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Pretty in Pearls

Before June is over, let’s talk about my favorite birthstone: June’s pearl.  June technically has three birthstones including alexandrite and moonstone, but pearls have always been my favorite.  No offense to my garnets, but the association with the sea gets my every time.

Now, I’m not a preppy girl and you won’t see my rockin’ a stand of pearls.  It’s just not my style.  You will, however, see me decked out in pearls in other ways.  Actually, I wear three pairs of pearl studs every day in my second, third, and fourth earlobe piercings.

Bauble Bar always has such fun pearl jewelry!  Here are my favorites:

Screen Shot 2015-06-24 at 12.21.26 AM[1] Pearl Bar Pendant – A different kind of pearl necklace.  How cute would this be for layering?!  Order now on BaubleBar.

[2] Pearl Arc Ear Jacket – As if I don’t wear enough pearls in my ears!  This is actually the piece that I am currently waiting for to arrive.

[3] Double Pearl Earrings – An interesting twist on a classic pearl!  Though not currently available on Bauble Bar, I picked up the same pair at a local boutique.  Be on the lookout!  They’re around!

[4] Pearl Wraparound Ring – Another piece that is sadly not available anymore.  I’m hoping this pops up again soon.  Similar here.

[5] Petite Pearl Cuff – This delicate bangle is available, and will mix & match well with other bracelets.  There’s also a larger piece, the snowball pearl cuff, that’s more of a statement!

[6] Gemini Pearl Ring – While stalking the pearl wraparound ring elsewhere on the web, I came across this ring also gone from Bauble Bar.  Similar around though!

 

Any favorite pearl pieces in your jewelry box?

I tell you, I’d be a stand-of-pearls girl if someone wants to buy me some Mikimotos… I’d love you forever!

Christmas Vacation Haul

As I’ve been saying, I took a bit of time off around Christmas to have a nice, long vacation. I got to enjoy the holiday in upstate New York with my family and I got to come back home, play video games (stayed tuned for ORAS progress tomorrow!) and of course, shop! I wanted to share with some of the new things I brought home!

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Top Row: Santa Baby

Mom & Dad got me this classic Omega timepiece for Christmas/my birthday, which is fast approaching! | My awesome parents also searched far & wide for this Martha Stewart dachshund pillow! I’m obsessed with dachshunds. | Martha Steward does me good every Christmas. You know you’re old when you’re psyched to unwrap mixing bowls!

Middle Row: Nicole Spends Money

Every relative is supporting my coffee habit this year. I’m swimming in Starbucks gift cards! | I picked up Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl at B&N last week. I guess this is officially my first read of 2015! | I gave in and started my Amiibo collection last week with the purchase of Pikachu & Kirby!

Bottom Row: Always Accessorize

My brother got me the Alex & Ani skeleton key earrings from the Providence Collection! I’d wanted these so badly! | When he ordered them for me, these Sacred Stud Anchors came up under “you may also like.” He thought I would also like and got them for me too! And I really do! | I bought myself a FitBit Flex on New Year’s Eve. It’s taken me a while to be able to fasten it on myself and to get it to track my sleep, but now that I’ve figured it out, I really like it!

 

What did you get for the holidays?