Expanding Your Wardrobe Without Emptying Your Wallet

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Every woman enjoys the idea of having new clothing items in her closet, whether she likes to shop or not. The trick to having a new wardrobe spring into your closet is to purchase items that have multiple uses and an everlasting style. There are simple pieces that can be adapted or added into any wardrobe.

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White or Black Blouse:

A nice fitted blouse will afford you multiple options for wear, either casual or dressy, layered or solo.

A Jacket:

Pick a jacket that is simple in color that you can dress up with other clothing items. A simple jacket can be worn all year long. Print or patterned jackets will only be wearable for a specific season, and possibly won’t last as long as a simple colored jacket.

Jeans:

Jeans can be sporty, simple, elegant, or dressy—all depending on what you team it with. Pick a pair of jeans that you find comfortable and flattering for your body.

Black Pants:

Every woman needs a pair of black pants. Like jeans, black pants can often be teamed with tops or a jacket for casual or dressier wears.

A Wrap Dress:

Wrap dresses are amazing since they can be multi-purpose. You can wear the dress as a complete piece or cover either the top or bottom of the dress, making even more outfits within your wardrobe.

With these simple pieces, you can add dimension and much flexibility to your wardrobe, creating dozens of outfits for any occasion. Have fun with your selections.

 

Small Meals Equals Small Waists

The holidays bring and endless array of family, friends, parties, and food. The first three things are nothing but pure joy, but food can take its toll on you. There is nothing more frustrating after a holiday season of indulgence, to find that your Apple Bottom jeans don’t fit anymore. It’s the kind of thing that can cause a panic. So, if you are serious about making sure you get back into those jeans as soon as spring, here’s an easy way to kick start your diet.

The key to any diet is limiting portions. Most diets restrict foods, but a healthy eating plan just limits the amount of food you can have. This is a much safer and healthier way to look good and stay healthy. The key should be to eat no less than five times a day, no more than six times a day, and the food should be served in moderate proportions.

This might sound confusing to some, but it’s pretty simple. Every three to four hours you should be consuming food. The food should be a single item and nothing that would be considered a whole meal. For instance, having a bagel for breakfast would be OK (especially if that bagel is whole grain and in a smaller serving size to begin with) but then three hours later it would be time for another meal. This meal should be something like a cup of yogurt, or yogurt with granola sprinkled on top.

It’s important that you are constantly feeding your body. This will allow your metabolism to work into overtime. It will also prevent you from overeating or going over your calorie intake for the day. Once you get into getting your meals in small portions you’ll find that it’s easy to eat well under the suggested calorie total. It’s tough when you can’t fit back into your jeans, but a little diet control and exercise can fix that.