Spring Transition + Midi Skirt

Posted in ootd
on February 21, 2017

Spring is definitely around the corner, and I cannot wait!  I am a little tired of dressing in sweaters and heavy coats, and ready to shed the “drama” of winter.  However, I should remind some folks that spring is not summer, and while the temps warm up, we still must be aware that there is still some chill in the air.   So, what does one wear while we transition from spring to winter when the weather can be so unpredictable?  Here is one simple style trend that you can make your winter to spring transition easy, and of course, keep you looking your best. Continue reading

Spring 2017 + Color Trends

Posted in ootd
on February 16, 2017

One of the things I have missed the most about blogging is being able to share my awesome fashion finds and styling tips with my readers.  Some of those styling tips center around upcoming fashion trends, and how to achieve the newest looks at a fabulously low price.
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DIY Chalk Paint + Dresser to Buffet

Posted in DIY - Furniture Makeover
on February 9, 2017
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Before I jump into this awesome DIY chalk paint project, I guess I should address the fact that it’s been a full year since my last post.  The question I have been asked over and over again, is “why aren’t you blogging anymore”?  Honestly, the truth is that life simply got in the way and it required me to focus my energies on my family and the things that needed my undivided attention.  I know each person reading this post can attest to the fact that there are times when it seems like the demands of your time are simply overwhelming, and you are forced to reassess your priorities.  Continue reading

Styling A Chambray Shirt

Posted in ootd
on March 9, 2016

Like your favorite skinny jeans — the ones you instantly reach for despite the pile of others you own — the perfect chambray shirt is the kind of wardrobe-changing staple than can create outfit magic.  A trusty, versatile chambray shirt can be worn layered, solo, or even tied in a knot.  They are the perfect touch for so many types of outfits.  Chambray shirts can be used to dress up a casual pair of shorts or even a dress.  They can also be used to dress down a really dressy trouser, dress, or skirt- like I have done here. Continue reading

Chic Flats

Posted in ootd
on March 3, 2016

I have many days when wearing heels is simply not an option and having flats as a cute alternative is superb for me.  I strive to look amazing every time I step out, but wearing heels cannot be my only option when putting together an outfit.  Thankfully, you don’t have to sacrifice style when you’re rocking a comfortable pair of flats. Continue reading