Wednesday, February 16, 2011

11/30, yum cake, pop culture references

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Cardy, Necklace, Belt: J.Crew; Shirt: H&M; Pants: Urban; Shoes: Buffalo Exchange

Okay, so the 30 for 30 is getting difficult. I thought it would be pretty easy for me, since I kind of just throw random clothes together and I usually end up liking it. But my thought process with this outfit was... now what cardigan and shirt haven't I worn together? Frick. And I've still got 19 more days.

My days are starting to reflect that we are, indeed, moving to Japan soon. I feel like I spent all day yesterday trying to figure out visas and passports and getting all my doctor's appointments in before we leave. On the bright side, I really want to throw myself (I mean, me and Matt. Or Matt and I. Whatever.) a going away party... Because I really liked the sheet cake that we served at our wedding, and I need an opportunity to order one before we go. The party will probably end up with a bunch of our friends sitting in a circle, and me forcing them to tell me their favorite memory of me. Oh wait, that was my birthday party last year. It rocked.

Jumping back to Japan, we just found out that Matt needs to be in Japan for training on March 22. So... I guess we're actually moving next month. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! (Although, I may be hanging out here for a little longer while he is in training... must figure that out pronto. Yes, I said pronto.)

PS I put the first two photos up because it made me want to sing "I throw my hands up in the air sometimes, saying aaaayo..." Matt says it's more like, "If you ever loved somebody put your hands up." (But we always put our hands down for the next line.)

PSS (PPS?) I'm a bat

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53 comments:

  1. I know I'm completely struggling with creating new outfits! Note to self... pick more tops next time! Anyway, on to the REAL reason I'm writing... It's my sisters b-day today, so I totally get to eat a sheet cake from Costco today. Interestingly enough, I immediately thought of you, which either makes me a crazy stalker, or you someone who talks about Costco sheet cakes a lot. haha Have a good day! I'll eat an extra slice for you. ; )

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  2. Next month sounds really soon! Good luck with your preparations :)

    The cardigan is really cute by the way x

    Bows and Pearls

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  3. wow, i can't believe Japan is happening so soon for you!! i'm so excited for the both of you. a going away party is definitely in order. as is one of those sheet cakes. :)

    i really love your outfit today. your look so chic with your hair in a top knot. and that necklace is so pretty!

    cute and little
    come join the Color Brigade!

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  4. I WANNA CELEBRATE AND LIVE MY LIFE. SAYING AYOOOOO...

    okay that was me singing/finishing the song. Nice hairdo today Kristine and I love your necklace.

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  5. are you kidding? this is my favorite outfit of your 30 for 30 so far. and that top knot? love, love, love.

    wow, all of this moving stuff is happening so quickly. you don't seem stressed at all, which is awesome. good luck with all of those stinky last minute details!

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  6. First, I frickin' love this outfit. That necklace is amazing? Can I have it? I can! Thanks!

    Second, I know what you mean about running out of ideas! Yikes! On day 2, I knew I shoulda chosen more tops. Whoops.

    Last, March 22! That's in one months! So exciting!

    <a href="http://spenceranderica.blogspot.com>North Meets South</a>

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  7. Everything about this post makes me happy, from your funny tangents to your peach accessories to your stripes and shoes. Thanks for making my day brighter!

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  8. I really like that necklace. And going to Japan is so exciting! The end of March will be here in a blink of an eye! Also I've only visited but it was awesome when I was there.

    -Elizabeth
    http://growingupscottish.blogspot.com/

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  9. I love the outfit - doesn't looked tossed together at all. That cardigan is great. Wow! Moving across the world in one month! You are brave!! It will be such an adventure!

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  10. love this look! your hair looks great and i am in love with that necklace!! good luck with all the japan prep!!

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  11. Oh my goodness, so cute. Love the stripey top with cardi and that pretty necklace.
    You are doing just fine in the remix - even while planning a move to Japan. You rock.

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  12. well i am a fan of this top and cardi combo! i'm sure you'll figure out the rest of the outfits without a problem.

    Japan sounds awesome, i am so jealous!

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  13. loooove the entire outfit!! that high bun is so darling too - and can i borrow those shoes, pls.? i can? oh good. i can't wait! ;)

    have an amazing wednesday!!

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  14. Love the outfit!
    Japan should be soooo exciting! :D Ick on all the planning though, haha
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com

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  15. you look like a jcrew model today - very cute! your move is soooo exciting!

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  16. this is a really good outfit. REALLY good. but the challenge is getting tougher for me, too!

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  17. I love this outfit and your hair looks so cute! :)

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  18. omd, LOVE the high bun. so cute!! you look adorbs. ♥ by the way, you should know i am getting more and more jealous of you + your hubby moving to japan. haha! =D

    xo.

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  19. I like this outfit! The cardigan paired with the necklace is very pretty. Good luck with all your moving stuff! That's such a huge move but I know it will be an amazing experience.

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  20. I so love this sweater! Costco sheet cake? Holy geez...that stuff is the shiz! And that song reminds me of zumba class.

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  21. this is so exciting!! I can't believe you're heading to Japan in just a little over a month. I'm definitely looking forward to reading all about your move.

    I am so smitten with your ruffled cardigan. My closet definitely needs one of these...

    xo,
    katrina
    thedemure muse

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  22. Looks good, as always! I like this outfit a lot, you're doing just fine with the 30 for 30, I give you credit :)

    visit heyrecklessmind.blogspot.com

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  23. I love everything about this outfit.

    Still just about falling over with jealousy over the Japan thing though.

    Kayla
    Freckles in April | a modest clothing blog

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  24. you are the cutest. i don't even know what else to say. oh yes, i do... your hair looks really great like that.

    next month?! whhhaaaat! so exciting.

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  25. I'm so excited for you! I'd love to live in Japan for some time...
    Anyways, moving to the outfit: I loooove that necklace on you! Makes this comfy look so elegant!

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  26. I totally LOVE this outfit! I'm sure your wardrobe and fashion sense is just so slick that you can put a trash bag, belt & hat on and still look kindof very awesome.

    Going away party sounds good! I should do the memory thing with my birthday party, except in Japan you're supposed to be humble and... stuff.

    Next month is really soon! I hope all your planning goes well. There's really nothing you need to bring from the States that Japan wouldn't have, I think. Wait, maybe some tubes of toothpaste. Cuz they don't really do fresh, minty toothpaste over here.

    And deodorant. Apparently people don't have B.O. here.

    And special Arizona sweets/food/novelty to give as presents to Japanese friends/neighbors. Sort of like a "Hi, nice to meet you, hope we get along" sort of feeling.

    If you have any questions, def. email me! thoatnguyen@gmail.com

    PS. I TOTALLY understand what you mean by the band that makes the eyebrows on the panda. HAHA. Either I'm really Japanese or you're really good at explaining things. Hahah.

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  27. You always have the most beautiful pictures and creative outfits. I know you will do great with the rest of the challenge. Thanks for the inspirations!
    Carie x

    http://prettylittlemountains.blogspot.com/

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  28. I'm kindof addicted to stripes so I am Loving your shirt! and the fun poses :)

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  29. this outfit it too good. maybe my fav. you're adorable.

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  30. wow a month away is really fast! I hope that you can get everything packed and shipped out fast enough. how does one move across the world with their stuff anyway?? This outfit is so cute!

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  31. Your bun up there all riding high is making me jealous for long hair! one day I will have it back!

    Hayley

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  32. what a lovely blush shade! And what a great time in your life! So exciting!

    xo
    i wander, i wonder

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  33. Wow, can't believe you might be leaving so soon. Good luck with all the last minute preparations.

    Love the stripes with the neutral soft colour of your cardigan. Looks great.

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  34. You look adorable. I can't at all tell that you're feeling uncreative. I'm having the same problem though -- I really should have done a BIT of planning before leaping into this!

    Elizabeth

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  35. I absolutely love black and white paired with that shade of pink, and the way the shirt and cardi are loose looks so good with the pants!

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  36. Those pictures are very ethereal today! I just overhauled my blog this weekend, can't wait to see what you do!
    The Auspicious Life

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  37. Love your pants. Today I also pants mood ^^ wearing ZARA pants. pls visit my blog also. I need comments to share my fashion ^^

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  38. Love this outfit! Super cute!!

    www.cathykhayes.blogspot.com

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  39. Kristine what the crap! how are you leaving so soon? can we just come down again this three day weekend? can we help pack? can we go to disneyland? can we have ice cream cookie sammiches? can we not go to japantown cause that would be slightly silly...

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  40. That's crazy you're moving so soon!

    Good luck coming up with new outfits, it gets easier at some point it seems.

    Shopping and Spreadsheets

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  41. Aw, I love how the necklace gives this outfit a fun, playful touch. and girl, order that cake!!! What kind was it??

    xx
    MILK TEETHS

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  42. you are so adorable. I love these pictures and the light.

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  43. Hehe, I was cracking up over your bat poses. I'm starting to feel the 30 for 30 slump too, but we'll power through :) Good luck with all your moving stuff, that's so exciting!!

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  44. i like your hair! plus, I've been dying to have a top like yours.

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  45. SMASH-

    It was yellow cake with yummy strawberries in the middle... it's so much better than it sounds, though! And it got better while it sat in my fridge, too because the strawberries would seep into the cake... oh drool.

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  46. Adorable! I love that cardy. Stripes always make an outfit so playful. I love it!!

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  47. I really love this outfit, it's so soft and pretty!!

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  48. What is the name of this cardigan. I have searched EVERYWHERE on ebay. PLEASE I must know :) you are too darling and have the greatest fashion sense! Thanks :)

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  49. Ahh, I have no idea, I'm so sorry! I bought it in May 2010 so I honestly can't remember :(

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  50. I love your blog..I just found it and am hooked!

    Love this outfit especially!!

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