spring

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new lengths

I’ve spent the last three weeks pinning hairstyles. Asymmetrical bobs, long layers, bangs, color and tutorials I’ll probably never try. I’ve waged a war with myself over that age-old question: To chop, or not to chop. I dragged Chad into the fray, showing him picture after picture of blown-out coifs and…
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tied up in knots

Some Doodle has an appointment at the salon tomorrow. We always like to snap a photo or two of him in all his shaggy glory for posterity before the annual summer shave-down. Come Wednesday, he’ll look like a new man. I’ve been on the fence about this tied shirt business…
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weekend ready!

I was *this* close to titling this post, “Orange You Glad It’s Friday?!” because, for the love, I am. wearing:  MNG by Mango dress; Sam & Libby for Target sandals; Nine West hat; Romeo & Juliet Couture bag via Hautelook.
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casual friday

You know I don’t have big plans for a productive day when I show up to work in a minidress and flip flops. Ain’t no work happenin’ in this get-up. C and I are so looking forward to this long weekend; we woke up this morning and immediately began negotiations on how…
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happy medium

In my fashion fantasies, I have a closet full of delicate floral dresses and swishy skirts — a well-curated assortment of current designers and priceless vintage, dontcha’ know — and I sashay around my flower shop in them every day with Louboutins and pearls. In real life, flower shops are…
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peachy pleats and topsy tails

  1992 called, and it wants its pony back! This was my mom’s go-to hairstyle for me in elementary school, followed closely by the french braid. Of the two, this is the only one I can recreate on my own as a grown-up. Somehow my french braid always comes out…
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sack dress save

All the donuts and fast food of Mother’s Day week caught up with me, and come Monday zipping my jeans was a bit of a problem. Big boxy shift dress to the rescue! Oh, 20-year-old metabolism, why have you left me?! Wearing: MNG by Mango Single-Pleat Shift Dress (jcpenney clearance,…
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blue times two

I’m having difficulty forming coherent sentences this evening, as we’re on day two of Mother’s Day flowerpalooza and Chad and I just got home. So here are a few random thoughts for today: 1. When standing in your closet completely clueless about what to put together, if you pull items…
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unzipped

Lately I’ve been in a mood to stock my closet with all manner of cute creamy tops — soft roomy tees, tunic blouses, and crochet tanks — because I feel like it would make getting dressed so easy every day. Ivory top + just about any bottom = no-brainer and…