fashion

DIY Sticker Bag for less than $20! 

A few months ago, I put myself on the waitlist to get an Ebury Printed Tote by Anya Hindmarch (see below).  This week, my spot opened up and I was “allowed” to purchase the bag. Normally, I am pretty much a … Continue reading

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Brigitte Bardot and the Boobie Bind 

I have been stuck in a bit of a rut with my looks lately. With all of the running I have been up to, my wardrobe has consisted entirely of sweat-wicking fabrics. And waterproof mascara. And not much else.  It … Continue reading

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I Heart Pee-wee (and Jambi too!) 

I LOVE Pee-wee Herman.  I might have been only two when he tip-toed onto the scene (on the Dating Game!!! not joking), but I have been totally obsessed as long as I can remember. He (still! at 62!!) has the perfect … Continue reading

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Look of the Irish 

Last year at exactly this time, I got the best news ever! And it has been such an amazing year since…  I somewhat expected to have a really rough winter given all the bemoaning I did about Cincinnati, but didn’t happen … Continue reading

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4 Must-Haves for Transitioning to Spring 

This week in Chicago has been absolutely gorgeous. Although I loved Chicago through the winter, I do think I am having a bit of Spring fever with all this sun and warmth (I know, a Floridian thinking 50 is warm is … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from Mad Men 

As I am sure you have heard, Mad Men returns for the second half of its seventh (and final) season on April 5th. I would love to say that I am biting my nails in anticipation of this event, but … Continue reading

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That’s so Clutch 

I am so over the “mom purse”. I have a six year-old, so it is not like I need to carry around diapers or whatever else babies need (I promptly forgot what babies needed the second I decided not have another … Continue reading

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Feeling Blue 

I sat down three hours ago in a failed attempt to write something plucky. However, since I have been without husband and child this entire weekend, I have nothing really to whine about and therefore am feeling totally alien. I kind … Continue reading

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Mommy and Mini Swimwear 

My child has just hit the stage where she loves and wants to be around me, but doesn’t WANT to love or want to be around me. So I figure I probably have exactly two years before she goes full-on … Continue reading

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Over My Dead Body 

I will admit it. This winter in Chicago has not been too bad. I braced for the worse and it didn’t come (yes, I realize that winter is not over and I am undoubtedly cursing myself for saying this). But … Continue reading

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