My heart is in Hawaii. Alas, my heels are still at home

This dress always makes me think of an oceanside vacation…perhaps in Hawaii? Not that I have been, but I imagine it would look lovely bedecked in leis… Unfortunately there are no plans to visit a vacation spot for the forseeable future (which may be why my expression is so serious). That’s okay, I can keep California dreamin’- and throw some Hawaii dreaming in there too if I like. Who’s with me? Happy blue Monday friends, hope yours is the blue of a pool, ocean, or fruity cocktail.

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Silk, stripes, and comfortable heels, all in one post

I love Spring, it’s the perfect season for a light little dress, but I can still wear loads of cardis without feeling like an overly layered old lady. You know the ones? It’s ninety-eight degrees out and they have on mohair, hose, and closed toe shoes. I am a cardi-lover from way back, and LOVE it when I can find them at Target while I am buying diapers and milk. Win/win one stop shopping for everyone except the Little Lemondrop who just wants out of the shopping cart. Are you a cardi girl? And where do you get them if so? I feel very Emma Pillsbury if I find the right one.

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Super comfy Clarks shoes, I can run in these

Thrifted silk dress/Target Cardi

Vintage purse and necklace

No more black pants

I went to get dressed today and stood pondering my closet contents. When did plaid become a staple in my closet instead of khaki pants and black sweaters? A few years ago I had the typical American closet, tons of practical solid colored pants (more black than a professional waiter),  plain cardigan sweaters, and tights that didn’t stand out. Now I open the doors to find everything plaid, patterned or one of a kind vintage.  Even this go to cardi is slightly bedecked. I blame my blog reading and writing habits… I see creativity and I want to emulate that instead of a Gap ad (not that a great pair of Gap khakis is all bad). What’s your closet like? Full of color and fun or all business and seriousness? 

Dress= thrifted
Sweater + tights= Target
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