Posted by: thenikkiblog | March 15, 2013

I post this every year but I do so as a warning. Nikki’s St. Patty’s Day nightmare re-lived.

This is my one and only St. Patrick’s Day memory as a child and every year I like to re-live it in all of its glory!!

From the depth of my blog in 2010…here it is….

When I was a kid I had what I like to think of as a “Punky Brewster” style of dressing. I did my best to wear different colored socks (before my mom would catch me and make me change) but I always tried to concoct these amazing outfits I was so proud of. (At which time we recall the cow sweatshirt situation…)

So third grade was no exception.  Sometimes you have to make a broad fashion statement and wear ALL one color- you know- to really prove you stand by it.  My color of choice (like cartoon Nikki’s is today) was purple so I show up to school rocking an ALL PURPLE sweat suit!

So I waltz into Forest Grove Elementary School like the world is my oyster.  Then…I see the worst thing you can possibly see while wearing an all-purple sweat suit…

Except I truly was too young to know that word (the most cursing I had ever heard was the Captain saying “cotton pickin’ ” and “Dog-gone it all”….truth).

Then…the terror began…

I was subjected to a good hour of pinching from every angle- I had NO idea that St. Patrick’s Day was to be taken so seriously. My purple sweatsuit of awesom-ness had failed me…Big time.  I needed a plan to save my butt…LITERALLY…(from the pinching).

One quick fix aaaand….DONE!

All it took was a piece of construction paper and tape and the problem was solved!

Don’t make my mistake though- wear green on St. Patrick’s Day!

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Responses

  1. Purple sweatsuit Nikki is possibly my favorite of all time.

  2. You would probably look better in blue fleece!

  3. This cartoon never gets old.

  4. I cant belive it is Saint Paddys day on Sunday

  5. Too funny


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