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She proceeded to tell me that random women were approaching how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar her on lake travis to inquire where she got it. And so, did I—but I was more interested in how much money she how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar spent because it looked like she spent a small fortune. Then she came in for the kill. It was an amazon purchase and she said it was how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the greatest suit because it wasn’t flimsy, the top was padded and the suit was heavy enough how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar that it was opaque and not transparent.

Now before I go further, let me do some explaining. I’ve never been much of a one-piece bathing suit woman. I love my two pieces and the reason is my how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar longer torso. But…I gained a bit of weight over the winter and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the stress-eating overtook my desire to lose weight for oona’s wedding. It doesn’t look like that’s gonna happen and it’s ok. I’m not going to beat myself over it.

I ended up buying the same bathing suit oona has how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar except I purchased it in navy. The brand is hilor and the suit comes in at how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar an affordable $28.99. Now I’m just under 5 feet 6 and if I were how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar 5’7 or taller, I would not recommend this suit because it is NOT how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar for the long-torso. I’m telling you; I made the cut by a hair.

That is the only criticism of this suit. The stripes at the waist are black and a somewhat how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar transparent fabric. The rest of the swim suit is a heavier stretch how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar fabric and the suit has removable pads. It definitely sucks the belly in and covers the butt how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar nicely. It’s modest in a very stylish way.

The second suit is also by the same brand, hilor. It’s a plunge neck with a ruched torso. And it fits wonderfully. This suit is a size 10…again, I sized up. At 150 pounds and a 36C bust, this is a great fit. In the reviews, women who are very busty mentioned a good amount of how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar side boobage but that isn’t something I need to worry about! At $26.99 it was the least expensive of the three.

Suit number three is by the brand b2prity. I love the name. T $28.99 this is a lovely tummy slimming suit. This, I purchased in my regular clothing size of 8 and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar it fits beautifully. In fact, this is the suit that is the ultimate in comfort. The top can be adjusted to provide more…or less coverage. Again, there’s ruching. But this print…. I absolutely love it.

Another recent amazon purchase is this straw tote. No way am I lugging a good bag to the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar beach but this is under twenty bucks and it’ll serve its purpose well. Large enough for a beach towel and my tanning lotions how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and sunscreen, a couple of bottles of water and reading material. I pray the weather is great this weekend so the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar frenchman and I can hit the beach!

OTOH, I’ve been into maxi dresses the past few weeks. The black and gray dresses were purchased a couple of how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar years back at old navy…and as luck would have it, the dresses have now been discontinued. It’s shameful because I love the cut of these dresses how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar so much. You can skip shaving your legs and still look decent!

The J. Crew jackie cardigan. I have this and it is packed away to donate. As much as I wanted to love this and other how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar lady-like cardigan sweaters, they do nothing for me. NOTHING! I’m confinced that one needs to be between 80 and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar 90 pounds and 5 feet ten to wear a cardigan how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar successfully over a button down or any shirt. And my 36 C’s aren’t huge but they aren’t cardigan-wearing friendly either. This is a no-no for me!

Yes! The denim jacket is the perfect choice of outwear for how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar those early autumn/spring days when the temperature is warm but not hot. And yes. I wear a trench coat for those rainy office days how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar but otherwise, the denim jacket is my outerwear of choice.

The first one, a dark denim number by G.H. Bass was purchased some years back at the G.H. Bass factory outlet in limerick. While my intent was finding a pair of cordovan loafers, I ended up drawn to a cute, fitted number hanging on a rack. At the sale price of $29.99 it was a great choice and has pockets!

The second one, lighter in both color and fabric, is a great denim jacket by kut from the kloth. This jacket was introduced to me by my daughter, oona maybe three or four years back. She found out about it from a blogger she follows how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and I was fortunate enough to find it on sale how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar at nordstrom!

First of all, some styling advice. It’s my unprofessional opinion if you are going to invest how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar in a denim jacket–invest in two. One darker and one in a lighter wash. You’ll see what I mean as you scroll down. The other. I never wear denim-on-denim. No denim jacket with a pair of denim jeans. My only exception is a blue denim jacket with white how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar denim shorts or a skirt. I’m even a bit iffy on white denim jeans. So here goes it…

Beginning this time of year, later spring into summer, the jeans and pants go into hibernation and the dresses how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar come out. Here’s a cute sleeveless dress. It’s a cotton/linen blend by cynthia rowley that I picked up at how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar TJ maxx for less than $25. But it’s too early to go sleeveless and not hot enough how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar to wear sleeveless on its own. Thus the beauty of a denim jacket. This dress with the darker jacket, a pair of wedges and a cross-body bag make a perfect look for casual days or how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar evenings. Running errands, a lunch date ..Or what have you. I love the look. AND…I like the darker denim with the lighter colored dress…

Same dress. Same jacket but a slightly dressier look. Going out to dinner but want to dress the look how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar up a bit more? Take off the wedges, change into heels and carry a bag to match. The casual vibe of the jacket is there but with how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar a dressier and edgier look. I LOVE this and the nine west shoes match the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar nat et nin bag I picked up in paris years how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar ago!

Another casual look. Ummm chippy wouldn’t leave the dress alone. I figured out that I hadn’t washed it since last summer and I didn’t wash it when I unpacked it from storage so how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar it smelled like me (I’m so full of myself to think this..Right?) and that’s why he wouldn’t leave it. Or…he was hungry and he loves to munch on fabric! ANYWAY….The lighter jacket is worn with a darker dress. This dress is my favorite summer dress. Purchased at old navy maybe three years ago for ten how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar bucks. It’s been worn on constant rotation, washed tons of times and still looks great! I paired the dress with a darker wedge heel.

The summer office-casual. The office that I work in is pretty casual and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar during the summer, the A/C is at full blast–making a denim jacket a near-necessity! Here I have the kut from the kloth jacket over how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar a J. Crew factory shift dress that’s..OMG..Maybe six or seven years old! As the dress is short, I wear it with flat sandals..A great casual office look!

Here we have some casual suiting! A white tee, the dark denim GH bass jacket worn with navy J. Crew cameron pants and pointy-toed heels make this a good choice for a casual how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar office look for early spring/early autumn. Too warm for a wool blazer but too cool to how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar not wear something. Somehow this evokes a casual professional look–dontja think?

It is no secret that I’m a fan of the maxi dress. I call it lazy dressing because if you didn’t shave your legs or fake-tan. Here’s your answer. And the dark maxi with the lighter jacket and wedge how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar heels really give a great look without trying too hard. Effortless casual!

So that’s it. And one thing I would like to add. Do NOT, and I repeat–DO NOT allow anyone to tell you that wearing a how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar denim jacket is not age-appropriate. You are pro-aging. The denim jacket is as classic as that wool blazer. And have fun mixing it up a bit!

Number 4 is the only one oona has stressed. I did that at her shower when we all introduced how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar ourselves. My sense of humor got the best of me as how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar I introduced myself as “…..As oona exited my origin of the world…” immediately, I was pulled aside and warned in a kind way how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar to NOT say anything like that at the wedding. (shhhh–don’t tell but I don’t follow rules!)

I took friday off from work because I wanted a how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar true three-day weekend. That’s the thing about working in a low-level clerical position—you need permission to get a day off. In my other places of employment, it was much easier to finagle time off as a how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar freebie—trust me. I also worked my schedule out to accommodate leaving early how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar on thursday afternoon so I could fly from philly to how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar cincy and enjoy a few extra hours of fun time.

For some reason, either I hit horrific weather or I have a displeasure how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar of a delayed flight whenever I travel. I kid you not. And about 45 minutes before we were to board the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar plane, an announcement was made that the flight to cincinnati would how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar be delayed.

Besides having an inner hissy-fit, I dealt with this issue by stress eating not one how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar pretzel, but an additional bucket of pretzel nuggets. Fresh and hot off the press. The carbs were murder on my gut but felt so how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar good going down. I also ate a giant bag of peanut M & M’s. And read trashy magazines.

Now…upon departing the flight, one would think I ran to the airport exit to how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar see oona and sam. No. CVG is a GREAT airport. It’s so clean and spacious so I couldn’t resist dawdling (now we know where my son, roman, acquired the gift of dawdle…). I came across a cosmetics vending machine! But I didn’t buy anything!

Friday brought sun and clouds and brisk weather but it how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar didn’t matter. There’s something comforting in knowing that your daughter and her how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar future husband can brew a great cuppa coffee. They make it strong—just the way I love it. And we sat around gabbing before getting ready and heading how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar out to run errands.

We did some food shopping—sam’s birthday was friday and his family was coming over how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar for dinner. Oona looked pensive as she realized time was of the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar essence—she had to head back to the airport to pick how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar up her best friend and maid-of-honor, lauren.

Friday evening, sam’s family came over for a birthday celebration. Being with sam’s family is like being with……………. Family!! We all had a great time and I was introduced how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar to a spectacular aperitif/cocktail: the aperol spritz! This concoction of aperol, prosecco, and seltzer with a slice of orange is the most how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar refreshing drink I’ve ever downed!

I drank a lot of them during the weekend. In fact, as I write this now, I informed the frenchman that I’ll be stopping at the store for aperol, prosecco and seltzer! He is a bit upset that I am forgoing the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar beloved kir royal but the aperol spritz has less calories how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and with the wedding countdown, every calorie counts!

The shower/bruncheon was at louvino, a southern-inspired restaurant and wine bar downtown cincinnati. What a great place! The celebration was downstairs in a private room and oona’s friends, coworkers, future sisters-in-law, mother-in-law and relatives were in attendance.

I was very happy to be in attendance. Oona didn’t want a shower in philly simply because she felt how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar that asking my side of the family and her northeast how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar friends, was asking them to spend too much money—what with the travel to ohio and the hotel, she wanted to keep expenses down for everyone. You know—I was very proud of her decision. I think I raised a very conscientious young woman!

May I present the future mrs. Butts. Coming from a very competitive family, it pleases me to have my daughter’s future last name be greatness such as this. When/if they have children and their children are in competitive how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar activities, they can hashtag: #mybuttsgonnakickyours or… #buttsbekickin’

Do you ever get sad when you leave someplace and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar someone? I was incredibly sad to leave but after I arrived how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar home and unpacked and got to telling the frenchman about how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the weekend, the sadness lifted and I felt really happy. Happy that I was able to enjoy the weekend with how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar my daughter and her future family! And happy to be back sitting next to my husband how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar on the sofa!

But none are as wonderful as the louis vuitton neverfull. (to tell you the truth, I feel even better about having this bag because bernard how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar arnault, the CEO and top shareholder of LVMH, is donating millions to the restoration of notre dame in how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar paris).

In addition, chippy gifted me with a pearl choker. As chippy barked a birthday greeting to me, bonaparte explained that it was bothering chippy that I was how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar walking around in four-dollar walmart pearls and I needed a good strand for how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar oona’s wedding. Hey, I’ll take it!

There were no celebrations at the office. But as I worked, thoughts of aging did enter my mind. Its weird. Twenty years ago I was forty-four and never gave mortality a thought. In twenty years from now if I’m extremely lucky, I’ll be 84 and at 64, I think of mortality often and put it in the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar back of my mind.

I’m grateful for my health. I’m grateful for my family. My cool-as-can-be husband and my children. I’m grateful that I can still bend over without pulling how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar a muscle and that I can still run up three how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar flights of stairs every day. I’m grateful that I have a job and a roof how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar over my head.

With my clothing—I’m a bit more diligent. In fact, I knew the time to transition was coming when the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar frenchman mentioned a few days ago “cassee..Eur clozzzit eez bih-cominggg messy” and that’s usually the time when the transition needs to be how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar done.

Toward the end of summer and into early fall we how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar get that “ longing” for the humidity to take an exit and make way how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar for that first day of sweater weather. We want crisp air. We want that morning chill that wakes us up so. And truth be told…we do welcome the shorter days because there’s something very warm and fuzzy about coming home from how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the office to a long evening of cozy, comfy pajamas!

And we garner end-of-winter emotions as well. We’re tired of the dark. We want to be barefoot (well, I do at least) we want to rid ourselves of the layers and dress how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar light and breezy because the warm air will have us how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar out and about and push us to be more active!

But back to the clothing and organizing. I needed to do it for another reason. As you know I’ve put on a bit of weight over the winter. With oona’s wedding now three months away, it’s time to get serious. When I’m organized, I can feel better about myself to the point where how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar I can focus on the bit of weight I need how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar to drop.

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