• What I wear: Mix it up

    I turned 40 last week. Yay me, right? Actually, I’m proud to have made it this far. With the kind of stressful¬†life I have, I’m surprised my heart didn’t give out years ago! Anyway, I was in a blog hop a while back and found a couple of bloggers who share what they wear. They work from home and/or work outside the house too. My problem was that I thought they were all young. I wondered ” does anyone my age show off their fashion?” The answer is, yes, they do. I found a couple of inspiring blogs and, I’m sorry to tell you that you’ll now have to see…

  • Thrift store

    Thrift store shopping tips

    So many people overlook the value of a thrift store. I’ve found great name brand clothing in new and like-new condition nearly every time I go to the local thrift store. However, to find the right items, you need to prepare before you go thrifting. 5 thrift store shopping tips 1. Write down measurements. If you are shoping for the kids, but they won’t be with you, then make sure you have sizes and measurements written down for each of them. I know my youngest wears a medium , but has a pants length of 36in. So, I can measure anything before buying it to find out that it doesn’t…

  • mathernity pants

    Thrift Store savings on maternity pants – why?

    Last year it occurred to me that both my younger daughter and I could benefit from wearing maternity pants from the thrift shop.¬†Before you laugh and leave this post, hear me out. Maternity Pants are Easy to Wear My daughter has autism, and low motor skills when it comes to her fingers.That means she can’t easily button, snap or otherwise deal with small intricate clothing fasteners. I didn’t want her to be stuck in jogging suits for her whole life, so one day while in the local Good Will, I noticed the maternity pants because they had a wide elastic at the top. Three Seasons Maternity Women’s Denim Cuffed Capri,…