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Thursday, August 8, 2013

One Thousand // loving lemons givewaway

This is my 1000th post! I'm pretty excited.
I first realized I would reach 1000 this year way back in January. I thought a lot about how I would celebrate such a milestone.

In the end, I decided to use up an entire box of sparklers trying to write '1000' perfectly in the night sky, a testament to my never ending patience when it comes to taking my outfit photos.

I'm wearing one of my favorite dresses, that I first saw on another blogger, and was then lucky enough to find on super clearance at TJMaxx. Along with my new handbag, the most expensive bag I've ever purchased, and I did so with money I earned from this blog. It's a symbol of how much this blog has become a part of my life, and changed me.

And finally, a new pair of earrings from Loving Lemons, who is helping me celebrate with a giveaway for you! Pick out your favorite jewel from Loving Lemons and enter via the Rafflecopter at the bottom of the post!

Thank you all so much for reading and helping to make my blog the amazing entity it has become!

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The Rundown
Cloudburst Dress Joie via TJMaxx similar
Sandals Oh...Deer! similar, similar
Grayson Bar Bag Linea Pelle
Earrings Jessica Simpson c/o Loving Lemons
Bracelets The Cavernous Jewelry Box
Katniss Cuff Furbish Studio
Crystal Spike Bracelet c/o t+j via LuckyFabb similar
Crystal Bar Ring Upper Metal Class
Midi Ring Urban Outfitters
Sunglasses Ray-Ban Meteor c/o TJMaxx
Nail Color Sally Hansen Back to the Fuchsia
Dog Chloe

a Rafflecopter giveaway

26 comments:

hes said...

Congratulations! That's really awesome, and your outfit is so fun and easy.

Aracely said...

Congrats! Love the dress.

Closet Fashionista said...

Woohoo! Happy 1000 posts! The photo came out so good :D
And I love how everything you're wearing has a meaning with your blog :)
http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

1000 post!! How fantastic! Congrats!

Love your dress, and that bag! I thought it was Rebecca Minkoff at first!

Here's to 1000 more posts!

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

You look very summer chic in the shift dear! Thanks for the lovely contest!


xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Style Journey said...

Yah to 1000 posts! Congrats on an amazing accomplishment. You are one of my daily reads.

My Kurves said...

Congrats on your 1,000. Your outfit is so complimentary to your milestone! Looking good. . . .

Ramona said...

Congratulations! You look so lovely and dress is adorable. Wonderful photos and especially with sparkles :)

xoxo Ra

http://www.ramona-strikeapose.blogspot.ie/

Meredith said...

woohoo! congrats, Lydia! love those shoes...you should wear 'em more often!

The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

Wow - great achievement. Lovely dress.

The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

Wow - great achievement. Lovely dress.

rach. said...


oooh! love everything about this!


also, I have a giveaway going on! super easy to enter if you are interested! check it out!! :)


love, rach.

www.so--hi.blogspot.com

Lady of Style said...

Congratulations, Lyddie! Keep up the great work, 1000 is really impressive.
This is a gorgeous look and your bag is fabulous indeed!

P.S. I've entered your giveaway but only read too late that it's open for US only. Please ignore or delete my entry as I can't do it myself.

Annette | Lady of Style

rlutz said...

what an impressive milestone! Such a perfect summer slip dress...love how you paired it with those fabulous sliver sandals.

Alexandra Shook said...

Congrats on 1000! I love the easy breezy look of this dress-- a solid summer staple!

~Jeimy~ said...

Wooooooooooooohooooooooooooo congrats honey that dress is beautiful and I'm loving the shoes!!!

Kim Alston said...

Congratulations Lydia! You put a lot into each post. I always look forward to reading them and seeing what you're wearing.
http://www.averysweetblog.com/

Ivana said...

Lovely!

Ivana
xo

Rue de Tres Chic

two birds said...

i love that you used a whole box of sparklers!! too cute. happy 1000th post! your dress is so pretty...easy breezy for summer days!

Amy MariposaMedley said...

Congrats on 1000 posts!

Amy
Mariposa Medley Jewelry
www.mariposamedley.etsy.com

Ali Hval said...

Oh wow, Lyddie! 1,000 posts, that's truly an amazing accomplishment!! Congrats so much! (throws confetti and fat birds at your blog)

This outfit is stunning. I love that dress... I looove it! And your accessories are perfect as well. I would gladly borrow this outfit from you, yep, and then I'd never give it back. :)

Thanks for the giveaway!! n__n

Lorena said...

Congrats !!!
OMG !!!
1000 posts!!!
and the sandals... i think i will be hunting them down.
I do not think i have seen them before.

Jessica said...

Whooooo! 1,000 posts is incredible! Cheers to you!

Jenny Plog said...

Congrats!!!! You look amazing dear, the dress is beautiful!!!

Jeans and a Teacup said...

Congrats! Love the sparkler picture!
~Jessica

Cee said...

Congratulations! 1000 posts is a huge accomplishment! I've got quite a way to go before I get there, but it's nice to see other bloggers reaching such signifcant milestones... it gets me inspiration on days when I'm feeling less than my blogging best :)
xox,
Cee
PS: The sparkler photo is amazing!