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Tuesday’s lovely look, complete with a fall themed pedicure.

The Orpheum, way more fun than Starbucks.

My brother Patric and his wife Paige are visiting for the week and this means a few different things.
1. There is always really good snack food in the house.
2. I always have to put on a bra and can’t walk around in my undies.
3. I actually have things to do.
On Monday, after a barre video and walk with Scotti, we piled in the car and went to Marshalltown.
Four pedicures, a dirty chai, poking around Goodwill and loads of margaritas and Queso dip. It almost made it okay that I missed New Girl and The Mindy Project.
Almost.

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Miss Iowa USA

This past weekend was a busy one, filled with work and to-do lists. Sunday morning I got a text from my best friends mom, asking if I wanted to go to the second round of Miss Iowa USA and watch her daughter compete. Um, watch girls with big hair and pretty dresses? Yes please. I of course loved it. All those concave stomachs and thigh gaps make for swell workout inspiration. And I kinda think I need a pageant coach for my life.

And BTW, I looked superadorable. No surprise there.

English and her trophy

Necessary mirror shot

Cootie shot.

Boots are my obsession.

Dress: Lilly Pulitzer
Boots: Colin Stuart via Victoria’s Secret. (similar style)
Tights: HM
Cardigan: Merona via Target

I’m totally filing this outfit away for the next time I have to go to church, and I’ll clearly have to buy Lilly’s Cassie Slub dress in a few more colors. Darn.
Also, maybe I should start wearing jewelry. Maybe.