Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Tights And Leggings (322/365)

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A bone to the dog is not charity.  Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog. 

Jack London (American, author, 1876–1916)

TIME:  7:57 PM
PLACE:  DQ’s bedroom
SUBJECT:  SD’s & my legs

This is what I wore tonight to the charity event. (Brown “Me Too” boots ($6 @ Goodwill), white tights - no, my legs are not THAT pale - ($5 @ Wal-mart) and tan corduroy skirt ($3 on clearance at Wal-Mart).  Not pictured is an orange cami and a white hoodie (Old Navy).  SD is in the background wearing leggings from Target.  Her shoes are from Payless)

The event went well.  For a donation of a toy or $20 per person, we get to sample food from around 20 different restaurants.  There were gift basket raffles and the County Animal Shelter held a drawing for 2 dogs and 3 cats.  DQ purchased a ticket for one of the cats but thankfully unfortunately, she did not win.  I’m stuffed and it was for a good cause.  All donated gifts and proceeds will go to local needy families.  I like that fact that it is a local charity.  Due to the economy, our charitable contributions are not as much as they have been in years past.  But this is one event that we definitely keep in our budget every year.

3 comments:

Dot O said...

This is an adorable photo! Sounds like a fun night too. Good food always makes for fun night. Glad all had a great time. Happy for you that you didn't come home with a cat!

Monica said...

One of my favorite things about fall is moving into boots and tights ... although I don't have the legs to pull off the short skirt!

bentonflocke said...

I was so busy the last days - sorry!

But I follow your posts through google reader - and love each view inside your little world. Thanks for sharing!

great pictures so made the last days - and I love yummy pineapples

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