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Impromptu Family Photos

Hi guys! I hope you had a great weekend. We had a good one, despite the cooooold weather that set in. Regardless, my girls decided that they wanted to take pictures with ‘mommy’ this weekend, and I’m never one to turn that down! It was a last minute decision, so outfits aren’t perfectly matched and […]

Friends & Family Sale: LOFT

Since we all love a good LOFT sale, I did my due diligence and tried on some of my favorites to share with you. Let’s just say there’s a lot of goodness, so be prepared! Let’s start with this adorable cropped cardigan in the prettiest shade of pink. It pairs beautifully with the plums and […]

Paring Down

I’ve been doing quite a bit of purging in my closet over the past few weeks. I frequently donate and consign a handful of items every so often but lately I’ve felt the urge to pare down my wardrobe a bit more. As a blogger, it’s most helpful to be able to share current clothing […]

Wrap Sweater

Happy Monday guys! My two oldest were up, dressed and eating breakfast before I was even up this morning. And even though I sent my son off to school in a jacket that he ‘hates’, I’m still chalking it up to a decent start to the week! You can find said jacket here. Despite his […]

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Loving Lately

I hope your week has been going well! I’m off on my second field trip of the week, today with my 4th grader and his classmates visiting a few historical buildings in our area. We’re also stopping for ice cream, so you know I was sold on attending ;) I have a bunch of great […]

Pasta with Butternut Squash Sauce, Spicy Sausage and Baby Spinach

I realize I don’t share recipes as often as I used to on here, but I made the decision a while ago to only share those oh.my.goodness dishes when I came across them. Well, I came across one. We had this for the first time the other night and I admit, the kids need some […]

My Kind of Suit

I could discuss all the pros of blanket scarves on this post, but I’m pretty sure most of you are already on board that train. What some of you may need some convincing on however are bodysuits. I feel as though I’ve had them towards the bottom of my list for a while but then […]

Sale Into the Weekend

Happy Friday guys! This week flew by, but I’m always ready for the weekend. We don’t have any major plans, just some of those oh-so-fun homeowner responsibilities to tackle. I absolutely love our home (and neighborhood) but there are times when I miss our rental days back in Hoboken. One quick phone call and any […]

Beauty Go-To’s

It’s been quite a while since I’ve shared any of my beauty favorites on here. I’m always so flattered when I receive compliments on my make-up over on Instagram, and even more so when those of you ask for a tutorial! I’m far from a pro in this department (so a tutorial is a long-shot) […]

Fall Floral

Happy Monday and Happy October to you! In one sense I feel as though I’m still transitioning out of summer, but on the other hand I finished decorating my porch with pumpkins and mums this weekend. I love how everyone gets into this season. Not only with sweaters and blanket scarves andĀ pumpkin everyyything, but with […]

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