Sweatshirt Skirt

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Is there anything better than a bike on your shirt? #sorrynotsorry if you’re sick of seeing bike apparel on this blog. It’s up there with stripes, polka dots, and Colts blue for me, aka always a winner and always in style.

Even if said shirt is baby pink. Which it is…and I still bought it!

Pure commitment, friends!

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Book of Mormon Dress

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Well, well, well. Hope you all had lovely long weekends!

Someone finally got around to posting photos from a million years ago (aka nearly 2.5 weeks) from the look that I wore to our viewing of the Book of Mormon here in Indianapolis. The tickets were my birthday gift from The Husband (we’re all about the “experience” presents), and I twisted his arm a little to get a little dressed up for a night on the town.

It was was sweltering hot that night, so a wrap dress ($10 when I scored this sucker from JCPenney back in February) was the perfect idea to keep me semi-cool. The graphic print makes it easy to wear on its own, but I think to remix it, I might need to try the old “tuck into another skirt” trick.

Challenge accepted.

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  • On Target item: Merona Heeled Sandals (exact – and in 3 other colors too)
  • Purse: DKNY (thrifted for $25 bucks!; similar 1, similar 2; similar 3)
  • Dress: JCPenney (Winter/Spring 2014; options below)

Red, White, and Blue, and Stripes Too

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Today’s fun highlights:

  • Happy Fourth of July!
  • Fireworks, fireworks, fireworks
  • Spending time with my parents for their Fourth of July fest
  • Hiking at Pokagon State Park with The Husband and The Puppy
  • Weekend trip to Bloomington, IN…my college town
  • My upcoming Honey Bee latte from FarmBloomington
  • My whole week of red, white, and blue posts was so much fun!
  • I want these shoes from Ann Taylor (and there is a crazy sale going on too, so dangerous combination)
Today’s not-so-fun highlights:
  • Nothing at all. Pumped about life right now!

Happy weekend, friends! Enjoy the fireworks and our great country!

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  • On Target item: Mossimo Supply Co. Sandals (exact + other colors)
  • Sunglasses: Target (exact)
  • Long-sleeve Tee: Merona, Target (similar 1, similar 2)
  • Belt: Target (exact)
  • Purse: Mossimo, Target (exact – $11.54)
  • Jeans: Denizen, Target (exact – tall and short styles online too!)

Red, White, and Blue, and Chambray Too

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Chambray is such a lovely invention. Kudos to whomever discovered this material/color/whatever it is considered. Sign my autograph book, please? It’s like Denim Lite, but better.

It also makes a crazy easy base for a patriotic outfit. Red, white, and chambray, anyone? I missed out on the chambray blazer that Loft had early this year, so I had to make up for it with these darling shorts (also a birthday present that apparently I didn’t include in my monthly budget recap…whoops).

Also, I thought my computer was broken for pretty much all of last night, so mad thanks to The Husband for doing his nerd thing and fixing my computer. Smooches to him.

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Red, White, and Blue, and Patterns Too

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There is nothing more Americana in my opinion than denim, and it makes a easy pair with red, white, and blue. Especially for some casual outfits, which is literally all I want to wear lately.

Plus, I could wear these sneakers. I bought gray sneakers because Kate Middleton has gray sneakers*.

*This theory could be applied to pretty much everything in my closet.

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