Southern Belle in Training

Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle Blog || Est. 2012 || Charlottesville, VA

February 26, 2021

What I Wore to Work: February 2021.

     This has been the most wintery month ever in the almost three years that I've lived in Charlottesville.  I've never seen so much snow and so many consecutive days of freezing cold temperatures in a one month period in Virginia. Brrr! I have to be honest- the weather and some other things this month made it tough for me to get excited about my work outfits like I normally do. You'll find more than a few days in the outfits below where I just threw on snow boots or UGGS, a sweater, jeans and called it a day. But, I did try to look semi-cute for at least a few days of the month, and I'm already more excited for March work outfits!


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February 24, 2021

Midweek Ramblings.


{So much fun snow tubing at Wintergreen Resort this weekend! Follow me on Instagram @miss_alk}
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February 22, 2021

Lilly Pulitzer Spring 2021: Try-On + Sizing Guide! πŸ’—πŸŒ΄

      Hello from the Lilly Pulitzer River Road store in Richmond! This is my first in-store Lilly try-on of the year, and I was so excited to get to see and play dress-up with the new Lilly arrivals in their Spring 2021 collection. 

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February 19, 2021

My Most Worn Kendra Scott Jewelry.

      I have a decent collection of Kendra Scott jewelry pieces that I've amassed over the years, but there are a few special pieces that I love and wear more than others. I always enjoy writing a good review post, so it seems overdue to share about my most worn Kendra Scott pieces! I have four that I wear often (one of them that I literally almost wear every single day)! 


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February 17, 2021

Midweek Ramblings.

 


{Enjoying a walk on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall with hot chocolate in hand a couple weeks ago! Follow me on Instagram @miss_alk}
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February 15, 2021

Why I Love February...

      Today kicks off the third week of February- which historically has been one of my very favorite weeks of recent years! And no- it actually has nothing to do with Valentine's Day, although I am a big Galentine's enthusiast. I'm actually quite a big fan of the whole month of February (not just the third week!), and I figured that finally deserved a blog post.

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February 12, 2021

I (Unintentionally) Did Dry January!

      Last month, I had the chance to complete something that wasn't nearly as hard to do as I thought: Dry January! Before it gets too far into the rest of the year, I wanted to do a quick recap post of my thoughts on going about five weeks without alcohol (my last drink was Christmas Day, so my Dry January had an extra bonus week). 


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February 10, 2021

Midweek Ramblings.

 


{This picture is actually from two weekends ago, but we had snow this weekend again in Charlottesville! Follow me on Instagram @miss_alk}
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February 9, 2021

Pink With a Side of Heart Balloons... πŸŽˆπŸ’–

     What's the cure to a long and cold winter season during a pandemic? A.) lots of PINK, and B.) heart balloons! Am I wearing this outfit anywhere soon that's not this Richmond parking decor for these photos? No. But did it bring me so much joy to wear it for the sake of the blog and share it with you today? YES! And I think we all need more joy right now... 😊      

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February 5, 2021

Easy From Scratch Cookies: Chocolate Stamp Cookies.

      Cookies will always be one of my favorite things to make myself at home. The famous Nestle Toll House cookie recipe was actually the first thing that I ever learned to make on my own without help from my mom- and that recipe remains a favorite of mine today. In addition to the Toll House cookies, I have a few other cookie recipes that are tried and true. Some are a bit more time intensive, and some are quick and easy, like today's recipe!

     I've been wanting to share these Chocolate Stamp Cookies for years now on the blog. I made some a couple weeks ago and made sure to snap a photo so I could finally do this blog post. 😊


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February 3, 2021

Midweek Ramblings.


 {Exploring Belle Isle Pedestrian Bridge in Richmond last weekend! Follow me on Instagram @miss_alk}
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February 1, 2021

❤️Red + Pink Valentine's Outfit Round-Up.πŸ’—

      The month of love is here- welcome to February! I'm not quite sure why, but in the past few years especially Valentine's has become a favorite holiday of mine, and that has zero to do with my relationship status. Hallmark holiday or not, I just love the fact that there is a day to celebrate love! Red and pink is one of my favorite color combinations out there, and see it pop up everywhere makes me so happy. I also love knowing that mid-February means that winter is almost over! Well- almost over here in the South at least. 😊I'm also a huge enthusiast of Galentine's!! 

     To kick off this month, I wanted to share a round-up of some of my favorite red and/or pink outfits on the blog from the past few years! As I mentioned above, red and pink is a favorite color combo of mine, but I think only the first outfit featured below is the only fully red and pink styled look I've shared on the blog. That will hopefully change in 2021 since I do love this color combo! But I do have some other fun separate red or pink outfits from the past few years, so those are all linked below. Some of these looks are a few years old and exact items aren't still in stock, but I tried to find similar pieces for everything! 

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