Monday, May 13, 2013

Brights, Floral Dr. Martens and Last Names

"I'm gonna name her Vicky,"
Princess Sparkles said as she held up a bug she decided to keep as a pet.
"I thought you named her Katy," I said.
"Well her first name is Katy and her last name is Vicky."
Princess Sparkles thought for a sec then...
"I know, her last name is Plant because she eats plants."
"Well is your last name, Spaghetti?" Camouflage asked from the kitchen.
"No.  But your last name should be Spicy Stuff and [Bucket] should be Yogurt!"

EARRINGS - Cynde Daniels
BRACELET - iSanctuary
NECKLACE - M. Haskell
BOOTIES - Forever 21
DENIM VEST - Forever 21
BRACELET - iSanctuary
EARRINGS - Cynde Daniels
NECKLACE - Made by the kids
BOOTIES - Dr. Martens

The bright colored outfit is what I wore for Mother's Day.  The dress is from a boutique in Fullerton and I paired it with the necklace Fair Isle and Henley bought me for Mother's Day.  Since the necklace had yellow in it, I decided to go all out and wear a yellow cardigan.  I wore the boots to offset the girliness.  The white dress, vest and docs I wore to a school performance Princess Sparkles had on Saturday.  Linking it up to "Inspiration Monday" from Two Birds.

Princess Sparkles shows off Katy Vicky Plant

Mr. Bucket Yogurt

For Mother's Day I told Camo I wanted to spend time shopping with my mom.  So Fair Isle and I went on a "road trip" to our favorite Goodwills.  Although we did eventually eat (after all the GWs closed), Fair Isle and I joked that we'd forgo eating for shopping.  I guess if Sparkles was to give me a last name it'd be Shopping!

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Mitha Komala said...

love your dr martens! :) you look gorgeous in both outfits! xx

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Carrie said...

Great outfits! I like the bright colors of the first and how you offset the girliness with the boots. Love your denim vest with the second outfit! Some quality time with mom at Goodwill sounds like a great way to spend Mother's Day. :)

Frannie Pantz said...

LOL Well we have three different last names in our house (my oldest has my maiden name, I have my married name and my younger two have their dad's last names) so it can definitely get confusing. I love when you tell stories about your kids. It reminds me of stories with my kids! I love your floral Doc Martens! And that pretty bright dress is great for shopping!

Kim Alston said...

Happy Mother's Day to you Claire! You're my favorite blog family. HaHa I always love hearing the adventures. Love the mix of colors in the first outfit and that white dress and jean dress is rockin girl! Have a great week!

Patti said...

Happy Mother's Day! I love the story of Katy Plant. And your dresses - so pretty. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday xoxo

mary kiss said...

Love your outfit and your kids are adorable and cute!


Yvonne said...

i'm obsessed with with your second outfit! your daughter has the same sass as you!


Style Me B.A.D said...

OMG! Bucket is so cute!!!
And I am lusting over those doc martens!!

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

Your family is so adorable, they are growing up quickly! I LOVE the colourful outfit, you are my fashion inspiration from when I am a Mum one day!

Teddi said...

sparkles makes me laugh. camo is funny too. claire, your clothes are marvelous. sounds like you had a wonderful day with mom. the photos of your children always make my heart smile. :)

gracefully50 said...

Haha. You really should write a book of all the cute things your kiddos say. Really cute & funny!
You look GREAT in both outfits! Glad you got to shop for Mother's Day!

Maiken said...

Claire, your kids are just brilliant, as always! like honestly, every time I read about them I smile or laugh! oh and I absolutely adore the first outfit. it's just super pretty and those bright happy shades are perfect.

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A N D Y S T Y L E said...

Pretty looks and pics ;))

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Francesca Romana Capizzi said...

Claire you look stunning in color blocking and your kids are amazing!
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Dawn Elliott said...

Who knew that yellow, orange, and magenta would look so awesome together? Both outfits are is the narrative!

Megan, said...

i love all the colors! Xo, Megan,

Mrs C said...

Your pictures always makes me smile.. you making your children part of the blog is just cute, I love the expression on their faces and the outfit that their stylish mom puts together!

Jessi said...

I love how you always have 2 outfits for the inspiration and they're both amazing! I'm loving the rich color blocking in your first look! So cute. And the second look is so breezy and perfect for summer!

MIH Janise said...

I love the white dress and the denim vest. So cute on you!!!


Mary Jo at TrustYourStyle said...

Claire Shopping, I think it has a good ring to it. I wonder how Vicky Plant is doing? So good to talk to you yesterday - can't wait to see you soon :)
xo Mary Jo

Kelly Stunna Jr said...

so cute!!!

C. Pepe said...

Lovely pics:) C, xoxo.

Anonymous said...

I loved the stories! Well, look, Katy Vicky Plant is a nice name, considering I have 7 names (I am not joking)! So 3 can be very cool! I loved your kids, they are so sooo pretty! Just like you, and I like your style - the bright colors are great and the Dr Martens? Amazing! I love denim and white as well, so, your outfit is just perfect!

Ann said...

All your pics are always cool and fun. I love your Doc Martens.

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Mileide Almeida said...

Claire i love the first pic...the amazing mix colors...lovely!

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Jill said...

Gorgeous mama!

Anonymous said...

pretty photos, the kids are so cute!!

charmeuse said...

Nice pics ;)

Beauty Follower said...

I like the colour combo in the first picture :)

Beauty Follower said...

Love the colour combo of the first outfit!