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Spring Forward!

Um, can we just talk about this weekend’s weather for a minute?  (Friends in New England and the Midwest, you may want to avert your eyes).  It was almost 70 degrees and sunny the whole time!  Sure, I’ve had a headache for four days because of the weather change, and I may have gotten my first mosquito bite of the season today (thanks, Georgia…), but guys.  70 degrees.  I feel like I have a new lease on life!

So, to celebrate, of course I wore the most spring-y thing I could find in my closet.  Usually I get sick when the weather changes, not only from allergies, but I also forget that just because it’s above freezing doesn’t mean I should break out the shorts and tank tops.  Today, I at least had enough good sense to wear a cardigan, and that was sufficient.  I’m gonna be honest, I even got a little hot at one point (that last sentence was really just to brag to the Northerners).

1 - floral maxi, black cardiI used a different headband than normal for my hair, so that’s why it looks a little crazy…but I liked it in a messy, country singer kind of way.  And all I did in this outfit was go to church and then to a coffee shop, but I was wearing spring, and that was enough for me.

Did you have good weather this weekend?  If so, what did you do?  I can’t wait to hear!

80 Days of Summer: Bows for Dayz

Today’s outfit is a premature celebration of my favorite holiday – Independence Day (you probably saw that coming).  Fireworks, barbecues, cold drinks, and America – there’s nothing better.

I bought these cuties a year or two ago right before the 4th, and they’ve been a staple ever since.

DSC_0145This casual look was my choice when I went to get a pedicure last week.  It’s not patriotic per se, but anchors and bows are still American in my book.

1- Anchor tank, bow shoesUnfortunately, this picture has made me realize my skirt is past it’s prime.  Too bad – I really liked the train conductor pinstripes.  But then again, I’m probably too old for skirts this short, anyway.  A moment of silence for my youth, please.

I hope y’all are okay with the ol’ red, white, and blue, because this is a preview of my suitcase for the next 4 days…
imageWhat I lack in creativity, I make up in zeal.  Happy birthday, America – we love you!

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