Styling a Bandana Scarf and We Got a Puppy!

overalls || tee || bag, under $40 || bandana || sunglasses, just $14! || sneakers Shop My Outfit Meet Dexter! One of the kids Christmas/birthday gifts was the promise of a puppy and with the weather warming up we knew it was time to deliver. I had been researching different breed options since my son is allergic to so many dogs and stumbled across this little guy. Dexter is a miniature Aussie Doodle, which is part poodle part Australian Shepard. He check all of the…
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Advocating for Your Own Health: An Invisible Pain

Chronic Pain I typically don’t talk about health and wellness over here, but wanted to share an experience that I had and the lesson that it taught me. Back in September, I came home from the gym with low back pain. I chalked it up to overdoing it a bit. The kids had gone back to school and I had been making an effort to get to the gym more frequently. But the pain persisted…
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When to Buy into a Trend

dress || similar jacket here and here || bag, love this and this || wedges || sunglasses photos by Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit The Instafamous Ruched Dress I’m pretty much 100% sure that you gals have seen this ruched dress time and again on blogs and the interwebs in general. I’ve posted versions of it here and here. Bloggers high and low have been raving about this little number and it’s with good reason. It really is that incredible. Who would think that…
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8 Must Have Summer Trends

What I’m Snatching Up to Complete My Summer Wardrobe I’m typically more of a fall fashion kind of girl; I love my sweaters and boots. But this year, I can’t stop shopping all of the spring and summer goodies! Maybe it’s because it has been the looooooongest winter of all time. But my money is on the fact that the summer trends are just so damn good this year! Step aside florals… Here Are My 8 Must Have Summer…
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The Most Flattering Dress Silhouette

exact dress, love this, this and this || booties, last seen here || similar bag here and here (obsessed) photos by Rach of RD’s Obsessions Shop My Outfit Send Spring! It seems as if the Northern half of the U.S. is trapped in a perpetual winter with no end in sight. It’s made shooting spring blog photography particularly challenging and have left me thinking about other fashion and non-fashion related topics that might fill some of this awkward time of year! But one day spring will show…
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A Seamless and Affordable Way to Straighten Teeth

Thank you to Candid Co. for partnering on this post! As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content!   The Story of My Smile I’m proud of my smile. It’s truly a reflection of my happiness and is part of what makes me, me. And on the surface, it doesn’t appear that there is anything terribly wrong with my smile. You see, as…
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How to Score Spring’s 5 Biggest Trends at On Sale

Spring’s Biggest Trends…On Sale The Shopbop Sale is HERE! It’s the ONLY time you can get NEW Full Price Spring & Summer pieces up to 25% off using Promo Code: EVENT18. BUT HURRY! Shopbop ONLY offers this twice a year and things GO FAST. Since it’s FREE SHIPPING & RETURNS, I suggest buying everything you have your eye on. Then keep what you like and return the rest. (That’s what I do!). This way nothing will sell out before you make up your mind and you can…
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The Importance of Taking Me Time as a Mom

sweater, also love this and this || jeans || sneakers || sunglasses, just $14! || Louis Vuitton Speedy || red crossbody, similar here, love this || similar earrings photos by Katie Niemiec Shop My Outfit The Importance of Taking Me Time as a Mom and Making Time for What Matters I think women in general have tendency to place themselves on the bottom of the day to day priority list. And this habit can lead us to a pretty lonely place. When we aren’t making time for ourselves and our relationships, it can…
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