The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for the Kiddos

As moms, we are the masters of multiple hats. World class jugglers. We are like internet browsers with 100+ screen tabs open at once. And no time of the year are these things more true than the holidays. And somehow we are also supposed to fit in holiday shopping! Thank goodness for said internet. This year I’ve put together a comprehensive guide for not just our own kiddos but all of the kiddos on our…
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Merry Christmas + Weekly Round Up {Vol. 12}

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to those celebrating today! 2015 has been such an incredible year in so many ways and I am so thankful to have this corner of the world to be free to indulge in the things that I am passionate about. I hope that part of the reason that you read is that you feel you have gotten to know me a little bit. One of the best things about blogging…
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Paleo Holiday Desserts with The JOYful Table

Not that I don’t love to cook, but my usual holiday role has involved preparing an appetizer or sides. This year however, I am in charge of desserts. Initially, this terrified me as I have been trying to stick to whole ingredients and paleo-friendly recipes, and I was unsure how where desserts would fit in. Enter Susan Joy, from The JOYful Table, who provides accessible, easy to follow recipes for those new to the paleo…
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Casual Holiday Outfit Idea

||details|| sweater: Zara, super similar here {I love everything from this shop!} other options here, here and here jeans: c/o True Religion booties: via JustFab, similar here necklace: c/o Lalo + Rae bag: Rebecca Minkoff ‘Love‘ crossbody bag charm: via Etsy otk boots: Chinese Laundry ‘Riley‘ boots For a casual holiday party, look no further than a pair of black or dark wash flared jeans {last seen here}. Its a bonus when they are so comfy they feel like your favorite yoga pants! You can…
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Ultimate Gift Guide for the Girls + Best of Black Friday Sales

!function(d,s,id){var e, p = /^http:/.test(d.location) ? ‘http’ : ‘https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)) {e = d.createElement(s);e.id = id;e.src = p + ‘://’ + ‘widgets.rewardstyle.com’ + ‘/js/widget.js’;d.body.appendChild(e);}if(typeof(window.__moneyspot) === ‘object’) {if(document.readyState === ‘complete’) {window.__moneyspot.init();}}}(document, ‘script’, ‘moneyspot-script’); JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Ready, Set, Shop! This year the sales are almost too good to be true! I’m more of a shop online in my PJ’s with a cup of coffee (or glass of wine)…
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Dressing for the Holidays with K Couture

||details|| dress: c/o K Couture heels: Sam Edelman ‘Okala‘ pumps bracelet: Charming Charlie ‘Dreamland‘ bracelet ring: Baublebar ‘Mason‘ ring Today I’m so excited to be teaming up with K Couture to talk about dressing for the Holidays! The holiday season can be stressful enough without adding shopping for the perfect cocktail dress to the mix. Every year, I struggle with finding the perfect dress for a formal occasion. Spending hours scouring stores and online for something…
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Recipes: Last Minute Party Sides

Happy 4th of July Weekend! Most of us have plans with family and friends to BBQ and I often find myself the morning of an event without any idea of what to bring. Now that the days when a bag a chips and a six pack of beer would suffice have come and gone, I find it helpful to have a list of easy go to side dishes to bring, holiday or not. These dishes…
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Layers For Days

||details|| vest: Gap, also love this || sweater: H&M, similar || denim shirt: Gap, identical, love this || jeans: American Eagle, also love these || flats: Forever 21, love these || clutch: Clare V. || watch: Target The temps around Chicago lately have been amazing! Chilly, but no need to break out the “sleeping bag” coat yet. If you’re from around here, you know what I’m talking about:) It’s the perfect weather for layering which is the best part of fall. Yes I know there are only 3…
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