Thursday, May 29, 2008

Of shopping & zippers!

During my two week blogging break I had a lot of fun spending time with my daughter's. One of the highlights was a Saturday shopping trip to Altoona, PA. Altoona is about one hour away from our town. Many people here shop there because of the bigger mall and a better selection of stores. As well as a Target, Kohls, a Micheals, and an AC Moore. I could go on and on! One of our main objectives was a white dress for Lori's Senior Class Dress up Day. Senior Dress Up Day is a tradition in our schools. The senior girls wear White Dresses and the senior boys wear white shirts. The white outfits set them apart from the rest of the students and there is senior luncheon. The white dress is a nice idea but I don't think anyone realizes how hard it is too find a white dress!

We found the "perfect" white dress after only 2 stores. It took a little longer to find the "right" shoes. Everything in shoes was either too casual or too dressy. We finally found them at Kohl's. ON SALE too!

The day before the dress up day, the zipper on Lori's "perfect" dress broke!

Lori and I were both in a panic. After the shopping trip to another town four days before where were we going to find another "white" dress?? I have no talent for sewing so fixing it myself was out of the question. I called several friends and finally got the phone number for a new shop opening in our area. The nice lady there fixed the zipper for us and we could relax!


Thank heaven for people who can sew!


Connie said...

Glad you all had fun shopping & having some "mother & daughter" time :) The Senior Dress Up Day idea is really cool~I wonder if they do it here @ our High School? That looks like the perfect dress & shoes~you all lucked out!

That's awful about the zipper breaking!! I would've panicked too, as I'm not much of a seamstress either ;) Glad you were able to find someone to fix it in time :)

Tracy said...

The white dress is cute! Glad you were able to get the zipper fixed in time!

I've tagged you for a short Meme on my blog. :)