As stay-at-home moms, we are busy. As working moms we are busy. The difference is, that you moms out there at the office, working hard for the mon-ay get a chance to wear nice things.
Us shlepps at home wear jeans or some form of "exercise" pant day in, day out. Day in, day out. Oh, and top those off with some nice functional hoodies. Also, I have forgotten what "hip" shoes are, because I'm always speed-walking to and from school and everywhere else, so as not to let my ass become as gargantuan as it wants to, so I'm mostly in running shoes. Or some sort of clunky black boots to keep my frozen toes from falling off. Winter blowz.
Then, when the weekend arrives, we are freaking tired, and a good book trumps an evening out at some bar filled with 20-somethings in tight mini dresses any day. Plus, we have no mini dresses any longer. Actually, some of us never did. Maybe just some really pale, super high-wasted jeans and a crop-top. So sad.
Luckily every now and then someone will get married or kick the bucket, so then we can actually dust off all those pretty things way at the back of our closets, whore-up the face, dig for the fun jewellery that would normally scratch the little people in our lives and look HAWT.
Ha ha, don't get upset about the death joke. I kid. Funerals are no picnic.
But what I'm saying is basically this: I have a few really pretty things that I almost NEVER get to enjoy. Yes, yes, fashion-forward girls like Sarah and Curtise make every day a super awesome lookin' fab day, but the rest of us might not have the balls.
I got out all my fun stuff for a day and took pictures, and now I'm forcing you to enjoy them too! Plus, it's January, and January is so freaking lousy with boredom and greyness, that I encourage all of you (and you men too--what the hell. Maybe you have a Boba Fett tie or something you've been dying to wear) to get out all those pretty things you miss, and roll around in them for an hour or two.
Things I miss:
These shoes...which I've NEVER even worn out anywhere, but one HAS to have a pair of super slick-shiny black shoes...
|Oh hello--I am so SHINY|
THESE shoes--which I think are kinda sexay in a retro way...
|FALSE EYELASHES !!!|
LIPSTICK RED SHOES. OH YUMMY.
|yeah--roll up to the schoolyard wearing these|
I love this dress. Will I ever wear this dress again?!? SCREW YOU, SUPER COMFY BLACK YOGA PANTS
|ooo--can you see the gorgeous red satin handbag I'm showcasing? |
The weirdest part was getting The Man to take these dress pics...
I love these shoes. I love them. They HATE ME. They KILL my feet if I wear them longer than 15 minutes. Frowny face.
This shirt...because it has SATIN SLEEVES! OOOOOO SATIN...and cleavage...
satin is yummy-nummy.
GOLD THINGS! Because they are SO DISCO-GOOD!
|bracelet and necklace ~ H&M|
clutch ~ Value Village