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My Dad sent me this today. It’s the busiest time of year for him as he’s currently harvesting our cotton crop. That’s right, for those of you who don’t know, I’m a farmer’s daughter born and raised in South Texas. These pictures are cotton that has been harvested and is ready to be sent to the gin mill. Farmer’s usually spray paint their “bales” of cotton so when it gets to the gin they know where it came from. Kind of funny that he put Damsel in Dior. Who knows, maybe our cotton will eventually make it’s way back into the clothes that some of you who read this very blog will wear one day.

  • That is so sweet of your dad, Jacey. *sniff*

  • How adorable!!! That’s love šŸ™‚

  • That is SO cute! Bet that made you smile.

  • Gigi

    That’s so cool! He’s obviously very proud of you šŸ™‚ x

  • i love this! he must be so proud of you.

  • What awesome dad you have!

  • That is too sweet!!

  • That’s so thoughtful of your dad!

    And what a cool thought that a reader could one day be wearing this cotton.

    Melanie
    Style to Stage

  • Monique

    That is so cool and your dad rocks! Hope he harvested a lot of cotton šŸ™‚

  • That is the sweetest!

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  • Amy

    So cute! Your dad is adorable!

    Amy

    Leopard and Lillies

  • Anonymous

    Hi Jacey! Was wondering what size you are in J Crew. Thank you!

  • That’s lovely! I’m liking the sounds of a ‘gin’ mill! Lol! Xx

  • Steph

    This just warmed my heart. I too grew up on a farm (now I’m a “big City lawyer” as they say) and I think it’s nice to be reminded of that sometimes in the hussle and bussle of City life. Your dad is obviously so proud of you. Keep up the fantastic work! I adore your blog.

  • Allison

    That is ADORABLE! I want to say that maybe one day my dad’s rice farm would put my name on his bags of rice… but that would be a little unorthodox and my dad isn’t actually farming the rice. He’s in Chicago…

  • I grew up about 2 blocks from a cotton gin. My parents still live there, and my brother drives a module truck to transport the cotton from the field to the gin. So, this post was very dear to my heart. Thanks!

  • Guest

    Hi jacey! Was wondering what size your field jacket is. Thanks so much!

  • Amy

    Just came across your blog today and i love it! I am in south Texas and see these bails all the time. That’s awesome that he did that! So sweet!

  • Brin

    Love the blog…I’m a South Texas cotton farmer’s daughter myself! My jaw nearly hit the floor when I saw your round bales!

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