This is what I wore for the Mom’s Club Christmas Party this week. I had to get all fancied up because I’m on the party planning committee. Sounds important, huh? Not really. It just means that I cooked and made crafty little snow globes until my fingers fell off.
Anyway, I was getting ready and I slipped my shoes on forgetting to take off my snuggly knee high Christmas socks. I looked in the mirror and loved what I saw. I asked the hubs if they could fly. (He usually doesn’t like my outfits, so I was prepared for the worst) He said I kindof looked like the legs from the Muppets, but it was festive and he liked it. SERIOUS?! Awwww yeah!
I headed out to the party and quickly realized I was overdressed, and that everyone was glancing down at my feet. One mom said “you look so fashionable!” I think that is code for “you are dressed really funky”. There were several moms there that I hadn’t met before. One asked me if I was just there to help with crafts. When I told her “no, I’m a mom”, she asked if I was a teenager. Mmm, thanks? It’s so obvious I don’t fit in with the “normal moms” in my mom’s club.
Whatevs, I didn’t even care. I loved my sparkly, festive, muppetish outfit and I love being a mom.
Moral of the story? Dress to make yourself happy, be comfortable in your skin, and just be you.
Black shiny cropped pants – Old Navy
Red cardigan – Gap Outlet
Skinny black belt – Target
Sequin tank – AJ Wright (bought this like 4 years ago, and found it with the tags still on behind the drawer of my dresser!)
Black booties – Charlotte Russe
Muppet Christmas socks – Walmart day after Christmas last year.
Accessories – NONE! I can’t find them. They are in a box somewhere!