What to Pack for a Trip to Las Vegas

in , , by Katie Margaret, May 13, 2021
What to Pack for a Trip to Las Vegas

 My husband and I are going on a trip in a few weeks to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary.  It's something that we have been wanting to do for a while, but with the pandemic we weren't sure if we were going to be able to get away this year.  Luckily things are all working out for us and we have planned a trip to Las Vegas.

Paper Bag Pants

I don't know about you, but this last year has put me into an outfit rut.  I am so stuck in my comfy lounge wear clothes that it's hard sometimes for me to switch it up and actually wear real clothes.  I love creating outfits and sharing them on the blog, but when the time comes to actually put together an outfit to go somewhere in, I just can't decided. I always end up wearing the same thing which is usually something really comfortable.  Now that the weather is getting warmer and we are actually leaving the house more, I am trying to wear more of my clothes and get creative with my outfits again.  It's time to leave my comfy clothes behind and step up my outfits.

Affordable Mom-Friendly Bathing Suits on Amazon

 I'm not going to lie, I don't love the idea of having pictures of myself in bathing suits floating around the internet, but I do love helping other women find affordable bathing suits that they will feel great in. This June my baby will be a year old which means my body will hit a year of being postpartum just in time for bathing suit season.  Although I don't mind the mom body I have been left with after having 2 kids, there are still certain areas I'd feel more comfortable keeping covered up.  

Affordable Mom-Friendly Denim Shorts

Denim shorts are an important wardrobe staple that I don't think should be ignored.  I love denim shorts, but I've always struggled finding the right pair.  So many denim shorts in stores are made for teenagers and I'm defiantly not looking for the same fit of denim shorts I wore when I was younger.  I want something high waisted, not too short or too tight.  Something with distressing, but not too distressed.  I want one pair of denim shorts that I can wear with anything in my wardrobe.  I was thrilled that I was finally able to find that perfect pair of denim shorts. 

Hi Friends!  I am pretty excited about todays outfit post.  With the weather finally warming up I've been trying to get more outfit photos done outside.  I take all my own photos myself and it's not always easy to find a spot I feel comfortable setting up my tripod and taking pictures in an outfit, but I've been scoping out a few places and testing them out.  It helps having Anna as my little assistant in her stroller.  She makes me feel a little more comfortable in front of the camera and always makes me smile. 

Mom-Friendly Outfits Wearing White Jeans
Are you afraid to wear white?  As a mom, I totally get it!  I'm terrified of white.  I always spill something on myself whenever I wear white.  But I love white! Especially white jeans!  They just brighten up your whole outfit.  Even though I believe that white jeans are appropriate to wear year round, I really love to wear them in the spring. 

Fabletics Athleisure Outfit

in , , , by Katie Margaret, April 13, 2021

Fabletics Athleisure Outfit

Hi Friends! Last week I felt like I needed a little break from blogging.  I don't know why, but I was feeling a little overwhelmed.  Normally I get excited to start a new month and plan out all my blog content, but this month I just wasn't feeling it.  I've had a lot on my mind and my blog just needed to not be one of the things I was focusing on.  Sometimes that's just what I need.  A short break to reset.  This week I'm refocusing and planning out some new posts for the month, so I hope you enjoy what I have coming up in the next few weeks.  I'm just trying to take it one post at a time and not overwhelm myself.  

March Instagram Round Up

in , , by Katie Margaret, April 01, 2021
March Instagram Round Up

Happy April!  I can't believe that March has come and gone.  March in the Midwest is always a curve ball.  You never know if it will start warming up or if you will get a spring snow storm.  Luckily this March was a pleasant surprise weather wise.  I'm loving the warmer days and the sunshine!  We've been able to get out to the park more often which has been so nice with the kids. 

Organizing Your Small Closet on a Budget

in , , by Katie Margaret, March 29, 2021

Organizing Your Small Closet on a Budget

 Nothing makes me happier than a clean organized closet.  I feel like people often overlook the fact that having an organized closet will not only keep things tidy, but it will also help you save money.  When you have a place for everything, you know where to find it.  If you know what you have in your closet, then you are less likely to go out and buy something new. 
Affordable Easter Basket Gift Ideas For Young Children
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When I was a kid growing up in the 80's and 90's, my Easter basket was always filled with lots and lots of candy.  We had jelly beans, chocolate eggs, Reese's peanut butter eggs, Cadbury eggs and of course a big chocolate bunny that usually took us about a month to eat.  Occasionally we would get a little gift in the basket that wasn't candy, but most years it was all about the sugar.  I don't have a problem with my kids having candy (expect for the baby of course), but I do try to limit it when I can.  That's why when I put together my kid's Easter baskets I try to do more non-candy gifts than candy.  

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