Category: Outfits & Shopping

How to Find the Perfect Dress

July 2nd, 2021 by

I know I always say that pants are hard, but lately, that applies to dresses too. Unless you want to wear one of these fun numbers. Anyway, with so many dowdy dresses in stores right now, it can be hard to find a flattering style, but I’m going to demystify the process of dress shopping […]

Shoe Mistakes That Age You

June 17th, 2021 by

If there’s any topic that I feel qualified to speak about, it’s shoes. And like many illustrations in life, it is best made through a story. When Kevin and I got married, we took two pictures with his fraternity brothers. One showed my amazing bejeweled Sergio Rossi mules. The others showed his friends. Which one […]

7 Low-Key Holiday Outfits

November 12th, 2020 by

“Be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead.” 1 Peter 1:6 This holiday season may be different, but it’s still a season of celebration. And I can’t wait to start the festivities. We’ll be putting up our tree a little early this year (pre rather than post-Thanksgiving, if we can fit it in), and have […]

30 Days of Outfit Ideas: 3 Ways to Make Every Outfit Cuter

January 30th, 2018 by

I remember hearing Wolfgang Puck’s wife say that he could wake up in the morning on an ordinary day and make the best egg you’d ever had. He could take something simple, and make it sublime. I am not Wolfgang Puck. My eggs are very ordinary, and I am not a dash-of-this and pinch-of-that kind […]

30 Days of Outfit Ideas: Recap + Hunter Boots + Jeans

January 7th, 2018 by

Ooh I love milestones, don’t you? If you’ve been following along, and trying out some outfit combos of your own, you’ve spent the first week of 2018 looking cuter than ever. I’m so proud of you guys! Thanks for reaching out and sharing some of your supercute outfits with me. Now that we’re one week […]

4 Easy Summer Outfit Formulas

July 24th, 2017 by

Is it just me, or are we at that point in the summer where we’ve worn all the cute new outfits on repeat and they’re getting a little tired. So what’s a girl to do? Buy all new outfits! (Just kidding, although the sales do beckon this time of year.) The next best thing to […]

What to Pack for a Beach Vacation

April 3rd, 2017 by

Beach bound? I’ve found everything you need, right here. The key to packing right, and packing light, lies in selecting multi-functional pieces in a coordinated palette of colors. Here I’ve chosen classic blue and white with gold and an occasional pop of color for a palette that’s as fresh and pretty as your destination. This 22 […]

Don’t Buy Another Bathing Suit (Until You Read This)

March 20th, 2017 by

Ready or not, here it comes. It’s officially bathing suit season in parts of the country right now, and right around the corner for everyone else. So even if you’re still feeling fluffy or pasty or jiggly or otherwise so not ready, there is a way to choose a pretty suit that suits you, right […]

6 Stylish Spring Accessories For Every Budget

March 14th, 2017 by

Accessories are such crowdpleasers. I mean, to my knowledge, no one has ever returned a necklace or a bag because they didn’t fit.  They are kind of a sure thing. And every season, there’s a new crop of sure things every season, ready to transform your boring old basics and make you fall in love […]

4 Spring Shoe Trends for Every Budget

March 13th, 2017 by

At one time, people were giving me shoe tchotchkes. (Yes, that’s how you spell that word. I looked it up!) Seriously. Little ceramic shoes and shoe place card holders and shoe coasters and shoe books and shoe soaps and even a shoe accent table. That’s when I knew I had a problem. Seriously, though, I […]