lighten and brighten

In celebration of the warm weather and newly sunkissed skin we’ve been experiencing…

J. Crew sweater & neon shirt with Banana Republic pendant -paired with old jeans & Target sandals.  Laid back outfit for an outdoor dinner with Brandon at Red’s Icehouse.

Banana Republic scarf, cami, and belt -paired with Express maxi skirt & Sam Edelman Gigi Sandals

bright weather calls for a bright mani.  

OPI “Cajun Shrimp”

which obviously calls for brighter hair, too:

My office flooded this week, so we’ve been out of commission.  No, not a natural disaster, we just had a faulty hot water heater that decided to leak all over our office throughout the weekend.  This means that I’ve gotten to wear fun outfits like this in the middle of the week.  

The shorts are J. Crew.  I love them because the material doesn’t hold wrinkles hardly at all.  Most shorts look awful by the end of the day because they have so many creases from sitting down throughout the day.  The top is from Banana Republic last year.

This also means that I’ve gotten to get things done like…  wash/vacuum car, get hair highlighted, organize purse, go to bank, take a mid-week browse at TJ Maxx, go to Zumba class, wander around Whole Foods, sweep the house, finally find my license plate tags that should’ve been stuck on there in December, get some sun while doing 30 minutes of cardio on the path behind my house, organize my vanity…  all of the things I never have time want to do when I get home from work in the evenings.  We are always so busy on the weekends, I feel like I never have “chore” time!  (Not always a bad thing, but makes me feel very behind a lot of the time.)

And because the Masters make me happy…

Brandon went to the practice round today and brought me back this cute hat.

I love, love, love hats for working out outdoors, going out on the boat, etc.

That’s all I’ve got for tonight.  See you loves tomorrow!




  1. April 4, 2012 / 9:14 am

    I love how you've paired the J Crew sweater with the neon pink shirt and jeans! xx

  2. April 4, 2012 / 12:47 pm

    ahhhh love all the outfits..and that ring..dannng girl 😉 xo

  3. April 4, 2012 / 12:48 pm

    Love that picture of you guys with the hats. I feel like you guys always have the cutest pictures!

  4. April 4, 2012 / 1:29 pm

    your hair looks great!!! where are those cute pink shorts from?

  5. April 4, 2012 / 2:12 pm

    love love your outfits!!! and cajun shrimp is one of my fav nail colors 🙂

  6. April 4, 2012 / 2:17 pm

    I agree I'm always tired in the evening and never seem to accomplish all that I want to, and then on the weekends we are out of town or busy in town….so jealous of your week in town to get things done! But glad you are enjoying it! I love the pink shorts and the denim top, but of course your casual jeans with neon pops is fun too!! You are always styled perfectly. Have a great week!

  7. April 4, 2012 / 3:04 pm

    Love your outfits! Where did you get those pink shorts and the shirt you are wearing with it?!?! Cute!!

  8. April 4, 2012 / 4:55 pm

    Love the pink shorts!


  9. April 4, 2012 / 5:02 pm

    I'm all about that Masters hat! I wish I could transport myself to Augusta right now for a pimento cheese sandwich and some golf

  10. April 4, 2012 / 6:33 pm

    so jealous of the warm weather and the cute outfits you get to wear because of it!

  11. April 4, 2012 / 8:28 pm

    cajun shrimp is one of my favorite nail polishes for the summer!! Where did you get your neon pink shorts from?

  12. April 4, 2012 / 8:28 pm

    loving the jcrew shorts… i think i have them in every color… i love this warm weather we are having compared to the cold fronts we had at this time last year!!!!! xx

  13. April 5, 2012 / 5:08 pm

    Can you tell us how you did your hair in the first picture pleeassee?! I can't seem to master a high, slightly messy bun.

  14. April 6, 2012 / 12:35 am

    I know it sounds strange, but I love all the casual looks!!!

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