Fall Haul | Clothes + Makeup + Tea

Fall Haul on Cup of Tea BlogI’ve been buying a little bit here, a little bit there, in preparation for Fall weather and the return of the 30 Outfits in 30 Days Challenge!

30×30 kicks off on Thursday (excited squeel here!) but to give you a little peek into what will be included in the 30 items, I put together a little haul video of all my favorite new Fall items.

Items Mentioned:

Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Spice Rooibos Tea
J Crew Factory Gigi Pants in Black (on sale!)
J Crew Factory Grey Tee Peter Pan Collar (on Clearance! Or similar)
Boden Sparkle Collar Breton
Maison Jules Lace Stripped Tee (On clearance)
Old Navy Polka dot Shirt
Boden Olivia Top
Old Navy Utility Jacket
Purple Peridot Pearl Cluster Necklace
Revlon Color Stay Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Honey 001
Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick in 127

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April Favorites – the “You’ve Never Seen These as Favorites Before” Edition

I’m really pleased I finally got this video edited and uploaded.  I recorded this before April ended, and JUST got around to getting it finished.

Mom problems.

Anyway, these are the things I’ve been obsessed with during the month of April!  It’s mainly food, but there are a few beauty-related items that rock my socks.  Check out the video for general chatter.  I saved some bloopers for the end.  They all make me laugh – and it’s Authentic Katie.

Items mentioned:
Roasted Brussel Sprouts recipe  from Ina Garten/Barefoot Contessa – um, these are delicious.  I could eat an entire bushel of brussel sprouts, as long as they’re prepared this way.  Divine!

Trader Joe’s French Vanilla Yogurt & Just the Clusters Chocolate Granola (Too bad TJ’s doesn’t have proper product links!)

Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Pretzel Slims (They’re so good, they have their own Facebook fan page!)

E.L.F. Eye Primer in Sheer – (Bought at Target, but not sold online at Target.com)

Sinful Colors Professional Nail Enamel in Cream Soda

Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Xtreme Wear in Lacey Lilac

Hey Hey! It’s Friday!

Yippee!  Friday!  Here’s some highlights from this week.

1.  Our little one decided she was comfortable to sit up on her own!  It’s pretty exciting, but makes us realize how quickly she’s growing.

2. I did a smidge of shopping.  I was on the hunt for a Spring dress, and was striking out all over town (went to my tried-and-true stops: Target, Ross, T.J. Maxx…).  I finally found a dress (not necessarily spring, though) at Old Navy.  And all the dresses are currently on sale, so I scored this one for $15! Stripes are my favorite obsession right now!cn7667839

3. I’m officially obsessed with the Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Pretzel Slims.  Pretzels covered with dark chocolate.  Yum!  I’m so obsessed, I had to buy two bags this week.  I was trying to be strong and save the second bag for our road trip today, but I couldn’t hold out.

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