July Beauty Favourites

Somehow we’ve made it to the end of July (why is it that summer is the fastest season?) and it’s time to share some of my beauty favourites. I thought it had only been a couple of months since I’ve…

Goodnight from London | Book Review

I finally feel like I’m coming out a major reading rut, and I have one book to thank for that: Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson. This wasn’t a quick read for me (which had a lot more to do…

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That Sweet Scent of Summer

Over the last few years, I have really come around to perfume. I used to be all about the scented body lotion and always though perfume was for rich older women (I guess I’m just half of that combination now…

Stepping Out of My Style Comfort Zone

I have always loved fashion and admired those who could pull off trends easily, but I tend to play it safe (I am also one to shy away from anything trendy at first — skinny jeans, ballet flats, etc). I…

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks | Under $100

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially on with access open to the public starting today (and ending August 6th). This is a great time to shop as many brand new styles are marked down significantly. It can be pretty overwhelming…

5 Podcasts I’m Loving Right Now

I’m the type of person that loves to have background noise. For as long as I can remember, I have preferred to have the TV on or music playing regardless of what I’m doing (though reading is the exception to…

Bell Sleeves | Style Inspiration

Blush // Stripe // Dress // Polka Dot // Gingham When bell sleeves started popping up everywhere last fall, I was not into it. I thought it would only last a few months, so I didn’t think much of it…

Reading List | Summer 2017

I haven’t been doing very well with getting through my spring reading list (I’ve been in a bit of a reading rut — maybe I should read one of these), but with a new season and all the lovely sunshine we’ve…

Five Years of Marriage | Q & A

Today, Christopher and I are celebrating five years of marriage. Some days it feels like just yesterday that we became husband and wife, and others it feels like it’s been a good ten or fifteen years. To mark this special…

Top Five Hair Styling Essentials

After bearing my soul in Monday’s post, I feel the need to lighten it up a bit. So, today it’s all about the hair. Now that I’m sporting this long bob (and plan to for a while — I’m in love),…

Why We Don’t Have Kids

I’ve tried to write this post for a few months now (just in my head, because that’s generally how I begin my process), but have put it off for one reason or another. I kept going back to the thought…