Monday, 19 October 2009

Just Another Manic Monday



I was leading a PR Workshop for women who have just set up their own businesses today.
There was a fascinating group of people including two women who make clothes and accessories out of recycled products and fabric.
Normally I work from home on a Monday which gives me the chance to sort myself out after a busy weekend.
Not so this week and it looks even busier as each day passes.
I am posting a picture here of what I wore on Saturday night when we had a lovely dinner at my friend's home.
The black dress is a Karen Millen dress which I won on eBay.
Please bear with me and I will respond to all comments as soon as I can but for now I've got dinner to cook, homework to check, baths to run and bedtime stories to read before I can relax.
I think I will read Dogger tonight by Shirley Hughes.
My son loves it no matter how many times I read it - and I love it too.
What's your favourite bedtime story (yours or your child's)?

Today I wore:
Dress - Next
Long sleeved top - LK Bennett
Tights - TK Maxx
Shoes Clarks.

13 comments:

  1. Wow you look amazing, that black dress is fab with those tights!
    Very pretty :)

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  2. The black dress is beautiful, love the flower (pin?). I also love your Monday look- something different, a little more laid-back but really nice. Love a pop of color!

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  3. I love that black dress... you look so sleek and really fab.

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  4. That is a gorgeous dress and looks absolutely DYNAMITE on you!

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  5. The black dress is fab on you.
    I love Dogger too, it's my favourite along with Alfie and Mog plus Peace at Last!

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  6. Great Karen Millen dress.

    We love Dogger here too, other faves are Guess How Much I Love You, and The Hungry Caterpiller.

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  7. OMG! I luv the Karen Millen dress it's GORGEOUS!
    You look FABULOUS!!!:))
    xoxox,
    Gerri

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  8. You look super amazing in the black number....wowwwyy..as for favorite bedtime story...I'm quite old for one...but I do remember loving the bed time stories my mom used to make up on her own. When I was a little girl, I had these picture frames of cats on my wall - there was momma cat, the nerdy baby cat, the rebel cat, the musical cat, and the girl cat. Well, she used to create bed time stories around those figures. I would just lay there in complete heaven as I imagined the cats on my walls taking on a life of their very own:)

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  9. hank you all so much for the comments.
    Penny - what a clever Mom.

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  10. Hi there-lovely dresses and hope you have a great Tuesday my dear!!

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  11. Your grey dress with the tights looks great and you look quite sophisticated in the black.

    The Winnie the Pooh books are the ones I remember as favorites when my girls were small.

    Darla

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  12. Black dress is gorgeous! Both Zoe and I love The Velveteen Rabbit - brings tears everytime. We keep it in our special box of Christmas books and enjoy snuggling up in bed with it. Have a great week Hx

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  13. I love the dress! The PR workshop sounds like such a neat thing to do, and I'm sure you were a wonderful leader.

    I used to make my parents read the same books over and over when I was little. Eventually I memorized them. (This was before I learned how to read.)

    I remember The Owl and the Pussycat and Goodnight Moon being favorite bedtime stories, though I'm sure there are many, many more.

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