Fashion & Beauty · My Thoughts

Texas here I come!

Only 2 more sleeps until TEXAS!!!

Can you tell I am a little excited to head out on a vacation!? I get to go with one of my bestest girlfriends and our matching babies… (I say matching because we’ve managed (for the 2nd time) to have babies days apart!)

We head out on Friday, roll into Austin that night and then head out to ANTIQUE WEEK for Saturday and Sunday!!! I am beyond excited to go…and nervous too. How will I be able to take seeing all the fabulous stuff and not having any way to drag it back home?! (although I’m sure that where there is a will, there is a way…as in UPS?!)

And the weather…haven’t checked the 7 day forecast yet, but anything other than snow and wind will be a welcome change! I plan to spend at least 15 minutes just standing and soaking up some vitamin D…

Of course, I also need to pack. I am a CHRONIC overpacker, but I am going to be resisting the urge this time because I am hoping to be able to jam as much stuff as possible into my suitcase for the ride home. Like these bad boys…

Yup…the ladies of Gypsyville have a pair with my name on it! SOOOO HAPPY!!!!

I am also thrilled to FINALLY meet those chickas!!! I feel like I already know them, and I’ve warned them that I am a hugger…but Jolie reassures me that all Texans are huggers, so it is all good! LOL

My plan is also get all the laundry done in the whole house before I leave…

bahahahahaha

And in the spirit of planning to do all this stuff, I thought I’d waste more time playing on the computer instead of actually doing anything and create some outfit ideas for this weekend!

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Home Sweet Home · My Thoughts

This is my plan…

I NEED new dishes…

My cute brown set from Ikea isn’t cutting it anymore, our water dries dishes and glasses out so fast it’s ridiculous.

I can’t use the dishes in the microwave anymore…unless I want 3rd degree burns.

And I have saved these images for a LONG time…

Something about this table setting is soooo me.

Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving Table

But I need your help finding the dishes…

I have the napkins (yay Pottery Barn!) but need all the rest. Any suggestions on where to shop?!

Thanks!!

~C~

Fashion & Beauty · This girl has style!

This girl has style…

I have fallen in love with this girl’s style. And I’m not a dress kinda girl. But when this girlie does accessories….she DOES IT WELL!!

Check out the Chanel brooch on a faux (NOT CHANEL!) vest….love it!!!

And don’t forget to click on the link to see her blog….

I adore!!

*image from here*

The Farm

Branding season….

It’s that time of year again….

The cows are (mostly) calved out, the bulls are getting ansy and the pastures are growing great (so much RAIN!).

So, we have to get the heifers and babies ready for sending out to pasture…

This means treating anyone who is sick and vaccinating against those common bugs that they can get while out on grass.

Oh.

And branding!!!

These pics are from when my darling ran the heifers (last year’s girl babies) through and got them ready to head out for their first year with a bull!

 

Our little helpers….

 

 

And how they kept themselves entertained for an hour….

 

*sigh*

So much laundry, so little time!!

XOXO

Cathryn

My Thoughts

*sigh*

So, obviously I’ve been absent lately.

I was working…

A LOT.

Ugh.

Well, actually, I love my job (Labour & Delivery Nurse)…but I work 12 hour shifts and by the time I drive in from the farm it makes for a LONG day. And I managed to schedule myself for 4 shifts in 6 days. Silly me.

And when I work, the rest of the world comes to a screeching stop. Literally. Dishes are piled, laundry is embarrassing and groceries are few and far between.

I feel sorry for my family.

But they manage and once the shifts are done, I usually have a long stretch off and can usually get our life and home back on track. So I apologize for a lack of posts and socialization…

I miss you all. But….

Hopefully I can get back to posting…I have so many posts in my head to share!!

Love you all!

xoxox

Cathryn

p.s. Oh ya….one other reason I have been dragging my rear is that I am pregnant…again…. 🙂

My Thoughts · The Farm

Out here in the sticks….

Here are a few images of what we’ve been up to over the last few weeks…
Here is the girlie out feeding chop to some of the steers…

And a visitor we had a while back…

And the girlie’s cow had a calf….so of course we had to tag it….

(can you tell which one she made?!)

And we discovered an owl’s nest in the cow pasture….

(see it?)

And the girlie has learned to drive….

(totally 100% her dad’s idea….)

And we’ve had a few ( around 130 so far!) babies too….

Hope your week is going great….mine has been fabulous…

The gorgeous girlies of the Junk Gypsy Co. are gearing up for the big wedding and still have time for a shout out for little ol’ me!!!

Feeling lots-a-love from the blogging world this week!!! Thanks all for the comments and feedback!!!!

Love…

ME!

Fashion & Beauty

Wedding?!

So a few days ago I got this tweet…
 

@junkgypsy bigggg muchas gracias 2 @farmertrphywife 4 listin JG as a fave site!!! XOXOX bacK sista! now…what 2 wear 2 wedding??

 (sorry about the poor copy….I haven’t figured out how to make it look normal…)
 

Anyways….I jumped around for a minute or two because MY style icons are looking for some advice on what to wear to a wedding…

……..from me!?

And not just any wedding…..

*image from here*
 
Ummmm…..ya!
The girlies from Junk Gypsy are BFF with my FAVORITE girl, Miranda Lambert and they get to go to the wedding!!! 
So, now I get to play pretend and show off what I would wear to the PARTAY!!
 
For a  jumping off point….the easy go-to dress and boots combo….
Killer and oh so simple to find and pull off!!
(and I imagine the girlies would find a fabulous way to JG this up!) 
 
wedding?!
 
Next….an oh-so sexy combo of a GORGEOUS lace top, skinny pants (jeans or leather!) and some rockin’ boots….
….I die.
 
 
*image from here*
 
Again…lace top….
I can’t get this out of my system….I love it!
Maybe paired with a gorgeous suede skirt?!
 
 
 
 
And the next….
The sweet white dress….
Complicated when it comes to weddings though…maybe finding one in cream or PINK (!!) would be better?!
And of course….paired with the BIGGEST belt buckle made…
 
 
And this is adorable…
Polka dots…
Leggwarmers…
Frye Boots…
What’s not to love?!
 
*images from here*
 
And then this….
 I adore the color, the pattern and the belt…
Find some boots to match the leather and SCORE!!!
 
*image from here*
 
And you all know I love me some Ralph….
The skirt and the belt in this image is oh-so dreamy….
I don’t think I’d add the plaid though….
….or the bolo tie……
 
*image from here*
 
 
And now some accessories….
A girl’s best friend….
 
I could go feather….
 
*image from here*
 
Or cowhide….
 
Bessy Hair on Hide Clutch with Knot Detail UOOAK
*image from here*
 
Or a great romantic combo of rough and soft…
Black and Antique Pink - Tweed Clutch Purse with Shabby Chic Flower and Feather Embellishment
*image from here*
 
So many ideas…..so hard to choose!!!
What do you suggest?!
What would you pick?!!?
 

 p.s. Amie, Jolie, Janie and Phillip….would you sign an extra XO on the wedding card from me?!! Thanks!!! 😉