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The essentials.

As many of you know, I had a baby about 5 months ago (hip hip hooray!). Hard to believe that just a few short months ago my bod looked something like THIS:

(whoa there, stripes!)

Well, now I have this darling little thing (equipped with her own mini shoe closet,  of course!)...

...and life is now never the same! My lil' bud and I have a really good time together - and she's growing like a little weed!

But wanna know what else isn't the same? My bod. Yeaaaah, surprise surprise. I have to say that the baby weight has come off of me quicker than expected, but I'm left with a completely different shape (or lack thereof!). As I sift through my giant closet full of clothes that I've acquired over time, I'm finding some materials aren't so great on m now, I need a different cut top, and my skinny denims can't get skinny enough in some parts (if ya know what I mean ;))

Needless to say, it's time for a shopping trip! And when I wrote down my "essentials" in purchasing some new staple threads, I thought I'd blog about them to share with some of you new mamas (or soon to be ones too!). Here's what my brain came up with:

What do you think, lovelies? Is this what would make your essentials list if you were starting all over again, little-by-little? All I can say is, thank goodness my shoes fit me! Judging by my shoe closet, that would be a painful [costly] one to rebuild. We will see where this next shopping trip takes me, excited to show you some new closet essentials!

holly in heels


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