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The Jewelry I Never Take Off



I have worn the exact same jewelry nearly every day for two years. I have added some special pieces to my collection in that time and will rotate them in but I find something so special about having staple pieces that I live in every day. 

My Best Purchases of 2019



I’m back!!! I always enjoy the break I take every year around the Holidays but I am so inspired and excited about what is to come this year. As always, we begin the year with my “Best Purchases of the Year” post. I absolutely love putting the research in to make the best purchases I can for myself and our family. There are always some impulse buys mixed in along with a dud or two but I work diligently to be sure we will love and truly use what we buy. Here are the items I reached for over and over again that have true staying power. 

The Cold Weather Clothing Guide for Littles

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Last weekend was chilly. Really chilly. And as we sat in the back of a hayride I realized just how underprepared my littles were for another cold-weather season. Last years mittens are pretty much destroyed, they’ve outgrown their big coats and it’s time to scoop up some of my Fall and Winter favorites again. Since kids clothing is a topic I get asked about all the time, I figured I’d do an extensive guide including my “shoutouts” which are my favorite items year after year as well as the items I’d pick from head to toe to keep the kids cozy and warm and cute all at the same time. I hope you find this helpful! If your kids are growing like you’re sneaking steroids into their smoothies like mine are, you’re lookin’ for nearly a whole new wardrobe for them too. This guide has everything you need to help you on your quest! Including those $9 favorites since they’re just gonna grow out of em’ anyway and also the investment pieces like coats and boots to buy big so they last you two seasons. 

‘Weekend Notes’ What I Really Wore No.4



Here we are, friends. We made it to the one month mark of What I Really Wore! I’d just like to draw your attention to Monday and say this is just about as real as it gets. It was cold outside but Monday is a homeschool day which means I was drawing chalk on the driveway and playing outside with the kids. This is a true gym outfit-not one ounce of cool athleisure in it- so there you have it. Some days I feel like wearing a cozy sweater and jeans and some days just call for a hoodie and joggers. That being said, I think I’ll be taking a break from this series until maybe December. What do we think? Let’s dive into week 4.

‘Weekend Notes’ What I Really Wore No.3



My mirror-selfie game was weak this past week but here are 5 outfits from the past 7 days nonetheless! It included the typical stuff like school drop offs, homeschool, workouts and mom life but I also had a visit from a friend, a sisters night and a pumpkin-patch family day. Let’s dive in!

Weekend Notes. ‘What I Really Wore’ No. 2



Week two! I didn’t photograph my tee and shorts the two days I worked out (because you can’t buy my 2004 reebok outlet shorts anywhere, friends) but I snapped the rest of my outfits as promised. This week was the same balance of homeschool, school drop off, evening Bible Study and date night.