Dressing for my 30s with a post baby body

Style crisis – what do I wear?

Fashion just doesn’t feature when you have babies. Perhaps occasionally you might look in the mirror and grimace at the Womble-like vision in front of you –  all saggy maternity jeans, giant nursing bra and baggy cardi (very much my baby years outfit – see photo) but you don’t have time to think about it really, and nor should you.  It’s a crazy busy time and that Wombley outfit is darn practical (and comfy) and what you need to get the job done. Continue reading “Dressing for my 30s with a post baby body”

How to have a green wardrobe

This how I buy my clothes every season – the stage system!

Stage 1 – check what you already have

Every season I have a good sort out. I have a small wardrobe so I only ever have autumn/winter or spring/summer clothes in it at any one time. The other season is packed away in boxes. So every season I swap the clothes around and at the same time decide what I will be keeping and what I will be getting rid of. If I have time, I’ll try everything on just to make sure it looks and fits how I remembered. Anything I don’t want anymore can be sold on eBay to fund new clothes, or swapped with a friend (see below). Continue reading “How to have a green wardrobe”

Easy ways to cut back on spending

Worth it for your pocket and the planet

Buying less ‘stuff’.  Sounds obvious but often easier said than done.  I love shopping, a bit too much actually, bit of a shopaholic.  This flys in the face of my eternal efforts to be green. However, now that I’ve got small people to think about I’ve really had to get a grip and just stop spending.  Here’s some of the ways I’ve cut back on spending: Continue reading “Easy ways to cut back on spending”

Frugi organic babywear

Look no further for your organic babywear.  Pure, no-nasties clothes that are also beautiful, fun, stylish and fit over cloth nappies too. Continue reading “Frugi organic babywear”