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The element of texture is important to outfit interest…

I may have taken it overboard in this one! 


The jacket is Joan Rivers from QVC… I actually found this one on Ebay after her passing as I’d had one prior to my weight loss and had always wanted to replace it.  

The pants are corduroy and the top has netting ruffles… I’ve had the top so long I don’t remember where I bought it….


These pants are green though look more teal in the photo..

I love the combo of brown and green together…

Most likely because they are such common in nature.  


Dear Readers, I’ve been fighting the blues and haven’t felt much like blogging or taking photos…

In fact these were taken last week…

Hoping it goes away soon, but may stick around until some shifts happen in my personal life…I also must add that this may also in large part be so strong right now to do hormone changes…

I once allowed myself to slip into a full blown depression , and have vowed to never let that happen again….It really helped me when I read that depression is “anger turned inwards”  That gave me a true sense that I can control it if self aware of it’s first presence..I’ve done so successfully for  years…

I use the happiness tools, you can find at the top of the blog, what works the best these days is journaling gratitude, music, and a therapy light, not to mention looking forward to my children coming home, which happens today!  

I share this with you in hopes that if anyone else is battling the holiday or winter blues, that they too, can take control and use tools that work for themselves..

Does anyone else suffer the winter blues and have you found tools that work to stave it off?  


I am grateful that my dear friend who has been in hell with family court for years, has finally really had her day in court with a judge who was willing to take on the case, who read the reports TWICE and who allowed her to speak all the allegations out loud for the first time!  

I am grateful the my dear friend , thanks to a sponsorship by her church is leaving today for a two week journey to Canada, which she hasn’t been to in almost 8 years.  

I am grateful that my children are both coming home today, and look forward to the noise level increasing in my home with laughter and fun in the kitchen!

I am grateful for home- school bowling today to keep my youngest and I busy having fun instead of watching the day tick by until late afternoon when the two college ones come home…

I am grateful for the sing-songing my youngest has been doing for days….”Ashley and Nicholas are coming home!”  

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