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Spring Style update

I live in one of the best climates in the world, it’s not too hot, not too cold, our humidity is tolerable and we’re not overly dry. But, over the last few years our winters have been mild at best, and very very short. This year we’ve had what most would call a normal winter, but, as we enter into March I’m left with the feeling of nothing to wear, and lusting after a few more pieces to round out my wardrobe and keep me solid for a few more months of what I’m hoping to be rather wet weather.

Last week I sat down and really thought about what might round out my wardrobe, I have a sufficient number of pants, work wise and jeans. What I’m lacking in are tops, a few flowy tops, skirts and dresses. In addition I need a new pair of booties, and I’m looking for them to be in the greige category. After a little bit of online shopping I’ve come up with the following “wants” that would really augment my wardrobe and hold me over until Spring really comes.


I am lacking in tops something fierce at the moment, I have a number of T-shirts, most that have moved into the “can’t wear out of the house” category, and I have 3 or 4 work tops/sweaters that I’m so so, SO very bored of wearing after 4 months in rotation. After looking at everything coming out for spring I’m in love! They’re flowy – have a very boho style and look like they’ve fallen into hippie heaven, even some that I found for work (the basic Henley) came in a variety of pastels that makes a winter girl’s heart sing.


If I had any gripe about the majority of these tops, it would be the amount of work to find appropriate undergarments not to show.

Pants, skirts and dresses

This is where I show more of a diversity with my style, pleated midi skirts, along site a paisley maxi skirt. A very polished jumpsuit, next to a Ponte dress, and can we talk about that gorgeous trench coat! I love that look top to bottom.


I’m not sure that all of these pieces would make it in to augment my wardrobe but they were definitely what called to me when I was trolling the internet.


Lastly as mentioned I need a new pair of booties, and these fit the bill! Simple, grey, not to tall of a heel, that can be dressed down or up depending on what outfit I pair them with. And the pink sneakers you might ask? Who doesn’t love a great pair of sneakers for the weekend?


What are you looking to add to your spring-ish wardrobe?


Very Inspiring

Happy Saturday to you all!


I was nominated for the Very Inspiring blogger award, just before the Holidays for a blogging award by my very dear friend Rob. He is a wonderful and funny man (I know so hard to find these days – now now he’s taken 😉 ) I am so very humbled to receive the nomination and truly thankful to Rob for keeping me going this first year of blogging, I alway know I can count on him to read my posts if sometimes he is the only one.

Here are the rules for this award:

1. Thank the person who nominated you and add their link to your blog. Check.
2. List the award rules so your nominees will know what to do – Check
3. State 7 things about yourself – below 🙂
4. Nominate 15 other bloggers – again below 🙂
5. Contact your nominees and provide a link to your post – TBD
6. Display the award logo (button) on your blog, whether on your sidebar or about page, or special award page – check

OK 7 things about myself:

1. I have an obsession with hair bobs (ties, barrettes, fascinators etc) I buy them then have to really thing about wearing them.
2. I am working on my Advanced Communicator Silver award in Toastmasters this year.
3. I share my very small queen sized bed with my husband, two dogs and a pillow pet that looks like Sully from Monsters Inc.
4. I’m looking into starting a small business on Etsy this year – wish me luck
5. I’m a sucker for a man in a nice suit and tie (Oh my ties are my thing)
6. I Collect Disney Silhouettes every time I visit – much to my family’s chagrin
7. I really really want to be independently wealthy so I can do the things I really want to do (like write) and hang out with you guys all day instead of working.


And on to my nominees, for those nominated please do not feel obligated in anyway to participate, this is my way of showing love and appreciation for your writing!

No Such Thing As Grown Ups

Natalie Charlotte 1992

The Real JLow

A Dash of Cinema

Food to Glow

Clicky Chick Creates

A Pretty Penny

The Novice Gardener

Life of Miss B

Bulging Buttons

Reflections of a book addict

Foxy Olive

Miss Kris Turner

Sew Katie Did

Ali Does it herself

I hope you enjoy reading these blogs as much as I do!


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