I find it challenging to find things for my post bump figure, as I'm unsure what is flattering during this time. In the end, I had some fun selecting pieces for Baby V before focusing on me. For my my kids I like fun age appropriate pieces, for myself I like neat, classic, functional garments that can support me as I'm a commuter. I need to be free to dash and dive with the greatest of ease, should the given situation arise.
|All set for retail therapy on Friday|
We went to:
- TK Maxx
|Baby V relaxed and ready to go|
|Baby V & Me|
I used one of my new combos for my second shopping trip to the Mum2Market sale in my area. Armed in my new casual/sporty outfit, Angelo in his buggy and Baby V in her sling I headed off to the sale but not before grabbing my favourite drink of the moment Vanilla Spice Hot Chocolate from Starbucks. Its sexy tasty. It reminds of the Saturday dinners back in Trinidad. Here's some of what I found, including a lovely breast-feeding wrap from Honeyberry ... I went for the dragonfly print as a homage to her star sign on the Chinese calendar, a dragon...
Then with the kids and shopping in tow I headed home on the bus. I have to say I'm proud of myself for stepping out of my house. I found cool things for the kids but I also discovered there's a fab new cafe (Little Squiggles Cafe) that is REALLY child-friendly as its setup with children in mind. AND AND there is a new gym called Shapers for WOMEN ONLY! Yes you heard me WOMEN ONLY, damned if I know when I can pop in and check it out but I sure would like to do some time before the summer.
Isn't it amazing what you can find just outside your door in the BIG WORLD, beyond your own little cocoon?!