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SUNDAY earrings: target, necklace: f21, shirt: anthropologie, skirt: thift, shoes: dsw 

MONDAY earrings & scarf: target, glasses: charming charlie, sweater and jeans: gap
shoes: frock swap

TUESDAY necklace: francesca's, shirt: gap, skirt & shoes: thrifted

THURSDAY necklace: gift, earrings & bracelet: target, shirt, pants, belt, & shoes: thrifted

Keeping it short this time because husbandie just got home this morning from a little work trip...

Missed his like crazy but so proud of the work he does - he such a gifted teacher. And now I'm off to spend some time with my best friend. 

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  1. loooove the first top and the polka dots, so pretty

  2. Loving the coral in the top photos! Thanks so much for sharing on Monday Mingle!

  3. I agree with Megan the polka dot blouse and the jeans is my favorite, but you look fabulous in everything!

  4. Sunday's outfit is absolutely CLASSIC! I love it! And the polka dots, too. You have such great style. Does your husband work for World Vision?! Awesome.

    1. Thanks Keri! No, my husband teaches architecture and design at Judson University (a small Christian college). His sophomore class participated in a shelter design competetion hosted by World Vision. He had a great time, it was fun seeing him and his students full of so much passion.

  5. That F21 top is so pretty! What a perfect pop of color!

  6. Great blog! You are so cute!

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