Saturday, July 17, 2010

And Madness Abounds... (An Update)

Hi everyone!  Happy weekend!  We just wanted to give you a quick update on where we are and what we're up to - because our blogging is going to be...inconsistent for the next week or so.  This Sunday is Kate's 1st, and we're having our little party for her at my in-laws' home, but like all little things that involve families...well, suffice it to say, it's a good thing they only turn 1 once.

That being said, I can't wait for you to see all of our preparations for the party - if we're not completely wiped out Sunday night (and we very well may be, but you never know) we'll try to put up a post - Kathryn and some of her friends (thanks April and Shira!  You guys are so awesome!) did some crazy amazing things with baked goods and we've been cutting and gluing and tying and ribboning and oh gosh, there's a glop of drying glue on the ottoman and what on earth is the baby eating?---no, Rowan you cannot help with this right now, but thank you for asking--DH, can you please get the jar of glitter out of the baby's mouth???

Wow.  (That was like a PTSD flashback.  Sorry...)  Anyway, tomorrow will be overrun with last-minute to-dos and such so we probably won't get back to our regular programming until next week...except that next week, I've got three house guests coming to stay for the duration of San Diego Comic-Con (whoo!) which means I've somehow got to get my insanely messy house to rights before they arrive on Wednesday.  I'm not entirely convinced that house-cleaning clothes will be OOTD-worthy, but should something not a faded-tee and Old Navy shorts sneak into my wardrobe's rotation those first few days, you'll be the first to know.  Until then, we have our $60 CSN Stores giveaway (don't forget to enter here) taking place and starting Saturday, there's another little treat in store for all you moms and moms-to-be, and friends-of-moms-to-be  out there.

It's been really ridiculously hot here, with highs today reaching into the mid-90s - totally out of character for San Diego, where weather is usually best characterized as "nice."  You know, as in, "And today's forecast shows that the weather will be Pretty Nice in San Diego today, dipping in the evening with a front of Niceness coming in from the north-east.  Tomorrow, this pattern will continue with more Rather Nice weather, and the Doppler radar shows some hints of Very Nice on the horizon...all of this probably reaching San Diego by the weekend." I've been throwing off my long pants as soon I get home (on the days I'm silly enough to wear long pants - ugh) and putting on shorts.  I confess they make me feel slightly Chloe-esque (note the homage photo, below right).  Well, minus the perfect everything and to-die-for handbags.

Top: Flowers of Flowers Tank, Anthropologie (similar here and here)
Shorts: Mossimo Black, Sateen Pleated Shorts, Target (in Indigo, other colors here and here)
Shoes: Stuart Weitzman sandals, Nordstrom (spring 2010 Sample Salon Shoes Sale, 
similar here and here)

Have a wonderful weekend!


  1. Happy birthday to Kate! I'm sure you will be overwhelmed this weekend. Love the Anthro top!!! And your San Diego weather forecast. That was hilarious.

  2. Good luck with the party prep!! Your outfit is super cute and def chloe-inspired :) I'm sorta regretting passing on that top, it'd be perfect for weekends!

  3. hi. have a wonderful party!! Are you wearing the XS in that sweater?? I will check those again...thought they were too big for me.. I am 2-3 P but the colors are awesome ..looks like they have some new ones!!

  4. You look super cute! The flower border along the bottom edge of the shirt is such a pretty detail.

  5. Thanks, everyone!

    @Barbara - yes, I am wearing an XS in that sweater. I have a bunch of them in different colors - maybe 3 or 4? - that I got during a triple points sale. =D I love them - they're such a great basic.