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Faux Real

This time of year always gets me in the mood to purge.  My closet, my house, and my social media feeds!  About a year ago I started to really take note of how I would feel after looking at images of different people I follow.  Some people would warm my heart, others would give me a giggle, and some made me feel shitty.  It wasn’t that they were doing anything wrong necessarily, but I found myself feeling anxious and insecure.…

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Hello 2018

Happy New Year?  2018 began and gave us a big old slap in the face.  The babies and my mom all ended up in the hospital within the first two days of the year.  I mean, come on!  But, I am happy to report that everyone seems to be on the mend and is back at home.  In our house we are just dealing with some left over colds, new asthma diagnoses, and new puffer routines. Prior to the new…

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Forget Perfect

There is something about this time of year that turns us into perfectionists.  We want the perfect Christmas for our families.  We work so hard to provide our loved ones with the perfect gifts, the perfect dinner, the perfect tree, the perfect traditions, the perfect festive outings, the perfect parties, and all while our homes are looking like something from a picture perfect holiday magazine.  But sometimes things don’t go quite as expected because real life isn’t perfect. For those…

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Holiday Wine

Holiday wine!  This gorgeous rich bordeaux colour is festive in a more grown up way…although I’m not above wearing bright red Christmas socks if the occasion calls for it.  In keeping with my ongoing theme of comfort and joy (see what I did there?), this outfit offers up loads of comfort and even works when eating large holiday feast. First up, these fabulous Dex motto leggings with an elastic waist band.  Yup, I said and elastic waist band.  Ever go…

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7 Days of Giveaways Olive and Piper

It’s Day 7  {FINAL DAY} of my 7 Days of Giveaways!  Today we are going to add a little glam to your wardrobe for the holidays with Olive & Piper.  I have been shopping with Olive and Piper for several years now.  (See posts here, here, and here.)    I adore the glamour and whimsy they can add to even the simplest of outfits.  This brand is the queen of statement pieces.  I mean, four tier, wine coloured, fringe earrings?!?…

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