Once Upon a Time it Was Sunny

How is it time to go back to school already?!  I’m so not ready!  I flew back to the East Coast over the weekend and school started again today.  Seeing the snow on the ground was trippy and it’s going to take some getting used to.  Basically, I’ve been drinking cup after cup of hot tea and trying not to get sick like so many of my friends are!  When it’s so cold like this, it’s nice to look at pictures taken in a warmer climate.

cardigan, tunic, leggings- Forever 21, boots- Urban Original

I really enjoyed seeing my family and friends over break, but it is also nice to be back at school and see all of my friends here and hear about their holidays.  I’ve only been back for one full day and I already feel like there is sooo much work to do!  The beginning of the semester is always hectic with trying to finalize my class and work schedule, so I’ll be glad when things settle into a routine.  How are you adjusting after being on holidays?  Now that school is back in session, I’ll be trying to post on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday schedule.  I think this way I’ll be able to post pretty regularly and have time to respond to comments and questions, while still keeping up with my schoolwork and jobs.

Thank you all so much for all the recent comments, especially about Pay it Forward 2011 (if you’re one of the first five you’ll be getting an email shortly)!  I’m really excited about this idea and it is so nice to have your support! :)  See you on Wednesday with another On Nnenna’s Needles!

P.S. If you have any questions, I’d love to hear from you in an email (see sidebar) or respond to you on twitter! :D

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  1. Nnenna wrote:

    thank you! I'll need it! haha

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  2. Ashleykrieger wrote:

    you look lovely! good luck with school!

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  3. Nnenna wrote:

    Thank you!! :D

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  4. Nnenna wrote:

    Thanks Laraz! :)

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  5. Sacramento wrote:

    I am sooooooooooooo glad that you left a comment in my blog, so I can find you.
    Love very much you, and your blog.
    Do come back.

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  6. jamie-lee wrote:

    i adore teh colours of your outfit, so sweet!

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  7. Nnenna wrote:

    Thanks Kathleen!

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  8. Nnenna wrote:

    haha, yes, I totally didn't want to start up again, but I was starting to miss my friends from school! Thanks :)

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  9. Nnenna wrote:

    Thank you and same to you! Has school started up again for you?

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  10. Kathleen wrote:

    such a beautiful shirt!! i love the colors :).

    <3, Kathleen.

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  11. jamie wrote:

    spring semester starts on the 17th for em and ughhh i dont wanna go but i am going to embrace it :) i probably wont be posting as much either when school starts but i love the idea of you posting every other day.. i may have to do that as well! after all, i enjoy keeping in touch with my readers :) oh btw very cute outfit!!


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  12. brittany wrote:

    Beautiful color combo, they look great on you! I have one more week before school starts, my late nights need to diminish very soon!

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  13. Courtney Thomas wrote:

    Love the cardigan – the color is great! And good luck with the new term, it's always so stressful.

    xoxo ~ Courtney

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  14. Nnenna wrote:

    Thank you! Yes, getting the sleeping schedule back on track is slow-going, but you must have real willpower to be able to wake up that early! :)

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  15. Bonnie wrote:

    No one is ever ready to go back to school. I had three weeks off, and I still dreaded this past Monday.
    On the bright side, that is a fabulous outfit!


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  16. zizi bloom wrote:

    thank you for your comment darling!
    nice dress!!!


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  17. taking pictures over heels wrote:

    I like your outfit :)
    I've been watching the site of forever21 and all of this brand is really cool, but we don't have it in spain.. only by the online shop.!

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  18. Laraz wrote:

    you look great in blue outfit. adore your top and boots.
    thanks for your comment. keep in touch ^_^

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  19. CazSchuh wrote:

    Gorgeous blog! It aways takes a while to adjust after the holidays, I only had a few days off but coming back to work and getting up at 5.30am was a struggle:( Thank you so much for the blog comment.

    Carol x

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  20. Nnenna wrote:

    so sweet of you, thanks Sacramento! :)

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  21. Nnenna wrote:

    Thank you! :D Yes, my sleeping schedule has been so off since I've been used to going to bed late and a different time zone- it's going to take some adjusting!

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  22. Nnenna wrote:

    Thank you, they are my two favorite colors! :D

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  23. Nnenna wrote:

    Thanks!! :D

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  24. Nnenna wrote:

    I totally understand Carlota, don't worry about it! :) Thanks for your interest though!

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  25. Nnenna wrote:

    Thanks! haha, yes, now that I'm back in CT I'm hunkering down for the snow too!

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  26. Ellenreviewsblog wrote:

    Great outfit for a sunny day :)

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  27. Sydney wrote:

    that color blue looks absolutely stunning on you! i love it. i hate the beginning of the semester because it's always so hard to get back into the schedule of waking up early and actually doing schoolwork again! i hope that your semester starts off wonderfully! :)

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  28. Anggayasti wrote:

    You look so pretty!! blue and purple is your color and loving how you style your hair

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  29. Laura wrote:

    you have the most gooorgeous, clear, pretty skin!! these close-ups show it off (:

    stay healthy and keep on drinking tea like a madwoman!

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  30. Kat wrote:

    cute outfit!! that dress is very pretty!! :)


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  31. Veronica wrote:

    nice outfit! :D

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  32. carlota wrote:

    oo im sooo sorry! i cant do it! I know im such a dumbo but its just i didnt know i had to carry it on, and im no good at stitching and also i have to study lots and its a bit complicated for me to organize it!
    im reallyyyyy really soooo soryy :(
    im soo disapointed sorry!! :(

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  33. Nnenna wrote:

    Thanks you Chelsea! :D

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  34. Nnenna wrote:

    I'll try, you do the same!! :)

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  35. Megan wrote:

    SUNNY, sheeezzz…its about to dump piles of SNOW here in nyc! love your tunic!



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  36. The Stylish Nomad wrote:

    Great look! Looking good girl!


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  37. The Merry Traveller wrote:

    Hello! I love the colours on the tunic that you have on! Well i like anything that has colour hues … so much so that i arranged my wardrobe according to colour hues. I stopped going school long time ago (*ahem) but i sure miss the days I am able to buy pretty stationery!

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  38. Chelsea wrote:

    you look so cute here nnenna! I love your shirt and boots :) good luck this semester!


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  39. Reg wrote:

    keep the tea coming, i hope you don't get sick! :)


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  40. Archives wrote:

    ugh i agree…everyone is sick! stay healthy!!! :)

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