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Life of the Mint Jeans

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{Top: Lauren Conrad; Jeans Blank NYC similar; Shoes: Target; Sunglasses: similar; Scarf: similar; Bag: similar}

The Story of the Mint Jeans:
April 8th: I happily welcomed them into my closet. They were an Easter present from the hubby.

April 24th: They made there first appearance on the blog here 

May 8th: Featured in my Pretty Little Look-A-Like post here

May 28th: Disaster Struck!!! I wore them to a Memorial Day BBQ and accidentally got a little bbq sauce from the ribs on them (I should have known better than to eat ribs in cute clothes). My sister had a tide-to-go pen so I treated the stain with that and washed them when I got home. As I pulled my jeans out of the wash I noticed that the laundry detergent stained them! There were streaks all over the jeans. I tried running them through the washer again (this time without detergent) and the stain was still there 🙁

May 29th: Researched on the internet and found that you can soak clothes in vinegar to get laundry detergent stains out. This did not work :,-(

May 30th: Bought mint dye and tried dying them to even out the color. This worked to even out the color from the laundry detergent stain but the stain from the bbq sauce was still there. At this point, I can’t wear them how they are so the hubby and I decide to bleach them to see if the stain would come out. That turned the pants a lime green color and the stain was still there. The mint jeans put up a good fight but sadly they weren’t going to pull through. So I decided to cut them off just above the stain to make them into shorts. Now my mint jeans are lime green shorts. At least I can still wear them. I will post a picture of them soon so you can see the transformation/ journey of the mint jeans.

May 31st: The hunt for a new pair of mint skinny jeans begins. Wish me luck!

Scary Movies

By | Daisy Rae | 32 Comments

 {Blazer: Daisy Rae; Top: similar; Jeans: IT! Jeans similar; Heels: Target; Necklace: Le Mode (sold out); Bracelet, Ring & Earrings: Premier Designs; Bag: Kenneth Cole similar}

 Last weekend the hubby and I went to the movies and watched Chernobyl Diaries. Let me just tell you, I hate scary movies! It’s not that I get super scared while I’m watching them; it’s that I’m scared for a week after. I’m a big scaredy cat as it is (I don’t even answer the door when I’m home alone) and when you throw in a scary movie with crazy murderers, there is no way I’m going to stay calm. Every little noise I hear is the murderer from the movie coming to find me and kill me. Although I have to say, Chernobyl Diaries wasn’t as scary for me because it’s about zombies and I don’t think that zombies will come after me…but you never know 😉

Dog Walks

By | Daisy Rae | 33 Comments

 {Oversized Blazer: Daisy Rae; Top: similar; Jeans: similar; Shoes: Target; Sunglasses: similar}

 Now that the weather is nice, I started taking my dogs for a walk every morning. And let me tell you, I am so sore! I’ve worked muscles I didn’t even know I had. There is some side butt muscle that now hurts when I walk. It’s not like I am completely out of shape. I workout five times a week for at least an hour. But that didn’t prepare me for a 70lb lab and 63lb bulldog pulling on me the entire walk. The neighbors just chuckle at the site of two dogs pulling me along. And they often comment that it looks more like the dogs are taking me for a walk than me talking the dogs for a walk.

We live by a bunch of vineyards with a canal running through so I thought I could walk there and let the dogs run around. That way, they wouldn’t pull as hard on the way back. And although it was a good thought, it didn’t quit work. The bulldog, Tugg, was worn out but our lab, Skip, still had plenty of energy to pull me all the way home. And still I will get up and do it all again tomorrow because the doggies just love there walks. I mean, how could you say no to these faces?

Favorites

By | Daisy Rae | 30 Comments
 {Blazer: Daisy Rae; Top: similar; Jeans: Marshalls; Belt: Target similar; Necklace: Le Mode; Bag: similar; Sunglasses: similar; Shoes: Payless}

Let me introduce you to my new favorite necklace. I got this necklace about a week ago and can’t quit wearing it. I love it! I think a pop of neon yellow adds a fun touch to just about any outfit.

Also, this might be my favorite blazer. The only reason  I say “might” is because I’m also really loving this blue blazer too and of course the lace blazer I featured in my last post. Basically, all blazers are my favorite. You really can’t have too many blazers. It’s just not possible.

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