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Jeans

The weather here yesterday got no complaints from me.

It was in the 60’s just how I like it and I only hope it stays like that for a while. (wishful thinking on my part. always)

Will, Lily and I went on a long bike ride and we also stopped by the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Will hadn’t seen it since the renovation.

So, the weather was great, the bike ride and the garden were fun, blah, blah, blah. Whatever. What I would like to talk about on here today is jeans.

Skinny, high waisted jeans at that.

I found the perfect pair and they didn’t cost more than $100.00. Heck, they didn’t cost more than $60.00!

The days of me spending $200.00 on jeans have been over for a while. Not only do I no longer work retail therefore don’t get the great discount but we are also a family of 3 on 1 paycheck.

So, goodbye 7for all mankind, Joe’s, AG, Diesel.

I had not purchased a pair of jeans since before I got pregnant with Lily. Not only has my body changed in the 3 years but I was also sick of the few jeans I had.

I tried Gap, Urban Outfitters, F21. None of their jeans fit me right.

Then I decided to go to Levi’s and try a few pair there. I knew just what I wanted. I wanted high waisted, regular blue denim with not a whole lot of stretch. Preferably no stretch.

I tried a bunch of women’s jeans and none of them fit the way I wanted them to fit.

So, I told the sales person I wasn’t opposed to men’s jeans. I wore men’s 501’s all through high school.

He brought me a pair of 510 super skinny men’s jeans and as soon as I put them on, it was like I heard angels singing in the fitting room.

Bingo! Perfect! Just what I had been looking for.

Good old denim that feels and looks like denim. High waisted just right. 30″ inseam so they hit at the ankle just like I wanted.

The only thing that was weird is that in men’s jeans you have to go up sizes. Shouldn’t it be the other way around? Weird.

Whatever size, I don’t care. 510 men’s super skinny, I love you!

What about you ladies? Do you have a jean you just love and live by?

Linking to Mandy for Steppin’ Out.

hat- uo. scarf- zara. sweater- f21. long sleeve shirt- tj maxx. jeans- levi’s (men’s). booties- f21

Will is a levi’s kinda guy too. 511’s

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Mommy Style Update

Happy saturday everyone!

Yesterday was a nice cool day here in Miami, we were having a “cold” front.

Lily and I met up with Claudia and Sofia at Fritz’s bike shop so we could get Claudia all set up with a bike and a child seat.

It didn’t turn out so well.

The child seat didn’t suit the bike she had purchased and Sofia fell off the bike and hit her forehead on the cement floor. 🙁

Thankfully she is ok, she is a strong little one.

Today we are going 2 hours north to visit our good friends who have come from L.A. to see family and baptize their little Sisto. (what to wear?????)

Hope you are all having a great weekend!

scarf- Zara

 

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Mommy Style Update

Yesterday was another day in the 60’s but, with a bit more rain.

I loved the Raleigh farmers market.

Will and I will definitely be shopping there when we move here.

It has EVERYTHING!!

I had one of the best home made lemon bars I have ever had (Hayes’s are better) and I had Cheerwine for the first time (yummy!).

 

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Fall fashion. Day 7

Last day of Fall Fashion. Booooooooo 🙁

It is a windy sunday here in Beja, Portugal.

It will be a chill day. Will is here (YAY!) so we are just hanging out and spending time together.

I had SO much fun this week!

It was really wonderful visiting new as well as some old blogs and getting to know you lovely ladies through your personal style.

Since we are in Portugal and there really is no Halloween here, we are not dressing up.

However, with my Portuguese Sagres beer I CHEER all of you.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!!

I’m wearing: Headband by CVS, Earrings are vintage (you’ve seen them this week already), Scarf by Scoop NYC, Grandpa cardigan sweater by GAP, T-Shirt by Gap, Tank underneath by Gap, Jeggings by Gap (since when did I become a GAP mom? not that there is anything wrong with the Gap, obviously, but still!!!), and moccasin/shoes by Boutique 9.

Oh! And Lily went to the cafe with Will so there are no pictures of her but she looks cute! 😉

(Please vote for us here. Thank you!)

cheers!

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