After giving birth to three children, I have found that my body took on a shape of its own. No longer do I have this pre-baby body that can fit into any style of jeans and it’s frustrating at times. Up until about two years ago, I wasn’t too keen on shopping for anything except comfy clothing. It seems, even though I had given birth, I wanted to stick with maternity style clothing. It was comfortable. It meant I didn’t have to try on clothing and look in mirrors. It was a safe choice.
The problem is; I love jeans. I adore bootcut jeans the best and I wouldn’t be able to gain that confidence back that everyone loves about me, unless I started to wear those beloved bootcut jeans again. I have a variety of shoes that suit jeans more than those comfy sweatpants type outfits. I wanted more, for myself and for my children. I needed to lead by example, and so it came to me one night, I needed to start looking for some womens jeans that fit the body I have today.
Once I made the decision to look into womens jeans versus comfy clothing, I found out that shopping for jeans really isn’t that difficult, or painful. There are a wide range of designer jeans for any body type these days; it’s simply a matter of owning your body type and knowing what designer jeans will work for your shape. I personally love the bootcut jeans; there is nothing sexier to me than looking in the mirror at myself wearing that style of jeans with my favorite black leather heeled boots and a sweater style top. Sure, I don’t look like a teenager, but I am a thirty-two year old woman, that is what I am supposed to look like.
Far too many of us females get caught up in what we looked like pre-baby years and that, my friends, is no way to live your life. I say to you, make a decision to love your body, own it and find that style of designer jeans that works best to uplift your confidence and accept your post-baby body. Just because you have had a child, doesn’t mean you can’t look stylish or sexy!
My sister was married on June 2nd and it was a rainy day so I showed up at my sisters wedding with this beautiful pink dress from Fresh Produce but had to wear a sweater over it most of the wedding due to the rainy, cold day. This was the perfect option of their casual outfits for my sisters casual wedding.
This is one of the pictures taken a couple of days after the wedding to share what the dress looked like as a whole. As you can see in the below picture, I had a black and white sweater over it due to the rainy cold day on June 2nd, but since then have worn this dress a few times casually for every day wear!
Now that the wedding event is over and I have a casual dress to wear every day when the Summer weather is slightly cool, I am on the lookout for beach dresses so that when we venture out to York Beach, ME for our traditional visit to the Atlantic Ocean with the kids I have a cute dress to wear when walking along the sands on the beach.
Another great clothing line that is perfect this Summer for someone like me who lives in a bathing suit almost daily with the kids is the beach cover-ups! My favorite pick is the Platinum Flip Flops Pockets O’Plenty Tank Dress that would work well right over my bathing suit this year! Love the idea of a dress having inset pockets, I usually have to find a place to hide my keys so I have two hands free to hold my two son’s hands while walking along the beach!
Fresh Produce is a company I had worked with previously on some Spring clothing lines and since then I have learned that they ship to 200 countries so that many places can take advantage of the comfortable and stylish selections offered at Fresh Produce!
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I received the dress pictured on me above for free. All opinions are based on my own personal style selections and that of my own 100%!
I was lucky to review a great pair of jeans from MiracleBody.com, the style I test drove so to speak are the Samantha in granite. Now normally black or jean color is my fave, but alas they were fresh out of black. The granite worked well as most people thought I was wearing dress pants though.
Once people got closer they realized I had a nice pair of jeans on. The first time I wore my MiracleBody.com jeans was to a soccer game where I told all the Mom’s about this website and where the jeans came from. After all I wanted to see if they made me look any thinner. I had mixed reviews; most did think they made me look thinner while others couldn’t tell a difference but said they liked the jeans. I personally felt they did make me look like I was a little thinner and I do enjoy wearing them. I would have gladly shared pictures of me in these jeans, however the images I had are now lost somewhere in a HUGE file of images, therefore I hope to get some pics up at a later date.
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Oh my gosh it’s already September, to think next month I will be 29 and my daughter will be 8 and it will be the season of Fall which means Winter in NH isn’t that far behind it. I love Fall, it’s my favorite season and no it’s not because that is my birthday month but Fall is a warmish cold season, not too hot and not too cold usually. Right now it’s the beginning of September and we are in the mid 80′s though so who knows what Winter has in store.
I started unpacking my Winter Hats and realized I have so many hats and mittens for the kids but not so many for myself nor Justin. Even Baby K has like one hat that will actually fit him. I am not a huge hat person but I am smart enough to realize that most of your body heat escapes through your head which means Miss Brandy Ellen better be getting out to the store some day to check out the selection of Women’s Winter hats around the area!
Winter time in NH is very pretty but oh so cold and hopefully I will survive because I know my children won’t let me hibernate. I request hibernation every year and still I end up outside to build snowmen and slide down our backyard hill, I guess that’s what being a parent is all about, right?!
My father has a business called Dying Breed Ranch in Vermont that he started for his farm stand. Shortly after my father had me build his website and get him into blogging he started looking at custom t-shirts and ways to make additional revenue from home. Selling products with funny sayings that he came up with on his own or products that had his logo on them seemed like a great idea for him to get the word out about his brand while still making a bit of extra revenue.
Many people look online for ideas of shirts to purchase for Father’s Day or that special person’s birthday, or at least I know I search for custom t-shirts for family members. Some of my friends are into those Twilight movies and books so they would be more interested in Eclipse t-shirts versus the humorous ones I could purchase for my father.
I don’t know too many Dad’s in my life that like Fifa tshirts but they are rather preppy looking and I think would look fantastic on that toned man in your life. Other ideas for Father’s Day or a birthday gift are baseball caps, jackets, and water bottles. There are so many different products you can find online and customize to your liking!
I hope you find that special gift for the wonderful father in your life soon since Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20, 2010.