OOTD: Frugal Formal

I don't often have the opportunity to attend formal events but I absolutely love to get dressed up, so I was super stoked when my husband received an invitation to a fancy work dinner! My first thought, in all honesty, was "yum free filet Mignon!" I was so excited about the food that I initially … Continue reading OOTD: Frugal Formal

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Beginner Body-Positive Boudoir

I have been wanting to attempt a pin-up style shoot for ages! I've yet to be able to afford professional hair, make-up, stylists, or photographers but I still really wanted to try it, so I decided to DIY my own basic boudoir photo session as a Christmas gift for my husband this year. (Editorial note: … Continue reading Beginner Body-Positive Boudoir

OOTD: Fair Isle Sweater Weather

Baby it's cold outside! Winters here in New England can start as early as October, with temperatures plummeting below freezingĀ  - and sometimes below zero - through April and occasionally even into May. We've barely begun the second week of December and today the high temperature has been 38 degrees Fahrenheit. (For those of you … Continue reading OOTD: Fair Isle Sweater Weather

Amazing Amazon Acquisitions: A Tale of Two Skirts

Thanks to the generosity of my family on my birthday (ahem, 37 thankyouverymuch,) I was able to splurge on a few things from my wishlist and also invest in some new key wardrobe pieces! There's aplenty to share for sure, but these first two arrivals from Amazon are too good not to serve up immediately! … Continue reading Amazing Amazon Acquisitions: A Tale of Two Skirts

OOTDs: From Summer To Fall

Now that the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting chillier, I'm ready to break out all the sweaters and the knee socks and the cider and the pumpkin picking because I LOVE FALL y'all! It's my favorite season and I get really excited about it every year, even though here in New … Continue reading OOTDs: From Summer To Fall

fangirling: The Lost Art of the Hand Fan

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