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Friday, January 30, 2015

Friday Finds

A simple DIY succulent project from The Golden Girl Blog
The perfect carry all tote with an adorable monogram from Kelly in the City
An easy Dill Pickle Dip to whip up for Super Bowl Sunday
A dreamy bedroom scene that I would kill to curl up in right about now

Happy Friday all! I don't know about you, but I'm so glad it's finally here. I've been battling some kinda cold this past week which made it go by that much slower. So I'm looking forward to a relaxing weekend which will hopefully help me to recoup from this nasty bug. I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Baked Oatmeal

I made this super simple Baked Oatmeal over the weekend to eat for breakfast throughout the week. It is absolutely delicious and healthy to boot! Either eat it cold, right out of the fridge, or throw it in the microwave and enjoy it warm, it's absolutely to die for. I can't wait to try it out with different fruits in the future! 

  • 2 Cups All Natural Oats
  • 1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Strawberries, sliced
  • 1 Cup Blueberries
  • 1 Banana
  • 2 Cups Milk, Fat-Free
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Spray a 10X10 casserole dish with cooking spray
  • In a large bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and half the berries. Add to the casserole dish
  • In a separate bowl, combine milk, egg, and vanilla. Whisk and pour over the oat mixture, making sure the oats are soaked
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until firm

Makes 9 servings. 4 Weight Watchers Points Plus

Monday, January 26, 2015

One Year

Anthropologie Dress , Nine West Shoes, Vintage Bangle 

It's officially been one year since I worked up the courage to share my first style post here on Simple Found Treasures. It's kinda like a blogiversary (is that a thing?)! A lot has changed in that year, I like to think this little spot on the web has only gotten better since then. I'm so grateful to all of you out there that take the time to read my post and like my photos, without you this just wouldn't be as fun. Hopefully this next year only brings more exciting things to Simple Found Treasures! 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Friday Finds

A fun Floral Sweatshirt to brighten up these gloomy days
A classic Wedge Bootie
An easy way to share memories with a Smartphone Wireless Printer
A quick Five Ingredient Pasta to whip up for dinner

Happy Friday everyone! I don't know about you, but this week flew by! I feel like I'm finally back in the swing of things with two weeks of class under my belt this semester. My weekend will be filled with homework, dog shows (yes, we have a Portuguese Water Dog that is a knockout in the ring) and working on some posts that you'll see soon here on Simple Found Treasures! Speaking of new posts, is there anything you'd like to see more of, things I could do without? I'd love your feedback! 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Dreaming of Spring

We've been experiencing some very un-Chicago like warm temps as of lately (think 40 degrees! it rocks!) and it's got me dreaming of spring. Hopefully these fun pieces brighten your day!

Monday, January 19, 2015

Workin' on my Fitness

If you haven't tried the C9 by Champion line of workout apparel for Target, this is your chance! They are running a buy one get one 50% off sale on select items (including both pieces I'm wearing here!) until January 24th. So for all of you who made the resolution to get in shape, do it in style with C9 by Champion. 

Friday, January 16, 2015

Friday Finds

The perfect handbag to brighten up your winter wardrobe 
I'm always looking for simple appetizers, like this Jalapeno Whipped Feta Dip
Loving this look from J.Crew. How to rock printed pants in cold temps
You can never have enough great candles, love the look of this one from Lavender Home & Gifts 

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous week. I started classes back up for the spring semester, so I'll be doing a lot of reading this weekend. What are you all doing this weekend, any fun plans? 

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Blanket Scarf

Blanket scarves are all the rage this season and I have to confess I have quite a few...but I particularly love this one from Alixandra Collections. If you haven't checked out Alixandra Collections yet I highly suggest you do! They have a great selection of clothing and accessories as well as great jewelry. 

Monday, January 12, 2015

Black and White

Happy Monday everyone! With the cold temps here in Chicago I've been living in sweaters. I absolutely love this oversized cardigan from Old Navy. Enjoy your week! 

Friday, January 9, 2015

Friday Finds

TGIF! I had yesterday off due to the frigid temps we've been experiencing here in Chiberia.  So this week has been a little jumbled for me, but I'm glad it's Friday and that I'm back on a regular schedule after the holidays. I'm looking forward to a weekend of relaxing with no plans but possibly baking these chocolate peanut butter shortbread cookies..what about you guys, any exciting plans? 

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

New Year, New Gear

It's that time of year when most of us are making resolutions to be healthier, or just to shed that holiday weight. So let's look good while we do it, shall we?  Here are a few of my gym must-haves to get you started. Side note-Old Navy is having an AMAZING sale on all of their activewear right now and I can't say enough good things about their leggings, I live in them! Also, if you don't have an activity tracker already, I highly suggest the Fitbit Zip, it's only $60 and syncs to an app on your smartphone. Now let's go hit the gym..or the couch, I'm not here to judge! haha!

Monday, January 5, 2015

A Year in Review

I can't believe an entire year has passed by already. January is always a time for reflection, so I thought I would take a look back at some of my favorites posts over the year. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday!