I Feel Pretty | at One

Get Your Pretty On turned one yesterday…and what a year it’s been.

It all started with that first outfit photo where I was so proud of myself for actually getting dressed to have lunch with my daughter at her school.  This blog has come a long way baby!

And so have I.

It’s been a daily journey of learning, discovery, friendship, creativity, challenges and growth.  I didn’t start it with any goals in mind, it was just a fun diversion and a way to hold myself accountable for getting out of my yoga pants every day.  I never could’ve dreamed it would grow into what it is today.

Burgundy Blouse Black Shorts FullI have all of you to thank for this.   Never did I think that anyone would actually be interested in what I was wearing, or my beauty routines, let alone my personal stories and family life.  You’ve shown a genuine interest and spurred me on in big and small ways on those days where I wasn’t sure that I could keep going.

Burgundy Blouse Statement Necklace

Juno Purse

Burgundy Blouse Black Shorts Purse[Blouse:  Loft/Shorts:  Mossimo/Heels:  Zigi Soho/Purse:  c/o Wallis/Earrings:  Loft/Necklace:  c/o Bijoux Box/Watch:  Michael Kors]

The blogging community is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced.  It is full of the most supportive, encouraging, giving and kind women I’ve ever encountered.  Thank you ALL for this amazing year!

Here’s to another year of getting our pretty on together!


One of those bloggers (and friends) who’s made a huge difference this past year has been Sheaffer.  Please be sure to stop by Pinterest Told Me To and check out the amazing giveaway she’s doing for a mom of a special needs child HERE.


Could you use a getaway?  Couldn’t we all?  Then be sure to enter the #GlamVacay Giveaway announced on Monday HERE.  One lucky girl will win a prize pack valued at $600 to plan her own trip.  Good luck!


I’m so excited to be bringing you yet another giveaway with 10 other lovely ladies!  We all love giveaways right?  To make the pot even sweeter and more beautiful, we’re giving away not just a $550 gift card, but a beauty bag full of 10 fabulous pieces worth over $100!  Enter through the easy Rafflecopter below and please go visit these wonderful bloggers!


I Feel Pretty

It’s the day of the week at GYPO where we celebrate what makes us feel pretty. Whether it’s a new outfit, hairstyle, or makeup, the I Feel Pretty link up is about anything and everything that makes your life prettier. Even if you’re not a blogger, you can still play along. Just tell me what made you feel pretty this week in the comments!

I Feel PrettyLink up your outfits or anything else that makes you feel pretty. There are just a few simple rules:

1. Follow GYPO. (Facebook, Twitter, Bloglovin‘) 2. Link up your pretty post. 3. Link back to my blog (using the button above or your own link). 4. Visit other pretty peeps. That’s it! Let the fun begin.     ‘); // ]]>

Getting my pretty on with What I Wore to Work, Fashion Informant, The Pleated Poppy, Shanna, Monday Mingle, Style Sessions, Trend Spin.




  1. Shay Shull

    How is your blog only one?!?! I feel like I’ve known you for years! Happy Blog Birthday to YOU! I wish you years of happy blogging in the future. And yes, what Sheaffer is doing is phenomenal for some very deserving mama. Such a sweet blogger herself. XOXO

  2. April

    I can’t believe that it’s only been one year as well! Great job, hunny!!!

  3. Sarah @ Tucker Up

    Happy birthday, blog! And I am loving that necklace!

  4. Lulu Soler

    Congratulations! Happy one year 🙂 You look beautiful!

    xo Lulu

  5. Sheaffer

    Awwwwwwwwwwwwww! First of all, Happy Birthday Friend! Second of all. Awwwwwwwwwwwwww again for the sweet mention! So glad we’ve had each other as we figured this whole blog thing out!!!! Here’s to many more years for us! 🙂

  6. Dhruvi

    CONGRATULATIONS on turning one. My blog turns two tomorrow, and I couldn’t agree more with what you’ve said about the blogging community, and how my blog motivates me! I’m doing a second bloggerversary giveaway tomorrow – be sure to stop by and enter! 🙂 Congrats again, and here’s to many, many more!

    Stilettos & Sequins

  7. Rachelle

    Happy One year! I love your blog and you deserve all your success. Cheers to many more. You look dashing as always.

  8. Saxon

    Congratulations on your blog turning 1! It is one of my favorites, for sure. Can’t wait to read it every morning. I LOVE your outfit and I’m going to copy it ASAP! I just bought a burgundy blouse yesterday and I have some black shorts. I also saw a bag similar to yours on the clearance rack at Belk but didn’t buy it. It will be mine today. 😉 I’m heading to southeastern New Mexico to visit my daughter for a month. I think this will be a perfect outfit for that trip. 🙂

  9. Susan Jeffries

    You are actually the blogger who encouraged me to get out of my running pants! I have a very long way to go to even be close to where you are, but I am having fun putting outfits together with my daughter. Thank you for the inspiration! You are a lovely, genuine friend and I wish you continued blessings with your blog! I have been wanting to try the Peter Thomas Roth Unwrinkle, so thanks for the opportunity! Susan

  10. Style Journey

    Congrats on your blog birthday! The blogging community truly is special. Here’s to another great year for you!

  11. Laura

    Happy Birthday to your blog!

  12. Ginny

    You look great Alison, I love getting to stop by and see you style.

  13. Lauren

    Yay! Happy one year blog anniversary!

  14. Ada

    Alison – you look absolutely gorgeous first of all. I love every piece you are wearing, especially the Blouse, Shoes, Purse, Necklace & Earrings. Secondly, happy 1 year to your beautiful blog. You and your blog have grown so much. You have a great, creative, interesting, girly blog filled with great tips and awesome posts. Great giveaways to celebrate also.

    My pleasure linking up with you this Wednesday & every Wednesday. =)

  15. Red Tag Chic Los Angeles

    CONGRATULATIONS on your blog’s wonderful 1st year Alison……& thanks for sharing your life & your journey with all of us out here! Continue to be an inspiration to all of us real women on how to live a jolly good life!


  16. Margaret

    Congrats on your blog birthday! Thanks for hosting this weekly link up. Oh and cute outfit (as always)

  17. Suzanne

    Happy Blogversary! You’ve done so well for someone that has only been blogging for a year!


  18. Kristin

    Those shoes are crazy hot lady!

  19. Shybiker

    Congratulations on your anniversary! And it’s OUR pleasure to enjoy your blog.

  20. Kara

    Happy blog birthday sweet Alison! Congrats on a successful year of blogging! You are definitely one of my favorite bloggers to follow 🙂

  21. Annette

    Congratulations on turning one year, alison! Your blog is fabulous and surely very inspirational to me. You are doing a fantastic job and thank you for hosting us again today.

    This outfit is amazing and I really cannot decide what’s my favourite piece. You look beautiful as always!

    Annette | Lady of Style

  22. KC Saling

    Congratulations on your blog turning 1! You’ve done some amazing things with it, and you’ve been a big inspiration! Here’s cheers for more years! 😀

  23. Jyoti from Style Delights

    happy Birthday to your blog! What an amazing journey! Thanks for being a style inspiration and such a genuine, sweet, open hearted blogger!! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    Style-Delights Blog

  24. Jessi

    Happy 1 year Allison!! I thought you had been around longer just because your blog is so organized and pretty, you really know what you’re doing! Gorgeous photos! Love that necklace and your shoes especially! You look beautiful as always 🙂

  25. Rachel G

    That blouse is very pretty! It’s so fun to start a blog and to have the reaction from others that they actually are interested, that they actually do read! It still surprises me, and yet it’s so encouraging!

  26. Callie

    Congratulations on your one year anniversary! That’s wonderful! I love your outfit today. So pretty, and your bag is awesome!

  27. Vodka Infused Lemonade

    Congrats!!!! Happy 1st blog birthday. It’s amazing how blogging changes your life and how you put your outfits together. Congrats.



  28. Sherry

    Congrats on the year anniversary!! You have done such an amazing job of building Get Your Pretty On Alison!! I’m truly inspired by you!

  29. Nicki

    Congratulations! You are fabulous!

  30. Lauren @ Style Elixir

    Congratulations on one year Alison!!!! That’s fabulous – you have done amazing job in creating your blog, I always love coming here to read your posts. You are one of the sweetest and most genuine bloggers, I’ve appreciate the opportunity to get to know you and call you one of my great blog pals 🙂

    Looking forward to another year of pretty!!

    Lauren xx

  31. Lauren @ Style of One's Own

    You look stunning here! Happy One Year Anni! That is so exciting and encouraging to see how much your blog has grown.


  32. Antionette Blake

    Congratulations on your Blogoversary…cheers to many many more!

  33. Jenna

    Happy blog birthday! I can’t believe it’s only a year old!!! I have a LOT of catching up to do! You’ve done so much with the blog in such a short time! I really enjoy reading it every day! And by the way, you look absolutely gorgeous in these pics!!

  34. MorganizewithMe!

    Happy First Birthday! You have been a blessing to me, and I am very thankful that I stumbled across GYPO. xo

  35. Mrs C

    Congratulations on the first anniversary of your successful blog! Wishing you all the best for the years to come and more stunning outfit and effortless style! Thanks for letting me share 🙂


  36. Stephanie

    Happy one year blogiversary! Cheers to inspiring all of us to get out of yoga pants. 😀 Hope you ate something sweet to celebrate!

  37. Niki

    Congratulations on one year, and I am so happy to have gotten to know you through blogging!!!

  38. hl

    Happy one year blogaversary!!!

  39. Amanda

    Happy blog-iversary! Love this chic shorts look, I’m drooling over those heels!

  40. Michael

    Again, gorgeous! I can NEVER make shorts look dressy and chic. It always looks too casual. Any tips??



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