Category Archives: Gap

Quest for Perfection

Who among us does not yearn for that perfect item of clothing, easy to wear, goes with everything and fits like a glove.  For years now I’ve been on a quest for black pants that fit that description.  Have I … Continue reading

Posted in black, Cardigan, Gap, J Crew | 5 Comments

Home, Home on the Range

Are you getting that Little House on the Prairie vibe here or am I alone with it? When I was young I really wanted to be Melissa Gilbert’s character, yearning to have a bonnet to call my own. I was a strange child, … Continue reading

Posted in American Eagle, Born Shoes, Gap | 6 Comments

Squeezing Every Last Drop

  Summer is by far my favorite season.  Most folks that live around here will tell you how lovely fall is, and I guess that can’t be denied. However as the days get shorter and the temperatures start to drop … Continue reading

Posted in Day Dress, Gap, J Crew, Sandals, Summer, Tommy Hilfiger, white denim jacket | 9 Comments

Seasonal Limbo

Ah, mid-September, what a beautiful season you are, the light has a dramatic amber glow, the leaves are just starting to change color and the temperatures are totally Schizophrenic.  One minute it’s 60 degrees and the next it’s 80.  Time for … Continue reading

Posted in Ann Taylor, Denim, Gap, Sandals, Scarf | 11 Comments

Dressy Shorts

Shorts are frowned upon at my office, but I figured these are long enough that I could pull it off. I didn’t get tossed out of the place, so I guess they’re okay:) Shorts – J Crew V-neck Tee – … Continue reading

Posted in Banana Republic, Beads, Bermuda Shorts, Cardigan, Gap, J Crew, Lucky Brand, Wedges | 5 Comments

Holding on to Summer

Summer is my all-time favorite season!  I have no business living here in New England where summer is about 2.4 seconds long.   So, with Labor day weekend looming on my horizon I’m taking this opportunity to wear my white summer stuff.  I know, … Continue reading

Posted in Day Dress, fashion rules, Gap, Lucky Brand, Stripes, Wedges, white denim jacket | 10 Comments

Stalk and You Will Find

It’s been pretty well documented here that I don’t usually have good luck thrifting, but recently I’ve been stalking the same store rather frequently.  It’s conveniently located right next to the Salon where I get my hair done.  Well, lo … Continue reading

Posted in Gap, Nine West, skirt, Talbots, Thrifting | 6 Comments

Pattern Mixing?

Okay, I’m just going to come right out and say it.  I’m pattern mixing phobic.  Just. Can’t. Do. It.  Period.  I’ve tried, trust me I have. I look longingly at other blogs filled with wild color and daring mixing and yearn … Continue reading

Posted in Gap, Lucky Brand, navy, Old Navy, skirt, Stripes, Summer, Target, Wedges | 9 Comments

Oops, I Did It Again

It’s well documented here on the Blog that I can not escape the grasp of the Target women’s clothing department.  Clearly I need some sort of retail twelve step program. “Hi, my name is Doreen, and I’m not capable of … Continue reading

Posted in black, Dress, Gap, Wedges | 10 Comments

Swamp Thing

There’s a swamp near my house and recently I’ve heard some strange noises coming from there late at night. The only thing to do was go and check it out….. Imagine my surprise when I came upon these large, green, swampy … Continue reading

Posted in American Eagle, Gap, Hat, Shorts, Summer, Target | 13 Comments