“Holiday” Present

We had the office Holiday Party this week. The party was held in the historic downtown area near the office in a fancy Italian restaurant that let us have their private room. After appetizers and cocktails, each employee was given a $100 Visa gift card and a map of local retailers and told they had to buy something for themselves.

My first choice was a store I normally shop at a few times a year (and window shop at about once a month), but they were sold out of my size in the dress I’d had my eye on. So I went across the street to the more upscale ladies boutique. A coworker and I both picked out the same dress, by Max & Cleo. They had to order mine, since they didn’t have two in the same size. It is super cute and I will be able to wear it mostly year round. The only bummer is that it is a jersey dress that says “dry clean only.” do I risk it and machine wash it on gentle? Hand wash?

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One Comment on ““Holiday” Present”

  1. That was such a nice gift! So pretty!
    I’d let it soak with a teensy but of Woolite for darks in your sink for a while, swish, drain, fill, swish and roll it up and squeeze a bit – lay flat to dry. Fluff in the dryer with a damp washcloth.

    The thing that gives the fuzzy nits is the wringing and the agitation.


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