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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School House Rock

 

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Pencil skirts can be such fun and feminine pieces. I scored this plaid pencil skirt for $7.99. Its classic pattern reminds me of my elementary school uniform.  So to break up the school girl look, I added a little bad girl flare with this denim military vest. I chose a simple white tank top to wear under it to keep the outfit from looking too formal. (And because it was a 95° California day.) For arm candy I’m wearing June Cleaver pearls with a gaudy rhinestone bracelet and a black- Continue reading