Monday, February 21, 2011

30 for 30: Silver lining

Me: You get a day off on Mon. I don't.
Boyfriend: Woohoo!
Me: *evil glare* At least I'll have a nice commute.
Boyfriend: *shakes head* Only you would look forward to something like that.

The silver lining of having to work on a federal holiday is my wonderful commute. A typical one-way for me is 45 minutes. On a bad day, easily an hour. Today, it took me 30 minutes!! Can you feel my excitement?! Too bad the euphoria disappeared soon after I arrived at work, lol. What's your normal commute like?
scarf: eBay (seller's store; ASOS is selling one that looks identical to me)
cardigan: Old Navy (currently sold here)
shirt: American Eagle
belt: J.Crew
skirt: J.Crew (currently sold here)
tights: Forever 21
flats: Mossimo
bag: Balenciaga

17 comments:

  1. Haha, you guys are funny!
    I have a 15min drive to work...except today since we got 9 inches of snow.

    You're so creative with your outfits and I love how you layer. I've been totally slacking lately with my outfits :)

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  2. You are so creative with scarfs! I love how you wear them!

    And my commute is like 10 minutes, I work really close to work. And no traffic ever. :) I feel lucky.

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  3. I used to work for a bank, and I got all of these random holidays off, which was awesome. I never missed the chance to mock my boyfriend (now husband) for having to work, because I am mean like that, apparently.

    My commute is usually 30-40 minutes, but when traffic is light? I can get in or out in about 15-20 minutes. I LOVE those days...

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  4. And I totally meant to tell you that I love the scarf wrapped around the skirt, but I got all caught up in talking about myself.

    I love the blue and gray :)

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  5. You and your scarves - love it! You should teach a scarf utilization class, since I never know what to do with mine. Or just post a tutorial or some ideas. That would work for me too. :)

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  6. My job is a live in position... so my commute is about 45 seconds. That may sound wonderful... but then again I live at my job... There is no escaping that.

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  7. lol, i hate my commute to work. but i love listening to npr on the road so it makes it bearable.

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  8. LOL to you and your bf's commentary. If it makes you feel better that most kids didn't get President's Day off because of the insane snow days.
    Your scarf, I really need to look for something like that! I really love the colors, looks so professional.

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  9. That sounds like something I would say! My commute is 45 minutes or 1 hour for a bad day. On my lucky days, I can do it in 38 minutes :) As always, love that scarf and what a cute idea to tie it around your waist!

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  10. I am loving that scarf!!

    Wow! You have a long commute! My drive is fifteen minutes...no accidents/traffic ever (*knocks on wood*), but even that is long to me! Lol!

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  11. SUPER cute scarf!
    and omg you two are too funny! I would be super thrilled to have a shorter commute to work too! :)

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  12. Your scarf is such a cute addition to your outfit. I have never seen anyone being as creative as you when it comes to inventing ways to work with scraves.

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  13. the color of your balenciaga makes my heart skip a beat. it is absolutely gorgeous! xo

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  14. i'm loving the scarf two ways!!! love the different grays too!

    and i hate going to work on a holiday so i hope you did have a nice commute :)

    my commute is around an hour and a half or so. not good. haha. commuting here sucks.

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  15. I was experimenting with my scarves this weekend and was thinking of you! I was thinking "How would Cee wear this" :P

    My commute is about 20 minutes - I'm lucky I drive against traffic so there's usually no issues.

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  16. Like this outfit it looks preppy but comfy too I'm a nig fan of scarfs and i see that you are too :)
    http://insidekatouscloset.blogspot.com

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  17. @Lilly, @Elle, @Lisa Lisa Lisa, @Michelle - Lucky duck! I don't want to torture myself by figuring out how much more time I'd get to sleep in with such a short commute :)

    @Tara, @Lisa, @SewPetiteGal, @Jennifer and Sherry, @Patty - Hellish commuters unite! Misery loves company? :D

    @Kristen - I'll see if I can whip up another scarf video... I don't know if I can top my first one :)

    @Banhannas - I just realized that when I drove by a middle school today. Ha! Been there, done that :)

    @Nelah - That's such a sweet compliment. Thank you so much Nelah!

    @cryskay - It's love at first sight all over again every time I use my Bal :)

    @curls-and-pearls - Ahh! I'm so touched!!

    @katou - I'd like to think preppy is my middle name ;)

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