Wednesday, August 29, 2012

What I'm Loving

Hey bebes!

I always enjoy doing "What I'm Loving Wednesday" posts because it gives me an excuse to be completely random, and it's okay! So I have some super random loves for you today.

1. {This monogram necklace} from Personalized From Me to You


I've been seeing these necklaces all over instagram and the blogworld, and now I finally have one of my own! I am SO impressed with the quality of this necklace from {Personalized From Me to You}, as well as the shape and size. Each necklace is hand drawn by the designer, so each one will look a little different. I love that because it gives each necklace character, and no two will be the same!

I went with the one-inch monogram on a twenty inch chain. I think it's the perfect size, and the longer chain allows me to adjust the necklace if I want to wear it higher up. It's also the perfect length for layering other statement necklaces!

Expect to see this necklace in a lot of future outfit posts ;)

2. My May Book planner!


As you know by now... I'm slightly obsessed with planners, paper products, pens, etc. I ordered my first May Book planner a few weeks ago and adore it! The thing I love about May Books is you can customize the cover a million different ways. You can choose the colors, patterns, what you want it to say, and even down to what the pages look like inside. 

I chose the academic agenda simply because there's a monthly section and a weekly section. I use the monthly page for keeping track of big things coming up, while I use the weekly page to plan my week and write down the day-to-day things that need to get done. 


Here's a look at the weekly section. There are three lines devoted to each day, which is plenty of space to write down daily tasks and meetings. If you're using it for school, you may have to write small to fit all your homework in, but since I'm out of school that's not a big problem for me.

Visit {May Books} to design your own planner. There are so many pretty patterns, it's fun to play around on!

3. Target now sells wash tape!!!!!!


Sorry for all the exclamation marks, but this is a topic that gets me extremely excited (perhaps a little too excited). But alas, its true: These colorful four-packs of washi tape can be found at Target for $4 each!

I have a slight obsession with this colorful tape. I use it in my planner, in my Bible, as a bookmark or to underline my favorite quotes and passages. There are so many creative ways to use it, people have come up with everything! (Just try googling "uses for washi tape" and see what you come up with.)

 I picked up the blue pack the other day since I didn't have any in that color.


I took a picture of the tape rolled out so you can see what it looks like. Washi tape is a tape made out of Japanese washi paper. It looks translucent when rolled out and it's also removed easily, making it the perfect accessory to my planners and notebooks. 

Now go along, run to Target and pick up a pack for yourself.

4. The salad bar at Harris Teeter


This one is a no-brainer. This is my ideal healthy lunch, filled with colorful fruits and veggies... and it tastes phenomenal. Now if only my bank account could afford me going to lunch there every day...

5. The last days of summer

Since fall is approaching soon, I'm trying to make the most of what's left of summer. That means evening walks around the park, catching the last of summer's rays by the pool, and spending lots of time with my family. 


This picture of my mom and me is from a few weeks ago. Even though I'm looking forward to fall, I've loved being home for the summer!

What are you guys loving this week?

Love,
Cait

50 comments:

  1. Oh no, I shouldn't have open this post, not I'm about to spend all my money on wash tape at target haha

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  2. You and your mom look presh! Maybe I am a little behind...but what is the tape used for?

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  3. The monogram is precious! and the picture of you with your mom is so sweet! :)

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  4. What section is the washi tape located in? I've been to two targets and haven't seen it yet. It's actually making me want to cry - just a little bit (or a lot) lol.

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  5. i am loving your monogram necklace and that dress you're wearing with your mom! so pretty!

    i am so curious about washi tape now ... i've never heard of it until now.

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  6. I love your monogram necklace! I've always wanted to one just like it. I've never heard of washi tape....very interesting!

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  7. I absolutely love your new Maybook planner. I also am curious to know what you do with the washi tape? I saw some yesterday in Target, but I don't know what I would do with it.

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  8. Your mom and you are so stunning! Love her lilly dress. I also am obsessed with your new monogram necklace! Have a happy Wednesday and be sure to enter to win sponsorship on my blog! .

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  9. I'm soooo tempted to order a May Book agenda. I love your design!

    & yes. Loveddd our PLL twitter chat last night. I was seriously freaking out.

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  10. Love the necklace! and nice dresses =)
    Thanks for the lovely comment!
    XOXO
    Ylenia

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  11. I love everything in this post! I'm like you, somewhat geekily obsessed with papers and planners. One local company I like is www.russelandhazel.com. And I definitely need to make a Target trip asap!

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  12. I love that necklace! I have been wanting a monogram necklace.

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  13. Those Monogram necklaces are my fav right now too! I have one in silver but I think I need a gold one for fall :)

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  14. I have been wanting a monogram necklace for so long, but I was worried about splurging on something that basically everyone has. But this one looks like great quality for a reasonable price! Thank you so much for sharing this...I think it's time for me to finally get one of my own :) Oh and I'm about to head to Target...that tape is adorable.

    go for the glam 

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  15. I want one of those necklaces!! and I also want to have your tuesday - sounds fun! AND that last dress is beautiful!

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  16. I love everything here! The Harris Teeter salad bars are great. I like them because they have so many olives, and I am an olive freak. This week, I am loving the Lily Pulitzer day planner. I'm about to order one right now. :)

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  17. That's such a cute monogram! We got one for my mom for her birthday and now my sisters and I are each putting one on our birthday wishlists. So classic and pretty!

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  18. I love your necklace and the picture of you and your mom--so cute!

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  19. Love your dress in the picture of you and your mom! Also so glad someone shares my planner obsession :)
    What effect did you use in the pic of your monogram necklace?!
    29020chic.blogspot.com

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  20. Ok, you have to see my latest blog post because I have the dress and necklace on from the idea you gave!!!! I wore it at my sons birthday party. All I need is the purse!!! What a cute picture of you and your mom!! Erica
    ericasrunningjourney.blogspot.com

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  21. I'm loving that necklace! I might have to get one now. I hope your Wednesday is swell!

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  22. I need a Maybook ANDDDD that washi tape! Soo cute!

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  23. I love that necklace! I really need to get me one! Happy Wednesday!

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  24. Love your monogram necklace! I've been wanting one for a while, I need to just get one haha!

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  25. Your necklace is so pretty. I like planners, but I'm not nearly as organized as you.
    Love the photo of you and your mom.

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  26. Lovee your necklace!! And that tape is too cute. I could find 10000 uses for it, too..might have to go grab some. Happy Wednesday!

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  27. I think it's time I got myself one of these necklaces. I don't know what the heck I have been waiting for! And you are your mom and just gorgeous! Enjoy the rest of summer while it lasts...so sad it's coming to an end. It's my favorite season!!
    Shanna

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  28. aw you & your mom are so cute together Cait! seriously love all of your latest loves. i've been trying to just work myself up to splurging on a monogram necklace. yours is gorgeous!! also, kudos to your organization, i feel like maybe with a cute planner i'd be better at it! (& washi tape @ target is amazingggg!)

    xoxo

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  29. Had no idea that Target is selling washi tape. Definitely heading there this weekend. I love the monogram necklace and your Maybook! Also, your handwriting is so neat - I'm jealous!

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  30. This week I'm loving and hating the fact that my grad school started and LOVING that I'm getting my 1st observation out of the way.

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  31. Basically I've been living in the stone age and have never heard of that fancy tape before.

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  32. You and your mom look lovely together!

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  33. you and your mom look so cute! Love the necklace, gorgeous and that may book looks perfect for organization!

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  34. Aw, love that picture of you and your mom!

    Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

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  35. Oh that monogram necklace should be on my wish list

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  36. must get to Target and get that tape!! Seriously fab

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  37. I definitely need to make a trip to target now, oh darn! hehe. And I'm glad to hear you like the maybook! I discovered them after I already had a planner this year, but I'm going to keep them in mind for when I need a new one!

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  38. Love your blog, new follower here!

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  39. Love that book planner! So adorable! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog :)

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  40. You are so cute! I love that necklace. :)

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  41. you and your mom are gorgeous

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  42. Your blog is adorable! I just got my first Maybook last week and want to order another! Also, thanks to your helpful tips, my current Maybook is laden with Target Washi Tape! =)

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  43. Too cute. I found your blog a little while ago and am just now commenting. Haha! I'm in grad school doing medicine so I tend to do a lot of "blog reading" and less "posting". Sadly, I went from posting regularly to more like once or twice a month, but hey! It's still fun to read blogs. Yours has become a fave because we have very similar styles, and I love the "classy, Southern look". Keep it up! Have a great weekend!
    Kerri

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  44. Awesome snapshots!!!
    I love anything monogram...and that necklace is the perfect way to showcase a monogram!
    Also...I think I'm slightly obsessed with planners...and now with that tape!!! I would love to make some kind of wall or desk calendar where that tape could go to some good use
    All about the salads!! It's what I order like 24/7
    And cute pic of you and your mom, love the dresses you both are wearing :)

    <3Amanda
    feast.fashion.faves

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  46. i have to get that necklace and one for my daughter!!! thanks for sharing that!

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  47. Okay I swear this is the last comment for right now (ha!), but I've become recently obsessed with Washi Tape too! I didn't know Target sold it, but I think if I came home with anymore my husband might think I've lost it. And my MayBook is on it's way to me! I've got to finish out my Erin Condren for the rest of this year, but I'm excited for a smaller book for next year. :) Have a great Sunday!

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  48. I just found your blog via pinterest and saw that you were visiting someone at UNCC, which is where I'm in college! So cool to find a blogger with such great posts close by! :)

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