Bittersweet. That has been my word for the day. I spent most of today cleaning out my drawers at work and deciding what to take to the house with me. I am such a packrat it would appear. I have paid bills and receipts in my desk from 2010. I really do not think that I need to keep these things any longer. But, at the same time, I did come across some precious memories that will definitely be coming to the house with me on Friday. I came across pictures from when the kids were smaller, and a picture of Joe when we first got married. He was so young and THIN! I didn’t find a picture of me but I was the very same way. Evidently, wrinkles are not the only thing that comes on with age. Lol! Then I found two Christmas cards in one of my desk drawers and at first, I thought they were a couple of blank cards that I had throw in there. But, when I pulled them out I noticed writing on the inside and I recognized that writing immediately. They were both from my Granny Meadows who passed away a couple of years ago at the age of 103. When Granny sent you a card there was always a huge long written note on it. However, when she started getting in her late 90’s she started writing less and less on the cards until at the end there would only be a signature. I am so glad that I found these two cards and now I have to find a place to put them. Today’s outfit is a great one for every day. It is very soft and when I looked at the materials it said 60% cotton and 40% modal. What the heck is a modal? Well, I am glad that you asked since I looked it up on Google. Lol! Evidently, it is a semi-synthetic rayon, all I know is that rayon helps from having to iron so I am cool with that. This has a pintuck design on the henley style chest which gives it a little character. I am wearing the blue and ivory dot design but this top comes in several solid colors as well as one more print design. I thought the Janalee necklace looked great with this top. The marble teardrop stones mimic the dot design of the top and match it perfectly. The chain is a heavier style box link style which is not the normal design that most of my Plunder necklaces have. I am wearing a simple white scroll design pair of earrings called the White Drop. I think that someone got tired of thinking up names when it came time to name this one. Lol! These are extremely lightweight and easy to wear. You can’t see my bracelet in this photo but you can below, and it is my Opal bling magnetic bracelet. I am partial to Opals so I have worn this bracelet a lot this summer. If you notice, I wear a Black Opal ring every day, I never take it off. It was a 10-year anniversary gift from Joe. ❤️I decided to do a little pattern mixing with a pair of striped linen and cotton pants. Since both the top and the pants are in the same color family it is very easy to pair the two together even though the patterns are different. This pair of pants has a design detail that I am not showing you today. It has a paper bag waist that is cinched at the waist. It is a really cute design and one that I WANT to wear so badly. However, I am the thickest at my waistline and tucking a shirt into my pants just highlights the problem area. For those who don’t have this problem then you will want to look at this style because it is adorable.
Yes, I am still carrying my Louis Vuitton purse. It is a good thing that I bought it before I retired or I might not have had the courage to have purchased it. Haha! I am such a worry-wart! Anyway, I added a simple pair of t-strap navy blue sandals to the look since this is an everyday, run around town, kind of style.
July is a very big month for me in the Rodan + Fields area. I am wanting to attend a first time ever offered training at the convention but there are some hoops that you have to jump through in order to qualify for it. Some of those hoops are things that I can’t control which drives me bonkers, and some of them are things that I can at least help control. That means that I am going to try and offer a SPECIAL this week for PCs. Order any regimen/lash boost combo (which is priced at 20% off) as a Preferred Customer and you will receive an additional 10% off as a PC plus free shipping. AND, this week only, you will receive a FREE multi-function eye cream from me as a thank you for helping me reach my goal. My website is listed below.
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