Pretty daisy

I love daisies.  The wild ones beside the road, thriving on not much at all.  The orange gerber daisies M got delivered to my school.  The pink daisies in my flower crown.  And I love that daisies are back on skirts and dresses everywhere.

Wearing: Shirt: H&M // Dress shirt: Old Navy // Skirt: Target // Tights: TopShop // Shoes: Ardene's
Reading: Dear Mr. Knightley, by Katherine Realy
Posing: on the side of the road, during my commute through the countryside

The combination of aqua ombre tights and a shirt of the same hue, along with daisies on my skirt and on my chest, was overwhelming for some of my critics.  My Grade Ones loved my outfit, though, and so did I. That's what matters most about the clothes I put on each day - they make me happy.  And, daisies, how could they not? 

♥ Meg xoxo


But not a real fur coat...

January weather calls for some super stylish outerwear.  Introducing, the faux fur coat. 

Wearing: Coat: Forever 21 // Scarf: made by Mum // Leggings: VS Pink // Purse: Aldo //  Boots: Target
Reading: The Last Letter from Your Lover by Jojo Moyes
Posing: back on that overpass 

This coat makes me feel like rock star.  The boys were calling me Macklemore when I wore it around them.  I guess being a rap star is good too ;)

I know that leggings are not pants and all that.  I think that they're okay with long shirts... or shorter shirts on the weekend.  This particular weekend t-shirt reads, "#hangry" - a portmanteau of hungry and angry.  I am quite familiar with the concept of getting angry because you are hungry.  

I think that this purse is my most complimented article of clothing ever.  I bought it at Aldo in Ottawa when M and I were there in the summer.  Loads of people love it.  Lots of people think they're original and say, "Wow, that's a big camera".  I just smile and nod.  

♥ Meg xoxo


Hello 2015

Well, hey there everyone. Been a while, hasn't it?

Last year this blog derailed a bit due to a number of reasons.  The top three, in no particular order:

Number One.  I love love love reading other people's blogs. Last year, I maybe spent a little too much time reading, and not enough time writing.

My favourites are A Beautiful Mess and Enjoy it.

Elsie, Emma, and the rest of the team at ABM are basically an empire.  These queens of the blogosphere write about DIY projects, fashion, crafts, recipes, scrapbooking, and home projects.  They have many different writers who contribute to their highly successful blog.

Elise's blog is much more personal.  She blogs about goals and challenges and motivation and being creative.  She shares pieces of her daily life with her baby girl and Navy doctor husband.  When I read her posts, I feel like I'm catching up with a pal.

Go check out these blogs; you'll love 'em.

Number Two.  Erin and I started Project Life last year.  (Later, I got a few more pals on board).  What it PL, you ask?  In her own words, creator Becky Higgens writes, "Project Life® is an ultra-simple, ├╝ber-stylish solution for getting your photos off your phone and computer, out of boxes, and into albums."   It's about printing your everyday photos, adding embellishments, and some text, and slipping them into pockets,  It's the easiest scrapbook ever.  And it's kind of addicting.  And with reference to Number One, there are bloggers who just blog about Project Life... *hearts in eyes*. 

More about PL here:

Here's an example of a layout from Tracey at the single girl's scrapbook. She rocks Project Life. Go check out her work and fall in love.

Number Three. When I drive to work, it's dark and when I drive home from work it's dark.  I know, I know.  There could be worse problems in my life. It just makes it hard to take outfit photos.

M is probably thinking that this is a list of excuses, or Johns as gamers like to call them, but it's not.  Think of it more as an explanation to the question: where has Meg gone?! 

I'm going to try harder in 2015.  I still love reading a good book, and creating a good outfit.  I make up random style challenges for myself - and succeed at them :)

Come back soon; I'll be around. Promise.
♥ Meg xoxo