How to Wear: Casual Sequins

I’m not usually a sequins gal and usually limit my sparkle to the holiday season and an annual micro-mini on NYE. That said, I recently went out of the box and rented this sequins pencil skirt from Rent the Runway. It could have been a result of two glasses of wine and a trigger happy swiping finger at 10 pm or, who knows, maybe my style is evolving. I’m leaning towards the former….

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Mommy and Me Style: My thoughts on Bargain Shopping

Sometimes Instagram and fashion blogs make us feel like a certain lifestyle is unattainable. Outfits get posted once and never again, children run around in a 5 versions of the same $20 bow, their clothes are seemingly brand new and Gucci belt bags are on every one’s hips. Full disclosure, I can afford a Gucci belt bag and I still shop at Ross, and Marshalls, and TJ Maxx. I buy decor from Target and Homegoods. I frequent the clearance sections at designer retailers looking for deals. I rent designer pieces that I know I will only wear a handful of times and I buy luxury items and keep wearing them for years. What I don’t wear, I sell secondhand. Lennon doesn’t say no to hand me downs and yes I bought a $1,200 stroller.

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How to Create Beachy Waves in 10 minutes

I don’t know about you all but after the dishes are done, the meals are prepped, the house is clean and a sweet baby girl is tugging on my leg to look at her new drawing, the last thing I want to do is spend any more time than necessary on my beauty routine. I’ve been lucky that I’ve never had an issue growing my hair long but it does take a little taming to look intentional.

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Choosing baby names: Why I named my daughter Lennon.

Naming a child is hard. For me, naming a daughter is nearly impossible. I’ll be honest, I never saw myself raising girls. Ever since I was young I imagined myself as the super hip, super laid back mother of four (yes four) boys. Throughout my pregnancy I have made lists and lists of names and felt fairly confident I was carrying a boy. One blood test and an explosion of pink confetti later and there I was, standing in genuine …

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How to Style Mixed Prints this Season

I think it’s clear by now I love a good mixed print combination. I know this combination can really stress some people out (I’m talking to you Mom!) I’ve never really been one for the whole matchy matchy thing. Other people can rock a head to toe perfectly coordinated ensemble, complete with a matching purse and shoe (Blair Eadie from Atlantic-Pacific, you are the Queen Bee of coordinating)…

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How to Style Pajama Pants

I’ll admit that this trend is something I’ve been fighting for quite some time now. I originally saw head-to-toe pajama looks all over the street style photos from 2017* and have since held mixed feelings. One part of me loved how this style looked so effortless and lived in. The other part of me couldn’t quite wrap my head around pajamas as daywear.

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