St. Patrick’s Day Outfit

March 17, 2017


Today is St. Patrick’s Day in the US and if you are thinking about dressing for the holiday today you have 2 options; “going all in” or “a gentle touch.”  The 2 outfits on the top are examples of “going all in.”  The first outfit is the ultimate example of “going all in” when dressing for a holiday because it’s a costume!  The fun top in outfit #2 is another strong nod to the holiday.  The 2 outfits on the bottom are examples of “a gentle touch.”  Both outfits have colors that align to the holiday, without the bold patterns and prints of the first 2 options.

How do you pick which outfit to wear?

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Valentine’s Day Outfit: Going All In

January 23, 2017


This t-shirt is a lovely option for Valentine’s Day, isn’t it?  Or is it?

The first holiday of the new year is one of my favorite’s—Valentine’s Day!  Of course, the stores have moved full steam ahead and the shelves are currently filled with lots of sweet treats, stuffed animals, a bunch of sparkle, and of course lots of shine.  And I want in.  As a lover of both the upcoming holiday and clothes in general, what’s the best way for me to acknowledge the holiday?  Why with something new, of course!  But the question is, what should I buy?

I have 2 options for a Valentine’s day outfit.  Today I’m going to cover option #1—going all in.

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Post-Holiday Workout

January 9, 2017


Left: For Winter; Right: For Spring

At the beginning of every new year companies flood the marketplace with advertisements on—diet plans, nutrition plans, exercise videos, gym memberships, etc.  Regardless of how, the end goal is the same, to help someone reach their weight loss goals.

Well I say this year, why not turn that focus onto your wardrobe too.

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Holiday Party Dressing

December 12, 2016

In my last post, I declared that this year I’m going to sport the same outfits I wore for the holiday’s last year.  But, what if I wanted to wear something new, without having to shop for an entirely new outfit?

Here are 4 different options that will freshen up my old pieces for the upcoming holiday party season:

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Holiday On Repeat

December 5, 2016

The same outfits as last year.

The same outfits as last year.

The month of December is usually the time of year when I have the most opportunities to dress up.  Work parties, family parties, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, from now until the end of the year I’m attending at least one (sometimes more) events every week.  As a ex-shopaholic, the itch to run out to the stores to buy something new is highest at this time of year.  After all, how often do I get a chance to shop for something dressy?  Not very often.

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It’s Just Another Holiday

July 4, 2016

Today is Independence Day in the US, which is 1 of the 10 Federal Holiday’s.  And in accord with a federal holiday, all of the retailers are conducting their holiday sales.  How exciting!  Merchandise will be on sale now, since it’s a holiday.  And holiday’s don’t happen every day.  Surely this is a reason to go shopping today right?  Wrong.

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One For Them And Two For Me

(I’m still working on the number crunching from my last post, but didn’t want to miss a week posting something new.)

December 13, 2015

As someone who loves to shop, the holiday season is the most difficult time of the year.  I HAVE to go out shopping because I need gifts for other people.  But, as someone who struggles with shopping too much, having to visit the stores means I’m exposed to temptation more often at this time of year.  And I usually end up getting into trouble.  Because when I buy one new thing for someone else, usually I end up with an additional two new things for me.

But why does this happen?

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