Dailies

Knittedness – Nat Days 6-8

Apparently the beginnings of my weeks are rather full, leaving little time to post DADIM pics. Have no fear, I have been faithful! With a knitted skirt theme, even.

Nat day 6

Shirt: H&M, few years ago. Skirt: New York & Company, thrifted. Boots: Chaps (from Day 3). Earrings: wooden, from a market in Krakow, Poland.

Monday (Day 6) I got to take a pic with a fellow DADIM-er, the only one I actually know of in my area! So glad you’re joining us this year, Megan! And I’m so thankful for your friendship.

Shirt (red): super cheap at a mall store in Prague, CZ. Skirt: Mixit, hand-me-down from a friend's sister. Shoes: Toms (again!).

Shirt (red): super cheap at a mall store in Prague, CZ. Shirt (black): The Limited, thrifted. Skirt: Mixit, hand-me-down from a friend’s sister. Leggings: I honestly don’t remember. Shoes: Toms (again!).

What happens when you take your DADIM pic w/ small group peeps in your kitchen. :)

What happens when you take your DADIM pic w/ small group peeps in your kitchen.

Tuesday (Day 7) the knitted skirt series continued. My first showing of leggings this month, and I honestly ended snipping the waistline by the end of the day because it had annoyed me so much. Yup, still need to search for the perfect pair of leggings.

Thankful to my small group ladies who helped me take the pic and even joined me for one–love these women!

Jacket: Gap, hand-me-down. Shirt: H&M. Skirt: Old Navy, hand-me-down. Boots: Chaps again!

Jacket: Gap, hand-me-down. Shirt: H&M. Skirt: Old Navy, hand-me-down. Boots: Chaps again!

And today (Day 8)! Yes, I cropped off my head in the pic. Let’s just say I was making a bit of a ridiculous face that I wanted to spare everyone… My weather widget is promising highs in the 80s tomorrow, so I hope to be able to put away the knitted skirts and boots…at least for a few days!

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caryn day six — comfy geometric dress

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this is one of my favorite dresses because it is comfy without looking like pjs.

dress — poppy garden

jewelry — Dillard’s (Kenneth Cole, I think)
cami bra — soma
shoes — toms
son — the fabulous lemo, all dressed up for his choir concert

see you tomorrow!

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caryn day five — cinco de mayo

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today we had a cinco do mayo party at a friends house, so I wore my mexican dress! ole!

dress — cowgirl justice

earrings — towns and reese
necklace — diamond from my grandmother made into a necklace by my hubby
leggings — alternative
flip flops — gap
friend — fellow dress a dayer, Heather

see you tomorrow!

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Generosity – Nat Day 5

A little more than three years ago we were in a mall somewhere in Alabama. My sister-in-law needed to return/exchange something at Banana Republic, and encouraged me to look around for a dress for my upcoming wedding rehearsal. Although skeptical I would find anything that I liked or could afford, I browsed through the selection.

Dress: Banana Republic. Shoes: Pierre Dumas, thrifted.

Posing with some skirt-wearing friends today–looking lovely, ladies! Dress: Banana Republic. (Pointy) shoes: Pierre Dumas, thrifted.

Then we found this–a wrap dress made of soft navy material with a belt (that you can’t see here) that ties at your left hip. When my sister-in-law saw me step out of the dressing room, she insisted it be mine. It was well over my price range (around $100!), but she offered to pay for half. I was so thankful.

Since my wedding’s rehearsal I’ve worn this dress a number of times–weddings, church, etc. Amber, thank you for your sweet generosity and for sharing girly sister moments with me, among other things. Blessed to have you in our family!

Many of us probably have stories of dresses for which we’ve overpaid to wear once. Instead, have you ever paid a hefty amount for a dress, but then worn it multiple times?

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Chilly Saturday – Nat Day 4

Saturday mornings have become one of my favorite times of the week, especially if they include sleeping in and making breakfast with my husband. So thankful for these opportunities to rest, make memories and laugh with him!

Dress: Gap, thrifted. Jeans: Old Navy, thrifted. Shoes: Toms.

Dress: Gap, thrifted. Jeans: Old Navy, thrifted. Shoes: Toms.

This Saturday was a bit chilly (60s), so skinny jeans accompanied my shirt dress. (And yes, those Toms again, already.) While I’m quite ready for warmer weather, I admit I’m kind-of enjoying the challenge to wear skirts and stay warm.

I see knit skirts in my near wardrobe future…

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