Wednesday, March 29, 2006

It's Capri season!


Give me a "C"! Give me an "A"! Give me a "P"! Give me an "R"! Give me an "I"! What's that spell? "CAPRI"! GOoooooo Capri's! Sorry, I'm always looking for some reason to pick on the cheerleaders of this world! They're just a little to "peppy" for my taste!
The real point of this blog is to express my own personal excitement on the fact that it is capri season. Is anyone else as excited as I am? Well, you should be! This is a very important moment for me. I am fully aware that most of you reading this blog have been enjoying 70-80 degree weather for a number of weeks now, but I haven't had that luxury. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love the Colorado weather; and there is not an inch of my body that misses the horribly humid air down south. Especiallly my hair! Just a little side note. Surely you have all witnessed (in the many pics I send) my incredibly straight, oh so silky hair since I have lived up here. I said goodbye to the "frizz" a long time ago!
Ok, back to the capri story. Like I said, I'm so excited! First, let me personally thank the genius mind that created this wonderful line of clothing. I'm sure it was a woman, and I'm pretty confident that she was a mother too! No man could have ever come up with something so infuential! I'm sure there are women everywhere silently "thanking" the unknown genius every time they slip their legs into a pair of capris. How many times have you gone into your closet on a hot summer morning thinking to yourself, "What in the heck am I gonna wear today?" And, if your closet looks anything like mine you are probably lacking in the "latest" and "greatest" fashion category. But it's all good because hanging right there in front of me is my own personal line of capris! I've got black ones, khaki ones, fitted ones, loose ones, linen ones, etc...you name em' I've got em'!
My capris not only calm me down at first glance they are a comfort to my "mother of three" quickly diminishing figure. I don't know about all y'all, but those "beautiful little angels" of mine did a number on this 27 year old body! You won't see me too often sporting a pair of short shorts across town. My days of toned and tanned legs are gone! (at least until I can pull my butt out of bed in the morning to workout before the kids are up) For now, that is not happening! This is where the capris come in. What a comfort they are to put on, knowing that they are cleverly hiding any and all signs of thigh and butt "distress". Not to mention the fact that I only have to shave my legs from the shin down. Yet another advantage of the glorious capri!
I hope I have enlightened you all to the many wonderful reasons why capris are in fact, the best thing since sliced bread! Enjoy Capri season!
Oh, and F.Y.I. those are my legs. My 5 year old took that pic for me this morning. Like my $7 pair of shoes I got from Payless yesterday?

6 comments:

Michael said...

You think these were invented by a woman? No way! It was man who was looking for a way to make a buck off the scraps left over from the manufacture of real pants and shorts. He knew that there was no way he could sell them to men, so he put his brain in gear, rearranged the letter in SCRAPIs (the technical term for leftover material), and voila...CAPRIS. It was genius! Except for that whole shaving only a part of your legs thing...a definite oversight.

Michelle said...

Well, I am jealous, because it is nowhere near capris weather here yet. We did get to 60 today, but will be back in the 50s soon. You are right though, capri's are a gift to all of us flabby mom's, I just hope I will fit back into mine by the time I need to wear them!!!! I guess I should go try a pair or two on to see how it's coming. :)

Megan said...

i think i hear the tanning bed calling your name... "melissa, please please come lay in me and i will make your ankles a beautiful color brown!" listen closely and obey!

Caci said...

I LOVE CAPRI'S!!!!

Heather said...

I am, in fact, wearing capris right this moment. I have worn them all day long--to the play group, around the house, and even to church tonight (nevermind the spit up stain all the way down the right leg). They are appropriate for almost any setting! What a wonderfully flexible part of a woman's wardrobe! And Megan--when tanning salons start offering childcare (and for free)...

Wonderful Windy said...

Capris are my absolute favorite type of clothing. I have no figure after my three boys to wear anything above the knee. YIKES!! I shutter at the thought. Whoever came up with these must be super rich! We should think of something that would be beneficial to the women with no figure after children.