First & Final Thoughts Friday (II)

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You’re back for round 2 of First & Final Thoughts Friday!  Just to give you a run down of how these posts are formatted:

  • I will give my first and final thoughts on a few categories
  • The categories will include more than just fashion
  • The posts will be on Friday’s

Okay, so for our First & Final Thoughts this Friday we will be discussing 3 topics.  Fashion, Home, and Holiday.

Fashion – Backpack Purses

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  • First Thought – I love the idea of backpacks as purses but I used to reserve them for only trips.  Like to Disney World, the beach, or Carowinds.
  • Final Thought – Backpacks have been gaining so much popularity in the last few years and I continue to see them more and more!  I have started wearing mine for everyday life and it’s so nice to be hands free!
  • Verdict –  If you don’t have a backpack purse already, you better snag one up!! Below I linked some of my current favorites!  ((I own the Henri Bendel one pictured above and the Vera Bradley one styled here))

Home – Muse Sleep Mattress

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  • First Thought – if you saw my full review here, then you know I LOVE this mattress.  My first thought was SOOOO comfy!  But we all know that some things aren’t always as they seem.
  • Final Thought –  Well I’m happy to report, that’s not the case with this mattress!! It’s just as good now as it was then!  I have been sleeping through the night ((no tossing and turning like I used to)) which makes for a very restful nights sleep.  I don’t get that many hours of shut-eye ((as I’m sure most of you don’t either!)) so I need to get the best sleep I can during those few hours.
  • Verdict – I 100% recommend this mattress!!

Holiday – Early Release of Christmas EVERYTHING!

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  • First Thought – Honestly, when the Christmas commercials and store displays started popping up on November 1st , I was like “whoa, pump the breaks people!”.
  • Final Thought – But when someone mentioned that we only have 8 weeks until Christmas, I was a changed woman!  😛  Christmas is by far my favorite holiday, so why not celebrate for 2 months?!
  • Verdict – I’ll be decorating in the next week or so because I need to get my holiday content shot ((PS – last year’s series may or may not be a great indication of what’s to come your way this season!!)).  How do you feel about Christmas making an early appearance?!

I hope you enjoyed today’s First & Final Thoughts!  Would love to hear your thoughts on today’s topics in the comments below!!  Happy Friday lovely ladies!

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    • Stephanie McClure

      I love this post! That backpack is super cute and would be so perfect for Disney!

      Stephanie

    • megan

      love this series! I need to get a backpack! I also used to roll my eyes thinking November was too early to start getting ready for the holidays, but it is the most wonderful time of the year so why not start early!

      xo megan

    • Courtney Hardy

      I love the backpack trend too! I’m so excited for Christmas even though it’s only November third. But Christmas never starts too early!
      http://sugarcoatedbears.blogspot.com/

    • Now that is what I call a gorgeous backpack!

    • I love this post! So fun! I love backpacks and that one you have is so pretty! And Christmas! I had your same first thought but now I’m like yes! Let’s do it! Happy Friday babe!

      Xo, Steph

    • What a fun series. I’m like you, I kind of freaked out when my hubby pointed out we are only weeks away from Christmas. Happy Friday.

    • I’m loving this series! I’m already taking boxes out of our shed to start decorating for xmas. I can’t wait!

      xo, J
      daintyjea.com

    • I’m all about the backpacks. I used to use them only for trips but now that I live in NY, I feel like I use them more and more for everyday wear. That one you got is super duper cute.

    • Stesha

      I love that backpack, super cute color! and SO excited for the holidays!

      xo

      Stesha

    • That’s the cutest backpack!

      Tif
      http://www.brightonabudget.com

    • Haha yes to the only 8 weeks until Christmas thing! It’ll be here before we know it!

      xo, Alice

    • I am absolutely lovvving that backpack purse, such a great find!

      Birdie Shoots