Stripes & Polka Dots & Wine

Friday! w00t!




I challenged myself to take on something from the Blogging Besties challenge, which included: “striped shirt, cardigan, skinny dress pants, emerald green, camel, ballet flats, and a leather handbag”. Continue reading


Home again, home again, jiggity jig!

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday!  WOW, boy did I ever.  My husband and I got to take a little spa getaway trip to a fantastic place in the middle of the woods – no wifi, no cell phone access even!  It was so lovely to be unplugged totally for several days.  The hot springs soaking, fabulous vegetarian buffet three times a day, and a total lack of parenting small children didn’t hurt, either!  If you ever get a chance to visit Breitenbush, I highly recommend it.  (But you have to be okay with naked people at the hot springs. Just a fair warning!)image


Back to the present day.  It’s my first day on this blog sans prompt, and I’m happy with the results!


It it was a pretty lowkey day around here – and freaking cold! I finally figured out a way to wear this sweater vest that I picked up years ago at Goodwill.  I’m digging the lime green and pink stripe combo!

button-down: J. Crew (thrifted), sweater vest: Anne Taylor Loft (thrifted), jeans: Levi’s (thrifted), wedge booties: Mad Love (via Target)

Take Two, Day 12: Kinda Dressed Up

So I’m repeating the prompts from the #31days31waysremix, and the Day 12 prompt is to get a little dressed up.

Um, kay.  Normally, not a big deal – I love an excuse to dress up! But, it’s TaeKwonDo Wednesday, which severely limits my clothing options – it must be modular, meaning I need to be able to strip down to a workout outfit, then dress it back up for the rest of the day at homeschool co-op. Continue reading