Today’s piece began as a rather churchy-looking dress from the 90’s. The pattern is pretty, but the style is lacking. :/
I’m looking less than fabu in it, as you can see. I decided to lop it off and make it a 40’s-looking top instead!
I think this small step made a big improvement! I also wore it backwards, because that button closure was too pretty to hide! :)
I wore my new top to one of my favorite Indian restaurants, the !
I’ve been cutting waaaay back lately on how frequently I go out to eat. I wouldn’t be able to save up for a wedding and still dine at nice restaurants every night! This is made a lot easier by the fact that I love cooking (almost as much as I love eating!).
I’ve noticed that going out to eat feels more special now. :) It’s an event, rather than just part of my routine. This really helps in my goal of leading a more thoughtful and deliberate life where I don’t take life’s many pleasures for granted.