10 Items to Freshen up your look for Fall!

10 Items to Freshen up your look for Fall!

It finally feels like Fall is here after a very hot and sticky early Fall. Now that the cooler temps are kicking in you may be starting to pull out some of your past Fall looks, some of them inevitably eliciting a groan. I know I do: I think, “well, they look so cute on [...]

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Mom escape with 8 simple tips, your family will beg you to go away.

Mom escape with 8 simple tips, your family will beg you to go away.

Honestly, moms, it is so hard to get away but so valuable to your mental health and gives you time to reflect on all the many blessings you have in the everydayness of your family.

Day 28 Ease in the Turmoil

Day 28 Ease in the Turmoil

Learn how to craft a presentable outfit for every occasion even the unexpected events in life. Don't be caught off guard in your grubby yoga pants , holed sweatshirt and no bra!

Day 27 Back to Basics

Day 27 Back to Basics

It was 1995 and I had been looking forward to a particular event for a while, even meticulously planning. I had made a hair appointment, and the direction to my stylist “Thteve” (he had a fantastic Chelsea lisp) was bold: make it fashionable and make it glamorous.

Day 25 Clothing Habits

Day 25 Clothing Habits

I was killing it with my diligence for 3 months, even zip locked bagged up my powder and vitamins to take while I was on the road. Then the spring business craziness hit all the kids’ activities, not to mention trying to ingest as much caffeine as possible to fuel it all, and you guessed it: my habit faded and had disappeared.

Day 24 Packing Light for Travel

Day 24 Packing Light for Travel

Like I was Cinderella and the fairy godmother had made a dress just for me. Wow, they were good: they never took my measurements but had the coat altered to fit me perfectly, I was ecstatic.

Day 22: Is Minimalist Dressing Boring?

Day 22: Is Minimalist Dressing Boring?

I feel like this is just another example of the ugly side of the fashion industry. Nike doesn't care about them, the fashion companies don't care about them, they are perfectly ok with them going into debt for a look. Keeping people saddled down with debt so they cannot get out of their situations, because these kids have to have the coolest, newest outfit.

Day 20 Choosing a Career in Fashion

Day 20 Choosing a Career in Fashion

This was just a plain foreshadowing (truth in advertising?) of the illogical abuse that followed in the design houses. One day you were the darling, the president loved your designs and you could do no wrong. The next day

Day 19 Should I wear it?

Day 19 Should I wear it?

We decided the right thing to do was dress in a cute dress and forget the experiment for the night. I was super excited to shop my own closet for the first time in a while! When I put on my favorite leather dress, I thought, “well, this is a little too much celebration and I really don't want to draw attention to myself on someone else's birthday.”

Day 18 Apron or No Apron

Day 18 Apron or No Apron

Always have an outfit at the ready that you do not have to think about, especially if you have multiple events in a row. With the static wardrobe, a few extras on hand in the event of a yogurt explosion is very helpful.