I have had the same salad four times in the last week. I’m actually eating leftovers of it right now, as Yogurt tries to steal some thinking maybe he’ll like it. (He won’t.) Every summer, like clockwork, I obsess over the Strawberry Poppyseed & Chicken Salad at Saint Louis Bread Co… much like autumn’s Caramel Apple Milkshake at Steak ‘n Shake and the … Keep reading…

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Hold it! Stop yourself before your mind fills with images of shirts tucked in Levis beneath umbrella-sized cowboy hats. Bolo ties are back. Take a sec and deal with it. Now continue on to the next paragraph. I’ve written about the bolo tie before. And while I’m still swooning for that leather option, this H&M cutie adds a bit of sparkle for … Keep reading…

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Floral is great in the spring. Winter white is always a staple. Gem hues resurface in the fall. Americana is summer-ready. While I refuse to fully abide by those rules– uhm, gem colors are always my favorites, especially when in a floral– they’re some of the the tried-and-true trends. Another popular option? Safari-themed attire when the temperatures skyrocket, year after year. And … Keep reading…

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Stirring images of everything from hippie girls to never-nudes to denim queen Daisy Duke, the cut-off short is as iconic summer as I get… And the Midwest is finally starting to enter the spell of shorts-wearing weather. Blouse, T.J. Maxx | Jacket, Urban Outfitters | Shorts, H&M | Wedges, Nine West | Earrings, Forever 21 | Necklace, T.J. Maxx | Sunglasses, freebie | … Keep reading…

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When I got home from work today, Lance asked if I wanted to go to the dog park. The dog park, I thought. But it just snowed. We can’t go to the dog park in the winter. Oh yeah, it’s March. Today was a nice, warm(ish) day and the speck of spring is right on the horizon. Coats are being switched for jackets. Lance … Keep reading…

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