Wednesday, February 1, 2012

WIWW AND Penelope Lane Parties

 This is my second week of joining the "What I wore Wednesday" Challenge started by Lindsey over at the Pleated Poppy. She started this WIWW to help us get out of our pj's and put more effort into ourselves each day. I have to say it has been really helpful. I was finding myself in my sweats more and more, so this has been a great challenge and a lot of fun (and a little embarrassing, I must say, I am still trying to feel comfortable in front of the camera vs. behind where I usually am).

So without further ado, WIWW....
First off, a little afternoon at the beach with Ella. We went shopping on main street, walked the pier, enjoyed the gorgeous Southern California weather and had a little lunch. It was a fun mommy/daughter date. 
outfit: seriously can't remember, hair wrap in the shop here
I love Seal Beach. 
 Miss Ella Bella in her skinny jeans and new O'Neil shirt and cozy boots

Pump It up Birthday Party (always a treat to chat and catch up with with good friends)
jeans: forever 21, Top: O'neil, shoes: Sears ($7 clearance) 
On my way to do some Valentines photo sessions last Sat. morning
Top: TJ Max, Jeans: Target, Boots: one of those mall shoe stores, Necklace: Allora Handmade
After the photo shoot I picked up Katie and we spend the day at the ability expo at the aquarium. 

After the expo, we hurried home, changed and got ready for a baptism at church for one of our good friends. After we got some frozen yogurt with the kids. dress: old Navy, sweater: Target
On Sunday Bryant and I were asked to speak to the young adults at church (age 18-29) about Dating. My sister is in that group with a lot of her friends, so it ended up being really fun. We shared our story, shared how important dating is, fun date ideas and opened it up for a discussion. This is our third time giving our little talk. Bryant keeps questioning how in the world he gets himself in these speaking situations, but in the end, it is always a really fun and neat experience. above: Bryant and I on our way out and Sandy (my sister) and I at church. 
Monday, I wanted to wear my PJ's, but hurried and got into this outfit. Nothing special, but not PJ's!
Black Jeans: Target, Top: ?,  Ruffled Necklace and shoes: local boutique
Tuesday Night I was off to a bow party  (where other people host Penelope Lane parties, invite their friends, I bring all my hair accessories for their friends and family to try on and shop and then the host gets 10% of what the party earns in free hair accessories). 
above: Carter giving me some loves before I left. 
Boots: payless, hair wrap "the mom" here.

 Super fun bow party hosted by Laura! She had such a great party!

I have recently started shipping "Penelope Lane Parties in a Box!" (see example here) Like a trunk show!  Where you can host an LPL party where ever you live (in the USA) and earn free hair accessories (10% of the party, ex: if the party earns $500, you get $50 worth of hair accessories)!!
I have gals that are on their FIFTH Penelope Lane party because they have so much fun hosting them, their friends enjoy the party and they love getting hair accessories for free!
If you are interested in hosting a party or would like more information, email me

I have enjoyed doing WIWW for the past two weeks and I have enjoyed getting to know so many more bloggers recently. It has been so much fun! 
Now, off to get out of my PJ's and meet a friend for lunch!


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  1. Arent you just as cute as can be!

  2. So adorable! Great pictures.

  3. Stopping by from the pleated poppy! Love your outfits. I think you might not live too far from me! I'm a Socal gal too! Love your blog and all your gorge bows and headbands!