Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Somewhere in the middle

Having a house of one's own means that you can take photos outside and not feel like the neighbourhood weirdo.

May 2015


I also love that my garage is more of a shack. A so bad it's good shack.
top: Ricki's
pants: Old Navy
shoes: Aldo



Today I'm grateful for being able to sit in these sitting shoes. 


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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Goodbye apartment

The Gentleman Caller and I have lived in this apartment for almost two years. And I lived in the building before we went to Australia. I love this apartment. The building was built in 1928, the ceilings are high, the windows large, the wooden floors and radiators perfect.

I get really nostalgic for places, even if I'm ready to move on. We lived here. We loved here. Our moms both knew this place. We're moving soon... by the time this posts, we will have moved.

But for now this is home...

















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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Smoove moove

Maybe you're not meant to draw attention to your wobbly bits.

april 14 2015



But then again these pants are the coolest.

jacket: Joe Fresh ($7!)
top: Suzy Shier
scarf: Ricki's
pants: Old Navy
shoes: Camper





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Monday, May 25, 2015

Re-evaluating

I've never really enjoyed shopping at Old Navy because nothing is organize or put away neatly.
I also take exception to having to stand in line to both try stuff on and to pay...

mar 2015


However, I have picked up a number of cute (so cute) things there lately so I'm rethinking my stance.

dress: Old Navy
cardi: Ricki's
tights: We Love Colours
scarf: gift from my mom, from Spain
boots: Jessica Simpson





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Friday, May 22, 2015

Glitter and gold

Smart Set closed. I don't love shopping online but I don't see much other choice.

1 Dec 2014


Take this sweater. It's cute but I'm not sure I would have gone to the trouble of ordering it. I accidentally swerved in to the store and it was mine. Maybe this will help me save money?

sweater: Smart Set
skirt: Ricki's circa 2005
tights: We Love Colours
boots: Jessica Simpson






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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Kiwi moments

My lovely friend Laura sent this hairscarf all the way from New Zealand.

Feb 2015 1


She's a pretty amazing gal. I'm so lucky that when the Gentleman Caller and I were travelling through her city she put us up for a week and showed us around! I hadn't seen her in 7 years and she's still as wonderful as always!

everything: Ricki's
boots: Jessica Simpson



I would go back to New Zealand in an instant. Any one have a job for me?




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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Chalk stripe

I bought a bunch of clothes online at Christmas, fully intending to take the majority of them back.

jan 2015 3


Turns out I just didn't. Even though some of the stuff was just ok. Even though you can return to the store. Even though the store is down the block.

dress: Ricki's
jacket: Ricki's
tights: We Love Colours
boots: Jessica Simpson



So here we are. Looking so fine. 




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