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

How to Pick Your Pocket

February 19, 2017 | No Comments

Your jeans pocket, that is!  It might be something that you haven’t put all that much thought into but the size and positioning of the back pockets on your jeans can make all the difference in how your rear end looks, from, well, from behind. Check out these quick tips from about.com: http://jeans.about.com/od/JeansBodyType/ss/Best-Jeans-Back-Pockets-For-Your-Butt-Shape.htm#step1 And then […]

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The Mom Uniform

February 16, 2017 | No Comments

I know I started talking about this, yesterday, but if you were to google, ‘mom style,’ this is the basic look that would come up.  Let me tell you why: because it is so easy and so versatile. I can’t be the only one looking for an easy solution.  Shoot, when I find a good […]

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Be Mine

February 14, 2017 | No Comments

Valentine’s Day sure has changed over the years.  Last night, before I went to sleep, I whispered to my husband, “I didn’t even get you a card, this year”.  He doesn’t do cards, barely even does gifts (did I tell you about my first birthday when we were engaged when he got me an electric […]

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Breakfast by Myself

February 12, 2017 | No Comments

So, you know the story.  My kids have been sick.  Really, I feel like the three of us have had something ongoing since around Thanksgiving.  They can’t shake it because they keep going back to school getting more germs and I can’t shake it because I’m pregnant and my body is busy doing other things […]

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A Blouse 5 Ways

February 10, 2017 | No Comments

Ok, since we talked about blouses, already, this week, maybe we should also talk about some ways to wear them.  Such a versatile little piece.  Plus, by mixing up how you wear it, you can manage to wear the same top once a week and still have it look different every time.  Well, as long […]

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Spring Cleaning

February 9, 2017 | No Comments

I’ll start by saying that I definitely believe in getting rid of clothing that doesn’t bring you joy, but it can be such a daunting task.  So, while I applaud a good clean out, I’m not sure we ever have to (or should) tackle it all at once so that all we’re left with is […]

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Gaga

February 7, 2017 | No Comments

I understand it, because it used to be me.  Five years ago, I would have had some comments about Lady Gaga’s midriff baring number from the Super Bowl halftime show.  Granted, I don’t think I would have spread them all over the internet but I would have told whoever was within earshot, at least. And […]

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Preparedness is Shit

February 6, 2017 | No Comments

I used to pride myself on being prepared in any situation.  And when I’m not, I tend to get severe anxiety about it.  Since I’ve had kids, oddly enough, I’ve gotten much more relaxed, because well, as much as we would like to think we can, a lot of times we (at least I) can’t […]

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I’m Quitting

February 4, 2017 | 2 Comments

That’s what I texted my husband, today.  I had been having a relaxing little Saturday and was working on a post, trying to talk about self care like taking a long shower and washing my hair, sitting with my feet up, and both of my kids being quiet in their rooms, the little one sleeping, […]

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National Wear Red Day!

February 3, 2017 | No Comments

So, this day is kind of a big deal in the US.  It’s kind of a big deal for us, as women.  Did you know that heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths in women, each year?  That’s 33%! http://honor.americanheart.org/site/TR?fr_id=5042&pg=entry Knowledge is power, ladies.  Did you also know that 80% of cardiac and […]

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