Shades of gray and yellow

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Seeing all these hints of spring – and sunshine – have me searching out color in my wardrobe. 

I bought this dress on clearance at Dollar General for $5.  I like the varying shades of gray. In the summer, tights won’t be necessary but on a windy April day, I’m fine with the look. Tights are Cato brand. 

The yellow cardigan is lightweight. Target, on sale for $7.99. 

Paired this look off with a pair of gray flats. Look out, world! 

Between seasons

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OK, so spring doesn’t officially begin until Monday, and it snowed Monday and Tuesday, but it feels like I’m caught in between two seasons. 

Tuesday is deadline day. No interviews. Not a lot of time out of the office. So I wanted something semi-warm and comfy. 

I settled on a pair of Cato jeans, added a cornflower blue cami and topped it was a beige lightweight sweater. The most expensive part of the outfit: the jeans. $26.99. Totally worth it. So comfy. 

Cami cost $6.99 on clearance. Sweater is several years old but cost $11.99 on clearance. 

Perfect. 

Winter returns

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After a few days pushing toward 60, winter has returned to Nebraska. Wind chill: -2. Boo. 

I’ll need something warm to wear today, but I also have meetings to cover so I need to be dressed up. 

I settled on this outfit. 

The black skirt has leather accents on the pickets and hem. It’s from Cato. Original price: $24.99. I found it on clearance for $11.99. Bargain. 

The black and white striped turtleneck is sleeveless so it will work almost any season, especially if paired with a cardigan. Again, Cato. Original price: $15.99. Clearance rack buy for $6.99. 

I’m pairing it with a burgandy cardigan that’s from WalMart. Honestly, it’s 10 years old but one of my favorites. 

I added a pair of cable knit tights from Lane Bryant. I like them EXCEPT the cable knit doesn’t extend to the waistband. Instead it has a “control top,” like pantyhose. Clearance price: $8.99. 

Necklace is from Cato. 

Braving the weather now. Brr. 

Spring is sprung

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We’ll after smartphone difficulties that took six weeks to solve, I’m back. New phone – finally! Trying to take a selfie with the iPad was impossible!

Friday was a bit dreary here in Nebraska, but I wanted something springy to wear to the office. 

Luckily, I watched Passionate Penny Pincher’s live Facebook video about these springy, lightweight cardigans that were on sale for 14.99 at Cents of Style. I snagged this mocha one and another version in dusty pink. 

Paired it with a pair of Cato jeans that I did pay 24.99 for but they fit so good and are comfy. The top is a sleeveless print, with light peach, gray and light rose colors. Lace accents. Bargain price: 11.99 clearance. 

Hello spring!

Jeans and a T for under 10 bucks

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I hear you. 

“Yeah, right,” you’re saying. 

But it’s true. Stopped by my local Cato store Saturday and picked up these jeans and pink T for $3.99 apiece. 

You read that right. $3.99 per piece. 

That’s my kind of bargain shopping. Comfy, stylish jeans. a Tbwith one of my favorite sayings: She believed she could so she did. 

Every. Single. Day.