Simply Obsessing

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Happy Monday everyone!

I'm trying to convince myself with optimism that Monday can be fun. So far, it's not really working. Maybe a Salted Caramel Mocha to pick me up....

I did quite a bit of damage on Black Friday (successfully hitting up Best Buy, Target and Old Navy) but online shopping is revolutionizing my Christmas shopping. With so many of my blogger friends being small business owners, I find myself wanting to support small businesses (especially located in the U.S.) so all of today's finds fit that category.

Necklace/ Notebook/ Stamp/ Scarf

Scarf/ Necklace/ Nail Polish/ Bow headband 

I've already ordered an amazing scarf with my bloggy BFF Melissa at Issa.ino and I'm on the verge of buying up the rest of these Etsy picks!

What are your favorite Etsy shops??

How were your holidays? The hardest part about enjoying amazing food and good times with friends and family is how disconnected I feel from the blogging world. Tell me all about your weekend, pretty please!

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Happy Thursday ya'll!

Today I'm joining up again with one of my favorites link ups, Current Crush Thursdays! I'm only 5'0" so as long as I have somewhere to go, I'm in heels or wedges to give me that added bump. Wedges are the perfect way to dress up a summer look so here are some wedges I'm simply obsessing about!

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I miiiiight be a shoe addict. Which are your faves? Do you have a favorite store or website where you buy shoes?

Link up today with the lovely Danielle from Framed Frosting and her co-host Courtney from Baxtron Life!

Womp Wompppp...

Yesterday via convos with some of my favorite bloggers DaniellePunky and Tammy I discovered that I am indeed a No-Reply Blogger. 🙁 Not by choice but because WordPress doesn't allow me to comment with my e-mail attached. So I apologize to all you bloggers who desperately hate no-reply bloggers, I have no choice in the matter! I plan to investigate and blog more about this in my weekend entry so stay tuned for more.

Also, I realized my replies to your comments aren't getting to you wonderful people, unless you come back to the entry?! That's no fun. I think I'm going to start replying via e-mail unless its relevant to more than one person. Any thoughts on that? Hope that works!

Happy Pre-Friday everyone!

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Happy Thursday everyone!

I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July! Mine was spent exactly as it ought to be, relaxing. Rob and I spent a majority of the day lounging around after leisurely sleeping in and then going to Elk Grove Park for the fireworks show with my family. My Dad grilled up some steaks, red potatoes and we picnicked until the fireworks at night. Heavenly...

So for today's current crush, I've been really into statement necklaces. Especially the J.crew bubble necklace that EVERYONE owns! My favorite way that statement necklaces are styled is with a neutral colored top but a bright pop of necklace and other accessories. Case and point, Jessica over at Lovely Little Things in this outfit. She's rockin it right?!

1. Francescas/2. Ebay/ 3. Anthro /4.Etsy 5.Etsy/ 6.Etsy

Link up Today!

Do you have a favorite? I'm loving the coral one from Francescas, it would compliment so many different outfits. If you recommend any places to buy affordable and cute statement necklaces, leave me a comment and let me know!!

How'd you spend your 4th of July? Hope you had a great one!

Happy Thursday!

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Happy Tuesday readers!

I've barely jumped on the accessorizing train and last but not least, has come the rings! I honestly never thought I could wear rings because I have kinda stubby fingers (curse you genes!) but with the increase in adjustable rings, now everyone can enjoy! Here are some rings that are too fun not to share:

Starfish $34/ Mustache $28/ Teal $6/ Stacked Spikes $3/ Peach $9/ SLR $10/ Feather $13/Thin Stacking $25

Any that you like?! The thin stacking rings are super in right now and so are spiked anything! I cannot get over that mustache ring, it kills me. And I'm madly in love with the Etsy store Jewelsalem, their jewelry is so affordable!  Any ring trends you're totally loving?

Link up your Current Crushes today with Framed Frosting, Whispering Sweet Nothings and Lists From the Heart

Close but no cigar

I don't want to say too much because I might jinx myself but I've won a few radio contests in my life. In Sacramento, a local station called 107.9 hosts a summer concert called Endfest. On the drive home, I heard the cue to call and I made it through 3 separate times to attempt to be called 107. On my last call, I hear one of my favorite 107.9 Djs Chris K say "You're caller 106!" and we ended up having this funny exchange about how bummed I was. Then I tweeted about it and Chris K tweeted me back! I'm not gonna lie, I was excited. And I totally missed myself on air because I immediately called Rob to tell him about it!

(Sidenote: @EGatsby88 is my personal twitter, so I don't flood @SimplyEvani with my senseless babble)

Anyhoot, I'm gonna keep trying to win those tickets for my sister and I!

Hope you have a wonderful day-before-Friday!