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Mar 13, 2012

I am so glad everyone is still digging the Obsessions posts because I sure do love writing them!

Obsessed with this dress and even more so with the price tag. It is only $118, such a steal for a cute maxi dress. Pretty sure she will be mine soon!

So of course I had heard of Nicole Ritchie’s jewelry line but I had never seen it in person. While I was in Charlotte we stopped in Nordtroms where they had a display set up of her jewelry. I loved every piece I tried on. The jewelry was made so well and even more beautiful in person. I thought it looked like it should cost alot more than it did! My two favorites pictured below. They both come in black as well but I was really digging the neutral color.
Station Leather Necklace

Double Sunburst Pendant

I am so hooked on these crackers. Theyโ€™re the thinnest, crispiest cracker around, and theyโ€™re baked with no added oil. I bought the multi-grain kind and it is made with only 3 ingredients, so you know they are good for you. One serving of 34ยฐ Crispbread is 9 crackers and that is only 35 calories and 0 grams of fat. Seriously go pick up a box of these. I found mine at Costco but I have seen them at Earthfare as well. They pair perfectly with my cheese and wine in the afternoon!

I am in love with these shoes in a major way. They are the perfect nude color with a hint of hot pink.

I have to admit I switched to Almond Milk after I heard Gwyneth say that she drank it. I know alot of regular diary and milk are laden with hormones and Almond milk is not. There is no cholesterol, lactose, or animal products in Almond Milk. It is so good I may not switch back to regular milk. The Silk brand is what I tried and love.

This is the pizza I blogged out yesterday. It is so darn good. You must try this if you love Truffles. You can really taste the flavor in the pizza. I think mushrooms and truffles are quite possibly the perfect combo. I do recommend adding extra cheese.

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  1. I'm another Almond Milk drinker – and I love it ๐Ÿ™‚

    I want to try that pizza so bad! Soon!!!

  2. We do all silk soy milk with Wells. She still eats cheese and some dairy yogurt which I'd like to slowly switch her out of. I want her to be completely dairy free. Matthew and I are slowly trying to switch ourselves off it as well. I've been trying soy milk in my coffee but can't quite get over the nutty taste. He's been wanting to try the almond milk too.

    Oh, and I'm LOVING that maxi!!!

  3. I love that pizza too, truffle is amazing.

  4. I drink almond milk too. I find it's actually cheaper than organic cow's milk at my grocery store, and I can always find a coupon for it. I need to try that pizza!!

  5. FYI..all Publix Milk is hormone free.. Soy is not good for men, had cases of men developing breast. You always have some great info..will have to try the crackers..love Costco.

  6. Kyle says:

    Love that dress and those DVF shoes. Have been hooked on those crispbread crackers ever since my mom introduced me to them. We have the cracked pepper in our pantry right now. So good!

  7. I actually just made the switch to Almond milk myself… It is delish!! GAHH that dress!!

  8. This is my first time reading your obsessions! Such a fun idea! I love using almond milk in my green monster smoothies. So yummy.

    I love those DVF sandals!! I have not seen these yet – they are so pretty!

  9. I cant eat any lactose so this Almond Milk could be perfect! Thanks for sharing!

  10. I too am obsessed with the 34 degrees crispbread!!!! Perfect pairing with the parrano cheese I am also smitten with!!! Salivating while even thinking about it since I gave up CHEESE for Lent!!!!!!!!!! Cant wait to try the trader joes mushroom and black truffle pizza next!!!!!

  11. Love the ikat dress, gorgeous! And I need to get to Trader Joe's asap – truffle mushroom pizza? Sounds like a winner!

  12. That pizza looks so good. I'll have to try it. I love almond milk too!

  13. Taylor says:

    Love the dress + the DVF shoes!! And I switched to almond milk a couple of months ago too…. with just me, I was throwing out milk every single week – I love how it lasts longer and have grown to love the taste!

  14. Yummm that pizza is a "must-try" for me! Loving that maxi dress as well! ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. One of my roomies loves silk almond as well-I need to try it!

  16. Oooo loving that maxi dress! Need to add it to my wish list!

  17. Christina says:

    I'm an almond milk drinker as well. It's so good! Just watch some of them bc they have a lot of added sugar. ๐Ÿ™‚ Those crackers really are the best bc they have enough crunch but they don't take away from the wonderful cheese. I always put brie and goat cheese on them. SO GOOD!!

  18. Christina says:

    I'm an almond milk drinker as well. It's so good! Just watch some of them bc they have a lot of added sugar. ๐Ÿ™‚ Those crackers really are the best bc they have enough crunch but they don't take away from the wonderful cheese. I always put brie and goat cheese on them. SO GOOD!!

  19. I love those shoes and necklaces. Such great pics!

  20. love that dress! we all (me and the kids) drink almond milk too, but I love the Almond breeze brand better. it's thinner. ๐Ÿ˜‰


  21. Love those crackers too. And that maxi would be perfect for you! I'm been considering trying Silk!

  22. Jill says:

    I love House of harlow, I have a few of her pieces… the pizza sounds delish and I use almond milk for my smoothies.

    love "obsessions"

  23. I always love your dresses! I am a Almond milk fan! Peyton was drinking it but since I don't cook much I went back to organic milk cuz I was scared she wasn't getting enough good fat.

  24. Alexa says:

    Ah that dress! And I love almond milk!

  25. Day Old News says:

    Almond milk is my fav too, I like it way better than soy. That maxi dress is tre cute. I just got bit by the summer clothes bug today while planning my trip to Palm Springs for next month so I want to see more!!

  26. Kristin says:

    I am now obsessed with those DVF sandals!

  27. I love Almond Milk in my smoothies!

  28. How cute is that maxi!!! You know I have never tried soy milk before. xo

  29. Bud and Leo says:

    I am obsessed w/ almond milk – try the chocolate – it's so good!

  30. You always find the most gorgeous dresses, in love with it!!