Metallic Thread Accent Shirt

I bought this shirt brand spankin’ new at DressBarn. *Gasp

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Loki has to be in the middle off all the action.

I really liked it… but after a while the sleeves began to annoy me. They were at a really awkward length. They were too loose-fitting to pull them up past my elbows, and if I undid the buttons they hit the middle of my forearm… I don’t know. They just bugged me. So I decided to simply shorten them.

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Monogram & Fringe Pillows

“Not ANOTHER pillow, Laura! For the love of all that’s holy!”

Yep. Sorry.

If it’s any consolation, these are a bit more “advanced,” technically speaking.

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These pillows that came with our sofas are just blah. We’ve been updating our color scheme to include, drum roll please, blue. Never thought I’d live to see the day I’d decorate with blue as it’s my least favorite color (reminds me of winter…). But guess what? Blue can also be very SUMMER inspired.

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Spring Into Action with Brooke

As most of you know, I’ve lost a considerable amount of weight. It comes up frequently in my blog posts as clothing/fashion directly relate to body image and self-esteem. I’ve shared my experience with Excess Skin removal surgeries and I’ve been featured on several online publications.

I don’t say this to “name drop” or brag… but quite the contrary! I speak/write of my weight loss often 1.) to be accountable to myself and never forget where I’ve been and 2.) to be completely honest about the struggle of the journey.

My struggle with weight has been chronic since age 8.

And though I’ve maintained my loss since 2010… I still struggle. I still fluctuate.
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