Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Friday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

Hello!  How was the weekend?  Mine was fairly busy - on Saturday we headed up to New Hampshire to the Richard Petty driving school, where we got to be a passenger in a NASCAR car - a pretty neat experience!  I spent the afternoon baking, and on Saturday night we headed out to our friend's birthday party.  We got to see a bunch of our friends, and had a really great time, except for one incident. 

One of our friends took public transportation to the party, and by the time things wound down, the buses/trains weren't running anymore...so he just assumed I was going to give him a ride home!  And the worst part was, he didn't even really ask, he just sort of said, "Oh, hey, you're going home this way, right?", which we really weren't, and then he really had no way to get home.  I was so irritated, especially because we had talked party transportation logistics previously, and he never brought up getting a ride home from me.  I wouldn't care so much except that this is not the first or second time he's done this to me.  On top of that, he didn't even really want to be at the party (kept reminding me that he was "making an appearance" because he was already going to be in the area, and kept letting me know how he was going to show up drunk).

But anyway, on Sunday we went to my parents' house for Father's Day dinner with my mom, dad, aunt, and grandparents.  It was a nice dinner, and I always like hanging out with my family.

So here are some outfits from the weekend/week.  First up is my outfit from Friday.  The skirt is new, and has a cute zipper fly with a button tab at the waistband, so it has a different look than regular side or back zip skirts.  I can't remember if the sweater is new though - I may have worn it before, but I'm not sure.  After work, I swapped the heels out for a pair of pink flip-flops.  I love the neutral colors with the bright pink of the sweater.

Skirt: Old Navy
Sweater: Gap (outlet)
Shoes: Jessica Simpson

This is what I wore to Father's Day dinner.  I actually wore this dress to Father's Day brunch a couple of years ago, but I honestly don't think I've worn it since.  I was planning on wearing another dress, but when I put it on, I saw it had a stain on it, so I went with this one.  The sweater is new-ish - I may have worn it once before, but I can't remember.

I'm wearing my cream colored flower flats - I'm totally loving these shoes!  They are a great neutral with a little something extra, and are great for casual or dressy outfits.  They are quickly becoming my go-to flat, and for only $8, you really can't beat that!

Dress: J.Crew (outlet)
Sweater: Old Navy
Shoes: Dexter for Payless

Here's what I wore to work yesterday.  The weather has been gorgeous lately, so I'm not really feeling pants, so I'm trying to do the dress/skirt thing for as long as I can.  The dress is new - I bought it last year or the year before, and I love the print!  I don't wear a lot of prints, but I think this one is fun enough but still not too crazy so I can wear it to the office.  I layered a cami underneath because it has a pretty deep V.  The color combination in the dress lends itself easily to a lot of different color options for a cardigan (I went with grey).

Dress: Banana Republic (outlet)
Sweater: Gap (outlet)
Cami: New York & Company
Shoes: Madeline

And lastly, here's what I'm wearing today.  Today's new thing is my shoes - I love these shoes!  When nude pumps become a big trend, I went on a hunt looking for the "perfect" pair, and I think these are it (for me, at least)!  I paired it with my bright floral skirt and a pink sweater.

Skirt: Liz Claiborne
Sweater: Gap (outlet)
Cuff: New York & Company
Shoes: Franco Sarto

I'm not sure if these shoes are leather, but they're at least faux-leather, and they have a nice, rounded toe with a small platform.  They are a solid, sturdy pair of heels, and I just love the neutral color and the little peek of red on the inside.  I read online reviews that said they were a little small, but I took my regular size, and when the first pair came, I actually ordered a second pair because I love them so much.  (And it's a good thing I did, because they haven't come back in stock!)

Tonight I'm SO excited because BF and I (and bad doggie) are going to see Toy Story 3 at a drive-in!!  I've never been to a drive-in before, and I'm super excited to go.  It's a double feature (Toy Story 3 and Prince of Persia), so hopefully I'll be able to stay awake for the whole thing. :)