Monday, October 4, 2010

A Peek behind the curtain

This post started out as a study in how clothing can change how drastically a person looks. But then, I got carried away with the pictures and decided to introduce you to some of my family. Enjoy!

It's truly amazing what a change of dress can do to a person. Take Labor Day weekend and my brother's wedding.
Little Army Bro and I
The above picture is at the rehearsal. I look fantastic! I look skinny in fact. (If I do say so myself)
Lil Army Bro's Wife's  Cousin & Matron of Honor and Myself
This one is at the wedding. I look 20 pounds heavier! I didn't gain 20 pounds overnight. Frankly, Lil Army Bro's Wife's Cousin (I guess she's Little Army Sis now?) isn't as heavy as that picture portrays her. They were just awful dresses. (I'm really not miserable, I did have a MASSIVE migraine, but I was quite happy. I just look miserable.)

Just a word of advice if you're getting married, don't order you're bridesmaid's dresses online. It's a disaster waiting to happen.

OH! I told you Baby Bro and his girlfriend are now engaged right?

Baby Bro and his future bride
I'm gonna have to come up with a different name for her. She's my age!

Little Army Bro and his bride
For the record, both of my brothers are taller than I am. Their significant others . . . shorter. Though Baby Bro's fiance may be my height. I don't know. (And he STILL hasn't put up pictures of his proposal. I want pictures! ha!)


My mom and I. Spooky huh? Guess who I'm going to look like when I grow up? (If only I can look as good as her when I'm her age!)


  1. Great pictures! I think you are so right about the darker dress! Funny, I look exactly like my mom. She passed away about 8 years ago, so it can be a little weird for my siblings.

  2. Thank you! I'd forgot to mention that the darker dress was actually improved upon by a friend of mine. She cut up another dress (same one, just smaller) and raised the neckline for me. Where the other girl has the light colored fabric and it ends in a "V" is where the dress originally plummeted. (OY!)

  3. I look like my mom too though as I lose wight I keep hearing that I look like my little sister too. That's new, but she's pretty so I'll take it. :)

    I love the dress you wore to the rehearsal dinner! You do look FAB. :)

  4. It's all about the right clothes. And you definitely do look like your mom! Love the rehearsal dinner outfit. Great picture there. :)

  5. Beautiful pictures. I especially love the ones of you above the one of your mom. <3 Awesome.

  6. Thank you! My Dad is an excellent photographer. He took them all (except the one of Baby Bro and Fiance).

    I do LOVE that dress! I got in for 50% off too! I was totally psyched.