The Macs

Monday, July 26, 2010


Levi and I got to spend the day with my sister.
It was great.
We haven't spent much time together lately.
She is a busy lady.
I had a list of some things I needed in Wichita.
She was really sweet and just came along to hang out.

We started the morning off with some Starbucks.
So good.

I needed some new sunglasses.
I left mine at the park while we were in Colorado.
My sister thought these looked like me.
She sent this picture to Joel...
who proceeded to send it back to me after editing it using his new favorite app...
Fat Booth.
Again, nice.
Let's just say that app makes me never want to gain weight.
It is not a good look for me.

We found some good clearance items.
That is always very exciting.

I tried on a bazillion pairs of jeans.
I really wish they made a length between ankle and regular.
That length would be perfect for me.

Anne and Levi watched me try on the bazillion pairs of jeans 
and told me which ones looked good.
Levi is getting his six month pictures taken tomorrow.
I am hoping to get a few family pictures too,
which is why I needed new jeans. :o)

By the afternoon Levi was worn out.
Poor guy.

Thanks for hanging out with me Anne.
Aren't sisters great??


Blogger teresa said...

So thankful you had some sweet sister time. It's so great!

July 26, 2010 at 9:52 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

I would also love it if they made jeans between the ankle and regular length! They'd be perfect for me, too!!!

July 26, 2010 at 9:54 PM  
Blogger Tricia said...

Such fun! I don't have sisters, but am so happy that my daughters do.

With love and prayers,

P.S. Isn't jeans shopping exhausting?! Emotionally and physically, that is. ;)

July 26, 2010 at 10:14 PM  
Blogger Laura Ann said...

Levi reminds me so much of my son. His little hair is just like Gavin's was for a long time, sweet boy.

Okay, when I saw that picture of you I was like hmmm...what is going on? I thought you looked so different but did not know why. Joel got me!

Good luck with pictures tomm.

July 26, 2010 at 10:42 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

what a fun day! When you find that perfect length of jean - let me know, I feel ya!

YAY Anne - not only did you make the blog, you were the STAR today! Okay, well if it wasn't for the cute sleeping baby.

Bad joel - no more fat booth!

July 26, 2010 at 10:55 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

Levi looks like he has a mohawk in that last picture! So cute! Can't wait to see his 6 month pictures!

July 26, 2010 at 11:08 PM  
Blogger Todd and Courtney said...

What an awesome day and how wonderful you got to spend time with your sis. And amen on the jeans length. I have issues with that too.!

July 26, 2010 at 11:16 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Yes on the jeans thing! Gap is the only store that has jeans that fit me, and ankle look like I'm ready for a flood and regular wrap under my feet. Really??! Ugh. I love those little leg rolls on Levi. So cute.

July 27, 2010 at 12:05 AM  
Blogger The Moffats said...

so I guess the dress isn't going to make it to the finals for the photo shoot, eh? can't wait to see the pics! hope you come up with some great ideas for ours! Hi Annie-belle - I love you - can you come to Colorado and help me find some jeans that fit and look good?

July 27, 2010 at 12:21 AM  
Blogger Carrie said...

Fat Booth! That right up there with coming home and asking "What have you been doing all day?" However, I doubt he meant harm, so let him off with a warning and one of those, you have nearly escaped death, looks. :-)

July 27, 2010 at 2:26 AM  
Blogger Sue said...

Sisters rock, I have two gorgeous sisters who inspire me and encourage me to keep going...

Glad you had a good time together!

July 27, 2010 at 4:53 AM  
Blogger Heidi said...

Well your last line, "Aren't sister great" brought tears to my eyes. Yes, sisters are great! How far is Wichita from your home?

July 27, 2010 at 7:02 AM  
Blogger The Durham Family said...

I also have a HARD time finding jeans the right length. I'm in 5'4" with super short legs.

July 27, 2010 at 7:43 AM  
Blogger Lauren said...

Totally agree!!!! Sisters are wonderful!! :)

July 27, 2010 at 7:43 AM  
Blogger k and c's mom said...

I am taking my sister out for her birthday today: ToyStory 3, gingerbread pancakes and antique stores. Life is good with a sister.

July 27, 2010 at 7:49 AM  
Blogger Princess Martha said...

So where is the fat booth photo?? Haha, arent they just hilarious? Levi looks like he loved shopping...train him young to be patient while you shop, haha. he is so cute.

July 27, 2010 at 8:18 AM  
Blogger meg duerksen said...

take me too next time!
these made me drool.....i love shopping and girl time.
and starbucks.
and babies.
and....clearance at target!!
but you knew al this already :)

July 27, 2010 at 9:23 AM  
Blogger Stef said...

sisters ARE amazing! When we moved to WA, I was instantly away from all my family, but today, my little sister is making the drive up here and she's going to be living here! I can't wait :)

Also, any morning started with Starbucks and continued with Target = a great day :)

July 27, 2010 at 11:35 AM  
Blogger Marie said...

Ha! You are going to laugh at this silly comment, but I've worked for babygap for almost 5 years and only just now realized that the petite length is that perfect length! I am not sure of the exact measurements, but they are only sold online. The rise is a little bit shorter and they are only about a 1/2 in shorter in the waist.

I love your blog Jess. I am always excited when you've updated.

July 27, 2010 at 6:46 PM  
Blogger The Tesdalls said...

I love Levi...he's so cute!!

July 27, 2010 at 7:49 PM  
Blogger The Macons said...

I can't wait to take my little girl shopping, I mean I do now but she normally melts down while I have a too small shirt wrapped around my head and pants around my ankles, you know at the most convenient time!

July 27, 2010 at 11:04 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

I agree, having a sister is quite a blessing! :)

Good luck on your search for the perfect jeans. ;) I always seem to find what I'm looking for when I STOP looking for it ... hopefully you'll have luck before then. Ha!

July 28, 2010 at 7:16 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The picture of your sister and Levi is lovely. What a lovely post!
I love reading your blog Jess x

July 28, 2010 at 11:06 AM  
Blogger Michele said...

Just found your blog. Nice to meet you! I wish there was a length between ankle and regular. I'm still looking for the perfect jeans (and perfect length). Maybe someday I'll find them and let you know so you can get a pair too.

July 28, 2010 at 9:21 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

totally agree about the jeans length!

August 2, 2010 at 9:20 AM  
Blogger Janae said...

I agree with you on the jeans length! Random question, but did your sister used to work at GAP? If so, I worked with her and she is a SWEETHEART!!! BTW, I know Amanda (grew up with her and her sister) so that is how I found your blog. :)

August 24, 2010 at 2:08 PM  

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