Grateful for dares

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Sometimes I need a little something to shake things up. To get me out of that rut. You know? Well… I have found that little something … for the month of December anyway! Fox in Flats DAREcember. It’s a beauty and fashion dare that’s had me digging through my cupboards and rifling through my jewellery collection to see what I can come up with.

I love that DAREcember is making me look at myself in a new light. Seriously, I sometimes leave the house without looking in the mirror! I throw on the same old tried and true combination of clothes and worry more about what’s packed in the toddler bag than how my hair looks. Now, that’s not such a bad thing. Having fresh nappies on hand is probably a little more important that the perfect shade of hot pink lipstick. Still, I have really enjoyed the little wake up call to take another look in the mirror and try out style that I wouldn’t usually think twice (or once!) about. It’s a bit of fun, a bit of a laugh.

It’s not too late to join in! Take a look at the DAREcember list and see if you’d like to have a go, even if only for a day or three. It’s not just for mums! It’s for any one who wants to give it a go.


I must shout out to my cousin and sister who have joined in on some of the dares, and an extra special shout out to my friend Rebekah, who has thrown herself right in there along with me every day :) Thanks to Andrea from Fox in Flats for bringing a bit of extra fun to December.

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  1. I’ve been seeing all these darecember pics on Instagram! You look great!! I love the idea, but not sure I have the confidence… x
    Elisa recently posted..Finding joyMy Profile

    • Hi Elisa – some days were a real challenge for me. I had to laugh at myself getting worried about wearing a different shade (or any shade!) of lipstick. The boots were a little out of my comfort zone too, but I really enjoyed the push :) I say go for it! Fox in Flats has regular fashion dares, usually lasting a week. Maybe you can join in with me for one in the new year. Although I’m not sure what I’ll be wearing then with this ever growing bump!

      • Hmmm ok challenge accepted :) although I’m scared! Will join in with you in new year, providing it’s not too daring!! :) Oh and you and your bump look gorgeous! xx
        Elisa {With Grace & Eve} recently posted..Finding joyMy Profile

  2. Thanks for the shout out! Hopefully have more time to focus on DAREcember this week. Getting the necklaces ready for today!

  3. That looks like so much fun! Might have to look at my wardrobe and see what I can do!
    Love the pics!
    Kirsty recently posted..Bye-Bye Mama MilkMy Profile

  4. Andrea is a superstar and you are too for taking part in the DARE! I can’t even imagine finding the head space for something like this right now, but I’m hopeful that the new year will see me mixing it up with you! x
    Maxabella recently posted..This week I’m grateful for… lightsMy Profile

  5. I’ve seen a few of your photos on FB and marvelled at how wonderful you look! I need to get braver to join in these sort of challenges…good for you hot mama!!
    jode@mummymusingsandmayhem recently posted..Toddler Family Food….Extra Crunchy Wedges!My Profile

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