The effects of a restful weekend

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When: Monday April 2, 2012

White top: Conway (Panama)
Orange blazer: ? (Panama)
Floral Liz Claiborne skirt: Madison (Panama)
Belt: Zara (Panama)
Heels: Via Vai (Panama)
Earrings: Present from my boyfriend! (Originally from Fire & Ice in U.S.A.)
Swatch watch: Swatch Store (Panama)

Work + Watched The Clash of the Titans 2 with my boyfriend and his mother.

I've been fighting a cold for the last couple of days, so I decided to allow myself to sleep in and rest yesterday. Believe it or not, that is a HUGE deal for me because I'm one of those people that love to be busy busy all.the.time. Resting is not productive in my book, so I almost never allow myself to rest.
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However, yesterday I slept in until 11:00 a.m. and then also took a two hour nap in the afternoon. And you know what? I felt fantastic today! I woke up on time this morning (for a change) and felt pretty energetic throughout the day. I guess it IS important to sleep 8 hours a day.

PS: I'm writing this post at 12:42 a.m.... oh dear, I guess I'm not getting my 8 hours sleep today! LOL

How many hours a day do you sleep?

Here are all the ways in which I've worn this skirt:
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  1. Such a colorful outfit! Love the skirt. :) 

    I try to get at least 8 hours but sometimes I don't :( 

  2. I love afternoon naps, and your watch is very cute.

  3. I love the colors in this skirt, it is so pretty!  I am a new follower!  I would love if you would come check out my blog as well :)

  4. What a collerful outfit.
    You are pretty, as always! 

  5. That skirt is beautiful! I just love your colorful outfits!

    Girl, I have to get a solid 8 hours or I'm a grouch!

  6. Oh, how I love those mornings when I can sleep til 11 am :). Once a while I still take naps, only power naps though, otherwise, I would get very cranky heh.

  7. Marie, I am so glad that you're feeling better. I've been feeling a bit off for the past few days, but it's because of the temperature change and I wish I had more time off so I could rest. As much as I love being busy, I also like doing nothing at all! :)

    LOVE the skirt, dear. it's so colorfully you!

  8. I love being able to sleep in. I'm terrible about going to bed on time, but I know it feels SO much better to get the right amount of sleep. I also get insomnia sometimes, power naps are always a good idea. Good for you for letting yourself rest.

  9. Great outfit! I love your hair!

  10. ahh sweetie, thanks for your lovely coment!! follow you now, do the same if you like! ;) xoxo

  11. The pink dress is bold like your skirt :D
    You always look fresh and pretty!!kisses

  12. Awe! I'm glad you took some time to rest. I know what you mean-- I hate wasting the day away sleeping when I could be doing os many other things! Super glad that you are feeling better, though! :D At least the sleeping was well worth it. :) You're looking so bright and colorful in that lovely skirt. Those are some fun earrings, too!

  13. So pretty hair;)

  14. Such a pretty skirt, and I love how you styled your hair :) 


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