Four years ago today, I married my best friend.  It was an amazing, busy, peaceful, whirlwind, gorgeous, joyful day, and that kind of describes how the past four years have been.  Part of me feels like, “Really? Where have the … Read More


Yellow and Red and Birds, Oh My!

  Blouse: c/o Go Jane (similar); Skinnies: Target; Sandals: Saltwaters I felt very…bright in this outfit.  But I kind of loved it. Also, welcome to my new Saltwaters!  Although I’m a little torn.  Their sizing is really weird and I … Read More


Tips for Travel with a Baby or Toddler

Look, I know there are probably a thousand different versions of this out there already.  But I figure when you’re a parent getting ready to subject yourself to travel with an infant, well, you can never hear too many experiences.  … Read More


A Simple Dress

     Dress/Jacket/Sandals: Target; Cardi: borrowed from sister (American Eagle); Necklace: F21 Sometimes dresses are hard for me.  I love them for their simplicity and comfort and ability to make me feel put together, but I often feel I need … Read More



I have it pretty easy, I’d say.  I live in a fantastic city.  I have a job I love that allows me to work a few hours a week from home.  I have opportunities to travel and meet and learn … Read More


Travel Fashion Part 1: The Basics

I mentioned before how I tried to pack a basics and layers.  But what exactly does that entail?  This seems like a cop-out, but I think it will be a bit different for everyone.  I happen to generally prefer skirts … Read More


Travel Fashion: Intro

I really appreciated the helpful suggestions on packing basics that mix and match for our trip.  And that’s exactly what I did!  But what exactly are basics?  What’s a good number for that amount of time (2.5 weeks including travel)?  … Read More


An Outfit Post

    Top: Old Navy; Skirt: J.Crew; Sandals: Target (many thanks to Janssen for tweeting about them and – hopefully – not being annoyed that I shamelessly copied her); Chunky necklace: H&M; Bead necklace: borrowed from sister Why, hello!  Guess … Read More


News + Baby Post-Vacation Sleep Help?

One of my pet peeves is when people say how much cuter little girl clothes are than little boy clothes.  Having a (rather adorable) little guy obviously sways my opinion a bit, but I think little boy clothes are every … Read More



Hello, all!  We are officially back home and are on a completely weirdo schedule.  Our flight got in at 11pm DC time last night, the baby was wide awake until 3, and we woke up at 10.  The baby’s still … Read More