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What I wore Sunday - My first!!

 
 
I decided to join the party!! I am linking up with Fine Linen and Purple for What I Wore Sunday.  I was excited about this and last night I pulled apart my closet and my drawers to figure out what to wear.  I wanted to be slightly creative and wear something I do not wear all the time, because I usually wear the same thing most Sunday.  Do not worry, I did not make too much of a mess . . . 3/4 of our closet is actually taken up by my husband!
 
So here it is . . .

 


First, I am not sure what I am doing with my hands.  I think I am saying, "Please just hurry up and take the photos because we may be late for mass."  Ignore the books strewn on our floor . . . the boys seem to forget we have a book basket to put them in.

For the outfit:
The dress- The Limited (I have had this dress for 15 years!)
The jacket- Came from TJ MAXX
The scarf- AC MOORE (with a 50% off coupon)
I have boots on, but you totally cannot see them.  And that is a good thing, because I cannot remember where I got them.

And here I am with my cutest 4 yr old!!  He is sporting some of the sharpest hand me downs we have! Seriously, we have not had to spend much money on clothes for the boys AT ALL, thanks to some amazing families in our town.

Have a great week everyone!

Comments

  1. Yeah! Welcome! Your church outfit looks great and your 4 yr old is super cute!!

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  2. You both look fantastic! Lots of denim jackets in the link-up today. Guess that means spring is on its way...

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  3. Great jacket! So glad you decide to post.
    He was looking very dapper himself!

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  4. you look so cute! And I love your hair! I honestly cannot remember the last time I had hair looking that good for Mass. Probably our wedding day...

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    1. Thanks! That is what happens when I do not shower before mass . . . my hair always looks better if I do not shower!

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  5. I love your Jean jacket...who makes it? You look beautiful :-)

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    1. It is from Kikit Jeans . . . never heard of them. I have had this jacket for about 6 years.

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  6. Love how you have had your dress for 15 years! I have many of the same in my closet :). And your little boy is the perfect accessory. :)

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  7. Yay! Glad you joined up! You look great!

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  8. So cute. I have a jean jacket that I love to throw on. It totally changes the look of everything.

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