Monday, February 4, 2013

Grandmother's Blues

The weather is finally starting to warm up a bit. It was nice to experience a 30 degree day after the negative temps we've been experiencing. I thought it was a perfect sunny day to don my floral straw hat and a few springy pastels. I just can't help combining all shades of blue together, and this was no exception. The coat and blouse are my grandmother's, the cardigan is my great-grandmother's and the skirt belonged to the grandmother of a good friend. What a combination!

The lovely sun also afforded me the opportunity for another run today! The temps are supposed to stay in the 30's all week, so I can't wait to get out and enjoy the warmth while it lasts. Thank goodness it's February! This has to be my favorite month. Of course it's my birthday month, so I may be a bit biased :) It just seems as though this month is the gateway to spring, so how could I not love it?

Did any of you watch the Superbowl yesterday? Sean and I decided to watch the extended edition of Lord of the Rings instead. We apparently don't care as much about social events as we do about keeping our geeky reputation. I think we enjoyed our choice much more than we would have watching four hours of football. Shudder.
Anyway, happy Monday you Dears! I hope you have a fabulous start to your week :)
God Bless!

Psalm 91:1-2
Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust."

Blouse, Cardigan, Skirt, Hat- Vintage
Locket- Gift from Mama
Heels- You by Crocs, Thrifted
Bag- Vintage Coach
Gloves- Walmart


two birds said...

i feel the same way about february (it's also my birthday month)! i watched about 5 minutes of the game last night...mostly for the commercials. you look lovely in this outfit. i love the touch of pink with all the blues!

Sea of Teal said...

Oh, what a great color combination! Great! I love the bright color of the skirt and your jacket looks so good and you look so cute!
Love the whole outfit! :)

Kristian said...

You look so cute with that hat!

Love the choice to watch the movie instead. We went to dance class.

Yay for birthday months.

Ali Hval said...

Haha, I love how warming up is 30 degrees for you Northern folk. ;) Though I guess in comparison to those -40 windchills you were having the other week, it would be quite heavenly. Also, that's fabulous how you decided to watch LOTR instead of football. I decided to study and eat at Jason's Deli instead of football (though it was on TV, haha). Glad I'm not the only one who doesn't take a particular interest in all things football. :)

I do believe blue is one of my favorite colors to see you in. You always look so lovely in it! And that hat is so cute.

And ooh, birthday month! <3

Bethie The Boo said...

I hope that 30 degree air is coming my way soon!

You look so lovely and ladylike! I love your pencil skirt!

We did watch the game - but more for the socializing with my husband's family than anything else!

The Braided Bandit said...

So much history in this adorable little outfit. That jaunty floral hat is the cutest thing! I think a LOTR marathon sounds way better :)
xo Hannah

Tati Reyes said...

Blue looks so lovely on you!! :)

Jessica said...

I love your vintage style so are gorgeous!

And I agree about football. I don't even know who won. Or who played...haha! That's a bit embarrassing. Guess I've got some google-ing to do.

Laura said...

Girl, you look so lovely, words can't even describe! I'm so glad that it is warming up just a tad. The sun just makes everything so much better.

Hope that you have a fabulous week!


Allison said...

Two things- that hat & that blue coat!!! AMAZING & AMAZING. Seriously...have been looking for a long blue coat for a long time...this one is perfect.

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Elana said...

Your grandma and great-grandma passed down the most gorgeous items to you! The colors are lovely and I can't get over this hat. It's just so cute and it looks adorable on you! Also, I just read your last post (it should be noted that I want to steal your jacket) and I can't believe these are Crocs. They're really cute!

Well... said...

Bahaha, way to keep up the geek reputation. Proud of you two!
Also, that last photo? Too cute. You are like a living doll with your natural beauty and vintage style! I may not have the same style, but I can definitely appreciate yours. :)
Happy Monday to you as well - er, well, Tuesday by the time you read this. Haha

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