No Shop February – Why I’m Doing #noshopfeb
Adventure in Normal Life / Style / wellness

No Shop February – Why I’m Doing #noshopfeb

When my friend Danielle asked me if I would like to join a No Shop February challenge  this month, I thought it was a great idea. After one week of it, I definitely was surprised with how it went and what I learned about myself (more on that below). I have a feeling by the end I’ll be proud of myself. I’m already super proud of all the other ladies who have joined in on this challenge. Each joined for slightly different reasons – but cheers to all of us in solidarity, and to a more mindful month for all.  Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Faux Leather Leggings Don’t Intimidate Me Anymore
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3 Reasons Why Faux Leather Leggings Don’t Intimidate Me Anymore

Admittedly, during New England winters that can last for about 5/12 months, it takes skill, creativity, and willpower to avoid the prevalent desire to swaddle in a blanket (or anything blanket-like) and call it a day. I’m sharing how finding this style hack got me to try a new style – the faux leather tight – in winter, and love it!  Continue reading

Fall/Winter 2017 Style Trends for the Chic
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Fall/Winter 2017 Style Trends for the Chic

Happy Weekend! I have been making some mental notes of the best NOW trends of the season, and I made some notes to share with you as you plan those party outfits! *this post may contain affiliate links, meaning if you click as you explore and shop around, I may make a few cents. 🙂 … Continue reading

Summer – it’s not over till it’s over! How to get dressed to perfection: Featuring Boston’s Best Dressed
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Summer – it’s not over till it’s over! How to get dressed to perfection: Featuring Boston’s Best Dressed

End of summer/early fall weddings and parties call for THE perfect dress. I share my first experience renting a special occasion designer dress below, followed by tips for success in the dressing room and as a female entrepreneur from Best Dressed co-owner, Nikoleta.  Continue reading

Golden Stilettos Fit for a Dancing Queen
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Golden Stilettos Fit for a Dancing Queen

Happy Friday, friends! Some may dream of being an astronaut, firefighter, or princess of a grand kingdom. Our dreams change, and some of those wildly creative dreams get dimmer or morph as we grow up. I dreamed of being a golden princess when I was a little girl, and although I didn’t become the darling … Continue reading

Classic Chianti Accessories For Fall
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Classic Chianti Accessories For Fall

For as long as I can remember, there I was, ogling over the jewel tones in life. Perhaps it is a royal mindset, or a mere appreciation for velvet that started with my first (and only) wine-colored velvet scrunchie as a child, but all in all, color me wine-happy, for wine red is my color … Continue reading

Cozying up + Thinking Ahead to Fall – Early Access to Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale Picks
shopping / Style

Cozying up + Thinking Ahead to Fall – Early Access to Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale Picks

First of all, I want to take the chance to encourage you that it is more than OK just to dress for YOU, and not because you see the next must-have item that everyone has. I’ll keep this simple and sweet, because 1) few people have infinite funds to shop with and also 2) you … Continue reading