Wednesday, March 10, 2010

I like like like it

My friend Jenae Sterkenburg took these pictures. And it was great, because I asked, and she said: "sure". But then she realized I wanted them taken outside and she said: "but it's cold and I'm tired". So she watched my baby for me while I took my own photos (which did not turn out at all because it wasn't light enough out).

Upon returning to fetch my baby (who enjoyed etch-a-sketching and guitar-a-playing) she heard of my sorrows and offered to take the pictures after all. Even better, she edited them all super fancy so that the lighting would be right (she is the photoshop pro!). Suffice to say, this made me very happy!

You see, this pleased me muchly because this blog means a lot to me. It means a lot to me because it enables me to connect to other like minded individuals (ie. fashion obsessed individuals), and also because it is a creative outlet. As a mom-I'm the mom! (my baby says: "mumum", I say: "that's me! I'm the mum!")- it can be hard to be social. 7pm bedtimes can really be detrimental to your social life (as can going on random tangents about being the mum. I'm the mum!!).

Also, I paint. I write. Well, maybe, let's say: "I painted. I wrote." Because now I mostly stack blocks. Don't get me wrong, I still paint and write, just not as often; and it's not as easy. So this, this is kimcreative. Plus, even if it were easier to do those other things, I'd still blog. Because I like it. I like like like it.

I also like you. All of you. Whichever you you are. And especially YOU! I especially like you.

Heart: Kimberellie

outfit details:

skirt, thrifted RW & co.: $ 3
shoes, naturalizer: $30
shirt, thrifted: $2
bow, from a skirt
bracelet, tiffany & co.: gift from husband
tights, joe fresh style: $3
other bracelets: I took them off Jenae's table on the way out the door

Oh, and about the outfit, right the outfit!! Well, I thought I would experiment with mixing patterns, because, well, everyone else is doing it. And there's nothing like the thrill of conforming.


  1. so cute! i love your blouse and the way you put the bow with it. it looks very vintage and sweet. and your shoes are amazing!

  2. wow, your outdoor pictures rock! Oh, and I have a serious crush on both your skirt and shirt, so so cute!

  3. This outfit is amazing, every piece your wearing is TO DIE FOR!



  4. I love the print on your skirt and don't get me started on those beautiful shoes!
    Lovely photos.

  5. Oh, I love me a bit of pattern mixing. It's very now and you do it so well.
    I adore those shoes too. So cute.
    BTW, I have a cute little giveaway on my blog if you are interested. :)

  6. This is an adorable outfit! I love the pattern mixing and the pictures really are good :D.

    Also, I get what you mean about connecting with like-minded individuals. I wonder what I'd be like if it weren't for the internet :O.

  7. Great outfit. You wear things I would never in a million years think to wear or put together but you make things beautiful. I love your explanation of the creative through your clothes and blogging. I understand the need for creative. At this space in life I don't have time (or room in my house) for scrapbooking, card making or crafts but planning my wedding definitely fills that need!
    Sorry for not commenting tons...I read every entry but I read them on my phone where there is no comment option!

  8. hey! i love the mixing of prints and how thrifty this is. also, i noticed you added me to your blog list. thank you!


  9. This look is so much fun! I love the print mixing, and how you tied it all together with dark accessories. And your pics always turn out so lovely. May I ask what kind of camera you use? I'm hoping to buy one in the next month or two, so I'm trying to get some ideas. Thank you :)

  10. Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a sweet comment, you are too adorable and that outfit is perfect perfect perfect!!! I hope you don't mind if I follow you.

  11. I love the mix of patterns in this outfit. And you have the cutest smile. I'm a mom too, though mine are teenagers already. I love to connect with other moms who love to dress up like I do. Have a great day! xoxo

  12. wonderfullll!!! I love the pattern mix!! Ah I totally get what you mean with the mom needs a blog..mommy time is crucial, socializing too! some of my best friends, I have yet to meet lol.
    Aw I'm honored that you asked, I would love to be qa part of Mom Fashion Bloggers Unite!!
    (LOVE the name!)

  13. Oh my god. I love love LOVE IT!!!

    That shirt is gorgeous and the tie and the pattern and the shoes and oh gosh, the whole thing is just so darned wonderful.

  14. I love this outfit, mixed patterns always add great texture to an outfit. Those shoes are great too, can't believe they're "naturalizers"! thanks for all your sweet comments on my blog!

  15. ...I knew you especially liked me:)


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