The Sunday Edit | 10.17.21

The Sunday Edit | 10.17.21

Happy Sunday, dear readers! You've caught me at the end of a week-long visit from my mom and just before the beginning of a new adventure for our family - I'll share more about that in a later post. We had a great week with "Granny" in town; we hit the pumpkin patch, did all [...]

The Sunday Edit | 10.10.21

The Sunday Edit | 10.10.21

Happy new week, friends! I hope your October is full of fun fall festivities and slowing down before the busy Christmas season is upon us. This week, my mom is in town for a nice long-ish visit, so shopping is on my brain big time. She is definitely where I got my love of shopping [...]

The Sunday Edit | 10.3.21

A truly random assortment of things that caught my attention over the past week - scalloped edges, spicy sauces, sparkly baubles, and secrets revealed! Enjoy today's Sunday Edit! 1. Scalloped Wicker Tray It's really hard to resist anything with a scalloped edge - this cute little catch-all/produce basket/napkin holder/jewelry tray/etc. is no exception! This store [...]

The Sunday Edit | 9.26.21

The Sunday Edit | 9.26.21

This is the last Sunday Edit of September and I'm finding myself wondering where the month even went? I feel like we made an abrupt transition from summer and school supplies to Christmas collections and tree trimmings filling the stores overnight. I do suppose we are nearly in the thick of the holiday season, and [...]

Black-tie and Formal Accessories: What to Wear and What to Avoid

Black-tie and Formal Accessories: What to Wear and What to Avoid

This post contains affiliate links. To read the full disclosure click here. One styling question I get asked quite often is how to accessorize an evening gown for a black-tie or formal event. Usually already plenty bedazzled, evening gowns can pose a challenge when choosing the right baubles to complete your ensemble. Typical sartorial rules [...]

The Sunday Edit | 9.12.21

Four favorite finds to take you into the new week. This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own and this content is not sponsored. If you'd like to read more, you can find the full disclosure here. Hi friends and happy Sunday! After 2 weeks battling a wicked cold/flu combo, my family and [...]

What to Wear to The Marine Corps Ball 2021

What to Wear to The Marine Corps Ball 2021

If you're anything like me, you live for an opportunity to dress up! The Marine Corps Birthday Ball comes once a year and just the opportunity I've been waiting for to don my favorite black-tie attire for my hubby in his dress blues. I skipped this post last year because many of us didn't have [...]

June Garden

June Garden

A look at my early-summer garden progress, and a few lessons I've learned in my first year with a home garden. Looking at other people's bountiful early summer gardens on social media makes me feel like I'm a bit behind with my veggies and herbs still working on getting bigger and leafier. In all fairness, [...]