Friday, September 4, 2009

Staying Inside Today

Kinda worried about this one, but still secretly love it. I found her watching TV with her new tights. We bought them yesterday from Payless, with some sneakers, for school, except this morning the tights were a full cat suit.
My favorite part is how she tied a string to her sunglasses Grandma Style!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Mina's Back!

She set up the fan, in front of her, which is the best part. She's dressed for a party.
She originally came out like this, but deemed the scarf too tight for a party.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Mina's On Vacation!

Mina left to visit family in NY for 2 weeks -- sadness! -- but here's a old goodie. I loved it when I'd come into the girls' room to see play hats on Mina's head. She was three here.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Make Up Posts

Oops, I haven't posted in a bit so here are a couple pictures. My MIL is in town and here's the dress Mina picked out when she took her shopping. And here are the fab shoes she picked out. Here she is working them on the pier, in shorts and a tshirt. And lastly, Lupe was subjected to a little dress up. Not that she minded too much because red hair suits her.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Tennis Lesson Outfit and a Nice Stroke, Mina!

Here's the video Coach Amy took of Mina last week. Nice outfit! And great job Mina thanks to Coach Amy.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Legging Shrug, July 9, 2009

Mina was folding her laundry and when she came to tell me she was done, she was wearing her clean leggings as a shrug.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Mina Loves Summer; July 3, 2009

Olvera Street top, Kaiyaeve leggings = Mina combo.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Lil Tokyo Slippers, July 2, 2009

Mina begged me to get her these slippers from Lil Tokyo a week or so ago. She'd pay with her allowance, she said. She tried on every color, but she knew the red ones were for her all along. I caved, of course. They were $7.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Thanks Michael & Tess; Cycling Gear, June 29, 2009

My friend Michael from EcoVelo and her daughter Tess were kind enough to send Mina some cycling gear that Tess had grown out of. If you notice, I haven't posted in a couple days. This is because all Mina has worn for 3 days straight are the cycling jersey and pants. To bed, after basketball, out to the store. I had to pry them off to wash them. Thanks Michael & Tess!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Patio Farmer Mina, June 23, 2009

Mina and I started our patio garden project this week. Here's how she dresses to grow things.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Pajama Chic; June 22, 2009

School is out! And some pajama chic is about all I can capture in the morning right now.

Friday, June 19, 2009

A Post for Maya

Today my oldest girl, Maya, is graduating from middle school. And her outfit is fierce so she needs her own post. We found this vintage pencil skirt and funky top at our local, fav thrift store. Such a beauty!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

From the Archives, Mina 9, Laced Up

When Mina went to her room with this old shirt, I knew she wanted to cut the collar off. But when she came out, she had created a lace back with old shoe laces too.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Hanging in the Afternoon, June 15, 2009

Not sure what's on her foot. I think it used to be part of some leggings that she cut down to more interesting uses.
I told her to pose however she wanted: She adjusted the legging piece.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Going to School, June 12, 2009

I like that all of Mina's outfits aren't outrageous and that some are just subtly interesting. Like a shirt over a dress with a belt. I love the colors.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

From the Archives, Mina 3, Stepping Out

We knew we had something on our hands when Mina walked out of the house like this at age 3. We didn't even know where the glasses had come from. It wasn't just the glasses either. It was the arm-swing and confidence of a grown person.

Friday, June 5, 2009

From the Archives, Mina 9, Accidental WonderWoman

Mina can certanily ham it up expecially when she knows that everyone loves her style, but her genius is revealed most when she does stuff just for herself.

I hadn't notice that she made cuffs out of paper cups until after I took this picture of her enjoying cake at Maya's birthday party over a year ago.Women around my age would immediately spot the WonderWoman reference, but I know Mina's never seen WW. But on her t-shirt is an 1970's image of WW and I know Mina made the cuffs only because she thought they looked good, not because they could ward off bullets.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Going to School, June 4th; Sister Act Too

Mina's best friend's mom owns a great, high end kid's clothing line called Kaiyaeve (Mina's leggings are Kaiyaeve). Yesterday, Mina hung out at the Kaiyaeve warehouse and she collected ribbon and her BFF's mom let them make headbands. I love the scraps of ribbon Mina wove into her entire outfit this morning.Maya wanted to get some site time, and rightfully so. She's got a great sense of style too. Here's her interpretation of how a model poses.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Going to School, June 2nd; Disco, "Model" Pose with Teacake Accessory

Hand me down "yoga" pants and the Easter Bunny brought her this vest.

Monday, June 1, 2009

From the Archives, Not That Long Ago; Birthday Suit

Mina turned 10 in April and she got a lot of great clothes from friends. The Monday after her birthday, Mina decided to wear most of her birthday clothes to school, at the same time.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Going Out & About, Saturday May 30, 2009

I gotta get Mina to teach me how to tie a scarf properly. Dang.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Going to School, Friday May 29, 2009, Making Hand Me Downs Work!

Maya got these boots for her 10th birthday. She wore them maybe once, and I knew to save them for Mina. Mina waited 4 long years for the boots to finally fit so she could rock them hard.Carmen wants to pose too!

Mina got this sparkly, gold bolero sweater handed down to her from the sweet little girl who lives downstairs. Only Mina knows how to wear this kind of stuff.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Going to School, Thursday May 28, 2009

Dressed for after-school soccer practice.She came out of the bathroom and had done her hair too. She told me to take six different pictures of her hair, to get every angle. I said, "Easy, Superstar." This picture drops me though.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Going to School, Tuesday, May 26, 2009

I asked her why she posed like this. She said, "Models don't smile." Oh.