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3 Things I Bought From the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opened to the public this morning, offering up big discounts on clothing, shoes, accessories and beauty. I mentioned in Monday’s post that I wanted to avoid the temptation of the sale, but I had my eyes on this cinnamon-colored faux leather jacket*. I snagged it this…
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My Grown-Lady Shopping Rules

Editor’s Note: ‘My Grown-Lady Shopping Rules’ first appeared on the blog on 9/10/14, and it’s one of the most popular posts in the archives. I’m re-posting with a few updates that are more relevant to my style and shopping habits in my mid-30’s. I love looking back on these posts…
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Currently Craving: Vintage and Personalized Necklaces

I love the trend of delicate layered necklaces, especially when they’re peeking through a classic button-down shirt. I want a collection of jewelry that looks like I raided my grandmother’s jewelry box. Think old heart lockets, vintage pendants and cameos, delicate chains and pretty personalized necklaces (like initials, zodiac signs,…
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My Best Wardrobe Investments Of The Year

I’m back! November went by in a blink. Between a busy month at the flower shop, seasonal celebrations with friends and family, and Thanksgiving preparations, the blog took a backseat. (Oops!) Today, instead of giving you another blogger roundup of Black Friday sales, I thought I’d sit down with a…
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The Fall Animal Print Trend For Every Comfort Level

I’m a long-time believer that animal print is a neutral. For years, I stuck to easy pops of leopard print — like a shoe, scarf or small bag — to amp up my everyday basics. But this autumn, the huge animal print trend has my enthusiasm reaching new heights. I…
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New LOFT High Rise Denim Styles I Love

I ordered two pairs of LOFT high rise denim from a recent sale and they arrived this week. I tried them on this morning and it was love at first sight. So I whipped out my camera, snapped a few quick mirror selfies wearing the jeans, and hopped on the…
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My Top 10 Beauty Splurge Picks From The Sephora VIB Sale

I’m trying to work through my extensive stash of skin care, makeup and hair products before buying anything new, so I’ll probably skip the Sephora VIB summer sale. But it’s a great time to score some of their premium products at a rare discount, so if you want to treat…
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A ‘Perfect Skin’ Deal Worth Sharing

Bobbi Brown is one of my favorite prestige beauty brands. I think of their products as the reliable, hardworking basics of my makeup collection, and I love their ethos of enhancing your natural beauty with makeup; the overall vibe is unfussy and dependable, with quality products I can throw on…