travel outfits

I had a luggage malfunction going to Spain.  It was lost somewhere and I was without my stuff for a day plus.  I’ve since learned that I should pack the bare essentials for an outfit and a toothbrush for my carry-on bag.  But this was the first time this has happened and if you know me, I have traveled a fair amount all over the place.  But, I was very lucky to have people who ran our tour to help me get my luggage (I don’t speak Spanish) and because of them, I was reunited with my stuff.  It’s funny, I missed my skincare and makeup more than my clothes.

Here are some outfits from the trip.  You’ve seen many of the items before in earlier blog posts.  If you have a question about what I’m wearing, please feel free to ask in the comments.  I’m still trying to figure out the formatting of this new WordPress site (not sure if I can do detail captions like before), but I’m trying to get some comments on here.  I feel like my blog is a black hole sometimes because I don’t know if anyone is checking in.

I wanted to look pulled together for the trips, especially for the daytime.  I made the mistake of just having a sweatshirt hoodie for my Argentina trip last year and was surprised by the cooler than anticipated temperatures (I checked the weather forecast right before our departure).  So, I was stuck with that stupid hoodie and was photographed in it a lot (not by me or my husband and unknowingly too).  I’ve learned to pack a bunch of cute light jackets and blazers.  Layering is key, even when it’s warm outside.  They blast air conditioning everywhere anyway, so I always bring a jacket.  When it’s time for vacation picture taking, the jackets and blazers pull it all together.  Trust.

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I’m still on the fence about those orange paisley capri pants from J. Crew Factory, the print is bolder than what I’m used to wearing, but it’s in a lighter fabric so it was very comfortable.

I took a picture of my friend’s Kate Spade binocular necklace (she said she got on sale on Kate Spade’s website, you can sign up for flash sale alerts).  I love it.  I want one but it’s not available anymore.  ::: sad face :::

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spain in pictures

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Si, Espana!

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Last week in Spain during a Las Rocas winery tour in the Calatayud/Rioja region.  They gave us the red/black scarves to wear during the tour, which is what the local farmers wear.

Okay, have a little patience please.  I am trying to figure out how to post on here with both text and pictures.  I guess I can do only 1 picture in a post at a time?

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Spain?

Blogger just ate my post about my Spain trip.  I had a couple of outfit photos in there too.  There’s an hour I’ll never get back.

If this is not fixed asap, I may kill the blog or look for another blog site.  Anyone know of a good and free blog site that I can try?

Thank you!  I hope this posts.

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