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Kacie

Echo Echo Echo & Giveaway Winner

By | Daisy Rae | 17 Comments
 {Skirt: Daisy Rae; Belt: similar similar; Shoes: Payless similar; Bag: Kenneth Cole similar; Jewelry: Premier Designs}

Have you ever talked into a microphone? I did for the first time at my sisters wedding and let me tell you, it is a little weird. You hear your echo which kind of throws you off when trying to speak. I had my Maid (Matron) of Honor speech all prepared and I practiced it to ensure that I wouldn’t mess up but then when I started speaking, I heard my echo which caused me to stumble over my words a little bit. And then when I would turn my head to look at my sister during my speech I would forget to move the mic with my head so people couldn’t hear me and I’d have to repeat myself. I guess hosting any sort of awards show, like the Gramy’s, is out of the picture for me due to my inability to speak into a microphone. At least everyone said my speech was good and my little mistakes made it cute and added personality to the toast. And the wedding was beautiful and me sister was absolutely gorgeous so all was a success!!!

P.S. The SkinCareRX Giveaway winner is Marisa- Broke With Designer Taste. Congrats!!! Email me to claim your prize.

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The Wonders of Lotion

By | Daisy Rae | 25 Comments
 {Top: Daisy Rae; Shorts: similar; Scarf: similar similar; Bag: similar style; Shoes; similar; Sunglasses: Target similar; Jewelry: Premier Designs}

This probably isn’t news to you but… lotion works wonders to make your skin soft and silky! I know, I am a little behind on the times with this information but I just discovered how great lotion is. It has never been a part of my daily beauty routine until recently. I think its that I’m just too cheap to buy lotion. One bottle could buy me some ice cream. And when it comes to ice cream or lotion, ice cream wins. But recently I decided to splurge (I bought both ice cream and lotion) and my skin is thanking me for it. I’m so soft now!

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Goin’ To The Chapel

By | Uncategorized | 32 Comments
 {Jeans: Forever21 similar; Top: Macy’s similar; Blazer: similar; Bag: Jessica Simpson similar similar; Shoes: similar; Jewelry: Premier Designs}
Goin’ to the chapel and we’re gonna get married see my sister get married

Goin’ to the chapel and we’re gonna get married see Jamie and Austin get married

Gee, I they really love you each other and we’re they’re, gonna get married
Goin’ to the chapel of love.
 (Feel lucky that you aren’t here to hear me sing. I might be just a little tone deaf.)
My sister is getting married this weekend to Austin, my husbands best friend since 2nd grade!!!! I’m the Maid (actually the matron but I don’t like that word) of Honor and the hubby is the Best Man…so fun! The hubs and I set them up (yes, you can call us Cupid or The Cupid Couple) and we are so happy for them!!!!
Let the wedding festivities begin!!!!!!!!!! 🙂
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Mint Jeans Reincarnated

By | Daisy Rae | 74 Comments
 {Blazer: Daisy Rae; Tank: similar; Shorts: similar similar; Scarf: similar; Jewelry: Premier Designs; Ring: similar; Shoes: similar; Purse: Jessica Simpson similar similar}

You might remember my post Life of the Mint Jeans, where I told the story of the short life of my mint jeans and what led to their destruction. They put up good fight the whole way through but sadly, they didn’t make it to the end as mint jeans.

Well, here they are reincarnated as lime green shorts! Yes, these are the same bottoms just with a whole new look! Hopefully their life as lime green shorts will last longer then their life as mint jeans.

If you are dying to destroy your mint jeans and make them into lime green shorts, just follow the steps in this post to create the look 😉

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Smize

By | Uncategorized | 41 Comments
 {Cardigan: similar; Top: similar; Jeans: similar; Shoes: similar; Bag: Kenneth Cole similar; Bracelets: similar; Necklace: similar similar}

You know how Tyra Banks always tells the contestants of America’s Next Top Model to “smize” or smile with your eyes? Well, I have come to the realization that I cannot “smize”. If I am not actually smiling, my eyes don’t look happy. They look mad and like I’m ticked off at the world. It looks like any hopes I might have had of being on America’s Next Top Model are not going to happen due to my angry eyes (and also due to the fact that I’m only 5’4″). But that’s ok, I didn’t really have plans of becoming a model anyways.

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Love Letter To My Vestie

By | Daisy Rae | 57 Comments
 {Vest: Forever 21; Dress: Daisy Rae; Shoes: Shoe Dazzle similar similar similar; Necklace: Forever 21; Bag: Kenneth Cole similar ; Bracelets: similar; Belt: similar}

Dear Denim Vest,
I have been searching for you for a few months and I am so happy to have you in my life. You came along and suddenly, everything in my closet seems a little better. The dresses that I never wore because they felt too dress-y for me have found new life thanks to you. I know we will make some great memories together. You are my “vest” friend! (get it? I know, I’m so clever)
Love Always, Kacie

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Skin Care RX Giveaway!!!

By | Uncategorized | 70 Comments

I have something really exciting to share with you today!!
My new sponsor, SkinCareRx, has provided me with a $20 gift card (redeemable at SkinCareRx, Apothica, or SkinBotanica) to giveaway to one of my readers!
They carry a lot of products for skin, hair, and home—and don’t forget the large amount of MAKEUP they carry as well!
Here are just SOME of my top picks:
                 Moroccanoil                        Essie Borrowed & Blue                    SkinCeuticals Daily Moisture
Now on to the exciting part—entering to win!
Mandatory Entry (one comment):
1.      Follow Kacie’s Kloset via GFC!
2.      Go to SkinCareRX.com or Apothica.com and leave a comment telling me what you would buy with your $20 gift card
Addition Entry (leave a separate comment for each):
1.      Follow Kacie’s Kloset on Bloglovin’
2.      Follow me on twitter
3.      Follow me on Facebook
4.      Tweet about it ex. Please let me win a $20 gift card to SkinCareRX at @shopdaisyrae! http://t.co/iclUQO7c
  
 *This giveaway is open to everyone. However, international winners should know that shipping and custom fees could possibly cost as much as the gift card itself.
This giveaway will be open until Friday June 29th and the winner will be announced Monday July 2nd! Good Luck!

P.S. I haven’t forgotten that I promised a Daisy Rae giveaway for reaching 100 followers. That will be coming soon 🙂

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Tennis: Not As Easy As It Looks

By | Daisy Rae | 115 Comments
 {Top: Daisy Rae; Shorts: similar; Necklace: J. Crew; Heels: Urban Outfitters; Bag: similar; Ring: similar similar; Sunglasses: similar}

 
The other day the hubby and I were bored and trying to find something to do. We came up with the great idea of playing tennis. First step: Buy tennis rackets. Second Step: Buy me a tennis skirt. You have to look the part to play the part, right? The hubby didn’t agree so we skipped this step. Third Step: Learn how to play tennis. That proved a little harder than we thought. The hubby asked if I knew how to play. I said you just let the ball bounce and then hit it. (I later learned their are other rules and you don’t always have to let the ball bounce first). Needless to say we weren’t very good (I may or may not have gotten a ball to the chin).

While my mom was visiting, her and I played tennis. She actually had a clue what she was doing so she taught me a few things. I’m pretty much a pro now. The next time the hubby and I play, he is going down!

See other ways I’ve styled this top here and here

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A Super Hero’s Secret Weapon

By | Daisy Rae | 47 Comments

 {Top: Target similar; Shorts: Daisy Rae; Belt: Target similar; Flats: similar; Bag: Kenneth Cole similar; Necklace: Vintage similar}

My outfit holds a secret weapon and I bet you would never figure out what it is…my necklace is a pencil!!! You don’t consider a pencil, a weapon? Well, it is to me. I could just be going around, writing secret notes to people all day and nobody would even know it. If that’s not the coolest secret weapon, then I don’t know what is. I’m basically at super hero status with this necklace on. I just need a super hero name. Like, The Wild Writer. Ok, maybe my name needs a little work but I think I’m really onto something here.

P.S. This necklace was my great great aunt’s. She was a librarian (a super hero librarian) and used to wear this necklace to work everyday.

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Black and Brown

By | Uncategorized | 26 Comments
{Romper: similar great dress option here; Chambray Top: Quicksilver similar; Wedges: Jessica Simpson similar; Purse: similar style; Sunglasses: similar; Necklace & Ring: Premier Designs; Bracelets: Premier Designs & Jeanne’s Gemstones}
This outfit is dedicated to my friend Jordan. She has great style and I love going shopping with her. But the one trend you won’t catch her in is black and brown together. So when I put on these brown shoes with this black romper, I thought of her and how she would never pair the two. And since I know she follows my blog, I had to give a shout out to her. You know what I just thought of, I wonder if she likes leopard print since it’s black and brown. I will have to ask her. Love you Jordan! 🙂
P.S. I copied this look from Christina at Oh So Glam. Thanks for the style inspiration, Christina!

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