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Cream & Cherry

Cream & Cherry


white lace top with dark skinny jeans and red lipstick

Hello all!  Sending happy thoughts from somewhere warm!  Follow me on Instagram to find out where I am :)  Honestly all it's been a long couple of years, filled with some hard life things.  I don't talk much about the details of my personal life, because well... it's personal.  Let's say I really needed this time away to somewhere warm, somewhere for a momma break and somewhere with my hubby.  Though our time will be a little short, it's so wonderful to be away.

I'm really excited for this month, so many things to celebrate!  Our anniversary is this month (celebrating 12 years of marriage), Valentine's Day (obviously), and my birthday (and I will not say how old, let's just say 40ish)  :)  Lots of celebrating, lots of fun.

white lace top with dark skinny jeans and red lipstick

white lace top with dark skinny jeans and red lipstick

blue eyes with long lashes red lipstick and red tassel earrings

white lace top with dark skinny jeans and red lipstick

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Chicwish top  (find more lace tops here)  ||  Old Navy jeans  ||  Kate Spade heels  ||  Clare V bag  ||  Kate Spade earrings (more earrings here)  ||  Julie Vos ring  ||  YSL lips #401



Have a beautiful day friends.  Thank you for ready my little blog!
xo Lulu

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Beauty Favorites

Beauty Favorites


hair, skin, makeup and nail beauty products
It's my ultimate beauty list on The Laurel Lane today!  Although I use more beauty products than what's on this list (which is crazy because there's a lot on there!), these I have for you today are on my favorites.  These are products that I could live without, but I would NOT want to :)   There are a few things that I wanted to include like this mask (so amazing), this hair texturizer (which helps my fine hair have "umph") and this makeup sonic brush (gives perfect face finish)... but I can live without them.  So checkout my must haves and let me know what is your favorite!

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1.  ||  2.  ||  3.  ||  4.  ||  5.  ||  6.  ||  7.  ||  8.  ||  9.  ||  10.  ||  11.  ||  12.  ||  13.  

14.  ||  15.  ||  16.  ||  17.  ||  18.  ||  19.  ||  20.  ||  21.  ||  22.



Thank you for stopping by!  Have a beautiful day.
xo Lulu
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Is It Spring Yet?

Is It Spring Yet?


Gang, I'm so excited that in just a few days I'll be in warm weather!  This really couldn't come at a better time.  I love my kiddos but is 9 too early for the tween thing to start?  Holy cow the 'tude I'm gettin' is UNreal!  So momma could really use some time away to refresh and spend some alone time with the Mr.  Our anniversary is coming up too so we're ready to celebrate.

Also this time of year I'm kinda done with winter shopping.  I mean not really, but I want to be!  I start day dreaming of summer swimming and vacation.  Today I'm bringing you a fun outfit that really can be dressed up or dressed down.  I love this shirt when I saw it and knew that I wanted to post it in a Wednesday style board for yinz (the Pittsburgh y'all :).  I first had this shirt on the style board, which is so fun, but changed my mind.  Still love it though!  Aren't these jeans so stinkin cute?  They are under $100!  I also love these, a little more pricey, but the hem is just divine.  These bangles are my ultimate favorite summer jewelry piece.  I wear them all the time!

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one  ||  two  ||  three  ||  four  ||  five  ||  six  ||  seven  || eight  ||  nine

More spring favorites below!




Are you ready for spring?  Thanks for stopping by!
xo Lulu
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Cozy Everday

Cozy Everday


lavender sweater with skinny distressed jean and booties

It's going to be a busy week!  I have started to tackle my son's room - painting walls, furniture, getting it jazzed up for him.  Since I have gotten the downstairs at a place that I can live with I can now get the upstairs somewhat updated.  I'm starting with his room and I've locked him out! :)  Jack and Ella have "sleep overs" every night.  It used to be just on the weekends, but since I know this stage won't last forever, they have convinced me to let them all the time.  Because they sleep in Ella's room I decided that I would lock his door so he can't peek at my paint project and he'll be super surprised at the end of the week.  Now I have to get on it and get it done!  Eeek!

This is a cozy everyday sweater is so warm and soft for cold days.  You could also wear a button up under to layer it.  I love the color and it's perfect to get ready for spring.  

lavender sweater with skinny distressed jean and booties

lavender sweater with skinny distressed jean and booties

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More new arrivals from Loft!



Thank you so much for ready today.
xo Lulu
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Seeing Red

Seeing Red


red turtleneck sweater with white skinny jeans and booties

I'm not sure why but I feel drawn to red these days.  Maybe it's Valentine's Day coming up?  February is a big month for us so I'm super excited that it starts this week!  First we got married 12 years ago in February, Valentine's Day of course and then my birthday!  Which to be honest as I get older it's not that exciting anymore ;).  But this year my husband and I are going on a quick get away to a warm sunny place and I cannot wait.  This winter in the northeast has been so darn cold!  I love the different seasons and especially snow.  But since we've had some pretty good snowfalls already, I'm sorta over it.  So stay tuned to my Instagram to see where we're off to!

red turtleneck sweater with white skinny jeans and booties

red turtleneck sweater with white skinny jeans and booties

red sweater with white jeans and booties

red turtleneck sweater with white skinny jeans and booties

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J.Crew sweater (old, but similar here & more options below)  ||  Old Navy jeans  ||  Dolce Vita booties (similar here & here - 40% off!) ||  Louis Vuitton bag  ||  Elizabeth & James ring  ||  Nordstrom earrings  ||  Dior lip glow  ||  Essie Gel Couture "Fairy Tailor"

See more red sweaters below, all under $100!



Happy Monday all.  I hope you have a beautiful day.  Thank you so much for stopping by "streets" on The Laurel Lane :)
xo Lulu

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My Routine

My Routine


pink top with workout capris and sneakers

Hello!  I know I've been lax on posts this week.  I think I really got worn out over the weekend and just needed a few days to recoup.  We had an amazing time at my cousin's wedding and got to spend some wonderful with family.  Jack and Ella walked down the aisle arm in arm and it was adorable!

Today I'm sharing an introduction to my workout routine.  I'll be getting more specific in more posts and you can follow me and see more on Instastories.  First things first.  I'm not a fitness coach nor a nutritional counselor.  I'm sharing my routine with you for inspiration and to see how you might start your own routine.  Take bits and pieces from this and find what works for you and your body.

I have been in shape most of my life (a few years not so much).  But being a competitive gymnast for 11 years taught me about working out and taking care of my body.  But now.... I am over 40 - eek!  I have found that working out over 40 is very different.  I have to be more careful on what workouts I do (no burpees for me).  Between my gymnastic days and being pregnant with twins, my back has major issues.  From a rib that goes out of whack to my sacrum that twists it hurts almost everyday in one place or another.  Most days I can't even wear a regular bra!  It's either a bra tank or a seamless or wireless bra.  I also now see a chiropractor several times a month to help get all those crazy things back in place!

I don't workout every day.  I've heard some others say they look forward to it, but I don't.  Never have, probably never will.  However, I feel great after I do and better and better each week I commit too.  I don't workout everyday for 2 reasons.  One I don't feel that I need to.  On the days that I don't workout, I'm still very active around my house, errands and so forth.  Secondly it just gives me and my body a break.  I know some workout focus on different body parts each day, but when I workout it's full body.  I get a lot of my exercises from a trainer friend and Pinterest.  Each month I pick out 5 to 10 exercises per body part - abs, back, legs & butt, arms.  Within that month every 2 weeks I'll increase the reps.  I also do 30 minute of cardio a cross between running and walking on an incline.

The hardest part of working out is getting up to do it.  You have to push yourself.  If you don't workout every day?  Pick your days and times.  Slow and steady wins the race friends. :)




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Trex long sleeve top  ||  C9 Champion zip up  ||  Thread & Supply vest  ||  Trex capris (I really like these)  ||  Athleta knit cap (similar here)  ||  Nike sneakers (my absolute favorite & I would buy them in every color!)  ||  Nordstrom earrings  ||  Dior lipgloss  ||  Essie Gel Couture "Fairy Tailor"

How do you stay in shape?  Are you a jump out of bed and workout sorta person or drag me out by my feet to get me on the treadmill? HA!

Thanks for stopping by!
xo Lulu
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Winter Wedding

Winter Wedding


floral dress with heels and leopard clutch

floral dress with rockstar stud heels and leopard clutch

black fur coat with floral dress and leopard clutch

black fur coat with leopard belt and clutch

This has been one crazy week where I haven't really gotten much done.  Sometimes it is super frustrating to me but honestly I'm trying to take things in stride.  The kids of course had off Monday and then a delay Tuesday and Wednesday.  I don't mind though because it's less rushing around in the morning.  I'm blessed too that Jack and Ella are best buds.  They play so well together and keep each other busy (for the most part) while I get my work out done and calls made.

Over the weekend my little cousin is getting married!  I have to admit it makes me feel old :(...  But we're very excited to celebrate with her.  The nuggets, along with all their other cousins, are in the wedding.  Stay tuned to my Instagram & Instastories for all the cuteness.  Today I'm sharing my look for the wedding.  Since I don't really wear dresses all that much (especially in the winter when I'm freezing) I was really excited to get this dress for under $100!

I bought this fur coat several years ago but I'm loving this one.  This black faux fur is under $50!  For these pictures I wasn't exactly sure what jewelry I would be pairing with it.  So I wore these for the pictures here.  However on our shopping trip to Loft over the weekend I found the perfect pair of earrings!

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White House Black Market dress  ||  fur coat (similar here & here)  ||  Valentino heels (similar here)  ||  Clare V clutch  ||  leopard belt  ||  Sugarfix earrings (actually wearing these Loft earrings)  ||  NARS lipgloss, "Turkish Delight"



It's going to be a busy and quick weekend.  So we'll spend every moment together.  I hope you have a beautiful day friends.
xo Lulu
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