Boy, oh boy, I had hoped that this entire virus thing was a bad April Fool’s joke, but it doesn’t look like that is the case. It turned cold and has rained all day long! I road over to pick up a golf cart with Joe on Sunday, and I noticed that the Redbuds trees were blooming. I told Joe then that it was going to get cold here in just a little bit. I don’t know about where you live, but we will experience Redbud and Blackberry winter every year. When those plants bloom, you can count on a cold spell happening at the same time.
So, I mentioned that I went with Joe to pick up his golf cart. He wanted to bring it home, so we took an enclosed motorcycle trailer to go and pick it up. Joe was worried that the cart might be too tall to fit through the opening, so he had me watch to make sure he had the clearance as he drove it up the ramp. The cart barely cleared with just an inch or so to spare. But, as Joe pulled on into the trailer, I saw that the back of the cart top was going to hit. I hollered for him to stop, but he couldn’t hear me because of the motor of the cart echoing in the trailer. He kept on going, and the cart finally got inside the trailer.
It pushed down on the cart top, but it didn’t do anything to it except for leaving a scuff mark. That wasn’t a big issue, but the issue was now on how to get the cart out of the trailer. I asked him if he could let some of the air out of the tires, and he considered doing that for a minute. Then, I asked him about standing on the back of the cart to see if the weight would be enough to lower the top so that it could back out. I wasn’t heavy enough, but when Joe stood on the back, you could see that it would clear the top. The problem was that he couldn’t stand on the top AND back out the golf cart. Yep, you guessed it! I had to back the cart out, at least until it cleared the opening. I almost backed it off the ramp, and Joe was starting to yell for me to put on the brake. I got out and he adjusted the carts path to get it unloaded. This might be like me cutting his hair…I don’t think that he will be asking me to help him with his golf cart anytime soon. Lol!
If this outfit doesn’t kick the blahs to the curb, then nothing will. I love this brightly colored gingham button-up shirt because it is so fun and festive. Gingham is one of my favorite patterns for tops, and I have several in other colors. Actually, I have gingham in pants, shorts, dresses, skirts, and coats also, so you can say that I am gingham obsessed. This top is lightweight and machine washable. It is long-sleeved, which turned out to be great with this cold spell, but I would roll the sleeves up for a summertime look.
I decided to tie the shirt in the front instead of tucking it in or letting it hang loose. I think that is my favorite way to wear a gingham shirt. I am wearing a medium, and it fits nicely, but I do see that I needed to add a piece of fashion tape between one of the buttons. Here is the link to the shirt.
I wore this top earlier this month (here) with jeans, but I wanted to up the brightness level today, and I think that I succeeded. Lol! I thought these bright pink jeans were super cute, especially with the frayed hem. Evidently everyone else thought they were cute also since they aren’t available on the website any longer. These were from Loft which still has this style of jeans (here), just not in this color.
To tone down the outfit just a little, I added a navy long-sleeve cardigan to the look. I love cardigans, and I think that having a few basic colored ones are great for any wardrobe. I suggest having a black, navy, and a white cardigan for everyone, and if you want to get fancy, then you need a red, tan, and gray one also. Lol!
The slides that I am wearing are a pair that I bought over a year ago. They are by Sam Edleman and I have gotten so many compliments on them since I’ve had them. These are a pale gold metallic color, and they look great in the summer, especially if you have a tan. I am wearing my usual size 9 in these, and they run true to size.
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