Wednesday, March 23, 2011

not your typical current obsession wednesday - forgive me?

 top, jeans: belk / shoes: guess / necklace: theblueballoon
bowclip: sandyalamode / nails: sallyhansen blue brisk

   soooo...i have a long list of "obsessions." i think i always do, especially during this time of the year with all the spring fashions - 
from all the bright colors to the neutrals and florals. 
but i have two reasons that are keeping me away from shopping and even online window shopping. sad face.

first, this gal ain't got extra cash to spend.
second, april is gonna be an expensive month. 
 and not a bad expensive. 

you've probably heard me mention this here or on twitter, i'm headed out to Arizona for Creative Estates in early April. so excited to meet-up with some fab blogger friends and also to participate my shop in the handmade market, but of course traveling expenses, airport Starbucks (hehe), crafting supplies, etc., etc. the costs all add up. but such is life. then again, when are expenses not adding up? but i will say that i'm just thankful for God's provision the past few months. i wasn't sure i'd be able to even go - especially with costs and trying to figure out wedding-stuff - but it all worked out - and i'm stoked

so do forgive me about my lack of of obsessions this week.

maybe you can share with me a list of yours and i can vicariously live through yours instead.

much love.
[happy wednesday, friend.]

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41 comments:

  1. Looking beautiful! I am loving the jeans...
    Nikki

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  2. awwwww yay for sporting my bow!! :) that shirt is beautiful!! i heart you girl!!! can't wait to see you at CE, it's soo soon!!

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  3. LOVE your outfit! And I've been eying up that bow for quite some time. Makes me want it even more now!

    Hope you have a wonderful April! Sounds like it will be busy for the both of us! ;]

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  4. You're so cute! Your hair makes me excited cause I still love your bangs & I just ordered the same bow!

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  5. currently obsessing over how I can pull off the Jessica Simpson Dany shoe at the office. The 2 inch platform doesn't make it for a "business casual" kind of shoe! rawr.

    Good luck with Creative Estates and enjoy AZ. I'm planning a trip out there in September.

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  6. OH wow! Congratulations! Sounds like an awesome event!

    And I'm really loving that yellow bow in your hair and your lovely wide legged jeans. =)

    -Erin (http://keepcalmandstyleon.blogspot.com)

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  7. You look awesome! Love your hair/bangs and bow! I wish mine would stay in like that. My hair isn't thick enough there to stay put. Haha. Your jeans are great and I love your shirt. Ok, I love your whole outfit! Lol! Can I borrow it? ;-)

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  8. I think this handmade market will be so much fun and a wonderful experience. Plus you get to meet other bloggers. This is definitely a God blessing!! x

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  9. Beautiful top!
    Loving the first picture :)

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  10. love this outfit! calm and everyday and still very feminine! Top is very beautiful!

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  11. in love with your top :)
    the entire outfit actually!

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  12. Love the lace top, girl!

    Oh boy.... nobody can mention creative estates without me getting all hyper and giddy and super excited!! wOOOOOT!

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  13. love sandy's bow on you and no worries on the lack of obsessions! i so wish i were going to creative estates with the rest of you ladies but as you said it funds were available for use to get me out there.

    have a loveLee day friend!

    xo,
    alely

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  14. love love love this! i know it's hard to not shop, even window shop, for that matter. you can do it girl :) ps love your shirt and jeans!

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  15. Oh my I LOVE this outfit. You are so cute!!
    I am totally wearing my trousers and wedges today too now :)

    Just found your blog, new follower :)

    XOXO
    Stephanie&Such

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  16. Those pants are just awesome. Are they the GAP trousers that you scored on sale? Hope you're having a great Wednesday!

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  17. i really love your outfit! and i am in the same no-shopping boat! trying to pay off my student loans and now a wedding! lots to do :) xoxo jcd:: cornflake dreams

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  18. I'm so excited for you! I know your shop will do great at the market. :D

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  19. You are so pretty lady!!! PS I can not wait to hear all about the Creative Estates conference!! I know you will be a hit! ;)
    Maybe next year I will join you all!! ;)
    xoxoxo

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  20. Have so much fun! When do you leave? Love your dedication to your craft and that you give credit to God. Such a wonderful thing to hear.

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  21. oh my goodness! When did you get them? Bangs! I'm so out of the loop these days, but I'm taking today to catch up, and I love this nice surprise. You look great :)

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  22. Love your pretty little Sandy bow! I need to wear mine tomorrow!

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  23. Pretty much obsessed with that pretty bow in your hair :)

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  24. Love your nail! that color! beautiful ;)

    Have fun on your trip.. never been to AZ.. but i heard its BEAUTIFUL!

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  25. gorgeous! happy to see that necklace getting lots of wear <3

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  26. Oooh girl! I'm lovin' this outfit! So pretty!! And so jeal that you're heading to creative estates! Can't wait to see and hear all about it!

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  27. OMG, doll, you look SO fabulous! ♥

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  28. Cute hair clip! where is that from?

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  29. I really love the top, sweetie...Its so adorable. Have a great day
    Kisses

    Ps: I’m hosting an amazing GIVEAWAY today! You can win 5 cool art posters!

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  30. Save those pennies for your fun trip! Happy Wednesday Illy!

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  31. Your top is so cute and feminine - love it ! Hugs >:D<

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  32. Beautiful pictures :) I love your style!

    The Flower Girl

    thebohemiangoods.blogspot.com

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  33. that shirt? i want it. pleaseandthankyou! ;)

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  34. so exciting friend! have so much fun in AZ

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  35. totally with you on having SO many things to obsess over this spring! so exciting about your Creative Estates!! have a blast!

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  36. I love that top, it's so fluttery! And currently I am obsessed with Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock, and donuts.

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  37. Lovely outfit!
    I love the jean cut :D
    Xoxo
    Sarah

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  38. I have to say that I think it is so wonderful that you have such an open and honest relationship with God. not that it's perfect (nothing is). It is just a nice thing to see. I'm reading this book called crazy love right now and it is really helping me to own my faith, my God and my relationship with him.

    okay enough of my rant! but I am really excited that you are able to attend the event in AZ! I hope you meet lots of wonderful, amazing people and learn so much!

    xo
    Kirby

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  39. Hello! I saw that you commented on one of the blogs I follow (Bow Ties are Cool) and I decided to check yours out and love it you are so pretty and I LOVE your style! I’ve been reading past posts and looking at your pictures! I love your post! You are too cute to be true! I just started following today! I'm a new blogger and need all the support to get some new followers! If you could follow back that would be cooler than wooden platforms!

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  40. So super cute! I love the outfit girl! Also Creative Estates sounds so amazing! Wish I could go :(

    Meet Virginia Design

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  41. oh i love the shirt here, lace is my fav!

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