Sunday, November 27, 2011

Fall-tering

The past few weeks have been busy beyond belief. Somewhere between insanity and plain having lost my marbles, I've decided that I can manage three jobs, gym, studying, cooking? and have a semblance of a personal life. Most people tell me to cut back, but my problem is I ENJOY having things that keep me occupied and busy. I am a bit tired, but I feel that having this drive keeps me in balance. Personally, I prefer to do SOMETHING rather than plant my butt in front of the sofa most evenings. Granted, I do enjoy curling up to a great movie now and then, but ask me about what's going on in the world of television and I really don't have a clue.

And I have to be honest. In recent days, MOST mornings I scramble to get ready and be at work on time. So my outfits stray towards the simple, classic and my favourite NO-FAILS.

Personally I find a great button up shirt can be dressed up or down in so many ways. I decided to pair my burnt orange coloured shirt with a classic black skirt. My twist - a funky pair of rust coloured boots to change the outfit and its look.





 What I am Wearing:
Skirt: Smart Set
Blouse: Simons
Boots: Town Shoes 
Hat: F21
Scarf: Gift

How do you deal with the time crunch? What are your thoughts on multiple jobs? How do you wind-down?

29 comments:

  1. I work a 40 hour job, plus I'm studying full time. I'm lucky I enjoy my study because otherwise I'd find it very hard to come home after a long day and get into the books! I'm also at the gym twice a day at the moment so I don't have a spare second of free time. I make sure one night a week I don't do anything except relax with my husband. I feel bad because I'm so busy all the time :S

    I love your outfit! Especially your earrings :)

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  2. Well look at you, busy busy bee! I used to have 2 jobs and liked it cause I didnt really have a lot going on in my personal life. I love being busy! Hope to get back to a normal schedule soon. Only you know what is normal for you and what feels right, so do your thang! You think P. Diddy sleeps at night? Come on, give me a break! Oprah take a nap? Forget it!

    Sophia

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  3. Oh, finally I can leave you comments!  You are such a beautiful person and I admire how you are keeping it all together.  Very inspiring for someone like me who barely has time to make sure it all matches.  ;0)  Take care and enjoy your holidays!

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  4. SOOOOO  great to hear from you! Find your blog absolutely inspirational!

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  5. A few years back I didn't own any button down shirts...I thought they were too preppy for me, and not easy to style...boy I was wrong!  Now I think button downs are the easiest to throw on and instantly look chic!

    Natasha ~ Required2BeInspired

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  6. Love this outfit, especially the scarf!! And yep I have similar problems in the morning, haha, so sometimes I pick out my outfit the night before
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  7. I love that all your stuff is from stores that are actually AFFORDABLE!!!  Great boots, btw ;)

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  8. I absolutely love this look on you - the colors are just incredible!  :)

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  9. First of all, I love your blog. I too am a fashion and fitness type of
    gal and it's so nice to find others out there who love their running
    shoes as much as their heels ;) I am loving your toque and look forward
    to reading more posts!

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  10. You look beautiful and elegant. Love the pencil skirt.

    Patience
    www.justpatience.com

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  11. Do you have any idea how much I love this kind of hat, the perfect look. I love it on you so much.

    Can you follow me on http://www.bloglovin.com/en/blog/2218999/tereza-anton-drastic-plastic please. If they want to get ride of GFC, I don't want to loose you as a reader. Thank you so much.

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  12. Cute and I love your make up! But 3 jobs? Oh my god.. and your body is perfect so don't worry about missing gym sometimes ;)
    xx

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  13. What do you mean!?
    no more GFC?
    since when?

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  14. Thank you darling : )
    So happy you've found me and looking forward to reading your blog!

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  15. lovely outfit, my outfits are mainly not too crazy either, people think to be a style blogger you need crazy outfit sometimes lol

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  16. I LOVE those boots!

    I don't know how you are doing everything that you are. I'm having trouble trying to manage my time and hearing about everything you have going on makes me feel bad...like I should be doing more.....

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  17. Lovely look.  The colors flow so beautifully together.

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  18. SunnydaysandstarrynightsDecember 2, 2011 at 7:32 PM

    You look so pretty.  I love the little touches like the hat and scarf.  

    I am right there with you I scramble in the mornings to make it out of the house on time, I am so busy and stressed right now.   Can't wait to have a few days off for Christmas. 

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  19. nice scarf!
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  20. Love this post. The outfit is adorable! :)


    Xo,
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  21. Oh my gosh, your scarf is amazing!

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  22. Love the colour combinations! Perfect for fall
    Style in the City

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  23. Even without having an eighth of the things you have on your plate on mine, I still find myself struggling to get to work on time in the morning! The classic button down is my go-to, although I usually go for white. I love the orange shade of yours, it's classic but still very different!
    xox,
    Cee

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  24. what i love the most is the skirt

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  25. Thats a really great outfit...! 

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