Rebirth

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Spring at last! The time has come for light layers and bright springy colors! And on a more philosophical level, a sort of rebirth for me from all the nonsense of last year, illness and treatments and worry…then ridiculous foot pain all winter into the spring…so many things keeping me indoors and inactive and feeling down. There are also some other personal things that are finally reaching resolution this year, so I’m seeing some light at the end of a long dark tunnel. Sorry to be so oh woe is me but it is what it is. But there’s an end in sight – to sprinter (spring + winter) and to me feeling so MEH. 

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And this outfit is anything but meh. I’ve shared this “bright but dark” top before here and here. You can see how versatile it is in that I’ve worn it with black jeans, medium wash denim, and now white denim. I think the top would also look nice over a white peasant/boho style skirt like this, amiright? How nice would that be for summer evenings on the beach? Oohhhh…summer evenings on the beeeaaacchhhhhh. I can’t wait!!!

It’s still a little chilly early and late in the day and a light jacket is called for, Just in Case. I’m the queen of Just in Case.

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This army green jacket is a couple years old from Target’s Ava & Viv plus-size brand. It’s very lightweight Tencel, a sustainable fabric regenerated from wood cellulose. It’s similar in feel to rayon or bamboo, in that it has that same drapey characteristic.

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I was never really a white jeans gal but now I feel like they go with just about everything! How do you feel about white jeans?

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I’m trying to get away from wearing my plain silver disc earrings Every Single Day, so these little dangly silver and turquoise ones are on frequent rotation. Can’t you just see my hair being a teal blue?? I’m thissssss close.

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Thanks to my pal Linda for taking these pictures. We had a nice dinner after. I took a picture of my food and thought of Nancy of Nancy’s Style, who commented recently that it’s not a great idea to read my blog when you’re hungry (mostly my Week in Review posts) cuz I’m always posting pictures of the places we go to eat and the yummy things we have! So I will refrain. This time. Just so she can get ahold of herself 🙂 (GET AHOLD OF YOURSELF, NANCY!!!) 

What I’m Wearing:

  • American Rag floral border printed tunic, via Gwynnie Bee, 3x. Sold out, comparable here and here in plus sizes and in straight sizes here and here.
  • White Gloria Vanderbilt Amanda tapered jeans, size 22short. From Amazon
  • Pink velcro Vans Ward V sneaker, from DSW
  • Dangly turquoise earrings from Forever 21, no longer available. Comparable here and here and if you prefer gold to silver, here
  • Army green Ava & Viv/Target Tencel jacket, size 24. Old, comparable plus sizes here and here and straight sizes here and here

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Week in Review: Weeks 111-112

FINALLY. There have finally been some nice days…and my feet didn’t hurt (as much) and I wasn’t stressed about work and I got my taxes paid and I had a little more time for fun with friends and Caleb had a good week…and yeah. I feel like I was able to let out a BIG exhale that I’ve been holding in for a long time. The best thing was really getting out of my little box this weekend and getting the heck out of Dodge. That is the most energizing thing to me. So yay.

Flowers are finally starting to bloom around the neighborhood.

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Uhm, chickens.

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Yummy Portugese waffle treats.

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Janey.

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Neighbor cat. Let’s call him Pepe.

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#NationalAmarettoDay

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Mango Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce. OHMYGOSH.

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Pretty.

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Who knew there was a whole world.

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Went to the museum.

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Uhm, okay.

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Sometimes I don’t get art.

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The basement had beautiful light.

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This week involved a lot of eating.

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Roadside stop.

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Visited Stonecrop Gardens in Cold Spring, NY.

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Cake!

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A New Friend.

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Phew. And now it is 8pm on Sunday evening and I’m exhausted and going to bed soon. Back to work tomorrow! Got anything fun planned in the week ahead??

 

 

 

 

I’m a One Man Woman

And by “man” I mean “bag.” Purse. Handbag. Pocketbook. I’ve never really been a handbag person. I mean, I have one cuz I have to put my cell phone (and keys and chapstick and pens and…you get the drift) in something. But for interest and budgetary reasons I usually have just one. And when you have just one, it has to go with everything. It has to be basic, neutral, all-purpose.

You can see the one bag I’ve been carrying for about the past two years here. It’s getting very worn and cracked. Time to get a new fence (remember the riddle – what time is it when an elephant sits on your fence? Time to get a new fence! Ba-dum-bump. I’m here all week)!

But this spring (if that’s what we’re calling this cold time of year between winter and summer) my eyes have been wandering a bit. And I might actually get TWO bags. Gasp. A go-with-everything one…and a FUN one. Oooh. I just got a little tingly.

I’ve been lusting after these cute round straw ones since last summer…and I kept waiting for the prices to drop but…they might be about as low as they’re gonna go. And I really want one by the time I’m wearing summer dresses (which doesn’t seem to be anytime soon but)…so these are the ones I’m considering:

 This is the basic version.

Snail straw tote bag

This one is a little more colorful, like a little party

Black straw circle tote bag

There’s a little larger option, more of a round tote. It also comes in natural straw color. 

Britney floral straw cross body bag

This one reminds me of little old ladies in Florida. In a good way.

Shelly straw basket bag

Or I could go completely off the rails, a la Little red Riding Hood.

Thoughts? Do you ever carry a straw bag in the summer? Any pros and cons to share?

For years, I think in the 80s-90s, I always had a straw market bag like this…

I think I inherited my first one from my sister and then I was addicted to them.

So, those are some options for my “extravagant” extra purse. I still need a utilitarian every-day purse. But I’m going to try and abstain from my normal black and go with more of a cognac/British tan. I think that’s a nice neutral option.

I must have a cross-body. Because a) I like to have my hands free, and b) I have slopey shoulders and shoulder bags slide off incessantly. Very Annoying. And it needs to be reasonably priced. I feel like $50 or under is a good ballpark.

In keeping with the circle bag theme (cuz how fun!!!)…

Sole Society Aerin Faux Leather Crossbody Bag

BP. Foldover Crossbody Bag

I’ve had my eye on this one for a long time, I’m just concerned it might be a little large for me. It does also come in cognac.

This comes in a nice nude color…

Urban Originals The Enchanted Vegan Leather Crossbody Bag

Perfect World Vegan Leather Crossbody Bag

This is an interesting shape and comes in cognac.

And if money were no object (but really, when is it not??), I love this one for the rugged, worn look and the heavy-duty hardware.

Bed Stu Candance Wallet Crossbody

So these are both the basic and not-so-basic bags I’m thinking of for this spring and summer. Are you a one bag woman…or do you play the field, flitting from bag to bag?

Thanks for window shopping with me. I’ll show you what I wind up with (cuz really, I show you everything!).

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Coming Out of Hiding

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Last week was a stressful one for me…and when I get hit with stress/anxiety overload, I do what I gotta do, and then I hide out. In bed, in a book, in a movie. So I worked…and I hid. Hence, no “Week in Review” as there was nothing to review. I have crossed the stressful bridge, however, and can now move on…and am trying to make up for a little lost time. All this by way of explaining that I Went Out on a Monday Night, ha ha. I’m such a wild child!

A girlfriend and I were headed to an art exhibit that another friend had some photos in. Anytime we go to an area we do not frequent often, we hit Google up for what interesting/weird/good things there are to do/see/eat there. This time we found a little place called Costa Nova Waffles so we headed there for a little snack before the art exhibit.

OH. MY. GOODNESS. The shop was teeny tiny, just enough space for a few stools along a side wall and the front window. The decor was beachy and fresh in an aqua and white color scheme. The two girls working there were darling and answered all our questions and let us taste things before selecting. What it IS, is…a cross between a crepe and a waffle filled with yummy goodness. So they pour a crepe-like batter into a large round waffle iron and press it so when they’re done they’re thin and a cross between soft and crispy. They spread on your choice of filling while it’s still warm, then add any mix-ins – like fruit, chocolate chips, marshmallows, twix, etc. – before folding into a pie-piece shape and slide it into a brown bag for easy handling. I went with the traditional Portugese egg custard, which was very nice and just the right amount of sweet. I kept mine pure and didn’t add any mix-ins. Next time I’m going for the Speculous cookie butter. It was such a nice light crispy snack. I definitely recommend trying them if you get a chance.

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It was almost springlike, but so windy walking around the town! When will it end??? 

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dressed for spring, even though Mother Nature was not quite on board. This white embroidered peasant blouse by Vintage America Blues was this week’s Gwynnie Bee rental. It was a very light and floaty viscose rayon which was a welcome change from 17 layers of sweaters. It partnered easily with medium wash skinny jeans and a denim jacket (doesn’t everything??). It is available in both straight sizes (here) and plus sizes (here). I’d like to just point out that the “pale pink” flowers you see online are actually more of a muted day-glow peachy-pink. Just sayin’.

Then we headed over to the art exhibit.

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And to my delight one of my friend Amy’s photographs won an Honorable Mention award. She’d submitted these really beautiful portraits. I think she uses lighting really well. You can see more of her work here.

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She’s actually photographed me for the blog a couple times…here, here and here.

Do you ever feel the need to just hide out from life for awhile? Or do you deal with “weeks from hell” in another way…?

Thanks to my friend Linda for taking these pictures.

What I Wore:

  • Vintage America Blues embroidered peasant blouse, size 3x. If you like this look, you might also like these: Plus size option; straight size option
  • Denim jacket, no longer available. Comparable plus size option here; straight size option here.
  • Charlotte Russe Refuge cropped skinny jeans, size 22 here. Straight size option here.
  • Light grey New Balance Women’s Fresh Foam Arishi Running Sneakers here

I’m linking up today with Catherine of Not Dressed as Lamb and her #IWillWearWhatILike link-up party!

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All Dressed Up & Yadda Yadda Yadda

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While this would be a great date dress, I just wore it on a visit to The Vanderbilt Mansion on the north shore of Long Island. The day was still a little chilly but the sky and water were so so blue, my friend and I couldn’t resist taking a walk around the grounds and visiting some of the historic indoor sites as well (where, sadly, no photography was allowed).

Could that water BE more blue???

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In 1910 William K. Vanderbilt II (a regular Richie Rich) bought 20 acres on a wooded hill above Northport Bay and commissioned a New York City architecture firm, Warren & Wetmore, to build him a summer house (that’s some summer house!). These are the same two architects who designed the Grand Central Terminal in New York City for William’s great-grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt in in the early 1900s. Over the next 26 years the architects expanded the house into a stunning Spanish-Revival style mansion Vanderbilt called Eagle’s Nest. Over the years, Vanderbilt purchased more land and expanded the estate to 43 acres. One of Long Island’s few remaining Gold Coast mansions, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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I love Spanish style architecture. The tile roofs, arched windows and doorways, the wrought ironwork. This place has all of that! I think my rainbow-hued dress complements the style of the estate, don’t you?

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I’m not sure if this is a boat house or possibly a caretaker’s cottage.

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I’m wearing my sparkly black cardigan. The one that, every year, just barely makes it back from the chopping block of my closet clean-out and is hung back up “just in case.” I’m glad it was there in this case. I’d thought I would wear a fine knit black duster with this dress, but the dress is a little shorter than my other dresses and when I put the  long-line duster over it, it looked like a bathrobe! This shorter dress needed the shorter length cardigan. I guess the sparkly cardigan will stay another year.

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The dress is a faux-wrap style with a tulip skirt and elbow-length flutter sleeves. Stretchy and drapey at the same time.

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I made a short video showing the dress without the cardigan over it if you wanted a better look.

What I Wore:

  • Catherine by Catherine Malandrino plus size dress, size 3x. Via GwynnieBee and in a straight size here
  • Black flats, Taryn by Taryn Rose
  • Black sequin cardigan, old. Comparable here: plus size here and here; straight size here and here
  • Vintage pendant necklace

I’m linking up with Shelbee of Shelbee on the Edge and her #SpreadTheKindness link-up party and also Catherine of Not Dressed As Lamb and her #IWillWearWhatILike link-upThere are lots of wonderful bloggers linking up there so take a look and maybe you’ll make a new friend!

Thanks to Karen for taking these pictures and trudging up hill and down dale with me after running a 5k earlier that morning! You rock!

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Week in Review: Weeks 110-111

NOW is it spring? Huh? Is it? When? WHEN?!? There were finally a couple days mild enough to walk outdoors a bit without regret. And by “mild” I mean “not frigid.”

And I JUST this instant learned something amazing so I’ll share it with you Just In Case you’ve ever had this annoying thing happen to you and you didn’t know how to stop it. Are you ever just typing along in Word or email or any sort of document writer thingie, minding your own business…when you realize you omitted a word or misspelled something or just needed to go back into the already typed text to change something? And you put your cursor into the spot where you want to edit or add…and instead of just typing the text in, it actually starts typing OVER what is already there, so it deletes stuff as you type along? I’m probably not explaining this well but if this has ever happened to you, you probably recognize what I’m saying. ANYWAY. The only work-around I’d ever come up with (beyond just re-typinging everything, blrgh) was to cut the section out, paste it into notepad, make my changes, then copy/paste it back to the word doc I was working in. Uh. Noying. BUT, I just learned that if you just press the “Insert” key (mine is right next to my “backspace” key – between the letter and number keypads), it fixes it…and now you can INSERT (which is what you wanted to do in the first place) instead of typing OVER text. I must accidentally hit the key in my mad-dash typing, cuz that is a frequent situation.

If you’re a Smarty McSmarty Pants and already knew that, well just move along, there’s nothing to see here. But if you’re HUMAN like me and sometimes perplexed by these machines that are supposed to be helping us but sometimes not so much, well HIGH FIVE, MY FRIEND!!!

And that completes the educational portion of this post and we shall commence with the pictures. Remember last week I did Month in Review, so this is two week’s worth…you might want to grab a snack first. It could be awhile.

Stopped into the pet store for some goodies for the kids. Caleb got some soft chewy goodies, and I bought Janey a little brown plush squirrel that was supposed to have catnip in it. I kind of doubt it does because she’s barely looked at it, but *I* am surprised by it every day when I think it’s poop on the floor…and have to do a double-take to remind me that it’s not.

My life. So classy.

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I got this feelin, somebody’s watching meeeee.

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I could have sworn I’d already posted this picture of Caleb but…he’s just so cute, what can it hurt to post again.

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Someone spilled their chickpeas in the parking lot.

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Happy Easter, Bunnies.

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Yes, it snowed. Again.

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Poor little daffs trying so hard to be springy…

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Cute house. Love the little moon cut-outs on the shutters.

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Loving MoviePass. Saw Outside In – quiet, a little sad, but sweet. I liked it.

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Rain washed most of the snow away.

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My neighbor at the gas station.

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Hi Janey.

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I got an undeserved ticket.

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Yummmm.

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Quiet afternoon.

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Saw Finding Your Feet. Also sweet. I like nice movies.

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Went for a little walk with a girlfriend then for coffee. Was good to get out in the world a bit and see some real signs of spring.

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And now I’m winding down from my little mini-vacay (I had a couple days off this week) and am going to spend a quiet evening reading before heading back to work tomorrow.

Is it actual Spring where you are? Like with sun and warm breezes and birds chirping and no snow?? Can I come stay with you??

The Quiet Season

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So, Q1 2018 has been a quiet one for me. Especially after last year – finding out I was sick, in and out of the hospital, surgery, treatments, a family reunion trip, packing and moving to a new town and apartment…yeah. A lot went on last year.

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This year, quiet. Feeling better, my scans and blood-work have all been clean, I’m more or less settled in the apartment. Caleb is not up to much walking so I don’t take him many places anymore…and my feet have been in such pain I’m reluctant to do anything that requires a lot of walking myself. My “special friend” up and disappeared so there have been no nice dates or outings. I’ve been reading a lot. A  LOT. And now with the MoviePass app have started going to the movies again.

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So it’s been quiet. And solitary. And I like spending a lot of time alone…but lately I’m feeling it’s a little too much. I really never get lonely.  But when there are too many days in a row of nothing but work, reading, having dinner alone, working on the blog, going to bed around 9pm…I start to feel the solitude. And the sameness to the days. And the feeling of “is that all there is” starts creeping over me. Hopefully part of this is just the winter doldrums…that even though it’s Spring and we’re into April, it still feels like winter outside and I’m more apt to come home and want to get cozy and warm indoors than to head out to find a sunset. Maybe when the weather actually breaks I’ll feel different and more motivated to be outside and do different things.

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My wardrobe has the winter doldrums, too! It’s been cold for so long so I’m still in my warm winter clothes…and I’ve had just about enough of them! I feel I’ve mixed and matched everything every which way and I’m really ready for some fresh items to wear!

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So you’ve seen all these items before – the striped tee, the skinny jeans, the army green cascade vest – just maybe not the blush pink Vans (I did wear them in California in February) – but I don’t think I’ve worn all these pieces together before on the blog. My apologies on more indoor tripod shots, hopefully I can get some photographer time in the weeks ahead now that it’s staying light later.

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My helpers. So, I’m not totally alone, but….

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What I Wore:

  • Black and white striped tee from New Look, size 3x. Sold out, similar here and here
  • Plus size Refuge Skin Tight Legging Jeans from Charlotte Russe, size 22
  • Ava & Viv from Target army green cascade vest, size 3x. Sold out, comparable here and here
  • Van’s Ward V velcro sneaker in Blush, here
  • Rainbow earrings – I got mine at Macy*s Backstage and don’t recall the brand. Search “pastel rainbow earrings” on Etsy and see a gazillion options!

This post contains affiliate links, which means that I may receive a small commission if you click on them and/or buy something as a result of clicking that link.

I’m linking up with Emma of StyleSplash and her Sunday Reflections link up.

Cleaning Out My Closet: Spring 2018

Woohoo, exciting stuff here! I’m cleaning out my closet again, taking out (some of ) the winter things and then I’ll bring in the spring/summer things. Not QUITE yet with the spring/summer, because it’s still, incredibly enough, snowing here on Long Island! It should get warmer this week but I’ll believe it when I see it, and when I see it, I’ll move the warm weather items into my closet. But I need to start shopping for warm weather as I can already see items disappearing from the online sites where I shop…and I can’t shop til I make a list of what I need, and I can’t make a list of what I need til I’ve cleaned out my closet! Phew, sometimes it’s tough being me with all my internal rules and such. But it really does help me, doing it this way. And I’m going to explain to you why and how and maybe something can help you, too.

Sorry there aren’t a lot  any pictures in this post, because there’s a video. But I’ll explain my routine here in case you don’t want to watch the video (though you should). So here is how I clean out my closet twice a year.

Step 1: Take everything out of the closet. Lay it on the bed or hang it on a rack, but get it out of the closet. If you leave it hanging in the closet it’s much too easy to leave something something there that should really go. Take it out first, so you have to make an effort with it either way, keeping or letting go of.

Step 2: Go through every single item one by one. Don’t go “these are all long-sleeved tees” and pick up a bunch together and hang them back in the closet (or put them back in the drawer). Look at every single thing, touch every single thing. No, I’m not going to ask you if it “sparks joy.” That sounds lovely, but come on. A lot of things don’t spark joy, but they’re still necessary. A bra. A toilet brush. These are not joyful items but I’m not getting rid of them because they have a role in my life.

Also, while you’re touching each item, you’re looking at it. Is it stained, torn, pilly, dingy? Sometimes we look at things without really seeing them. This is the time to see them and really assess their condition.

Step 3: Assess each item. Do you still reach for that item when putting outfits together? Does it have several different items it goes nicely with? If yes, it can stay. If you’re just tired of it and find you never or rarely reach for it, maybe it’s time to let it go so it can be replaced by something you really enjoy. If it’s not in good condition anymore you can donate it. If the condition is good and it’s still reasonably in style, you can donate or sell on any of the online used clothing sites – ebay, depop, swap.com, poshmark, etc.

Step 4: Put all the keepers back. Enjoy your neat closet with breathing room. I love when it’s not packed so tight that there’s no room to slide the hangers on the pole.

Step 5: (and here’s where I sometimes get stuck!) Actually let go of them items you set aside. Bag up the clothes to go to the donation center. For the items you plan to sell, hang them somewhere neatly so they’re not wrinkled and messy in the photos you’ll take. Don’t Be Like Bettye and just pile them up in a corner on a bunch of boxes (for six months. or so.).

Okay. That is my process for cleaning out and getting rid of items. Next week I’ll talk you through how I make up my shopping list so I only buy items that will go with what’s already in my closet. It’s The List that helps me avoid having items in my closet that were purchased on a whim…and then never see the light of day.

And if you want to see the steps in action, watch this video!

Will you be cleaning out your closet this spring? I’d love to hear (or see!) how you make out!

Month in Review: March 2018

Since I *really* didn’t do much this past week and there are only a handful of pictures, I think, instead, I’ll do the MONTH in review, sort of a “Best of” kind of thing. And next week I’ll catch up with two week’s worth of review and then I’ll be all caught up!

My most popular post in March was the one where I’d lost my damn mind and bought the cactus scarf instead of the springy pastel one. It really all worked out in the end as it didn’t feel springy yet at all, and, in fact, still does not, with a forecast of 3-5″ of snow tonight and tomorrow!

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My favorite outfit of March was the denim jacket over the tartan plaid shirtdress.

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My top three favorite looks from other bloggers in March were:

  1. Jennie from A Pocketful of Polka Dots in this “classic but trendy” mix of blue chambray, leopard cardi, high brown boots and fabulous spiked necklace! PS: if you have short hair, scroll down her page for ALL the inspo and different looks!

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2) Olivia of Livvy Land in this dreamy blush cardigan. She has about the most enviable cardigan collection I’ve ever seen – soft tones, yummy fabrics, and everything mixes and matches perfectly with her easy style of dressing.

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3) Sara from Stylish Sassy and Classy inspired me with her floral top and white jeans and now I am all about that look!

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And because life is not all about fashion…

My three favorite books I read in March and that I highly recommend (click on images for book descriptions or to purchase):

And the return of a long-time favorite blogger who had been absent since last fall, Un-Fancy. She writes about her relaxed capsule wardrobe and has such an easy, pleasing style that I always enjoy her posts and pictures, whether about style, home or life.

I’ve been enjoying an app this year called 1 Second Every Day and you post a picture or video to it daily (or catch up whenever you want, it doesn’t judge) and at the end of the month (or week or year or whatever time frame you select) it “mashes” them together as one-second clips that are savable and sharable. I’ve been posting them on Instagram but they fit into the Month in Review theme here, so…

What do you think about Month in Review as a regular feature? I can swap different categories in and out…favorite movies/tv shows, best new products, etc. Thoughts? I always enjoy seeing others’ reviews and recommendations. In fact, I will hardly buy anything anymore without some sort of recommendation, whether from someone I know personally, or a blogger whose taste I consistently admire.

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Well, that wraps up March…onto April…and maybe spring weather at last!!! Who am I kidding, this is what outside looks like right this minute…Caleb looked like the abominable snowman when he came back in after his morning pee.

Bye, then!

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Dressing Outside the Box

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At the start of the new season I’m thinking of ways I can improve myself, my life and my wardrobe. There are multiple blog posts in there, but today I want to talk about wardrobe…and thinking outside the norm. Maybe not THE norm, but whatever is normal for you. Or in this case, me.

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I think it’s good to try new things and not get stuck in a certain look or style for too long. So today I’m really stretching myself. I’m layering sheer over black, plaid over lace, wearing a dress as a duster, oh I’m just stretching myself all over the place!

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I wore this plaid dress a couple weeks back in this post and at the time thought I should try wearing it next time in a different way. I’d originally thought it might be cute over faded skinny jeans and a white tee. And I first thought of wearing an oversized belted black longline blazer over this sheer lacy number today, but I liked the dark tartan plaid with the lace peeking out under the collar. It was giving me Wuthering Heights Romantic Scotland On the Moors vibes, so. I think Debbie at Fashion Fairy Dust would be proud. She’s the QUEEN of layering.

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And then purely coincidentally when I was moving stuff around on the bookcase while setting up the shoot area, I opened a little box and this antiqued medusa pendant was in it and that seemed to go with the theme…so things were just falling into place.

Ha, please ignore the big floofs of Caleb hair I now see on my left leg. This is real life.

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I probably wouldn’t wear this to work, but I could wear it to dinner with friends or to a museum on the weekend. It’s definitely outside my more conservative norm, but…like I said, it’s good to stretch yourself and think outside the box.

What do you think of my new look??

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What I’m Wearing:

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hee hee hee.