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Friday, April 11, 2008

Big Mama's Fashion Fiesta

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My Mom is a big fan of Big Mama, who is doing a fun blog fashion show today. My Mom inspired me and I decided to play along.


So since I'm pregnant, it only seemed fitting to use my growth pictures! Here I am at 10 weeks, with a pudge that isn't baby...just too many trips to Taco Bell and not enough trips to the River Greenway for a power walk!! I'm looking lovely in my daily attire of a tank top and sweat pants. Heidi Klum, eat your heart out.
Hello 15 weeks! Ok I really don't live in tank tops, as you'll see farther down the line. I think I kept wearing them to show off the tummy growth. I am however wearing my FAVORITE brand of jeans...Silver!! These jeans are not maternity but I have been a staple of my wardrobe all the same. I don't know about anyone else, but it's really hard for me to find maternity jeans that are not "Mom Jeans" which leave you with pockets on your kidneys and a yard of fabric under your shirt giving the illusion that you have two pillows stuffed down your pants.

20 weeks and look! Those same Silver jeans are still getting me through!! At least I decided to add some color to my tank top wardrobe. Jeesh
24 weeks and this is what Ed McMahon would find ME wearing if he were to deliver a big check (I stole this from Big Mama, see her fashion show). The only difference is for some reason I have make up on and that is not a daily occurance. This girl loves her drawstring no pocket pants from Wal-Mart!!

28 weeks and floral! Hehe! I actually like this shirt, it came from Target, the Liz Lange maternity collection. That's right, I spend the big bucks and shop for clothes at Target. Sometimes if I really splurge, Old Navy gets my business! :)
30 weeks and this is actually today! Old Navy maternity top, the old stand by white tank top underneath, and my new favorite pants. They're capri's (this girl does NOT wear shorts, trust me, you're thankful for that) and they have the new Secret Fit Belly. This is an amazing invention, whoever the woman is who thought it up, I applaude and I thank you and you deserve all the money you will make selling them. These came from Motherhood Maternity and they are by far the most comfortable maternity jeans I have ever worn. The Secret Fit belly is guaranteed not to roll or bunch and it doesn't. It's AWESOME. If you're pregnant, go try on a pair and I bet you'll be going home with some. Oh and they don't have the pillow butt effect I mentioned earlier!!

I was also supposed to show what I would wear if I could wear anything at all. I'm twisting it a bit...if I could mimic anyone's pregnant radiance and beauty, it would be Catherine Zeta-Jones. Here she is accepting her Oscar for her performance in "Chicago" (my all time favorite movie and musical but that's off topic here). I remember seeing her live that night and she blew me away with how confident, graceful, and absolutely gorgeous she is. And the fact that she did that movie while pregnant is amazing in itself, I can't even find the energy to move the clothes from the washer to the dryer and she was out there doing splits, jumps, dancing for hours!! And she doesn't have lunch lady arms! So I want an outfit that makes me look like Catherine Zeta-Jones!

24 comments:

Keetha said...

Keri Beari!!! What a GREAT idea for the Fashion Fiesta!!!!

You are gorgeous no matter WHAT you wear and especially when you are pg.

MOM

Luna said...

I think you are way more beautiful than CZJ!! Love the floral top too!

BooSheep said...

I love your pregnant clothes! Target and Old Navy are staples of mine also. Thank you for joining in... it was fun to look around!

Shelley
www.woollypeaches.blogspot.com

P.S. My husband and I LOVE "The Office", we would have thrown a party when it came back on last night if we weren't exhausted from having a one year old :)

Darlene R. said...

Well aren't you just as cute as a button! SO, are you getting so sick of this cold weather? It makes me want to stomp my feet and throw a fit like a two year old!

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Stephanie (Ocean Mommy) said...

Your so cute! You look beautiful and I've just said a quick prayer for a healthy baby and mommy....

Blessings,
steph.

Drama Mama said...

You look precious preg!I would have had 10 kids if I could have looked like you- I looked like I washed up on the beach somewhere-
The room is too cute!

Lauren said...

You are too cute. If I looked half that good pregnant... I'd have a dozen. Good luck to you in the coming weeks... I know you are so ready to hold that baby in your arms, rather than your belly. :)

Faith said...

Thanks for stopping by! You are so cute! I would LOVE to be shopping for maternity clothes! Hopefully some day soon!

Amy said...

For Pete's sake you are one cute pregnant girl. Cute for a non pregnant girl. Just cute.

And FWIW, would like something that makes me look like CZJ in that picture, and I'm NOT pregnant!

Angela said...

Great post. I like your idea to use all your belly shots. I was not as brave as you. I just took pictures of my maternity clothes. I love Target and Old Navy too. I guess, Motherhood gets a lot of my money also. Good luck with your pregnancy, I'm 31 weeks now and having a girl! We have a lot in common already. :-)

Runningamuck said...

Keri, you are WAY cute girl! I think your outfits are great. I love the Target shirt.

I'll be checking in on you. I can't get enough of pregnancies and births (as you see from my blog). And I'll love watching you grow... *sniff, sniff*. and remembering when it *sniff* was me...*sniff, sniff*

Plus, our husbands are in similar professions and I agree with ya on almost all of your fav's. =0) Ahh, what can I say? Great minds must think alike. lol!

Angela said...

Oh, I read your comment and profile after I posted. I'm from Lakeland, FL. If I were a baseball fan I would have to say go Tigers! But I also would say go Braves and Yankees. I'm probably breaking some kind of baseball rule with all three of those teams, but I'm not a true fan so I don't know any better. :-)

Lisa said...

I love your pregnancy pictures. And your smile is just from ear to ear. Congrats!!!!!

Muddy said...

You have a great maternity collection of clothing. You modeled it graciously and beautifully. Thanks also for visiting me on my blog today! :)

The Bayou Belles and Their Beau said...

You've got one cute little baby belly, and also quite fashionable. I actually thing pregnant women look precious in anything.

Katie said...

How cute!!! Congrats, you're so close! :-)

Nicole said...

i think i will copy your pregnancy pictures and superimpose my face on them so i'll have some for my "scrapbook."

You look great!

BooSheep said...

We have even more in common than I thought (our excellent sense of "The Office" humor :) Our kids even enjoy the same shows! You wouldn't happen to know where I can find a stuffed Blue, from "Blue's Clues" would you? My 16 month old is addicted. (Blue is one of his 10 words he says :) Also, my firefighter Hubby added "Go Colts" (well, really any Manning... we are big Manning fans down here :) Have a great day !

Shelley

Jason said...

I love this post babe! You're so beautiful and I love getting to see our little babe getting bigger. I also wanted to say thank you for taking care of me this winter with all my colds. You are the best wife and I love you so very much.

Jason

Aleesha said...

Thanks for stopping by! You are absolutely adorable! If I were that adorable when pregnant, maybe Savannah wouldn't still be an only child!!

And I, too, call them "hooker boots"... or FMBs, which is even more inappropriate... depending on with whom I'm speaking, but I figured I'd keep the good ole blog PC.

By the way, we're watching the Tigers here in Toronto next weekend. :) Good luck with the new little bundle!!

RR Mama said...

I think you are absolutely beautiful. I love the pregnant pictures. I also think you are very talented in the painting department too. The baby's room is adorable. You and hubby did a great job. Thanks for visiting my fashion fiesta. I to love Big Mama. She is amazing.

AnneK said...

Hi, Thanks for stopping by my blog. Sorry for the "late visit." I love the pregnancy pictures. You look so pretty!

Big Mama said...

You are so cute and look great! Love all the maternity clothes.

new(york)comer said...

You are so cute and your son is precious! I sit across from a woman who is literally nine months pregnant at my office and she has fun clothes like you too.