Friday, February 14, 2014

Passion For Fashion #40 : Happy Valentine's Day! :


Happy Valentine's Day, friends!!
I REALLY wish I would have thought ahead and had a cute pink or red or heart-patterned outfit for you today... but, I totally forgot about Valentine's Day!
I had a moment of clarity last weekend & I remembered to pick up some v-day cards for the kids to bring to school... so much for the awesome DIYs one I was planning of making with them.

Ironically, even though I almost forgot Valentine's Day and only grabbed some generic v-day cards from the dollar store, someone was kind enough to nominate me for a blog award over at My So Called Chaos.  I'm up for the Miraculous Mommy Award!

My So-Called Chaos Best of Blog Awards

I may suck at DIY, but I sure do love my kids!! I'm just honored that someone out there thinks I'm a cool mom... I'd love your vote, of course, but at the very least I'd love for you to check out all the lovely nominees and vote for your favorites!  Voting ends February 20th!

Also, as you can probably see from the pics above, I've totally lost my tan from the Dominican!  I mean... "tanned" for me is just a shade or two above pale, so I shouldn't be surprised, but it would have been nice to hang onto the reminder of my fabulous getaway a little longer.  Doesn't help that it has been cold as heck since I've been back and I've basically been hibernating...  What's the weather like where you are?

I can't wait to check out all your stylish posts this week!! I'm sure you will all be rocking some fab looks!

Fashion is for everyone
Whether you're single in the city or a stay at home mom from the country...
we all have a passion for fashion!
Every Friday Rachel & I will be co-hosting a fashion free-for-all linkup! 

Anything fashion goes!
Link up your outfit posts, a fashion recap, a fashion wishlist, get your kids or hubby in on the fun... if you've got a passion for fashion, this is the place to be! 

Celebrate your style with us every Friday!
We'll be pinning our favorite looks to our Passion for Fashion boards on Pinterest!
You can find my board HERE

Best part, there are no rules!
We only ask that you link back to us via text link or button!
(this linkup is very NEW we would love for you to help us spread the word!)

Lena B, Actually
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 Of course, it would be awesome if you would visit the other fashionistas that are linking up too!  Be you... Be an inspiration!  Style is everywhere!


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17 comments

  1. I LOVE the color of those tights!

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  2. Ooh these tights are a really fun color! And I love the print of your skirt (dress?)

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  3. Congratulations on your nomination! Such a cute print on the skirt x
    http://bellalovesbear.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Congratulations. And it's actually refreshing to see something other than read and pink today!! My reddish pink was completely accidental. Love the birdcages. Thanks so much for hosting!!

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  5. I love the tights! You have the BEST color combos in your outfits! And I totally agree with your nomination - you are one of the best blogs I follow! Congrats!!

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  6. Good luck with the voting and I hope you win!!! Love the skirt!! Your note the only one who forgot about Valentines Day!!

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  7. I've just recently discovered you (via the Instagram blog hop) and adore your style! Today is no exception, I have a weakness for printed dressed and colourful tights. And you rock that short hair, it looks amazing on you! My internet is down (thank god for cellphones), I will link up as soon as it's running again. Have a great weekend!

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  8. look at you with your great summer glow in the middle of winter. hate you, just a tiny bit. ;)

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  9. and yet another adorable skirt modeled by vous. C'est tres belle

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  10. oh Lena! This ensemble is great; feminine, pretty and festive. I would wear it for my Valentines outfit. Did you see my outfit? I wore it yesterday. It only has a heart ring and a bit of red. The voting wouldn't work for me. doh. I'll try again.
    Good luck! You are an AWESOME Mom, you should win.

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  11. I've totally boycotted valentines day and have not mentioned it on my blog, haha!!!

    How could you forget about it though? It's all over blogs at the moment!

    I love the skirt and hope you have a fab weekend!

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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  12. I think your dress works for V Day. I'm not a big fan of the "holiday" but I do acknowledge every blue moon.

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  13. Hope you had a great VDay. That dress is so pretty & girly. Congrats on the reward as well.

    I linked up a little later but I hope that's OK. Check out my Weekend Wear. Thanks. =)

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