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Along Abbey Road | A Lifestyle And Family Blog : Put Your Sunglasses On

3.30.2012

Put Your Sunglasses On

Think Bee Gees "You Should Be Dancing" + a John Travolta impersonation
Dress, Necklace, Headband: LOFT.  Button-up, Belt: H&M. Booties: JCPenney.

The whiteness of my legs and brightness of these photos may cause retinal damage, much like staring at the sun. I apologize. The camera was on the wrong setting, hence the really bright colors. 

I have no excuses for my pastiness. Actually, I blame it on my Scottish and British heritage. It's a load of bollocks, the whole skin type thing. If I lived back in Shakespearean times, I would be in style with the uber white flesh. Apparently I was born in the wrong century. The funny thing is that my last name is Rodriguez, which really throws people for a loop when they see me. You should see me next to Matt in the summer. He is one quarter Mexican, therefore he turns a beautiful shade of brown. Me, not so much, but I try. Guess there is another reason to be grateful it's beach season. Time to get my semi-tan on!

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23 Comments:

At March 30, 2012 at 8:28 AM , Blogger Nora said...

there is an old german saying that applies... (I'll try to translate)

to be pale is genteel and noble, suntanned is every peasant girl.

of course it is a rhyme :)

Anyway I know what you mean. It takes some time untill I get some tan... although my whole family is the exact oppostite. Unfair!


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At March 30, 2012 at 8:31 AM , Blogger Camille said...

cuteness. you've got a GREAT smile.

cheers.

 
At March 30, 2012 at 9:11 AM , Blogger Emily said...

Adorable as always. I am so white too, think of getting a bottled tan :) Have a great weekend!
Creamy

 
At March 30, 2012 at 9:21 AM , Blogger Lottie said...

My legs would beat yours for the pastiness award--they are literally so white they could belong to a ghost. I really need to do something about them.

 
At March 30, 2012 at 9:45 AM , Blogger Alyx said...

oh, stop it with your sickening cuteness!!

 
At March 30, 2012 at 11:11 AM , Blogger Elisha(: said...

I'm agreed with alyx.

 
At March 30, 2012 at 11:14 AM , Blogger LyddieGal said...

love your cute gingham blouse and this nice splash of color!
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At March 30, 2012 at 11:33 AM , Blogger Shannon said...

I love your layered look. Great colors too. Very summery. :)

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At March 30, 2012 at 11:33 AM , Blogger JanM ā™„ said...

You look cute!!! LOL I guess I'm lucky my skin is on the darker side? ;)

xo,
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At March 30, 2012 at 11:34 AM , Blogger Mallorie Owens said...

Bronzer is my BFF right now, SO pasty! But yay for summer being so close :)

 
At March 30, 2012 at 11:57 AM , Blogger Kirsten said...

This is such a cute look!!
I loove the colors!

Kirsten
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At March 30, 2012 at 12:23 PM , Blogger the creation of beauty is art. said...

You look great! I am super pale at the moment, so trust me, you don't look at all pasty to me! :P
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At March 30, 2012 at 1:12 PM , Blogger Megan said...

you are the cutest ever. I was literally telling stephen that i cannot go back to LA looking like this (pale, unshaped eyebrows, etc etc) my voice got high pitched and screetchy while i was explaining..

clearly im upset about this.

 
At March 30, 2012 at 1:26 PM , Blogger Bonnie said...

There is no way I could pull off this outfit as well as you do. I loveloveloveeee it!

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At March 30, 2012 at 2:25 PM , Blogger Kira said...

I was totally born in the wrong century as well although based on your photos, I'm pretty sure you have more color than I do. My husband is part Italian and has nice olive skin, especially in the summer. If I am outside in the sun for more that 5 minutes, I burn.

 
At March 30, 2012 at 3:08 PM , Blogger andrea brionne said...

love this outfit! seriously adorable. the bright colors are what makes the photos even better! no retinal damage here :)

enjoy your weekend!
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At March 30, 2012 at 4:04 PM , Blogger blue roses said...

ivory skin is stunning, i think you look beautiful. love the layered look!

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At March 30, 2012 at 5:50 PM , Blogger Mimi said...

this is such a cute outfit! i love how you mixed and matched the color of your dress and the print of your shirt underneath! :)

<3, Mimi
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At March 30, 2012 at 5:58 PM , Blogger modern Suburbanites said...

adorable, love the button up!

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At March 30, 2012 at 8:43 PM , Blogger Monica and Whitney said...

I love that blue top!

Ask the Duplex

 
At March 31, 2012 at 4:18 AM , Blogger Elena said...

Nice outfit, a bit country! you have a really cute smile :)

Hope you'll visit me :)
Kisses, Elly

 
At April 1, 2012 at 1:27 AM , Blogger Lischen said...

I love your smile! On every picture <3

xxx

 
At April 2, 2012 at 9:12 AM , Blogger Giovanna said...

Thank you for your sweet comment! Super cute look! Love the gingham shirt underneath your dress!

xx
Giovanna
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