Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Bitter-Sweet Saskatchewan Earrings

See these earrings? They're pretty special to me. When Chris and I were still early on in our relationship he got a job interview as a TV reporter - in Saskatchewan - very far from Toronto. The day he flew out for the interview was bitter-sweet because of course we both wanted him to get the job, but at the same time we didn't want to be separated by thousands of kilometres and very expensive plane tickets. Chris did his interview with a team of TV execs and while waiting to board his flight back to Toronto, he bought me these earrings. Handmade earrings made by a local aboriginal artist that had a small kiosk at the Regina airport. He brought them home, and I loved them. A few days later the execs called Chris and told him that he had nailed the interview and they offered him the job. Bitter-sweet. I was so happy for Chris, and so sad to see him go a few weeks later.  And on those days that missing him was unbearable I would wear these earrings and hope that he would come home. He eventually did. And now he's my husband. Sweet.

~ Photos by Chris ~
Outfit Details:
Alfred Sung Green Top from Zellers
Zara Grey Cardigan
White Skirt thrifted
Payless Boots
Bracelet from the dollar store
And the earrings...well you read that above

Thanks for dropping by and letting me share this little memory with you. 


  1. I love this look!!! Your earrings are very beautiful and a lovely story to go along with them :)

    Take care,Daniella xox

  2. Great blog. You have such a cute feminine style and I love your boot collection.
    Now following you.

    ~Mitchell from

  3. the color of that blouse goes perfectly with this outfit, love how it pops in this look!

  4. I loove fellow toronto blogs :) so awesome to see fashionistas in the same city as I am!

    your new follower

    xoxo champagne

  5. Love everything! Especially the earrings!

  6. such a cute story behind the earrings! so happy for you two
    great outfit :)

  7. That is such a sweet story! I think sentimental pieces should be kept forever. That is a very pretty skirt.


  8. Great look!

  9. Love this post. Not just because I love your outfit and the earrings, but because I love the story behind them!
    Oh - Fancy That.

  10. Oh I love the pop of bright blue under the gray sweater!

  11. You're just as cute as that story is!!!

  12. they sound like a really great pair of earrings.
    love your floaty skirt and pretty turquoise top!
    Chic on the Cheap

  13. that white thrifted skirt is such a find! well done!

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