4th of july

Birthday Wishes

It’s been a little bit over a week since I turned 31. I have to say, I don’t feel it and people say I don’t look it. It doesn’t really matter what year you are in your life, as long as you’re happy and healthy. That’s what matters. Without happiness, you’re stressed, and stress can bring you a world of complications. So, if you’re turning a year older, give thanks and put a smile on your face. Your heart, body and soul will thank you.

Speaking of soul, seems like an angel bit me in the ass and said “wear white on your special day”. I bought this sexy LWD 2, maybe even 3 years ago! And today I finally wore it! Sometimes when you have an event, the best buy is at the last minute. You don’t want to get stuck with an item you can’t wear on a regular basis, end up selling or giving it away because you think you’ll never wear it!

Today I’ve changed that way of thinking, although I did almost sell it -I just couldn’t resist the sexiness so I needed up holding onto it as long as I could! I added minimal nude sandals -you want all the attention to be on your white piece suit. The earrings were also part of the plan 2 years ago, and they also didn’t make it until now. Normally I would have thrown on some studs, but it was my birthday and my gut told me to go over the top!

Do you like to dress up for your birthday? Or are you a low key kind of gal?

Happy Long Weekend!

xoxo, BudgetSai

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Photos by: @burritomilkshake (Instagram)

We Are All Meant To Shine

And I chose to in this sparkly number. Its an oldie, but goodie in my closet. I don’t wear it that often, but when I do I feel really, really sassy!

Do you have a piece of clothing that stands out from the all the rest?

Does it shine bright like a diamond?

xoxo, BudgetSai

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Photos By: @zamnsam (Instagram)

  • Old Navy Oxford Shirt in White, $24.94
  • H&M Pencil Skirt (old); similar here
  • Steve Madden ‘Stecy’ Ankle Strap Sandal in Gold Foil, $79.95

Land Of The Free

Hope you all enjoyed the long holiday weekend celebrating America’s independence.

I love camouflage just as much as I love leopard. This print has been around for a very long time for men, but us women have gotten a hold of it and in my opinion -we look much better in it than they do! That’s why it has become what it is today, like leopard, a never ending styling print piece. Since my top was loose, I balanced it out with this black pencil skirt, keeping it feminine, fresh and edgy!

How would you style your camo?

xoxo, Budget$ai

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  • Forever 21 Camo Crop Top, $8.80
  • Forever 21 Pencil Skirt; similar here and here
  • Rachel Rachel Roy ‘Palissa’ Lace Up Shooties from Macy’s, $129 (no longer available); similar here – all under $100
  • American Apparel Small Stars and Stripes Carry-All Pouch; $18
  • Urban Outfitters Roseville Metal Cuff, $28.00 (about 2 years old), similar styles here