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plain grey tee

  After a great — albeit, exhausting — weekend, by Monday all I can muster is a pair of linen elastic waist shorts, a super-soft tee I’ve had since college, and flats. Kids started school today, and preseason football has begun. I guess this means the unofficial end of summer……
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I spy, I buy: a short shorts story

  Do you ever check out a favorite blogger’s outfit and think to yourself, “I must. have. that.” Twenty times a day, you say? Yeah, me too. But sometimes a particularly tempting item is just impossible to pass up… Last week while perusing The Book, I spotted a link to a new…
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starting the weekend early!

I’m pretty stoked to have a short work day today. The Mister is holding down the shop and giving me the afternoon off to get ready for the weekend. Bless his heart. Today’s to-do list: Whip up a last minute black-tie/cocktail look for a local charity event, Champagne and Shamrocks.…
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cozy

I think there’s something so effortless and pretty about loose fitting open-knit sweaters. Not to mention the snuggle factor; it’s like being wrapped up in your favorite blanket all day! Too bad it’s 85 degrees today and I can only go outside in 60 second intervals before overheating. It’s going…
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half and half

Old Navy v-neck cable sweater | striped tee picked off a clearance rack somewhere | LC Lauren Conrad yellow cut-off shorts (Kohl’s clearance, $13) | TOMS ballet flats (m.marie) | Olsenboye foldover tote c/o jcpenney | watch c/oKenneth Cole | nail color: Essie in Sand Tropez Today’s look is cool…
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recuperating.

LC Lauren Conrad pleated shorts (Kohl’s clearance, $5!) | Lucy Love top (m.marie last year) | Big Buddha clutch via Hautelook | Antonio Milani wedges I’m kinda sorta back to normal today after Valentine’s Day. Almost. I seriously can’t believe it’s Thursday already. Cleaning up after a holiday is almost…
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taking a cue from jcrew.

LC Lauren Conrad gray cut-offs (Kohl’s clearance) | Anthropologie plaid blouse (secondhand) | Madison cardi (Belk sale ages ago) | Antonio Milani yellow leather espadrilles | Olsenboye foldover tote c/o jcpenney    Last night, my friend Lauren and I glanced through her February JCrew catalogue as we semi-watched the end of the…
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snoods and nostalgic moods.

AE sweater | LC Lauren Conrad pleather shorts | handmade snood c/o Seams to Be | Colby boots c/o MIA Shoes | HUE heather gray tights My Nan — my Dad’s mom and the best grandmother in the history of grandmothers — had a small collection of handmade afghan blankets.…