Blue tiered maxi dress and cherry blossoms

Hope you all had a lovely Easter. The rain has finally stopped for a bit here in Oregon. So out we went in search of cherry blossoms that hadn’t been pounded right off the trees by all the rain and wind. If you seek, you may still find some. We did.

Tiered blue dress, turquoise drop earrings, rose gold purse + denim wedge sandals

I found this cute denim blue tiered, smocked waist dress at Ross. I saw it about a month ago, and couldn’t stop thinking about it, so had to retrace my steps back to the Ross I saw it at to see if it was still there. Oh joy! It was. Of course, I have a gift card to spend at TJ Max, Marshall’s or Home Goods, and haven’t been able to find anything there, but found three things at Ross. Isn’t that how it always goes? And this is why I hate gift cards so much. Hate is a pretty strong word. I dislike gift cards. I’d rather spend my money wherever I find stuff. Perhaps another day or another time I’ll find something to use my gift card on…

Tiered blue dress, turquoise drop earrings, rose gold purse + denim wedge sandals

Tiered blue dress, turquoise drop earrings, rose gold purse + denim wedge sandals

Denim blue dress, dusty blue sweater + rose gold accessories

Denim blue dress, dusty blue sweater + rose gold purse and denim wedge sandalsTiered blue dress, turquoise drop earrings, rose gold purse + denim wedge sandalsTiered blue dressTiered blue dress, turquoise drop earrings, rose gold purse + denim wedge sandals

Denim blue dress, dusty blue sweater + rose gold accessories

Here’s to spring blossoms!

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~ All photos were taken by Calvin Hodgson.  You can find his work on Flickr and on his blog.

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Wearing O’ the green

Happy St Patrick’s day, lovely people! I hope you’re all wearing green today so you don’t get pinched. I know I am. My poor cats however, have no green to wear. But I’m the only one here with them today so I think they’re safe from getting pinched by anyone. Ha!

This top is a lovely shade of jade green. Definitely enough green not to get pinched on St Patrick’s day.

 

Green top, jeans, denim jacket, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses, Betsey Johnson handbag & tassel earrings

Green top, jeans, denim jacket, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses, Betsey Johnson handbag & tassel earrings

 

But why do we go around pinching people not wearing green on St Patrick’s day anyway? Seriously?

Apparently this tradition was started in America, not Ireland. It was said that wearing green made one invisible to leprechauns who would pinch everyone they could see – those not wearing green. Wearing green made you invisible to the leprechauns. People began pinching others that didn’t wear green to remind them that leprechauns could sneak up and pinch anyone not wearing green.

Okay. Whatever.

I totally remember trying to sneak green in where it wasn’t visible in elementary school. Like, “I have green on my underwear!” I believe in elementary school if someone pinched you for not wear green, you could punch them back. Hahaha. I was pretty shy growing up, so I really don’t remember actually punching anyone back, but I remember it was a thing. Ah. The dorkiness of being a kid.

 

Green top, jeans, denim jacket, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses, Betsey Johnson handbag & tassel earrings

 

Brown puffer vest, denim jacket, jeans, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses & tassel earrings

Brown puffer vest, denim jacket, jeans, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses & tassel earrings

Brown puffer vest, green top, denim jacket, jeans, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses & tassel earrings

 

Green top, jeans, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses, Betsey Johnson handbag & tassel earrings

Brown puffer vest, denim jacket, jeans, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses & tassel earrings

Green top, denim jacket, jeans, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses & tassel earrings

Green top, jeans, denim jacket, gray combat boots, black cat eye sunglasses, Betsey Johnson handbag & tassel earrings

I think we are finally pulling out of our cold spell here in Oregon, but last weekend when we took these photos, there were still bits of snow on the ground and it felt like winter out. This weekend we are finally warming up and it feels like spring is on the way. I hope I didn’t just jinx it by saying it. (If it snows tomorrow, it’s my fault for saying spring is finally coming.)

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