Drawstring Bag Advent Calendar

After Janssen posted her adorable Advent calendar, I decided to blatantly copy her and post my own.  Because imitation is the highest form of flattery, right?  Bonus – this project is simple enough that there’s still time to get it … Read More


Giveaway – $20 Credit to YuniKelley

Remember this gorgeous bracelet I wore a few posts ago? Well, guess what?  You have a chance to win a $20 credit to YuniKelley so you can get one of your very own.   I’ve seriously worn this thing practically … Read More


My Favorite Holiday

  Oh yes – have I told you?  I’m the queen of flaky, buttery crusts 🙂 Adorable craft blatantly stolen from Rachel     Can you even handle the sweetness of this baby?  I think not PS – check out … Read More



a) Okay, more-tech-savvy-than-I-am-folks – I was about to do a post and was trying to upload pictures when I got some message that I’m out of space for photos in my Picasa account.  Does this mean I have too many … Read More


My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe

I adore Thanksgiving.  It is, without question, my very favorite holiday.  There’s food and family and it’s the start of the Christmas season.  Christmas day always feels a little bittersweet to me because it’s the end of the wonderful season … Read More


Shades of Blue

  Blouse: Banana Republic; Sweater: Target; Skirt: Consigned; Belt: Thrifted; Boots: Payless   I used to think monochrome was totally bizarre.  The perfectionist in me would think, They’re almost the same, but not?  Not contrasting, but not quite matching?  This … Read More



       Sweater: Gap c/o clothing swap; Jeans: F21; Boots: Payless; Scarf: India; Bracelet: c/o Yuni Kelley (giveaway coming soon!) Doesn’t this just seem like the right kind of outfit for a Friday?  Basic, cute, comfortable formula – jeans, … Read More


Yellow & Olive

      Top: Old Navy; Pants: Target; Boots: Payless Yesterday morning, I awoke with a wicked sore throat, and today it’s turned into a full-fledged cold.  Shouldn’t it be a rule that moms can’t get sick?  Or that you … Read More


$50 Shabby Apple Gift Card Giveaway!

Who doesn’t yet know about Shabby Apple?  Because if you don’t, it’s possible that you’ve been living under a rock.  They have some pretty pretty dresses, many of which have a fun vintage flavor.  I have one of their shirtdresses, … Read More


Sweater + Cords + Booties

  Sweater: Shade; Shirt: Downeast Basics; Cords: Target; Booties: Zappos I can’t seem to remember if I’ve already posted this outfit because it was from a couple of weeks ago, nor can I seem to find it on the blog.  … Read More


Baby Essentials for a Small Space

Let’s face it: when you’re having a baby, people try to convince you that you need a whole heck of a lot of crap.  Bouncy seats and matching sheet sets and changing tables etc. etc.  I’m sort of a minimalist … Read More