Well, of course I said, "Yes, I'll take it off of your hands!" My friend Krista and her family were visiting from IL, and she went shopping with me. I found the cutest coat, but I couldn't decide on cobalt blue or tangerine orange. Krista wanted me to get the orange, saying that I needed to wear more bright colors (yes, I know
In an effort to wear more color, I attempted the whole "color blocking" thing in slightly less obnoxious hues than... tangerine. I sent this picture to Krista, and she suggested I write a post on frugal fashion...
Well, I'm not exactly sure how to give advice on frugal fashion, but most of my wardrobe are Goodwill finds.
Free... The white pants are Rock Stars from Old Navy (with the gift card from Megan).
$4...... The yellow and white striped shirt is a Charlotte Russe (second hand from Goodwill... I'm a Goodwill-junkie :).
Free... The yellow shoes are hand-me-ups from Laura (my older of two younger sisters).
$1....... The teal infinity scarf is cut up from a maternity shirt I got at a yard sale (see how to do it here).
Total cost to me... approximately $5.
Lucas' soccer coach made the comment to him that he must really like orange... That's when I realized I had dressed my child in only two different colors: orange and gray. Even his water bottle was orange and gray!
And then, just to make it worse, I looked down...
...and all I saw was gray and green. Really?! How manic can I be? ...and how embarrassing! I'm so glad my boys aren't old enough to realize how dorky I made them look :).
...okay, so I just realized that Jason's running shoes in the bottom picture are also orange and gray. I promise that I didn't pick those out, too!
Somebody please tell me I am not the only mother who has dressed their children so awful and only realized it when in public!
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