Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Back in Black

 I really have been thinking spring thoughts as hard as I can, but the truth is, it is still winter and cold.  I have decided I still should be embracing my winter clothes...I guess I am accepting that winter will be hanging around here for a few more weeks/months, but that doesn't mean that I won't be trying to sneak my spring clothes in :)

Tonight Josh and I took our son Lincoln to the Outback Steakhouse.   Lincoln is doing a report on Australia and we try to do a fun activity if we can when our kids have a report.  I am not sure how "authentic" the Outback Steakhouse is, but it was a fun date and Lincoln felt like a million bucks.
I had to laugh though as we were leaving the restaurant and none of us had coats on.  It was sooooo cold but since it hasn't been nearly as cold as it had been in the past, we opted to leave our coats behind, which was totally crazy, but I guess it felt "warmish" to us.
The funny thing of the night was that once Josh got home we were in such a hurry to get out the door (as we had basketball games later that night), when we got to the restaurant Josh and I realized we had both put on the same shirt!  Luckily I had a sweater, but it didn't hide it very much.  We got some funny looks :)
The forecast here is cold and snow tomorrow.  I hope it is better where you are!

 Blouse: Old Navy | Jacket: eShakti c/o (last seen here) | Skirt: Loft | Boots: Aldo | Bag: Ross

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  1. Aw! How fun! You'll have to let us know how Lincoln's report turns out. I'm sure he'll remember it forever.

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  2. Oh sure, I bet you guys planned that!!:) I think we may have more winter ahead for sure.:(

  3. you totally rocked out this black and white combo! love!

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  4. I think it's cute that you guys are wearing matching gingham! It is definitely still winter here too and I find myself wishing for 45 degrees which is pretty sad! :)

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  6. I love the black and white outfit. You look beautiful! I love Outback Steakhouse, yum!

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  7. It's so hard to not wear spring clothes since that's all you see in stores now! But yeah, it's February! And cold! Love the black and white look! And you guys are cute with the gingham :-)
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  8. Loving the skirt and the matching shirts. So cute! :)

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  9. Love the subtle sparkle in that jacket and the smaller polkadots hiding in the skirt hem...such great little details!

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