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My love of flattering, green maxi dresses began when I was pregnant with Adeline – not only is my favourite colour green but chasing after 2 toddlers with a baby bump was hard enough without my pants or shirt were cutting into my waist

I’m sure you know the feeling! Check out my favourite postpartum at-home exercise programs, from the first time you work out after giving birth to upping your overall strength! If I’m honest my maternity clothes from my first pregnancy didn’t fit quite the same in my third pregnancy – my clothes were more worn, my bump showed quicker and was bigger than the first time. And losing the baby weight is harder and harder each time. I’m less about impulsive buys with my clothes because my body fluctuates between pregnancy and postpartum and working out each year. I could burn through a lot of cash buying clothes for each stage of motherhood but I’m more frugal than that – and...

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Originally published August 3, 2017

Updated April 6, 2020. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #SoftsoapTouch  #OurCaringHands  #CollectiveBias Looking for an easy craft to make with your children? These DIY tie dye shoes are perfect for ages 7 through 20-somethings. Who am I kidding, these shoes are perfect for ages 7 through 99. And you don’t have to use messy traditional tie dye with this simple hack! I look forward to crafting with my children whenever I can. I look for crafts that are easy to do and will make my kids excited about creating. When I originally make this craft, my children were in the tween and teen years. Clothes and fashion were...

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2020-05-08

Pin It Our family Easter look… Pin It Pin It … so obsessed with this dress!! Pin It Love seeing the boys dressed up in their matching Easter suits! Pin It Pin It Pin It Pin It Somebody was dressed up as an Easter bunny all weekend. I can’t get over how cute he was in this onesie! Pin It Pin It Pin It DETAILS: FLORAL DRESS (SIMILAR HERE AND HERE UNDER $100) | NUDE SANDALS  CODY: SUIT JACKET AND TROUSERS | BLACK BUTTON DOWN | SHOES | MARA: PINK TIE DRESS (ON SALE UNDER $25) | WHITE CONVERSE WES: BLUE SUIT | FLORAL PRINT BUTTON DOWN | WHITE CONVERSE  BECKAM: BLUE SUIT (LOVE THIS ONE ON SALE) | WHITE...

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2020-05-08

Pin It That loungewear life… Pin It Mio’s face when he gets on the couch but has the kids on his side haha. Pin It The kids are obsessed with these sticker books, they come in a 3 pack and they keep them entertained for so long! I love how big they are, and such a good deal the 3 pack is under $20! Pin It DETAILS: BLUE NIKE HOODIE (ON SALE UNDER $50) | GRAY NIKE GYM CAPRIS (ON SALE UNDER $20) | WHITE SLIPPERS (ON SALE UNDER $20) MARA: TIE DYE HOODIE (ON SALE UNDER $25) | GRAY NIKE SWEATPANTS (ON SALE UNDER $30) | SCRUNCHIE SET WES: VANS TEE (ON SALE UNDER $15 W/ CODE: SPRING25) | NIKE...

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How to be a more sustainable fashion consumer (+ why it’s important)

Thanks to #SecondhandSeptember I’ve seen countless posts on Instagram on the topic of buying pre-loved clothing and used homewares, and customising fashion items from charity shops. While I’m already an avid secondhand shopper (if just for the money-saving aspect) the #SecondhandSeptember hashtag has got me thinking about fast fashion in general so I thought I’d share some research into fast fashion and come up with some alternatives… FACTS ABOUT FAST FASHION With the news that global production of clothing now exceeds 100 billion units, it’s clear that fast fashion is more of a problem now than ever. It is estimated that more greenhouse gases are emitted by the fashion industry than by all air travel around the world combined. That’s...

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