Shoe & Tell Monday

I’m excited to be participating in Shoe & Tell Monday hosted by Cherie over at Style Nudge. How could I not love a link-up all about shoes? Today I’m sharing…

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I love these shoes. A classic pump style kicked up a bit with a faux snakeskin pattern. I love wearing these pumps with jeans, dresses and skirts. Add that they are comfortable and I have one perfect go-to shoe.

Classic White Shirt Look

Last week we had a brief glimpse of spring. By brief I mean 3 days of perfect spring weather. Warm. Sunny. Perfect. Then the most unthinkable thing happened – it snowed. That. Was. Not. Fun. Okay, I’m not going to dwell on that bad, bad, bad day or on the days that followed with cold weather. Instead, I’m going to focus on one of my favorite classic looks for spring. White shirt and jeans. I just love that look. It’s effortless, it’s sophisticated and it’s polished. A few well chosen accessories can take this look from day to evening to weekend. Change up your shoes, your bag and your jewelry and you’re ready for any event. How can you not love a look that can do all that?

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What’s the look that you absolutely love for spring?

P.S.I couldn’t resist the photo of the dog. Isn’t he adorable?

29 TMI Blog Questions

Time for a little Q&A using 29 TIM Blog Questions. I saw these questions over at Tina’s blog and decided on a whim (isn’t that how all videos are supposed to be made?) to answer them in a video. Here they are. :)

Phew. That was fun. If you’d like to check out Tina’s answers check out her blog, Carrots n’ Cake. She got the questions from Monica over at Run Eat Repeat so definitely check out her video.

I’m hoping Carla from Real Into will tackle these questions next. But that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. Go on and select one or two questions to answer in the comment section and consider answering all 29 questions on your blog. Don’t forget to come back and leave me a link so I can check out your answers!

29 TMI Blog Questions

1. What are you wearing?
2. Ever been in love?
3. Ever had a terrible breakup?
4. How tall are you?
5. How much to do you weigh?
6. Any tattoos?
7. Any piercings?
8. Favorite song?
9. Quality you look for in a partner?
10. Favorite quote?
11. Favorite actor?
12. Loud music or soft?
13. Where do you go when you’re sad?
14. How long does it take you to get ready in the morning?
15. Ever been in a physical fight?
16. Turn on?
17. Turn off?
18. Fears?
19. Last thing that made you cry?
20. Last time you said you loved someone?
21. Meaning behind your You Tube name?
22. The relationship between you and the last person you texted?
23. Favorite food?
24. Place you want to visit?
25. Do you have a crush?
26. Last time you kissed someone?
27. Last time you were insulted?
28. Favorite piece of jewelry?
29. Who should answer these questions next?

When Life Hands You Lemons

When life hands you lemons or your critique partner mails you lemons from her lemon trees you take photographs. Or, at least I do. Inspired by my day spent in the Test Kitchen I set out to photograph the boxful of lemons I received. They say practice makes perfect. Looks like I need a lot of practice. :)

I have to say Scott made it look so easy. Need more brightness? No problem. Need less reflection? No problem? Need a sense of movement as she dredges the fish in the flour? No problem. Oh, to have years and years of experience. I’m not even close at this point. It’s all trial and error. Here’s a little bit of my trial and error from Sunday.

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Susie had to get in on the action. LOL. I had no idea what got into her, she kept trying to jump on on the chair while I was taking photos so I got this silly picture of her.

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There you have it my photo shoot with lemons. I really need to spend time with my camera, get to know it and just practice. Maybe, just maybe, I’ll be a good photographer some day.

Is there something that you’ve wanted to accomplish and spent hours/days/months/years practicing to get good at? Are you a photographer? Have you always taken good photos?