What I’m Feeling Friday… Vans

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I’ve noticed a disturbing trend. When I post something I like on this site, I end up buying it. That’s the exact opposite of my whole “minimalism, get rid of stuff” mantra. My solution is I’m going through my closet to actually let go of some items. I have already gone through the kids stuff, now it’s my turn!

I think I’m going to sell some things on Poshmark or something. There are so many things I just don’t wear since I’m not going into an office everyday. I won’t be getting rid of everything because you never know. Right? Right.

Back to the whole shopping thing. I posted some lovely Vans that I was digging not too long ago. Now, here they are on my feet. You see how this works? The same thing has happened with a few graphic tees as well. Yeah. I need to work on that.

9.25 dump 005That being said, I LOVE my new kicks! I rocked them with some camo pants I got from a thrift store years ago. Interesting fact about my pants: they actually still have the name of a soldier inside them. The pants are too short for me. My solution has been to wear them as capri-type pants. Works for me. I thought they fit perfectly with my golden slippers. I got compliments on these Vans all day! I may or may not have another pair that looks just like this in a snake print. Maybe I do, maybe I don’t.

A recent thing I’m digging are podcasts. I’m actually listening to one as a I type. I know I am so late to the podcast train. But hey, I’m on the train now and that’s all that matters. So there. I am finding that they are really helpful as I dig in toΒ  this entrepreneur journey. There are so many people with advice and new perspectives on business. If you have a favorite podcast, let me know. I’d love to add some new ones to my list.

You know what else I’m feeling all of a sudden? Fall! It used to be a favorite season when I lived in the Midwest. Mostly, I loved it because I love Fall fashion. I could not get enough of the coats, boots and wool slacks. Oh, I loved! Now that I live in Los Angeles, all of my Fall coats are dry rotting in my closet. I do still wear my boots but not nearly as much. Most of them still look brand new. What I am looking forward to about Fall now is the pumpkin patch, apple picking and all of that good stuff! I know it’s all about my kids. I love experiencing all of this stuff with them. So, yay Fall!

What are you feeling this Friday? Ever sold anything on Poshmark? Do you love Fall? Favorite podcast?

 

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28 Responses to What I’m Feeling Friday… Vans
  1. Robin (Masshole Mommy)
    September 26, 2014 | 7:40 am

    I’m loving those shoes. They definitely make a statement πŸ™‚

  2. LaToya
    September 26, 2014 | 10:29 am

    Love your shoes!

    I’m feeling sweets. I have to get my act together but today is not that day. lol

  3. Chrystal @ YUM eating
    September 26, 2014 | 1:20 pm

    Love these shoes. I have some silver sparkly converse and rock them every fall/winter!

  4. Mitch
    September 26, 2014 | 1:54 pm

    I am a shopaholic so I can relate. We cleaned this whole house when my son went to camp and now it feels kike what stayed behind grew, we look even more crowded. But we love to shop!

  5. Mickey
    September 26, 2014 | 3:09 pm

    Ah, I haven’t had Vans in so many years. I love how shiny and pretty they are. Might have to get some new ones. πŸ™‚

  6. Pam
    September 26, 2014 | 3:24 pm

    Vans are such a classic shoe. You can rock them with so many different styles and aesthetics.

  7. Kristin
    September 26, 2014 | 3:46 pm

    No need to feel bad about buying something you like. As long as you wear it go for it,

  8. Dawn
    September 26, 2014 | 4:35 pm

    LOVE the shoes! They are all kinds of sassy.

  9. April @ Everyday Fitness and Nutrition
    September 26, 2014 | 5:49 pm

    I love listening to podcasts and have found so many great ones that help me learn and grow.

  10. Theresa
    September 26, 2014 | 7:16 pm

    I had Vans in high school, but they weren’t as cool as those! I love how shiny they are. And yay for fall! Feeling that too!

  11. Veronica
    September 26, 2014 | 7:46 pm

    I love those shoes alot! I love that they are kind of unique

  12. Stacie
    September 27, 2014 | 5:30 am

    Oh I feel ya! I need to go around and gather the excess to donate so I can fill ‘er right back up! πŸ˜‰

  13. Brett
    September 27, 2014 | 5:31 am

    It seems to me that as soon as I have a handle on letting go of the old, I feel the need to replace with new shiny stuff. I love those shoes!

  14. Beth@FrugalFroggie
    September 27, 2014 | 6:53 am

    I have not heard of Poshmark. But I need to get rid of stuff for sure.

  15. Shell
    September 27, 2014 | 4:10 pm

    Those are cute! I haven’t heard of Poshmark.

  16. Carly Anderson
    September 27, 2014 | 5:46 pm

    Those are super cute shoes! I’ve never heard of Poshmark before. I really like the site Vinted.

  17. Rosey
    September 27, 2014 | 8:14 pm

    My dress clothes have gone unworn (for the most pat) since I had my youngest. I was thinking today I should donate them, so many of the are so nice, it’s a shame to have them rotting away in the closet.

  18. Lori T.
    September 27, 2014 | 8:24 pm

    Those shoes are super awesome! I love sparkly shoes and they look great with those pants! πŸ™‚

  19. Emily
    September 27, 2014 | 9:33 pm

    Love the shoes. Having a military husband we don’t wear uniforms for fashion, but it looks good on you.

  20. Angela S
    September 28, 2014 | 6:32 am

    I desperately need to clean out closets and get rid of stuff. This poshmark is something I will have to check out.

  21. Cyndi @ MrsWrightWrites
    September 28, 2014 | 9:12 am

    Adorable! I’m here in the midwest now, and am beefing up my wardrobe for fall. I’m thinking I NEED full on Olivia Pope inspired coats to make the most out of the season! That’s very neat about your camo pants. Vintage.

  22. Marina MommySnippets
    September 28, 2014 | 9:12 am

    Ahh, cute gold vans! I thought they were silver at first from the pic. Either way they’re adorable.

  23. Liz Mays
    September 28, 2014 | 3:28 pm

    My son has me listening to podcasts whenever we’re in the car. He finds some really good ones although I don’t remember what they’re called. Love your cute shoes with the camo. Fun that you got them at a thrift store!

  24. Krystal
    September 28, 2014 | 4:50 pm

    the silver and camo combo is so unique! I love your shoes!

  25. Shannon Gosney
    September 28, 2014 | 5:28 pm

    Your opening comment was so funny! I think that a lot of us do that – buying things we share about. I hadn’t heard of Poshmark before. I’ll check it out.

  26. Christie
    September 29, 2014 | 5:35 am

    It’s tough to stare at stuff on your blog and not want to buy it, LOL! At least you’re selling to yourself πŸ˜‰

  27. Danielle @ We Have It All
    September 30, 2014 | 7:38 pm

    Oh I love the Vans and REALLY love the capri’s too! And I like podcasts too. I mostly listen to preaching/teaching that I missed at church.

  28. Natalie
    October 1, 2014 | 2:02 pm

    This takes me back to the 90’s and the days vans ruled the school!

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