What a beautiful week weather wise. Our pup Miss Stella had a yucky week though. She was due to get spayed next week but on Tuesday we thought she had gone into heat but my fur mama ‘s intuition told me it was something different and sure enough it was blood in the urine or a UTI. She is on antibiotics and pain meds poor girl and we’re hoping she does not go into heat before she can get healed and get the spaying completed! Taking extra loving care of my sweet Stella this week! This Friday favorites is about some of my favorite things: flowers and fashion.. oh and feathers, lol!!



1. Making Flowers Last

You know how I love flowers! While I do love annuals and perennials, I also love fresh cut flowers. I shared with you on Monday how my friend Beth From Farm Grown Flowers made me several bouquets when the ladies were here for their weekend visit. I wanted those beautiful flowers seen here, to last as long as possible!


What I do to keep the flowers lasting longer is every single day is I change the water as well as cut all the stems at an angle rinsing those stems off before I do so. The ones below are a week later still going strong.

A prime way to enjoy flowers is a beautiful, dried flower arrangement. Once the cut flowers are gone in our area, I like displaying a centerpiece of dried flowers to brighten up the home! Preserving nature is a wonderful thing! 

And I will be sharing more in a couple weeks about a wonderful day trip my mom and I took to some local, gorgeous, Botanical Gardens!

2. Emi and Kay
Cutest pajamas you ever did see! You saw in my post Monday where us 5 ladies each got a pair. And I got some pics with my girl too! The Sarah Ruffle Set in the watermelon have their signature cooling fabric and are darling! You need this CUTE SET! USE CODE PINK20 for 20% off.

3. Teddy Blake & Mint Julep

My feathers certainly won’t get ruffled in this chic outfit! Will you look at this baby blue feather top from The Mint Julep Boutique and beautiful stilettos from Teddy Blake. I knew the minute I saw the “Emma” suede heels that I had to get that top and pair with white!!! 

And as always you can use my Teddy Blake Code: TBANDREAN30 for 30% off their shoes and bags! These heels come in five colors and the feather top in several as well. DATE NIGHT HERE I COME!!

4. Gibson Look

This sweater! The fit, the fabric, the neutral nice vibe! Another winner from Gibson Look along with the Blazer I showed you Wednesday. I love the side slits and looser roll neck. Great piece to head into Fall. And you can USE CODE: ANDREA10 for 10% off this cutie and everything on their site!

Spanx Leggings HERE // Polka Dot Head Wrap HERE

5. Misc. Fun


My pink Ivy Geraniums were beautiful in the beginning but not blooming that often but these past couple weeks they’ve been spectacular.



I'll be back Monday with a very Special Announcement!!
Love ya all!!!

Linking up with  Friday Favorites  // Metamorphosis Monday
Portions of this post are sponsored by JodieCBall


  1. Love this post! Girl can you help me with my green thumb! Flowers are gorgeous

  2. Oh no, sweet little Stella Mae! I hope she feels better, bless her heart and yours too. I know it's hard when these babies aren't well. That feather top and TB heels are magnificent!
    Have the very best weekend sweet friend - love ya!

  3. Poor Stella! Hopefully she feels better soon. Those jammies are so cute and look comfy too and I love those heals. Have a wonderful weekend, Andrea!

  4. Aw, poor Stella! I hope she feels better so soon! Also, that feathery top is absolutely FABULOUS! Oh my goodness, I love it!

  5. Sure hope Stella feels better soon.

  6. Hope Stella's feeling better! Your flowers are just beautiful.

  7. Awww poor pupper! Sending lots of hugs for sweet Stella <3

  8. This is such a happy post! Love your cute pup, your pajamas and those pretty flowers! Have a great weekend.

  9. Obsessed with the outfits- perfect time of year for these gems- thanks for sharing- oh and love that Stella!

  10. Anonymous19.8.22

    I sure hope that Stella Mae feels better ASAP! Poor girl! On a brighter note, I love your date night look with those TB heels and that Gibson look! SO cute! I also cannot believe how good those flowers still look, just beautiful! Have a glorious weekend my friend! XO, Caroline

  11. I hope little Stella Mae is feeling better! Those flowers still as gorgeous as when you got them! Have a wonderful weekend!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

  12. I do hope poor Stella feels better soon. You look amazing in the that feather top and the sandals and just perfect for a date night with Mr. Nine. Have a nice weekend Andrea.

  13. I hope your sweet puppy gets to feeling better soon! Your flowers are just beautiful; thanks for all of the tips on keeping them looking great.

  14. Your Teddy Blake heels are so perfect with that top! I just love it! I hope Stella is starting to feel better again!

  15. Your flowers are stunning. Hope Stella May will be okay soon!

  16. Oh Andrea, cutest pyjamas ever! And I'm all over this feather powder blue top- so feminine. I love it and you look beautiful as always xx

  17. Anonymous22.8.22

    Love those pjs so much and you rock the TB heels in that feather top! I adore the pink geraniums. Hope you had a good weekend!

  18. The eating before getting drunk meme, is too funny. Ha. I love all your outfits. The feather top and white jeans are my favorite! So cute. I hope you had a great weekend!

  19. Anonymous22.8.22

    Stella's pic at the top of the post just melts your heart. I lived in Elkhart for many years - I thought that you lived in that area of Indiana because of some of the day trips you post.


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