Wednesday, May 15, 2013

What I Wore (on Mother's Day)


On Mother's Day, I decided to surprise my mom at church.

She was expecting an afternoon visit at home, so I knew this would catch her completely off guard.  

(I got a two-for-one special, as dad was just as surprised!)

After church, pa took the official Mother's Day photo.  We must have channeled each other.  White on bottom, pattern on top.......


I think a new favorite outfit was born when I was scrambling to get ready that morning.

I needed to be warm.  Church is always cold.

But I wanted to be springy. 

I'd had that top for awhile and hadn't worn it.  Chalk it up to a styling block.

Somehow, in a fashion frenzy, it all came together.......


Now that I'm over my fear of wearing ivory pants, I kind of want a pair of plain white too.

That is, until I have a run in with a Sharpie in the classroom.

Or slip on a puddle of tomato soup in the cafeteria.

With ten days of school left, I'll take my chances.








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27 comments:

  1. Hello,
    Love the striped shirt! I've shied away from white pants but the ivory looks great one you, might try that color instead.
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    1. Thanks so much for dropping in!!!

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  2. Looking cute, as usual! Again, I have to applaud you for risking it with the white pants! Muck just has a way of making it's way to white but you seem to be fighting it off.
    10 days? What are you going to do with yourself?! Yay summer!!!

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  3. I'm cracking up because I"m envisioning you popping up from a pew and yelling "surprise!" Or even doing that from the baptism area mid sermon.

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  4. You can definitely tell you're related....great pic! Just remember when you buy white pants to buy bleachable. Hope you have a great summer. Jan

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  5. That outfit is super cute! I'd wear that in a heartbeat!

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  6. Love the outfit and it is always great to surprise parents!!!

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  7. How cute that you guys match! I get nervous wearing my white pants too but I figure there's always bleach if I stain them badly :)

    -Sharon
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  8. You have some good genes/jeans :). Your mom is adorable. Loved that both you and your mom happened to be wearing white pants. I hope your mom had a wonderful Mother's day!

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  9. Good job on the surprise...i love surprises like that. Loving that "springy" shirt! And your mom and I are on the same page...I have rocked that exact sweater with white jeans too!

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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  10. What a wonderful surprise for your mother and you both looked very nice.

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  11. You're so cute! I love that you suprised your mom at church! What a special mother's day suprise! :-)

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  12. Hello.....love this...why in the world is this the FIRST time your wore this top....I better see it again!!! :)

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  13. Girrrrrrrrrllll.. I think your mom's got you beat.. she looks super cute in that sweater!!!

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    1. I'll have to tell her! She'll love it!

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  14. You and your mom look beautiful!!

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  15. Brave! I still haven't tried white pants. I just *know* they'll get something unremovable on them the very first time I wear them. Mud from the puppy. Food. Something. It'll happen.

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  16. Way to be brave...Hope your pants stay white!

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  17. Wow I can't believe how similar your outfits are by total chance! I love them both, you have such a stylish mum too, both look beautiful.

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  18. I LOVE that striped shirt! I'm glad you overcame the styling challenge. That outfit seems like a keeper, perfect for when you have to rush out in the morning!

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    1. Thank you! Good ole ModCloth (shirt). Yes, I need those go-to outfits!

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