#selfiesunday: some skin, no shame

I was getting ready for bed late last night, after both kids and my husband were already asleep, when I caught a glimpse of myself undressing in the bathroom mirror. There were soft curves I had never appreciated before, (and still fully don't,) pale reflective skin that I still secretly yearn would tan, and the … Continue reading #selfiesunday: some skin, no shame

June Retrospect

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

#OOTD: Late Night Weeknight Date Night

You guys. I LOVE THIS OUTFIT. I feel adorable and awesome and confident and sexy in it! Yas Queen! As far back as I can remember, I have loved sailor-style tops. The first dress I ever sewed from scratch was a seafoam green, drop-waist, tea-length, sleeveless number with a sailor collar - hey, it was … Continue reading #OOTD: Late Night Weeknight Date Night

#bts: Hartford Courant Instagram Takeover!

This past Thursday, I was given the opportunity to invade and take over the Hartford Courant's Instagram feed! For those of you not familiar, the Courant is our local CT news source and the nation's oldest continuously operating newspaper. It was both an honor and an adventure to showcase what makes this city so awesome … Continue reading #bts: Hartford Courant Instagram Takeover!

Family Cookbook

Now that the holidays are over and the gifts have all been gifted, I can finally talk about the latest Big Project that Abbey and I have been working on for the last half of the year - our family cookbook! This past summer, my aunt from Saint Louis visited us and we did a lot of … Continue reading Family Cookbook