Wednesday, July 8, 2009

DREAMSICLE


I got a pretty new dress!

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Once again, a Sears purchase. I always feel so Brady Bunch getting by Sunday best at Sears, but what can I say? I'm not picky, I couldn't give two hoots about labels and quite frankly, it's what's convenient and affordable.

Anyway, I spotted this dress way back in April and really, really loved it. It was regularly $50, but most of the time, it was on sale for $30. Since one can never accept a first offer, I took my chances and waited ... and waited ... and waited ... until ...

This past weekend, I was raiding the clearance rack at the good ole' Roebuck and Co. and there it was in all it's sherbet-hued, ruffly glory ... for $15. Score!

It just may be...

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*ahem*

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Do NOT try to steal my spotlight!

... sorry about that ...

It just may be the PERFECT summer dress!

The only downfall with all the neck-rufflage, which I discovered on my 2.5 miles walk along a busy road from job #1 to job #2, is that one stiff gust of wind from behind, and I look like this ...

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20 comments:

  1. I LOVE that last pic of you and your husband! You look so happy and just adorable! What a great dress, too!

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  2. That dress is gorgeous! you look gorgeous in it too, i love love the picture of you and your husband, you both look very happy, it's such a spontaneous/fresh picture of you both :)

    and lmao at the last picture, that made me laugh! haha.

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  3. That dress is sooo cute! Good job with the waiting!

    And your Dilophosaurus cracked me up. I am not sure if you are old enough to have seen Jurassic Park in the theater, but those were the SCARIEST ones to my teenage mind LOL!

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  4. Very pretty dress, great price! You look fab as always!

    What a cute couple you guys are!

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  5. Great dress - good things come to those who wait! Your post was hilarious - I really enjoy your writing style.

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  6. bahahahaha! You look great in that last pic! ha...so clever!
    Your hubby and you are sweeter than pie.

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  7. SO CUTE! You, the new dress, and your hubby! Aww...

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  8. Thanks all for your awesome comments! I was cracking myself up the whole time I was writing this post. Glad to hear you enjoyed it as well :)

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  9. Sears? Really! Who knew! That dress is super cute. I might just start browsing at Sears.

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  10. That is just too funny!!!
    First, Sears has some wonderful buys -- In my book, they've always been known for quality -- not sure who would dismiss good ole' Sears.

    Secondly, that dress is just fabulous -- love the print and that collar ruffle is just adorable. Awesome find!

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  11. I just adore your knew dress, Kyla. And, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE you guys!!!

    P.S. Where's my "grand-pup" Iggy Pop?

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  12. What a beautiful dress! And that is the cutest pic of you and your hubby!

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  13. Love the pics of you and your husband! What a great couple!

    I'm laughing over the last picture, where do you find these? LOL!

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  14. Ha! I just laughed out loud and my husband asked if I was okay. LMSO!

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  15. I love that dress- the cut and the print! I was surprised last year to find some great boots at Sears while the husband looked at a fridge or something...
    Now I totally will scope dresses. That looks precious on you!

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  16. I spotted the same dress at my Sears today and thought of you! Unfortunately I'm far to pale to pull off brights and whites, but it looks amazing on you.

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  17. pretty dress...love the colors

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  18. That dress is so cute! You and your husband make such a great couple! Great pics :)

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  19. I love the dress and laughed SO HARD at your dino photo.

    You have amazing style. :0)

    www.adoredaustin.com

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  20. God Made Me fuNkyJuly 21, 2009 at 10:47 AM

    The dress is so so so cute, wish I could borrow it!

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