Take Me Out to the Ballgame

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It’s a miracle! I found a hat that is more than roomy enough for my big noggin. I rarely wear hats because the usual one-size-fits-all toppers cut off the circulation to my brain. Bad brain circulation severely limits my witty banter ability, and no one wants that. Luckily, this Panama hat comes in multiple sizes, the largest of which is big enough for my genius brain.

Once I found the hat, the next step was waiting for the right time to wear it. A law office isn’t exactly hat territory, so weekdays were out. And since I’m not normally a hat wearer, I didn’t want to wear it all day when I would be inside. Just feels unnatural to me. Luckily, I made plans to go to an Indianapolis Indians game on Saturday! (I swear I didn’t go just so I could wear the hat. Although it was a nice bonus.)

A baseball game and a Panama hat? All I had to add was the witty banter.

similar Shorts // other similar Shorts (on sale) // Hat // similar Bag (on sale) // very similar Bag (splurge) // Necklace

Necessity is the Mother of Chambray

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If you pack an overnight bag with plans to sleep at a friend’s house and then go to brunch in the morning, it’s important to remember appropriate undergarments. Because if you pack a thin cotton dress and no bra, you might end up sporting a different look than the one you were going for.

But if you find yourself in a braless situation, your best bet is to beg a friend for a chambray to tie over your top half. Even if it doesn’t quite fit , you might be able to pull off that effortlessly casual, I-meant-to-wear-a-shirt-that’s-too-big-for-me brunching look.

Of course, all of this is totally hypothetical and has nothing to do with what I’m wearing here.

Bracelet* // Shoes // similar Clutch (on sale)

*This bracelet was gifted to me by House of Gemmes. It’s great for small-wristed ladies like myself! Get 25% off your purchase at House of Gemmes by entering the code REALLIFE25 at checkout.

Over the River and Through the Woods

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I wore this outfit more than a week ago when my family was in town, but the day was so busy I never got around to taking photos. So this past Sunday afternoon when we went for a stroll through River Road Park, I threw the look back together to take les photos. Side note: it was much cooler when I originally wore this, so the jacket didn’t last long the second time around.

Now. Are you ready for your random Sarah fact of the day? Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been strangely good at finding four-leaf clovers. I used to spot them while I was walking, without even stopping to look. Yep, I’ve always been a freak. I did actually stop and look this time, but I probably found this little guy in under 2 minutes. Lucky me!

Dress (on clearance) // Jacket // similar Shoes (on sale) // vintage Coach bag via eBay