As a mom, I don’t get the opportunity to dress up like I used to. Typically, leggings and a long shirt, sometimes I may even do my hair and makeup. My church isn’t the dress up kind of church, so I will typically wear something nice but I don’t get to get “fancy”. When I go invited to the IF: Table I was excited for multiple reason, one being the women fellowship and another I would be able to break out some “fancy” duds ( not necessarily fancy but get a little dressed up).
Dressing for your body, today
Going through my closet was discouraging, I am still at that awkward stage of postpartum. Too small and so tired of maternity and not small enough for my former size 6 wardrobe (although I am working diligently to get back). I don’t want to buy clothes in this size. I am grateful to have found Grace Boutique beautiful, unique, mommy friendly boutique. I went in there and they had exactly what I needed. One shirt/dress that can be worn six different ways and the best part yet, it covers my mommy tummy and curves. Paired it with my Girl’s best friend necklace that can be worn 30 different ways and I have 36 different outfits with two pieces. The best part is that both companies make being a modest Christian women stylish and classy. Just what I need until I can fit back in my wardrobe again.
Need to fellowship
I also needed the fellowship with the women that the If:table gathering brought me, what an amazing experience. It’s an amazing ministry bringing women together like in the old church to talk about their lessons with God. The night was amazing we all brought a side dish and out hostess made a delicious pasta meal. I loved that we all garden and brought fresh side dishes, grown and picked by us, I left the meal soul filled and stuffed. The guest including myself was from all walks of life. New moms, multiple children mother, mom of teenagers, and a widow. The different perspectives, ages and experiences made for a great in depth night.
We were given four thought provoking questions. Some of the ladies answers really made me think about my own relationship with Christ. I was so blessed from the experience and I am hosting my own If:table this month. I can’t wait to share with a different group of women this experience and learn from a new group of women to grow from. With my two pieces from Grace Boutique and SamBling I also don’t have to worry about an outfit. Is there something you do to fellowship with different women or the same thing every month?