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The PIANO SIDEWALK. and a BIG thank-you!



My dear readers, I am filled with pleasure, pride, and gratitude to announce that...

I have over 100 followers! 
Having been blogging for just a year, with very limited funds/time and a crappy camera, and from my little place in the middle of nowhere, I can't even tell you how much this means to me! 

Now whenever my family members [rather snarkily] ask, "What's the point of this 'blogging' stuff?" I tell them, "Look at all the friends I'm making!  Look at all the people who care about what I share with them, and who share with me in return!  The coolest part?  I have a bunch of followers from other countries! direct connections with special people I never would have met any other way!" 
And who knows the wonderful places it'll go from here?  Social networking, FTW!  So I'm glad to just keep on keeping on: posting my blog posts, putting photos up on Instagram (@spritzy88), and sharing cool stuff on my Facebook page (link at right).  And this kind of feedback--100+ followers--makes the sharing even more fun.

So, my mom (who has been by far my staunchest supporter) took me out to lunch to celebrate my 100 followers.  :)  Here's the outfit I wore that day, incorporating a blouse she gave me to sort of honor her in return:






This is also the debut of my patterned pants from H&M.  :)  I was soooo excited to find a pair of patterned pants that I actually like and will be able to style with my pre-existing wardrobe.  And they're comfy, too.








As I'm posting these photos, I'm seeing the effects of Instagram and Pinterest and magazine subscriptions hahaha...

What I mean is that this is *gasp* a TRENDY outfit.
 
Patterned cropped pants, sexy statement shoes, a sheer hi-lo blouse, a cropped tuxedo jacket, burgundy lipstick, and even my bangs are all "IN" right now. 
Except for my Rolex and my eyes (lol), I don't think I'm wearing anything NOT trendy. 
How weird.


These photos were taken in the center square of a city next to my hometown.  Actually, the suburbs where I live are all kinda mushed together, sooo it's all kinda the same place, but I digress; the point is that the fountain and gazebo (which you've already seen) are lovely, annnnnnd the following photos showcase my favorite thing about this square:


The PIANO SIDEWALK.
 
 
 
And with that, dear readers, this post draws to its end.  :)  I'll put one more great big THANK YOU out there, throw out a quick Rundown, and see you later!
 
Jacket: thrifted (orig. from Target) || Blouse: gift || Pants: H&M || Shoes: thrifted (orig. from Charlotte Russe) || Watch: thrifted (Rolex)


17 comments:

  1. I love this look!
    Your pants and heels are adorable!!
    moonmar.blogspot.com

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  2. beautiful trousers!!

    xx, Sabinna and David
    Broken Cookies

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  3. That is Awesome!
    Congrats! There certinly
    is naysayers out there
    asking why you do that
    blogging thing?! It is all
    about the connections we make!

    I absolutely LOVE that piano
    sidewalk!!!


    http://www.livingoutlouder.com

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  4. Haha, yes :D The fun of blogging is that you find like-minded people to communicate with :D
    And gratz on your over 100 followers :)!!!
    I followed you on Instagram, too. (@rocketraptor).
    I love those pants you're wearing ^^
    x, Lara
    http://rockteraptor.blogspot.fi/

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  5. Congratulations on your over 100 followers!! :)) I am so happy to be one of them, I really like your blog :) Those shoes are to die for, Beautiful :)

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  6. Congrats!!!!!
    Lovely outfit!!!!
    Love pants and shoes!!!
    Kisses
    Francy&Stef
    chicwiththeleast.blogspot.it

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  7. nice outfit
    shoes the best :)

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  8. Lovee those pants!
    Great blog, following!
    xo ANnie
    newenglandromance.blogspot.com

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  9. What a cool piano sidewalk! Do people try to pretend play it?? LOL. I have those same pants. I haven't worn them yet, but I love the pattern too. And they are comfy! <3

    toni

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  10. Congrats!! I love this photo set, it seems like a quirky lovely town. And your pants rock!

    Simona
    www.lakenmoon.blogspot.com

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  11. You look amazing dear!
    Gorgeous blog! Following you on Bloglovin and GFC, hope you'll follow me back!<3

    Bloglovin
    facebook

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  12. Nice outfit! I love your pants!
    Kisses from:
    frontlow.blogspot.com.es

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  13. This look is super cute! I love the pants:)
    xx, Chelsea
    www.abitofsass.blogspot.com

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  14. this city square is fab - it looks like a film set. Your outfit is great, love the shirt. I'm a bit instagram obsessed at the moment, although I avoid photos of cake and shoes, here's my account name thingy @claretini xxx

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  15. thanks for sharing.

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