earrings

A Bryan Ferry kinda night

Bryan Ferry performed here on thursday night.

Unfortunately none of us got it together and got tickets but, we had a Bryan Ferry and 80’s music dance-athon at Darren’s house.

It was a super fun night!

Here are some cell pics of what I wore. (sorry no pics of us dancing. i was having too much fun πŸ™‚ )

Linking up to Mandy for Steppin’ Out.

P.S.- Can I just also say that every time I put on a pair of ripped whatever, I am always reminded of my late grandfather who when I was 16 tried to give me money so I could go buy some pants with no holes. It’s funny how some things always stay with you…

earrings- Anthropologie (gifted by Will). top- GAP

cut-offs- Will’s old jeans. satchel- Zara. booties- F21

melasma and sunspot free skin- Rodan&Fields Reverse Regimen

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Ola

Friday night I helped K do some shopping, we had a great dinner at Ola and went dancing at Purdy!

While getting ready for the night, I had some wardrobe issues.

Do you guys ever look into your full closets and yet feel like you have nothing to wear?

That is how I felt while I was getting ready so… I just decided to throw on some of my favorite items and hoped that they would work.

Lily on the other hand, got a new Mimosa shirt in the mail and of course had to put it on right away. (thank you Holly and Ariel!)

Linking to Mandy for Steppin’ Out.

on me: headscarf- stole it from K (don’t tell her). earrings- Anthropologie. shirt- Zara. bag- Zara. skirt- Gap. booties- F21

on Lily: shirt- Mimosa.rain boots- Zulily

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Birds of a feather, flock together

After lounging at home for a while, yesterday late afternoon even though it was raining, we decided to go for a drive to Coconut Grove and maybe eat somewhere we had never been.

I got lily dressed first and after I dressed myself, I realized that I dressed myself like her.

Or did I dress her like me?

Either way, we had the same look going on.

Before heading out, I asked Will to take our picture and while he was doing so, I noticed he had birds on his belt.

“Birds of a feather, flock together” I thought to myself.

The three of us seemed to all have something that went with the other. πŸ™‚

With Yelp’s help (do you guys ever use it? we love it!), we ended up eating at the Peacock Garden Cafe. (perfect but not planned for our bird theme).

It was lovely to be able to sit outside under a big awning looking and listening to the rain and thunderstorms.

Once it cleared up, a rainbow appeared and the sky looked the most beautiful I have seen it in a while.

Hope you all had a great saturday as well.

Linking up to Mandy for Steppin’ Out.

what I’m wearing: earrings- Anthropologie, top- vintage, bag- Anthropologie, jeans- AG

what Lily’s wearing (pardon her water stains): top- Old Navy, jeans- babyGap

my moccasins: Boutique9. Lily’s moccasins: Minnetonka. Will’s belt: UO

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Earrings

I’m an earring girl. A gold earring girl at that.

When I was a teenager I was definitely a ring girl. A silver ring girl.

I think I wore a silver ring on every finger.

Then, in my early twenties I switched to gold (my mom was so happy!) and I switched to earrings.

I have been a gold earring girl ever since then.

If I could go into anyone’s jewelry box, it would be Frida Kahlo’s.

What about you? Do you wear jewelry? Are you an earring, ring or necklace girl? If you could have anyone’s jewelry, whose would it be?

Here are some of my faves.

the turquoise on the left are my oldest pair and the ones I wear daily. all purchased by me

22k Portuguese gold. left and right gifted by my mom, middle gifted by my dad

left purchased by me, middle gifted by an old friend, right gifted by Will (love them!). all from Anthropologie

both gifted by Darren (picked by me πŸ˜‰ ). left from Lincoln Rd vintage market, right from Anthropologie (love!!)

girl with the gold earring, a self. oils on canvas

Awesomeness

Kristin and I went out for a little happy hour friday night.

After a few awesome lychee martinis and some sushi, we decided to explore some of our favorite stores on Lincoln Rd (Anthropologie and CB2) and go look at some awesome art.

All and all a pretty awesome night.

Linking up with Mandy for Steppin’ Out.

at Doraku

headband- CVS, earrings- Anthropologie (gifted by Will), dress- F21, bag- gifted by Anabela, sandals- Lucky Brand. awesome bedroom and awesome hat at Anthropologie

awesome home stuff at Anthopologie


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A girl date

Wednesday night I had a dinner and movie date with auntie K.

I left Will and Lily playing in the pool and auntie K and I headed over to Books&Books for dinner and then to the movies to see The Tree of Life.

The food at Books&Books was great as always (love that place) but the movie???

I feel like I didn’t get what I wanted.

Don’t get me wrong, I love artsy flicks more than your average person but, I feel like The Tree of Life was trying too hard. (as well as having too much science/discovery channel scenes)

I also feel like every movie I have watched lately has no ending and I’m tired of “make up your own ending” kind of movies.

Have any of you seen The Tree of Life?

What did you think?

Linking to Mandy for Steppin’ Out.

 

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Blueberry pancakes, a suit and a yellow house

We had quite the busy day yesterday.

Well, not that busy, it just felt that way because we left the house and it wasn’t even 10am and got back at 5pm.

We started off the morning with our traditional saturday pancake breakfast.

Lily ate 3 pancakes this time. 3!!! (really?)

We stopped off at Old Navy to get Lily a proper swimsuit and then at Men’s Wearhouse to get Will a proper suit as well.

It was almost 2 when we were done and we were all starving.

There was a Chipotle near by and that’s where we stuffed our faces.

I had never eaten there before, it was pretty good.

At 3:30 we went to look at a house we went to look at last saturday.

It has stayed in our heads and I think we pretty much love (want) it but I don’t want to talk about it too much because I’m superstitious that way.

Just keep your fingers crossed for us please!

Linking up to Mandy for Steppin’ Out.

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No slave to fashion

Last friday I joined auntie K and some of her co-workers for happy hour at Doraku.

I decided to wear one of my favorite Zara pants.

I purchased them in 2009 when I was pregnant with Lily, wore them throughout my pregnancy and I still wear them all the time.

I read in either Elle or Bazaar that harem pants should be “stored away”.

You know what though?

I can’t store them away.

I love my harem military pants and no matter what fashion says, I will continue on wearing them.

Do you have items like that?

Items that you love so much that even though fashion says “store away” you can’t?

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Graffiti style

It is days like yesterday that make Will and I look at each other and say “I am so glad we decided to stay in  Miami”.

We spent the morning at the beach and in the afternoon we went for a ride in the car to check out all the graffiti in Wynwood. (I have been wanting to go back and take pictures for a while)

We walked around, checked out some awesome graffiti, took pictures and found the Wynwood Kitchen and Bar where we decided to sit outside and have some dinner.

Let me stop for a second and tell you about the Wynwood Kitchen and Bar, I have never eaten at a place with SO much AMAZING art all around.

AMAZING! (and the food was pretty good too)

So, where else could we live where we could have the beach and awesome urban city life also?

Miami, we are so happy we stayed. πŸ™‚

This post is picture heavy because not only was there amazing art everywhere but, I also want to show you “my” Miami.

Not the Miami The Real Housewives of Miami show you. πŸ˜‰

 

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