Back to School Shopping

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When I was a girl, I worshiped the bible of Seventeen magazine, especially the Back to School issue.

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Yesterday I got my hair and eyebrows done. I'll color my hair this weekend. I also bought the supplies to give myself a French manicure, and FINALLY got the necklace fixed that I broke on Christmas day. Today I went shopping for the boy and ended up buying some more wedges

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and falling in love with these:

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Now, I've been in shorts and t-shirts all summer, and from April on, I wore my Crocs to school. So I've gone from zero to painful in just a day ;)

I'm planning what to wear. I bought this dress last fall but haven't worn it because it's a bit low cut. Mine is gray and blue, though. I thought it was very Lorelei Gilmore.

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I have three skirts of the same length, and I have these shoes to wear:

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Blame the wedges on my SIL, who mentioned them and made me want them, then I bought 3 pair for $40. Of course, she's five feet tall and I'm 5'7.....

Oh, and these are on the way from Chadwicks, the tortoiseshell ones:

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Now I need to put skirts and blouses together with shoes and accessories to get ready for next week. Sadly, the first day we have to wear matching t-shirts - what's the fun in that????

What about you? Back to school shopper? Shoe lover? Wardrobe planner?

Anyone want to take bets on how long before I'm back in my Crocs?

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6 comments:

Gina Black said...

I've gone from zero to painful in just a day ;)

Hah! That's me when I go to conference.

I would live in my pajamas if I could.

Trish Milburn said...

Gina, I know exactly what you mean!

Mary, you know I'm a shoe lover. You've got lots of cute ones shown here.

Anonymous said...

LOL, Mary. I love the wedges. Very cool.

MaryF said...

Gina, I told my students that I liked to stay in my pjs all day, and one student still, after every holiday, asks me how many days I stayed in my pjs. Today was one, actually.

Trish, it's an addiction. I think I have 5 pair of RED shoes now. I don't even have many red clothes!

Thanks, Mary Beth! When do you go back? And will you be able to wear shoes?

Natalie Damschroder said...

I admit, all I thought when I saw these pictures was "ouch." I'm SO not a shoe person.

MaryF said...

LOL, Natalie!!! They aren't comfy, for sure.

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