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Hi. I am Elizabeth. 

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Updating My Momma Uniform for Spring

Updating My Momma Uniform for Spring

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I write this post and laugh a little because I feel like I got out my sandals and short sleeves, and then was wearing sweaters for three days then back to sandals. This weather is crazy! 

It is no secret that I love shopping, and fashion. I enjoy putting things together, keeping up with what is in style. I love following fashion bloggers and I find lots of inspiration from them.

I am a mother of two young kids, so my normal uniform is jeans, t-shirt, cardigan and sandals or booties. Seriously- that is 90% of my closet. I have to have easy clothes that are comfortable for carrying 6 bags and a kid, playing on the floor, has pockets for snacks, doesn’t flash the world when I lean over, and that I don’t mind getting any number of things on throughout the day. Comfort is key.

Each season, I go through my clothes and get rid of things I haven’t worn in awhile, and make room for a few new things. I have a few guidelines I follow when it comes to updating.

  • Set a budget and stick to it.

  • Take inventory of what you have, and what things you can get to make new outfits from what you already have.

  • Layers that can be worn in the spring and summer.

A few of my favorite things I got this year are:

Free People Shirt: This was my splurge. I usually pick one thing and splurge on it. I had been watching this shirt and when it went on a great sale, I snatched it up. It is so lightweight and comfortable- I am so glad I got it. I will be wearing it all the time.

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Dressier Top: This shirt is a little dressier, and I purchased it to wear on a date night or when I need something a little more fancy. (Yep, now I am singing Reba) It looks a little fancier, but it is made out of lightweight sweatshirt material. It has ¾ sleeves which are perfect for spring. (This shirt is on clearance right now!)

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A Fun Blazer- I Love this blazer, I wore it for easter, but I have also worn it over a graphic tee with jeans and flats. I love a good blazer, and this pattern screams spring. (It’s on clearance too!)

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Button up Tunic- Old Navy has been killing it lately with amazing sales and adorable clothes. I love that this shirt is lightweight, tunic length, and it would even look super cute under that blazer.

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T-shirt Dress: Again, this can be dressed up, or down. I will wear it with tennis shoes and my army green vest. Or I will layer it with the kimono below with heels. Comfort and layers. All my favorite things!

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Kimono: Love this because it is lightweight, and can transition well. I’ve worn it over dresses, graphic tees, solid tank tops- really anything. And again, this print screams spring.

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Sandals, a neck kerchief, and graphic tees and tanks- Just a few little extras that I love. I added a new pair of flat sandals, a new heel, and a few new tees and tanks to layer. That neck kerchief will be adorable with a graphic tee and jean jacket or shirt. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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So as you can see, I just added a few pieces that are comfortable, can be layered, and scream spring!

What are your top spring picks, friends?

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