Sunday, October 30, 2011
Hubby decided to take me out last night to dinner and some shopping (what a good guy!) and I came home with 5 new pairs...yipee!!! I think I am set for fall/winter...maybe...
|"Stylish yet functional" as hubby calls them; these are going to double as my motorcycle riding boots.|
|I used to be into loafers during my preppy high school days...and it seems I have reverted back to the early 90's!|
|Another paid of loafers...super comfy too. Sometimes I need to be a bit more practical in my shoe selection.|
|I cannot wear red up by my face (since I have pink undertones) so since I love the color, I have to wear red as accents...I really am excited about these!|
|Ok, these are a totally new style direction for me. They were on clearance, super comfy, stylish and completely out of the ordinary for me. I took a chance and so glad I did.|
Do I have an addiction? Well, I don' think I have a problem...:)
Friday, October 28, 2011
|Cami: Ann Taylor Loft|
White button down shirt: JCPenney
Silver peep toe flats: Dillard's
Bangle bracelets: Steinmart
|Earrings: Accessories & More (Greensboro, NC)|
|...a pretty "ok" hair day...learning to work w/ wax...|
|Random pic: I took this pic in the car on the way to work; I can only imagine what people were thinking when I was snapping a dozen pics of myself!|
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
If you love wearing a scarf, you must check out this tutorial:
Let's hope I don't choke myself out trying all of these...I have come close a time or two.
I was out of town for a few days for work and among my travels, I popped back into a cute little boutique that I had visited last year. I was instantly attracted to this scarf because it was so quirky...and of course the love I have for dogs:
Dog Scarf- little boutique in Greensboro, NC
(Accessories & More- they are located in the Friendly Shopping Center)
|Havin' a FAB hair day...this is what ZERO HUMIDITY will allow your hair to do!|
I loved the weather in NC...for the sake of my skin and hair alone!
I finally jumped on the "skinny jean" train and found these on super-duper clearance at Macy's 2 weeks ago...I think I did ok!
|Cami and Cardi: Ann Taylor Loft|
Skinny Jeans: Macy's
Leopard Flats: Dillard's
|In trying to work with my new do', I picked up some heavy wax from Ulta and started to use that...it will be a learning curve for sure!|
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Monday, October 17, 2011
...this is according to my Mom. I am still not sure how to take that. Does she mean "mature" as in 85 years old OR does she mean "mature" like better-than-the-shitty-gym-shorts-you-normally-wear?
|Top: Ann Taylor|
Pants: Ann Taylor
Peep Toe Heels: Dillard's
Necklace: wholesale jewelry show
As I am blogging this post, I am catching up on the Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion...I am on the edge of my seat!
Sunday, October 16, 2011
My new hair cut has been a bit of trial-and-error to find the right mixture of products...I was pretty happy with today's experiment which was a combination of Suave Root Lift and Amika Hair Oil:
|Multi-chain necklace: Dillard's|
|Button down top: Ann Taylor Loft|
Cami: Ann Taylor Loft
Flip Flops: DSW
I started a new blog.
Lately, I have been experimenting with all kinds of recipes...some are a hit and some are not. I started this comical cooking blog to share my recipe experiences and maybe get some new recipe ideas from my readers. I would really like to try some more international style meals so please feel free to comment or suggest something fabulous that YOU like to make!
Recognize the Curvy Girl? Piggy-backing on the Curvy Girl logo, my Dad whipped up this little number for me yesterday. I love her!
Friday, October 14, 2011
On the eternal quest for the "perfect" jean (does it really exist?), I picked these up at Macy's the other night. They are the Style & Co. brand and are a part of their premium denim line...but I got them for a steal! Thank goodness for 40% off the reduced price PLUS an extra 20% because I spend waaaay too much money at Macy's so I get all the fabulous coupons:
Platform heels: Dillard's
|Bracelets: World Market, Bauble Bar and Kohl's|
|Rockin' my fresh new do' without waves today...|
|I am not so sure that turquoise shadow is the way to go w/ blue eyes. Magazines say it's ok but I am not sure...thoughts? Is it just this shade that does not work? HELP!?!?!?|
...and today's blast-from-the-past song is...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Trying to dress a curvy body in denim can be tricky...here is why:
|Not only is the front creepin' up on me but the jeans were soooooo looooong that I was up on my tippy-toes!|
|Another "curvy fit" that are creepin' up in the front...come on.|
|Not only were these a size larger than what I normally wear, but I don't have to tell you what else went wrong.|
|This "slimming" pair pushed all of my fat upwards...yeah, slimming my ass.|
|These would have worked if I did not have a gaping in the back that showed my underwear. Perfect.|
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