This post is super late but here it is! Lets not forget what Memorial Day is really about…. It’s in remembrance of the real heroes in this world, the men and women who served in the military and lost their lives while doing so.. I am forever thankful for anyone who serves in the military, your job and sacrifice does not go unnoticed in my book. Our memorial day weekend was pretty relaxing. On Saturday we started at the beach, I had been wanting to go to the beach for weeks! We had a great time barbecuing and catching some pretty big waves! The only bad thing about the beach was the amount of sun we were blessed with, I am still peeling as we speak!!! Opps!
We had lots of yummy food throughout the weekend. Lexi and I made Limeade.. It was DELICIOUS! If I do say so myself! I always enjoy cooking and grilling especially in the summer, there is just something about the way everything tastes when it’s done on the grill… Especially a charcoal grill, Am I right or Am I right?! Check out some of our Memorial day dishes below!
We had fun doing puzzles and playing games. Lexi even completed a puzzle all by herself! I was so proud of her, she did not want to get up until she finished it!
I had a great memorial day weekend, I hope you guys did too.
This is a harder post for me because it is something I have struggled with all my life… It is something so real and raw for me. I have always struggled with my weight and my self -image. I know I am not the only one who feels this way!! Growing up my weight has fluctuated all through the years, at my smallest I weighed 99 pounds but at that point I wasn’t eating much at all. Even though I was at my skinniest I wasn’t very healthy. My weight was manageable until it spiraled out of control once I had my daughter and I haven’t been able to lose all the weight since. When I was pregnant I thought I was invincible when it came to eating anything delicious. I felt as though I could eat anything and everything and that’s exactly what I did! Boy do I regret that!! Learning to love yourself is a struggle when you aren’t happy with your body, your worried about how you feel about yourself along with how everyone else sees you as well!!
When you shop for the latest and greatest trends as someone who is plus sized it isn’t always the easiest and more often than not I tend to get a little frustrated! I want to be able to purchase the awesome fashion everyone else is purchasing but most of the time it’s hard for me to find the appropriate size, along with not being able to find the right size I often find myself shopping online because there is more of a variety in my size then what they have in stores. I think everyone knows shopping online isn’t always the best because you can’t try on anything your purchasing and ultimately you don’t know how it will look…. I’ve become accustomed to it and usually do okay with it because I read the reviews on how the items fit before I purchase them.
Blogging has been something I’ve been interested in for a while but I just didn’t know how to get started… I spent lots of time researching how to get started blogging, and I finally started my blog in April. It was a lot of work but its something I enjoy doing. I love fashion and beauty and they both go hand in hand with blogging. With blogging comes taking pictures of yourself and outfits you wear. I don’t like taking pictures of myself and especially my body but it’s definitely something I am working on and I even have some pictures for this blog post that I am going to share with all of you!
I look forward to continuing this awesome journey blogging and growing as time goes on!
Today I would like to talk about something that brings me way too much happiness. Shopping! I love to shop, definitely a little too much if you ask anyone around me. Some may even say that I should partake in a shoppers anonymous group, I say NO way! There isn’t just one thing I like to shop for, I like to shop for just about anything. Every time I set out on my next shopping adventure I get a rush, weird right?! When I shop I look for the bargains, I want to purchase things at a good price! Don’t you? I will spend hours looking for the best deals possible. Some of my favorite places to shop are discounted stores. I want to be trendy and fashionable but I don’t want to spend millions in the process.
Like I mentioned earlier some of my favorite stores are what you would consider discounted…
My favorite discounted stores are…
Ross (Only sometimes)
Some of my other favorite stores are…
When I purchase items from these stores I am usually drawn to items that are on sale. I only purchase things that aren’t on sale if it’s something I feel i must have!
Happy Shopping Loves!
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Time just flies by year after year, the older I grow the faster times goes! Mother’s day is all about your mother, and about you if you’re a mother. I believe being a mother is one of the best gifts of all time! Nothing can compare to the love you share with your child… The purest form of love. Growing up as a teenager can be difficult, most teenager’s want nothing to do with their parents and can be quite rebellious. When I was a teenager I wanted to spend all my free time with my friends, my parents weren’t cool enough at the time to want to spend oodles of time with. Now that I’m an adult and almost 30 (wait did I just say almost 30) oyy! My mindset has shifted drastically! My family is number one and my friends or lack there of fall by the wayside. As you get older you become much wiser, and you nurture the relationships that really matter.The people closest to you matter the most, always remember that! Happy Mother’s Day Everyone!