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Pin It and Wear It

When it comes to winter outfit inspiration, I always find myself pinning the same type of outfit on Pinterest.  Jeans, white runners, toque, a tucked in tee, and some cute layers.  The girl usually looks comfortable and confident and is always with a coffee in hand.  Oh, and one other thing….she’s always skinny.  I weirdly pin these looks while saying to myself, “I could never pull that off”.  A tucked in top is a fear of mine.  There is still…

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The Floral Kimono

When it’s time for me to upgrade from my daily sweats and sweater at-home-uniform and put on something to wear out into the world, jeans and  a tee are my stand by.  It’s still comfortable, it’s still functional, and it doesn’t take a lot of thought or planning to get ready.  The easiest way for me to add a little style to this basic look is a floral kimono.  I have been in love with them since they hopped back…

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That Size In Between

As a size 14 woman, I find myself caught in that weird in between size abyss.  I can wear some clothes from “regular” sized stores, and I can wear plus size as well.  It can actually be hard to find a decent variety in size at times….until now.  One of my favourite lines, Dex Clothing has added size X to their plus size Spring collection.  While I do find a 1X works just fine in certain styles, a size X…

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Date Night at Home 3 Ways

Taking time to date your partner is so important.  Actually having the time to date your partner when you have three small kids is a different story.  Since we went from a family of three to a family of five there has been less and less time to spend outside the home as a couple.  It is a lot to ask someone watch all three kidlettes while we go out for the night. Since we don’t want to wait for…

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Rainy Day Style

I had been waiting for a sunny day, or at least a day where it wasn’t raining, to take photos of some of my favourite outfits.  One glance at the weather forecast, and  I realized I’d be waiting a long time for that to happen.  So, instead, I revamped an outfit with rubber boots and my new Dex camo nylon shell, and made this a rainy day look. I am so ready for this dark, dreary weather to be over,…

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