I shared some helpful habits for non-morning people back in 2015, and my quest to conquer the start of the day is still a work-in-progress. Truth be told: I’m a mess in the morning. I love to squeeze in as much sleep as I can manage — every minute counts! — before I absolutely have to throw…Read More
I have good and bad news.
The bad: there’s no miracle eye cream that can eliminate dark circles.
The good: I have 6 easy tricks to minimize them and make your tired eyes look fresh as a daisy.Read More
For the first several years of my style blog, my husband took all my photos. We worked together in our flower shop, in a downtown historic district with lots of great places to shoot, so it was easy to pop out for 5-10 minutes each day to snap photos of my outfits with our Canon Rebel DSLR camera. I imported all…Read More
As much as I’d love to be the kind of modern woman who can organize her entire life in her iPhone, I just can’t do it. I like my organization old-school: a classic day planner is my lifeline to my schedule, to-do lists, notes, and overall sanity. If I don’t physically write things down, they’re good as forgotten,…Read More
(A note: I’m not sure why they called this the “five piece” wardrobe because there are actually 33 pieces; maybe “five category” wardrobe would’ve made more sense?) After more than 30 days of wearing the same pieces on repeat, I fell in love with the concept of a well-edited, pared down wardrobe. It helped me realize how much…Read More
Every night when I go to bed, I tell myself tomorrow’s the day I’ll become a morning person and wake up two hours early. But every morning, my feet hit the floor about thirty minutes before I have to leave the house. Here are some of my best habits for making the most of limited time in the AM.Read More
Since the day I learned to dress myself, my style M.O. was to “look cute.” (I’m not saying it was always successful; there was a very unfortunate JNCO jeans phase in my adolescence). Now that I’m getting older, that’s shifted to “look polished/sophisticated/put-together.” A year ago, I purged my closet of all the bad shopping decisions…Read More
C started an Alex & Ani collection for me about a year ago, and every now and then he surprises me with a new one. I love that each bracelet comes with a special meaning; everyone’s stack tells a little story about who they are. After several months of daily wear, my brass Alex & Ani…Read More
My Nan was a true beauty, inside and out. Full of kindness and grace, she had a way of making everyone around her feel important and loved. She taught me all the best things about being a lady, and while I resisted her beauty advice as a stubborn messy-haired adolescent, I embrace it as a…Read More