Dress – Gap (no longer available – from this past summer)
Cardigan – only mine via Nordstrom (no longer available – from early fall 2010)
Belt – Old Navy (no longer available – bought late summer 2010)
Tights – Spanx Tight End Tights
Booties – Cole Haan “Air Talia” bootie
So I am at a point where I don't own a single pair of pants that fit. I am working really hard to be creative with what I own so I can save up for new spring clothing. I haven't worn this dress since it was warm enough to wear it with bare arms and legs. I saw another blogger rock it with a v-neck cardi and belt over both pieces and it inspired me to keep it in my closet for the winter. This morning I felt like wearing some color so I tried it out.
I have decided to grow out my bangs so they are sideswept again. I love the thick straight bangs look, but fear it will make my face look rounder and will be hard to maintain once it gets warmer. You never know, I may go back. Anyway they are at a strange length now where they don't really blend into the rest of my hair when my hair is air-dried wavy, so I tucked them behind my ear with a clamp-style barrette.
This week is another hectic one at work. The past two days I was in the office prior to 7am and I have some major projects coming down the pike. I have been feeling pretty stressed and my body is reacting with back spasms and a stiff neck in the morning and an upset stomach. I really wanted to go to the gym this morning, but instead took that time to meditate. While my husband slept, I took a little corner in the bedroom and really focused on my breathing and let myself release. It really helped a lot. I'll hit up the gym tomorrow so I can have the energy and stamina to pull through the rest of this week! 🙂