Saturday, June 9, 2012


Summer Time has FINALLY arrived!!! I dont know why but this year was CRAZY busy with 3 kids in school.  I thought as my kids got older I would have more down time while they are at school.  I thought things would quiet down and I would have ALL this free time...Boy was I WAY.OFF! I helped out more in the classroom, I did Take Home Reading for the Kindergarten class, I have a busy assignment/calling with the Youth (Young Women specifically) in my church, and then there is carpool!!!! WOW! Basketball, scouts, Soccer, breakdancing, dance class, karate, and we bought a puppy.  Alright enough of my excuses...Im back! And I hope to stay back! I miss blogging.  A LOT!

I just got back from one of my fave cities NEW YORK!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!  I get to go there about 2 times a year with Rustico. This particular trip was for the NYC Book Expo.  I saw so many celebrity authors and picked up SO many FREE books.    Such a neat experience!  Ok now for the good stuff: CLOTHES :)  

Day 1: OOTD Show Setup/Casual- Mustard Tee-Loft,Striped Cardi-Aeropostale, Charcoal Skinnies-Anthro. Hip Breakfast Spot: Gansevoort Cafe-Meatpacking District LOVE IT!!! There is nothing cooler than the cobblestone streets.  So FAB!

 Day 2: OOTD NYC Book Expo- Navy striped cardi with lace trim-Anthro, Wine colored cotton blouse with floral detail-Anthro, Linen Sailor pants-Anthro, Leather double wrap band-Rustico, Earrings-handmade by MadMim.
 Day 3: OOTD NYC Book Expo-Plum tee-Nordstrom, Purple Cardi with ruffle detail-Anthro, COOLEST.SKIRT.EVER-Anthro LOVE IT! Unlike my husband who repeatedly told my how it looked like a carpet LOL! But I have to point out I brought in WAY. MORE. sales that day than him.  Sucka!!! :) Leather double wrap band-Rustico

 Day 4: OOTD NYC Book Expo-Striped skirt: Nordstrom, Green cardi with white fabric flower buttons-Banana Republic, White ruffle blouse-Garage Sale Find...$1...SCORE!!!  Leather double wrap band-Rustico

Photo Diary:  Trying to get my favorite Mexican on this earth to smile...probably the hardest job out there...but I think I pulled it off :) LOVE HIM! Way TOO much!!!
 Setting up the Rustico Leather booth at the Javitts Center in Manhattan. #nycbookexpo
If only I could go running on this trail every morning.  What awesome scenery to start my day.  There is something about being by the water that I LOVE!  Not that I hate running in the mountains...but I was definitely diggin the flat terrain in NYC...sigh.....Gorgeous!
 This was our rooftop pool: Hotel Gansevoort.  Incredible Hotel.  HIGHLY reccommend.  LOVED it! Located in the Meat Packing District.  My fave district in Manhattan BY.FAR.
 Some Rustico highlights from the trip: Top left/Jacob Javitts Convention Center, Top Right/Hudson River Park Trail, Bottom Left/Me and Jane Seymour (Dr Quinn Medicince Woman) She was promoting her new book due out in the Fall.  Such a beautiful woman!  So much class!  Bottom left/Rustico booth all packed up and ready to ship.
 And what kind of Fashion Blogger would I be if I didnt post a Fashion Funny!!! People Watching is probably on my top 10 list.  And this sweet old lady definitely made it to my photo archive.  How cute is she! She is probably at least 70 wearing velour pink sweats WITH Uggs, a velvet pink blazor, pink leather cowgirl hat with silk scarf around the brim, and a pink LEI...not to mention it is Summer time.  Lol! Definite highlight of the show for me :)

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