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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Guest Teacher
teal turquoise mint green outfit teacher substitute ootd whatiwore2day

“Guest teachers” are the new “substitutes.” I prefer the upgraded term, especially on my first day as a guest teacher. I taught 5th grade and didn’t lose a single kid! Success! Jacket, INC (consignment). Shirt, Mossimo. Skirt, Talbots. Boots, American Eagle (consignment). Necklace, Serket Jewelry. We didn’t get to do anything really fun, just tests […]

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Subtle Magic
winter landscape sacramento outfit brown khaki blazer

Winter in Sacramento is quite magical. Sure, it can be a little drab with all the brown, dead things and naked trees, but the grasses are so lush and green with our winter rain. Short days suck, but I don’t have to stay up past my bedtime to see the sunset. Not magical: stepping in […]

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Green Velvet Red Lips
green velvet clutch holiday brooch antler ring cameo pearl

We spent Christmas Day with some barely relatives, at Beefy’s cousin’s husband’s sister’s house. You’d never know we were so distantly related by the warmth of their welcome or the spread on the table (crab legs, prime rib, and pecan pie). Hospitality like that deserved my festive best. Sweater, vintage consignment. Dress, Parker (consignment). Boots, […]

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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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Queen of Plaid
plaid buffalo check navy red pattern mix outfit ootd whatiwore2day

I love to mix plaids. I’m wearing three different plaids here, but the navy and red color palette gives the outfit a cohesive look. Shirt, Mossimo (thrifted). Skirt, Plenty by Tracy Reese (thrifted). Boots, Sofft (consignment). Sunglasses, Earthbound Trading Co. Necklace, Taneesi. Vest, J Crew. Bag, Steve Madden. Photos by me, the tripod, and a […]

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plaid shorts tights boots ootd whatiwore2day navy brown green

You’d think after 10 years of outfit photos that I’d be less timid about taking them in front of other people. I wanted to take them in the skate park, today, but was too embarrassed to pose in front of the skaters (and possibly interrupt their fun). Instead, I strutted my stuff on a hilltop […]

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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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I met my Toastmasters mentee for lunch and discovered a new-to-me art gallery, The Brickhouse. The owner graciously let me take photos with a few of the outdoor murals. I’ll be back for the big Day of the Dead celebration on my birthday! Vest, Tinseltown (cut form a consignment jacket). Shirt, Passport. Skirt, Madewell. Boots, […]

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