Yah, it’s like that.
Between last Friday and today-Friday, I lost the week. Too much to do, overwhelmed, and so my awsm writings came Un–awsm-ly last. Or to put a point on it, not at all.
Let’s see if I can nutshell my week…
As regards awsm clothes —
I found a cute lil cotton-knit hi-lo dress by Mix&Co, in a geometric design of blue and teal, at Family Dollar store, for $12.50. That’s been in heavy rotation this week, with a pair of sparkly flipflops from the local Dollar Tree.
sorry, my pix all seem washed-out… That turquoise-blue bra (its matching panties are still in the dryer, I think, lol) is also a Family Dollar find
And about those Dollar Tree flip-flops? I got’em all.
I love the lil bit of sparkle, and since I have scads of them (not to mention the plain ones I already have, and other footwear), it’s not like I’ll be wearing any one pair enough to wear them out quickly. And for $6, that’s a helluva a summer footwear bonanza!
My sister took me to her local thrifty, 2nd Avenue, and for under $25, I got a pile of things:
A coupla sweet gauze tunics — the blue-and-green is from Old Navy, and the moss-green/tie-dye with the gem detailing is from Ashley Stewart — great with a chemise and capri’s, or over a swimsuit
A peacock-teal chemise with gold trim for just a lil summer glam, and a ruffle-necked brown knit sundress by Bass. These plain-tan flip-flops will get some stick-on gems from Michaels Crafts, to spiff them up, and that’s just some gold nailpolish from 5below.
This Lands End sundress is fantastic! A beautiful, flattering fit and so comfy! The color’s a dark steel-blue/navy, with cream flowers. The length is just above the knee, just right, and the criss-cross V neck adjusts from demure at its most closed to pretty sassy when arranged a bit lower. Versatility, I like it!
Lastly, this darling silver party-dress, with sequin detailing and spaghetti straps, still had its $56 Kohl’s tag attached! Who knows when a girl will need a lil something special?
In addition, I got 2 cotton short-sleeved shirts, to pull over when my shoulders get chilled — one each in black and white. The white has some nice tuxedo pintucks in the front. If I can get some decent pix, I’ll share later.
awsm Nomz this week? Umm, not so much.
I was everywhere this week — at Mom’s on Monday, in Philly on Tuesday, back out to the burbs to hang-out with friends on Wednesday, back to Philly again on Thursday, and today I am work-work-working on about a dozen projects, so I can RELAX for the Memorial Day weekend!
Highlights: Steak Tartare — or more accurately “Cannibal Bites”!
Mine did not look nearly this posh, and when I make a proper batch of Steak Tartare, I will post a picture. My mom used to call it “Cannibal Bites” when I was a kid — we’d get a very good grade hamburger, and mix in milk, steak sauce, chopped onion, spices… That and a lil rye-toast, and I’m good to go. Ate this on Thursday around 11:30am, and did not need to eat again til today (Friday). Rich, filling and delicious.
It was a burger-licious week, since on Sunday, My Guy and I also enjoyed “plain-old” burgers, topped with cheese and bacon bits, and served with a unique salad — mustard-greens gathered by Himself in a(n UN-pesticided) field near his workplace were the basis, and we added spinach, some cut-up cherry tomatoes, a lil shredded cheese and tossed it with Italian dressing.
We frequently just share our plate, cuz it’s cozy!
There weren’t any awsm Events this week to speak of, and all is quiet on the Relationships front… so that brings us to today, and a little Random awsm-ness…
Phoenixville PA’s annual Dogwood Festival is walking distance from My Guy’s place, so we took a leisurely stroll to take in the sights… Beautiful turn of the century (1900’s, that is) architecture throughout the town, a fun little carnival acrawl with families and teenagers, and a stroll down to Bridge street for some delightful Black Cherry Hard Cider at Bistro on Bridge, made for a mellow evening — and that’s pretty awsm!
Let’s hope I don’t lose any more time, going forward!