Daily Archives: September 2, 2011

30 Days of Denim – Day Two

So today, I took an even bigger style leap! I saw a picture that I just liked the silhouette of and took my style inspiration from that instead of copying it directly. Baby steps, people. Baby steps.

Here was the pin:


And then I laughed out loud hysterically at the irony of the source being a site called Petite Little Girl — 3 things I am most definitely NOT. But I liked the leopard, I liked the belt, and I am in LOVE with a high waisted pencil skirt (one of which I happen to have – IN DENIM!)

And here’s what I came up with:


Similar, but different.  Pulled together but still casual.

Sweater: Merona for Target
Tank: Old Navy
Skirt: Gap Outlet
Wedges: Merona for Target
Belt: Target
Necklace: A gift from my Mama (and a favorite!)

I actually felt super comfy all day (Gap skirts rule!) and was glad to do something a little out of my comfort zone. Maybe tomorrow I will venture out of the “Target” section of my closet. Maybe not, you never know.

What did you wear today? Join the group and play a little show and tell.

Autumn Bucket List – 2011


It’s September! Let’s get this party started!


*Plan and execute Fall Garden
*Buy a ridiculously good smelling candle
*Paint AT LEAST one room


*Have a Football Party
*Try 5 new soups
*Attempt to make a Paleo Pecan or Apple Pie
*Bake apples in the crockpot


*Beat last year’s 5k time (41 minutes) in Run to Feed the Hungry
*Get a pull up on a DAMN BAND!
*Do 10 non-girl pushups (current count is 3)
*Get some double unders, yo!


*Keep up with Autumn Minibook
*Read 10 books (Sept-Nov)
*Carve Pumpkins with Garrett
*Figure out some legit Halloween costumes for the annual party we get invited to
*Do an updated photo sitting with Donna Beck Photography – professional, blog photos, xmas card photos, family photos
*Ahem* Send Christmas Cards (well, towards the end of fall)
*Soak in hot springs, preferably these hot springs
*Have a FABULOUS GIRLS WEEKEND with these ladies


*Buy a loud colored coat
*Wear more of your fun hats
*Buy some fun tights
*Find a damn perfect pair of boots!

And really, I think that is enough things to do before December, don’t you???

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