Polka Dots, the new stripes?

When I was growing up, lets say middle school, I LOVED polka dots, I thought they were the cutest thing! However, polka dots were not the most flattering on a girl turning into a lady and just starting to get curves but doesn’t know how to dress them. So needless to say polka dots faded out of my wardrobe slowly but surely as I became more aware of this lack of flattery.

However, a decade later and a little more grown up, polka dots have made it back on the scene. I have reinstated my obsession and slowly but surely acquiring more polka dot pieces. My favorite piece that I have added to my collection is this wonderful button up from Loft. It is just standard black and white but it goes with pretty much everything.


Although I thought I may be alone at first in my re-aquired love for polka dots, I have gotten more compliments on this shirt that many more in my collection. ย So thank goodness for this renewed love of the polka dot, and thank goodness that years later I supposedly can pull it off.

So next time! Mix it up, and swap those stripes for the stripes for some spots!


(above photo J. Crew)

That’s all for now! More to come soon about some outdoor adventures and delicious gluten free goodies!

TTFN XOX Gluten Free Prep #GFP


{Fall Favorites!}

I always love the change of the season, especially the change from summer into fall; the changes of the leaves and the crisp fall air makes everything seem new. ย But fall not only brings a lot of apples :), but brings on the season of cute boots and comfy sweaters! A few of my fall staples are:

An accent of leopard! Just a touch, my favorite are these flats I found for cheap cheap atย Charming Charlie! ๐Ÿ™‚

Pair these with jeans… khakis… black pants… colored pants… must I go on? I think you get the picture, basically with anything! ๐Ÿ™‚ Adds a little flair, and lets face it; leopard is very ‘in’ right now. Or so I gather ๐Ÿ˜‰ On the topic of pants I have been a colored pant fanatic for the past few months, scooping up any pair I can get my hands on! Even if they are supposed to be capri’s.. they usually fit me perfectly as a cute colored cropped pant. #shortgirlprobz, or advantages? However you look at it!

I love love love love my vest, I ordered it 3 years ago, monogram and all ;), and am still completely obsessed! I got a navy one because it goes with almost everything, and I love pairing it with my all-time always obsession, no matter the season!


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Those two paired with jeans and a cute pair of boots?! Fall perfection if you ask me! Last but not least, accessories! In addition to those leopard flats, I am always in favor of warm scarves, off tones of purple nail polish, and boots of any color! ๐Ÿ™‚ I just love fall! Hmm, I’m sure there is more but at least these are some of the faves!ย Well! I think that’s it for now! TTFN xoxo ๐Ÿ™‚ GFP