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09.24.22

What I Bought and Loved in September

Another month – a big trip, a new season, and some purchases for …

Another month – a big trip, a new season, and some purchases for our home. I won’t be doing too much shopping for myself since I have lots of sweaters I haven’t really worn in years, and I definitely don’t need another coat. Here’s what I bought and loved this …

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08.27.22

What I Bought in August

I’ve been a little quiet this week and only published one other post.

I’ve been a little quiet this week and only published one other post. I had this whole plan to write a few posts earlier this week but I was once again very focused on optimizing old posts. My organic traffic has more than doubled the last few months so it’s …

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08.04.22

The Summer Edit: Blue and White

I know I just posted about Halloween costumes, but I’m still holding on …

I know I just posted about Halloween costumes, but I’m still holding on to summer. It’s not my fault the holidays get introduced so early and we’re forced to buy the good stuff before it’s gone. But long live summer. And blue and white forever. I put together what might …

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07.27.22

Recent Purchases: What I Bought (and Loved) In July

We moved into our new home just over two weeks ago, so I …

We moved into our new home just over two weeks ago, so I made a lot of purchases this month. I’m sharing what I bought this month. There were some moving essentials, a few fun things for the girls, and I got a couple things for myself, too.  Tank (in …

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06.15.22

The Best Amazon Prime Purchases I’ve Made This Year

We’re halfway through the year, so I thought I’d recap some of the …

We’re halfway through the year, so I thought I’d recap some of the best Amazon Prime purchases I’ve made in 2022. Why? Because between work and kids and life, I’m always ordering something on Amazon. Amazon carries millions of products, and we find those hidden gems when our friends (the …

Fashion

06.14.22

Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

After attending approximately zero events in over two years, we were inviting to …

After attending approximately zero events in over two years, we were inviting to a wedding this fall. Aside from the obvious anxiety that comes from reemerging to such a big and “normal” event, I found myself wondering if I even own any dresses to wear to a wedding. Sure, I …

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06.03.22

The Best Father’s Day Gifts for Dad

Summer has unofficially started and somehow, it’s June. How are we halfway through …

Summer has unofficially started and somehow, it’s June. How are we halfway through 2022? And now Father’s Day is somehow just a few weeks away. I don’t have a relationship with my own dad, but I married a man who is an incredible father to our girls, and I love …

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05.31.22

Recent Purchases: What I Bought in May

Temps started to warm up and I found myself needing some new summer …

Temps started to warm up and I found myself needing some new summer basics. Then I splurged on a new pair of sandals. I never (ever) spend that much on shoes but got them (in the chestnut color) for my first Mother’s Day and wear them all the time, so …

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05.25.22

The Memorial Day Sales to Shop and What to Buy

Memorial Day is here, and that means a few things. This weekend kicks …

Memorial Day is here, and that means a few things. This weekend kicks off the unofficial start to summer, a long weekend, grilling, and of course, sales. If you’re looking for furniture, a new espresso machine, summer essentials, clothes, or tech, this is the time to buy it. Here are …

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05.13.22

New Summer Dresses and Accessories

Have you ever looked in your closet at the start of a new …

Have you ever looked in your closet at the start of a new season (or just ever) and felt like you were sick of everything? Like you needed a refresh? After spending most of the last two years at home, I’m ready to live and wanted some new dresses and …

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04.29.22

What I Bought in April

I was about to publish a life lately with some exciting news and …

I was about to publish a life lately with some exciting news and then realized that April is over and summer is just 53 days away! So I’ll share the big news in my Sunday newsletter. So I switched gears and got to work on my what I bought in …

Home

04.24.22

What to Buy at Circa Lighting

Circa lighting is one of my favorite sources, and is one we turned …

Circa lighting is one of my favorite sources, and is one we turned to when we installed new lighting in our current home. Circa carries some of my favorites from Thomas O’Brien to Ralph Lauren. The entire store is 20% off through May 31, so if you’re going to splurge …

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04.22.22

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It wasn’t until I became a mom that this day became a happy …

It wasn’t until I became a mom that this day became a happy one for me. I didn’t have that mother-daughter relationship I dreamed of, but I now get to have it with my girls. Good moms (and those who fill those roles for us ) are amazing and deserve …

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03.31.22

What I Bought This Month

My purchases were a little all over the place this month. I’m working …

My purchases were a little all over the place this month. I’m working on a gardening campaign so there were a few gardening supples. We had our first warm day here in Chicago, so I bought the girls their spring and summer shoes. There’s also a steroid pulse coming up …

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02.25.22

Recent Purchases: What I Bought This Month

I did a little spring shopping this month. My girls are growing and …

I did a little spring shopping this month. My girls are growing and with a new season coming, are in need of some new clothes and pajamas. I restocked a few (old) favorite beauty products, bought the most amazing white jeans (currently under $90!) – they’re the perfect, stretchy straight …

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01.28.22

Recent Purchases: What I Bought This Month

So…January wasn’t my best month in terms of spending. 😂 Between isolation and …

So…January wasn’t my best month in terms of spending. 😂 Between isolation and not being able to leave the house, freezing temps, and Margot’s treatment week, I did a little stress shopping. No guilt or shame though. Toys always seem to make that very hard week a little better for …

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01.21.22

What To Buy From The Studio McGee Target Collection

Does the new year make anyone else want to organize and make everything …

Does the new year make anyone else want to organize and make everything feel clean, styled, and cozy? Well, if I hadn’t quite literally redone our entire living room over the last few years, the Studio McGee new Target collection would be a problem. It’s timeless and traditional with a …

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01.18.22

My Favorite Amazon Purchases

My Favorite Amazon Purchases I love supporting small shops for our home and …

My Favorite Amazon Purchases I love supporting small shops for our home and closets, and for most of my clean beauty essentials, too. But since becoming a mom, I have really relied on Amazon for our family essentials. This has only increased over the last few years because we’ve been …

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01.14.22

My Favorite New (To Me) Products of 2021

When I decided to put together a list of my favorite products from …

When I decided to put together a list of my favorite products from last year, I had no idea what a role cleaning and organizing would play. It was an unusual year – I spent a lot of time at home and have two young girls, so I spent a …

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12.31.21

My Top-Selling Items of 2021

2021 was a strange year, so I’m not going to question how popular …

2021 was a strange year, so I’m not going to question how popular bats and jute were. We were all just trying to get by. Lots of cleaning, organizing, decorating, and decor. Here are the items I featured that seemed to resonate this year. Happy New Year, everyone!  My Top-Selling …

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12.30.21

Recent Purchases: What I Bought in December

Recent Purchases: What I Bought in December Recent Purchases: What I Bought in …

Recent Purchases: What I Bought in December Recent Purchases: What I Bought in December Here’s what I bought this month: Pullover Sweatshirt When I don't actually want to get dressed but want to look put together. I know I'm going to live in this all winter, so I bought it …