Archive of ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

The Art of Sending Snail Mail

As technology has progressed, the art of sending letters has quickly become a thing of the past. I loved having pen pals when I was little, but once texting and email was introduced, I stopped mailing as frequently. It wasn’t until my friend, Carolyn, encouraged me to send mail that I took up this lost […] Read more…

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Taking Care of Your Leather Boots

Leather boots are a staple for cooler weather and make any outfit look polished. If you buy a higher quality boot in a classic style, you save money over time because you don’t have to keep purchasing it. I have two pairs of leather boots, one black/brown and one cognac, by Bandolino. I’ve been very […] Read more…

Closet Changeover Tips

If you’re like me, you store your off-season clothes until the weather changes. Not only does this maximize space in your closet, but it helps preserve the clothes while keeping your closet more organized. Changing over your closet may be a process you dread, which is why I recommend the following article from Apartment Therapy: […] Read more…

Hanging Delicate Sweaters Hack

The very best way to take care of your sweaters is to keep them folded, however, depending on your closet and drawer space situation this may prove to be difficult at times. I keep many of my sweaters folded, but I like hanging some of them up for the sheer purpose of being able to […] Read more…

All About Blogs

I start every morning by getting up a little early to enjoy some coffee while skimming through my favorite blogs. If there are several blogs you like to read, a blog reader is hands down the easiest way to make sure you never miss a post.  I’ve been using a blog reader (or RSS feed […] Read more…

What’s In My Purse / Purse Hack

I like to switch purses pretty often, especially in the fall & winter because I have more choices, but sometimes transferring all of the contents of your purse can take some time. Awhile ago I came up with my own system to easily switch bags in a matter of seconds to make my mornings go […] Read more…

Transitioning from Summer to Fall

We are past Labor Day, and although the first day of fall is not until September 23rd, people everywhere are prematurely adopting a full fall wardrobe of tall boots and chunky knit scarves amidst the 80° weather.  I’ve been there, I understand, and I know that it’s tricky to transition from one season to another. […] Read more…

How I Curl My Hair – 4 Methods

I’ve gotten a few people who have asked me how I curl my hair so I decided to show the four ways I use most to do so. I am not a hair expert by any means, I’ve learned almost everything I know from youtube tutorials. Here are the four tools I use, none of […] Read more…

Pairing Necklaces with Necklines

Pairing necklaces with various necklines can be rather tricky thus why I wanted to share with you a few ideas that may be helpful in solving this dilemma.  There are a few things to remember as you read on; these are just my thoughts, there are always exceptions (occasion, hairstyle…) to any rule, and you […] Read more…

Four Ways to Get the Wrinkles Out of Clothes

Nothing polishes off an outfit than making sure it is wrinkle free. While it may seem like a tedious last step, it’s more important than you think. Wrinkled clothes can make a bad impression especially if you’re in a professional setting, and freshly ironed clothes show that  you take the time to take care of […] Read more…

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