Thursday, 14 June 2012

Something Old, Something New.....


Don't worry - this is not a bridal post.
As the weather is still cool I needed to wear boots and this lovely thick, flouncy skirt that I have had for at least two years.
The top is my last purchase of May and I love the way the coral mixes with the blue.
After losing a few unwelcome pounds with Weight Watchers I feel a little more secure wearing my belts again.
I am still at least 10 pounds heavier than when I started blogging in 2008 but I think I am destined to carry a little extra to flesh out the ageing process.
Still, I saw a poignant reminder on a poster today which listed things to be grateful for.

It said:

I am thankful for....

the clothes that feel a little too snug as it means I have enough to eat.

I wore:
Boots - Clarks
Skirt - Principles
Top - New Look
Belt - Tesco
Necklace - Fossil

11 comments:

  1. You know I love those boots! What a terrific quote. x

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  2. Oh, I see we are experiencing the same weight issues Jane :)
    The difference is you have lost the 10 pounds ! Hurray !
    We do not have weight watchers here... and for now, until i get my act together I will also be thankful for those extra pounds.

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  3. You still look lovely and slim in your photos - must be to wear a flounced skirt so well! Like the quote but think I need to get back to my daily walking routine to lose that 'too snug' feeling.

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  4. So true.
    The boots work with EVERYTHING, don't they? Lovely colour combination. xxx

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  5. Great quote. loving the skirt.

    Those boots are fab too.

    X x

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  6. The coral does look lovely with the blue. Glad you saw that poster it has made me feel better about my middle aged spread!

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  7. It's a beautiful look. I don't notice these pounds at all...

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  8. such a pretty look!
    I love to wear boots with anything aswell and it looks fab

    I didn't notice any extra pounds you commented on, you look amazing x

    I want to try weight watchers actually, I've heard a lot of good things about it

    Natali xox
    www.divagirlstrikesagain.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. Love this look! The skirt is amazing and I really like the way you styled it!

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  10. Great color combo and I particularly like the skirt. I like diagonal stripes.

    Darla

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  11. Amen to that quote - we are blessed.

    I love those boots - what is the weather coming to that we are wearing boots in June?!!

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