Stinky

My house reeks.

We are finally in the home stretch of having the lower level completed – only a few weeks left to go. Right now they’re working on staining the wood, and goodness me but there is a lot of wood down there to stain.

Thankfully we’re doing this in April, when I can open a few windows and let the house breathe, and not in the chill of December (when the weather is more like this).

Whenever I think of the word ‘stinky’ my mind goes to the movie Green Mile. They’re all on death row, and the crazy guy in the corner cell starts singing, “Barbeque, me and you, stinky pinky, pew, pew, pew.” Yeah, a little morose. But it happens every time.

Do you connect random things with old movies?

cardi – swapped, jeans – Hudson, tank and sandals – JCrew, scarf – The Vintage Gypsy, earrings – Premier Designs

Linking up with Lindsey as always on Wednesdays!

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Comments

  1. I love your scarf. I am looking for one like it with a fun springy print and lightweight fabric. All of mine are too wintery!

  2. I can’t help but do that with movies too! LOL! LOVE the colors on you!

    Looking forward to following your adventures!
    Kristine from TheFoleyFam – Unedited

  3. Love the color of the cardi (and swapped how awesome) on you. And the scarf is perfect!

    My life is filled with movie quotes. Or is it Seinfeld quotes.

    :) have a great Wednesday!

  4. Love the Cardi! That’s my favorite color!

  5. Loving that scarf and cardigan! Cute color combo. Sounds like your house is going to look amazing once its all finished!

  6. I always connect random things to other random things! haha

    I love your outfit! It looks like a great everyday outfit, and the colors are great!

  7. Lovely top, I love the color! And the scarf is so fun!

  8. Loving the bright colors! That scarf and sweater go perfectly together! So cute!

  9. Darling outfit… love the bold colors! And yes, I connect so many things to movies. A lot of my sayings over the year have come from them!! Couldn’t watch Green Mile though… my stomach is too weak! :)

  10. That is a cute scarf. We have been redoing our kitchen, and it is not fun.

  11. loving the sweater and scarf – It’s still so cold in the NW that I am always searching for ways to do “spring and warm” :-)

  12. Cute outfit! I just got a cute coral colored scarf last night as an early birthday present. Its one of my favorite colors this season. Stopping by from WIWW

  13. I really love this shirt and scarf! It looks so great!

  14. Such beautiful shots!!! The outfit, the scenery, the model!

  15. My husband and I connect everything to movies. Though not The Green Mile. Love the outfit.

  16. Love your pictures and that scarf is adorable! Visting from WIWW.

  17. love the colour of the cardi and the scarf is awesome. Looking good as always.

  18. Love your pictures this week Cate! So pretty.
    The scarf and that color on you…just lovely!

  19. Okay, you got a lot of cute things at that swap!

  20. Just stopping by from the pleated poppy. I like the your scarf and the place you took the pictures looks amazing. I would love it if you linked this up at my fashion party, http://www.watchoutforthewoestmans.blogspot.com/2012/04/yellow-buisnesslike.html

    have a great day,
    Doranda

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