apparel

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

Posted in apparel, uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in accessories, apparel, fashion, handbags, shoes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in apparel, uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in apparel, shoes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bloomingdale’s: Friends and Family 

My husband and I agree on many things: red velvet cake… Okay, that’s it. So it really is no surprise that he does not take the extreme pleasure that I do in the BLOOMINGDALE’S FRIENDS AND FAMILY SALE!!!!  He thinks … Continue reading

Posted in accessories, apparel, shoes, shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Halloween Routine: Trashy Lingerie 

Not that we aren’t friends…  But you know how sometimes with friends you hold back your very best beauty/shopping/parenting/sexual position secrets? Well folks, this is one that I have been holding back from the blog for a while. And even … Continue reading

Posted in apparel, lifestyle, shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

When Leather Meets Feather 

{leather cropped top: Tibi, embellished clutch: Vanessa Bruno (60% off!), feather earrings: serefina, embroidered top: Vanessa Bruno, mesh bootie: BCBG, feather mini skirt: Milly} Remember me? Well, where we last left off I was complaining about my skin and how … Continue reading

Posted in accessories, apparel, fashion, handbags, shoes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

So Cute You’ll Want to Steal It 

When Mr. A and I were living in Las Vegas and just starting off our careers, we had Pickle in a daycare that was associated with the airport.  It was not at all fancy but it was a loving environment. … Continue reading

Posted in apparel, shoes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Mommy & Me? 

Yesterday, my mother sent me an email with a link to Mommy & Me items offered by Saks.  As many of you have I am sure experienced, emails from parents can often be confusing.  Why are they sending it?  What … Continue reading

Posted in apparel, family | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Confession: Kinda Loving Taylor Swift 

It is Friday night and my husband is working très late again.  So what am I doing?  Oh, just watching Taylor Swift videos on VEVO.  And I am totally crushing on “22“.  Embarrassing, I know. Even more embarrassing?  I totally want to steal … Continue reading

Posted in accessories, apparel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments