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Are you a WALDO?

Do you have a White After Labor Day Outfit?

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Growing up I used to hear people say that you should never ever wear white after Labor Day. Growing up we didn’t have many clothes so I probably didn’t have enough white outfits to wear the entire summer let alone carry over past Labor Day.

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Now the older I get the quicker the seasons seem to change and the larger my wardrobe grows. I don’t know about you, but I never get a chance to wear all of my summer outfits in the summer months. Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, but September 21st is the actual date so I will continue to wear white until then and maybe perhaps even into Fall.

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Remember when I got these jeans for $1.00 at JCPenney

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Hubby took my pics this morning – he makes me smile – I love him so!

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This top has been hanging in my closet for as long as I can remember

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Oh and you know my toes stay open until it snows!

Mossimo Sandals via Target

How about you, do you wear white after Labor Day?

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Have a fantastical day – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Hump Day Wednesday!

In my current job I no longer have much of an opportunity to travel and my daily commute from Middletown, DE to West Chester, PA can be quite boring.  Yesterday I had the chance to make a site visit to Marlton, NJ, or as I like to call it, “Exit 4 on the Jersey Turnpike”.  Not to say that driving straight away on the turnpike wasn’t boring because it was, what made it all worthwhile was the location itself.

The building is surrounded with a man made pond that has ducks, a fountain and beautiful flora.  The Atrium is also serene and peaceful with tall palm trees, plants and flowers.  I think coming into this building on a daily would put anyone in the right frame of mind no matter what the traffic was like in getting there.  Here are just a few pictures of the outside, I will post the interior shots tomorrow.

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Quasi Botanical Gardens

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OOTD 7 23 13 021Blouse – Walmart // Capris – GW Boutique // Sandals -Rainbow Shop

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There are tables and chairs if you want to sit outside to have lunch or just enjoy the view

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Have a fantastical day – Smooches!

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Hello friends, the week flew by so fast with a lot going on that I wasn’t able to post daily outfits of the day (OOTD).

I’ve put them all together for an OOTW post, let me know what you think.

Monday

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Dress – GW Boutique // Sandals and Purse – Forever Collection by Paula Abdul for Avon

Tuesday

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Cowl neck tank and skirt – clearance @ JCPenney // Sandals – The Salvation Army

Wednesday

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Tank and Maxi Skirt – Marshalls // Sandals – gift from Africa

Thursday

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Mossimo Tank – GW Boutique // Maxi Skirt – Old Navy // Floral Wedges – Ross

Friday

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Which outfit do you like best?

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Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Monday…Monday…Monday, I hope your weekend was all that you wanted it to be and then some!

One of my weekend missions is to have all of the closets cleaned out by the end of the summer…or at least all of the bedroom closets cleaned out!  Last Saturday after working with my son in his, we decided to store the sweaters and sweatshirts in Original Space Bags which were purchased from Ross

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The Space Bags are sealed tight when the air is removed using a vacuum

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I organized some of my shoes with this Over-The-Door Shoe Rack by Mainstays purchased from Walmart

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closet cleanout and ootd 6 13 13 186Also purchased a Mainstays 2-Tier Garment Rack for skirts

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Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

Today was a fantastic day, this morning it was sunny with temps in the high 80’s and I was on vacation hanging with my oldest son.  There were a few things that we needed to get done including him renewing his driver’s license.  I can’t believe it’s been 4 years already and next month he’ll be celebrating his 21st birthday – God is Good!

All that closet cleaning Saturday and I could not find one pair of decent shorts…oh well, time to hit up GW Boutique this weekend!  I decided to wear an old pair of capris instead of a sundress and found them to be just as comfortable.

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Glasgow  County Park was filled with walkers and joggers but I was just there for the scenery

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Changed into flats from DSW

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Gazebo in Glasgow

After a doc appointment I stopped in at Rugged Wearhouse and saw some of the cutest purses, but resisted the urge to make a purchase!  It was a good vacation day in May.

Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

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On Friday I had the pleasure of spending the day with my girlfriend, her mother and her daughter, 3 generations on a mission to thrift 2 outfits for less than $10.00 each from The Salvation Army Family Store.  Driving north in the drizzling rain to Wilmington in anticipation of thrifting was a great way to start my vacation day.

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The layout of The Salvation Army Family Store made it easy to maneuver the shopping carts throughout the floor and in between the racks, making it easier to locate bargains.  We started at the front racks, filled with skirts, blazers, pants and tops organized by color and then worked our way back to the dresses, finding both casual and dressier attire.

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The price points for clothing at The Salvation Army Family Store is higher than that of Goodwill but there are still bargains to be had.  I found a pair of new, white Liz Claiborne jeans for $4.99, a perfect wardrobe addition for the summer! The “color of the day” was pink, which meant 50% off all clothing and shoes with a pink tag, and we each found at least one pink tag item.

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The shoe racks were filled with a variety including Anne Klein, Steve Madden and Nine West pumps, Merrell Ortholite, Skechers and Enzo Angioline sandals, which I purchased, a little pricey at $14.99, but still a bargain because they can originally sell for $59.00.

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Thrifting with the 3 generations of ladies at The Salvation Army Family Store was enjoyable as well as satisfying knowing that our purchases would be helping the Adult Rehabilitation Program.  The Salvation Army’s mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and it was refreshing to hear the overhead announcement, “Welcome to The Salvation Army Family Store…Have a Blessed Day”

Clothing is not all you’ll find!

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3 Generations Saving at The Salvation Army

3 generations of savings

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Hello Friends and Happy Tuesday

I am THANKFUL for:

family, friends, finances, health, home, husband, happiness, sons, sunshine, sight, smell, life, limbs, food, shopping, sleeping, insurance, sound mind, clothing, shelter, memories, finances, bills, coupons, bank account, prayer, freedom, religion, education, employment, vehicles, shoes, wine, wisdom, clear conscience, hope, and you!

What are you THANKFUL for?

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OOTD 5 21 13 001Thankful for my old pool and patio furniture!

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OOTD 5 21 13 012Prayers to all victims of the recent tornados and other natural disasters.

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Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

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