Monday, December 3, 2012

Inspiration Monday - A good weekend

 Happy Monday everyone!  Did you all have a good weekend?  I sure did.  I did a lot of stuff too!  We'll get into that in a minute.  First up, it's Inspiration Monday and today we have Kate Moss (who I always thought was too skinny) in a leopard print coat.

Yep, I had nothing like that in my closet at all, but one of the things I did this weekend was actually go to the two birds garage sale and found this leopard print shirt, so I figured, it was the next best thing right?

Shirt - Gap, via two birds sale
Tank top - Maurices
Pants - Nine West, thrifted
Shoes - Mossimo, thrifted
Necklace - Charming Charlie
Bracelets - S&D, gift

The two birds sale was pretty awesome, everything you could fit in a grocery bag for $20.  You can fit quite a bit, I'll tell you that much!  Thanks again Megan and Nora!

Besides shopping, I had a chance to have lunch with my Pants Monkey on Saturday and then we went and spent one of his birthday gift cards so he could have a couple of things for the upcoming holidays.  After that we got dressed up and went out to dinner for my dad's 60th birthday (we went to Erte in NE Mpls for you local folks).  It was delicious!  After that we went back to my parents for cake and visited some more.  Then we stopped home real quick and changed and headed to a friend's "White Trash" Christmas party.  Everyone was encouraged to dress up in "white trash" type attire.  I threw something together with the help of the Google.  Overalls and a white tank top with a Santa hat.  Yep, classy.  We didn't stay terribly long, but it's another guy that homebrews beer, so Mr. Monkey wanted to at least stop by for a little bit.

Sunday was a day full of laundry and other chores.  Sometimes you need a day to be lazy and to catch up on other things.  I have decided since I have some time off to use that I'm going to take this coming Friday off and make it a short week.  I think I'll do some baking, maybe a little Christmas shopping or maybe just be completely lazy and watch Christmas movies all day!  No matter what, it will be wonderful.

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  1. that sounds like a lovely weekend. and a day off watching holiday movies sounds great! i'm so glad you got this shirt. it looks way better on you than it did on me!

  2. Yay! Glad you found some great stuff at the sale! Looove that top! :) xo

  3. I love the outfit! Very cool shirt (and your bracelet is cute too!) Sounds like a great weekend! Good for you on taking Friday off!

  4. Bethie! oh, thank you! i sure hope he does, too. but I seriously doubt it. i will probably have to borrow one from my daughters. fun.

    YOU ROCKED this inspiration. great outfit.

  5. Sounds like you'll have a nice day off! It's always a good idea to take some time for yourself!

  6. No pics of your "white trash" look? Hee hee!

    Cute cardigan!

  7. Love your top!!!
    Would you like to follow each other? Let me know!

    The Fashion Heels

  8. Oh, I love it-you look so pretty! That necklace looks fabulous with your leopard shirt. Super cute shoes too. And ahhh watching Christmas movies all day sounds magical! I may have to copy that idea :)

  9. I like your outfit way better than Kate's, so cheeky yet chic, and appropriate for so many occasions. You scored at the sale, sweetie!

  10. That sounds like an awesome sale, and I love the shirt you scored!! Sounds like a fun but busy weekend!

  11. Oooh, how fortunate they had a sale! It looks very good on you! I have NO animal print (I dont think so anyway) so I didn't take part this week even my dalmation print shoes are at CBC's house!x

  12. Sounds like a fantastic weekend! and I love how you made the inspiration fit your style perfectly!

  13. Love this look Beth! The animal print is absolutely gorgeous on you!

  14. Nice interpretation! I like the mix of patterns. :)

    Jen @ Librarian for Life and Style

  15. Love that jacket - you can never go wrong with leopard! What a great cut too!

    Pearls & Paws

  16. I'm going to have to give "Inspiration Monday" a try... my Mondays are drab at best. This week's was not good!

    I love your leopard... I really would like to get something leopard myself!


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