Saturday, July 9

a butterfly and happy skies,

good morning fair faces, fancy napping, and sweet sugar on toast.  I'm looking through heart-shaped glasses. The world is pushing petals into the space between my toes. 


These days, happiness flows like the humming stream.  Bees are slurring honey from flowers. Butterflies are causing baby winds beneath their wings.  The earth, and it's sky line, are decorated in crowns of  hopeful wanderings. I don't feel belly aches, I don't carry the heavy heart, and I'm not tricked by thoughts of gloominess.

It's a wondrous thing to hold paradise in your palms.  To feed your head with happy thoughts. To feel the winds of nourishment.      From cradle rocking, to wood overcoats,  happiness haunts us. We're always catching bugs, casting hooks, and splashing water onto our faces to reach happiness.   Once we've settled into happiness, once we've shared it's peak, we're troubled by it's imminent departure.  The winds of live, of love, and of light, are always stirring.

Happiness is within your palms.  Hidden beneath staircases, the eyes of a stranger, the paw of the lion. Stirring beside the smirk in our wits, the droplet in our cups, and the scripts of our spirits.
If you catch happiness, let it flow beneath your brow, let it foster the land beneath your feet.


"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.



Yesterday evening,
Me and a once-bearded boy, visited "My favorite Ice Cream Shoppe"  A local ice cream parlor, decorated with antiques, and seasoned empty soda bottles. We shared an orange float on a waffle cone.  In the center of the parlor, there's a grizzled piano, where a blind man presses keys. 
 
The memory of his magical fingers, the taste of the cone,  the aura of the parlor, the way the wind blew.  This is a memory, I'll forever collect in the corridors of my head.  Lifes cycle is not always meant for pennies, sugar, or pretty things. Sometimes, a little ice cream shop, can make your spirit feel like jewelry.

Tonight,
I'll be grooving to tunes, trading sodas for spiced rum, swapping grasslands for dance halls.  A Canadian band, "The Deep Dark Woods", are performing at a local bar.  This is a perfect Saturday.


thank you always for your comments, and sweet natures.
kisses !



what i wore
skirt- value village $7
blouse- value village $3
butterfly socks- had forever
wedges- ALDO $40
sunglasses- ALDO $15

77 comments:

  1. You are cute as a button! x

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  2. Anonymous9.7.11

    I thhink your blog is my favorite of all!! SO PRETTY!!!

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  3. This outfit is just adorable and fashionable! Love love love it

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  4. I love socks with shoes. you pulled this off so nicely and you are always so very gorgeous. I don't think I say that about a lot of bloggers at all of how they look in appearance but your face is so pretty. I love your glasses too.

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  5. This post is sugary sweet and adorable, I especially love your top! Cutie

    cheers,
    --Megan//The Martian Tide

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  6. You look absolutely wonderful, especially with those adorable socks. :) I'm so glad to hear that your summer has been filled with happiness, and yummy ice cream dates, and perfect Saturday evenings. I heart those glasses.

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  7. Didn't even realize when I started following this blog that you're a fellow Albertan :)
    Anyhow, I have these socks! They are also one of those 'had forever' items for me, but they still serve me well!
    Great blog!

    Cad
    http://cadattack.blogspot.com/

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  8. Such adorable photos and oh my goodness... that dress & those cute purple socks, swoon, this is such a fantastic outfit Amy. Hope you're having the loveliest of weekends. xx veronika

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  9. You are such a doll! The heart motif on the sheer blouse and those shades are so darling.

    ♥, Jamie
    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  10. you look so adorable! great post...


    xx
    lefashionparadise

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  11. I think I am in love with your sunglasses <3

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  12. i thought you were wearing a dress, until i read the description. i admire the whole outfit. favorite line today: .."Sometimes, a little ice cream shop, can make your spirit feel like jewelry."..

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  13. such a pretty dress!! you look so nice with it ^^

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  14. Lovely outfit. You are sweet.

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  15. this outfit is soo cute! love everything about it!! :)

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  16. Love your outfit :)
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  17. Such a cute dress!
    x

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  18. You look great!!!!

    Annie from
    http://pretaporterbyannie.blogspot.com/

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  19. Anonymous10.7.11

    your writing is so so special. the ice cream parlor sounds like a beautiful place, and you of all people deserve light and happiness

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  20. That's an adorable look! I love the soft colors!


    xx London

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  21. Love the sunglasses

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  22. You write so beautifully, I wish I had the same flow. x hivenn

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  23. this is such an incredible outfit, and post in general x

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  24. love your skirt and your blogs:))
    it's so pretty..
    would you like to comment back? it does't matter if you don't..:)

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  25. LOVE your outfit,
    you mixed the prints so nicely
    and the shoes are so cute
    now following :) maybe you can follow back?

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  26. This outfit is soo cute! It's like a spoon full of sugar!

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  27. i love the pretty pastel colors of this :)

    <3 steffy
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  28. Anonymous10.7.11

    Incredible.

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  29. Anonymous10.7.11

    Incredible.

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  30. Hi, thanks for visit and comment! ^ ^

    This is such a cute outfit, love the dress! :)
    Soooo sweet!

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  31. Lookin' lovely as always dear!
    I hope you liked My Favorite Ice Cream Shoppe. I have so many memories there as a kid!

    Hope to see you soon =)

    xx
    S

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  32. I love your this look and your style; the poems make your blog especially rad!

    I wish I was in Canada so I could go to Value Village and get cute stuff like that!

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  33. I've been so happy that the weather has been warmer and there is not a cloud in the sky. You outfit is just lovely and truly perfect for the summer weather. I am loving the pattern mixing and those adorable little socks! xx

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  34. Wow, soooo endless pretty :))) I follow you !!!

    LOVE from Germany
    minnja

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  35. so whimsical - love it!

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  36. wow your clothes are so bright and fun and pretty all at the same time. Thank you for your lovely comment :) and reading your post makes me want to have some ice-cream even though its winter here. (: xox

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  37. This outfit is so adorably girly and awesome! I love those heart sunglasses and your cute purple socks!

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  38. You look like you stepped out of the pages of Lula magazine. Pastels and mixed patterns!

    x The Pretty Secrets

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  39. What a beautiful blog! The words are lovely and your outfit is super cute!

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  40. What a beautiful and soft look ! I adore your heart-shaped sun glasses and oh, pinaplle is so delicious :x

    Hugs dear :)

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  41. wow i love the outfit.. i could never pull something like that off!

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  42. This post is so tremendously sweet, it's almost sticky! ;)

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  43. i love the blouse and the skirt combination :) your so dreamy with your words I love it :)

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  44. Lovely outfit,you look so cute!

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  45. Anonymous11.7.11

    Oh I wish I lived in Canada so I could go on adventures with you. You are such a unique breed of woman. Seriously, you have kindness, and an old soul. Your blog gives me faith in humans!

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  46. Hiya babe, thank you so much for checking out my blog :)
    I'm already following yours, I have been since I started blogging :) You look amazing here! xxx

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  47. U look so so cute, love the shoes! Great photos :)

    xo Emma

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  48. thanks for your comment!
    i was already following you, but i still like your blog!

    xzoé

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  49. How did I just only find your blog today?? I only live 2.5 hours away from you! I adore this outfit. Such a perfect mix of prints!

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  50. Anonymous11.7.11

    Oh Amy sweet Amy.........sigh.

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  51. You have a really great style.
    Those socks are so sweet, you look adorable

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  52. Nothing beats utter happiness and your outfit brilliantly reflects that. Love the combination of prints and patterns.

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  53. Gorgeous gorgeous outfit! You look so lovely <3

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  54. Cute outfit!

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  55. Sure, I'd love to be your best friend :)

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  56. So pretty, you look like a living doll! Sally x

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  57. you look so adorable.. great outfits! love your blouse and you look so pretty :)

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  58. I really love your fab shoes...
    your outfit is gorgeous..



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  59. in this set I'd feel like a little girl again:) great

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  60. I love the outfit! The shoes are fabulous!

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  61. You're like a floral patterned Lolita with a pineapple!

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  62. I love your outfit, your skirt & blouse are so flowy & romantic & even better that they aren't new that everyone else will have too. your socks are a blast & I loved what you said in the "Happiness is within your palms" part, so true.

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  63. i love your writing . i would love to know what my spirit would feel like as jewelry . the way you dress reflects your whimsical writing i think

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  64. Love this pictures! The purple socks in those shoes are so nice!
    xx Paris

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  65. love this look!

    -carrie
    thefashionspot.blogspot.com

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  66. I love how you mix and match this outfit! from little hearts to floral! and purple socks!? omg you can totally rock it. You are filled with cuteness, i must say(: following "flying a kite"! Do check out mine? x

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  67. I love that entire outfit! It looks fab on you and you are incredibly beautiful.

    I adore your blog and will definitly come back to read more of your posts. I wish you lots of luck with it.

    All the best,
    Voe.
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  68. Love the mixing & matching of prints! Totally adorable!

    <3 Kelly

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  69. Anonymous13.7.11

    I love this look It's like dressing as your inner child. I love the butterfly

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  70. you have such a cute blog! this outfit is super adorable and fun. lovin' the color combinations :)

    thanks for your sweet comment. hope to hear from you again soon! would love to have you as a follower...

    xx,
    cins - design3rd

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  71. I love how care free and happy your style is! So cute x

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  72. this outfit make me so happy :)

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  73. I love these heels! Got a similar pair from Topshop... I am happy I found this blog, def following!

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  74. like what you wrote on the fashion blogs forum on lookbook.nu

    love your sandals, you look so cute
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  75. I have very similar shoes, and love your idea with the sock combo!

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  76. Very sweet post. I adore your outfit... so so pretty :)

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  77. I love the soft happy colours in this outfit. so lovely!

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