Leaving on a Very Very Long Jet Plane

Two weeks from yesterday, we’re flying to New Zealand and Australia. I KNOW.  Crazy, right?  No, we did not suddenly strike gold (although, come to think of it, that’d be nice, too).  We each had some airline miles and we … Read More


OTI: Dots & Leopard

The Prompt And My Interpretation!   Blouse: Banana Republic; Cardi: so old that I have no idea; Undershirt: Downeast; Skirt: Banana Republic; Tights: H&M; Shoes: Target; Bag: Zappos; Necklace: Made by husband   Today is another OTI linkup! While I … Read More


Red, Olive & Leopard…aka unChristmas

Sweater: Old Navy; Undershirt: Downeast; Pants: Old Navy; Shoes: Target   I’m always hesitant to wear red & green together for fear of looking too Christmasy. They’re such good complementary colors, though, so I decided to try it out with … Read More


Cherry Blumen

Maxi dress: Made by me; Shirt: so old that I don’t even know; Sandals: Payless; Hat: H&M; Belt: Thrifted; Necklace: F21   Friday dawned perfectly warm and sunny*, and since Dan had the day off work, we decided to take … Read More


Rainy Days and Ice Cream

Shirt; Downeast Basics (used to be husband’s); Jeans: F21; Boots: J. Crew   The last couple of days have been kind of icky and rainy. So what do you do when the sun peeks out and creates a gorgeous, hazy … Read More


Easter Egg

Striped shirt: Old Navy (borrowed from sister); Tank: Really old; Pants: Target; Flip flops: J. Crew   I felt a bit like an Easter egg in this outfit, but, hey, it was 80 degrees out and I’d spent several hours … Read More


Dressing Down a Dress

Dress: Downeast Basics; Shirt: F21; Belt: thrifted; Shoes: Target; Cute baby: made by husband & me   It’s hard to tell from the pictures, but the material of this dress is a little more formal – it’s a lovely cotton/silk … Read More


Oh Those Summer Days

Shirt: Old Navy; Undershirt: Downeast; Jeans: F21; Necklace: H&M; Ring: F21; Shoes (not pictured): J.Crew; Picnic basket: Thrifted in Washington state by my amazing husband as a gift while we were dating   The weather here has been beyond gorgeous … Read More


Taggity Tag

The lovely Erica tagged me in the fun 11 things meme that’s been floating around the blogosphere. So here’s what I gotta do: 1. Post these rules. 2. Post a photo of yourself and 11 things about yourself/your life . … Read More



Shirt: F21; Skirt: Downeast; Belt: Thrifted; Sandals: Payless; Sunglasses: F21; White bauble necklace (seen here) that I was wearing before the baby pulled on it and it broke: from a swap I have an unnatural love for Pi Day. I … Read More


New Favorite Shoes

Jacket: Target; Cardi: Gap; Blouse: Downeast Basics; Jeans/Shoes/Sunglasses: F21   Stripes. Peep toes. Wedges. Is there really any question why?