Saturday, 12 May 2012

Me-Made-May '12: Week Two Round-up


Monday, May 7th.  Rainy Monday morning and more rain throughout the day in the forecast. 


Daytime:  Crazy busy workday that included an early morning volunteer appreciation committee meeting, department meeting, recess duty, workshop, missed lunch and afternoon coffee break. Yes, I did end up changing my shoes before the day's end.  
Evening Plans:  Pick up my niece from school, drive her home, get some food!!! (I was starving and ate in the car) on my way to the chiropractor and when I got home I passed out on the couch. Oh the exciting life I lead!  

Dress:  Vintage Vogue 9229
made in a medium weight cotton sateen
Pleated Suit Jacket:  The Bay
Black Bow Belt:  Borrowed from another dress
Leopard Print Head Band:  The Bay 
Glasses:  DKNY
My Oh So Sexy Knee Braces:  Ossur
Outer Footwear:  Wedged heel Rubber Boots, Cougar.  
Indoor Shoes:  Red shoes, Steeve Maddin
Wedged heeled shoes, Local. 




Tuesday, May 8th.  Another rainy May morning.

Daytime:  Workday.  
Evening Plans:  Catching up on paper work and watching the next episode of Fashion Star.    

Dress:  Vogue 8577
made in a green and red plaid cotton/silk blend
Glasses:  DKNY
Necklace:  Red stone on silver chain
Outdoor Footwear:  Wedged heel Rubber Boots, Cougar.
Indoor Shoes:  Wedged heeled shoes, Local.  








Wednesday, May 9th.  Finally, they are predicting sunshine and a high of +20!

Daytime:  Workday involves recess duty.   
Evening Plans:  Chiropractor appointment, stop in at the fabric store, and an evening of sewing.

made in 100% cotton fabric
Long Blue Ruffled Sweater:  I.N.C International Concepts
Glasses:  DKNY
Cat-eyed Sunglasses:  Vogue
My Oh So Sexy Knee Braces:  Ossur
Outdoor Footwear:  Mephistos 
Indoor Shoes:  Wedged heeled shoes, Local.







Thursday, May 10th.  Another gorgeous day! 
The +27 C temperature promise that summer is on its way.   

Daytime:  Workday involves recess duty  
Evening Plans:  Pick up my niece from school, drive her home and myself, then pass out on the couch!  I think I'm not used to the heat.  


Dress:  Burda Style 7517
Navy Light Knit Cardigan (worn at work):  Liz Claiborne
Glasses:  DKNY
Cat-eyed Sunglasses:  Vogue
My Oh So Sexy Knee Braces:  Ossur
Outdoor Footwear:  Mephistos 
Indoor Shoes:  Wedged heeled shoes, Local



Friday, May 11th.  We're back to spring time weather, a wee bit cooler than yesterday, about 11 degrees cooler. Sorry, no photographic evidence of MMM'12 outfit.  

Daytime:  Workday involved three recess duties, lots of exercise!  
Evening Plans:  Massage appointment with plans to go to the Winnipeg Art Gallery to catch an art exhibit by Ottawa artist Stephen Hutchings and a group of musicians billed to bring his art to life. By the time I got there tickets were sold out. Drats! So there was downtown shopping instead.  

White Skirt:  Vintage Vogue 2885,
made in a heavy weight cotton sateen stretch
Top:  Marcy Tilton, Vogue 8709
Yellow Coat Sweater:  BCGB
My Oh So Sexy Knee Braces:  Ossur
Outdoor Footwear:  Mephistos 
Indoor Shoes:  Wedged heeled shoes, Local



Saturday, May 12th.   A gorgeous day, lots of sunshine. Don't ask why I took an indoor picture.    

Daytime:  Running what felt like a million errands all across town. Best part of the day, scoring a bag of plantains at 50% off.  Gotta love young student grocery store clerks that don't realize when plantains are perfectly ripe!  
Evening Plans:  Stay in and hopefully get some sewing done.

Pink striped skirt:  Vintage Vogue 2885,
made in 100% linen
Blue Knit Top:  Olsen
Glasses:  Ohh la-la de Paris
Shopping Bag (for carrying all those plantains and other goodies): McCall's 8705
Apron:  Butterick 5263








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