Fall Capsule Wardrobe

Fall Capsule Wardrobe

Fall is just a month away and what better way to prepare than with a wardrobe refresh! Everyone should have a "capsule" within their wardrobe. A limited number of coordinating pieces that can be worn interchangeably to make up numerous ensembles. Of course, it's not all black and tan. No capsule wardrobe is complete without [...]

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Warm Everything Bagel Sandwich with Chili-Kale and Egg

Warm Everything Bagel Sandwich with Chili-Kale and Egg

I'm always trying to improve upon the humble sandwich. Inspired by travel, seasonal flavors and dinners with friends and family, I love taking pieces and parts from everywhere and combining them to create something undeniably mouthwatering. Though, I wouldn't be telling the whole truth if I didn't mention that recipes shared on Instagram are pretty [...]

American Style + Rachel Parcell Collection

American Style + Rachel Parcell Collection

Summer for me means all things red, white & blue. Spicy warm reds, cooled by elegant navy hues - brightened by crisp white eyelet linen and grounded by earthy textures of straw and jute. I don't think you could possibly find something more illustrative of American style. PLEASE, excuse the wrinkles This linen eyelet skirt [...]

6 Types of Shoes to Pack for Any Summer Trip

6 Types of Shoes to Pack for Any Summer Trip

If you're anything like me, you are obsessed with seeing how much you can fit in one suitcase and in effect, end up severely under-packing. What's worse than under-packing, however, is lugging around extra weight from all the items you over-packed but never end up wearing. So, save yourself the sore muscles and improperly utilized [...]

Southern Charm + Day Three

Southern Charm + Day Three

On our third and final day in Charleston, we wanted to make sure we took in all the southern charm this beautiful city has to offer. Beginning with the longest continually operating plantation in the United States. Boone Hall Plantation After another delicious buffet breakfast at Swamp Fox in the Francis Marion Hotel, we headed [...]

Charleston Shopping + Day Two

Charleston Shopping + Day Two

Our second day in Charleston was destined to be one close to our temporary home, the Francis Marion Hotel, as that very evening we would be attending the wedding of one of Nate's cousins and his new bride! Shop my wedding outfit: Dress size 0 | Shoes | Bag (outlet find) similar here, less expensive [...]

Hello, Charleston + Day One

Hello, Charleston + Day One

We have been wanting to visit Charleston, South Carolina for years and this summer, thanks to a wedding invitation from a cousin, we finally had a darn good reason to brave the long drive with a toddler and go! Eight hours in the car with a two year old sounded dreadful, but by the grace [...]

Journey to the Surface of the Sun

Journey to the Surface of the Sun

Last Saturday, my little family braved the heatwave and spent the day exploring new places in our city. We weren't the only ones brave (or foolish?) enough to spend the day walking the molten lava streets of DC and as always, I'm glad we opted to get out of the house, despite conditions not being [...]