I am a huge fan of a good fan. Not only are they stylish and unique additions to any outfit, they are also fabulously functional - especially if you're like me and you have a hard time regulating your body temperature. Here in Connecticut, summers can be brutally hot AND humid, sometimes reaching 95*F+ with … Continue reading fangirling: The Lost Art of the Hand Fan
I'm officially in love and obsessed with pompoms! And it all started with this stylish sundress with tiny little pompom trim along the ruffle top! I found this simple boho-chic sundress by Faded Glory at Walmart and although I instantly fell in love with the style, I wasn't crazy about the colors they had to … Continue reading OOTD: 1 Dress 3 Ways
This simple DIY clutch is a great way to add a pop of color to any outfit this summer! I love the pompom trend but I wasn't sure how to incorporate these adorable little balls of bright hues into my wardrobe. I considered sewing some on to the hem of a dress, or maybe adding … Continue reading Tutorial: PomPom Placemat Purse
I've been wanting to get in on the frilly fluffy tulle train like nobody's bidniz! The only problem I have is that as a chronically ill stay-at-home-mom I don't have many opportunities for going Out out and so I can't justify purchasing what is basically a tutu to wear to go grocery shopping. So I've … Continue reading OOTD: Boho Chic
So I'm going to try a new monthly feature in which I recap what I've been up to over the last month and share some of my Fab Finds, Favorite Things, wish lists, works in progress, and other miscellany. Let me know what you think! This June was a super adventurous month for me! I … Continue reading June Retrospect
I am one of those people who is somehow never prepared for summer. It's almost as if I have seasonal amnesia and I totally forget that after spring comes a three month period of heat, humidity, sunburns, sweating, and beach. Maybe it's because summer is not my favorite - even with sunscreen I burn too … Continue reading Budget Beach Babeness
Floppy sun hats are all the rage lately and as a pasty pale chick who sunburns entirely too easily I am all for this trend! Last year I bought a simple straw one and I love to tie ribbons or sashes around it and accentuate it with pins or brooches to match my outfits. It's … Continue reading Tutorial: DIY Embroidered Sun Hat
CONTEST CLOSED! 6/8/2017 midnight EST Congratulations to the winner @jamie_jetaime on Insta! To celebrate my recent blog makeover, I've decided to host a juicy summer giveaway featuring some of the best hot-weather must-haves! Here in the States, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer season! Even though the calendar says the solstice isn't … Continue reading Summer Essentials GIVEAWAY!
I got to go to tea this weekend! My auntie treated all the ladies in my local fam (there's only five of us - my mom, my sister, my daughter, her, and myself,) to an afternoon tea service at Tea Roses Tea Room! It was delightful. To honor the occasion, I went a little tea … Continue reading #ootd: Tea Party Time!
This Mother's Day, make your mama feel like the Queen she is with a handmade flower crown or fascinator! Or just make one for yourself for any regular ol' day because SLAY! These lovely dome-toppers are an easy DIY project that packs a huge amount of WOW factor! I made mine for about $3 each … Continue reading Tutorial: DIY Flower Crowns & Fascinators!