Decorating For Fall And Gifting With JORD + Giveaway

This past weekend I decided I wanted to spice up my front porch and living space. It’s October which means pumpkin season is in full blast and we all said goodbye to September. Isn’t this year just flying by?! To gear up for the trick-or-treaters this year and in an effort to just make my home look adorable – I headed on over to a local patch and managed to grab some cuties! I picked up some mums, little pumpkins, and some larger pumpkins for variety! The porch looks great now!

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But pumpkins aren’t the only thing giving me life this season. My JORD watch made an appearance too! Eeeee guys I just can’t rave enough about my Frankie series timepiece! Crafted out of 100% natural, hand-finished woods, JORD works hard to create incredible watches for both men and women. My favorite has been the dark sandalwood and smoke colors that mesh perfectly with the warm, natural, shades of Fall. It’s simple, elegant, and yet so freshly different!

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engraving on wood watch, pumpkins and mums for fall

jord wood watch close up, detail, color, design, style

I even got my watch engraved with a special message! Feel like your gift to a loved one is missing something? Try sharing a heart-felt message like I did on the backing plate of your own new JORD watch! This option is also available on their storing boxes (which in my opinion are just as detailed and as gorgeous as the watches themselves)! To make my watch more meaningful, I engraved my husband and I’s initials with our wedding date. It’s such a treat to see it each time I put it on as a remembrance of us! Love, love, love! Quite literally! Did I already say I love this company?!

Here’s a direct link to engraving: https://www.woodwatches.com/watch-engraving

Check out this JORD Pinterest board for inspiration on your next watch or gift: https://www.pinterest.com/jordwoodwatches/jord-customized-gifts/

jord wood watch in display box styled for fall

pumpkins and mums with jord wood watch hanging over pumpkin

So, find a reason to give a gift this October or reward yourself for getting through last month’s hectic schedule. I promise you won’t regret it! On another note, I’m collaborating with JORD to bring you guys an awesome contest!

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CLICK HERE for a chance at a $100 e-gift card towards your new timepiece! And just for entering you’ll receive $25 off your next purchase! Contest closes October 29th at 11:59pm so get your entries in quick! I hope you love your new watch as much as I love mine – it’s such a great piece to have in my accessory stash!

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Best Watch For Fall With Daniel Wellington

Fall fashion tends to be all about warm tones, comfort, and functionality. It’s the time of year when the weather changes ever so slightly but yet drastically impacts the way we dress. What about the way we accessorize though? I’ve scrolled through a handful of blog posts that point out Fall clothing trends but hardly anything regarding how we should be accessorizing these outfits? Fear not though internet, I am here to save the day and introduce you to my new favorite little gem.

Let me just tell you a bit about Daniel Wellington

DW is a Swedish watch brand that makes beautiful time pieces in an assortment of different styles. The beauty in their watches is highlighted by the simplicity. It’s minimalism at it’s finest. Carefully crafted and designed to match anyones lifestyle!

From experience, I can say my Daniel Wellington watch has followed me from a museum tour, to apple picking, and through a night out with friends. It’s so versatile that I can take it nearly anywhere without worrying about whether or not the watch would stay stylin as much as I was. And to make it even better, the brand features swappable bands! So even if desired, I could switch a look for something different – saves me from having to buy a new watch all together! Super convenient!

The piece featured in this post is my Classic Petite (size 32mm) Durham in the color silver. This watch gives me all the Fall vibes so when I saw it, I knew I had to have it! This specific face comes in a gold detailing too but I chose silver to match my wedding ring!

In addition to the incredibly ultra-thin case design. The watch wraps around you with a light brown leather band. The leather band stays secure on my wrist keeping the watch where it can be seen best. That’s always been a huge issue for me in the past – finding an accessory that isn’t too large or too small. This one fits just right!

So, what do you think?! Don’t you love Daniel Wellington as much as I do?! If the answer is yes and you’d like to purchase your own, be sure to use my code NATALIEGG at checkout. That will get you 15% off your order on www.danielwellington.com – yay for discounts! Am I right?!

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The Lazy Girl Guide: Step Up Your Spring Outfits

Like I mentioned in my last post, Spring is here! I’m thinking we all already knew this though. Right or wrong? Wherever you live in the world, I hope this Spring season is treating you nicely. Here in Illinois, what I thought was going to be a few sunny months turned into a weather roller coaster. Our days have been full of rain in the morning, cloudy around noon, sunny by dinner time and freezing by night. It’s nuts!

Since we’ve had a select handful of really great 70 degree afternoons, I thought I’d touch-base on a few more easy ways to bump up your outfits. I know I spoke a little bit about this throughout my last couple posts, but hey…you can never have too many tips. Ya feel? These essentials have helped me run out the door faster, look nicer, and are so effortless I’m convinced you guys can pull them off too.

Sally Hansen XTreme Wear Nail Polish

Holy crap, this stuff is magical. I’m the type of person who the majority of the time has gotta have their nails painted. I just feel naked without a good coat on. My dilemma though is how quickly I go through a set. My gels tend to last a little over a week to two weeks. Even still, I need to go back and get them done again no matter what. That’s about $40 bucks out of my pocket each visit. $80 a month if the polish lasts the full two weeks! That’s so much extra money a person could have!

Recently, I started looking for another option. I tried my DIY gel nails at home. I even purchased the UV light and some pricey polishes. The whole thing turned into a huge disaster. The colors I chose stayed on so long that by the time I was ready for them to come off, it took 45 minutes of soaking in acetone to do so. It was miserable and I quickly went back to square one.

This is where Sally Hansen comes in! I browsed the aisles at Target and found the brand. They promised a long-lasting nail look and was under $6 bucks. How could I say no? That’s not even the best part. Once I applied the color, I let it dry fully and went on with my day. I was amazed to find that the polish wasn’t chipping, it wasn’t sticky, and it seemed to be holding up through my errands!

Here’s a small tip for you all, the product works best when only two coats are applied! Applying a clear seal to the nails will make the polish more vulnerable to conditions. At least that’s what I’ve noticed! Regardless, I continue to use this on the daily. It’s quick and extremely easy!

Silver And Gold

Jewelry can make or break an outfit. Without it, the look may seem incomplete. Too much, can come off as gaudy. Here’s what I do: light jewelry but accessorizing with pieces I love. For me, this includes my engagement + wedding ring, stud earrings, and maybe a dainty necklace. I like to show off what matters most. Memories, love, and style.

One of my favorites have been these porcelain earrings from ASH. They’re the perfect size so they don’t aggravate my ears (I always have issues with this). The fit is out of this world comfortable because the secure backs are larger than regular studs. They’re not irritating and handmade! Check out all the other great pieces on ASH’s website! So in love with them!

Tunics, Tunics, Tunics + Big T’s

One word…simple. Nothing says, “I want to be poppin on a Friday night but still be able to fall asleep afterwards” than a tunic. I purchased a ton of them recently and just can’t get enough. The idea of being completely comfortable while running around makes me so happy. These are so affordable too and can be found virtually anywhere. If a blouse style isn’t your first choice, try grabbing an over-sized t-shirt! If it’s really big, tie a knot on one side! Throw on a pair of leggings, vans or converse, and you’re ready to roll!

Pins

My last wardrobe tip for lazy ladies are pins! I’ve always carried around a plain black bag. I’m not a pattern person at all and would rather have neutral tones. However, that’s not to say a girl doesn’t want an accessory to stand-out every once in a while. That’s where these guys come in! I love to add them to my bag strap for a more edgy vibe. It shows my personality without being too overwhelming.