Skip to main content

Fall Is Coming . . . {Giveaway}

Living in Texas where it was above 100 degrees almost every day this summer can make you long for fall – here it is still coming, we have hovered around 90 this week. But I know in many places it has fully arrived.
I was super excited to receive this DownEast Basics sweater in the mail this week:


If you could see me every day when you read the blog, you would know this is very ME. It’s made out of stretchy t-shirt material so it couldn’t be more comfortable and the handkerchief style with the front tie is very flattering. The worst thing in the world is to get a sweater or jacket and realize it was adorable in the picture or on the mannequin but it’s frumpy and unattractive on you!

For those of you who don’t do ties . . . they also have this adorable cardigan:

Seriously, I wish I could have gotten one of each – and maybe even in each of the colors they come in. When my SIL and I went on our blogging trip last April, we actually were able to shop in a couple of real brick and mortar DownEast Basics stores. We found some fun clearance and oohhed and aaahed over the different designs. They have beautiful, graceful looking, well made clothes.

And the good news for you is that you have the chance to win one item of your choice from DownEast Basics yourself.

Comments

  1. I like the Academy Coat! Very cute

    ReplyDelete
  2. I keep getting a message to complete the mandatory entries first. It let me do twitter and comment but nothing else. What am I doing wrong?

    ReplyDelete
  3. Once you tweet and leave a comment you should be able to do all of the other choices . . . but you have to do those two first.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Loving the Swerve top! And the pic of the cardigan...can picture that on fall nights in SA. :) Jen

    ReplyDelete
  5. My favorite is Elegance Cardi in Picante
    rlawrence110 at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  6. oo...very comfy looking. It's hard to bridge the line between comfortable and pulled together but this could do the trick!

    ReplyDelete
  7. I like the new It's a Date Cardi and the Bookstore Cardi- although it's not showing what the Bracken color is and I'd love to know since I don't care too much for the Apricot.

    bethwillis01@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  8. I like the Inner City skirt. Perfect for weekends!

    larkspurpurple (at) gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  9. I would choose their It's a Date Cardi

    kellywcuATyahooDOTcom

    ReplyDelete
  10. I like the royalty top and Academy coat.

    ReplyDelete
  11. I love the Twisted Cardi
    Shaunda.Eppes at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  12. These are both beautiful. On the website, my daughter would love the Slouchy Sparkle top...so cute!

    ReplyDelete
  13. I like the Stunning Sight Dress.

    ReplyDelete
  14. NEW Bling Boot Fit Jean


    letessha@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  15. love the date cardi!

    hancoci_s at msn dot com

    ReplyDelete
  16. like the new NEW Rock Star Boot Jean

    sasluvbooks(at)yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  17. I really like the "Half Sleeve Tee--Live for Pink."
    kimbuckjr@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  18. like the Boyfriend Blazer

    ReplyDelete
  19. (Erin Mize)
    Their Slouchy Sparkle Top caught my eye at Down East Basics !
    panicxduh[at]yahoo[dot]com

    ReplyDelete
  20. I like the long lines dress

    snaugle81@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  21. i love all their cardigans, but esp. the date cardi1 scg00387 at yahoo dot co

    ReplyDelete
  22. I like the It's a Date Cardi

    KellywcuATyahooDOTcom

    ReplyDelete
  23. I like the It's a Date Cardi in Almondine
    mandalarctic at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  24. I love the Curio skirt. So cute! Jody H

    ReplyDelete
  25. The off center top would look great with lots of things!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  26. I'm not sure how it would look on me but I really like the brown Stunning Sight Dress.

    missylovsjesus at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  27. I love the Academy coat!

    guidedogawareness AT yahoo DOT com

    ReplyDelete
  28. I WANT the Every Angle Skirt! http://www.downeastbasics.com/everyangleskirt.aspx

    ReplyDelete
  29. I like this dress: http://www.downeastbasics.com/missmaxidress.aspx


    and this sweater: http://www.downeastbasics.com/handkerchiefcardi.aspx

    ReplyDelete
  30. I love the


    NEW Double Take Jean

    chrissatko7@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Extravagantly . . . A Personal Post

There haven't been many personal posts from me in quite some time. I find I can't schedule them; I simply have to wait until it comes pouring from my emotions through my brain and into my fingertips.

Apparently today, I have something to say.

I've been reading a really challenging book with an unusual title. Brace yourself - it'sGod and Boobs by Angie Schuller-Wyatt. Yep, Schuller, as in Robert Schuller of the Crystal Cathedral. It's written by his granddaughter. I was a little wary when I received a copy to review. Honestly I was afraid it was going to be irreverent at best and unbiblical at worst. But I haven't found that to be true. In fact, I've been very surprised to find it challenging and encouraging of me as a believer and as a woman - fully and completely, a woman.

One of the things that it mentioned is how often we misinterpret the verse "Guard your heart for out of it are all the issues of life." Growing up this verse was used regularly …

A Christmas Post

This year as Christmas has approached, I have found myself thinking of Mary. Being the mom of three boys, I think it’s easier for me to put myself in her place . . . and yet, who can imagine what that was really like?
I grew up in a very conservative group of believers who eschewed any focus on Mary in order to counteract what they saw as “worship” of Mary by Catholics and Episcopals and some other more liturgical beliefs.
But you can’t deny Mary had an experience that no one before her and no one after her will ever have. She had a unique relationship with Jesus. She was his mom.
Think about the facts as real life and not some story in a book you’ve heard a million times.
Mary was barely a teenager.She had never had sex.An angel appeared to her and told her she was having a baby.Mary is pregnant in a society that KILLS unwed mothers.Mary may have only barely known Joseph as their engagement was likely arranged . . . and he was probably much older. She had to go to this man and try to …

AMAZING Disney Fish Extender Gift Ideas

Being new to the Disney traveler's world meant being new to the FE world . . . and as we researched how we were going to participate in the FE that is a part of our cruise, we came across a lot of good FE ideas so I thought I would share them.

Disney Earrings - there are all kinds and many of them are one-of-a-kind but these are a novelty that I know I would love to get as an FE from someone else

Vintage Mickey Mouse Earrings - $3.99 MindieMay
Disney Character Clothes Pins - These would work well to close bags that hold other FE gifts or you could put a magnet on the back of each one and everyone could use them as note holders on the walls of their stateroom. Super cute - this vendor does a really good job with them.
Disney Character Clothes Pins-  OneMoreSunshine
Wave Phone Holders - If you need more information on what these are, you can see my previous post Top 5 Disney Necessities. Basically these are simple holders for a phone that Disney provides which is a cross between a cell p…