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Sunday Musings

As the sun has set on today, on this weekend, a bit of a recap. It’s been insane the past few days, and now that it’s over, I’m exhausted!! 

Monday I wore this: 


  1. Dress: Milly
  2. Belt: JCrew
  3. Shoes: Christian Louboutin

Tuesday I did not snap a photo (whoops), but here’s Wednesday’s ensemble: 


  1. Dress: Kate Spade
  2. Belt: Kate Spade
  3. Shoes: Christian Louboutin

And now for my fashion “faux pas” for the week. I wore the same dress both Thursday AND Friday morning. Because of these POCKETS! (I was running around both days doing prep work for a huge church event….those pockets were a lifesaver!) 


  1. Dress: Kate Spade
  2. Belt: Kate Spade
  3. Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Friday night was the big event, and while I had a pretty awesome outfit on to match the theme, I did not have the time to stop and snap a photo. I didn’t even get a photo with the speaker at the event! (And I spent a lot of time with her!!) But here’s a few (fuzzy) shots of some of the event….it was a 20’s theme, “Puttin on the Ritz” 


Me at about 2pm on Friday…at this point I’d probably put in about 40-50 hours for the whole week (and expected another 12 to go!) 


We survived. The event was fantastic, and the speaker really moved me. Shelene Bryan. You. Must. Look. Her. Up. Her Organization is Skip1 and the idea is to “skip” something “extra” and donate that money to help feed a hungry child, build a kitchen, or just bless someone somewhere in the world. She wrote a book too, and I admit I cane him Friday night after cleanup and read the entire book before I went to sleep!!!! I’m very inspired, and being as she is local to me (Within 2 hours anyway), I may just jump in somewhere with them! I’m already planning to skip things. Look her up. She’s just amazing, and she’s just even more amazing in person!

Yesterday I worked on a cake for a birthday party today. Hello Kitty Mermaid: 


Isn’t it gorgeous?! I can’t take credit for all the paper craft, just the desserts! Party was a huge success.

And finally, I wore this today: 


  1. Dress: Kate Spade
  2. Belt: secondhand
  3. Shoes: Kate Spade

And yesterday the character bags got a new baby sister: 

She just needs a name! I need to rest up a bit from the past week and this weekend before I consider anything. I’m so tired she would end up with a really awful name!! Hope your weekend was fabulous!

Until next time,


Happy Easter!

Hope y’all had a wonderful Easter Sunday! My husband and I spent half the day traveling, from where the wedding we came north for to Santa Cruz, where I found the most darling hotel (even better in person!!), and plan to celebrate his birthday and just a “do nothing” getaway. Of course we have grand plans for tomorrow! (Let’s see how many pan out!!!)

First though, some photos from the wedding, all my desserts made it!!









Such a gorgeous afternoon!! The bride is super crafty, she made all those orbs, designed the cheese table, and pretty much did EVERYTHING but the desserts and food. On her property. Ah-mazing! And my treats were quite the hit. (Of course!!) The bridal cake, I used her dress for the inspiration, it came out so beautiful!

Of course I neglected to snap photos of my outfit, but here’s one with my shoes:


I wore my sequin Kate Spade Emma dress and my shoes were Kate Spade. I didn’t really accessorize beyond that, wasn’t needed!

Today I busted out a bright shiny happy dress:




Dress: Kate Spade
Shoes: Kate Spade
Necklace: Burlington Coat Factory

On our drive we stopped at the Livermore outlets. I did pick up a couple of things that will be revealed at a later date. The outlet there had several dresses that are full price online and in the stores in Southern California! Crazy!!!

Anyway, I hope y’all had a wonderful Easter Sunday!

I leave you with this:


Super excited to celebrate my husbands birthday tomorrow!! Boardwalk here we come!

Until next time?


Black & White

I’m on a roll this morning! Up, dressed, and ready with time to spare! Which means I can share my outfit today in “real time”, vs later. Just to make sure my readers know, I don’t dress for photos to put on my blog, what I post is what I am actually wearing or did wear. All day (well, usually). I suppose I’m just crazy like that.

And yes, I do bake in heels. And often forget to put an apron on. My dry cleaner loves me those weeks. (Granted I do as much of my laundry as possible, but ironing and starching, well, ugh!)

So, anyway, today I’m wearing this to meet with a friend of mine for breakfast and come home and bake two super fun cakes:






Cardigan: Kate Spade (eBay)
Blouse: Nanette Lepore (eBay)
Skirt: Ann Taylor (thrift)
Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Handbag: Kate Spade (gift)

I’m skipping on any fabulous jewelery today, my neck has been bothering me, and it all comes off once I end up in the kitchen anyway.

Don’t forget to enter to win a Kate Spade bag in celebration of my two-year blog-anniversary! I daresay I should be handing out something more fabulous, but alas, at least it’s all new. *winks*

And repost this photo on Instagram, tag me: katespadegirlblog and hashtag katespadegirlgiveaway


Good luck!

Until next time,