Monday, April 15, 2013

Another year older ..........



I turned 33 today! Life has been great so far. In my twenties, life had been about having fun, experiencing new things, exploring the world and navigating my life. Now, in my thirties, my life is more family-oriented, focused and purposeful. I have acquired new skills and gain more confidence in general. Getting older isn't so bad after all, eh?

So what have I planned for today? I am planning to wear a new outfit (a black eyelet lace top with emerald green cropped pants!) and celebrate in a new sushi restaurant tonight, just the three of us. (update: the food was super delicious and I got a small surprise from hubby, too!) Absolutely looking forward to it! I am also thinking about getting a good quality cross body bag, something large but doesn't look bulky. Here are my favorites!




I really can't decide between the two colors. The black one feels chic and timeless but the pink one is so pretty and looks more special. I wanted to order both online to try them out but later decided to check them out in person instead. While at the shop, I can also check out the other designs, right? Besides, having something to looking forward to is quite fun, don't you think?

While doing my "cross body bag" research, I also came across this one as well.



This one is feminine, has stripes (my all time favorite pattern!) and has a little bit of black and pink. It's quite a lovely design but I am not sure about the size. Now, I have three great choices! Seriously, it is so hard to pick. If you were me, which one would you choose?

I will be enjoying myself tonight, I hope you will too. Have a great week, my lovelies!

29 comments:

  1. Kate Spade for sureeeeeeeeeeee:) A little pop of color but can still go with so much!

    http://sequinsandpolkadots.blogspot.com/

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    1. The stripes and the color combo are fabulous, right?

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  2. Love your choices, you can't go wrong. Happy Birthday!!!!

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  3. Happy Birthday, Jessie! Such pretty choices, I'd pick the pale pink Marc Jacobs. Enjoy your day!

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    1. Thanks, Pam. I had a fun celebration!

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  4. Happy Birthday Jessie!!

    The striped one is too small for my taste and I'd like to think I would pick the pink one, but I'm kinda boring so I'd probably pick the black one.

    Hope you have a nice birthday!

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    1. Thanks, Karen. I had a great celebration!

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  5. Happy 33!
    Enjoy...
    #2 is Pretty
    #1 is Classic

    Happy Birthday Jessie...

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  6. Happy Birthday! Have a wonderful celebration- you deserve every bit of it!
    xo Nancy
    Powellbrower.com

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    1. Thanks, Nancy. I truly had a great celebration yesterday! Stuffed myself to the max! :)

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  7. Happy Happy Birthday Jessie! Oh to be 33 again!!!
    I hope your day was everything you hoped it would be :D
    I'd get the Kate Spade!!!
    xo
    Sherri

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    1. Thanks, Sherri. It was definitely a day I had hoped for and more! Thanks for your suggestion!

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  8. Happy Birthday Jessie! I only wear body cross bags, they're so handy. Love the pink one by M.J. Hope you get the one you like!
    Kisses, Olga

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    1. Thanks, Olga. With a young child, wearing a cross body bag is a practical choice!

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  9. Happy belated birthday! I like the black Marc Jacobs, but I'd have a hard time choosing, too.

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  10. Happy Birthday Jessie! Getting Older is not bad at all!! Enjoy every minute of it!! I'd go for the Pink!! xo

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    1. Thanks, Kim! Getting older isn't so bad! You get so much wiser. :)

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  11. Happy Birthday, Sweetie! Life gets better every year. Treat yourself to both bags...that's because I can't decide, either.

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    1. Thanks, Linda. It is going to be a birthday gift from hubby. So, I have to decide on one unfortunately. Definitely don't mind having two of the same style in a different color. :)

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  12. Happy birthday Jessie! I'd go for the pink one too! I hope you enjoy your birthday!

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  13. PS... Gilt is having a Marc by Marc Jacobs Handbag sale today... there are some similar to the Natasha... The Natasha is even included in a purple color..
    Link to sale.

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    1. Thanks for the link, Mary Beth. I appreciate it. :)

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  14. Happy Birthday! I love your intro quote-I turn 32 on Sunday so I feel ya with the older and wiser, 30's not so bad.
    I am obsessed with MJ bags as of late! I'd get the black and never get sick of it-it's timeless!

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    1. Happy Belated Birthday, Elisa! MJ bags are so chic, aren't they? I am obsessed with them, too!

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  15. Happy belated birthday! I hope you had a wonderful day. That's a tough choice on the bags. The black would be so versatile, but then the pink is so pretty, too! :)

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