Striped tee over a floral maxi dress

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Striped tee: Pinc (thrifted at Goodwill for $4.49)//Maxi dress: Old Navy (somewhat old from this past summer on clearance)//Necklace: Rue 21 (gift $2)//Earrings: Rue 21 (gift $2)//Thong Sandals: Old Navy (old, thrifted from Goodwill years ago)//Lipstick: Avon(Sparkling Warm Rose)//Nail Polish: NYC (258 Prospect Park Pink).

This past weekend made for the perfect time for change and new things.  First off I grabbed my Sony Cyber-shot digital still camera and had my hubby go at it with some pictures as you see above for this post on my striped tee over a floral fun maxi dress. I didn’t intend on wearing the tee all day, but the weather stayed the same for most of the day (breezy, not to hot, not to cold, just perfect).

Second, we bought our first lawn mower, perennial flowers, and azalea bushes. My hubby is more of the landscaping goo-roo so when he asked me to pick out flowers I drew a blank. I had no clue what flowers I wanted or what would look good and then he said “you are good at thinking up ideas for interior designing and clothes you should be able to pick out flowers” I was like “yeah right” and then a minute later I grabbed some flowers and stated “the color of these will make the azaleas pop with color.” and he smiled and said “there you go see I knew you could compare them to fashion.” My hubby is to cute!

He took some photos of me with my iphone at Lowes while picking out flowers:

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Third, I don’t know if you have noticed but I have kept my hair straight and worn make up for a full week and more now. Say what! It’s been 9 days. I feel good and I am happy. Change is good even if it was started 9 days ago. I go to the store now and actually desire to buy the make up on clearance but then I don’t because I should use up what I have first, plus I need more statement jewelry then make-up anyhow.

Fourth, we got a secondary vehicle, 2000 Nissan Quest minivan and a new roof put on our house. Thank God for tax returns!

God is just SO GOOD! I will need to share a post coming up of the weekend (pictures) and cute photos of the babies with the camera I started using.

What are some new changes in your life currently?

Here are some pictures for how I have styled the maxi dress and striped tee in the past:


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14 thoughts on “Striped tee over a floral maxi dress

  1. I love the red striped tee over that pretty floral maxi. Very pretty and perfect for Spring. It looks warm and sunny there. So nice.

    Also, I don’t know your name. We have communicated via comments several times but I still don’t know your name. I am sorry if you have mentioned it before – I don’t remember.

    And I’d love for us to follow and support each-other’s blogs. How do I follow you hun? Let me know. Thanks & Happy Monday!!

    ❤ Ada.

      • Hi. See, I had a feeling your name was Rachel. You might have mentioned that somewhere lol. Thanks for following. I will as well. =)

        When you get a sec, keep on checking back to see how I am doing on my 30 for 30 challenge. Thanks so much.

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