LOLNever would have thought of that one!
It's true! I can vouch for this! you ought to see how I have to dress to venture into the garden! Long sleeves, high neck, full headscarf - long dress AND Under my long dress I have to wear long trousers... I'm thinking of getting some bloomers made (like the victorians used to wear.Doesn't matter if I put on insect repellent - seems they just enjoy me even more..... tsk
That's great! Love the pics! :)
LK,That'd be because you don't live in Florida, I'll bet. :) Mosquitos are a pure menace!
Ahavah,It's such a simple idea, but it just never occured to me before!I'm glad it's not just me that bug repellent doesn't seem to work quite right for. :)
LOL! That is so true! It's even better in niqab. : ) I've noticed that here, and the mosquitoes haven't been bad this year because we've had a severe drought (only benefit is no water for mosquitoes to breed in),but they ate us alive last year.
By the way, Amber, (can't believe I forgot to tell you) but you look totally cute. That blue hijab is a great one on you. : )
Heather,I did think of adding the niqab, but the mosquitos (so far) don't seem interested in my face. :)This whole thing has the added bonus of acustoming my family to seeing me in proper hijab/abaya. My mother insists that it makes my face look fat, and she may have a point, I just don't think I care...Also, thanks! It's a very pretty color. I'm considering going out to the movies this weekend in it, but I can't decide if it looks okay with that dark blue abaya or better with the light brown jilbab I have.