Sunday, September 30, 2012

jacaranda designs jewelry [giveaway closed]


I'm loving the vintage feel of Jacaranda Designs Jewelry!
Shop around and enjoy FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $12!
PLUS enter to win $30 to spend on anything you want from the shop!

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game day attire: steelers


As you know, I get insanely a little excited when football season rolls around. I love the game of football. LOVE. And of course, I like to dress the part! It may be football but I'm still a girl! :)

SHOP THIS LOOK!


I'm always looking for new things to add to my game day wardrobe. What about you? Who's your team?

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Friday, September 28, 2012

giveaway-a-day: venicia creations [closed]






I'm really excited to introduce you to this little gem!
I received this beautiful necklace from Venicia Creations. I was ecstatic! It's from their upcoming glam line. It's handmade, gorgeous, and has amazing quality. It's perfect for the holidays and I'm excited to wear it even more!

Check out more of Venicia Creations and use code JESSICA20 for 20% off!

...and now, enter to win $50 to spend on anything at Venicia Creations' Etsy shop!

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

giveaway-a-day: feral watches [closed]


How freaking adorable are these watches from Feral Watches?? I'm in love!

Today, Feral is giving one of you a watch of your choice! I have my eye on this one.
And if you just can't wait to see if you're the lucky winner,
use the code FERAL20 for 20% off!

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

giveaway-a-day: junie blake [giveaway closed]


Junie Blake offers trendy modest clothing for women and they are giving TWO of you a $30 gift card each!
Just in time too, their fall line was just released!

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Monday, September 24, 2012

giveaway-a-day: tookies [giveaway closed]

Calling all sweet tooths! (or sweet teeth??)

Have you heard of Tookies?
If so, you're mouth must be watering already.
If not, prepare for your life to change. And you're welcome.

Check this out:


COOKIEWICHES! My favorites: Beaming Blue Raspberry Chunk & Buttercreme, Oh My Oatmeal Creme


JAR CAKES! Still DYING to try one of these!


GOURMET MARSHMALLOWS!: Favorite: I Love You Smores

Are you drooling yet?? I am!

Tookies not only makes delicious desserts-- but aren't they beautiful also?! I could spend all day staring at pictures from their shop. AND the customer service is impeccable! They are so wonderful to work with. I promise you will not regret ordering from them!

Also, be sure to check out their new blog, oh My tookies!! I hear their having their hosting a GIANT giveaway right now so check it out!

Today, Tookies is giving away a $25 credit to their shop! That's $25 to spend on anything that your sweet tooth desires from Tookies!

AND if you just can't wait to see if you win and need to satisfy your sweet craving immediately, visit their shop and
use the discount code JESSICAWHO15 to get 15% off of your order!

Have a SWEET day! :)

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Sunday, September 23, 2012

giveaway-a-day: meet bri! [giveaway closed]

Bri is the beauty behind Just Bri. She's a born-n-raised Texan (so basically we're family), Houstonian, a foodie, sports addict, social media obsessed, and she's Latina... I mean we're basically the same person, right? She's also the brains behind the Long Distance Lovin' Series that I was a part of

Check out her blog. I promise you won't be disappointed. And if you don't already, follow her on Twitter. She's kind of a big deal.

Saturday officially marked the beginning of fall and Bri has generously decided to give one of you a sweet little fall package!

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giveaway-a-day: diamond candles [giveaway closed]

Welcome to the A Night Owl September Sponsor Giveaway!

Today the sponsors and friends of A Night Owl are joining up to bring you a fabulous Diamond Candle! These candles are Earth friendly, all natural soy candles made in the USA! Not only do they smell fantastic, but each candle has a ring inside worth $10 to $5,000! So what are you waiting for? Enter today via the Rafflecopter form below!

Open in the USA and Canada.
Ends at 11:59pm EST on September 30th, 2012.


Good luck! and don't forget to enter these giveaways too!

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Saturday, September 22, 2012

winking in the dark

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I love that quote! It's so true. I immediately noticed a difference in my blog stats once I started advertising.
In case you haven't noticed.. the past few months have been huge/crazy/exciting for this little blog!

Check out the difference between these stats!

 Jessica Who's stats as of 6/19/12:
GFC: 146
Bloglovin': 80
Facebook: 0
Twitter: 826
Pinterest: 201
Instagram: 518

Jessica Who's stats as of 9/18/12:
GFC: 1018
Bloglovin': 300
Facebook: 995
Twitter: 1752
Pinterest: 695
Instagram: 824


That is growth during a period of 3 MONTHS, y'all! Crazy!
On top of that, Jessica Who? continues to be featured around the web more and more each month. I'm so grateful and excited to see what the rest of this year will bring.
THANK YOU!

I want YOU to be a part of this craziness!
Visit my advertising page and use the promo code CRAZY for 40% off of any ad space!
This offer is valid until the end of September so hurry!

P.S. I'm saying thank you in other ways too.. Starting Sunday, there will be a giveaway-a-day until Friday! Come back to check it out :)

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Friday, September 21, 2012

vancouver fashion week: day 1


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What do you guys think? Obviously, my favorite is the Lebanese designer, Gianni Maanaki. I love his use of textures and prints, which seems to be a common theme.

Stay tuned for more from VFW!

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dear hawaii

dear hawaii

Dear Hawaii,

August marked our 2 year anniversary. I can't believe we've been together for that long. So much has happened since we met. I've grown. You've changed me. You've watched me become a wife and a mama. You've seen my career change. You've been a part of some of the happiest times of my life.

I know it wasn't always sunshine and rainbows and I'm sorry for that. It took me about a year to finally come to terms with our relationship. I was bitter. I was homesick. You were different and I didn't want different. I spent most days being angry at you for taking me away from my first love, Texas. My friends and family thought I was crazy. How could I not absolutely love living in paradise? Wasn't I laying out at the beach, frozen drink in hand (with a little umbrella), loving life? 

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What I didn't realize then was that I can have a relationship with you without diminishing my natural-born allegiance to Texas. I can love both of you. No, you don't have Tex-Mex or a pro-football team. You use silly slang and I can't pronounce some of your words (although I'm getting better at that). Your timezone makes me feel like I live galaxies away from most people. You have only two types of weather: sunshine and rain. You don't have Whataburger, Blue Bell Ice Cream, Del-Dixi pickles, or decent tailgates. Most of these things seemed unforgivable. But I finally realized that you have other things- like daily booze cruises, manapuas, the best mai tai's, sunsets with colors I had never seen before, underwater adventures that I couldn't dream of, oh yea and your beaches are pretty nice too.

I guess I was so caught up in being mad at you, that I forgot to look around and see your beauty.

As I learn more and more about you each day, you amaze me more and more too. There are parts of you that literally take my breath away. Now, the thought of leaving you makes my heart ache.

I know that a big part of my newly-found feelings have to do with Jared having a relationship with you too. Everything is more enjoyable with him, which means I get to enjoy you that much more.

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My sweet husband drew this for me!
Thank you for the memories, Hawaii. Thank you for letting me bitch about our differences and for embracing me anyway. Thank you for letting my little family and I call you home.


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Thursday, September 20, 2012

feel the rain

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When is the last time that you felt rain? I mean really felt each drop hit your skin instead of rushing for cover. Try it sometime. It's pretty exhilarating. 

Someone recently told me that the hurricane season in Hawaii is July through December (is that true???) which is pretty insane. I'm kind of excited about it though. Well, not the hurricanes.. but the rain. 

There really are only two types of days here. Sunny or rainy. And I'd say the temperature stays anywhere from 70 to 90 on our side of the island. The rain is nice because it changes things up a bit.

Recently I've found myself feeling a bit envious of the weather on the mainland (that's what people in Hawaii refer to the other 49 states as). Isn't that weird? Most people would love to spend their days in a place like Hawaii, where the weather easily translates into paradise. I guess it's been so long since I've been in a storm or "bad weather" so the thought of it makes me a bit nostalgic. 

Driving through the rain. Hurricane parties. Running through puddles on the way to the subway. Snuggling under a blanket with the sound of rain hitting the window. The sound of thunder. Dancing in the rain.

Then, I woke up to this today:


It was perfect.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

trendy or tacky? [wedge sneakers]


Wedge sneakers have taken over runways and streets around the world and I want to know what the big hype is. When have tennis shoes ever been considered a fashion statement unless you are in the 90's and/or a hip hop artist? Someone put a wedge in these sneakers and suddenly it's a trend?
I think there must have been an outbreak in models with sore feet because I hear these babies are super comfy- and I'm all about comfort.
Now don't get me wrong, the trend is weird enough that some people can rock it. And by some people, I do not mean myself.

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What do you think of this new trend? Hot or not? Either way, I wouldn't invest too much in these. It's a trend that I don't see lasting long (I hope!).

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

starbucks + ad space [giveaway closed]

FREE Starbucks.

FREE Ad Space.

Yep, that's what you can win below.











Another person will win $30 worth of Starbucks gift cards from My Three Bittles and Maddux Monologues!

That's TWO winners! Good luck!

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Saturday, September 15, 2012

alisha trimble ss2013

There was a private showing of the Alisha Trimble SS2013 line on Thursday night and I have the privilege to show you a sneak peak!













The theme was "new-nautical" which I love. My favorite of the above looks is the sheer knit babydoll dress. What do you think?


Credits:
Images by Jammi Sloane York
Hair by Arrojo Cosmetology
Colors by II Makiage
Nail Color by Essie
Accessories by Olivia Lemon

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