My February in Instagrams

February was an awesome month! Al and I celebrated our four year anniversary, we took an incredible trip to Vermont last weekend (blog post to come!), and it feels like the weather is starting to finally break. If you didn't see My January in Instagrams check it out! Below, My February in Instagrams highlights!

Our first meal out of the Plenty cookbook

View from the bar above the kitchen bar at Peck's Arcade in Troy, NY. We had our anniversary dinner here and it was incredible!

Can't beat a garage sale find like this one!

Last weekend we took a trip for Vermont and stayed in the most magical space. Here's a photo of Al standing out front upon our arrival

Last breakfast of February 2015

Follow me on Instagram to check out the rest of my images from February. Don't forgot to follow the official blue poppy blog Instagram too! I'd love to see your favorite February Instagram. Comment below with a link to your favorite photo and enjoy your first March weekend. Hope it's filled with fun and excitement!

Shop Etsy Sunday + Giveaway: Valencia Leigh Jewelry

After the last few amazing and successful Shop Etsy Sunday features I am so excited to have Valencia Leigh Jewelry in the spotlight this week! While searching for birthday gifts for my mom and brothers girlfriend who both turn a year older in a March (um, today is March 1st!?) I found this shop. VLJ is based out of NYC and caters to every woman who likes to accessorize with class and elegance.

Natasia Musumecia, owner and designer, creates all of the high fashion jewelry that this shop has to offer. It is all absolutely beautiful and even better, reasonable in price! There is definitely something here for everyone whether it's a ring, necklace, bracelet, or earrings. My mom and brother's girlfriend are in for a treat this year - if you two are reading this you'll just have to guess what you are getting, aren't you excited?! Pictured below are just of few of the many pieces that VLJ has to offer. These ones are by far my favorite!

Light Green Natural Stone Drop Earrings // Delicate Leaf Ring // Bella Bridal Sapphire Earrings

And there is so much more in the VLJ shop, from sapphire blue rings to teardrop earrings!

Best of all, Valencia Leigh Jewelry has teamed up with blue poppy blog to giveaway a pair of the Butterfly White Shell Pearl Stud Earrings you see in the shop to one lucky reader!

I have a pair myself and I absolutely love them! All you have to do for your chance to win is enter below and keep those fingers crossed! The contest will run until 11:59PM EST on March 8 and the winner will be announced on Monday, March 9. Plus, Natasia is so graciously offering blue poppy blog readers 15% off their entire order throughout the month of March! Just use code BLUE15 at checkout to redeem.

As always, don't forget to shop Valencia Leigh Jewelry on Etsy, and be sure to follow on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates, new arrivals and more! To those who enter the giveaway, and to those who don't, I hope you have an incredible week! xo