Sunday, August 27, 2017

Chill Weekend Wrap-Up: Chartreuse and a Cuddly Cat

Just a quick post before we watch Game of Thrones! It's been a very chill weekend, and my batteries are charged for a very busy few weeks ahead.
 No Ultimate Frisbee on Saturday, so L and I met up with Alison and Chris for breakfast, followed by a few chores.

Linking up to Patti's "Visible Monday" at Not Dead Yet Style - get over to the party!


  • Dress - Mary Jo Bruno, consignment; last seen here (2nd outfit) in August 2016 for a theatre date with Mom
  • Shoes - Born, consignment; last worn here in August with Hawaiian print and polka dots


 I haven't worn this dress in a whole year! It's a little too short for work, plus it's all silk and I don't want to ruin it with coffee splashes, etc. And I don't wear it to the Ulti field because I don't want to sweat in it! It requires optimal wearing conditions. Walking to and from town, and running errands on foot on a not-too-hot summer day? Yup, time to wear it.
 I do love it, though, so it's a keeper. The silk is a great sunblock, plus glorious colour!

The stuff:
 We did lots of walking, so needed comfy shoes.


  • Earrings - vintage fair
  • Ring - c. 1997


My view from the stair pose in the morning.
I love the castle!

We have been homebodies for the rest of the weekend, which someone has been very happy about.
"Oh, do you mean me?"
 Vizzini has become a pretty affectionate cat, aside from random biteyness.
"All lies...now come rub my tummy."
 I can't resist giving him a pat.
"Yes, that's the spot."
 He lounged near us while we played board games last night.
"Is it kitty treat time?"
 I gave him a good brushing earlier and his fur is really soft.
"My fans like my soft side."
 I got full-on lovey eyes while sitting at the desk.
"You are the one who feeds me. I love the Woman."
Aw, kitty therapy is the best!

16 comments:

  1. That's a cute dress and you should wear it more often! Found you on Visible MOndays.

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  2. Such a gorgeous dress and wow that colour is perfect. Cute little pussy cat as well. x Jacqui
    www.mummabstylish.com

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    1. Thank you so much for visiting and commenting, Jacqui! I will be right over to check you out! :)

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  3. Vizzini is sucha cute cat :) I love when you include photos of him in your post.

    That's a lovely dress too! I like that you have a few pieces you keep even if they don't get a lot of wear. Makes me feel less weird for holding onto pieces even if they aren't worn regularly. I know I need to stop holding onto things, but no harm having one or two pieces you adore but rarely wear!

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    1. He is - he's not nearly as much of a monster as he used to be, ha ha. I don't mind a lovely piece that only gets work infrequently - it keeps it special to me. But I do have to wear it!

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  4. Your captions are always the best. Hahaha. We all love Vizzini.
    And the silk dress is gorgeous. There's something about silk that feels royal, don't you think?

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    1. Aw, thanks, Mel, yes we do! He is a lovey boy. :)

      Thank you - I just love the feel of silk. Definitely royal.

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  5. Yes the dress is a keeper, that shade of green rocks with your hair.

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  6. What a gorgeous silky dress, Sheila! The colour is beautiful and so unique. Vizzini looks super sleek after his brush!XXX

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    1. Thanks, Sasha! Vizzini is the only cat we've had who actually LIKES being brushed.

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  7. Fabulousl chartreuse desss , is cool with the simple flats! I also,love your view! Lucky you!
    And lot s of cuddly kitty time is always a good idea... although I have a dog, I feel you !
    Xoxo,
    Elle
    http://www.theellediaries.com/

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  8. Sylvester gives me the "lovey dovey" eyes all the time and he adores a good belly rub and loves being brushed. I love the feel of a silk dress, but as you point out, there has to be optimum conditions present in order to wear it. This means I own very few silk pieces, but I can see why you love the dress.

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    1. It's the best, isn't it? Lovey cats! Yes, I love silk, but it's a pain sometimes!

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