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Friday Fab Four

It’s Friday Fab Four! I haven’t done one of these in what feels like forever! Did you know fake freckles are a thing now? Usually, I keep an open mind with trends but these look so much like blackheads it’s hard for me to do anything but reject them outright. I am all about a hot cocktail in the winter. This one is fancy as hell and requires making your own ‘graham cracker liquor’ before serving. It takes for days to make the liquor, but this cocktail seems totally worth it to me. In case you didn’t know, I am […]

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All Black Err’thang

Some people might tell you that you don’t need a lot of black dresses. Those people are wrong. I believe that you should have at least one black dress in the silhouettes you like to wear best. Just as long as you actually wear them. If your black dresses are collecting dust in your closet, donate them, consign them, whatever! But don’t hang on to unworn clothing. Shoes: Steve Madden (old, but love these) | Dress: Zara (last year, but this one is so cute) | Bag: Charming Charlie (similar)

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Twinsies!

If there is any time of year to match with your little, the holidays is one of them. People are extra forgiving of cheesiness this time of year. Though I do wonder what Hannah will think of these photos when she is older. Will she love them or be like, ‘why, mom, whyyyyy????’. Only time will tell. Just a quick note about the dress I am wearing. It is very short. I am wearing leggings with mine. Honestly, I could have worn jeans and pulled it off as a tunic as well. Also, Hannah’s version is actually red and navy blue. It’s […]

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The Tiniest Ruffle

I love this new shirt I got from J.Crew Factory. The little ruffle is so cute, and it can be styled in so many different ways for the holidays. This time I paired it with an oversized jacket and tattered boyfriend jeans for a more casual look, but you will see it more times all jazzed up for holiday parties. Word to the wise, if you order this shirt, size down. It runs quite big. Shoes: Amazon (LOVE these) | Shirt: J. Crew Factory | Jacket: StyleWe | Jeans: Make Me Chic

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Holiday Feathers

Over the holidays a lot of us have many events to attend. Buying gifts, decorations, and fancy holiday clothes can really add up. That’s why I like shopping at sites like ThredUp around big party seasons. I was able to get this sweater and dress (worn as a skirt) for under $50. I like this look because it is the perfect blend of luxe and casual. Sometimes I don’t know whether a party is super dressy or more casual. I don’t want to be the dressiest lady at the party, but I don’t want to be underdressed either. Finding some middle ground is […]

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Friday Fab Four

A few weeks ago, my husband, Hannah, and I went to the apple orchard to get pumpkins and do other fall activities. They had apple cider slushies at this orchard. I was hesitant to get one because I was worried they would be weird and syrupy-sweet. My husband ended up getting one and it was the most delicious drink I had all year. I immediately began daydreaming of how much more delicious an apple cider slushy would be with bourbon. Of course, the internet immediately answered my prayers with this recipe. Regardless of your views on the election, we can […]

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Put A Bow On It

This style is traditionally called a pussybow. I thought about making a Trump joke, but I’m still not ready to joke about him. So I guess a Portlandia reference will just have to do. Shirt: StyleWe | Shoes: Go Jane (I love these so much) | Pants: Gap | Sweater: Banana Republic (similar)

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Pom Pom

Sorry I was gone for a few days. The election happened 🙁 then Hannah got sick 🙁 🙁 🙁 so I slacked off on posting for a bit. But I am back with a fancy new dress! And I must say, if there is beauty in the details then this dress wins all the beauty pageants. Shoes: Marc Fischer | Dress: Shein | Trench: J.Crew Factory | Necklace: H&M (Similar)

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Comfy Cozy

Question for other bloggers: How much time do you spend on an average blog post? For me, I spend anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour on a post (this doesn’t include planning or shooting content). I have been doing this for a really long time, so I have my posting regimen down to a science. However, as the holidays come up, I spend a bit more time making my posts feel as magical as the season (or at least I try to). Anyway, I was wondering how long other bloggers spend on their posts. I’ve never asked, and it would be […]

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Twirly Skirt

This is one of my favorite skirts ever. It was made by Rueben Reuel, a designer that Beyonce wore. So basically whenever I wear this skirt I am just as famous as Bey. But seriously, Rueben makes beautiful pieces. I love them all! Shoes: Old, but love these | Skirt: Demestiks, love this | Top: Sincerely Sweet Boutique  

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