Fashion

07.24.21

2021 Summer Style: What’s on my List

With August just a few days away, I can’t shake the feeling that …

With August just a few days away, I can’t shake the feeling that summer is coming to an end. But we have another sixty days of summer, and the beginning of fall is usually quite lovely. I want to make the most of these warm summer days while they’re here, …

Style

06.22.21

Summer Capsule Wardrobe: Fashion Essentials Under $200

I’ve been doing a lot of organizing and a little (read: very little) …

I’ve been doing a lot of organizing and a little (read: very little) shopping. It’s always fun to pick up a few basics for the season, and I try to choose classic pieces that I won’t tire of. Most of the time, you’ll find me in denim shorts, a tank, …

Fashion

06.07.21

The 20 Best Summer Sandals of 2021

I’ve been living in my waterproof Birkenstocks since they’re ideal for playing outside …

I’ve been living in my waterproof Birkenstocks since they’re ideal for playing outside with the girls, gardening, running errands, and I always wear them the 2x a week that I go to and from pilates. But sometimes, I like to put on something a bit more…elevated? My love of sandals …

Shopping

05.28.21

The Memorial Day Sales to Shop This Weekend (and What to Buy)

I spent a few hours scouring the internet’s best sales and selected a …

I spent a few hours scouring the internet’s best sales and selected a few favorite things from each one. Most are items I own, and others are all items I’d buy. And it’s never been more clear that I have a palette. Here are the best sales (and what you …

Shopping

05.27.21

The Memorial Day Sale You Don’t Want to Miss

Serena and Lily Memorial Day sale is here – get 20% off everything …

Serena and Lily Memorial Day sale is here – get 20% off everything at The Summer Event with the code DIVEIN starting today, 5/27 – 6/1. I’ve shared a lot of Serena and Lily here and today, am going to focus on my summer palette: all things blue, white, and …

Style

05.25.21

How to Coordinate Outfits for Family Photos

As someone who appreciates fashion and design, I didn’t think getting my family …

As someone who appreciates fashion and design, I didn’t think getting my family dressed for photos would be that difficult. When I say “getting my family dressed” I should note that I am referring to myself and the girls. I knew Conor would wear jeans and a white or blue …

Fashion

05.17.21

The Best Dresses for Spring and Summer 2021

After a year of (mostly) wearing sweatpants, it’s so nice to put real …

After a year of (mostly) wearing sweatpants, it’s so nice to put real clothes on. I bought a few new dresses for spring and summer, and found some gems while shopping online. Here are 22 dresses to get you through the next few months.  Under $200 Mango Frill Cotton Dress …

Fashion

04.22.21

2021 Spring Fashion Under $100

It snowed yesterday (sigh) but things are going to warm up again, and …

It snowed yesterday (sigh) but things are going to warm up again, and one day, the warmer temps will stick. It’s coming, along with some rain, and I’m just over here waiting for warm, spring and summer days. I switched out the clothes in my small, seasonal closet so when …

Beauty

04.16.21

My Favorite Clean Beauty Essentials on Sale at Sephora

Some of my favorite clean beauty products are on sale right now. Save …

Some of my favorite clean beauty products are on sale right now. Save up to 20% off at Sephora through April 19 with the code OMGSPRING. I made the change to clean beauty almost two years ago and there was no turning back. I have always preferred cleaner, safer ingredients …

Fashion

04.11.21

What to Buy for Spring and Summer at the Big Shopbop Sale

The weather is finally warming up, flowers are blooming, and it’s time to …

The weather is finally warming up, flowers are blooming, and it’s time to get our closets ready for spring. After a winter of sweatsuits and a weird year of isolation, I’m ready to get dressed and spend time outside. We’ll still be very careful this summer but plan on some …

Fashion

03.19.21

Classic Spring Style

It’s that time of year again. I’m getting my closet ready for spring.

It’s that time of year again. I’m getting my closet ready for spring. After spending most of winter in sweats and pajamas, it’s time to put real clothes on again. Nothing fancy – just those classic, spring essentials that I find myself wanting to wear year after year. I was …

Style

03.15.21

How I’m Taking Control of My Anxiety

I’ve touched on having some issues with anxiety but haven’t really talked about …

I’ve touched on having some issues with anxiety but haven’t really talked about it. Sharing the real stuff is never easy but it’s always cathartic, and it’s these posts that really connect us. The details of my home, what I’m wearing, and the toys my girls are playing with are …

Fashion

02.19.21

Spring Basics From Madewell

After a fall and winter of sweatpants, I have this desire to put …

After a fall and winter of sweatpants, I have this desire to put real clothes on. Nothing too crazy, but some basics that leave me feeling a bit more…together. My sweatsuit collection is something, but now that my jeans fit again, the idea of putting some real pants on sounds …

Beauty

02.01.21

My Favorite Clean Hair and Body Products

Many of us pay attention to the ingredients in our skincare routine, but …

Many of us pay attention to the ingredients in our skincare routine, but what about our hair and body wash? I made the switch to clean beauty after becoming a mom, and my skin looks and feels better than ever. It wasn’t long before I ditched my body wash and …

Style

01.30.21

Things I Bought and Liked This Month

Chicago is covered in snow and it’s still falling. We’re all cozied up …

Chicago is covered in snow and it’s still falling. We’re all cozied up inside this weekend, as we have been for months, and there’s something about the snow that feels especially magical. Margot and I did a lap around the block with her sled and built a snowman! It felt …

Style

01.15.21

Auction for Childhood Cancer: Linda’s Barn

This auction is for $700 credit to Linda’s Barn Linda’s barn has the …

This auction is for $700 credit to Linda’s Barn Linda’s barn has the very best selection of vintage rugs at prices that cannot be beat. I loved working with her – she found us the rug of our dreams for our bedroom!  On May 16, my 22 month old was …

Beauty

01.14.21

Clean Beauty: The Best Skin and Hair Products

Everyone’s talking about clean beauty these days, but what is clean beauty? Words …

Everyone’s talking about clean beauty these days, but what is clean beauty? Words like “clean” and “organic” come into play, but not all products that label themselves that way are actually clean. The EU bans more than 1,300 ingredients from cosmetics while the US bans about 30. There is so …

Fashion

10.12.20

Isolation Essentials: Cozy Loungewear Pajamas on Sale

We’ve been home for over seven months now and I’m 3.5 months postpartum, …

We’ve been home for over seven months now and I’m 3.5 months postpartum, so I’ve given up on real pants. I’m all for cozy lounge sets and pajamas that make me feel a little put together. Between the big sale at Shopbop and J. Crew, I’ve picked up a few …

Style

04.29.20

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Gifts To Give While Isolating

This year, all I want for Mother’s Day is coffee and breakfast in …

This year, all I want for Mother’s Day is coffee and breakfast in bed, and to remain in my bed (alone) until noon followed by endless Margot snuggles. The thought of relaxing and doing nothing sounds…like the best gift ever. But –– there are a few things I’m really loving …

Fashion

03.02.20

Spring Capsule Wardrobe on Sale

It’s time to edit our closets for spring, although I’m 22 weeks pregnant, …

It’s time to edit our closets for spring, although I’m 22 weeks pregnant, so there’s not much editing I can do over here. I’m really going to miss my spring style this year. If you look back at my old fashion posts, so much of what I’m going to share …

Style

02.22.20

Spring Style: What’s on My List

The sun is shining and temps are getting into the 40s. As sad …

The sun is shining and temps are getting into the 40s. As sad as that might sound to some, it’s a sign that spring is coming. I know we’re months away from sandal season in Chicago, but it’s coming, and I am so ready. This list is more of a …