What to Wear for a Fun Night Out on the Town

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  I had so much fun putting together this post. It is definitely a bit outside our normal over forty/conservative-ish fashion parameters but the hardest time to figure out what to wear can be with evening or special events. Most of us have some sort of a daytime uniform like cardigans, jeans … [Read more...]

Friday Favorites: Summer to Fall Fashion

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So, we're now officially in my favorite season--fall--and even the weather here is cooperating a little bit! We've had a few days that have been perfect "convertible weather" with low humidity and blue skies, and you'd better believe I've taken advantage of it. Today I'm sharing some of my … [Read more...]

Friday Favorite Finds–September & Early Fall

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  I hope you all enjoyed our "Day in the Life" series, I always enjoy reading those posts and picking up tricks from other bloggers. Today I am back with a Friday Favorites post--I am calling this the "early Fall edition". We are in September now so it's safe to get into the fall spirit, … [Read more...]

Friday Favorite Finds – Favorite Bathing Suits

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  We are currently spending a long weekend at the beach; it's our last vacation before the kids go back to school at the end of the month. It's also actually our first vacation of the summer since if you remember, my kids were both away for the summer and my husband was deployed overseas … [Read more...]

What We Both Love (and Bought!) at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

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  Every once in a blue moon we do a joint post and it is usually for something really important like, well a HUGE sale. Christy and I decided to collaborate today to share our favorite picks now that the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is open to everyone (as of 12:30 EDT). We figured this way … [Read more...]

My Top Five Prime Day Picks

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It seems like this week is all about shopping, with the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale kicking off (see Amy's top picks in this post) and now it's Amazon Prime Day! My next post will be full of updates on my progress at our new (old) house, Magnolia Cottage, but today I wanted to share what I think are … [Read more...]

What to Buy at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

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  I confess I am writing this post with a mixture of apprehension and excitement.  While a part of me loves the fun of the "deal" at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, a small part of me doesn't love how overly hyped this event has become. So much so, I almost didn't write up a blog post for … [Read more...]

Summer Favorites From Amazon

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  There is nothing like Amazon to make you binge shop, is there? Not that I am encouraging that, but I am an Amazon fan because it makes my life easier. I have quickly come around to appreciating their fashion items along with all the other great things they have. Since much of their fashion … [Read more...]

Favorites From the Tory Burch Summer Sale

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Since we are one week from beginning our move and my house is the definition of a train wreck right now, today I thought I'd share some of my favorites from the Tory Burch summer sale. I love to carry high quality bags and shoes, but I also try to make the majority of those purchases on sale. … [Read more...]

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Father's Day is next week, people! If it's snuck up on you like it has many of us, today I'm sharing some things that you can buy today or tomorrow and still have in your mailbox before Sunday. I find that dads can be hard to shop for, even my own dear husband, because they've reached an age … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Sale & Memorial Day Sale Favorites

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  It is that time of year, the good sales are kicking in just in time for the holiday weekend. Today we're just sharing a few of the best picks we've seen. I have had more than a few friends ask me recently when the Nordstrom Sale would start, and the answer is now! The Half-Yearly sale is … [Read more...]

The Best Graduation Gift Ideas

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  Last night we attended a graduation party for the seniors at the school my son graduated from last year--and by the way, I can hardly believe it's been a year! The setting was the most perfect backyard in Pinehurst, that belongs to our friends Mark and Kathie: | Read more about last … [Read more...]

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