My Happy List

Dress c/o Fabulous On A Dime (you can get 20% off non-sale items in this shop w/ code SANDYALAMODE) | Cardigan: Banana Republic Factory | Necklace won on Fashion Truffles: Damen+Division| Bangles c/o Frosted Willow | Shoes: Payless

1. wearing dresses and skirts every day (maxi dresses, high-low skirts, high waisted skirts are my fave)
2. baby giggles
3. instagram for android (even though filters don’t preview and my phone acts up)
4. so delicious coconut almond popsicles
5. 70 degree sunny day with a slight breeze
6. super amazing giveaway (you can win something from my april sponsors!)
7. listening to somebody that i used to know by gotye, on repeat
8. arm parties (with watches, bracelets, bangles)
9. free shipping for orders >$20 at sugar mama bake shop with code ALAMODE
10. amazing parents who feed A in the middle of the night
11. seeing pyjamas as street style

P.S. The winner of the June 1989 Jewelry giveaway is Michele P. from Creative Writings 101!  Congrats!  Please send me an email at sandyalamode(at)gmail(dot)com with your mailing address!! 

What’s on your happy list?


  1. April 4, 2012 / 3:15 pm

    I cannot stress enough how much I love this dress!!! I love the jacket you paired it with, too. Must stalk this Fabulous on a Dime!!

  2. April 4, 2012 / 3:23 pm

    ooooh LOVE your dress!!!! <3

  3. April 4, 2012 / 3:36 pm

    Girl, that dress is amazing!!!

  4. April 4, 2012 / 3:38 pm

    Beautiful dress! Wear it like a skirt, it could looks also good!
    I need a dress like yours for this summer πŸ˜‰

    xoxo from MΓΌnchen
    La Vie Quotidienne

  5. April 4, 2012 / 3:44 pm

    LOVE that dress! Very sweet on you.
    Re: #7. Have you seen Walk off the Earth’s version on YouTube? I’m sure you have. They are Canadians and live less than 30 minutes from where we are so I feel it’s only right to promote them. πŸ˜‰ (that and they are incredible!)

  6. April 4, 2012 / 4:11 pm

    What an awesome dress, Sandy! And you look amazing!

    Happy midweek, girl! ;D


  7. April 4, 2012 / 4:40 pm

    You look so adorable! Hmm happy list – the weather is pretty high up there, as is busting out my spring clothes!

  8. April 4, 2012 / 4:49 pm

    That dress you’re wearing is making me pretty happy, you look awesome in it!

  9. April 4, 2012 / 4:54 pm

    Love the texture of that dress! So lovely! xo JA

  10. April 4, 2012 / 4:57 pm

    I LOVE that necklace!!! what a win! Outfit looks fab, great combo.

  11. April 4, 2012 / 5:00 pm

    adore this!! yay for instagram for your android and for baby smiles. πŸ™‚ {LOVE how you styled this dress}

  12. April 4, 2012 / 5:23 pm

    All of the colors that I love!! THat dress looks great on you!!


  13. April 4, 2012 / 6:12 pm

    Goodness you look like a goddess in that dress, Sandy! πŸ™‚

  14. April 4, 2012 / 6:42 pm

    sandy you look gorgeous πŸ™‚ i heart wearing skirts and dresses everyday, it makes me feel quite feminine and they’re so easy to style.

  15. April 4, 2012 / 6:49 pm

    love the dress and it’s very flattering on you!! you know how to rock it. πŸ™‚

  16. April 4, 2012 / 6:55 pm

    You look so amazing in this dress! How tall are you?? I love the dress, but I’m also very short!

    Today, my happy thing is sunshine. It rains so much here in Vancouver that you can really feel the happiness in the city when it’s sunny!

  17. April 4, 2012 / 8:39 pm

    I also love that dress! And am off to send you an email now πŸ™‚

  18. April 4, 2012 / 8:40 pm

    Love this dress on you, such a stunning look! That dress and sweater are perfection together!

  19. April 4, 2012 / 8:42 pm

    That dress looks incredible on you! Maxis are on my happy list!

  20. April 4, 2012 / 9:10 pm

    This dress is stunning! We’ve had Gotye’s song stuck in our heads a lot lately around our house : )

  21. April 4, 2012 / 9:27 pm

    aw! love your happy list – and love your dress and how you styled it!

  22. April 4, 2012 / 10:16 pm

    I love it!!! and your look great in that outfit!!!

  23. Jessica
    April 4, 2012 / 10:33 pm

    Love that dress <3

  24. April 4, 2012 / 11:10 pm

    You look absolutely beautiful! Love the dress!

  25. April 5, 2012 / 2:59 am

    The maxi dress is so stunning on you. I love the colour combination. -xo

  26. April 5, 2012 / 4:07 am

    thanks for your comment! wow, you look so beautiful in this dress! and your happy list is just wonderful!

    xxx Anita

  27. April 5, 2012 / 5:44 am

    I LOVE this maxi dress on you Sandy!!! I can never find one the right length….Im short…..I drown in it……and congrats to the winner of the giveaway!

  28. April 5, 2012 / 5:54 am

    I think I need that dress… it looks amazing on you!

  29. April 5, 2012 / 6:29 am

    Love your list! (and that dress is killer!!) On my happy list is the upcoming three day weekend πŸ™‚

  30. April 5, 2012 / 6:54 am

    love the dress! and I’m obsessed with that song too, but I really love the music video from Walk Off the Earth using ONE guitar

  31. April 5, 2012 / 7:27 am

    WOW Sandy that dress is gorgeous! It looks lux like something I’d find from Alice and Olivia! I’m definitely going to check out fabulous on a dime.

  32. April 5, 2012 / 7:47 am

    Love this maxi and the sweater works so well with it!

  33. Annie
    April 5, 2012 / 7:57 am

    Aww – you look SO gorgeous! Lovin’ that maxi dress – especially with the coral and that chunky necklace πŸ™‚

    The Other Side of Gray

  34. April 5, 2012 / 8:12 am

    you look so incredible in these pics…that dress–ahhh!!! it’s so perfect with the coral color!

  35. Kimberly
    April 5, 2012 / 8:23 am

    I seriously want to rip this dress off of you! It’s so pretty by itself, but the pop of coral really makes this look to die for.

  36. April 5, 2012 / 8:25 am

    wow, you look amazing, sandy! you look tiny and fabulous! are you sure you just had a baby? great necklace also.

    not sure what is on my happy list now…. something that is out of my price range, lol.

    happy easter!


  37. April 5, 2012 / 8:43 am

    OMG, I think this is my favorite outfit you’ve worn so far. So SO gorgeous Sandy.

  38. April 5, 2012 / 9:45 am

    I love this maxi, Sandy!!! I would live in it if I owned it. You’re looking fabulous.

    Oh and love how Android has an instagram app now. A lot of my favorite people were excluded from the fun before but now they can join in πŸ™‚


  39. April 5, 2012 / 10:29 am

    This dress is STUNNING on you! You seriously rock it!

  40. April 5, 2012 / 10:38 am

    SO CUTE!! I love that dress!! You always make everything look SO EFFORTLESS–I’m officially jealous! πŸ™‚


  41. April 5, 2012 / 11:33 am

    What a stunning site! You look gorg.

  42. April 5, 2012 / 4:19 pm

    I love this dress on you! so pretty. πŸ™‚ I can’t believe you just had a baby only a few months ago!

  43. April 5, 2012 / 4:23 pm

    You look amazing in that dress! Love a good maxi and this one rocks!!

  44. April 5, 2012 / 5:19 pm

    So glad instagram is on Android too! Now I can follow some of my favorite bloggy friends too πŸ™‚

  45. April 5, 2012 / 7:02 pm

    arm parties! haha i love it! and i love that dress on you! perfection!!

  46. April 5, 2012 / 7:54 pm

    Where can one find #4???

    My happy list right now contains baby smiles and daddy keeping her some mornings so I can do my hair and make up. πŸ™‚

  47. April 5, 2012 / 7:55 pm

    awww sandy!! you are looking GREAT. love that dress on you.
    love your happy list too–austin’s giggle is so adorable!

  48. April 6, 2012 / 7:17 am

    Well keep rocking the dresses because you look amazing in them–I love the colors on this one! And I’ve had that Gotye song on repeat at my house too, I love it so much! I hope you have a great weekend Sandy!

  49. April 6, 2012 / 7:16 pm

    That dress looks greeeeeeat on you, Sandy!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! πŸ™‚

  50. Mamavalveeta03
    April 7, 2012 / 10:39 pm

    I love the outfit and I’ve decided that I have to start dressing better for MYSELF everyday. It would make me feel better about…well, everything!

  51. April 9, 2012 / 10:36 am

    Oh my goodness – you look fantastic in that dress – love love love it!

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