Wednesday, August 6, 2014

what i wore wednesday

cutoffs, black tank, hat
I had a nice pair of American Eagle bootcut jeans that had been stepped on a few too many times, so I decided to try making my first pair of cutoffs. I REALLY love how they turned out!

I very much appreciate the comments I have received about bouncing back to my pre-pregnancy weight—THANK YOU! :) Today I want to share my “special” mom-of-two workout routine—something I’m sure many of you can relate to. Ready? :)

Exercise:
1. STAIR-STEPPER: I climb the stairs a million times a day. I always seem to need something from whatever floor I’m not on.
2. ENDURANCE: I pace the floor several times a day lulling my baby to sleep.
3. WEIGHT TRAINING: I carry the 18-pound little guy everywhere I go. For extreme training, I carry him in his carseat with one arm while holding Nolan’s hand, crossing hot parking lots.
4. LEG SQUATS: I pick up a fallen pacifier about 100 times a day.
5. LOWER BACK: There are many scattered toys to be put away!

Diet:
1. ON-THE-MOVE: For breakfast and lunch, I shovel in bowls of cereal while leaning over the kitchen counter.
2. SANITY SAVER: Chocolate is a must to get through those long afternoons! :)



I bought this maternity tank online over a year ago, not knowing that it had gathering down the sides (I just wanted it to be nice and long). Since it is black, I didn’t think you could see the gathering in the mirror—but after these photos, I think I should just save it for pregnancy. :)

Shorts: American Eagle jeans, made into cutoffs
Tank: Old Navy
Shoes: Yuu
Hat: Target

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15 comments:

  1. I'm always so afraid to cut my jeans but you did a great job! Your workout made me laugh because I remember saying the same thing when I was in this stage of parenting.

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    Vicky
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  2. Nice job on the jeans, cute casual outfit. I get back into swimming as my exercise, as I have a muscular disease and it is great for no impact and whole body. Sounds like you have a great healthy lifestyle
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  3. You always look so cute! I think I have that same hat! And those cutoffs look great! I was thinking about doing the same thing to a couple pairs of jeans too! You have inspired me to just do it! :)

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  4. I laughed out loud at your "exercise" routine - so great!!!

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  5. cutting jeans was sth I used 2 do hen I was a teenager....love ur style .....u look very nice>>>>>>>>

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  6. They look awesome! American Eagle jeans are always perfect to turn into cutoffs :) Also loving how simple but cute this look is! You look great!

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  7. Love the exercise routine! I have a 6 month old and definitely get my workout with him as well. You look fabulous my dear! And so stunning in that hat. A true beauty.

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  8. What a perfect comfy casual look!

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  9. This outfit is perfect! That hat is so cute on you and your side braid...makes me want one that length so bad! haha

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  10. This is a Courtney outfit if I ever saw it!! We're totally on the same page :)

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  11. You did an awesome job with your jeans! I have a couple pairs I should do this to too. You always look super cute and I love your side braid with the hat!

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  12. I was thinking to myself just today why not cut my own jeans! I love the casual simplicity of this look. You look great.

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  13. So comfortable and perfect for summer. I love that hat too. I'm missing the rain now looking at your pics.

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  14. Love! That is soo true right? All the stuff we do as moms every day..lol We should have buns of steel! Ha! Ha! Have a great weekend!
    Brooke

    onprairiehill.blogspot.com

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