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New Year, New You - Casual Me

Another goal for me this year is to improve my "casual me" look.  I've been known on the weekends to wear sweatshirts, ill-fitted long sleeve t-shirts, poor fitting jeans and then pair it all with tennis shoes to run errands.  Now, in my opinion there isn't anything wrong with those options, if this is you, I'm not judging you, but I just want to distance myself away from that look.  My reasons:

  1. I feel sloppy and lazy.  I'm lazy enough on the weekends as it is.
  2. I have lots of cute casual clothes I can't/don't wear to work that are taking up space in my closet collecting dust.
  3. I'm obsessed with the Pinterest "weekend" looks
  4. I love seeing other put together moms when I'm out
  5. I feel 100% better when I put a little more effort into my looks, and I think this will help my weight loss goals too.
Now this goal isn't to say that I won't be chilling in sweats on the weekends if I don't plan on leaving the house, but if I am in public I'm  really going to make an effort at this.

I'll be posting looks that hopefully achieve this goal of mine.  If you have any looks you'd like to share too let me know!

Here are a few that caught have caught my eye so far...




Source: polyvore.com via A on Pinterest
Source: polyvore.com via A on Pinterest


Source: polyvore.com via A on Pinterest










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