Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Green Argyle Sweater Story

 

Once upon a time, way back in 2009, my sister asked my husband for some sweater recon a few weeks before Christmas time.  Then I was packing for our trip to Indy and was deciding which sweaters to bring.  I was thinking about bring this one.  John asked in a very accusatory manner "What is that?" while pointing at my sweater drawer.  "My sweater drawer?" I was confused.  "You have TWO sweater drawers??" "um, yeah... they don't all fit in one."  I had no idea what the issue was, but he was acting super weird.

On Christmas morning, I opened the present from my sister, and it was the sweater I am wearing in today's pictures.  And then they told me the whole story.  She had asked him if I had a "green argyle sweater" and he searched in my one sweater drawer, confirming that I did not.  And then at the very last minute, he saw my green argyle sweater in my sneaky second drawer, and was very worried.

The good news is that these 2 sweaters aren't really similar at all.  One is all green, one is mostly gray with a little bit of green.  One is lighter with 3/4 sleeves.  One is wool and long-sleeve.  So there was no great crisis.  And besides, I have since gotten rid of that other sweater, but I still have this one.

I realized that some of my favorite cozy sweaters never make it to the blog, because I tend to wear them on super cold snowy days with just jeans and boots, and I don't always get pictures on those days, of those kind of boring outfits.

Sweater: Gap
Necklace: gift
Top: JCF
Jeans: Old Navy Maternity
Boots: Madden

7 comments:

  1. Haha I can see my hubby reacting the same way :) That's awesome you can still wear your pre-pregnancy clothes too! Very cute outfit!

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  2. LOL! Like having two sweater drawers is a big deal. They take up an entire 6 foot shelf in my closet. Sweaters are bulky! There's not much you can do about it.

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  3. I used to be obsessed with argyle. I like this one a lot, more than the other actually, but the other post had some great photos :)

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  4. I like this sweater, so it's good he didn't spot that second sweater drawer anyway =)

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  5. I like this sweater, so it's good he didn't spot that second sweater drawer anyway =)

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  6. You can't go wrong with green and argyle in my book!

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  7. Hahaha, I'm playing through this scenario in my head and it's so funny! You and John are so cute together.

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