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Poppy Desk Items

Poppy Desk Items


Steve Jobs always wore black turtlenecks and jeans. The Paul Mitchell guy always wears black. (Read it in an old article this morning.) Anna Wintour has her version, too. So does Caroline Herrera, Vera Wang, Mark Zuckerberg, Barack Obama, and many other High-Powered People. (Maybe one day I can include myself on that list of High Powered People.)

My version of the uniform?

I wear a dress to work, every day (except Jeans Day Fridays, though I see that becoming a rare occasion instead of the norm, and occasional skirt). Why a dress every day?

  1. i have a ridiculous amount of dresses and they need to be worn.
  2. more importantly, I’m lazy

dress3 dress2 dress5  dress1 dress6 dress4

Doesn’t look like it, though, does it? Some people may think that I like to dress up for work, and sure, to an extent that’s true, but really, I don’t want to have to worry is This Shirt works with That Skirt/Those Pants. I’d rather spend those moments enjoying some tea or getting some work for inviting done

My uniform may not be the same hoodie+jeans+sneakers but it’s a uniform just the same. Makes my life easier and I look presentable without trying too hard.

Beverage dispenser set up on a colorful bar for a party.

Summer Cocktail for a Party

If you’re invited to my home during the summer months, and are not a gin drinker, chances are good that I’ll offer you a paloma, especially if you’re part of a crowd! They’re refreshing, summery, and inexpensive- something appreciated by many of us during these hot months when we’re running the A/C extra!

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