Stitch Fix Review #2

It’s time for another Stitch Fix review! I also slowly squeezing back into my pre-pregancy clothes and am so happy to be wearing things other than sweats or yoga pants! I have donated a lot from my closet so I am having fun replacing items piece by piece.

A recap from my first Stitch Fix box, I LOVED my very first box and kept all 5 items. How did I do this time?

If you have no idea what Stitch Fix is, read here. Otherwise I will jump right into what I got! Please excuse my appearance but I just got home from the gym, jumped in the shower and threw my hair up. I’m kind of wishing I at least put on some lip gloss but I was in a hurry!

The most exciting part is opening the box!

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1. Rebecca Front Pocket Tank

We’ll start with what was on the top in the box-  the sleeveless Front Pocket Tank. I think the color is pretty and I like the detail on the back but overall nothing special on me. It kind of reminds me of hospital scrubs and the fit is a bit too boxy for my liking.

2. Jojo Polka Dot Capri Jeans

The Polka Dot Capri Jeans are in between a capri and a short which for this 5’3” frame doesn’t look so hot. I rolled them up but still not loving them.

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Status: Returned & Returned

 

3. Kieraly Dot Print Short Sleeve Blouse

I really liked the polka dot short sleeve blouse but when I tried it on, it looked a little too business-like for me. Even though it could easily be dressed down, I just pictured it as something I’d wear to the office. If money weren’t an object I would’ve kept it.

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Status: Returned

 

4. Martina Slub Knit Open Cardigan 

I loved this black cardigan- so soft and flowy, but I already have 2 similar black cardigans so couldn’t justify another especially since we are in Spring, rapidly approaching summer.

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Status: Returned

 

5. Corinna Striped Dolman Top

My last piece, this striped dolman top was super comfortable and cute. Perfect with jeans or a pencil skirt. I realize the picture of this shirt isn’t all that flattering. The way it is gathered in this particular photo makes it look like I have a big pooch but it’s super cute on (in person). My mom and friend who witnessed the fashion show both agreed.

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Status: Kept

Ok next time I do a fashion show of my clothes for the word to see, I will try to put on shoes, accessories and make-up!

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So I kept one out of five items, which suited me just fine because that fits our budget better than wanting to keep all 5 items! I already got my next “fix” scheduled and can’t wait. It is such a fun service! If you’re new to Stitch Fix and want to give it a try, feel free to use my referral link  and I will get a $25 credit. Awesome referral program if you ask me!

Do you think I made the right choice? What do you think of the pieces they sent?

 

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. I simply love the service and think it’s fun to share what was sent.


Meal Planning: Week of April 14th

Hi friends! I am having problems with my photo editing software so I can’t upload any photos until I get the issue resolved (and yes I could use other programs like iPhoto, which I might have to do in a pinch but I prefer to wait).

So bear with me this week as there might not be any new recipes with photos :(

I decided to go back to my usual meal planning method this week because my mom is in town and sometimes winging it, like we have been doing, causes more problems such as hungry, cranky children. It’s grilling weather for sure here in the Pacific Northwest- sunny and in the 60s. Perfection! Not sure what order we will have things but here are some things we discussed:

{Please note: the following photos are not mine. Click on the links to take you to the original source. }

Monday

Grilled steak & shrimp, Loaded baked potato bites, Coleslaw. I got some Savoy cabbage from my CSA box so will make something like this Savoy, Lime and Cilantro Coleslaw:

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Tuesday 

Shrimp Pad Thai, Fresh Spring Rolls

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Wednesday

Salmon in foil or this version of Salmon in foil , Leftovers for side dishes

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Thursday 

Chopped Italian Salad, Fruit Salad

 

Friday

Vegan Chickpea Curry (perhaps I’ll use this recipe), Basmati rice, Samosas (in the freezer that I need to use up)

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Some other delicious snacks I’d like to try soon:

Frozen Yogurt Trail Mix Bars from the Lean Green Bean

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Cherry Hemp Energy Bites  from iFOODreal (I’ve actually made these several times and love them. I just don’t roll them in the hemp seeds but leave them plain. They are delicious!)

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Buffalo Quinoa Bites from the NatureBox (I’d probably leave out the chicken but these would make a nice snack)

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Rice Crispy Eggs- found this on Pinterest with a link back to Better Homes & Gardens but no actual photo or recipe on the site. I imagine you just make rice crispy treats according to package directions and stuff some in each half of egg and close until cereal sticks together forming an egg (would probably need to spray the inside of the egg first with cooking spray).

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That’s it for today. I realized how much I missed meal planning. Can’t wait to get back to it! Have a great week!

Questions: What are you planning to make this week? Did you meal plan?


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