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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?

Linking up the entire month of September with Bloggy Moms – hop on over and join in on the fun

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Have a fantastical day – 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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Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches

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Hello Friends, I hope you had a great weekend and an enjoyable tax-free Monday!

I woke up this morning thinking it was Sunday.  The weekend came and went with such quickness that I though we should have had one more day free from work, but no such luck!  We did manage to get some yard work done before the heat returns because it is not fun pulling weeds and trimming trees in intense heat.  I love this time of year with all the flora blooming but it reeks havoc on my son and his seasonal allergies.  This was my grandmother’s favorite tree and every Spring she’d look outside and say, “Toni, did you take a picture of that tree” – I do miss her so!

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Mama, here’s a picture of that tree.

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These trees are on the side of the house, they bloom then change green in about 2 weeks.

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Pencil Skirt and Top – Target // Fioni Peep Toe Pumps – Payless

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Remember this Target Shoe Haul in September?

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I didn’t wear them to work because my knee is still swollen, but thought they would work with this outfit – what do you think?

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Engjoy the rest of your day – Smooches!

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Summer 2012 is officially over and today was a beautifully warm day. Saying goodbye to summer…so long September, see ya next year you will be missed. Smooches!!

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Have a blessed week!

Hello friends, I hope that you had a great weekend. I cannot believe that tomorrow is the first day of October…where did September go? The weekend was uneventful but I did clean out my closet and put away the summer shoes. It’s unbelievable that there were this many shoes in my closet!

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I also removed a lot of clothes and next week will be at the Flea Market selling them for $1.00 a piece, anything not sold will be donated to Goodwill. I didn’t get a chance to post Thursday or Friday’s outfits so here they are.

20120929-234526.jpgSkirt is NY&Company, top and sandals from Ross

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Worthington top from JC Penney, gauchos are a closet staple, boots from Payless. Necklace belonged to my grandmother and it was the first time wearing it.

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Saturday night Malik went with a friend to a Homecoming Dance and was excited to be riding in a Mercedes, which belonged to Mike’s mother – I wish I had a Benz! I didn’t ask, but wonder if they coordinated their attire with the car – lol!

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FRI-YAY!!! I am so looking forward to the weekend because tomorrow is Middletown’s Annual Peach Festival. There are activities for children, a local artist exhibit, historical exhibits, a peach pie contest, crafts, music, food, games, and of course – peaches! The parade starts at 9:00 am but I don’t go just to see that or for “all things peaches”, but specifically for the fried fish sandwiches sold by Dale United Methodist Church!! Three large pieces of fried fish on soft white Wonder Bread soaked with hot sauce ….oh my…I’m drooling already. I know it’s not healthy but man oh man… it is just too good for words and I only indulge once a year.

In September, the month of my birth there is another annual event just as unhealthy, apple picking at Milburn Orchards in Elkton, MD. Apple picking isn’t unhealthy, but the warm, fresh-from-the-oven Apple Cider Donuts are, I won’t even begin to describe them! The boys and I along with my grandmother (God Rest Her Soul) would always start off the season by heading to Milburn Orchards to pick our own fresh apples from a variety of trees. The boys would smash the rotten ones on the ground (must be a boy thing) and jump up high to get the big juicy ones. Apple picking may start early because last Friday, I looked across the yard at my neighbor’s broken fence and saw a small tree laden with apples. I may not need to drive to Elkton, perhaps just a simple walk over to grab a few for my morning Smoothies will be enough. Broken Fences Make Good Neighbors – lol


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