Sponsored by Berlei
You know you’ve had a tough morning when the first thing you say to the carers at preschool drop off is:
“Find me a pen so I can stab myself in the eye.”
What I love about our daycare centre is that they have a good sense of humor. Some of them even follow the blog (hi girls!).
Which could be a bad thing I guess, but I find its best to embrace this instance of unanonymity because I never feel like I have to pretend to be a super mum with them – or act like I think my children are God’s gift to Child Care workers.
My children are certainly not God’s gift to anyone but my family – and even then, most days I’m pretty sure my children are evidence that God’s sense of humor is firmly placed in the “slapstick/practical joke” category.
But today, despite having to face the Obstacle Course of Godly Humour in order to get my children out the door for daycare, I’m doing it all with a smile on my face, my head held high and my apron of stomach skin firmly tucked behind tights.
My Berlei Dig Free Hose to be exact.
I’m not leggings person – they always either fall down or ride up in a perfectly hilarious but entirely uncomfortable tribute to the camel toe.
And what this means is that my favourite go-to, feel awesome on crap day outfits – dresses – became null and void until Jack Frost gets wind (ha, see what I did there?) that he’s no longer welcome.
And jeans are awesome, but thanks to my recent and ongoing weight loss, finding jeans – that don’t either sit well below the one big stretch mark of skin apron I am the proud owner of, rubbing against my c-section scar, or that don’t make me feel like a total grandma because the waistband touches the underwire of my bra – has proven somewhat difficult .
So Berlei, in their great wisdom, have come up with the Dig Free Hose. Which incidentally, can be seen on posters carrying the line: “Muffin, you’re going down”.
I saw this ad on the shopping trip Berlei sent me on to find MY ultimate, feel good outfit. And was incredibly tempted to replicate the beautiful models stance, right next to the life size poster.
However, I was a little too shy to get Pal to grab a shot – and now I greatly regret that. Because what’s a blog post about tights without a shot of me next to a skinny model wearing nothing but said tights?
Oh, and see that outfit? It’s my new favourite, awesome, I feel so hot in this right now, ultimate outfit.
That’s what I’m wearing today. I also wore the dress and boots two days ago.
I’ll probably wash them tonight and wear them again the very next time I leave the house with the intention of being seen in public.
I’m pretty much in love with the dress. The boots and I are leaving Pal and running away together. The blazer is keeping me warm.
And the tights? Their magical Skin Apron taming qualities have me totally hooked.
And much less inclined towards stabby-eye pens.
What more could a girl ask for than being able to wear her ultimate outfit everyday, muffin-top, skin apron, and worry free?
How about $1000 to spend on YOUR ultimate outfit?
Berlei is giving one lucky person a cash prize of $1,000 to spend on the wardrobe of their choice, plus some Berlei Dig Frees all of their own!
All you have to do to enter is tell me in the comments:
‘What is your favourite go-to outfit to turn an ‘off’ day into a good day?’
1. Competition opens 7am Friday 10th May, 2013 and closes 9pm Friday 31st May, 2013.
2. Please read these Terms and Conditions of Entry