Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Valentine's Day - #fivetake

Five take is where NicoleRebeccaClaire ,Becky and I all take a theme or item of clothing and wear it in our own way. 

In my past life Valentine's Day would mean a lovely dinner out at a fine restaurant with a few glasses of wine gazing lovingly at my partner....


However life has changed. Valentine's Day now means eating something I've whipped up in the kitchen (perhaps eaten with a plastic fork if my child nicks off with mine again) with a chicken pox-infested toddler while bickering with my husband over whose turn it is to take her to the potty. Oh yes the romance may not have died, but it has taken a severe beating.


So, what to wear. Well, just because I won't be going out, doesn't mean I can't dress up so here is me in my pretty Simply Be maxi dress that I bought a couple of years ago for dressing up (glam nights), and down (denim jacket and gold flat sandals in summer).






Given I'm not going to be leaving the house, I didn't bother with shoes, but a necklace is always a must and I like the girlyness of this one from Primark.



So what do you do to celebrate Valentine's day? Either single or coupled, how do you treat yourself?

4 comments:

  1. The dress looks great on you, so chic!

    We postponed Valentine's Day celebration to next week... so I'm just studying today.

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  2. Cute dress! You're so right.. it's good for dressing up or down. I'll be looking for a similar one to add to my wardrobe this summer. Happy Valentine's Day (looks like we are all having a non-romantic one!)

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  3. I love that dress! It would look fab with the denim jacket and gold sandals you mentioned.

    I'm glad you treated yourself to dressing up:)

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