Thursday, September 30, 2010

A bit stressed

Yesterday I received some unfortunate new relating to staffing at work. We had to let someone go. I am not completely surprised, but it's still not fun. Needless to say, this will make things at work a bit more chaotic over the next few weeks.

all items remix'd
top: Gap
skirt: Old Navy
shoes: Charles David
earrings: gift'd
belt: Gap

This skirt is another Old Navy cheapie but goodie.brown pencil skirt 01I think I am starting to understand why having good basics are so important. They get worn all the time, they don't go out of style and they are easy to wear!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Keeping it short and sweet

all items remix'd
shirt+pants: Gap
shoes: Ann Klein
earrings: gift'd
necklace: AE
belt: M+O

Khakis can be kind of boring, but they work in a pinch. I like to feminize (is this a word) my menswear inspire look with a necklace and cool wedges.

And other ways I have worn these pants:khaki chinos 01

Happy Hump Day to you!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010


The temperature was in the 60s when we ran at the park this morning. I love it!

all items remix'd
top: M+O
cardi: Gap
skirt: Old Navy
shoes: Madden Girl
earrings: old
necklace: James Avery, gift'd
belt: Gap

In celebration of the cool weather I decided to wear a light cardi today. I'm sure by the end of the day it will be off but for now I can pretend it's fall.

black pencil skirt 01
This skirt was a pretty good buy from Old Navy ($15), but I think I need to invest in a more substantial, longer pencil skirt.

Monday, September 27, 2010

A glorious day

When I opened the front door this morning I was greeted with something new: cool, dry air! I smiled and thought it would be a good, no, GLORIOUS, day. Monday morning, no work, a day full of possibilities.

top: Uniqlo
pants: Express, remix'd
shoes: Enzo, remix'd
shades: Dsquared, remix'd
earrings: gift'd&remix'd
cuff: gift'd&remix'd

I even took out the SLR to take my remix photos. I think only 10 out of 50+ photos were in focus (those damn large apertures, but I love the shallow depth of focus.). Definitely don't have time to do this on a working day, but when I don't feel like I am going to melt in my clothes a little extra time is ok.

This is another fun tee I bought during our trip to NYC. I really wish we had a Uniqlo here. Happy Monday to you!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Week in photos

2010 09 20 photo
Grilling just makes food taste better (and using my SLR makes photos look better, I've just been lazy lately!).

2010 09 21 photo
Our view of Billy and the band, a.k.a. Smashing Pumpkins. They can still draw a good crowd!

2010 09 22 photo
My daily dose of cuteness.

2010 09 23 photo
Project Runway night! I have fun friends who humor me with goofy poses.

2010 09 24 photo
Dinner with R&E, yogis extraordinaire and just good people.

2010 09 25 photo
My parents came down for the weekend to hang out (mostly to see the little peanut of course.

2010 09 26 photo
We spent today swimming, running, cycling (Joe), running, working, practicing yoga (me), eating, shopping, eating some more and catching up on some TV. Another good day with my favorite boy (even when he looks like a deer in headlights).

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Shorter days

...are the only evidence of the change of seasons here in Houston (thus, making snapping remix photos that much more difficult!)
top: J. Crew, remix'd
skirt: Loft, remix'd
shoes: Taryn Rose via DSW
earrings: gift'd&remix'd
belt: Calvin Klein, remix'd

I am finally wearing my new shoes from Monday. I have this thing about new items...I am loathe to wear them because they are so new and shiny. That's why the usually sit in my closet before their big debut. Is that weird?

berry tank 01
As you might have guessed, this top is a favorite of mine. Light and comfortable? Check! Ruffles? Check! Pink? Double check!

Today is another working weekend for! Hope yours is a better one!

Friday, September 24, 2010

Not feeling it today

top: NY&Co, remix'd
pants: Loft, remix'd
shoes: Geox, remix'd
necklace: Loft

This morning was one of those when I wish I still wore scrubs. This outfit, however, will do instead (and is still more fun!). I bought this necklace on supersale at Loft over 1 year ago and this is the first time I've worn it. Which is why I really don't need to shop!

gray cuffed pants 01
These pants are years old, but they are so comfy!

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Hello fall?

all items remix'd
top: Uniqlo
pants: Gap
shoes: Geox
necklace: Me&Ro, gift'd

In hopes of cooler weather yesterday I wore some fall-like neutrals. These black pants are my absolute favorite and I wear them all the time:black cropped chinos 01black cropped chinos 02

But alas, the summer temperatures are not quite ready to leave us so I have a warm weather outfit on today.09.23.10
all items remix'd
top: Old Navy
skirt: J. Crew
shoes: Aldo
necklace: gift'd
belt: Gap

With the change in the lighting (i.e. the mornings are getting brigher later), I have had to adjust the backdrop of my photos. Happy Thursday to you!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Trying to be cool

09.21.10 pm
all items remix'd
top: Urban Outfitters
jeans: Gap
shoes: Boutique 9
earrings: Bitten by SJP

Last night we went to see a show...IMG_2157
Unfortunately Billy and the band didn't start until after 10:30, which is way past our bedtime, so we didn't stay for the whole thing. At least I did get to hear 2 of my favorite songs by them: Today and Drown.
I did enjoy a random date night with the hubs though. Apparently, we can't hang anymore. So no more concerts on a school night!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Goodbye summer

all items remix'd
top: Ann Taylor
pants: Gap
shoes: Nine West
earrings: Bitten by SJP

In honor of the last official day of the summer, I thought I would wear a nice summery look. I suppose I am breaking the "no white after Labor Day" fashion rule, but I think as long as I'm not wearing linen, the fashion police will forgive me on this one.

white chinos 01
Apparently I like this look a lot, because I wore the exact same thing the at the beginning of the season. I have found that since I have been posting my outfits, I try not to repeat the exact same one, but I really like this look. What about you?

Weekend casual

dress: Converse One Star for Target
shoes: B. Makowsky, remix'd
shades: Tom Ford, remix'd

I haven't decided if I really like this dress or not. I bought this one as well as a pink one on super sale (less than $9 each) and haven't worn them as much as I thought I would. What do you think?

all items remix'd
dress: Old Navy
shoes: B. Makowsky
shades: Tom Ford
earrings: gift'd
necklace: Me&Ro, gift'd
scarf: Old Navy

I am trying to get the most out of these last days of summer. The weather has been teasing us a bit with coolness here and there, but I am not quite ready to unpack my fall/winter clothes.

New shoes!

Taryn Rose at ShopStyle
Since I have started wearing real clothes to the office, I have been on the search for some "grown up" shoes. I have always equated grown up with boring, but they don't necessariy have to be. I found these at DSW for an extra 30% off so apparently I saved $315.04. They are by Taryn Rose and feel super comfy, although I did have to size up to 38 for a good fit. Expect a remix photo to come soon!

{I even stayed in my monthly shopping budget with these. Although now I am wondering if I should exclude shoes. But then I would probably just go on shoe buying binges. So for now, shoes are included!}

Monday, September 20, 2010

Week in photos

As if you haven't seen enough snaps of my boring life :)

2010 09 13 photo
Where I am actually keeping my POTD project this year. If I have an album this big every year for the rest of my life, I will need a few extra rooms. So I am thinking of paring down for the future.

2010 09 14 photo
Visiting with my sis and the peanut during lunch. He had 5 hours of "school" today and was very sleepy when he got home, explaining the fingers in mouth.

2010 09 15 photo
After a good night's rest, the peanut is raring to go!

2010 09 16 photo
Project Runway night with my boys.

2010 09 18 photo
Another photo of the giant dosai.

2010 09 19 photo
A relaxing Sunday afternoon.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Costume changes

I technically wore 4 outfits on Saturday, but thought I would spare you of me in a running bra and shorts.

09.18.10 morning
My yoga outfit
top+bottom: Lululemon, of course
sandals: J. Crew, remix'd

Have I told you how obsessed I am with Lulu. I used to love Nike workout gear, but I have become a Lulu snob. She is tres $$$ but so worth it - comfy, stretchy, long-lasting, and, of course, cute!

09.18.10 afternoon
Hanging out for the day
top: Uniqlo
shorts: Loft, remix'd
sandals: Life Stride, remix'd
shades: Tom Ford, remix'd

I bought this tee over the summer and am just now wearing it. Good thing the gray will go nicely into the fall!

09.18.10 evening
What I wore to dinner
jeans: Old Navy, remix'd
necklace: F21, remix'd

I thought the tee needed a little something which was added by this fun necklace. And for the record, yes, I ate the entire dosai!

Saturday, by the hour

Yesterday was a rare Saturday off from work where we had nothing specific planned and were not going out of town, so I thought I would take some inspiration from Ena and photograph my everyday life by the hour.

6AM091810 6AM 1
good morning sunshine!
091810 6AM 2
grabbing a cup of joe for Joe before our morning run

7AM091810 7AM
I ran 4.5 miles from the park back home

8AM091810 8AM
Drinking a cup of coffee and catching up on blogs

9AM091810 9AM
Yoga practice

11AM091810 11AM

Noon091810 NOON

1 PM091810 1PM
Going to TJ Maxx for a little should be proud, I didn't buy anything!

3 PM091810 3PM
Photoshopping some photos

4 PM091810 4PM
Cleaning the madness a.k.a. my closet

5 PM091810 5PM
Ominous clouds are hard to capture on a little camera

6 PM091810 6PM 1091810 6PM 2091810 6PM 3Having an early dinner at Madras Pavilion. I had a yummy dosai.

7PM 091810 7PM
Dessert at Empire!

Of course I documented what I wore...more to come later!