The Mom Outfit

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Over the weekend, the kids and I went to lunch with Santa.  This is about the 3rd or 4th time we’ve seen the guy this month…I’m glad that Julia has yet to ponder about his magical powers.

When an active day with the kids is planned, I need an outfit that is going to work with me.  A printed scarf adds a little color to the blues.  Sometimes it doubles as a blanket or snot catcher…it also works well for make-shift peek-a-boo games.  Red lips help keep the focus away from the bags under my eyes.  And a few basic pieces of jewelry make me feel a little more polished.

shirt, scarf, bag (Loft) – thrifted // jeans, wedges – Target // earrings – vintage // watch – Fossil

12 Comments
  • Polly
    December 20, 2012

    A scarf just does orders doesn’t it.

  • Jen @ Cuddles and Chaos
    December 20, 2012

    So true! Especially the whole snot rag part 😉

  • VanC
    December 20, 2012

    Yes, always snacks on hand and comfort. The small touches like accessories and bright lips truly make a difference in feeling stylish!

  • Gracey at Fashion for Giants
    December 20, 2012

    You look fabulous; I think the scarf is lovely and you were right to choose a print to hide the boogers. You’re very wise.

  • sheree0819
    December 21, 2012

    It does look polished. Very cute post idea..I like it, I like it a lot 😉
    sheree xx

  • Rubys N Purls
    December 21, 2012

    Love the look and I really love your bag!! That was a great thrift find!

  • oomph.
    December 22, 2012

    i love it! the snacks are most definitely a must when travelling outside the home! my son had breakfast with santa at school yesterday along with snow day.

  • Kacie's Kloset
    December 26, 2012

    I love this “mom” outfit! You look great!

    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com
    http://www.daisyraeboutique.com

  • preppyandfunny
    January 2, 2013

    I love this post! You look amazing and I think this is the best mommy look/style ever!
    😉
    XOXO,
    P&F

  • caroline1t
    January 3, 2013

    That is hilarious! I love the outfit.

  • Holly
    January 5, 2013

    Hi!
    I found your post through Links A La Mode as I was also nominated for 3rd Jan!
    I love this post and your layout! Good humour in the name but still such a great outfit!

    Holly x

    http://www.holsdols.blogspot.co.uk

    • aprilgia
      January 8, 2013

      Thanks for stopping by, Holly! Glad you liked the post! ; )

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