Finally, I am home from Atlanta!!! I loved spending time with my mom and my sister and her family, but I missed my normal life in Virginia. I didn’t have any animals that were aggravating me to be fed, and I didn’t have Joe giving me any funny blog stories for everyone. Usually, when I travel, Joe “punishes” me for being gone without him by leaving the house in shambles. Can anyone else relate?
But, I had high hopes that he wouldn’t leave the house in a filthy state since we had company coming. But, because I wasn’t sure if he would oblige me, I hired a lady to go on Monday and clean for me. Remember, I left last Thursday, so I knew that the house would be in bad need of cleaning. I was so pleasantly surprised when I walked into a clean house last night, the animals fed, and no funny odors. Lol! I underestimated Joe’s cleaning abilities, but now that I know that he CAN clean a house, I might have to start expecting more from him. He has already warned me not to hold my breath, especially since I have another trip coming up in a couple of weeks. Lol! He is also muttering something under his breath about changing the locks on the door. Hahaha!
I felt just like a “real” blogger when I had my sister take these photos for me. How many bloggers have you seen where they take their picture in the middle of the street? I know that I have seen hundreds of photos like that, so when my sister suggested that we walk down to the mailbox to take pictures, I readily agreed. What you can’t see is that this is a dead-end street, so I am in no danger at all. Lol! But, hopefully, you enjoyed my “artistic” talents in this shoot. The sweater is a new purchase that I made on Sunday. My daughter found several similar tops, but I liked the handkerchief hemline of this poncho sweater. I love how it is flowy, and it doesn’t touch me anywhere. Because there is no waist definition, you assume that I am smaller than I am. The dolman sleeves are what make the sweater so flowy. This style might be harder for large-chested women to wear, but you could give it a try. I bought this sweater at the Loft, which is having a huge sale that ends tonight, so be sure to check the sale out. Here is the link to the sweater, and here is a link to the sale.
My slightly distressed straight leg jeans are also from the Loft, but I have had them for a while. I like the small amount of distressing, and I know that a lot of you are more comfortable with this small amount, instead of large gaping holes. I also like the length because it is perfect to wear with ankle boots. I am wearing my usual size 10, and you can see that these jeans are not the skin-tight, and I might have worn a smaller size. However, I like owning a few pairs of jeans that fit loose since there are days when I might need a little extra room. Here is the link to the jeans.
Once again, I am not wearing any additional accessories: no earrings and no necklace or bracelet. I didn’t take a lot of jewelry with me since I knew that I would mostly be wearing vintage jewelry there. The ankle boots that I am wearing are one of my favorite pairs. They are an older purchase from Old Navy, and these boots have held up great since I wear them so often. These are a faux-suede, but they have been treated to withstand most water and stains. Even though they have a 3-inch heel, it is chunky and comfortable. Here is the link to the booties.
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