BELLY BLOAT: HOW I GOT RID OF IT WITH SO SHAPE

When I was asked if I’d like to take the So Shape challenge, I jumped at the chance! My “problem” area is my stomach, so I wanted to see if this system was something that could tackle that for me.  Any excuse to banish belly bloat.  I’m heading to Jamaica next month, so I needed to get an accelerated start on my beach body.

BELLY BLOAT SO SHAPE BEFORE AND AFTER

The way this challenge works is that you’re supposed to have a So Shape shake for breakfast, whatever you want for lunch (within reason), and a So Shape shake, soup, or meal for dinner. I chose to do the Reborn Challenge, which in hindsight is a little hardcore for my first crack at one of these types of diets. (more…)

I’VE FOUND A NEW PLACE TO SHOP…

As if my pockets weren’t hurt enough (check my last post), I just found a new place to shop!

Now, you know how much I love to keep my look fresh while keeping with my personal style; but I also have a love/hate relationship with spending money.  It’s safe to say I’m a bit of an oxyMORON when it comes to shopping. (more…)

20 BOOTS YOU NEED TO OWN THIS FALL

20 BOOT YOU NEED TO OWN THIS FALL

For some reason, I'm obsessed with boots.  I mean OBSESSED!!  As boot weather is upon us, and I just celebrated my birthday (2 weeks ago) I just bought several pairs.  Luckily for you ( a bit late for me), there's now a flash sale on boots, so you can get them for less!!!!!!!!  So here's a post of 20 boots you need to own this fall.

Here are the boots that I already have...

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LIKE SHOPPING IN THE MENS SECTION? I’VE FOUND THE NEXT BEST PLACE

I love shopping in the mens section, it’s my go to for crew neck tees and oversized sweaters, but I recently discovered a new place to shop for my tees! Are you excited yet?

Well, a couple of weeks ago the H&M catalogue landed on my doormat; I perused through the women’s, then through the men’s. After that, I flicked through the kids clothes and immediately stopped when I came to a Mickey Mouse t-shirt that I just had to have!  So I scoped the rest of the page, then the rest of the kid’s pages to see if I’d find any other hidden gems.  Now I’ve always known H&M have some really great pieces for children and in my late teens, I used to buy them. However, I haven’t entertained the thought of buying any in a long time!

Now I’ve always known H&M have some really great pieces for children, and up to my early 20s, I used to buy them. However, I haven’t entertained the thought of buying any in a long time!

What made me entertain it this time? Like Sway, I ain’t got the answers! Anyway, I went to the store, you know to check the sizing – and bought 3 tees instantly. Check the 3 below…

TAKING THE MICKEY

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FOR SATURDAYS

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BELIEBER

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The only reason I stopped at tees is they’re the only thing that’ll fit. My arms and legs are too long to fit anything else, i.e. their badass tracksuits.  Unlike when I’m shopping in the mens section and the tracksuit bottoms are long enough but too baggy in the front.

If you are fortunate enough to have the boys tracksuits, bomber jackets, et al, fit you, then go get some! They go up to age 14+.

Where’s your favourite place to buy t-shirts?  Have you ever bought kids clothes as an adult?

LIFE’S TOO SHORT

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My cousin Sonia died earlier this month, she was only 52 years old.  She was diagnosed with cancer less than two months before.  My experience of loved ones dying has been minimal (thankfully) but I have experienced death nonetheless.  However, this is different.  This is someone that has been taken from us, and from her own life way too soon.  It’s incredibly surreal, to say the least.  As upsetting as it has been, this has really put life into perspective for me, life’s too short. (more…)