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Spring is so close I can feel it. But really.. in California, we can ;) sorry Midwest and East-Coasters!
These are some of my favorite Target finds for the upcoming season!
[Clockwise from Upper Left]

1. Popover Favorite Shirt in Cycle Print - Merona®
Cute little pink bicycles adorn this breezy blouse - perfect to pair with white jeans and a jean jacket for cooler evenings or bright colored shorts for the daytime.
2. Lakitia Sandals in Gold Glitter - Mossimo Supply Co.
I saw these last year and regret not getting them.. I mean, they're gold glitter, what's not to love?
3. Pedestal Taper Vase - Threshold™
There's just something so romantic and Spring-timey about pastel tulips draping out of a simple white vase!
4. Rain Boot Candle - Threshold™
I am in love with this candle! Reminds me of Hunter boots! I keep it on a mini cake stand next to my sink in the kitchen, and I will never burn it!

Sorry for the lack of posts - squeezing a lot in right now before the big move in April! Hoping to have more time in the upcoming weeks!
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    My first Friday Favorites post! Last week since we were traveling on Friday, I only posted them to Instagram - I may occasionally do that again from time to time if things get to busy! For these posts, I have no specific setup; all four favorites may be the same one Friday and all different the next. In today's case, they're all the same: home decor. Target's new "White and Natural Collection" is killing it! Love the light and airy feel of neutral decor for you to add in your own pops of color. Here are some of my favorites!
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1. Threshold™ Spring 2014 Trend Basket Collection - I could think of about 50 things to use these super cute baskets for.. but I'm exercising Tuesday's Tip and hoping these go on sale before they sell out!

2. Threshold™ Knit Chevron Throw - I love blanket. No. Seriously. I am a blanket hoarder. My husband does not understand. Men: while there are some similarities between the categories, there are differences between the following: summer blankets, winter blankets, decorative blankets, picnic blankets, and blankets for the bed. Plus, when I host movie night, everyone is covered!

3. Threshold™ Wood and Brass Finish Bar Cart - this baby has made its way around different blogs and Instagram feeds since it's debut, and if you've seen any of the pictures, you know why. So many different and fun ways to style it other than its intentional purpose! Plus, I heard some Target stores have it marked down to 50% off now?! If you know of one that does, help a sister out!

4. Threshold™ Embroidered Burst Decorative Pillow and Lattice Toss Pillow - I've been cheating and using my Winter Sweater-style pillows year-round because they're neutral.. might be time to throw some not so wintery pillows into the mix!
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    Keeping in theme with the "Favorite Things" giveaway [ps. have you entered yet?!] - these are a few of my favorite Winter/Christmas decorations!
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Sparkly Ornaments
Yes, that is a Gold Sequin Hanger Ornament! Perfect gift for the fashion lover!
Gold Sequin Hanger Ornament - Pearl's and Pastries
German Glitter Alphabet Ornament - Pottery Barn [On sale now! If you can't find your letter online, I recommend going to your local PB!]
Golden Elephant Ornament - World Market [2 for $5!! Not sold online.]
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Trees. Lots of Trees.
Create your own Winter Wonderland Forrest! I created ours in our non-functioning fire place using a white bath mat and trees. This was very last-minute but I plan to use a larger white base in the future and adding a few small LED candles in between to light it up a bit more!
Mercury Glass Trees - Home Goods [many places are selling these but Home Goods has the best prices! Plus one of the ones I got lights up!]
Burlap Trees - Target
Pine Cone "Trees" - DIY tutorial here!
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The Cutest Little Gnome You Ever Did See
Currently, he's just sitting there watching over the dining area, but we have big plans for him, which I'll share later this week!
The Little Helper's Container - Waiting On Martha
 
 
    Thanksgiving is 2 short weeks away! This is easily one of my most favorite holidays; this girl loves her momma's cooking, and her Pappaw's Pumpkin Pie! Last year when faced with the decision of going home for Thanksgiving OR Christmas, food won. As you'll see from the pictures below, our tiny California apartment is entirely too small to support a meal of Thanksgiving grandeur, but that doesn't keep me from decorating!

    I'm not big into Halloween decorating [nothing against Halloween, I just find more elegance in basic "Fall" decor], so I make it pretty easy on myself by decorating for fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving in one swoop in September. Plus, if you haven't noticed, most fall decor is replaced by Christmas mid-October now. The only benefit of that is that a lot of the stuff I purchased for our table was already marked down! See below how I decorate for the season, and most importantly, the feast [that will not be occurring at our place]!

Kitchen

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Mini Cake Stand, Target [on clearance now, I have 3!]
Pumpkin Candy Dish turned Spoon Rest, Target $1 Spot Fall 2013
Dish Towel Set, Home Goods [$3] - I love the coloring of the dish towels but I didn't realize the ineffectiveness of linen dish towels: 1] they don't dry hands well 2] when they come out of the dryer, they are a wrinkled mess! I don't like anything that adds to my ironing pile! We keep them there for decorative purposes and keep a regular dish towel by the sink for our hands!

Family Room

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Couldn't pass this little guy up at Target! [$3]
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Target $1 Spot Glitter Pumpkins/Gourds

Dining

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Pumpkins, Home Goods Fall 2013
Mini Corn, local grocery store
Glitter Acorns, Target $1 Spot Fall 2013 [$1 for a pack of 3]
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Gold Mini Corn [DIY - check back later this week!]
Gold Dot tumblers, Target Holiday Collection 2013.
Candlesticks, Target Fall 2013 Clearance
Dark Red Patterned Place-mats - gift
Dark Red Felt Leaf Place-mats - Target $1 Spot Fall 2012 [I also saw these at 2 other stores last fall and this year!]
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Napkins, Target Fall 2013 Collection [the leaf napkins were not out at my Target by the beginning of October so I chose the ones on the left then decided to do a mix and match with them after finding the leaf napkins. It works because they have the same color scheme!]
Leaf Napkin Rings, Target Fall 2013 Collection
[If you can't tell, I'm a Target Home fanatic! It's the first store added to the "Shopping" page!]

Now the only things missing from my table are the West Elm Gold Pinecone Salt + Pepper Shakers, and Gold Flatware Sets - both perfect for any holiday meal [September - December] and already on my Christmas Wishlist!