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Summer Blazer + Gingham pants

I love a good business casual look regardless of where I’m wearing it. This blazer is lightweight, comes in a bunch of color ways and is perfect for summer. It has a slightly oversized look which is on-trend at the moment, yet it doesn’t feel overly boxy or shapeless. It would look just as cute […]

One-Piece Swim Picks

With Memorial Day behind us and pool season in full swing, I wanted to share some of my favorites when it comes to swimwear. For the most-part I’ve always been more drawn to one piece suits than any other style. I find them to be flattering and I generally feel more comfortable and confident in […]

Comfortable White Denim

A great pair of white denim paired with a feminine top is one of my favorite looks. White tends to elevate any look, looking oh so crisp and clean, hopefully ;) These jeans have the perfect amount of stretch with a mix of distressing. I love the straight leg fit on this pair in particular. […]

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Mother’s Day 2022

After two days of non-stop rain, the sun decided to make an appearance so that we could enjoy Mother’s Day this past weekend! We hosted a low-key afternoon at our house for our mother’s and family and celebrated Audrey’s 7th birthday in conjunction. My kids graciously cooperated for some pictures and worked with their dad […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

With Mother’s Day on the horizon, I’ve gathered some gift ideas for all the special women in your life. From the newest mother to the most seasoned, and every important motherly role in your life (because we all know it takes a village), I hope you’re able to express your gratitude to them all this […]

Strawberry Salad

This salad is a fan favorite that I have been making for years. Someone made it at a school function many years ago and I immediately asked for the recipe which I’ve kept tucked into my notes since then. I love mixing fruit into a salad and when you pair it with slivered candied almonds […]

Easter Gift Guide

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. _________________________________________ As a Christian, Easter is always a celebration that I look forward to. On our way home from school yesterday, my girls were discussing whether Christmas or Easter was a bigger day to celebrate. We concluded that although Easter couldn’t have […]

Stunning Exterior Update: Before/After

I realize that I opened with the spoiler on this exterior project, but my hope is that when you scroll to the before, it’ll be all the more impressive! This was a project that I worked on last summer, but with the way things go, I rarely have the time and/or final images to share […]

LOFT Try-On

Spring is starting to makes its appearance on the shelves at Loft! Our weather may not be there just yet, but I love seeing the bright colors and floral prints alluding to the fact that sunshine and warmth is somewhere on the horizon! Today I’m sharing some things that caught my eye that include a […]

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