Fashion & Faith

This outfit started out as a lazy outfit. Because when I woke up this morning, it took me 30 minutes just to wake up and have enough motivation to get out of bed. Let me tell you, when you’re pregnant, getting 6 hours of sleep just doesn’t cut it any more! So I wanted to wear the most effortless thing I had in my closet while still being work-appropriate.

Not that there’s a dress code at work, but… y’know.


This dress, to me, is the equivalent of wearing pajamas. It is loose, comfortable, and basically a big tee shirt with some ruching. I love how easy it is. I also love the fact that it’s one of my husband’s favorite dresses and he thinks it’s sexy.

Too bad he doesn’t also think that of my fuzzy flannel pajama pants… that I stole from him…

But after waking up a bit more, I got inspired to make a little more effort and actually put on some accessories and makeup. I’ve never worn this necklace that one of my beloved friends gave me, and I don’t know why! I’m not used to wearing jewelry, I suppose. I tend to gravitate towards rings and earrings.


And the coolness of the morning deemed light tights appropriate. Although by the time I left, tights were definitely not appropriate.



I’ve recently become an affiliate partner with Oasap, and I was so excited to receive this bracelet (and also a shirt, which I’ll wear tomorrow) in the mail! It’s such a pretty, sturdy bracelet, and small enough to actually FIT my wrist. That might be a cautionary tale to some of you if you’ve got normal wrists, but for some reason most bracelets don’t fit me. Small bones? Dunno.

Anyway! I really love the way this looks on, and that it’s got a stem that is bendable but still strong enough that I know it won’t eventually break. My only concern is that I can only wear it one way, as the back is pretty open and if I wear it any other way it tends to slide off sideways.

Still! I think it’s a pretty great bracelet and I know I’ll be wearing it a lot come fall, especially!


I almost didn’t take outfit pictures today. While I was scoping out a possible location for a photoshoot (by the way, I’ve decided to delve into portrait photography. Shameless self-promoting Facebook Page link!), I was going up the hill past the location rather slowly, looking for a place to turn around, and some jerk decided after 2 seconds of coming up behind me that I was too slow. He started honking and honking, and when I pulled over to let him pass me, he let out a really long honk that you know would have been swearing if cars could swear.

I promptly honked back at him (which I never, ever do usually), and then turned around, and then cried. Ah, life. Really, who cares what some jerk does on the road; you know he wasn’t thinking “Maybe they’ve got car trouble/are lost/whatever”, but also… it wasn’t personal. I WAS going 15 under the speed limit (which wasn’t listed right there anyway), but anyway. Rude people.

So when I got home, I almost just gave up on pictures and went inside to pout, but then I thought… you know, just because someone’s in a hurry doesn’t mean I can’t go on with my day and still have a good time. But then the neighbors were out, so most of my pictures were a little awkward.


Thrifted: Dress (Originally from Romy), heels
C/O Oasap: Bracelet
Target: Tights
Gift: necklace
C/O Firmoo: Prescription Glasses

That’s my day in a nutshell.

Now I’m off to bake some potato wedges and check the ribs I’ve been cooking all day in my crockpot. This is the first time I’ve used the crockpot. I hope it worked.

And I hope you all have a fantastic Thursday! Tomorrow, we leave to go camping for the second time this year, and I can’t wait!


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