Monday, April 30, 2012

Skittles or Peas? Also: Liebster.

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Sweater: Vintage
Shirt: Thrifted
Necklace: Target
Shorts: Ellison
Flats: Old Navy

The preschoolers I work with always tell me this necklace looks like a string of the green skittles or peas. What are you, new around here? It's totes skittles.

My mom bought me this sweater from a local vintage shop when she was visiting last. It was a bit overpriced, as most of the items at this particular spot tend to be, but I couldn't refuse that purple. It's really unfortunate; that place has so many gems to share but I think they might price themselves out of the lil college town we live in. But I suppose they're doing something right- they're still open!

So, about that DIY I mentioned...didn't happen. I clumsily stumbled to my deathbed on Friday, and was holed up for the majority of the weekend. However, I did manage to procure two out of the three needed materials. Also, I was surprised to find out yesterday that the final exam for one of my classes is today; not a week from now. Thus, I have been studying my brains out and not making pretty things. This is all to say that though my schedule for the week is jammed, I'm going to do my absolute best to make time for the craft.

And lastly, but not least-ly (?), Andrea from left brain, right brain, pug brain awarded me with my first blog award- The Liebster Blog Award! 

The rules:
1. Choose 5 up-and-coming blogs to give the Liebster award to. Blogs must have less than 200 followers.
2. Show your thanks to the blogger who gave you the award by linking back to them.
3. Post the award on your blog.
4. List the bloggers you gave the award to and link to their sites.
Leave a comment on their blog to let them know they've received the award.
5. Share five random facts about yourself.

And now, the five lucky ducks (jk, y'all) I choose:

1. Pia from Making Memories. One beautiful lady sharing her thoughts and outfits. Did I mention she's super pretty?
2. Rosie from Prints Charming. One of my bffs. And yours in the making! Promise.
3. Karasyn from Tulips and Daisies. Karasyn shares her corner of the world through some of the most honest and thoughtful lenses. It's really a pleasure to read her blog.
4. Lauren from A Blessed Unrest. I love the way Lauren looks at life from a realistic but entertaining POV. Sometimes I feel like I'm living life right along with her.
5. Michelle from On the Adventure. I'll just say this now: you can't read Michelle's blog and be/stay in a bad mood. It just can't happen. I love her spontaneous spirit and her advice!

Ok, guys. Go show these ladies some love! And thanks again, Andrea!

Five facts about me:
1. I'm vegetarian.
2. I pee a lot. Like, all the time.
3. Probably because I drink water a lot. Like, all the time.
4. I can't listen to music and work at the same time (so sad, I know!)
5. Abnormally large (clearly hormone infested, mutant) fruit scares me and I won't buy it.

Have a great Monday, everyone!


  1. Awww! I love you Leah!! (:
    I think you just made my whole day and it's only 10:30!

    Ok, so your hair: amazing (I tend to try and recreate it on occasion)
    Your sweater, there are no words to express its glory! When you decide to rid yourself of some of your wardrobe eventually, please consider yours truly as one of the recipients. <3

    1. Maaww! Thanks Rosie! You're the sweetest. Now if only my hair could be as long as yours...

  2. Ohhh NOOOO!!!! Good luck on your test!!! Congrats on your blog award also! :) Ha! I'm right there with you on #2. I don't drink water as much as I should though. Maybe I have a problem? And #4....I would. DIE.

    Happy Monday! Now go kill that test! :)

    1. I know! A terrible surprise to wake up to, right? And thank you : )
      I doubt you have a problem. I'm probably the one with the problem.
      And yes, it's true. It kills me also. I wish I could handle it, but I always end up focusing solely on the music and not what I'm working on.

      And yes ma'am! I'll do my best! Thankfully, he curves : )

  3. LOVE that sweater- I love how we share a deep love for grandpa sweaters. That color and pattern are amazing. So eye catching. And not to mention that fun little necklace- anything that looks remotely like candy is a winner :)

    1. I know. I'm down for wearing most anything candy related.

  4. I wouldnt have been able to resist either! That sweater is such a perfect color! You look adorable.

    <3Chelsea Elizabeth

    1. Yeah, it's really hard for me to pick a favorite anything, but this sweater might make purple my favorite color. And thanks! : )

  5. Very cute outfit, I really love the pairing up of the sweater and that shirt. So cute!

    1. Thanks! I'd never really done a pairing like that before, but I really liked the way it turned out!

  6. Awe, thank you! :) That is seriously so sweet, and really brightened my day! You are awesome sauce.

    1. Aww! Well I'm glad I could help just a little bit : )
      I think you're pretty awesome too.

  7. I was 100% with you until fact #4...I LOVE listening to music and working, though.
    Also, I'm craving some green skittles now!

    1. I have been craving them ALL DAY since I wrote this. So bad.

  8. love the colors!


  9. Great look. Good luck with exams. =]

  10. I wish I liked skittles.
    They make my mouth too spitty. : (

  11. awww leah you are so cute! your style makes me smile :) xx,
    The Golden Girls

  12. I just found your blog and I think it is amazing.I am following you now,under name Lilie Marlen.I will be honored if you come visit my blog and follow it if you like it Have a nice day

  13. For some reason I can't reply to comments right now, so...:
    @Filed: Chic- Thanks! annnd Thanks! : )
    @lydia: I wish you did too! They the bomb.
    @The Golden Girls: aww! Thank you so much! You made my day : )
    @Lucyle: Thanks so much! And I will definitely head over to your corner : )

  14. Oh you stop it. Thank you for your sweet words, friend! I am pretty (okay seriously!) pumped about this. I am. I am and I will post about it.

    You. Rock.

    1. Yaayy! So glad I could bring a lil sunshine : )

  15. adorable look, love your layering!!

    XO Sahra

  16. Thank you so much for passing the Liebster along to me! And thank you for your nice words! It really means a lot. :)

    1. No problem! Thank you for having such a lovely blog : )


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