what i wore wednesday

welcome to wiww!  if you’re new here, i post weekly pictures of my outfits for motivation to get out of my sweats and put a little effort into myself.  i just found this great post from a long time weekly wiww participant that puts why we do what we do in better words than i ever could.

i only have a few pictures to share, some from india, one from home.  to be honest, i haven’t been feeling great since we got home last friday night and i’ve only gotten dressed once since then!

my outfits were pretty basic and super conservative while we were in india.  i either wore ankle length skirts or long yoga pants everyday with a shirt or sweater that went past my buns and a scarf.  i wore either these black flats or my converse every day.  the flats are now in the trash.

a young friend of mine went to india with our church last year and bought a couple traditional punjabi tops that she let me borrow.  i just wore a long sleeve shirt under them.

our chilliest day was in agra at the taj majal – i really could’ve used another layer of clothing!  the scarves ended up being an essential item of clothing each day.  i forgot it one day and totally regretted it.  not only does every woman wear one, but they were great for covering up necklines and keeping a little extra warm, not to mention a great filter for dusty and smelly areas.  going into a bathroom without a scarf to breathe into was unthinkable!

the one day i got dressed at home was to drop off the kids at shcool, run errands and go to bible study at night.

sweater – old navy

scarf – forever 21

shirt & boots – target

leggings (2 pairs – i was cold) – walmart

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i added a few new goodies to the shop yesterday and wanted to share!

tiny pouches, ruffled scarves, checkbook covers, posy pins, zippered pouches and covered notebooks.

my favey-fave addition is the sparkling champagne ruffled scarf – it has the softest silver sparkle to the pretty creamy fabric!

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    Welcome back, Lindsey! I can’t imagine NEEDING a scarf to breathe into in the bathroom. Ugh. One of the less than pleasant parts of the trip it sounds like. Looks like you managed to stay super cute despite the clothing limitations. Thanks for keeping up WIWW for us. :)

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    the pictures in India are so cool, I absolutely LOVE the sewing machine one. thanks for the party!

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    I’ve always wanted to visit India, so I appreciate the insight on clothing. You still looked great in India, even while covering up! ;)

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    Our church has a missions team that goes to India. ‘Love the pic of you with the sewing machine! Have a great week! -Marci

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    WOW, seeing photos from India is a-mazing. I can’t wait to hear more about it. Hope you feel better soon!!

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    Yay! I can’t wait to come and buy some of your goods at the Blissdom Handmade Marketplace!!!

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    How exciting to go to India! That was fantastic!

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    I might have to hop over to your shop and buy that mustrad scarf. I love your style! :)

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    You sure looked great despite the smells and restrictions! Hope you start feeling better.

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    I know it’s a tough trip but I’m so glad you made it to India. Amazing.

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    Love the photos from India!

    Mary Ellen
    The Working Home Keeper

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    Those pictures are awesome! I love the one with the sewing machine, what a cool experience!
    My fave outfit is the last one, with the Chambray shirt, cardi and scarf! Adorable!!

    *I just linked-up :)

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    Your trip sounds fantastic! What an incredible opportunity to do something like that!

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    I really like the sparkling champagne ruffled scarf. Are you thinking about doing more sparkling scarves in different colors?

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    Lovin’ the scarves while in India…and lovin’ that sewing machine, too!

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    What a cool sewing machine!!!
    Only you could look so cute doing missionary work in India :)

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    Love those scarves!!

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    So glad that you had such an uplifting experience in India. I’ve really enjoyed reading about it :0)

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    I love the photo of you with the sewing machine! I’ve been reading some of your India posts. So glad that you were able to have that experience. And I hope you are feeling better very soon. :)

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    OMG the Taj! What a magical place. I was there in 2004 and was awestruck. Thanks for the memory.

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    I love the travel photos. So cute.

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    Thank you for hosting What I Wore Wednesday!!! I always look forward to it!!! So many pretty outfits!

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    I just placed my first Pleated Poppy order! I have been waiting for that mustard scarf! Cant wait to wear it!

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    always love your style~

    and your recent trip sounds exciting.

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