THE Morning was dull and GREY and looked like rain.
THE DAY GOT BETTER ONCE I GOT DRESSED!
The doorbell RANG once I was finished getting DRESSED!
The TIMING was PERFECTO!
NOT YOUR AVERAGE WEDNESDAY 10 AM OUTFIT!
But then AGAIN I am NOT YOUR AVERAGE WANT-TO-BE- CONTESSA!!!!
I HAD TO DO SOMETHING FOR A FESTIVE DAY!
I ADORE this PHOTO!
In case YOU want to COPY me or BITS and BOBS here is the shopping list!
SHOES BY COAST AND KOI IN South Africa
SEQUIN CAFTAN by San Diego BASED DESIGNER JENNAFERGRACECOLLECTION.COM
IT COMES IN PURPLE TOO!!!!!!
THE TURBAN is from the WILD & Crazy British LADY called Julia Clancey!
WHO JUST TURNED 50 I might ADD another JULY BIRTHDAY GAL her INSTAGRAM IS A RIOT!
SHE NAMES MANNEQUINS and has them CHAT!
SHE ALSO DANCES A LOT!
Never MIND she rides her BICYCLE around Los Angeles!
I would NEVER have guessed she was 50!
THE STAR UNDERSHIRT came to http://hesca.net/provigil/ me by way of AMAZON I googled Strapless BRAS and this popped up at the BOTTOM!As you can SEE in other photos the V-Neck was a bit LOW on me so I had to whip up SOMETHING, so besides the STICK ON BRA with PLUNGING NECKLINE I had this to HELP CAMOUFLAGE!
THEN I CHEATED and HAD my 79 year old COMPUTER WHIZ GIRLFRIEND DEVINE make the BOOB disappear!
NO REASON TO LOOK AT THAT!
A FEW GIFTS TO SHARE………
THIS DRAWING MADE IT TO MY REFRIGERATOR!
These two call me their FAIRY GODMOTHER.
PRECIOUS ART on MY 60TH!
CREEPING JENNY…….I went on and on about this plant recently as I had NO IDEA it could be a GROUND cover!It is the CHARTREUSE green plant.A dear Friend picked up on that and RAN TO MY FAVORITE NURSERY!
LOOK HOW SHE PRESENTED IT IN A WHITE CERAMIC BOWL!
With CROUTONS…….HA HA HA (ie. SUNFLOWER and SAGE!)
Flowers from MAKEMINEASPRITZER who some of YOU may know on INSTAGRAM!
AT MY URGING FOR YEARS SHE HAS FINALLY STARTED A BLOG!
Juliet and her husband who wanted to MARRY my ITALIAN good story there!
ARE fixing up an older house here in my TOWN!
SHE is NOTHING LIKE ME!
SHE LOVES BLUE and is PREPPY CASUAL.
At least that is what I thought I had over HEARD!
SEE THE TWO OF US BELOW MASKED AND FEET APART AT THE GEM OF A SHOP CALLED
ANDREA TAKES APPOINTMENTS NOW SO ONLY TWO AT A TIME WHICH IS EASY TO STAY APART!
SO MUCH TO LOOK AT!
BE SURE TO LOOK UP!
I BOUGHT ONE CHRISTMAS PRESENT AND ONE BIRTHDAY GIFT AND SOMETHING FOR MYSELF!
GO if you are NEAR……IT will do a WORLD of GOOD FOR YOUR INNER SELF!
5303 College Ave. Oakland, CA 94618
ANDREA, the shop owner…… was one of my AGELESS STYLE GALS RECENTLY!
THE SHOP IS WORTH A VISIT………..ALL PRICE POINTS and FUN FUN THINGS!
THEN if you know me well;
I have this WAY ABOUT ME and TOLD the PREPPY CASUAL DAME TO
TRY THIS ON!
Let’s give her a BIG HAND as SHE LISTEN TO ME and LOVES IT!
It has TAKEN THREE YEARS for my WISHES to come to FRUITION on HER BLOG so take a LOOK BELOW and DONOT forget to COMMENT AND SUBSCRIBE!
Please tell her HOW GRAND SHE LOOKS!
I told her she is READY for THE HOLIDAYS!
CLICK BELOW TO BE TRANSPORTED TO CALM AND SOOTHING INTERIORS…….
DOWN AT THE BOTTOM
OF HER BLOG.
A BOX with a CROWN!
THE GRAND FINAL IS A CROWN MADE SPECIAL FOR ME BY THE INCREDIBLE TALENT OF
She sent me a message asking me what my dress would look like and from my DESCRIPTION she made THIS CROWN FOR ME!
THIS IS THE BEAUTY OF SOCIAL MEDIA…………even TODAY another GIFT arrived from a MAN I have never met but covet his CHINA and FLORAL DISPLAYS and his Black Lab! He sent me a GIFT with this message……..
” When I picked up this book for you I had forgotten your birthday was so close!I thought my intuition was just telling me you needed a present!It took me a bit to get into this book but once I did I loved it!”
TODAY a card arrived from AUSTRALIA!
SHE tried so HARD to give me a GIFT but NO LUCK there.As she wrote“I tried to order flowers but the florist wouldn’t take an overseas credit card.I tried to buy a gift voucher at one of your favorite kaftan boutiques.They thought I was suspicious and didnot go through with the transaction.Her last line made me LAUGH OUT LOUD as she said”I thought I was buying a card with a PIG on the front………..its a BADGER!”
NEEDLESS,TO SAY HER EFFORTS ARE ABOVE AND BEYOND and I AM SO TOUCHED BY THE FRIENDS I HAVE MADE HERE.So, many well wishes and Private messages…………I THANK ALL OF YOU WHO ARE IN MY LIFE AND MAKE ME SMILE ON A DAILY BASIS!
SAFEWAY, my go to food store.
WATCH OUT I COULD BE SASHAYING around the PRODUCE AISLE SOON!
WITH THE CROWN!
Needless, to say I did not take it off ALL DAY AND ALL NIGHT!
60 will be MORE THAN OKAY……….I can already FEEL IT!
THANK YOU SO MUCH for READING and following along on my JOURNEY………