Stitch Fix: April 2020

Hello everybody! I wasn’t sure I was even going to write this post. I was that disappointed with this month’s box. Out of the four or five boxes I have received from Stitch Fix this is the first dud. So I guess that’s not an awful track record. I’m going to give them another try […]

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What I Would Have Worn to New Orleans

With everything that is going on in the world it’s no great shock that my sister’s birthday, girls only trip to New Orleans has been canceled. Which is of course major bum city, but also wise. Since we don’t want to get sick and certainly don’t want anyone else to get sick because of us. […]

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Major Closet Clean Out

Ah spring! I feel you coming and recognize your windy presence with a full heart. What is it about this time of year that makes you want to run and smile and throw all your possessions away? Maybe it’s the idea of new beginnings and throwing off the chains of the old. Maybe it’s because […]

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Windowsill Garden Tour 2020

Another year, another windowsill garden tour(last year’s) I’ve actually had to cut out some of my plants as they died so my sill isn’t as over run with lush greens as it normally is. Also my plants are going through what I like to call an ugly phase. In other words none of them are […]

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Linen&Sand

Here it is the last melon! We did it guys. We got through all seven layered outfits. It feels so good to have it all done. This is the kind of outfit you wear when spring is fading happily into summer… I hope. I’m so ready for it to be hot. Gitano (super old) “White” […]

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Free as a Bird

I know, I know it’s the first week in June and I’m just now finishing up our series Seven Layered Outfits of Spring, but hay it’s still technically spring. I feel really proud for even finishing this series to be quiet honest with you. I didn’t think we could before the big trip. But we […]

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May Flowers

When I first came up with the idea to do the series Seven Layered Outfits of Spring this was one of the first outfits I put together. Forever 21 “Grey” Knit Sweater (this is similar) Kensie Floral Jeans (this is similar) Eddie Bauer “White” Top, Tommy Hilfiger “Blue” tee (this is similar), Kate Spade “Purple” Scalloped […]

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Mary Poppins’ Umbrella

Okay this outfit was born more out of necessity than anything else. I feel like I could easily rename this series Seven Layered Outfits of Spring  to The 7 Different Weather Conditions of the Midwest. We’ve covered the chilly, snowy weather; the sunny, windy day and now we’ll cover rain, rain, rain. (For those of […]

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Kids Fashion Picks: Spring Edition

One of the things I absolutely love, love about being a nanny is helping buy the kids’ clothes. It fills so many emotional voids. (Lol) It meets my needs of fashion and organization, while just soothing that compulsion to buy things.  Seriously nanny-ing is my dream job! I thought you guys (especially you moms out […]

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Hello Sunshine!

It’s spring baby, bring on the colors!! This is kind of the perfect mashup of the last two styles we looked at in our mini series Seven Layered Outfits of Spring. It’s the jean-on-jean look plus the trendy yellow and scarf. Sonoma Jean Jacket, Old Navy Knotted Mariner Top “Squash”, Levi’s 517 Jeans, Floral Scarf (I think […]

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