Monday, May 28, 2012

Inspiration Monday - Going on a picnic, leaving right away

I'm here! I might be a little later to the party today, but I'm not missing Inspiration Monday just because it is a work holiday! The birds picked a lovely choice for me to duplicate for a day off of work actually, so I I'm excited about this one!  Here is gorgeous Halle Berry.


And here is laid back comfy Bethie!  I love that I'm getting a little more use out of this peasant blouse, I thought maybe I wouldn't use it much once winter was over, but it's such thin, lightweight material it seemed a perfect choice for today.  We're heading to a picnic at the Pants Monkey's grandmother's house, so if I sit in the sun, I won't worry as much about burning my pale little shoulders!


You know what else is the best about work holidays?  Not drying or doing much to my hair.  Oh how I love that!  And the other best thing?  The Pants Monkey is home to take my pictures, so I can use my iPhone again.  LOVE that.  Love it. 


Speaking of the Pants Monkey, thanks to all for the anniversary well wishes yesterday!  You are all so sweet and kind!  I will have an outfit post from our dinner out yesterday for you all tomorrow!  In the meantime, I'm heading off to enjoy the rest of my holiday, likely with a beer in hand at the picnic!  Don't forget to check out two birds right here for more Inspiration Monday outfits!

Outfit rundown:
Shirt - Decree, JCPenny
Tank - Mossimo, Target
Shorts - Old Navy
Sandals - Mootsie Tootsie
Necklace - Butterfly Boutique

8 comments:

  1. Hey Bethie! I'm even later to the party than you!!! I LOVE that top! My mum gave me a similar one from the 70's (but in blue and white) and I adore it, it's so good for the sun, I wore it so much when I lived in Indonesia!
    Hope you don't burn! I can't believe that I sat out in the sun with a large wide-brimmed hat on my head yesterday, half in the shade and STILL my cheeks went pink!

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  2. You look awesome and fresh! Great inspiration!

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  3. Perfect casual look for an outdoor picnic. I wish I could go outside without being eaten alive! I have so many bites. I'm supremely lazy and never do anything except wash my hair on normal days. Occasionally it'll get the swipe of a flatiron, but wash and go is my motto!

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  4. A picnic sounds so nice! I haven't been to a picnic in... five years, maybe???!!!
    --TS

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  5. Such a pretty top and you're making me nostalgic for picnics (I hope you had a grownup style and snuck a flask or beer in there!) I hope you had a lovely anniversary-looking forward to seeing pics!

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  6. Picnic sounds great...i haven't done one for a long time...it's just not my hubby's cup of tea. That's a perfect outfit for the occassion...a nice flowy top with a pair of cute shorts. Looking forward to see your anniversary pictures :-)

    mongs
    mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

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  7. Happy Memorial Day! Sounds like you had a good one. I like lazy days too, that's what holidays are for!

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  8. i am backwards commenting today! a picnic does sound fun, especially one that involves beer!

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