August What’s Up Wednesday

Hi friends! Welcome to August’s What’s Up Wednesday. You may be feeling a little fall in the air. I know when we lived in Minnesota, after Labor Day it was like someone flipped a switch and it was full on fall. For us now though, fall is delayed. Our seasons seem to be shifted slightly from other parts of the country. #andimnotmadaboutit

I’m linking up with these girls for August’s What’s Up Wednesday. This is two months in a row…I’m on a streak.

What's Up Wednesday, Coast to Coast
Sheaffer and Shay

WHAT WE’RE EATING THIS WEEK…
Monday night we had the most delicious She Crab Soup. Even though it has some flour in it, it still fit within my macros for low carb day.

Last night we had pork tenderloin. I think I’ve shared with you before how I buy them at Costco. They come in a 2 pack and each pack has 2 in it, for a total of 4. I use 2 packs of my favorite marinade and place each tenderloin in a quart size Ziploc bag. Then I add some of the marinade in each bag and freeze. That way when I want to cook one, I just get it out in the morning, thaw and it’s ready to grill.

WHAT I’M LOVING…

The sense of accomplishment I have from helping Katie with her new apartment. (read post here) We still have some things to do like a headboard and curtains and some touches in the living area. That part is pretty dull and still needs some homey touches. I’m thinking a faux tree and some wall decor.

WHAT I’M WORKING ON…
Gearing up for bible study to start back up next week. I’ve taken on a new role, so I’m trying to get all the ins and outs figured out.

WHAT I’M EXCITED ABOUT…
STYLE SIX
What is Style Six? Glad you asked. Some of my blogging peeps and I are starting a new fashion link up. YIPPEE!!! It will be every Wednesday beginning September 11th. Stay tuned for more info, but make plans to start joining us on Wednesdays!!!!

GRANOLA AND GRACE || COAST TO COAST || LIVING ON CLOUD NINE
THIS BLONDE’S SHOPPING BAG || THE HORTON FAMILY || THE QUEEN IN BETWEEN

WHAT I’M WATCHING…

Talk about binge watching. I’d been thinking about watching Dallas for a while, and I started about a month ago. I am watching even as I type this. Can’t stop, won’t stop. LOL #whoshotjr

WHAT I’M WEARING…

Y’all! THESE PANTS!!! Not only are they cute as the day is long, they equally as comfortable. Loft Outlet is having a buy more, save more sale, so now’s the perfect time to stock up.

And THIS TOP! Another score I got at the same time as the pants. It’s from the Loft Lounge line which is basically like Lou & Grey. This little shell is so soft, cool and breezy.

I got two of these tops last year and they are still some of my favorites. Lucky for everyone, Loft Outlet has the same style in two new prints this year. My KUT jeans I got during the Nordstrom sale are on repeat and then repeat again. If soft, stretchy denim is your thing, then these are the jeans for you!

I got this Gibson top last year at the end of the season from Nordstrom Rack for $10. Yes, you read that right. You know I love all things halter, and then there’s the beautiful print. This year there is a top with a similar feel available and they go perfectly with my white jeans. How cute is the eyelet detail on the bottoms?

WHAT I’M DOING THIS WEEKEND…
Kent is off Friday and Monday so we have a long weekend…with no plans. Who knows what we’ll get into.

WHAT I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT MONTH…
Kent’s birthday is in September and that starts the “birthday season” in our house. Let the celebrating begin.

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39 Comments

  1. Kellyann
    August 28, 2019 / 4:05 am

    I have to find that marinade, looks delish and I love a pork tenderloin – I’m making one tonight with teriyaki marinade.I love that orange Gibson top you got – that color is fabulous on you!!!
    xo,
    Kellyann

    • August 31, 2019 / 9:08 am

      It’s especially good on flank steak! Thanks friend.
      XOXO

  2. August 28, 2019 / 4:58 am

    I get heart palpitations every time I see that Style Six pic! I’m still loving your hair! I know it is so much cooler for you!

    • August 31, 2019 / 9:08 am

      Me too!!! I’m so happy I finally cut it too. I’d been thinking about it for months.
      XOXO

  3. Living on Cloud Nine
    August 28, 2019 / 5:06 am

    I loved Dallas, I need to binge it this Fall! Eek, I’m so excited for our link-up! Yay for a sweet, long weekend with your man! You look darling in all your outfits my beauty! Have a wonderful Wednesday

    • August 31, 2019 / 9:08 am

      I’m watching it right now. LOL I’m excited for the link up too!!! Happy Saturday!
      XOXO

  4. Heather Bramlett
    August 28, 2019 / 5:59 am

    I am so excited for the link up!!

  5. August 28, 2019 / 7:10 am

    I love your haircut Lisa! Excited for the new linkup too 🙂

    • August 31, 2019 / 9:08 am

      Thanks Holly! I’d been thinking about it for the last couple haircuts and kept chickening out. I’m so happy I did it though. Hope you’ll join our link up! Happy weekend!
      XOXO

  6. August 28, 2019 / 7:19 am

    Oh, girl, I may have to get the wide leg cropped pants. It’s been so easy to find olive colored clothing this season–I need to stock up! I’ve been not-so-patiently waiting for the Style Six link up. Best of luck with your new Bible study. New years are hard to break back into, especially if your roll is changing.

    • August 31, 2019 / 9:08 am

      Do it! You would love them. We’re excited about the link up too. We’ve been talking about it all summer!
      XOXO

  7. Color AndGrace
    August 28, 2019 / 7:39 am

    Those olive green pants look adorable on you! Love them so much! I definitely want to get myself a pair now! 🙂

    https://colorandgrace.com/

  8. Patty Richey
    August 28, 2019 / 9:28 am

    Love how you are prepping the pork tenderloin. I need to do more fashion posts so I will probably be linking up w you lovely ladies soon.

    Patty
    GoodBetterBestFood.blogspot. com

  9. August 28, 2019 / 11:44 am

    Great post! I have that Gibson top and love it! Can’t wait to see your new link up!
    Peace!
    Cheryl

    • August 31, 2019 / 9:08 am

      I bet it’s darling on you, Cheryl! Hope you’ll join us for the link up!
      XOXO

  10. Savvy Southern Chic
    August 28, 2019 / 3:18 pm

    Love all those cute tops and the Loft pants. Looking forward to the new link up.

  11. Gina Daily
    August 28, 2019 / 3:49 pm

    LOVE the style of that LOFT outlet top!! It really is so cute. And wow you look great in yellow!

    • August 31, 2019 / 8:56 am

      Thanks Gina! You should try these camis. They are definitely my favorite.
      XOXO

  12. Mireille
    August 28, 2019 / 3:58 pm

    A great find at Nordstrom rack! Great color on you! September is a crazy birthday month in our family with my oldest, mine, hubbys, did in law and niece birthdays as well as our anniversary! Having a birthday bash on labor day!
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

    • August 31, 2019 / 8:56 am

      It was a super deal and those are the best. Hope y’all have a wonderful birthday month!
      XO

  13. August 28, 2019 / 4:48 pm

    How fun you are starting a new linkup! I’ll have to make sure and put that on my calendar!

    • August 31, 2019 / 8:56 am

      YES, please do. We’d love for you to join us!
      XO

  14. August 29, 2019 / 12:23 am

    I love collaborations with bloggers and looking forward to read yours!

  15. August 29, 2019 / 4:06 am

    Those are cute outfits. Love both red tops. I’m happy to hear you guys are all going to do a link up on Wed. That’ll be great.
    x, Julie | ThisMainLineLife.com

    • August 31, 2019 / 8:56 am

      Thanks Julie! We’re excited about the link up too.
      XOXO

  16. August 29, 2019 / 6:08 am

    Dallas was one of my favorite shows in the 80’s! I also loved Dynasty. Those green pants are darling on you! I’m looking forward to your new linkup! I’ll add it to my linkup tab!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

    • August 31, 2019 / 8:56 am

      I need to watch Dynasty. I’ve never seen it. LOL We’re excited about the link up too.
      XOXO

    • August 31, 2019 / 8:56 am

      Aw, thanks so much Tanya! Have a great weekend!
      XO

  17. August 29, 2019 / 1:32 pm

    Oh yay! This makes me so excited…and nervous. I better get a cute outfit together. lol. I vaguely remember scenes from Dallas. And I’d feel accomplished if I were you too! Katie’s room is so cute!!

  18. August 30, 2019 / 1:13 am

    That are exciting news! I love blogger linkups and think it’s really important that bloggers connect. Love your outfit with the red top and the Tory Burch sandals so much!

    lots of love, Miri
    http://www.meetmiri.com

    • August 31, 2019 / 8:55 am

      Thanks so much Miri! Hope you’ll plan to join us!
      XOXO

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