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After my much needed haircut on Saturday SSBF and I decided to head down to the College Park area of Maryland to enjoy dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings (an old favorite from Michigan) and wander around Ikea.

I love Ikea, but it's a landmine. It just sucks you in and makes you want everything. Despite leaving there with just some kitchen utensils and a desk lamp, I now have a growing wishlist of items for the house including: new bed linens, window coverings, a sofa table, and a new shelving system for our office. If I were alone I probably would have left with all of it. Luckily I always have SSBF to look at me and shake his head disdainfully until I put whatever it is I'm holding back. Seriously, best deterrent to spending ever. If you ever need someone like that he is available for a modest fee:)

I'm so in love with this shirt and a lot of the other basic shirts Gap has launched this fall. They are so soft and perfect for a casual Saturday. Plus they have interesting details, the one above has dolman sleeves while this one has a longer length and pocket detailing. Not to mention they are practically a steal (even for a girl on a budget).

9 comments:

  1. I love the L.A.M.B. bagYou look so comfy chic :)

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  2. I really like your outfit, the flats go so well with your skinny jeans!
    I know what you mean about Ikea. It's probably a good thing that the closest one to me is over an hour away!

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  3. I totally agree, Ikea can be dangerous. I am lucky enough to have a hubby keeps me in line, just like your SBBF :)

    I am really loving the basic Gap shirts too. Perfect for the season change!

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  4. Just wanted to say I'm seeing your blog for the first time and really like it. You have great style and your shopping advice is smart and inspiring.

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  5. OMGOsh, I am loving those gray old navy jeans. Absolutely fantastic! And that tee is perfect for a casual day.

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  7. I really need to check out those Gap tees!

    As for Ikea, is it sad that sometimes I just go there to eat!?

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