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Hello Friends, I hope you had a great day.

It’s late and I just finished up a TweetChat (#TBW). I didn’t think I would post this until tomorrow because I couldn’t think of an outfit title.  Here are a few that popped into my head but none seem right, help me name this outfit so I can go to sleep!

OXBLOOD AND HOUNDSTOOTH
 THRIFTED TUESDAY
 IN BETWEEN SEASONS

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Houndstooth Skirt & Oxblood Top – GW Boutique (Goodwill) //  Attention Suede Booties – KMart // Scarf – closet staple

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Have a fantabulous night  Smooches!

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Hello Friends, I hope you are having a terrific Tuesday.

It appears as though everyone is back to work because the commute was slow and I drove even slower trying to save gas. Can you believe the prices, I last paid $3.65 for a gallon and it’s goes up a few cents every day.  How much is it in your area?

My commute is 100 miles round trip and it is definitely putting a dent in my wallet, so to save money I have vowed not to shop until April when the prices are supposed to drop. The economic recovery is no where near where it should be and these gas prices aren’t helping!  Before my self imposed shopping freeze I was able to snag two skirts from JC Penney’s for $5 each and am wearing one of them with a thrifted top and blazer.

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Liz Claiborne Collection Skirt – JC Penney // Oxblood Top – GW Boutique (Goodwill) // Black Blazer – GW Boutique

Necklace and Earrings – Payless // Ring – Avon // Hose – Walmart

Mossimo pumps from Target

The Merona pumps were part of the clearance shoe haul from Target.

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Linking up today with Style Statement Tuesday – hop over and meet a new blogger

Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Valentines Day 2013!
I’m sending you a virtual rose, a loving heart and a chocolate kiss!

I don’t spend a lot of money for Valentine’s Day, and every year my men know to only expect a small box of chocolates and a card at their table setting.  They reciprocate but include a dozen red roses, and when the boys were younger the card would be homemade and I have even kept a few – somewhere.

Everyday I kiss and tell my hubby and sons that I love them and today will be no different, but I do like the significance of this holiday and enjoy wearing red (and eating candy).  However, this morning I had a difficult time deciding on my outfit, first changing my skirt and then the shoes and scarves.

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Which scarf and shoes do you like better?

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Valentine’s Day Goodies

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Roses are red…

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Happy Valentines Day – Chocolate Smooches!!!!

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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

When I saw this top at Goodwill I knew I had to get it because of all the colors, it would work with almost anything in my closet. There was just one slight problem…it’s very low cut in the front and I knew hubby would not let me out of the house in it.

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It just hung in my closet…that was until yesterday after reading a post by a fellow blogger, Jean of all Trades…I am now wearing it backwards!!!

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I am glad that I kept the shirt but more importantly, I am thankful for bloggers who come up with great ways to re-fashion clothing and jewelry!  This necklace was a $1.00 find at the Flea Market and I used nail polish to give the stones some color.

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Skirt /GW Boutique (Goodwill) // Blazer – Chadwicks // Shoes & Purse – closet staples

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Remember those cute kids from the ’90’s group, Kriss Kross, they wore their clothes backwards too – everything old is new again!

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Linking up today with Imprintalish  &  With Love, Jesika – hop over and meet some new bloggers

Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Hump Day Wednesday

It’s mid-week, the temps are rising and the sun will be shining – all is good in the neighborhood! Dark and dreary days really take a toll on the mind and body, which is not good when trying to lose weight. I need to step up my Zumba workouts and cut back on the carbs so that my clothes fit better…this skirt is tight!

Does the weather or seasons affect your weight?

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Watch – Traci Lynn // Bracelet – Flea Market Vendor // Ring – Avon // Earrings – IcingsOOTD 2 6 13 017

Both the skirt and top were thrifted from GW Boutique (Goodwill).  The top was made in Hong Kong and has a very unique design with the metal rectangles sewn onto the front.

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OOTD 2 6 13 004Wearing my “Betty Boop” Polka Dot Pumps from Ross

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Changed dark tights for nude tone pantyhose and added scarf

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Black & White Tight!

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Linking up today with Transatlantic Blonde, The Pleated Poppy and All Things Alisa * hop on over and meet some new bloggers

Have a fantabulous afternoon – Smooches!

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