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Friday, February 5, 2010

Winter White ~~~ Two Meanings

 

 

 

 

As I looked out my window in the early morning hours, this was the view this morning.  This is definition number one of Winter White.

 

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Oh yes, Mother Nature is still having fun with winter…..  It is beautiful, I’ll have to admit.

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Looking out the back, there were eyes peering back at me.  He stood as still as a cold, frozen statue.

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I wanted to invite him in to warm his toes and maybe give him a little bite to eat.  What are these beautiful creatures eating these days??

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Here is the another definition of Winter White.  

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In all my years, I don’t believe I’ve ever owned a Winter White coat.  Shopping with my sister and mother last fall, I tried this on and decided it was time I own a white coat.   Well guess what?  I’m scared to wear it!  It took me a good six weeks to cut the tags off and another week to take it out on the deck and slather it with a can of Scotchguard.

 

I have started to wear it now and find everywhere I go, someone seems to like it.  It feels very dressy and I like having a coat in a color I’ve never owned before.

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My daughter, Jamie recently heard me use the term and had never heard it.  She now has a beautiful white coat of her own.  She admitted she likes to use the words “Winter White”.

 

 

This is another Winter White item in my closet which I have enjoyed.  Mr. Brown Socks actually gave it to me for Christmas last year.  He did good, didn’t he? 

 

You don’t have to know that I picked it out.   ;;)

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It’s reversible going from furry to suede and I can pair it with so much.  It goes well with shades of brown or black and grey.  It came from Coldwater Creek.

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I’m pretty sure these young ones are brothers, or at least cousins.

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Do you have a Winter White coat or anything in your wardrobe this color?

Jamie and I are going Bridal Gown shopping tomorrow.  It’s an exciting time.  Enjoy your weekend, Dear Blogging Friends.

Donna

12 comments:

southerninspiration said...

OOOh, Donna, I love ALL your winter whites!!! And here's to finding a nice white gown tomorrow....how fun!!!!
Love that coat and vest, too! I bet you look chic in them!

Suzanne

Millie said...

Love those winter whites!...indoors and out!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

The outdoor pics are just gorgeous. I love to see the snow. Your coat and vest are stunning. I'm sure you really enjoy them. Hugs, Marty

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Ditto, Suzanne. I love all the winter whites you pictured. :) That coat is to die for!! I have a beautiful cowl neck oversized winter white sweater this winter...it was love at first sight. :) Thanks for the visit!

Nancy said...

Oh man, what do those deer eat at times like these? Do you feed them?

Beautiful winter whites!

Domestic Designer said...

I love Winter White. I have a skirt, pants and sweater. I love them all. Have fun dress shopping tomorrow. Such Fun!

Paula said...

I love your winter white coat! I only have one short jacket in winter white and I rarely wear it because I know it will get dirty. Isn't that silly?

Have fun shopping for wedding dresses. I hope that Jaime will find exactly what she wants.

Kathy's Red Door Welcome said...

I love your winter white coat. It's so chic! I also adore that vest. I find myself wanting to wear a vest a lot lately. They seem to do the trick keeping me the right temperture. Very classy, my dear!

Bella Michelle said...

DD just bought a cute winter white coat last night at Nordstrom (on sale!!!). Love yours!!!

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Love your coat Donna...and I also would be afraid to wear it...but it's beacuse every time I wear white I get into a mess ha ha!! Good luck finding your bridal gown how fun is that...did that 2 years ago with my youngest daughter and cried with each one she tried on ha ha!!Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

stitching under oaks said...

winter white wonderland...beautiful pics. I love your coat. My winter coat is brown...but I think I would like a white one in the future. Everything would match it for sure. I'm sure you look classic in it!

marmielu said...

Ooh, I love your coat and vest! I can really relate to your fear of wearing that coat, though. Good thinking to Scotch Guard it.
As for those deer - after their cousins ate my tomato plants and flowers for several years in a row, I have a hard time feeling kindly toward them. They are pretty, though.
Mary Lou