Friday, November 7, 2014

Grey for My Mom's

 Black, Grey and White Striped Cardigan From The Recycling Center
Grey Shirt from VS-4.99
 Black Gap Skinny Pants Christmas Gift From Oma or Parents(2010)
Silver Necklace~16.99 C/0 Kmart
Small Hoop Earring From CR~4.00
Stud Earrings Gift From Nicole of NYC on my Mind
 Unisex Full Frame Plastic Glasses in Black C/O Firmoo
 Rhinestone and Black Skinny Belt Came with the Wallflower Double Bling Jeans
 Grey Beret From Wicky~3.99 Euro(5.48 Dollars)
Custom Grey Made Uggs From Burresi~219.00 Euro(296.91 Dollars)

Happy Friday Everyone. As many of you know I pick clothes up at the recycling center here and there. Well last month when I was there dropping off my paper items. I decide to go in to the inside of the recycling center building to see what they had. When I came across this stripe cardigan. Which it not my size at all. Its an x-large. I told myself I would make it work. So I brought it home with me. Washed it and put it in my closet for a day I want to be warm but comfortable too. Which that day is today. To give the sweater some shape. I just add this skinny belt with rhinestone on it.  

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. So I'm wearing this cardigan because it has grey in to honor the cause.  My mom, My MIL, Grandma and a few friend all have this.  In December 2007 I almost lost my mom to diabetes.  I will never forget this day. It was 3am in the morning and I got a call from my dad. Say you need to come home. The Dr's don't know if your mom going to make it. After  I hang the phone up. I called my mother in law up and told her what was going on. Mind you I was crying like blood Mary. That I woke my husband up.  That morning he went to work and they told him to go home. I didn't even brother trying to go in to work that day. When my husband got home from work. We hop on the computer and book our flight to go from Germany to Michigan. 

I had friends come and watch Priscilla(my dog) and stay at my house. Then the next morning we were off to Michigan. The first thing we did was go to the hospital. My mom end up being in a diabetes coma for 3 week. Also she had a stroke as well. I'm so happy that my mom made it out of this. I'm also happy that she has manger to get her sugar under control. 

Diabetes is not anything to mess around with. So please get your self check out for it.  A couple sign you might have it our.

~Increased urination, excessive thirst
~Weight loss~ This is how we find out my mom had it in 1995
~Skin Problems
Sock are From my Fall Swap with Tiffany of Endless Bliss. 
If you follow me on Instagram. You might have seen this picture with the #sockittodiabetes. If you want to help get the word out for diabetes. Post a picture of you sock on social media with #sockittodiabetes.  I posted this photo for my family and friends.

We Took the Road Less Traveled



  1. Great looking top stunning on you doll, have a lovely weekend.

    1. Thanks Jackie, I hope you have a lovely weekend too.

  2. at first i was like where is the pink? i'm still wishing it was october apparently!

  3. u look nice....i liked the cardign..
    keep in touch

  4. So happy that your mom is doing well and that she came out of everything. We know that was so scary for you and your family. This is a great way to honor her.

    Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

    1. Thanks for reading my post. It was very scary. They kept telling my not to cry when I would go in to see her.

  5. I am so glad your Mom is OK and was able to weather that storm, diabetes is in my family too. I adore your out fit, this looks awesome on you and I love how you wear that hat

    1. Thanks for reading my post. I so happy she OK to. Thanks hat are my big go to items in the fall and winter time.

  6. Such a gorgeous sweater, have a fab weekend dear!

    1. Thanks Rachel, I hope you have a great weekend as well.

  7. I love your striped cardi!!!!!!!!
    Happy friday!!!
    Kisses, love Paola.


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  8. I'm glad your mom is doing better! That's so scary!

  9. You amaze me by your post always thoughtful.Love that you are creating awareness on diabetes.
    My dad has it ,it requires alot of managing
    Will su

  10. Will surely do a post on it.
    Great look dear

  11. Great look

    New post in

  12. Brilliant, Amy! The rhinestones certainly add some charm to your sweater. xoxo
    Luxury Haven

  13. I really love the outfit perfect for winter looks so warm especially the hat and boots!!

  14. With this socks winter isn't a problem!!

  15. VERY LOVELY!!!!!


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  16. Such a chic and fabulous outfit, love the monochrome! Great cardigan too.. I want it in my wardrobe :)

    Take care always, love Christine ~ xx

  17. Oh very cute sweater~


  18. Loved the print on your socks & thanks for stopping by!


  19. I love the striped sweater! It was a great idea to add the belt.

    I hope you had a great weekend!

    Jessica @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

  20. love the sweater Amy and the beanie hat =) thanks for the visit . new outfit post on my blog =)


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