Honestly, this Target sweater I begged for received for Christmas is my fave article of clothing. Clearly, I need to buy more stuff with grommets. Also, trying to take outfit pics by yourself in less than five minutes results in missing feet, or part of your head lopped off. Trying not to be too creepy,…

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Boy, did I have plans to blow Not Dead Yet Style’s Visible Monday Link-Up right out of the water this morning. I was going to wear one of my fave dresses with bright tights. But then I walked Thing One and Thing Two (the dogs) before breakfast, and realized that I was cold through and…

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The terrific style blog Not Dead Yet Style has a neat weekly event called Visible Monday, where style bloggers share an outfit or accessory that makes them “feel more confident, alive and visible that day.” Which I will do, too, as soon as I figure out how. I think my visible accessory was my red…

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When I’ve mentioned wearing wrap dresses to work in the past, occasionally a reader will tell me these dresses feel a little too clingy or revealing for a conservative office. Actually, I feel the same, and almost donated a couple of wrap dresses I wasn’t wearing very often. But inspired by other style bloggers, I…

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You know I love my bow tie blouses. But for some reason, I’m all thumbs trying to make pretty bows – on anything – including little girls’ hair, holiday packages, and my own blouses. For this outfit, one of Mina’s magnetic Fasheners, http://www.etsy.com/shop/fasheners, saved the day. George cardigan (Walmart); Ralph Lauren slacks (thrifted @$11); Bow-tie blouse…

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