It's the last week of school before winter break and I am SOOOO ready! Over the weekend I wrapped all the Christmas presents and they are now sitting pretty under the tree waiting to be torn into. My three year old asks every morning if it's time to unwrap yet. He was not blessed with patience (just like his mother). =) We had a great weekend and enjoyed our North Pole Express train ride on Saturday...the kids are especially anxious for Santa's arrival now!
Last Sunday I broke out one of my very favorite skirts for church and paired it with my new Seychelles heels. Plaid has stood the test of time...I loved it as a kid, wore it a ton as a teen, and now as an adult, I'll still break it out in small doses. This is perhaps my favorite way to wear plaid:
Polyvore set for this look can be found HERE
Floral Frappe Top-Anthropologie
Easy Keeper Skirt-Anthropologie
Zig-Zag Navy blue tights-Gap
Papaya Pebbles Necklace-Anthropologie
Flower Bud Ring-J Crew
A few years ago I never would have worn tights with open toed sandals...it just seemed so against the "rules" of fashion to do so. Now that I've kind of stepped away from any sort of rule following when it comes to fashion I absolutely love the way it looks! It makes my summer sandals so much more versatile now that I can wear them all year long! Plus now that I live in the mid-west, and winter weather has arrived, bare legs just won't cut it so I have to find ways to make tights work no matter what.
Before I go, I just wanted to acknowledge the terrible tragedy that happened on Friday. It's been a solemn weekend across the country...my thoughts and prayers have been with Newtown, CT and my heart aches for those who lost loved ones. I simply can't even imagine the pain and grief that town and those families are going through. I certainly took a few extra minutes each day to hug my boys and tell them I loved them as I'm sure every parent did. I try to count my blessings each day but this week, I feel especially grateful for my boys and my family.
May we all remember.