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Closet Organizing Tips

With all the hype around the Netflix series with Marie Kondo, people are re-organizing their closest in droves and I’m a big fan of this. I strive to keep an organized closet, and disorganization makes my mind feel cluttered. After having my daughter last year I had some extra time at home (she napped a […] Read more…

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The Boot Bug

I first saw the object at my friend Ravae’s house. I had no clue what it was but it sat by the door and looked vintage. When she explained it to me, I knew I had to get one! The boot bug, or boot jack, is something I only found out about maybe 4-5 years […] Read more…

The Case for a Colorful Coat

I’ve written about this topic before, and wanted to bring it back up since now is a great time to get a coat on sale. Living in a cold weather state, I have an extensive coat collection. The winter season is so long, I get to wear each and every one of them multiple times. […] Read more…

I Shrunk My Sweater! (On Purpose)

The photo above is from November 2017 – I was pregnant and L.L. Bean was very kind to give me one of their sweaters to style in a larger size to accommodate my growing belly. I adore this sweater, and this past fall when I got it out it was way too big on me. […] Read more…

Beginner’s Guide to Bean Boots

Congratulations on receiving your new favorite pair of boots! Bean Boots are a wonderful piece of footwear that can be worn for years when properly maintained, and only get better with age. They’re my “everything” boots that I slip on most days whether for work, running errands, or going on a long walk outside. They […] Read more…

Taking Your Closet From Summer to Fall

If you’ve been reading here for awhile, you know I like to talk about how to transition your wardrobe from season to season. That in-between time when it’s not quite the next season but you’re sick of the current one is by far the hardest time to know how to dress. While summer doesn’t technically […] Read more…

That’s a Wrap

I love spending extra time wrapping gifts as I think it shows an extra level of thoughtfulness and care. I even have a section of my basement that’s a “wrapping paper table” and has tons of rolls and ribbons nearby. There are so many cute choices for wrapping paper, but some are too cute to […] Read more…

Summer Pattern Mixing

Pattern mixing is a great way to maximize what you already have in your closet by putting things together you haven’t combined before. You’ll also look like a pro and that you know what you’re doing since pattern mixing is daunting for some! Now that we are mid-summer, I like to throw in some stripes […] Read more…

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