I cannot find all of my clothes. Or my craft supplies. Or a few of my mugs. Or my sanity. We’re in the process of moving into our first house (in addition to getting situated at the new job and planning a wedding), and the combination of a house full of boxes and an apartment full of boxes is nearly catastrophic. While … Keep reading…

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Three drinks into girl’s night and I was addicted to bold leather fringe. I spent Saturday night on the Loop with three total babes, one of which was wearing a fringe masterpiece: a fringe-y leather jacket with an equally dramatic fringe skirt. Needless to say, my denim-on-denim was feeling rather…dull. During drink one, I admired the fringe look. By the middle of … Keep reading…

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The hint of warmer days outside is only half-appreciated. As much as I would enjoy not wearing earmuffs to check my mail, the end of winter means the end of boot weather. Kind of. Enter the always-helpful bootie. My trusty brown booties have been a season-less staple in my wardrobe since Brown Shoe Company gave me the gift card I used to … Keep reading…

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Ah, Valentine’s Day. A day for fine wine and decedent chocolate and love notes — or cheap margaritas and television and people-watching awkward drunk couples at bars, whatever works. For our first Valentine’s Day together, I mailed Lance a box of Spanish Conversation Hearts. On our second Valentine’s Day, Lance mailed me a bulk-sized bag of miniature heart-covered rubber ducks, and I … Keep reading…

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After a long fashion talk with a coworker on my lunch break, I decided today is the day: Today, darlings, we’ll talk about why layering works. Run! Head for your closet! Grab every knit item you own! It’s time! Okay, let’s start with something simple. Sticking to an all-black (okay, mainly black) outfit makes layering super easy; you can focus on the … Keep reading…

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