- The weather was iffy. Windy, cloudy, sunny, rainy. Make up your mind, Alberta.
- I wanted to style up my Flatter Me belt in preparation for ... wait for it because this is supremely exciting for me ... my guest appearance on the Flatter Me Belt blog!!!!!
I was beyond flattered when Claire invited me to be featured on her blog! I immediately wanted to go shopping for something new from VV Boutique for this awesome experience, and when I finally managed to
Old Navy bird-print blouse $7 and rock star denim $6
Mustard tank $4.20, Shoes $4, Earrings $4
All from VV Boutique
Aside from my sun-protection (Sunday Afternoons SPF 50 hat, sunglasses from my closet), this ensemble is entirely thrifted for a grand total of $25.20!! I love how these pieces from a huge box store look entirely individual and unique with a few key accessories like these stunning earrings and of course the Flatter Me belt.
This photo is but one example of why you should follow me on Instagram.
Sometimes I sneak peak VV pieces in my #ootd shots!
Other times I showcase stellar parenting.
At $31 plus $3 shipping, you can afford a few!
Later, I was in J Crew (for the first time if you can believe it, shopping with a friend) and saw bird-print everywhere! Whoever gave up this pretty top must not have got the J Crew memo, thankfully! I daresay I prefer this print blouse over their bird print but I suppose I may be a bit biased...Flatter Me makes everything fit! Pants gape at the back? Belt it! Shirt a bit too blousy? Belt it. Gain 10 lbs from ice cream and blended drinks? Loosen it up then belt it! I should say (again) that I'm not being paid to exhort here, I just can't help myself.
I heart you, Outfit.
But the very best thing about Flatter Me belts is the woman behind it. Claire is another example of someone living out their dreams!! Did she just think up cool things then go work in a boring job? NO! She went after it! She figured it out! I find that so inspiring! Smart, savvy women, figuring how to make their dreams come true. She IS happily ever after and I get to be in her on-line company and that will make me smile for the rest of summer and beyond! Thanks Claire and Flatter Me for having me and know I'm ready to be your #YEG cheerleader any time!