Hello Blogland!! Everyone enjoying the Memorial Day Weekend??
I’ve been doing an inventory of my wardrobe to make a spreadsheet (I am easy to entertain-OCD has its benefits at time!!) and came to a shocking discovery.
I am going to need an intervention. I have 24 jackets and 22 cardigans. You read that right. TWO DOZEN of each. And all but 2 of the cardigans were thrifted -the most I’ve paid is $5 but the majority were gotten for $2-$3 bucks.
It’s kinda ridiculous when I look at it on paper to tell the truth. I mean SERIOUSLY??? I’ ve accumulated stuff by CJBanks, LizClaiborne, Chico’s, Coldwater Creek, SagHarbor, etc. Items in styles and colors I probably never would have considered before. That’s the appeal of thrifting! I can experiment with my look on the cheap!
The funniest thing about the jackets is I own one basic black, a khaki and a denim blazer. The rest are all prints or bright colors. I have several printed cardigans and loads of bright-colored ones.
I love how wearing a cardi or jacket (when it isn’t as hot and humid as the surface of the sun) makes me feel more “put together”. At least I can fake it with my outfit even if I am scatter-brained that day! My co-workers have commented on how “finished” I look. Adding that third layer and some accessories elevates even jeans and a T.
I next need to inventory my tops and pants. LOL I think I could shop my closet for the next 6 months and not get anything new. (like THAT’S going to happen-snerk)
Now to the outfit du-jour. First I must share Her Most Royal Divaness’ patriotic outfit. She is hating the heat and chilling out on her pillow behind me. The brown furry tail in the upper right corner belongs to poor Mr. Bill’s -she made him lay on the floor while she took the whole pillow.
We had an awesome church service this morning honoring those who gave all. I own nothing remotely patriotic (considering how much patriotic decor for the house I have you’d think I would–something to look for at Goodwill!!) so I decided to wear my new (to me) maxi dress. I don’t believe this was meant to be a maxi but when you’re short…..LOL. The fabric is a chiffon over a poly lining. It was super comfortable and got tons of compliments. I’m even wearing something NEW–I picked up the cardi on sale at Kohl’s when I brought my MOB outfit. I’ve wanted a short sleeve back cardi that WASN’T a bolero but couldn’t find one at Goodwill.
Anybody out there using WordPress that could tell me how in the world you add buttons to your side bar?? I want to add Visible Monday, Monday Mingle and Thrifters Anonymous and I have no clue how you go about it! Thanks in advance!