31 January 2011

To Say Hello and Goodbye

Today's post is all about Hellos and Goodbyes.

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Goodbye to 5+ inches of my hair!
Hello to a cute new 'do!

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Goodbye to 95% of my closet for the next 30 something days.
Hello to another 30 for 30 challenge and lots of new bloggy friends!

Hello and Goodbye
Ruffled T Shirt; Red Cashmere V-Neck (similar)
Black Polka Dot Skirt (similar); polka dot flats
Skinny Red Belt; Black Tights

I've got a confession to make.  I'm a LOT more nervous about my second 30 for 30 challenge than I was about my first challenge.  Maybe it's because I know what I'm about to embark on or maybe it's because I'm still not 100% certain what pieces I'm bringing along for the ride.  No matter the reasons I've got some butterflies in my stomach and I'm wondering what this whole challenge holds for me!  But, I'm putting on my big girl pants (I've definitely included those in my 30 items) and I'm psyching myself up for some out of this world mixing and re-mixing.

Any advice from you seasoned challenge vets?
Any butterflies for you challenge newbies?
Any "ARE YOU CRAZY?"s from those of you not participating?

36 comments:

Lindsay Jean said...

Ok, your hair? GORGEOUS! That style looks beautiful on you! I love the bangs. I'm nervous for the 30 for 30 too! I've got some cool outfit ideas already, but I'm scared for the last week or so, when you have to get REALLY creative!

Amber said...

Love your new hair honey, it looks wonderful, very chic. 30 for 30 again...are you not allowed to use any of the pieces that you used before? Brave lady although I could do a 6 for 30 at the moment, as living in the same thing all the time. Looking forward to the pics. have a great week honey. axx

Erin said...

I love the new do! Super cute! You have more will power and clothes than I do. I don't think that i would be able to go 30 for 30, but I am excited to see the new outfits you come up with.

Ashley J said...

OMG, love the new do!!! I am scared to death for my first 30 for 30 challenge but I think I can do it...I cannot wait to see what you come up with, good luck!

Mandy said...

Love the hair, super cute!! I don't think I'm organized enough for that kind of challenge. Good luck and have a great week!

Carrie said...

Love your hair! I'm so ready to chop mine, but not sure how short I want to go. I always cut it sometime in the spring and with these 50+ degree days we've had over the week-end, I'm getting the itch to cut it already! :-) Looking forward to your 30 for 30 outfits!

Katie W... said...

LOVE the new hair! It's a great frame for your beautiful face!

Kathrine said...

First of all, hair looks fab, very classy!
Second, it's my first 30 for 30 tomorrow, and I am more than excited to take part! I really can't wait...! I will be popping in to see your everyday mixes, so have fun, and a good start tomorrow!

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marissa said...

your hair looks so cute! it almost makes the color pop more, is that weird? lovely.

Rebecca H. said...

1. LOVE the hair!

2. Though I'm not doing the 30x30 this time around, my biggest peice of advice is to write down as many combinations as you can. You'll think of more as you go, but on those days when you're stuck, you already have a long list to choose from.

Brittany said...

Good luck with the challenge, I'm too much of a chicken to only pick 30 pieces haha. Oh and your hair is so perfect for you, so pretty!

noura. said...

i'm LOVING this hair!

Lizzy said...

I am super nervous about this challenge too! I have never done one before... but I also did something dumb and shopped beforehand and now I have 5 new pieces that I am remixing...

Oh! and I LOVE your haircut!!!!

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LD said...

Love your hair!

angelonwheels said...

So glad I came by! Love your hair cut!

Lori said...

Loving the haircut. Very cute.
I'm one of those "are you crazy??" people, but it's fun to watch what others come up with for their challenge. I think I just have too many what-ifs (the bi-polar weather and little boys) to play along.
Good luck :)

E said...

Love, love, love the haircut! I'm nervous for sure. I'm kind of tempted to put together a ton of outfits today< but I'm probably too lazy for that. I can't wait to see what you come up with.

Olivia said...

The hair is cute and definitely different! I like it! I almost joined this 30 for 30, but life is a little crazy right now, so I made myself say "No!" (to myself) but maybe I'll participate in the next one!

rlutz said...

I love your new haircut! I am also doing the 30 for 30 and I am a bit nervous...but a good nervous!

lifeinlimits said...

Well, it looks like everyone already said what I was going to:

I LOVE YOUR HAIR! Very fresh, very framing, very cute. =D

Ashley said...

I like your haircut!!

Kristin said...

You're gonna rock the challenge and I'm loving the new 'do!

silvergirl said...

super cute hair cut
I am new to the challenge and I think the worst of it is over... picking the 30 items at least I hope i am right

Sara K.S. Hanks said...

Great haircut! It manages to look short & sassy while still giving you enough length to play around with. Perfect. =) And I'm only marginally nervous for this 30x30 (my first one), mostly that I'll get bored by the end of it. I've got my outfits all planned and written out (obsessive much?), so I don't think I'll struggle with the actual getting dressed part. Fingers crossed it will all go well!

Krystal said...

You look like a new girl!!!

Anonymous said...

OH MY GOSH OH MY GOSH OH MY GOSH OH MY GOSH OH MY GGGGGOOOOOOOOOOSSSSSSHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
YOU'RE HAIR IS ABSOLOUTELY STINKIN ADORABLE! soooo jealous-- i'm in Chatt. where and who cut it?!! LOVE IT!

and your outfit is super as well!

Peggy said...

You look adorable!! I am in for my first 30 for 30. Scared! I will be checking in on yours!

AppGal said...

Your hair looks so cute! Good luck in the 30 for 30!

Bella said...

Armed with this beautiful new do how in the world can you be nervous about something you're so obviously going to kill, woman? It's in the bag. No worries. You look amazing! Love this new hair style. Love it!

Jessica said...

I love the hairstyle!! :-)

Tiffany said...

The haircut is super sassy! <3 it!

Tiffany
http://clothedcommuter.blogspot.com/

Alyssa said...

i
a)love this outfit mostest
b)adore this hair cut!!

x

brittneynikkole said...

Here's a list of things I'm jealous of: your belt (so cute), your shirt (love ruffles), and your haircut (oh my God I need one!). This look is just great all over.

Linda W said...

I am worried about this go around and I wasn't at all last time. What is up with that?
Also, 30 items is 5% of your closet? Send some of suckers my way. I had to buy stuff just to get a few items that were not repeats from the Fall 30 for 30. Clearly I need more clothes.

The Auspicious Life

KillerB said...

I'm a little late to the party but I have to chime in to say that I LOVE the new do!

KillerB said...

I'm a little late to the party but I have to chime in to say that I LOVE the new do!