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Cardigan: Forever 21 | Blouse: Amelia’s Boutique | Skirt: H&M | Boots: Steve Madden | Necklace: Borrowed from Mom

Hello from Indiana! I’m here for the week and then this weekend I’ll be heading to Arizona for Creative Estates, squee can’t wait!!

My parents live in the far outskirts of neverland California where half of the day it smells like cow manure.  Oh, it’s not as bad as it sounds though, you really get used to the smell and you don’t smell it inside the house while you’re eating dinner or anything.  But it just amazes me how much farm land is around their house and the fact that they were all eating grass at the same time, it was really picture perfect.  I felt a little bad getting close to the cows, because as I did, the would back up, case in point in that first picture.  This is truly a different side of California than all the traffic and Hollywood glitz and glamour.  And a special shout-out to my Mom for letting me borrow her necklace and being such a great photographer, she even used my DSLR.

Oh and I really did go to work in this outfit earlier in the day, so hence the Cubicle Chic, I’m really in love with that tank top and cardigan.  And I don’t know how many times those boots have been an appearance on le blog but I know it’s probably like every other outfit post haha, yea I really heart them.

P.S. I’m featured as the Girl of the Blogosphere this week over on Walk of Fashion!  Head on over and leave me some love over there and don’t forget to follow her fabulous fashion blog! :)

55 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Cole
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 9:15 pm

    You’re so cute! And I can’t believe that you’re in Indiana but I don’t get to meet you!

  2. Kara
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 9:18 pm

    Cute photos with the cows! I like your outfit too :) Just found you through Walk of Fashion’s blog- saw your interview- it was great. Nice to meet you, I’m following now.

    xx Kara

  3. Annie
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 9:19 pm

    Love it! I wish I could find interesting backgrounds like this for outfit photos, hah!

  4. Kileen
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 9:35 pm

    i love the softer colors of this outfit and it’s perfect as the weather begins to get warmer. and enjoy your time on the farm. it looks like so much fun!

    cute & little

  5. Jess
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 9:44 pm

    Yay Indiana – you’re in my neck of the woods. Have a fun visit. And love your blouse!

  6. Sarah
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 10:02 pm

    I love the shirts and the boots are CLASSIC :)

  7. Whimsy Being
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 10:09 pm

    you look gorgeous! love the farm setting too!

  8. Bekah
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 10:32 pm

    This is so cute! I love the ruffly top and cardi mix! And the fact that you are at a farm is PRESH!

  9. kimbirdy
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 10:46 pm

    i love that tank top too!!! so chic. i was born on a dairy farm in wisconsin, and many of our family vacations involved other relative’s farms, so i totally understand the country smell and how easily you get used to it. it’s funny how i did a total 180 and moved to big cities. i still have some dirt-between-my-toes country girl in me though. :) these are such fun photos!

  10. Courtney
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 10:53 pm

    I love the ruffled/lacy top with the pale pink cardigan – it’s so breezy and feminine!

    xoxo ~ Courtney

  11. Brooke @ Bright Wishes
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 10:55 pm

    LOVE this! Where do you work? The pink cardigan is my favorite. I love how it goes with the gray :D

  12. Brandi {not your average ordinary}
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 11:25 pm

    Sandy, you have amazing style — this outfit is so cute! And I’m jealous you get to travel so much, though I suspect if I did, I’d miss home.

  13. ilene
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 11:39 pm

    looove this outfit, too! and puh-lease show off those boots everyday if you like – i lurve them soooo much. ;)

  14. Dancing Branflake
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 11:42 pm

    So cute! I am absolutely loving this look on you. Happy times in Indiana!

  15. mae
    Apr 04, 2011 @ 11:52 pm

    How are you liking Indiana? It’s too bad that it’s not warmer out lol. I like your outfit!

  16. Jen HaHA
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 12:22 am

    I’ve always liked the combination of pale pink and light gray. Very feminine and pretty. I really like your blouse!

  17. Christine
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 12:24 am

    this is lovely. I die for that outfit, and the photos of the cows are outstanding.

  18. Gracie
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 1:00 am

    Well those boots are gorgeous. I do like your top and cardi too. Very pretty.

    I’m kind of terrified of cows. I always feel like they are staring at me.

  19. Maddy
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 6:21 am

    I love this outfit! So pretty and feminine! And what a fun background to do an outfit posts :) The cows were probably wondering what the heck was going on!

  20. Alyson
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 7:37 am

    Love this outfit… def. cubicle chic! And, the background is priceless. Not many have their outfit posts next to cows. :)


  21. nicole marie
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 9:02 am

    love the ruffles on the shirt!

  22. Melanie
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 9:27 am

    How cool! There is something extremely photogenic about cows. Is that extremely weird of me to say?

    Melanie@Unravelled Threads
    Follow @UnraveldThreads on twitter!

  23. Krysten
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 9:51 am

    Such a cute outfit!

  24. Chic 'n Cheap Living
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 9:53 am

    What a great and bright outfit for work!

    Those cows remind me of Lancaster or perhaps my college experience (the cows weren’t close but we had our own school run dairy and ice cream shop!)

    Chic ‘n Cheap Living

  25. Ms. Megan
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 9:53 am

    how lovely!!! xo

  26. jillian
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 11:02 am

    aww i love this outfit and post!! my parents live out in the country way west of chicago and its always fun to see them and the animals. SO different than the city :) but its a nice change! xoxo jcd

  27. viv @ the eclectic life
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 12:53 pm

    So cute! When did I miss the memo that you got bangs? Adorable!

  28. In Honor Of Design
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 1:57 pm

    I hope you are having fun with all the traveling! You look so adorable. I love the hues of this outfit and the details in the shirt. That definately looks like the midwest! Just like Ohio where I grew up! :D

  29. Melissa
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 2:02 pm

    So cute!! xoxo

  30. blair @ wild and precious
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 2:07 pm

    you seriously do travel all over the place with that job of yours!

    when are you headed back to nashville?

  31. Linley
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 2:28 pm

    love your look – so pretty and romantic! also loving the cows – they are so cute!

  32. abby
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 3:31 pm

    i love your style it’s so chic! very cute, wearable, and age appropriate :)

  33. Monique
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 4:12 pm

    Love the pretty pastel colors!!

    Monique xx


  34. Trinity
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 4:47 pm

    I love the boots!

  35. Shea
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 6:37 pm

    I love that soft pink cardigan with the ruffles on your blouse. And it looks so pretty where your parents live!

  36. erika
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 6:46 pm

    where “neverland” california? because my grandparents live in turlock and i have family in bakersfield…

    both places where i consider to be neverland, cali.

    in fact, i’m leaving for bako tomorrow…

  37. Brittany
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 7:47 pm

    You’re adorable :) and the cows…so cute!

  38. Cee
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 8:11 pm

    Hi Sandy!

    I ADORE your site — the colors, the design, the content! You and your outfit look right at home with the background scenery. I think it’s the boots :)

  39. jenny
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 9:57 pm

    you are so gorgeous! i love all your outfit posts~~! that tank top is so pretty too…seems like it could go with any outfit. =)

  40. isabel
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 9:58 pm

    thanks for being a girl of the blogosphere! and i love that u look so cute standing next to cows. lol

  41. Hope
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 11:12 pm

    What a lovely outfit! :)

    Cows are… icky. haha! I’m not a big fan of them when I have to be close to them. O.o

  42. iris ashley
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 11:31 pm

    love that you look feminine and pretty even when standing next to cows! loving the ruffly top!

  43. Laura
    Apr 05, 2011 @ 11:49 pm

    I love the juxtaposition of this sweet little girly outfit (love the blouse and boots, btw) next to cows. Perfection!

  44. Lace & Coffee
    Apr 06, 2011 @ 8:11 am

    Aww thanks so much for your lovely comment and for following.
    Lovely outfit.

  45. Sandelion
    Apr 06, 2011 @ 12:50 pm

    These poor cows!

  46. tracey
    Apr 06, 2011 @ 1:48 pm

    you look so lovely and wonderful and all nice adjectives in this outfit!

  47. Meagan
    Apr 06, 2011 @ 2:51 pm

    Hope you’re having fun in Indiana! We just drove through the whole state on our way back from Louisville. It’s really not that lovely, but farms sure are!

  48. Morgan
    Apr 06, 2011 @ 5:13 pm

    Sandy! Completely adore this outfit! That is so exciting that you are going to CE! Hope you have a blast!

    Meet Virginia Design

  49. mary jo
    Apr 06, 2011 @ 6:03 pm

    Adore these photos Sandy! I have driven through this area so many times when I was going to college in Berkeley. It’s so picturesque!

    xo Mary Jo

  50. Kristin
    Apr 06, 2011 @ 8:44 pm

    Loved Isabel’s feature on you! And that ruffled blouse is uber pretty!

  51. Erin Wilson
    Apr 07, 2011 @ 12:45 am

    That outfit is super sweet. My kind of outfit. :)

  52. viv @ the eclectic life
    Apr 07, 2011 @ 8:46 am

    LOVE the farm background Sandy! You are so cute and I love those cows!

  53. Roxy
    Apr 07, 2011 @ 9:37 am

    oh my goodness! How cute are those cows!?!? You look so lovely and ready for spring :)

  54. Becca
    Apr 07, 2011 @ 6:54 pm

    I love the light colors you have going on up top! When I worked in an office, I always found it hard to get into spring dressing with so many boring neutrals in my work wardrobe. But this definitely says spring!! And the farm background is such a fun juxtaposition to the office outfit!

  55. Becky
    Apr 09, 2011 @ 11:12 am

    just love this shoot with the cows!

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