Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Thursday Threads

Y'all, it's April. Not only did I not photograph my winter capsule, I'm already in my Spring one! I always have high hopes to be productive in the winter but cookie season always gets the best of me. My troop went through over 5,000 boxes of cookies in six weeks. It was exhausting and amazing. Anyway! I'm  trying to get back into the blog. Right in time to get slammed with year end stuff, haha! Honestly, if it's not one thing, it's another.

*Don't mind the children, pets, dirty mirror, or junk in the photo. This is real life :)*

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday Threads - 10x10 edition

I recently completed my first 10x10 challenge. If you're unfamiliar with the 10x10, it's ten articles of clothing in ten days. That number doesn't include accessories or under garments, but does include shoes! It was such a fun challenge. I didn't really struggle with it except for one day when I felt a little silly in my choice. I already capsule wardrobe so it was fairly easy to find items that I reach for all the time. 

My items included :
 black tee
white and black striped tee
navy floral tee
chambray button up
black cardigan
light weight blue sweater
black leggings
Hunter boots
Nike sneakers










I pulled out a special shirt for day nine. It was in support of the Women's March. I was unable to attend.

DAY 10

So there it is! I'm proud that I didn't repeat any outfits and I still had a few more combinations to try!

Linked with Tucker Up, The Pleated Poppy, A Labour of Love

Friday, January 20, 2017

[SQT] New Year Take Two

1. I'm still not okay. I'm not over the election results and I don't think I ever will be. I'm not really sure how I'm feelings, and I don't think I could properly put it into words. There's a lot about politics that I'm extremely ignorant on. I don't claim to know all the facts. But I'm going with my gut on this. I feel hurt and betrayed. I think less of people I once respected. And it's not Democrat v. Republican betrayal, Hillary wasn't my top pick. Like the photo above states, it's human decency. I'm scared for the future. I'm scared for my kids, for my friends. I'm embarrassed on a National level.  

2. Still reading Gone Girl. I still really enjoy it!! I'm a little over half way into it and it's really starting to pick up! I'm not going to give any spoilers on the chance you still haven't read it. I've very excited to see how it ends. I wish I had more time to read. I get a few minutes a day in so it's taking FOREVER to get through.

3. Girl Scout cookie season is here for Central Indiana! We kicked off the season with a Cookie Palooza rally! The event made the local paper and was even mentioned in a newsletter through GSUSA! A few of my Daisies are in the photo. #proudleader

4. I'm wrapping up my first 10x10 challenge. It was a lot of fun and definitely took creative stamina to keep it up. I hope to have a complete post on it next week. 

5. Today is election day. I had a huge spiel I wanted to write out. I wanted to vent my frustrations. I had this whole conversation in my head, about what I'd say to a family member who is a Tr*mp supporter. But you know what? It wouldn't change a thing. Because you can't change willful ignorance. I can scream until I'm blue in the face. I can list the dozens of reasons how they've royally fucked me, and my kids, over. But it won't matter. I'm done trying to convince anyone. I can't wait until I get to say, "I told you so". 

6. Tomorrow is the Women's March. I urge you to attend.

7. I've seen a lot of people pick a word for their year. My word is ACTION. I will fight with every part of my being. I will fight injustice, bigotry, racism, homophobia, sexism. I will not sit idly by. I'm not going to do it with just words. It's going to take more than words. It has to. I will not let some orange faced baboon and a slew on 1% dictate how my life should be led. 

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