Playing dress up

photo via sea of shoes

photo via sea of shoes

With a change of season around the corner I find myself playing in my closet. What’s too used, what’s too new, what’s missing, what haven’t I put together before?
When inspiration has left the premises I turn to this little lady I’ve been following for years. She’s turned “playing dress up” into an entire career complete with wonderful photos for your viewing pleasure. Jane is a great reminder for me to have a little fun, scratch that, have a party with my clothes! I can suffocate myself in gray, black, denim and white – not very fun.

photo via sea of shoes

photo via sea of shoes

When I’ve looked at 100 pairs of black boots but can’t seem to find anything I like.  I start thinking about these lovelies from The Office of Angela Scott and all of the sudden black seems boring!


photo via sea of shoes

Happy Friday, hope everyone has a little fun playing dress up this season!

Better than OK

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Guess where this is.

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Here’s a hint, it’s in the United States.

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It’s less than a day’s drive from my home in Dallas, TX.  Any guesses?

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O-k-l-a-h-o-m-a, Oklahoma!  OK.

Yeah, actually it’s only about a 3 hour drive and BAM, you are away from it all.  In a highly un-us move we took a completely impromptu trip last weekend.  It kind of went like this,

Me: “Sigh, kids start school next week, sigh.”  “Wish we could squeeze in just one more trip.”

My husband:  “How soon can you be ready to go?”

Me: “Go where?”

My husband:  “Broken Bow, OK”

Me:  “10 minutes yipeeeeeeeeeeeeee”

For awhile we’ve been interested in finding an easy getaway to enjoy the outdoors and disconnect from our daily life in the city.  We wanted water access, trees, quiet, stars at night, hiking options and easy to get there and home in a weekend.  Consider that list checked!  Yes, it’s way better than OK, it’s amazing.

Happy Labor Day everyone.

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P.S. For the Casons, here’s our nod to Goldsworthy……turned out a little more Olaf though.

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But you know our inspiration was truly about “the rivers and the tides” (hee hee hee hee)

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