An Olive Branch

Olive skirt, striped shirtOne of the best things about my neighborhood is that it’s less than a mile from a farming community. Strolling down country roads flanked with green pastures is becoming my greatest escape. Whenever I need a break from the hustle and bustle of the capital city, I go where cows, sheep, goats, horses, chicken, and even turkeys are more plentiful than people. It’s this modern day Noah’s Ark that inspired me to wear a muted olive skirt today.

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Game On

Sports Luxe Looks For Super Bowl XLIX

New England Patriots

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Seattle Seahawks

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With Super Bowl XLIX right around the corner it’s time to start planning parties, deciding on hors d’oeuvres, and of course, figuring out what to wear! 🙂  Many of my friends are huge American football fans. Every year we all get together to watch the big game. Even though I’m a much bigger basketball fan than football fan, I still want to look the part.

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The Struggle

white dress, green jacketA few years ago I saw a movie called Office Space. In this satirical comedy about the work-life of a typical mid-’90’s American software company, a few characters mention something called “a case of the Mondays.” I’d never heard that term before, but when returning to work, after two weeks off, I was struggling with a serious case of the Mondays. Determined to not bring that humdrum attitude into the rest of my week, today I decided to fight back. Continue reading