Have Shorts, Will Travel

I am so ready for school to be out that I’m on the verge of just keeping my third grader home against her will (she loves school). I’m so done with the routine. AND? I’m ready for the BEACH. We are 6 weeks away from our annual beach trip and I’m already planning what to pack. […]

Chasing Spring in a Shirtdress

Spring has to arrive sometime, right? It’s been so rainy and dreary here in Houston lately it’s hard to believe it’s March. But I’m putting mind over matter with a great spring look from J.Jill. Dresses and skirts are my go-to pieces when I want to look nice but feel comfortable. Dresses and jewelry are […]

Combining Separates with Interest

Yesterday as I was leaving Target, I saw a woman running towards the store. Two things were striking about this image: 1) she was running while wearing pumps and dress pants; 2) she was not wearing a coat or scarf or anything other than her plain v-neck, long-sleeve tee, dress pants, and pumps and it […]

Make it Easy – Mom Style on the Go

I love two things about clothes that are often at odds with each other: feeling comfortable and looking pulled together. So when I find clothes in which I can be both comfortable and look pulled together, I feel compelled to share. J.Jill shared with me their new collection dubbed “The New Easy” and I found some winners. […]

Permission to Wear Stretchy Pants

So the kids are back in school. Life is getting back to normal. But it’s cold and I’m tired and I just want to be comfortable when I go to the grocery store, OK? So I can go wearing yoga pants, UGGs, and a participant’s t-shirt I got for free, right? WRONG. So very wrong. […]