Thursday, January 24

Weekly Wears: Shiny, Happy

Sweater & Shirt: Free People;  Skirt: c/o Lulu's (similar);  Fleece(!) Leggings: Marshall's;  Boots:  Minnetonka;  Earrings: Whiskey & Wine;  Flower (Skunk) Pin: Disney World

Be serious, but, by golly, be silly.  It's good for the soul to just let go and be childish and happy-for-no-reason sometimes.  At least, it's good for my soul.  I guess that's really all I can speak for, but I never want to lose my playful side.  I think it keeps us young, happy, and able to handle all of life's curve-balls. 

I used to think my grandma was so weird when I was a kid.  She used to take out her dentures and convince all the kids that she could magically remove her teeth.  She told my little brother that  Pupperoni (ya know, the dog snack) was pepperoni so he'd taste it... for fun (yuck!).  She had a boat named "Marge's Party Barge" and we sure loved going out on the water with the family.  She was full of jokes and tricks and we always had a good time with her.  I hope to be like her as I age.  Maybe not quite as mischievous, but playful nonetheless.  ;)


34 comments:

  1. That looked really nice and the photo shoot was great.

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  2. your grandmother sounds like quite a lady! mine used to dress in a clown outfit and show up on her friends's doorsteps for their birthdays. a little craziness, and a lot of laughter is great for keeping one young.

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  3. I couldn't agree with your stance in silly more, Katie! I love that my mom is zany and weird, and I'm so thankful it rubbed off on me :). She turns 60 this year (and I 30), and we both look and feel a whole lot younger! Hehe :). Always have fun, I say!

    You look stunning, by the way! I found a pair of fleece leggings at TJ Maxx that I'm now kicking myself for not picking up!

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  4. dresses always look so cute paired with moccasins :) and being silly may just be the spice of life.

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  5. You are always so creative with your outfits, I love them all! Thank you for being so inspiring, I enjoy your blog to the fullest and it's always a delight to see new posts from you. :)

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  6. Love these photos. Loved the message too. My motto is play every single day.
    It's fun to see when I am not alone on this ;)
    Happy day to you!

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  7. Love the outfit. Oh and the little skunk is so cute.

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  8. lovley! or in my language "divno"!

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  9. Love the colours, great outfit.

    Zoe x
    http://gypsiesister.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. your hair is perfect :)

    gourgeous outfit ^^

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  11. This post is just so beautiful and shows your inner character. Thanks for sharing your sweet style and your sweet heart. You are a blessings!

    Star
    www.beautyandbows.com

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  12. I love this! I feel like people don't expect that joy out of older people and it is so refreshing! I appreciate your attitude :)

    And your skirt is adorable.

    Erin
    e-plus-l.blogspot.com

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  13. My grandparents are like that! They're always doing silly things to make us laugh, still to this day. We all love it!

    Your outfit is adorable. I love your skirt. And that pin is just too cute.

    -Jess
    http://www.JessicasWonderland.com

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  14. I love the cardigan you are wearing :) I was wondering, would it be okay for me to pin some of your outfit posts to my Pinterest style inspiration board? All the best :)
    lovefordays.blogspot.com

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  15. What great great memories.

    Vintagehoneybee.blog's.com

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  16. I love your shoes! I agree, you need to be silly some days!! =)

    Ergo - Blog

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  17. Love your sparkly skirt and fleecy leggings are such a great idea, wouldn't be without them!
    I'm a big fan of silliness too, have you heard of UK comedian Miranda? she's very silly
    http://ahandfulofhope.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. Such wonderful photos. It's definitely good to be silly and not take life so seriously.x

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  19. These photos are adorable! I love the shiny skirt especially, it looks great on you!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  20. how fun! i agree, i hope i never lose my silly side! i love that skunk pin!

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  21. I love love love this outfit! Very cute
    Leah
    e-plus-l.blogspot.com

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  22. You're so cute! Lovely outfit.

    And I agree - I need to keep my playful side too!

    Christen
    an unordinary hello

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  23. You look so good in that outfit, it´s so good!

    I agree, I should take your advice and just be a child sometimes.. I know it would be good for me!

    http://marilovescupcakes.blogspot.com.ar

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  24. Hard to beat fleece leggings in winter! I love those. Looking adorable as always. :)
    Trish

    www.jellybonesblog.blogspot.com

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  25. I've seen the same skirt here in Italy, too, and considered it for a minute. Then I thought it seemed a bit too much, but I like it with fleece leggings and booties. Well mixed! ;)

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  26. You're so pretty. This skirt looks awesome on you, very very cute!

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  27. I totally agree, be silly sometimes! by the way I'm going to have "shiny happy people" stuck in my head for days!

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  28. My husband and I always talk about the mischief we are going to make when we are older. Lots of people fear getting older, but I know my husband and I are going to have a grand time together.

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  29. Love the skirt - so pretty!

    -Kati

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  30. My grandpa is just as playful, and it's wonderful. I, too, hope to be silly as I grow old.

    Casey
    http://ausphilly.blogspot.com/

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  31. Great outfit! xo from Minnesota

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