...these are a few of my favorite things...

I'm happy. Happy like I haven't been in a long time. I do what I love, I'm free, I have a fantastic man by my side, I have some wonderful travels booked for the next few months, spring is in the air and soon I can tuck away my heavy coats and replace them with flowy dresses and flower prints. Life is good! :) Here are some of the little things that made me smile this week.

1. Jessica Simpson Dany Platform Shoes - They are finally mine!!!! I know, I know all you US girls have it already in all possible colors but the thing is, it's really hard to get it in Europe. I had some extreme bad luck with shoe orders recently so I've ordered it in two different sizes to make sure that one of them will fit me right. The second, brand new pair is up for grabs on Ebay! CLICK HERE if you're interested (US size 7, UK size 4.5, EUR 37.5)
2.  I love to decorate my flat with fresh tulips! They just make me smile. (image credit)

3. I want this outfit from head to toe (sorry, no credit, it was an impulse download)

4 & 5. Have you seen the new arrivals at Spool No. 72? I'm dying over their Moonshine Blouse and Strawberry Blossom Bag

6. I've been looking for a silver/turquoise rectangular ring like this one for some time now! (and it's now 42% off at MyJewelryBox!!!)

7. Blogger of the Week: Nicolette from Simply Colette. This girl is my true soulmate! I'm not kidding, she quit her corporate job in finance basically the same month as I did to take a chance on life and follow her passion in travel and photography! I wish you the best of luck girl and I know you'll make it! Check out her adventures of becoming her own boss and starting up her own lil business while traveling the world!

8. I want to have a Chalkboard Speech Bubble! It would make a fun photoshoot prop.

9. RIP Elizabeth Taylor! She was wonderful and a true diva. The world has lost a great icon. I'm swooning over this print of her. (via MadebyGirl)

10. You now how I'm crazy for everything with a map on it (Exhibit A, Exhibit B, Exhibit C, Exhibit D, Exhibit E....) and this world map print skirt is no exception! :) (via Zollyarts)

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Natalie | The Bobby Pin said...

Those JS shoes look like they were meant for you -- they will go great with a lot of the outfits you've posted on here!

Mandy said...

Love the tulips and the shoes hon! Have a great weekend!

xo Mandy

Jo said...

Aw, glad to hear you are feeling so good! So lovely! x www.lostinthehaze.com

Anonymous said...

Awesome post!!!

Simply Colette - what an inspiration!!! Looking at her blog now.

Great post honey!!!

PSbyDila said...

I love it, great post!


Macarena said...

I love the ring and the shoes are awesome!!!
great post!! kisses from spain


Anonymous said...

Love number 1,3 and 9. Shame the shoes are half a size too small!xx

vicky h. said...

how on earth did you get the dany heels?? I've been trying for months but non of the ebay shops ship internationally :( and the 37,5 is too small for me!

love your faves, Gabby!! so inspiring every week!

xox Vicky
Bikinis & Passports

Lydz xX said...

hahaha loving the chalk board lady...so random! and the JS shoes are perfect. great blog!

Lydz xX

mom & son said...

I love it all!

I just discovered your blog... nice blog you have! would you like to exchange links with me? just let me if you have added mine so I can add yours. thanks!


Lindsay [rookie's nest] said...

pretty & happy post!! x

Chapstick Fanatic said...

For the outfit (#3) - I got a very similar sweater at H&M this weekend. They had them in a few colors if you wanted to check them out. Not sure if you will find the same stuff (as this store was in DC).

hope you are enjoying your weekend!


Ivânia Santos (Diamond) said...


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Anonymous said...

I'm all about those Dany! HAven't gotten mine cause I can't decide on one color, but they are definitely the IT shoes, can't wait to see you wearing them! Hope you're having a lovely weekend!

<3 Cess O.
The Outfit Diaries

Collections said...

Love photograph #1 and #3.


La Petite Olga said...

Love decorating my flat with tulips in spring!!

xx Olga
La Petite Olga

*Simply Colette* said...

Aww thanks sweetie! What a nice Sunday surprise :) I'm blushing!


One Day in April said...

like #4!! :)

x Melody


Stephanie said...

Love all of the bright and beautiful colors of this post :)

Eternally yours,

Miyan said...

great list! that map skirt is too wonderful!



Anonymous said...

aww this is awesome! And it's happiness so far beyond all the material things you're blessed to have. = ) for you!

GypsyGDesigns.com said...

What a wild and fun collection! Love it! Keep having fun=}


AKB said...

Shoes + Bag + Ring = Awesome! Love it! Great styling!!

Laura said...

You will SO love the dany's!!! Congrats :) And I agree- I want outfit #3 too!

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goodbadnfab said...

Great pictures! Very inspiring! I'm now subscribing to your blog on my google reader!

Please check out my blog when you get a chance.

a fashion lawyer by day, fashion police by night...I play at red carpet events, shop all over town, and live life in the fab lane in LA!

Fiamma said...

I guess we love the same things1!!! Great post!!! And don't be afraid to mix patterns and experiment:) Try even unthinkable combinations you might be surprised!



Bren @ B So Chic! said...

if those J.S.'s were an 8, I'd scoop them up! Niiice!

B So Chic!

Cara said...

Love all of these, especially 1 & 3! Yay for spring, lovely post ;)
xo Cara

Emma said...

love love the shoes! :O

xoxo Emma

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