the free 21Buttons app and that way you can shop all my outfits with a quick click without waiting for a blog post to go live.


MUSTARD OVERSIZED SWEATER DRESS || SLOUCHY RIDING BOOTS || USE CODE LXLOLA FOR $ OFF YOUR EXTENSIONS

This is one of my favorite dress styles ever! They’re so comfortable and loose. Oversized anything is all the rage right now so this is definitely on trend right now. This dress is TTS so you can get your regular size and it should fit oversized enough.


T-SHIRT || LEGGINGS || MULES || CLEAR LENS GLASSES || PHONE CASE

I love me some leggings. My How To Dress Up Leggings Series on the blog should give that away, lol. This outfit is one of my favs because it’s so quick and easy to put together. The leggings are some of my favorite basic jersey leggings from Old Navy and my t-shirt is A New Day brand from Target. These tees are so comfy and affordable, only $8!! My mules add a more pulled together look with ease and are also from Target.


V-NECK T-SHIRT || LAYERED CHOKER || NAMEPLATE NECKLACE || MATTE LIPSTICK

I love layering necklaces and this one from Mystic Rose Jewelry is perfect for that. It already has a layering element so you can add another necklace with it for an instant layering effect. Plus both of my necklaces come in a Silver or Gold option. You can use my code LOLA10 for 10% off your order at Mystic Rose.


LIPSTICK || EYELINER || EYEBROW PENCIL || EYESHADOW PALETTE

I received this box from Influenster and Joah Beauty and I’m loving the makeup. I especially love the lipstick. It’s a matte formula and the color is the perfect neutral everyday nude color. The shadows are so smooth and buttery and I’m loving the eyebrow pencil. I would definitely check them out. They are available exclusively at your local CVS stores.


T-SHIRT || SIMILAR PANT OPTIONS || NIKE SLIDES

I love camo, it’s one of my favorite prints. I’ve had these cargo pants for so long I have no idea where they’re from now, lol. I will link a few similar options. My top is one of my favorite basic tees from the A New Day brand available at Target. My slides are mens nike slides, I wear a size 8 in mens because it’s a size 9 in women’s. They run TTS but are a little tight when they’re brand new so you will have to wear them a few times to loosen them up.


T-SHIRT || FRUIT OF THE LOOM ZIP HOODIE || FRUIT OF THE LOOM JOGGER SWEATPANTS || OLD SKOOL VANS

I love these Fruit of the Loom sets. I seriously run to Walmart every year they’re put out. They’re so comfortable and still look stylish without breaking the bank. They’re in the men’s section (yes, I love mens clothing when I want a good oversized, comfy fit, lol.) My ASPCA Vans I purchased last Christmas so they’re no longer available but I will link some similar.


AURIEL BLACK JOGGER JUMPER KNITTED LOUNGE SET || DODGE DURANGO GT || NIKE AIR HUARACHE || POM BEANIE

This set is so comfy. It was also surprisingly warm and feels like wearing a sweater all over your body. The sweater can be worn off one shoulder or both. The joggers have a drawstring waist and so comfy. This set is TTS.


WENDY’S CAMPAIGN

This was just our cute little Wendy’s campaign. The kids were loving it, lol.


BLOOMING JELLY PLAID PATCHWORK TOP || TALL POWERSTRETCH ST. CLAIR FLARE JEANS || SIMILAR HEELS

This top is my fall feels fav right now. The plaid patchwork detailing is so cute and just adds a cute holiday vibe to this grey slightly oversized top. I sized up to a large for a more oversized fit but the top fits TTS. My jeans are from Alloy Apparel and are some of my fav flare leg jeans and they’re in a size 7 and a 37″ inseam. They’re the tall length. They are really stretchy so you can size down one in these.


FUELED BY CAFFEINE & CHAOS TEE || CAPTAIN OF CHAOS MENS TEE || CHAOS CREW KIDS TEE || DISTRESSED BOYFRIEND STRAIGHT JEANS FOR WOMEN || VANS

Our fun little family day at the Pumpkin Patch was a great opportunity to update some of our family photos. These tees are so cute and from one of my favorite mom shops on Instagram Mom Life Must Haves. My jeans and hubbys Shorts are from Old Navy and the kids jeans were gifts from grandma but I believe they’re all from Old Navy as well.


PRETTYLITTLETHING JOGGER SET || NIKE AIR HUARACHE


BLOOMING JELLY PLAID PATCHWORK TOP || TALL POWERSTRETCH ST. CLAIR FLARE JEANS


PLT CROPPED CAMO SWEATER || PLT CAMO SIDE STRIPE JOGGERS || SNEAKERS (SIRENS IN STORE PURCHASE) NO LINK || SLEEVELESS MOCK NECK BODYSUIT

I love this set. I paired it with a bodysuit to show options for still being able to wear cropped sweaters when you don’t want your tummy out. This set is definitely TTS so I would have sized down one if I wanted it to be really fitting but I wanted it to be a little more loose. Also these can be worn high wasted or at the hip because of the drawstring waist.


TEN SIXTY SHERMAN LONG SLEEVE COWL NECK PULLOVER SWEATER || THEMOGAN WOMEN’S COWL NECK SWEATER || JERSEY LEGGINGS FOR WOMEN || SUNGLASSES

This was the beginning of my How To Dress Up Leggings series. I wanted to show how you can go from running errands in athleisure to drinks with friends or a casual date night outfit without needing to put a whole new outfit on. Pairing a nice tunic sweater with your leggings and then ditching your slides or sneakers for some shoes with a dressier detailing will help add a more put together look to your outfit without too much fuss. I added a pop of color with my pink and rose gold shades for an added touch of fun.


PRETTYLITTLETHING BLACK T-SHIRT DRESS || JEAN JACKET (OLD) || SHOEDAZZLE SNEAKERS || SUNNIES

T-shirt dresses are awesome. They’re so cute and comfy and can be dressed up or down. I usually like to pair mine with a nice jean jacket and some sneakers or slides. Just depends on the days to do list. My jean jacket is from Dresslink (old) but I linked some jean jacket options on the 21Buttons app under @lolanicoleblogs and these sneakers are from Shoedazzle, they have the cutest shoes and so many different options and styles.


DAY-TO-DAY POCKET DRESS || PLT CROPPED CAMO JACKET || SAUCONY JAZZ ORIGINAL VINTAGE ||

This Day-to-Day Pocket Dress is from Modest Shopping and the best part about it is the material doesn’t wrinkle ever. So no need to break out the steamer, lol.

 
JJ BEAN CLASSIC COWLNECK CASHMERE SWEATER || LATTICE-HEM ANKLE LEGGINGS FOR WOMEN || LACE UP OVER THE KNEE BOOTS || STEVE MADDEN BJADA BLACK


JED FASHION WOMEN’S CHUNKY CABLE KNIT TURTLENECK SWEATER || THEMOGAN WOMEN’S COWL TURTLE NECK SWEATER || LATTICE-HEM ANKLE LEGGINGS FOR WOMEN || WOMEN’S TASSLE POINTED MULES


FUELED BY CAFFEINE & CHAOS TEE || DISTRESSED BOYFRIEND STRAIGHT JEANS || SLIP ON VANS

Pumpkin Patch fun in one of my favorite mom tees.


TEN SIXTY SHERMAN LONG SLEEVE COWL NECK PULLOVER SWEATER || HOW TO: DRESS UP LEGGINGS

I spend my life in the car, lol. #momlife right? LOL


RIBBED LINGERIE BODYSUIT || MID-RISE PIXIE JACQUARD ANKLE PANTS FOR WOMEN || HOW TO: HOLIDAY PANTS

When you don’t want to wear a dress or deal with an uncomfortable outfit all night for a holiday get together or party, than some statement holiday dress pants are what you need in your wardrobe.


PRETTYLITTLETHING BLACK T-SHIRT DRESS || SNEAKERS || LONGLINE DISTRESSED DENIM JACKET


PLT BASIC KHAKI V NECK T-SHIRT DRESS || PLT GREEN CROPPED CAMO TRUCKER JACKET


MID-RISE PIXIE FULL-LENGTH PANTS FOR WOMEN || SLEEVELESS MOCK NECK BODYSUIT || WOMEN’S ANOTOINETTE WOVEN TASSLE POINTED MULES – A NEW DAY™ BLACK


LATTICE-HEM ANKLE LEGGINGS FOR WOMEN || LACE UP BOOTS || SHORT SLEEVE SWEATER OPTION

Always Remember You’re Beautiful!

-Lola

Plaid Patchwork Top


PLAID PATCHWORK TOP
TALL POWERSTRETCH ST. CLAIR FLARE JEANS

Long Sleeve Shirt Plaid Affair

First of all I love Fall! With this top I get all the fall feels, especially in anything plaid. There is nothing I love more and I try and wear it year round honestly, lol. It’s one of my favorite prints. Thank goodness plaid is still a trend this fall too!

So when I got this adorable grey plaid patchwork top in the mail from Blooming Jelly, I couldn’t wait to shoot in it. It’s not too thick and not too thin. It can be worn with or without a jacket and has the perfect thickness for layering with a jacket or cardigan. If you aren’t sold on it yet then the UNDER $20 price tag should do the trick! ;0)

My jeans are from Alloy Apparel and are the best. Most noteworthy is that they fit so well and best of all they come in tall length too. I’m wearing a size 7 and the 37” inseam length. They are also low rise and the denim isn’t restricting and has a good amount of stretch to them. So I definitely recommend grabbing a pair because they’re under $70 and so good.

FIT TIPS:
-Jeans are TTS but have a little stretch if you get a size that’s a size smaller. I’m wearing a size 7 and 37” inseam.
-Top runs TTS. I’m wearing a size Large for a more loose and oversized fit.

Sizing Reference:
I’m 5’8″. Typically wear 9-9.5 in shoes and a size 10 if they run small. M/L in tops and dresses. 6-8 in Jeans depending on make and brand.

So what are your favorite prints of the season? What print do you go for most while shopping? I’m also loving leopard and camo print. Let me know in the comments below.

Always Remember You’re Beautiful!

-Lola

My Top 8 Amazon Finds 2018

Hey Babes! So, I’m excited for today’s post because it involves one of my most favorite places to shop online. Amazon! I literally go to Amazon for everything and I’m obsessed with my prime membership. We’ve had prime for years now and it’s literally the best thing ever. I mean I’m sure my mailman is tired of seeing my name on packages but ya know, lol. I can get literally anything from gadgets, household items, groceries, clothing, jewelry, ect. I put together a list of things I have purchased recently that I’m loving. Some things I use on the daily and they make my life so much easier. I wanted to share the top things I have purchased that I have taken with me through the years that I still use and love so much.

 

My Favorite Mug Warmer

Evelots Desktop Electric Mug Warmer for Coffee-Tea-Cocoa-Soup-Scented Candles
This little gadget is a life saver for me. Whether you’re a busy mom or just busy throughout the day. If you’re a coffee drinker like me or even a tea drinker, this helps keep your mug warm so you don’t have to revisit the microwave 423234880 times like I did before I got this, lol. I can actually finish a full cup of coffee before making another one.

Plaid Patchwork Top

Blooming Jelly Womens Long Sleeve Shirt Plaid Color Block Tops Pocket Elbow Patchwork Knit Tee(Large,Grey)
I love this top. It’s perfect for fall. The plaid detailing is so cute and the material is soft. It is a bit on the thinner side but that works if you live somewhere that doesn’t really get that cold like ever and just gets a little cooler but you still wanna be fall fashion forward. It’s also not a thick bulky material so its great for layering with a jacket, vest or cardigan. It is TTS and I normally wear a medium but I got it in a Large because I wanted a more oversized fit.

iPhone Rechargeable Selfie Ring Light

Phone Selfie Light, IRuiYinGo USB Rechargeable 36 LED Ring Light with 3-Levels Brightness Portable Clip On Phone, Mini Night Selfie Fill Light (Pink)
Not having the perfect selfie lighting is such a first world problem, lol. But this inexpensive portable selfie light will help your cell phone photos that much better. It’s so helpful when you’re trying to get that perfect selfie but the lighting sucks. Whether you’re in a car, in a dark room or outside at night. This will help make your photos Instagram ready. It’s easy to use and rechargeable. It has settings so you can adjust the lighting accordingly and its way more affordable that some other selfie light options. It clips right to the top of your phone and fits in your bag.

Flexible Camera and Go Pro Tripod Stand

Action Camera Cam Sport Camcorder Mini Tripod Flexible Stand Tripod Compatible with GoPro Hero 6 5/4/3 Session Sony Garmin Virb XE SJCAM Xiaomi Yi Table Desk Tripod Travel Portable Video Tripod
This is perfect and so inexpensive. I use it when we travel and just around town when I want to vlog for my YouTube channel. I have even used it with my DSLR and it still holds it up without it falling over or being too heavy for the tripod. This is perfect if you’re just starting out with vlogging or recording videos because it is inexpensive and easy to use and travel with. It fits in literally any bag.

Ice Roller for Face and Eyes

ESARORA Stainless Steel Ice Roller for Face & Eye,Puffiness,Migraine,Pain Relief and Minor Injury,Skin Care Products (White)
I’ve been loving my Ice Roller. It’s the best thing for my tired, hot and overworked skin. Especially living in a hot state like Florida, Ice Rolling has been the best thing I could have stumbled upon for my skin care routine. I have a full post about it here and it also includes some of my current skincare products I use daily. Ice rolling helps with inflammation, makeup application prep, sunburn and so much more.

Crystal Tear Drop Clip On Earrings

Topwholesalejewel Wedding Earrings Gold Plating Crystal Oval Shape Clip On Earrings
These earrings will dress up any outfit in an instant. They’re so pretty and look expensive without actually being expensive at all. I have to wear clip on earrings because my ears are gauged and I ripped one a few years ago and keep forgetting to make an appointment to fix it, lol. So clip ons help me to still look fashionable and put together without having to worry about not having normal pierced ears. Amazon has a great selection of them as well. They’re great for people with my ear issue or those whom don’t have pierced ears or have a similar ear issues.

My Favorite Amazon Beauty Sponge

Aesthetica Cosmetics Beauty Sponge Blender – Latex Free and Vegan Makeup Sponge – For Powder, Cream or Liquid Application – One Piece
These beauty sponges are my favorite blenders I have purchased online so far. I have like 4 of them now. I have the Original Beauty Blender as well which I love but these are so affordable and work just as great. They’re really great quality and do an awesome job of blending my makeup into my skin and giving me that flawless face look. They also have different sizes so you’re able to pick which one is right for you and they’re great if you’re looking for a more affordable beauty sponge option.

Glass Multi-Function Monitor and Laptop Stand

Eutuxia [White] Tempered Glass Multi-function Universal Monitor Laptop Multimedia Stand with 2.0 USB Ports, Cup Holder & Phone Dock
I have my Mac desktop sitting on this and I love it. Its sleek design gives a nice professional appearance while also helping save space on your desk. It has 3 usb ports so you can charge your phone or anything that has a usb connector. You can also plug-in usb memory sticks, it’s just such a help, especially if you work at a desk often.

That’s it for this list of my current favs, some that I have been using for years. I love doing posts like this and helping people find good deals that also help with making everyday life easier. If you like these kinds of top choice posts let me know in the comments below and I will definitely put more together to post on the blog. I hope you loves have an amazing Monday!

Always Remember You’re Beautiful!

Lola

Master Bedroom Makeover for under $1800

I’m so excited for this post. I have been wanting to get new bedroom furniture forever and we just kept putting it off. But I’m so glad we finally took the plunge and did it. Even though it was mainly me to my husband like “Ok, so this is happening like now, lol.” My bedroom is a bit more modern and bright than my livingroom which you will see in my livingroom revamp post soon because I love so many different styles I wanted to make every room something fun and different to walk into. 

What’s even better is we were able to revamp our room for under $1800. I know to some that may seem like a lot as well but before we started I spent 2 weeks putting together a vision board, looking at other room ideas, choosing furniture, etc. what I learned was just finding furniture that’s pretty, functional and still inexpensive can be done. Because any sort of home decor redo can definitely put your budget high if you aren’t shopper savvy. Just by having my husband powdercoat our dresser and nightstand handles instead of just buying new ones saved us about $40. I also saved money by keeping my floor mirror and office furniture I already had. I shopped around, went to sales, used coupons, etc. whatever you need to do to get your room how you want it for the least expensive is really the main goal. 

I went with a white base (furniture) and then added in some mustard yellow, grey, gold, silver and navy blue. So it has a feminine touch but still some masculinity to it. Don’t want the hubs to feel left out in his own bedroom, lol. The ikea dressers we went with are a new design at ikea and they came just in time for our revamp. The original handle were black but we powdercoated them silver to match the lamps. (A little ikea hack for you, lol) I shopped at At home, Target, Ikea and American Freight. We haven’t added any pictures yet because I want to find some that match the decor better than the photos we had up previously. I will make a post once I find the perfect ones.

Below is the before and after of our room. Just rearranging your furniture can give your room a whole new feel. We wanted to create more space and a more open feel in our room as well and just by changing the colors in our room and moving the bed and things around made it feel like our master bedroom was so much larger than it really is. Just by going from dark furniture to a white and silver theme with pops of color gave it a larger, more bright and clean flow. If you’d like a more in depth post of how I saved $1500 while still buying basically all new bedroom furniture than please leave a comment and I will definitely get that post up for you because I love helping others save money while still being able to decorate, have amazing decor and live comfortably. 

BEFORE:

AFTER:

BEDROOM – DETAILS:

DRESSERS AND NIGHTSTANDS:IKEA  | BED AND MATTRESS SET:AMERICAN FREIGHT | CHANDELIER LAMPS:AMERICAN FREIGHT | BENCH:ROSS | FLOOR MIRROR:WALMART | RUG: IKEA DESK AND TRAY:IKEA | OFFICE CHAIR:AMAZON | SMALL FUR PILLOWS:TARGET | LARGE THROW PILLOWS: AT HOME

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Always Remember You’re Beautiful!

-Lola