Chaos, because life with kids...Life, because we are real...Style, because we are worth it...

About Carli

Hi there! I’m Carli I’m a 35 year old mom of 3 – two boys and a girl. I drink coffee for breakfast and wash my hair twice a week.  My husband, Nishant, is a better cook and a better housekeeper than I am.  I vow to give up sugar, and fail, at least once […]

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What is Chaos Styled?

It’s so simple, but yet so complex. We are not the same women that we once were. We have kids, now. And maybe some stretch marks. And maybe a few extra pounds and a few extra curves that we aren’t quite sure what to do with. And maybe we are a little sad about it. […]

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Core Values

A few things that I stand for: – You are worth it. You are worth feeling good for. You deserve to feel good about yourself. – You are so much more than the size printed inside your clothes. – No one should see your butt crack when you’re dressed. But really, no one should worry […]

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Work with Carli

How We Got Here Being a mom is so great, right?  And terrifying and unknown and a little, well, chaotic?  I remember crying to my mom when the big one was still tiny.  We were getting ready to go out to eat and I cried because I was trying to wear some of my pre-baby, […]

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Latest Posts

Pinworthy Holidays

February 12, 2018 | No Comments

I Have to be Honest I am totally the Pinterest mom.  Like, Pinterest was made for me.  Like, I am so in love with crafty, creative things and it just fires me up to see what other people are doing so that I can put my own spin on the same idea.  Fires me up […]

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THE Ultimate MOM Capsule Wardrobe

February 6, 2018 | No Comments

Is Your Wardrobe Feeling a Little Stale? Trust me, I was guilty of it, too. Ugh, what do I wear, today? Why does it even matter what I wear? The kids will just mess it up anyhow. Is that snot?   Do you feel me? The Deets I’ve looked around.  I wanted to see what […]

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Let’s Talk About the Tag

January 22, 2018 | No Comments

These shorts are literally the same – the same length, the same style, from the same retailer.  So how can they look SO different? 12 is the Loneliest Number I can be honest with you, right?  I mean, I always have been before, so why not now?  Normally I’m all about telling you how size […]

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eShakti – the good, the slightly less than good, and the gorgeous

January 14, 2018 | No Comments

Custom Creations for Every Body. Seriously! Do you ever feel frustrated that you just can’t find clothes that fit you right?  They’re too long, too short, the rise is wrong, the sleeves are wrong.  At least one thing, is just wrong? What if I told you that you could change all that and get clothes […]

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How to InVEST

January 10, 2018 | No Comments

Size Up or Size Down? Am I the only one that finds a vest to be so damn challenging?   These are the things that I want:  I want the vest to be big enough so that it sits properly across my back and my shoulders, yet not so big that it has gaping arm holes.  […]

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New Year, New…

January 3, 2018 | No Comments

I mean, I struggle to even come up with something to say, here.  I’ll admit that I used to fall prey to it, as well.  What are the things that I can do this year to make it better than last year? exercise more (get back into my favorite jeans) drink less eat better (even […]

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The Best Cookies Ever

December 20, 2017 | No Comments

Sugar is my love language.  Well, one of them anyhow.  My husband and I’s first date was sharing a piece of peanut butter pie and a bottle of wine at a local restaurant in Charlotte, NC.  He may actually love sugar even more than me.  He also called me a cheap date, that night. So […]

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5 Steps to Flawless Family Photos

November 10, 2017 | No Comments

Ok, so I can’t actually make your family flawless.  Have you seen my family?!  Lord knows I bribed them with everything I could think of and still couldn’t get good smiles out of them!  This is also an example of the best smile you’ll get out of my husband, ha ha! We are currently in […]

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Tara Lynn’s Boutique

August 29, 2017 | No Comments

There are so many different ways to shop, these days.  Recently, I’ve started coming across the idea of the online boutique, which seems crazy, I know.  Boutiques are supposed to be small and unique and quirky, right?  Well, as technology evolves, so must our boutique storefront and our boutique experience. One that I found by […]

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6 Ways to Wear a Skinny Belt

August 14, 2017 | No Comments

School is starting back up.  Fall is quickly approaching.  And that means jeans, tall boots, cardigans, scarves and everything pumpkin.  While I can’t get on board with the ever popular Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL, if you’re caffeinated), I can get into a good pumpkin beer, especially if there is a sugar rim involved! My personal […]

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