Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Would You Be Proud of Me?

My big sister is arriving via the train in just a week from tomorrow, and my annual butterflies are back in my stomach where they belong. Nice. I always wanted a big sister growing up, now that I have one, I couldn't love her any more if I tried. She is so talented, and so amazing - she is everything a big sister should be and anything I can do pales in comparison. But I so badly want her to be proud of me. So, every year before I see her I spend that last two or so weeks before she comes running around like a chicken with it's head cut off trying to make sure everything is "perfect." When will I learn to accept that my best is good enough?{blouse/thrifted ~ skirt/thrifted ~ vest/thrifted ~ sandals/LuLu*s ~ bracelet/Charlotte Russe ~ sunglasses/ModCloth}

I realized only after taking these pictures that I wore that same blouse + vest in my last post. I'm a little disappointed, since I usually try to avoid that kind of thing, but I didn't have much time to get dressed, so this is what you get. On the plus side these are my new sandals (yes! I finally found a good pair!) which I got for just $17 including shipping. Woohoo! I love them. They are adorable and super comfy - which is always a good thing. You can't see it it in these pictures, but they have this adorable little ruffle on the back. I'll have to get a shot of it next time I wear them.

Oh! And don't forget to enter my giveaway! I'll be drawing the winner next Monday!


10 comments:

  1. I WANT A BIG SISTER. *Pouts* Sorry. Willi said I am not good at pouting so I am working on it. Can I have a marshmellow?
    I like it, and you are so cruel 8-P This shirt and vest look great with the skirt. Poor skirt, poor outfit, you made it feel bad. I think it is great!
    I like your sandals. I think mine are cooler 8-D Mine look Greek. Hehehe, 8-D Just kidding. Yours are cute...er, if shoes can be cute.
    Love, as always, Jack.
    By the way. Your sister, I know her. And she would be proud of you, she is proud of you. And the only reason she isn't packed yet is because she wants an old suit case.

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  2. I'd be proud of you based on your beautiful hair. x hivenn

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  3. i just love the denim skirt + crochet vest combo...not to mention the floral! you look adorable. :)

    p.s. nobody can be perfect, so why worry? those who love you will love you because of your imperfections.

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  4. Don't worry about being perfect dear, no one is and she will be proud of you - that's what families do for each other. :)
    http://www.fashionaddictgirl.com

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  5. You look gorgeous, lovely outfit!
    I'm sure your sister is proud of you, all you can do is be yourself :) your family will just love you for who you are.
    Rebecca x

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  6. Hi :)
    Thank you for your lovely comment! Dont you want to try your luck in my giveaway? Love Lois xxx

    http://lisforlois.blogspot.com/

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  7. I totally want your hair!!!! How did you get it like that?!?!?!
    I also want your sunglasses:) Super cute!
    But I mostly want your hair!!!
    *Allie*
    ps have fun with your big sis!
    www.allieinterrupted.blogspot.com

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  8. oh sibling competitiveness is tough! i have a big sister AND a little sister, and it's hard to not compare yourself. especially if they are both having an up period in their lives and you are having a down period! as long having a supportive network outside of it to ground you though really helps
    xx

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  9. This is still my favorite post you've ever done. Seriously. You are a knockout in that outfit. (Maybe I like it because the style is more geared toward my own, haha)

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