Wednesday, August 10, 2011

{playing dress up}

**Before I start today's WIWW, I wanted to remind everyone to enter my big birthday giveaway! Lots of fun items will go to one lucky winner, including a $20 store credit to Dear Nicole! It is open until midnight on Friday so head on over and enter!**

Oh and also head on over to my friend Shannon's blog Shannanigans today. I'm guest blogging!

I'm excited that this week includes some new clothing and accessories thanks to my birthday and my generous family! It is so much fun to have new items in my closet to choose from.


Top: Kohl's
Skirt: Walmart

Earrings: Kohl's

Flats: Kohl's

Friday...heading out the door for a fun girls' day with my Mom...

Blue tank: JC Penney
Top: Old Navy
Button Bloom: Self made (from my shop)
Khaki capris: Kohl's
Bracelet: Kohl's (birthday gift from Mom)

Saturday...snapped a quick photo in the mall restroom while out shopping with my hubby...

And a close-up to show my necklace and cute bag...

Ignore my claw-like hand. Still getting the hang of picture taking with this new phone!

Black Tee: JC Penney
Sweater: JC Penney
Capris: Kohl's
Sandals: Dillards (new)
Necklace: Kohl's (new)
Bag: Fossil - gift from my wonderful friend Allison


Dress: Kohl's (new)
Sandals: Dillard's (new)

Necklace: Kohl's (new)


Top: H&M
Skirt: Sears
Sandals: Kohl's (new)

Scarf: MBMB on Etsy (gift from my sister) new maxi dress!

Dress: Dillard's (new - birthday gift from my Mom)
Shrug: Maurice's
Sandals: Kohl's
Bracelet: Hair tie that I forgot to take off :)

Earrings: Dillards 

And a random thought...I think I always look short in these photos, but I'm 5'9". How tall do you think I look? Maybe it is the ginormous map hanging behind me. :)

As usual I'm linking up with The Pleated Poppy, No Model Lady and Momma Go Round. Links in my link list!

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DeeAnna said...

You look amazing in the Maxi Dress! You are lucky 5'9"? I'm 5'3" and the Maxi would be swimming at my ankles!

Carla said...

Love the maxi dress! So cute on you!

The Martha Complex said...

I would have never thought you were 5'9. I am not saying you look short, but you don't look so tall either. :)

I love the maxi dress!

BTW - the birthmark on your foot? My daughter has the same one on her lower back.

Mandy @ This Girl's Life said...

DeeAnna - the really funny thing is that this dress is a petite! I can't imagine it working for someone much shorter.

TMC - I have grown to love my birthmark and I hope your daughter does as well!

Kathleen said...

You look drop.dead.gorgeous in your maxi dress. It's awesome!!

What beautiful outfits, I love them all.

Have fun with that Fossil bag. I think the quality, organization, and color and just amazing.

Happy belated bday!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for visiting and your comment today.

Love that maxi dress. I've been too afraid to branch out to those. Yours is darling!

Linda Z said...

Happy Birthday!!! :) Love your bag and scarf... I'm a sucker for green. And your maxi is great! :)

Meagan at Fairly Fabulous Blog dot com said...

Looks like it was a great birthday! Love that new Kohl's top. I got a top recently that looks a bunch like it. Man, I need to shop at Kohl's more. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such sweet comments. ;)

Anonymous said...

I love your new maxi dress and your other new dress from Kohls. They are both too adorable!

Janelle - The Farmer's Wife said...

Super cute...looks like your back drop is a classroom?!?! I am a teacher, too. I usually take my WIWW photos at school because I have an awesome mirror (since i am home ec teacher), but we're not back to school yet...

I am from the Nicole's (Dear Nicole) hometown!!!

Jodi said...

Love the new dresses! They look great on you, especially the maxi! I wouldn't have guessed you were that tall either but when I scrolled back up to look at your pics again I could totally see it :) Happy bday to you! (and lol about the hair tie :)

Nicky said...

your birthday items look fantastic! I LOVE, LOVE that maxi dress and I LOVE your scarf... adorable!

Allison aka Half of VAMH said...

Oooh that grey dress is adorable on you! It would look super cute with a semi-cropped denim jacked in the fall! And everything else too!


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