Friday’s Fancies: Back to School

Now that it is officially “back to school”, that means that the fall colors we’ve all put away in our closets can come out to play. Dark nail polish and brown boots can be worn and the comfort and style of leggings can return with no judgement. For my back to school look, I chose the classic oversized sweater and leggings look. A little fact about me, I will only wear brown boots! I don’t know what it is, I just love them. I especially love wearing them with black and grays (as seen in my collection)! I would usually choose a brown bag too, but this cute Kate Spade black bag looked perfect for heading back into fall.  What is your back to school/fall staple?

Friday's Fancies: Back to School

Chinti and Parker cashmere cardigan / J.Crew j crew / Monki wrap cardigan, $72 / River Island black legging, $40 / Steve Madden flat boots / Kate Spade handbag / Kate Spade bangle / Kate Spade jewelry / Kate Spade / Butter London nail polish, $27 / Butter London nail polish / Butter London nail polish

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

As some of you know, and some of you don’t, pediatric cancer has affected my life greatly. My older brother was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma when he was 16, and battled until he passed away at the age of 23. Sean was truly an inspiration to me and everyone who had the privilege to know him. In his legacy, my family created a foundation called The Seany Foundation. We are a growing, San Diego based charity that is dedicated not only to funding research for pediatric cancer, but also to help the quality of life of the kids battling it today. September is our chance to spread awareness to those who do not know how prevalent and random pediatric cancer truly is. Each week, The Seany Foundation’s facebook page is featuring one amazing young adult who has either battled or is still battling some kind of pediatric cancer. This week, we featured a young man named Dave Chalk, who has the same thing that my brother Sean had.

Here is Dave’s feature…

 

 

Did you know that more kids die of cancer than ANY other disease. Let’s change that statistic by spreading the word about pediatric cancer!

 

Friday’s Fancies: Labor Day

This weeks Friday’s Fancies’ theme is Labor Day! I thought I would play up the red, white and blue look, but change the red for orange. This mixes up the classic American Holiday look, and throws in a little Syracuse (yes!) for back to school/the beginning of college football. I am not one to follow […]

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My favorite Statement Necklaces

There is nothing that I like more than wearing a fun statement necklace. They make any outfit pop and are a fun way to change your look without a lot of work. These are some of my favorite statement necklaces. Here’s a tip! If you fall in love with some peices that are just out of your pricerange, […]

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My beautiful niece Madeleine who is coming to visit with her parents (my brother and sister-in-law) this weekend! My next read. I’ve been told it is great!  A lazy sunday morning with Seth and Lucy. At the Del Mar Racetrack with Seth last week. 

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Pinterest finds of the week

With my obsession with Pinterest (follow me at http://pinterest.com/edrobins/), it makes it really easy to discover new project ideas, recipes, blogs, etc! Here are my Pinterest finds of the week in some of my favorite categories: RECIPES: Baked Spaghetti I was SO excited when I saw this recipe last night! My boyfriend has some strange obsession […]

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Welcome to the new and improved Creative Crumpets!

Welcome, welcome, welcome!!  I am so excited about switching over to a new blog format with wordpress!  I think that the look is much more representative of who I am and the stuff that I like to talk about! I hope you all had a great Monday! I spent most of the day (while I […]

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Friday’s Fancies: Summer Road Trip!

This week’s Friday’s Fancies theme is summer road trip! I love pairing a simple/plain item that most people have in their closet, and adding pops of color to their accessories. I love turquoise and coral together, and I would love to wear the outfit that I picked out below! Now, I just need to plan the road trip. […]

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Products for Productivity: My Favorite new fall office space picks

Although not all of us are heading back to school (tear), there is always an excuse to update your your office space with some of the new fall products! Here are some of my favorite picks for fall. 1. Striped Notepad /  2. Personalized Embosser | http://www.russellandhazel.com  Personalized Stamp | http://www.russellandhazel.com / 3. Jason Adler Peacock Letter Opener  / 4. russell+hazel Gift Set […]

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Weekend Adventures

Welcome to my first every Weekend Adventures blog post! Hopefully, this will help me do some more exciting things with my weekends, give you guys ideas of some fun stuff to do, and maybe you can give me some great ideas of adventures I can take! The highlight of this particular weekend had to be […]

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