Wednesday, January 2, 2013

First post for 2013

Well, we're well in to the new year, hangovers have passed, and everybody is detoxing - wait - that was my previous life.

Our Christmas and new year was spent peacefully and happily with friends and food - so - much - food!
We're rested and (almost) ready to spring into 2013 with abandon and relish (which sounds like a sandwich or really cool names for pet fish - but I digress).

Today daughter wanted to hit the sales with her birthday and Christmas money from her Grandad, and a Smiggle gift voucher from a friend.  She looked like a mini me, strutting around the mall with her shopping bags,
only she has different hair colour
and skin tone
and eye colour
Well ok she looks like a mini version of her dad (but much prettier), but the attitude was all me!

The only thing I got was bobby pins for I was on the look out for cute accessories from the local thrift stores.

Plus also I caved about a week before Christmas and bought something NEW!  So I didn't quite complete my challenge of not buying "new" clothes until the end of the year, buy hey - it's cashmere and silk and was reduced and do I REALLY need to justify myself............................

Cashmere and silk sweater which looks naff on red chair but AWESOME on me!
Hope everyone had a safe and happy new year.
How did you celebrate?

7 comments:

  1. Happy New year, Debs! Looks like you'll be off to a good start with your new sweater :)

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  2. I'm hoping it's an omen of good things to come (of the soft fabric kind)
    ;)

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  3. Nope! No need to justify yourself in the least. Beautiful sweater too. (I wouldn't have resisted either.) :) Happy New Year to you. And happy vintage shopping.

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  4. Here's to many more fabulous finds!!

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  5. It's so cute how you talk about your daughter. It's so easy to tell you're proud of her :).

    $100 Asos Voucher Giveaway on 101 Fashion Street

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  6. Happy New Year!!! would you like to follow each other?
    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  7. Thanks Anca - I am very proud of her :)

    Happy New Year to you too Marcella :)

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