Thursday, November 3, 2022
But first, thank you so much for all of your sweet birthday wishes yesterday! I had a great day that included celebrating Day of the Dead. I had several students bring in loaves of bread of the dead for extra credit and for us to eat.
The recipe I give them has anise seed or extract in it and then and orange glaze on top.
I have slacked a bit with outfits and I don’t love all of the ones I have worn lately. I am rotating through my fall stuff to see if I still like it. And, they have turned on the heat and my room is an oven. I am not kidding. It is probably 80 degrees in my room. My windows are open and I have a little fan I can put on me.
I wore this Umgee dress with J.Jill grey capri leggings and my Shu Shop sneakers one day. I was super comfortable and the dress is too short for school without the leggings. It’s just a meh outfit for me like this. I like it better with booties. I love this dress and I love the Umgee brand.
Ok, now this was Halloween and I was being kinda silly. I wore my shirt that says Bruja/Witch in Spanish with my work partner in crime. I added a vest and a hat that I thought looked witchy. I wore my new Chico’s croppsed faux leather pants– not that cropped on me. I had to wear comfortable-ish schools for school, so they are not the best choice of footwear for the pants.
I brought other black pants in case these got too hot, but I made it the whole day. They are warm but not too hot. There is a warm lining inside.
On my birthday yesterday, I wore this Target dress, cardigan for a bit until I got too hot, and old booties.
To go out to eat last night, I wore my other Chico’s pants – yup I did get them in both colors.
And, I added a vest:
These pants are like butter. I tried them on in the store and couldn’t believe how comfortable they are. I have been wearing a few Chico’s things since my early 30s. Their basics cannot be beat. I have owned a pair of their black pants for years. Many women my age say things like, “I’m not old enough for Chico’s yet!” I say that you are missing out. Go in a store if you have one. Try on some pants for starters. The quality cannot be beat. I am not into some of their toppers, jackets, jewelry either, but there is a lot of good to be found there.
I wish the pants were a little shorter on me, but it’s ok. I am in need of shoe suggestions. I think some of the ankle and foot needs to show with these. Let me know if you have ideas.