back with shoes

because after an absence of some weeks, of course you need some shoes to drool over! We were at the mall tonight, so I tried on three different pairs of shoes in hopes my husband would get the hint and buy some (or all) of them as my anniversary present.

This look better in person than they do in the picture. I love the red heel! But the ankle strap isn't the most flattering.

These. Are. Awesome. Completely and totally flattering. They run large, though--the nine fit me (and I usually wear a 9 1/2 or ten).

I couldn't find a picture of the other pair. In other news, for halloween tomorrow I'm dressing as a Devil that wears Prada. You?


where I've been

taking and editing lots and lots of photos. We had a funeral in Ohio last Tuesday, a wedding in Williamsburg on Friday, a bridal photoshoot on Sunday evening, and are living in a house that's in the process of being remodeled. So I really have no internet access-I have to poach off the neighbor's wireless, but only when le husband is home and I can borrow his computer. On the bright side, I get LOTS of work done without the distraction of facebook/message boards/RSS feeds.

So here are a couple of pictures from the above-mentioned projects. You can go to my Flickr to see the rest.

This is from the bridal shoot--we redid their wedding photos. Aren't they an adorable couple?
enchanted forest

This is from the wedding. Isn't her dress perfect?
special delivery

This picture is a couple of weeks old, but I just finished editing this batch and have new favorites that I had to share. Nice, eh?
wet tshirt


a remix challenge!

We made a flying visit to ohio yesterday for the funeral of my husband's grandfather. It went well; all of his kids and grandkids were there, so that was special. I'm a little tired, though; we drove a total of 16 hours in order to spend 19 there. (I tried to skip sleeping so I wouldn't waste any time, but that didn't work so well.)
So posting is going to continue being sporadic until we get the computer and internet connection moved to the new house, but in the meantime, here's a wardrobe challenge to keep you busy.


the birthday project is heading to ohio tomorrow!


The pictures aren't super-fab, but basicially everything I'm wearing was thrifted. I didn't mod everything--just the sweater and the skirt--but I think she'll have a blast playing around with the random pieces.

more shoe envy

I went shoe shopping with the sister today, and although I didn't buy anything I DID try on another pair of high-heeled oxfords. Sadly, my suspicions were confirmed--anything cut that high on the foot will give me cankles. So maybe something like this will work instead? Nine West also had a gorgeous pair of grey suede pumps with grey patent heels that were incredibly amazing. Fortunately for you all, I couldn't find a picture online anywhere.


bad blogger; no cookie

So, um, I've been rather absent. I don't see that changing any time soon; we're moving again, into a house with my sister, which needs lots of work. So there's not tons of time for stuff like my lovely blog, sadly. I'm currently working on le sister-in-law's birthday present, which is traveling out to her on Friday, and I'll post pictures of it. 'Tis lovely.
In the meantime, here are some projects that are enticing me. (These links have come from all over, so I'm not sure who to credit on each of them.)
making gift tins out of altoid containers
a super-fast knitted chunky hat
suprisingly lovely plastic flowers
a lovely, graceful tote bag pattern. I need to make one of these so I can put away my summer bag.
awesome dress made from a giant men's sweatshirt