Purple is my favorite color. It’s the color of royalty, sure, but that isn’t why I like it. Perhaps my love started with my favorite purple dinosaur as a kid, or the oh-so-delicious purple PEZ. I love purple nail polish and purple lipstick. My wedding colors were all different shades of purple. You get the idea—me + purple = BFFs. As you … Keep reading…

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I was recently shopping with my grandmother, great aunt, and mom at a Marshall’s when the conversation switched from bargain hunting to the sizing of Free People apparel. I’d found a display of Free People sweaters, and my 87-year-old aunt picked one up. “How is this a small?” she asked. “Three of you could fit in there!” My reply was obvious. “That’s … Keep reading…

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Fashion fact: November 1st through January 1st is party dress season. From Friendsgiving celebrations to holiday shopping parties, our normally laid-back schedule goes nuts this time of year. At least these late-fall and winter occasions pair perfectly with festive frocks! I found this Free People party dress on sale at Macy’s and I fell in love with the statement sleeves. With peek-a-boo … Keep reading…

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During a recent trip to downtown St. Louis, Lance and I started driving around looking for a new place to take outfit photos. We were in the area to check out a piece of vintage furniture he spotted for me online and we decided to make a date out of it—a cute outfit, a fun walk, dinner, and dessert—and I wanted to … Keep reading…

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I was searching for a slip to wear under this yellow dress when I stumbled upon this black floral frock in my closet. Actually, it’s more of a glorified smock if I’m being honest – I wear it only when I’m feeling confident enough to show off 75%+ of my bra. Since it has so little fabric, I thought perhaps it could be … Keep reading…

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