Friendsgiving: eat, drink and be merry

Styling the graphic tee

Today is my day!!!!!! I picked the graphic tee prompt, so you should go over to The Blended Blog to see how I styled it and for a little fun.   But first let's talk about the wonderful people in my world.  I had this little idea about creating a meet up with all of my favourite people.  I was even going to invite some readers that I want to meet, but then I got nervous and didn't.  I even made an invitation.  Turns out Mother Nature didn't want us to get together anyway, because it snowed that day.  Not a day for a BBQ in the park.

In yesterday's post I talked about courage being a goal for my year.  I wish I hadn't backed down from inviting people, I will get over this self-doubt, I hope.  I was even nervous to email Laura to ask if I could co-host with her- but I'm glad I did because I feel a connection to her and really enjoy her voice and her style.  There are many other bloggers too that I hope to reach out to and connect with.  But not just bloggers, other people in my world that I want to get to know better.  You'll have to come back tomorrow (yes, 4 posts in a row!) to hear my impressions on meeting my blogging friends for the first time in Vegas.

Back to my botched effort at reaching out to readers and my friends.  It didn't happen, but nonetheless, those wonderful people sent me pictures of their graphic tees and how they wear them.  My vision was to do a photoshoot at the park on the day that we didn't get together and you know what, I like this too.

It's so important to surround yourself with wonderful people, isn't it?

 the Blended Blog to see what I have in store!
Now head on over to these beautiful ladies' blogs and see what they're wearing! Don't forget to stop at


DAILY STYLE FINDS: The Personal Stylist

FOXY’S DOMESTIC SIDE: The Crafty Engineer

SIMPLY SHAUNACEY: Reformed Frumpy Mommy

TWO TEENS AND THEIR MAMA: Stylish Midlife Mama

RSQUARED: The Not So Nerdy Accountant

SHOES TO SHIRAZ: The Shoe Hoarding French Teacher

PUPPIES AND PRETTIES: Cube Dwelling Fashionista



MAKING THE MOST OF EVERYDAY Classic Yet Current Over Forty

NICKANDNIK: Mama with Curves

LIVING ON CLOUD NINE: Blissful Fashionista

WHITNEY À LA MODE:  A book-loving French Teacher


  1. I agree - sometimes our fear is our worst enemy. Good for you for stepping out.

    Daily Style Finds

  2. Living on Cloud Nine19 April, 2016 21:38

    So proud of you........always!! Everybody looks so cute but I LOVE your heart the best!!!!!

  3. That Gilmore Girl sweater inspired my tee today. Also Good for you for being honest - You should just change the date on that invite for a summer day and just do it!! PS. Great invite. Love the fonts.

  4. Yes Luke and Lorelai forever! How fun would it have been for a BBQ and some picture time just do it! You have so many people that love you that I know everyone would have showed up!

  5. fear and self-doubt be GONE!!! You can do anything and if you ever doubt it, go watch that Dove commercial I showed you guys...
    or call me, because I'll remind you how freaking awesome you are! that is all


    Simply Shaunacey

  6. I look at you and see courage and beauty and awesomeness. And a really good friend.

  7. It's really great that you've been connecting with other bloggers, and even had the chance to meet them and establish friendships. I was able to meet some fashion bloggers recently, and it was a truly memorable time!!

    All the Cute 🎀
    Today's Post (so exciting!!): Alena, again!

  8. Real men make girls, baha ha! I LOVE that shirt. I need to get it for Russ :P!

  9. Heading over to TBB now. High five on writing posts for four days in a row.

  10. You are a rockstar. And BBQ sounds tasty.

  11. Oh no, I hope you're able to have your BBQ on a non-snowy day. I think courage is a great word to focus on. My word this year is similar--confidence. I feel like you have to have courage to be confident, and that's something I'm working on.

  12. Love this so much! You are the life of the party!

  13. bahahahah- I don't normally feel that way

  14. Day five coming on Friday. immaonaroll

  15. With my blingy necklace, for sure!

  16. Yes, they are definitely similar. Are you doing anything specific to work on yours?

  17. I agree...very wonderful and surreal.

  18. Shame that you didn't have the meetup, but maybe you have the courage to give it a go in future! It sounds like fun, and you still got lots of great photos even if you weren't all in once place to take a big group shot! :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

  19. So I always set monthly goals for myself and try to check-in on those goals weekly (TRY being the operative word) and at the same time check-in on my big goals/ word. I feel like sometimes I'm better about consciously focusing on it than others. One thing I'm doing is trying to say yes to more things outside my comfort zone. It's a work in progress :) How about you?

  20. Here's to hoping for more courage.


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