Watermelon Wednesday: Tunic

Watermelon Wednesday

I don’t know about you, but I love a nice, comfy tunic top. This is generally a great time of year to find them & certainly a wonderful time to wear them. πŸ™‚ I’m particularly fond of the hemline on the lovely top I found at Walmart.com & hope that you enjoy it as well.

WW32Doublju Women Short Sleeve U-Neck Tie-Dye Long Tunic Top ($12.99)

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Magnificent Monday: Angela Bassett

Magnificent Monday

Not only stunningly beautiful, but amazingly talented Bassett has been recognized with numerous nominations & awards throughout her career, She’s known for portraying strong characters & biographical roles for real African American women. She was the first member of her family to attend college & graduate school, gaining degrees in African America studies & fine arts, both from Yale. Much like many of the stars I have honored for their magnificence, she is a staunch supporter of many charities such as The Boys & Girls Club of America, Habitat for Humanity, is very active as an ambassador for UNICEF in the United States & supports a variety of programs for the arts, especially for youth.

Angela Bassett(Pics courtesy of Google image search)

Her style certainly stands out from the crowd, which is often sophisticated & can be quite dramatic. She does appear to enjoy accessorizing with earrings, bangles & rings, so I have focused on these three in the little wishlist for today. All of today’s selections were found at Tidebuy & as per usual, I have listed full price for them, as their sales change frequently & I cannot be sure what the price you might find following my links, though I assure you, this site never sells it’s items for their full list price. πŸ˜‰

Bassett Inspired1) Personality Alloy Hollow-Out Carved Ring ($20)
2) Golden Hollow-Out Leaves Alloy Ring ($12)
3) European Style Wide Alloy Bangle ($15)
4) Euroamerica Alloy Open Charm Bracelet ($15)
5) Solid Color with Crystal Bracelet ($18)
6) Golden Plated Opening Wide Bracelet ($21)
7) Bohemian Water Drop Tassels Pendant Earrings ($8)
8) Rhinestone Inlaid Alloy Plated Long Pendant Earrings ($10)
9) Long Personality Alloy Circle Design Pendant Earrings ($8)

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Fantastical Friday: A Little Rant

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I don’t normally do rants here, in fact I haven’t done one at all. It’s high time I got around to this one though, as it is a most unfantastical situation & very fashion backward if you ask me. I am absolutely certain that I do not represent a minority when I speak of this terrible problem as well. What is it that has my dander up so much? Well, I’m going to tell you.

SHOES!!!

I don’t think my feet are all that big, I wear a women’s size 8, but I do not & have never conformed to society’s idea that Β women have super slim feet. There is only one brand that can comfortably fit me & that is New Balance, as my size 8 are also 4E. So apparently I have paddle boats. NB does not make cute shoes outside of the tennies, they don’t even make a cute sandal. Of course I wear NB at work, because I’m constantly on my feet there & have previously faced the debilitating pain (so bad I was physically ill even) of wearing other shoes. This means I’m cursed to wear shoes that are too long & still too narrow on my off days. I absolutely hate that it takes about 2 seasons to break them in enough that I no longer have to worry about half my foot going numb every time I walk.

Many of the places I affiliate with offer little to no options for shoes that come in a wide. Why is it so hard? Why are we made to suffer like this? These are questions I won’t likely ever have answers to. I do have to question if this idiocy has anything to do with the enlarging waistline generally seen throughout my country, as it isn’t easy to make yourself get out there & do things (do you dance? because I don’t) when your feet are pretty muchΒ instantly in pain. I’m so tired of living with this bs that has haunted me for nearly the whole of my life. Do you have a similar struggle?

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Watermelon Wednesday: Biohazard

Watermelon Wednesday

Today’s item spotlight I’ve had for a couple of weeks now & have been quite enjoying it. It might not be considered a fashion accessory by traditional standards, but it definitely is one while you’re enjoying an occasional canned beverage. I ordered this particular cozy from Amazon & the lovely vendor was quick to send it my way. It’s actually quite soft & quickly molds to my grip (as well as keeping my finger dry & warm, along side keeping the can cold). The sturdy construction could, no doubt, handle the washing machine, though I think I’ll set it out to dry when the time comes. I also like that it’s an interesting conversation piece, but I will have to keep it away from one of my little sisters, as she’s likely to claim it, lol.

WW31Hardest Part About Zombie Apocalypse – Drink Insulator ($5.99)

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Magnificent Monday: Julia Roberts

Magnificent Monday

This iconic actress knew great success from her earlier works, but Pretty Woman brought her international acclaim. Throughout the ’90s Roberts was the highest paid actress in Hollywood, with numerous awards & nominations under her belt, giving us a clue as to why. I do find it interesting to note that her earlier dreams were to be a doctor of veterinary medicine, as I too have a soft spot for animals.

Julia Roberts

(Pics courtesy of Google image search)

Aside from her sparkling smile, she often accessorizes with a lovely selection of earrings, with the occasional neckline enhancement. Inspired by her beautiful style I have found several lovelies at Amazon for your perusing pleasure. πŸ˜‰

Roberts Inspired

1) Silver-Tone Simulated Stone Inlay Teardrop Pendant Necklace, 18″ ($6.30)
2) Jiayiqi Women’s Charming Silver Plated Diamond Ball Long Chain Dangle Drop Earrings ($7.99)
3) FB Sterling Silver Bead Dangling Drop Earrings ($8.98)
4) NINE WEST VINTAGE AMERICA Silver-Tone Blue 16 Inch Orbital Pendant Necklace ($9.61)
5) 1928 Jewelry Black Tone Blue Linear Teardrop Earrings ($12)
6) Napier Silver-Tone Double Drop Hoop Clip-On Earrings ($12)
7) Anne Klein Silver-Tone Pearl and Crystal Drop Earrings ($12.28)
8) Purple by M. Haskell Riviera Turquoise Faceted Bead Circle Drop Earrings ($12.62)
9) 1928 Jewelry Gold-Tone Oval Adjustable Pendant Necklace, 16″ ($16.19)

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Fantastical Friday: OMG Zombies!!!

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Still suffering from TWD withdrawal & anxiously awaiting the start of season 8. At least the spin-off Fear The Walking Dead will (hopefully) turn up in a few months, though the exact date has yet to be announced. Luckily there are always movies, both silly & serious, that can help fill the zombie-less void. In the meantime there’s also varied zombie related paraphernalia to entertain even the most avid people munching monster lover & with that being the case I have compiled a little wishlist from Amazon for you perusing pleasure. πŸ˜‰ I’ve also included a link to a ridiculous short movie, titled OMG!! Zombies, (I might have shared this before, can’t remember & I’m not going to dig through my posts to be sure, LOL) that I made in SmallWorldsΒ several years back. Keep in mind that there is no verbal chat in SW, so reading chat bubbles is the norm & I didn’t change the style, so it’s technically a silent film (beware headphones/earbud users, some of the sound effects have moments of loud). You can clearly see the heavy influence from Night of the Living Dead, lol.

OMG Zombies1) Zombie Temporary Tattoos ($3.89)
2) Super Heroes Hair Bows ($7.95)
3) X-Plore Gear Emergency Paracord Bracelets | Set Of 2| Flint Fire Starter, Whistle, Compass & Scraper/Knife ($8.99)
4) Bio Hazard Necklace Zombie Apocalypse ($9.55)
5) Don’t Open Dead Inside Walking Dead Earrings ($9.95)
6) Zombie Outbreak Response Team White Distressed ($9.99)
7) United States Zombie Hunting License Permit ($9.99)
8) Zombie Parts Mirror Danglers Chains Race Accessory Dead Walking($17.95)
9) Design Toscano Zombie Skull Cauldron Box ($20.60)

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Watermelon Wednesday: Already Considering

Watermelon Wednesday

I’m one of those people who like to plan ahead, though sometimes I have very poor follow through. At this time I’m considering doing some DIY holiday gifts this year. You might be thinking that it’s too early to be considering such things, but I have very little time to attend to such projects & I am not one of those people that can crochet an entire sweater in a couple of hours (I can make a teddy bear in about 8 though). So if I’m going to make something for everyone I need to start working on it now, to maximize the amount of time to work on them. The lovely yarn from Fabric.comΒ that I chose to feature today I thought might make a great afghan or scarf for my nephew. Do you like to plan ahead & are you any good at seeing those plans through?

WW30Bernat Softee Chunky Yarn (28342) Teal Twists ($2.98/skein)

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