What I Wore: To Bearcreek

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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What I Wore: Skirt and Blazer (Yesstyle.com/ Cat World), Shoes (Famous Footwear), Cami (GAP). Necklaces (Various Etsy sellers)

You know those towns people sing about in country songs? The ones dying a slow death as everybody moves away? Yeah, well, welcome to Bearcreek. This little town is famous for its Pig Races and the worst mining accident in Montana's history. Now I've yet to go to the races, and the mines are all blocked off now, but something about the passing of a town fascinates me. You can't be too sad because people are going off to more vibrant, alive places with more going on, but a bit of history is locked up untold in places abandoned like this store is.

This outfit is made entirely of old standbys I've had longer than I've had the blog (not that that is too long mind, but...) Having things that mix with everything is so nice and all of these have been paired with just about everything you can think of, but they work together as an ensemble too. Plus, red shoes never fail to make me feel like going to Oz a la Miss Dorothy Gale of Kansas!

I'm still getting used to the routine (or lack of routine?) this new adventure in substitute teaching is. On days I don't work, I'm trying to get a schedule into place. Gotta keep motivated and going. What are your little tricks for keeping on top of everything?


  1. there is a beavercreek near my old town. and this is a beautiful yet very sad location. i love the history of it but it is so sad so see something that was once alive so defunct like that.

    and that skirt! i love it on you - and red shoes are indeed perfect. love your style
    <3 katherine
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  2. You are so adorable! I visited a town much like Bearcreek that's a ways from where I live - I loved it. Something about those wistful, abandoned places...
    Anyway, loving that pleated skirt and the red shoes! :)

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  3. that skirt is so beautiful! did you see any piggy races??!

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  4. This skirt is so beautiful. I have one that is similar, but not this good and these photos are so cool! What grade are you substituting?

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    1. I can substitute teach for any grade K-12 with my Wyoming sub license, but I am really focussing on the elementary grades as that is what I have a regular teaching license for. I'm hoping getting in and being a bit more known at local elementaries will help with job hunting this spring. Super excited to be back in a regular classroom (I was the computer "teacher" at an elementary before this).

  5. Gorgeous skirt! I want it :)


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  6. Oh my gosh. Now I want to see a pig race. ;)

    Isn't it funny how desolate ghost towns make the most beautiful photos? Love your outfit...especially the skirt! So cute!

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  7. Thank you for the kind words :). My grandfather is doing much better! I love your skirt by the way, these pictures are fantastic <3



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  8. Love it, amazing skirt! =) Nice blog! Would you like to follow eachother? Kisses from Portugal!


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  9. I totally love your skirt and shoes! And I think I've been there---isn't that near Red Lodge?

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    1. Yes it is near Red Lodge! Between it and Belfrey.

  10. Oooo! Your skirt is creamy and dreamy and oh so beautiful! I love how flowy it is in these photos. Also the color of your burgundy shoes is just perfection! They play off the rest of your ensemble so well.
    I have a weird work schedule too. I had to make myself a schedule of things I wanted to get done during the day and hang it on my fridge to keep myself from spending all day on the internet...that's pretty sad, but it worked!

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  11. super love this! =)) amazing post and amazing blog!
    anyway, I hope you could visit my blog too and follow!

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  12. That is the cutest skirt!

    xo Jennifer


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  13. I'd love to visit, I love places like that. Beautiful pictures and great skirt!

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  14. I love those items that just get tons of use. This skirt is gorgeous! Glad to hear your adjusting to the new job! And ha, you know you're in the Midwest when a sign reads, "cold pop."

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  15. Its like you read my mind! You seem to know a lot about this, like you wrote the
    book in it or something. I think that you could do with some pics to drive the message home a bit, but instead of that, this is fantastic blog.
    An excellent read. I will definitely be back.
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  16. Love your outfit.

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  17. Great post! I love it! ^^ You have a nice blog, mind to follow each other? :)


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  18. What a radical location! I've always wanted to stumble upon a cool old town like this. You're skirt is amazing!

    xoxo Mama Wolf.

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  19. love your braids and the nostalgic photos!

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  20. Love that skirt - this outfit is really sweet!

    Nora Finds

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