......are living in my rhino! Thankfully they seem to be on the wane, but i've been a sleeping vegetable the last 44 hours. The main blogging-related thoughts i've had during this time have been, "Why does my hair have to look so cute when i'm too much of a slug to take any pictures?" Deep thinking? Not so much :)
But i did do some mindless web surfing, so i'll point you to a couple of interesting links. First, re: this outfit - a hat always makes you more visible. I tossed this one on since my hair was filthy, as mom likes to say,"The bugs were jumping off of it!" It actually makes the look, showing that bad behaviour is sometimes rewarded. I'm also starting to really get the hang of wearing this jacket, something i'm very happy about. I had even considered giving it away a week before this look. I've often found that deep frustration and dissatisfaction comes right before a creative breakthrough - does this happen to you?
On to some links. The morning before i took to the bed i read this awesome 'Quality Checklist' by Amy of Quixotic Pixels. I got so inspired i went straight to Mr. E's closet, grabbed an offending tee, and started taking pictures so i could add to the list! Add any items we missed in the comments and i'll edit this post to include them.
I need to replace some panties. I have about six nylon lace Victoria's Secret pair which have performed yeoman's service for around eight years and shown no wear whatsoever until now. I bought some Target house brand pair a couple of years ago - the cotton boyshorts with lace trim have held up brilliantly (discontinued), but the lace on a few bikinis is just getting ratty and accumulating all type of strange linty-pills. ewww.
I've been drawn towards briefs or 'granny chic' undies for a while. They show less under a lot of outfits, and i like the cut better just alone - the lower leg looks good and a waist just under the navel minimizes my tummy. The Skimp Skamp brief apparently has a massive, loyal following (including MEN), and i've decided to buy a pair or two and try them out. I've found that nylon/spandex is very comfy to wear, lasts like iron given proper care, and is most flattering under clothing. Cotton undies kind of stick and pull under cotton pants or skirts, which can get uncomfortable as well as look weird. The Skimp Skamps fit these criteria, and with so many great reviews it's a natural to start there.
With all this panty-surfing, i happened upon the blog of HerRoom founder Tomima Edmark. What a fount of wisdom! If you have any burning questions regarding 'small clothes', do a search on her blog. How to shop for a bra that keeps your nipples from 'pointing east and west', proper laundering of lingerie, are you pulling your panties up too high.....this lady blew my socks off!!! Let's face it, the internet makes it incredibly easy for any old blowhard to set themselves up as some fantastic 'expert'. But it also makes it possible for people who are the real deal to get valuable information out to us regular slobs. This lady is the real deal!!!
Phew, i'm ready for a nap! Hope you enjoy your day, and don't forget to visit Visible Monday!!