Just Like Mom

I’ve heard “Just like mommy” and “minni me” even with my first two children for years, but I think this little girlie girl takes the cake. She is full of spunk and personality, but can be quite shy. It all depends on the vibe she gets off of people. I’m the same way.

She loves all things sparkly, all things clothes, all things girly, but then again Alexis, my oldest, used to be that way too, lol. So, I will enjoy this while can!!

I just had to have this shirt that I found that Target carried from Cat & Jack. I’m still a little iffy about the whole turtle thing though because we’re far from “slow”, but they are cute and glittery, haha!!!

She is a doll. See the OOTD and read the details below!! Always keep an open mind about saving in different areas for your family! Pride will only hold you back from great things.

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She was so antsy to get up and play!

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I had to be very quick to snap a pic before she slid off the chair to run around.

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This is how our sessions go, but I manage to snag a few cute pics each time. We’re getting better at it!!


Top: Cat & Jack: Dirt Cheap- $1.00 NWT

Shorts: Park Bench Kids: Dirt Cheap (part of a 2 piece set)- $1.00 NWT

Headband: By BowPosh


Terrific Tuesday Fashion

My daughter titled this blog so here we go with some terrific Tuesday fashion!!

Today was a crazy, crazy day. Since J, my husband works such long hours and gets home at 2 or 3am, he is obviously exhausted so when the kids have to wake up at 5 or 5:30am to shower and get ready for the bus ride to school (which is almost 2 hours) sometimes they don’t make it (well, rarely, but they are late sometimes) . This morning I received a text saying they missed the bus. This usually means that I race home safely (me being in an extreme hurry while obeying speed limits which is the most frustrating thing to do) so that I can find everyone still sleeping, lol. I then get the kids ready and we are even later getting to school, but at least we make it! So today, we ended up not being able to take the kids and they were excused because it was a movie day anyway having had Benchmark testing all week last week and a couple of days off.

Anyway, today was such a lazy day. I threw on a pair of maternity pants that I found in the unfolded laundry (after running them through the hot dryer to iron them), and realized I hadn’t even worn them yet! Now they are my favorite pair (even though I still HATE the full panel belly). I didn’t even do my hair or makeup, and we all scurried out of the house to do some shipping and get lunch before J had to go into work.

I enjoyed this outfit as it was light and comfortable, but still had a bit of a dressy look to it even with jeans! It has been super cold in the mornings here (SWFL), but today it was rather warm, and just refreshing!!!!

ENJOY! Be sure to check out the links at the bottom to see how I get these prices!!!

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Um, yes, I was photo bombed by a pooping Pomeranian!

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This top is a 100% polyester fabric blouse so it is a dressier type fabric. I could have dressed it up with a black skirt or black slacks, but none of what I have fits at the moment, haha. When it came in I wondered how it would fit since there is no stretch to it, but as a M, it worked out great!!! Certain brands run larger than others so this was a plus with it NOT being a maternity top.


Top: New York & Co.- Schoola (9.21)- $0 (NWOT- not maternity)

Tank: Random brand- Marshalls- 3.99

Jeans: liz lange maternity ($5)- $0 Poshmark APP (This pair is a different pair from the previous blog)

Shoes: White House | Black Market- Goodwill- 4.99 (NWOT)

Don’t forget to visit one of my previous blogs titled β€œFREE CLOTHES” to find out how you can get your own free orders on gently used clothes and brand new clothes πŸ˜€.


Another outfit under $15!! I have absolutely no shame, and especially since some of these pieces will only be worn during my pregnancy! I would hate to spend hundreds to not be able to wear them later or if I did look like I am obviously wearing old maternity clothes. I hope you take advantage of these savings like I have because it has saved our family thousands that we were able to put toward other things for a better future. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


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