What I Wore

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J.Jill Pure Cardigan, Gap Bootcut Jeans, Target Tee, Joie Booties, Banana Republic Tote  5

As I look back at my own personal style over the past 30+ years, I can say with complete certainty that I have definitely evolved over time.  While I have always been somewhat conservative, I tend to gravitate towards pieces … READ MORE »

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Grey and Blush Print Dress, Blush Cardigan, Grey Booties, Tan Bucket Bag, Gap, Piperlime Collection, Baggu 11

I am really excited to see how popular the color “Blush” or pale pink is this season.  It’s so unexpected but because it pairs with so many fall neutrals so well, I’m actually not surprised it’s taking over as a … READ MORE »

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One of my absolute favorite things to wear in the fall is a classic tweed.  While there are so many fabrics, prints, and styles that will always be associated with fall, I think there’s something about tweed that is perfectly … READ MORE »

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I think one of my favorite pieces to wear in the summer time is a romper.  It has all of the best warm weather components of a dress, shorts, and even a skirt combined into one easy, go-to look.  There’s … READ MORE »

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When I hear the words “pencil skirt,” I immediately start thinking about an office with a strict dress code.  Don’t you?  I have these visions of plain, solid colored pencil skirts with matching jackets and wonder, why on earth would … READ MORE »

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A couple weeks ago, a matter of days before our family holiday photo shoot, I started to stress about what our family was going to wear. Naturally, first I turned to The Shopping Mama Facebook page for advice and then I … READ MORE »

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My mom was in town for almost a week and it was wonderful to have her help with the kids. We took full advantage of her grandma services and went out for a date night dinner with friends. It was … READ MORE »

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Last Friday night, we got a baby sitter for the bigger kids and took baby Max for a dinner out with friends. I had been craving good food – from anywhere – for weeks and we finally got around to … READ MORE »