week two in review

cardigan  //  basic grey tee (similar)  //  faux leather leggings (similar)  //  bag  //  shoes  //  necklace Week 2 of my 3 basic closet staples is complete!  This week really had my creative juices flowing + I found myself shopping my closet for my summer pieces + also pieces that were at the bottom of […]

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my week in review

Jacket (similar)  //  Grey Tee (similar)  //  Jeans (similar)  //  Sunglasses  //  Shoes  //  Clutch  //  Initial Necklace My first staple piece I styled this week was the simple grey tee. This was an errand day for me, so I styled it in a very casual way, but with the additional accessories, it still looks put together. Any jacket + denim […]

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my closet reflection 

I don’t know about you, but every January I feel the need to simplify. I think it’s because of the million different ways we’re pulled during the holidays along with my checkbook! I’ve chosen three items in my closet that I consider staples. You may have different versions of these in your closet, but they […]

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my year in photos

Wow, what a year! In August, I decided to start sharing my daily style inspiration on Instagram. When I look back at my earlier posts, I chuckle. I needed a little help in the photography department, for sure. Slowly, with each post, I can see myself evolving. I started sharing to feed a need to […]

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from a pixie to extensions

In 2009, I decided to go shorter with my hair.  I had lost the baby weight I had gained from my 4 children + decided to take the short hair plunge.  Now, by short hair, I mean shoulder length.  For many years, I had very long hair + for years wanted to cut it short. […]

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christmas traditions + expectations

flannel shirt (similar) // black jeans // booties // statement necklace // watch // bracelet A tradition I’ve embraced fully is my art of procrastination! I am always running around like a mad woman two days before Christmas getting all of those last-minute gifts bought along with the rest of the world. I tell myself I’m […]

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a few of my favorite (beauty) things

Let’s talk about beauty products today that include some of my all-time, tried + true favorites + some new favorites, as well. I’ve not done a beauty blog post before, so here goes! I want to let you in on a little secret. Come real close…I do not like discussing my age + I do […]

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