8.28.2014

Throwback Thursday: My First Day of First Grade

This was too funny of an opportunity to pass up.  In honor of back to school season, I just had to link up with one of my favorite mommy bloggers for a throwback of our own school days. 

This is me on my first day of first grade in 1991...


I'm wearing a dress my mom made.  (Gotta give that wonderful woman some credit!)  And my hair was curled with those pink sponge curlers that I slept in over night.  I know I was thinking, "I'm sooo pretty!"  Hahaha.

Worse, is that a few months later I had a sudden obsession with wide brimmed hats--the ones that women wear to the beach and horse races.  I wanted one with long colorful ribbons.  So I made one out of a basket and wore it on my head.  I'm pretty sure I went shopping at the commissary with my mom wearing this dress with a basket tied to my head.  Umm, yeah.

Embarrassing childhood memories.  But if I remember right, first grade was a pretty darn good year.


Hop on over to Jenny's blog to link up and see some more silly first day of school pictures from back in the day!

2 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh - I remember the pink sponge rollers! And those socks! What funny memories! Thanks so much for linking up!

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  2. You are so adorable!! You've encouraged me to find my own back to school pictures from the 80's. I think I may post one. My mom used to make some of my clothes too. I wish I learned how to sew.

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