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Summer time in Manhattan outside Pure Food and Wine Takeaway (or One Lucky Duck as I refer to it the majority of the time). Love this little brown eco-friendly dress I bought at Exhale in Venice with my white boots from ModCloth and a necklace I made. I'm drinking a cacao shake from the duck!

Favorite restaurant by waxpancake.

In this second photo I have my white boots on again with a strapless dress from Target (GO collection with Patrick Robinson from 2007). I wish I had a better pic, oh well. In my hair I'm wearing a Tarina Tarantino headband with little flowers and sparkles. Oh, I should do a post on my TT collection because it is large and pretty!
2009-08-23 17-11-11 - IMG_2889 by waxpancake. 

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What I've been wearing:

10-20-2008 10-00-48 AM_0076 by waxpancake

The night of my first marathon we ended up in a limo flying through San Francisco! I wore an organic cotton green t-shirt mini dress, hot pink tights and my favorite knee high Aerosole boots. I'm snuggling with my Stella McCarrtney bag. (Go get yours AmyLou!!)

10-22-2008 2-43-07 AM_0139 by waxpancake

One day after the marathon we spent the morning in Cambria, California where we were married over nine years ago! I'm wearing two t-shirts. Underneath is my Eat Like You Give A Damn shirt from Herbivore and on top is my Nike Finisher's tee! Skirt is from Target- little girls plaid mini with built-in shorts! Brilliant! Knee highs also from Target and navy Converse. And my favorite Fendi sunglasses. Eliot is almost as tall as me!!

10-14-2008 2-52-29 AM_0004 by waxpancake

Pre-marathon outfit to hang with Eliot in: Tarina Tarantino heart necklace, heart and sky thermal from Nordstrom, Old Navy Girls hoodie dress, Splendid leggings and the fav boots again!

What are you wearing?

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Are you taking a vacation this summer (or this season)?  Where are you headed and who's going with you?

we are going to portland, seattle, santa rosa, mammoth and maui in the next few months. plus hopefully a fun los angles weekend for dinner, disneyland and family.

clothes! today i wore my pink vox t shirt! yesterday i had on a simple red t with a tiny little pocket. wednesday i wore a baby pink h&m t with a brown nest tank from doe. tuesday i wore my sweats all day, we had gym class so i had on my dark blue nike sweats and an amy tangerine 'go' t. monday i had on a button up that i got in portland when i was shopping with lydia. and if your reading this lydia, i don't think i'm going to keep it. it feels a little too bit costumey-rock-a-billy to me. and i've also worn my marc by marc jacobs red thermal with blue flowers on it and my love all creatures great and small t this week.

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When you were younger, did your parents ever send you away for the summer?  What was the experience like?
Brought to you by the movie Georgia Rule.

when i was 15 i went to europe for 5 1/2 weeks with my step-grandmother and brother. we flew from seattle to madrid, stayed in salamanca and took a train to el ferrol. next we flew to london, took a hover craft across the english channel, spent time in france, belguim, amsterdam, germany, austria, switzerland and italy. i felt so lucky. i met beautiful people, got to hang out with my brother, got to see so many things. i certainly felt worldly and a little amazing when i returned. starting 10th grade that fall had seemed like such a big deal before the trip. but upon returning i just felt different. tom robbins said in jitterbug perfume, "perhaps the most terrible (or wonderful) thing that can happen to an imaginative youth, aside from the curse (or blessing) of imagination itself is to be exposed without preparation to the life outside of his or her own sphere- the sudden revelation that there is a there out there." that's what it felt like for me and it was wonderful.

today we went to santa cruz and ate at cafe la vie and got dessert from black china bakery. i wore a tee from threadless, light blue with a puzzle block heart and a norma kamali striped shrug.

eliot kept on saying happy birthday to me today and he once said happy mother's day to daddy. pretty cute!

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Tell us about a lesson you had to learn the hard way.

i think i once heard someone say when someone shows you who they are believe them. lesson learned over and over again. details aren't even necessary. and it's an ongoing lesson, because i can't help but hope.

clothing: today i wore my emerge kindness heals orange top. yesterday i wore my new h&m dress. it was only $12.99, andy said, money well spent, he liked it a lot. sunday i wore my urban outfitters please don't eat me tee that has a pig on it. saturday i wore stuff i've worn before.  

side note: i watched 'this american life' on showtime on sunday night, so i don't know when it originally aired, but the crew was on a pig farm. a factory, rather. the sound guy was so horrified by what he saw that at the program end the voice over announced he hadn't had meat since they filmed. the truth is powerful and can be life altering.

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so my clothing experiment is going fairly well, i think. i have cheated a couple of times. for one i shopped in ojai, which i previously revealed. secondly, i bought a pair of black ag angel cords because they were on sale and i love them so. in addition on the same website i bought the cords, in order to get free shipping i just had to spend a little bit more, and i got sucked in and bought a super girl tee. lastly, i cheated a few days ago after getting am email from victoria's secret that some dresses i've had my eye on were on sale plus free shipping. in a moment of weakness (and stress) i grabbed a few. and a bonus treat was a butterfly bikini from jcrew that i bought to celebrate passing my personal trainer exam. eek! there was one more, also last week i was at target and bought a little white baby doll top with pockets and buttons. oh my, i don't think i should go on, i just remembered i went to the city two weeks ago and at h&m with my friend amy and i was enchanted by the low prices and newness and companionship (excuse excuses!) so i picked up a dress, a pink tee, a pair of brown shorts and a grey and pink striped mini dress. i am so weak when it comes to shopping! oh man, i just recalled another purchase at the gap of a pair of black shorts. it was hot and all my shorts don't fit! i have a lot of size sixes and with a belt it's not baggy cute, it's baggy ridiculous when i need a zero.

well, after taking a loose count of the items in my closet i have yet to wear, i could probably go another four months (it's already been a bit over two).

over the last few days i've worn my amy tangerine bliss top, a grey glitter dumbo tee from disneyland, i bought about four years ago i think. and today i wore my white thermal (again) and my old navy grey v-neck hoodie sweater, which i also think i've worn before. i've had to become much more organized in my crazy closet since i am in it full on now.  i recently separated everything into sections of what i've worn from what i haven't.

i'm baring my soul and closet here and clearly i need help. i know, i know i'm only cheating myself! i really, really don't want to start over again. and i've worn quite a few things over again because they're personal favorites.

i do feel like this process is helpful. for the most part, i've been a little more creative with my purchases and outfits. wish me luck. because as you see i need it.  

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What websites do you visit every day?
Submitted by Chez Michelle.

andy just set up google feedreader for me. in fact he insisted upon it. telling me i just had to have it. well, now it's like  crack and my computer time has just gotten out of hand. i have a love/hate relationship with this concept. andy said it would save time but what has happened is he set my computer up with every single shopping-food-entertainment-blah-blah-blah blog i've ever bookmarked. it's crazy.

i read… tori amos stuff, shopping stuff, gossip stuff, vegan food stuff, fitness stuff, treehugger…. the list is long.

clothing: belle and sebastian tee today. yesterday green hoodie.

feeling pretty blue today my grandma amelia is in the hospital. just been waiting by the phone for updates.   

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