Spring 2016 Tag Archives

Peasant Tops & White Jeans!

Yay, it’s white pants season, haha! Another reason Memorial Day is significant is it’s bearing on the fashion world, marking the time of year when it becomes seasonally appropriate to wear white jeans! (I know everyone doesn’t follow this rule, but growing up in New England it was traditionally the rule of thumb that white pants were only acceptable Memorial Day through Labor Day.) So …

Tips for Surviving BBQ Season

While it’s of utmost importance to remember the meaning of Memorial Day and acknowledge the patriotic significance of this holiday and the soldiers who lost their lives protecting our country, Memorial Day is also a time of celebrating our country and the lives lost in its honor. For many of us, Memorial Weekend marks the openings of pool clubs and beaches…the ending of school years …

Garden Fresh Mojitos and Summer Salad!

If your like me, the past weeks have been spent getting your yard cleaned up from a messy winter, your flowers planted, and your herb garden growing! So what better time to try out some recipes using herbs from your own backyard! Below are 2 salad dressing recipes that use lots of yummy herbs from your garden, as well as a delicious salad that I …

Style by Sunglasseeez

Sunglasses (or “sunglasseeez” as my No. 3 pronounces it) can be a super jazzy and affordable way to express your personal style, whether that be sophisticated mama or wild child within…OR multiple pairs for different occasions and your many beautiful sides! Because lord knows we all have many beautiful sides – our responsible mama side, our romantic woman side, our playful child within side (who …

My 5 Favorite Cover-Up Styles

We’re only a couple weeks out from beach season and pool openings, so better make sure we have all the right gear! And in my mind, cover-ups are as important as the bathing suit! So here are my 5 favorite styles – 1. Maxi Dress 2. Lightweight Pants 3. Shorter Sundress 4. One-Pieces – jumpsuits and rompers 5. Tunic Check them out and tell me …

Must-Haves for the Active Mama!

Personally, I hate shorts. I find them uncomfortable and frumpy looking, and even when I think I don’t look so bad in them, I’ll see a pic after the fact and think – “Blech! Why didn’t anyone tell me those looked like that!?” Enter Zella last summer. Zella makes so many cute options for the active mom! I just ordered 2 more things and last …

So Many Necklaces!

Happy Monday, Ladies! Let’s kick off the week with some fun accessorizing! I love necklaces in particular…they’re my go-to accessory – so easy to throw on, jazz up any outfit, and make for a great distraction from unwashed hair, haha! A pop of color brightens your whole look, can turn an old t-shirt into something trendy, and will immediately lift your mood! It sounds crazy, …

Mother’s Day Giveaway!

In honor of Mother’s Day (next Sunday, in case you need to get shopping!), I’m doing a giveaway this week! Every time this week that you share one of my posts on Facebook, you’ll earn an entry into my Mother’s Day raffle to win an amazing gift basket full of goodies from Beautycounter, Peach, and Mac! You can share your favorite posts from the past …

Cast Your Vote – Romper, Dress or Jumpsuit!?

Recently I’ve been on the hunt for a fun, ladies’-night-out-in-the-city ensemble! I had my heart set on a jumpsuit like the one pictured (I LOVE the occasional jumpsuit!), but it hasn’t panned out – wrong size, color, out of stock, etc. So yesterday I hit Nordstroms with an open mind, and I found these 2 gems! Spoiler alert – I’m keeping them both b/c they …