Inspiration: Flowers

Oh, this mama is tired.

Between planning for a really enormous (and oh so fabulous) event, having a daughter who sleep walks and ends up in the oddest places in the middle of the night, and overextending myself and my schedule until I have no room to breathe, exhaustion is setting in and the dark circles under my eyes are deepening.

Even the weather is a bit gloomy these days, adding to that feeling of sleepiness.

But oh – wait! A simple addition of an accessory that whispers of spring, and suddenly life is a bit cheerier again.

Floral/animal print scarf – Charlotte Russe

Before you go feeling sorry for me, you should know that I sort of thrive on the madness.;)

What’s in your closet that gives you an instant pick-me-up?

Check out more floral inspiration over at Gussy’s!

Gussy

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  • I made this easy dip for a recent night out with friends, and while doing so, I thought to myself, “This would be a perfect recipe for a Super Bowl party.” Because, I mean – bacon. Also, this is an easy one. And I love easy recipes for a party. There’s far too much to… [Continue Reading]

    Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Comments

  1. Love it, it really brings out your eyes!!! I have a daughter that sleep walks too :)

  2. gorgeous scarf! you look beautiful! i cannot imagine having a child that sleep walks. i’ll bet that is tiring. we are excited for the pop-up. it is sure to be amazing!

  3. I love it!! I think scarves are just right for that instant pick me up. That is what I would say is it for me! Feeling blah? Add a scarf! ;) Popping over from Gussy ;)

  4. I am a scarf junkie… so I’m right on board! My current fav is my purple wool I grabbed in Rome!

  5. We were thinking the same!
    Very cute!

  6. Aw, Cate, I hope you get a little rest and a little “you” time soon!
    xo Josie
    http://www.winksmilestyle.com

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