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i’m linking up my weekly phone pictures with my friend jeannett.  i’m thepleatedpoppy on instagram if you want to follow along!

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its been a few weeks since i’ve shared my phone pics!  i’ve been busy at the thrift store creating a back to school display – i love my job!

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i took the hanging book mobiles i made several months ago and used them as inspiration:  piles of books, mannequins with book page skirts, and spirals of pretty vintage books.

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every year on labor day weekend (or for us, a long 6-day weekend), we head up to my parents’ house on bass lake, where i grew up.  we bring a handful of friends with us and just relax.  i mean, how could you not?  look at that view!

i also only had my phone with me for a little bit the whole time we were there so i only got a few pictures.  not having my phone with was so nice!

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sad news, due to the drought, the water level is at an all time low.  but the kids hardly even noticed.  they just saw the fun, the adventures.  i loved watching my girls being the big kids of the group, blessing the other moms by taking care of the little ones.

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the mud stripes on the cheeks just about did me over.

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bridgey, want me to fix your glasses? “nope”

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the 2 littles with us over the weekend both call me “cheney”. i kind of love it.

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the kids were all amazing on the water!  all but one tried wake boarding.  the best part of it all were the kids cheering each other on – it was so sweet!

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and any time we’re at the lake, the boys love to go on mountain bike rides.  and their favorite ride requires me to drive 30 minutes up a mountain to drop them off, and 30 minutes down.  thats how much i love them ;)

what are your weekend plans?  mine just might include cleaning out the disaster that our garage has turned into.  don’t be jealous.

what i wore

welcome to what i wore!  join me each week as i share my weekly outfits – just real clothes for real women.  i don’t have a huge shopping budget and i don’t dress super fancy, but when i get out of my yoga pants and into real clothes, i just feel better. another note: you will see me wear the same things over and over again.  i only have so many items in my closet so i either stick with what i know works, or i try a new combination with old items.  looking through the hundreds of other women who link to the bottom of this post helps me come up with outfit ideas. another huge help: pinterest!  i compile lots of outfits on there that i think i could pull off or have most of the components of it.  super helpful.

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just the classics.

white shirt – target \\  jeans – forever 21 \\ sandals – glittered by me \\  necklace & earrings – lisa leonard designs \\  belt – target

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love tee – forever 21 (i loved my first one so much, i bought 2 the last time i spotted them!) \\  jeans – stitch fix \\ wedges – american eagle outfitters \\  earrings – lisa leonard designs \\  tassel necklaces – made by me

note on the necklaces:  i haven’t had it in me to sell anything since i closed my shop, but i will be listing some items most likely this week (these necklaces included)!

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new favorite outfit!

shirt – forever 21 \\  jeans – stitch fix \\  converse – nordstrom rack \\  belt – old \\  watch – one little mama (not sold anymore)

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kids’ first day of school, work at the thrift store

top – forever 21 \\   jeans – forever 21 \\  sandals – target \\  earrings - lisa leonard designs

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first day of homeschool!

tee – forever 21 \\  pants – golden tote \\  sandals – old navy \\ necklace – lisa leonard designs

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do you wanna join me?  yay!  just follow the rules:

1. link to your specific blog post, not your blog’s main page. ex: http://thepleatedpoppy.com/2011/09/what-i-wore-wednesday-fall-inspiration/ not http://thepleatedpoppy.com/blog/.
2. please only link outfit related posts. your craft project may be adorable, or that may be a great giveaway, but this linky is for outfit related posts only – thank you!
3. please please please link back here to me so all this wiww stuff makes sense to your readers. and its just nice to do ;) grab a button from my sidebar (see the code box?).
4. check out as many links as possible! i am constantly inspired by so many outfits each week! and you will definitely find some new blogs that you’ve never stumbled upon

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