Last night I fell asleep holding my laptop trying to upload this blog post. I woke up, opened the site, tried again, and fell back asleep. Whoops. Why haven’t I been on the blog? Because the blog doesn’t pay for my mortgage! But for real, while I mean to blog daily every once in a while life gets in the way. For … Keep reading…

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Saturday we hosted a sit-down dinner for a dozen people. Sunday, for understandable reasons, I just wanted to be comfortable. But we needed to leave the house. The struggle. Thankfully, after Thanksgiving I picked up a sale poncho because I care more about coziness than sex appeal at this point. This time of year I’d like to be physically wrapped in bread … Keep reading…

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With the majority of our items still in boxes, I was ecstatic to find an easy mini dress to wear today — and then I stepped outside and realized it was unseasonably cold. No complaints here! Cool weather is the best, and as a new homeowner, it means we can turn the AC off. (Whew!) But I haven’t unpacked any tights yet. Jeans it … Keep reading…

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There’s no place like home for the holidays… and also during the days following the holidays, which are obviously meant to be spent with old friends who also came to town. Home wins. Hooray for home. In case I’m losing ya here, Lance and I just got back to St. Louis, like two or three hours ago. Our Christmas holiday was spectacular, … Keep reading…

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Tight mini-dresses. Baggy layers. Jumpers. Crop tops. Platforms. Plaid. Plaid. Plaid. ALL THE PLAID! I was not the right age to participate in many of the best trends of the 90s; I was the right age, however, to adore the older girls and guys who did, which means it will forever live in my head as one of the coolest styles ever. … Keep reading…

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