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It’s been awhile since I’ve participated in the swap (Much Love, Illy and I got too busy to host the Cold Hands, Warm Hearts swap last year) so I was really excited when Sew Caroline and Rags To Stitches posted about their Valentine’s Day Mug Swap.  I thought it was a super cute idea for a swap, so I signed up.  And I am so glad I did.  I got the most amazing package from Andrea of Little Life of Mine. Like, I seriously got spoiled.



Look at all this stuff!!!


This wooden frame is so adorable and perfect and so US!  And the mug is just PERFECT for V Day!


Such a beautiful quote~!


Some of my favorite candies. :)


A cute watch locket and a chevron scarf – she really knows me well!!


And a sweet note written by my new bloggy buddy.


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Tank Top: Forever 21 | Cardigan: | Skirt: Kate Spade {similar} | Shoes: Zara | Necklace: From Andrea

I just loved the necklace I got so much that I had to incorporate it into a Valentine’s Day outfit.  My husband and I are going out to a fancy dinner this Saturday (I’m surprising him w/ the restaurant location!) and this will be the perfect outfit for date night (besides the fact that he already saw me wear it, but oh well)!  I just love black and red together and you can’t go wrong with a little neutral thrown in, and bows too.  :)

What are you wearing for Valentine’s Day?

45 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Jen @ Librarian for Life and Style
    Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:05 pm

    Absolutely lovely! What a stunning skirt! :)

  2. Dancing Branflake
    Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:09 pm

    I love that watch locket and oh my goodness you look so lovely!!!!!

  3. Steph - LoveintheD
    Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:13 pm

    What a good idea!! And I love that skirt and bracelet. Happy Valentine’s Day, twinny!!!!

  4. melis
    Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:16 pm

    love, love, love this skirt!!! happy v-day:)

  5. Andrea C
    Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:22 pm

    I went back and forth on a few different lockets, and not kidding, picked the one that I would want because I figured our tastes were so similar! haha

    I’m glad you liked everything!


  6. Kemi
    Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:39 pm

    Love that outfit.
    K at http://www.beautystyleandgrowth.blogspot.com
    Enter my giveaway to The Limited

  7. Danielle
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 12:13 am

    You look lovely like always Sandy! LOVE the skirt and you got some really great goodies!!

  8. Alissa
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 12:33 am

    I love all your goodies + you look beautiful! That skirt is awesome. Thank you so much for joining in our swap, it’s been so fun to see everyones goodies! xoxo

  9. skippee
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 1:58 am

    you look sooo gorgeous!! what a wonderful little package!

  10. Lauren
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 4:23 am

    Gorgeous look, you look amazing! I love what you got in the mug swap, the scarf is adorable with gorgeous colours on it


  11. simona
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 4:54 am

    That Kate spade skirt is gorgeous and so good for Valentine, you look lovely!
    Simona http://www.lakenmoon.blogspot.com
    ENTER to WIN a LONGCHAMP bag: http://lakenmoon.blogspot.fr/2013/02/giveway-longchamps-le-pliage.html

  12. Courtney
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 5:22 am

    Great outfit! Love it!

    She did a great job pick stuff out for you. That mug is darling.

  13. Annie
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 5:58 am

    Aww – getting Valentine’s Day packages is the best :) That little monkey is too cute, and I absolutely LOVE your skirt – so pretty!

    The Other Side of Gray

  14. Sherri S
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 7:25 am

    What a SUPER goodie box! Love the locket, scarf and that quote heart! One of my fav quotes. Love your outfit. You are TOO adorable. I also enjoyed this swap so much; was my 1st time.

  15. Julie S.
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 8:20 am

    Love that scarf! :)

  16. Sharon
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 9:03 am

    That skirt is gorgeous…love the quirky bow print! Enjoy all of your new goodies :)

    The Tiny Heart
    JCrew giveaway!

  17. Jenn
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 9:07 am

    What a wonderful gift! and your Valentine’s Day outfit is so cute! Enjoy the day!
    With Luck

  18. Dawn
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 9:12 am

    Wow! That is a great package you got! I am loving that monkey!!


  19. Jadey Sam
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 9:25 am

    Love the package you got and your Valentine’s outfit!

  20. Kayla from Love Sparkle Pretty
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 10:03 am

    What a great package!! Love all the goodies you got! :)

  21. heather
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 11:01 am

    LOVE that wooden frame idea!
    super cute…
    might have to make one for my friends as a wedding gift :)

    xo – heather
    This Life Is Yours Blog

  22. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 11:19 am

    What cute and appropriate gifts! Love the custom frame with your initials on it (and hubs and austin). And cuuuuute V day outfit! Not sure what I’m wearing yet…

  23. Katy
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 11:43 am

    Adorable outfit for Valentines and I love the mug swap idea. I have a friend who would totally get into that!! – Katy

  24. Jenna Wood
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 2:11 pm

    I participated in a swap too, but it was a little bit of a bust for me- Looks like you got a big haul!

  25. Always Maylee
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 2:17 pm

    You got such cute stuff! LOVE your skirt too!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  26. Teresha
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 2:27 pm

    the whole outfit is fierce! you scored some great goodies!

  27. Jenn @comebackmomma
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 2:49 pm

    What a lovely package. I am just wearing jeans and a fleece. We are going out to lunch tomorrow and I’ll get more dressed up. You look great as usual.

  28. Cindi
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 2:58 pm

    I participated in this swap also- what a fun swap! I love the scarf that our partner sent you! Too cute! Hope you & your family have a Happy Valentines Day!

    I won’t be wearing anything special for Valenntines— I have to work!!!!

  29. susan
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 4:28 pm

    Sandy!!!! I am in LOVE with that skirt.
    Happy Valentine’s Day!! xoxo

  30. Krysten
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 4:45 pm

    She did such a wonderful job!

  31. Victoria
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 6:03 pm

    OMG, I loved everything in that box! SO cute!!
    Love your Valentine’s outfit. So pretty! I am definitely going to wear pink!

    Happy Valentine’s day!

  32. mel
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 8:15 pm

    You look beautiful! I love all the goodies!

  33. Carly
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 8:19 pm

    That skirt is ADORABLE, and so is the mug!


  34. Kathleen
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 8:47 pm

    What a great swap box! And I can’t get over your Kate Spade skirt – those bows on it are adorable! Fantastic look for Valentine’s Day! Have a beautiful holiday :)

  35. Alissa
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 9:19 pm

    That skirt is beyond adorable Sandy!

  36. Jupe
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 11:32 pm

    Love the idea of a mug swap…so cute!

    <3 Cambria

  37. Angeline
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 11:52 pm

    you look fab! happy valentine’s day sandy!

  38. shes dressing up
    Feb 15, 2013 @ 12:05 am

    Beautiful skirt & your swap package looks wonderful!

  39. Kristen
    Feb 15, 2013 @ 8:12 am

    Wow! That IS an amazing package! Love the Valentine’s look as well! Thanks so much for linking up today, Sandy! Especially being my very first one….I truly appreciate it! I hope you have a wonderful weekend!!!!!

    xo, Kristen
    The Mrs. and The Momma

  40. Audrey @ Putting Me Together
    Feb 15, 2013 @ 10:53 am

    OMG that package she sent you is AMAZING! You look adorable, Sandy!

  41. Christine
    Feb 15, 2013 @ 11:43 am

    That skirt is magical!

  42. jordyn
    Feb 15, 2013 @ 5:02 pm

    great stuff — you look adorable! the sock monkey especially stole my heart. ;)

  43. Cynthia Meyers
    Feb 18, 2013 @ 9:47 am

    I love blowfish shoes! They are always so comfy and cute! Thanks for the giveaway.

    I have my eyes on the Tuggo or Tabbit wedge sneakers!


  44. Caroline @ Sew Caroline
    Feb 25, 2013 @ 9:57 am

    you got the cutest stuff! and wow! I am loving that skirt on you! Thanks for participating!! xo

  45. sooki
    Mar 01, 2013 @ 6:43 pm

    so cute sandy!!! love the ks skirt! so whimsical

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