vintage here, vintage there: a vintage easter

April 20, 2011


vintage here, vintage there
Me oh my… I am alive (in case any of you were wondering)!
I was really burnt out after the wedding shower on Saturday. I had been going strong like a cleaning maniac for about two months now, all in preparation for the party and once it was over, I was clearly done for. Throw in the fact that during that two month period I was still in my first trimester of pregnancy, and if you have been pregnant before, you know what that’s like. Your house is super messy from the first trimester woes, then to get it back in working order is like fighting an uphill battle, especially when three little kids are involved. My house is now clean, except the room (and maybe closets) with all the junk thrown in, and the ginormous pile of laundry that won’t seem to go away!
Now we are here. Here being that Easter is this Sunday (you are invited to join us) and True’s fifth birthday is next Tuesday. Don’t even ask me what we are doing for True’s birthday, cause honestly, we don’t even know! We have a few ideas, but so many things are up in the air right now, so we aren’t sure.
Let me first tackle what event is coming up next… Easter! Resurrection Sunday!!! I have been wanting to buy the girls’ new (vintage) outfits, but after all the cleaning I did, I decided, 1) they didn’t really need clothes and 2) I don’t really have extra pennies to buy them more. Okay, maybe I did a slight trade and got one thing, but that isn’t so bad, right?!! The big girls will wear some dresses that were in their closets and haven’t been worn yet (by them), so that is special enough for me.
vintage here, vintage there
True paired my hat with this outfit herself and no, the hot pink shorts underneath aren’t part of the whole deal. At least not on Sunday. It is a bit big and a really stiff polyester, but good thing she loves the dress so she isn’t really complaining about the feel. She says now she gets to be Madeline in this dress. I will just have to take in the sleeves and width of the dress a bit, but then it will be good to go on Sunday.
vintage here, vintage there
I had a couple options for Brave, but settled on this one. I can’t remember if it had been worn before, but it is too adorable to not wear again, especially for such an occasion such as Resurrection Sunday.
vintage here, vintage there
Soulie’s dress is the only one I got and it came from Ms. Tips. Originally, I was thinking something a bit dressier, but really I loved the picnic feel of the dress and she looks darn cute in it, so that sold me!
vintage here, vintage there
The girls are such hams together! It is hard to get them all in one picture because either one is off running around or getting more costumes or just plain not staying still. Imagine next year there will be one more into this mix?!! Crazy!!!
vintage here, vintage there
As for me, I have no clue what to wear just yet. This baby is kinda moody and hard to dress, so who knows what I will feel like wearing on Sunday.
If you still need an Easter outfit here are some of my faves…
Be sure to check out “over there” and see what little lady Ruby might be wearing for Easter. Now that little girl has got some great options! They have even have the shoe department covered. I figured we would figure that out as we were running out the door to church on Sunday morning! Do you have your Easter outfit figured out?

vintage here, vintage there: week one
vintage here, vintage there: week two
vintage here, vintage there: week three, part one
vintage here, vintage there: week three, part two
vintage here, vintage there: week four
vintage here, vintage there: week five
vintage here, vintage there: everyday wear
vintage here, vintage there: outerwear
vintage here, vintage there: texas style
vintage here, vintage there: borrowed
vintage here, vintage there: family outing
vintage here, vintage there: what’s in my bag?
vintage here, vintage there: handmade
vintage here, vintage there: shoes
vintage here, vintage there: love day
vintage here, vintage there: casual
vintage here, vintage there: boy edition
vintage here, vintage there: just me
vintage here, vintage there: soulie and me
vintage here, vintage there: misha lulu mixed in

Don’t forget if you are in the Los Angeles area, you are more than welcome to join us to celebrate Easter! We will have a buffet lunch and the Cupcake Princess (as seen on food network’s Cupcake Wars) will be there with some cupcakes for all who come! And it would be fun to meet some of you!
I will be taking a bit more of a blogging break, (yes, I am still drained) so the next few days will be posts filled with some fun giveaways from me and my sponsors! Promise to be back to normal sometime next week.
xoxo

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