How to Spice Up Your Fall Wardrobe With Animal Prints! – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

Wearing animal print can seem like a bold wardrobe choice but animal print actually acts as a neutral, which means it will go with pretty much everything. I had a hard time embracing animal print at first because to me it seemed to scream “hey guys, look at me!” but then I introduced a few smaller key pieces to my wardrobe and fell in love. Now instead of screaming look at me it’s more subtle like “why thank you, I…

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Renovations Started, Charlotte Tilbury Skincare, and Camping Bruschetta – Parents Article

We are fast flying into summer. I am hoping the weather takes note and the sunshine comes out soon. It’s been really weird lately with sunny spells one morning and by afternoon hail storms. I think mother nature is slightly confused. Having just got back from Lake Garda, Italy where we should have been basking in the sun and instead were wading in a foot of down pour rain daily. One can only hope our hot summer in America, will…

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Why I believe that Every Body Can Be a Bikini Body-Seriously – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Last year my husband and I visited a resort in Mexico and just like every other time we’ve landed on a beach in another country, I always marvel at how easy going people are on the beaches. It seems like everyone is rocking bikinis –the young and not so young alike. I am usually sitting there with my bikini underneath my cover-up, as a couple old enough to be my parents frolics by easy and free. By the end…

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Colour Your World in Pantone Mango Mojito by The Twinkle Diaries – Parenting Twins Article

Oh spring! How I love you! The light, the heat. The newness, growth and greenery. This is — unquestionably — my favourite time of year. Although, the cold temperatures and grey skies of last week (and also this morning, as I write this) combined with the fact that we’ve already had our family ‘summer holiday’ this year, I’ve got a really weird sensation of it being autumn again! Almost like I’d overslept and missed the spring and summer entirely. Thank…

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Some Thoughts on the Return of the Nineties – Single Mum, Parents Article

I recently found myself on the Topshop website. I love Toppers. I mean, I really love it. I swore off it for a bit when Philip Green was accused of whatever-the-last-thing-he-was-accused-of was, and lasted all of a month. I decried the false gods of Fast Fashion and swore I would only buy second-hand (VINTAGE, DAAHLING) from now on, and lasted all of a fortnight. You see, the thing I love about Topshop is that not only did I never leave…

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Dressing My Kids in Rainbows 🌈 – Parenting Twins Article

A fact you may well already know about me: I love rainbows. I love wearing them myself and I love dressing my children in them 😁🌈 Recently I’ve had a few people ask me: ‘But what are you going to do if they turn around to you one day and say they don’t want to wear rainbows any more?!’ Well… not dress them in them anymore obvs 😂 The fact is, at the moment, the twiglets love rainbows and they’re…

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Jay’s Style: Black Booming Beauty Mini Dress – Single Mum, Parents Article

Hi, all my lovelies! I will be trying something new and a bit out of my comfort zone today. Today I am sharing one of my favorite outfits from my recent Spring Break trip to Pigeon Forge, TN. But First, A Confession Up till now, I haven’t been very proud of my fashion sense. I think the more appropriate description of my fashion sense was “convenient and comfortable”. I also went through a phase where all I wore was workout…

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My Designer Shoe Experience and How You Can Get The Same Look For Less – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

Back when I was a single mom I didn’t dream of a closet full of designer shoes; living vicariously through Carrie Bradshaw’s collection of Manolos suited me just fine. I received my first designer handbag as a gift at 19 and ever since I’d been more of a bag girl. But when things were tight I developed a core wardrobe. Which is basically several staple items that could be interchanged. To be honest, although my disposable shopping budget has changed…

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A Review of Bess & George Clothing – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

If you know me you know I am pretty brand loyal. I love having my go-to clothing stores where I know the quality, the aesthetic and the fit of the clothing. As my shopping ventures continue to move to much more online than in-store shopping, being brand loyal is particularly helpful. I am someone who loves to be able to feel and smell (that part might be a little weird) the fabrics. I have an eye and a nose for…

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