Thursday, May 19, 2011

Nature calls

There's a beautiful botanical garden in my neighborhood.


 A creek runs through it and there are paths that wind through plots of flowers and groves of trees. It's a peaceful, calming place in the middle of a hectic city. I enjoy going here to write and/or daydream.

Swung by today to take some outfit pics.


Just to show off my thrift finds. I've been looking to add some color to my vanilla/chocolate wardrobe.
Dang it, now I want some ice cream.

So I've started with jeans. Have been on the hunt for colored ones and found two pairs at my local thrift store - actually I think that's what it's called...The Thrift Store.


One was this light pink pair for $2.50. A nice straight leg, not skinny, although the waist might be a tad high. But as I'm writing this they have comfortably stretched and have fallen a bit so they don't feel so much like mom jeans anymore.


And this purple pair for $1.50.  Don't ask me why the discrepancies in price when it's at the same store, I'm just glad they do it! These ones are more of a skinny cut and no they don't have pleats, it does look like it in the pic (and like they are bleached) but no they are perfect. I hit the bulls eye twice with this shopping trip especially as I never try on there. My success rate at doing that is about 90%.

Do you try on the clothes there or just hope for the best??

I'm linking up today with Meagan from Spunky Chateau. She started a Thursdays are for thrifters link party. If you are a thrifter and/or want to be inspired by some thrifty finds check it out!

You might have noticed that I posted earlier today.

Why two posts in one day? Why am I kissing dog tags*? Why do fools fall in love?



relax,
paulina

*They're The Hubs. He was in the navy.
P.s. forgot to mention also linking up with The Pleated Poppy, been weeks since I've been on there...

3 comments:

LaelShine said...

Ok,you are creeping me out..in a groovy cool,neato,fun and friendly way. I also describe myself as a nut AND I call my husband "Hubs". Here I was thinking I was so unusual,ha!
My name is Lael,it's nice to meet you bloggy twin:)

Meagan said...

Those purple jeans are amazing! So glad you shared your finds!
-Meagan
http://spunkychateau.blogspot.com

Mongs said...

Nice color combo, you look sweet and cheery in that outfit! That's very good buys for jeans, I hope to find some colored jeans for myself too.


love~mongs
mythriftycloset.blogspot.com