For the sake of surviving the heat– on a journalist’s paycheck– it’s time to turn my few articles of hot weather clothing into multi-functional garments. Turns out, my favorite floral midi can be worn almost anywhere. That saves a couple bucks, yeah? I learned a few weeks ago that this floral midi skirt pairs perfectly with a striped blouse (c’mon, you know … Keep reading…

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There’s something about old school Americana that I adore. Give me a vintage-style denim jacket, a classic car and a bandanna in the hair any day of the (summertime) week. I can’t quite find a ’57 Chevy, but we do have a small fleet of Jeeps, and I’ve got a train case full of red lipstick. Close enough. The Fourth of July … Keep reading…

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Right now, I’m at something like a 75% level of having my shit together. While that isn’t bad, it sure isn’t relaxing. I am exhausted. I am procrastinating about everything. My apartment is a mess. I never cook anymore. Setting a budget gives me the heebie-jeebies. Work is crazy. I am running on coffee. And to top it all off, it’s super … 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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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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