Black Friday Deals 2016

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It’s that time of year again! When people rush to line up at stores in hopes of scoring major deals for Black Friday. My thought is why do that when you could stay at home and shop in your pyjamas! With deals like this, I say RUN don’t WALK (to your computer) because you don’t want to miss out on this! I have already placed a few orders and plan on crossing a few more things off my Christmas list this weekend. Everything you need to know is below! HAPPY SHOPPING!

Abercrombie & Fitch // Entire Store 50% Off
American Eagle // 40% off
Anthropologie // 30% off everything with CODE: LETSGO
BaubleBar // 30% off purchases with CODE: THANKS30
Dynamite Clothing // 30% off everything
Forever 21 // Up to 70% off fall styles + take an extra 30% off sale items with CODE: EXTRA30
Gap // 50% off everything with CODE: GAPBIG50
H&M // Black Friday deals from $5 + free shipping with CODE: 3009
Joe Fresh // 30% off all apparel with CODE: BIGWEEKEND
JORD Wood Watches // ALL watches on Sale (Don’t forget to enter my giveaway here!!)
Kate Spade // Shop the surprise sale! Up to 70% off
Nordstrom // Take an extra 20% off selected sale items
Old Navy // 50% off
Paula’s Choice // 20% off + free shipping
RW&CO // 40% off regular priced items
Sephora // BLack Friday gift sets starting at $13
Steve Madden // 20% off + free shipping with CODE: BLACK
TOMS // up to 40% off
Victoria’s Secret // Free shipping on $40 CODE: HOLIDAY40 + 10% off $100 CODE: Canada10

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Dressing Zuri Bloom // 03

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dress & leggings: H&M | boots: UGG | hat: Old Navy (similar here)

It’s time for another Dressing Zuri Bloom post! Every couple of months I like to post some of our favourite outfits from Zu’s closet here on the blog! With every new season I swear it’s my favourite for shopping little baby clothes, but I now know that Fall/Winter is definitely my fav! Plus, Zuri is finally able to fit into the toddler section at some stores, so it’s a whole new world of outfit options! It’s not a secret that we shop for a lot of Zuri’s outfits at Gap and Old Navy, and today they have AMAZING pre-black Friday sales going on! (Hello 50% off at GAP!!) So make sure to check it out and get some of your holiday shopping done at amazing prizes! Happy Shopping!

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top: Old Navy | vest: Old Navy | cords: Old Navy | boots: UGG | headband: Sweet Sophia Bows

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boho tutu: Arrow & Muse | fringe bib: Arrow & Muse | headband: H&M

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sweater: Gap | fox socks: Gap | shoes: Gap | headband: Beba Bean

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shirt: Gap | tights: Gap | shoes: Old Navy | headband: Ollie Jones

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pyjamas: Gap | blanket: Lulujo | headband: Cloth Crowns

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sweater & headband: H&M | tutu leggings: Gap | shoes: Old Navy

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hat: Gap | jacket: similar | skirt: Joe Fresh | tights: Gap | booties: Old Navy | socks: similar

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dress: Gap | hat: Gap | Booties: Old Navy

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top: H&M | shoes: Old Navy | leggings: Joe Fresh | headband: Hello Miss Gorgeous

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JORD Wood Watches + Giveaway!

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When it comes to dressing for the season, my go-to look is layering knits! They are so soft and can keep you nice and warm during the cooler temps. The only problem is, sometimes my outfits end up looking a little ‘blah’ because I generally stick to neutral colors that don’t have a lot of personality. Well, that is where accessories come into play. For today’s look my accessories are definitely stealing the show. I am in love with my new JORD Wood Watch. The dark wood mixed with the charcoal face and gold details is just the right balance of feminine and edgy! It is matching so many of my winter wardrobe! They are also so lightweight and comfortable to wear, I usually forget I even have it on!

JORD Wood Watches have so many awesome timepieces to choose from this season, and one of their watches would make an amazing Christmas gift for anyone on your list! Make sure to check out their site and look around, you will not be dissapointed! I am so excited to be teaming up with them to run an amazing giveaway for you guys this week! Click on the link below to enter to win a $75 e-gift to the shop and everyone will automatically receive a $20 e-gift code just for entering! Now that’s my kind of giveaway! Winner will be chosen on November 27th!

GIVEAWAY!! ENTER HERE: https://www.woodwatches.com/gi/4742

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watch: JORD Wood Watches | fringe cardigan: similar here | knit sweater: H&M | jeans: H&M | booties: TOMS | hat: Old Navy (similar here) | iPhone case: Kate Spade

*Thank you JORD Wood Watches for sponsoring this post!

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Floral & Boho First Birthday Party

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Zuri is ONE! And we had so much fun celebrating her first birthday at her party over the weekend! With a name like Zuri Bloom, it was hard not to lean towards a boho-floral themed party! I started on Pinterest (follow me here) and slowly started adding decor to the house! I ordered a few things from Etsy, and used a lot of local venders as well! She had such an amazing day with family and friends! And although we planned for a cake ‘smash’ – I should have known that our girl is way too prissy to get messy! lol So she enjoyed her cake in a more proper way (off mommy’s fork) later on! I hope you guys get some inspiration from this post! I will post ALL of the details from the party at the bottom of the post so you can see where everything is from! Also – if you missed her first year video you can watch it here! I don’t want the celebrations to end, so I am going to leave her decorations up for a little while longer! Thanks for stopping by!

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^^ Her reaction to the ‘cake smash’ LOL wasn’t going to happen!!
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PARTY DETAILS:
Zuri’s Outfit: Arrow & Muse
Birthday Crown: Amanda’s Little Bowtique
Cake: Kelly Watling – Cupcake Kelly’s
Cake Topper: Paper and Parties
Instructions for 1-12 Month Photo Hoop: Style Me Pretty
Bloom Free Printable: It’s Always Autumn
#1 Shaped Cookie Favours: Cake A Chance
Thank You Tags: Blooming Homestead
Paper flowers, highchair garland, big round balloon, chalk banner, fake flowers,
gold letter balloons: Micheal’s

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A Bloomin’ Good Year

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I can’t believe that I am sitting down to write this post… my baby’s first year. And now i’m going to write the most cliche thing a new mom can say – where did the time go??? I still remember the day she was born, when they laid her on me for the first time in the delivery room, and her bright eyes looking all around. Little did I know that I was about to experience every possible emotion a woman could feel during a 12 month timeframe. She brings so much joy to our family, and even during some of the most challenging moments she is the light that brings us through it. I am obsessed with her little personally; wrinkling her nose when she knows she’s being funny, when her legs swing in her highchair because supper tastes extra good, and when I say “where do you think your going, missy” and she looks back and laughs. So many wonderful memories, big and small, that will stay with me forever. I couldn’t help myself but to put some of these moments into a little video. I hope you all enjoy looking back – it really has been a bloomin’ good year. Happy Birthday Zuri Bloom – we love you!

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