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What an exciting week this is! It’s a 3 day work week, the weather is actually pretty warm, I get to eat whatever we want on Thursday with no questions asked, thoughts of thankfulness will be flying around, and oh yea, did you notice a change around here?  I’ve put on my best museum tour guide look so I could show you around!!

First, I have a new blog header!  And it contains my favorite pattern of the moment – polka dots, woot!  It’s clean, simple, and modern.

The main pages are up there.  Click Home to take you back to the Home page, duh.  The About page tells you more about me and my blog although I still need to update it.  The Contact page has all my email and blog buttons with a bunch of different sizes if you want to take one.  The Advertise page gives you some details about my blog but you’ll still need to email me if interested in Sponsorship opportunities! And my Blogroll used to drag and drag all the way down the right side of my blog, but I’ve decided to move them up to a Page up top.  We’re still working on getting it added, so you’ll have to check back later to see if you can spot your blog in there!

Here’s some more information about me and all my social media sites if you want to see everything I am eating on Instagram and want inside every thought that goes through my brain on Twitter.  Or if you want to search through my blog posts for maternity fashion, dessert recipes, or pictures of my baby (creeeeepster).

And over here, we have my fabulous sponsors and partners who provide me with endless love and support.  Love these folks and I think you should go check them out.  Actually, I demand you to.  Also, fun things I’ve joined buttons are over here as well!

And if you scroll wayyyyyy down to the bottom, you can find more about the mastermind behind my blog redesign, Yellow & Savvy Designs.  I must say, anyone who can be patient enough through my indecisiveness, gets bonus points.

Jacket c/o Conversation Pieces | Skirt: Target | Shoes: Steve Madden | Headband: Much Love, Illy | Bracelet c/o Olive + Piper

There you have it.  What do you think?  Like the new look?  And now a little bit about this outfit.  Doesn’t it seriously remind you of being a museum tour guide?  I love the sequins AND the lace on it.  And the fact that my beautiful poppy headband matches the skirt and reminds me of Christmas/the holidays.  Oh and to tie it all together is my new favorite bracelet that pretty much matches with ANY outfit since it’s got a mix of metals on it!

Well, hope you all have an amazing Thanksgiving week (for those of you who celebrate it)!  This isn’t goodbye for the week by any means, I’ll be back here every day this week with what I am thankful for list, another outfit post and some Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals so don’t forget to check back!

70 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Jessica
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:26 am

    I LOVE it. so beautiful and yet simple!!

  2. Courtney
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:38 am

    Love your new look! And really REALLY love this outfit!

  3. Beth @ dot in the city
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:39 am

    I love, love, love it, Sandy! and your photos are so cute to show us around :)

  4. Morgan
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:41 am

    Great design! Makes me want to give my blog an overhaul!

  5. Lai
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:45 am

    Sandy! Love the new design of your blog! Love how you posed and they are so cute! Such a great idea to tour your new design!

  6. BeautyStylegrowth
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:53 am

    Great design. Love it and love love that skirt- the lace and how it shows your curves. I’m wearing lace on the blog today also. But it’s black
    k at http://www.beautystyleandgrowth.blogspot.com

  7. jen
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:07 am

    Love the new look!

  8. yvonne
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:15 am

    you so cute Sandy! love the new clean design!

  9. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:20 am

    beautiful beautiful beautiful!!!!! love all the lil touches, especially the blogroll part. now i don’t have to scroll up and down to find the comment box :). Great job!

  10. Dancing Branflake
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:29 am

    Best tour ever! Oh, Sandy! You are just so adorable! Love everything about your new digs.

  11. Always Maylee
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:39 am

    Haha, you are so adorable! Love the way you introduced the new blog design, which I LOVE! Hope you have a great thanksgiving with the family! :)

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  12. Melissa
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:39 am

    LOVE the blog design! It’s so refreshing and just perfect for your site. You look wonderful as per usual :) and heck yeah to the 3 day work week! I am already on vacation mode.. uh oh.

    Hope you have a great turkey day!

  13. thehautecookie
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:42 am

    LOVE the new design sandy! so clean and so crisp!!!

  14. LittleRus
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:46 am

    Your blog looks beautiful! And I adore your presentation idea and the outfit very much. x

  15. Jacqueline
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:07 am

    Dearest sweet sandy, so happy to be back here visiting you!!! OMG your blog makeover is amazing!! I love love love! So chic and beautiful!! She really did an amazing work on it. I should have a blog makeover too some time! Have a lovely merry happy week! Love to you!

  16. Carly
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:16 am

    Loveeeeee the new look! I’m doing a redesign right now too!

    Carly
    http://www.lipglossandcrayons.com

  17. Still Blonde after all these YEARS
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:21 am

    Jacket is divine and so is your light and airy design. Loved the blog tour too!

  18. Audrey @ Putting Me Together
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:27 am

    Looks so cute, Sandy!

  19. Will @ Bright.Bazaar
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:28 am

    First of all this is SUCH a cute blog design and SO you – love it. Secondly, this has to been THE cutest way to do a new blog design tour, like, ever! :) Congrats!!

  20. Sarah
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:37 am

    I love your new design! The polka dots are gorgeous, clean and simple. The colors are lovely as well!

  21. Natasha
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:41 am

    Toooooo cute the way you’ve used the photos to show off the blog design! It looks lovely :) x

  22. Ilene @ Much Love, illy
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:45 am

    i LOVE it, girl! it looks fantastic! and of course, love the outfit. :)

  23. Natalia
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:52 am

    Love it girl! So pretty & it fits you for sure. Great tour guide pics, love them! :)

  24. Ms. Megan
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:56 am

    I love it Sandy!! It looks like you!! :)

  25. Sheila
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:09 am

    Cute blog design!! Love your bracelet and headband! :)

    xo – Sheila

  26. Amanda Cobb
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:14 am

    Love the new design, and your Vanna White-ing of it. :-D

  27. Jenna Wood
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:25 am

    Okay, I am in love with the new header, is it so wonderfully crisp and clean- but I also love that outfit, the teal is so gorgeous with your complexion; radiant!

  28. Emily
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:37 am

    Super cute design and I love how you paired your pictures with pointing out the various changes!

  29. Lauren
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:44 am

    Love the new layout and design, lovely and fresh :)

    Lauren,
    Fashionswirls.blogspot.com

  30. Shea
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:59 am

    Oh Sandy it turned out absolutely AWESOME!! The polka dots and colors are so you!
    Oh and gorgeous outfit too!

  31. Alison @ Get Your Pretty On
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 11:05 am

    LOL! I love, love, love it! The tour is awesome and the new blog looks is so clean and fresh. Perfection!

  32. Jessica
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 11:39 am

    amazing outfit!
    too too cute & I love the new blog design!
    xo Jessica
    http://www.NewlyLoved.com
    -check it out!-

  33. Diana Mieczan
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 11:57 am

    What a beautiful new blog-design and your photos are the cutest! Happy Monday, lovely. xoxo

  34. Rowan
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 12:21 pm

    Haha funny explained, love this design!
    And I love your skirt!

    Love,

    Rowan

    http://www.redreidinghood.com

    Ps: Win 60 euros to spend on BoumanOnline (brands like Buddha to Buddha, Ice Watch, Trollbeads and Calvin Klein) by joining my GIVEAWAY

  35. Jenny
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 12:33 pm

    Ha ha ha, what a fabulous post! I just LOVE your new design!! The header is so pretty!! Beautiful outfit too! You look so pretty in those photos!

    xo Jenny
    http://www.crazystylelove.com

  36. Lyosha
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 12:45 pm

    awesome desing and green suits awesome.
    xx
    have a great week

  37. Felissa (Two Little Cavaliers)
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    What an awesome Blog Tour! You did put on the perfect outfit for the tour. Love the clean look and feel of your blog.

  38. Jennifer
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 12:52 pm

    Haha you are the cutest!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

  39. FASHION TALES
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 1:26 pm

    Your outfit is so adorable. The new blog design is looking great! xx/Madison

  40. Rachel
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 1:40 pm

    Haha cute photos! Love this :) Great new design!

  41. Rachel
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 1:53 pm

    LOVE it, and your adorable outfit! That skirt is gorgeous!

    xo
    Rachel

  42. Jen @ Librarian for Life Style
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 2:01 pm

    LOVE the new design! And your super-duper helpful flight attendant moves. ;)

    Jen @ Librarian for Life Style

  43. Jessica
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 2:04 pm

    Love your outfit! So cute! Love the color of the skirt and the bow, sequins and lace!
    ~Jessica

  44. jen
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 2:20 pm

    cute post , love the new look!

  45. HerLateNightCravings
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 2:27 pm

    I can’t believe that your skirt is from Target. It’s just so gorgeous!!

    Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings

  46. Tashia
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 2:41 pm

    Love the new blog design, and that outfit definitely reminds me of Christmas. It’d be perfect for a holiday party!

  47. Krysten
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 2:56 pm

    LOVE IT! Yellow & Savvy is so awesome, I wouldn’t go anywhere else!

  48. Kathleen
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 2:57 pm

    Wow! LOVE the new look! It’s beautiful and the color palette is so sweet. The new heading may be my favorite! Great job! Happy Thanksgiving :)
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

  49. Rolled Up Pretty
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 4:15 pm

    What a clever way to display your new design! And I LOVE your outfit! Gorgeous girl you are! :)

  50. Lindsey A. Turner
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 4:29 pm

    cute post! The design look great and I love your outfit! That green lace skirt is gorgeous!

    Lindsey
    thriftandshout.blogspot.com

  51. Bravoerunway
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 5:25 pm

    What a great new header! I love how it looks and your hairpiece is so pretty!

  52. Teresha
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 5:54 pm

    The makeover is fabulous! It matches your personality…colorful and bright!

  53. marsa
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 6:29 pm

    ooh man you are too cute! you remind me of a flight attendant! a pretty one. and that pulled pork down below looks amazing.
    following you now :)

    happyleeliving.blogspot.com

  54. mel
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 6:40 pm

    Aw so cute! I love the blog tour!

  55. Annie
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:51 pm

    Such a fun way to introduce a new layout!
    Love that green skirt.
    xo Annie
    newenglandromance.blogspot.com

  56. Chioma
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 7:54 pm

    love the blog design and tour. i have polkadots in my design too!

    Chioma
    C’s Evolution of Style

  57. Thu
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 8:48 pm

    Hello my dear how are you! I LOVE your new blog design, and your profile pic is gorgeous!

  58. Shannon
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 9:27 pm

    Looks amazing Sandy! Love it!
    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

  59. Emily
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:14 pm

    Sandy this is ADORABLE! Possibly the cutest post in the history of blog posts, and the new look is darling! Also, so in love with your jacket. xx

  60. erica
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:23 pm

    aww, i loved your blog tour!
    what a creative way to show
    off your new (super cute) layout!

    love the dots ^_^

    and your outfit, too! the hunter
    green headband & skirt are a perfect
    match.

  61. Sharon Lei
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 11:02 pm

    Oooo Sandy! I love the new blog re-design… the header is so super cute.. and your freakin’ jacket is so super cute, too!! I want it!

    xx Love & Aloha
    http://elisharon.blogspot.com

  62. Marisa
    Nov 19, 2012 @ 11:03 pm

    The new design is fabulous, Sandy! I love how it’s bright, colourful, and still has the same feel as your old site but is now much more clean and modern. Congratulations! Also, that new photo of you under the blogette header is smokin’ hot, you yummy mummy :)

    Marisa
    http://style-rhapsody.blogspot.com

  63. Paula Robinson
    Nov 20, 2012 @ 12:18 am

    love the design, love the outfit. I need a new blog design … ugh. I have blog envy now.

  64. Cindi
    Nov 20, 2012 @ 2:06 am

    What a cute blog tour, Sandy! I enjoyed it! Love the new look of your blog <3

  65. Jadey Sam
    Nov 20, 2012 @ 2:55 am

    I love your new blog design and you rock that outfit!!

  66. steph
    Nov 20, 2012 @ 9:34 am

    I like the new look, especially with the chalkboard-y buttons on the left and polka dots up top :)

    Cute skirt from Target!!

  67. tammie
    Nov 20, 2012 @ 4:52 pm

    you are so flippin’ cute. and the blog design is too :)

  68. Kristyn Kilcullen
    Nov 21, 2012 @ 4:17 am

    Im really love your blog it is cute and easy to navigate. O and i love your outfit!!

  69. Susan
    Nov 21, 2012 @ 8:25 am

    Sandy,
    I am LOVING it! Looks just amazing.
    And this outfit is the perfect intro look…it is definitely a favorite of mine. LOVE this green on you. Gorg.

  70. skippee
    Nov 26, 2012 @ 2:29 am

    It looks sooo awesome!!!! It’s so perfect for you. Love it!!!

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