Hello! How is your day going? Mine is going.
I actually didn’t start the day with a run, first I wanted to try on all my cool new clothes from Stitchfix and decide what to keep and send back before my trip.
But this isn’t Clothes, Run, Eat Repeat – so let’s start with the Run…
10 miles to celebrate this holiday!
Then, I made the usual eggs/tortilla combo drowned in Sriracha. And now I’m hungry again so I’m chomping in yogurt and fruit with nuts.
I’m going to Bible study tonight (it’s a miracle I haven’t been kicked out of the group I guess these are good people). I think they keep me in because I offered to bring food. So I whipped up something super easy and delicious!
I’m hoping my cooking skills get me into Heaven somehow…
And I have to tell you about this new chocolate syrup that changed my life!!!
I tried the new NuNaturals chocolate syrup at ExpoWest and kind of forgot about it. The company rep said it wasn’t out at stores just yet. Well, I guess it’s out because they sent me some and it’s better than I remembered!!!
Chocolate.Syrup. It’s made with stevia and love. Believe it.
What I Wore
Okay. Now it’s time for me to pretend to be cool for 22 seconds…
Stitchfix contacted me last year about trying their personal styling service – they send you clothes for a $20 styling fee and you decide what to keep/send back after trying them on at home. To start you fill out a questionnaire that figures out your fashion style and preferences.
I was very hesitant because I know what looks good on my body type. I figured they would send trendy stuff that I would never wear because I know how to cover or display my
But, they reached out again recently and I have a few friends who swear by it. Plus, I heard a rumor they were going to get more casual/fitness kinda clothes soon so I accepted the offer to give it a whirl. I was fully open with the point person that I was hesitant because I didn’t think something like this would work for me because of my build (read: it is hard enough for me to find jeans that fit my ass, I don’t expect some rando to find them for me).
Really, I decided to say “yes” after talking with a friend recently who was asking me for advice on where I find jeans and shorts. I am not the most fashionable person in the world, but I do know how to dress for my body type. And I do love to find clothes that fit me and make me feel good – who doesn’t right?!
So, I’m hoping this will be an opportunity to share some insight with the company and with girls like me who don’t want their butts hanging out of their pants or to just wear baggy stuff and still want to be cute.
Anyway. I got my first ‘fix’ last week and here is the loot:
KALEIGH ANKLE BITER SKINNY JEAN
Green Jeans. When I first saw these I was like, “Nope.” But I was pleasantly surprised that they A.) actually fit and B.) don’t look bad. I’m not sure if I’m going to keep them because I prefer to wear green on top. Still TBD.
buddy butt-y, how do you like ‘em?
^ And this is why we can’t go nice places.
FILBERT 3/4 SLEEVE POPOVER BLOUSE
This color doesn’t really work with my hair/skin coloring.
MARILYN MIX STRIPED MAXI SKIRT
It was a tiny bit long to wear with flats so I folded it over at the top. It’s super comfy and I already have a top to wear with it so I might keep it.
HARRIET CHEVRON PRINT DETAIL DRESS
I prefer patterns on top so I’m not going to keep this one. And it needed a belt or something because it only looks good if I have my hands on my hips.
ADLER BOW TIE BRACELET
I liked this, super delicate and girly.
Go-go Power Rangers!!!
Oh wait. Just act cool, just act cool…
They also send ideas on how to wear it casual or fancy.
I actually haven’t decided what I’m keeping for sure yet. The top and dress are a “No” for sure but everything else is TBD. Even though I really like the jeans in pictures, I don’t want to keep them if I won’t actually wear them. So, I’m going to sleep on it until tomorrow and then send back what I don’t want. Easy peasy.
Question: Do you wear bracelets?
I like them, but always forget to put them on. Oddly, I don’t forget to put on fake pearl earrings…
Full disclosure: Stitchfix gave me a credit to try their service for the first time for free. All opinions are my own.