Sharing My Easter Traditions With My Kids

Sharing My Easter Traditions with My Kids

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Growing up Easter was always one of my favorite holidays. Not for all the treats but for the time we got to always spend with family. For us, Easter was always about making the most of the time we had with family and celebrating the real reason for Easter. These are my reasons for sharing my Easter traditions with my kids.

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Shapewear: Our Little Secret

Shapewear Our Little Secret

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Let me tell you about shapewear our little secret. Growing up I was never skinny but I was always short, so that makes me look even heavier. I was always made fun of for being overweight and especially in middle school and freshman year of high school. At my heaviest, I was in size 18 clothing and hit about 205lbs being only 4’10 you can imagine how it looked. I battled weight up and down and until the summer of Junior year when my battle with depression came to a head did I lose any significant weight. In the span of 6 months I lost down to 135 lbs and honestly, I looked sick. I finally got healthy and usually stay between 145-155 lbs now.

With that being said I’ve never been “flat chested” either so finding bras that fit is always a chore. It’s either too tight or the cups don’t fit right. I for one detest underwire and can’t stand to have it in a bra, it is like slow torture wearing one all day. Not to mention when the wire snaps and tries to impale you slowly.

Shapewear our little secret

 

So I started looking for a brand that would fit all my needs and that’s when I found Sonsee. Sonsee is for plus size ladies and caters to all their needs. They have sizing experts ready and willing to help you find the perfect fit every time so you don’t have any guesswork.

High Back Bra

Here are my thoughts on the products that I received. First I got the High Back Bra. This bra is a game changer because I’m having no more back pain. It gives support in all the right places and there is NO underwire *happy dance here*. It comes in nude and black and is so soft on your skin. A big win in my opinion.

Shapewear Shorts

The next thing I received was the  Shapewear Shorts. To be honest when I first got them I was like, I’m going to look like an old lady. But then I put it on, and I’m in love! After four kids lets get real there are muscles that are not in the correct spot and are stretched out. The support I felt instantly made me feel so much better. It also helps hide those little problem areas, don’t get me wrong I’m all about self-love but I could use some toning up and the shapewear provides that coverage. The fabric is breathable and great for year round use. The waistband is designed for tummy control and made to not roll down.

Sonsee Shapewear

Sonsee Woman

 

So there you have it, shapewear our little secret weapon. Gives confidence and provides support for those problem areas. Perfect for anyone, having the proper undergarments make all the difference. For more information visit their Website, Facebook, or Instagram.

Loving Your Body After Having A Baby

Loving Your Body After Having A Baby

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I have always battled with self-image and since having my children it continues to be an issue that I’ve struggled with. I guess I’ve never gotten out of the mindset of from when I was in school, I was always the short overweight oddball. Lately, I’ve decided that it’s time to love the body I have. Now i’m learning how important loving your body after having a baby is. 

Loving your body after having a baby. 

Pregnancy

I have grown and birthed four beautiful children. My skin stretched and warped as they grew, not always returning unhindered. There are stretch marks and not in the same place. I was lucky enough to be able to help create these beautiful lives, how could I not love a body that did that. I’ve also survived a horrific car accident that should have killed me. I broke three out of four limbs, and have had eight surgeries in just over two years. I have massive scaring up my left forearm, where I had a plate and eight screws put in.

While I may not love every inch of my body, My kids don’t see the pain. They don’t see the scars of the past or the scars from the accident. They see mommy, whom they love no matter what I look like. My children don’t care if I’m super skinny, or if my hair is always done. All they want is for me to be present and happy.

So with bathing suit season right around the corner, I’ve been looking for something that is going to flatter what accents I have and hid my issue areas. Look no further then Tempt Me swimsuits. From one piece to bikinis there is something for every body type. I chose two different styles, and the main thing I was looking for was coverage. Other places when you get the coverage you don’t always get style but this is where Tempt Me is different. They strive to do both!

SwimDress

Off The Shoulder

I love the One Piece Polka Falbala Swimdress, it gives me that vintage feel. I love how I can put it on and feel completely comfortable around anyone. The second swimsuit I chose from Tempt Me was the Vintage Off Shoulder Ruffled Swimsuits. I love the bright colors in this swimsuit, and how the black of the base sets off the colors in a pop. To be honest, when ordering online I was a little worried because I don’t usually get the bikini style bottom but I was really impressed by just how much coverage this swimsuit provides.  I usually HATE shopping for swimsuits but Tempt Me made it easy and fast. If you would like more information Be sure to check them out on their Website, Facebook, or Instagram.

Loving Yourself

Todays Takeaway:

You are beautiful. Learning to love yourself is one of the most empowering things that you can truly do. When those little ones look into your eyes remember that YOU are their entire world. So love your scars, love your stretch marks because you are amazing! Learn to love your body after having a baby.

Mystical Fashion For Fitness

I am all about yoga, pilates, and walking lately! I love going for a morning walk (depending on weather). When it’s too cold, I may walk and then do some yoga later in the day. If it’s raining, I may stay in and take a rest day! Are you looking to add a few mystical fashion pieces for your fitness?

Mystical Fashion For Fitness
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I am also inspired to stay motivated when I look and feel great! I love wearing cute fashion pieces, whether it is new clothes, accessories, and shoes! Mermaids are magical and positively inspired clothing is uplifting and unique to wear.

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Three Ways to Change Up your Work Day Style

From Statement Pieces to Jewelry; We Find Three Ways to Change up your Work Day Style

work day style
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As someone who works in an office, I can tell you from experience that I have a hard time finding outfits that are business casual but also tailored to my style. It seems as though recently, I have fallen into a rut of ordering t-shirts that have our county logo on them and wearing a different color every day.

It also doesn’t help that I carry weight in my middle section/stomach and I have a difficult time finding outfits that I am comfortable in. All the jeans and t-shirts have brought my self-confidence down and I struggle to find ways to look like more than just a mom of a tornado toddler.

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Bringing Back Vintage Fashion For Kids

Bringing Back Vintage Fashion For Kids

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As the mom of four little ones, I have the hardest time finding clothes that not only look cute but also fit well. I always thought my mom was overreacting when she’d tell me just wait till you have kids, you will see that laundry is never ending!  It never fails that someone has grown out of something. I’m pretty sure they plan it out for as soon as I buy them new clothes. So when I look for new fashion for kids these are some of the key features I look for.

Finding the perfect fashion for kids.

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Warm Up In Style

Warm Up In Style with Verve Coffee and Flag & Anthem

Warm Up In Style

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I love the changing of the seasons because it means wearing different styles and usually having to buy new pieces of clothing for myself and my son. I love wearing my boots and even trying different styles, such as long sleeves, flannels, and hoodies. As a mom, I like the simple and relaxed look as much as possible.

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Gift Ideas for the Sock Lover in your LIFE!

Socks are such a simple but fun gift to give during the holidays. We have a couple of different places for you to get some fresh ideas for the sock lover.  Do you know someone who is on their sock game or need to be on their sock game?

Three Gift Ideas for the Sock Lovers picture

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Fashion Staples For Cool Weather

Fashion Staples For Cool Weather

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Crisp morning air blowing through my hair as I walk outside. This is my favorite time of year. The chill in the air, the leaves falling around me. I think it is the most magical time of year, all the colors of the earth surrounding me. approaches  

Fashion staples for cool weather!

 

Elle Bomber Jacket

Bomber Jacket

For me one of the most important fashion staples is an amazing looking coat. Bomber Jackets are a staple of any era, bringing classic and classy together all in one. The Elle Classic Bomber is perfect for all needs. With deep double pockets, you don’t have to worry about not having anywhere to put all your most needed items. I have this problem with a lot of jackets is never having enough pocket room. Why do ladies clothes have so many issues putting enough pockets on their items, but with this you don’t have to worry. With a sleek black finish, this jacket goes with any outfit. For me, I’m not the skinniest person and the way this jacket is cut it helps hide those unwanted flaws.  An Elle Classic Bomber jacket is the perfect cool weather item, make sure to get one of your own.

Azura Gold

Santa Raindeer Ring

What is the next of the fashion staples you need to accent your cool weather look? For me it is about the little things, it is the jewelry that sets that look off. My favorite type of jewelry is gold, there is just something about it that is delicate and simple. Now Azura Jewelry has the perfect Santa Claus Reindeer Ring to spice up your cool weather look. I have tiny hands and one problem that I often have is rings tend to be to big for my fingers and look bulky but the design of this ring is sleek and dainty. This beautiful 18K yellow gold ring ( with a silver base ) is the perfect little glint of gold to bring your look all together. Did you know Reindeer symbolizes a companion for the journey of a lifetime and encourages you to unfold your inner strength.This ring would be perfect for a special thinking of you gift or a Christmas present.  Azura Jewelry is created for confident and fearless woman with a growth mindset, empowering them to create positive changes in their lives and for those around them, if you’re interested in finding out more about the company click here. If you want to add one of these beautiful rings to your collection be sure to visit here or check them out on Facebook.

What are some of your favorite fashion staples for cool weather?

Stylish Performance Fashion for the Outdoors

Adidas Offers Stylish Performance Fashion

Stylish Performance Fashion for the Outdoors

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Autumn is in full swing and the weather is finally cooling down! My son and I have been back in California for almost a year now. This is his first year in California and my first year back in decades. I’m used to colder weather, snow, and rain! It’s been pretty steady weather here in California.

Get ready for stylish performance fashion for the outdoors!

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