Winter Chambray
OOTD whatiwore2day polka dot navy green plaid cardigan outfit

I’m experimenting with making a lightweight chambray dress work for winter. Today, I layered it with a flannel and thick sweater on top and tights and boots on bottom. I didn’t love the result, but they can’t all be winners. I’ll try something different, next time. Sweater, Mossimo (thrifted). Shirt, Passport. Dress, American Rag (consignment). […]

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Smoke ‘Em
stripe polka dot pattern mix outfit ootd black white navy

I’m smoking salmon for the second time. The first time, after brining it for 24 hours, we went to turn on the smoker and it didn’t work. It took a week to get the part and I kept the fish in the dry brine the entire seven days and then cold smoked it anyway. Beefy […]

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pattern mix ootd scarf plaid consignment thrift outfit style

I spent most of the day editing photos. I finished the boudoir photos from Friday and The Everyday Elevated pics from Sunday. I’ve included one favorite image from each, at the end of this post. Jacket, BCBG Max Azria (consignment). Shirt, Passport. Dress, Jams World (thrifted). Boots, Dan Post. Sunglasses, Coco Sunglasses. Earrings, street fair. […]

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leopard plaid floral pattern mix scarf black and navy ootd whatiwore2day

After getting home at 3 a.m. this morning, I was up for a low-key Saturday. We kept it local. Beefy and I had lunch at Skool and shopped the OliaModa pop-up shop. Then we walked around the corner for cake and cheesecake at Rick’s Dessert Diner. Finally, we finished the day off at the club: […]

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black and navy leopard silk blouse thrift suit presentation outfit ootd whatiwore2day

The last time I wore a suit, a bought-as-a-set suit, I was mistaken for a member of the hotel staff. It was my first sales conference and, although we dressed business casual at the office, I thought it would make a good impression to wear a suit to the event. Instead, I was asked to […]

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Screen Time
kimono thrift consignment outfit ootd whatiwore2day floral polka dot gray pattern mix

I didn’t go shopping on Black Friday, but I didn’t #optoutside either. Instead, I spent way too much time looking at screens: computer screens, phone screens, movie screens. But I did it in pattern mixing style. Kimono, Carole Little (thrifted). Dress, Express. Belt, Lucky (consignment). Tights, Jockey. Boots, Sofft (consignment). Sunglasses, Earthbound Trading Co. Earrings, […]

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Nice Outfit

I felt really good about this outfit because an old man in the produce section of Raley’s said, “Nice outfit!” Granted, I was reaching overhead for a plastic bag at the time and my skirt was probably riding up a bit . . . but I’ll take the compliment. Hat, Nine West. Vest, AC-3998 (cut […]

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