military shirt

I don’t shop at J.Crew often, but my search for quality basics (and a glass of wine) led me to their website during the after-Christmas sale. Extra 40% off sale prices? Fill up the cart! Fill up the cart! Do we need it? Don’t think about it. Fill up the cart!  Please tell me you…

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sweatshirt chic

Here are 8 reasons we all need a good basic sweatshirt or two in our closet this winter. In high school, I had a hand-me-down Navy sweater from my cousin who served, and it was one of my favorite things in my closet. I don’t know what happened to it — Mom, do you have…

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comfort zone

I could happily live out the rest of my days in giant sweaters and good leggings. By “good leggings,” I mean high quality ones made of substantial fabric for grown ladies; not the flimsy show-every-bit-of-your-business leg wear found in the juniors department. I know it’s tempting, but just, no. I found these INC stretch leggings…

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bargain basics

For the first time in years, I ventured out to shop the after-Christmas sales last Thursday. After stopping in Bath & Body to see my friend, Anne, and spend the gift card that burned a hole in my pocket on a 50% off Tuscan Herb candle, I strolled a few doors down and hesitated at the entrance…

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out of focus

Since my resident blog photographer and right hand man left our blooming business, I’ve been working on ways to keep this place updated semi-regularly. {Admittedly, some weeks are better than others.} So I’m working on cozying up to my tripod. Which is exactly as awkward as it sounds. Since I don’t have a remote-capable DSLR, I…

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florida winter

In case you missed the “We Hate You, Florida” weather map last week, the sunshine state isn’t participating in winter right now. But despite this hot and balmy December, the holiday festivities are going strong. I am so in the Christmas spirit, ya’ll! We’ve enjoyed lots of quality time with our friends. More are coming…

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