Friday, September 23, 2011

Hello Yellow

Some days I get to welcome the big bright yellow/orange thing in the sky. Seeing as i live in a place that rains more days then not, when we get sun on a fall day...its like gold. We almost do not know what to do with ourselves. But no worries we did, Husband took me out on a great date day and had Mexican food and bought Grocery's and dog food from Wilco (its amazing how much date night changes when you get married and I know it will change again once we have kids) BUT It was perfect.

Floral Shirt- Consignment Store 4.99. Silk Skirt 2.00 Garage Sale. Belt Garage Sale 1.00. Shows Brown Wedges 19.99 Sale rack at DSW                           TOTAL OUTFIT: 27.98

white Sweater. Goodwill 4.99 (new with Target Tags on) Brown 3/4th sleeve shirt. Old Navy 16.99 . Yellow Forever 21 skinny's . Friend Garage Sale 2.00 . Ridding Boots. Friends Garage Sale 2.00 Hello new outfit. Total =  25.98
Both outfits are "Dressed on a Dime"

And I am learning how to "Dress on a Dime"  Here is my wise knowledge for today, I will give to you:

 1. Its okay to wear "hand me downs" heard me correct!

At one point I remember hating when I had to wear my cousins or friends or even garage sale cloths, I remember worn out knees on jeans, fuzz balls on dis -colored shirts, shoes that are missing the black on the toe's or scratches on them. BUT they are not all like that, switch your thinking. You can find amazing, and I mean amazing things at consignment stores and second hand stores or from a friend. And the way you wear  it may be completly different then the way your friend wore it. It's a  money savor. I know when I go I say "Husband I saved a ton of money,  look at this shirt it was ONLY 4.99!" He catches on quick thought! :)  
you can go and buy a complete outfit at say Goodwill then you could get for a single item retail price! SO if you are needing a lot of pieces for your wardrobe go, find, dig and conquer a second hand store!!! 

Happy almost Weekend, husband is out of town until Sunday and I am left up to my own devices. I have an issue of staying up super late, because lets face it that's when I am the best me! I clean, I cook, I bake, I organize, I start craft projects, I decided to train our dog, I do the long over due folding and hanging up my cloths, and starting loads of laundry (good thing we have our own house now, our neighbors hated us in our apartment...well they hated me!) . Now normally husband is home to help me figure out that 11:30 is not the best time to start all these things and we go to bed, but when he is not home.....I have no gauge on what normal time is for bed. So around 1ish maybe closer to 2 I finally was sleeping. Now If you are wondering, YES PEOPLE,  Six Am comes very, very soon going to bed that late, and I think it does something to my dreams....Strange dreams, very real dreams...not the best. I hate when I wake up feeling weird from a dream. I have had a this issue since I was little, Having very real feeling dreams, where I remember them when I wake up and can remember them all day, sometimes they feel so real I think it happened. I get night terrors that I wake up man screaming (because I lack the ability to scream like a girl) to and can remember them, its all very weird. So I say all of that to may be a long day today for little ole' Nicole . 

Nic & Cole (Tired Version) 


  1. Great shopping advice! I love your outfits you thrifty thing you! :)

  2. I will lie down in peace and sleep for you alone oh Lord will keep me safe Ps. 5:12. Just because i love you!!

  3. Looking fantastic....the frugal part is just a bonus :)