My number one, ultimate must-have item that is always a staple in my closet: the denim jacket.
I use the because I own more than one, and use them anytime the weather isn’t smoldering (I am in Texas, so maybe 4 months of use!). I have a jean one and a white one, both are cropped to flatter my height. And they make any outfit feel pulled together, which makes it my absolute favorite wardrobe staple.
So I’ve put together some awesome pieces for you, along with helpful tips. Everything below is options in misses and plus, so I’ve got everyone covered! Read More
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We love Valentines Day. All the romantic gestures and thoughtful gifts are amazing. More than that though, we adore that we celebrate LOVE. Pull out all the stops and turn up the romantic volume because things are about to get sappy. AND. WE. LIVE. FOR. THIS.
Gift giving is our love language and we hold nothing back on V-Day. Just in case you are like us and want to get a jump start on your gift giving game, we put together a little guide of our current fixations. Nah, just kidding, its all for you babes.Read More
Okay, boy mamas, let’s talk about something that weighs on my heart every time I go shopping for my 2-year-old BabyCoolJ: the lack of cool clothing for boys! As I stroll by all the pink, tutus and bows I can’t help but feel bad that all that I can find in the boy-corner is boring outfits.
So, I am here to help. Since shopping is my ‘thang, I take a lot of pride in dressing my (in my opinion) super hip tot. I’ve done the work for you, scouting out the cutest duds to make your little guy one dapper dude. Read More
We all love shopping with our girlfriends. But more often than not, at least for me in this stage in life, stuff just gets in the way. I can’t remember the last time I actually went shopping with friends – if I have even a minute to shop, it is usually last minute and I bask in the alone time after chasing a toddler all day.
So, whether you have plans with your girls this weekend or are just like me in finding a free moment for shopping, I wanted to offer you some tips to help you make the best decisions when you are out shopping!
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So you may taken a glimpse into my closet before, but what you didn’t see was my wall-of-jewelry. Besides fashion and shoes, I love me some fashion jewelry. So it was very exciting when I was given the opportunity to try out these beautiful handmade leather earrings from the The Lovely Hollow.
Anyone with an active toddler (and lots of playdates) can attest to the importance of a good bag. Retiring a diaper bag can leave a mama feeling a little disheveled – where do you put everything?? And honestly after that first year I was so ready to be “my own person.” I was done lugging around a diaper bag. So I went on a mission to find the best non diaper bag out there. My must haves: large, comfortable, many pockets, outer pockets, cross-body and able to carry like a handbag.
Ever walk into your closet and feel like you don’t have anything to wear? Whether everything is looking blah, all your black is screaming “not today!” or you’re feeling a little frumpy, many of us are guilty of this (and our husbands don’t make us feel any better about it, either!). I’m here to help with five simple little things you can do (today) to change up your look.
You know that moment when you weren’t looking for anything in particular and happen upon one of your favorite new pieces ever?!! That’s why I love Target, they make it all possible. Being a plus size girl adds to the cute factor challenge. I take pride in the clothes I buy and how to wear them with confidence.
After being cooped up a few days, we decided to take a last minute Target run with our 2-year-old. It’s been pretty chilly for Texas, so of course we started at Starbucks. The line was crazy, and any mamas out there know lines and toddlers do not mix!
Even though we had a list in hand, I ventured over to the clothes while Mi Amor was busy….<wink, wink!>. And low and behold, the prettiest dress I could have ever imagined was sitting pretty on a sales rack. The size was larger than I normally wear, and there was no stretch to it, but I threw it in the basket anyway. Even BabyCoolJ said “oh, pretty!”
Mi Amor encouraged me to try it on, so I did. I was in shock….this dress fit like a glove. It was made for me, like it had been tailored to my body! It was love at first sight, and a lasting love I am sure!
The top 5 things I love about this dress:
It can be worn year-round (sheer sleeves make it a great option in warm weather!).
It comes in both misses and plus sizes.
The sleeve details are on-trend and beautifully frilly, but the overall style can get away with being timeless.
It’s a “mini dress” so it fits my 5’3 frame perfectly
It’s less than $40!
And really the best part is wearing it year-round. I will love pairing this with my nude peep-toe wedge booties in the spring, and coral strappy heels in the summer. That’s a great wardrobe piece to score!
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I have an obsession with shoes. It all started when I was a young girl and my Welita would take me on weekly trips to the local K-Mart and buy me a new pair of shoes. Yup, a new pair every week.
Not toys. Not candy. Shoes. Shoes are my jam.
So it is no surprise I own nearly 200 pairs of shoes. Well, a surprise (and suffering) to my husband, but that’s not interesting to write about. With 30+ years of experience, and tons of shoes later, I consider myself pretty shoe-savvy. I have an eye for fit, feel and affordability. After all, you don’t learn to spend a ton of shoes when you are out to buy a pair a week (well, at least in my pre-mama life). Read More