A Mindful Review of My Closet

I decided to stop buying clothes. Probably not forever, but for now. They say we wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time, so what are the chances that whatever random piece of clearance merchandise I suddenly decide I need will make it to the 20% pile? Really this aligns with my overall goal […]

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┬áhome 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 […]

Lipstick and Earrings

I’m going to share a little secret with you: some days I don’t want to get out of bed. The alarm goes off and I just want to pull the covers over my head and not start the mom-hustle that is my day. So maybe that’s not really a secret given I’ve already written about […]