Daily Archives: 02.22.2012

Screen Testing Lavender

Most important order of business: Marcus is home!  He’s was off on a business trip for the past few days, so I got to fill my time with the following fabulous activities:

  • Watching Something Borrowed, which in case you were wondering most depressing movie ever because there really isn’t a “winner.”
  • Doing a mini-marathon of 19 Kids and Counting…Am I the only one wondering when they’re going to announce the next Duggar engagement?  Because I’m really rooting for Jana.
  • Feasting it out on single girl food (like monstrous salads and sweet potato fries for dinner) and doing dinner with my parents.

I very much prefer having Marcus around versus not.  But sometimes, it’s really nice to be able to just…do all of the things without worrying about whether or not another human being would find the activity to be tolerable, much less enjoyable.

We have all been in that place, no?

About a week or two ago, I came to terms with the fact that I am officially pale.

Ironically, this did not happen while we were in California, but about a week after the fact when I saw a snap of yours truly out with The Runners.

But today it just seemed…worse than usual.

I didn’t know one could get pale-er.

Yes, I agree.  A belt would have been a welcome addition.  Which I realized when I was sourcing the day’s first mug of tea.

Hindsight.  20/20.

Back to the pale-ness.  I kind of wonder if it might have to do with the sweater.  I don’t know the last time I wore lavender.  Lavender and slate?  Probably hasn’t happened ever.  But Ann Taylor was having a great Valentine’s Day sale and after snapping up two of these last year (in black and pink), I knew I couldn’t go wrong by adding a few more colors to my repertoire.

I mean, I’m sorry, but why would you pay $78 when you can get it for $29?  HONESTLY.

Can we all agree that sale shopping is cathartic?  I’m fairly certain that if we still lived in a hunter-gatherer society, wool would be my prey.

Back to the matter at hand, considering the fact that I absolutely despised cardigans as a pup, It’s actually kind of astonishing to see how many I’ve managed to amass.

In case you were wondering, between my open cardigans and those with buttons, I possess 22.

It’s best if you don’t spend too much time thinking about that number.

To answer your question, yes I wear them and love them all.

Meanwhile, a co-worker tried to re-assure me that yes, lavender was my color.  Since I already own the sweater, it’s not as if it will disappear from my wardrobe.

What colors wash you out?

How many cardigans do you own?  Guesstimates are welcome.