Regency Pumpkin Tea and Candlelight Soiree – November 2017

In early November, as we did not have the baby early, we were able to attend Stephanie’s pumpkin tea, and also the candlelight soiree, both of which were lovely! Fortunately, regency is super easy to fit into when nine months pregnant! This was true for more than just me, because for the Pumpkin tea, we had a record 4 of us who were pregnant! As of now (early April), all four babies have now been born. :-) Two boys, two girls. Mine was our first, the others were all second babies. Which is why we all look the same amount pregnant despite me being like 2-4 months ahead of others. :-) The last one of the four was born just a week or so ago. Mine is just over 4 months old now and she was born about 2 weeks after this party! :-)

Here’s a few pics from the Soiree.

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I wore my black sari gown, antique earrings and comb, and a Dames a La Mode necklace. The lovely Angela made Doug’s waistcoat.

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Pics from In the Long Run Designs:
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Now for the Pumpkin Tea. Janine came with us this year since she loves in DC again! Kristin and I carpooled with her. Now for the Pumpkin Tea. Janine came with us this year since she loves in DC again! Kristin and I carpooled with her. I wore an old drawstring dress, my blue velvet spencer, my American Duchess boots, and a Regency tam/beret I got on Etsy from Regency Regalia because I was to tired to bother with a wig.

A pre-tea pic:
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Gloria and I were twinsies with our American Duchess boots. These things are seriously my favs and worth every penny. Thank you, layaway!
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Caroline’s outfit was gorgeous. She looked like a fashion plate!
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Check out Kat’s lovely redingote:
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With my prodding, Janine was regency Diana Prince.
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Beautiful fall colors!
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I love this teal jacket!
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Fall is the best.
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Ashley had a super cute jacket too!
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Glynnis in beautiful royal blue:
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It’s become a tradition to bring fabric and other costume stuff we don’t want anymore and then have an orderly chance to pick up an item to bring home. After a few rounds, it becomes a free for all, which is always fun.
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Here’s all the preggos!
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Gloria’s pic of Janine and I:
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Gloria also took some fun group pics! Including the requisite wedgie shot:
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And the more serious one:
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