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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

Can you believe that next week it will be Labor Day, the unofficial end of Summer – where did August go? I don’t know about you but I don’t rush to put away my summer clothes and break out the Autumn gear.  I like to leisurely linger into Indian Summer by continuing to wear white jeans and sundresses.

Last year I did a few Labor Day DIY’s one of which was upcycling a Sundress into a Maxi Skirt, you can read that post HERE.  Today I am wearing that Maxi Skirt with a mustard-color blouse thrifted from GW Boutique (Goodwill) and Wedge Sandals from Target.

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TLP Handbag – TJ Maxx

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When the weather cools, I will wear an oversized sweater with the skirt

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Gold tone accessories including watch from Avon and ring from Burlington Coat Factory

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Are you ready for the cooler weather of Autumn or are you like me and love the heat of the Summer?

Today I am linking up with Katherines Corner, come on over and congratulate her on reaching 10,000 followers – woohoo!

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Have a fantastical day – Smooches!

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Woohoo the weekend is here….well almost…in a few hours…really really soon!

Check out the Dollar Tree Dome that I bought yesterday, and with all the rolls of ribbon I have in stock I can make this puppy match almost every outfit in my wardrobe!

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Sundress – $7.99 from Rugged Wearhouse

Bamboo Bow Tie Wedges – Ross

LOOK AT WHAT SOME ‘RASCALLY RABBIT’ DID TO MY GARDEN!

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AND LOOK WHAT I FOUND ON MY DESK THIS MORNING!

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A perfect way to end the work week, it’s nice when peers take the time to say they appreciate you and the work that you do.

Do you take time to show or tell co-workers that you appreciate them?

Around the water cooler this afternoon with 3lilapples – come on over and met a new blogger.

I appreciate you and hope you have a fantabulous weekend – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

The weather is warming up nicely despite yesterday’s hail storm, yes, it hailed in Middletown, Delaware. I hadn’t reached town yet therefore, I missed it but my girlfriend posted a pic on Facebook (LIKE me) and it was awesome, actual golf ball size hail in May – this global warming ain’t no joke!

I am getting a little impatient with the weather and am no longer waiting to go sleeveless or wear sandals as evidenced by today’s outfit. I added a little pop of color to the black and white with a coral watch and ring. The brass statement necklace with matching earrings I’ve had for over 25 years and paired them with a hammered brass bangle bracelet.

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Striped Skirt (old) – Marshalls // Top – GW Boutique // FUBU purse – Burlington Coat Factory

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ootd 5 9 13 016Brass Necklace & Earring Set and Bracelet – jewelry box // watch – Avon // Ring – DIY Ombre with nail polish

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Sunnies – Rugged Wearhouse

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I am so ready to wear white jeans.

What are you most looking forward to wearing this summer?

Linking up with Katherine’s Corner and Thoughtful Thursday

Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Hump Day Wednesday.

Hubby’s day was nice and I want to thank you for all the birthday well wishes.  I didn’t get the Walgreen’s Gift Card but did cook a wonderful meal, we had baked salmon, stuffed clams, steamed potatoes and coleslaw, dessert was a Lemon Meringue Pie which is his favorite.

I had hoped for warmer weather to wear this sleeveless BisouBisou Peplum top, but it’s a rainy drab day so I added a lightweight cardigan.

ootd 5 8 13 017Peplum Top – JCPenney // Skirt – CitiTrends // Peep Toe Pumps – Payless

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Bubble Necklace – Rainbow Shops

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Watch – Traci Lynn Jewelry

ootd 5 8 13 002Clutch – DIY ~ DeDivahDesigns

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ootd 5 8 13 013Linking up with The Pleated Poppy – hop on over and meet a new blogger

Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Monday

Today’s outfit is the Avon color block dress which was first featured in this May 2012 post, wow, time sure does fly by!  This time I decided to pair it with a little animal print from the matching earring & necklace set to the shoes and small pouch which was a DIY project.

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ootd 5 6 13 017This small canvas pouch was covered with surplus fabric using a hot glue gun.  It’s a perfect size to carry a wallet, cell phone and keys.

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The lucite earrings and necklace set was purchased at Jewelrymax.com and the lucite rings from Burlington Coat Factory

ootd 5 6 13 018I love the touch of animal print in these black pumps from Rugged Wearhouse featured here in September

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Linking up today with Tough Cookie Mommy’s Monday Mingle – hop on over and meet a new blogger

Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches

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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

This morning I woke up blessed but stressed which is not the norm for me. Before driving into work I stopped at Middletown Car Care to check on the status of “Miranda”, Tayair’s old car. We took it in last week for a diagnosis to determine if is was worth having it serviced and then given to Malik or not serviced and left on the lot to be sold.  I don’t like being stressed or carrying a burden so I am going to relax, take a deep breath, exhale and then release it into the atmosphere.

Friday Eve and it’s not very Springy, it’s overcast and cloudy, a “jeans and t-shirt” type of day, but since I can’t wear that to work it’s a “two-tone dress” type of day.

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OOTD 4 18 13 013Dress – Ross// Animal Print Peep Toe Shoes – Charmingly Linda’s Consignment Shop

OOTD 4 18 13 009I am stronger than my stress!

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These legs really need some sun!

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Earrings were a gift from an IBM manager that I supported in 1983!

OOTD 4 18 13 014Necklace  was purchased from Flea Market vendor and then I used nail polish to add color to the stones

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Linking up today with Divas with A Purpose and  Thoughtful Thursday – hop over and meet a new blogger

Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

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