A Day in the Life Too... a blog about modest style

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Sunday, March 20, 2011

I'm just grateful, that's all.

 shoes & skirt: don't recall. shirt: old navy. undershirt & bracelet: downeast. cardigan: j.crew. earrings: hawaii open jewelry market.

This week I'm grateful for:

- Irish dancing performances.
- Attending said performances with old friends. That is to say, "old" as in long-term, not as in elderly. Although attending with elderly friends would be fine, too... (where'd I put that shovel? need to dig myself out of a hole here...)
- When my 2-year-old calls a red bug-bite on her arm a "sprinkle." ???
- Fingernail polish.
- Being able to exercise. (Whether I actually DO, now, that's a different story...)
- Strawberry milk.
- Touch-screen cell phone. Didn't like it at first. LOVE it now.
- Perspective. Like when I cracked one of my favorite oval mirrors this week, it was a bummer but not a catastrophe because, hey, it's just a mirror. Sometimes I don't have perspective. This week I did, and I'm glad of it.
- Simple green cleaner.
- A good husband who is equally good at being a father.
- Xbox Kinect.
- When my kids play happily together. Nothing more heart-warming. And I'm grateful for it because they've been doing a lot of fighting lately, so those moments are particularly sweet.
- Peace. And safety.

Happy Sunday.


Kellie said...

Beautiful list!

eek said...

Sounds like great blessings in your life. Having fabulous style should be one too :)

daisymay aka Chantele said...

Colour combo here is great! Love the fun skirt! Touch screen phones just take a while to get used to too! lol

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Katie, Interrobangs Anonymous said...

I'm just grateful I'm not the one DOING the Irish dancing performances anymore. I don't need to revisit that time in my life (especially since my family is Northern Irish, and it just felt weird).

Kelsie said...

Very cute outfit! I love your shirt! :o)

Natasha Atkerson said...

very cute! The yellow and plaid is amazing together!
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katrina said...

I just enjoyed a little catch-up of your blog, and loved every minute of it.

Tara said...

I love this color combination...green and yellow are soooo my favorite colors :)

Love the list! And my touchscreen phone? Yeah, I love it, too!

(Oh, and I love my kid being cute and my husband being my fantastic husband, too, of course!)

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Cassandra said...

I love this color combo! Yellow and green are two of my favorites. :) That skirt is darling as well! Then again, I'm a sucker for anything plaid.

Courtney B said...

I LOVE your outfit! Makes me think spring! (which is a good thing right?! Since yesterday was the first day of spring :) But does it ever warm up in northern Utah? I just moved up in Oct. and I'm not convinced it will ever warm up!)
Love your list... I need to sit back and review what I'm loving and am thankful for!
And lastly, I LOVE your blog! :)

Kirstin Marie said...

This is cute! I love all of the green! I love your list.

Melissa: Write it in Lipstick said...

Love touch screen phones hate them when my face pushes the mute button but love them still.

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The Suburb Experiment said...

What a sweet list! I can agree wholeheartedly with the good husband and kids playing together but the touch-screen cell phone? I'm still suspicous.

:) Jenn

TrophyBoutique said...

Love the mix you have going on here. I also am thankful to touchscreens and husbands...

Colleen said...

I want that skirt.

CC said...

I love your outfit today. Well, to be frank I usually love your outfits. I just love your blog in general. It makes me smile. So, I'm thankful for you. Not so much he touchscreen phone though. Wow, so I sound a little creepy. Sorry about that. Have a blessed day!

Anonymous said...

You're wearing my faaaaavorite color! I heart yellow so much! And I love all of your gratefuls. I can't wait to say "My kids are playing together." I can't wait to say, "I have kidS!"

Rachel said...

strawberry milk? you're the only other person in the whole world that i've met that likes strawberry milk too!!! we can be friends...

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