If you are a dude, this blog post will repel you.

on November 29, 2008 in Ze Bloggy Goodness with 7 comments by

Because I am about to write an entire post about a dress.

Which is not very much like me. But sometimes, I find a dress or another piece of clothing that I totally ADORE and I can hardly contain myself. As is the case tonight.

Some other lady friends and I went for an impromptu shopping trip tonight. It was real nice- just some bfries hanging out and being normal. It’s weird because 2 years ago, we saw each other every week. Now the four of us live in four different cities.  Bizarro.

But being sappy about friendships is not why I’m here today.  I’m here to tell you about a dress.

Nashville has a handful of sassy Christmas events that I will be attending, so I have to reach down into the heart of me and find that trendy spot.  It is like the Grinch’s heart- 3 sizes too small.

[The part of my heart that loves Chick-fil-A milkshakes, it’s 3 sizes too big. That new peppermint chocolate chip shake….]


Anyways, I couldn’t find a picture of the dress online, so I just had to photo booth it. But if you think I was going to put it on for you, you need to know that I have never been the fashion show type of shopper. And I think it would fit in the category of “weird” to take a picture of myself in a dress to post on my blog.

[But I’ll take 57 pictures of a swollen ankle?  Don’t judge me.]

As for the dress, I just COULD NOT resist showing you the pattern.

OH. MY. BEAUTIFUL.  Seriously.  It’s so cute I can’t even hardly stand it.  It’s from Banana Republic.  Sits right above the knee, short sleeve, 100% silk.

And the COLLAR.  Dear beautiful deep blue silk, will you marry me?  Or at least sit on my neck every day for the rest of my life?  Thanks.

And the piece de resistance. I’ve never passed out before, but I kinda thought I might when I saw the price on this dress.

Um. Yeah. $98 dress for $16?   Seriously, that’s like the price of 2 burritos from Moe’s (with chips and a drink). Ha. If someone ever asks me how much the dress costs, I’m going to say “2 burritos”.  Cause that’s funny.

The Blue 2 Burrito Dress.


[I dedicate this post to Melanie, Jan and Amber. Three very trendy friends of mine that may someday convince me that a tshirt is never fancy and fleece isn’t the only winter covering. I hope you girls are proud.]

(Hey!  That’s MONDAY!!  Yay!!)


  1. posted on Nov 30, 2008 at 12:24 AM  |  reply

    I wish you would post a picture of the way you tried it on.

    “I…can’t look anymore.”

    But really, you look hot in that thing. MUCH hotter than the price of two burritos. I don’t know what that means.

  2. Southern Gal
    posted on Nov 30, 2008 at 7:38 AM  |  reply

    OK. I can see the print. The second photo is confusing and the third is wonderful! Good for you.
    Hope the Christmas events are grand…er, sassy.

    I laughed out loud when you said 57. My youngest son has this thing with the numbers in the fifties. He once told his older sisters friend (17) that he wanted her to be his girlfriend ‘in about 56 days.’ We still use that phrase around here when referring to time.

  3. posted on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:47 AM  |  reply

    What? Banana Republic dress for less than $100? Not believing it. God was definitely smiling down on you.

  4. posted on Nov 30, 2008 at 7:51 PM  |  reply

    Well…um…I guess…at least you warned me in the post title;)

  5. posted on Nov 30, 2008 at 9:53 PM  |  reply

    Wow! I think you got the deal of the year. Love the pattern, but you really should take a picture of yourself in the dress. It’s not weird…trust me (even though you don’t me). 🙂

    It’s my first visit to your blog and just wanted to say Hi! I’m going back to read some more. I’m over from The Bayou Bells & Their Beau.

  6. posted on Dec 01, 2008 at 6:22 PM  |  reply

    annie, you rock!! i would totally wear that!! (if it wasn’t like 6 sizes too small cause you have a perfect body and i suck….oh uuummm)hugs and prayers!!!

  7. brad
    posted on Dec 03, 2008 at 2:39 PM  |  reply


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