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Moody Fall Florals

I told you last week that I was feeling mini dresses for fall, right?  Yep, I’m still loving those moody fall florals (shop floral dresses here).  This one is a little moodier–and a little more 90s.  As someone born in 1984, I consider myself a true 90s kid.  My siblings all identify as 80s kids […]

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History of Stripes

  Stripes are my favorite pattern.  Solids, polka dots and florals may come and go, but for me, a good stripe is forever.  There’s something about that straight line and contrasts of color that make them eternally stylish and they go with just about anything.  There are striped tops I’ve had in my closet for […]

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How To Transition Jean Shorts Into Fall

  Dressing in August in hard.  The lure of fall tempts you with its endless cozy knits and the promise of super fun fall activities like apple and pumpkin picking.  I don’t even like football yet I find myself thinking, ‘ah, I can’t wait to eat chili and watch football.’  Like, what?!  I hate football. […]

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Life Without Dad: Year 3

Wow.  It’s been three years since I last held my father’s hand.  The past three summers have been tough.  Once the end of June comes, it’s like I re-live the last month of my dad’s life over again.  The worry, the moments of relief, the worst day ever, the denial, the next worst day ever, […]