Est. 2011

November 1, 2011

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style | a cozy man sweater

My new favorite item of clothing is this HUGE man sweater.  It kept me warm all weekend, so we’re best friends.

This weekend was quite the adventure.  The snow started to fall Saturday morning and it didn’t let up until Sunday morning.  We got about 10 inches.  In October!  We lost our power early Saturday afternoon, and are still without (which means no computer, phones or internet).  All day Saturday we stayed safe inside, huddled around our woodstove, reading books and heating up our food//tea on the woodstove.  We have a generator, but it only powers our well and a few other necessities.

The snow was fun and so unexpected!

Sunday, we were finally able to drive on the roads, and spent the day at our friends’ house.  And Monday, I was sick (I wonder if sleeping in a 48 degree room had anything to do with it…?)  Were you affected by the October Snow Storm of 2011?  😉

My wonderful and creative friend Wendy trekked outside with me on Sunday (in the snow) to take these style photos.  She’s such a trooper (and I love her photography!)…

Here are my outfit details:
sweater: J Crew (rescued from my mom’s “reject” pile this fall…)
jeans: Target
leather boots: Target
earrings: borrowed from my sister’s dresser
scarf: thrifted (Unique Thrift Store in Paterson, NJ)
mittens: thrifted (Blue Ridge Hospice Thrift Shop in Purcellville, VA)

Hope you have a wonderful Tuesday!!

till tomorrow,
Rebecca

P.S. Have you entered my Shabby Apple necklace giveaway?  It ends this Friday!

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  1. Stephanie Shepherd

    November 1st, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    I've been hearing about all this snow but just can't seem to fully wrap my mind around it being that time already! Though, I am excited to get snowed in 🙂 Stay warm!

  2. Chelsea

    November 1st, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    That snow is crazy! It is still in the 80s here and I am so jealous of you! Also, so glad you rescued that sweater, it is so sweet and cozy. xo

  3. (Eileen) a creative day

    November 1st, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    I love your sweater! I can't believe it snowed!!!! I'm in SC so its still 70 degrees here!

    eileen
    http://www.acreativedayblog.com

  4. Adele

    November 1st, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    OMG! Can't believe all that snow!! Love the bright scarf over the jumper xoxo
    http://www.intotheblonde.com/

  5. Anna @ Mischief, Flapjacks, Pantone & Me

    November 1st, 2011 at 1:21 pm

    It looks like so much fun, the jumper is great too. You can't beat wrapping up warm and heading out into the cold, fresh snow (even if it is October), I'm kind of envious (just a little bit). I'm in London UK and we barely get any here EVER! Hope things are back to normal soon but enjoy it in the meantime 🙂

  6. Elle Sees

    November 1st, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    i was in philly for my bday and was delighted with the snow…not the amt y'all got!
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  7. sherri lynn

    November 1st, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    I can't believe how much snow you got!! It's crazy that this winter weather is starting already! Hope you get your power back soon!

  8. Sarah

    November 1st, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    Wow, I'm so jealous that you get to wear a chunky sweater like that. I can kinda wear a sweater now, but by late afternoon it comes off. Enjoy the snow!!!

    – Sarah
    http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com/

  9. Sam {fitnessfoodandfaith.blogspot.com}

    November 1st, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    lovely and cozy!! great pictures of a perfect outfit.

  10. Audrey

    November 1st, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    so crazy about the snow! Your outfit is perfect for the weather! http://www.casualglamorous.com

  11. Victoria

    November 1st, 2011 at 7:02 pm

    You are so cute… 10 inches, WOW! It is so crazy how the weather can just stop everything.

  12. Lenore @ Lather. Write. Repeat.

    November 1st, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    I love man sweaters as well…was watching your blizzard on the news and thinking of you!

    xo
    Lenore

  13. la petite coquine

    November 1st, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    I love all these snowy photos-I can't wait for our East Coast trip to wear my boots and sweaters!

  14. Catherine @ The Spring

    November 1st, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    I love this look! The cable knit texture is key – one time when adding bulk is a good thing! And hey, if you get sick of the cold and want to live vicariously through the summer… come visit some Aussie bloggers… summer's just heating up down here!

    – Catherine @ The Spring (in Brisbane)

    http://www.thespringblog.com

  15. mandyface

    November 1st, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    Snow?! So jeals…I love your scarf!

  16. Lindsay @ Delighted Momma

    November 2nd, 2011 at 12:12 am

    You are so beautiful and I love your boots! So jealous of all that snow!

  17. Erika [small shop]

    November 2nd, 2011 at 6:02 am

    I can't believe it. Really. Crazy, we had upper 80's here in So Cal! But how pretty and fun first snowfall is. You got to break out the winter clothes which is kinda neat! I'd rescue that sweater too!

  18. Nicole

    November 4th, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    I could see the animation this time! So cute! You guys had so much more snow than we did, lucky ducks!

  19. Hilary Inspired

    November 7th, 2011 at 7:06 am

    Yep… probably won't be any snow in our Texas future for some time. I can hardly imagine wearing a coat right now! Looks like you're having fun though. I'll just have to live vicariously through your posts for the time being. 🙂

  20. freny

    November 22nd, 2011 at 8:23 am

    Perfect outfit for Fall with this Ladies sweater! Great post!

  21. Gaby de Modacapital

    November 24th, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    Love your sweater!!

    I really like your blog, I follow you 😀
    … maybe if you have time, you could visit my blog too, and if you like it, follow me back 😉
    Kisses!
    http://modacapitalblog.com

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