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Gift Guide: Boys

Wrapping up the week of gift guides, I’m finishing with a gift guide for the boys. As I did with the girls, I attempted to share an array of items that would cover a range of ages. Granted many items on this guide may be appealing to the girls and vice versa (my girls love […]

Gift Guide: Girl

I always have such a fun time shopping for my girls. They may continue to get pickier with their clothing selections as they begin to hone in on their own personal style, but outside of clothing, they really enjoy an array of things. Instead of breaking these guides down into various age groups, I did […]

Gift Guide: For the Hostess

For today’s gift guide, I’ve gathered items that would be perfect to treat your host/hostesses over the holidays. Although I categorized these as hostess gifts, many of these items would work well for teachers, co-workers and friends alike. It’s always a thoughtful gesture to show our appreciation for the many people that care for us […]

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Gift Guide: For Her

As a follow-up to the guys gift guide that I shared yesterday, we are jumping right into the most exciting guide (in my opinion) and that’s the gift guide for her! Use this as a resource for your friends, sisters, mothers, sneak in a little something for yourself or send this post to your significant […]

Gift Guide: For Him

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, and then the Christmas season will be in full swing! I began shopping earlier than normal this year which has already proven to be reducing some stress and anxiety as the holidays draw near. I never like to feel forced into a purchase, […]

Fall Neutrals

I’m all for the use of color throughout the fall and winter seasons, but there’s something comforting about layering on the neutrals. The term neutral likely varies from person to person, but navy and cognac certainly fall into that category for me in terms of clothing. A great navy pant (guys, these are such a […]

Stunning Kitchen Renovation

It’s been a bit since I’ve been able to document and share a design project on here, so for those of you that enjoy some good before and afters, this is for you. In all honesty the ‘before’ of this renovation wasn’t awful, but it was certainly in need of some updating. We took it […]

Denim + Denim

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, autumn is my favorite season to style outfits. I love the way that layers can add both warmth and personality to a look. Denim on denim may feel tricky when you are playing around with various shades of blue, but when you break it up with […]

JCrew 40% off Sale

JCrew is currently having their fall event, offering 40% off of most of the site with code GOBIG. Not only that, but should you be a JCrew cardholder, you get an extra 20% off of your purchase through the month of October. This is the time that I take advantage of these discounts and start […]

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