Hi there!

Welcome! I am Olivia, the author of Olivia May Bell blog and I am so glad you're here! Whether your here for fashion tips, mom/baby info, or maybe you just happened to stumble upon this, I am so happy you did! So let's get to know each other a little better!

Friday, August 31, 2018

ILYMIX Review / Sunglasses





STYLE DETALS

SUNNIES: Ilymix // NECKLACE: Target // TOP: Free People // JEANS: J Crew // BAG: Tory Burch // SHOES: Payless (designer dupe!!)

Hey guys! Happy Friday (& long weekend)! So I want to share some sunglasses with you guys that I got this week! They are super cute and affordable and they have tons of different styles. I think it is super important to be transparent with you guys- because that's what I would want someone to do for me! These glasses are about mid range quality wise. They're better than dollar store glasses but obviously not the quality of say Ray Bans. Of course they are also a lot more inexpensive. If you are like me, and lose/scratch/generally aren't very good with sunglasses they're perfect! I hate buying expensive sunglasses because I am SUPER bad with them and for me, it's pretty much always a waste of money. Therefore the cheaper route is best for me! I got three different pairs and they are all super cute!

Diffa Sunglasses - Six Colors  Double Crossbar Metal Pantos Aviator Sunglasses   Oslo Sunglasses - Blue
                           "Diffa"                         " Double Cross Bar "                    "Oslo"


Lucky for you all - they even gave me a discount code to share with you all if you want to get some! It's $15 off- and most (if not all) of the sunglasses are $39! I will say the shipping took about a week in a half- just so you know!

Click the link below to shop and get your discount!


Thank you all for reading!!

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Pink Fuzzy Sweater




STYLE DETAILS

SWEATER: Forever 21 // TOP: Banana Republic (sold out) // JEANS: J Crew // WATCHBAND: Amazon // SHOES: Tory Burch

My Favorite Bloggers

A lot of people have asked me about some of my favorite blogs to follow! I've posted my favorites and their instagrams (linked through their names) and their blogs (linke through their blog names) ! Hope y'all enjoy! Comment some of your favorites for me to follow!!



Emily Ann Gemma- The Sweetest Thing
Emily is my all time favorite blogger! I've followed her for a couple years now and she always posts the best stuff! Not to mention her absolutely adorable son, Luke! I loved her blog even more after I found out her husband was in medical school! Caleb is applying to PA school and her blog had a lot of posts about what her and John went through with medical school, what to expect, etc. But she also posted the cutest outfits and traveled a lot- which appealed to me too!


Caitlin Covington- Southern Curls and Pearls

I'm pretty sure Caitlin was the first blogger I ever followed! I found her through a Starbucks picture on Pinterest! She is absolutely adorable and wears the cutest stuff. She will occasionally share recipes on her blog, too- & they never disappoint! She gives me major travel envy too! She goes all kinds of places but frequents Charleston alot- like me! We always seem to miss each other by like a day. ๐Ÿ˜‚



Madi Nelson- Hey Madi Nelson

She is the cutest mama ever!! Her little boy is such a chunk and I love it. She seems so sweet and has the cutest style! Her home stuff if super cute too!






Dani Austin

Okay Dani is literally the funniest, real girl out there! She's absolutely hilarious and has the best style too. She's always keeping it real and is always laughing. She really loves God and it shows through her social media! No matter how many mean, ugly comments she gets, she still will say she wants to pray that they will have a better day & I just think that is amazing.

Kelsie Bynum- Sassy Southern Blonde

Kelsie has the most unique style! She's always finding good deals and the cutest pieces. She is super sweet and has the cutest hair!!








Alexis Buck - Alexis Paige Blog

I have searched for forever for another local gal!!! Finally found one! :)  I just recently found her but she's super cute! She has a career in dental hygiene along with blogging- if that's not boss babe I don't know what is! She shops at Target a lot and finds a ton of great deals!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Fall Floral Jumpsuit





STYLE DETAILS 

JUMPSUIT: Target //

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Striped Dress and Army Jacket




STYLE DETAILS

DRESS: Target // NECKLACE: Target // JACKET: American Eagle (sold out) // SHOES: Tory Burch // BAG: Tory Burch //


Y'all!!! I am absolutely loving that it's starting to feel like fall outside- in the AM at least. I can't wait for the cooler weather to roll in and last all day. I hardly know what to do with myself these days! No school for me, so Liam and I usually get coffee and wander around Target. Feel free to comment any activity suggestions. ๐Ÿ˜‚

Friday, August 24, 2018

Pink Peplum




STYLE DETAILS

TOP: Boutique // JEANS: Lucky Brand // SHOES: Chloe Dupes //

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Feels Like Fall



STYLE DETAILS

SUNGLASSES: Ray Ban // SWEATSHIRT: J Crew  (similiar) // SHORTS: Gap // WATCH BAND: Amazon // LIAM'S SHOES: New Balance

Today was such a nice day! It was so cool and breezy we got to have lunch outside! (Normally we don't because I'm afraid Liam will get to hot). It made me so excited for fall, football season, and PSLs!! (BTW only 5 more days for PSL's). What's your favorite thing about fall?

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Target Rompers


Yay for Target!!! I mean who doesn’t like Target??? Anyways, I went in there yesterday for some hair stuff and you know, I just HAD to go look through the clothes, the dollar section, home, and baby stuff because I was already in there, ya know? Well that resulted in picking up a few things ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚. 




Okay I absolutely love this romper!! It’s knit and super light weight and soft for summer! It comes in this heathers gray, black, and red!



OKAY I ADORE THIS. It’s so perfect for that summer/fall transition. Perfect in the fall with a jean jacket or sweater. It ties around the neck and is super flowy and comfy! I believe in comes in two different colors!



This one is so fun! It’s silky and soft. Perfect for date night or just a night out with the girls! It runs a little big so I’d size down unless you like things super baggy! 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Chambray Top

             



             




STYLE DETAILS

TOP// Crown and Ivy PANTS// Billabong 






Adidas Swift Run





ADULTS// KIDS//

Mine are the light pink and black but they are sold out! There are 10 colors and they’re mostly on sale. True to size!

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Blue Floral Dress





STYLE DETAILS

DRESS// Shopbop WATCHBAND// Toms SHOES// Jack Rogers



Friday, August 17, 2018

Fitness Friday 8/17







STYLE DETAILS

TANK \\ TJ Maxx LEGGINGS \\  Beyond Yoga SHOES \\  Adidas WATCH BAND \\ Amazon


So I'll be honest, there wasn't much fitness going on this week! Caleb was working a lot this week so I didn't really get to go to the gym much. Thankfully, my watch keeps me accountable! I debated getting an Apple Watch for a long time. I thought I would never use it! Turns out I wear it everyday! It sends you these little reminders to stand if you've been sitting for a while and it always makes me life because it's like it's telling you, "Hey lazy, you might wanna stand up, you haven't moved in like an hour." ๐Ÿ˜‚ But it really is a nice reminder to stay active! You can also set goals on it and it will show your progress throughout the day.

The workouts app on it allows you to select a different workout and it will tell you how many calories you're burning! Which I love because of the second app I use! My Fitness Pal is an app I use to track all my calories and how much water I drink for that day. Because I'm breastfeeding, I have to drink an insane amount of water and it helps me keep track of it all!



It has an amazing selection of most foods and will even breakdown your calories and tell you how many grams of carbs,  proteins and fats you're eating! I plug in my workout calories from my watch so I know how many calories I've burned vs how many I ate! 











I always try to remind myself that everyday is different. You may not have the time or motivation to eat healthy and/or workout every.single.day. and that's okay!! Thanks for reading!



Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Cozy Pink Sweater

      



STYLE DETAILS 

SWEATER // Anthropologie- sold out Similar here & here T SHIRT// Target SHORTS// American Eagle SUNNIES// Nordstrom SHOES// Tory Burch 


Hope y'all are having a great week so far! Can I just say I am so glad that I don't have to start back to school. . . EVER AGAIN (hopefully). So glad to be done. But those of you all headed back- good luck! I kind of always loved the first few days back to school-then I was over it. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Let me know in the comments where you go (if you go anywhere) and what type of looks you're shopping for!




Friday, August 10, 2018

Fitness Friday 8/10


So I sort of changed my routine a bit, mainly because Caleb is so busy with work and it is hard to be away from Liam for more than like 45 minutes! I realized that cycling wasn't really working my abdominal area at all- which was fine for the beginning! But I have started doing the stair stepper and elliptical about 5 days a week.

First I get on the elliptical and choose the weigh loss setting and do that for about thirty minutes. It does rotations as such:

Level 1 - 4 min
Level 8 - 4 min
Level 2 - 4 min
Level 8 - 4 min
Level 3 - 4 min
Level 8 - 4 min
Level 4 - 4 min
Level 8 - 2 min

I usually burn about 400- 450 calories doing this!

Then I do the stair stepper on weight loss for about 15-30 minutes depending on well Liam is doing at home! I usually will burn about 300 calories or more doing this!

So far I have lost all of my baby weight except for like 8 pounds! Now I am just picking up on my goals from before I got pregnant!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Summer Closet Staples


I know it's August and school is starting and everyone is getting excited for fall! I love fall, but summer is definitely my season- I can't let it go just yet! I wanna share with y'all summer of my closet staples for summer. You gotta have several of these because they go with everything and the outfit combinations are endless!

V- Necks
Raw Edge V-Neck Tee,
                        Main,
                        color, Black                      Women's Monterey Pocket V-Neck Short Sleeve T-Shirt - Universal Threadรข„¢ - image 1 of 3              Whisper Cotton V-Neck Pocket Tee,
                        Main,
                        color, Tranquil Ocean

               BP || Comes in 7 colors!             Target || Comes in 11 colors            Madewell || Comes in 6 colors!  

V-Necks are an absolute must have for summer! They are super easy to throw one with a cute bralette or wear under a light sweater if it's colder out! I even wore mine with leggings or joggers for a simple, cute athleisure outfit!


Espadrille
             Asos || Under $40!             Target || Two colors!          Steve Madden || Super comfy!

Espadrille are my absolute favorite summer sandal! They go with literally anything- jean shorts, dresses, and pants. You can dress them up or dress them down. I feel like they jazz up any outfit!!


Sun Dresses
Crochet-Trim Maxi DressAnM Striped Maxi Dress
Shein || 5 colors!!     XXI || 2 colors!        Shein || 8 colors!         XXI || So comfy!
Amazon || 2 colors!    Vici Dolls || Jumpsuit!

Sun dresses are a summer must! So simple and easy to just throw on and look super cute! I actually hate wearing pants ๐Ÿ˜‚. So throwing on a cute dress or jumpsuit has always been my favorite! It's always easier and quicker than piecing together a whole outfit!



Sunniesss!!!

eieckeyhole sunglasses : factorywomen sunglasses & eyeglasses
 J Crew || Love tortoise!!       Asos || Aviators are my fave!         J Crew || Goes with everything!

Of course no summer outfit is complete without a pair of sunnies! I recently lost my black Ray Ban aviators (say a prayer for me! they were my fave) so I'll be order the Quay ones! I am so bad with sun glasses guys!! I should've known better than to buy expensive ones!! Thankfully the two tortoise pair are both under $30! I have a similar pair of the white tortoise from Nordstrom's (sold out :( of course) and they are the best!!